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Vol. 13 No. 16 · 29 August 1991

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Vol. 13 No. 16 · 29 August 1991

Frank Kermode

Letters from a Life: The Selected Letters and Diaries of Benjamin Britten Vol. I 1923-39, Vol. II 1939-45 edited by Donald Mitchell and Philip Reed. Faber, 1403 pp., £75, June 1991, 9780571152216

Letters

Robert Allen, Donat Gallagher, Basil Davidson, Lawrence Beyer, Claude Rawson, Peter Lamarque, Lucretia Stewart, G.M. Underwood

David Sylvester

Constable’s Weather

Alan Dixon

Two Poems

Bernard Williams

Saint-Just’s Illusion – Interpretation and the Powers of Philosophy

Vicki Feaver

Poem: ‘The Crack’

Ray Monk

Russell’s Idealist Apprenticeship by Nicholas Griffin. Oxford, 409 pp., £45, January 1991, 0 19 824453 3
Philosophical Papers by F.P. Ramsey, edited by D.H. Mellor. Cambridge, 257 pp., £30, August 1990, 0 521 37480 4
The Philosophy of F.P. Ramsey by Nils-Eric Sahlin. Cambridge, 256 pp., £27.50, November 1990, 0 521 38543 1

Blair Worden

The Causes of the English Civil War by Conrad Russell. Oxford, 236 pp., £35, November 1990, 0 19 822142 8
The Fall of the British Monarchies 1637-1642 by Conrad Russell. Oxford, 580 pp., £40, April 1991, 9780198227540

Claude Rawson

A Voyage to Abyssinia by Samuel Johnson, edited by Joel Gold. Yale, 350 pp., £39.50, July 1985, 0 300 03003 7
Rasselas, and Other Tales by Samuel Johnson, edited by Gwin Kolb. Yale, 290 pp., £24.50, March 1991, 0 300 04451 8
A Dictionary of the English Language (1755) by Samuel Johnson. Longman, 1160 pp., £195, September 1990, 0 582 07380 4
The Making of Johnson’s Dictionary, 1746-1773 by Allen Reddick. Cambridge, 249 pp., £30, October 1990, 0 521 36160 5
Samuel Johnson’s Attitude to the Arts by Morris Brownell. Oxford, 195 pp., £30, March 1989, 0 19 812956 4
Johnson’s Shakespeare by G.F. Parker. Oxford, 204 pp., £25, April 1989, 0 19 812974 2

Patrick Parrinder

A Closed Eye by Anita Brookner. Cape, 255 pp., £13.99, August 1991, 0 224 03090 6
Underwood and After by Ronald Frame. Hodder, 246 pp., £14.99, August 1991, 0 340 55359 6
Lemprière’s Dictionary by Lawrence Norfolk. Sinclair-Stevenson, 530 pp., £14.95, August 1991, 1 85619 053 6

Anthony Quinn

Varying Degrees of Hopelessness by Lucy Ellmann. Hamish Hamilton, 184 pp., £13.99, July 1991, 0 241 13153 7
Slide by James Buchan. Heinemann, 135 pp., £12.99, June 1991, 0 434 07499 3
Alma Cogan by Gordon Burn. Secker, 210 pp., £13.99, August 1991, 0 436 20009 0

Nicholas Wade

Too hot to handle by Frank Close. W.H. Allen, 376 pp., £14.99, January 1991, 1 85227 206 6

John Barrell

Diary: On Allon White

Paul Delany

The Difference Engine by William Gibson and Bruce Sterling. Gollancz, 384 pp., £7.99, July 1991, 9780575050730

E.S. Turner

The Bachelor Duke: William Spencer Cavendish, Sixth Duke of Devonshire, 1790-1858 by James Lees-Milne. Murray, 234 pp., £19.95, March 1991, 0 7195 4920 5

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