Chra^desnVol. 7, No. 1 January 1983nPolitics & CulturenChronicles of Culture (ISSN 0163-1187) is published monthly by The Rockford Institute, 934 North Main Street,nRockford, Illinois 61103. President: John Howard. Editorial and business offices: (815) 964-5054. Editor: LeopoldnTyrmand; Associate Editor: Gary S. Vasilash; Managing Editor: Rebecca Woosley; Editorial Intern: Bryce Christensen;nEditorial Secretary: Julie Maloyan; Publisher: Richard A. Vaughan; Production Coordinator: Lindy EUingwood;nSubscription Manager: Anita Fedora. Printed by Wilson-Hall Co. Technical Services: Marge Wollschlager Composition.nSubscriptions: $18.00 one year.nCover: “11 Castello Degli Eroi—Poeti e_ Filosofi (Inferno, Canto, IV), by Giovanni Stradano (1536-1605) from thenMacLeish Collection, The Rare Print Cabinet, Rockford College Library. Original vignette by Warren Chappell.nCopyright © 1983 by The Rockford Institute. All rights reserved.nnn3nJanuary 1983n