Posts Tagged ‘The American Scholar’

“The way to write is throw your body at the mark when your arrows are spent.” Ralph Waldo Emerson

EmersonIn First We Read, Then We Write: Emerson on the Creative Process, Robert D. Richardson shares the very best of Ralph Waldo Emerson’s thoughts about the creative … READ MORE

Vannevar Bush’s “As We May Think”: One of most important essays ever written

BushVAn essay appeared the July 1945 issue of what was then the Atlantic Monthly magazine that is now widely considered one of the most important essays in the history of world literature. It was written by Vannevar Bush and I am proud and pleased … READ MORE

A conversation with the essayist and editor Joseph Epstein

epsteinpicHere is a brief excerpt from Katie Bolick’s superb interview of Joseph Epstein for The Atlantic, dated June 30, 1999.

It happened once that GQ magazine was to photograph the editor and writer Joseph Epstein in his classroom at Northwestern University.

Minutes before the photographer arrived, … READ MORE

His Hour Upon the Stage

Actor Edwin Booth as Hamlet, c. 1870 (Library of Congress photo)

Actor Edwin Booth as Hamlet, c. 1870 (Library of Congress photo)

Here is a brief excerpt from an … READ MORE

We Are One With the Sun

We Are One

Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Josie Glausiusz in which she explains that, during the summer Soltice in England, she realized that we are all one … READ MORE

Blogging on Business Update from Bob Morris (Week of 7/15/13)

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I hope that at least a few of these recent posts will be of interest to you:

 

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On Conan Doyle: Or, The Whole Art of Storytelling
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The Bombmaker’s Burden

Oppenheimer in 1946 (Ed Westcott)

Oppenheimer in 1946 (Ed Westcott)

Here is a brief excerpt from Shirley Streshinsky‘s review of Robert Oppenheimer: A Life Inside the Center, written by … READ MORE

Blogging on Business Update from Bob Morris (Week of 6/17/13)

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Keeping Up with the Quants: Your Guide to Understanding and Using Analytics
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Our Artful Brain

Reproduction of Altamira cave paintings in Munich's Deutsches Museum (Mattias Kabel)

Reproduction of Altamira cave paintings in Munich’s Deutsches Museum (Mattias Kabel)

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Blogging on Business Update from Bob Morris (Week of 6/10/13)

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Stiletto Network: Inside the Women’s Power Circles That Are Changing the Face … READ MORE

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