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                      January 1989 Issue = 13 Articles
                      1. Miro's paradox by Hilton Kramer, pp. 1-6
                      2. Romain Rolland by Renee Winegarten, pp. 7-17
                      3. The gospel according to Elaine Pagels by Roger Kimball, pp. 18-26
                      4. The WASP gentleman as cultural ideal by Jeffrey Hart, pp. 27-34
                      5. Flannery O'Connor by Bruce Bawer, pp. 35-41
                      6. "American apocalypse" by Edward Hirsch, pp. 42-45
                      7. New York music by Samuel Lipman, pp. 46-52
                      8. The hidden legacy of Anne Ryan by Deborah Solomon, pp. 53-58
                      9. The 1988 Carnegie International by Jed Perl, pp. 59-64
                      10. "Cotillon" at the Joffrey by Eva Resnikova, pp. 65-68
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                        Father Babbitt's flock by Terry Teachout, pp. 69-73 - 1 Review
                        1. Wheat That Springeth Green by J.F. Powers
                      12. [+]
                        Boyhood adventure by Brock Baker, pp. 74-76 - 1 Review
                        1. Desert Islands and Robinson Crusoe by Walter de la Mare
                      13. Letters, pp. 77-86
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                      February 1989 Issue = 17 Articles
                      1. Studying the arts and the humanities by Hilton Kramer, pp. 1-6
                      2. Berenson and connoisseurship by S.J. Freedberg, pp. 7-16
                      3. Monteux's success by Samuel Lipman, pp. 17-23
                      4. Conrad Aiken's pilgrimage by Bruce Bawer, pp. 24-35
                      5. Master Courbet by Jed Perl, pp. 36-40
                      6. Poems by Paul Lake, p. 41
                      7. The black swan at Schloss Benrath by Robert Phillips, p. 42
                      8. Gulls in frost by Sandra McPherson, p. 43
                      9. The runners by Irving Feldman, p. 44
                      10. Decoys by Leslie Norris, pp. 45-48
                      11. Medardo Russo today by Eric Gibson, pp. 49-53
                      12. Odd Nerdrum by Kenworth W. Moffett, pp. 54-55
                      13. The inside dope on Ballet Theatre by Eva Resnikova, pp. 56-61
                      14. [+]
                        The doleful legacy of Carlton Beals by Mark Falcoff, pp. 62-67 - 1 Review
                        1. Carleton Beals: A Radical Journalist in Latin America by John A. Britton
                      15. [+]
                        Between decorum and abandon by Robert Richman, pp. 68-75 - 2 Reviews
                        1. Morning Run by Jonathan Galassi
                        2. Poems by Frederick Morgan
                      16. Between art and a hard place by Bradley W. Bloch, pp. 76-78
                      17. Letters, pp. 79-86
                    3. [+]
                      March 1989 Issue = 15 Articles
                      1. Was Rothko an abstract painter? by Hilton Kramer, pp. 1-5
                      2. Feminists & Edith Wharton by James W. Tuttleton, pp. 6-14
                      3. American quartet music by Samuel Lipman, pp. 15-21
                      4. Man Ray by Deborah Solomon, pp. 22-28
                      5. I.A. Richards by Bruce Bawer, pp. 29-36
                      6. New Poems by Patricia Hooper, p. 37
                      7. Still life without father; The bow by Floyd Skloot, pp. 38-40
                      8. The lie by Alfred Dorn, p. 41
                      9. Autumn alphabet by Jed Perl, pp. 42-58
                      10. The case of "Res Publica" by Anne Applebaum, pp. 59-62
                      11. [+]
                        Paris and the Impressionists by Karen Wilkin, pp. 63-67 - 1 Review
                        1. Impressionism: Art, Leisure, and Parisian Society by Robert L. Herbert
                      12. [+]
                        Piccadilly's Scheherazade by David Gurewich, pp. 68-71 - 1 Review
                        1. The Satanic Verses by Salman Rushdie
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                        A classicist on the couch by Roger Kimball, pp. 72-78 - 1 Review
                        1. Jane Ellen Harrison: The Mask and the Self by Sandra J. Peacock
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                        Down and out in British Columbia by Terry Teachout, pp. 79-83 - 1 Review
                        1. George Orwell by Ira Nadel and Peter Buitenhuis
                      15. Letters, pp. 84-94
                    4. [+]
                      April 1989 Issue = 17 Articles
                      1. Modern art at the National Gallery by Hilton Kramer, pp. 1-4
                      2. Philip Larkin collected by Robert Richman, pp. 5-14
                      3. Erich Kahler by Joseph Frank, pp. 15-19
                      4. Zola and the Commune by Frederick Brown, pp. 20-29
                      5. Revolution by search commitee by Richard Abowitz, pp. 30-36
                      6. Poems by Bibhu Padhi, pp. 37-38
                      7. The bed by Wyatt Prunty, p. 39
                      8. Homage; After the burial by Eric Pankey, pp. 40-41
                      9. Karagan6C the last time? by Samuel Lipman, pp. 42-44
                      10. Sienese story-tellers by Creighton Gilbert, pp. 45-52
