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Reprint, Autumn 1977


ISSUE:  Autumn 1977

Oxford has published a third edition of Henry J. Abraham’s Freedom and the Court; Civil Rights and Liberties in the United States [$17.95 hardback, $5.00 paper]. Edmund Wilson’s acclaimed commentary on the literature of the American Civil War, Patriotic Gore, has been republished in paperback by Farrar, Straus and Giroux [$7.95]. A new Princeton paperback is Religious Movements in Contemporary America, edited by Irving I, Zaretsky and Mark P, Leone [$6.95], Ron Kovic’s Born on the Fourth of July is now available as a Pocket Book [$1,95], New Bantam Books include Lillian Hellman’s Scoundrel Time [$1.95], Gail Sheehy’s Passages [$2.50], Claude Brown’s The Children of Ham [$1.95], and C. D. B. Bryan’s Friendly Fire [$2.75], Winthrop D. Jordan’s White over Black, American Attitudes Toward the Negro, 1550—1812, a winner of both the National Book Award and the Bancroft Prize, is among the latest additions to the Norton Library of paperbacks [$6.95], as is Darrett B, Rutman’s American Puritanism [$2.95]. Vintage is offering a paperback edition of Samuel Kaplan’s The Dream Deferred: People, Politics, and Planning in Suburbia [$3.95].

LIVES &LETTERS

Paul J. Stern’s C. G. Jung, The Haunted Prophet is available as a Delta paperback [$3.95], Cambridge has brought out a paperback edition of Lucy Beckett’s Wallace Stevens [$4.95], Anna Dostoevsky’s Reminiscences of her famous father, translated and edited by Beatrice Stillman, is a recent Liveright paperback [$5.95], Rachele Mussolini’s Mussolini, a biography of the father of fascism, has been reprinted by Pocket Books [$2.50]. The Norton Library has a paperback edition of Margaret Jarman Hagood’s Mothers of the South, a portraiture of the white tenant farm woman [$3,95]. Helene E. Schwartz’s autobiographical account of her career in Lawyering is a Farrar, Straus &Giroux paperback [$3.95].

FICTION

Three new Pocket Books are B, Traven’s The Treasure of the Sierra Madre [$1.95], Alice Walker’s Meridian [$1.50], and Sarah Patterson’s The Distant Summer [$1.50]. Mark Twain’s classic Adventures of Huckleberry Finn has been published in a second hardback edition by the Norton Critical Editions series [$12.95], while Ruth Prawer Jhabvala’s The Householder has been added to the Norton Library series [$2.95], as has Anthony Burgess’s Tremor of Intent [$3.45],

LITERATURE IN GENERAL

John Berryman’s The Freedom of the Poet has been republished in paperback by Farrar, Straus &Giroux [$6,95], Another poetry paperback, published by Princeton, is Roy Harvey Pearce’s The Continuity of American Poetry [$4.95], Kenneth Muir and Philip Edwards’s Aspects of Macbeth and Aspects of Othello are Cambridge reprints [$13.95 hardback, $5,95 paper], Cambridge is also offering a paperback edition of Tony Tanner’s The Reign of Wonder, Naivety and Reality in American Literature [$5.95] as well as Erwin Piscator’s Political Theatre, a work on the development of modern German drama by C. D. Innes [$4.95], Chicago has a paperback edition of Michael Polanyi and Harry Prosch’s Meaning [$3.95],

GENERAL

The Chinese Machiavelli, 3,000 Years of Chinese Statecraft by Dennis and Ching Ping Bloodworth is a new Dell paperback [$2.25], Chicago has a paperback edition of Pleasures of Music, edited by Jacques Barzun [$4.95], The Norton Library has republished Roy A. Medvedev’s On Socialist Democracy [$5.95] and John S. and Robin M. Haller’s The Physician and Sexuality in Victorian America [$3.95], Two recent Princeton paperbacks are Joel S. Migdal’s Peasants, Politics, and Revolution: Pressures toward Political and Social Change in the Third World [$4.95] and Henry Bienen’s Kenya: The Politics of Participation and Control [$3.95].

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