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Vol. 18 No. 5 · 7 March 1996

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Cover Artist

Peter Campbell

Terry Eagleton

Stuart Hall: Critical Dialogues edited by David Morley and Kuan-Hsing Chen. Routledge, 514 pp., £45, February 1996, 0 415 08803 8

Letters

John Carswell, Timothy Garton Ash, Robin Hope, Michael Corris, Attila Hoare, W.S. Milne, Danny Karlin, Nicolas Walter, Lesley Hall, Stuart Kerr

Frank Kermode

Shakespeare at Work by John Jones. Oxford, 293 pp., £35, December 1995, 0 19 811966 6

David Sylvester

Notes on Cézanne

Arthur C. Danto

Kings and Connoisseurs: Collecting Art in 17th-Century Europe by Jonathan Brown. Yale, 264 pp., £35, September 1995, 0 300 06437 3
Art & Money by Marc Shell. Chicago, 230 pp., £27.95, June 1995, 0 226 75213 5

Christopher Prendergast

Revolution of the Mind: The Life of André Breton by Mark Polizzotti. Bloomsbury, 754 pp., £25, September 1995, 0 7475 1281 7

David Edgerton

The Lost Victory: British Dreams, British Realities, 1945-50 by Correlli Barnett. Macmillan, 514 pp., £20, July 1995, 0 333 48045 7

Nicholas Hiley

Changing Enemies: The Defeat and Regeneration of Germany by Noël Annan. HarperCollins, 266 pp., £18, November 1995, 0 00 255629 4

Andrew O’Hagan

Peter York’s Eighties by Peter York and Charles Jennings. BBC, 192 pp., £12.99, January 1996, 0 563 37191 9

Ruth Padel

Poem: ‘A Drink in the New Piazza’

Zoë Heller

Off with Her Head! The Denial of Women’s Identity in Myth, Religion and Culture edited by Wendy Doniger and Howard Eilberg-Schwartz. California, 236 pp., £32, October 1995, 0 520 08839 5
Hair Style by Amy Fine Collins. Prion, 160 pp., £40, November 1995, 1 85375 200 2

Elaine Showalter

Primary Colors: A Novel of Politics by Anonymous. Chatto, 366 pp., £15.99, February 1996, 0 7011 6584 7

Alan Dixon

Poem: ‘Machines’

Dinah Birch

A Son at the Front by Edith Wharton. Northern Illinois, 223 pp., $26, November 1995, 0 87580 203 6

Michael Wood

Casino directed by Martin Scorsese.
Heat directed by Michael Mann.
Seven directed by David Fincher.

Nick James

Leaving Las Vegas directed by Mike Figgis.

Michael Holroyd

Diary: Travails with My Aunt

Ian Sansom

Garbage by A.R. Ammons. Norton, 121 pp., £7.50, February 1995, 0 393 31203 8
Tape for the Turn of the Year by A.R. Ammons. Norton, 205 pp., £8.95, February 1995, 0 393 31204 6
Red Sauce, Whiskey and Snow by August Kleinzahler. Faber, 93 pp., £6.99, April 1995, 0 571 17431 0
The Unemployed Fortune-Teller: Essays and Memoirs by Charles Simic. Michigan, 127 pp., £30, January 1996, 0 472 06569 6
Frightening Toys by Charles Simic. Faber, 101 pp., £6.99, April 1995, 0 571 17399 3
The Ghost of Eden by Chase Twichell. Faber, 78 pp., £6.99, April 1995, 0 571 17434 5

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