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    Issues of the 1980s = 8 Years, 78 Issues, 1,123 Articles
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                    Issues of the 1990s = 10 Years, 100 Issues, 1,883 Articles
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                      Issues of 1990 = 10 Issues, 179 Articles
                      1. [+]
                        Issues of 1991 = 10 Issues, 196 Articles
                        1. [+]
                          January 1991 Issue = 23 Articles
                          1. Notes & Comments, pp. 1-3
                          2. "Tenured Radicals" by Roger Kimball, pp. 4-13
                          3. Walter Goldwater by Samuel Lipman, pp. 14-21
                          4. Donald Barthelme by Bruce Bawer, pp. 22-30
                          5. Homer in today's English by D.S. Carne-Ross, pp. 31-36
                          6. Titian by Creighton Gilbert, pp. 37-43
                          7. Rebecca West by Gloria G. Fromm, pp. 44-53
                          8. New poems by Rachel Hadas, p. 54
                          9. Prescription change by Eric Trethewey, p. 55
                          10. Academic poem by John Matthias, pp. 56-57
                          11. Another autumn by C.H. Sisson, p. 58
                          12. Hip!? Hype!? Hooray!? by Jed Perl, pp. 59-62
                          13. Brecht's "Chalk Circle" by Donald Lyons, pp. 63-66
                          14. "Music for a While" by Dana Mack, pp. 67-69
                          15. [+]
                            Portrait of a generation by Norman Podhoretz, pp. 70-72 - 1 Review
                            1. Our Age by Noel Annan
                          16. [+]
                            Weimar's absent father by Harold James, pp. 73-75 - 1 Review
                            1. Reminiscences and Reflections by Golo Mann
                          17. [+]
                            Mr. Burnshaw himself by Robert Richman, pp. 76-77 - 1 Review
                            1. A Stanley Burnshaw Reader by Stanley Burnshaw
                          18. [+]
                            Who killed literature? by D.G. Myers, pp. 78-79 - 1 Review
                            1. The Death of Literature by Alvin Kernan
                          19. [+]
                            Review A Chainless Soul, by Katherine Frank by Lauren Weiner, p. 80 - 1 Review
                            1. A Chainless Soul by Katherine Frank
                          20. [+]
                            Review Mixed Blessings, by Lucy R. Lippard by Roger Kimball, p. 81 - 1 Review
                            1. Mixed Blessings by Lucy R. Lippard
                          21. [+]
                            Review Continual Lessons, by Robert Phelps, Jerry Ros... by Bruce Bawer, p. 82 - 1 Review
                            1. Continual Lessons by Robert Phelps, Jerry Rosco, and Glenway Wescott
                          22. [+]
                            Review After Bakhtin, by David Lodge by Donald Lyons, pp. 83-84 - 1 Review
                            1. After Bakhtin by David Lodge
                          23. Notebook by Samuel Lipman, pp. 85-94
                        2. [+]
                          February 1991 Issue = 21 Articles
                          1. Notes & Comments, pp. 1-3
                          2. John Richards's "Picasso" by Hilton Kramer, pp. 4-7
                          3. The MLA in Chicago by Roger Kimball, pp. 8-17
                          4. Sylvia Plath by Bruce Bawer, pp. 18-27
                          5. Abstract Expressionism revisited by Karen Wilkin, pp. 28-34
                          6. Nabakov's Russian years by John Simon, pp. 35-45
                          7. New poems by Walter Griffin, p. 46
                          8. Not having read a single fairy tale by John Matthias, p. 47
                          9. The pear tree by Patricia Hooper, pp. 48-49
                          10. Shostakovich decoded? by Samuel Lipman, pp. 50-54
                          11. After the fall by Jed Perl, pp. 55-57
                          12. Brancusi by Eric Gibson, pp. 58-61
                          13. The Group by Donald Lyons, pp. 62-66
                          14. [+]
                            The sitter in history by Creighton Gilbert, pp. 67-71 - 1 Review
                            1. Renaissance Portraits by Lorne Campbell
                          15. [+]
                            Racconti italiani by Sam Tanenhaus, pp. 72-74 - 1 Review
                            1. Name and Tears and Other Stories by Kathrine Jason
                          16. [+]
                            The writer and the Word by C.H. Sisson, pp. 75-76 - 1 Review
                            1. Incarnation by Alfred Corn
                          17. [+]
                            Victorians' secrets by Donna Rifkind, pp. 77-79 - 1 Review
                            1. Possession by A.S. Byatt
                          18. [+]
                            Review Robert Graves: The Years With Laura, 1926-1940... by Robert Richman, p. 80 - 1 Review
                            1. Robert Graves: The Years With Laura, 1926-1940 by Richard Perceval Graves
                          19. [+]
                            Review In the Company of Writers, by Charles Scribner... by Christopher Carduff, pp. 81-82 - 1 Review
