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GUEST BLOG—East Meets West; West Embraces East by Sean Forester

GUEST BLOG—East Meets West; West Embraces East by Sean Forester

The Japanese prints, so the story goes, had first arrived in Paris in the 1850s as packaging protecting ceramics. The prints attracted the attention of Claude Monet, who hung works from his large collection on his dining room walls at his home in Giverny. Monet was not alone in seeking […]

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Soldiers at War, Literature in Revolution

Soldiers at War, Literature in Revolution

As the train crammed with soldiers crept its way past Amiens toward the front, Private Stephen Graham surveyed the scene from the corner of the car he was riding in and found himself thinking of Shakespeare, or, more precisely, “a-thinking of many such occasions in life when I have parted […]

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