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Vol. 14 No. 21 · 5 November 1992

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Vol. 14 No. 21 · 5 November 1992

Neal Ascherson

Chamfort: A Biography by Claude Arnaud, translated by Deke Dusinberre. Chicago, 372 pp., £21.50, May 1992, 0 226 02697 3

Letters

Philip Raikes, William LeFanu, Wynne Godley, Perry Anderson, Roderick Shaw, Edna Longley, Joanne Lafler

Ross McKibbin

Dancing with Dogma: Britain under Thatcherism by Ian Gilmour. Simon and Schuster, 328 pp., £16.99, October 1992, 0 671 71176 8

Paul Addison

War, Strategy and International Politics: Essays in Honour of Sir Michael Howard edited by Lawrence Freedman, Paul Hayes and Robert O’Neill. Oxford, 322 pp., £35, July 1992, 0 19 822292 0

John Sutherland

Keepers of the Flame: Literary Estates and the Rise of Biography by Ian Hamilton. Hutchinson, 344 pp., £18.99, October 1992, 0 09 174263 3
Testamentary Acts: Browning, Tennyson, James, Hardy by Michael Millgate. Oxford, 273 pp., £27.50, June 1992, 0 19 811276 9
The Last Laugh by Michael Holroyd. Chatto, 131 pp., £10.99, December 1991, 0 7011 4583 8
Trollope by Victoria Glendinning. Hutchinson, 551 pp., £20, September 1992, 0 09 173896 2

Margaret Anne Doody

The Letters of Samuel Johnson: Vol. I: 1731-1772, Vol. II: 1773-1776, Vol. III: 1777-1781 edited by Bruce Redford. Oxford, 431 pp., £25, February 1992, 0 19 811287 4

D.J. Enright

Poem: ‘Seasons’

John Ryle

To Blight with Plague: Studies in a Literary Theme by Barbara Fass Leavy. New York, 237 pp., £27.95, August 1992, 0 8147 5059 1
Epidemics and Ideas: Essays on the Historical Perception of Pestilence edited by Terence Ranger and Paul Slack. Cambridge, 346 pp., £35, April 1992, 9780521402767
The Fourth Horseman: A Short History of Epidemics, Plagues and Other Scourges by Andrew Nikiforuk. Fourth Estate, 200 pp., £14.99, April 1992, 1 85702 051 0
In Time of Plague: The History and Social Consequences of Lethal Epidemic Disease edited by Arien Mack. New York, 272 pp., $35, November 1991, 0 8147 5467 8
Miasmas and Disease: Public Health and the Environment in the Pre-Industrial Age by Carlo Cipolla, translated by Elizabeth Potter. Yale, 101 pp., £16.95, March 1992, 0 300 04806 8
International Journal of STD and Aids. Vol. II, Supplement I: Aids and the Epidemics of History edited by Harry Rolin, Richard Creese and Ronald Mann. Royal Society of Medicine, January 2000, 0 00 956462 4
Monopolies of Loss by Adam Mars-Jones. Faber, 250 pp., £5.99, September 1992, 0 571 16691 1
Aids in Africa: Its Present and Future Impact edited by Tony Barrett and Piers Blaikie. Belhaven, 193 pp., £35, January 1992, 1 85293 115 9

Amartya Sen

On the Darwinian View of Progress

Mark Elvin

The Dragon’s Brood: Conversations with Young Chinese by David Rice. HarperCollins, 294 pp., £16.99, April 1992, 0 246 13809 2
Time for telling truth is running out by Vera Schwarcz. Yale, 256 pp., £20, April 1992, 0 300 05009 7
The Tyranny of History: The Roots of China’s Crisis by W.F.J. Jenner. Allen Lane, 255 pp., £18.99, March 1992, 0 7139 9060 0
Beyond the Chinese Face: Insights from Psychology by Michael Harris Bond. Oxford, 125 pp., £8.95, February 1992, 0 19 585116 1
Chinese Communism by Dick Wilson and Matthew Grenier. Paladin, 190 pp., £5.99, May 1992, 9780586090244

Nicholas Penny

The Sculpture of Jacopo Sansovino by Bruce Boucher. Yale, 304 pp., £95, November 1991, 0 300 04759 2
Giambattista and Lorenzo Bregno: Venetian Sculpture in the High Renaissance by Anne Markham Schulz. Cambridge, 564 pp., £85, November 1991, 0 521 38406 0

Jenny Diski

Sex by Madonna. Secker, 128 pp., £25, October 1992, 0 436 27084 6
Sex and Sensibility by Julie Burchill. Grafton, 269 pp., £5.99, October 1992, 0 00 637858 7
Too hot to handle by Fiona Pitt-Kethley. Peter Owen, 134 pp., £15.50, November 1992, 0 7206 0875 9

Adam Phillips

Vested Interests: Cross-Dressing and Cultural Anxiety by Marjorie Garber. Routledge, 443 pp., £25, May 1992, 0 415 90072 7

Donald Davie

The Paperbark Tree: Selected Prose by Les Murray. Carcanet, 360 pp., £18.95, September 1992, 0 85635 976 9

Gabriele Annan

Death in Rome by Wolfgang Koeppen, translated by Michael Hofmann. Hamish Hamilton, 192 pp., £9.99, November 1992, 9780241132388

Susannah Clapp

Dunedin by Shena Mackay. Heinemann, 341 pp., £14.99, July 1992, 0 434 44048 5

Nicholas Spice

Diary: Karl Miller is leaving

D.A.N. Jones

Death in Chile: A Memoir and a Journey by Tony Gould. Picador, 277 pp., £15.99, July 1992, 0 330 32271 0
Some write to the future by Ariel Dorfman, translated by George Shivers and Ariel Dorfman. Duke, 271 pp., £10.95, May 1992, 0 8223 1269 7

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