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The American Scholar • 71 Years, 284 Issues, 6,139 Articles, 43,357pp
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The Idea of Freedom, by Mortimer J. Adler
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                                                              Winter 1959 Issue = 16 Articles
                                                              1. The Reshaping of Privacy by August Heckscher, pp. 11-20
                                                              2. Recollections of Gulliver by John Atherton, pp. 21-24
                                                              3. The Dangers of Nonconformism by Morris Freedman, pp. 25-32
                                                              4. From the Journal by Ruth Benedict, pp. 33-36
                                                              5. On Seeing My Great-Aunt in a Funeral Parlor by Diana Chang, pp. 37-38
                                                              6. What Do Animals See? by Lorus J. Milne and Margery Milne, pp. 39-48
                                                              7. The New England Conscience by Perry Miller, pp. 49-58
                                                              8. Poems by Ruthven Todd, pp. 59-60
                                                              9. Our Serious Comics by Kenneth E. Eble, pp. 61-71
                                                              10. In Easy Dark by Eric Barker, p. 72
                                                              11. The American Negro and the Issue of Segregation by Joseph Margolis, pp. 73-79
                                                              12. Reappraisals by Julius Seelye Bixler, pp. 80-91
                                                              13. If You Don't Mind My Saying So by Joseph Wood Krutch, pp. 92-95
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                                                                The Comic Tradition by Henry Carlisle, pp. 96-107 - 2 Reviews
                                                                1. American Humor by Constance Rourke
                                                                2. The Comic Tradition in America by Kenneth S. Lynn
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                                                                Brief Comments on recent books, pp. 108-123 - 19 Reviews
                                                                1. Darwin's Century by Loren Eiseley
                                                                2. The Human Condition by Hannah Arendt
                                                                3. The Loom of History by Herbert J. Muller
                                                                4. Once to Sinai by H.F.M. Prescott
                                                                5. The Trouble Makers by A.J.P. Taylor
                                                                6. Soviet Progress vs. American Enterprise
                                                                7. The American Communist Party, 1919-1957 by Irving Howe, Lewis Coser, and Julius Jacobson
                                                                8. Desert Enterprise by David H. Finnie
                                                                9. Notes from the Warsaw Ghetto by Emmanuel Ringelblum and Jacob Sloan
                                                                10. The Works of Samuel Johnson, Vol. I by E.L. McAdam, Jr., Donald Hyde, Mary Hyde, and Samuel Johnson, ...
                                                                11. Selections from Ralph Waldo Emerson by Stephen E. Whicher and Ralph Waldo Emerson
                                                                12. Letters of the Brownings to George Barrett by Paul Landis, Ronald E. Freeman, and Elizabeth Barrett Browning, ...
                                                                13. Turgenev's Literary Reminiscences by Ivan Turgenev
                                                                14. Consciousness in Concord by Perry Miller and Henry Thoreau
                                                                15. The Power of Blackness by Harry Levin
                                                                16. Conrad the Novelist by Albert J. Guerard
                                                                17. The Poetry of Greek Tragedy by Richmond Lattimore
                                                                18. Exile and the Kingdom by Albert Camus
                                                                19. The Banquet Years by Roger Shattuck
                                                              16. The Reader Replies, pp. 124-130
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                                                              Spring 1959 Issue = 16 Articles
                                                              1. The American Imperial Disease by J.A. Lukacs, pp. 141-150
                                                              2. The Human Privilege by Howard Lowry, pp. 151-163
                                                              3. The Seventeen-Year Locusts by Duncan C. Clark, p. 164
                                                              4. Eppur Si Muove? by Robert Hillyer, p. 165
                                                              5. A Lincoln Anthology in Brief by Jacques Barzun, pp. 166-182
                                                              6. Chrysalis by Mary Haydn Webb, pp. 183-184
                                                              7. The Invasion of Privacy (3) by Granville Hicks, pp. 185-193
                                                              8. Encounter by John Ogilvie, p. 194
                                                              9. "Best Answers" or Better Minds? by Banesh Hoffmann, pp. 195-202
