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Rudyard Kipling, by Lord Birkenhead
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                                                                                                      Winter 1979 Issue = 28 Articles
                                                                                                      1. A Cosmic Flow by Jeremy Bernstein, pp. 6-8
                                                                                                      2. Whether Art Passes, Or Should Pass, or Endures by Tom Johnson, pp. 9-10
                                                                                                      3. Dandies Askew by "Aristides", pp. 11-18
                                                                                                      4. The Intellectual World of Sir Thomas More by Hugh Trevor-Roper, pp. 19-32
                                                                                                      5. They Were Dancing by Philip Murray, pp. 33-34
                                                                                                      6. Shopping at the Palace by D.J. Enright, pp. 35-36
                                                                                                      7. Why Read the Great 19th-Century Historians? by John Clive, pp. 37-48
                                                                                                      8. Lionel Trilling by William M. Chace, pp. 49-59
                                                                                                      9. Untuned String by Peter Davison, p. 60
                                                                                                      10. The Grapes by Anthony Hecht, pp. 61-64
                                                                                                      11. Prose Style and the Fall of Empire by J. Mitchell Morse, pp. 65-70
                                                                                                      12. Teggart of Berkeley by Robert Nisbet, pp. 71-79
                                                                                                      13. Little Fictions, Little Truths by William Stafford, p. 80
                                                                                                      14. To A.A. Akhmatova by Joseph Brodsky, pp. 81-82
                                                                                                      15. The Tained Fork by Ruth Gay, pp. 83-88
                                                                                                      16. Edwin Arlington Robinson by William H. Pritchard, pp. 89-99
                                                                                                      17. The idea by James Baker Hall, p. 100
                                                                                                      18. In Search of the Grampian Hills with W.C. Fields by Moody E. Prior, pp. 101-105
                                                                                                      19. Grandmother by Joanna Thompson, pp. 106-107
                                                                                                      20. February 11, 1977 by Frederick Morgan, p. 108
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                                                                                                        A Genius for Seeing by George P. Elliott, pp. 109-117 - 1 Review
                                                                                                        1. Dorothea Lange by Milton Meltzer
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                                                                                                        Dismantling Philosophy by George Kateb, pp. 118-125 - 1 Review
                                                                                                        1. The Life of the Mind: Thinking, Willing by Hannah Arendt
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                                                                                                        Modernist City by Robert Alter, pp. 126-128 - 1 Review
                                                                                                        1. Petersburg by Andrei Bely
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                                                                                                        Women Outside History by Julia Prewitt Brown, pp. 129-131 - 1 Review
                                                                                                        1. Communities of Women by Nina Auerbach
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                                                                                                        Serious Nonsense by Ruth Boorstin, pp. 132-133 - 1 Review
                                                                                                        1. The New Oxford Book of English Light Verse by Kingsley Amis
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                                                                                                        Intellectual Flaneur by Robert M. Adams, pp. 134-137 - 1 Review
                                                                                                        1. Reflections by Walter Benjamin and Peter Demetz
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                                                                                                        In the Shadow of Giants by Joseph Frank, pp. 138-139 - 1 Review
                                                                                                        1. Nikolai Leskov: The Man and His Art by Hugh McLean
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                                                                                                        Dry Welles by Vernon Young, pp. 140-146 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                        1. Orson Welles: A Critical View by Andre Bazin
                                                                                                        2. The Magic World of Orson Welles by James Naremore
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                                                                                                      Spring 1979 Issue = 25 Articles
                                                                                                      1. The Despairing Optimist by Rene Dubos, pp. 150-153
                                                                                                      2. Regime by Daniel Mark Fogel, p. 154
                                                                                                      3. Running and Other Vices by "Aristides", pp. 155-164
                                                                                                      4. Who Reads Novels? A Symposium by Clifford Geertz, pp. 165-167
                                                                                                      5.  ---  by Owen Gingerich, pp. 168-169
                                                                                                      6.  ---  by Sonya Rudikoff, pp. 170-172
                                                                                                      7.  ---  by Jeremy Bernstein, pp. 173-174
                                                                                                      8.  ---  by Jervis Anderson, pp. 175-176
