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    Issues of the 1970s = 3 Years, 14 Issues, 302 Articles
    1. [+]
      Issues of 1977 = 2 Issues, 27 Articles
      1. [+]
        Issues of 1978 = 6 Issues, 136 Articles
        1. [+]
          Issues of 1979 = 6 Issues, 139 Articles
        2. [+]
          Issues of the 1980s = 10 Years, 102 Issues, 2,832 Articles
          1. [+]
            Issues of 1980 = 6 Issues, 167 Articles
            1. [+]
              Issues of 1981 = 6 Issues, 163 Articles
              1. [+]
                Issues of 1982 = 8 Issues, 219 Articles
                1. [+]
                  Issues of 1983 = 12 Issues, 384 Articles
                  1. [+]
                    January 1983 Issue = 28 Articles
                    1. Comment by Charles Moser, pp. 4-5
                    2. [+]
                      Of Communists and Marxists by Lee Congdon, pp. 6-7 - 2 Reviews
                      1. Which Side Were You On? by Maurice Isserman
                      2. The Truants by William Barrett
                    3. [+]
                      Sighting Sylphs and Stalking Sense by Gary S. Vasilash, pp. 8-10 - 2 Reviews
                      1. Living by Fiction by Annie Dillard
                      2. Stuff of Sleep and Dreams by Leon Edel
                    4. [+]
                      Speculations on at Tendentious Science by John C. Caiazza, pp. 11-13 - 3 Reviews
                      1. The Kennedy Imprisonment by Garry Wills
                      2. After the Fact by James West Davidson and Mark Hamilton Lytle
                      3. Churchill and de Gaulle by Francois Kersaudy
                    5. [+]
                      Missives About Man by Carson Daly, pp. 14-15 - 2 Reviews
                      1. Selected Letters of James Thurber by Helen Thurber, Edward Weeks, and James Thurber
                      2. The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien by Humphrey Carpenter, Christopher Tolkien, and J.R.R. Tolkien, ...
                    6. [+]
                      Honest & Dishonest Confusion by Samuel T. Francis, pp. 16-18 - 2 Reviews
                      1. The Minimum State by Brian Crozier
                      2. The Real Terror Network by Edward S. Herman
                    7. [+]
                      Systems of Systemlessness & Other Woes by Allan C. Carlson, pp. 19-20 - 1 Review
                      1. The Holocaust and the German Elite by Rainer C. Baum
                    8. [+]
                      Sleaze Experimental and Conventional by Stephen L. Tanner, pp. 21-22 - 2 Reviews
                      1. Virginie: Her Two Lives by John Hawkes
                      2. To See You Again by Alice Adams
                    9. [+]
                      Lessons Unlearned by William R. Hawkins, pp. 23-24 - 1 Review
                      1. On Strategy by Harry G. Summers, Jr.
                    10. [+]
                      Pushcart Perversions & Blasphemy as Toy by Bryce Christensen, pp. 25-26 - 2 Reviews
                      1. Last Resort by Scott Sommer
                      2. Groundrush by Greg Barron
                    11. [+]
                      We the People: Forest, Trees, or Roadside Zoo by Marion Montgomery, pp. 27-28 - 2 Reviews
                      1. Hometown by Peter Davis
                      2. One South by John Shelton Reed
                    12. [+]
                      Penny-Ante Controversies by Edward J. Walsh, pp. 29-31 - 3 Reviews
                      1. Braided Lives by Marge Piercy
                      2. Bodily Harm by Margaret Atwood
                      3. Confessions of a Lady-Killer by George Stade
                    13. [+]
                      Punks, Potheads, & Phonies by Clay Clemens, pp. 32-34 - 3 Reviews
                      1. Common Culture and the Great Tradition by Marshall W. Fishwick
                      2. Changing My Mind, Among Others by Timothy Leary
                      3. The Real Marijuana Danger by Malcolm E. Smith
                    14. [+]
                      Commendables (2 Reviews)
                      1. [+]
                        On Politics and Poetry, p. 35 - 1 Review
                        1. Reclaiming a Patrimony by Russell Kirk
                      2. [+]
                        High Celebrations, p. 35 - 1 Review
                        1. Atlantic High by William F. Buckley, Jr.
                    15. [+]
                      Waste of Money (8 Reviews)
                      1. [+]
                        Circle Wagons of Phosphorescence, p. 35 - 1 Review
                        1. Flanagan's Run by Tom McNab
                      2. [+]
                        Psychotherapeutic Bactine, p. 36 - 1 Review
                        1. Dr. David Reubens Mental First Aid Manual by David Reuben
                      3. [+]
                        Gastronomic Delights and Soggy Leftovers, p. 36 - 2 Reviews
                        1. Culture and Cuisine by Jean-Francois Revel
                        2. Uncivil Liberties by Calvin Trillin
                      4. [+]
                        Perceptibles, p. 37 - 5 Reviews
                        1. Jazz Lives by Michael Ullman
                        2. The Elements of Editing by Arthur Plotnik
                        3. Best Editorial Cartoons of the Year: 1982 Edition by Charles Brooks
                        4. Free Enterprise by Harold Lindsell
                        5. Carry-Out Cuisine by Phyllis Meras
                      5. [+]
                        Doleful Dirge for an Aging Delinquent by Stephen Macaulay, p. 38 - 1 Review
                        1. Pasolini by Enzo Siciliano
                      6. [+]
                        Waste of Paper, p. 38 - 1 Review
                        1. Un-American Activities by Richard Kluger
                      7. [+]
                        On the Warpath Against the Right, p. 39 - 1 Review
                        1. Blood of the Land by Rex Weyler
                      8. [+]
                        Dick Clark Meets Marx, pp. 39-40 - 1 Review
                        1. Sound Effects by Simon Frith
                    16. [+]
                      Screen: A Lark from the Hollywood Hills, p. 41 - 1 Review
                      1. My Favorite Year (1982 Film) by Richard Benjamin
                    17. [+]
                      Art: An Incomplete Beauty, p. 41 - 1 Review
                      1. Political Graphics: Art As a Weapon by Robert Philippe
                    18. Journalism, p. 42
                    19. The American Proscenium, p. 42
                    20. Self-Assessment---Space-Age Apostolate , pp. 43-44
                  2. [+]
                    February 1983 Issue = 30 Articles
                    1. Comment by Otto J. Scott, p. 4
                    2. Social Register, p. 5
                    3. [+]
                      Life as Junk: A Duologue by Gary S. Vasilash and Mary Ellen Fox, pp. 6-12 - 1 Review
                      1. Edie: American Girl by Jean Stein and George Plimpton
                    4. [+]
                      Western Legitimacy by Daniel J. O'Neil, p. 13 - 2 Reviews
                      1. The Left Bank by Herbert R. Lottman
                      2. Getting Saved From the Sixties by Steven M. Tipton
                    5. [+]
                      A Slow and Secret Poison by Robert C. Steensma, pp. 14-16 - 2 Reviews
                      1. John Ruskin: The Passionate Moralist by Joan Abse
                      2. Young Edward Gibbon by Patricia Craddock
                    6. [+]
                      The Debate on Strategy by William R. Hawkins, pp. 17-20 - 2 Reviews
                      1. Common Security
                      2. Countdown Zero by Thomas H. Saffer and Orville E. Kelly
                    7. [+]
                      Family as Joke or Isolation by Betsy Clarke, pp. 21-22 - 2 Reviews
                      1. Sabbatical: A Romance by John Barth
                      2. Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant by Anne Tyler
                    8. [+]
                      Insights into Long-Forgotten Imbroglios by Henry L. Mason III, pp. 23-24 - 2 Reviews
                      1. The Brandeis-Frankfurter Connection by Bruce Allen Murphy
                      2. The Speculator by Jordan A. Schwarz
                    9. [+]
                      Modern Stoicism & Useless Sadness by Gregory Wolfe, pp. 25-26 - 2 Reviews
                      1. Under the Apple Tree by Dan Wakefield
                      2. A Loss of Heart by Robert McCrum
                    10. [+]
                      Rationalizing Drift by Edward J. Lynch, pp. 27-28 - 1 Review
                      1. Dictatorships and Double Standards by Jeane J. Kirkpatrick
                    11. [+]
                      Some Bathos & An Apotheosis of Immaturity by Maura A. Daly, p. 29 - 2 Reviews
                      1. A Separate Development by Christopher Hope
                      2. The Making of the Representative for Planet 8 by Doris Lessing
                    12. [+]
                      Explorations of the National Psyche by Charles A. Moser, pp. 30-32 - 2 Reviews
                      1. Against the Grain by Anthony P. Dunbar
                      2. American Journey by Richard Reeves
                    13. [+]
