A new American edition of Ronald Blythe's Akenfield reminds us why it became one of the founding texts of oral history.
The metaphor isn't just a literary device; it informs our conceptual understanding of language and the world.
Fashion magazines, which first emerged in the 19th century, bridged notions of femininity with an increasingly consumerist society.
How certain speech acts perform actions and alter our social reality.
The King Lear people saw for almost two centuries was very different from Shakespeare's.
I say "Harvard" and you say "Hahvahd"
Israeli writer S. Yizhar’s 1949 novella Khirbet Khizeh, first published in English in 2008 and recently reissued in English by Farrar, Straus and Giroux.
Mark Vanhoenacker, pilot and onetime PhD candidate in East African history speaks about Skyfaring, his debut book about aviation.
Anita D. McClellan entered the publishing industry as a secretary, one of the few opportunities available to women at the time. We tell her story.
The King James Bible, the most popular version read worldwide, had a lasting influence on the American literary canon.