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The New Criterion

May 2017

A series on “The perils & promises of populism” 


Populism, IX: Avenue to renovation by Conrad Black

Doctor Zhivago’s “crimes” by Gary Saul Morson
Roger Scruton’s dialogues by Daniel J. Mahoney
Doubling in Joyce’s Dublin by Dominic Green

New poems by Jerl Surratt, Nicholas Samaras & Elise Paschen

… and much more! 

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