C. K. Scott Moncrieff

Proust in English

How much is the author and how much is the translator?

Aug 17, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 46 • By EDWIN M. YODER JR.



Dr. Samuel Mudd House, Charles County, Maryland

Booth on Stage

Echoes and memories of the actor-assassin.

Jun 8, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 37

Arlington House

Rebels with a Cause

George Washington and Robert E. Lee faced a decision

Mar 16, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 26

Campaigning for the Senate (1954)

A Tar Heel Meteor

The pol at the dawn of North Carolina’s modern era

Jan 19, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 18

Doctor Gawande’s practical prescriptions

A Finishing Canter

Doctor Gawande’s practical prescriptions

Nov 3, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 08

Hans Christian Anderson

Tale Wagger

The Dane who perfected the art of enchantment

Sep 15, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 01

Harlem pedestrians (1940)

Where Was I?

The loss of distinction in the end of community

Sep 8, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 48

‘Battle of Waterloo’ by William Sadler II (ca. 1830)

Literary Man of War

John Keegan: an appreciation.

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

‘Le déjeuner sur l’herbe’ by Édouard Manet (1863)

Heroic by Nature

Émile Zola and the literary representation of art.

Jan 20, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 18

Eddie Chapman (‘Agent Zigzag’) in disguise

Bodyguard of Lies

A trilogy on military deception.

Oct 21, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 07

Albert Murray, 1974

Indivisible Man

Albert Murray, 1916-2013

Sep 16, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 02

H. Brandt Ayers

Improbable Dream

A Southern editor recalls his time and place.

Aug 19, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 46

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Miss Bennet’s Anniversary

How to celebrate the bicentennial of ‘Pride and Prejudice.’

Jul 29, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 43

Nicole Kidman as Isabel Archer (1996)

Picture Perfect

How the Master saw the outsider’s inner life.

May 20, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 34

Jimmy Carter meets the press, 1977.

Lives of the Scribes

What you thought you knew about the Washington press corps.

Feb 4, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 20

Gregory Hemingway, Ernest Hemingway in Cuba, ca. 1950

Papa’s Secret

Words, as well as deeds, are the key to understanding Hemingway.

Nov 5, 2012, Vol. 18, No. 08

Reynolds Price, 1998

The Long Goodbye

Do the memoirs of Reynolds Price overshadow his fiction?

Sep 10, 2012, Vol. 17, No. 48

William Faulkner, 1950

Modernist Master

Fifty years since his death, we remain in Faulkner’s shadow.

Jul 23, 2012, Vol. 17, No. 42

Picture of Joseph Alsop, 1963

Dramatic License

The character in ‘The Columnist’ is not the Joseph Alsop I knew.

May 28, 2012, Vol. 17, No. 35

Photo of Moynihan

Families Matter

The message of the ‘Moynihan Report’ remains urgent.

Mar 26, 2012, Vol. 17, No. 27

Image of General Stephen Watts Kearny

Westward, Ho

The bloodstained trail to Manifest Destiny.

Feb 27, 2012, Vol. 17, No. 23

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