VOLUME LXVI, NO. 4 (June 1977)

Strangers Irving Howe 481
Achieving the Impossible: Thomas Mann Henry Hatfield 501
Coming of Age in Shakespeare Marjorie Garber 517
Famine Country. A Story Joyce Carol Oates 534
A Chaucerian Crux William Frost 551
An Argument for Milton’s Dalila Joyce Colony 562
Declaration, July 4. Verse Alfred Corn 576
New Books in Review:
David M. Potter Edmund S. Morgan 580
Ordinary Evenings, Unlikely Origins Harold Bloom 581
Recent Novels: Realism Redux David Thorburn 584
Interpretations of Literature Jonathan Culler 592
Ezra Pound Vincent Miller 598
Virginia Woolf Gordon S. Haight 603
Clausewitz Michael Mandelbaum 613
Two Decades Nicolaus Mills 620
New Records in Review B. H. Haggin 623
Letters and Comment: Growing Up with a Past Howard A. Wilson 628
Contributors v
Reader’s Guide v-xxiii