Richard Jenkyns

Richard Jenkyns, a Fellow of Lady Margaret Hall, is Professor of the Classical Tradition at Oxford. His most recent book is Virgil’s Experience.(November 2001)

The Labyrinth of Arthur Evans

Motya: Unearthing a Lost Civilization

by Gaia Servadio

Minotaur: Sir Arthur Evans and the Archaeology of the Minoan Myth

by Joseph Alexander MacGillivray

November 1, 2001 issue

China is Near

The Chan's Great Continent: China in Western Minds

by Jonathan D. Spence

December 3, 1998 issue


Questioning the Millennium: A Rationalist's Guide to a Precisely Arbitrary Countdown

by Stephen Jay Gould

May 28, 1998 issue

Cards of Identity

Possessed by the Past: The Heritage Crusade and the Spoils of History

by David Lowenthal

April 23, 1998 issue

Points of Order

The Platypus and the Mermaid and Other Figments of the Classifying Imagination

by Harriet Ritvo

November 20, 1997 issue

Lady Charlotte’s Bulls

From Nineveh to New York: The Strange Story of the Assyrian Reliefs in the Metropolitan Museum and the Hidden Masterpiece at Canford School

by John Malcolm Russell

October 23, 1997 issue

Child’s Play

Mr. Wilson's Cabinet of Wonder

by Lawrence Weschler

July 17, 1997 issue

But Is It True?

But Is It True?

Schliemann of Troy: Treasure and Deceit

by David A. Traill

Lost and Found: The 9,000 Treasures of Troy: Heinrich Schliemann and the Gold That Got Away

by Caroline Moorehead

The Gold of Troy: Searching for Homer's Fabled City Museum of Fine Arts/Abrams

by Vladimir Tolstikov and Mikhail Treister

December 19, 1996 issue

Victoria’s Secret

When Passion Reigned: Sex and the Victorians

by Patricia Anderson

The Naked Heart

by Peter Gay

November 30, 1995 issue

The Bellow & the Uproar

Flesh and Stone: The Body and the City in Western Civilization

by Richard Sennett

March 2, 1995 issue

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