                            1. In the Company of Writers by Charles Scribner, Jr.
                          20. Erich Heller by Joseph Epstein, pp. 83-86
                          21. Letters, pp. 87-94
                        3. [+]
                          March 1991 Issue = 17 Articles
                          1. Notes & Comments, pp. 1-3
                          2. The assault on the museums by Hilton Kramer, pp. 4-8
                          3. Christopher Lasch on the idea of progress by Roger Kimball, pp. 9-16
                          4. Barnett Newman's big ideas by Deborah Solomon, pp. 17-21
                          5. Q.D. Leavis by Donald Lyons, pp. 22-32
                          6. Ford Madox Ford by Bruce Bawer, pp. 33-46
                          7. Van Dyck in Washington by Karen Wilkin, pp. 47-53
                          8. Four poems by Elizabeth Spires, pp. 54-58
                          9. Finding Cortot's pace by Samuel Lipman, pp. 59-63
                          10. Lipchitz & de Chirico by Jed Perl, pp. 64-69
                          11. Odets's "Country Girl" by Donald Lyons, pp. 70-72
                          12. [+]
                            Dostoevsky's idiom by Vasily Rudich, pp. 73-76 - 1 Review
                            1. The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoevsky, Richard Pevear, and Larissa Volokhonsky, ...
                          13. [+]
                            The historian's craft by Mark Falcoff, pp. 77-79 - 1 Review
                            1. Marc Bloch: A Life in History by Carole Fink
                          14. [+]
                            After Diaghilev by Moira Hodgson, pp. 80-82 - 1 Review
                            1. The Ballets Russes by Vicente Garcia-Marquez
                          15. [+]
                            Review Journals, by Howard C. Horsford, Lynn Horth, a... by Robert Richman, p. 83 - 1 Review
                            1. Journals by Howard C. Horsford, Lynn Horth, and Herman Melville, ...
                          16. [+]
                            Review Wandering Ghost, by Jonathan Cott by Christopher Carduff, p. 84 - 1 Review
                            1. Wandering Ghost by Jonathan Cott
                          17. Mozart's 200th in Vienna by Dana Mack, pp. 85-94
                        4. [+]
                          April 1991 Issue = 20 Articles
                          1. Notes & Comments, pp. 1-4
                          2. [+]
                            Dinesh D'Souza's "Illiberal Education" by Roger Kimball, pp. 5-11 - 1 Review
                            1. Illiberal Education by Dinesh D'Souza
                          3. Kate Chopin by James W. Tuttleton, pp. 12-17
                          4. Polykleitos redivivus by Beryl Barr-Sharrar, pp. 18-22
                          5. Rolfe Humphries by Ruth Limmer, pp. 23-31
                          6. Poems by Walter McDonald, p. 32
                          7. Hardball by Randy Blasing, p. 33
                          8. Art lesson by Mary Jo Salter, pp. 34-36
                          9. Sellars trumps Mozart by Samuel Lipman, pp. 37-41
                          10. Buchner & Ibsen by Donald Lyons, pp. 42-46
                          11. "The Fauve Landscape" by Jed Perl, pp. 47-49
                          12. [+]
