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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 1986 = 11 Issues, 167 Articles
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                  Issues of 1988 = 10 Issues, 157 Articles
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                    Issues of 1989 = 10 Issues, 158 Articles
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                    Issues of the 1990s = 10 Years, 100 Issues, 1,883 Articles
                    1. [+]
                      Issues of 1990 = 10 Issues, 179 Articles
                      1. [+]
                        Issues of 1991 = 10 Issues, 196 Articles
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                          Issues of 1992 = 10 Issues, 197 Articles
                          1. [+]
                            Issues of 1993 = 10 Issues, 196 Articles
                            1. [+]
                              January 1993 Issue = 21 Articles
                              1. Notes & Comments, pp. 1-4
                              2. Mary McCarthy & company by Hilton Kramer, pp. 5-10
                              3. The "Malcolm X" phenomenon by James Bowman, pp. 11-16
                              4. What Henry James knew by Cynthia Ozick, pp. 17-32
                              5. Paul Klee in his notebooks by Deborah Rosenthal, pp. 33-38
                              6. New poems by Leslie Norris, pp. 39-40
                              7. Cousins, brothers, sisters by Wyatt Prunty, p. 41
                              8. The world of light; Magpies by Michael Heffernan, pp. 42-43
                              9. Bright leaf; Dog pile by Andrew Hudgins, pp. 44-45
                              10. Ellsworth Kelly by Jed Perl, pp. 46-49
                              11. Exhibition notes by Karen Wilkin, p. 50
                              12.  ---  by Eric Gibson, p. 51
                              13.  ---  by Roger Kimball, p. 52
                              14. Checkhov & others by Donald Lyons, pp. 53-56
                              15. [+]
                                You don't say by Terry Teachout, pp. 57-59 - 1 Review
                                1. The Bonfire of the Vanities by Tom Wolfe
                              16. [+]
                                Flights of the enchanter by Jenny Teichman, pp. 60-62 - 1 Review
                                1. Metaphysics as a Guide to Morals by Iris Murdoch
                              17. [+]
                                Dangerous liaisons by David Gress, pp. 63-66 - 1 Review
                                1. Past Imperfect by Tony Judt
                              18. [+]
                                He said, she said by John Simon, pp. 67-68 - 2 Reviews
                                1. The New York Public Library Book of Twentieth Century American Quotations by Stephen Donadio, Joan Smith, Susan Mesner, and Rebecca Davidson, ...
                                2. The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Quotations by Angela Partington
                              19. [+]
                                Anti-familiar essays by Heather Mac Donald, pp. 69-72 - 1 Review
                                1. No More Nice Girls by Ellen Willis
                              20. [+]
                                Scrappy days by Thomas Mallon, pp. 73-76 - 1 Review
                                1. My Life as Author and Editor by H.L. Mencken and Jonathan Yardley
                              21. Music "Behind the Scenes" by Samuel Lipman, pp. 77-86
                            2. [+]
                              February 1993 Issue = 22 Articles
                              1. Notes & Comments, pp. 1-3
                              2. Poetry & the silencing of art by Hilton Kramer, pp. 4-9
                              3. William Trevor by Richard Tillinghast, pp. 10-17
                              4. History & Joseph Needham by Maurice Cowling, pp. 18-27
                              5. Frederic Bazille by Karen Wilkin, pp. 28-32
                              6. The New York of Dawn Powell by Lauren Weiner, pp. 33-41
                              7. New poems by Sidney Wade, pp. 42-43
                              8. Over there by J.R. Solonche, p. 44
                              9. A look at the moon by Stephen Stepanchev, p. 45
                              10. Canto XIII by Richard Foerster, p. 46
                              11. Currents by Floyd Skloot, p. 47
                              12. Mitsuko Uchida by Samuel Lipman, pp. 48-51
                              13. Emotion by Jed Perl, pp. 52-55
                              14. [+]
                                Catullus: the poet as lover & scourge by Donald Lyons, pp. 56-60 - 1 Review
                                1. Catullus by Charles Martin
                              15. [+]
                                The "I" of the storm by David Fromkin, pp. 61-64 - 1 Review
                                1. The World Crisis, 1911-1918 by Winston Churchill
                              16. [+]
                                Friendship & devotion by George Sim Johnston, pp. 65-67 - 1 Review
                                1. Exiles and Fugitives by John M. Dunaway
                              17. [+]
                                Object lessons by Paul Rand, pp. 68-70 - 1 Review
                                1. The Evolution of Useful Things by Henry Petroski
                              18. [+]
                                Mute, gilded howling by Robert Richman, pp. 71-74 - 1 Review
                                1. A Gilded Lapse of Time by Gjertrud Schnackenberg
                              19. [+]
                                Out of touch by James Bowman, pp. 75-77 - 1 Review
                                1. Intellect and Public Life by Thomas Bender
                              20. [+]
                                Review The Gonne-Yeats Letters, 1893-1938, by Anna Ma... by Michael Glover, p. 78 - 1 Review
