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Vol. 36 No. 2 · 23 January 2014

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Vol. 36 No. 2 · 23 January 2014

Letters

James Clark, Peter Malpass, Tom Chance, John Marais, Sebastian Smee, R.W. Johnson, Steven Hudson, Stephen Sedley, Alexandra Runswick, William Vesterman, Jonatan Stanczak, Michael Grayshott, John Moore, Howard Gilbert, Richard Burton, Edward Mendelson, Alan Bennett, Edward Parry, Paul Barnes, Geoffrey Giles, Bob Hepple, Michael Lang

Barbara Newman

The Letter Collection of Peter Abelard and Heloise edited by David Luscombe. Oxford, 654 pp., £165, August 2013, 978 0 19 822248 4

Adam Mars-Jones

Roth Unbound: A Writer and His Books by Claudia Roth Pierpont. Cape, 353 pp., £25, January 2014, 978 0 224 09903 5

John Barrell

Unusual Suspects: Pitt’s Reign of Alarm and the Lost Generation of the 1790s by Kenneth Johnston. Oxford, 376 pp., £30, July 2013, 978 0 19 965780 3

Steven Shapin

Command and Control by Eric Schlosser. Penguin, 632 pp., £25, September 2013, 978 1 84614 148 5

Christian Lorentzen

Short Cuts: L is Lorentzen

Jeremy Harding

In Däräsge Maryam: The East Wall of the Maqdas

Ian Penman

Celebrating Bird: The Triumph of Charlie Parker by Gary Giddins. Minnesota, revised edition, 195 pp., £15, October 2013, 978 0 8166 9041 1
Kansas City Lightning: The Rise and Times of Charlie Parker by Stanley Crouch. Harper, 365 pp., £20, September 2013, 978 0 06 200559 5
Bird: The Life and Music of Charlie Parker by Chuck Haddix. Illinois, 188 pp., £20, September 2013, 978 0 252 03791 7

Jorie Graham

Poem: ‘Honeycomb’

Paul Grimstad

Flaubert’s ‘Gueuloir’: On ‘Madame Bovary’ and ‘Salammbô’ by Michael Fried. Yale, 184 pp., £25, October 2012, 978 0 300 18705 2

Michael Brown

Fatal Rivalry: Flodden 1513 by George Goodwin. Weidenfeld, 288 pp., £20, July 2013, 978 0 297 86739 5

Evan Kindley

The Oxford Critical and Cultural History of Modernist Magazines: Volume I: Britain and Ireland 1880-1955 edited by Peter Brooker and Andrew Thacker. Oxford, 976 pp., £35, May 2013, 978 0 19 965429 1
The Oxford Critical and Cultural History of Modernist Magazines: Volume II: North America 1894-1960 edited by Peter Brooker and Andrew Thacker. Oxford, 1088 pp., £140, July 2012, 978 0 19 965429 1
The Oxford Critical and Cultural History of Modernist Magazines: Volume III: Europe 1880-1940 edited by Peter Brooker, Sascha Bru, Andrew Thacker and Christian Weikop. Oxford, 1471690 pp., £145, March 2013, 978 0 19 965958 6

Caroline Weber

Queens and Mistresses of Renaissance France by Kathleen Wellman. Yale, 433 pp., £30, July 2013, 978 0 300 17885 2

John-Paul Stonard

In the Studio: Howard Hodgkin

Perry Anderson

Diary: Forget about Paris

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