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Vol. 10 No. 22 · 8 December 1988

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Vol. 10 No. 22 · 8 December 1988

E.P. Thompson

Wordsworth and Coleridge: The Radical Years by Nicholas Roe. Oxford, 306 pp., £27.50, March 1988, 0 19 812868 1

Letters

Gabriel Josipovici, Graham Martin, Montagu Bream, Valerie Smith, Kenneth Buthlay

Charles Nicholl

Christopher Marlowe and Canterbury by William Urry, edited by Andrew Butcher. Faber, 184 pp., £12.95, May 1988, 0 571 14566 3
John Weever by E.A.J. Honigmann. Manchester, 134 pp., £27.50, April 1987, 0 7190 2217 7
Rare Sir William Davenant by Mary Edmond. Manchester, 264 pp., £27.50, July 1987, 9780719022869

Hugo Williams

Two Poems

Edward Said

Goodbye to Mahfouz

Douglas Johnson

Notre Siècle: 1918-1988 by René Rémond. Fayard, 1012 pp., frs 190, February 1988, 2 213 02039 6
Histoire de la Vie Privée: De la Première Guerre Mondiale à nos Jours edited by Philippe Ariès and Georges Duby. Seuil, 634 pp., frs 375, May 1988, 2 02 008987 4
France since the Popular Front: Government and People 1936-1986 by Maurice Larkin. Oxford, 435 pp., £30, July 1988, 0 19 873034 9
France Today by John Ardagh. Penguin, 647 pp., £6.95, June 1988, 0 14 010098 9

Michael Wood

The Pink and the Green by Stendhal, translated by Richard Howard. Hamish Hamilton, 148 pp., £10.95, July 1988, 0 241 12289 9
Stendhal’s Violin: A Novelist and his Reader by Roger Pearson. Oxford, 294 pp., £30, February 1988, 0 19 815851 3

Janet Watts

Very Heaven: Looking back at the 1960s edited by Sara Maitland. Virago, 227 pp., £4.95, October 1988, 0 86068 958 1

Janet Todd

The Cavalry Maiden: Journals of a Female Russian Officer in the Napoleonic Wars by Nadezhda Durova, translated by Mary Fleming Zirin. Angel, 242 pp., £12.95, May 1988, 0 946162 35 2
Isabelle: The Life of Isabelle Eberhardt by Annette Kobak. Chatto, 258 pp., £15, May 1988, 0 7011 2773 2
Vagabond by Isabelle Eberhardt, translated by Annette Kobak. Hogarth, 160 pp., £4.95, May 1988, 0 7012 0823 6

Christopher Reid

To Urania: Selected Poems 1965-1985 by Joseph Brodsky. Penguin, 174 pp., £4.99, September 1988, 9780140585803

Philip Horne

A Chinese Summer by Mark Illis. Bloomsbury, 135 pp., £11.95, October 1988, 0 7475 0257 9
Three Uneasy Pieces by Patrick White. Cape, 59 pp., £7.95, October 1988, 0 224 02594 5
The Captain and the Enemy by Graham Greene. Reinhardt, 189 pp., £10.95, September 1988, 1 871061 05 9
View of Dawn in the Tropics by G. Cabrera Infante, translated by Suzanne Jill Levine. Faber, 163 pp., £10.95, September 1988, 0 571 15186 8
The House of Stairs by Barbara Vine. Viking, 282 pp., £11.95, September 1988, 0 670 82414 3

Sean O’Brien

Poem: ‘Before’

Victor Mallet

Constructive Drinking: Perspectives on Drink from Anthropology edited by Mary Douglas. Cambridge, 291 pp., £25, September 1987, 0 521 33504 3
For Prayer and Profit: The Ritual, Economic and Social Importance of Beer in Gwembe District, Zambia, 1950-1982 by Elizabeth Colson and Thayer Scudder. Stanford, 147 pp., $32.50, August 1988, 0 8047 1444 4

John Bayley

The Letters of Max Beerbohm 1892-1956 edited by Rupert Hart-Davis. Murray, 244 pp., £16.95, August 1988, 0 7195 4537 4
The Faber Book of Letters edited by Felix Pryor. Faber, 319 pp., £12.95, October 1988, 0 571 15269 4

W.G. Runciman

Diary: Moneyspeak

Peter Campbell

The World through Blunted Sight by Patrick Trevor-Roper. Allen Lane, 207 pp., £16.95, August 1988, 0 7139 9006 6
Visual Fact over Verbal Fiction by Carl Goldstein. Cambridge, 244 pp., £40, September 1988, 0 521 34331 3
Hockney on Photography: Conversations with Paul Joyce  Cape, 192 pp., £25, October 1988, 0 224 02484 1
Portrait of David Hockney by Peter Webb. Chatto, £17.95, November 1988, 0 7011 3401 1

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