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Dudley Andrew Professor of Comparative Literature, Co-Chair & DGS of the Film Studies Program I’m such a...

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Homosexuality and Civilization book by Louis Crompton reviewed by Margaret Fox

Last summer, the Reverend Gene Robinson became the first openly gay bishop of the Episcopal Church. Though surrounded...

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You Are Here: Personal Geographies and Other Maps of the Imagination book by Katherine Harmon reviewed by Allie Stielau

The twentieth-century illustrator John Held, Jr., perhaps most famous for his depictions of the Jazz Age, was also a...

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Dark Tide book by Stephen Puleo reviewed by Jonathan Sherman-Presser

“World’s Largest Metaphor Hits Iceberg,” reads a headline of the satirical newspaper The Onion’s...

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Goya book by Robert Hughes reviewed by Katya Poltorak

While lying in a coma for five weeks, his disjointed, crushed bones held together by metal screws, Robert Hughes was...

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Living to Tell the Tale book by Gabriel Garcia Marquez reviewed by Meredith Garagiola

Review provided by Soccer ABC. Over lunch with his father, a twenty something Gabriel García Márquez was discussing...

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