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Vol. 5 No. 5 · 17 March 1983

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Cover Artist

Lawrence Gowing

Neal Ascherson

After Long Silence by Michael Straight. Collins, 351 pp., £11.95, March 1983, 0 00 217001 9
A Matter of Trust: MI5 1945-72 by Nigel West. Weidenfeld, 196 pp., £8.95, December 1982, 0 297 78253 3

Letters

Robert Darnton, William Scott, Malise Ruthven, Arnold Silver, Brigid Brophy, Brian Porter, Charles Martindale

Marilyn Butler

The Prince and the Wild Geese by Brigid Brophy. Hamish Hamilton, 62 pp., £5.95, February 1983, 0 241 10894 2

Nicholas Penny

The Rare Art Traditions by Joseph Alsop. Thames and Hudson, 691 pp., £30, November 1982, 0 500 23359 4

Ted Hughes

Poem: ‘A Sparrow-Hawk’

Clive James

An Illustrated History of Interior Decoration by Mario Praz, translated by William Weaver. Thames and Hudson, 396 pp., £35, March 1982, 0 500 23358 6
Degas by Keith Roberts. Phaidon, 48 pp., £10.50, March 1982, 0 7148 2226 4
Monet at Argenteuil by Paul Tucker. Yale, 211 pp., £15, April 1982, 0 300 02577 7

David Cannadine

The Country House by James Lees-Milne. Oxford, 110 pp., £4.50, November 1982, 0 19 214139 2
English Country Houses and Landed Estates by Heather Clemenson. Croom Helm, 244 pp., £15.95, July 1982, 0 85664 987 2
The Last Country Houses by Clive Aslet. Yale, 344 pp., £15, October 1982, 0 300 02904 7

C.H. Sisson

Caves of Ice by James Lees-Milne. Chatto, 276 pp., £12.95, February 1983, 0 7011 2657 4

Charles Hope

Piero della Francesca’s ‘Baptism of Christ’ by Marilyn Aronberg Lavin. Yale, 182 pp., £19.50, January 1982, 0 300 02619 6
Indagini su Piero by Carlo Ginzburg. Einaudi, 110 pp.
Gentile da Fabriano by Keith Christiansen. Chatto, 193 pp., £35, June 1982, 0 7011 2468 7

Michael Baxandall

Dürer: His Art and Life by Fedja Anzelewsky, translated by Heide Grieve. Gordon Fraser, 273 pp., £50, November 1982, 0 86092 068 2
Dürer: Paintings, Prints, Drawings by Peter Strieder, translated by Nancy Gordon and Walter Strauss. Muller, 400 pp., £35, September 1982, 0 584 95038 1

John Summerson

John Soane: The Making of an Architect by Pierre de la Ruffinière du Prey. Chicago, 408 pp., £25, November 1982, 0 226 17298 8

Lawrence Gowing

Rubens and the Poetics of Landscape by Lisa Vergara. Yale, 228 pp., £29, November 1982, 0 03 000250 8
James Ward’s Gordale Scar: An Essay in the Sublime by Edward Nygren. Tate Gallery, 64 pp., £2.95, November 1982, 0 905005 93 7

Peter Campbell

Seeing is forgetting the name of the thing one sees: A Life of Contemporary Artist Robert Irwin by Lawrence Weschler. California, 212 pp., £11.25, June 1982, 0 520 04595 5
Scenes in America Deserta by Reyner Banham. Thames and Hudson, 228 pp., £8.50, November 1982, 9780500012925
Megastructure by Reyner Banham. Thames and Hudson, 224 pp., £5.95, February 1981, 0 500 27205 0

A.J.P. Taylor

Diary: The End of Solitary Existence

Stephen Bann

Deadeye Dick by Kurt Vonnegut. Cape, 224 pp., £7.50, February 1983, 0 224 02945 2
Bluebeard by Max Frisch, translated by Geoffrey Skelton. Methuen, 142 pp., £5.95, February 1983, 0 413 51750 0
The Entropy Exhibition: Michael Moorcock and the British ‘New Wave’ in Science Fiction by Colin Greenland. Routledge, 244 pp., £11.95, March 1983, 0 7100 9310 1
More Tales of Pirx the Pilot by Stanislaw Lem, translated by Louis Iribarne, Magdalena Majcherczyk and Michael Kandel. Secker, 220 pp., £7.95, February 1983, 9780436244117
Yesterday’s Men by George Turner. Faber, 234 pp., £7.95, February 1983, 0 571 11857 7
Rebel in Time by Harry Harrison. Granada, 272 pp., £7.95, February 1983, 0 246 11766 4
Three Six Seven: Memoirs of a Very Important Man by Peter Vansittart. Peter Owen, 236 pp., £8.95, February 1983, 0 7206 0602 0

Bernard Williams

Pornography and Feminism

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