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Volume 46, Number 1 (Spring 2008)

Contents

Editor’s Note: The Lives of Others

Essay 18 April 2008
The State of Biography
by Carl Rollyson
Essay 18 April 2008
From the Nightstand of a Bookman . . .
by Bruce Frohnen
Review 18 April 2008
An Architect for all Purposes
a review by Daniel McCarthy
Ralph Adams Cram: An Architect’s Four Quests: Medieval, Modernist, American, Ecumenical by Douglass Shand-Tucci. University of Massachusetts Press (Amherst), 624 pp., $49.95 cloth, 2005
Review 18 April 2008
The Man Who Built Ireland
a review by David Campion
Kevin O’Higgins: Builder of the Irish State by John P. McCarthy. Irish Academic Press (Portland, Ore.), xvi/312 pp., $35.00 cloth, 2006
Essay 19 April 2008
Sketches of Painterly Lives
by James Panero
The Art of the Art Biography
Review 19 April 2008
Error Has No Rights
a review by John C. Pinheiro
Orestes Brownson: American Religious Weathervane by Patrick W. Carey. Wm. B. Eerdmans (Grand Rapids, Mich.), 448 pp., $29.00 paper, 2004
Review 19 April 2008
The Presence of a Teacher
a review by Michael Henry
A Path Remembered: The Lives of Gerhart and Lucie Niemeyer by Paul V. Niemeyer. ISI Books (Wilmington, Del.), 402 pp., $40.00 cloth, 2006
Essay 19 April 2008
The Witness Revisited
by Joseph S. Salemi
Whittaker Chambers and American Conservatism
Review 19 April 2008
To Serve with Honor
a review by Thierry Giaccardi
Maurras, Le Chaos et l’Ordre by Stéphane Giocanti. Flammarion (Paris), 575 pp., $39.46 paper, 2006
Review 19 April 2008
Chicago and a New Schema for the Liberal Arts
a review by Bryan Berry
Powers of the Mind: The Reinvention of Liberal Learning in America by Donald N. Levine. University of Chicago Press (Chicago), 299 pp., $39.00 cloth, 2006; $19.00 paper, 2007
Review 19 April 2008
A University Lecture
a review by Christopher O. Blum
The Regensburg Lecture by James V. Schall, S.J. St. Augustine’s Press (South Bend, Ind.), 174 pp., $20 cloth, 2007
Review 19 April 2008
A Portrait of the Artist as an Exile: Dante Alighieri
a review by James E. Person Jr.
Dante: The Poet, The Political Thinker, The Man by Barbara Reynolds. Shoemaker & Hoard (Emeryville, Calif.), 466 pp., $35.00 cloth, 2006
Essay 19 April 2008
The Truth about Roy Campbell
by Russell Kirk
An excerpt from The Sword of Imagination: Memoirs of a Half-Century of Literary Conflict (Wm. B. Eerdmans; Grand Rapids, Mich.; 1995)
Review 19 April 2008
Books in Little
a review by The Editors
Essay 19 April 2008
Acknowledgements
by The Editors

The survival of any culture, or of the material fabric of civilization, requires vigorous imagination and readiness to sacrifice. By dullness and complacency are intellectual and social orders undone.

Russell Kirk

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