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Vol. 6 No. 14 · 2 August 1984

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Alfred Eisenstaedt

Anne Sofer

The British General Election of 1983 by David Butler and Dennis Kavanagh. Macmillan, 388 pp., £25, May 1984, 0 333 34578 9
Militant by Michael Crick. Faber, 242 pp., £3.95, June 1984, 0 571 13256 1

Letters

R.W. Farrington, A.C. Graham, Michael Brock and Eleanor Brock, Stephen Koss, John Lucas, Donald Davie, Neil Berry, Alastair Morgan, David Lodge, Editor, ‘London Review’, John Bayley

Danny Karlin

Diary: A Night at Greenham

Richard Rorty

Realism and Reason: Philosophical Papers, Vol. III by Hilary Putnam. Cambridge, 312 pp., £22.50, June 1984, 0 521 24672 5

Dan Jacobson

Inside Outsider: The Life and Times of Colin MacInnes by Tony Gould. Chatto, 261 pp., £12.50, September 1983, 0 7011 2678 7

Denis Donoghue

Selected Letters of E.M. Forster: Vol. I: 1879-1920 edited by Mary Lago and P.N. Furbank. Collins, 344 pp., £15.95, October 1983, 0 00 216718 2

D.W. Harding

The Root and the Flower by L.H. Myers. Secker, 583 pp., £8.95, March 1984, 0 436 29810 4

Peter Campbell

Pitch Dark by Renata Adler. Hamish Hamilton, 144 pp., £8.95, July 1984, 9780241113134

Walter Kendrick

The Brothers Singer by Clive Sinclair. Allison and Busby, 176 pp., £8.95, April 1983, 0 85031 275 2
The Penitent by Isaac Bashevis Singer, translated by Joseph Singer. Cape, 170 pp., £7.95, March 1984, 0 224 02192 3

Christopher Ricks

The Faber Book of Parodies edited by Simon Brett. Faber, 383 pp., £8.95, May 1984, 0 571 13125 5
Lilibet: An Account in Verse of the Early Years of the Queen until the Time of her Accession by Her Majesty. Blond and Briggs, 95 pp., £6.95, May 1984, 0 85634 157 6

Christopher Norris

Hermeneutics: Questions and Prospects edited by Gary Shapiro and Alan Sica. Massachusetts, 310 pp., February 1984, 0 87023 416 1
The Postmodern Condition: A Report on Knowledge by Jean-Francois Lyotard, translated by Geoff Bennington, Brian Massumi and Fredric Jameson. Manchester, 110 pp., £23, August 1984, 0 7190 1450 6
Literary Meaning: From Phenomenology to Deconstruction by William Ray. Blackwell, 228 pp., £17.50, April 1984, 0 631 13457 3
The Philosophy of the Novel: Lukacs, Marxism and the Dialectics of Form by J.M. Bernstein. Harvester, 296 pp., £25, February 1984, 0 7108 0011 8
Criticism and Objectivity by Raman Selden. Allen and Unwin, 170 pp., £12.50, April 1984, 9780048000231

Alan Bennett

Lost Jokes

Edmund Leach

Nomads and the Outside World by A.M. Khazanov, translated by Julia Crookenden. Cambridge, 369 pp., £37.50, February 1984, 0 521 23813 7
The House of Si Abd Allah: The Oral History of a Moroccan Family edited by Henry Munson. Yale, 320 pp., £17.95, April 1984, 0 300 03084 3
Ruth Benedict: Patterns of a Life by Judith Modell. Chatto, 255 pp., £15, February 1984, 0 7011 2771 6

John Ziman

A Science Policy for Britain by Tam Dalyell. Longman, 135 pp., £5.95, September 1983, 0 582 90257 6

Leo Pliatzky

Government and the Governed by Douglas Wass. Routledge, 120 pp., £8.95, April 1984, 0 7102 0312 8

Paul Sieghart

Two men were aquitted by Percy Hoskins. Secker, 221 pp., £9.95, May 1984, 0 436 20161 5

John Bayley

Shakespearian Dimensions by G. Wilson Knight. Harvester, 232 pp., £22.50, May 1984, 0 7108 0628 0

Sean O’Faolain

Story: ‘Nora Barnacle: Pictor Ignotus

Knute Skinner

Poem: ‘The News’

Rosalind Mitchison

An Old Man’s Diary by A.J.P. Taylor. Hamish Hamilton, 155 pp., £8.95, April 1984, 0 241 11247 8

A.J.P. Taylor

Diary: One of Two Versions

C.H. Sisson

The Collected Letters of Thomas Hardy. Vol. IV: 1909-1913 edited by Richard Little Purdy and Michael Millgate. Oxford, 337 pp., £21, March 1984, 0 19 812621 2
The Letters and Prose Writings of William Cowper. Vol. IV: 1792-1799 edited by James King and Charles Ryskamp. Oxford, 498 pp., £48, March 1984, 0 19 812681 6
The Land and Literature of England: A Historical Account by Robert M. Adams. Norton, 555 pp., £21, March 1984, 0 393 01704 4
The Complete Poetical Works of Thomas Hardy. Vol. II edited by Samuel Hynes. Oxford, 543 pp., £35, June 1984, 0 19 812783 9

Michael Rose

All Visitors Ashore by C.K. Stead. Harvill, 150 pp., £8.95, July 1984, 0 00 271009 9
A Trick of the Light by Sebastian Faulks. Bodley Head, 204 pp., £7.95, July 1984, 0 370 30589 2
Dividing Lines by Victor Sage. Chatto, 166 pp., £8.95, July 1984, 0 7011 2811 9

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