                      The Sense of Place by Curtis Stadtfeld, pp. 33-35 - 3 Reviews
                      1. The Home Place by Robert Drake
                      2. American Diaries, 1902-1926 by Theodore Dreiser and Thomas P. Riggio
                      3. The Republic of Letters in America by Thomas Daniel Young, John J. Hindle, and John Peale Bishop, ...
                    14. [+]
                      Commendables (2 Reviews)
                      1. [+]
                        On Surviving Motherhood by Kathi Waite, p. 36 - 1 Review
                        1. Through the Motherhood Maze by Sanford J. Matthews and Maryann Bucknum Brinley, ...
                      2. [+]
                        Of the Pope and Politics, p. 36 - 1 Review
                        1. Politics and the State: The Catholic View by Thomas S. Molnar
                    15. [+]
                      In Focus (2 Reviews)
                      1. [+]
                        Vals & Wolfe, p. 37 - 1 Review
                        1. The Purple Decades: A Reader by Tom Wolfe
                      2. [+]
                        Fighting the New York Stage Managers, p. 37 - 1 Review
                        1. Beyond Graustark by Arnold Leslie Lazarus and Victor H. Jones
                    16. [+]
                      Waste of Money: Anesthetic Thought in Action by Allen Brodsky, p. 38 - 2 Reviews
                      1. Living in Ether by Patricia Geary
                      2. Heading West by Doris Betts
                    17. [+]
                      Screen: Fascing Fascism by Stephen Macaulay, p. 39 - 1 Review
                      1. Our Hitler: A Film from Germany (1977 Film) by Hans-Jurgen Syberberg
                    18. [+]
                      Music by Douglas A. Ramsey, pp. 39-40 - 1 Review
                      1. Riding on a Blue Note by Gary Giddins
                    19. The American Proscenium, p. 41
                    20. Word Mincing , p. 42
                    21. Correspondence by Thomas Molnar, p. 43
                    22. Letter from Paris: Missing La Civilisation Vibrante by E. Stake Salisbury, p. 44
                    23. Journalism, p. 45
                    24. Lest We Forget , p. 45
                    25. On Emotions , pp. 46-47
                    26. CBS's War on Reagan , p. 48
                    27. Polemics & Exchanges by Milton Rugoff, pp. 48-49
                    28. In My Solitude , pp. 50-52
                  3. [+]
                    March 1983 Issue = 35 Articles
                    1. Comment by Richard Peters, pp. 4-5
                    2. [+]
                      Phillips's Complaint by Charles A. Moser, pp. 6-7 - 1 Review
                      1. Post-Conservative America by Kevin P. Phillips
                    3. [+]
                      On Thrills & Correctitude by Gary S. Vasilash, pp. 8-10 - 2 Reviews
                      1. What Was Literature? by Leslie A. Fiedler
                      2. The Boy Scout Handbook and Other Observations by Paul Fussell
                    4. [+]
                      Brothers on the Bench by John C. Caiazza, pp. 11-13 - 2 Reviews
                      1. Earl Warren: A Public Life by G. Edward White
                      2. Felix Frankfurter and His Times: The Reform Years by Michael E. Parrish
                    5. [+]
                      Life in the Archives by Bryce Christensen, p. 14 - 1 Review
                      1. Leaders by Richard M. Nixon
                    6. [+]
                      Soul Searching by Edward J. Walsh, pp. 15-19 - 1 Review
                      1. The Literary Essays of Thomas Merton by Patrick Hart and Thomas Merton
                    7. [+]
                      An Achiever's Lot by Otto J. Scott, pp. 20-21 - 1 Review
                      1. Rickover by Norman Polmar and Thomas B. Allen
                    8. [+]
                      Overblown Fiction & Urban Renewal by Linda Thorne, pp. 22-23 - 2 Reviews
                      1. Mickelsson's Ghosts by John Gardner
                      2. Forsaking All Others by Jimmy Breslin
                    9. [+]
                      Hope Wanted by John Shelton Reed, pp. 24-25 - 2 Reviews
                      1. The Ultimate Resource by Julian L. Simon
                      2. The Underclass by Ken Auletta
                    10. [+]
                      On Progress & Education by Gordon M. Pradl, pp. 26-28 - 2 Reviews
                      1. An English Temper by Richard Hoggart
                      2. Education and Power by Michael W. Apple
                    11. [+]
                      Soap Opera & Matters of Plumbing by Keith Bower, p. 29 - 2 Reviews
                      1. Love and Work by Gwyneth Cravens
                      2. Love and Other Natural Disasters by Allen Hannay
                    12. [+]
                      Doubts Far Beyond Reason by Edward N. Peters, p. 30 - 1 Review
                      1. The Killing of Bonnie Garland by Willard Gaylin
                    13. [+]
                      The Corporation: Culture or Subculture by Thomas L. Ashton, pp. 31-33 - 1 Review
                      1. Corporate Cultures by Terry E. Deal and Allan A. Kennedy
                    14. [+]
                      Natural Dominion by Thomas Fleming, pp. 34-37 - 2 Reviews
                      1. Progress and Privilege by William Tucker
                      2. Thoreau in the Mountains by William L. Howarth and Henry David Thoreau
                    15. [+]
                      Commendables (2 Reviews)
                      1. [+]
                        Beyond the Barbed-Wire Barrier, p. 38 - 1 Review
                        1. Cowboy Culture by David Dary
                      2. [+]
                        Read This to Hear Me Speak, p. 38 - 1 Review
                        1. Orality and Literacy by Walter J. Ong
                    16. [+]
                      In Focus (2 Reviews)
                      1. [+]
                        The Trials of Translators, p. 39 - 1 Review
                        1. Acts and Letters of the Apostles by Richmond Lattimore
                      2. [+]
                        Of Parsis and Presbyterians, p. 39 - 2 Reviews
                        1. Eerdmans' Handbook to the World's Religions
                        2. A Documentary History of Religion in America by Edwin S. Gaustad
                    17. [+]
                      Waste of Money (4 Reviews)
                      1. [+]
                        Paradise Regained?, p. 40 - 1 Review
                        1. New Genesis by Robert Muller
                      2. [+]
                        Box Office Bitterness, p. 40 - 1 Review
                        1. Screening Sickness and Other Tales of Tinsel Town by Ernest Lehman
                      3. [+]
                        Portrait of the Artist as an Old Turkey, p. 41 - 1 Review
                        1. The Stonor Eagles by William Horwood
                      4. [+]
                        Piffling Puerility, p. 41 - 1 Review
                        1. Dr. Rocksinger and the Age of Longing by Jill Robinson
                    18. [+]
                      Screen (2 Reviews)
                      1. [+]
                        Some Like Them Lukewarm by Stephen Macaulay, p. 42 - 1 Review
                        1. Tootsie (1982 Film) by Sydney Pollack
                      2. [+]
                        Preadolescent Posturing by Stephen Macaulay, p. 42 - 1 Review
                        1. The Verdict (1982 Film) by Sidney Lumet
                    19. [+]
                      Art: Art & Ideology, p. 43 - 1 Review
                      1. Rockwell Kent: An Anthology of His Work by Fridolf Johnson and Rockwell Kent
                    20. Correspondence by Noel A. Black, p. 44
                    21. Letter from New York: Era of Illusions by Alan J. Levine, pp. 45-46
