Vol. 11 No. 21 · 9 November 1989

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Vol. 11 No. 21 · 9 November 1989

Peter Pulzer

The Jews of Vienna in the Age of Franz Joseph by Robert Wistrich. Oxford, 696 pp., £45, June 1989, 0 19 710070 8
Vienna and the Jews, 1867-1938: A Cultural History by Steven Beller. Cambridge, 271 pp., £27.50, August 1989, 0 521 35180 4
The German-Jewish Economic Elite 1820-1935: A Socio-Cultural Profile by W.E. Mosse. Oxford, 369 pp., £35, October 1989, 0 19 822990 9
Decadence and Innovation: Austro-Hungarian Life and Art at the Turn of the Century edited by Robert Pynsent. Weidenfeld, 258 pp., £25, June 1989, 0 297 79559 7
The Torch in My Ear by Elias Canetti, translated by Joachim Neugroschel. Deutsch, 372 pp., £13.95, August 1989, 0 233 98434 8
From Vienna to Managua: Journey of a Psychoanalyst by Marie Langer, translated by Margaret Hooks. Free Association, 261 pp., £27.50, July 1989, 1 85343 057 9

Letters

J.A. Simpson, M.R. Meadmore, Colin McGinn, Maurice Hindle, Editors, ‘London Review’, Sebastian Cody, Bruno Nightingale, Alistair Elliot, Morwenna Griffiths, Margaret Whitford, David Mills

Jonathan Coe

Grand Inquisitor: Memoirs by Robin Day. Weidenfeld, 296 pp., £14.95, October 1989, 0 297 79660 7
Beginning by Kenneth Branagh. Chatto, 244 pp., £12.99, September 1989, 0 7011 3388 0
Storm over 4: A Personal Account by Jeremy Isaacs. Weidenfeld, 215 pp., £14.95, September 1989, 0 297 79538 4

Geoffrey Hawthorn

The Other Path: The Invisible Revolution in the Third World by Hernando de Soto, translated by June Abbott. Tauris, 271 pp., £14.95, June 1989, 1 85043 144 2
Cocaine: White Gold Rush in Peru by Edmundo Morales. University of Arizona Press, 228 pp., £17.95, August 1989, 0 8165 1066 0
A Concise Economic History of the World: From Paleolithic Times to the Present by Rondo Cameron. Oxford, 437 pp., £30, July 1989, 0 19 504677 3

Alan Ryan

Burke and the Fall of Language: The French Revolution as Linguistic Event by Steven Blakemore. University Press of New England, 115 pp., £10, April 1989, 0 87451 452 5
The Impact of the French Revolution on European Consciousness edited by H.T. Mason and William Doyle. Sutton, 205 pp., £17.95, June 1989, 0 86299 483 7
The French Revolution and the Enlightenment in England 1789-1832 by Seamus Deane. Harvard, 212 pp., £19.95, November 1988, 0 674 32240 1

Orlando Figes

Russia’s Rulers Under the Old Regime by Dominic Lieven. Yale, 407 pp., £27.50, June 1989, 0 300 04371 6

John Barber

The Long Road to Freedom: Russia and Glasnost by Walter Laqueur. Unwin Hyman, 325 pp., £16.95, September 1989, 0 04 440343 7
Glasnost in Action: Cultural Renaissance in Russia by Alec Nove. Unwin Hyman, 251 pp., £15, September 1989, 9780044453406
Soviet History in the Gorbachev Revolution by R.W. Davies. Macmillan, 232 pp., £29.50, July 1989, 0 333 49741 4
Beyond Perestroika: The Future of Gorbachev’s USSR by Ernest Mandel, translated by Gus Fagan. Verso, 214 pp., £34.95, May 1989, 9780860912231
Perestroika in Perspective: The Design and Dilemmas of Soviet Reform by Padma Desai. Tauris, 138 pp., £14.95, July 1989, 1 85043 141 8

Brian Harrison

The Blind Victorian: Henry Fawcett and British Liberalism edited by Lawrence Goldman. Cambridge, 199 pp., £25, August 1989, 0 521 35032 8

Asa Briggs

The Conquest of Water: The Advent of Health in the Industrial Age by Jean-Pierre Goubert. Polity, 300 pp., £25, April 1989, 0 7456 0508 7

Patrick O’Brian

Last Voyages. Cavendish, Hudson, Ralegh: The Original Narratives edited by Philip Edwards. Oxford, 268 pp., £25, November 1988, 0 19 812894 0
The Nagle Journal: A Diary for the Life of Jacob Nagle, Sailor, from the Year 1775 to 1841 edited by John Dann. Weidenfeld, 402 pp., £18.95, March 1989, 1 55584 223 2
Journal of a Voyage with Bering, 1741-1742 by Georg Wilhelm Steller, edited by O.W. Frost, translated by Margritt Engel and O.W. Frost. Stanford, 252 pp., $35, September 1988, 0 8047 1446 0

Michael Longley

Poem: ‘The Butchers’

Raymond Fancher

The Burt Affair by Robert Joynson. Routledge, 347 pp., £25, August 1989, 9780415010399

Julian Symons

The Politics of Literary Reputation: The Making and Claiming of ‘St George’ Orwell by John Rodden. Oxford, 478 pp., £22.50, October 1989, 0 19 503954 8

C.H. Sisson

Edgell Rickword: A Poet at War by Charles Hobday. Carcanet, 337 pp., £16.95, October 1989, 0 85635 883 5

Walter Nash

The Mezzanine by Nicholson Baker. Granta, 135 pp., £10.95, September 1989, 0 14 014201 0
The Memoirs of Lord Byron by Robert Nye. Hamish Hamilton, 215 pp., £11.95, September 1989, 0 241 12873 0
All you need by Elaine Feinstein. Hutchinson, 219 pp., £11.95, September 1989, 0 09 173574 2
The woman who talked to herself by A.L. Barker. Hutchinson, 186 pp., £11.95, October 1989, 0 09 174060 6
Restoration by Rose Tremain. Hamish Hamilton, 371 pp., £12.95, September 1989, 0 241 12695 9

M.A. Screech

The Intellectual Origins of the European Reformation by Alistair McGrath. Blackwell, 223 pp., £25, March 1987, 0 631 15144 3
Pastor and Laity in the Theology of Jean Gerson by Catherine Brown. Cambridge, 358 pp., £35, March 1987, 0 521 33029 7
Collected Works of Erasmus: Vols XXVII and XXVIII edited by A.H.T. Levi. Toronto, 322 pp., £65, February 1987, 0 8020 5602 4

Alastair Fowler

Melodious Guile: Fictive Pattern in Poetic Language by John Hollander. Yale, 262 pp., £20, January 1989, 0 300 04293 0
Second World and Green World: Studies in Renaissance Fiction-Making by Harry Berger. California, 519 pp., $54, November 1988, 0 520 05826 7

Stephen Sedley

Diary: On the Guildford Four

Patrick Parrinder

Stirrings Still by Samuel Beckett. Calder, 25 pp., £1,000, March 1989, 0 7145 4142 7
Nohow On: Company, Ill Seen Ill Said, Worstward Ho by Samuel Beckett. Calder, 128 pp., £10.95, February 1989, 0 7145 4111 7
‘Make sense who may’: Essays on Samuel Beckett’s Later Works edited by Robin Davis and Lance Butler. Smythe, 175 pp., £16, March 1989, 0 86140 286 3

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