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Vol. 12 No. 19 · 11 October 1990

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Vol. 12 No. 19 · 11 October 1990

Frank Kermode

Our Age: Portrait of a Generation by Noël Annan. Weidenfeld, 479 pp., £20, October 1990, 0 297 81129 0

Letters

Edward Timms, John Drakakis, James Wood, Sue Collinson, Lawrence Dale

Robert Kee

Fighting off the Boche

Michael Mason

Children’s Sexual Encounters with Adults by C.K. Li, D.J. West and T.P. Woodhouse. Duckworth, 343 pp., £39.95, July 1990, 0 7156 2290 0
Child Pornography: An Investigation by Tim Tate. Methuen, 319 pp., £14.99, July 1990, 0 413 61540 5

Blair Worden

The King’s Cardinal: The Rise and Fall of Thomas Wolsey by Peter Gwyn. Barrie and Jenkins, 666 pp., £20, May 1990, 0 7126 2190 3
Oliver Cromwell and the English Revolution by John Morrill. Longman, 300 pp., £17.95, May 1990, 0 582 06064 8
The Writings of William Walwyn edited by Jack McMichael and Barbara Taft. Georgia, 584 pp., $45, July 1989, 0 8203 1017 4

John Bayley

The Penguin Book of Lies edited by Philip Kerr. Viking, 543 pp., £15.99, October 1990, 0 670 82560 3

Hugo Williams

Four Poems

Edward Pearce

The Golden Warrior: The Life and Legend of Lawrence of Arabia by Lawrence James. Weidenfeld, 404 pp., £19.50, August 1990, 0 297 81087 1

Hayden White

An Appetite for Poetry: Essays in Literary Interpretation by Frank Kermode. Collins, 242 pp., £15, November 1989, 0 00 215388 2

Fiona Pitt-Kethley

Two Poems

Mary Beard

The Woman and the Lyre: Women Writers in Classical Greece and Rome by Jane McIntosh Snyder. Bristol Classical Press, 199 pp., £25, May 1989, 1 85399 062 0
The Constraints of Desire: The Anthropology of Sex and Gender in Ancient Greece by J.J. Winkler. Routledge, 240 pp., £30, February 1990, 0 415 90122 7
Greek Virginity by Giulia Sissa, translated by Arthur Goldhammer. Harvard, 240 pp., $29.95, March 1990, 0 674 36320 5

Dinah Birch

Seductions: Studies in Reading and Culture by Jane Miller. Virago, 194 pp., £14.99, September 1990, 0 86068 943 3

Penelope Fitzgerald

In the beginning by Irina Ratushinskaya, translated by Alyona Kojevnikov. Hodder, 320 pp., £14.95, March 1990, 9780340416983
Goodnight by Abram Tertz (Andrei Sinyavsky), translated and introduced by Richard Lourie. Viking, 364 pp., £14.99, April 1990, 0 670 80165 8
Comrade Princess: Memoirs of an Aristocrat in Modern Russia by Ekaterina Meshcherskaya. Doubleday, 228 pp., £12.95, February 1990, 0 385 26910 2

D.A.N. Jones

The Dwarfs by Harold Pinter. Faber, 183 pp., £11.99, October 1990, 0 571 14446 2
The Comfort of Strangers, and Other Screenplays by Harold Pinter. Faber, 226 pp., £14.99, September 1990, 0 571 14419 5
The Circus Animals by James Plunkett. Hutchinson, 305 pp., £12.99, September 1990, 0 09 173530 0
The South by Colm Tóibín. Serpent’s Tail, 238 pp., £7.99, May 1990, 1 85242 170 3

Tom Shippey

Intellectual Culture in Elizabethan and Jacobean England: The Latin Writings of the Age by J.W. Binns. Francis Cairns Press, 761 pp., £75, July 1990, 0 905205 73 1

Jeremy Harding

Diary: In Soweto

Nicolas Tredell

On the Look-Out: A Partial Autobiography by C.H. Sisson. Carcanet, 234 pp., £14.95, October 1989, 0 85635 758 8
In Two Minds: Guesses at Other Writers by C.H. Sisson. Carcanet, 296 pp., £18.95, September 1990, 0 85635 877 0

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