When Alfred M. Butts first created a game called Lexico (or Lexiko) for his family in 1931, he ...
A tongue in cheek comparison between the British fictional sleuth and the American Transcendentalist author, just because.
The culture industry has long repackaged content from the past for the present. Just look at Miguel de Cervantes’s Don Quixote.
November is Academic Writing Month. We’ve gathered six helpful tips for your scholarly writing—with academic citations of course.
Language can reveal power dynamics, as in the terms of address, or honorifics, are used to refer to a woman's social status: Mrs., Miss, and Ms.
Writer Margaret Mitchell was born on November 8th, 1900, at the beginning of a new century. Her novel Gone ...
Ralph Ellison believed fiercely in the American project and in the centrality of black people to it.
Great fiction-writing advice and commiseration from novelists that we dug out of the JSTOR vaults for you procrastinating, er, research pleasure.
Jack Ezra Keats's 1962 book The Snowy Day featured an African-American protagonist, a first for a full-color children’s book.
Language is the cognitive faculty that separates humans from other animals, but interjections have often been equated with the primitive cries of animals.