Stephen Spender

Stephen Spender (1909–1995) was an English poet and essayist. As a young man, he became friends with W.H. Auden, Louis MacNeice, Cecil Day-Lewis, and Christopher Isherwood, a loose collection often referred to as “the Auden Group” or “MacSpaunday.” He published many collections of poems, including The Still Centre and Ruins and Visions, and numerous volumes of nonfiction and other works, including Learning Laughterand Love-Hate Relations.


The Assault

by Harry Mulisch, translated by Claire Nicolas White

December 5, 1985 issue

B. B. and Company

Mary Berenson: A Self-Portrait from Her Letters and Diaries

edited by Barbara Strachey, edited by Jayne Samuels

November 8, 1984 issue

Forster’s Shadow

Selected Letters of E.M. Forster Vol. I: 1879––1920

edited by Mary Lago, edited by P.N. Furbank

May 10, 1984 issue


Continuous: 50 Sonnets from "The School of Eloquence"

by Tony Harrison

July 15, 1982 issue

The Glow of Irreality


by Wassily Kandinsky, translated by Elizabeth R. Napier

"Kandinsky: The Improvisations" 1981

The National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. April 26-September 7,

August 13, 1981 issue

Meat Loaf

What's for Dinner?

by James Schuyler

October 11, 1979 issue

Hardy Hardy

Hardy Hardy

Thomas Hardy After Fifty Years

edited by Lance St John Butler

Thomas Hardy's Later Years

by Robert Gittings

Young Thomas Hardy

by Robert Gittings

An Essay on Hardy

by John Bayley

The Collected Letters of Thomas Hardy: Volume I, 1840-1892

edited by Richard Little Purdy, edited by Michael Millgate

Thomas Hardy and the British Tradition

by Donald Davie

The Complete Poems of Thomas Hardy

edited by James Gibson

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