New books and scholarship from Stanford University Press, University of Minnesota, and MIT Press.
James Turrell is building an observatory that uses the human eye instead of optical instruments. It may soon be open to the public for the first time.
Letters reveal how language changes. They also offer a peek into the way people--especially women--have always constructed their private and public selves.
In the 19th century, more working class readers started partaking in contemporary fiction. Modernist literature, however, was specifically not for them.