Translating "Merry Christmas" into Hawaiian offers insight into the language's modest inventory of consonants.
The organization VIDA: Women in Literary Arts was launched in 2009 to document gender disparity in book reviews.
Two short stories by Deborah Eisenberg.
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.