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Vol. 3 No. 7 · 16 April 1981

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Cover Artist

Judith Aronson

Christopher Ricks

In theory

Letters

Lydia Gerend, Nicolas Walter, Hans Keller, J. Bradshaw, Nicholas Jacobs, Peter Cramer, D.O. Morgan

Ted Hughes

Poem: ‘An October Salmon’

Marilyn Butler

Ideas and the Novel by Mary McCarthy. Weidenfeld, 121 pp., £4.95, February 1981, 9780297778967

Peter Clarke

The Backbench Diaries of Richard Crossman edited by Janet Morgan. Hamish Hamilton/Cape, 1136 pp., £15, March 1981, 0 241 10440 8

Emmanuel Le Roy Ladurie

La Saga des Giscard by Pol Bruno. Ramsay, 264 pp., May 1980, 2 85956 185 4

Anita Brookner

Anita Brookner goes to see Abel Gance’s film ‘Napoleon’

Douglas Johnson

The Long March of the French Left by R.W. Johnson. Macmillan, 345 pp., £20, March 1981, 0 333 27417 2
One-Dimensional Marxism by Simon Clarke and Terry Lovell. Allison and Busby, 256 pp., £9.95, June 1980, 0 85031 367 8
Communism and Philosophy by Maurice Cornforth. Lawrence and Wishart, 282 pp., £8.95, July 1980, 0 85315 430 9
The Crisis of Marxism by Jack Lindsay. Moonraker, 183 pp., £7.95, March 1981, 0 239 00200 8
Class in English History 1680-850 by R.S. Neale. Blackwell, 250 pp., £12, January 1981, 0 631 12851 4

Alasdair MacIntyre

Modern French Philosophy by Vincent Descombes, translated by Lorna Scott Fox. Cambridge, 192 pp., £14.50, January 1981, 0 521 22837 9

Sean O’Faolain

William Faulkner: His Life and Work by David Minter. Johns Hopkins, 325 pp., £9.50, January 1981, 0 8018 2347 1

Claude Rawson

Jefferson Davis gets his citizenship back by Robert Penn Warren. Kentucky/Transatlantic Book Service, 114 pp., £4.85, December 1980, 0 8131 1445 4
Being here: Poetry 1977-1980 by Robert Penn Warren. Secker, 109 pp., £4.95, October 1980, 0 436 36650 9
Ways of light: Poems 1972-1980 by Richard Eberhart. Oxford, 68 pp., £5.95, January 1981, 9780195027372

Salman Rushdie

Story: ‘The Prophet’s Hair’

Anthony Powell

Brooke’s Benefit

Clive Wilmer

Poem: ‘After Pavese’

Robert Taubman

Cities of the Red Night by William Burroughs. Calder, 332 pp., £9.95, March 1981, 0 7145 3784 5
The Tokyo-Montana Express by Richard Brautigan. Cape, 258 pp., £6.50, April 1981, 0 224 01907 4

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