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Vol. 12 No. 11 · 14 June 1990

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Vol. 12 No. 11 · 14 June 1990

Neal Ascherson

Echoes of the Marseillaise: Two centuries look back on the French Revolution by E.J. Hobsbawm. Verso, 144 pp., £24.95, May 1990, 0 86091 282 5

Letters

John Drakakis, Alan Sinfield, Eric Sams, David Gilmour, Désirée Park, Clare Marlow, Elizabeth Hill

Elaine Showalter

Simone de Beauvoir: A Biography by Deirdre Bair. Cape, 718 pp., £19.95, June 1990, 9780224020480
Lettres à Sartre. Vol I: 1930-1939 by Simone de Beauvoir, edited by Sylvie Le Bon de Beauvoir. Gallimard, 400 pp., frs 120, February 1990, 2 07 071829 8
Lettres à Sartre. Vol II: 1940-1963 by Simone de Beauvoir, edited by Sylvie Le Bon de Beauvoir. Gallimard, 443 pp., frs 120, February 1990, 2 07 071864 6
Journal de Guerre, Septembre 1939-Janvier 1941 by Simone de Beauvoir, edited by Sylvie Le Bon de Beauvoir. Gallimard, 371 pp., February 1990, 2 07 071809 3
In the Shadow of Sartre by Liliane Siegel, translated by Barbara Wright.182 pp., £12.95, May 1990, 9780002153362

Raphael Samuel

The Return of History

Heribert Adam

Getting together

Julian Symons

The Last Modern: A Life of Herbert Read by James King. Weidenfeld, 364 pp., £25, May 1990, 0 297 81042 1

Norman Buchan

Broadcasting and the Abyss

Christopher Reid

Becoming a poet by David Kalstone, edited by Robert Hemenway. Hogarth, 299 pp., £20, May 1990, 0 7012 0900 3

Mark Ford

Selected Poems 1990 by D.J. Enright. Oxford, 176 pp., £6.95, March 1990, 0 19 282625 5
Life by Other Means: Essays on D.J. Enright edited by Jacqueline Simms. Oxford, 208 pp., £25, March 1990, 0 19 212989 9
Vanishing Lung Syndrome by Miroslav Holub, translated by David Young and Dana Habova. Faber, 68 pp., £10.99, April 1990, 0 571 14378 4
The Dimension of the Present Moment, and Other Essays by Miroslav Holub, edited by David Young. Faber, 146 pp., £4.99, April 1990, 0 571 14338 5
Poems Before and After: Collected English Translations by Miroslav Holub, translated by Ewald Osers and George Theiner. Bloodaxe, 272 pp., £16, April 1990, 1 85224 121 7
My Country: Collected Poems by Alistair Elliot. Carcanet, 175 pp., £18.95, November 1989, 0 85635 846 0
1953: A Version of Racine’s ‘Andromaque’ by Craig Raine. Faber, 89 pp., £4.99, March 1990, 0 571 14312 1
Andromache by Jean Racine, translated by Douglas Dunn. Faber, 81 pp., £4.99, March 1990, 0 571 14249 4

John Bayley

Poems by Gay Clifford.188 pp., £14.99, May 1990, 0 241 12976 1
Selected Poems 1940 – 1989 by Allen Curnow. Viking, 209 pp., £15.99, May 1990, 0 670 83007 0
Collected Poems and Selected Translations by Norman Cameron, edited by Warren Hope and Jonathan Barker. Anvil, 160 pp., £14.95, May 1990, 0 85646 202 0
Collected Poems by Enoch Powell. Bellew, 198 pp., £9.95, April 1990, 0 947792 36 8

Anthony Thwaite

Childhood Years: A Memoir by Junichiro Tanizaki, translated by Paul McCarthy.240 pp., £15, February 1990, 0 00 215325 4
The Great Mirror of Male Love by Ihara Saikaku, translated by Paul Gordon Schalow.371 pp., $37.50, February 1990, 0 8047 1661 7

Richard Bowring

God’s Dust: A Modern Asian Journey by Ian Buruma. Cape, 267 pp., £12.95, October 1989, 0 224 02493 0
The Cambridge History of Japan. Vol V: The 19th Century edited by Marius Jansen. Cambridge, 828 pp., £60, October 1989, 0 521 22356 3
The Cambridge History of Japan. Vol. VI: The 20th Century edited by Peter Duus. Cambridge, 866 pp., £60, June 1989, 0 521 22357 1

Anthony Thwaite

Poem: ‘Cockroach Story’

Michael Wood

Writers in Hollywood by Ian Hamilton. Heinemann, 326 pp., £14.95, June 1990, 0 434 31332 7

John Sutherland

CounterBlasts No 10. The Monarchy: A Critique of Britain’s Favourite Fetish by Christopher Hitchens. Chatto, 42 pp., £2.99, January 1990, 0 7011 3555 7
The Prince by Celia Brayfield. Chatto, 576 pp., £12.95, March 1990, 0 7011 3357 0
The Maker’s Mark by Roy Hattersley. Macmillan, 558 pp., £13.95, June 1990, 9780333470329
A Time to Dance by Melvyn Bragg. Hodder, 220 pp., £12.95, June 1990, 0 340 52911 3

John Barton

The Formation of Christendom by Judith Herrin. Fontana, 533 pp., £9.99, September 1989, 0 00 686182 2

Malcolm Bull

Mine eyes have seen the glory: A Journey into the Evangelical Subculture in America by Randall Balmer. Oxford, 246 pp., $19.95, September 1989, 0 19 505117 3
In God’s Country: Travels in the Bible Belt, USA by Douglas Kennedy. Unwin Hyman, 240 pp., £12.95, November 1989, 0 04 440423 9
The Divine Supermarket by Malise Ruthven. Chatto, 336 pp., £14.95, August 1989, 0 7011 3151 9
The Democratisation of American Christianity by Nathan Hatch. Yale, 312 pp., £22.50, November 1989, 0 300 44470 2
Religion and 20th-Century American Intellectual Life edited by Michael Lacey. Cambridge/Woodrow Wilson Centre for Scholars, 214 pp., £27.50, November 1989, 0 521 37560 6
New Religions and the Theological Imagination in America by Mary Farrell Bednarowski. Indiana, 175 pp., $25, November 1989, 0 253 31137 3

Miroslav Holub

Diary: In Prague

George Bernard

Humanism, Reform and the Reformation: The Career of Bishop John Fisher edited by Brendan Bradshaw and Eamon Duffy. Cambridge, 260 pp., £27.50, January 1989, 0 521 34034 9
The Blind Devotion of the People: Popular Religion and the English Reformation by Robert Whiting. Cambridge, 302 pp., £30, July 1989, 0 521 35606 7
The Reformation of Cathedrals: Cathedrals in English Society, 1485-1603 by Stanford Lehmberg. Princeton, 319 pp., £37.30, March 1989, 0 691 05539 4
Bonfires and Bells: National Memory and the Protestant Calendar in Elizabethan and Stuart England by David Cressy. Weidenfeld, 271 pp., £25, October 1989, 0 297 79343 8
The Birthpangs of Protestant England: Religious and Cultural Change in the 16th and 17th Centuries by Patrick Collinson. Macmillan, 188 pp., £29.50, February 1989, 0 333 43971 6
Life’s Preservative against Self-Killing by John Sym, edited by Michael MacDonald. Routledge, 342 pp., £29.95, February 1989, 0 415 00639 2
Perfection Proclaimed: Language and Literature in English Radical Religion 1640-1660 by Nigel Smith. Oxford, 396 pp., £40, February 1989, 0 19 812879 7

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