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Vol. 29 No. 24 · 13 December 2007

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Vol. 29 No. 24 · 13 December 2007

Tariq Ali

Daughter of the West

Letters

T.J. Clark, Chris Harman, André Bénichou, David Robinson, Chris Greenwood, Richard Marsh, Nicholas Blanton, Tony Barrell, Jim Grove, David Karol, Greg Grandin, Anthony Thwaite, Page Nelson

Terry Castle

Don’t Kiss Me: The Art of Claude Cahun and Marcel Moore edited by Louise Downie. Tate Gallery, 240 pp., £25, June 2006, 1 59711 025 6
Two Lives: Gertrude and Alice by Janet Malcolm. Yale, 229 pp., £16.99, October 2007, 978 0 300 12551 1

Frank Kermode

The Long Life by Helen Small. Oxford, 346 pp., £25, December 2007, 978 0 19 922993 2

Michael Wood

At the Movies: the gangster movie

Brian Dillon

Divisadero by Michael Ondaatje. Bloomsbury, 273 pp., £17.99, September 2007, 978 0 7475 8924 2

Andrew O’Hagan

Short Cuts: Don’t panic

Roy Foster

Ireland: The Politics of Enmity 1789-2006 by Paul Bew. Oxford, 613 pp., £35, August 2007, 978 0 19 820555 5

William Feaver

Edward Burra: Twentieth-Century Eye by Jane Stevenson. Cape, 496 pp., £30, November 2007, 978 0 224 07875 7

August Kleinzahler

Poem: ‘Secondary Sexual Characteristics’

Roger Parker

Divas and Scholars: Performing Italian Opera by Philip Gossett. Chicago, 675 pp., £22.50, September 2006, 0 226 30482 5

Soledad Fox

Selected Poems of Luis de Góngora edited and translated by John Dent-Young. Chicago, 270 pp., £19, June 2007, 978 0 226 14059 9

Peter Campbell

At the National Gallery of Scotland: Joan Eardley

Thomas Keymer

Edmund Curll, Bookseller by Paul Baines and Pat Rogers. Oxford, 388 pp., £30, January 2007, 978 0 19 927898 5

Michael Hofmann

Two Poems

Tom Nairn

Diary: the Australian elections

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