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John Sutherland

Decline of Donnish Dominion by A.H. Halsey. Oxford, 344 pp., £40, March 1992, 0 19 827376 2
Millikan’s School: A History of the California Institute of Technology by Judith Goodstein. Norton, 317 pp., £17.95, October 1991, 0 393 03017 2

Letters

Robert Crawford, Diana Hendry, John Webb, Leonard Jackson, Fiona Pitt-Kethley, Keith Flett

Tony Honoré

Sex and Reason by Richard Posner. Harvard, 458 pp., £23.95, May 1992, 0 674 80279 9

Frank Kermode

Moral Literacy: Or how to do the right thing by Colin McGinn. Duckworth, 110 pp., £6.99, July 1992, 0 7156 2417 2
The Space Trap by Colin McGinn. Duckworth, 187 pp., £14.99, July 1992, 0 7156 2415 6

Susan Brigden

Fire from Heaven: Life in an English Town in the 17th Century by David Underdown. HarperCollins, 308 pp., £17.99, May 1992, 0 00 215865 5

Jenny Turner

Curriculum Vitae by Muriel Spark. Constable, 213 pp., £14.95, July 1992, 0 09 469650 0

Naomi Lewis

Dorian’s Castle

Claude Rawson

The Intelligencer by Jonathan Swift and Thomas Sheridan, edited by James Woolley. Oxford, 363 pp., £50, March 1992, 0 19 812670 0
Jonathan Swift: A Literary Life by Joseph McMinn. Macmillan, 172 pp., £35, May 1991, 9780333485842

Marilyn Butler

The Lyrical Ballads: Longman Annotated Texts edited by Michael Mason. Longman, 419 pp., £29.99, April 1992, 0 582 03302 0
Strange Power of Speech: Wordsworth, Coleridge and Literary Possession by Susan Eilenberg. Oxford, 278 pp., £30, May 1992, 0 19 506856 4
The Politics of Nature: Wordsworth and Some Contemporaries by Nicholas Roe. Macmillan, 186 pp., £35, April 1992, 0 333 52314 8

Tom Leonard

Poem: ‘poem’

David Bromwich

Mary and Maria by Mary Wollstonecraft, Matilda by Mary Shelley edited by Janet Todd. Pickering & Chatto, 217 pp., £24.95, January 1992, 1 85196 023 6
Lady Sophia Sternheim by Sophie von La Roche, edited by James Lynn. Pickering & Chatto, 216 pp., £24.95, January 1992, 9781851960217

Craig Raine

Kipling and Modernism

Seamus Heaney

Poem: ‘An Invocation’

Alistair Elliot

Poem: ‘Highland Hospitality’

Jeremy Treglown

Writers on World War Two: An Anthology edited by Mordecai Richler. Chatto, 752 pp., £18.99, February 1992, 0 7011 3912 9
Legacies and Ambiguities: Post-war Fiction and Culture in West Germany and Japan edited by Ernestine Schlant and Thomas Rimer. Woodrow Wilson Center Press/Johns Hopkins, 323 pp., $35, February 1992, 0 943875 30 7

Julian Symons

A Choice of Murder by Peter Vansittart. Peter Owen, 216 pp., £14.99, June 1992, 0 7206 0832 5
Portrait of the Artist’s Wife by Barbara Anderson. Secker, 309 pp., £13.99, June 1992, 9780436200977
Turtle Moon by Alice Hoffman. Macmillan, 255 pp., £14.99, June 1992, 0 333 57867 8
Double Down by Tom Kakonis. Macmillan, 308 pp., £14.99, April 1992, 0 333 57492 3

Robert Alter

Life with a Star by Jiri Weil, translated by Rita Klimova and Roslyn Schloss. Flamingo, 247 pp., £4.99, February 1991, 0 00 654329 4
Mendelssohn is on the Roof by Jiri Weil, translated by Marie Winn. HarperCollins, 228 pp., £14.99, February 1992, 0 00 223863 2

Ian Aitken

Diary: Closing Time at the Last Chance Saloon

Philip Purser

Fatherland by Robert Harris. Hutchinson, 372 pp., £14.99, May 1992, 0 09 174827 5

Paul Delany

Murther and Walking Spirits by Robertson Davies. Sinclair-Stevenson, 357 pp., £14.95, October 1991, 1 85619 078 1

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