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                                                                                                  Winter 1977 Issue = 22 Articles
                                                                                                  1. An American Celebration, p. 9
                                                                                                  2. The Despairing Optimist by Rene Dubos, pp. 10-17
                                                                                                  3. Brain by John Stone, pp. 18-19
                                                                                                  4. State of the Lingo by "Aristides", pp. 20-30
                                                                                                  5. At Home in America by Peter Gay, pp. 31-42
                                                                                                  6. English Visitors by Henry Fairlie, pp. 43-55
                                                                                                  7. Dichtung und Wahrheit by Anthony Hecht, pp. 56-58
                                                                                                  8. Many Tocquevilles by Robert Nisbet, pp. 59-75
                                                                                                  9. Letters by George Santayana, pp. 76-84
                                                                                                  10. The Third Man in the Boat by Peter Porter, p. 85
                                                                                                  11. F.O. Matthiessen by Kenneth S. Lynn, pp. 86-92
                                                                                                  12. From a Nerja Hotel Window by Diana Der Hovanessian, p. 93
                                                                                                  13. The Other Gibbon by Hugh Trevor-Roper, pp. 94-102
                                                                                                  14. My Friend Told Me by Richard Frost, p. 103
                                                                                                  15. The Most Disgusting of the Pronouns by John Clive, pp. 104-108
                                                                                                  16. Rome: A Meditation on Keats by Alfred Kazin, pp. 109-115
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                                                                                                    The Group and the Salon by Leon Edel, pp. 116-123 - 5 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. The Letters of Virginia Woolf, Vol I: 1888-1912 by Nigel Nicolson, Joanne Trautmann, and Virginia Woolf, ...
                                                                                                    2. The Loving Friends by David Gadd
                                                                                                    3. The Bloomsbury Group by Stanford P. Rosenbaum
                                                                                                    4. Memoirs of Lady Ottoline Morrell, 1915-1918 by Robert Gathorne-Hardy and Ottoline Morrell
                                                                                                    5. Ottoline by Sandra Jobson Darroch
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                                                                                                    A Foxy Hedgehog by George Kateb, pp. 124-129 - 1 Review
                                                                                                    1. Vico and Herder by Isaiah Berlin
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                                                                                                    Across Three Brows by Carolyn G. Heilbrun, pp. 130-133 - 1 Review
                                                                                                    1. The Life of Raymond Chandler by Frank MacShane
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                                                                                                    Paradise Lost? by Aram A. Yengoyan, pp. 134-137 - 1 Review
                                                                                                    1. The Gentle Tasaday by John Nance
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                                                                                                    End of the Line by John Higham, pp. 138-141 - 1 Review
                                                                                                    1. Destination America by Maldwyn Allen Jones
                                                                                                  22. The Reader Replies, pp. 142-146
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                                                                                                  Spring 1977 Issue = 24 Articles
                                                                                                  1. The Despairing Optimist by Rene Dubos, pp. 152-157
                                                                                                  2. Rubenesque by David Bergman, p. 158
                                                                                                  3. Observing the Sabbath by "Aristides", pp. 159-164
                                                                                                  4. Freedom of Expression by John Sparrow, pp. 165-179
                                                                                                  5. Retardation Center by Frank Manley, p. 180
                                                                                                  6. The Limits of Ethnicity by Howard F. Stein and Robert F. Hill, pp. 181-188
                                                                                                  7. They Carved an Animal by William Stafford, p. 189
                                                                                                  8. Voyeurs by Daniel Hoffman, pp. 190-191
                                                                                                  9. The Lamps by Mary Oliver, p. 192
                                                                                                  10. The Tyranny of Harmony by John P. Sisk, pp. 193-205
                                                                                                  11. Rest in Prose by William Haley, pp. 206-211
                                                                                                  12. Opening Le Ba Khon's Dictionary by John Balaban, p. 212
                                                                                                  13. Funerary Tower: Han Dynasty by Linda Pastan, p. 213
                                                                                                  14. On the Language Which Writes the Lecturer by Jeanne Murray Walker, p. 214
                                                                                                  15. A Literature Against the Future by James Stupple, pp. 215-220
                                                                                                  16. The Provincial Towns by Barnett Singer, pp. 221-229
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                                                                                                    The Closet Conservatives by Martin Mayer, pp. 230-236 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. Small Is Beautiful by E.F. Schumacher
                                                                                                    2. Social Limits to Growth by Fred Hirsch
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                                                                                                    White of the Rueful Countenance by Spencer Brown, pp. 237-253 - 1 Review
                                                                                                    1. Letters of E. B. White by Dorothy Lobrano Guth and E.B. White
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                                                                                                    The Great Equalizer by Diane Ravitch, pp. 254-257 - 1 Review
                                                                                                    1. Schooling in Capitalist America by Samuel Bowles and Herbert Gintis
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                                                                                                    Mr. Chips by Werner J. Dannhauser, pp. 258-261 - 1 Review
                                                                                                    1. The Immortal Profession by Gilbert Highet
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                                                                                                    Knowing One's Place by Brian Hayes, pp. 262-263 - 1 Review
