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    Encore [v7, #40, June 1945] ed. Norman Cousins (25¢, 128pp, digest)
    Details supplied by Ira B. Matetsky.
    • 641 · We Can Smash the Piece · Adolf Hitler · es (r); from Hitler’s Words.
    • 649 · How I Educated Myself · Winston Churchill · es (r); from The Story of My Early Life.
    • 657 · Anyone Can Edit a Newspaper · Eugene Field · ar (r); from Culture’s Garland.
    • 662 · The Age of the Earth · Sir James Jeans · ar (r); from The Age of the Earth.
    • 667 · Sacred and Profane Art · Ferenc Molnar · pl (r); from Husbands and Lovers.
    • 671 · Letter to a Very Young Lady on Her Marriage · Jonathan Swift · es (r)
    • 679 · English Snobbery · Aldous Huxley · es (r); from The Olive Tree.
    • 682 · A New World · Percy Bysshe Shelley · pm (r)
    • 683 · The Landing in Japan · Matthew C. Perry · ar (r); from Perry’s Expedition to Japan.
    • 691 · The Bambino · May Sinclair · ss Tales Told by Simpson, Hutchinson 1930
    • 697 · The Language of the Devil · Max Herzberg · ar (r); from Insults.
    • 700 · The Chip on the Shoulder · Margaret Mead · es (r); from And Keep Your Powder Dry.
    • 707 · On Reading Cervantes · Heinrich Heine; translated by E. B. Ashton · es (r); from The Town of Lucca.
    • 709 · Farewell · Miguel de Cervantes · es (r); Prologue to “Persiles y Sigismunda”.
    • 711 · Stranded on a Davenport · H. Allen Smith · ts Low Man on a Totem Pole, Doubleday 1941
    • 719 · The Soldier’s Return · Samuel Taylor Coleridge · pm (r)
    • 720 · There Was a Man Dwelt by a Churchyard · M. R. James · ss Snapdragon Sep 6 1924
    • 723 · Could Jenny Lind Really Sing · Richard Monckton Milnes · es (r); from Gossip of the Century.
    • 727 · The Opossum · Alan Devoe · es The American Mercury Dec 1942
    • 732 · The Hypochondriac · An Eyewitness · ss (r); from Death’s Doings, ed. R. Dagley (1828).
    • 741 · On the Kilauea Crater · Count Hermann Keyserling · es (r); from The Travel Diary.
    • 745 · Savage Homecoming · Clifford Orr · ss The New Yorker Sep 2 1933
    • 748 · The Thunder of Imperial Names · Thomas Wolfe · es (r); from The Time and the River.
    • 753 · Food for Philsophy · Buwei Yang Chao · ms
    • 757 · Letters to the Editor
    • _757 · Rewards of Editing · Tracey Layard Robinson · lt Pall Mall Gazette Mar 1889
    • _757 · The Ladies Take Snuff · Anon. · lt The Spectator Apr 4 1712
    • _758 · Bold Fronts · Anon. · lt The Spectator


    Encore [v8, #41, July 1945] (25¢, 128pp, digest)
    Edited by the staff of The Saturday Review of Literature. Details supplied by Ira B. Matetsky.
    • 1 · Notes of an Enthusiast · William Lyon Phelps · es (r); from Autobiography with Letters (1939).
    • 11 · Of Marriage and Single Life · Francis Bacon · es Essayes: Religious Meditations (1612 Edition), Francis Bacon 1612
    • 13 · Dead Man · James M. Cain · ss The American Mercury Mar 1936
    • 23 · Romantic Murder in France · Joseph Shearing · ar (r); preface to The Lady and the Arsenic (1944).
    • 30 · For Little Boys in General · Samuel Hoffenstein · pm
    • 31 · What’s the Matter with Kansas? · William Allen White · ed Emporia Gazette Aug 15 1896
    • 36 · The Great Balloon Ascension of 1862
    • _37 · A Voyage in the Air · Anon. · ar The Press Sep 13 1862
    • _40 · THe Ascent at Wolverhampton · James Glaisher · ar The London Examiner Sep 9 1862
    • _44 · A Song by a Schoolboy · Anon. · pm Punch Oct 1862
    • _45 · An Astronomer’s Letter · J. F. W. Herschel · lt The London Review 1862
    • 47 · What Despotism Must We Fear · Alexis de Tocqueville · es (r); from Demoncracy in America (1862).
    • 53 · Crippin’s Mistress · The Earl of Birkenhead · ar (r); from Famous Trials of History (1928).
    • 55 · Remembrance · Emily Brontë · pm Poems, Aylott and Jones 1846, as by Ellis Bell
    • 59 · Opheus and Eurydice · Virgil · vi (r)
    • 60 · The Devil in the Churchyard · A. E. Coppard · ss Saturday Review (UK) Aug 26 1922
    • 65 · Witches, and Other Night Fears · Charles Lamb · es (r); from The Essays of Elia (1823).
    • 70 · The Battle of the Ants · Henry David Thoreau · es (r); from Walden, or Life in the Woods (1854).
    • 73 · The Carnage and the Fury · William Kirby & William Spence · ar; from An Introduction to Entomology (1815).
    • 77 · My Wife’s a Mystery to Me · David L. Cohn · es (r); from Love in America (1843).
    • 83 · From Voltaire’s Scribbling Books · Voltaire · ms (r)
    • 86 · Whitemail · Joyce Kilmer · ss The Smart Set Mar 1914
    • 94 · The Advantages of Swindling · Douglas Jerrold · es (r); from Handbook of Swindling (1851).
    • 99 · Our Friend, the Undertaker · Thomas Hood · es (r); from Whims and Oddities (1826).
    • 101 · Of a Dancing-Girl · Lafcadio Hearn · ar The Atlantic Monthly Mar 1893
    • 107 · Major Namby · Wilkie Collins · ss All the Year Round Jun 4 1859, as “Pray Employ Major Namby!”
    • 114 · The Evils of the Corset · Dr. Reveille-Parise · ms Wood’s Household Magazine 1873
    • 119 · Could Shakespeare Really Write
    • _119 · From “Tolstoi on Shakespeare” · Leo Tolstoi · rv (r)
    • _123 · From “Timber; or Discoveries Made Upon Men and Matter” · Ben Jonson · ar (r)
    • 125 · King Lear to the Storm · William Shakespeare · pm (r)
    • 126 · Letters to the Editor
    • _126 · Shaking Hands · Edward Everett · lt (r)



















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