Contents


Attis Adonis Osiris Fitzgerald & Co.

Exiles from Paradise: Zelda and Scott Fitzgerald by Sara Mayfield

Dear Scott/Dear Max: the Fitzgerald-Perkins Correspondence edited by John Kuehl, edited by Jackson Bryer

Living Well Is the Best Revenge by Calvin Tomkins

The Golden Moment: The Novels of F. Scott Fitzgerald by Milton R. Stern

Crazy Sundays: F. Scott Fitzgerald in Hollywood by Aaron Latham

F. Scott Fitzgerald in His Own Time, a Miscellany edited by Matthew Bruccoli, edited by Jackson Bryer

Counter Revolutionaries

The Counter-Revolution, Doctrine and Action, 1789-1804 by Jacques Godechot, translated by Salvator Attanasio

Power, Property and History by Joseph Barnave, translated and edited by Emanuel Chill

History in Geographic Perspective: The Other France by E.W. Fox

Short Reviews

The Devil in the Fire: American Literature and Culture 1951-1971 by John W. Aldridge

Massacre of the Brazilian Indians by Lucien Bodard, translated by Jennifer Monaghan

Janis by David Dalton

Contributors

Robert M. Adams (1915-1996) was a founding editor of the Norton Anthology of English Literature. He taught at the University of Wisconsin, Rutgers, Cornell and U.C.L.A. His scholarly interested ranged from Milton to Joyce, and his translations of many classic works of French literature continue to be read to this day.

W.H. Auden (1907–1973) was an English poet, playwright, and essayist who lived and worked in the United States for much of the second half of his life. His work, from his early strictly metered verse, and plays written in collaboration with Christopher Isherwood, to his later dense poems and penetrating essays, represents one of the major achievements of twentieth-century literature.

C. B. A. Behrens (1904–1989) was a British historian of Europe. She was the author of The Ancien Régimeand Society, Government and The Enlightenment.

Clarence Brown is the author of a prize-winning biography of Mandelstam and is Professor Emeritus of Comparative Literature at Princeton.

Murray Kempton (1917-1997) was a columnist for Newsday, as well as a regular contributor to The New York Review of Books. His books include Rebellions, Perversities, and Main Events and The Briar Patch, as well as Part of Our Time. He won the Pulitzer Prize in 1985.

Martin Malia is Professor of History Emeritus at the University of California, Berkeley. He is the author, most recently, of Russia Under Western Eyes, from the Bronze Horseman to the Lenin Mausoleum. (November 2001)

Osip Mandelstam (1891–1938) was persecuted for his poetry and died in a transit camp near Vladivostok, Russia. His poem in this issue is drawn from a new translation, Voronezh Notebooks, to be published by New York Review Books in January. (January 2016)

Robert Mazzocco (1932–2017) was an American poet and critic.

W.S. Merwin was born in New York City in 1927 and grew up in Union City, New Jersey, and in Scranton, Pennsylvania. From 1949 to 1951 he worked as a tutor in France, Portugal, and Majorca. He has since lived in many parts of the world, most recently on Maui in the Hawaiian Islands. He is the author of many books of poems, prose, and translations and has received both the Pulitzer and the Bollingen Prizes for poetry, among numerous other awards. His new poetry collection is The Moon Before Morning.

V.S. Pritchett (1900–1997) was a British essayist, novelist and short story writer. He worked as a foreign correspondent for the The Christian Science Monitorand as a literary critic forNew Statesman. In 1968 Pritchett was made a Commander of the Order of the British Empire; he was knighted in 1975. His body of work includes many collections of short stories, in addition to travelogues, reviews, literary biographies and novels.