                                1. The Gonne-Yeats Letters, 1893-1938 by Anna MacBride White, A. Norman Jeffares, and W.B. Yeats, ...
                              21. [+]
                                Review Bernard Maybeck, by Sally B. Woodbridge and Ri... by Carter Wiseman, p. 79 - 1 Review
                                1. Bernard Maybeck by Sally B. Woodbridge and Richard Barnes
                              22. Letters, pp. 80-86
                            3. [+]
                              March 1993 Issue = 15 Articles
                              1. Notes & Comments, pp. 1-3
                              2. Clement Greenberg & the Cold War by Hilton Kramer, pp. 4-9
                              3. The perversions of M. Foucault by Roger Kimball, pp. 10-18
                              4. The enduring V.S. Pritchett by Joseph Epstein, pp. 19-27
                              5. Professor Graff's program by James W. Tuttleton, pp. 28-34
                              6. Camus today by Renee Winegarten, pp. 35-42
                              7. Three late poems by Heinrich Heine by Martin Greenberg, pp. 43-49
                              8. Assemblage by Jed Perl, pp. 50-55
                              9. Saints & sinners by Donald Lyons, pp. 56-60
                              10. Reading Henry Green by Brooke Allen, pp. 61-67
                              11. [+]
                                "Really, one should burn everything" by Penelope Fitzgerald, pp. 68-69 - 1 Review
                                1. Selected Letters of Philip Larkin, 1940-1985 by Anthony Thwaite and Philip Larkin
                              12. [+]
                                Gestures of return by David Klinghoffer, pp. 70-73 - 1 Review
                                1. Days of Obligation by Richard Rodriguez
                              13. [+]
                                A politicized Plath by Richard Tillinghast, pp. 74-75 - 1 Review
                                1. The Haunting of Sylvia Plath by Jacqueline Rose
                              14. [+]
                                Endangered tradition by Hilton Kramer, pp. 76-77 - 1 Review
                                1. The Rise and Fall of the Man of Letters by John Gross
                              15. The New Museum by Michael Brandow, pp. 78-86
                            4. [+]
                              April 1993 Issue = 18 Articles
                              1. Notes & Comments, pp. 1-4
                              2. Henry James & the life of art by Hilton Kramer, pp. 5-8
                              3. The first half of Muriel Spark by Roger Kimball, pp. 9-16
                              4. Torres-Garcia & his school by Karen Wilkin, pp. 17-24
                              5. The false philosophy of Peter Singer by Jenny Teichman, pp. 25-30
                              6. The world & Peter Taylor by Bruce Bawer, pp. 31-39
                              7. "Unholy sonnets" by Mark Jarman, pp. 40-43
                              8. Leon Botstein by Samuel Lipman, pp. 44-49
                              9. The perennial vs. the Biennial by Jed Perl, pp. 50-54
                              10. Exhibition notes by Eric Gibson, p. 55
                              11.  ---  by Roger Kimball, pp. 56-57
                              12. [+]
                                The flaying of America by James Bowman, pp. 58-61 - 1 Review
                                1. The Culture of Complaint by Robert Hughes
                              13. [+]
                                Orphan asylum by X.J. Kennedy, pp. 62-64 - 1 Review
                                1. Collected Poems, 1953-1993 by John Updike
                              14. [+]
                                Red pencils by Brooke Allen, pp. 65-66 - 1 Review
                                1. Proofs and Three Parables by George Steiner
                              15. [+]
