Contents


Chez Atreus

Agamemnon by Aeschylus, directed by Andrei Serban. at the Vivian Beaumont Theater, New York

Mining Morris

William Morris: Romantic to Revolutionary by E.P. Thompson

William Morris and the Art of the Book edited by Paul Needham, with essays by Paul Needham, by Joseph Dunlap, by John Dreyfus

The Precarious Country

British Policy Towards Wartime Resistance in Yugoslavia and Greece edited by Phyllis Auty, edited by Richard Clogg

Tito, Mihailovic and The Allies, 1941-1945 by Walter R. Roberts

British Policy in South-East Europe in the Second World War by Elisabeth Barker

Wartime by Milovan Djilas

LX: Memoirs of a Jugoslav by Vane Ivanovic

The Legitimation of a Revolution, The Yugoslav Case by Bogdan Denis Denitch

The Yugoslav Experiment 1948-1974 by Dennison Rusinow

R.W. Seton-Watson and the Yugoslavs, Correspondence 1906-1941

Nations in Arms: The Theory and Practice of Territorial Defense by Adam Roberts

Short Review

The Path Between the Seas: The Creation of the Panama Canal, 1870-1914 by David McCullough

Contributors

Robert N. Bellah is Elliott Professor of Sociology Emeritus at the University of California, Berkeley. He is the author of many books and coauthor of Habits of the Heart. In 2000 he received the National Humanities Medal from President Clinton. (February 2005)

John Kenneth Galbraith (1908–2006) was a Canadian economist and politician. He taught at Princeton and Harvard. His works include The Affluent Society, The Age of Uncertainty and Economics and the Public Purpose. Galbraith’s many honors include the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the Lomonosov Gold Medal, the Order of Canada, and the Padma Vibhushan, India’s second highest civilian award.

Martin Gardner (1914–2010) was a science writer and novelist. He was the author of The New Ambidextrous Universe, Fractal Music, Hypercards and More, The Night is Large and Visitors from Oz.

Stanley Hoffmann is Paul and Catherine Buttenwieser University Professor at Harvard. His most recent books are Chaos and Violence: What Globalization, Failed States, and Terrorism Mean for US Foreign Policy and Rousseau and Freedom, coedited with Christie McDonald.


Bernard Knox (1914–2010) was an English classicist. He was the first director of Harvard’s Center for Hellenic Studies in Washington, DC. Among his many books are The Heroic Temper, The Oldest Dead White European Males, and Backing into the Future: The Classical Tradition and Its Renewal. He is the editor of The Norton Book of Classical Literature and wrote the introductions and notes for Robert Fagles’s translations of the Iliad and the Odyssey.

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 confounder of and contributor to The New York Review of Books.

Robert Mazzocco is an American poet and critic.

V.S. Pritchett (1900–1997) was a British essayist, novelist and short story writer. He worked as a foreign correspondent for the The Christian Science Monitorand as a literary critic forNew Statesman. In 1968 Pritchett was made a Commander of the Order of the British Empire; he was knighted in 1975. His body of work includes many collections of short stories, in addition to travelogues, reviews, literary biographies and novels.

Jack Richardson (1934–2012) was a playwright, novelist and drama critic. His 1960 play, The Prodigal, a retelling of Euripides’ Orestes, won an Obie Award and a Drama Desk Award. Richardson wrote dramatic criticism for The New York Times, Esquire and Commentary and was a frequent contributor to The Review.

Arthur Schlesinger, Jr. (1917–2007) was an American historian and social critic. He served as adviser to Presidents Kennedy and Johnson. His Journals: 1952– 2000 were published in 2007.

William Shawcross is the author of several books on Cambodia. (December 1996)

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.

Robert Towers (1923–1995) was an American critic and novelist. Born in Virginia, Towers was educated at Princeton and served for two years as Vice Counsel at the American Consulate General in Calcutta before dedicating himself to literary studies. He taught English literature and creative writing at Princeton, Queens College and Columbia.

Richard Wilbur’s book Mayflies: New Poems and Translations will be published in April. (November 2000)