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                                                                                                                          Winter 1989 Issue = 21 Articles
                                                                                                                          1. Smoke Gets in Your Eyes by "Aristides", pp. 7-17
                                                                                                                          2. My Uncle's Canary by Jane Mayhall, p. 18
                                                                                                                          3. The Map of the Middle East by Bernard Lewis, pp. 19-38
                                                                                                                          4. Borders by James L. Calderwood, pp. 39-40
                                                                                                                          5. What's Wrong with Babel? by Leon R. Kass, pp. 41-60
                                                                                                                          6. Hostages to Fortune by John W. Aldridge, pp. 61-75
                                                                                                                          7. Twelve Words on a Windy Day by Gilbert Allen, pp. 76-78
                                                                                                                          8. ...And Man Made the Town by Eugen Weber, pp. 79-96
                                                                                                                          9. Magic on the Mind by Alan P. Lightman, pp. 97-101
                                                                                                                          10. My Father Almost Ascending and A Father's Blessings by David Bergman, pp. 102-104
                                                                                                                          11. Coming to Terms with Chesterton by Terry Teachout, pp. 105-112
                                                                                                                          12. A Visit to Edd Roush by William Zinsser, pp. 113-116
                                                                                                                          13. She Lost It at the Movies by John Podhoretz, pp. 117-121
                                                                                                                          14. Learning the Bicycle by Wyatt Prunty, p. 122
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                                                                                                                            The Closing of the American Mind by Sidney Hook, pp. 123-134 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                            1. The Closing of the American Mind by Allan Bloom
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                                                                                                                            Biting the Bullitt by Paul Roazen, pp. 135-139 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                            1. So Close to Greatness by Will Brownell and Richard N. Billings
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                                                                                                                            A Salesman's Old Line by Bruce Bawer, pp. 140-145 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                            1. Timebends: A Life by Arthur Miller
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                                                                                                                            A(thenian)CLU by Clifford Orwin, pp. 146-150 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                            1. The Trial of Socrates by I.F. Stone
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                                                                                                                            City of Light, City of Sound by John Wauck, pp. 151-153 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                            1. Paris: The Musical Kaleidoscope, 1870-1925 by Elaine Brody
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                                                                                                                            Mr. B by Deirdre McMahon, pp. 154-157 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                            1. George Balanchine, Ballet Master by Richard Buckle and John Taras
                                                                                                                          21. The Reader Replies, pp. 158-162
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                                                                                                                          Spring 1989 Issue = 20 Articles
                                                                                                                          1. The Man in the Green Hat by "Aristides", pp. 167-176
                                                                                                                          2. The Dead Sea Scrolls by Norman Golb, pp. 177-207
                                                                                                                          3. Poetry Workshop (First Semester) by John Frederick Nims, pp. 208-209
                                                                                                                          4. Whitman by Karl Shapiro, p. 210
                                                                                                                          5. John Crowe Ransom by Cleanth Brooks, pp. 211-233
                                                                                                                          6. Srinivasa Ramanujan by Bruce C. Berndt, pp. 234-244
                                                                                                                          7. Remembering Renan by Wallace Fowlie, pp. 245-256
                                                                                                                          8. Writing About American Politics by Richard Brookhiser, pp. 257-264
                                                                                                                          9. The Limitations of Liberalism by Elie Kedourie, pp. 265-269
                                                                                                                          10. Small Birthday Poem by Mary Kinzie, p. 270
                                                                                                                          11. The Emperor Wore Clothes by Harold Courlander, pp. 271-281
                                                                                                                          12. Graduates by E.B. de Vito, p. 282
                                                                                                                          13. The Country Lawyer Remembered by William Domnarski, pp. 283-287
                                                                                                                          14. Autobiographer by Peter Davison, p. 288
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                                                                                                                            Paul Kennedy's Rise and Fall by Edward N. Luttwak, pp. 289-299 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                            1. The Rise and Fall of the Great Powers by Paul Kennedy
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                                                                                                                            Why Do the Wrong People Travel? by Peter Dailey, pp. 300-304 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                            1. The Norton Book of Travel by Paul Fussell
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                                                                                                                            Annotating on a Volcano by Burton Feldman, pp. 305-307 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                            1. J. G. Frazer: His Life and Work by Robert Ackerman
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                                                                                                                            The Unexamined Life by Thomas Nieman, pp. 308-311 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                            1. Coming to Terms by Henry F. May
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                                                                                                                            A Vot' Sante! by Eugen Weber, pp. 312-316 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                            1. Public Drinking and Popular Culture in Eighteenth-Century Paris by Thomas Brennan
                                                                                                                          20. The Reader Replies, pp. 317-322
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                                                                                                                          Summer 1989 Issue = 24 Articles
                                                                                                                          1. Waiter, There's a Paragraph in My Soup! by "Aristides", pp. 327-336
                                                                                                                          2. The Paradoxes of Creativity by Jacques Barzun, pp. 337-351
                                                                                                                          3. The Mary Elinore Smith Poetry Prize by Stephen Dunn, pp. 352-353
                                                                                                                          4. Sarah Orne Jewett by Ann Struthers, p. 354
                                                                                                                          5. Mistah Perkins---He Dead by Gerald Howard, pp. 355-369
                                                                                                                          6. A Memorial: Son Bret by William Stafford, p. 370
                                                                                                                          7. The Costs of the French Revolution by Charles Issawi, pp. 371-381
                                                                                                                          8. Fractals by Diana Der-Hovanessian, p. 382
