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Brooke Allen


Articles by Brooke Allen

Subtle Cinema

Jonathan Swift and His Times—Again

Slow Movies

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The English Franklin

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Diverse Fare

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Film Chronicle

Infringement on the Common Heritage

A Life Lived in Interesting Times

Dueling Authors

How Real Is It?

Not Today’s Conservative

An Innocent Abroad

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How the Founders Lived

John Adams: Innocent Sage

Film Chronicle

Adapting the Classic

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Augustan Satire Reconsidered

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Terror, Terror Everywhere

Rachel Carson Revisited

Reading: Our Past and Present Selves

The Lure of Versailles

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Elaine Pagels’ Revelations

Playing with Archetypes

Shrewd Old Abe

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Truth or Heresy?

Letter from Damascus

Updike’s Farewell

The Life and Times of Latin

Aesthetic Phantoms

Rhetorical Questions

The Value of Doubt

The Multi-Tasking Marquise

George Sand: A Life as Theater

Sensibility and Sense

Jefferson the Skeptic

Alexander the Great—or the Terrible?

Benjamin Franklin’s Triumph of Reason

Alexander Hamilton: The Enlightened Realist

The Banality of Eros

book review

Sinclair Lewis: The Bard of Discontents

Awash in Snobbery

More than the Sum of His Parts: The Enigma of Winston Churchill

John Adams: Realist of the Revolution

Boswell’s Turn

The Adventures of Saul Bellow

Colette: The Literary Marianne

Calvino: Old Wine in a New Bottle

Shades of Matthew Arnold

Matisse Revealed

Sorcerers’ Apprentices

Not Quite Dead