                                                                                                    1. The Nature of Maps by Arthur H. Robinson and Barbara Bartz Petchenik, ...
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                                                                                                    The Walked a Long Mile by Paul A. Zahl, pp. 264-265 - 1 Review
                                                                                                    1. The U.S. Camel Corps by Odie B. Faulk
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                                                                                                    Somersaulting Reality by Martin Kaplan, pp. 266-269 - 1 Review
                                                                                                    1. The Autumn of the Patriarch by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
                                                                                                  24. The Reader Replies, pp. 270-274
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                                                                                                  Summer 1977 Issue = 23 Articles
                                                                                                  1. The Despairing Optimist by Rene Dubos, pp. 280-289
                                                                                                  2. It's So Hard to Be Good Under Capitalism by "Aristides", pp. 290-300
                                                                                                  3. Living in a Valley by Oscar Handlin, pp. 301-312
                                                                                                  4. In Want by I.A. Richards, pp. 313-315
                                                                                                  5. The Nobel Lecture by Saul Bellow, pp. 316-325
                                                                                                  6. A Conversation with Charles Eames by Owen Gingerich, pp. 326-337
                                                                                                  7. Welcome Back from the Raft, Huck Honey! by Kenneth S. Lynn, pp. 338-347
                                                                                                  8. Four Snapshots of Aunt Claire by John Dickson, pp. 348-349
                                                                                                  9. Feared Drowned by Sharon Olds, p. 350
                                                                                                  10. The Organization Man by Ralph Whitehead, Jr., pp. 351-357
                                                                                                  11. Arthur O. Lovejoy by Lewis S. Feuer, pp. 358-366
                                                                                                  12. J.K. Huysmans by Edith Hartnett, pp. 367-375
                                                                                                  13. Stock Pot by Kate Jennings, p. 376
                                                                                                  14. Forsaking the Barn by Stephen R. Lawson, pp. 377-382
                                                                                                  15. The Green Bottle, the Road, the Dream by James Paul, p. 383
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                                                                                                    Black Conjugations by James D. Anderson, pp. 384-392 - 1 Review
                                                                                                    1. The Black Family in Slavery and Freedom, 1750-1925 by Herbert G. Gutman
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                                                                                                    Where Have All the Flowers Gone? by William Nichols, pp. 393-395 - 1 Review
                                                                                                    1. The Sorcerer of Bolinas Reef by Charles Reich
                                                                                                  18. [+]
                                                                                                    Poetry's October Revolution by Peter Shaw, pp. 396-398 - 1 Review
                                                                                                    1. A History of Modern Poetry by David Perkins
                                                                                                  19. [+]
                                                                                                    Daughters and Lovers by Martin Green, pp. 399-403 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. The Lay of the Land by Annette Kolodny
                                                                                                    2. Writers in Love by Mary Kathleen Benet
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                                                                                                    Butylhydroxianisole, Anyone by Ruth Gay, pp. 404-407 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. The Taste of America by John L. Hess and Karen Hess
                                                                                                    2. Eating in America by Waverley Root and Richard de Rochemont
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                                                                                                    Sonnets in the Out Box by James Atlas, pp. 408-410 - 1 Review
                                                                                                    1. Souvenirs and Prophecies by Holly B. Stevens
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                                                                                                    The Celebrated Buffoon by William Haley, pp. 411-413 - 1 Review
                                                                                                    1. The New Mencken Letters by Carl Bode and H.L. Mencken
                                                                                                  23. The Reader Replies, pp. 414-418
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                                                                                                  Autumn 1977 Issue = 24 Articles
                                                                                                  1. The Despairing Optimist by Rene Dubos, pp. 424-431
