Contents


Whose Germany?

The Unloved Germans by Hermann Eich

The Grand Design: A European Solution to German Reunification by Franz-Josef Strauss

Germany Between East and West: The Reunification Problem by Frederick H. Hartmann

Lines

The Old Adam by D.J. Enright

Thousand-Year-Old Fiancee & Other Poems by Robert Sward

Selected Poems by Louis Simpson

Collected Poems of Rolfe Humphries by Rolfe Humphries

Selected Poems by Richard Eberhart

Love Poems (Tentative Title) by Frank O'Hara

The Wooden Horse by Daryl Hine

Knock Upon Silence by Carolyn Kizer

Dutch Treat

The Dutch Seaborne Empire 1600-1800 by C.R. Boxer, in the series The History of Human Society edited by J.H. Plumb

Contributors

Robert Lowell (1917–1977) was twice awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry. Life Studies, For the Union Dead, and The Dolphin are among his many volumes of verse. He was a co-founder of and contributor to The New York Review of Books.

Hans J. Morgenthau (1904–1980) was a legal scholar and theorist of international relations. Educated in Germany and Switzerland, Morgenthau taught for many years at the University of Chicago; later in life, he moved to The New School and The City University of New York. His books include In Defense of The National Interest, Politics Among Nations, and The Purpose of American Politics.

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.

H. R. Trevor-Roper (1914–2003) was a British historian and the author of The Last Days of Hitler. He taught at Oxford, where he was the Regius Professor Modern History.

Gore Vidal (1925–2012) was an American novelist, essayist, and playwright. His many works include the memoirs Point to Point Navigation and Palimpsest, the novels The City and the Pillar, Myra Breckinridge, and Lincoln, and the collection United States: Essays 1952–1992.