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A Home for Words

The making of the Oxford English Dictionary.

Dec 1, 2003, Vol. 9, No. 12 • By MARGARET BOERNER

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The Return of the Modern

Matisse and Picasso, side by side, in Queens.

Mar 3, 2003, Vol. 8, No. 24

A Wilting Petal

How not to revive the modern novel.

Dec 2, 2002, Vol. 8, No. 12

Irish Lies

The stories the Emerald Isle tells about itself.

Jul 22, 2002, Vol. 7, No. 43

A Bad End

Ian McEwan has a lot to atone for.

Apr 29, 2002, Vol. 7, No. 32

Frankenstein's Creator

The surprisingly admirable life of Mary Shelley.

Dec 17, 2001, Vol. 7, No. 14

Campus Capers

David Lodge does what he does best.

Jul 2, 2001, Vol. 6, No. 40

Malcolm in the Middle

Malcolm Bradbury's posthumous novel

Apr 9, 2001, Vol. 6, No. 29

Irish Tales

William Trevor defines the stories by which we understand ourselves

Dec 4, 2000, Vol. 6, No. 12

Designing Change

The National Gallery exhibits the rise of art nouveau for a class nouveau

Oct 16, 2000, Vol. 6, No. 05

Remains of Ishiguro

Kazuo Ishiguro's latest is a novel to nowhere

Sep 18, 2000, Vol. 6, No. 01

Shakespeare's Golden Age

The Bard's best days are now

Apr 10, 2000, Vol. 5, No. 29

Heaney's Beowulf

An epic poem writ small

Feb 21, 2000, Vol. 5, No. 22

Fellini's Pictures

Rewatching Federico Fellini's image-filled, plot-deprived movies

Nov 29, 1999, Vol. 5, No. 11

Childe Byron

The satirical Romantic and the poet as poseur

Oct 18, 1999, Vol. 5, No. 05

A COMIC EPIC IN PROSE

Vikram Seth Pens a Genuine Novel

12:00 AM, Jun 14, 1999

TIME'S ARROW

The Paradox of Solzhenitsyn

May 17, 1999, Vol. 4, No. 33

BECH TO THE FUTURE

John Updike's Alter-Ego, Again

11:00 PM, Dec 13, 1998

FROM ARISTOTLE TO DAVID MAMET

The Half-Moral World of America's Most Successful Dramatist

12:00 AM, Oct 5, 1998

ROMANTIC POLITICS

Apr 6, 1998, Vol. 3, No. 29

GEORGE STEINER IN AMERICA

Mar 2, 1998, Vol. 3, No. 24

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