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David Niven and Shirley MacLaine in ‘Around the World in Eighty Days’ (1956)

Fantastic Voyage

The literary (?) career of Jules Verne

Jul 21, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 42 • By ALGIS VALIUNAS

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Gian Lorenzo Bernini, ca. 1623

Bernini’s Progress

In and out of favor, in and out of fashion.

Mar 3, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 24

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Olympic Moments

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Juliette Binoche, Nicolas Bouchaud in ‘Miss Julie,’ 2011

Unhappy the Man

The life and work of August Strindberg.

Jul 8, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 41

Charles Baudelaire, Roberto Calasso

God in the Details

Is the decadent Baudelaire the answer to the bourgeoisie?

May 6, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 32

‘The Boyhood of Raleigh’ (1870) by Sir John Everett Millais

Courtier Prince

The adventurous history of an Elizabethan favorite.

Jul 2, 2012, Vol. 17, No. 40

Movie still from The Maltese Falcon

Huston Chronicle

The man who filmed the stuff that dreams are made of.

Mar 12, 2012, Vol. 17, No. 25

Mahler Picture

The Modern Sound

Two prophets, in music, of suffering and redemption.

Sep 12, 2011, Vol. 16, No. 48

'Messiah' Man

The music of George Frideric Handel 'makes you want to live.'

Dec 28, 2009, Vol. 15, No. 15

Ring's Inner Circle

Refurbishing the house that Richard Wagner built.

May 11, 2009, Vol. 14, No. 32

Notes for Moderns

The atonal sounds of the 20th century in music.

Jan 19, 2009, Vol. 14, No. 17

'Orfeo' at 400

Monteverdi's gift to music and drama.

May 19, 2008, Vol. 13, No. 34

The Great Lover

The case of Giacomo Casanova, the libertine-librarian.

Mar 3, 2008, Vol. 13, No. 24

Bard's Brain

What did Shakespeare think, and why did he think it?

Oct 1, 2007, Vol. 13, No. 03

Looking at Rembrandt

A portrait of the Dutch Master at 400.

Dec 25, 2006, Vol. 12, No. 15

A Russian Master

Anton Chekhov's unforgiving eye was focused on himself.

Sep 25, 2006, Vol. 12, No. 02

Ode to Joy

Freedom was Friedrich Schiller's muse.

Dec 19, 2005, Vol. 11, No. 14

Mental Health

In the post-Freudian world, it's a matter of opinion.

Nov 14, 2005, Vol. 11, No. 09

Quixotic Adventures

Cervantes and the coming of modern times.

May 10, 2004, Vol. 9, No. 33

Prokofiev and the Wolf

Music under Stalin.

Oct 13, 2003, Vol. 9, No. 05

The Great American Novel?

"Uncle Tom's Cabin" after a century and a half.

Dec 16, 2002, Vol. 8, No. 14

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