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    Issues of the 1980s = 8 Years, 78 Issues, 1,123 Articles
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      Issues of 1982 = 4 Issues, 50 Articles
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        Issues of 1983 = 10 Issues, 127 Articles
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          Issues of 1984 = 11 Issues, 141 Articles
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            Issues of 1985 = 11 Issues, 151 Articles
            1. [+]
              January 1985 Issue = 18 Articles
              1. Aaron Copland's world by Samuel Lipman, pp. 1-6
              2. Margaret Mitchell in the Soviet Union by Boris Paramonov, pp. 7-13
              3. Cezanne's watercolors by Sidney Geist, pp. 14-22
              4. Distorting Melville by Peter Shaw, pp. 23-33
              5. New poems by Henri Coulette, pp. 34-35
              6. In Westgate Garden by Carol Rumens, p. 36
              7. Winter solstice, 1983 by Michael Blumenthal, p. 37
              8. The visit by Jane Kenyon, pp. 38-41
              9. The minimal and the magical by Eric Gibson, pp. 42-45
              10. A forgotten Golden Age by E.V. Thaw, pp. 46-48
              11. Making Whoopi by Mimi Kramer, pp. 49-54
              12. [+]
                The Eliot riddle by Bruce Bawer, pp. 55-61 - 1 Review
                1. T.S. Eliot: A Life by Peter Ackroyd
              13. [+]
                Ehrenburg's life by Robert Conquest, pp. 62-65 - 1 Review
                1. Ilya Ehrenburg by Anatol Goldberg
              14. [+]
                Hawthorne's "secret" by James W. Tuttleton, pp. 66-74 - 1 Review
                1. Hawthorne's Secret by Philip Young
              15. Steinway on the block by Samuel Lipman, pp. 75-76
              16. On collecting by Jed Perl, p. 77
              17. Who's afraid of Tom Wolfe? by Robert Richman, pp. 78-80
              18. An exchange by Noam Chomsky and Geoffrey Sampson, pp. 81-94
            2. [+]
              February 1985 Issue = 15 Articles
              1. Canonizing Allen Ginsberg by Bruce Bawer, pp. 1-14
              2. Einstein's long march to Brooklyn by Samuel Lipman, pp. 15-24
              3. Dufy among the pattern painters by Jed Perl, pp. 25-33
              4. A catalogue raisonne for Arthur Dove by Hilton Kramer, pp. 34-40
              5. New poems by Donald Justice, pp. 41-43
              6. Notes from the hill by James Aitchison, pp. 44-46
              7. The new Berio-Calvino opera by Dana Mack, pp. 47-51
              8. Stalemate in Cambridge by Mimi Kramer, pp. 52-61
              9. An American "Giselle" by Eva Resnikova, pp. 62-65
              10. The small-scale paintings of Cavallino by Creighton Gilbert, pp. 66-69
              11. The Borofsky spectacle by Eric Gibson, pp. 70-72
              12. [+]
                The sins of the father by Roger Kimball, pp. 73-77 - 1 Review
                1. Home Before Dark by Susan Cheever
              13. [+]
                Stodgy pudding by Herb Greer, pp. 78-82 - 2 Reviews
                1. English Journey by J.B. Priestley
                2. English Journey by Beryl Bainbridge
              14. [+]
                Fitzgerald tales by Sonya Rudikoff, pp. 83-89 - 1 Review
                1. Invented Lives by James R. Mellow
              15. A crow for the Queen by Robert Richman, pp. 90-98
            3. [+]
              March 1985 Issue = 13 Articles
              1. T.J. Clark and the Marxist critique of modern painting by Hilton Kramer, pp. 1-8
              2. Summer in Obolenskoye by Alexander Pasternak, pp. 9-15
              3. American literary radicalism in the Twenties by James W. Tuttleton, pp. 16-30
              4. The Motherwell retrospective by Roger Kimball, pp. 31-40