                                Time & the great dead by Cynthia Zarin, pp. 67-70 - 1 Review
                                1. The Third Kind of Knowledge by Robert Fitzgerald and Penelope Laurans Fitzgerald, ...
                              16. [+]
                                "Style"---or whatever by J. Duncan Berry, pp. 71-73 - 1 Review
                                1. Problems of Style by Alois Riegl
                              17. [+]
                                Seasons of belief by Tess Lewis, pp. 74-79 - 2 Reviews
                                1. What Remains, and Other Stories by Christa Wolf
                                2. The Author's Dimension by Christa Wolf and Alexander Stephan
                              18. Letters, pp. 80-86
                            5. [+]
                              May 1993 Issue = 21 Articles
                              1. Notes & Comments, pp. 1-3
                              2. Feeling sorry for Rosalind Krauss by Roger Kimball, pp. 4-8
                              3. Why should we read Joyce Cary? by Bruce Bawer, pp. 9-17
                              4. "The Greek Miracle" by Beryl Barr-Sharrar, pp. 18-23
                              5. A defense of translation by Martin Greenberg, pp. 24-32
                              6. Poems by Louis Simpson, pp. 33-35
                              7. A form of fulfillment by Greg Williamson, p. 36
                              8. The artist's book by Jed Perl, pp. 37-42
                              9. Exhibition notes by Eric Gibson, pp. 43-44
                              10. Shelley & Shaw by Donald Lyons, pp. 45-48
                              11. Charles Valentin Alkan by James F. Penrose, pp. 49-53
                              12. Pursuits of happiness by James Bowman, pp. 54-58
                              13. [+]
                                The great awakener by Marc M. Arkin, pp. 59-61 - 1 Review
                                1. Jonathan Edwards: Puritan, Preacher, Philosopher by John E. Smith
                              14. [+]
                                Improbable friendship by Renee Winegarten, pp. 62-64 - 1 Review
                                1. Flaubert-Sand: The Correspondence by Alphonse Jacobs, Gustave Flaubert, and George Sand, ...
                              15. [+]
                                A vision in terry cloth by David Klinghoffer, pp. 65-67 - 1 Review
                                1. Seaward by Brad Leithauser
                              16. [+]
                                Resentful parasite by Jeffrey Meyers, pp. 68-70 - 1 Review
                                1. Reflections on James Joyce by Thomas F. Staley, Randolph Lewis, and Stuart Gilbert, ...
                              17. [+]
                                The tongue of the Welsh by Michael Glover, pp. 71-72 - 1 Review
                                1. Collected Poems, 1940-1990 by R.S. Thomas
                              18. [+]
                                Acquaintance of poets by Robert Richman, pp. 73-75 - 1 Review
                                1. Their Ancient Glittering Eyes by Donald Hall
                              19. [+]
                                Review Leonard and Virginia Woolf as Publishers, by J... by Christopher Carduff, pp. 76-77 - 1 Review
                                1. Leonard and Virginia Woolf as Publishers by John H. Willis, Jr.
                              20. [+]
                                Review Delmore Schwartz and James Laughlin, by Robert... by Bruce Bawer, pp. 78-79 - 1 Review
                                1. Delmore Schwartz and James Laughlin by Robert S. Phillips, Delmore Schwartz, and James Laughlin, ...
                              21. Letters, pp. 80-86
                            6. [+]
                              June 1993 Issue = 18 Articles
                              1. Notes & Comments, pp. 1-4
                              2. Myths of the Fifties by Hilton Kramer, pp. 5-8
                              3. Barnes by Roger Kimball, pp. 9-13
                              4. Dreiser's "Jennie Gerhardt" by Joseph Epstein, pp. 14-20
                              5. Daumier at the Met by Karen Wilkin, pp. 21-25
                              6. Who was Wyndham Lewis? by Victor M. Cassidy, pp. 26-38
                              7. Three poems by Eugenio Montale by William Arrowsmith, pp. 39-47
                              8. What there was to see by Jed Perl, pp. 48-55
                              9. "Angels" & others by Donald Lyons, pp. 56-59
                              10. Shadows & fog by James Bowman, pp. 60-64
                              11. [+]
                                Through a glass darkly by James W. Tuttleton, pp. 65-68 - 1 Review
                                1. A Different Mirror by Ronald Takaki
                              12. [+]
                                A life of his own by Mark Falcoff, pp. 69-75 - 1 Review
                                1. Gerald Brenan: The Interior Castle by Jonathan Gathorne-Hardy
                              13. [+]
                                To Washington by moonbeam by Samuel Lipman, pp. 76-78 - 1 Review
                                1. Leaving Town Alive by John Frohnmayer
                              14. [+]
                                Nature's design by Guy Davenport, pp. 79-80 - 1 Review
                                1. Faith in a Seed by Henry David Thoreau and Bradley P. Dean
