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Vol. 21 No. 10 · 13 May 1999

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Peter Campbell

Terry Eagleton

A Critique of Post-Colonial Reason: Toward a History of the Vanishing Present by Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak. Harvard, 448 pp., £30.95, June 1999, 0 674 17763 0

Letters

Alex Callinicos, Amanda Sebestyen, Joseph Nuttgens, Paul Taylor, Daniel Waissbein, Moira Macdonald, Desia Kurtyanek, Jenny Hinton, Robert Ostermann, Leann Davis Alspaugh, Terry Castle

Aleksandar Ristovic, translated by Charles Simic

Two Poems

Landeg White

Afrocentrism: Mythical Pasts and Imagined Homes by Stephen Howe. Verso, 337 pp., £22, June 1998, 1 85984 873 7

A.N. Wilson

Sir Vidia’s Shadow: A Friendship across Five Continents by Paul Theroux. Hamish Hamilton, 376 pp., £17.99, December 1998, 0 241 14046 3

Rosemary Hill

Girlitude: A Memoir of the Fifties and Sixties by Emma Tennant. Cape, 224 pp., £15.99, April 1999, 0 224 05952 1

David Trotter

Institutions of Modernism: Literary Elites and Public Culture by Lawrence Rainey. Yale, 227 pp., £16.95, January 1999, 0 300 07050 0
Modernism, Technology and the Body: A Cultural Study by Tim Armstrong. Cambridge, 309 pp., £14.95, March 1998, 0 521 59997 0
Body Ascendant: Modernism and the Physical Imperative by Harold Segel. Johns Hopkins, 282 pp., £30, September 1998, 0 8018 5821 6
Solid Objects: Modernism and the Test of Production by Douglas Mao. Princeton, 308 pp., £32.50, November 1998, 0 691 05926 8

Iain Sinclair

All change. This train is cancelled

Susan Watkins

Paul Lafargue and the Flowering of French Socialism, 1882-1911 by Leslie Derfler. Harvard, 382 pp., £27.95, July 1998, 0 674 65912 0

Dinah Birch

The Journals of George Eliot edited by Margaret Harris and Judith Johnston. Cambridge, 447 pp., £55, February 1999, 0 521 57412 9
George Eliot: The Last Victorian by Kathryn Hughes. Fourth Estate, 384 pp., £20, November 1998, 1 85702 420 6

Jonathan Parry

The Mid-Victorian Generation, 1846-86 by Theodore Hoppen. Oxford, 787 pp., £30, March 1998, 0 19 822834 1

Mark Ford

Prometheus by Tony Harrison. Faber, 86 pp., £8.99, November 1998, 0 571 19753 1

Patricia Beer

Pushkin by Elizabeth Feinstein. Weidenfeld, 309 pp., £20, October 1998, 0 297 81826 0

Anatoly Naiman

Memories of Brodsky

Julian Evans

Trois Chants Funébres pour le Kosovo by Ismail Kadare, translated by Jusuf Vrioni. Fayard, 119 pp., frs 6.90, April 1998, 2 213 60180 1

Tobias Jones

Diary: San Giovanni Rotondo

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