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Vol. 5 No. 8 · 5 May 1983

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R.B. Kitaj

Neal Ascherson

Contact by A.F.N. Clarke. Secker, 160 pp., £6.95, March 1983, 0 436 09998 5

Letters

Brian Buckley, Geoff Eley, George Watson, Michael Horovitz

Marilyn Strathern

Margaret Mead and Samoa: The Making and Unmaking of an Anthropological Myth by Derek Freeman. Harvard, 379 pp., £11.95, March 1983, 0 674 54830 2

Maurice Bloch

The Way of the Masks by Claude Lévi-Strauss, translated by Sylvia Modelski. Cape, 249 pp., £15, February 1983, 0 224 02081 1

Barry Glassner

Positivism and Sociology: Explaining Social Life by Peter Halfpenny. Allen and Unwin, 141 pp., £10.95, October 1982, 0 04 300084 3
The Rules of Sociological Method and Selected Texts on Sociology and its Method by Emile Durkheim and Steven Lukes, translated by W.D. Halls. Macmillan, 264 pp., £15, November 1982, 0 333 28071 7
The Sociological Domain: The Durkheimians and the Founding of French Sociology edited by Philippe Besnard. Cambridge, 296 pp., £24, March 1983, 0 521 23876 5
Durkheim and the Study of Suicide by Steve Taylor. Macmillan, 249 pp., £15, July 1982, 0 333 28645 6

Robert Morley

An Orderly Man by Dirk Bogarde. Chatto, 291 pp., £8.95, March 1983, 0 7011 2659 0

John Bayley

Philip Larkin by Andrew Motion. Methuen, 96 pp., £1.95, October 1982, 0 416 32270 0

Tom Paulin

Poem: ‘Yes, The Maternity Unit’

Donald Davie

Later Poems by R.S. Thomas. Macmillan, 224 pp., £7.95, March 1983, 0 333 34560 6
Thomas Hardy Annual, No 1 edited by Norman Page. Macmillan, 205 pp., £20, March 1983, 0 333 32022 0
Tess of the d’Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy, edited by Juliet Grindle and Simon Gatrell. Oxford, 636 pp., £50, March 1983, 0 19 812495 3
Hardy’s Love Poems by Thomas Hardy, edited by Carl Weber. Macmillan, 253 pp., £3.95, February 1983, 0 333 34798 6
The Complete Poetical Works of Thomas Hardy. Vol. I: Wessex Poems, Poems of the Past and the Present, Time’s Laughingstocks edited by Samuel Hynes. Oxford, 403 pp., £19.50, February 1983, 0 19 812708 1

P.N. Furbank

John Galsworthy: A Reassessment by Alec Fréchet, translated by Denis Mahaffey. Macmillan, 229 pp., £20, January 1983, 0 333 31535 9

John Sutherland

Give us this day by Janusz Glowacki, translated by Konrad Brodzinski. Deutsch, 121 pp., £6.95, March 1983, 0 233 97518 7
In Search of Love and Beauty by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala. Murray, 227 pp., £8.50, April 1983, 0 7195 4062 3
Listeners by Sally Emerson. Joseph, 174 pp., £7.95, April 1983, 0 7181 2134 1
Flying to Nowhere by John Fuller. Salamander, 89 pp., £4.95, March 1983, 0 907540 27 9
Some prefer nettles by Junichiro Tanizaki, translated by Edward Seidensticker. Secker, 155 pp., £7.95, March 1983, 0 436 51603 9
The Makioka Sisters by Junichiro Tanizaki, translated by Edward Seidensticker. Secker, 530 pp., £9.95, March 1983, 0 330 28046 5
‘The Secret History of the Lord of Musashi’ and ‘Arrowroot’ by Junichiro Tanizaki, translated by Anthony Chambers. Secker, 199 pp., £7.95, March 1983, 0 436 51602 0

J.I.M. Stewart

A Talent to Deceive: An Appreciation of Agatha Christie by Robert Barnard. Collins, 203 pp., £7.95, April 1980, 0 00 216190 7
The Agatha Christie Hour by Agatha Christie. Collins, 190 pp., £6.50, September 1982, 0 00 231331 6
The Penguin Complete Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Allen Lane, 1122 pp., £7.95, August 1981, 0 7139 1444 0
The Quest for Sherlock Holmes by Owen Dudley Edwards. Mainstream, 380 pp., £12.50, November 1982, 0 906391 15 6
The Unknown Conan Doyle: Essays on Photography by John Michael Gibson and Richard Lancelyn Green. Secker, 128 pp., £8.50, November 1982, 0 436 13302 4
The Unknown Conan Doyle: Uncollected Stories by John Michael Gibson and Richard Lancelyn Green. Secker, 456 pp., £8.95, November 1982, 0 436 13301 6
The Life and Crimes of Agatha Christie by Charles Osborne. Collins, 256 pp., £9.95, September 1982, 0 00 216462 0

John Brewer

Wars and Revolutions: Britain 1760-1815 by Ian Christie. Arnold, 359 pp., £17.50, June 1982, 0 7131 6157 4
Augustan England: Professions, State and Society 1680-1730 by Geoffrey Holmes. Allen and Unwin, 323 pp., £18.50, November 1982, 0 04 942178 6

Michael Wood

The Rapes of Lucretia: A Myth and Its Transformation by Ian Donaldson. Oxford, 203 pp., £15, October 1982, 0 19 812638 7
The Rape of Clarissa by Terry Eagleton. Blackwell, 109 pp., £10, September 1982, 0 631 13031 4
Samuel Richardson: A Man of Letters by Carol Houlihan Flynn. Princeton, 342 pp., £17.70, May 1982, 0 691 06506 3

Paul Delany

To Keep the Ball Rolling: The Memoirs of Anthony Powell. Vol. IV: The strangers all are gone by Anthony Powell. Heinemann, 208 pp., £9.50, May 1982, 0 434 59941 7

Christopher Burns

Story: ‘Differential Structures’

A.J.P. Taylor

Diary: Birthdays and Centenaries

Patrick Wormald

Robin Hood by J.C. Holt. Thames and Hudson, 208 pp., £8.95, May 1982, 0 500 25081 2
The Early History of Glastonbury: An Edition, Translation and Study of William of Malmesbury’s ‘De Antiquitate Glastonie Ecclesie’ by John Scott. Boydell, 224 pp., £25, January 1982, 9780851151540
Megalithomania by John Michell. Thames and Hudson, 168 pp., £8.50, March 1982, 9780500012611

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