                              15. [+]
                                Far & away by Alan Rutenberg, pp. 81-83 - 1 Review
                                1. Loneliness and Time by Mark Cocker
                              16. [+]
                                Top of the 11th, top of the order by Richard Tillinghast, pp. 84-87 - 1 Review
                                1. The Museum of Clear Ideas by Donald Hall
                              17. Letters, pp. 88-90
                              18. Index, pp. 91-102
                            7. [+]
                              September 1993 Issue = 19 Articles
                              1. Notes & Comments, pp. 1-3
                              2. Art & its institutions by Hilton Kramer, pp. 4-7
                              3. [+]
                                "The Moral Sense" by Roger Kimball, pp. 8-12 - 1 Review
                                1. The Moral Sense by James Q. Wilson
                              4. Who's killing our orchestras? by Samuel Lipman, pp. 13-20
                              5. Lampedusa's "Letteratura inglese" by Stephen Sartarelli, pp. 21-37
                              6. George Bernard Shaw by Brooke Allen, pp. 38-47
                              7. The Founders' debate by Harvey C. Mansfield, Jr., pp. 48-54
                              8. Poems by Frederick Morgan, pp. 55-58
                              9. On writing by Harvey Shapiro, p. 59
                              10. Mostly Marden by Jed Perl, pp. 60-63
                              11. Exhibition Notes by Hilton Kramer, p. 64
                              12.  ---  by Eric Gibson, pp. 65-66
                              13. Jane Bowles's "In the Summer House" by Donald Lyons, pp. 67-70
                              14. The use & abuse of violence by James Bowman, pp. 71-74
                              15. [+]
                                Robed in images by John Simon, pp. 75-79 - 1 Review
                                1. A Different Person by James Merrill
                              16. [+]
                                State of the essay? by Richard Brookhiser, pp. 80-82 - 1 Review
                                1. United States by Gore Vidal
                              17. [+]
                                "Just let me put this bastard on the skids" by Christopher Carduff, pp. 83-87 - 1 Review
                                1. Philip Larkin: A Writer's Life by Andrew Motion
                              18. [+]
                                Priapic polymath by Jeffrey Meyers, pp. 88-90 - 1 Review
                                1. The Sixties: The Last Journal, 1960-1972 by Edmund Wilson and Lewis M. Dabney
                              19. Rapping with Dr. Baker by Terry Teachout, pp. 91-102
                            8. [+]
                              October 1993 Issue = 17 Articles
                              1. Notes & Comments, pp. 1-5
                              2. Diana Trilling's "Journey" by Hilton Kramer, pp. 6-10
                              3. Catherine MacKinnon by Roger Kimball, pp. 11-16
                              4. Balthus in Lausanne by Jed Perl, pp. 17-22
                              5. Lampedusa's "Letteratura inglese" by Stephen Sartarelli, pp. 23-34
                              6. Six poems by Donald Hall, pp. 35-38
                              7. New worlds & old on CD by Samuel Lipman, pp. 39-43
                              8. Rebecca Horn at the Guggenheim by Karen Wilkin, pp. 44-49
                              9. Frank Wedekin's "Lula" by Donald Lyons, pp. 50-53
                              10. The air is blue by James Bowman, pp. 54-57
                              11. [+]
                                Apologies for the ancients by John Herington, pp. 58-61 - 1 Review
                                1. The Norton Book of Classical Literature by Bernard M.W. Knox
                              12. [+]
                                The first "Immortelle" by Louise Ascher, pp. 62-66 - 1 Review
                                1. Marguerite Yourcenar by Josyane Savigneau
                              13. [+]
                                Agee & after by James R. Mellow, pp. 67-68 - 1 Review
                                1. Always Straight Ahead by Alma Neuman
                              14. [+]
                                Wunderkind by David Klinghoffer, pp. 69-70 - 1 Review
                                1. Body and Soul by Frank Conroy
                              15. [+]
                                Review Alice in Bed, by Susan Sontag by John Simon, pp. 71-72 - 1 Review
                                1. Alice in Bed by Susan Sontag
                              16. [+]
                                Review Ottoline Morrell: Life on the Grand Scale, by ... by Lauren Weiner, p. 73 - 1 Review
                                1. Ottoline Morrell: Life on the Grand Scale by Miranda Seymour
                              17. Bill Moyers & New Age healing by Gerald Weissmann, pp. 74-86
                            9. [+]
                              November 1993 Issue = 23 Articles
                              1. Notes & Comments, pp. 1-3
                              2. Reflections on Miro by Hilton Kramer, pp. 4-7
                              3. Ronald Dworkin by Jenny Teichman, pp. 8-15
                              4. Munzenberg & the Comintern by Stephen Koch, pp. 16-35
