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Vol. 3 No. 21 · 19 November 1981

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Vol. 3 No. 21 · 19 November 1981

Barbara Everett

W.H. Auden: A Biography by Humphrey Carpenter. Allen and Unwin, 495 pp., £12.50, June 1981, 0 04 928044 9
Early Auden by Edward Mendelson. Faber, 407 pp., £10, September 1981, 0 571 11193 9

Letters

Marilyn Butler, Neal Ascherson, Suzie Fleming, Kate Graham, A.J.P. Taylor, Editor, ‘London Review’, Jeremy Franks, Lynne Fredlund

Christopher Ricks

Romantics, Rebels and Reactionaries: English Literature and its Background 1760-1830 by Marilyn Butler. Oxford, 213 pp., £7.95, July 1981, 0 19 219144 6

Jon Stallworthy

Poem: ‘The Anzac Sonata’

Peter Swinnerton-Dyer

Prospects for Higher Education

Lord Roberthall

Lord Roberthall, economic adviser to Macmillan’s government, looks at the failure of monetarism

Keith Kyle

Believing in the Alliance

Vijay Joshi

Poverty and Famines by Amartya Sen. Oxford, 257 pp., £8.95, October 1981, 0 19 828426 8

Rosalind Mitchison

Rebirth of a Nation: Wales 1880-1980 by Kenneth O. Morgan. Oxford, 463 pp., £15, March 1981, 0 19 821736 6

Geoffrey Hawthorn

Hegel contra Sociology by Gillian Rose. Athlone, 261 pp., £18, May 1981, 0 485 11214 0
The Political Philosophy of the Frankfurt School by George Friedman. Cornell, 312 pp., £9.50, February 1981, 9780801412790
Metacritique by Garbis Kortian, translated by John Raffan. Cambridge, 134 pp., £12.50, August 1980, 0 631 12779 8
The Idea of a Critical Theory by Raymond Geuss. Cambridge, 99 pp., £10, December 1981, 0 521 24072 7
The Politics of Social Theory by Russell Keat. Blackwell, 245 pp., £12.50, August 1981, 0 631 12779 8
Critical Hermeneutics by John Thompson. Cambridge, 257 pp., £17.50, September 1981, 9780521239325
Hermeneutics and the Human Sciences by Paul Ricoeur, translated by John Thompson. Cambridge, 314 pp., £20, September 1981, 0 521 23497 2

Norman Malcolm

Ludwig Wittgenstein: Personal Recollections edited by Rush Rhees. Blackwell, 235 pp., £9.50, September 1981, 0 631 19600 5

Nevill Mott

James Clerk Maxwell: A Biography by Ivan Tolstoy. Canongate, 184 pp., £9.95, July 1981, 9780862410100

John Charap

The Physicists: A Generation that Changed the World by C.P. Snow. Macmillan, 191 pp., £8.95, September 1981, 0 333 32228 2

Alan Hollinghurst

Gemini by Michel Tournier, translated by Anne Carter. Collins, 452 pp., £8.95, September 1981, 0 00 221448 2
The Death of Men by Allan Massie. Bodley Head, 249 pp., £6.50, October 1981, 0 370 30339 3
Tar Baby by Toni Morrison. Chatto, 309 pp., £6.95, October 1981, 0 7011 2596 9

Nicholas Penny

Moments of Vision by Kenneth Clark. Murray, 191 pp., £9.50, October 1981, 0 7195 3860 2

Patrick Wormald

Roman Britain by Peter Salway. Oxford, 824 pp., £19.50, August 1981, 9780198217176
Roman Britain by Malcolm Tood. Fontana, 285 pp., £2.95, May 1981, 0 00 633756 2

M.A. Screech

Masters of the Reformation: The Emergence of a New Intellectual Life in Europe by Heiko Augustinus Oberman, translated by Dennis Martin. Cambridge, 269 pp., £22.50, June 1981, 0 521 23098 5
Montaigne by Peter Burke. Oxford, 96 pp., £5.50, October 1981, 9780192875235

Peter Burke

The Building of Renaissance Florence: An Economic and Social History by Richard Goldthwaite. Johns Hopkins, 459 pp., £16.50, April 1981, 0 8018 2342 0
Public Life in Renaissance Florence by Richard Trexler. Academic Press, 591 pp., £29.80, March 1981, 0 12 699550 8
Civic Ritual in Renaissance Venice by Edward Muir. Princeton, 356 pp., £10.80, August 1981, 0 691 05325 1
Venice: The Greatness and the Fall by John Julius Norwich. Allen Lane, 400 pp., £12, September 1981, 0 7139 1409 2
Ruskin and Venice edited by Jeanne Clegg. Junction, 233 pp., £10.50, September 1981, 0 86245 019 5
The Stones of Venice by John Ruskin and Jan Morris. Faber, 239 pp., £12.50, September 1981, 0 571 11815 1

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