              5. New poems by James Ulmer, pp. 41-42
              6. A question by Luke Zilles, p. 43
              7. Hudson's geese by Leslie Norris, pp. 44-45
              8. Kundera and his master by Mimi Kramer, pp. 46-54
              9. The Real Robert Morris? by Eric Gibson, pp. 55-56
              10. Photography and architecture by Gail Buckland, pp. 57-64
              11. [+]
                Obsessed with poetry by Bruce Bawer, pp. 65-70 - 2 Reviews
                1. Letters of Delmore Schwartz by Robert S. Phillips and Delmore Schwartz
                2. Randall Jarrell's Letters by Mary Jarrell and Randall Jarrell
              12. [+]
                Strindberg's ghosts by Vernon Young, pp. 71-79 - 1 Review
                1. August Strindberg by Olof Lagercrantz
              13. Performance pieces by Mimi Kramer, pp. 80-98
            4. [+]
              April 1985 Issue = 12 Articles
              1. Kandinsky in Paris by Hilton Kramer, pp. 1-8
              2. Evelyn Waugh by Joseph Epstein, pp. 9-19
              3. The representational impulse by Jed Perl, pp. 20-33
              4. Don DeLillo's America by Bruce Bawer, pp. 34-42
              5. New poems by Elizabeth Spires, pp. 43-44
              6. To the honourable committee by William Logan, pp. 45-46
              7. Live from the Met by Samuel Lipman, pp. 47-55
              8. Caravaggio and all the others by Creighton Gilbert, pp. 56-61
              9. Semi-detached theater by Mimi Kramer, pp. 62-70
              10. [+]
                Avant-garde assortment by David Paul, pp. 71-74 - 1 Review
                1. The Innocent Eye by Roger Shattuck
              11. [+]
                The deeds and words of Ivy Compton-Burnett by Sonya Rudikoff, pp. 75-82 - 1 Review
                1. Ivy: The Life of I. Compton-Burnett by Hilary Spurling
              12. [+]
                Schopenhauer's world by Roger Kimball, pp. 83-98 - 1 Review
                1. The Philosophy of Schopenhauer by Bryan Magee
            5. [+]
              May 1985 Issue = 16 Articles
              1. Marc Chagall, 1887-1985 by Hilton Kramer, pp. 1-6
              2. Martin Green's adventures by James W. Tuttleton, pp. 7-14
              3. Henri Rousseau and the idea of the naive by Rackstraw Downes, pp. 15-24
              4. Louise Bogan by Bruce Bawer, pp. 25-32
              5. New poems by Brad Leithauser, pp. 33-36
              6. After travelling by Jane Kenyon, p. 37
              7. The face in the field by Peter Davison, pp. 38-39
              8. The divine by W.S. Di Piero, p. 40
              9. Jarrett joins the Bach parade by Samuel Lipman, pp. 41-44
              10. Thinking about the Seventies by Eric Gibson, pp. 45-48
              11. Welfare running dry by Herb Greer, pp. 49-57
              12. Robert Venturi and the decorated shed by William H. Jordy, pp. 58-68
              13. [+]
                Jackson in the age of biography by Fred Baumann, pp. 69-75 - 1 Review
                1. Andrew Jackson and the Course of American Democracy by Robert Vincent Remini
              14. [+]
                Literary modern? by Rene Wellek, pp. 76-78 - 1 Review
                1. A Genealogy of Modernism by Michael Levenson
              15. [+]
                Apologia pro arte sua by Tom Disch, pp. 79-82 - 1 Review
                1. Selected Poems, 1950-1982 by Kenneth Koch
              16. "My dear blest Percy!" by Louis Auchincloss, pp. 83-94
            6. [+]
              June 1985 Issue = 14 Articles
              1. Lenny on our minds by Samuel Lipman, pp. 1-8
              2. Heidegger at Freiburg, 1933 by Roger Kimball, pp. 9-18
              3. Matisse by Jed Perl, pp. 19-27
              4. The real crisis in the humanities today by Norman Cantor, pp. 28-38
              5. Capote's children by Bruce Bawer, pp. 39-44
