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Vol. 4 No. 22 · 2 December 1982

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Vol. 4 No. 22 · 2 December 1982

M.I. Finley

Blood for the Ghosts: Classical Influences in the 19th and 20th Centuries by Hugh Lloyd-Jones. Duckworth, 312 pp., £24, May 1982, 0 7156 1500 9
Classical Survivals: The Classics in the Modern World by Hugh Lloyd-Jones. Duckworth, 184 pp., £18, May 1982, 0 7156 1517 3
History of Classical Scholarship by U. von Wilamowitz-Moellendorf, edited by Hugh Lloyd-Jones, translated by Alan Harris. Duckworth, 189 pp., £18, February 1982, 0 7156 0976 9

Letters

Richard Hall, Colin Legum, Philip Larkin, Jeffrey Mehlman, Lindsay Waters, Graham Bradshaw, Elizabeth Roberts, Warwick Gould

Peter Medawar

Prejudices: A Philosophical Dictionary by Robert Nisbet. Harvard, 318 pp., £12.25, November 1982, 0 674 70065 1

Julian Barnes

The ‘Private Eye’ Story: The First 21 Years by Patrick Marnham. Private Eye/Deutsch, 232 pp., £7.95, October 1982, 0 233 97509 8
One for the Road: Further Letters of Denis Thatcher by Richard Ingrams and John Wells. Private Eye/Deutsch, 80 pp., £2.50, October 1982, 9780233975115
Sir James Goldsmith: The Man and the Myth by Geoffrey Wansell. Fontana, 222 pp., £1.95, April 1982, 0 00 636503 5

Ted Hughes

Poem: ‘The Great Irish Pike’

Russell Davies

The Noel Coward Diaries edited by Graham Payn and Sheridan Morley. Weidenfeld, 698 pp., £15, September 1982, 0 297 78142 1

David Cannadine

Duchess: The Story of Wallis Warfield Windsor by Stephen Birmingham. Macmillan, 287 pp., £8.95, October 1982, 0 333 34265 8
The Duke of Windsor’s War by Michael Bloch. Weidenfeld, 397 pp., £10.95, October 1982, 0 297 77947 8

Brigid Brophy

Bernard Shaw: The Darker Side by Arnold Silver. Stanford, 353 pp., $25, January 1982, 0 8047 1091 0
Bernard Shaw and Alfred Douglas: A Correspondence edited by Mary Hyde. Murray, 237 pp., £15, November 1982, 0 7195 3947 1

Christopher Reid

The Life of John Berryman by John Haffenden. Routledge, 451 pp., £15, September 1982, 0 7100 9216 4
Poets in their Youth: A Memoir by Eileen Simpson. Faber, 272 pp., £10.95, September 1982, 0 571 11925 5

Christopher Ricks

T.S. Eliot: The Critical Heritage edited by Michael Grant. Routledge, 408 pp., £25, July 1982, 0 7100 9226 1

John Brewer

In Defiance of Oligarchy: The Tory Party 1714-1760 by Linda Colley. Cambridge, 383 pp., £25, February 1982, 0 521 23982 6
Dynamics of Change: The Crisis of the 1750s and English Party Systems by J.C.D. Clark. Cambridge, 640 pp., £37.50, May 1982, 0 521 23830 7

Peter France

The Literary Underground of the Old Regime by Robert Darnton. Harvard, 258 pp., £11.55, November 1982, 0 674 53656 8

Edmund Leach

The Sacred Executioner: Human Sacrifice and the Legacy of Guilt by Hyam Maccoby. Thames and Hudson, 208 pp., £10.95, September 1982, 0 500 01281 4

Simon Schaffer

Stolen Lightning: The Social Theory of Magic by Daniel O’Keefe. Martin Robertson, 581 pp., £17.50, September 1982, 0 85520 486 9
Scienze, Credenze Occulti, Livelli di Cultura edited by Paola Zambelli. Leo Olschki, 562 pp., April 1982, 88 222 3069 8

Tessa Blackstone

The Changing Anatomy of Britain by Anthony Sampson. Hodder, 476 pp., £9.95, September 1982, 9780340209646
An English Education: A Perspective of Eton by Richard Ollard. Collins, 216 pp., £9.95, September 1982, 0 00 216495 7
Survival Programmes in Britain’s Inner Cities  Open University, 224 pp., £6.95, September 1982, 0 335 10111 9
Liverpool 8 by John Cornelius. Murray, 177 pp., £5.95, September 1982, 0 7195 3975 7
The Other Britain edited by Paul Barker. Routledge, 276 pp., £9.95, October 1982, 9780710093080

Nicholas Penny

Goddesses and Girls

E.S. Turner

The Penguin Stephen Leacock by Robertson Davies. Penguin, 527 pp., £2.95, October 1981, 0 14 005890 7
Jerome K. Jerome: A Critical Biography by Joseph Connolly. Orbis, 208 pp., £7.95, August 1982, 0 85613 349 3
Three Men in a Boat by Jerome K. Jerome, annotated and introduced by Christopher Matthew and Benny Green. Joseph, 192 pp., £12.50, August 1982, 0 907516 08 4
The Lost Stories of W.S. Gilbert edited by Peter Haining. Robson, 255 pp., £7.95, September 1982, 0 86051 200 2

C.H. Sisson

Some day I’ll find you: An Autobiography by H.A. Williams. Mitchell Beazley, 383 pp., £7.95, October 1982, 0 85533 448 7

A.J.P. Taylor

Diary: Living with Prime Ministers

D.A.N. Jones

Her Victory by Alan Sillitoe. Granada, 590 pp., £8.95, September 1982, 0 246 11872 5
This Earth of Mankind by Pramoedya Ananta Toer, translated by Max Lane. Penguin, 338 pp., £2.50, August 1982, 9780140063349

Penelope Fitzgerald

Story: ‘The Prescription’

Jamie McKendrick

Poem: ‘Earthbound’

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