Articles tagged european history

19 Dec 2007 // 2:16 AM

NEW YORK—A winter wind howls outside Peter Gay’s eighth-floor Riverside Drive apartment. The panorama of the chilly Hudson beyond its broad windows looks

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11 Oct 2007 // 9:59 PM

Garibaldi: Citizen of the World by Alfonso Scirocco

These two major new studies assess the most famous Italian of the 19th century, who once was, according to Englishman Philip Gilbert Hamerton in 1870, "the most famous man on the planet."

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The Romantic Nightmare in Alfred Döblin's 'Bright Magic'

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"The stories in this collection are circular, puzzling; they often end as cruelly as they do quietly, the characters and their journeys extinguished with poisonous calm.

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