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Vol. 22 No. 10 · 18 May 2000

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Cover Artist

Peter Campbell

Nicholas Spice

The John Marsh Journals: The Life and Times of a Gentleman Composer (1752-1828) edited by Brian Robins. Pendragon, 797 pp., $76, December 1998, 0 945193 94 7

Letters

Joe Baker, Lesley Chamberlain, Dany Nobus, Eli Zaretsky, Mick Hartley, Stephen Mitchell, Nicholas Faith, Anna Hayman, Peter Wollen, Hilary Mantel, Michael Steger, Melvyn Firth, Richard Ollard, Frederick Barker, Robert Creamer, John O’Byrne

Adam Phillips

Svengali’s Web: The Alien Enchanter in Modern Culture by Daniel Pick. Yale, 284 pp., £19.95, May 2000, 0 300 08204 5

John Ashbery

Two Poems

Immanuel Wallerstein

The Albatross of Racism

Charles Nicholl

‘A Being full of Witching’

David Sylvester

The new hang at the Tate Britain (2000)

Gillian Darley

Stylistic Cold Wars: Betjeman v. Pevsner by Timothy Mowl. Murray, 182 pp., £14.99, March 2000, 9780719559099

Thomas Jones

Short Cuts: Looking Ahead

David Bromwich

Still the New World: American Literature in a Culture of Creative Destruction by Philip Fisher. Harvard, 290 pp., £18.50, May 1999, 0 674 83859 9

Andrew Berry

Footsteps in the Forest: Alfred Russel Wallace in the Amazon by Sandra Knapp. Natural History Museum, 96 pp., £16.95, November 1999, 0 565 09143 3

David Cooper

Homeric Cheese v. Technophiliac Relish

David Wheatley

To Ireland, I by Paul Muldoon. Oxford, 150 pp., £19.99, March 2000, 0 19 818475 1
Bandanna by Paul Muldoon. Faber, 64 pp., £7.99, February 1999, 0 571 19762 0
The Birds translated by Paul Muldoon, by Richard Martin. Gallery Press, 80 pp., £13.95, July 1999, 1 85235 245 0
Reading Paul Muldoon by Clair Wills. Bloodaxe, 222 pp., £10.95, October 1998, 1 85224 348 1

Sukhdev Sandhu

Midnight All Day by Hanif Kureishi. Faber, 224 pp., £9.99, November 1999, 0 571 19456 7

Harry Clifton

Poem: ‘The Bathhouse’

Gabriele Annan

Lost by Hans-Ulrich Treichel, translated by Carol Brown Janeway. Picador, 145 pp., £10, January 2000, 0 330 39093 7

Lorna Sage

What is a Woman? And Other Essays by Toril Moi. Oxford, 517 pp., £25, October 1999, 9780198122425

Kevin Kopelson

Franz Liszt. Vol. III: The Final Years, 1861-86 by Alan Walker. Faber, 594 pp., £45, February 1998, 0 571 19034 0
The Romantic Generation by Charles Rosen. HarperCollins, 720 pp., £14.99, March 1999, 0 00 255712 6
Franz Liszt: Selected Letters edited by Adrian Williams. Oxford, 1063 pp., £70, January 1999, 0 19 816688 5

Rosemary Dinnage

Diary: Remembering (and Forgetting) 1943

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