Roundtable

Introducing Home

The table of contents for our Winter 2017 issue.

By Lapham’s Quarterly

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

The Winter 2017 issue of Lapham’s Quarterly, Home, is now on newsstands. With original essays by Renata Adler, Paul Veyne, and John Waters; Voices in Time contributions from Honoré de Balzac, Catharine Beecher, Saint Benedict, Daniel Defoe, Martin Heidegger, Langston Hughes, Betty Friedan, Marie Kondo, Alice Munro, V.S. Naipaul, Song Yu, Freya Stark, and others; and art by George Bellows, Johannes Vermeer, and others.

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“Home,” the Winter 2017 issue of Lapham’s Quarterly.

INTRODUCTORY
Program Notes | Among the Contributors
Map | Home Loans
Preamble | Lewis H. Lapham, Castles in Air

VOICES IN TIME
Dream Houses
2016: United States | Tiny House Listings
1910: London | G.K. Chesterton
1954: Freiburg | Martin Heidegger
1659: Island of Despair | Daniel Defoe
1841: Cincinnati | Catharine Beecher
c. 1935: Trinidad | V.S. Naipaul
1714: London | Alexander Pope
c. 950: Basra | The Brethren of Purity
1923: Paris | Le Corbusier
1922: Zenith | Sinclair Lewis
1982: New York City | Advertisement for Trump Tower
1813: Longbourn | Jane Austen
c. 1300: Paris | The Householder of Paris
1999: Celebration, FL | Andrew Ross
1951: Frankfurt | Theodor Adorno
c. 1950: Aracataca | Gabriel García Márquez
1853: Nooksack, WA | Phoebe Judson
2015: Goochland, VA | Ben Metcalf
c. 270 BC: Chen | Song Yu
1970: St. Louis | U.S. Commission on Civil Rights
1800: Washington, DC | Abigail Smith Adams
1958: Levittown, NJ | Herbert Gans
2014: London | Judith Flanders
1847: Florida, MO | Mark Twain

Floor Plans
2011: Tokyo | Marie Kondo
1880: St. Petersburg | Leo Tolstoy
1188: Wales | Gerald of Wales
1975: California | Umberto Eco
1931: Baghdad | Freya Stark
c. 540: Monte Cassino | Saint Benedict
1890: New York City | Jacob Riis
c. 1800: England | David Cecil
c. 900: India | Bhagavata Purana
1985: Turin | Primo Levi
1888: Arles | Vincent Van Gogh
1838: Paris | Honoré de Balzac
c. 1000: Heian-Kyo | Sei Shonagon
1840: Philadelphia | Edgar Allan Poe
c. 1550: Moscow | Domostroi
1963: Grandview, NY | Betty Friedan
c. 1750 BC: Babylon | Code of Hammurabi
1936: New York City | James Thurber
1928: Bengal | Begum Rokeya
c. 1300: France | Witold Rybczynski
1937: Wigan | George Orwell
c. 700: Medina | Abu Abdullah Muhammad ibn Saʿd
2006: Providence, RI | Deborah Cohen
1927: Harlem | Toni Morrison
438 BC: Pherae | Euripides

Moving Days
2013: Saraqeb | Samar Yazbek
133 BC: Rome | Plutarch
1928: Tokyo | Yasunari Kawabata
1959: Paris | James Baldwin
c. 108: Nicopolis | Epictetus
1881: Norway | Henrik Ibsen
1955: Hull | Philip Larkin
1957: Paris | Gaston Bachelard
1962: Calcutta | Amitav Ghosh
c. 1350: Skaun | Sigrid Undset
c. 1905: Western United States | Charles Reznikoff
1999: New York City | Cheryl Mendelson
1962: Vancouver | Alice Munro
1919: Vienna | Sigmund Freud
1903: Forbidden City | Princess Der Ling
1931: Poole | John le Carré
1821: Yorkshire | Sydney Smith
1933: Harlem | Langston Hughes
2002: Mogadishu | Nuruddin Farah
c. 400 BC: Liang | Liezi
c. 2000 BC: Sodom | Karel Čapek
c. 1880: Tongue River, MT | John Stands in Timber
c. 1970: Brooklyn | L.J. Davis
1555: Rome | Pope Paul IV
2006: Johannesburg | Ivan Vladislavić
1925: Baltimore | H.L. Mencken
1212: Hino | Kamo no Chomei

FURTHER REMARKS
Essays
Whistling in the Dark | Renata Adler
My Childhood Home | John Waters
The Oasis of Palmyra | Paul Veyne

Departments
Conversations | Stein, Gopman, Theano
Miscellany | Cave Carpets, Falling Condos, Comfy Monks
Glossary | Doghouse, Heimat, Wigwam
Sources | Readings & Art