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Vol. 24 No. 23 · 28 November 2002

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Vol. 24 No. 23 · 28 November 2002

Ross McKibbin

Nothing More Divisive

Letters

Göran Nilsson, Jeffrey Frankland, Andrew Stilwell, William Gavin, Duncan Forbes, Gerald Moore, D.M. Roskies, Derick Schilling, Barbara Lewalski, Nick Matthews, Hywel Griffiths, P.N. Furbank, Judith Willson, Robin Thompson

Thomas Jones

In the Classroom

Joseph Frank

Natasha’s Dance: A Cultural History of Russia by Orlando Figes. Allen Lane, 729 pp., £25, October 2002, 0 7139 9517 3

George O’Brien

In the Line of Fire

Brendan Simms

Microcosm: Portrait of a Central European City by Norman Davies and Roger Moorhouse. Cape, 585 pp., £20, April 2002, 0 224 06243 3

Neal Ascherson

Berlin: The Downfall, 1945 by Antony Beevor. Viking, 490 pp., £25, April 2002, 0 670 88695 5

Michael Hofmann

Doctor Glas by Hjalmar Söderberg, translated by Paul Britten Austin. Harvill, 143 pp., £10, November 2002, 1 84343 009 6
The Serious Game by Hjalmar Söderberg, translated by Eva Claeson. Marion Boyars, 239 pp., £8.99, September 2001, 0 7145 3061 1

Ruth Bernard Yeazell

A Whistling Woman by A.S. Byatt. Chatto, 422 pp., £16.99, September 2002, 0 7011 7380 7

Iqbal Ahmed

Short Cuts: Oh to be in England

Frank Kermode

The Angry Young Men: A Literary Comedy of the 1950s by Humphrey Carpenter. Allen Lane, 244 pp., £18.99, September 2002, 0 7139 9532 7

Carl Rakosi

Two Poems

Paul Laity

Patriots: National Identity in Britain 1940-2000 by Richard Weight. Macmillan, 866 pp., £25, May 2002, 0 333 73462 9
Pariah: Misfortunes of the British Kingdom by Tom Nairn. Verso, 176 pp., £13, September 2002, 1 85984 657 2
Identity of England by Robert Colls. Oxford, 422 pp., £25, October 2002, 0 19 924519 3
Albion: The Origins of the English Imagination by Peter Ackroyd. Chatto, 518 pp., £25, October 2002, 1 85619 716 6

Peter Campbell

At Tate Britain: Gainsborough

David Reynolds

Wilful Murder: The Sinking of the ‘Lusitania’ by Diana Preston. Doubleday, 543 pp., £18.99, May 2002, 0 385 60173 5
Lusitania: Saga and Myth by David Ramsay. Chatham, 319 pp., £20, September 2001, 1 86176 170 8
Woodrow Wilson by John Thompson. Longman, 288 pp., £15.99, August 2002, 0 582 24737 3

Martin Jay

Situatedness; Or, Why We Keep Saying Where We’re Coming From by David Simpson. Duke, 290 pp., £14.50, March 2002, 0 8223 2839 9

Robert Crawford

Poem: ‘Emily Carr’

Stephen O’Shea

The Talk of Turkey

Carl Elliott

Diary: The Ethics of Bioethics

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