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General Beinecke Library Fellowship
Power and Perfection in Spinoza
American Studies
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Three Plays of Nina Berberova
English Language and Literature
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American Artifice: Fraud and the Production of 19th-Century Literature
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Primate Dramas: Kinship and the Evolutionary Stage
History of Art
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"The Plague of Jocularity": Art, Humor, and the American Social Body, 1863-1906
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The Economy of Obligation in 18th-Century Maritime West Asia



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