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Vol. 20 No. 14 · 16 July 1998

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Peter Campbell

Hilary Mantel

The Women of Paris and Their French Revolution by Dominique Godineau, translated by Katherine Sharp. California, 415 pp., £45, January 1998, 0 520 06718 5

Letters

Harry Lockhart, Aidan Foster-Carter, Gordon Poole, Michael Kellett, David Rice, Jack Pudding, Simon Frazer, Fred Inglis, Benedict Nixon

John Sturrock

Intellectual Impostures by Alan Sokal and Jean Bricmont. Profile, 274 pp., £9.99, October 1999, 1 86197 074 9

R.W. Johnson

The Russians and the Anglo-Boer War by Apollon Davidson and Irina Filatova. Human and Rousseau/Combined Book Services, 287 pp., £17.99, June 1998, 0 7981 3804 1

Roy Foster

Ernie O’Malley: IRA Intellectual by Richard English. Oxford, 284 pp., £25, March 1998, 0 01 982059 3

Lawrence Rainey

Mary Butts: Scenes from the Life by Nathalie Blondel. McPherson, 539 pp., £22.50, February 1998, 0 929701 55 0
The Taverner Novels: ‘Armed with Madness’, ‘Death of Felicity Taverner’ by Mary Butts. McPherson, 374 pp., £10, March 1998, 0 929701 18 6
The Classical Novels: ‘The Macedonian’, ‘Scenes from the Life of Cleopatra’ by Mary Butts. McPherson, 384 pp., £10, March 1998, 0 929701 42 9
‘Ashe of Rings’ and Other Writings by Mary Butts. McPherson, 374 pp., £18.50, March 1998, 0 929701 53 4

James Wood

The Spell by Alan Hollinghurst. Chatto, 257 pp., £15.99, July 1998, 0 7011 6519 7

Gabriele Annan

The Artist's Widow by Sheila Mackay. Cape, 288 pp., £12.99, July 1998, 0 224 05134 2

Nicholas Jose

Eucalyptus by Murray Bail. Harvill, 264 pp., £12.99, July 1998, 1 86046 494 7

Geoffrey Wall

These Jaundiced Loves: A Translation of Tristan Corbière’s ‘Les Amours Jaunes’ by Christopher Pilling. Peterloo, 395 pp., £14.95, April 1997, 1 871471 55 9

Michael Dobson

Lyric Wonder: Rhetoric and Wit in Renaissance English Poetry by James Biester. Cornell, 226 pp., £31.50, May 1997, 0 8014 3313 4
Reason Diminished: Shakespeare and the Marvellous by Peter Platt. Nebraska, 271 pp., £42.75, January 1998, 0 8032 3714 6
Shakespeare and the Theatre of Wonder by T.G. Bishop. Cambridge, 222 pp., £32.50, January 1996, 0 521 55086 6
The Genius of Shakespeare by Jonathan Bate. Picador, 386 pp., £20, September 1997, 0 330 35317 9

John Burnside

Poem: ‘Fields’

Lynne Mastnak

Diary: Kosovo

Gerald Hammond

Laughter at the Foot of the Cross by M.A. Screech. Allen Lane, 328 pp., £30, January 1998, 0 7139 9012 0

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