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                                                                                                                                            Winter 1998 Issue = 41 Articles
                                                                                                                                            1. I'm History by "Aristides", pp. 7-16
                                                                                                                                            2. The Historical Roots of Racism by Bernard Lewis, pp. 17-25
                                                                                                                                            3. The Gardener by Patricia Hooper, p. 26
                                                                                                                                            4. A.J. Liebling, A Writist at Work by Dan Pinck, pp. 27-48
                                                                                                                                            5. The Naturalist by Eugene Schlanger, pp. 49-50
                                                                                                                                            6. Of Paradoxes and Tautologies by Bert O. States, pp. 51-66
                                                                                                                                            7. Album of Giles by Stanley Kauffmann, pp. 67-87
                                                                                                                                            8. To Nancy and The Friend by Frederick Morgan, pp. 88-89
                                                                                                                                            9. The Purse by Robert Cording, p. 90
                                                                                                                                            10. Teaching American History by William Cronon, pp. 91-92
                                                                                                                                            11.  ---  by John Patrick Diggins, p. 93
                                                                                                                                            12.  ---  by Eric Foner, pp. 94-95
                                                                                                                                            13.  ---  by John Higham, p. 96
                                                                                                                                            14.  ---  by David A. Hollinger, pp. 97-98
                                                                                                                                            15.  ---  by Linda K. Kerber, p. 99
                                                                                                                                            16.  ---  by John Lukacs, p. 100
                                                                                                                                            17.  ---  by Walter A. McDougall, pp. 101-102
                                                                                                                                            18.  ---  by Edmund Morgan, p. 103
                                                                                                                                            19.  ---  by Diane Ravitch, pp. 103-104
                                                                                                                                            20.  ---  by C. Vann Woodward, pp. 105-106
                                                                                                                                            21. Gertrude Stein by Brenda Wineapple, pp. 107-111
                                                                                                                                            22. Caesarean by Daniel Mark Epstein, p. 112
                                                                                                                                            23. My Stardust Memories by William Zinsser, pp. 113-116
                                                                                                                                            24. Family Portrait by Rebecca Lee Yates, p. 117
                                                                                                                                            25. The Paternal Imperative by David Gutmann, pp. 118-126
                                                                                                                                            26. The Mandolin and the Tenor by Norbert Krapf, pp. 127-128
                                                                                                                                            27. Road to Santipur by Maureen Micus Crisick, pp. 129-130
                                                                                                                                            28. Jewish Fathers by Carol Iannone, pp. 131-138
                                                                                                                                            29. In Quest of Graham Hough by Peter Schwendener, pp. 139-145
                                                                                                                                            30. The Prosaic Willa Cather by James Seaton, pp. 146-150
                                                                                                                                            31. Rediscovering Mina Loy by Joshua Weiner, pp. 151-158
                                                                                                                                            32. Brussels Sprouts by Catharine Savage Brosman, p. 159
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                                                                                                                                              A Profile---Straight On by Jeremy Bernstein, pp. 160-163 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                              1. Six Not-So-Easy Pieces by Richard P. Feynman
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                                                                                                                                              Fit to Be Tied by Edison Miyawaki, pp. 164-167 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                              1. Injured Brains of Medical Minds by Narinder Kapur
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                                                                                                                                              Prodigy Among Tragedy by Jonathan Elukin, pp. 168-171 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                              1. The Book and the Sword by David Weiss Halivni
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                                                                                                                                              Lost Causes, Forsaken Beliefs by William H. Pritchard, pp. 172-175 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                              1. A Life of Matthew Arnold by Nicholas Murray
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                                                                                                                                              Sporting with Milton by Morris Freedman, pp. 176-180 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                              1. Milton in America by Peter Ackroyd
                                                                                                                                              2. Sporting with Amaryllis by Paul West
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                                                                                                                                              Young Possum by Christopher Clausen, pp. 181-183 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                              1. Inventions of the March Hare by T.S. Eliot and Christopher Ricks
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                                                                                                                                              G. & S., Inc. by Alexandra Mullen, pp. 184-186 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                              1. W.S. Gilbert by Jane W. Stedman
                                                                                                                                              2. The Complete Annotated Gilbert and Sullivan by Ian Bradley, W.S. Gilbert, and Arthur Sullivan
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                                                                                                                                              Eloquent Silence by Robert C. Jones, pp. 187-189 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                              1. Charles Ives: A Life with Music by Jan Swafford
                                                                                                                                            41. The Reader Replies, pp. 190-194
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                                                                                                                                            Spring 1998 Issue = 29 Articles
