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Vol. 7 No. 5 · 21 March 1985

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Cover Artist

Tomi Ungerer

David Marquand

Hugh Dalton by Ben Pimlott. Cape, 731 pp., £25, March 1985, 0 224 02100 1

Letters

Roger Kojecky, Barbara Everett, Hugh Lloyd-Jones, John Sturrock, Bill Farrell, Ian and David Gilmour, Peter Ackroyd, Stephen Winkworth

Nigel Hamilton

Mountbatten by Philip Ziegler. Collins, 786 pp., £15, March 1985, 0 00 216543 0

Donald Davie

Four Poems

Angus Calder

Rural Life in England in the First World War by Pamela Horn. Gill and Macmillan, 300 pp., £25, November 1984, 0 312 69604 3
Britain in Our Century: Images and Controversies by Arthur Marwick. Thames and Hudson, 224 pp., £12.95, November 1984, 9780500250914
Labour and Society in Britain: 1918-1979 by James Cronin. Batsford, 248 pp., £8.95, August 1984, 0 7134 4395 2
Women in England 1870-1950: Sexual Divisions and Social Change by Jane Lewis. Wheatsheaf, 240 pp., £16.95, November 1984, 0 7108 0186 6

W.R. Mead

The 2024 Report: A Concise History of the Future 1974-2024 by Norman Macrae. Sidgwick, 198 pp., £9.95, September 1984, 0 283 99113 5
The Resourceful Earth: A Response to ‘Global 2000’ edited by Julian Simon and Herman Kahn. Blackwell, 585 pp., £14.95, September 1984, 0 631 13467 0

Paul Seabright

The Forger’s Art edited by Denis Dutton. California, 276 pp., £18, June 1984, 0 520 04341 3
Of Mind and Other Matters by Nelson Goodman. Harvard, 210 pp., £14.90, April 1984, 0 674 63125 0
Fact, Fiction and Forecast by Nelson Goodman. Harvard, 131 pp., £4.20, April 1984, 0 674 29071 2
But is it art? by B.R. Tilghman. Blackwell, 193 pp., £15, August 1984, 0 631 13663 0

Nicholas Penny

Art of the 19th Century: Painting and Sculpture by Robert Rosenblum and H.W. Janson. Thames and Hudson, 527 pp., £25, March 1984, 0 500 23385 3
Romanticism and Realism: The Mythology of 19th-Century Art by Charles Rosen and Henri Zerner. Faber, 244 pp., £15, October 1984, 0 571 13332 0
Géricault: His Life and Work by Lorenz Eitner. Orbis, 376 pp., £40, March 1983, 0 85613 384 1
Tradition and Desire: From David to Delacroix by Norman Bryson. Cambridge, 277 pp., £27.50, August 1984, 0 521 24193 6

Peter Campbell

Willem de Kooning: Drawings, Paintings, Sculpture by Paul Cummings, Jorn Merkert and Claire Stoullig. Norton, 308 pp., £35, August 1984, 0 393 01840 7
Abstract Expressionist Painting in America by William Seitz. Harvard, 490 pp., £59.95, February 1984, 0 674 00215 6
About Rothko by Dore Ashton. Oxford, 225 pp., £15, August 1984, 0 19 503348 5
The Art of the City: Views and Versions of New York by Peter Conrad. Oxford, 329 pp., £15, June 1984, 0 19 503408 2

Charles Hope

Dynasty and Destiny in Medici Art: Pontormo, Leo X and the Two Cosimos by Janet Cox-Rearick. Princeton, 700 pp., £100.50, October 1984, 0 691 04023 0

Graham Hough

The Magical Arts by Richard Cavendish. Arkana, 375 pp., £4.95, October 1984, 1 85063 004 6
Astrology and the Third Reich: A Historical Study of Astrological Beliefs in Western Europe since 1700 and in Hitler’s Germany 1933-45 by Ellic Howe. Aquarian, 253 pp., £5.95, October 1984, 0 85030 397 4
The Astrology of Fate by Liz Greene. Allen and Unwin, 370 pp., £9.95, September 1984, 0 04 133012 9
Dreams, Illusion and Other Realities by Wendy Doniger O’Flaherty. Chicago, 361 pp., £21.25, June 1984, 0 226 61854 4
Fruits of the Moon Tree: The Medicine Wheel and Transpersonal Psychology by Alan Bleakley. Gateway Books, 311 pp., £9.95, October 1984, 0 946551 08 1

D.A.N. Jones

The Engineer of Human Souls by Josef Skvorecky, translated by Paul Wilson. Chatto, 571 pp., £9.95, February 1985, 9780701129316
The Governess by Patricia Angadi. Gollancz, 181 pp., £8.95, February 1985, 0 575 03485 8
The Anderson Question by Bel Mooney. Hamish Hamilton, 185 pp., £8.95, March 1985, 9780241114568
The Centre of the Universe is 18 Baedekerstrasse by Jonathan Gathorne-Hardy. Hamish Hamilton, 199 pp., £8.95, March 1985, 0 241 11492 6

Norman Hampson

Beyond the Terror: Essays in French Regional and Social History 1794-1815 edited by Gwynne Lewis and Colin Lucas. Cambridge, 276 pp., £22.50, October 1983, 0 521 25114 1
Chouannerie and Counter-Revolution: Puisaye, the Princes and the British Government in the 1790s by Maurice Hutt. Cambridge, 630 pp., £60, December 1983, 0 521 22603 1
Britain and Revolutionary France: Conflict, Subversion and Propaganda edited by Colin Jones. Exeter, 96 pp., £1.75, June 1983, 0 85989 179 8

Waldemar Januszczak

Diary: Charles Saatchi’s New Museum

David Cannadine

Elgar, the Man by Michael De-la-Noy. Allen Lane/Viking, 340 pp., £12.95, September 1984, 0 7139 1532 3
Edward Elgar: A Creative Life by Jerrold Northrop Moore. Oxford, 841 pp., £35, June 1984, 0 19 315447 1
Spirit of England: Edward Elgar in his World by Jerrold Northrop Moore. Heinemann, 175 pp., £10.95, February 1984, 0 434 47541 6
The Elgar-Atkins Friendship by E. Wulstan Atkins. David and Charles, 510 pp., £15, April 1984, 0 7153 8583 6

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