                            Quisling criticism by James W. Tuttleton, pp. 50-55 - 3 Reviews
                            1. Signs of the Times by David Lehman
                            2. Wartime Journalism, 1939-1943 by Paul de Man, Werner Hamacher, Neil Hertz, and Thomas Keenan, ...
                            3. Responses: On Paul de Man's Wartime Journalism by Werner Hamacher, Neil Hertz, and Thomas Keenan
                          13. [+]
                            Notes from the surface by Bruce Bawer, pp. 56-59 - 1 Review
                            1. American Psycho by Bret Easton Ellis
                          14. [+]
                            The Merton fieldmouse by Jeffrey Meyers, pp. 60-62 - 1 Review
                            1. Edmund Blunden: A Biography by Barry Webb
                          15. [+]
                            France between the lines by Mark Falcoff, pp. 63-64 - 1 Review
                            1. My France: Politics, Culture, Myth by Eugen Weber
                          16. [+]
                            At a tangent by Robert Richman, pp. 65-70 - 1 Review
                            1. Selected Poems, 1966-1987 by Seamus Heaney
                          17. [+]
                            Review A Writer's Reality, by Mario Vargas Llosa and ... by Lauren Weiner, p. 71 - 1 Review
                            1. A Writer's Reality by Mario Vargas Llosa and Myron I. Lichtblau
                          18. [+]
                            Review Out of Step, by Jonathan Yardley by Christopher Carduff, pp. 72-73 - 1 Review
                            1. Out of Step by Jonathan Yardley
                          19. "Salmagundi" at 25 by James Bowman, pp. 74-78
                          20. Letters, pp. 79-86
                        5. [+]
                          May 1991 Issue = 18 Articles
                          1. Notes & Comments, pp. 1-3
                          2. Thinking about "The Forties" by Hilton Kramer, pp. 4-8
                          3. Richard Sennett goes to town by Roger Kimball, pp. 9-15
                          4. Desmond MacCarthy by Joseph Epstein, pp. 16-26
                          5. Popova at MOMA by Deborah Rosenthal, pp. 27-31
                          6. Alexandre Dumas by Renee Winegarten, pp. 32-39
                          7. Three poems by Mary Jo Salter, pp. 40-43
                          8. Willem Mengelberg by Samuel Lipman, pp. 44-48
                          9. Henry IV; monologists III by Donald Lyons, pp. 49-54
                          10. Tradition-conscious by Jed Perl, pp. 55-59
                          11. [+]
                            Life, chance, and Charles Darwin by Guy Davenport, pp. 60-63 - 1 Review
                            1. Charles Darwin: A New Life by John Bowlby
                          12. [+]
                            Russian classics by Vasily Rudich, pp. 64-67 - 1 Review
                            1. The Cambridge History of Russian Literature by Charles Moser
                          13. [+]
                            Capacities for invention by Julian Symons, pp. 68-71 - 1 Review
                            1. Joseph Conrad: A Biography by Jeffrey Meyers
                          14. [+]
                            Love on the couch by Jenny Teichman, pp. 72-74 - 1 Review
                            1. Love and its Place in Nature by Jonathan Lear
                          15. [+]
                            The Polish particulars by Richard Lourie, pp. 75-77 - 1 Review
                            1. Breathing Under Water and Other East European Essays by Stanislaw Baranczak
                          16. [+]
                            Review Frederic Goudy, by D.J.R. Bruckner by Walter Tracy, p. 78 - 1 Review
                            1. Frederic Goudy by D.J.R. Bruckner
                          17. [+]
                            Review The Oxford Book of Essays, by John Gross by Roger Kimball, p. 79 - 1 Review
                            1. The Oxford Book of Essays by John Gross
                          18. [+]
                            Review Author and Agent, by Michael Kreyling by Christopher Carduff, pp. 80-86 - 1 Review
                            1. Author and Agent by Michael Kreyling
                        6. [+]
                          June 1991 Issue = 22 Articles
                          1. Notes & Comments, pp. 1-3
                          2. Seurat in Paris by Hilton Kramer, pp. 4-8
                          3. Frederic Jameson's laments by Roger Kimball, pp. 9-16
                          4. Edward Said, music critic by Samuel Lipman, pp. 17-22
                          5. Delacroix at the Met by Karen Wilkin, pp. 23-29
                          6. Evan S. Connell by Bruce Bawer, pp. 30-35
                          7. New poems by Richard Lourie, p. 36
                          8. Leaving the middle years by Walter McDonald, p. 37
                          9. Homecomings by John Drexel, pp. 38-39
                          10. Theatre by Renee Winegarten, pp. 40-44
                          11. Sutffed by Jed Perl, pp. 45-47
                          12. Sigmar Polke by Eric Gibson, pp. 48-51
                          13. Broadway by Donald Lyons, pp. 52-57
                          14. [+]
                            Fundamentals of Soviet civilization by Vasily Rudich, pp. 58-62 - 1 Review
                            1. Soviet Civilization by Andrei Sinyavsky
                          15. [+]
                            Hero by James Bowman, pp. 63-65 - 1 Review