                                                                                                                                            1. At Large and At Small by "Philonoe", pp. 7-13
                                                                                                                                            2. Commonplace Book by Andre Bernard, pp. 14-16
                                                                                                                                            3. The Art City Our Fathers Built by Alfred Kazin, pp. 17-26
                                                                                                                                            4. The Afterlife: Remembering Matches by Hayden Carruth, p. 27
                                                                                                                                            5. Exiting Nirvana by Clara Claiborne Park, pp. 28-43
                                                                                                                                            6. Maple Valley Branch Library, 1967 by Rita Dove, pp. 44-45
                                                                                                                                            7. Now, Now by Paul Muldoon, p. 46
                                                                                                                                            8. The Talmud and the Internet by Jonathan Rosen, pp. 47-54
                                                                                                                                            9. The Subtextual Reincarnation of Voltaire and Rousseau by Robert Wokler, pp. 55-64
                                                                                                                                            10. The Legacy of a Lynching by Robert F. Worth, pp. 65-77
                                                                                                                                            11. Living on the Plains and Our Way Those Days Before These Days by William Stafford, pp. 78-79
                                                                                                                                            12. Etymological Dirge by Heather McHugh, p. 80
                                                                                                                                            13. Lightning and the Lightning Bug by Ved Mehta, pp. 81-88
                                                                                                                                            14. Mathematics Forty Years After Sputnik by Solomon W. Golomb, pp. 89-100
                                                                                                                                            15. Shura and Shaya by Nicholas Dawidoff, pp. 101-104
                                                                                                                                            16. Eureka! A Limey Geologist in Nevada by Richard Fortey, pp. 105-111
                                                                                                                                            17. Mud Season by Rachel Hadas, p. 112
                                                                                                                                            18. Mad Cow Mysteries by Harriet Ritvo, pp. 113-122
                                                                                                                                            19. Compression Wood by Franklin Burroughs, pp. 123-138
                                                                                                                                            20. The Uncertain Art by Sherwin B. Nuland, pp. 139-142
                                                                                                                                            21. Journal by William Ian Miller, pp. 143-147
                                                                                                                                            22. Rereading by Arthur Krystal, pp. 148-153
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                                                                                                                                              Woman of Letters by Rebecca Pepper Sinkler, pp. 154-159 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                              1. M.F.K. Fisher, A Life in Letters by Marsha Moran, Patrick Moran, Norah K. Barr, and M.F.K. Fisher, ...
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                                                                                                                                              Triumph of the Source by Steven Ozment, pp. 160-161 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                              1. The Footnote: A Curious History by Anthony Grafton
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                                                                                                                                              An Eloquent, Pitiless Prophet by Rosemary L. Bray, pp. 162-164 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                              1. James Baldwin: Early Novels and Stories by Toni Morrison and James Baldwin
                                                                                                                                              2. James Baldwin: Collected Essays by Toni Morrison and James Baldwin
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                                                                                                                                              The Voice Behind the Curtain by Michael Upchurch, pp. 165-167 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                              1. A Director Calls by Wendy Lesser
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                                                                                                                                              The Art of Respectability by Nina Auerbach, pp. 168-170 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                              1. Pleasure Wars by Peter Gay
                                                                                                                                            28. The Reader Replies, pp. 171-175
                                                                                                                                            29. The Podium by Maynard Mack, pp. 176-178
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                                                                                                                                            Summer 1998 Issue = 28 Articles
                                                                                                                                            1. At Large and At Small by "Philonoe", pp. 5-11
                                                                                                                                            2. Commonplace Book by Andre Bernard, pp. 12-14
                                                                                                                                            3. The Real Arcadia by Garry Wills, pp. 15-27
                                                                                                                                            4. Brancusi's Fish as a Figure of Thought by Emily Grosholz, p. 28
                                                                                                                                            5. Listening to a Tidepool by Geerat J. Vermeij, pp. 29-35
                                                                                                                                            6. Orphans and Night Words by Philip Levine, pp. 36-38
                                                                                                                                            7. The King's Lobbyists by Adam Hochschild, pp. 39-51
                                                                                                                                            8. All That Did Not Fall by Doug Talley, p. 52
                                                                                                                                            9. Portrait of a Pseudonym by Hortense Calisher, pp. 53-61
                                                                                                                                            10. They Might Have Bothered and To Abide by Constantine P. Cavafy, pp. 62-64
                                                                                                                                            11. Matthew Arnold and T.S. Eliot by Adam Kirsch, pp. 65-73
                                                                                                                                            12. After Roofing by Ed Webster, p. 74
                                                                                                                                            13. Being Mugged by Catharine R. Stimpson, pp. 75-84
                                                                                                                                            14. John Buchan by David Cannadine, pp. 85-93
