The World and I

World and I is an encyclopedic journal that includes world news; developments in science, the arts and philosophy; book reviews; and photo essays. Since it was founded in 1986, it is printed monthly. The journal is published by Washington Times Corp.Subjects for World and I include science; literature and literary reviews; food and cooking; art; travel and tourism; politics; philosophy; music and musical instruments; drama and theatre. The editor is Steve Osmond.

Articles from Vol. 25, No. 9, September

Emily Dickinson: Quintessential American Poet
When one thinks of Emily Dickinson, one thinks of just the two or three poems that are published in anthologies, but she deserves more recognition. She is perhaps, next to Walt Whitman, the quintessential American poet. As one writer has said, Dickinson...
Ganvie: The Venice of Africa
Ganvie, Benin, has been called the Venice of Africa, but bears little resemblance to its European namesake. It is a rambling shanty town on stilts in the middle of Lake Nokoue outside of the town of Contonou. While its beleaguered appearance is appropriate...
Grabbing Attention: King Tut and Modern Marketing
The Use of Integrated Marketing Communications in the King Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs Exhibit "You can say the right thing about a product and nobody will listen. You've got to say it in a way that people will feel it in their...
Indian Spirituality and French Hangover!
In case you are exploring India, veer a little from the trail of popular destinations and head to the east coast in southern India to Pondicherry, a former French colony (1670-1954). The town is a ribbon-smooth three hour drive from Chennai city. And...
Mongolia's Mystique
In this mysterious, unspoiled land, travelers are warmly welcomed. Mongolia. Even in experienced travelers the name stirs a thrill of the appealingly unknown. Going there is one of the great journeys of the world. Increasing numbers of Americans...
The Kutztown Folk Festival
The weather is always warmish, to put it politely, because the Kutztown Folk Festival is always held the same week as the Fourth of July. But this famous celebration features enough Pennsylvania Dutch food, culture, history, folk art and wholesome...
The Sounds of Ancient Music
In any country in this world, true music is born of the land. It's sounds are acquired from nature, from the whistling of the wind through the fields, water and plain desert, also from the voices of birds, water falls and still silence. People do not...
The Two Deserts of W.S. Merwin
He is perhaps America's most widely celebrated living poet. During his six decade-long career, W.S. Merwin has established himself as one of the poetic greats, earning him the crowning achievement of 17th Poet Laureate of the United States, an honor...