              6. Sartre and Giacometti by James Lord, pp. 45-55
              7. New poems by Alan Shapiro, p. 56
              8. Merle Slocum's .22 by Donald Hall, pp. 57-58
              9. At Greg's by Brad Leithauser, pp. 59-63
              10. Art and April in New York by Jed Perl, pp. 64-65
              11. Expressionisms by Eric Gibson, pp. 66-71
              12. The comic dance by Mimi Kramer, pp. 72-84
              13. [+]
                The eternal note of Salvatore Quasimodo by James Gardner, pp. 85-87 - 1 Review
                1. Complete Poems by Salvatore Quasimodo
              14. [+]
                Empson the moralist by Rene Wellek, pp. 88-98 - 1 Review
                1. Using Biography by William Empson
            7. [+]
              Summer 1985 Issue = 4 Articles
              1. Art since the war by Hilton Kramer, pp. 1-10
              2. Diminishing fictions by Bruce Bawer, pp. 11-22
              3. Music and musical life by Samuel Lipman, pp. 23-38
              4. Poetry and the return to seriousness by Robert Richman, pp. 39-58
            8. [+]
              September 1985 Issue = 14 Articles
              1. The Whitney's new Graves by Hilton Kramer, pp. 1-3
              2. Doris Lessing by Bruce Bawer, pp. 4-17
              3. On art history by S.J. Freedberg, pp. 18-21
              4. Max Beerbohm by Joseph Epstein, pp. 22-33
              5. Raymond Aron by Allan Bloom, pp. 34-41
              6. "Two incidents on and off Guam" by Brad Leithauser, pp. 42-47
              7. What the Cliburn contest thinks of pianists by Samuel Lipman, pp. 48-54
              8. Di Suvero and constructivism by Eric Gibson, pp. 55-59
              9. Figures in three dimensions by Jed Perl, pp. 60-65
              10. [+]
                The "superfluous man" by Joseph Frank, pp. 66-68 - 1 Review
                1. Who Is to Blame by Alexander Herzen
              11. [+]
                No forgetting by James Gardner, pp. 69-71 - 1 Review
                1. All Our Yesterdays by Natalia Ginzburg
              12. [+]
                Bellini's drawings by Creighton Gilbert, p. 72 - 1 Review
                1. Jacopo Bellini by Jacopo Bellini, Bernhard Degenhart, and Annegrit Schmitt, ...
              13. [+]
                The war according to Sartre by Roger Kimball, pp. 73-81 - 1 Review
                1. The War Diaries by Jean-Paul Sartre and Quintin Hoare
              14. The legacy of Punk Rock by Michael Brandow, pp. 82-94
            9. [+]
              October 1985 Issue = 16 Articles
              1. The sorrows of Kurt Schwitters by Hilton Kramer, pp. 1-5
              2. On Faulkner, Poe, Genet, Joyce, and others by Thornton Wilder, pp. 6-23
              3. The Spanish "Golden Age" by James Gardner, pp. 24-33
              4. Hemingway before Paris by Bruce Bawer, pp. 34-40
              5. The poetry of Andrew Young by Leslie Norris, pp. 41-44
              6. New poems by Edward Case, pp. 45-48
              7. Rewriting childhood by James Aitchison, p. 49
              8. Terse elegy for J.V. Cunningham; Twelve dead, scores homeless by X.J. Kennedy, pp. 50-51
              9. Siesta at the Hotel Frattina by Jane Kenyon, p. 52
              10. Familiar story by Alan Shapiro, p. 53
              11. Cities & empires by Dick Allen, p. 54
              12. The Twilight Zone by Jed Perl, pp. 55-63
              13. When the critic cricized by Samuel Lipman, pp. 64-72
              14. [+]
                A vanishing metaphor by Vernon Young, pp. 73-77 - 1 Review
                1. On the Shores of the Mediterranean by Eric Newby
              15. [+]
                Chilling observations by Robert Richman, pp. 78-80 - 1 Review
                1. The Lamplit Answer by Gjertrud Schnackenberg
              16. [+]
