Contents


Follow the Lieder

Schubert’s Songs: A Biographical Study by Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, translated by Kenneth S. Whitton

The Fischer-Dieskau Book of Lieder translated by George Bird, translated by Richard Stokes

Writing from a Deceptive Continent

The Borzoi Anthology of Latin American Literature selected and edited by Emir Rodríguez Monegal, with the assistance of Thomas Colchie

The Boom in Spanish American Literature Inter-American Relations by José Donoso, translated by Gregory Kolovakos

Contributors

Breyten Breytenbach is the author of, among other books, True Confessions of an Albino Terrorist, which details his years in the prisons of the apartheid regime in South Africa. (November 1997)

Nigel Dennis (1912–1989) was an English writer, critic and editor. His books include Boys and Girls Come Out to Play and An Essay on Malta.

Thomas R. Edwards (1928–2005) was Professor of English at Rutgers and editor of Raritan. His last book was Over Here: Criticizing America.

Richard Ellmann (1918–1987) was an American critic and biographer. He taught at Northwestern, Oxford and Emory, where he was named Robert W. Professor in 1980. He won the National Book Award for Nonfiction for James Joycein 1959; a revised edition was awarded the James Tate Black Memorial Prize in 1982.

Martin Garbus is an attorney who has represented Andrei Sakharov, Václav Havel, the African National Congress and Nelson Mandela, Amnesty International, and the ACLU in issues involving free speech and human rights. (December 2016)

Joseph Kerman is emeritus professor of music at the University of California, Berkeley. He began writing music criticism for The Hudson Review in the 1950s, and is a longtime contributor to The New York Review of Books and many other journals. His books include Opera as Drama (1956; new and revised edition 1988), The Beethoven Quartets (1967), Contemplating Music (1986), Concerto Conversations (1999), and The Art of Fugue (2005).

Darryl Pinckney’s most recent book is a novel, Black Deutschland. (November 2018)

Tom Stoppard’s most recent play, The Invention of Love, will have its first American productions in January at the American Conservatory Theater, San Francisco, and in February at the Wilma Theater, Philadelphia. (September 1999)

Michael Wood is Professor Emeritus of English and Comparative Literature at Princeton. His most recent book is On Empson.

Nicholas von Hoffman is a columnist for The Huffington Post.