                                                                                                                          9. On Not Understanding Michel Foucault by John Weightman, pp. 383-405
                                                                                                                          10. Elegy Variations I by Rachel Hadas, p. 406
                                                                                                                          11. Herodotus, Alexander, and Rome by G.W. Bowersock, pp. 407-414
                                                                                                                          12. Making the Grade by Theodore Pappas, pp. 415-419
                                                                                                                          13. Coming Home Late and Alone by Dennis Sampson, p. 420
                                                                                                                          14. George P. Elliott and the Common Reader by Lyn Camire Tisdale, pp. 421-427
                                                                                                                          15. Remembering by Kelly Cherry, p. 428
                                                                                                                          16. Elegy for the Woodchopper by Terry Teachout, pp. 429-435
                                                                                                                          17. In Pursuit of Cocteau by Renee Winegarten, pp. 436-443
                                                                                                                          18. A Partiality for Lords by Donald Greene, pp. 444-458
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                                                                                                                            Disposing of the Body by Marnie Jones, pp. 459-463 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                            1. Recognizing Biography by William H. Epstein
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                                                                                                                            Jane Made Unplain by Mary R. Lefkowitz, pp. 464-467 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                            1. Jane Ellen Harrison: The Mask and the Self by Sandra J. Peacock
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                                                                                                                            Irony and Outrage by Guy Davenport, pp. 468-470 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                            1. Gibbon's Solitude by W.B. Carnochan
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                                                                                                                            Court Scientists by Joel E. Cohen, pp. 471-473 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                            1. Science and Technology Advice to the President, Congress, and Judiciary by William T. Golden
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                                                                                                                            Beautiful Truth, Truthful Beauty by Jim Holt, pp. 474-477 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                            1. Truth and Beauty by S. Chandrasekhar
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                                                                                                                            The Mighty Fallen by Jacob A. Stein, pp. 478-482 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                            1. Fortas by Bruce Allen Murphy
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                                                                                                                          Autumn 1989 Issue = 29 Articles
                                                                                                                          1. A Few Kind Workds for Envy by "Aristides", pp. 487-496
                                                                                                                          2. Being Black and Feeling Blue by Shelby Steele, pp. 497-508
                                                                                                                          3. Dishes by William Aarnes, pp. 509-510
                                                                                                                          4. Women by Jim Hall, pp. 511-512
                                                                                                                          5. Art for Law's Sake by Richard A. Posner, pp. 513-520
                                                                                                                          6. Higher (-Priced) Education by Jay Amberg, pp. 521-532
                                                                                                                          7. After Smashing the Wedgwood by W.R. Connor, pp. 533-541
                                                                                                                          8. Volcanoes and Portrait of Aunt Ellen by Susan Rea, pp. 542-544
                                                                                                                          9. Who Read John Locke? by Oscar Handlin and Lilian Handlin, pp. 545-556
                                                                                                                          10. Oh God, Poor God by William J. Abraham, pp. 557-562
                                                                                                                          11. We Have No need by Joanna Anos, p. 563
                                                                                                                          12. In the Middle of the Journey of Our Life by Tom Hansen, pp. 564-566
                                                                                                                          13. Danke Schon, Herr Doktor by Ruth Gay, pp. 567-577
                                                                                                                          14. Requiescat, for My Father by Wendy Barker, pp. 578-580
                                                                                                                          15. Letter from Sicily by Duncan Fallowell, pp. 581-584
                                                                                                                          16. The Fossil by Robert Richman, p. 585
                                                                                                                          17. The Powers of the Primeval Goddesses by Mary Lefkowitz, pp. 586-591
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                                                                                                                            The Old Buffer by William H. Pritchard, pp. 592-596 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                            1. The Royal Beasts and Other Works by William Empson
                                                                                                                            2. Argufying: Essays on Literature and Culture by William Empson and John Haffenden
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                                                                                                                            That's Entertainment by John P. Sisk, pp. 597-599 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                            1. Bernard Shaw, Vol. I by Michael Holroyd
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                                                                                                                            The Critic in the Garden by Paul Lukacs, pp. 600-603 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                            1. The Pilot and the Passenger by Leo Marx
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                                                                                                                            Legal Culture by Marc M. Arkin, pp. 604-606 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                            1. Failures of the Legal Imagination by Alan Watson
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                                                                                                                            No-Fault Philosophy by C.D. Band, pp. 607-609 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                            1. Whose Justice? Which Rationality? by Alasdair MacIntyre
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                                                                                                                            Ethical Culture by Bruce Bawer, pp. 610-614 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                            1. The Company We Keep by Wayne C. Booth
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                                                                                                                            His Better Half by Rosemarie A. Battaglia, pp. 615-617 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                            1. Nora: The Real Life of Molly Bloom by Brenda Maddox
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                                                                                                                            The Style of Stylistics by Carl Landauer, pp. 618-621 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                            1. Leo Spitzer: Representative Essays by Alban K. Forcione, Herbert Lindenberger, and Madeline Sutherland,Leo Spitzer, ...
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                                                                                                                            Backwoods Manichaen by Henry McDonald, pp. 622-625 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                            1. Flannery O'Connor: Collected Works by Sally Fitzgerald and Flannery O'Connor
                                                                                                                          27. The Dead Sea Scrolls by John C. Trever and Norman Golb, pp. 626-632
                                                                                                                          28. The Reader Replies, pp. 633-636
                                                                                                                          29. Index, pp. 637-642
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