                Getting back to nature by Roger Kimball, pp. 81-94 - 1 Review
                1. Toward a More Natural Science by Leon R. Kass, M.D.
            10. [+]
              November 1985 Issue = 14 Articles
              1. Is it all right to read Somerset Maugham? by Joseph Epstein, pp. 1-13
              2. Claude Lanzmann's "Shoah" by Ewa Kuryluk, pp. 14-20
              3. Remembering "Parsifal" by Samuel Lipman, pp. 21-30
              4. New poems by Donald Petersen, pp. 31-36
              5. 0 Degrees by Elizabeth Spires, p. 37
              6. Academic Surrealism by Jed Perl, pp. 38-42
              7. Dartmouth's Hood Museum by Roger Kimball, pp. 43-52
              8. And all their minds transfigured by Mimi Kramer, pp. 53-61
              9. Dim "Horizons" at the Guggenheim by Eric Gibson, pp. 62-66
              10. Michelangelo and the Quattrocento by James Gardner, pp. 67-74
              11. [+]
                What is "humanism"? by James W. Tuttleton, pp. 75-77 - 1 Review
                1. Irving Babbitt: An Intellectual Study by Thomas R. Nevin
              12. [+]
                Degas laid bare by Eugenia Parry Janis, pp. 78-82 - 1 Review
                1. Degas: His Life, Times and Work by Roy McMullen
              13. [+]
                Feminism and literature by Carol Iannone, pp. 83-88 - 1 Review
                1. The New Feminist Criticism by Elaine Showalter
              14. A response to "The Whitney's new Graves" by Raymond Learsy and Hilton Kramer, pp. 89-98
            11. [+]
              December 1985 Issue = 15 Articles
              1. Writers in San Francisco by Stephen Schwartz, pp. 1-5
              2. Italo Calvino by James Gardner, pp. 6-13
              3. Arget's photographs by Dan Hofstadter, pp. 14-26
              4. Dave Smith's "creative writing" by Bruce Bawer, pp. 27-33
              5. Geometry lessons at MOMA by Jed Perl, pp. 34-41
              6. Renoir in Boston by K.S. Champa, pp. 42-46
              7. Jean Rhys by Gloria G. Fromm, pp. 47-50
              8. "Ultimate poem" by Herbert Morris, pp. 51-54
              9. Eastward the course of (Western) mustic by Samuel Lipman, pp. 55-58
              10. The New Theatricality by Jacqueline Coleman, pp. 59-63
              11. David Park and the figure by Eric Gibson, pp. 64-68
              12. [+]
                Letters between two masters by Leon Edel, pp. 69-74 - 1 Review
                1. Flaubert and Turgenev: A Friendship in Letters by Barbara Beaumont, Gustave Flaubert, and Ivan Turgenev, ...
              13. [+]
                Hofmannsthal's world by Rene Wellek, pp. 75-80 - 1 Review
                1. Hugo von Hofmannsthal and His Time by Hermann Broch
              14. [+]
                Marxism and criticism by Peter Shaw, pp. 81-84 - 1 Review
                1. The Function of Criticism by Terry Eagleton
              15. A response to "The real crisis in the humanities today" by Robert Darnton and Norman Cantor, pp. 85-94
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            Issues of 1986 = 11 Issues, 167 Articles
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              Issues of 1987 = 11 Issues, 172 Articles
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                  Issues of 1989 = 10 Issues, 158 Articles
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                                      Issues of 1999 = 10 Issues, 181 Articles
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                                      Issues of the 2000s = 6 Years, 52 Issues, 1,012 Articles
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                                        Issues of 2000 = 10 Issues, 183 Articles
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                                          Issues of 2001 = 9 Issues, 183 Articles
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                                                  Issues of 2005 = 3 Issues, 62 Articles