Contemporary Review

Founded in 1866, Contemporary Review is a scholarly journal published quarterly. Contemporary Review Company Ltd. owns and publishes this journal, and its editorial headquarters is in Oxford, United Kingdom.Contemporary Review covers a number of topics, including politics, international affairs, literature, art and art history. Its region and its audience are international. Dr. Richard Mullen is the editor; Dr. Alex Kerr is the managing editor; Dr. James Munson is the literary editor; and Anselma Bruce is the associate editor. James LoGerfo, Robin Findlay and Charles Foster are the editorial advisers.

Articles from Vol. 278, No. 1623, April

Brian Moore: Novelist in Search of an Irish Identity
BRIAN Moore, who died in the final year of the twentieth century is increasingly seen as one of the most perceptive novelists of that troubled era. He was born in Belfast on 25th August 1921 and was raised in a devout Catholic family, with six sisters...
Canada's Island Highway
THE 'Island Highway' stretches along the eastern shore of Vancouver Island on Canada's west coast, from Victoria at its southern tip to Port Hardy in the north, where the 'British Columbia Ferries' motor vessel Queen of the North leaves for Prince...
Caravaggio in Piccadilly
THE only dull thing about The Genius of Rome, 1592-1623, the current exhibition at the Royal Academy, is its title. It is a stupendous and, on a first visit, stupifying display of over 140 pictures by fifty artists. After two visits one's thoughts...
Petrol Protest -- Civil Disobedience or Self-Interest?
ACCORDING to many of its supporters, the petrol protest which took place during the Autumn of 2000 was an example of grass roots democracy in action; an act of civil disobedience designed to force an out of touch government to take notice of the legitimate...
Rebuilding Afghanistan
Editor's Note: Afghanistan has been much in the news in recent weeks because the Taliban government ordered the destruction of ancient statues of the Buddha on the ground that they offended Islam. In spite of protests from numerous other countries...
Russian Students and History
'REVISIONIST' history appears to have achieved widespread currency in Britain in recent years. History, we are instructed by several representatives of the intelligentsia (intelligentsia is not an English, but a Russian word, invented in the era of...
The Archer-Shee Case: The Root of Terence Rattigan's 'The Winslow Boy'
BETWEEN 1908 and 1910 the English public underwent one of its periodic outbursts of emotion over a case of clear governmental injustice. George Archer-Shee was a thirteen-year-old cadet at Osborne Naval College in the Isle of Wight when he was charged...
The Gypsies in Hungary
ZSOLT Janos, a tall, olive skinned lad with intelligent, widely set dreamy eyes, wants to qualify as a NATO pilot to prevent the recurrence of ethnic cleansing anywhere in Europe. He is a member of the first graduating class of Hungary's Gandhi Secondary...