                            1. Pericles of Athens and the Birth of Democracy by Donald Kagan
                          16. [+]
                            The art of the deal by Deborah Solomon, pp. 66-68 - 1 Review
                            1. Betty Parsons by Lee Hall
                          17. [+]
                            Shock of the Hughes by Tim Hilton, pp. 69-70 - 1 Review
                            1. The Shock of the New by Robert Hughes
                          18. [+]
                            Review Mondrian: Flowers, by David Shapiro by Deborah Rosenthal, p. 71 - 1 Review
                            1. Mondrian: Flowers by David Shapiro
                          19. [+]
                            Review The man Who Was Mark Twain, by Guy Cardwell by James W. Tuttleton, p. 72 - 1 Review
                            1. The man Who Was Mark Twain by Guy Cardwell
                          20. [+]
                            Review Classical Architecture, by Robert Adam by Carter Wiseman, pp. 73-74 - 1 Review
                            1. Classical Architecture by Robert Adam
                          21. Orphans of utopia by Mark Falcoff, pp. 75-77
                          22. Letters, pp. 78-86
                        7. [+]
                          September 1991 Issue = 23 Articles
                          1. Notes & Comments, pp. 1-4
                          2. Has success spoiled the art museum? by Hilton Kramer, pp. 5-12
                          3. The culture of classical music today by Samuel Lipman, pp. 13-27
                          4. The legacy of Friedrich Nietzsche by Roger Kimball, pp. 28-38
                          5. Simon Schama, Francis Parkma, and the writing of history by James W. Tuttleton, pp. 39-52
                          6. Literary life in the 1990s by Bruce Bawer, pp. 53-60
                          7. Rimbaud, the anarchic demiurge by John Simon, pp. 61-74
                          8. British intellectuals in the Thatcher era by Frank Johnson, pp. 75-80
                          9. On the neglect of poetry in the United States by Louis Simpson, pp. 81-85
                          10. The importance of T.E. Lawrence by David Fromkin, pp. 86-98
                          11. Chamfort: an introduction by Joseph Epstein, pp. 99-108
                          12. A footnote for Housman by Brad Leithauser, pp. 109-116
                          13. Ad Reinhardt at MOMA by Karen Wilkin, pp. 117-123
                          14. New poems by Frederick Morgan, pp. 124-126
                          15. Variations on a theme by Justice by Paul Mariani, p. 127
                          16. Heirlooms lost by Mary Stewart Hammond, pp. 128-130
                          17. Euripedes in Paris, Shakespeare in London by Donald Lyons, pp. 131-135
                          18. "The 1920s by Jed Perl, pp. 136-141
                          19. [+]
                            The art and faith of Gerard Manley Hopkins by Christopher Ricks, pp. 142-144 - 1 Review
                            1. Gerard Manley Hopkins: A Very Private Life by Robert Bernard Martin
                          20. [+]
                            Love letter to a language by William Jay Smith, pp. 145-151 - 1 Review
                            1. An Essay on French Verse by Jacques Barzun
                          21. [+]
                            The voice of sanity by Stanislaw Baranczak, pp. 152-157 - 1 Review
                            1. Open Letters by Vaclav Havel
                          22. [+]
                            Review In Search of the Present, by Octavio Paz by Christopher Carduff, p. 158 - 1 Review
                            1. In Search of the Present by Octavio Paz
                          23. [+]
                            Review One of the Dangerous Trades, by Peter Davison by Robert Richman, pp. 159-170 - 1 Review
                            1. One of the Dangerous Trades by Peter Davison
                        8. [+]
                          October 1991 Issue = 20 Articles
                          1. Notes & Comments, pp. 1-4
                          2. "Degenerate Art" by Hilton Kramer, pp. 5-9
                          3. Russian literature today by Vasily Rudich, pp. 10-20
                          4. Cleanth Brooks and the New Criticism by Roger Kimball, pp. 21-26
                          5. The mark of the She-Bear by Kathleen Paradiso, pp. 27-34
                          6. The theater of Brian Friel by Richard Tillinghast, pp. 35-41
                          7. New poems by Jane Kenyon, pp. 42-43
                          8. On Jekyll Island by Enid Shomer, pp. 44-45
                          9. In the suspect light by Walter Griffin, p. 46
                          10. How it ended by Harvey Shapiro, p. 47
                          11. Gieseking's incomparable Ravel and Debussy by Samuel Lipman, pp. 48-51
                          12. Helion by Jed Perl, pp. 52-56
                          13. Bulgakov by Donald Lyons, pp. 57-59
                          14. [+]
                            The old devil remembers by Brooke Allen, pp. 60-63 - 1 Review
                            1. Memoirs by Kingsley Amis
                          15. [+]
                            Modernism in all things by James Bowman, pp. 64-67 - 1 Review
                            1. The Birth of the Modern by Paul Johnson
                          16. [+]
                            The soul of a saint by C.H. Sisson, pp. 68-69 - 1 Review
                            1. Confessions by Saint Augustine and Henry Chadwick #2
