VOLUME LXXIII (1983-1984)

[Reviews are entered under the author of the book reviewed and under the reviewer.]


VOLUME LXXIII, NO. 1 (October 1983)

Arnold Rampersad Biography, Autobiography, and Afro-American Culture 1
John Hersey Treadup of the China Field 17
Jonathan Spence Ricci 47
James Olney Aké: Wole Soyinka as Autobiographer 72
Marie Sheppard Williams Weeds A Story 94
J. D. McClatchy A Little More Night Music 115
Gushing Strout Telling the Oppenheimer Story: From the AEC to the BBC 122
B. H. Haggin New Records in Review 131
Seamus Heaney Station Island A Poem 136
Comment: Terrence Des Pres Accident and Its Scene 145
John Hollander Poetry in Review ix

VOLUME LXXIII, NO. 2 (January 1984)

David Bromwich The Uses of Biography 161
R. W. B. Lewis The Courtship of William James 177
C. Vann Woodward Mary Chesnut in Search of Her Genre 199
David Levin Trying to Make a Monster Human: Judgment in the Biography of Cotton Mather 210
Alan Trachtenberg Brady's Portraits 230
John Burt Plains of Peace A Poem 254
Boyer Rickel Two Poems 259
William Wilborn From the Chorus A Poem 261
Karen Fish Wishbone A Poem 262
Robert Pinsky Clara and Benedict A Story 263
Marianne Wiggins Stonewall Jackson's Wife A Story 268
Leon Lipson Smart Alexeyevich 280
Le Anne Schreiber Isak Dinesen's Afterlife 285
Charles Berger Angel Surrounded by Paysans 290
B. H. Haggin New Records in Review 295
Turner Cassity For the Scrapbook of Mrs. Charles Black A Poem 301
Eric Trethewey Rescue A Poem 302
Moore Moran The Face A Poem 303
Vern Rutsala Darkening World A Poem 304
Brian O'Neill Burn Out A Poem 306
Lewis Turco The Day the Shed Came Apart A Poem 307
Comment: Robert Coles Simone Weil: The Mystery of Her Life 309
Maureen Howard Fiction in Review ix

VOLUME LXXIII, NO. 3 (April 1984)

A. Bartlett Giamatti A Prince and Her Poet 321
Judith Magyar Isaacson Seed of Sarah: A Memoir 338
Gaddis Smith Ideals Under Siege: Carter's Foreign Policy 354
John McGahern Oldfashioned A Story 367
Katinka Loeser Shelf Life A Story 391
Gish jen The White Umbrella A Story 401
Leon Rooke The Woman Who Talked to Horses A Story 410
Peter Makuck Persistence A Story 418
Robert Penn Warren Two Poems 429
John Burt Teratocarcinoma A Poem 431
Julia Mishkin Flight A Poem 432
Jefferson Hunter Photography and the Social Scene 433
Harriet Ritvo Coming to Grips with Nature 439
Theodore Friend Infinity and Limit: A Teacher's Eye 446
B. H. Haggin New Records in Review 452
Comment: Terry Caesar Outside the Inside of Saudi Arabia (Part 1) 457
John Hollander Poetry in Review ix

VOLUME LXXIII, NO. 4 (July 1984)

Erik H. Erikson Reflections on Ethos and War 481
Stephen Jay Gould A Biological Comment on Erikson's Notion of Pseudospeciation 487
Charles H. Taylor Apocalyptic Power and Human Care 491
George H. Rosen The Immanence of God in the Tropics A Story 503
James Merrill Days of 1941 and '44 A Poem 518
Debora Greger Two Poems 521
Richard Kenney Driving Sleeping People A Poem 523
Esther Kreitman The New World A Story 525
Soph'ia V. Kovalevskaia A Memoir of George Eliot 533
Timothy Joel Johnson Reclamation A Story 551
Bret Lott Open House A Story 561
Sandra McPherson Two Poems 568
Theodore Weiss Two Poems 572
Robert Moynihan Interview with Paul de Man 576
Paul H. Fry Literatures and Our Discontents 603
B.H. Haggin New Records in Review 617
Comment: Terry Caesar Outside the Inside of Saudi Arabia (Part 2) 622
Maureen Howard Fiction in Review ix