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Vol. 12 No. 21 · 8 November 1990

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Vol. 12 No. 21 · 8 November 1990

Paul Addison

Wizard of Ox

Letters

Géryke Young, David Craig, W.S. Milne, Boris Ford, Paul Ries, Robert Wilcocks, Danny Karlin

Perry Anderson

Storia Notturna: Una Decifrazione del Sabba by Carlo Ginzburg. Einaudi, 320 pp., lire 45,000, August 1989, 9788806115098

Les Murray

Poem: ‘Blue Roan’

Christopher Hitchens

King Edward VIII: The Official Biography by Philip Ziegler. Collins, 654 pp., £20, September 1990, 0 00 215741 1

Carolyn Steedman

Road to Divorce, England 1530-1987 by Lawrence Stone. Oxford, 460 pp., £19.99, October 1990, 0 19 822651 9
Late Victorian Britain, 1875-1901 by J.F.C. Harrison. Fontana, 265 pp., £5.99, September 1990, 9780006861300

Michael Mason

Making sex: Body and Gender from the Greeks to Freud by Thomas Laqueur. Harvard, 352 pp., $27.50, October 1990, 0 674 54349 1

Julian Symons

You’ve had your time by Anthony Burgess. Heinemann, 391 pp., £17.50, October 1990, 0 434 09821 3
An Immaculate Mistake: Scenes from Childhood and Beyond by Paul Bailey. Bloomsbury, 167 pp., £14.99, October 1990, 0 7475 0630 2

John Sutherland

The Invisible Woman: The Story of Nelly Ternan and Charles Dickens by Claire Tomalin. Viking, 317 pp., £16.99, October 1990, 0 670 82787 8
The Autobiography of Margaret Oliphant edited by Elisabeth Jay. Oxford, 184 pp., £16.95, October 1990, 0 19 818615 0

Edward Pearce

Rabbit at Rest by John Updike. Deutsch, 505 pp., £14.99, October 1990, 0 233 98622 7

Laurence Lerner

Poem: ‘Olly and Tim’

Marina Warner

The Virago Book of Fairy-Tales edited by Angela Carter. Virago, 242 pp., £12.99, October 1990, 1 85381 205 6
Sisters and Strangers: A Moral Tale by Emma Tennant. Grafton, 184 pp., £12.95, July 1990, 0 246 13429 1

Michael Neve

The Double in 19th-Century Fiction by John Herdman. Macmillan, 174 pp., £35, August 1990, 9780333490242
Romanticism and the Sciences edited by Andrew Cunningham and Nicholas Jardine. Cambridge, 345 pp., £40, June 1990, 0 521 35602 4
Schizophrenia: A Scientific Delusion? by Mary Boyle. Routledge, 248 pp., £35, September 1990, 0 415 04096 5

Stephanie West

Myths from Mesopotamia: Creation, The Flood, Gilgamesh and Others by Stephanie Dalley. Oxford, 360 pp., £35, November 1989, 0 19 814397 4
The Epic of Gilgamesh by Maureen Gallery Kovacs. Stanford, 122 pp., £29.50, August 1989, 0 8047 1589 0

Nicholas Penny

Diary: Columns and Pilasters

Paul Langford

The Idea of Progress in 18th-Century Britain by David Spadafora. Yale, 464 pp., £22.50, July 1990, 0 300 04671 5
George III and the Satirists from Hogarth to Byron by Vincent Carretta. Georgia, 389 pp., £38.50, June 1990, 0 8203 1146 4

Richard J. Evans

Male Fantasies Vol. I: Women, Floods, Bodies, History by Klaus Theweleit, translated by Chris Turner, Erica Carter and Stephen Conway. Polity, 517 pp., £35, May 1987, 0 7456 0382 3
Male Fantasies Vol. II: Male Bodies: Psychoanalysing the White Terror by Klaus Theweleit, translated by Chris Turner, Erica Carter and Stephen Conway. Polity, 507 pp., £35, September 1989, 0 7456 0556 7

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