Vol. 12 No. 3 · 8 February 1990

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Vol. 12 No. 3 · 8 February 1990

Frank Kermode

Vineland by Thomas Pynchon. Secker, 385 pp., £14.95, February 1990, 0 436 39866 4

Letters

Thomas Scott, James Smithson, Jean MacGibbon, Nicolas Walter, Henry Stoll, Roger Gard, Tom Parker, Caryl Casson, Editors, ‘London Review’

R.W. Johnson

Resources of Hope: Culture, Democracy, Socialism by Raymond Williams, edited by Robin Gable. Verso, 334 pp., £29.95, February 1989, 0 86091 229 9
The Alien Mind of Raymond Williams by Jan Gorak. Missouri, 132 pp., $9.95, December 1988, 0 8262 0688 3
Raymond Williams: Writing, Culture, Politics by Alan O’Connor. Blackwell, 180 pp., £27.50, June 1989, 0 631 16589 4
Raymond Williams on Television: Selected Writings edited by Alan O’Connor. Routledge, 223 pp., £7.95, April 1989, 9780415026277
News from Nowhere: No 6. Raymond Williams: Third Generation edited by Tony Pinkney. Oxford English Limited, 108 pp., £3.50, February 1989
Raymond Williams: Critical Perspectives edited by Terry Eagleton. Polity, 235 pp., £29.50, September 1989, 9780745603841

Paul Muldoon

Poem: ‘Tea’

John Ellis

Fraud: Literary Theory and the End of English by Peter Washington. Fontana, 188 pp., £4.99, September 1989, 0 00 686138 5

Fleur Adcock

Two Poems

Hugh Tulloch

Not by Fact Alone: Essays on the Writing and Reading of History by John Clive. Collins Harvill, 334 pp., £15, October 1989, 0 00 272041 8

Dominic Rathbone

Memphis under the Ptolemies by Dorothy Thompson. Princeton, 342 pp., $37.50, February 1989, 0 691 03593 8

Mary Beard

The Vanished Library: A Wonder of the Ancient World by Luciano Canfora, translated by Martin Ryle. Radius, 205 pp., £14.95, November 1989, 0 09 174049 5
Herodotus by John Gould. Weidenfeld, 164 pp., £14.95, October 1989, 9780297793397

Christopher Ricks

Appelfeld 1990

Yoram Gorlizki

Jewish in Moscow

Naomi Shepherd

Memoirs of a Jewish Revolutionary by Hersh Mendel, translated by Robert Michaels. Pluto, 367 pp., £19.50, February 1989, 0 7453 0264 5
Arlosoroff by Shlomo Avineri. Peter Halban, 126 pp., £10.95, March 1989, 1 870015 23 1
Golda Meir: The Romantic Years by Ralph Martin. Piatkus, 416 pp., £15, April 1989, 0 86188 864 2

John Bayley

Boris Pasternak: The Tragic Years 1930-1960 by Evgeny Pasternak. Collins Harvill, 278 pp., £15, January 1990, 0 00 272045 0
Boris Pasternak by Peter Levi. Hutchinson, 310 pp., £17.95, January 1990, 0 09 173886 5
Boris Pasternak: A Literary Biography. Vol.I: 1890-1928 by Christopher Barnes. Cambridge, 507 pp., £35, November 1989, 0 521 25957 6
Poems 1955-1959 and An Essay in Autobiography by Boris Pasternak, translated by Michael Harari and Manya Harari. Collins Harvill, 212 pp., £6.95, January 1990, 9780002710657
The Year 1905 by Boris Pasternak, translated by Richard Chappell. Spenser, £4.95, April 1989, 0 9513843 0 9

Vikram Seth

Poem: ‘Walk’

Walter Nash

Kingdom come by Bernice Rubens. Hamish Hamilton, 312 pp., £12.99, February 1990, 0 241 12481 6
The Other Side by Mary Gordon. Bloomsbury, 337 pp., £13.99, January 1990, 0 7475 0473 3
The Alchemist by Mark Illis. Bloomsbury, 244 pp., £13.95, January 1990, 0 7475 0468 7
The way you tell them: A Yarn of the Nineties by Alan Brownjohn. Deutsch, 145 pp., £11.95, January 1990, 0 233 98496 8

David Gilmour

Gentlemen’s Gentlemen

John Sturrock

A New History of French Literature edited by Denis Hollier. Harvard, 1280 pp., £39.95, October 1989, 0 674 61565 4

Richard Rorty

Diary: Heidegger’s Worlds

Michael Wood

Letters by François Truffaut, edited by Gilles Jocob, Claude de Givray and Gilbert Adair. Faber, 589 pp., £17.50, November 1989, 0 571 14121 8

Anne Rouse

Poem: ‘Daytrip’

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