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Vol. 6 No. 5 · 15 March 1984

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John Haynes

Michael Mason

Sex and Destiny: The Politics of Human Fertility by Germaine Greer. Secker, 469 pp., £9.95, March 1984, 0 436 18801 5

Letters

Barry Shenker, Donat Gallagher, C.H. Sisson, C.W. Robbins

Peter Laslett

Communiqué of the State Statistical Bureau of the People’s Republic of China on Major Figures in the 1982 Population Census  Beijing, 6 pp., October 1982
Patriarchy and Socialist Revolution in China by Judith Stacey. California, 324 pp., £24.25, December 1983, 0 520 04825 3
Long Lives: The Chinese Elderly and the Communist Revolution by Deborah Davis-Friedmann. Harvard, 160 pp., £17, November 1983, 0 674 53860 9
Beyond Sixty-Five: The Dilemma of Old Age in America’s Past by Carole Haber. Cambridge, 181 pp., £17.50, May 1983, 9780521250962

Colin Legum

The Heart of the Dragon by Alasdair Clayre. Harvill, 281 pp., £12.95, January 1984, 0 00 272115 5
The Origins of the Cultural Revolution. Vol. II: The Great Leap Forward 1958-1960 by Roderick MacFarquhar. Oxford, 470 pp., £22.50, June 1983, 0 19 214996 2
Son of the Revolution by Liang Heng and Judith Shapiro. Chatto, 301 pp., £9.95, September 1984, 0 7011 2751 1
Shenfan by William Hinton. Secker, 789 pp., £15.95, November 1983, 0 436 19630 1
The Messiah and the Mandarins by Dennis Bloodworth. Weidenfeld, 331 pp., £9.95, October 1982, 0 297 78054 9
The Cambridge History of China. Vol. XII: Republican China 1912-1949, Part I edited by John Fairbank. Cambridge, 1002 pp., £50, October 1983, 0 521 23541 3
The Middle Kingdom: Inside China Today by Erwin Wickert. Harvill, 397 pp., £12.50, August 1983, 0 00 272113 9

Geoffrey Hartman

Paul de Man’s Proverbs of Hell

John Bayley

Dante and English Poetry: Shelley to T.S. Eliot by Steve Ellis. Cambridge, 280 pp., £20, October 1983, 0 521 25126 5
Dante the Maker by William Anderson. Hutchinson, 497 pp., £7.95, September 1983, 0 09 153201 9
Dante: Purgatory translated with notes and commentary by Mark Musa. Indiana, 373 pp., £19.25, September 1981, 0 253 17926 2
Dante: Paradiso and Purgatorio with translation and commentary by Charles Singleton . Princeton, 610 pp., £11.80, May 1982, 0 691 01844 8
Virgil: The Aeneid translated by Robert Fitzgerald. Harvill, 403 pp., £12.50, March 1984, 0 00 271008 0

Lawrence Gowing

Raphael by Roger Jones and Nicholas Penny. Yale, 256 pp., £15.95, May 1983, 0 300 03061 4
The Drawings of Raphael by Paul Joannides. Phaidon, 271 pp., £65, July 1983, 0 7148 2282 5
Drawings by Raphael from English Collections by J.A. Gere and Nicholas Turner. British Museum, 256 pp., £8.95, November 1983, 0 7141 0794 8

Charles Hope

The Art of Humanism by Kenneth Clark. Murray, 198 pp., £12.50, October 1983, 0 7195 4077 1
The Eloquence of Symbols: Studies in Humanist Art by Edgar Wind, edited by Jaynie Anderson. Oxford, 135 pp., £25, January 1984, 0 19 817341 5

Peter Campbell

Francis Bacon by Michel Leiris, translated by John Weightman. Phaidon, 271 pp., £50, September 1983, 0 7148 2218 3
Vanessa Bell by Frances Spalding. Weidenfeld, 399 pp., £12.95, August 1983, 0 297 78162 6
The Omega Workshops by Judith Collins. Secker, 310 pp., £15.95, January 1984, 0 436 10562 4
The Omega Workshops 1913-1919: Decorative Arts of Bloomsbury  Crafts Council, 96 pp., £6.95, March 1984, 0 903798 72 7
The Omega Workshops: Alliance and Enmity in English Art 1911-1920  Anthony d’Offay Gallery, 80 pp., £4.95, February 1984, 0 947564 00 4

Robert Melville

Swans Reflecting Elephants: My Early Years by Edward James, edited by George Melly. Weidenfeld, 178 pp., £8.95, July 1982, 0 297 77988 5

Nicholas Penny

Caravaggio by Howard Hibbard. Thames and Hudson, 404 pp., £22.50, May 1983, 0 500 09161 7
Circa 1600: A Revolution of Style in Italian Painting by S.J. Freedberg. Harvard, 125 pp., £21.25, January 1983, 0 674 13156 8
Domenichino by Richard Spear. Yale, 382 pp., £75, November 1982, 0 300 02359 6

Nicholas Spice

The Fetishist, and Other Stories by Michel Tournier, translated by Barbara Wright. Collins, 220 pp., £8.95, November 1983, 0 00 221440 7
My Aunt Christina, and Other Stories by J.I.M. Stewart. Gollancz, 207 pp., £8.95, May 1983, 0 575 03256 1
Mr Bedford and the Muses by Gail Godwin. Heinemann, 229 pp., £7.95, February 1984, 0 434 29751 8
Alexandra Freed by Lisa Zeidner. Cape, 288 pp., £8.95, January 1984, 0 224 02158 3
The Coffin Tree by Wendy Law-Yone. Cape, 195 pp., £8.50, January 1984, 0 224 02963 0

Ian Hamilton

Diary: Francis Hope, and Tom and Vic

Stephen Bann

The Two of Us by John Braine. Methuen, 183 pp., £7.95, March 1984, 0 413 51280 0
An Open Prison by J.I.M. Stewart. Gollancz, 192 pp., £7.95, February 1984, 0 575 03380 0
Havannah by Hugh Thomas. Hamish Hamilton, 263 pp., £9.95, February 1984, 0 241 11175 7
Sunrising by David Cook. Secker, 248 pp., £8.50, February 1984, 0 436 10674 4
Memoirs of an Anti-Semite by Gregor von Rezzori, translated by Joachim Neugroschel. Picador, 282 pp., £7.95, January 1984, 0 330 28325 1
It’s me, Eddie by Edward Limonov, translated by S.L. Campbell. Picador, 264 pp., £7.95, March 1984, 0 330 28329 4
The Anatomy Lesson by Philip Roth. Cape, 291 pp., £8.95, February 1984, 0 224 02960 6

Selima Hill

Two Poems

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