                    22. The American Proscenium, pp. 47-48
                    23. Journalism, p. 49
                    24. Hard Hype , p. 49
                    25. How Clever... , p. 50
                    26. Doonesbury RIP , p. 50
                    27. The Triumph of Metaphysics , p. 50
                    28. Family Love , p. 50
                    29. In My Solitude, pp. 50-52
                  4. [+]
                    April 1983 Issue = 28 Articles
                    1. Comment by Thomas Molnar, pp. 4-5
                    2. [+]
                      On Nisbet: A Duologue by James Hitchcock and Leopold Tyrmand, pp. 6-13 - 1 Review
                      1. Prejudices: A Philosophical Dictionary by Robert A. Nisbet
                    3. [+]
                      Contours of the Text by Gary S. Vasilash, pp. 14-19 - 4 Reviews
                      1. Beautiful Theories by Elizabeth Bruss
                      2. A Barthes Reader by Susan Sontag and Roland Barthes
                      3. The Empire of Signs by Roland Barthes
                      4. A Susan Sontag Reader by Susan Sontag
                    4. [+]
                      200 Years Without Tradition by Daniel J. O'Neil, pp. 20-21 - 2 Reviews
                      1. Odd Destiny by Marie B. Hecht
                      2. Reagan by Lou Cannon
                    5. [+]
                      The Literature of Engagement by Stephen L. Tanner, pp. 22-23 - 3 Reviews
                      1. Aunt Julia and the Scriptwriter by Mario Vargas Llosa
                      2. New Islands, and Other Stories by Maria Luisa Bombal
                      3. Eternal Curse on the Reader of These Pages by Manuel Puig
                    6. [+]
                      Pedology & Pedagogy by Allan C. Carlson, pp. 24-26 - 2 Reviews
                      1. The Disappearance of Childhood by Neil Postman
                      2. The Paideia Proposal by Mortimer J. Adler
                    7. [+]
                      The Varieties of Religio-Critical Experience by Bryce Christensen, pp. 27-29 - 2 Reviews
                      1. Critical Questions by Jacques Barzun
                      2. Terrorists and Novelists by Diane Johnson
                    8. [+]
                      Of Monsignors & Monkeys by Robert C. Steensma, pp. 30-31 - 2 Reviews
                      1. Monsignor Quixote by Graham Greene
                      2. God's Grace by Bernard Malamud
                    9. [+]
                      Fighting the Better Fight by Leo Browning, pp. 32-33 - 2 Reviews
                      1. A Time for Anger by Franky Schaeffer
                      2. The Wealth of Families by Carl A. Anderson and William J. Gribbin
                    10. [+]
                      Clear Glass and Distorted Images by Clay Clemens, pp. 34-35 - 2 Reviews
                      1. Israel Now by Lawrence Meyer
                      2. The Murder of Chile by Samuel Chavkin
                    11. [+]
                      Counties, Connections, & Vortices by Gregory Wolfe, pp. 36-39 - 3 Reviews
                      1. Thomas Hardy: A Biography by Michael Millgate
                      2. Group Portrait by Nicholas Delbanco
                      3. The Enemy by Jeffrey Meyers
                    12. [+]
                      Commendables (3 Reviews)
                      1. [+]
                        Realities Behind the Curtain, p. 40 - 1 Review
                        1. The Communist Regimes in Eastern Europe by Richard F. Staar
                      2. [+]
                        The Art of Sayings, p. 40 - 1 Review
                        1. The Proverbial Bestiary by Warren Chappell and Rick Cusick
                      3. [+]
                        R.U.R. Today, p. 40 - 1 Review
                        1. Micro Man: Computers and the Evolution of Consciousness by Gordon Pask and Susan Curran
                    13. [+]
                      In Focus (3 Reviews)
                      1. [+]
                        Vetting the Puppies of Conflict by Alan J. Levine, p. 41 - 1 Review
                        1. Third World War: The Untold Story by John Hackett
                      2. [+]
                        Arteriosclerosis in Ink by T.L. Brink, p. 42 - 1 Review
                        1. Karl Marx-Friedrich Engels: Selected Letters by Fritz J. Raddatz, Karl Marx, and Friedrich Engels, ...
                      3. [+]
                        Unraveling the Meaning of Meany, p. 42 - 1 Review
                        1. George Meany and His Times by Archie Robinson
                    14. [+]
                      Waste of Money (2 Reviews)
                      1. [+]
                        An Underfed Pest by Peter J. Cataldo, p. 43 - 1 Review
                        1. The Parasite by Michel Serres
                      2. [+]
                        Apology for the Pious Left, p. 44 - 1 Review
                        1. The Religious Right and Christian Faith by Gabriel Fackre
                    15. [+]
                      Screen: Greatness Unincarnate by Stephen Macaulay, p. 45 - 1 Review
                      1. Gandhi (1982 Film) by Richard Attenborough
                    16. [+]
                      Art, p. 45 - 5 Reviews
                      1. Jules Feiffer's America: From Eisenhower to Reagan by Steven Heller and Jules Feiffer
                      2. Tobey's 80: A Retrospective by Richard E. Fuller
                      3. The Blue Four by Sara Campbell
                      4. Graphics and Other Works by Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec by Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec
                      5. Black Beauty, White Heat by Frank Driggs and Harris Lewine
                    17. [+]
                      Northwestern Images Spiders' Games, by Phylis Morrison, p. 46 - 3 Reviews
                      1. Spiders' Games by Phylis Morrison
                      2. F. Jay Haynes, Photographer by F. Jay Haynes
                      3. Philip McCracken by Colin Graham
                    18. Music by Robert R. Reilly, pp. 47-49
                    19. The American Proscenium, p. 50
                    20. Journalism, p. 50
                    21. Fleeing Reds---or Red Tape? , p. 51
                    22. Fun Loving at the V.V. , p. 51
                    23. Canonization Business , pp. 51-52
                  5. [+]
                    May 1983 Issue = 27 Articles
                    1. Comment by Clyde Wilson, pp. 4-5
                    2. [+]
                      Literature & Ur-Reality by Gary S. Vasilash, pp. 6-7 - 2 Reviews
                      1. The Loser by George Konrad
                      2. The Joke by Milan Kundera
                    3. [+]
                      Smoke Gets in Their Eyes by Lee Congdon, pp. 8-9 - 2 Reviews
                      1. A Better World: The Great Schism by William L. O'Neill
                      2. A Margin of Hope by Irving Howe
                    4. [+]
                      Fanciful Farming and Hindu Economics by Bryce Christensen, pp. 10-11 - 2 Reviews
                      1. Starving in the Shadows of Plenty by Loretta Schwartz-Nobel
                      2. Shifting Involvements by Albert O. Hirschman
                    5. [+]
                      The Historical Tricycle by Daniel J. O'Neil, pp. 12-13 - 2 Reviews
                      1. The Village Voice Anthology (1956-1980) by Geoffrey Stokes
                      2. Dreams Die Hard by David Harris
                    6. [+]
                      A Feminist & a Flaneur by Betsy Clarke, pp. 14-16 - 3 Reviews
                      1. Dancing Girls, and Other Stories by Margaret Atwood
                      2. True Stories by Margaret Atwood
                      3. Selected Stories by Robert Walser
                    7. [+]
