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iv NEW PUBLICATIONS The Journal of Narrative Technique, to be published for the Department of English, Eastern Michigan University by the Eastern Michigan University Press, will make its first appearance late this year or early next year. It will be published three times a year at a subscription rate of $3.00 per year. This new journal will focus "on critical studies of narrative literature in English, both prose and verse. The editors invite articles dealing with the author's point of view, his handling of chronology, his ironies, his objective distance , his subjective involvement, his omissions and elaborations, etc. Subject matter can be drawn from all periods and all narrative genres - poems, novels, short stories, plays. Papers concerning characterization, style, biographical background, and influences should show a clear relationship to the narrative movement of the work." New Literary History. A Journal of Theory and Interpretation, edited by Ralph Cohen, Wilson Hall, University of Virginia, Charlottesville , Va. (22903), will appear three times a year at a subscription rate of $8.00 (plus fO.65 postage outside U.S.) or $15.00 for two years (plus $1.30 postage outside U.S.). The first number, focused on New and Old History, appeared in Fall, 1969; the second number, on Periodization, appeared Winter, 1970; and the third number, on History and Literature, appeared Spring 1970. The three numbers of the second volume (1970-1971) are given over to Theories of Literary History, The Concept of Form and Its Alternatives, and The Intersection of the Arts: Drama and Performance. The Library Chronicle, of the University of Texas at Austin, began a new series with Number I (March I97O). In a new, extremely handsome format, this publication is edited by Warren Roberts, with the assistance of John R. Payne and David Farmer, and proposes to give fuller coverage to the complex library facilities at Texas. We cannot resist adding that David Farmer, who has been responsible for several fine exhibition catalogs, has joined our staff at Northern Illinois University as Assistant Professor. 200 "A Dinner at Willis's." 15 Lond: Duckworth. Printed in 275 signed copies. 16 Hart-Davis, p. x. 17 Part of the essay appeared under the title "The Last First Night" in Criterion. IV (Jan I926), 148-153. 18 Hart-Davis, pp. 527, 539, 540, 541, 550, 552. 19 Memories of a Misspent Youth (Lond: Heinemann, 1932), p. 300. NEW PUBLICATIONS The Harvester Press, Brighton, announces the publication of a new series: British Political Sources. The series consists of a "continuing programme of fasclmlle reproductions that concentrate on making available rare sources .... Each series is self-contained , and is provided with bibliographical prefaces and evaluative introductions by specialist scholars." The following reprints are available: Political Party Year Books (1885-1948). 128 volumes» The Constitutional Year Book7T8"85-1939. 54 volumes; The Labour Tear Book 1895-194"8. 32 volumes; The. Liberal Year Book. 1887-1939 and The Liberal and Radical Year Book. 188"7^1889. 42 volumes. A brochure is available from Harvester Press. The Tamkang Review (A Journal Mainly Devoted to Comparative Studies between Chinese and Foreign Literatures) published its first number in April, 1970. It is a semiannual Journal published by Western Literature Research Institute of Tamkang College of Arts & Sciences, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China. U.S. subscription rates: one year ($4.00), two years ($7.00), three ($10.00), single copy ($2.00). All correspondence should be sent to: Dr. Yen Yuan-Shu, Editor of Tamkang Review Western Literature Research Institute Tamkang College of Arts & Sciences King-Nua Street, Taipei, Taiwan I06 Republic of China The articles in the first number appear to be of a high quality. For the ELT reader, Shaw-shien Fu's "Death in Lawrence's Last Poems: A Study of Theme in Relation to Imagery" is particularly Interesting. 201 IRELAND AND THE IRISH The Irish University Press, 81 Merrion Square, Dublin 2, Ireland, has published 647 volumes in the IUP Series of British Parliamentary Papers. A list of the publications now in Print are available from the Irish University Press. More specifically of interest for Irish studies is the Cuala Press Series of reprints published by I.U.P. The International Association...


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