The Buried Past

Memoirs 1989)

by Andrei Gromyko

Inventor of Modern Opera


by Caron de Beaumarchais

The Pearl Fisher

The Magic Lantern: An Autobiography

by Ingmar Bergman, translated by Joan Tate

Mighty Manchester

Infinite in All Directions

by Freeman J. Dyson

The Exile

In Search of J.D. Salinger

by Ian Hamilton

Rich Kids

Old Money: The Mythology of America's Upper Class

by Nelson Aldrich

The New England

Mrs. Thatcher's Revolution: The Ending of the Socialist Era

by Peter Jenkins

Whose American Renaissance?

American Renaissance: Art and Expression in the Age of Emerson and Whitman

by F.O. Matthiessen

The American Renaissance Reconsidered: Selected Papers from the English Institute, 1982-83

edited by Walter Benn Michaels, edited by Donald E. Pease

The Unusable Past: Theory and the Study of American Literature

by Russell J. Reising

Ideology and Classic American Literature

edited by Sacvan Bercovitch, edited by Myra Jehlen

Visionary Compacts: American Renaissance Writings in Cultural Context

by Donald E. Pease

Sensational Designs: The Cultural Work of American Fiction, 1790-1860

by Jane Tompkins

Beneath the American Renaissance: The Subversive Imagination in the Age of Emerson and Melville

by David S. Reynolds

Hard Facts: Setting and Form in the American Novel

by Philip Fisher

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Selections from the first two issues of The New York Review of Books

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A Star Is Born

Jean-Jacques Rousseau: Transparency and Obstruction

by Jean Starobinski, translated by Arthur Goldhammer, with an introduction by Robert J. Morrissey

The Sad Degas

Degas (September 27, 1988–January 8, 1989)

An exhibition at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City

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