Volume 12, Number 5 / January 1994
Notes & Comments
“The Intellectuals & the Masses”
A review of “The Intellectuals and the Masses” by John Carey
Going no place with Peter Blake
A review of No Place Like Utopia by Peter Blake
C. P. Cavafy, a poet in history
On the idiosyncratic life and poetry of Cavafy.
The eloquent whispers of Giorgio Morandi
On the opening of the Museo Morandi in Bologna.
Seneca & the idea of lyric tragedy
On the darkness in Seneca’s plays.
Lycus proposes marriage
A scene from Seneca’s “Hercules Furens” adapted by Dana Gioia.
Lincoln Center’s chamber music problems
On the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center at 25.
Abes & angels
On the revival of Robert E. Sherwood’s Abe Lincoln in Illinois, Tony Kusher’s Angels in America, Part II: Perestroika & other plays.
On the New York Times columnist Anna Quindlen & other matters.
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