                                                              10. Science in the Liberal Arts by Dael Wolfle, pp. 203-209
                                                              11. Reappraisals by Edmund Fuller, pp. 210-217
                                                              12. The Scholar's Scratch Pad by Harlow Shapley, pp. 218-221
                                                              13. If You Don't Mind My Saying So by Joseph Wood Krutch, pp. 222-225
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                                                                Criticism by Hazard Adams, pp. 226-237 - 2 Reviews
                                                                1. The New Apologists for Poetry by Murray Krieger
                                                                2. Romantic Image by Frank Kermode
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                                                                Brief Comments on recent books, pp. 238-263 - 18 Reviews
                                                                1. Grand Canyon by Joseph Wood Krutch
                                                                2. Penn's Woods West by Edwin L. Peterson
                                                                3. Coral Island by Marston Bates and Donald Abbott
                                                                4. Williamstown Branch by R.L. Duffus
                                                                5. The Voyages of Joshua Slocum by Walter Magnes Teller and Joshua Slocum
                                                                6. Bizet and His World by Mina Curtiss and Georges Bizet
                                                                7. Letters to William Blackwood and David S. Meldrum by Joseph Conrad and William Blackburn
                                                                8. Granite and Rainbow by Virginia Woolf
                                                                9. Young Man Luther by Erik H. Erikson
                                                                10. Land in Search of God by Stanley J. Rowland, Jr.
                                                                11. The Muro-Ji by Momoo Kitagawa and Ken Domon
                                                                12. The Academic Marketplace by Theodore Caplow and Reece J. McGee
                                                                13. Central Intelligence and National Security by Harry Howe Ransom
                                                                14. Party Committees and National Politics by Hugh A. Bone
                                                                15. A New History of the United States by William Miller
                                                                16. America Goes to War by Bruce Catton
                                                                17. Off the Record with F.D.R., 1942-1945 by William D. Hassett
                                                                18. The Supreme Court as Final Arbiter in Federal-State Relations, 1789-1957 by John R. Schmidhauser
                                                              16. The Reader Replies, pp. 264-266
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                                                              Summer 1959 Issue = 24 Articles
                                                              1. Editorial by Betsy Saunders, pp. 275-276
                                                              2. Poets, Critics and Readers by Randall Jarrell, pp. 277-292
                                                              3. Dirge by Theodore Roethke, pp. 293-295
                                                              4. The Horses by Richard Wilbur, p. 296
                                                              5. Modern Poetry as a Religion by Karl Shapiro, pp. 297-305
                                                              6. Nocturne by Robert Penn Warren, pp. 306-307
                                                              7. Going Away by Howard Nemerov, pp. 308-309
                                                              8. Ah, Love, Let Us Be True by Donald Hall, pp. 310-319
                                                              9. My Six Toothbrushes by Phyllis McGinley, pp. 320-321
                                                              10. An American in the Thieves' Market by Louis Simpson, p. 322
                                                              11. The New Nature Poetry by Robert Langbaum, pp. 323-340
                                                              12. Broader the Lawn in Those Summers by Louise Townsend Nicholl, p. 341
                                                              13. Song in a Cloud of Hands by W.S. Merwin, pp. 342-343
                                                              14. Aesthetics in the Sonnet Shop by Reed Whittemore, pp. 344-353
                                                              15. Spring Mountain Climb by Richard Eberhart, pp. 354-355
                                                              16. Quand Meme by Constance Carrier, pp. 356-358
                                                              17. Death and Resurrection by Arnold Kenseth, p. 359
                                                              18. Odalisque by Robert W. Watson, pp. 360-363
                                                              19. Jonah and the Whale by Jon Swan, pp. 364-366
                                                              20. The Limits of Analysis by A. Alvarez, pp. 367-375
                                                              21. If You Don't Mind My Saying So by Joseph Wood Krutch, pp. 376-383
