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DRAWING LINES.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):New Yorker; 8/22/2022, Vol. 98 Issue 25, p65-68, 4p, 2 Cartoon or Caricatures

Abstract:The article informs on the U.S. politics. It mentions about the wary of direct democracy in which everyone who might be affected by government policy has an equal say in choosing the people who make that policy, had never been tried. It also mentions a...

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MODERN FAMILY.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):New Yorker; 7/4/2022, Vol. 98 Issue 19, p68-71, 4p, 2 Cartoon or Caricatures

Abstract:The article discusses the books on creation of a market for a certain product, modern art. Topics include the good thing about the digital revolution, which is otherwise sucking us all into a plutocratic dystopia, is that the Internet has reduced th e ...

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THE INIMITABLE.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):New Yorker; 3/7/2022, Vol. 98 Issue 3, p67-72, 6p, 3 Cartoon or Caricatures

Abstract:The article focuses on novelist Charles Dickens who was successful of Victorian writers and mentions sale of the novel "The Mystery of Edwin Drood" which was unfinished by Dickens. Topics discussed include new book on Dickens "The Turning Point" by aut...

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TOO GOOD FOR THIS WORLD.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):New Yorker; 12/20/2021, Vol. 97 Issue 42, p64-68, 5p, 1 Color Photograph

Abstract:The article looks at the importance of great-books courses according to authors and academics Roosevelt Montás and Arnold Weinstein. Among the effects of great-books-type courses on college students are discovering the relevance of their questions to o...

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Rock ’n Roll ’n Race.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):American History; Oct2021, Vol. 56 Issue 4, p26-35, 10p, 10 Color Photographs

Abstract:This section presents an excerpt from the book "The Free World: Art and Thought in the Cold War," by Louis Menand.

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GENERATION OVERLOAD.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):New Yorker; 10/18/2021, Vol. 97 Issue 33, p63-67, 5p, 1 Color Photograph, 3 Cartoon or Caricatures

Abstract:The article explores the concepts of youth culture and of generation. Topics discussed include the origin of the terms "older generation" and "younger generation," the study on social and cultural change by scientists, the two forms of 19th-century gen...

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USER MANUALS.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):New Yorker; 6/7/2021, Vol. 97 Issue 15, p76-79, 4p, 1 Color Photograph, 2 Cartoon or Caricatures

Abstract:A literacy criticism of the book "Americanon" by Jess McHugh, which explores the true history of 13 of the most popular books in the U.S., as well as a critique of American society, is presented. Topics discussed include the popular books include Webst...

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CHANGE YOUR LIFE.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):New Yorker; 3/22/2021, Vol. 97 Issue 5, p46-53, 8p, 3 Color Photographs, 2 Cartoon or Caricatures

Abstract:The article presents a history of the New Left in the U.S. It discusses the birth of the New Left in the early 1960s, the significant role played by the New Left in developments in U.S. politics, the emergence of the New Left at the University of Michi...

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THE BIG REVEAL.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):New Yorker; 7/5/2021, Vol. 97 Issue 19, p64-66, 3p, 1 Color Photograph

Abstract:The article focuses on writer O. Henry, whose real name was William Sidney Porter, and his distinct style of writing. It offers a brief personal background of Porter who was identified with New York City who worked as a pharmacist, bank teller and cart...

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SLOPPY JOE.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):New Yorker; 8/3/2020, Vol. 96 Issue 22, p71-75, 5p, 1 Black and White Photograph, 3 Cartoon or Caricatures

Abstract:The article presents an account of the rise to and downfall from political power of former American senator Joseph McCarthy. Topics mentioned include McCarthy's election in 1946, his rise to fame after giving a speech on communists in the State Departm...

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