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Vol. 13 No. 4 · 21 February 1991

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Vol. 13 No. 4 · 21 February 1991

Robert Post

Languages of Law: From Logics of Memory to Nomadic Masks by Peter Goodrich. Weidenfeld, 353 pp., £30, August 1990, 0 297 82024 9
Post-Modern Law: Enlightenment, Revolution and the Death of Man edited by Anthony Carty. Edinburgh, 166 pp., £25, August 1990, 0 7486 0156 2

Letters

Doris Lessing, Anita Kermode, Albert Jordan, Perry Anderson, Michael Payne, Jeremy Harding, Gertrud Walton, G.O. Jones

Robert Fisk

War Aims

Sean Maguire

Veni, Vidi, Video

Paul Addison

The People’s Peace: British History 1945-1989 by Kenneth O. Morgan. Oxford, 558 pp., £17.95, October 1990, 0 19 822764 7

Frank Kermode

Writer’s Block by Zachary Leader. Johns Hopkins, 325 pp., £19.50, January 1991, 0 8018 4032 5

John Bayley

Samuel Butler: A Biography by Peter Raby. Hogarth, 334 pp., £25, February 1991, 0 7012 0890 2

Francis Spufford

Poem: ‘A Letter to Wystan Auden, from Iceland’

D.J. Enright

The Collected Letters of Charles Hamilton Sorley edited by Jean Moorcroft Wilson. Cecil Woolf, 310 pp., £25, November 1990, 9780900821547
Ivor Gurney: Collected Letters edited by R.K.R Thornton. Mid-Northumberland Arts Group/Carcanet, 579 pp., £25, February 1991, 0 85635 941 6

Julian Symons

By Grand Central Station I sat down and wept by Elizabeth Smart. Paladin, 112 pp., £3.99, January 1991, 0 586 09039 8
The Assumption of the Rogues and Rascals by Elizabeth Smart. Paladin, 112 pp., £3.99, January 1991, 0 586 09040 1
Necessary Secrets: The Journals of Elizabeth Smart edited by Alice Van Wart. Grafton, 305 pp., £14.99, January 1991, 0 246 13653 7

Blake Morrison

The Chatto Book of Love Poetry edited by John Fuller. Chatto, 374 pp., £13.99, August 1990, 0 7011 3453 4
The Faber Book of Blue Verse edited by John Whitworth. Faber, 305 pp., £14.99, October 1990, 0 571 14095 5
Self-Portrait with a Slide by Hugo Williams. Oxford, 62 pp., £5.95, June 1990, 0 19 282744 8
The Virago Book of Love Poetry edited by Wendy Mulford. Virago, 288 pp., £6.99, November 1990, 1 85381 030 4
Erotica: An Anthology of Women’s Writing edited by Margaret Reynolds, foreword by Jeanette Winterson . Pandora, 362 pp., £19.99, November 1990, 9780044406723
Daddy, Daddy by Paul Durcan. Blackstaff, 185 pp., £5.95, August 1990, 0 85640 446 2

Nicolas Tredell

Love in a Life by Andrew Motion. Faber, 62 pp., £11.99, March 1991, 0 571 16101 4
Three Variations on the Theme of Harm: Selected Poetry and Prose by Douglas Oliver. Paladin, 255 pp., £6.99, November 1990, 0 586 08962 4
Spoils of War by John Eppel. Carrefour Press, 48 pp., August 1989, 0 620 13315 5
Music for Brass by Brian Waltham. Peterloo, 64 pp., £5.95, November 1990, 1 871471 20 6
Lapidary by Rosamund Stanhope. Peterloo, 64 pp., £5.95, November 1990, 1 871471 19 2

Ian Hacking

Cognitive Foundations of Natural History: Towards an Anthropology of Science by Scott Atran. Cambridge, 360 pp., £35, August 1990, 0 521 37293 3

Anthony Quinn

Leaving Brooklyn by Lynne Sharon Schwartz. Minerva, 146 pp., £4.99, December 1990, 0 7493 9072 7
Surrogate City by Hugo Hamilton. Faber, 197 pp., £12.99, November 1990, 0 571 14432 2

Martin Kettle

About Turn. The Communist Party and the Outbreak of the Second World War: The Verbatim Record of the Central Committee Meetings 1939 edited by Francis King and George Matthews. Lawrence and Wishart, 318 pp., £34.95, November 1990, 9780853157267

Boris Ford

Maerdy Diary: The last pit closes

R.W. Johnson

Rowley Arenstein, friend of Mandela, supporter of Buthelezi, talks to R.W. Johnson

Stephen Gray

Poem: ‘Letter’

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