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                                                                From the Middle and Senior Generations by John Berryman, pp. 384-389 - 4 Reviews
                                                                1. Words for the Wind by Theodore Roethke
                                                                2. Poems of a Jew by Karl Shapiro
                                                                3. 95 Poems~~Ninety-Five Poems by E.E. Cummings
                                                                4. Paterson, Book Five by William Carlos Williams
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                                                                Seeing and Thinking by Thom Gunn, pp. 390-397 - 3 Reviews
                                                                1. Seeing is Believing by Charles Tomlinson
                                                                2. The Dark Houses by Donald Hall
                                                                3. Mirrors and Windows by Howard Nemerov
                                                              24. The Reader Replies, pp. 398-410
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                                                              Autumn 1959 Issue = 16 Articles
                                                              1. Creating Cities for Human Beings by Ernest van den Haag, pp. 419-431
                                                              2. Poems by James Holly Hanford, p. 432
                                                              3. Narcissus in Chaos by Cleve Gray, pp. 433-443
                                                              4. Reformers and Puritans by Phyllis McGinley, pp. 444-446
                                                              5. The Invasion of Privacy (4) by Gerald W. Johnson, pp. 447-457
                                                              6. Echo by Elizabeth Stanton Hardy, p. 458
                                                              7. Autumn by Lorus J. Milne and Margery Milne, pp. 459-466
                                                              8. A Vivacious Blonde Was Fatally Shot Today by Otto Friedrich, pp. 467-473
                                                              9. Night Music for Old Men by Samuel Davis, p. 474
                                                              10. If You Don't Mind My Saying So by Joseph Wood Krutch, pp. 475-478
                                                              11. Shakspere Was Shakespeare by William T. Hastings, pp. 479-488
                                                              12. Charles Darwin by Francis Huxley, pp. 489-499
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                                                                Some Reflections on Freedom by John W. Ward, pp. 500-513 - 3 Reviews
                                                                1. The Idea of Freedom by Mortimer J. Adler
                                                                2. Two Concepts of Liberty by Isaiah Berlin
                                                                3. The Structure of Freedom by Christian Bay
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                                                                Brief Comments on recent books, pp. 514-535 - 20 Reviews
                                                                1. An Anthropologist at Work by Margaret Mead and Ruth Benedict
                                                                2. The Sociological Imagination by C. Wright Mills
                                                                3. Can Man be Modified? by Jean Rostand
                                                                4. The Simplicity of Science by Stanley D. Beck
                                                                5. The Individual and the Universe by Bernard Lovell
                                                                6. Law in Diplomacy by Percy E. Corbett
                                                                7. Economic Development of Communist China by Cho-Ming Li
                                                                8. The Economy, Liberty, and the State by Calvin B. Hoover
                                                                9. Herbert Hoover and the Great Depression by Harris Gaylord Warren
                                                                10. The Roosevelt Revolution by Mario Einaudi
                                                                11. Contemporary Canada by Miriam Chapin
                                                                12. The Correspondence of Edmund Burke, Vol. I by Thomas W. Copeland and Edmund Burke
                                                                13. Homer and the Heroic Tradition by Cedric H. Whitman
                                                                14. Shakespeare and His Betters by Reginald C. Churchill
                                                                15. The Vision of Tragedy by Richard B. Sewall
                                                                16. St. Petersburg by Andrey Biely
                                                                17. D.H. Lawrence: A Composite Biography by Edward Nehls
                                                                18. The Letters of Theodore Dreiser by Robert H. Elias and Theodore Dreiser
                                                                19. The Critical Writings of James Joyce by Ellsworth Mason, Richard Ellmann, and James Joyce, ...
                                                                20. Life Studies by Robert Lowell
                                                              15. The Reader Replies, pp. 536-541
                                                              16. Volume Index, pp. 542-546
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