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Memory Speaks

The table of contents for our Winter 2020 issue.

By Lapham’s Quarterly

Monday, December 09, 2019

The Winter 2020 issue of Lapham’s Quarterly, Memory, is now on newsstands. With original essays by Lewis H. Lapham, Jim Holt, Virginia Morell, and Ed Park; Voices in Time contributions by Svetlana Alexievich, Lydia Davis, Frederick Douglass, George Eliot, Gustave Flaubert, Eva Hoffman, Konrad Lorenz, Ibn Manzur, Michel de Montaigne, Thomas Paine, Gerda Saunders, Desmond Tutu, and others; and art by Winslow Homer, Rogier van der Weyden, and others.

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Cover of Memory, the Winter 2020 issue of Lapham’s Quarterly.

Cover | Bird figure from an unknown culture, New Guinea, c. 1500 bc
Program Notes | Among the Contributors
Map | Once Upon a Time
Preamble | Lewis H. Lapham, The Remembered Past

VOICES IN TIME
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2019: Williamsburg, VA | Gene Tracy
c. 1200 bc: Egypt | Eulogy to Dead Authors
c. 95: Rome | Quintilian
1949: Altenberg | Konrad Lorenz
2000: Port Ewen, NY | Lydia Davis
1998: Cape Town | Desmond Tutu
1929: Vienna | Stefan Zweig
110 bc: Luoyang | Sima Qian
1345: Durham | Richard de Bury
1817: Highgate | Samuel Taylor Coleridge
2013: Detroit | John Conyers Jr.
1609: Mexico City | Crónica Mexicayotl
1996: San Francisco | Brewster Kahle
1927: Skye | Virginia Woolf
1595: Nanchang | Matteo Ricci
c. 1130: Paris | Hugh of Saint-Victor
1896: Paris | Henri Bergson
c. 1930: New Guinea | Gregory Bateson
1730: Hinton | Richard Grey
c. 1885: Polatsk | Mary Antin
2011: New Orleans | Sarah M. Broom
1936: Paris | Walter Benjamin
c. 1033: Hell | Al-Maarri
1992: Stockholm | Derek Walcott
1837: London | Charles Babbage
2004: London | Eva Hoffman
2018: Menlo Park, CA | Facebook

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2017: New Orleans | Mitch Landrieu
1983: London | Eric Hobsbawm
1869: Paris | Gustave Flaubert
1907: Cambridge, MA | Hugo Münsterberg
1858: St. Petersburg | Leo Tolstoy
1903: New York City | Mark Twain
399 bc: Athens | Plato
2015: Paris | Luc Sante
1975: New York City | Joe Brainard
c. 1909: Paris | Marcel Proust
1914: Vienna | Sigmund Freud
c. 1832: Middlemarch | George Eliot
1988: Tunis | Amina Saïd
c. 420 bc: Eleusis | Euripides
1941: Minsk | Svetlana Alexievich
1871: Arlington, VA | Frederick Douglass
1968: Philadelphia | John Lukacs
2006: Melbourne | Inga Clendinnen
1890: London | Frederic Harrison
c. 95: Rome | Josephus
1997: Lanzarote | José Saramago
c. 1280: Rongcheng | Liu Yin
1920: Plymouth, MA | Vanzetti trial testimony
1762: Montmorency | Jean-Jacques Rousseau
c. 1940: Paris | Maurice Halbwachs
c. 1190: England | Walter Map
2004: Nyamata | Scholastique Mukasonga

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2017: Salt Lake City | Gerda Saunders
c. 500 bc: Lu | Zhuangzi
c. 1574: Aquitaine | Michel de Montaigne
c. 1939: Moscow | A.R. Luria
1857: Mississippi River | Herman Melville
1985: Paris | Juan Goytisolo
c. 1340: Rostock | An Amusing Book About Till Eulenspiegel
1994: Japan | Yoko Ogawa
299: Luoyang | Pan Yue
1766: Lincolnshire | Thomas Paine
2019: Cambridge, MA | Lewis Hyde
1984: London | George Orwell
c. 780: Basra | Ibn Manzur
2003: Baghdad | Riverbend
c. 750 bc: Greece | Jorge Luis Borges
1944: New York City | Isaac Bashevis Singer
1751: London | Samuel Johnson
2017: Los Angeles | Viet Thanh Nguyen
1957: New York City | Mary McCarthy
1658: Norwich | Thomas Browne
1773: Ferney | Voltaire
1982: Mexico City | Luis Buñuel
1857: Paris | Charles Baudelaire
2006: The City | Kevin Brockmeier
1890: Cambridge, MA | William James
1997: Chicago | Lee Sandlin
1869: Rio de Janeiro | Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis
1882: Paris | Ernest Renan

FURTHER REMARKS
Essays
Pale Ink | Ed Park
The Sensitive Plant | Virginia Morell
In This Is All | Jim Holt
Mortal Soul, Moral Soul | Anne Michaels

Departments
Conversations | Saint Augustine, Lady Sarashina, Homesick Candles
Miscellany | Dean Martin, Malingering Amnesia, Magical Seven
Glossary | Hiraeth, Mandela Effect, Ohrwurm
Sources | Readings & Art