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Vol. 17 No. 17 · 7 September 1995

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Vol. 17 No. 17 · 7 September 1995

Michael Wood

The Moor’s Last Sigh by Salman Rushdie. Cape, 437 pp., £15.99, September 1995, 0 224 03814 1

Letters

Michael Longley, Peter Sampson, S.S. Prawer, Brian Southam, Linda-Jo Bartholomew, Marianne Macdonald, Editor, ‘London Review’, Harold Dorn, Keith Flett, Caroline Norwood, Roger Pebody, Ethna Viney, J. Mark Smith, Editor, ‘London Review’, Barry Simner, Endre Marton, L.B. McKenzie

Ian Hacking

What ‘Natives’ Think: About Captain Cook, For Example by Marshall Sahlins. Chicago, 316 pp., £19.95, July 1995, 0 226 73368 8

John Ashbery

Five Poems

Marilyn Butler

The Life of Walter Scott: A Critical Biography by John Sutherland. Blackwell, 386 pp., £19.99, January 1995, 1 55786 231 1

Ruth Bernard Yeazell

Mrs Oliphant: ‘A Fiction to Herself’ by Elisabeth Jay. Oxford, 355 pp., £25, February 1995, 0 19 812875 4

Patricia Beer

Poem: ‘Art History’

Paul Foot

Jeffrey Archer: Stranger than Fiction by Michael Crick. Hamish Hamilton, 456 pp., £17.50, May 1995, 0 241 13360 2

Owen Flanagan

Shadows of the Mind: A Search for the Missing Science of Consciousness by Roger Penrose. Vintage, 457 pp., £17.99, September 1995, 0 09 958211 2

Anthony Appiah

Colonial Psychiatry and the ‘African Mind’ by Jock McCulloch. Cambridge, 185 pp., £35, January 1995, 0 521 45330 5

Basil Davidson

The Church in Africa, 1450-1950 by Adrian Hastings. Oxford, 706 pp., £65, January 1995, 0 19 826921 8
A History of Christianity in Africa from Antiquity to the Present by Elizabeth Isichei. SPCK, 420 pp., £25, February 1995, 0 281 04764 2
Religion in Africa: Experience and Expression edited by Thomas Blakely, Walter van Beek and Dennis Thomson. Currey, 512 pp., £45, November 1994, 0 85255 206 8

Mark Urban

Brassey’s Defence Yearbook 1995 edited by Lawrence Freedman and Michael Clarke. Brassey, 396 pp., £35.95, April 1995, 1 85753 131 0
Broken Lives: A Personal View of the Bosnian Conflict by Bob Stewart. HarperCollins, 336 pp., £6.99, July 1994, 0 00 638268 1
Looking for Trouble: An Autobiography by Peter de la Billière. HarperCollins, 449 pp., £19.99, September 1994, 0 00 255245 0

R.W. Davies

Stalin’s Letters to Molotov, 1925-1936 edited by Lars Lih, Oleg Naumov and Oleg Khlevniuk. Yale, 276 pp., £16.95, May 1995, 0 300 06211 7
Pisma I.V. Stalina V.M. Molotovu, 1925-1936: Sbornik Dokumentov compiled by L. Kosheleva, V. Lelchuk, V. Naumov, O. Naumov and L. Rogovaya. Rossiya Molodaya, 303 pp., May 1995, 5 86646 071 8
Iosif Stalin v Obyatiyakh Semi: Iz Lichnogo Arkhiva compiled by Yu. G. Murin. Rodina, 222 pp., July 1993, 5 7330 0043 0

Gabriele Annan

1920 Diary by Isaac Babel, edited by Carol Avins, translated by H.T. Willetts. Yale, 126 pp., £14.95, June 1995, 0 300 05966 3
Collected Stories by Isaac Babel, translated by David McDuff. Penguin, 364 pp., £6.99, June 1995, 0 14 018462 7

John Bayley

The Poems of John Dryden: Vol. I, 1649-1681; Vol. II, 1682-1685 edited by Paul Hammond. Longman, 551 pp., £75, February 1995, 0 582 49213 0

Laura (Riding) Jackson

The Promise of Words

Laura (Riding) Jackson

Poem: ‘In Gratuitous Witness’

Elaine Showalter

Diary: Even Lolita must have read Nancy Drew

Mark Ford

Robert Graves: Life on the Edge by Miranda Seymour. Doubleday, 524 pp., £20, July 1995, 0 385 40423 9
Robert Graves and the White Goddess by Richard Perceval Graves. Weidenfeld, 618 pp., £25, July 1995, 0 297 81534 2
Robert Graves: His Life and Work by Martin Seymour-Smith. Bloomsbury, 600 pp., £25, June 1995, 0 7475 2205 7
Robert Graves: Collected Writings on Poetry edited by Paul O’Prey. Carcanet, 560 pp., £35, June 1995, 1 85754 172 3
Robert Graves: The Centenary Selected Poems edited by Patrick Quinn. Carcanet, 160 pp., £15.95, April 1995, 9781857541267

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