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Cover: Henri Matisse



  • Christopher Ricks

    • T.S. Eliot by Peter Ackroyd
    • Recollections Mainly of Artists and Writers by Geoffrey Grigson
  • Letters
    Tobias Abse, Andrew Robinson, R.J. Horesh, Richard Garnett, David Jenkins, Axel Clark

  • Michael Davie

    • Public Scandal, Odium and Contempt: An Investigation of Recent Libel Cases by David Hooper
  • Alan Brinkley
    America is back

  • David Hoy

    • Philosophy in France Today edited by Alan Montefiore
    • French Literary Theory Today: A Reader edited by Tzvetan Todorov, translated by R. Carter
    • Histoire de la Sexualité. Vol. II: L’Usage des Plaisirs by Michel Foucault
    • Michel Foucault: Beyond Structuralism and Hermeneutics by Hubert Dreyfus and Paul Rabinow
    • The Foucault Reader edited by Paul Rabinow
    • Michel Foucault and the Subversion of Intellect by Karlis Racevskis
    • Michel Foucault’s Archaeology of Western Culture: Toward a New Science of History by Pamela Major-Poetzl
    • Michel Foucault: Social Theory as Transgression by Charles Lemert and Garth Gillan
    • Foucault, Marxism and Critique by Barry Smart
  • Seamus Heaney
    Two Poems

  • John Willett

    • Russian Constructivism by Christina Lodder
  • David Blackbourn

    • The Nazi Machtergreifung edited by Peter Stachura
    • Stormtroopers: A Social, Economic and Ideological Analysis 1929-35 by Conan Fischer
    • The Nazi Party: A Social Profile of Members and Leaders 1919-1945 by Michael Kater
    • Beating the Fascists: The German Communists and Political Violence 1929-1933 by Eve Rosenhaft
  • Harold James

    • My Life by Richard Wagner, translated by Andrew Gray, edited by Mary Whittall
    • Untimely Meditations by Friedrich Nietzsche, translated by R.J. Hollingdale, with an introduction by J.P. Stern
    • Wagner: A Case-History by Martin von Amerongen
  • Gareth Stedman Jones

    • Proletarian Philosophers: Problems in Socialist Culture in Britain 1900-1940 by Jonathan Rée
  • J.M. Winter

    • The Labour Governments: 1945-51 by Henry Pelling
  • V.G. Kiernan

    • A Radical Reader: The Struggle for Change in England 1381-1914 edited by Christopher Hampton
    • Riots and Community Politics in England and Wales 1790-1810 by John Bohstedt
    • The World We have Lost – Further Explored by Peter Laslett
  • Linda Colley

    • The Origins of Anglo-American Radicalism edited by Margaret Jacob and James Jacob
    • Insurrection: The British Experience 1795-1803 by Roger Wells
    • Radicalism and Freethought in 19th-Century Britain by Joel Wiener
    • For King, Constitution and Country: The English Loyalists and the French Revolution by Robert Dozier
  • Paul Muldoon

    • Station Island by Seamus Heaney
    • Sweeney Astray: A Version by Seamus Heaney
    • Rich by Craig Raine
  • Michael Ignatieff

  • D.A.N. Jones

    • Ironweed by William Kennedy
    • In Custody by Anita Desai
    • Flaubert’s Parrot by Julian Barnes