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Vol. 20 No. 3 · 5 February 1998

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Vol. 20 No. 3 · 5 February 1998

Michael Wood

Underworld by Don DeLillo. Picador, 832 pp., £10, February 1998, 0 330 36995 4

Letters

Adrian Bowyer, Patsy Waller, John Griffith, Ed Horton, Alfred Baker, Penelope Curtis, David Turner, Scott Herrick, Miguel Orio, Sue Rickard, Paul Bland

Glen Newey

The Imaginary Institution of Society by Cornelius Castoriadis. Polity, 418 pp., £14.95, May 1997, 0 7456 1950 9
Les Carrefours de Labyrinthe: Fait et a faire by Cornelius Castoriadis. Seuil, 281 pp., frs 139, February 1997, 2 02 029909 7
The Castoriadis Reader edited by David Ames Curtis. Blackwell, 470 pp., £50, May 1997, 1 55786 703 8

Peter Wollen

Death (and Life) of the Author

Helen Vendler

Collected Poems by Amy Clampitt. Faber, 496 pp., £25, May 1998, 0 571 19349 8

Blair Worden

Liberty before Liberalism by Quentin Skinner. Cambridge, 137 pp., £19.99, November 1997, 0 521 63206 4

Andrew Motion

Notes on Fishing by Sergei Timmofeevich Aksakov, translated by Thomas Hodge. Northwestern, 230 pp., $30, September 1997, 9780810113664

Charles van Onselen

Boyhood: Scenes from Provincial Life by J.M. Coetzee. Secker, 171 pp., £12.99, September 1997, 0 436 20448 7

Hugh Maxton

Bloody Sunday

Melissa Benn

Different for Girls: How Culture Creates Women by Joan Smith. Chatto, 176 pp., £10.99, September 1997, 9780701165123
The New Feminism by Natasha Walter. Little, Brown, 278 pp., £17.50, January 1998, 0 316 88234 8
A Century of Women: The History of Women in Britain and the United States by Sheila Rowbotham. Penguin, 752 pp., £20, June 1997, 0 670 87420 5

Derek Parfit

Why anything? Why this?

John Ashbery

Poem: ‘The Village of Sleep’

Stephen Smith

Diary: a 17-year-old murder victim

Matthew Sweet

The Wilde Album by Merlin Holland. Fourth Estate, 192 pp., £12.99, October 1997, 1 85702 782 5
Cosmopolitan Criticism: Oscar Wilde’s Philosophy of Art by Julia Prewitt Brown. Virginia, 157 pp., $30, September 1997, 9780813917283
The Cambridge Companion to Oscar Wilde edited by Peter Raby. Cambridge, 307 pp., £37.50, October 1997, 9780521474719
Wilde The Novel by Stefan Rudnicki. Orion, 215 pp., £5.99, October 1997, 0 7528 1160 6
Oscar Wilde by Frank Harris. Robinson, 358 pp., £7.99, October 1997, 1 85487 126 9
Moab is my Washpot by Stephen Fry. Hutchinson, 343 pp., £16.99, October 1997, 0 09 180161 3
Nothing … except My Genius by Oscar Wilde. Penguin, 82 pp., £2.99, October 1997, 0 14 043693 6

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