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Vol. 18 No. 10 · 23 May 1996

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Peter Campbell

Terry Castle

From India to the Planet Mars: A Case of Multiple Personality with Imaginary Languages by Théodore Flournoy, edited by Sonu Shamdasani. Princeton, 335 pp., £33.50, February 1996, 0 691 03407 9

Letters

David Kitson, Jane Howard, Theodore Draper, Eric Foner, Tony Inglis, Montagu Bream, Barra O’Seághdha, Anthony Bilmes, David Edgerton, Petra Schürenhöfer, Jim Haun, Franz Potyka, John Cochrane

Douglas Oliver

Poem: ‘A Little Night’

Adam Gopnik

The Scandal of Pleasure by Wendy Steiner. Chicago, 263 pp., £19.95, January 1996, 0 226 77223 3

Michael Hofmann

Paul Celan: Poet, Survivor, Jew by John Felstiner. Yale, 344 pp., £19.95, June 1995, 0 300 06068 8
Breathturn by Paul Celan, translated by Pierre Joris. Sun & Moon, 261 pp., $21.95, September 1995, 1 55713 218 6

Gerald Hammond

The Five Books of Moses translated by Everett Fox. Harvill, 1024 pp., £25, March 1996, 1 86046 142 5

George Steiner

The Modern Epic: The World System from Goethe to García Márquez by Franco Moretti, translated by Quentin Hoare. Verso, 250 pp., £44, March 1996, 1 85984 934 2

Jenny Diski

Below the Parapet: The Biography of Denis Thatcher by Carol Thatcher. HarperCollins, 303 pp., £16.99, April 1996, 0 00 255605 7

David Runciman

The Boundaries of the State in Modern Britain edited by S.J.D. Green and R.C. Whiting. Cambridge, 403 pp., £40, February 1996, 0 521 45537 5

Stephen Howe

The ‘New Statesman’: Portrait of a Political Weekly, 1913-31 by Adrian Smith. Cass, 340 pp., £30, February 1996, 0 7146 4645 8

Basil Davidson

Balkan Tragedy: Chaos and Dissolution after the Cold War by Susan Woodward. Brookings, 536 pp., £35.50, May 1995, 0 8157 9514 9

W.V. Harris

Remus: A Roman Myth by T.P. Wiseman. Cambridge, 243 pp., £35, September 1995, 0 521 41981 6
The Beginnings of Rome: Italy and Rome from the Bronze Age to the Punic Wars (c.1000-246 BC) by T.J. Cornell. Routledge, 507 pp., £50, September 1995, 0 415 01595 2

David Halperin

Homos by Leo Bersani. Harvard, 208 pp., £15.95, April 1995, 0 674 40619 2

Zachary Leader

Eastern Sun, Winter Moon by Gary Paulsen. Gollancz, 244 pp., £16.99, April 1996, 9780575063198
The Attic: Memoir of a Chinese Landlord’s Son by Guanlong Cao, translated by Guanlong Cao and Nancy Moskin. California, 256 pp., £19.95, April 1996, 0 520 20405 0

Lorna Scott Fox

The Law of Enclosures by Dale Peck. Chatto, 287 pp., £15.99, February 1996, 0 7011 6160 4

Robert Ackerman

After Tylor: British Social Anthropology 1888-1951 by George Stocking. Athlone, 570 pp., £50, January 1996, 0 485 30072 9

David Wootton

Astrology and the 17th-Century Mind: William Lilly and the Language of the Stars by Ann Geneva. Manchester, 298 pp., £40, June 1995, 0 7190 4154 6

Ian Gilmour

Diary: Our Ignominious Government

Tom Shippey

Beyond Uhura: ‘Star Trek’ and Other Memories by Nichelle Nichols. Boxtree, 320 pp., £9.99, December 1995, 0 7522 0787 3
I Am Spock by Leonard Nimoy. Century, 342 pp., £16.99, November 1995, 0 7126 7691 0
Science Fiction Audiences: Watching ‘Doctor Who’ and ‘Star Trek’ by Henry Jenkins and John Tulloch. Routledge, 294 pp., £40, April 1995, 0 415 06140 7
‘Star Trek’: Deep Space Nine by Mark Altman, Rob Davis and Tony Pallot. Boxtree, 64 pp., £8.99, May 1995, 0 7522 0898 5

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