                                                                                                  2. Marboro Country by "Aristides", pp. 432-439
                                                                                                  3. Actors' Equity by David Bergman, pp. 440-442
                                                                                                  4. One Hundred Metronomes by Edward T. Cone, pp. 443-456
                                                                                                  5. Terminal by Linda Pastan, p. 457
                                                                                                  6. Insomnia by Jean Burden, pp. 458-459
                                                                                                  7. God and Norman Bloom by Carl Sagan, pp. 460-466
                                                                                                  8. Fear and Trembling at Yale by Gerald Graff, pp. 467-478
                                                                                                  9. Vienna. Zurich. Constance. and Orpheus in Hell by D.M. Thomas, pp. 479-482
                                                                                                  10. Sherry and Skepticism: Oxford Days by Leon Wieseltier, pp. 483-495
                                                                                                  11. Nadia Boulanger by Suzanne R. Hoover, pp. 496-502
                                                                                                  12. In the Meadow by James Baker Hall, pp. 503-504
                                                                                                  13. The Words, p. 505
                                                                                                  14. Lost (and Found) Cities by Moody E. Prior, pp. 506-512
                                                                                                  15. I Stroke My Sleeping Son by Richard Frost, p. 513
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                                                                                                    Out of Sight by Richard Berendzen, pp. 514-523 - 8 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. The Collapsing Universe by Isaac Asimov
                                                                                                    2. Quasars, Pulsars, and Black Holes by Frederic Golden
                                                                                                    3. White Holes by John Gribbin
                                                                                                    4. The Cosmic Frontiers of General Relativity by William J. Kaufmann, III
                                                                                                    5. Exploring the Galaxies by Simon Mitton
                                                                                                    6. The Universe: Its Beginning and End by Lloyd Motz
                                                                                                    7. Black Holes, Quasars and the Universe by Harry L. Shipman
                                                                                                    8. The First Three Minutes by Steven Weinberg
                                                                                                  17. [+]
                                                                                                    Blowing Their Tops by Kirtley F. Mather, pp. 524-525 - 1 Review
                                                                                                    1. Volcanoes of the Earth by Fred M. Bullard
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                                                                                                    On All Our Houses by Jane Oppenheimer, pp. 526-529 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. Plagues and Peoples by William H. McNeill
                                                                                                    2. Epidemic and Peace, 1918 by Alfred W. Crosby, Jr.
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                                                                                                    Forcing Speech from Stone by Owen Gingerich, pp. 530-531 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. The Stone Circles of the British Isles by Aubrey Burl
                                                                                                    2. Megaliths, Myths and Men by Peter Lancaster Brown
                                                                                                    3. On Stonehenge by Fred Hoyle
                                                                                                    4. Science and Society in Prehistoric Britain by Euan W. MacKie
                                                                                                  20. [+]
                                                                                                    Cast of Trillions by Paul A. Zahl, pp. 532-535 - 1 Review
                                                                                                    1. Magnificent Microbes by Bernard Dixon
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                                                                                                    Only Disconnect by Jeremy Bernstein, pp. 536-537 - 1 Review
                                                                                                    1. The Advisors by Herbert F. York
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                                                                                                    The Abstract, the Tangible, and the Hoax by Edward Rothstein, pp. 538-553 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. Wittgenstein's Lectures on the Foundations of Mathematics, Cambridge, 1939 by Cora Diamond and Ludwig Wittgenstein
                                                                                                    2. Adventures of a Mathematician by S.M. Ulam
                                                                                                    3. The Incredible Dr. Matrix by Martin Gardner
                                                                                                  23. The Reader Replies, pp. 554-556
                                                                                                  24. Index, pp. 557-562
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