Omeros by Derek Walcott
The Romantic Vision of Caspar David Friedrich: Paintings and Drawings from the USSR 23March 31, 1991 an exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York January
The Romantic Vision of Caspar David Friedrich: Paintings and Drawings from the USSR (paper, distributed by Abrams) catalog of the exhibition by Robert Rosenblum, by Boris I. Asvarishch, edited by Sabine Rewald
Caspar David Friedrich and the Subject of Landscape by Joseph Leo Koerner
A Sedentary Existence (poem)
The Palace of the White Skunks by Reinaldo Arenas, translated by Andrew Hurley
Old Rosa by Reinaldo Arenas, translated by Ann Tashi Slater, by Andrew Hurley
The Last Rain Forests: A World Conservation Atlas edited by Mark Collins, foreword by David Attenborough
Neotropical Rainforest Mammals: A Field Guide by Louise H. Emmons, illustrated by François Feer
The Fate of the Forest: Developers, Destroyers and Defenders of the Amazon by Susanna Hecht, by Alexander Cockburn
World Resources, 19901991: A Guide to the Global Environment a Report by the World Resources Institute
Government Policies and Deforestation in Brazil’s Amazon Region by Dennis J. Mahar
Developing Amazonia: Deforestation and Social Conflict in Brazil’s Carajás Programme by Anthony L. Hall
The Decade of Destruction: The Crusade to Save the Amazon Rain Forest by Adrian Cowell
Anatomy of the Amazon Gold Rush by David Cleary
Alternatives to Deforestation: Steps Toward Sustainable Use of the Amazon Rain Forest edited by Anthony B. Anderson
Road to Divorce: England 1530-1987 by Lawrence Stone
The Imperial Middle: Why Americans Can’t Think Straight About Class by Benjamin DeMott
Money Income and Poverty Status in the United States 1989: Advance Data from the March 1990 Current Population Survey, Bureau of the Census
The Portable Faulkner edited by Malcolm Cowley
Creating Faulkner’s Reputation: The Politics of Modern Literary Criticism by Lawrence H. Schwartz
William Faulkner: The Yoknapatawpha Country by Cleanth Brooks
On the Prejudices, Predilections, and Firm Beliefs of William Faulkner by Cleanth Brooks
Faulkner’s Country Matters: Folklore and Fable in Yoknapatawpha by Daniel Hoffman
Doubling and Incest/Repetition and Revenge: A Speculative Reading of Faulkner by John T. Irwin
Faulkner’s Marginal Couple: Invisible, Outlaw, and Unspeakable Communities by John N. Duvall
Reading Faulkner by Wesley Morris, by Barbara AlversonWtwith Morris
Faulkner and Modernism: Rereading and Rewriting by Richard C. Moreland
The Ink of Melancholy: Faulkner’s Novels from ‘The Sound and the Fury’ to ‘Light in August’ by André Bleikasten
Timothy Garton Ash is Professor of European Studies and Isaiah Berlin Professorial Fellow at St. Antony’s College, Oxford, and a Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford. He is the author of many books, including The Magic Lantern, an eyewitness account of the velvet revolutions of 1989. His most recent book is Facts Are Subversive: Political Writing from a Decade Without a Name. He is currently leading an Oxford University research project for the discussion of global free speech norms (www.freespeechdebate.com) and working on a book about free speech.
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.
Ronald Dworkin (1931–2013) was Professor of Philosophy and Frank Henry Sommer Professor of Law at NYU. His books include Is Democracy Possible Here?, Justice in Robes, Freedom’s Law, and Justice for Hedgehogs. He was the 2007 winner of the Ludvig Holberg International Memorial Prize for “his pioneering scholarly work” of “worldwide impact” and he was recently awarded the Balzan Prize for his “fundamental contributions to Jurisprudence.”
Sidney Morgenbesser (1921–2004) was a philosopher. Educated at CUNY, The Jewish Theological Seminary and The University of Pennsylvania, Morgenbesser taught at Columbia, where he was named John Dewey Professor of Philosophy.
Bernard Williams is Deutsch Professor of Philosophy at the University of California, Berkeley, and a Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford. His most recent book is Making Sense of Humanity. The article in this issue is a revised version of the Orr Lecture given in the Music Faculty of Cambridge University, May 2000. An earlier draft was given at the Nexus Institute, Tilburg, Holland. (November 2000)
Isaiah Berlin (1909–1997) was a political philosopher and historian of ideas. Born in Riga, he moved in 1917 with his family to Petrograd, where he witnessed the Russian Revolution. In 1921 he emigrated to England. He was educated at Corpus Christi College, Oxford, and became a Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford, where he was later appointed Professor of Social and Political Theory. He served as the first president of Wolfson College, Oxford, and as president of the British Academy.
Leszek Kołakowski was professor of philosophy at the University of Warsaw until March 1968 when he was formally expelled for political reasons. He was later a Senior Research Fellow at All Souls College, Oxford. He was the author of several books, including Main Currents in Marxism. The article in this issue will appear in the collection of essays Is God Happy?, to be published in February by Basic Books. He died in 2009. (December 2012)
Hugh Lloyd-Jones is the Regius Professor of Greek Emeritus at Oxford University. His many books include The Justice of Zeus, the Oxford Text of Sophocles, and three volumes of Sophocles for the Loeb Classical Library. (December 2000)
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.
John Updike (1932–2009) was born in Shillington, Pennsylvania. In 1954 he began to publish in The New Yorker, where he continued to contribute short stories, poems, and criticism until his death. His major work was the set of four novels chronicling the life of Harry “Rabbit: Angstrom, he two of which, Rabbit is Richand Rabbit at Rest, won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. His last books were the novel The Widows of Eastwick and Due Considerations, a collection of his essays and criticism.
Brian Urquhart is a former Undersecretary-General of the United Nations. His books include Hammarskjöld, A Life in Peace and War, and Ralph Bunche: An American Life. His article in this issue draws on his essay in Tyringham Topics. (February 2013)
John Ashbery is the author of several books of poetry, including Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror (1975), which received the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry, the National Book Critics Circle Award, and the National Book Award. His first collection, Some Trees (1956), was selected by W. H. Auden for the Yale Younger Poets Series. He has also published art criticism, plays, and a novel. From 1990 until 2008 Ashbery was the Charles P. Stevenson, Jr. Professor of Languages and Literature at Bard College.