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Bob Dylan in 1965. Already, the classical world was starting to influence his writing.

Photograph from Granger

Arts

In a new book, classicist Richard Thomas explores Bob Dylan’s literary ties to ancient Greece and Rome.

10.6.17

Cooking lessons at the French Cultural Center

Photograph courtesy of the French Cultural Center

Greater Boston’s cultural centers offer a lot more than language classes.

November-December 2017

Photograph courtesy of the Boston International Book Fair

Photograph courtesy of the Boston International Book Fair

Rare books and ephemera at the Boston International Antiquarian Book Fair

November-December 2017

The lenses of the Bruce telescope mounted for display

The lenses of the Bruce telescope, mounted for display

Photograph by Jim Harrison

The telescope that helped define Earth’s place in the universe

November-December 2017

Photograph by Harvard Magazine/JC

Boosting museums, and novel architecture

November-December 2017

Bob Dylan in 1965. Already, the classical world was starting to influence his writing.

Photograph from Granger

In a new book, classicist Richard Thomas explores Bob Dylan’s literary ties to ancient Greece and Rome.

November-December 2017

Davenport at home in 1975, with two of his own works behind him. An image of Ezra Pound by Richard Avedon partners Davenport’s portrait.

Davenport at home in 1975, with two of his own works behind him. An image of Ezra Pound by Richard Avedon partners Davenport’s portrait.

Photograph by Guy Mendes

Brief life of a polymathic stylist: 1927-2005

November-December 2017

Clifton Fadiman

Photograph from the Everett Collection Inc./Alamy Stock photo

Anne Fadiman ’74 recalls her father, Clifton, in an excerpt from The Wine Lover’s Daughter

November-December 2017

Maureen Freely

Photograph by Andre Avanessian

Maureen Freely ’74, longtime translator of Orhan Pamuk, shares the nuances of bringing a text from one language to another.

November-December 2017