                      School Daze by John C. Caiazza, pp. 17-19 - 2 Reviews
                      1. Disestablishment a Second Time by Rockne M. McCarthy, James W. Skillen, and William A. Harper, ...
                      2. High School Achievement by James S. Coleman, Thomas Hoffer, and Sally Kilgore, ...
                    8. [+]
                      Coordinates Through the Void by Curtis K. Stadtfeld, pp. 20-21 - 2 Reviews
                      1. The Torch in My Ear by Elias Canetti
                      2. Notes of a Revolutionary by Andrei Amalrik
                    9. [+]
                      The Public Purse by Gavin D. Arbuckle, pp. 22-23 - 2 Reviews
                      1. Concentration, Mergers, and Public Policy by Yale Brozen
                      2. The Transformation of Wall Street by Joel Seligman
                    10. [+]
                      The Poetic Practice by Thomas H. Landess, pp. 24-25 - 2 Reviews
                      1. The Life of John Berryman by John Haffenden
                      2. Working Papers by Judith Weissman
                    11. [+]
                      Food for Memory by Will Morrisey, pp. 26-28 - 2 Reviews
                      1. So the Wind Won't Blow It All Away by Richard Brautigan
                      2. The Frog Who Dared to Croak by Richard Sennett
                    12. [+]
                      Bricks, Mortar & Touchstones by David R. Sands, pp. 29-30 - 1 Review
                      1. An Immodest Agenda by Amitai Etzioni
                    13. [+]
                      Commendables: Building a Better Fingernail File, p. 31 - 1 Review
                      1. A Short History of Twentieth-Century Technology, c.1900-c.1950 by Trevor I. Williams
                    14. [+]
                      In Focus: The Counseling Racket, p. 31 - 2 Reviews
                      1. Good Advice by William Safire and Leonard Safir
                      2. Having It All by Helen Gurley Brown
                    15. [+]
                      Waste of Money (3 Reviews)
                      1. [+]
                        Tin Soldiers by Mark G. Michaelsen, p. 32 - 1 Review
                        1. A Midnight Clear by William Wharton
                      2. [+]
                        Having It Neither Way by Allen Brodsky, p. 33 - 1 Review
                        1. Acceptable Losses by Irwin Shaw
                      3. [+]
                        Nonsense for Nonsexists, p. 33 - 1 Review
                        1. Stories for Free Children by Letty Cottin Pogrebin
                    16. [+]
                      Screen: Semipseudo Cinema Verite and Benighted Viewers by Stephen Macaulay, pp. 34-35 - 2 Reviews
                      1. Hitchcock: The Murderous Gaze by William Rothman
                      2. Before Mickey by Donald Crafton
                    17. Stage, p. 36
                    18. Music, p. 37
                    19. Journalism, p. 38
                    20. Schlock Fair , p. 38
                    21. Liars , p. 39
                    22. Unequal Logic , p. 39
                    23. The American Proscenium, p. 40
                    24. Arthur Koestler RIP , p. 41
                    25. An Epitaph to Rabidity---Copycats , pp. 42-44
                  6. [+]
                    June 1983 Issue = 35 Articles
                    1. Comment by Thomas Fleming, p. 4
                    2. The American Proscenium, p. 5
                    3. [+]
                      Trivialities & Flabbiness by Stephen L. Tanner, pp. 6-7 - 2 Reviews
                      1. The Burning House by Ann Beattie
                      2. A Bloodsmoor Romance by Joyce Carol Oates
                    4. [+]
                      The Illusion & the Disillusioned by Charles A. Moser, pp. 8-10 - 2 Reviews
                      1. What a Beautiful Sunday! by Jorge Semprun
                      2. USSR: The Corrupt Society by Konstantin M. Simis
                    5. [+]
                      Rivals, Revulsion, and Resolve by William R. Hawkins, pp. 11-13 - 2 Reviews
                      1. Witnesses to the Origins of the Cold War by Thomas T. Hammond
                      2. The Sino-Soviet Conflict by Herbert J. Ellison
                    6. [+]
                      Of Saints, Scientists & Supermen by Bryce Christensen, pp. 14-16 - 2 Reviews
                      1. Religion: If There is No God... by Leszek Kolakowski
                      2. A Sociable God by Ken Wilber
                    7. [+]
                      Reclaiming Neglected Remnants by Gary S. Vasilash, pp. 17-21 - 3 Reviews
                      1. The Horizon of Literature by Paul Hernadi
                      2. Inventions by Gerald L. Bruns
                      3. Semiotics and Interpretation by Robert Scholes
                    8. [+]
                      Movements of the Southern Tide by David A. Hallman, pp. 22-24 - 4 Reviews
                      1. Cadillac Jack by Larry McMurtry
                      2. The Killing Ground by Mary Lee Settle
                      3. The Color Purple by Alice Walker
                      4. Marshland Brace: Two Louisiana Stories by Chris Segura
                    9. [+]
                      The Music Mask by Daniel Dickinson, pp. 25-26 - 1 Review
                      1. Mozart by Wolfgang Hildesheimer
                    10. [+]
                      The Importance of Being Cute by Gregory Wolfe, pp. 27-28 - 3 Reviews
                      1. A Boy's Own Story by Edmund White
                      2. Bech is Back by John Updike
                      3. George Mills by Stanley Elkin
                    11. [+]
                      The Word & the Image by Edward J. Lynch, pp. 29-30 - 4 Reviews
                      1. Scandals, Scamps, and Scoundrels by James Phelan
                      2. Read All About It! by Sidney Zion
                      3. Inside the Wall Street Journal by Jerry M. Rosenberg
                      4. Newswatch: How TV Decides the News by Av Westin
                    12. [+]
                      The Use of American Whipping Boys by Otto J. Scott, pp. 31-33 - 2 Reviews
                      1. Aaron Burr: The Conspiracy and Years of Exile, 1805-1836 by Milton Lomask
                      2. Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant by E.B. Long and U.S. Grant
                    13. [+]
                      The Grin Beneath the Skin by E. Christian Kopff, pp. 34-35 - 2 Reviews
                      1. A Moving Target by William Golding
                      2. Her Victory by Alan Sillitoe
                    14. [+]
                      No Shades of Gray by Keith Bower, pp. 36-37 - 2 Reviews
                      1. Standing Fast by Roy Wilkins and Tom Mathews
                      2. A Man's Life: An Autobiography by Roger Wilkins
                    15. [+]
                      Embarrassment & Hysteria in History by Alan J. Levine, pp. 38-39 - 2 Reviews
                      1. Benevolent Assimilation by Stuart Creighton Miller
                      2. The American Inquisition by Stanley I. Kutler
                    16. [+]
                      Commendables: Celestial Science & Terrestrial Troubles, p. 40 - 1 Review
                      1. Subtle is the Lord by Abraham Pais
                    17. [+]
                      In Focus (4 Reviews)
                      1. [+]
                        Slipping & Sliding by Fred West, p. 40 - 1 Review
                        1. In Suspect Terrain by John McPhee
                      2. [+]
                        A Pathetic Macbeth, p. 41 - 1 Review
                        1. The Orchids by Thomas H. Cook
                      3. [+]
                        Bang-Bang, p. 41 - 2 Reviews
                        1. The Delta Star by Joseph Wambaugh
                        2. Easy Money by Sam Koperwas
                      4. [+]
                        Perceptibles, p. 42 - 3 Reviews
                        1. The Snap by A.J. Quinnell
                        2. At the Eye of the Storm by Ron Arnold
                        3. How to Be Your Own Literary Agent by Richard Curtis
                    18. [+]
                      Waste of Money (4 Reviews)
                      1. [+]
                        Potty Training in Print by Allen Brodsky, p. 43 - 1 Review
                        1. The Breaks by Richard Price
                      2. [+]
                        Goodbye, Already by Kathi Waite, p. 43 - 1 Review
                        1. Farewell Performance by Ernest Lehman
                      3. [+]
                        Of Sacraments & Suicide, p. 43 - 1 Review
                        1. Rituals by Cees Nooteboom
                      4. [+]
                        Of Spys and Cynics, p. 44 - 1 Review
                        1. The Siberian Reservoir by Ian Bush
                    19. [+]
                      Screen (3 Reviews)
                      1. [+]
                        The Question Always With Us, p. 45 - 1 Review
                        1. The Year of Living Dangerously (1983 Film) by Peter Weir
                      2. [+]
                        Two Cheers for Mediocrity, p. 45 - 1 Review
                        1. High Road to China (1983 Film) by Brian G. Hutton
                      3. [+]
                        The Agony and Some Dentistry, p. 46 - 1 Review
                        1. Sophie's Choice (1982 Film) by Alan J. Pakula
                    20. Polemics & Exchanges by Herbert I. London, p. 46
                    21. I Disagree by Stephen Macaulay, pp. 46-47
                    22. The American Proscenium, pp. 48-49
                    23. You Were Right (After All) Senator McCarthy , p. 50
                    24. Lower Mathematics and The Nation , p. 50
                    25. Journalism, p. 50
                    26. Grandma the Stooge , p. 51
                    27. Values , pp. 51-52
                  7. [+]
                    July 1983 Issue = 30 Articles
                    1. Comment by Leopold Tyrmand, pp. 4-5
                    2. [+]
