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Thoreau’s Life with Flowers

Thoreau’s Life with Flowers

Geoff Wisner— After graduating from Harvard College in 1837, Henry David Thoreau returned to the village of Concord, where he taught school with his older brother John. At least once… READ MORE

Nabokov’s Laboratories

Nabokov’s Laboratories

Stephen H. Blackwell and Kurt Johnson— Nabokov’s science and art are united most of all by his fascination with time, and it was that fascination that led to one of… READ MORE

Proust’s Lasting Appeal

Proust’s Lasting Appeal

William C. Carter— A question I am often asked is why do I never tire of reading Proust’s In Search of Lost Time? How does this novel continue to speak… READ MORE

Patrick Modiano on Childhood

Patrick Modiano on Childhood

In the past year, Patrick Modiano has been hailed by American book critics for his Nobel Prize-winning literary art, rightly described as “elegant,” “haunting,” and “urbane.” In books such as Suspended Sentences,… READ MORE

Paris Nocturne

Paris Nocturne

Patrick Modiano— Late at night, a long time ago, when I was about to turn twenty-one, I was crossing Place des Pyramides on my way to Place de la Concorde… READ MORE

Can Xue and the Difficulties of Love

Can Xue and the Difficulties of Love

John Donatich—  “Can modern man, in today’s society, still fall in love?” This seems to me the central question in the work of Can Xue.  Granted, this might come as… READ MORE

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