Contents


Misalliance

After Twenty Years by Marcus G. Raskin and Richard J. Barnet

The Troubled Partnership by Henry A. Kissinger

Mixed Company

Mountain of Winter by Shirley Schoonover

Knights and Dragons by Elizabeth Spencer

August is a Wicked Month by Edna O'Brien

Castle Keep by William Eastlake

A Pile of Stones by Hugh Nissenson

Chinese Art

Chinese Art: Painting, Calligraphy, Stone Rubbing, Wood Engraving by Werner Speiser and Roger Goepper and Jean Fribourg

Contributors

Neal Ascherson is the author of Black Sea, Stone Voices: The Search for Scotland, and the novel Death of the Frosac. He is an Honorary Professor at the Institute of Archaeology, University College London.
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W.H. Auden (1907–1973) was an English poet, playwright, and essayist who lived and worked in the United States for much of the second half of his life. His work, from his early strictly metered verse, and plays written in collaboration with Christopher Isherwood, to his later dense poems and penetrating essays, represents one of the major achievements of twentieth-century literature.

Bernard Bergonzi is Emeritus Professor of English at the University of Warwick.

D.J. Enright (1920–2002) was a British poet, novelist and critic. He held teaching positions in Egypt, Japan, Thailand, Singapore and the United Kingdom. In 1981 Enright was awarded the Queen’s Gold Medal for Poetry.

Stuart Hampshire (1914–2004) was an English philosopher. He taught at University College London, Princeton, Stanford and Oxford, where he was named Warden of Wadham College. His books include Thought and Action, Spinoza and Justice Is Conflict.

George Lichtheim (1912–1973) was a scholar of Marx and Marxism. Lichtheim was a regular contributor to The Review and a contributing editor of Commentary. His books include From Marx to Hegeland Europe in the Twentieth Century.

Robert Mazzocco (1932–2017) was an American poet and critic.

A.J.P. Taylor (1906–1990) was a British diplomatic historian.

Virgil Thomson (1896–1989) was a composer and critic. He collaborated extensively with Gertrude Stein, who wrote the libretti for his operas Four Saints in Three Actsand The Mother of Us All. In 1988 he was awarded the National Medal of Arts.