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. 277, No. 1619, December

New and Noteworthy
Anthologies remain as popular as ever as seen in two new collections of British verse published by ALLEN LANE: THE PENGUIN PRESS. The first is The New Penguin Book of English Verse edited by Paul Keegan ([pound]20.00/Can$55.00. 1140 pages) which includes...
North Korea and the West
THE last few months have seen sudden changes in the relations between North Korea and the outside world. First North Korea allowed a temporary re-union between families in the North with relatives in South Korea. This created an atmosphere of increased...
Pierre Trudeau -- Canada's Visionary Prime Minister
'MR. Prime Minister! How far will you go with the War Measures Act?' a reporter asked Pierre Elliot Trudeau, Prime Minister extraordinaire of Canada during a crisis in October 1970. Without a flip of an eye, Trudeau answered, 'Just watch me!' Such...
The Dulwich Gallery Restored
A SOBER brick building, unpretentious in scale and design, lies modestly low among lawns at the end of a road with playing fields on either side: the Dulwich Picture Gallery. It does not look as if it was designed by the architect of the Bank of England...
The German Churches after Reunification
AS German Christians make their way to Christmas services, they may well reflect on recent history. The current decade, which is about to end, caused major upheavals in Germany. In 1989 the fall of the Berlin Wall, along with its celebrations and fears,...
The World of Paperbacks
PLIMLICO has been publishing a wide range of history titles beginning with Hames Bradley and Ron Powers' Flags of Our Fathers ([pound]10.00. 376 pages), the moving account of how U.S. forces captured Iwo Jima during the Second World War. Not surprisingly...
Tyndale's New Testament
FORGET the fourth Harry Potter book, the publishing sensation of this year is the second edition of William Tyndale's New Testament first published in 1526. This is an original spelling edition edited for the Tyndale Society by W. R. Cooper and published...