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Randall Jarrell's Letters, by Mary Jarrell and Randall Jarrell
The American Scholar, Summer 1986, pp. 423-428
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                                                                                                                    Winter 1986 Issue = 22 Articles
                                                                                                                    1. The Birth of Modern Cosmology by Jeremy Bernstein, pp. 7-18
                                                                                                                    2. A Mere Journalist by "Aristides", pp. 19-28
                                                                                                                    3. Japanese Education by Thomas P. Rohlen, pp. 29-42
                                                                                                                    4. As Grammarians by Edward Case, p. 43
                                                                                                                    5. The Letters by Gail White, p. 44
                                                                                                                    6. Confessions of a Reluctant Yuppie by Peter Baida, pp. 45-54
                                                                                                                    7. Ike and I by Kenneth S. Davis, pp. 55-73
                                                                                                                    8. Mourner by Jane Mayhall, p. 74
                                                                                                                    9. Greenwich 1930's, II by Frederick Morgan, pp. 75-76
                                                                                                                    10. The Golden Albatross by Karl Shapiro, pp. 77-95
                                                                                                                    11. Community Hospital and At the Family Plot by Timothy Dekin, p. 96
                                                                                                                    12. The Education of an Engineer by Samuel C. Florman, pp. 97-105
                                                                                                                    13. The Well at Mohenjodaro by Shuja Nawaz, p. 106
                                                                                                                    14. Bookstores, Communist and Capitalist by Jack Perry, pp. 107-111
                                                                                                                    15. A Question of Aesthetics by Barbara Goldberg, p. 112
                                                                                                                    16. Bach the Rhetorician by Otto L. Bettmann, pp. 113-118
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                                                                                                                      Weimar in America by Wilfred M. McClay, pp. 119-127 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                      1. Refugee Scholars in America by Lewis A. Coser
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                                                                                                                      Thucydideses by Clifford Orwin, pp. 128-130 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                      1. Thucydides by W. Robert Connor
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                                                                                                                      Madly Victorian by Mark S. Micale, pp. 131-135 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                      1. The Birth of Neurosis by George F. Drinka
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                                                                                                                      Frozen Custer by Alan Shapiro, pp. 136-139 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                      1. Son of the Morning Star by Evan S. Connell
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                                                                                                                      Brought to Book by Robert Leiter, pp. 140-142 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                      1. Ivy: The Life of I. Compton-Burnett by Hilary Spurling
                                                                                                                    22. The Reader Replies, pp. 143-146
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                                                                                                                    Spring 1986 Issue = 20 Articles
                                                                                                                    1. They Say You Was High-Class by "Aristides", pp. 151-160
                                                                                                                    2. Mexico's Children by Richard Rodriguez, pp. 161-177
                                                                                                                    3. The Music Box by Thomas Swiss, pp. 178-180
                                                                                                                    4. How Roman Emperors Became Gods by Arnaldo Momigliano, pp. 181-193
                                                                                                                    5. Poisson d'Avril, or by Philip Murray, p. 194
                                                                                                                    6. A Yank at Oxford by Don K. Price, pp. 195-207
                                                                                                                    7. The Golden Age of Eccentricity by Virginia Wetherbee, pp. 208-220
                                                                                                                    8. Album of a Television Star by Stanley Kauffmann, pp. 221-225
                                                                                                                    9. The Business of the Dancer by Edward Case, p. 226
                                                                                                                    10. Dr. A.P. Chekhov by Doris Vidaver and Mayhard M. Cohen, pp. 227-233
                                                                                                                    11. A Case of Religious Counter-Culture by Robert E. Lerner, pp. 234-247
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                                                                                                                      The Immense Inane by Vernon Young, pp. 248-257 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                      1. Wolf Solent by John Cowper Powys
                                                                                                                      2. Weymouth Sands by John Cowper Powys
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                                                                                                                      Ruskin at Aspen by Elias Crim, pp. 258-261 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                      1. Antigones by George Steiner
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                                                                                                                      Reading Text to Text by John P. Sisk, pp. 262-263 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                      1. Flawed Texts and Verbal Icons by Hershel Parker
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                                                                                                                      On the Way to the Forum by Jacob A. Stein, pp. 264-266 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                      1. Law and Letters in American Culture by Robert A. Ferguson
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                                                                                                                      Historical Half-Breed by Leonard Groopman, pp. 267-271 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                      1. Alexis de Tocqueville, 1805-1859 by Andre Jardin
                                                                                                                      2. Alexis de Tocqueville by Roger Boesche and Alexis de Tocqueville
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                                                                                                                      Unplain Jane by Anita Susan Grossman, pp. 272-274 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                      1. The Life of Jane Austen by John Halperin
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                                                                                                                      Intimate Formalities by Wendy Hirsch, pp. 275-278 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                      1. Louise Bogan: A Portrait by Elizabeth Frank