                                                                                                                                            15. First Rain, p. 94
                                                                                                                                            16. Extrapolating Shakespeare by J.C. Furnas, pp. 95-102
                                                                                                                                            17. Voices of Science by David Locke, pp. 103-114
                                                                                                                                            18. The Meteorites by Brian Doyle, pp. 115-124
                                                                                                                                            19. The Uncertain Art by Sherwin B. Nuland, pp. 125-129
                                                                                                                                            20. Journal by Edward Hoagland, pp. 130-135
                                                                                                                                            21. Rereading by Noel Perrin, pp. 136-139
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                                                                                                                                              Biographer: Get a Life! by Steven G. Kellman, pp. 140-142 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                              1. You Are Not I by Millicent Dillon
                                                                                                                                              2. Out of Sheer Rage by Geoff Dyer
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                                                                                                                                              A Dream of Reason by D. Graham Burnett, pp. 143-147 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                              1. Consilience by Edward O. Wilson
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                                                                                                                                              History as Fiction, Fiction as History by Eugen Weber, pp. 148-149 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                              1. A Thread of Years by John Lukacs
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                                                                                                                                              The Poet's Inquest by Carolyne Wright, pp. 150-151 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                              1. Birthday Letters by Ted Hughes
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                                                                                                                                              The Honor of Germany by Jeffrey Meyers, pp. 152-154 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                              1. Letters of Heinrich and Thomas Mann, 1900-1949 by Hans Wysling, Thomas Mann, and Heinrich Mann
                                                                                                                                            27. The Reader Replies, pp. 155-159
                                                                                                                                            28. In Memoriam, pp. 160-162
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                                                                                                                                            Autumn 1998 Issue = 26 Articles
                                                                                                                                            1. At Large and At Small by "Philonoe", pp. 5-11
                                                                                                                                            2. Commonplace Book by Andre Bernard, pp. 12-14
                                                                                                                                            3. The Impious Impatience of Job by Cynthia Ozick, pp. 15-24
                                                                                                                                            4. My German Question by Peter Gay, pp. 25-49
                                                                                                                                            5. Atlanta-Dallas/Fort Worth, 11:10 P.M. and Slum Lords by John Updike, pp. 50-52
                                                                                                                                            6. American Antiquity by Evan Cornog, pp. 53-61
                                                                                                                                            7. Losing It Again in Bozeman by Walter McDonald, pp. 62-63
                                                                                                                                            8. The Gathering by Constance Egemo, p. 64
                                                                                                                                            9. Did Moby Dick Break Boyle's Law? by Grace Marmor Spruch, pp. 65-72
                                                                                                                                            10. "Only Connect..." by William Cronon, pp. 73-80
                                                                                                                                            11. Fiction at The New Yorker by Frances Kiernan, pp. 81-91
                                                                                                                                            12. Apartment House at Evening by Gregory Djanikian, p. 92
                                                                                                                                            13. Suicide on My Mind, Britannica on My Table by Edwin Shneidman, pp. 93-104
                                                                                                                                            14. The Price of Privilege by Evan Carton, pp. 105-112
                                                                                                                                            15. Puzzlement by Tim Morris, pp. 113-124
                                                                                                                                            16. The Uncertain Art by Sherwin B. Nuland, pp. 125-128
                                                                                                                                            17. Journal by Phyllis Rose, pp. 129-133
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                                                                                                                                              Rereading by Evelyn Toynton, pp. 134-137 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                              1. Brideshead Revisited by Evelyn Waugh
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                                                                                                                                              Manual Arts by Edward Tenner, pp. 138-140 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                              1. The Hand by Frank R. Wilson
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                                                                                                                                              A Partnership of Geniuses? by Paul Roazen, pp. 141-143 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                              1. Fortune is a River by Roger D. Masters
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                                                                                                                                              The Pursuit of the Possible by Kurt Jensen, pp. 144-145 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                              1. Children of Silence by Michael Wood
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                                                                                                                                              "A Most Alive Person" by James Hynes, pp. 146-147 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                              1. Badge of Courage by Linda H. Davis
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                                                                                                                                              The Uses of the Past by Jonathan Elukin, pp. 148-150 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                              1. Thinking with History by Carl E. Schorske
                                                                                                                                            24. The Reader Replies, pp. 151-153
                                                                                                                                            25. The Podium by Bernard Knox, pp. 154-155
                                                                                                                                            26. Index to Volume 67, pp. 156-162
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