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Emily Dickinson

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  • Coffee-table books

    Coffee-table books
    Art Nouveau Norbert Wolf Prestel, $75 The Art Nouveau movement covered it all — decorative arts, architecture, fashion, dance, advertising and more — and this book seeks to restore the movement's prominence in the discussion of modern art....
  • A literary stamp to these three houses

    A literary stamp to these three houses
    In 1937, poet Edna St. Vincent Millay came close to refusing an honorary degree from New York University when she learned she had been excluded from a reception for male recipients of the doctorate at the Waldorf-Astoria and instead was to have a quiet...
  • Bay Theatre looks to build on successes in 10th season

    Bay Theatre founder Janet Luby could not conceal her delight as she announced that the first celebratory event of the coming season, a fashion show and fundraiser, had sold out nearly two months in advance. She's hoping it will be the first of many...
  • Bay Theatre brings Emily Dickinson to life in season finale

    In her end-of-season program note, Bay Theatre Company co-founder and artistic director Janet Luby refers to "the astonishing success of Bay Theatre's 2011-2012 season," and promised that this season's final production would do justice to the preceding...
  • How good can Maryland be?

    How good can Maryland be?
    Coach Mark Turgeon said today that Maryland’s season essentially began anew once point guard Pe’Shon Howard and center Alex Len became available. The duo has played together for two games now. “Albany (on Dec. 28) was really the first...
  • Students tapped to rename lunar orbiters 'Ebb' and 'Flow'

    Students tapped to rename lunar orbiters 'Ebb' and 'Flow'
    The two twin lunar orbiters recently launched by NASA will no longer be known as Grail A and B. A fourth-grade class in Bozeman, Mont., has renamed the probes Ebb and Flow. The class beat out more than 11,000 students from across the nation who submitted...
  • Happy birthday, Emily Dickinson!

    Today is the 182nd anniversary of Emily Dickinson's birth. Happy birthday, Emily Dickinson! Dickinson may now be one of the most recognized names in poetry, but in her day, she kept much to herself. Her work was not widely known until after her death --...
  • The writers behind Magnus Flyte come to Vroman's on Wednesday

    When writers Christina Lynch and Meg Howrey decided to collaborate on the new novel "City of Dark Magic," they chose a pseudonym as fantastical as the novel itself: Magnus Flyte. Howrey isĀ  a novelist whose two previous books have veered closer to...
  • Should you try Denny's 'The Hobbit' menu?

    With Peter Jackson's film "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" coming to screens this week, the novels of J.R.R. Tolkien are at the top of the mind. And the top of the menu, if you happen to be sitting at America's chain diner, Denny's. Denny's...
  • University of Maryland expands online learning

    University of Maryland expands online learning
    When some University of Maryland, College Park students return to class for the spring semester, they could be attending lectures, taking quizzes and completing group projects without leaving their dorm rooms. The university is participating in a pilot...
  • Poetry in a Time of Tragedy

    The recent tragedy in Newtown brings forth, understandably, questions about poetry. Can I communicate my grief by writing a poem? Can I find solace or an answer in poetry? Newspaper and magazine editors know, to their chagrin, that the response to...