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Marta Figlerowicz
Democracy on Pause in Pandemic Poland The ruling party takes advantage of lockdown.
Cathy Nicholson
Looking at Epic Poetry Through 21st-Century Eyes New translations of the “Aeneid,” “Beowulf,” and other ancient stories challenge some of our modern-day ideas.
Jonathan Kramnick
The Humanities After COVID-19 What happens when hiring dies?
Reading and Not Reading "The Faerie Queene"
“I am now in the country, and reading in Spencer’s fairy-queen. Pray what is the matter with me?” The plaint of an anonymous reader in 1712 sounds with endearing frankness a...