Contents


Bombing in Bayreuth

Der Ring des Nibelungen by Richard Wagner, directed by Harry Kupfer, conducted by Daniel Barenboim, designed by Hans Schavernoch. Bayreuth Festival, 1988

Glasnost Theater

Tak pobedim! (shest’ p’es o Lenine) (That’s How We’ll Win! [Six Plays About Lenin]) by M.F. Shatrov

‘Brestskii mir’ (The Brest Peace) by M.F. Shatrov

‘Diktatura sovesti’ (The Dictatorship of the Conscience) by M.F. Shatrov

‘Dal’she…Dal’she…Dal’she!’ (Further…Further…Further!) by M.F. Shatrov

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.

Shaul Bakhash is Robinson Professor of History at George Mason University and the author of The Reign of the Ayatollahs: Iran and the Islamic Revolution. (September 2005)

Ian Buruma is the author of numerous books, including Murder in Amsterdam: The Death of Theo Van Gogh and the Limits of Tolerance, Year Zero: A History of 1945, and, most recently, A Tokyo Romance.

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

David Joravsky is Professor Emeritus of History at Northwestern. His books include The Lysenko Affairand Russian Psychology: A Critical History.

Jonathan Lieberson (1949–1989) was a philosopher, editor and critic. Lieberson taught at Barnard and Columbia. His book of essays, Varieties, included reflections on personalities as diverse as Diana Vreeland, Paul Valery and Clifford Geertz.

Hugh Lloyd-Jones is the Regius Professor of Greek Emeritus at Oxford University. His many books include The Justice of Zeus, the Oxford Text of Sophocles, and three volumes of Sophocles for the Loeb Classical Library. (December 2000)

Peter B. Reddaway is Professor Emeritus of Professor Emeritus of Political Science and International Affairs at George Washington University.