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Vol. 5 No. 7 · 21 April 1983

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Cover Artist

John Singer Sargent

Denis Donoghue

The Crane Bag Book of Irish Studies, 1977-1981 edited by M.P. Hederman and R. Kearney, with a preface by Seamus Heaney. Blackwater Press/Colin Smythe, 930 pp., £25, October 1982, 9780905471136
A Colder Eye: The Modern Irish Writers by Hugh Kenner. Knopf, 352 pp., $16.95, April 1983, 0 394 42225 2

Letters

Carlos Franqui, Brian Bond, Richard H. Popkin, Paula Neuss, M.J. Fitzgerald

Seamus Deane

The Pleasures of Gaelic Poetry edited by Sean Mac Reamoinn. Allen Lane, 272 pp., £8.95, November 1982, 0 7139 1284 7

John Horgan

The Irish Labour Party in Transition 1957-82 by Michael Gallagher. Manchester, 326 pp., £19.50, January 1983, 0 7190 0866 2

Brigid Brophy

Michelangelo by Robert Liebert. Yale, 447 pp., £25, January 1983, 0 300 02793 1
The Penguin Book of Homosexual Verse edited by Stephen Coote. Penguin, 410 pp., £3.95, March 1983, 0 14 042293 5

J.Z. Young

The Myths of Human Evolution by Niles Eldredge and Ian Tattersall. Columbia, 197 pp., $22.50, November 1981, 0 231 05144 1

Eric Hobsbawm

Europe Transformed 1878-1919 by Norman Stone. Fontana, 448 pp., £3.50, February 1983, 0 00 634262 0

Hugo Williams

Poem: ‘Aspects of My Case’

R.G. Opie

Britain can work by Ian Gilmour. Martin Robertson, 272 pp., £8.95, March 1983, 0 85520 571 7
The Use of Public Power by Andrew Shonfield, edited by Zuzanna Shonfield. Oxford, 140 pp., £9.95, January 1983, 0 19 215357 9

David Twersky

The Longest War by Jacobo Timerman. Chatto, 160 pp., £7.95, December 1982, 0 7011 3910 2

John Torode

Back from the Brink: An Apocalyptic Experience by Michael Edwardes. Collins, 301 pp., £9.95, March 1983, 0 00 217074 4

Blair Worden

The Religion of Protestants: The Church in English Society 1559-1625 by Patrick Collinson. Oxford, 297 pp., £17.50, January 1983, 0 19 822685 3
Reactions to the English Civil War 1642-1649 by John Morrill. Macmillan, 257 pp., £14, November 1982, 0 333 27565 9
The World of the Muggletonians by Christopher Hill, Barry Reay and William Lamont. Temple Smith, 195 pp., £12.50, February 1983, 0 85117 226 1
The Life of John Milton by A.N. Wilson. Oxford, 278 pp., £9.95, January 1983, 0 19 211776 9
Complete Prose Works of John Milton. Vol. 8: 1666-1682 edited by Maurice Kelley. Yale, 625 pp., £55, January 1983, 0 300 02561 0
The Poet’s Time: Politics and Religion in the Works of Andrew Marvell by Warren Chernaik. Cambridge, 249 pp., £19.50, February 1983, 9780521247733

John Kerrigan

Elizabethan Popular Theatre: Plays in Performance by Michael Hattaway. Routledge, 234 pp., £14.95, January 1983, 0 7100 9052 8
Shakespeare the Director by Ann Pasternak Slater. Harvester, 244 pp., £18.95, December 1982, 0 7108 0446 6

Graham Bradshaw

The Taming of the Shrew edited by H.J. Oliver. Oxford, 248 pp., £9.50, September 1982, 0 19 812907 6
Henry V edited by Gary Taylor. Oxford, 330 pp., £9.50, September 1982, 0 19 812912 2
Troilus and Cressida edited by Kenneth Muir. Oxford, 205 pp., £9.50, September 1982, 0 19 812903 3
Troilus and Cressida edited by Kenneth Palmer. Methuen, 337 pp., £12.50, October 1982, 0 416 47680 5

Christopher Norris

Writing and the Body by Gabriel Josipovici. Harvester, 142 pp., £15.95, September 1982, 0 7108 0495 4
The Definition of Literature and Other Essays by W.W. Robson. Cambridge, 267 pp., £19.50, November 1982, 0 521 24495 1

Stephen Spender

Diary: Towards a Kind of Neo-Paganism

Elaine Jordan

The Viaduct by David Wheldon. Bodley Head, 176 pp., £5.95, March 1983, 0 370 30519 1
Rates of Exchange by Malcolm Bradbury. Secker, 310 pp., £7.95, April 1983, 0 436 06505 3
Milena by Maggie Ross. Collins, 280 pp., £8.95, April 1983, 0 00 222602 2
No Place on Earth by Christa Wolf, translated by Jan van Heurck. Virago, 110 pp., £6.95, March 1983, 9780860683636
Look at me by Anita Brookner. Cape, 192 pp., £7.50, March 1983, 0 224 02055 2
Not Not While the Giro and Other Stories by James Kelman. Polygon, 207 pp., £3.95, March 1983, 9780904919653

Tim Souster

Beethoven and the Voice of God by Wilfrid Mellers. Faber, 453 pp., £20, February 1983, 9780571117185

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