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Vol. 5 No. 11 · 16 June 1983

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François Hers

Richard Rorty

The Legitimacy of the Modern Age by Hans Blumenberg, translated by Robert Wallace. MIT, 786 pp., £28.10, June 1983, 0 262 02184 6

Letters

Martin Dodsworth, David Twersky, Bjorne Nilsen, William Milne, Editor, ‘London Review’

Ian Hamilton

Ancient Evenings by Norman Mailer. Macmillan, 709 pp., £9.95, June 1983, 0 333 34025 6

Paul Seabright

Consequences of Pragmatism: Essays 1972-1980 by Richard Rorty. Harvester, 237 pp., £22.50, February 1983, 0 7108 0403 2

Jon Elster

One Hundred Years of Marxist Social Science

John McManners

The Oxford Book of Death edited by D.J. Enright. Oxford, 351 pp., £9.50, April 1983, 0 19 214129 5
Idéologies et Mentalités by Michel Vovelle. Maspéro, 264 pp., £7.15, May 1982, 2 7071 1289 5

John Bayley

Dostoevsky and ‘The Idiot’: Author, Narrator and Reader by Robin Feuer Miller. Harvard, 296 pp., £16, October 1981, 0 674 21490 0
Dostoevsky by John Jones. Oxford, 365 pp., £15, May 1983, 9780198126454
New Essays on Dostoyevsky edited by Malcolm Jones and Garth Terry. Cambridge, 252 pp., £25, March 1983, 0 521 24890 6
The Art of Dostoevsky: Deliriums and Nocturnes by Robert Louis Jackson. Princeton, 380 pp., £17.60, January 1982, 0 691 06484 9

Pat Rogers

The Diary of Samuel Pepys, Vol X: Companion and Vol XI: Index edited by Robert Latham. Bell and Hyman, 626 pp., £19.50, February 1983, 0 7135 1993 2
The Diary of John Evelyn edited by John Bowle. Oxford, 476 pp., £19.50, April 1983, 0 19 251011 8
The Brave Courtier: Sir William Temple by Richard Faber. Faber, 187 pp., £15, February 1983, 0 571 11982 4

M.A. Screech

Collected Works of Erasmus. Vol. V: The Correspondence of Erasmus edited by Peter Bietenholz, translated by R.A.B Mynors. Toronto, 462 pp., £68.25, December 1979, 0 8020 5429 3
Collected Works of Erasmus. Vol. XXXI: Adages Ii 1 to Iv 100 edited by R.A.B. Mynors, translated by Margaret Mann Phillips. Toronto, 420 pp., £51.80, December 1982, 0 8020 2373 8
Le Disciple de Pantagruel edited by Guy Demerson and Christiane Lauvergnat-Gagnière. Nizet, 98 pp.

Stephen Bann

Worstward Ho by Samuel Beckett. Calder, 48 pp., £5.50, April 1983, 0 7145 3979 1
That Voice by Robert Pinget, translated by Barbara Wright. Red Dust (New York), 114 pp., $10.95, May 1983, 0 87376 041 7
King Solomon by Romain Gary, translated by Barbara Wright. Harvill, 256 pp., £7.95, May 1983, 0 00 261416 2
A Year in Hartlebury, or The Election by Benjamin Disraeli and Sarah Disraeli. Murray, 222 pp., £8.50, May 1983, 0 7195 4020 8
The Sentimental Agents in the Volyen Empire by Doris Lessing. Cape, 180 pp., £7.95, May 1983, 0 224 02130 3

John Lucas

Sherston’s Progress by Siegfried Sassoon. Faber, 150 pp., £2.25, March 1983, 9780571130337
The War Poems of Siegfried Sassoon by Rupert Hart-Davis. Faber, 160 pp., £5.25, March 1983, 0 571 13010 0
Siegfried Sassoon Diaries 1915-1918 edited by Rupert Hart-Davis. Faber, 288 pp., £10.50, March 1983, 0 571 11997 2

Michael Mason

Far Away and Long Ago by W.H. Hudson. Eland, 332 pp., £3.95, October 1982, 0 907871 25 9
W.H. Hudson: A Biography by Ruth Tomalin. Faber, 314 pp., £13.50, November 1982, 0 571 10599 8

Lachlan Mackinnon

Poem: ‘Here’

A.J.P. Taylor

Diary: Judgment Day

Philip Horne

Aunt Julia and the Scriptwriter by Mario Vargas Llosa, translated by Helen Lane. Faber, 374 pp., £7.95, May 1983, 0 571 13021 6

Brian Bond

Hidden Weapons: Allied Secret or Undercover Services in World War Two by Basil Collier. Hamish Hamilton, 386 pp., £15, April 1982, 0 241 10788 1
The Other Ultra: Codes, Ciphers and the Defeat of Japan by Ronald Lewin. Hutchinson, 332 pp., £10.95, April 1982, 0 09 147470 1
The Puzzle Palace by James Bamford. Sidgwick, 465 pp., £9.95, April 1983, 0 283 98976 9

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