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Vol. 11 No. 16 · 31 August 1989

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Vol. 11 No. 16 · 31 August 1989

Caroline Humphrey

Margaret Mead: A Life of Controversy by Phyllis Grosskurth. Penguin, 96 pp., £3.99, May 1989, 0 14 008760 5
Ruth Benedict: Stranger in the Land by Margaret Caffrey. Texas, 432 pp., $24.95, February 1989, 0 292 74655 5

Letters

Edna Longley, A.V.C. Schmidt, J.P. Stern, David Craig, Ian Saint-Yves, Norman Stone, Bernard Richards, Freddy Hurdis-Jones, Anna Freeman

Peter Parsons

Oral Tradition and Written Record in Classical Athens by Rosalind Thomas. Cambridge, 321 pp., £27.50, March 1989, 0 521 35025 5

Sylvia Lawson

Aids and its Metaphors by Susan Sontag. Allen Lane, 95 pp., £9.95, March 1989, 0 7139 9025 2
The Whole Truth: The Myth of Alternative Health by Rosalind Coward. Faber, 216 pp., £12.99, June 1989, 0 571 14114 5

Rodney Pybus

Poem: ‘Ciao, Fighter!’

Les Murray

Poem: ‘Words of the Glassblowers’

Rosalind Mitchison

Poverty and Welfare in Scotland 1890-1948 by Ian Levitt. Edinburgh, 241 pp., £30, November 1988, 0 85224 558 0
The Retreat of Tuberculosis 1850-1950 by F.B. Smith. Croom Helm, 271 pp., £25, January 1988, 0 7099 3383 5
Below the Magic Mountain: A Social History of Tuberculosis in 20th-century Britain by Linda Bryder. Oxford, 298 pp., £30, April 1988, 9780198229476

Tom Shippey

Betrayal: Child Exploitation in Today’s World edited by Caroline Moorehead. Barrie and Jenkins, 192 pp., £15, March 1989, 0 7126 2170 9
The Kindness of Strangers: The Abandonment of Children in Western Europe from Late Antiquity to the Renaissance by John Boswell. Allen Lane, 488 pp., £20, April 1989, 0 7139 9019 8

Roy Porter

The Body and the French Revolution: Sex, Class and Political Culture by Dorinda Outram. Yale, 197 pp., £22, May 1989, 0 300 04436 4
Victorian Suicide: Mad Crimes and Sad Histories by Barbara Gates. Princeton, 190 pp., £19.95, September 1988, 0 691 09437 3
Sexual Visions: Images of Gender in Science and Medicine between the 18th and 20th Centuries by Ludmilla Jordanova. Harvester, 224 pp., £19.95, April 1989, 9780745003320
Family, Love and Work in the Lives of Victorian Gentlewomen by Jeanne Peterson. Indiana, 241 pp., $39.95, May 1989, 0 253 20509 3

F.M.L. Thompson

Clichés of Urban Doom, and Other Essays by Ruth Glass. Blackwell, 266 pp., £25, November 1988, 0 631 12806 9
Cities of Tomorrow: An Intellectual History of Urban Planning and Design in the 20th Century by Peter Hall. Blackwell, 473 pp., £25, November 1988, 0 631 13444 1
London 2001 by Peter Hall. Unwin Hyman, 226 pp., £17.95, January 1989, 9780044451617
The Big Smoke: A History of Air Pollution in London since Medieval Times by Peter Brimblecombe. Routledge, 185 pp., £12.95, March 1989, 0 415 03001 3
New York Unbound: The City and the Politics of the Future edited by Peter Salins. Blackwell, 223 pp., £35, December 1988, 1 55786 008 4
The Idea of a Town: The Anthropology of Urban Forms in Rome, Italy and the Ancient World by Joseph Rykwert. MIT, 241 pp., $15, September 1988, 0 262 68056 4

Peter Gay

The Clinical Diary of Sandor Ferenczi edited by Judith Dupont, translated by Michael Balint and Nicola Zarday Jackson. Harvard, 227 pp., £23.95, February 1989, 0 674 13526 1

John Gurney

Poem: ‘Anti-Climax’

Peter Campbell

A Particular Place by Mary Hocking. Chatto, 216 pp., £12.95, June 1989, 0 7011 3454 2
The House of Fear, Notes from Down Below by Leonora Carrington. Virago, 216 pp., £10.99, July 1989, 1 85381 048 7
Painted Lives by Max Egremont. Hamish Hamilton, 205 pp., £11.95, May 1989, 0 241 12706 8
The Ultimate Good Luck by Richard Ford. Collins Harvill, 201 pp., £11.95, July 1989, 0 00 271853 7

Charlotte Brewer

Thoughts on the Second Edition of the Oxford English Dictionary

Charles Nicholl

Ben Jonson: A Life by David Riggs. Harvard, 399 pp., £27.95, April 1989, 0 674 06625 1

Danny Karlin

Tennyson and the Doom of Romanticism by Herbert Tucker. Harvard, 481 pp., £29.95, May 1988, 0 674 87430 7
Browning the Revisionary by John Woolford. Macmillan, 233 pp., £27.50, November 1988, 0 333 38872 0
Poetic Remaking: The Art of Browning, Yeats and Pound by George Bornstein. Pennsylvania State, 220 pp., £17.80, August 1989, 9780271006208
The Printed Voice of Victorian Poetry by Eric Griffiths. Oxford, 369 pp., £35, January 1989, 0 19 812989 0

Douglas Oliver

Poem: ‘The Jains and the Boxer’

Jeremy Harding

Diary: On the Tyson Saga

Penelope Fitzgerald

Carrington: A Life of Dora Carrington 1893-1932 by Gretchen Gerzina. Murray, 342 pp., £18.95, June 1989, 0 7195 4688 5
Lydia and Maynard: Letters between Lydia Lopokova and John Maynard Keynes edited by Polly Hill and Richard Keynes. Deutsch, 367 pp., £17.95, September 1989, 0 233 98283 3
Mazo de la Roche: The Hidden Life by Joan Givner. Oxford, 273 pp., £18, July 1989, 0 19 540705 9
Vera Brittain and Winifred Holtby: A Working Partnership by Jean Kennard. University Press of New England, 224 pp., £24, July 1989, 0 87451 474 6
Dangerous by Degrees: Women at Oxford and the Somerville College Novelists by Susan Leonardi. Rutgers, 254 pp., $33, May 1989, 0 8135 1366 9
The Selected Letters of Somerville and Ross edited by Gifford Lewis. Faber, 308 pp., £14.99, July 1989, 0 571 15348 8

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