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. 263, No. 1535, December

Christmas in Austria
AN Austrian Christmas conjures up a world filled with Drosselmeyer, Clara and her nutcracker prince, with fir-trees and new fallen snow, with Vanillekipferln and Santa Kloses. In truth, Christmas in this gentlest of German-speaking nations is a month's...
Dorothy Parker: An American Centenary
TRANSATLANTIC centenaries are not much observed, or even noticed on this side, and it comes as something of a jolt to find that two American entertainers whose products have earned an honoured place in the consciousness of most British intellectuals...
Homelessness among the Young
HOMELESS young people are often seen as victims of political or economic systems or as incapable, inadequate or blameworthy. In a recent study carried out by the Psychology Department of the University of Surrey, it was argued that such models are...
London 1940
A tremendous heavy dull thud. Seconds later the ground shook. The seven story student's hostel bulging with permanent and visiting residents, shuddered, followed for just a few seconds with a piercing silence. I looked up, up the curve of the wide...
The Evolutionary Curve - American Art in the 20th Century
AMERICA is the latest subject in the Royal Academy's ambitious series of exhibitions in which modem art is being surveyed country by country. Germany, Britain and Italy have already been treated in this magazine by this writer. Two hundred and fifty...
The On-Stage Christ
THE ON-STAGE CHRIST We walk the stage of life And sometimes think we see There, standing in the wings, A shadowy figure: A scene-shifter perhaps, Who with strong arms Moves the essential furniture upon the stage, Changes the backdrop, lowers down...
Whither London's Health Care?
Those who are interested in the hospitals of London and their future cannot ignore their past.[1] THE future pattern of London's health services has received considerable and continuing publicity since the publication of the Tomlinson Report...