Romantic Originals

La Comédie humaine by Honoré de Balzac, published under the direction of Pierre-Georges Castex

Lord Byron: The Complete Poetical Works edited by Jerome J. McGann

The Cornell Wordsworth edited by Stephen M. Parrish

William Wordsworth and the Age of English Romanticism An exhibition at the New York Public Library through January 2, 1988

William Wordsworth and the Age of English Romanticism Catalog of the exhibition by Jonathan Wordsworth and Michael C. Jaye and Robert Woof

Thoroughly Modern Master

Towards a New Architecture by Le Corbusier, translated and with an introduction by Frederick Etchells

The Villas of Le Corbusier: 1920–1930 by Tim Benton

Le Corbusier: Architect of the Century

Journey to the East by Le Corbusier, edited and annotated by Ivan Zaknić, translated by Ivan Zaknić, in collaboration with Nicole Pertuiset

The Le Corbusier Guide by Deborah Gans

Le Corbusier: 5 Projects 26, 1987) An exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art, New York (March 26–May

Le Corbusier: Une encyclopédie Catalog of the exhibition "L'Aventure Le Corbusier: 1887–1965" at the Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris (October 6, 1987–January 3, 1988), edited by Jacques Lucan

Le Corbusier: Ideas and Forms by William J.R. Curtis

Le Corbusier edited by H. Allen Brooks

Le Corbusier: The City of Refuge, Paris, 1929–1933 by Brian Brace Taylor

Pessac de Le Corbusier: 1927–1985, Etude socio-architecturale by Philippe Boudon, preface by Henri Lefebvre

Le Corbusier: Early Works by Charles-Edouard Jeanneret-Gris with contributions by Geoffrey Baker and Jacques Gubler

Le Corbusier: La progettazione come mutamento Catalog of the exhibition at the Università Statale, Milan (December 15, 1986–January 31, 1987), edited by Cesare Blasi and Gabriella Padovano

Le Corbusier: Pittore e scultore Catalog of the exhibition at the Museo Correr, Venice (September 6–November 30, 1986)

Le Corbusier Secret: Dessins et collages de la collection Ahrenberg Lausanne Catalog of the exhibition at the Musée cantonal des Beaux-Arts (April 2–May 10, 1987)

The Decorative Art of Today by Le Corbusier, translated and introduced by James I. Dunnett

L’Esprit Nouveau: Le Corbusier und die Industrie, 1920–1925 Catalog of the exhibition at the Museum für Gestaltung, Zürich(March 28–May 10, 1987)


Martin Filler’s latest book, Makers of Modern Architecture, Volume II, has been long-listed for the 2014 PEN/Diamonstein-Spielvogel Award for the Art of the Essay. Filler was born in 1948 and received degrees in art history from Columbia University. He has been a contributor to The New York Review of Books since 1985 and his writing on modern architecture has been published in more than thirty journals, magazines, and newspapers in the US, Europe, and Japan. His first collection of New York Review essays, Makers of Modern Architecture, was published in 2007. Filler is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He and his wife, the architectural historian Rosemarie Haag Bletter, live in New York and Southampton.

Seamus Heaney’s first poetry collection, Death of a Naturalist, appeared forty years ago. Since then he has published poetry, criticism, and translations that have established him as one of the leading poets of his generation. In 1995 he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature.

Darryl Pinckney, a longtime contributor to The New York Review of Books, is the author of a novel, High Cotton, and, in the Alain Locke Lecture Series, Out There: Mavericks of Black Literature. His new novel, Black Deutschland, will be published in February 2016.

John Richardson’s Life of Picasso is due to be finished in 2016. The text of his article in the June 25, 20015 issue was delivered in different form in March 2015 as the opening speech at the “Revoir Picasso” colloquium organized by Laurent Le Bon, director of the Museé Picasso in Paris.

Charles Rosen was a pianist and music critic. In 2011 he was awarded a National Humanities Medal.

Lawrence Stone (1919–1999) was an English historian. He taught British history at Oxford and Princeton.