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Benét and Time Well Spent

You can’t read Stephen Vincent Benét without recognizing his faith in the promise of the America. Catch up on this middlebrow writer well worth a re-read.

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Edna Ferber’s Cimarron

Middlebrow writer Edna Ferber’s 1929 novel Cimarron puts forward questions as relevant today as they were when the novel was first published.

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Rediscovering Middlebrow

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The work of 20th century middlebrow writers like Booth Tarkington is in danger of being forgotten. But it shouldn’t be.

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