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The table of contents for our Fall 2018 issue.

By Lapham’s Quarterly

Monday, September 10, 2018

The Fall 2018 issue of Lapham’s Quarterly, Rivalry & Feud, is now on newsstands. With original essays by Lewis H. Lapham, Joanne B. Freeman, Jim Holt, Hua Hsu, and Jayne Anne Phillips; Voices in Time contributions by Isabel Allende, Francis Bacon, Julius Caesar, Zora Neale Hurston, Hilary Mantel, Mary McCarthy, Aleksandr Pushkin, Philip Roth, Jonathan Swift, Leon Trotsky, Simone Weil, Mary Wollstonecraft, and others; and art by Michelangelo, José Clemente Orozco, and others.

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Rivalry & Feud, the Fall 2018 issue of Lapham’s Quarterly.

INTRODUCTORY
Cover | The Dance, by Claire Partington, 2014
Program Notes | Among the Contributors
Map | Like Cats and Dogs
Preamble | Lewis H. Lapham, Sticks and Stones

VOICES IN TIME
Offense
2016: New York City | John Herrman
c. 1030: Córdoba | Ahmad Ibn Burd al-Asghar
c. 1574: Aquitaine | Michel de Montaigne
1928: Almaty | Leon Trotsky
c. 700 bc: Boeotia | Hesiod
1813: Hertfordshire | Jane Austen
1889: New York City | Andrew Carnegie
2004: New York City | Raoul Felder
1858: London | William Makepeace Thackeray, Edmund Yates, & Charles Dickens
c. 5000 bc: India | Mahabharata
1899: Vienna | Sigmund Freud
1792: London | Mary Wollstonecraft
c. 340 bc: Athens | Demosthenes
c. 1300: Siena | Cecco Angiolieri
1969: London | Jacob Black-Michaud
1897: Mombasa | Peter Kimani
411: Hippo Regius | Saint Augustine
1988: New York City | Bryan Burrough & John Helyar
1545: Florence | Benvenuto Cellini
1983: Cambridge | Clive James
1895: Elmira, NY | Mark Twain
49 bc: Ariminum | Julius Caesar
1946: India | Nisid Hajari
c. 1720: Lilliput | Jonathan Swift
1564: Westminster | James Melville
c. 1825: Russia | Aleksandr Pushkin
1944: Princeton, NJ | John von Neumann & Oskar Morgenstern
1943: London | Simone Weil

Escalation
2017: Shkodër | Amanda Petrusich
1910: New York City | Franklin Pierce Adams
1598: Forest of Arden | William Shakespeare
1190: York | William of Newburgh
1835: Paris | Edgar Allan Poe
c. 500 bc: Caucasus | Nart Saga
1967: New York City | Valerie Solanas
1537: London | Hilary Mantel
1874: Texas | Napoleon A. Jennings
1181: Italy | Walter Map
1986: West Bank | Philip Roth
2005: Naples | Roberto Saviano
c. 1970: Santiago | Isabel Allende
1625: London | Francis Bacon
1928: London | Aldous Huxley
1890: Birmingham, AL | Josephine Turpin Washington
c. 525: Geatland | Beowulf
1859: Titusville, PA | Matthew Josephson
1977: Cairo | Nawal El Saadawi
c. 3760 bc: Hell | John Milton
1300: London | Coroners’ Rolls of the City of London
858: Heian-kyo | The Tale of the Heike
1765: Warsaw | Giacomo Casanova
1998: Johannesburg | Nadine Gordimer
1019: Iceland | The Saga of the People of Laxardal
1848: Philadelphia | Edwin Forrest
1947: New York City | Mary McCarthy

Reconciliation
2017: Seattle | Nextdoor Posts
1495: Worms | Perpetual Public Peace
c. 1705: Ako | Okado Denpachiro
1948: Corsica | Dorothy Carrington
c. 1810: Grand Tower, IL | Herman Melville
2000: Nyamata | Jean Hatzfeld
1387: Paris | Jean Froissart
1979: Côte d’Ivoire | Eyidi Poems
1934: Crater Lake, OR | Klamath Legend
c. 1500 bc: Punjab | Rigveda
1962: Providence, RI | A. Philip Randolph
c. 1890: Connecticut | John Steinbeck
c. 480 bc: China | Record of Rites
1969: The Caribbean | Aimé Césaire
1631: Marrakesh | Mulay al-Walid
1928: New Orleans | Zora Neale Hurston
c. 650: Francia | The Formulary of Marculf
1891: Caucasus | Anton Chekhov
98: Germania | Tacitus
1923: Tokyo | Ryunosuke Akutagawa
2003: Philadelphia | Alice Goffman
1966: Queensland | Oodgeroo Noonuccal
c. 600: Arabia | Ghalib Lakhnavi & Abdullah Bilgrami
1966: New York City | Wilfrid Sheed
1884: Louisville | D.W. Yandell
c. 1250 bc: Mycenae | Seneca

FURTHER REMARKS
Essays
Raising Cane | Joanne B. Freeman
Love’s Labors Lost | Jayne Anne Phillips
Varieties of Ether | Hua Hsu
Parry and Thrust | Jim Holt

Departments
Conversations | Euripides, Paz, The Notorious B.I.G.
Miscellany | Fur Envy, Bone Wars, Aggressive Boobies
Glossary | Beef, Brabble, Tomato Can
Sources | Readings & Art