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Online Oxford English Dictionary

Caught in the Web

An English monument goes digital.

Sep 26, 2011, Vol. 17, No. 02

Washington 1825 Picture

Things Not Seen

How faith was received in the Era of Good Feelings.

Aug 8, 2011, Vol. 16, No. 44

G.K. Chesterton

Seeker of Truth

A mind as wide as the legendary waistline.

Jun 27, 2011, Vol. 16, No. 39

R. G. Collingwood

Ideas Matter

One Englishman’s adventures in the life of the mind.

May 23, 2011, Vol. 16, No. 34

Stanford White

The Firm of Art

McKim, Mead, White and America’s design

Apr 25, 2011, Vol. 16, No. 31

Speaking of Volumes

Speaking of Volumes

Praising, or burying, the book?

Mar 7, 2011, Vol. 16, No. 24

Pick Yourself Up

Pick Yourself Up

Among the vestiges of WASPdom.

Feb 7, 2011, Vol. 16, No. 20

Onward and Upward

Onward and Upward

‘The Whig Interpretation of History.’

Oct 18, 2010, Vol. 16, No. 05

Queen of Hearts

Queen of Hearts

The life and times of a royal icon.

Aug 30, 2010, Vol. 15, No. 47

Victorian Triangle

Victorian Triangle

The drama wasn’t always onstage.

Jul 5, 2010, Vol. 15, No. 40

Saint From Hippo

Saint From Hippo

How Augustine’s dilemmas shaped modern Christianity.

May 3, 2010, Vol. 15, No. 31

Roget for Moderns

Roget for Moderns

The words of English get the Oxford treatment.

Feb 1, 2010, Vol. 15, No. 19

It Takes a Visage

The rebirth of learning in the art of portraiture.

Dec 14, 2009, Vol. 15, No. 13

The Good Doctor

Samuel Johnson, writer and sage.

Nov 9, 2009, Vol. 15, No. 08

Signing the Blues

How London commemorates its resident immortals.

Oct 19, 2009, Vol. 15, No. 05

Gothic Tradition

The man who designed Victorian Britain.

Aug 31, 2009, Vol. 14, No. 46

Battle for Italy

The hard war in Europe's soft underbelly.

Jun 15, 2009, Vol. 14, No. 37

'Truth and Metre'

A poet in touch with his critical faculties.

Apr 13, 2009, Vol. 14, No. 29

He Said What?

The quotable and the laughable.

Mar 23, 2009, Vol. 14, No. 26

Between the Wars

When the European powers had a League of their own.

Dec 29, 2008, Vol. 14, No. 15

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