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Cover: Don Barchardy



  • Brian Pippard

    • Wranglers and Physicists: Studies in Cambridge Mathematical Physics in the 19th Century edited by P.M. Harman
  • Letters
    Boyd Tonkin, Jacques Beauroy, Peter Fryer, Geoffrey Strickland, lmre Salusinszky, J. Sussman, Gabriella Micks, Jane Côté

  • John Ryle

    • Sexual Desire by Roger Scruton
    • The History of Sexuality. Vol. II: The Use of Pleasure by Michel Foucault, translated by Robert Hurley
    • Western Sexuality: Practice and Precept in Past and Present Times by Philippe Ariès and André Béjin, translated by Anthony Forster
    • No Magic Bullet: A Social History of Venereal Disease in the United States since 1880 by Allan Brandt
    • Jealousy by Nancy Friday
  • Tom Paulin
    Poem: ‘Fivemiletown’

  • Peter Pulzer

    • The Redefinition of Conservatism: Politics and Doctrine by Charles Covell
    • Thinkers of the New Left by Roger Scruton
    • The Idea of Liberalism: Studies for a New Map of Politics by George Watson
    • Socialism and Freedom by Bryan Gould
  • Geoffrey Strickland
    Poem: ‘The Dying Scholar’s Confession’

  • Christopher Norris

    • Signéponge/Signsponge by Jacques Derrida, translated by Richard Rand
  • Fiona Pitt-Kethley
    Three Poems

  • John Sturrock

    • Handbook of Russian Literature edited by Victor Terras
    • Verbal Art, Verbal Sign, Verbal Time by Roman Jakobson, edited by Krystyna Pomorska and Stephen Rudy
    • Historic Structures: The Prague School Project 1928-1946 by F.W. Galan
    • Mikhail Bakhtin by Katerina Clark and Michael Holquist
    • The Formal Method in Literary Scholarship: A Critical Introduction to Sociological Poetics by M.M. Bakhtin and P.M. Medvedev, translated by Albert Wehrle
    • Dialogues between Roman Jakobson and Krystyna Pomorska translated by Christian Hubert
    • The Dialogical Principle by Tzvetan Todorov, translated by Wlad Godzich
    • Rabelais and his World by Mikhail Bakhtin, translated by Hélène Iswolsky
  • Karl Miller

    • The Adventures of Don Quixote de la Mancha by Miguel de Cervantes, translated by Tobias Smollett
  • Norma Kitson

  • Stephen Vizinczey

    • Lucien Leuwen by Stendhal, translated by H.L.R. Edwards
  • John Sutherland

    • World’s Fair by E.L. Doctorow
    • The Adventures of Robina edited by Emma Tennant
  • Michael Church

    • Goddess: The Secret Lives of Marilyn Monroe by Anthony Summers
    • Norma Jeane: The Life and Death of Marilyn Monroe by Fred Lawrence Guiles
    • Poor Little Rich Girl: The Life and Legend of Barbara Hutton by C. David Heymann
    • Deams that money can buy: The Tragic Life of Libby Holman by Jon Bradshaw
    • All Those Tomorrows by Mai Zetterling
    • Confessions of a Failed Southern Lady by Florence King
  • Peter Robinson

    • Collected Poems by Charles Tomlinson
    • Selected and New Poems: 1939-84 by J.C. Hall
    • Burning the knife: New and Selected Poems by Robin Magowan
    • Englishmen: A Poem by Christopher Hope
    • Selected Poems: 1954-1982 by John Fuller
    • Writing Home by Hugo Williams
  • A.J.P. Taylor

  • John Deathridge

    • Music and Civilisation: Essays in Honour of Paul Henry Lang edited by Edmond Strainchamps, Maria Rika Maniates and Christopher Hatch
    • The Farthest North of Humanness: Letters of Percy Grainger 1901-1914 edited by Kay Dreyfus
    • Musicology by Joseph Kerman
  • Nicholas Shakespeare

    • Watching ‘Dallas’: Soap Opera and the Melodramatic Imagination by Ien Ang, translated by Della Couling