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Columns 23 and 24 formed part of a long-running correspondence beginning with an essay by Chris Joyce, “Meeting in Meaning”, that appeared in Modern Age, and a comment by Richard Stotesbury in Words in Edgeways. The whole, including Dr Joyce’s original essay, is now collected as
Leavis and Philosophy
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Number 1, 7 March 2008
How UKIP can force a Referendum
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Number 2, 14 March 2008
A Magazine of Real Art Criticism
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Number 3, 21 March 2008
What are Banks For?
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Number 4, 28 March 2008
In Memoriam Paul Scofield
(and in Comminationem Peter Brook)

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Correspondence read

Number 5, 4 April 2008
Churchspeak
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Correspondence read

Number 6, 11 April 2008
Ikons and Images
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Correspondence read

Number 7, 18 April 2008
A Really Good Book [Mounce on Empiricism]
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Number 8, 30 April 2008
The Spectator 1
Revolution with an Acceptable Face
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Number 9, 9 May 2008
The Spectator 2
The Colonel’s Lady and Judy O’Grady
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“The Great Lives, the Only Treasures”
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Number 10, 16 May 2008
The Unique Genius of Dickens
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Correspondence read

Number 11, 23 May 2008
Farewell Eye
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Number 12, 30 May 2008
The Spectator 3
How Sacred is Allan Massie?
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Number 13, 6 June 2008
Brief extracts from
Mullen’s Word and Phrasebook of
Contemporary English

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Number 14, 13 June 2008
Public Benefit and Love
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Number 15, 20 June 2008
News from Ireland
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Number 16, 27 June 2008
“Made for Television”
a review of Owen Meany
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Correspondence read

Number 17, 4 July 2008
English Stressed
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Number 18, 11 July 2008
Boy from Bratsilava
a poem by Christopher Morgan
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Number 19, 18 July 2008
Review of a Review
how not to talk about D. H. Lawrence
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Number 20, 25 July 2008
Is Dishonesty the Best Policy
for the Church of England?
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Correspondence read

Number 21, 1 August 2008
review of
Jackdaw & Other Tales
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Number 22, 8 August 2008
A. I. Solzhenitsyn 1918–2008
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Number 25, 29 August 2008
Olympics, Farewell and Hale!
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Number 26, 12 September 2008
A Brief Glance at Creation
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Number 27, 19 September 2008
The Very Last Night of the Proms
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Number 28, 26 September 2008
Barack Obama’s Autobiography
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Number 29, 3 October 2008
The Satellite Mind
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Number 30, 10 October 2008
A Disagreement with The Jackdaw
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Number 31, 17 October 2008
Leavis’s Mis-emphasis in James
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Number 32, 24 October 2008
Is Correct Language Politically Incorrect?
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Number 33, 31 October 2008
Why does Hareton Earnshaw love Heathcliff?
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A Reply by M. B. Mencher read

Number 34, 7 November 2008
A Letter from Michael Wallerstein to Charles Moore
on the occasion of the latter’s boasting about his ignorance

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Correspondence read

Number 35, 14 November 2008
Charity as Cliché
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Correspondence read

Number 36, 21 November 2008
The Science of Things in General
in
Sartor Resartus
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Number 37, 28 November 2008
Cultural Studies
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Correspondence read

Number 38, 5 December 2008
The Preponderance of George P. Grant
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Number 39, 12 December 2008
A Few Poems by Frances Copsey
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Number 40, 19 December 2008
A Table Liturgy before Christmas Dinner
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Number 41, 28 December 2008
A Thought for Innocents’ Day
addressed to orthodox Trinitarian Christians

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Number 42, 20 February 2009
Living and Dying by the Media: Jade Goody
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Number 43, 1 March 2009
A Letter to the Editors of
The Oxford English Dictionary
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Number 44, 21 April 2009
A Question about Weddings
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Number 45, 04 June 2009
Brief Notes on the Misery
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Number 46, 26 June 2009
A Novel by David Lodge
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Number 47, 27 August 2009
Engineering Misery
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Correspondence read

Number 48, 03 September 2009
Lawrence and Leavis
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Number 49, 25 October 2009
Peter Mullen’s Reply
to a kind invitation from the Pope