                      Building with Broken Tools by William R. Hawkins, pp. 6-8 - 3 Reviews
                      1. The Deindustrialization of America by Barry Bluestone and Bennett Harrison
                      2. Nukespeak by Stephen Hilgartner, Richard C. Bell, and Rory O'Connor, ...
                      3. The State Against Blacks by Walter E. Williams
                    3. [+]
                      The Chameleon Papers by Ronald Berman, pp. 9-10 - 1 Review
                      1. Letters of Archibald MacLeish, 1907-1982 by R.H. Winnick and Archibald MacLeish
                    4. [+]
                      Benign Neglect by Joseph Schwartz, pp. 11-12 - 1 Review
                      1. The Names by Don DeLillo
                    5. [+]
                      Art Is Elitist & Other Impolitic Observations by Gary S. Vasilash, pp. 13-16 - 1 Review
                      1. The Institution of Criticism by Peter Uwe Hohendahl
                    6. [+]
                      Traveling By Stationary Bicycle by John C. Caiazza, pp. 17-19 - 2 Reviews
                      1. Looking Forward by Charles Hatch Stoddard
                      2. America at Middle Age by Louis Galambos
                    7. [+]
                      Stardust Memories by Stephen J. Sniegoski, p. 20 - 1 Review
                      1. Crisis by Hamilton Jordan
                    8. [+]
                      Uncritical Caresses by Linda Thorne, pp. 21-23 - 2 Reviews
                      1. Katherine Anne Porter: A Life by Joan Givner
                      2. William Carlos Williams: A New World Naked by Paul Mariani
                    9. [+]
                      Spare Change by Betsy Clarke, pp. 24-25 - 4 Reviews
                      1. Matters of Chance by Gail Albert
                      2. A Coin in Nine Hands by Marguerite Yourcenar
                      3. The Head of Alvise by Lina Wertmuller
                      4. Extended Outlooks by Jane Cooper, Gwen Head, Adalaide Morris, and Marcia Southwick, ...
                    10. [+]
                      Mismanaging War & Morals by Thomas Fleming, pp. 26-27 - 2 Reviews
                      1. The Pursuit of Power by William Hardy McNeill
                      2. Moral Responsibility in Conflicts by James F. Childress
                    11. [+]
                      Watching the Pillars Crumble by Dennis Q. McInerny, pp. 28-29 - 2 Reviews
                      1. The Cage by Susan Cheever
                      2. Cry to Heaven by Anne Rice
                    12. [+]
                      The Prognosticator's Shuffle by Herbert I. London, pp. 30-31 - 1 Review
                      1. Megatrends by John Naisbitt
                    13. [+]
                      Commendables (2 Reviews)
                      1. [+]
                        Against a Child's Garden Perverse by Carlisle Packard, p. 32 - 1 Review
                        1. In Defense of the Family by Rita Kramer
                      2. [+]
                        Of Raphael and Relativity, p. 32 - 1 Review
                        1. Angels, Apes, and Men by Stanley L. Jaki
                    14. [+]
                      In Focus (4 Reviews)
                      1. [+]
                        Footnoting Falwell, p. 33 - 1 Review
                        1. American Evangelicalism by James Davison Hunter
                      2. [+]
                        Aged Wine and Rebottled Ripple, p. 33 - 2 Reviews
                        1. The Otis Ferguson Reader by Dorothy Chamberlain, Robert Wilson, and Otis Ferguson, ...
                        2. Before My Eyes by Stanley Kauffmann
                      3. [+]
                        Snapshots from the Seashore, p. 34 - 1 Review
                        1. The Complete Poems, 1927-1979 by Elizabeth Bishop
                      4. [+]
                        High-Tech Conservatism, p. 34 - 1 Review
                        1. The Reagans: A Political Portrait by Peter Hannaford
                    15. [+]
                      Waste of Money (4 Reviews)
                      1. [+]
                        A Video Arcadia by T. Mark Kulish, p. 35 - 1 Review
                        1. Mediaspeak: How Television Makes Up Your Mind by Donna Woolfolk Cross
                      2. [+]
                        No-Nukes Neurosis, p. 35 - 1 Review
                        1. The Cult of the Atom by Daniel Ford
                      3. [+]
                        Murdering a Theory, p. 36 - 1 Review
                        1. Washed in the Blood by Carol Houlihan Flynn
                      4. [+]
                        Postmodern Schlock, pp. 36-37 - 1 Review
                        1. Ancient Evenings by Norman Mailer
                    16. [+]
                      Screen (2 Reviews)
                      1. [+]
                        Counterfeiting Screen Gems, p. 38 - 2 Reviews
                        1. Mabel by Betty Harper Fussell
                        2. Rita Hayworth: A Memoir by James Hill
                      2. [+]
                        Please Pass the Pepto, p. 38 - 1 Review
                        1. Eating Raoul (1982 Film) by Paul Bartel
                    17. [+]
                      Music: A Crock of Rock by Stephen Macaulay, pp. 39-41 - 1 Review
                      1. Rock Dreams by Guy Peellaert and Nik Cohn
                    18. Correspondence by Allan C. Carlson, pp. 42-43
                    19. Polemics & Exchanges by John Clifton, Frank Goble, and Bertram Lippman, pp. 44-48
                    20. Journalism, p. 49
                    21. The American Proscenium, p. 50
                    22. Inquiry and Assessment in Chicago---Truth & Fact , pp. 51-52
                  8. [+]
                    August 1983 Issue = 28 Articles
                    1. Comment by Edward J. Lynch, pp. 4-5
                    2. [+]
                      Mindless Intelligence by Samuel T. Francis, pp. 6-7 - 1 Review
                      1. The Puzzle Palace by James Bamford
                    3. [+]
                      Media Magic: Victories into Defeats by Robert Nisbet, pp. 8-11 - 1 Review
                      1. Big Story by Peter Braestrup
                    4. [+]
                      Dwarf as Giant by Mary Ellen Fox, pp. 12-13 - 1 Review
                      1. Passions and Impressions by Pablo Neruda
                    5. [+]
                      Rocking a Leaky Boat by Daniel J. O'Neil, pp. 14-17 - 1 Review
                      1. With Enough Shovels by Robert Scheer
                    6. [+]
                      Pointless Performances and Other Exercises by Robert F. Geary, pp. 18-20 - 2 Reviews
                      1. Truman Capote by Marie Rudisill and James C. Simmons
                      2. Fingerprint by John Sack
                    7. [+]
                      Pernicious Pink Passages by Richer Peters, pp. 21-23 - 1 Review
                      1. The Homosexual Network by Enrique T. Rueda
                    8. [+]
                      Tinny Drum by Rael Jean Isaac and Erich Isaac, pp. 24-26 - 1 Review
                      1. The Little Drummer Girl by John le Carre
                    9. [+]
                      Our Singular Tribe of Ben by Otto J. Scott, pp. 27-28 - 1 Review
                      1. Benjamin Franklin by Ronald W. Clark
                    10. [+]
                      Strange Voices in America by Gordon M. Pradl, pp. 29-31 - 3 Reviews
                      1. Grammar and Good Taste by Dennis E. Baron
                      2. On Literacy by Robert Pattison
                      3. Compelling Belief by Stephen Arons
                    11. [+]
                      Of Patriots & Patsies by Clyde Wilson, pp. 32-34 - 2 Reviews
                      1. A Life With the Printed Word by John Chamberlain
                      2. This Quiet Dust, and Other Writings by William Styron
                    12. [+]
                      The Moral Posture of Defense by Fred West, pp. 35-37 - 2 Reviews
                      1. Passengers by Thomas G. Foxworth and Michael J. Laurence
                      2. The Angkor Massacre by Loup Durand
                    13. [+]
                      Commendables: Tender Transmutation by Joseph Schwartz, p. 38 - 1 Review
                      1. Autumn by A.G. Mojtabai
                    14. [+]
                      In Focus (5 Reviews)
                      1. [+]
                        Impolite Impressions by Frank Walters, p. 38 - 1 Review
                        1. The Things They Say Behind Your Back by William Helmreich
                      2. [+]
                        Southern Frye'd Journalism, p. 39 - 1 Review
                        1. Race, Rock and Religion by Frye Gaillard
                      3. [+]
                        Aesop in the Big Apple, p. 39 - 1 Review
                        1. Narcissa and Other Fables by Louis Auchincloss
                      4. [+]
