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Vol. 8 No. 4 · 6 March 1986

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Cover Artist

Christopher Killip

David Trotter

Early Verse by Rudyard Kipling 1879-1889 edited by Andrew Rutherford. Oxford, 497 pp., £19.50, March 1986, 9780198123231
Kipling’s India: Uncollected Sketches 1884-88 edited by Thomas Pinney. Macmillan, 301 pp., £25, January 1986, 0 333 38467 9
Imperialism and Popular Culture edited by John MacKenzie. Manchester, 264 pp., £25, February 1986, 9780719017704
Hobson-Jobson: A Glossary of Colloquial Anglo-Indian Words and Phrases edited by Henry Yule and A.C. Burnell. Routledge, 1021 pp., £18.95, November 1985, 0 7100 2886 5

Letters

Iain McGilchrist, Chris Peachment, Eric Sams, Stanley Wells, R.W. Johnson, Geoffrey Nowell-Smith, Denis Donoghue, Jeffry Larson, Donald Hawes, E.W. Cohen, David Bradshaw

Ted Hughes

Poem: ‘Manchester Skytrain’

John Kenneth Galbraith

Truman by Roy Jenkins. Collins, 220 pp., £12.95, February 1986, 0 00 217584 3

Rex Winsbury

Why Wapping?

William Doyle

What is history? by E.H. Carr, edited by R.W. Davies. Macmillan, 154 pp., £25, January 1986, 0 333 38956 5

C.R. Whittaker

Ancient History: Evidence and Models by M.I. Finley. Chatto, 131 pp., £12.95, September 1985, 0 7011 3003 2

Peter Burke

Trial by Impotence: Virility and Marriage in Pre-Revolutionary France by Pierre Darmon, translated by Paul Keegan. Chatto, 234 pp., £10.95, March 1985, 9780701129149
The Boundaries of Eros: Sex, Crime and Sexuality in Renaissance Venice by Guido Ruggiero. Oxford, 223 pp., £25, March 1985, 0 19 503465 1
The Tuscans and their Families: A Study of the Florentine Catasto of 1427 by David Herlihy and Christiane Klapisch-Zuber. Yale, 404 pp., £32, March 1985, 0 300 03056 8
Women, Family and Ritual in Renaissance Italy by Christiane Klapisch-Zuber, translated by Lydia Cochrane. Chicago, 338 pp., £25.50, September 1985, 0 226 43925 9
French Women in the Age of Enlightenment edited by Samia Spencer. Indiana, 429 pp., $35, November 1984, 0 253 32481 5

Patricia Craig

Breaking silence: Lesbian Nuns on Convent Sexuality edited by Rosemary Curb and Nancy Manahan. Columbus, 371 pp., £9.95, September 1985, 0 86287 255 3

Martin Seymour-Smith

Aspects of Feeling by Peter Vansittart. Peter Owen, 251 pp., £10.95, January 1986, 0 7206 0637 3

D.A.N. Jones

The Recognitions by William Gaddis. Penguin, 956 pp., £7.95, January 1986, 0 14 007768 5
JR by William Gaddis. Penguin, 726 pp., £7.95, January 1986, 0 14 008039 2
Carpenter’s Gothic by William Gaddis. Deutsch, 262 pp., £8.95, February 1986, 0 233 97932 8

Lucy Anne Watt

Poem: ‘Sheets’

Nicholas Spice

Kiss of the Spider Woman by Manuel Puig, translated by Thomas Colchie. Arena, 281 pp., £2.95, January 1986, 0 09 934200 6
Back in the World by Tobias Wolff. Cape, 221 pp., £8.95, January 1986, 0 224 02343 8

Richard Altick

The Other World: Spiritualism and Psychical Research in England 1850-1914 by Janet Oppenheim. Cambridge, 503 pp., £25, March 1985, 0 521 26505 3

Justin Broackes

Hume and Scepticism

Sean French

Diary: Fortress Wapping

P.N. Furbank

Bernard Shaw’s Collected Letters. Vol. III: 1911-1925 edited by Dan Laurence. Bodley Head, 989 pp., £25, May 1985, 0 370 30203 6

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