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Number 50, 5 November 2009
The Conservatives and the EU
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Number 51, 29 November 2009
Diana’s Funeral as Defining Moment
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Number 52, 6 December 2009
A Little Book of Arsehole English
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Number 53, 18 December 2009
A Yuletide Quiz
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Number 54, 6 January 2010
The Ravenna Magi
an Epiphany poem by
Richard Gill
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Number 55, 26 February 2010
The Pursuit of Happiness
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Number 56, 28 March 2010
Fasting for Lent
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Number 57, 2 June 2010
Novel as Criticism: a Review
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Number 58, 14 September 2010
Operation Nehemiah
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Number 59, 24 September 2010
George Grant
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Number 60, 1 October 2010
Suicide is Cool
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Number 61, 22 October 2010
A Word for a Gissing Novel
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Number 62, 12 November 2010
Historical Ignorance as Politically Disabling
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Number 63, 1 December 2010
National Well-Being
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Number 64, 3 February 2011
Free Advice
from the British Government to Foreign Powers

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A Postscript about Libya
8 March 2011
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Correspondence
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Number 65, 14 February 2011
Education and Politics (again)
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Number 66, 4 March 2011
Binge Borrowing
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Number 67, 14 April 2011
Blank Verse the Mantrap upon Chesil Beach
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Number 68, 25 April 2011
The Academic on the University
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Number 69, 06 May 2011
Theodore Dalrymple
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Number 70, 20 May 2011
TV Documentaries
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Number 71, 27 May 2011
Stupidity and Western Barbarism
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Number 72, 08 July 2011
No New News of the World
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Number 73, 1 August 2011
Great Lives
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Number 74, 9 September 2011
“Democratic Legitimacy” (1)
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Number 75, 15 October 2011
Publishing as Criticism: Michael Black
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Number 76, 29 October 2011
Shakespeare comes back to the Globe
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Number 77, 23 December 2011
The Prime Minister’s Christian Message
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Number 78, 11 January 2012
Mrs T. (of Finchley)
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Number 79, 7 February 2012
Fifty Great Years of the Colour Supplement
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                Number 80, 2 March 2012
Coining
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Number 81, 31 March 2012
A Conservative Idea of a Christian Society
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Correspondence read

Number 82, 5 April 2012
National Dementia part one
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Number 83, 27 April 2012
That’s Enough Poetry—Ed.
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Number 84, 24 May 2012
The New History
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Number 85, 28 June 2012
Duncan, Dreary Davids and the Drama
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Number 86, 21 July 2012
Educontraception
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Number 87, 28 August 2012
Collini on the University
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Number 88, 10 October 2012
A Memorial to George Herbert
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Number 89, 2 November 2012
Election Mystery
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Number 90, 16 November 2012
Palmerston without Power
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Number 91, 5 February 2013
Zeitgeistism
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Correspondence read

Number 92, 5 April 2013
The Garden Shed
a poem by Michael Wallerstein
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Number 93, 30 April 2013
Conservatism Self-Contradictory?
a review of James Alexander’s recent essay
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Number 94, 3 July 2013
Art for My Sake
or
The Authority on Lowry
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Number 95, 30 July 2013
All Oiks Now?
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Number 96, 23 August 2013
Nothing Buttery
or
Near Death Experiences in the Lab
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Number 97, 20 September 2013
Impact Thinking
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Number 98, 30 September 2013
In the Name of What?
Islamic or Islamist
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Number 99, 30 October 2013
Josephus and the Jews
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Number 100, 30 January 2014
News from the Church of England
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Number 101, 12 February 2014
Does Spelling Matter?
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Number 102, 6 March 2014
Love Life: Live Lent
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Number 103, 4 April 2014
What Matters in Politics
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Number 104, 2 May 2014
Adspeak
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Number 105, 9 May 2014
Cash Chemist
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Number 106, 13 June 2014
Ill Literacy
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Number 107, 24 July 2014
Solzhenitsyn on Russia
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Number 108, 7 August 2014
Truth by Head-count
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Number 109, 5 September 2014
Scottish “Independence”
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Number 110, 13 October 2014
British Values
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Number 111, 1 November 2014
Autumn 1953
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Number 112, 18 December 2014
British and American Style
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Number 113, 13 March 2015
Young Eliot—Everything except the Poetry
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Number 114, 20 March 2015
A Lenten Pleynte to the Bishops
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Number 115, 31 March 2015
The Educated Illiterate
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Number 116, 15 May 2015
Another British Value
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Number 117, 5 June 2015
Language Acquisition and the Third Realm
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Number 118, 14 August 2015
God and Mrs Thatcher
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Number 119, 20 December 2015
The Fallacy of Saying Anything
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replies
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Number 121, 17 March 2016
Referendum 2016
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Number 122, 17 May 2016
Values
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Number 123, 26 May 2016
A Gestalt
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Number 124, 10 June 2016
British Values—Another Aspect
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Number 125, 17 June 2016
Referendum Reasons
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Number 126, 27 June 2016
And Then . . . ?
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Number 127, 30 September 2016
British Values Discovered!
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