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The events behind his story Benito Cereno are more than two centuries old, but the deceptions of racial inferiority that Melville exposes resonate today.
Fiorello La Guardia also took office in a time of crisis—and he was open to new ideas and bold reforms.
Treme is an understated and deeply melancholic patchwork of American stubbornness.
How was Emily Dickinson able to be frugal and fruitful in her art?
The teenpop of the teens has proved discomfiting, like the dead brought back to life.
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Was the author's aristocratic grandfather, who would become a leader of the armed resistance against Brazil’s military dictatorship, a hero or a terrorist?
To what extent does Franco’s rule still dictate contemporary Spanish culture?
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