                          17. [+]
                            Around the world in eighty days by Harold James, pp. 70-73 - 1 Review
                            1. The Duel: 10 May-31 July 1940 by John Lukacs
                          18. Shorter notices by Donald Lyons, p. 74
                          19. [+]
                            Review Signposts in a Strange Land, by Walker Percy by John Wauck, pp. 74-76 - 1 Review
                            1. Signposts in a Strange Land by Walker Percy
                          20. Pater and Wilde by Louis Auchincloss, pp. 77-86
                        9. [+]
                          November 1991 Issue = 18 Articles
                          1. Notes & Comments, pp. 1-3
                          2. An Orwell for the Nineties? by Hilton Kramer, pp. 4-8
                          3. New light on Corot by Karen Wilkin, pp. 9-15
                          4. The career of James Baldwin by Bruce Bawer, pp. 16-26
                          5. A very Sixties person by Roger Kimball, pp. 27-32
                          6. Hazlitt's passions by Joseph Epstein, pp. 33-44
                          7. Crime and punishment by Leszek Kolakowski, pp. 45-51
                          8. Poems by Leslie Norris, pp. 52-53
                          9. Working out by Louis Simpson, p. 54
                          10. Red roses by W.S. Di Piero, p. 55
                          11. Letter from Jerusalem by Jed Perl, pp. 56-61
                          12. Romare Bearden by Eric Gibson, pp. 62-65
                          13. [+]
                            A lot of Fussell about nothing by James Bowman, pp. 66-68 - 1 Review
                            1. BAD: or, The Dumbing of America by Paul Fussell
                          14. [+]
                            The humanists reassessed by Paul Oskar Kristeller, pp. 69-72 - 1 Review
                            1. Defenders of the Text by Anthony Grafton
                          15. [+]
                            A poet and particularist by Tess Lewis, pp. 73-75 - 1 Review
                            1. On the Look-out by C.H. Sisson
                          16. [+]
                            Review Giordano Bruno and the Embassy Affair, by John... by Donald Lyons, p. 76 - 1 Review
                            1. Giordano Bruno and the Embassy Affair by John Bossy
                          17. [+]
                            Review The Journals of John Cheever, by Susan Cheever by Bruce Bawer, pp. 77-78 - 1 Review
                            1. The Journals of John Cheever by Susan Cheever
                          18. Leland Bell, 1922-1991 by Jed Perl, pp. 79-86
                        10. [+]
                          December 1991 Issue = 14 Articles
                          1. Notes & Comments, pp. 1-3
                          2. Lincoln Kirstein by Hilton Kramer, pp. 4-7
                          3. Music as a vocation by Samuel Lipman, pp. 8-12
                          4. Gericault in Paris by Karen Wilkin, pp. 13-19
                          5. Columbia's assault on the American novel by Bruce Bawer, pp. 20-31
                          6. Six poems by Jorge Luis Borges by Robert Mezey, pp. 32-41
                          7. The Sainsbury Wing of London's National Gallery by Roger Kimball, pp. 42-45
                          8. "Dislocations" at MOMAS by Jed Perl, pp. 46-51
                          9. New York round-up by Donald Lyons, pp. 52-57
                          10. [+]
                            Connoisseur of madness, addict of suicide by John Simon, pp. 58-65 - 1 Review
                            1. Anne Sexton: A Biography by Diane Wood Middlebrook
                          11. [+]
                            Assbackwards by James Bowman, pp. 66-68 - 1 Review
                            1. Time's Arrow by Martin Amis
                          12. [+]
                            Natives of the James family by Donna Rifkind, pp. 69-74 - 1 Review
                            1. The Jameses: A Family Narrative by R.W.B. Lewis
                          13. A visit with Balthus by Philippe Dagen, pp. 75-78
                          14. Letters, pp. 79-86
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                        Issues of 1992 = 10 Issues, 197 Articles
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                          Issues of 1993 = 10 Issues, 196 Articles
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                            Issues of 1994 = 10 Issues, 189 Articles
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                              Issues of 1995 = 10 Issues, 183 Articles
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                                Issues of 1996 = 10 Issues, 197 Articles
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                                  Issues of 1997 = 10 Issues, 182 Articles
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                                    Issues of 1998 = 10 Issues, 183 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 2002 = 10 Issues, 190 Articles
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                                              Issues of 2003 = 10 Issues, 190 Articles
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                                                Issues of 2004 = 10 Issues, 204 Articles
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                                                  Issues of 2005 = 3 Issues, 62 Articles