Contents


Trumbull’s Klutzy Triumph

Trumbull: The Declaration of Independence by Irma B. Jaffe

John Trumbull: Patriot-Artist of the American Revolution by Irma B. Jaffe

Paul Revere’s Boston: 1735-1818 Graphic Society by Walter M. Whitehill

The Eye of Thomas Jefferson edited by William Howard Adams

Maryland Heritage edited by John B. Boles

French Painting 1774-1830: The Age of Revolution

The Mystery of Jean Bodin

Colloquium of the Seven about Secrets of the Sublime (Colloquium Heptaplomeres de Rerum Sublimium Arcanis Abditis) annotations, and critical readings by by Jean Bodin, translated with an introduction, Marion Leathers Daniels Kuntz

Contributors

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.

Denis Donoghue is Emeritus University Professor of English and American Letters at NYU. (April 2016)

John K. Fairbank (1907–1991) was an American sinologist. His final book was China: A New History.

William H. Gass (b. 1924) is an essayist, novelist, and literary critic. He grew up in Ohio and is a former professor of philosophy at Washington University. Among his books are six works of fiction and nine books of essays, including Tests of Time (2002), A Temple of Texts (2006), and Life Sentences (2012). New York Review Books will republish his story collection In the Heart of the Heart of the Country (1968) in 2014. Gass lives with his wife, the architect Mary Gass, in St. Louis.

Lincoln Kirstein (1907–1996) was a writer and ballet critic. In 1946, together with George Balanchine, Kirstein founded the Ballet Society, which would soon be renamed The New York City Ballet. In 1984 he was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

Robert Penn Warren was an American novelist, poet and critic.

John Thompson is an English sociologist. He has published several studies of the media and communication in modern societies, including The Media and Modernity: A Social Theory of the Mediaand Political Scandal: Power and Visibility in the Media Age.

H. R. Trevor-Roper (1914–2003) was a British historian and the author of The Last Days of Hitler. He taught at Oxford, where he was the Regius Professor Modern History.

Garry Wills, whose most recent book is What the Qur’an Meant: And Why It Matters, is the 2018 commencement speaker at Zaytuna College, the first accredited Muslim campus in America. (June 2018)

Frances A. Yates (1899–1981) was an English historian. She taught for many years at The Warburg Institute, where she studied the history of esotericism in the West.