Romantic Originals

La Comédie humaine by Honoré de Balzac, published under the direction of Pierre-Georges Castex

Lord Byron: The Complete Poetical Works edited by Jerome J. McGann

The Cornell Wordsworth edited by Stephen M. Parrish

William Wordsworth and the Age of English Romanticism An exhibition at the New York Public Library through January 2, 1988

William Wordsworth and the Age of English Romanticism Catalog of the exhibition by Jonathan Wordsworth and Michael C. Jaye and Robert Woof

Thoroughly Modern Master

Towards a New Architecture by Le Corbusier, translated and with an introduction by Frederick Etchells

The Villas of Le Corbusier: 1920–1930 by Tim Benton

Le Corbusier: Architect of the Century

Journey to the East by Le Corbusier, edited and annotated by Ivan Zaknić, translated by Ivan Zaknić, in collaboration with Nicole Pertuiset

The Le Corbusier Guide by Deborah Gans

Le Corbusier: 5 Projects 26, 1987) An exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art, New York (March 26–May

Le Corbusier: Une encyclopédie Catalog of the exhibition "L'Aventure Le Corbusier: 1887–1965" at the Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris (October 6, 1987–January 3, 1988), edited by Jacques Lucan

Le Corbusier: Ideas and Forms by William J.R. Curtis

Le Corbusier edited by H. Allen Brooks

Le Corbusier: The City of Refuge, Paris, 1929–1933 by Brian Brace Taylor

Pessac de Le Corbusier: 1927–1985, Etude socio-architecturale by Philippe Boudon, preface by Henri Lefebvre

Le Corbusier: Early Works by Charles-Edouard Jeanneret-Gris with contributions by Geoffrey Baker and Jacques Gubler

Le Corbusier: La progettazione come mutamento Catalog of the exhibition at the Università Statale, Milan (December 15, 1986–January 31, 1987), edited by Cesare Blasi and Gabriella Padovano

Le Corbusier: Pittore e scultore Catalog of the exhibition at the Museo Correr, Venice (September 6–November 30, 1986)

Le Corbusier Secret: Dessins et collages de la collection Ahrenberg Lausanne Catalog of the exhibition at the Musée cantonal des Beaux-Arts (April 2–May 10, 1987)

The Decorative Art of Today by Le Corbusier, translated and introduced by James I. Dunnett

L’Esprit Nouveau: Le Corbusier und die Industrie, 1920–1925 Catalog of the exhibition at the Museum für Gestaltung, Zürich(March 28–May 10, 1987)


Neal Ascherson is the author of Black Sea, Stone Voices: The Search for Scotland and the novel Death of the Fronsac. He is an Honorary Professor at the Institute of Archaeology, University College London.
 (December 2019)

John Bayley is a critic and novelist. His books include Elegy for Iris and The Power of Delight: A Lifetime in Literature.

David Cannadine is the Dodge Professor of History at Princeton.

Theodore H. Draper (1912–2006) was an American historian. Educated at City College, he wrote influential studies of the American Communist Party, the Cuban Revolution and the Iran-Contra Affair. Draper was a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the 1990 recipient of the Herbert Feis Award from the American Historical Association.

Ronald Dworkin (1931–2013) was Professor of Philosophy and Frank Henry Sommer Professor of Law at NYU. His books include Is Democracy Possible Here?, Justice in Robes, Freedom’s Law, and Justice for Hedgehogs. He was the 2007 winner of the Ludvig Holberg International Memorial Prize for “his pioneering scholarly work” of “worldwide impact” and he was recently awarded the Balzan Prize for his “fundamental contributions to Jurisprudence.”

Martin Filler’s latest book is Makers of Modern Architecture, Volume III: From Antoni Gaudí to Maya Lin, a collection of his writing on architecture in these pages.
 (April 2020)

Seamus Heaney’s first poetry collection, Death of a Naturalist, appeared forty years ago. Since then he has published poetry, criticism, and translations that have established him as one of the leading poets of his generation. In 1995 he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature.

Darryl Pinckney’s most recent book is Busted in New York and Other Essays. (August 2020)

John Richardson (1924–2019) was a curator, art historian, and author of a multivolume biography of Pablo Picasso.

Charles Rosen was a pianist and music critic. In 2011 he was awarded a National Humanities Medal.

Lawrence Stone (1919–1999) was an English historian. He taught British history at Oxford and Princeton.