                                                                                                      9.  ---  by Gerald Graff, pp. 177-182
                                                                                                      10.  ---  by Robert Nisbet, pp. 183-186
                                                                                                      11.  ---  by Edward Shils, pp. 187-190
                                                                                                      12. Archetypes by Elemire Zolla, pp. 191-207
                                                                                                      13. Jogging at Dusk by Andrew Grossbardt, p. 208
                                                                                                      14. Climbing by Daniel Mark Epstein, p. 209
                                                                                                      15. Reformed Drunkard by Vernon Scannell, p. 210
                                                                                                      16. Letter from Yasnaya Polyana by Martin Green, pp. 211-220
                                                                                                      17. Fraternal George Sand by Ellen Moers, pp. 221-225
                                                                                                      18. Borges by Willis Barnstone, p. 226
                                                                                                      19. Memoirs of a Middle-Class Pianist by Edward Rothstein, pp. 227-235
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                                                                                                        The Origins of Scholarship by Anthony Grafton, pp. 236-261 - 1 Review
                                                                                                        1. History of Classical Scholarship: From 1300 to 1850 by Rudolf Pfeiffer
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                                                                                                        Meditations of a Political Man by Erich Heller, pp. 262-272 - 1 Review
                                                                                                        1. Tagebucher, 1933-1934 by Thomas Mann and Peter de Mendelssohn
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                                                                                                        The Bluff That Came Off? by Hillel J. Kieval, pp. 273-280 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                        1. Resistance in Vichy France by H.R. Kedward
                                                                                                        2. The History of the German Resistance, 1933-1945 by Peter Hoffmann
                                                                                                        3. Resistance: European Resistance to Nazism, 1940-1945 by M.R.D. Foot
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                                                                                                        The Lower Mythology and the Higher Cliches by George Core, pp. 281-285 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                        1. The Big Game: College Sports and American Life by Edwin Harrison Cady
                                                                                                        2. From Ritual to Record: The Nature of Modern Sports by Allen Guttmann
                                                                                                        3. Jock Culture, U.S.A. by Neil David Isaacs
                                                                                                        4. The Joy of Sports by Michael Novak
                                                                                                      24. At the Cove by Mary Oliver, p. 286
                                                                                                      25. The Reader Replies, pp. 287-290
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                                                                                                      Summer 1979 Issue = 23 Articles
                                                                                                      1. Little-Known Facts About the World's Best-Known Mountain by Jeremy Bernstein, pp. 294-297
                                                                                                      2. Sarentino--South Tyrol by Philip Brantingham, p. 298
                                                                                                      3. In and Around Books by "Aristides", pp. 299-307
                                                                                                      4. Two Elm Trees by Susannah P. Malarkey, p. 308
                                                                                                      5. Constructing a Theory by Gerald Holton, pp. 309-340
                                                                                                      6. Miss Burchwood by James K. Bowen, p. 341
                                                                                                      7. The Train Set by Craig Raine, pp. 342-343
                                                                                                      8. Album of Suicides by Stanley Kauffmann, pp. 344-363
                                                                                                      9. The Other Place by Vern Rutsala, p. 364
                                                                                                      10. The State of Middle Eastern Studies by Bernard Lewis, pp. 365-381
                                                                                                      11. The Turtle by Frederick Morgan, pp. 382-383
                                                                                                      12. Letter from Sinai by Hillel Halkin, pp. 384-389
                                                                                                      13. Initial Response by Katherine Soniat, p. 390
                                                                                                      14. Baseball: A Fan's Notes by James T. Farrell, pp. 391-394
                                                                                                      15. Starting a Private College by Max Beloff, pp. 395-402
                                                                                                      16. Above the Wall by Susannah P. Malarkey, p. 403
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                                                                                                        Remembering Max Eastman by Sidney Hook, pp. 404-415 - 1 Review
                                                                                                        1. The Last Romantic by William L. O'Neill
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                                                                                                        The Important One by Leon Edel, pp. 416-417 - 1 Review
                                                                                                        1. E.M. Forster: A Life by P.N. Furbank
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                                                                                                        Growing Weeds by John P. Sisk, pp. 418-420 - 1 Review
