Intellectual andnmoral elegancenare notnout of fashion…nDuring these times, Chronick-< (nCulture remains based on the proposintion that ideas, attitudes, morula andnmanners still matter-even in anworld that takes itself too seriouslynat one moment and reduces evi.M-thingnto trivialities the next.nAt this juncture of history, ^’,nChronicles of Culture still insistsnthat civilizations are built upon a specificnvision of order and virtuenAnd that moral and socialnnorms have never ceased tonbe their firmest moorings.nEven today—in spite of all wenwitness in print and on the screensn—Chronicles of Culture beliexesnthat literature, art, various oiliernmodes of cultural expression, and fre( nintellectual inquiry are, as they always Vnhave been, the best guardians of humanenvalues. And that they must be defended,nwith substance and intensity, from thenreiuning low standards of criticalnevaluation. Chronicles ofnCulture is not comfortablenreading for those who deemnreason and rectitudenobsolete.nI lie support of taste, civilitynand style is our metier. We arenstaunchly against fads, yet interestednin seminal fashions andniiviui.-s. Those who dye their hairnpurple will find ChronicZes ofnCulture offensive, as will thosenu Im consider common sense thena very of the mind.nDiscerning readers findnChronicles of Culture to bentheir choice. We believe younill too.nTo subscribe to Chronicles of Culturencomplete and return the attached replyncard.nnn