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Vol. 7 No. 16 · 19 September 1985

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Vol. 7 No. 16 · 19 September 1985

John Bayley

Life and Fate by Vasily Grossman, translated by Robert Chandler. Collins, 880 pp., £15, September 1985, 0 00 261454 5

Letters

Peter du Sautoy, Peter Todd Mitchell, Maria Eugenia Frutos, Roy MacGregor-Hastie

David Marquand

Years of Recovery: British Economic Policy 1945-51 by Alec Cairncross. Methuen, 527 pp., £35, April 1985, 0 416 37920 6
The Politics of Recession by R.W. Johnson. Macmillan, 275 pp., £20, January 1985, 0 333 36786 3
The Labour Government 1974-79: Political Aims and Economic Reality by Martin Holmes. Macmillan, 206 pp., £25, May 1985, 0 333 36735 9
New Jerusalems: The Labour Party and the Economics of Democratic Socialism by Elizabeth Durbin and Roy Hattersley. Routledge, 341 pp., £16.95, March 1985, 9780710096500

Frank Kermode

Flame into Being: The Life and Work of D.H. Lawrence by Anthony Burgess. Heinemann, 211 pp., £9.95, September 1985, 0 434 09818 3
The Kingdom of the Wicked by Anthony Burgess. Hutchinson, 379 pp., £9.95, May 1985, 0 09 160040 5

Dudley Young

The World of Lawrence: A Passionate Appreciation by Henry Miller. Calder, 272 pp., £14.95, April 1985, 0 7145 3866 3

Denis Arnold

Interpreting Bach’s ‘Well-Tempered Clavier’: A Performer’s Discourse of Method by Ralph Kirkpatrick. Yale, 132 pp., £14.95, January 1985, 0 300 03058 4
Bach, Handel, Scarlatti: Tercentenary Essays edited by Peter Williams. Cambridge, 363 pp., £27.50, April 1985, 0 521 25217 2
Handel: The Man and his Music by Jonathan Keates. Gollancz, 346 pp., £12.95, February 1985, 0 575 03573 0
Sensibility and English Song: Critical Studies of the Early 20th Century: Vols I and II by Stephen Banfield. Cambridge, 619 pp., £27.50, April 1985, 0 521 23085 3

Donald Davie

Pound’s Artists: Ezra Pound and the Visual Arts in London, Paris and Italy by Richard Humphreys. Tate Gallery, 176 pp., £12.95, June 1985, 0 946590 28 1
Ezra Pound and Dorothy Shakespear: Their Letters 1909-1914 edited by Omar Pound and A. Walton Litz. Faber, 399 pp., £25, January 1985, 0 571 13480 7

Denis Donoghue

Shelley’s Style by William Keach. Methuen, 269 pp., £18, April 1985, 9780416303209
Ariel: A Shelley Romance by André Maurois and Ella D’Arcy. Penguin, 252 pp., £1.95, September 1985, 0 14 000001 1

P.N. Furbank

Defoe and the Idea of Fiction: 1713-1719 by Geoffrey Sill. Associated University Presses, 190 pp., £16.95, April 1984, 0 87413 227 4
The Elusive Daniel Defoe by Laura Curtis. Vision, 216 pp., £15.95, January 1984, 0 85478 435 7
Dofoe’s Fiction by Ian Bell. Croom Helm, 201 pp., £17.95, March 1985, 0 7099 3294 4
Realism, Myth and History in Defoe’s Fiction by Maximillian Novak. Nebraska, 181 pp., £21.55, July 1983, 0 8032 3307 8

Patricia Craig

But for Bunter by David Hughes. Heinemann, 223 pp., £8.95, September 1985, 0 434 35410 4
Bunter Sahib by Daniel Green. Hodder, 272 pp., £8.95, September 1985, 0 340 36429 7
The Good Terrorist by Doris Lessing. Cape, 370 pp., £9.50, September 1985, 0 224 02323 3
Unexplained Laughter by Alice Thomas Ellis. Duckworth, 155 pp., £8.95, August 1985, 0 7156 2070 3
Polaris and Other Stories by Fay Weldon. Hodder, 237 pp., £8.95, August 1985, 0 340 33227 1

David Gilmour

Sicilian Vespers

Rosalind Mitchison

Social Trends 15 edited by Deo Ramprakash. HMSO, 208 pp., £19.95, January 1985, 0 11 620102 9
State of the World 1984: A Worldwatch Institute Report on Progress toward a Sustainable Society by Lester Brown. Norton, 252 pp., £7.95, December 1984, 0 393 30176 1
The Facts of Everyday Life by Tony Osman. Faber, 160 pp., £6.95, April 1985, 0 571 13513 7
The State of the Nation: An Atlas of Britain in the Eighties by Stephen Fothergill and Jill Vincent, edited by Michael Kidron. Heinemann/Pan, 128 pp., £12.50, May 1985, 0 435 35288 1
British Social Attitudes: The 1985 Report edited by Roger Jowell and Sharon Witherspoon. Gower, 260 pp., £18.50, July 1985, 9780566007385

Arthur Gavshon

The Disappeared: Voices from a Secret War by John Simpson and Jana Bennett. Robson, 416 pp., £12.95, June 1985, 0 86051 292 4

Edmund Leach

A Social History of Western Europe 1450-1720: Tensions and Solidarities among Rural People by Sheldon Watts. Hutchinson, 275 pp., £7.95, October 1984, 0 09 156081 0
Kinship in the Past: An Anthropology of European Family Life 1500-1900 by Andrejs Plakans. Blackwell, 276 pp., £24.50, September 1984, 0 631 13066 7
Interests and Emotion: Essays on the Study of Family and Kinship edited by Hans Medick and David Warren Sabean. Cambridge, 417 pp., £35, June 1984, 0 521 24969 4

John Ziman

Turing’s Man: Western Culture in the Computer Age by David Bolter and A.J. Ayer. Duckworth, 264 pp., £12.95, October 1984, 0 7156 1917 9

B.C. Leale

Two Poems

Ian Hamilton

Diary: It's a size thing

Jonathan Lear

Human Agency and Language. Philosophical Papers: Vol I by Charles Taylor. Cambridge, 294 pp., £25, March 1985, 0 521 26752 8
Philosophy and the Human Science. Philosophical Papers: Vol II by Charles Taylor. Cambridge, 340 pp., £25, March 1985, 0 521 26753 6

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