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Vol. 21 No. 1 · 7 January 1999

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Cover Artist

Peter Campbell

John Sutherland

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Letters

Ludovic Kennedy, David Selbourne, Melanie Phillips, Jeremy Harte, A.N. Wilson, Keith Hughes, Bill Gilmour, Peter Ghosh, Duncan Bush, Peter Briggs, Matthew Price, Keith Flett

Aidan Mathews

Poem: ‘Caryatids’

Stephen Greenblatt

Wonders and the Order of Nature, 1150-1750 by Lorraine Daston and Katharine Park. Zone, 511 pp., £19.95, June 1998, 0 942299 90 6

Perry Anderson

The German Question

Gabriele Annan

The Langhorne Sisters by James Fox. Granta, 612 pp., £20, November 1998, 1 86207 071 7

Penelope Fitzgerald

John Lehmann: A Pagan Adventure by Adrian Wright. Duckworth, 308 pp., £20, November 1998, 0 7156 2871 2

Michael Mason

What is Love? Richard Carlile’s Philosophy of Sex edited by M.L. Bush. Verso, 214 pp., £19, September 1998, 1 85984 851 6

Michael Dobson

Shakespeare: A Life by Park Honan. Oxford, 479 pp., £25, October 1998, 0 19 811792 2
Shakespeare: The ‘Lost Years’ by E.A.J. Honigmann. Manchester, 172 pp., £11.99, December 1998, 0 7190 5425 7

Aleksandar Ristovic

Poem: ‘Time and Unacceptable Human Destiny’

Colin Burrow

Poetry and Revolution: An Anthology of British and Irish Verse 1625-1660 edited by Peter Davidson. Oxford, 716 pp., £75, July 1998, 0 19 818441 7

E.S. Turner

Gout: The Patrician Malady by Roy Porter and G.S. Rousseau. Yale, 393 pp., £25, September 1998, 0 300 07386 0

Christopher Hitchens

A Man in Full by Tom Wolfe. Cape, 742 pp., £20, November 1998, 0 224 03036 1

Thomas Jones

Deadmeat by Q.. Sceptre, 256 pp., £6.99, May 1997, 0 340 68558 1
King Rat by China Miéville. Macmillan, 333 pp., £9.99, November 1998, 0 333 73881 0

Paul Foot

Stagecoach: A Classic Rags-to-Riches Tale from the Frontiers of Capitalism by Christian Wolmar. Orion, 227 pp., £18.99, November 1998, 0 7528 1025 1

Edward Said

Unoccupied Territory

Ian Hamilton

Diary: Poets Laureate

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