                              5. Ever so true by Dennis Halac, pp. 36-40
                              6. Art of the Quattrocento by Creighton Gilbert, pp. 41-45
                              7. New poems by C.H. Sisson, pp. 46-47
                              8. Path through the rhododendron and azalea test gardens twenty years ago by Sandra McPherson, pp. 48-49
                              9. Some screens by Bill Manhire, p. 50
                              10. Small wants, again by Bibhu Padhi, pp. 51-52
                              11. Art by Jed Perl, pp. 53-56
                              12. Exhibition Notes by Karen Wilkin, pp. 57-58
                              13.  ---  by Eric Gibson, p. 59
                              14. Theater by Donald Lyons, pp. 60-62
                              15. The media by James Bowman, pp. 63-67
                              16. [+]
                                The apostle of inversion by H.J. Kaplan, pp. 68-71 - 1 Review
                                1. Genet: A Biography by Edmund White
                              17. [+]
                                Tough buttons by Guy Davenport, pp. 72-73 - 1 Review
                                1. A Stein Reader by Gertrude Stein and Ulla E. Dydo
                              18. [+]
                                Festival of smoke by Jeremy Murray-Brown, pp. 74-77 - 1 Review
                                1. Leni Riefenstahl: A Memoir by Leni Riefenstahl
                              19. [+]
                                Mann & boy by Clarence Brown, pp. 78-80 - 1 Review
                                1. Tintin in the New World by Frederic Tuten
                              20. [+]
                                Two types of austerity by James F. Penrose, pp. 81-83 - 2 Reviews
                                1. Sibelius by Robert Layton
                                2. Stravinsky by Paul Griffiths
                              21. [+]
                                The imaginative invalid by Alan Rutenberg, pp. 84-88 - 1 Review
                                1. Dreams of Exile: Robert Louis Stevenson by Ian Bell
                              22. Notebook by James W. Tuttleton, pp. 89-94
                              23. Letters, pp. 95-102
                            10. [+]
                              December 1993 Issue = 22 Articles
                              1. Notes & Comments, pp. 1-5
                              2. The travels of Henry James by Hilton Kramer, pp. 6-9
                              3. "The Culture of Disbelief" by Roger Kimball, pp. 10-15
                              4. Seneca & European tragedy by Dana Gioia, pp. 16-25
                              5. The cult of Emily Carr by Karen Wilkin, pp. 26-30
                              6. Wilkie Collins by Brooke Allen, pp. 31-40
                              7. New poems by Louis Simpson, p. 41
                              8. Four for David Smith by Charles Tomlinson, pp. 42-43
                              9. A dissertation by Mary Jo Salter, pp. 44-45
                              10. Art by Jed Perl, pp. 46-50
                              11. Exhibition Notes by Eric Gibson, p. 51
                              12.  ---  by Hilton Kramer, pp. 51-52
                              13. Theater by Donald Lyons, pp. 53-55
                              14. The media by James Bowman, pp. 56-61
                              15. [+]
                                Relics by George Sim Johnston, pp. 62-64 - 2 Reviews
                                1. The Golden Legend, Vol I by Jacobus de Voragine and William Granger Ryan
                                2. The Golden Legend, Vol. II by Jacobus de Voragine and William Granger Ryan
                              16. [+]
                                The book of winter by Robert Richman, pp. 65-67 - 1 Review
                                1. The Owl in the Mask of the Dreamer by John Haines
                              17. [+]
                                The sage of Slabsides by Guy Davenport, pp. 68-69 - 1 Review
                                1. The World of John Burroughs by Edward Kanze
                              18. [+]
                                Smug syndicate by Jeffrey Meyers, pp. 70-72 - 1 Review
                                1. Splendours and Miseries by Sarah Bradford
                              19. [+]
                                Joyful Noyes by Marc M. Arkin, pp. 73-75 - 1 Review
                                1. Without Sin by Spencer Klaw
                              20. [+]
                                Review The Wreck of the Deutschland, by Sean Street by Michael Glover, pp. 76-77 - 1 Review
                                1. The Wreck of the Deutschland by Sean Street
                              21. [+]
                                Review Correspondence, by Herman Melville and Lynn Horth by Jonathan Cook, pp. 78-79 - 1 Review
                                1. Correspondence by Herman Melville and Lynn Horth
                              22. Letters, pp. 80-86
                          2. [+]
                            Issues of 1994 = 10 Issues, 189 Articles
                            1. [+]
                              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
                                    2. [+]
                                      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