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Vol. 6 No. 4 · 1 March 1984

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Utamaro

Geoffrey Hawthorn

In the Tracks of Historical Materialism by Perry Anderson. Verso, 112 pp., £4.95, November 1983, 0 86091 776 2
The Dialectics of Disaster by Ronald Aronson. Verso, 329 pp., £5.95, February 1984, 9780860910756
Rethinking Socialism by Gavin Kitching. Methuen, 178 pp., £3.95, October 1983, 0 416 35840 3
The Economics of Feasible Socialism by Alec Nove. Allen and Unwin, 244 pp., £12.95, February 1983, 0 04 335048 8
The Labour Party in Crisis by Paul Whiteley. Methuen, 253 pp., £12.50, November 1983, 0 416 33860 7

Letters

Nicholas Penny, Lawrence Gowing, Christopher J. Walker, Eamon Delaney

Margot Heinemann

Brecht in Context: Comparative Approaches by John Willett. Methuen, 274 pp., £12.50, February 1984, 0 413 50410 7
Brecht: A Biography by Ronald Hayman. Weidenfeld, 423 pp., £18.50, September 1983, 0 297 78198 7

Ted Hughes

Poem: ‘Daffodils’

Gabriele Annan

The Exile: A Life of Ivy Litvinov by John Carswell. Faber, 216 pp., £10.95, November 1983, 0 571 13135 2

Sylvia Clayton

Sidney Bernstein by Caroline Moorehead. Cape, 329 pp., £12.95, January 1984, 0 224 01934 1

Alec Nove

Urban Inequalities under State Socialism by I. Szelenyi. Oxford, 158 pp., £15, October 1983, 0 19 877175 4

Christopher Ricks

Required Writing: Miscellaneous Pieces 1955-1982 by Philip Larkin. Faber, 315 pp., £4.95, November 1983, 0 571 13120 4

Frank Kermode

The Paper Men by William Golding. Faber, 191 pp., £7.95, February 1984, 0 571 13206 5
William Golding: A Critical Study by Mark Kinkead-Weekes and Ian Gregor. Faber, 291 pp., £3.50, February 1984, 0 571 13259 6

Michael Holroyd

Bernard Shaw: A Bibliography, Vols I and II by Dan Laurence. Oxford, 1058 pp., £80, December 1983, 0 19 818179 5
Bernard Shaw. Vol. I: 1856-1907 by Margery Morgan. Profile, 45 pp., £1.50, July 1982, 0 85383 518 7
The Art and Mind of Shaw: Essays in Criticism by A.M. Gibbs. Macmillan, 224 pp., £20, October 1983, 0 333 28679 0

Malise Ruthven

Pierre Loti: Portrait of an Escapist by Lesley Blanch. Collins, 330 pp., £12.50, October 1983, 0 00 211649 9

Clive James

Poem: ‘Johnny Weissmuller dead in Acapulco’

Earl Miner

A History of Japanese Literature. Vol. I: The First Thousand Years by Shuichi Kato, translated by David Chibbett. Macmillan, 319 pp., £20, September 1979, 0 333 19882 4
A History of Japanese Literature. Vol. II: The Years of Isolation by Shuichi Kato, translated by Don Sanderson. Macmillan, 230 pp., £20, October 1983, 0 333 22088 9
A History of Japanese Literature. Vol. III: The Modern Years by Shuichi Kato, translated by Don Sanderson. Macmillan, 307 pp., £20, October 1983, 0 333 34133 3
World within Walls by Donald Keene. Secker, 624 pp., £15, January 1977, 0 436 23266 9
Modern Japanese Poets and the Nature of Literature by Makoto Ueda. Stanford, 451 pp., $28.50, September 1983, 0 8047 1166 6
Low City, High City: Tokyo from Edo to the Earthquake by Edward Seidensticker. Allen Lane, 302 pp., £16.95, September 1983, 0 7139 1597 8

A.J.P. Taylor

Diary: Habits

W.R. Mead

Sheep and Man by M.L. Ryder. Duckworth, 846 pp., £55, November 1983, 0 7156 1655 2
Outback by Thomas Keneally. Hodder, 256 pp., £12.95, October 1983, 0 340 33669 2

D.A.N. Jones

Modern Baptists by James Wilcox. Secker, 239 pp., £7.95, January 1984, 9780436570988
Speranza by Sven Delblanc, translated by Paul Britten Austin. Secker, 153 pp., £7.95, February 1984, 9780436126802
High Spirits by Robertson Davies. Penguin, 198 pp., £2.50, January 1984, 0 14 006505 9
Hanabeke by Dudley St John Magnus. Angus and Robertson, 133 pp., £6.95, January 1984, 0 207 14565 2
Train to Hell by Alexei Sayle. Methuen, 152 pp., £7.95, February 1984, 0 413 52460 4
The English Way of Doing Things by William Donaldson. Weidenfeld, 229 pp., £7.95, January 1984, 0 297 78345 9

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