Contents


Green Ideas Sleeping Furiously

The Language Instinct: How the Mind Creates Language by Steven Pinker

Beyond Modularity: A Developmental Perspective on Cognitive Science by Annette Karmiloff-Smith

Acts of Meaning by Jerome Bruner

The Art of Witness

A Year of the Hunter by Czeslaw Milosz, translated by Madeline G. Levine

Facing the River: New Poems by Czeslaw Milosz. Translated by the author and Robert Hass

Poussin’s Season

Nicolas Poussin 1594–1665 Paris, September 1994–January 1995, by catalog of the exhibition at the Grand Palais, Pierre Rosenberg, by Louis-Antoine Prat

Nicolas Poussin 1594–1665 January 19–April 9, 1995, by Richard Verdi and others. catalog of the exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts, London,

Nicolas Poussin 1594–1665: Catalogue raisonné des dessins by Pierre Rosenberg, by Louis-Antoine Prat

Nicolas Poussin: La Collection du Musée Bonnat à Bayonne by Pierre Rosenberg, by Louis-Antoine Prat

Poussin before Rome, 1594–1624 by Jacques Thuillier, translated by Christopher Allen

A Dance to the Music of Time by Nicolas Poussin by Richard Beresford

Nicolas Poussin: La Collection du Musée Condé à Chantilly by Pierre Rosenberg, by Louis-Antoine Prat

Nicolas Poussin by Anthony Blunt

Nicolas Poussin by Jacques Thuillier

Autour de Poussin Musée du Louvre, 1994, by Dossier-Exposition du Département des Peintures, Gilles Chomer, by Sylvain Laveissiére

Poussin’s Paintings: A Study in Art-Historical Methodology by David Carrier

Yugoslavia: The Great Fall

Broken Bonds: Yugoslavia’s Disintegration and Balkan Politics in Transition, second edition by Lenard J. Cohen

The Yugoslav Drama by Mihailo Crnobrnja

Izmedju Slave i Anateme: Politicka Biografia Slobodana Milosevica (Between Glory and Anathema: A Political Biography of Slobodan Milosevic) by Slavoljub Djukic

Bosnia and Hercegovina: A Tradition Betrayed by Robert J. Donia, by John V.A. Fine Jr., with maps by John C. Hamer

Joegoslavische Kroniek: Juli 1991–Augustus 1992 by Henry Wijnaendts

Slaughterhouse: Bosnia and the Failure of the West by David Rieff

The Volatile Powder Keg: Balkan Security After the Cold War edited by F. Stephen Larrabee

Contributors

Misha Glenny is the author of The Balkans: Nationalism, War, and the Great Powers, 1804–1999. (July 2003)

Francis Haskell (1928-2000) was an English art historian. His works include Patrons and Painters: Art and Society in Baroque Italyand History and its Images: Art and the Interpretation of the Past. Haskell taught at Oxford.

Michael Ignatieff is the Edward R. Murrow Professor of Practice at the Harvard Kennedy School and the author of Fire and Ashes: Success and Failure in Politics. The article in this issue draws on the Ditchley Foundation Annual Lecture, which he gave in July. (September 2014)

Alison Lurie is Frederic J. Whiton Professor of American Literature Emerita at Cornell. She is the author of two collections of essays on children’s literature, Don’t Tell the Grownups and Boys and Girls Forever, and the editor of The Oxford Book of Fairy Tales. Her most recent novel is Truth and Consequences.


Louis Menand is the Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Professor of English at Harvard. His books include The Marketplace of Ideas, American Studies and The Metaphysical Club.

James Merrill (1926–1995) was an American poet whose major work The Changing Light at Sandover describes a series of spirit communications conducted over many years. He won the National Book Award from his collections Nights and Days and Mirabell: Books of Number.

Czeslaw Milosz (1911–2004) was born in Szetejnie, Lithuania. Over the course of his long and prolific career he published works in many genres, including criticism (The Captive Mind), fiction (The Issa Valley), memoir (Native Realm), and poetry (New and Collected Poems, 1931-2001). He was a member of the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters and was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1980.

Garry Wills is Professor of History Emeritus at Northwestern. His new book, Making Make-Believe Real: Politics as Theater in Shakespeare’s Time, will be published in the summer 2014.