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Vol. 11 No. 6 · 16 March 1989

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Cover Artist

John Minihan

Frank Kermode

Wartime Journalism, 1939-1943 by Paul de Man and Werner Hamacher, edited by Neil Hertz and Thomas Keenan. Nebraska, 399 pp., £28, October 1988, 9780803216846
Critical Writings 1953-1978 by Paul de Man, edited by Lindsay Waters. Minnesota, 228 pp., $39.50, April 1989, 0 8166 1695 7
Paul de Man: Deconstruction and the Critique of Aesthetic Ideology by Christopher Norris. Routledge, 218 pp., £25, October 1988, 0 415 90079 4
Reading de Man Reading edited by Lindsay Waters and Wlad Godzich. Minnesota, 312 pp., $39.50, April 1989, 0 8166 1660 4

Letters

Arthur Marwick, Angela Carter, Richard Crosfield, Denis Donovan, Michael Mason, R.V. Bates, Craig Raine, Philip Stewart, Malcolm Evans, Frederick Barker

Nicholas Canny

Modern Ireland 1600-1972 by R.F. Foster. Allen Lane, 688 pp., £18.95, October 1988, 0 7139 9010 4

Seamus Deane

Stones of Aran: Pilgrimage by Tim Robinson. Viking, 298 pp., £12.95, February 1989, 0 670 82485 2

Philip Horne

Off the Rails: Memoirs of a Train Addict by Lisa St Aubin de Teran. Bloomsbury, 193 pp., £12.95, January 1989, 0 7475 0011 8
The Marble Mountain, and Other Stories by Lisa St Aubin de Teran. Cape, 126 pp., £10.95, January 1989, 9780224025973
The Bathroom by Jean-Philippe Toussaint, translated by Barbara Bray. Boyars, 125 pp., £11.95, February 1989, 0 7145 2880 3
Motherland by Timothy O’Grady. Chatto, 230 pp., £11.95, February 1989, 0 7011 3341 4
A Lesser Dependency by Peter Benson. Macmillan, 146 pp., £11.95, February 1989, 0 333 49093 2

John Barton

The Body and Society: Men, Women and Sexual Renunciation in Early Christianity by Peter Brown. Faber, 504 pp., £32.50, February 1989, 0 571 15446 8
Adam, Eve and the Serpent by Elaine Pagels. Weidenfeld, 189 pp., £14.95, September 1988, 0 297 79326 8
Heaven: A History by Colleen McDannell and Bernhard Lang. Yale, 410 pp., £16.95, November 1988, 0 300 04346 5

Harry Ricketts

Rudyard Kipling by Martin Seymour-Smith. Macdonald, 373 pp., £16.95, February 1989, 0 356 15852 7

Theodore Zeldin

The Identity of France. Vol I: History and Environment by Fernand Braudel, translated by Sian Reynolds. Collins, 432 pp., £20, December 1988, 0 00 217773 0

Jerome McGann

George Crabbe: The Complete Poetical Works, Vols I-III edited by Norma Dalrymple-Champneys and Arthur Pollard. Oxford, 820 pp., £70, April 1988, 0 19 811882 1

Claude Rawson

Social Values and Poetic Acts: The Historical Judgment of Literary Work by Jerome McGann. Harvard, 279 pp., £21.95, April 1988, 0 674 81495 9

John Bayley

Chekhov: A Spirit Set Free by V.S. Pritchett. Hodder, 235 pp., £12.95, January 1989, 0 340 37409 8

Matt Simpson

Poem: ‘John Clare’s Horizon’

Fiona Pitt-Kethley

Poem: ‘Bond Girl’

Christopher Prendergast

Gillette, or The Unknown Masterpiece by Honoré de Balzac, translated by Anthony Rudolf. Menard Press, 64 pp., £5.95, December 1988, 0 903400 99 5

Adam Begley

Stories in an Almost Classical Mode by Harold Brodkey. Knopf, 596 pp., $24.95, September 1988, 0 394 50699 5

Eugene Goodheart

The company we keep: An Ethics of Fiction by Wayne Booth. California, 485 pp., $29.55, November 1988, 0 520 06203 5

Stephen Wall

The Art of the Novel by Milan Kundera, translated by Linda Asher. Faber, 165 pp., £9.95, June 1988, 0 571 14819 0
Adult Pleasures: Essays on Writers and Readers by Dan Jacobson. Deutsch, 144 pp., £12.95, May 1988, 0 233 98204 3

Robert Fisk

Diary: Salman Rushdie and Other Demons

Norman Page

Collected Letters of Thomas Hardy: Vol. VI, 1920-1925 edited by Richard Little Purdy and Michael Millgate. Oxford, 379 pp., £27.50, March 1987, 0 19 812623 9
Collected Letters of Thomas Hardy: Vol. VII, 1926-1927 edited by Richard Little Purdy and Michael Millgate. Oxford, 304 pp., £29.50, October 1988, 0 19 812624 7
Thomas Hardy: The Offensive Truth by John Goode. Blackwell, 184 pp., £17.95, September 1988, 0 631 13954 0
The Thomas Hardy Journal. Vol. IV: October 1988 edited by James Gibson. Thomas Hardy Society, 80 pp., £2.50, October 1988, 0 00 268541 8
Hardy’s Metres and Victorian Prosody by Dennis Taylor. Oxford, 297 pp., £32.50, December 1988, 9780198129677
Collected Short Stories by Thomas Hardy. Macmillan, 936 pp., £16.95, October 1988, 0 333 47332 9

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