                                                                                                        1. The Literacy Hoax by Paul Copperman
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                                                                                                        Child and Victim of His Time by William Haley, pp. 421-423 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                        1. Rudyard Kipling by Lord Birkenhead
                                                                                                        2. The Life of Rudyard Kipling by Charles E. Carrington
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                                                                                                        America Firster by Vernon Young, pp. 424-428 - 1 Review
                                                                                                        1. Politics and Cinema by Andrew Sarris
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                                                                                                        Airy and Fiery Spheres by Owen Gingerich, pp. 429-430 - 1 Review
                                                                                                        1. The Making of the Nuremberg Chronicle by Adrian Wilson
                                                                                                      23. The Reader Replies, pp. 431-434
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                                                                                                      Autumn 1979 Issue = 24 Articles
                                                                                                      1. The Despairing Optimist by Rene Dubos, pp. 440-446
                                                                                                      2. A Man of Letters by "Aristides", pp. 447-455
                                                                                                      3. Dead Neck by Sue Standing, p. 456
                                                                                                      4. Photographs, Images, and Words by Wright Morris, pp. 457-469
                                                                                                      5. Having No Ear by Donald Davie, p. 470
                                                                                                      6. Mysterious Britain by Amy Clampitt, pp. 471-472
                                                                                                      7. Art and Science by Victor F. Weisskopf, pp. 473-485
                                                                                                      8. Red Umbrella by Brian Swann, p. 486
                                                                                                      9. Philip Rahv: A Memoir by Irving Howe, pp. 487-498
                                                                                                      10. Invective Against Denise, a Witch by Anthony Hecht, pp. 499-501
                                                                                                      11. From Clerk to Clerk by Elie Kedourie, pp. 502-512
                                                                                                      12. For an Old Friend by Norbert Krapf, pp. 513-514
                                                                                                      13. Irving Babbitt: Crusader by Douglas Bush, pp. 515-522
                                                                                                      14. Ptolemy on Trial by Noel M. Swerdlow, pp. 523-531
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                                                                                                        Orientalism and the Scandals of Scholarship by Victor Brombert, pp. 532-541 - 1 Review
                                                                                                        1. Orientalism by Edward W. Said
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                                                                                                        Freud French-fried by James Sloan Allen, pp. 542-546 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                        1. The Fantastic Art of Vienna by Alessandra Comini
                                                                                                        2. Sigmund Freud: His Life in Pictures and Words by Ernst L. Freud, Ilse Grubrich-Simitis, and Lucie Freud, ...
                                                                                                        3. Psychoanalytic Politics by Sherry Turkle
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                                                                                                        Conflation and Its Discontents by Paul Breslin, pp. 547-550 - 1 Review
                                                                                                        1. Robert Lowell: Life and Art by Steven Gould Axelrod
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                                                                                                        Bad Bookside Manner by Peter Medawar, pp. 551-554 - 1 Review
                                                                                                        1. Conquering Cancer by Lucien Israel
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                                                                                                        Positive Logicalist by William Haley, pp. 555-557 - 1 Review
                                                                                                        1. Selected Writings in British Intellectual History by Leslie Stephen and Noel Annan
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                                                                                                        Paid Consultant by Bernard Knox, pp. 558-561 - 1 Review
                                                                                                        1. The Delphic Oracle by Joseph Fontenrose
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                                                                                                        Blessed in Deprivation by Miles Orvell, pp. 562-564 - 1 Review
                                                                                                        1. The Habit of Being by Flannery O'Connor and Sally Fitzgerald
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                                                                                                        Old Friends, Book Ends by W.B. Scott, pp. 565-567 - 1 Review
                                                                                                        1. Dear Bunny, Dear Volodya by Simon Karlinsky, Vladimir Nabokov, and Edmund Wilson, ...
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                                                                                                        Bad Trip by James Lord, pp. 568-571 - 1 Review
                                                                                                        1. Provence by Ford Madox Ford
                                                                                                      24. The Reader Replies, pp. 572-578
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