                        The Inevitability of Structural Decline, p. 40 - 1 Review
                        1. Everything Your Doctor Would Tell You if He Had the Time by Claire Rayner
                      5. [+]
                        The Cartoon as Cultural Trace, p. 40 - 1 Review
                        1. Icebreaker by John Gardner
                    15. [+]
                      Waste of Money (2 Reviews)
                      1. [+]
                        Soap Scum by Michael Jordan, p. 41 - 1 Review
                        1. Spearfield's Daughter by Jon Cleary
                      2. [+]
                        Naked Trash, p. 41 - 1 Review
                        1. Minor Characters by Joyce Johnson
                    16. [+]
                      Screen by Stephen Macaulay, p. 42 - 3 Reviews
                      1. Monty Python's The Meaning of Life (1983 Film) by Terry Jones and Terry Gilliam
                      2. Doctor Detroit (1983 Film) by Michael Pressman
                      3. The Hunger (1983 Film) by Tony Scott
                    17. [+]
                      Art, p. 43 - 3 Reviews
                      1. The Work of Atget: The Art of Old Paris by Maria Morris Hambourg
                      2. The Work of Atget: Old France
                      3. Masterpieces from the Pompidou Center
                    18. Meanwhile 216 Years Later , p. 44
                    19. Music by Doug Ramsey, pp. 44-47
                    20. Correspondence by Thomas Molnar, p. 48
                    21. The American Proscenium, p. 49
                    22. Journalism, p. 50
                    23. Rights & Privileges , pp. 50-52
                  9. [+]
                    September 1983 Issue = 33 Articles
                    1. Comment by Lee Congdon, pp. 4-5
                    2. [+]
                      Discourse on a French Farrago by Gary S. Vasilash, pp. 6-7 - 4 Reviews
                      1. Michel Foucault and the Subversion of Intellect by Karlis Racevskis
                      2. Michel Foucault: Social Theory as Transgression by Charles L. Lemert and Garth Gillan
                      3. Roland Barthes by Jonathan Culler
                      4. The Space of Literature by Maurice Blanchot
                    3. [+]
                      Waiting for Locusts by Stephen L. Tanner, pp. 8-10 - 1 Review
                      1. Ironweed by William J. Kennedy
                    4. [+]
                      Sense in a Savage Society by Allan C. Carlson, pp. 11-12 - 2 Reviews
                      1. The Politics of Welfare by Blanche Bernstein
                      2. Single Issues by Joseph Sobran
                    5. [+]
                      A Man Out of Time by Keith Bower, pp. 13-14 - 1 Review
                      1. The Outline of Sanity by Alzina Stone Dale
                    6. [+]
                      Guns, Butter & Bluster by William R. Hawkins, pp. 15-17 - 2 Reviews
                      1. Thinking About the Next War by Thomas Powers
                      2. Who Gets What from Government by Benjamin I. Page
                    7. [+]
                      The Pursuit of Purposelessness by James Hamilton, pp. 18-20 - 1 Review
                      1. Charlie Company by Peter Goldman and Tony Fuller
                    8. [+]
                      Marxian Cheerleaders & Quarterbacks by Gregory Wolfe, pp. 21-22 - 3 Reviews
                      1. Right-Wing Women by Andrea Dworkin
                      2. The Left Academy by Bertell Ollman and Edward Vernoff
                      3. Sport, Culture and Ideology by Jennifer Hargreaves
                    9. [+]
                      Rites, Rituals, and Receptions by Daniel N. Dickinson, pp. 23-24 - 2 Reviews
                      1. Five Thousand Years of Theatre by Jack Mitchley and Peter Spalding
                      2. The World's Perspective by Lee Bliss
                    10. [+]
                      Art and Egotism by Robert C. Steensma, pp. 25-27 - 2 Reviews
                      1. Robert Lowell: A Biography by Ian Hamilton
                      2. In Search of Genius by William Fifield
                    11. [+]
                      Amazon Adventures by Diane Long Hoeveler, pp. 28-29 - 3 Reviews
                      1. Praisesong for the Widow by Paule Marshall
                      2. Midnight Suppers by Susan Monsky
                      3. Blue Rise by Rebecca Hill
                    12. [+]
                      No Time for Saints by Edward N. Peters, pp. 30-31 - 1 Review
                      1. Nun by Mary Gilligan Wong
                    13. [+]
                      Sightless Perceivers by Glenn N. Schram, pp. 32-33 - 1 Review
                      1. The Secular Mind by W. Warren Wagar
                    14. [+]
                      Commendables (3 Reviews)
                      1. [+]
                        The Orient Egress, p. 34 - 1 Review
                        1. The Marrakesh One-Two by Richard Grenier
                      2. [+]
                        Yesterday Today, p. 34 - 1 Review
                        1. American Historians, 1607-1865 by Clyde N. Wilson
                      3. [+]
                        The Light Touch, p. 34 - 2 Reviews
                        1. Aunt Jeanne by Georges Simenon
                        2. Maigret Afraid by Georges Simenon
                    15. [+]
                      In Focus (2 Reviews)
                      1. [+]
                        Media Menace, p. 35 - 1 Review
                        1. Without Precedent by John G. Adams
                      2. [+]
                        From Diadem to Democracy, p. 35 - 2 Reviews
                        1. King Edward III by Michael Packe and L.C.B. Seaman
                        2. King George VI, 1895-1952 by Denis Judd
                    16. [+]
                      Waste of Money: Ambassador of Nothing, p. 36 - 1 Review
                      1. The London Embassy by Paul Theroux
                    17. [+]
                      Screen (3 Reviews)
                      1. [+]
                        Paying Dues and Eating Free Lunch by Stephen Macaulay, p. 37 - 2 Reviews
                        1. Return of the Jedi (1983 Film) by Richard Marquand
                        2. The King of Comedy (1983 Film) by Martin Scorsese
                      2. [+]
                        Bombs: Cinematic and Otherwise, p. 38 - 1 Review
                        1. WarGames (1983 Film) by John Badham
                      3. [+]
                        Cheap Trick, p. 39 - 1 Review
                        1. Trading Places (1983 Film) by John Landis
                    18. Correspondence by Edward J. Lynch, p. 40
                    19. Letter from Florence: The Technocratic Temptation by Thomas Molnar, pp. 41-42
                    20. Polemics & Exchanges by Theo. M. Penker III, pp. 43-44
                    21. Music, p. 45
                    22. Journalism, p. 45
                    23. Abracadabra , pp. 46-47
                    24. Strangling Signifiers , p. 48
                    25. Erudition , p. 48
                    26. Mourning , p. 49
                    27. The American Proscenium, p. 49
                    28. Sex by S. Court , pp. 50-52
                  10. [+]
                    October 1983 Issue = 33 Articles
                    1. Comment by Daniel J. O'Neil, pp. 4-5
                    2. [+]
                      The X-Rated Weapon by Will Morrisey, pp. 6-7 - 1 Review
                      1. The Truth About the Neutron Bomb by Sam Cohen
                    3. [+]
                      Foppish Fiction by Robert F. Geary, pp. 8-10 - 3 Reviews
                      1. The Natural Man by Ed McClanahan
                      2. Fisher's Hornpipe by Todd McEwen
                      3. In the Wink of an Eye by Kelly Cherry
                    4. [+]
                      Of Jewish Humans & Italian Humanoids by Bryce Christensen, pp. 11-12 - 2 Reviews
                      1. 1934~~Nineteen Thirty-Four by Alberto Moravia
                      2. Tzili: The Story of a Life by Aharon Appelfeld
                    5. [+]
                      Economics Made Radical---and Static by William R. Hawkins, pp. 13-15 - 2 Reviews
                      1. The Rise and Decline of Nations by Mancur Olson
                      2. U.S.S.R. in Crisis by Marshall I. Goldman
                    6. [+]
                      The Commodities Exchange by Linda Thorne, pp. 16-17 - 1 Review
                      1. Stieglitz: A Memoir/Biography by Alfred Stieglitz and Sue Davidson Lowe
                    7. [+]
                      Tales of the Unknown by David A. Hallman, pp. 18-21 - 1 Review
                      1. Art, Mind, and Brain by Howard Gardner
                    8. [+]
                      Creative Writing 101 by Eugene England, pp. 22-23 - 2 Reviews
                      1. Crossroads by Mary Morris
                      2. Joe the Engineer by Chuck Wachtel
