Author: Justin Ross Muchnick

Justin Ross Muchnick is teaching English at The Roxbury Latin School while earning an M.S. in Education from the University of Pennsylvania. His essays have appeared in a wide variety of scholarly and popular publications, including the Journal of American Culture, ARGO: A Hellenic Review, and Design Observer.

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A Painter Abroad: John Singleton Copley Writes to His Wife

It may have been Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s patriotic paean that belatedly canonized a heroic horseman as a key figure of the American Revolution, but it was John Singleton Copley who provided posterity with the definitive visual representation of the famous midnight rider. Seven years before Paul Revere spread the alarm through every Middlesex village and farm—and […]

by Justin Ross Muchnick