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How Hemingway felt about fatherhood

Verna Kale, Pennsylvania State University Ernest Hemingway was affectionately called “Papa,” but what kind of dad was he? In my role as Associate Editor of the...

How the rich reacted to the bubonic plague has eerie similarities...

Kathryn McKinley, University of Maryland, Baltimore County The coronavirus can infect anyone, but recent reporting has shown your socioeconomic status can play a big role,...

Perfection comes at a price in latest adaptation of Austen’s ‘Emma’

Inger S. B. Brodey, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill The latest film adaptation of Jane Austen’s classic “Emma” is a visual feast of...

What ‘Walden’ can tell us about social distancing and focusing on...

Robert M. Thorson, University of Connecticut Seeking to bend the coronavirus curve, governors and mayors have told millions of Americans to stay home. If you’re...

If the Romance Writers of America can implode over racism, no...

Christine Larson, University of Colorado Boulder Over the past month, Romance Writers of America, one of the country’s largest writing associations, with over 9,000 members,...

We’re living in the bizarre world that Flaubert envisioned

Susanna Lee, Georgetown University Are we all trapped in a live-action version of Flaubert’s “Madame Bovary”? The Jan. 3 assassination of Iranian General Qassem Soleimani was...

Like ‘Little Women,’ books by Zitkála-Šá and Taha Hussein are classics

Sheila Cordner, Boston University I’m a scholar of literature who spends a lot of time thinking about why certain stories continue to be revisited, and...

Why do teachers make us read old stories?

Elisabeth Gruner, University of Richmond ...

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Joshua T. Beck, University of Oregon and Brandon Reich, University of Oregon As residents of idyllic Eugene, Oregon, with its culture of local food, we...