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Vol. 30 No. 4 · 21 February 2008

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Vol. 30 No. 4 · 21 February 2008

Pankaj Mishra

The Wilsonian Moment: Self-Determination and the International Origins of Anti-Colonial Nationalism by Erez Manela. Oxford, 331 pp., £17.99, July 2007, 978 0 19 517615 5

Letters

Karon Monaghan, Jenny Chamier Grove, Malcolm Deas, Robert Steele, Ian Birchall, Chris Sinha, Eric Hobsbawm, Eric Dickens, Michael Hill, Martin Ward, Ted McFadyen, Hugh Wright, Natalie Matter

Bernard Porter

Fusiliers: Eight Years with the Redcoats in America by Mark Urban. Faber, 384 pp., £20, September 2007, 978 0 571 22486 9
1812: War with America by Jon Latimer. Harvard, 637 pp., £22.95, October 2007, 978 0 674 02584 4

Kathleen Jamie

Poem: ‘Glamourie’

Denis Feeney

The Roman Triumph by Mary Beard. Harvard, 434 pp., November 2007, 978 0 674 02613 1

Christopher Kelly

City of the Sharp-Nosed Fish: Greek Lives in Roman Egypt by Peter Parsons. Phoenix, 312 pp., £9.99, December 2007, 978 0 7538 2233 3

Paul Driver

Robert Schumann: Life and Death of a Musician by John Worthen. Yale, 496 pp., £25, July 2007, 978 0 300 11160 6
The Cambridge Companion to Schumann edited by Beate Perrey. Cambridge, 302 pp., £19.99, June 2007, 978 0 521 78950 9
Schumann’s Late Style by Laura Tunbridge. Cambridge, 246 pp., £50, October 2007, 978 0 521 87168 6

Michael Wood

At the Movies: ‘No Country for Old Men’

Megan Marshall

Poe: A Life Cut Short by Peter Ackroyd. Chatto, 170 pp., £15.99, February 2008, 978 0 7011 6988 6

Stephanie Burt

The Collected Poems of Robert Creeley: 1945-75  California, 681 pp., £12.55, October 2006, 0 520 24158 4
The Collected Poems of Robert Creeley: 1975-2005  California, 662 pp., £29.95, October 2006, 0 520 24159 2
On Earth: Last Poems and an Essay by Robert Creeley. California, 89 pp., £12.95, April 2006, 0 520 24791 4
Selected Poems: 1945-2005 by Robert Creeley, edited by Benjamin Friedlander. California, 339 pp., $21.95, January 2008, 978 0 520 25196 0

Hugh Pennington

Short Cuts: Bluetongue

Modris Eksteins

Modernism: The Lure of Heresy from Baudelaire to Beckett and Beyond by Peter Gay. Heinemann, 610 pp., £20, November 2007, 978 0 434 01044 8

Mark Ford

Poem: ‘Signs of the Times’

Mary Ann Caws

I Am a Beautiful Monster by Francis Picabia, translated by Marc Lowenthal. MIT, 478 pp., £22.95, October 2007, 978 0 262 16243 2
The Artwork Caught by the Tail: Francis Picabia and Dada in Paris by George Baker. MIT, 476 pp., £24.95, October 2007, 978 0 262 02618 5

Emily Wilson

Plautine Elements in Plautus by Eduard Fraenkel, translated by Tomas Drevikovsky and Frances Muecke. Oxford, 459 pp., £79, November 2006, 0 19 924910 5
Plautus: ‘Asinaria – The One about the Asses’ translated by John Henderson. Wisconsin, 252 pp., £13.50, December 2006, 0 299 21994 1
Terence: The Comedies translated by Peter Brown. Oxford, 338 pp., £9.99, January 2008, 978 0 19 282399 1
Terence: Comedies translated by Frederick Clayton. Exeter, 290 pp., £45, January 2006, 0 85989 757 5

Paul Myerscough

At Christie’s: Buying Art

James Morone

A Godly Hero: The Life of William Jennings Bryan by Michael Kazin. Anchor, 374 pp., $16.95, March 2007, 978 0 385 72056 4

Richard Gott

Diary: Paraguayan Power

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