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Vol. 16 No. 16 · 18 August 1994

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Vol. 16 No. 16 · 18 August 1994

Erskine Childers

Old-Boying

Letters

Charles Thomas, Lawrence Hogben, Donald Davie, Gerald Long, Robert Kaplan, Steven Rose, Clayton Naff

Basil Davidson

On Rwanda

Thomas Laqueur

How We Die by Sherwin Nuland. Chatto, 278 pp., £15.99, May 1994, 0 7011 6169 8

Alan Dixon

Poem: ‘New Bike’

Barbara Johnson

Mallarmé: A Throw of the Dice by Gordon Millan. Secker, 389 pp., £16.99, March 1994, 9780436270963

P.N. Furbank

The Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson. Vol. I: 1854-April 1874 edited by Bradford Booth and Ernest Mehew. Yale, 525 pp., £29.95, July 1994, 0 300 05183 2
The Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson. Vol. II: April 1874-July 1879 edited by Bradford Booth and Ernest Mehew. Yale, 352 pp., £29.95, July 1994, 0 300 06021 1

John Sutherland

Stained Radiance: A Fictionist’s Prelude by J. Leslie Mitchell. Polygon, 219 pp., £7.95, July 1993, 0 7486 6141 7
The Speak of the Mearns by Lewis Grassic Gibbon. Polygon, 268 pp., £8.95, June 1994, 0 7486 6167 0

A.D. Nuttall

Essays, Mainly Shakespearean by Anne Barton. Cambridge, 386 pp., £40, March 1994, 0 521 40444 4
English Comedy edited by Michael Cordner, Peter Holland and John Kerrigan. Cambridge, 323 pp., £35, March 1994, 0 521 41917 4

Margaret Anne Doody

Managing Monsters: Six Myths of Our Time by Marina Warner. Vintage, 104 pp., £4.99, April 1994, 0 09 943361 3

James Buchan

Thinking Green! Essays on Environmentalism, Feminism and Non-Violence by Petra Kelly. Parallax, 168 pp., £15, April 1994, 0 938077 62 7

Richard Clogg

Greek-Bashing

Malise Ruthven

The Revenge of God: The Resurgence of Islam, Christianity and Judaism in the Modern World by Gilles Kepel. Polity, 200 pp., £39.50, December 1993, 0 7456 0999 6
Pious Passion: The Emergence of Modern Fundamentalism in the United States and Iran by Martin Riesebrodt. California, 272 pp., £30, September 1993, 0 520 07463 7

Avi Shlaim

Israel’s Border Wars, 1949-56: Arab Infiltration, Israeli Retaliation and the Countdown to the Suez War by Benny Morris. Oxford, 451 pp., £40, September 1993, 0 19 827850 0

Alistair Elliot

Poem: ‘Watches’

Patrick Parrinder

Constructions of ‘the Jew’ in English Literature and Society: Racial Representations, 1875-1945 by Bryan Cheyette. Cambridge, 301 pp., £35, November 1993, 0 521 44355 5
The Jewish Heritage in British History: Englishness and Jewishness edited by Tony Kushner. Cass, 234 pp., £25, January 1992, 0 7146 3464 6

Philip Purser

The Fortunes of Casanova, and Other Stories by Rafael Sabatini, selected by Jack Adrian. Oxford, 284 pp., £15.95, January 1994, 9780192123190

Mike Marqusee

Diary: The Ancient Argument between Bat and Ball

Jenny Diski

Homage to Barbara Cartland

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