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Books in Little

The Ethics of Modernism: Moral Ideas in Yeats, Eliot, Joyce, Woolf, and Beckett by Lee Oser (Cambridge University Press, 185 pp.) Although much ink has been spilled analyzing the mundanity and pessimism of modernist literature, the broader ethical perspective of...

In Memoriam: Richard Durant

An Obituary Richard Durant, a captain in the U.S. Army in World War II; an investment advisor; a leader in local, state, and national Republican Party activities for more than twenty years; a lawyer late in life; an avid reader; a father of four; grandfather of seven;...
What Everybody Can Enjoy

What Everybody Can Enjoy

On Essays and Letters Recently, a former student, Nicholas Wheeler, knowing my proclivities, gave me Volume CLXXII of “The World’s Classics.” The title of this particular volume is A Book of English Essays (1600-1900). The essays were selected by Stanley V. Makower...
Order Gets Physical

Order Gets Physical

The Nature of Order: An Essay on the Art of Building and the Nature of the Universe, Book One: The Phenomenon of Life by Christopher Alexander Center for Environmental Structure (Berkeley, Calif.) 476 pp., $75.00 cloth, 2002 Traditionalists and others complain about...

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