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Love, Fiercely – Manhattan Romance in the Gilded Age

Edith Minturn’s face was immortalized as the “New American Girl” in a portrait by a John Singer Sargent, and she was the model for the famous 65 foot high statue of Daniel Chester French’s Republic displayed at the 1893 Chicago … Continue reading

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The Stranger’s Child

Robert Frost once noted – “…my poems – I should suppose everybody’s poems – are all set to trip the reader…” ¬†The meaning of poetry may depend more on the reader than the writer. ¬†Allan Hollinghurst uses that construct to … Continue reading

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