                    9. [+]
                      Historians as Used-Car Salesmen by Alan J. Levine, pp. 24-25 - 2 Reviews
                      1. What About the Russians---and Nuclear War? by Earl A. Molander
                      2. From Agadir to Armageddon by Geoffrey Barraclough
                    10. [+]
                      TV News & Other Fixed Games of Chance by Herbert I. London, pp. 26-27 - 1 Review
                      1. Media Unbound by Stephan Lesher
                    11. [+]
                      Effects of a Limited Imagination by Richard A. Cooper, pp. 28-29 - 1 Review
                      1. Leon Blum by Jean Lacouture
                    12. [+]
                      Ties that Strangle by J. David Hoeveler, Jr., pp. 30-31 - 1 Review
                      1. The Roots of Radicalism by Stanley Rothman and S. Robert Lichter
                    13. [+]
                      Politics Pure-Hearted and Punk by Jeffrey St. John, pp. 32-34 - 2 Reviews
                      1. Ronald Reagan Talks to America by Ronald Reagan
                      2. God, Guts, and Guns by Phillip Finch
                    14. [+]
                      Commendables (5 Reviews)
                      1. [+]
                        Ideology and Culture, p. 35 - 1 Review
                        1. The Young Lukacs by Lee Congdon
                      2. [+]
                        Walk Don't Run, p. 35 - 1 Review
                        1. His Master's Voice by Stanislaw Lem
                      3. [+]
                        Light in Dark Places, p. 36 - 1 Review
                        1. What Is Secular Humanism? by James Hitchcock
                      4. [+]
                        Laying Siege to the Castle, p. 36 - 1 Review
                        1. Self-Crowned Laureates by Richard Helgerson
                      5. [+]
                        Out of Sight..., p. 37 - 1 Review
                        1. The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Proverbs by John A. Simpson
                    15. [+]
                      In Focus (4 Reviews)
                      1. [+]
                        Making Cents by David Ryder Sands, p. 37 - 1 Review
                        1. The Political Economy of Growth by Dennis C. Mueller
                      2. [+]
                        Will Without a Way, p. 38 - 1 Review
                        1. Statecraft as Soulcraft by George F. Will
                      3. [+]
                        Aesthetics in the Abyss, p. 39 - 1 Review
                        1. Kleist: A Biography by Joachim Maass
                      4. [+]
                        Perceptibles, p. 39 - 4 Reviews
                        1. Reflections on De Gaulle by Will Morrisey
                        2. The Stealing of America by John W. Whitehead
                        3. Normative Behavior by Andrew Oldenquist
                        4. The Gandhi Nobody Knows by Richard Grenier
                    16. [+]
                      Waste of Money: The Exercise in Triviality by J. Jackson Barlow, p. 40 - 1 Review
                      1. Civil Religion and Moral Order by Michael W. Hughey
                    17. [+]
                      Screen (2 Reviews)
                      1. [+]
                        Life Out of the Fast Lane, p. 41 - 1 Review
                        1. Tender Mercies (1983 Film) by Bruce Beresford
                      2. [+]
                        Elementary My Dear Viewer, pp. 41-42 - 1 Review
                        1. Krull (1983 Film) by Peter Yates
                    18. [+]
                      Music: Cries of Cacophony by Robert R. Reilly, p. 43 - 1 Review
                      1. For the Birds by John Cage
                    19. [+]
                      Art: Liars & Magicians by Stephen Macaulay, pp. 44-45 - 2 Reviews
                      1. Half a Truth Is Better Than None by John A. Kouwenhoven
                      2. The Forger's Art by Denis Dutton
                    20. Correspondence by Mary Ball, pp. 46-47
                    21. The American Proscenium, p. 48
                    22. Journalism, p. 49
                    23. Old Number in New Dress , p. 50
                    24. One from Column A Two from B , p. 50
                    25. A Match for the Cosmo Girl , pp. 50-52
                  11. [+]
                    November 1983 Issue = 39 Articles
                    1. Editor's Comment by Leopold Tyrmand, p. 4
                    2. "Social Register", p. 5
                    3. [+]
                      The Road with Ill Intentions by Daniel O'Neil, pp. 6-7 - 1 Review
                      1. Eleni by Nicholas Gage
                    4. [+]
                      The Medium & the Message by Gary S. Vasilash, pp. 8-10 - 2 Reviews
                      1. Monimbo by Robert Moss and Arnaud de Borchgrave
                      2. Deadlines by Desmond Ryan
                    5. [+]
                      Blithe & Mean Spirits by Charles A. Moser, pp. 11-13 - 2 Reviews
                      1. FDR: An Intimate History by Nathan Miller
                      2. Down and Out in the Great Depression by Robert S. McElvaine
                    6. [+]
                      Junior Giants by Joseph Schwartz, pp. 14-16 - 2 Reviews
                      1. The Forties by Edmund Wilson and Leon Edel
                      2. Voices: A Memoir by Frederic Prokosch
                    7. [+]
                      Preaching and Probing by Dennis Q. McInerny, pp. 17-19 - 2 Reviews
                      1. Stand We At Last by Zoe Fairbairns
                      2. Vigil by Elisabeth Young-Bruehl
                    8. [+]
                      Philosophical Sleight of Hand by Gordon M. Pradl, pp. 20-22 - 1 Review
                      1. The Ominous Parallels by Leonard Peikoff
                    9. [+]
                      Of Poetry, Pseudo-Psychiatry, and Prophech by Bryce Christensen, pp. 23-25 - 2 Reviews
                      1. Pluto's Republic by Peter Medawar
                      2. Imprints by Arthur Janov
                    10. [+]
                      Speak No Evil by John E. Haynes, pp. 26-27 - 1 Review
                      1. After Long Silence by Michael Straight
                    11. [+]
                      Killed by Kindness by Stephen J. Sniegoski, pp. 28-29 - 1 Review
                      1. Cross-Roads of Modern Warfare by Drew Middleton
                    12. [+]
                      Normalizing the Abnormal by Betsy Clarke, pp. 30-31 - 2 Reviews
                      1. Court Reform on Trial by Malcolm Feeley
                      2. Madness and the Criminal Law by Norval Morris
                    13. [+]
                      Driven to Tears by Carson Daly, pp. 32-33 - 1 Review
                      1. Farce by Albert Bermel
                    14. [+]
                      Commendables (3 Reviews)
                      1. [+]
                        Skewering Schlesinger, p. 34 - 1 Review
                        1. Coolidge and the Historians by Thomas B. Silver
                      2. [+]
                        West of Belle Isle, p. 34 - 1 Review
                        1. The Glass Highway by Loren D. Estleman
                      3. [+]
                        Books & the Crisis of Culture, p. 34 - 1 Review
                        1. From Author to Reader by Peter Mann
                    15. [+]
                      In Focus (7 Reviews)
                      1. [+]
                        Yeah, Yeah, Yeah by Brian Murray, p. 35 - 1 Review
                        1. The Love You Make by Peter Brown and Steven Gaines
                      2. [+]
                        A Friend Indeed? by Carlisle G. Packard, p. 36 - 1 Review
                        1. Men and Friendship by Stuart Miller
                      3. [+]
                        Doing Good With Dirty Hands, p. 37 - 1 Review
                        1. Doing Evil to Achieve Good by Richard A. McCormick and Paul Ramsey
                      4. [+]
                        Business as Usual, p. 37 - 1 Review
                        1. The Businessman in American Literature by Emily Stipes Watts
                      5. [+]
                        Strategies of Prose Packaging, p. 38 - 1 Review
                        1. The First Man on the Sun by Richard H.W. Dillard
                      6. [+]
                        The Artist as Island, p. 38 - 1 Review
                        1. A Prodigal Child by David Storey
                      7. [+]
                        Perceptibles, p. 39 - 6 Reviews
                        1. Coughing in Ink by Philip F. Lawler
                        2. A Villa in France by J.I.M. Stewart
                        3. Who's He When He's at Home by Shari Benstock and Bernard Benstock
                        4. Flea Market America by Cree McCree
                        5. Mindspell by Kay Nolte Smith
