Chronicles Magazine REVIEWS

Surviving in the New World Order

George Bush chose a risky moment for launching his New World Order. World stock markets have reacted to the vicissitudes of war with all the stability of a manic-depressive who won't take his medicine when he's feeling up and doesn't see the...

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    Our European Cousins

    The importance of both Schmitt and the European New Right lies in their use of some elements of modernism to challenge other elements and their exposure of the ideological dynamics and weaknesses of what are now triumphant forces that work to...

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    Progressive Pilgrims

    "It is risky to write about an ongoing series of events, in this case the Catholic church's history in the second half of the twentieth century," writes Thomas Molnar in the introduction to The Church, Pilgrim of Centuries.

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    Piety and Meaning

    Walter Sullivan is professor of English at Vanderbilt University, the author of two novels, and, most recently, of Allen Tate: A Recollection. He is also a frequent and long-standing contributor to the Sewanee Review, in which four of the ten...

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    Love's Old Sweet Song

    I once had the privilege of hearing Professor Polhemus deliver some of these pages as a lecture—the passage on the terrible end of Miss Havisham in Great Expectations, which I have found as superb to read in 1990 as it was to hear in 1986.

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