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Vol. 7 No. 2 · 7 February 1985

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Eamonn McCabe

Christopher Ricks

Using Biography by William Empson. Chatto, 259 pp., £12.95, September 1984, 0 7011 2889 5
Seven Types of Ambiguity by William Empson. Hogarth, 258 pp., £4.95, September 1984, 0 7012 0556 3
Collected Poems by William Empson. Hogarth, 119 pp., £3.95, September 1984, 0 7012 0555 5

Letters

Patrick Collinson, Denis Donoghue, Michael Tanner, J.V. Stevenson, George Schloss, Andrew Motion, Justin Kaplan, Ursula Owen, Cali

Paul Muldoon

Poem: ‘My Grandfather’s Wake’

Richard Murphy

Poem: ‘Ice Rink’

Brigid Brophy

The Life of Jane Austen by John Halperin. Harvester, 400 pp., December 1984, 0 7108 0518 7

Frank Kermode

The Letters of D.H. Lawrence. Vol. III: October 1916 - June 1921 edited by James Boulton and Andrew Robertson. Cambridge, 762 pp., £25, November 1984, 0 521 23112 4
Brett: From Bloomsbury to New Mexico by Sean Hignett. Hodder, 299 pp., £14.95, January 1985, 9780340229736

Peter Clarke

Enemies Within

Ian Gilmour and David Gilmour

From Time Immemorial: The Origins of the Arab-Jewish Conflict by Joan Peters. Joseph, 601 pp., £15, February 1985, 0 7181 2528 2

John Horgan

Elections, Politics and Society in Ireland 1832-1885 by Theodore Hoppen. Oxford, 569 pp., £29.50, October 1984, 0 19 822630 6
Ireland and the English Crisis by Tom Paulin. Bloodaxe, 222 pp., £12.95, January 1985, 0 906427 63 0
The Great Dan: A Biography of Daniel O’Connell by Charles Chenevix Trench. Cape, 345 pp., £10.95, September 1984, 0 224 02176 1

Seamus Deane

Children of the Dead End: The Rat-Pit by Patrick MacGill. Caliban, 305 pp., £10, September 1983, 0 904573 36 2
The Red Horizon The Great Push: An Episode of the Great War by Patrick MacGill. Caliban, 306 pp., £9, October 1984, 0 904573 90 7
The Navy Poet: The Collected Poetry of Patrick MacGill  Caliban, 407 pp., £12, October 1984, 0 904573 99 0

Mike Selvey

Bother

John Bayley

The Fountain by Charles Morgan. Boydell, 434 pp., £4.95, November 1984, 0 85115 237 6

Patrick Parrinder

The Function of Criticism: From the ‘Spectator’ to Post-Structuralism by Terry Eagleton. Verso, 133 pp., £15, September 1984, 0 86091 091 1

Clive James

Diary: Lord's Day

Denis Donoghue

Selected Poems by Tony Harrison. Viking, 204 pp., £9.95, September 1984, 0 670 80040 6
Palladas: Poems by Tony Harrison. Anvil, 47 pp., £2.95, October 1984, 9780856461279
Men and Women by Frederick Seidel. Chatto, 70 pp., £4.95, October 1984, 0 7011 2868 2
Dangerous play: Poems 1974-1984 by Andrew Motion. Salamander, 110 pp., £8.95, October 1984, 0 907540 56 2
Mister Punch by David Harsent. Oxford, 70 pp., £4.50, October 1984, 0 19 211966 4
An Umbrella from Piccadilly by Jaroslav Seifert and Ewald Osers. London Magazine Editions, 80 pp., £5, November 1984, 0 904388 75 1

John Sturrock

War Diaries: Notebooks from a Phoney War 1939-40 by Jean-Paul Sartre and Quentin Hoare. Verso, 366 pp., £14.95, November 1984, 0 86091 087 3

Nicholas Spice

A Late Divorce by A.B. Yehoshua, translated by Hillel Halkin. Harvill, 352 pp., £8.95, October 1984, 0 00 271448 5
Machine Dreams by Jayne Anne Phillips. Faber, 331 pp., £8.95, October 1984, 0 571 13398 3

Tam Dalyell

Diary: The Belgrano Affair

Michael Church

Moving Pictures: Memories of a Hollywood Prince by Budd Schulberg. Penguin, 500 pp., £4.95, September 1984, 0 14 006769 8
Baku to Baker Street: The Memoirs of Flora Solomon by Barnet Litvinoff. Collins, 230 pp., £11.95, June 1984, 0 00 217094 9
Wilfrid Israel: German Jewry’s Secret Ambassador by Naomi Shepherd. Weidenfeld, 286 pp., £12.95, March 1984, 0 297 78308 4
The Smiths of Moscow: A Story of Britons Abroad by Harvey Pitcher. Swallow House Books, 176 pp., £5.95, September 1984, 0 905265 01 7
Family Secrets by David Leitch. Heinemann, 242 pp., £8.95, October 1984, 0 434 41345 3

Gillian Beer

Clarkey: A Portrait in Letters of Mary Clarke Mohl 1793-1883 by Margaret Lesser. Oxford, 235 pp., £15, September 1984, 0 19 211787 4
George Eliot and Community: A Study in Social Theory and Fictional Form by Suzanne Graver. California, 340 pp., £22.70, August 1984, 0 520 04802 4

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