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Vol. 16 No. 5 · 10 March 1994

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Cover Artist

Peter Campbell

Anne Hollander

Life into Art: Isadora Duncan and Her World edited by Dorée Duncan, Carol Pratl and Cynthia Splatt. Norton, 198 pp., £25, November 1993, 0 393 03507 7

Letters

Robert Nozick, W.G. Runciman, Brian Stone, Freddy Hurdis-Jones, Keith Flett

Carol Gilligan

Unbearable Weight: Feminism, Western Culture and the Body by Susan Bordo. California, 361 pp., £19.95, September 1993, 0 520 07979 5
History After Lacan by Teresa Brennan. Routledge, 239 pp., £35, December 1993, 0 415 01116 7

Jenny Turner

In Extremis: The Life of Laura Riding by Deborah Baker. Hamish Hamilton, 462 pp., £25, October 1993, 9780241128343

David Sylvester

Something to look at

T.H. Barrett

Central Asia in World History by S.A.M. Adshead. Macmillan, 291 pp., £42.50, February 1993, 0 333 57827 9
Japan’s Orient: Rendering Pasts into History by Stefan Tanaka. California, 331 pp., £30, July 1993, 0 520 07731 8

Peter Redgrove

Poem: ‘From: The Advice of Proteus Orpheus Dies, and the God Seeks Out Silenus’

Malcolm Bull

Cosmos, Chaos and the World to Come: The Ancient Roots of Apocalyptic Faith by Norman Cohn. Yale, 271 pp., £20, October 1993, 0 300 05598 6

John Lloyd

Scargill: The Unauthorised Biography by Paul Routledge. HarperCollins, 296 pp., £16.99, September 1993, 0 300 05365 7

Adam Lively

The Black Atlantic: Modernity and Double Consciousness by Paul Gilroy. Verso, 261 pp., £11.95, November 1993, 0 86091 675 8
Small Acts: Thoughts on the Politics of Black Culture by Paul Gilroy. Serpent’s Tail, 257 pp., £12.99, October 1993, 9781852422981

John Bayley

The Complete Short Stories of Jack London edited by Elrae Labour, Robert Litz and I. Milo Shepard. Stanford, 2557 pp., £110, November 1993, 0 8047 2058 4

Chauncey Loomis

Young Men and Fire by Norman Maclean. Chicago, 301 pp., £8.75, October 1993, 0 226 50062 4

Michael Wood

Short Cuts directed by Robert Altman.
Short Cuts: The Screenplay by Robert Altman and Frank Barhydt. Capra/Airlift, 144 pp., £12.99, October 1993, 0 88496 378 0
Short Cuts by Raymond Carver, introduced by Robert Altman. Harvill, 157 pp., £6.99, March 1994, 0 00 272704 8

Mark Ford

Selected Poems by Charles Olson, edited by Robert Creeley. California, 225 pp., $25, December 1993, 0 520 07528 5
Selected Poems by Robert Duncan, edited by Robert Bertholf. Carcanet, 147 pp., £9.95, October 1993, 1 85754 038 7

Elaine Showalter

Diary: On the Phi Beta Kappa Tour

Eugen Weber

Seducing the French: The Dilemma of Americanisation by Richard Kuisel. California, 309 pp., £20, April 1993, 0 520 07962 0

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