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Vol. 2 No. 2 · 7 February 1980

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Andrew Freeth

Frank Kermode

The State of the Language edited by Leonard Michaels and Christopher Ricks. California, 609 pp., £14.95, January 1980, 0 520 03763 4

Letters

Kevin Keys, Frank Kermode, William Empson, Anthony Barnett, Nick Humphrey, David Hanly, Brigid Brophy

Martin Amis

The White Album by Joan Didion. Weidenfeld, 223 pp., £5.95, October 1980, 0 297 77702 5

Dan Jacobson

The Right Stuff by Tom Wolfe. Cape, 436 pp., £6.95, November 1980, 0 224 01443 9

Neal Ascherson

The Climate of Treason by Andrew Boyle. Hutchinson, 504 pp., £8.95, November 1980, 9780091393403

Gareth Evans

Moore by Paul Levy. Weidenfeld, 335 pp., £12.50, October 1980, 0 297 77576 6

Valerie Pearl

The City and the Court 1603-1643 by Robert Ashton. Cambridge, 247 pp., £10.50, September 1980, 0 521 22419 5

Peter Parsons

Cornelius Gallus lives

Graham Hough

The Wapshot Chronicle by John Cheever. Harper and Row, 549 pp., £6.95, November 1980, 0 06 337007 7
Florence Avenue by Elizabeth North. Gollancz, 158 pp., £4.95, October 1980, 0 575 02680 4
McKay’s Bees by Thomas McMahon. Constable, 198 pp., £4.95, November 1980, 0 09 463120 4
The Siesta by Patrice Chaplin. Duckworth, 174 pp., £5.95, November 1980, 0 7156 1459 2

Michael Mason

Jailbird by Kurt Vonnegut. Cape, 246 pp., £5.50, October 1980, 0 224 01772 1

Mary Warnock

Charles, Prince of Wales by Anthony Holden. Weidenfeld, 336 pp., £6.95, October 1980, 0 297 77662 2

Christopher Sykes

The Windsor Story by J. Bryan and Charles Murphy. Granada, 602 pp., £8.95, November 1980, 0 246 11323 5

Virginia Llewellyn Smith

Chekhov’s Leading Lady by Harvey Pitcher. Murray, 288 pp., £8.50, October 1980, 0 7195 3681 2

Gavin Stamp

The Victorian Country House by Mark Girouard. Yale, 470 pp., £14.95, September 1980, 0 300 02390 1
The Artist and the Country House by John Harris. Sotheby Parke Bernet, 376 pp., £37.50, November 1980, 0 85667 053 7
National Trust Studies 1980 edited by Gervase Jackson-Stops. Sotheby Parke Bernet, 175 pp., £8.95, October 1980, 0 85667 065 0

Roger Scruton

The Role of the Reader by Umberto Eco. Indiana, 384 pp., £10.50, September 1980, 0 253 11139 0
The Semiotics of the Built Environment by Donald Preziosi. Indiana, 192 pp., £9, September 1980, 0 253 17638 7

Richard Wollheim

A Charismatic View of Pornography

Tony Tanner

Joseph Conrad: The Three Lives by Frederick Karl. Faber, 1008 pp., £12.50, May 1980, 0 571 11386 9

Marilyn Butler

Walter Scott and the Historical Imagination by David Brown. Routledge, 239 pp., £9.75, August 1980, 0 7100 0301 3

Vicki Feaver

Poem: ‘Autumn’

Paul Muldoon

Poem: ‘The Princess and the Pea’

Douglas Johnson

Napoleon: Master of Europe 1805-1807 by Alistair Horne. Weidenfeld, 232 pp., £6.95, September 1980, 0 297 77678 9
Napoleon’s Diplomatic Service by Edward Whitcomb. Duke, 218 pp., June 1981, 9780822304210
Dictionary of the Napoleonic Wars by David Chandler. Arms and Armour, 576 pp., £12.95, November 1980, 0 85368 353 0
Napoleon, the Jews and the Sanhedrin by Simon Schwarzfuchs. Routledge, 200 pp., £5.50, March 1979, 0 7100 8955 4
Auguste de Colbert: Aristocratic Survival in an Era of Upheaval, 1793-1809 by Jeanne Ojala. Utah, $15, February 1979, 9780685953709

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