PERSPECTIVEnVIEWSnAdventure Fiction by Robert SampsonnThe machinery of the dark.nWriting Offbeat Westernsnby Richard S. WheelernDeviating from the cliches of the traditionalnWestern.nOPINIONSnStudies in Tyranny by Alan J. Levine 24nRobert C. Tucker: Stalin in Power.nWalter Laqueur: Stalin: The Glasnost Revelations.nChronicling the period of Stalin’s most concentratednvillainy, 1929-1941.nLamentations of a Recovering Marxist 27nby Llewellyn H. Rockwell, Jr.nChristopher Lasch: The True and Only Heaven:nProgress and Its Critics. Probing the world viewnof one of our foremost intellectual historians.nI’m Nobody by Chilton Williamson, Jr. 30nLeslie Fielder: Fiedler on the Roof: Essays onnLiterature and Jewish Identity. Ethnicity and thenrole of “pop” and “popular” literature.nREVIEWSnJ.O. Tate finds Alan Judd’s Ford Madox Fordnoffbeat but rewarding • Katherine Daltonnsays Reflections shows Graham Greene at his bestn• George Watson’s British Literature Sincen1945 is puzzling but worthy, according to GeoffreynWagner • Allan Carlson surveysnWendell Berry’s essays What Are People For?n• Dave Foreman’s Confessions of an Eco-nWarrior will have an impact for good or ill, saysnGregory McNamee • Elizabeth Fox-nChroniclesnA MAGAZINE OF AMERICAN CULTUKEnScience Fictions by Thomas FlemingnUtopian and dystopian visions of the future.n16n20n32nGenovese’s Feminism Without Illusions is more anfamily quarrel than a divorce from traditional feminism,nargues Ellen Wilson Fielding • TomnBethell praises Arnold Beichman’s history of Sovietnduplicity in The Long Pretense •nTomislav Sunic recommends Roger Eatwell andnNoel O’Sullivan’s The Nature of the Right •n12nCORRESPONDENCE —nLetter From Europe: History Lessons 41nby Thomas MolnarnLetter From the Lower Right: Southern Spies 42nin the Ivy League by John Shelton ReednVITAL SIGNSnTrue Confessions of a Failed Hack 45nby Stephen ProvizernIntimations of Mortality by David R. Slavitt 47nHenry and Louise in the Lair de Clune 49nby Bill KauffmannDEPARTMENTSnPOLEMICS & EXCHANGESnCULTURAL REVOLUTIONSnPRINCIPALITIES & POWERSnby Samuel FrancisnPOETRYnClass Notes: Rocky Mountain Ramble,nThe Flesh’s Weddingnand A War Memorialnby Tom DischnON THE COVERnCover by Anna Mycek-Wodecki.nnn4n5nIIn15n26nAUGUST 1991/3n