                      11. Donald Judd: the end of sculpture by Eric Gibson, pp. 53-55
                      12. They do it their way by Jed Perl, pp. 56-59
                      13. Black and blue on Broadway by Eva Resnikova, pp. 60-66
                      14. [+]
                        Doubles and more doubles by Bruce Bawer, pp. 67-73 - 2 Reviews
                        1. Moon Palace by Paul Auster
                        2. Latecomers by Anita Brookner
                      15. [+]
                        What's the use? by Bradley W. Bloch, pp. 74-77 - 1 Review
                        1. Contingencies of Value by Barbara Herrnstein Smith
                      16. [+]
                        Israelis and discontents by Lauren Weiner, pp. 78-81 - 1 Review
                        1. Five Seasons by A.B. Yehoshua
                      17. Letters, pp. 82-90
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                      May 1989 Issue = 16 Articles
                      1. Art, anarchism & Felix Feneon by Hilton Kramer, pp. 1-6
                      2. Thinking about 1968 by David Gress, pp. 7-17
                      3. Arturo Toscanini by Samuel Lipman, pp. 18-25
                      4. William Maxwell by Bruce Bawer, pp. 26-38
                      5. The "ecstasy" of Jean Baudrillard by Richard Vine, pp. 39-48
                      6. Poems by Peter Sacks, p. 49
                      7. The lake by Maria Flook, p. 50
                      8. Elegy at summer's end by Joe Bolton, p. 51
                      9. On a woman of spirit who taught both piano and dance by Donald Justice, p. 52
                      10. How simple everything could be! by Jed Perl, pp. 53-58
                      11. Looking at Warhol by Eric Gibson, pp. 59-62
                      12. The figurative Fifties by Dan Hofstadter, pp. 63-66
                      13. [+]
                        Is modernism the enemy? by Roger Kimball, pp. 67-76 - 2 Reviews
                        1. Architects of Fortune by Elaine S. Hochman
                        2. Mies van der Rohe: A Critical Biography by Franz Schulze
                      14. [+]
                        Remembering India by David Pryce-Jones, pp. 77-80 - 1 Review
                        1. Thy Hand, Great Anarch! by Nirad C. Chaudhuri
                      15. [+]
                        Games computers play by David Gurewich, pp. 81-84 - 1 Review
                        1. Hence by Brad Leithauser
                      16. How not to speak for the humanities by D.G. Myers, pp. 85-94
                    6. [+]
                      June 1989 Issue = 18 Articles
                      1. Early American modernism by Hilton Kramer, pp. 1-3
                      2. F.O. Matthiessen by James W. Tuttleton, pp. 4-13
                      3. Italo Svevo by Joseph Epstein, pp. 14-26
                      4. Are our museums adrift? by James N. Wood, pp. 27-29
                      5. The mild-mannered humanist by Bruce Bawer, pp. 30-35
                      6. Poems by William Jay Smith, p. 36
                      7. Naming the plants along the Blue Ridge in late winter by Richard Foerster, p. 37
                      8. Championship ballroom dancing by Sidney Wade, pp. 38-39
                      9. The great music director hunt by Samuel Lipman, pp. 40-44
                      10. Keeping the faith by Jed Perl, pp. 45-50
                      11. Refiguring the Guggenheim by Karen Kilkin, pp. 51-55
                      12. James Stirling at Cornell by Roger Kimball, pp. 56-60
                      13. [+]
                        Yeats revisited by C.H. Sisson, pp. 61-65 - 1 Review
                        1. The Collected Works of W.B. Yeats by William Butler Yeats
                      14. [+]
                        Arriving where she started by David Klinghoffer, pp. 66-67 - 1 Review
                        1. Horse-Trading and Ecstasy by Barbara Probst Solomon
                      15. [+]
                        At the intersection of art and life by Robert Richman, pp. 68-73 - 2 Reviews
                        1. Poetry and the World by Robert Pinsky
                        2. The Government of the Tongue by Seamus Heaney
                      16. [+]
                        The drama of Madame Lebrun by Deborah Solomon, pp. 74-76 - 1 Review
                        1. The Memoirs of Elisabeth Vigee-Le Brun by Louise-Elisabeth Vigee-Lebrun
                      17. Why I left graduate school by Elizabeth Connell Fentress, pp. 77-82
                      18. Letters, pp. 83-94
                    7. [+]
                      September 1989 Issue = 17 Articles
                      1. Notes & Comments, pp. 1-4
                      2. Cyril Connolly's "Horizon" by Hilton Kramer, pp. 5-11
                      3. The Soviet dinosaur by Gregory Freidin, pp. 12-16
                      4. Graham Greene's novels by Bruce Bawer, pp. 17-33
                      5. Ortega y Gasset by Mark Falcoff, pp. 34-39
                      6. The "battle of the books" by Christopher Ricks, pp. 40-44
                      7. Poems by C.H. Sisson, p. 45
                      8. Persia by Robley Wilson, Jr., pp. 46-47
                      9. Cheetah by Prescott Evarts, Jr., p. 48
                      10. To England by Barbara Jordan, p. 49
                      11. Reflections on Bach by Samuel Lipman, pp. 50-53
