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Vol. 5 No. 21 · 17 November 1983

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Vol. 5 No. 21 · 17 November 1983

D.A.N. Jones

Peter Hall’s Diaries: The Story of a Dramatic Battle edited by John Goodwin. Hamish Hamilton, 507 pp., £12.95, November 1983, 0 241 11047 5

Letters

Christopher Lloyd, John Lucas, Craig Raine, David Feldman

Peter Medawar

Betrayers of the Truth: Fraud and Deceit in the Halls of Science by William Broad and Nicholas Wade. Century, 256 pp., £8.95, July 1983, 0 7126 0243 7

Peter Redgrove

Poem: ‘The Offices in the Old Baths’

Frank Kermode

The Collected Letters of Joseph Conrad. Vol. I: 1861-1897 edited by Frederick Karl and Laurence Davies. Cambridge, 446 pp., £19.50, September 1983, 0 521 24216 9

Neal Ascherson

The Story of the ‘Times’ by Oliver Woods and James Bishop. Joseph, 392 pp., £14.95, October 1983, 0 7181 1462 0
Good Times, Bad Times by Harold Evans. Weidenfeld, 430 pp., £11.95, October 1983, 0 297 78295 9

Michael Hofmann

Two Poems

Alan Rusbridger

Parkinson Lobby

Christopher Reid

The Oxford Book of Dreams by Stephen Brook. Oxford, 268 pp., £8.95, October 1983, 0 19 214130 9

Stephen Bann

The Woman in Black by Susan Hill and John Lawrence. Hamish Hamilton, 160 pp., £7.95, October 1983, 0 241 10987 6
Legion by William Peter Blatty. Collins, 252 pp., £8.95, October 1983, 0 00 222735 5
The Lost Flying Boat by Alan Sillitoe. Granada, 288 pp., £8.95, October 1983, 0 246 12236 6
Snow, and Other Stories by Antony Lambton. Quartet, 134 pp., £6.95, September 1983, 0 7043 2407 5
New Islands, and Other Stories by Maria Luisa Bombal, translated by Richard Cunningham, Lucia Cunningham and Jorge Luis Borges. Faber, 112 pp., £8.50, October 1983, 0 571 12052 0
The Antarctica Cookbook by Crispin Kitto. Duckworth, 190 pp., £7.95, October 1983, 0 7156 1762 1
Sole Survivor by Maurice Gee. Faber, 232 pp., £7.95, October 1983, 0 571 13017 8

Derek Walcott

Poem: ‘Militia’

Hermione Lee

Bartleby in Manhattan, and Other Essays by Elizabeth Hardwick. Weidenfeld, 292 pp., £8.95, September 1983, 0 297 78357 2

J.B. Trapp

Thomas More: History and Providence by Alistair Fox. Blackwell, 271 pp., £19.50, September 1982, 0 631 13094 2
The Statesman and the Fanatic: Thomas Wolsey and Thomas More by Jasper Ridley. Constable, 338 pp., £12.50, October 1982, 9780094634701
English Reformation Literature: The Tudor Origins of the Protestant Tradition by John King. Princeton, 539 pp., £30.70, December 1982, 0 691 06502 0
Seven-Headed Luther: Essays in Commemoration of a Quincentenary, 1483-1983 edited by Peter Newman Brooks. Oxford, 325 pp., £22.50, July 1983, 0 19 826648 0
The Complete Works of St Thomas More. Vol. VI: A Dialogue concerning Heresies. Part 1: The Text, Part 2: Introduction, Commentary, Appendices, Glossary, Index edited by T.M.C. Lawler, Germain Marc’hadour and Richard Marius. Yale, 435 pp., £76, November 1981, 0 300 02211 5

Stuart Airlie

Medieval Germany and its Neighbours 900-1250 by K.J. Leyser. Hambledon, 302 pp., £18, February 1983, 0 907628 08 7
The Frankish Kingdoms under the Carolingians 751-987 by Rosamond McKitterick. Longman, 414 pp., £9.95, June 1983, 0 582 49005 7
Ideal and Reality in Frankish and Anglo-Saxon Society: Studies presented to J.M. Wallace-Hadrill edited by Patrick Wormald, Donald Bullough and Roger Collins. Blackwell, 345 pp., £27.50, September 1983, 0 631 12661 9

Peter Godman

Andreas Capellanus on Love translated by P.G. Walsh. Duckworth, 329 pp., £28, November 1982, 0 7156 1436 3

John Gillingham

The Anglo-Saxons edited by James Campbell. Phaidon, 272 pp., £16.50, July 1982, 0 7148 2149 7
Anglo-Saxon Art: A New Perspective by C.R. Dodwell. Manchester, 353 pp., £35, October 1982, 0 7190 0861 1
Anglo-Saxon Poetry edited by S.A.J. Bradley. Dent, 559 pp., £10.95, August 1982, 0 460 10794 1
The Anglo-Saxon World edited by Kevin Crossley-Holland. Boydell and Brewer, 275 pp., £9.95, November 1982, 0 85115 169 8
The Anglo-Saxon Chronicles: The Authentic Voices of England, from the Times of Julius Caesar to the Coronation of Henry II by Anne Savage. Heinemann, 288 pp., £14.95, March 1983, 0 434 98210 5

Tom Paulin

The Last Testament of Oscar Wilde by Peter Ackroyd. Hamish Hamilton, 185 pp., £7.95, April 1983, 0 241 10964 7
The Importance of Being Constance: A Biography of Oscar Wilde’s Wife by Joyce Bentley. Hale, 160 pp., £8.75, May 1983, 0 7090 0538 5
Mrs Oscar Wilde: A Woman of Some Importance by Anne Clark Amor. Sidgwick, 249 pp., £8.95, June 1983, 9780283989674

A.J.P. Taylor

Diary: The Mosleys and Other Affairs

Robert M. Adams

The Collected Works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge. Vol. VII: ‘Biographia Literaria’ edited by James Engell and Walter Jackson Bate. Routledge/Princeton, 306 pp., £50, May 1983, 0 691 09874 3

Mary Lefkowitz

Miasma by Robert Parker. Oxford, 413 pp., £30, June 1983, 0 19 814835 6

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