                        6. From the World of Roderick Haig-Brown by Valerie Haig-Brown and Roderick Haig-Brown
                    16. [+]
                      Waste of Money (7 Reviews)
                      1. [+]
                        Wallowing in Rock by Larry Williams, p. 40 - 1 Review
                        1. The Life of Byron Jaynes by James Howard Kunstler
                      2. [+]
                        Blind Deaf & Dumb, p. 41 - 1 Review
                        1. The Bells of the Kremlin by Arvo Tuominen
                      3. [+]
                        Postmodern Mush, p. 41 - 1 Review
                        1. The Rape of Clarissa by Terry Eagleton
                      4. [+]
                        Throw the Bum Out!, p. 42 - 1 Review
                        1. Confessions from Left Field by Raymond Mungo
                      5. [+]
                        Corpses on the Couch, p. 42 - 1 Review
                        1. Leadership, Love and Aggression by Allison Davis
                      6. [+]
                        Of Peter Pan and Pig Heads, p. 43 - 1 Review
                        1. Children of the Future by Wilhelm Reich
                      7. [+]
                        Conspiracies and Other Cankers, pp. 43-44 - 1 Review
                        1. The Factory by Jack Lynn
                    17. [+]
                      Screen (2 Reviews)
                      1. [+]
                        Horror Shows by Stephen Macaulay, p. 45 - 1 Review
                        1. National Lampoon's Vacation (1983 Film) by Harold Ramis
                      2. [+]
                        Movies Made Simpleminded by Stephen Macaulay, p. 45 - 1 Review
                        1. Visible Fictions: Cinema, Television, Video by John Ellis
                    18. Polemics & Exchanges by Kathy L. Werner, p. 46
                    19. Mrs. Waite Replies by Kathi Waite, p. 47
                    20. The American Proscenium, p. 48
                    21. The Middle East Quagmire---Logic , p. 49
                    22. Twisted Notions , p. 49
                    23. The Dream that is Dixie , p. 50
                    24. Journalism, pp. 50-52
                  12. [+]
                    December 1983 Issue = 38 Articles
                    1. Comment by Stephen Tanner, p. 4
                    2. "Social Register", p. 5
                    3. Jorge Luis Borges; James Burnham, pp. 6-7
                    4. [+]
                      Writing Poetry & Striking Poses by Robert C. Steensma, pp. 8-9 - 2 Reviews
                      1. Auden: A Carnival of Intellect by Edward Callan
                      2. Lawrence Ferlinghetti: Poet-at-Large by Larry R. Smith
                    5. [+]
                      Self-Indulgence Made Simple by Lee Congdon, pp. 10-13 - 1 Review
                      1. America's Quest for the Ideal Self by Peter Clecak
                    6. [+]
                      One Way Out by Joseph Schwartz, pp. 14-15 - 1 Review
                      1. Lost in the Cosmos by Walker Percy
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                      1. Dangerous Relations by Adam B. Ulam
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                      1. James Gould Cozzens: A Life Apart by Matthew J. Bruccoli
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                      1. Faulkner's Search for a South by Walter Taylor
                      2. Welcome to Our City by Thomas Wolfe
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                      1. Deconstruction: Theory and Practice by Christopher Norris
                      2. Poetry as Discourse by Antony Easthope
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                      1. High Frontier by Daniel O. Graham
                      2. The New High-Ground by Thomas Karas
                      3. War in Space by James Canan
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                      1. Working-Class America by Michael H. Frisch and Daniel J. Walkowitz
                      2. The Entrepreneurial Life by A. David Silver
                      3. Roughneck by Peter Carlson
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                      1. The Last Lion: Winston Spencer Churchill, Vol. I by William Manchester
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                      Open---Or Empty? by Guy S. Brown, pp. 32-35 - 2 Reviews
                      1. Political Philosophy and the Open Society by Dante L. Germino
                      2. Hannah Arendt: For the Love of the World by Elisabeth Young-Bruehl
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                        Life in the Happy Lane, p. 36 - 1 Review
                        1. Overdrive: A Personal Documentary by William F. Buckley, Jr.
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                        Real Fiction, p. 36 - 1 Review
                        1. Narrative Fiction: Contemporary Poetics by Shlomith Rimmon-Kenan
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                        Stunning Scrimshaw, p. 37 - 1 Review
                        1. Moby Dick by Herman Melville
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                      In Focus (7 Reviews)
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                        Red-Eye Express by Richard de Mille, p. 37 - 1 Review
                        1. Flashbacks by Timothy Leary
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                        Of Clerics and Cults, p. 38 - 1 Review
                        1. By What Authority by Richard Quebedeaux
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                        Faltering Christian Soldiers, p. 39 - 2 Reviews
                        1. Eerdmans' Handbook to Christianity in America by Mark A. Noll
                        2. A Documentary History of Religion in America by Edwin S. Gaustad
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                        At the Abyss, p. 39 - 1 Review
                        1. Facing the Threat of Nuclear Weapons by Sidney D. Drell
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                        Conservative Imagination, p. 40 - 1 Review
                        1. Disraeli by Sarah Bradford
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                        Westward Direction, p. 40 - 1 Review
                        1. Our Country and Our Culture by Steven C. Munson
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                        Perceptibles, p. 40 - 1 Review
                        1. Why Poe Drank Liquor by Marion Montgomery
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                      Waste of Money (3 Reviews)
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                        Self-Actualizing Mammon by Steven Hayward, p. 41 - 1 Review
                        1. Krishnamurti: The Years of Fulfillment by Mary Lutyens
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                        1. Before and Beyond Harlem by Faith Berry
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                        Derailed Thinking, p. 42 - 1 Review
                        1. The Celestial Steam Locomotive by Michael Coney
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                      Screen (2 Reviews)
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                        The Murdered City, p. 43 - 1 Review
                        1. Mr. Mom (1983 Film) by Stan Dragoti
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                        The Incertitude of Self, p. 43 - 1 Review
                        1. The Return of Martin Guerre (1982 Film) by Daniel Vigne
                    19. Music by Robert R. Reilly, p. 44
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                      Art by Stephen Macaulay, p. 45 - 1 Review
                      1. This Is Not a Pipe by Michel Foucault
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                      Misconceptions Art in the Seventies, by Edward Lucie-Smith, pp. 46-47 - 6 Reviews
                      1. Art in the Seventies by Edward Lucie-Smith
                      2. The Way of the Masks by Claude Levi-Strauss
                      3. Eskimo Masks by Dorothy Jean Ray
                      4. Northwest Coast Indian Graphics by Edwin S. Hall, Jr. and Margaret B. Blackman
                      5. Kwakiutl Art by Audrey Hawthorn
                      6. Eskimo Art by Dorothy Jean Ray
                    22. Correspondence by E. Stake Salisbury, p. 48
                    23. The American Proscenium by High Technology, p. 49
                    24. Journalism, p. 49
                    25. Epistemological Chutzpah , p. 50
                    26. Significance of Silence , p. 50
                    27. Fideism , p. 51
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