                      12. Art behind barbed wire by Dana Mack, pp. 54-57
                      13. Goya4C Enlightenment at the Met by Karen Wilkin, pp. 58-64
                      14. Comedy of styles by Jed Perl, pp. 65-68
                      15. [+]
                        Puritanism with a human face by James W. Tuttleton, pp. 69-73 - 1 Review
                        1. The Puritan Ordeal by Andrew Delbanco
                      16. [+]
                        In the most exalted ranks by William C. Agee, pp. 74-77 - 1 Review
                        1. Cezanne and America by John Rewald
                      17. Letters, pp. 78-86
                    8. [+]
                      October 1989 Issue = 17 Articles
                      1. Notes & Comments, pp. 1-4
                      2. The contemporary sophist by Roger Kimball, pp. 5-15
                      3. Frankenthaler & her critics by Karen Wilkin, pp. 16-23
                      4. Graham Greene by Bruce Bawer, pp. 24-32
                      5. Paric: bicentennial blahs by Jed Perl, pp. 33-37
                      6. New poems by Henri Coulette, p. 38
                      7. At the Spanish Steps in Rome; Spring snow by Jane Kenyon, pp. 39-40
                      8. When it stops by Herbert Morris, pp. 41-42
                      9. Marian Anderson by Samuel Lipman, pp. 43-45
                      10. Questions about the vernacular by David H. Wright, pp. 46-50
                      11. Wilmarth & Serra by Eric Gibson, pp. 51-55
                      12. Kirovmania in New York by Eva Resnikova, pp. 56-63
                      13. [+]
                        Made of Steiner stuff by John Simon, pp. 64-70 - 1 Review
                        1. Real Presences by George Steiner
                      14. [+]
                        The use of history by Craig S. Lerner, pp. 71-75 - 1 Review
                        1. August 1914 by Alexander Solzhenitsyn
                      15. [+]
                        How would it look in English? by C.H. Sisson, pp. 76-79 - 1 Review
                        1. The Art of Translation by Rosanna Warren
                      16. [+]
                        Looking back at Caroline Gordon by Lauren Weiner, pp. 80-84 - 2 Reviews
                        1. Close Connections by Ann Waldron
                        2. Caroline Gordon: A Biography by Veronica A. Makowsky
                      17. Letters, pp. 85-94
                    9. [+]
                      November 1989 Issue = 13 Articles
                      1. Notes & Comments, pp. 1-4
                      2. Reflections on "Bad Art" by Hilton Kramer, pp. 5-8
                      3. Sydney Smith by Joseph Epstein, pp. 9-20
                      4. False Cinema by Jeremy Murray-Brown, pp. 21-33
                      5. Graham Greene by Bruce Bawer, pp. 34-41
                      6. Robert Hayden by William Rice, pp. 42-45
                      7. New poems by C.H. Sisson, pp. 46-52
                      8. New life from old records by Samuel Lipman, pp. 53-58
                      9. Viva Velasquez by Jed Perl, pp. 59-64
                      10. [+]
                        What is literature? What is not? by Renee Winegarten, pp. 65-69 - 1 Review
                        1. A New History of French Literature by Denis Hollier and R. Howard Bloch
                      11. [+]
                        Reader, run by Deborah Solomon, pp. 70-72 - 2 Reviews
                        1. Just Looking by John Updike
                        2. Reported Sightings by John Ashbery and David Bergman
                      12. [+]
                        The proletariat's favorite son by David Gurewich, pp. 73-79 - 1 Review
                        1. Gorky by Henri Troyat
                      13. Letters, pp. 80-86
                    10. [+]
                      December 1989 Issue = 15 Articles
                      1. Notes & Comments, pp. 1-4
                      2. The Wexner Center in Columbus by Hilton Kramer, pp. 5-9
                      3. Redefining culture and democracy by Samuel Lipman, pp. 10-18
                      4. John Berryman by Bruce Bawer, pp. 19-28
                      5. "Pioneering Cubism" by Karen Wilkin, pp. 29-35
                      6. The case against Martin Bernal by David Gress, pp. 36-43
                      7. New poems by Sandra McPherson, pp. 44-48
                      8. Paradigm by Brian Culhane, p. 49
                      9. Simon says by Paul Lake, p. 50
                      10. Diaporisms by Jed Perl, pp. 51-52
                      11. At Merkin Hall by Dana Mack, pp. 53-60
                      12. "Art of the Western World" on PBS by Eric Gibson, pp. 61-65
                      13. [+]
                        Duplicity in Sussex by James W. Tuttleton, pp. 66-71 - 3 Reviews
                        1. A Ring of Conspirators by Miranda Seymour
                        2. Group Portrait by Nicholas Delbanco
                        3. The Sixth Continent by Iain Finlayson
                      14. [+]
                        A chronicle of vanishings by Robert Richman, pp. 72-76 - 1 Review
                        1. No Traveller by Richard Howard
                      15. [+]
                        Upstairs, downstairs by David Gurewich, pp. 77-86 - 1 Review
                        1. The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro
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