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                                                                                                                      The Right and Wrong Stuff by T.H. Breen, pp. 279-283 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                      1. Cotton Mather and Benjamin Franklin by Mitchell Robert Breitwieser
                                                                                                                    20. The Reader Replies, pp. 284-290
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                                                                                                                    Summer 1986 Issue = 19 Articles
                                                                                                                    1. Boris, John, and the Others by Jeremy Bernstein, pp. 295-302
                                                                                                                    2. Tea and Antipathy by "Aristides", pp. 303-312
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                                                                                                                      Desecrating the Holy Woman by Roy A. Rappaport, pp. 313-347 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                      1. Margaret Mead and Samoa by Derek Freeman
                                                                                                                    4. Grace by Monica Wood, p. 348
                                                                                                                    5. The Importance of Philip Larkin by John Wain, pp. 349-363
                                                                                                                    6. A Scientist Aboard the Titantic Says Good-bye to His Wife in His Head by Steve Kronen, p. 364
                                                                                                                    7. The Mary Elinore Smith Poetry Prize by Elder Olson, pp. 365-366
                                                                                                                    8. "You Have the Right to Remain Silent" by Patrick A. Malone, pp. 367-380
                                                                                                                    9. Private Lives by Thomas Swick, pp. 381-389
                                                                                                                    10. Going Out to Saturn by Dolores Stewart, p. 390
                                                                                                                    11. Rostovtzeff in Madison by G.W. Bowersock, pp. 391-399
                                                                                                                    12. The Fear by Robert Wallace, p. 400
                                                                                                                    13. Ode to the Lightning Bug by Susan Prospere, pp. 401-402
                                                                                                                    14. A Little Night Teaching by J. Mitchell Morse, pp. 403-405
                                                                                                                    15. "Chuck It to Me, Mr. Jensen, Baby" by Ejner Jensen, pp. 406-409
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                                                                                                                      Literary Companions by Harold Fromm, pp. 410-417 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                      1. The Oxford Companion to English Literature by Margaret Drabble
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                                                                                                                      Poetry in Curlers by Eugen Weber, pp. 418-422 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                      1. Confessions of a Concierge by Bonnie G. Smith
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                                                                                                                      Down a Dark Road by Heather Ross Miller, pp. 423-428 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                      1. Randall Jarrell's Letters by Mary Jarrell and Randall Jarrell
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                                                                                                                      Traveling Light by Neil Harris, pp. 429-434 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                      1. The Tourist by John A. Jakle
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                                                                                                                    Autumn 1986 Issue = 21 Articles
                                                                                                                    1. An Older Dude by "Aristides", pp. 439-447
                                                                                                                    2. Blue Jay by Paul Lake, p. 448
                                                                                                                    3. The Curious Monsieur Cyon by George F. Kennan, pp. 449-475
                                                                                                                    4. To Katie at Eighty by Peter Hugh DeVries, p. 476
                                                                                                                    5. Catholic Itinerary by Heinz R. Kuehn, pp. 477-491
                                                                                                                    6. The Body by Frederick Morgan, pp. 492-493
                                                                                                                    7. The Dress by Patricia Phillippy, p. 494
                                                                                                                    8. Look It Up! Check It Out! by Jacques Barzun, pp. 495-509
                                                                                                                    9. Comes the Revolution You'll Pay the two Dollars by Jacob A. Stein, pp. 510-518
                                                                                                                    10. Tourists from Florida Reach New Mexico by Larry Rubin, p. 519
                                                                                                                    11. Cygnus Musicus by Daniel Mark Epstein, p. 520
                                                                                                                    12. Teaching at a Provincial Chinese University by George Jochnowitz, pp. 521-527
                                                                                                                    13. First Ladies by Lewis L. Gould, pp. 528-535
                                                                                                                    14. The Fifth Column by Thomas Nieman, pp. 536-542
                                                                                                                    15. Tory Alice by George Watson, pp. 543-552
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                                                                                                                      Rather Be Read Than Dead by William H. Pritchard, pp. 553-556 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                      1. From Modern to Contemporary by James E.B. Breslin
                                                                                                                      2. Introspection and Contemporary Poetry by Alan Williamson
                                                                                                                      3. Twentieth Century Pleasures by Robert Hass
                                                                                                                      4. American Poetry and Culture, 1945-1980 by Robert von Hallberg
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                                                                                                                      "La litterature francaise, c'est moi" by Philip Kolb, pp. 557-560 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                      1. Gaston Gallimard by Pierre Assouline
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                                                                                                                      Sane Genius by Joseph Gerard Brennan, pp. 561-564 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                      1. Alfred North Whitehead by Victor Lowe
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                                                                                                                      Thoroughly Modern Phil by Wayne Michael Sarf, pp. 565-570 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                      1. Phil Sheridan and His Army by Paul Andrew Hutton
                                                                                                                    20. The Reader Replies, pp. 571-572
                                                                                                                    21. Index, pp. 573-578
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