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Vol. 18 No. 12 · 20 June 1996

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Cover Artist

Peter Campbell

James Wood

The Redress of Poetry: Oxford Lectures by Seamus Heaney. Faber, 213 pp., £15.99, September 1995, 0 571 17562 7
The Spirit Level by Seamus Heaney. Faber, 71 pp., £14.99, May 1996, 0 571 17760 3

Letters

Clive Wilmer, Danny Karlin, Louis Ryan, Dennis Brown, Daniel Adamski, Min Wild, Dominic Rowland, Montagu Bream, Adrian Bowyer, Christopher Hitchens, Sonu Shamdasani, Harald Prins, Dharani Ghosh, Rex Winsbury, Marc Moldawer, Stephen Medcalf, Michael Rogin, Gabriel Austin, Judith Kazantzis, Elisa Segrave

Richard Rorty

John Dewey and the High Tide of American Liberalism by Alan Ryan. Norton, 414 pp., $30, May 1995, 0 393 03773 8

Terry Eagleton

States of Fantasy by Jacqueline Rose. Oxford, 183 pp., £20, March 1996, 0 19 818280 5

Ian Hamilton

Ford Madox Ford: A Dual Life by Max Saunders. Oxford, 632 pp., £35, February 1996, 0 19 211789 0

A.N. Wilson

Bernard Shaw: The Ascent of the Superman by Sally Peters. Yale, 328 pp., £18.95, April 1996, 0 300 06097 1

Adam Phillips

On Interest

Daniel Johnson

The Dear Purchase: A Theme in German Modernism by J.P. Stern. Cambridge, 445 pp., £40, February 1995, 0 521 43330 4

Andrew Solomon

The Romanovs: The Final Chapter by Robert Massie. Cape, 308 pp., £17.99, November 1995, 0 224 04192 4
The Fall of the Romanovs: Political Dreams and Personal Struggles in a Time of Revolution by Mark Steinberg and Vladimir Khrustalev. Yale, 444 pp., £18.50, November 1995, 0 300 06557 4

Michael Wood

Fargo directed by Joel Coen.
Fargo by Ethan Coen and Joel Coen. Faber, 118 pp., £7.99, May 1996, 0 571 17963 0

Duncan Campbell

Bad Business by Dick Hobbs. Oxford, 140 pp., £14.99, November 1995, 0 19 825848 8

August Kleinzahler

Poem: ‘August 1995’

Sean Maguire

Diary: In Grbavica

Paul Laity

‘The Sun Says’

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