Contents


Earth Mother of the Demi-Monde

The Tender Shoot and Other Stories by Colette, translated by Antonia White

The Blue Lantern by Colette, translated by Roger Senhouse

Earthly Paradise: Colette’s Autobiography drawn from the writings of her lifetime by Robert Phelps

Mitsou and Music Hall Sidelights by Colette, translated by Raymond Postgate, translated by Anne-Marie Callimachi

The Other One by Colette, translated by Roger Senhouse, translated by Elizabeth Tait

The Delights of Growing Old by Maurice Goudeket

War Games

The Liddell Hart Memoirs: 1895-1938

Deterrence and Strategy by André Beaufre, translated by Major-General B.H. Barry

Experiments in Folly

The Doctor Is Sick by Anthony Burgess

The Secret Swinger by Alan Harrington

A Season in the Life of Emmanuel by Marie-Claire Blais, translated by Derek Coltman, Introduction by Edmund Wilson

Contributors

Denis Donoghue is Emeritus University Professor of English and American Letters at NYU. (April 2016)

F. W. Dupee was a literary critic and essayist. Dupee was a founding editor of The Partisan Review and literary editor of The New Masses. He taught at Bowdoin, Bard and Columbia.

James Joll (1936–2011) was a British historian. His books include The Origins of the First World War and Europe Since 1870.

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

Eric L. McKitrick (1920–2002) was a historian of the United States. Educated at Columbia, McKitrick taught at the University of Chicago and Rutgers before returning to Columbia in 1960. He is perhaps best known for Andrew Johnson and Reconstruction; his other works treated slavery and the American South, as well as the history of the American party system.

Christopher Ricks teaches at Boston University in the Core Curriculum and the Editorial Institute and is a former president of the Association of Literary Scholars, Critics, and Writers. From 2004 to 2009 he was Professor of Poetry at the University of Oxford. His recent books include True Friendship: Geoffrey Hill, Anthony Hecht, and Robert Lowell Under the Sign of Eliot and Pound and Decisions and Revisions in T.S. Eliot.

Ronald Steel is Professor of International Relations at the University of Southern California, a recent fellow at the American Academy in Berlin, and the author of biographies of Walter Lippmann and Robert Kennedy.

John Weightman (1915–2004) was a critic and literary scholar. After working as a translator and announcer for the BBC French service, Weightman turned to the study of French literature. He taught at King’s College London and the University of London. His books include The Concept of the Avant-Gardeand The Cat Sat on the Mat: Language and the Absurd.