= Subscribers only. Sign in here. Subscribe here.

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

1852 / March | View All Issues |

March 1852

Fiction

433-447 PDF

Rodolphus.–A Franconia story (chap. I)·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.


Article

447-457 PDF

Recollections of St. Petersburg·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

457-464 PDF

A love affair at Cranford·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

464-465 PDF

Anecdotes of monkeys·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

465-469 PDF

The mountain torrent·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

469-470 PDF

A masked ball at Vienna·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

470-476 PDF

The ornithologist·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

476-478 PDF

A child’s toy·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

478-481 PDF

“Rising generation”-ism·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

481-485 PDF

A taste of Austrian jails·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

485-489 PDF

Who knew best?·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

489-494 PDF

My first place·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

494-499 PDF

The point of honor·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

499-500 PDF

Christmas in Germany·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

500-502 PDF

The miracle of life·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

503-511 PDF

Personal sketches and reminiscences·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

511-512 PDF

The dream of the weary heart·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

512-515 PDF

New discoveries of ghosts·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

515-516 PDF

Keep him out!·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

516-519 PDF

Story of Rembrandt·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

519-520 PDF

The viper·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

520-525 PDF

Esther Hammond’s wedding day·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

540-542 PDF

A brace of blunders by a roving Englishman·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

542-545 PDF

Public executions in England·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

545-547 PDF

What to do in the mean time?·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

547-549 PDF

The lost ages·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

549-551 PDF

Blighted flowers·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Monthly record of current events

551-555 PDF

Monthly record of current events·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s table

557-561 PDF

Editor’s table·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s table

557-563 PDF

Editor’s table·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s table

562-563 PDF

Editor’s table·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s easy chair

563 PDF

Editor’s easy chair·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s easy chair

563-564 PDF

Editor’s easy chair·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s easy chair

563-565 PDF

Editor’s easy chair·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s easy chair

564 PDF

Editor’s easy chair·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s easy chair

564 PDF

Editor’s easy chair·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s easy chair

564 PDF

Editor’s easy chair·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s easy chair

564-565 PDF

Editor’s easy chair·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

565 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

565-566 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

565-569 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

566 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

566 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

566 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

566-567 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

567 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

567 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

567-568 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

568 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

568-569 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

569 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

569 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Literary notices

569-572 PDF

Literary notices·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Literary notices

569-572 PDF

Literary notices·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

A leaf from Punch

573 PDF

France is tranquil·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

A leaf from Punch

573 PDF

Signs of the times·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

A leaf from Punch

573-574 PDF

A leaf from Punch·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

A leaf from Punch

574 PDF

The road to ruin·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

A leaf from Punch

574 PDF

A leaf from Punch·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fashions for March

575-576 PDF

Fashions for March·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Get access to 165 years of
Harper’s for only $45.99

United States Canada

THE CURRENT ISSUE

February 2017

A Grim Fairy Tale

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Trump: A Resister’s Guide

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Little Things

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The Patient War

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Remainers

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

JB & FD

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

view Table Content

FEATURED ON HARPERS.ORG

Post
Illustration (detail) by Steve Brodner
Article
The Patient War·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

(1) To need his glasses and be struck by an awareness that they are not at hand, an ordinary enough circumstance for Frederick Douglass, except sometimes it’s accompanied by a flash of extraordinary dread. If not quite panic, certainly an unease disproportionate to a simple recurring situation. Dread that may be immediately extinguished if he locates his horn-rimmed, owlish-eyed spectacles exactly where he anticipated they should be. He sees them and almost sighs. Nearly feels their slightly uncomfortable weight palpable on his nose. Finding the glasses enough to reassure him that he remains here among the living in this material …
Photograph (detail) © Andrew Quilty/Oculi/Redux
Article
Little Things·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

(1) To need his glasses and be struck by an awareness that they are not at hand, an ordinary enough circumstance for Frederick Douglass, except sometimes it’s accompanied by a flash of extraordinary dread. If not quite panic, certainly an unease disproportionate to a simple recurring situation. Dread that may be immediately extinguished if he locates his horn-rimmed, owlish-eyed spectacles exactly where he anticipated they should be. He sees them and almost sighs. Nearly feels their slightly uncomfortable weight palpable on his nose. Finding the glasses enough to reassure him that he remains here among the living in this material …
Photograph (detail) of miniatures by Lori DeBacker by Thomas Allen
Article
Blood and Soil·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

(1) To need his glasses and be struck by an awareness that they are not at hand, an ordinary enough circumstance for Frederick Douglass, except sometimes it’s accompanied by a flash of extraordinary dread. If not quite panic, certainly an unease disproportionate to a simple recurring situation. Dread that may be immediately extinguished if he locates his horn-rimmed, owlish-eyed spectacles exactly where he anticipated they should be. He sees them and almost sighs. Nearly feels their slightly uncomfortable weight palpable on his nose. Finding the glasses enough to reassure him that he remains here among the living in this material …
Illustration (detail) by Nate Kitch
Article
JB & FD·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

(1) To need his glasses and be struck by an awareness that they are not at hand, an ordinary enough circumstance for Frederick Douglass, except sometimes it’s accompanied by a flash of extraordinary dread. If not quite panic, certainly an unease disproportionate to a simple recurring situation. Dread that may be immediately extinguished if he locates his horn-rimmed, owlish-eyed spectacles exactly where he anticipated they should be. He sees them and almost sighs. Nearly feels their slightly uncomfortable weight palpable on his nose. Finding the glasses enough to reassure him that he remains here among the living in this material …
Illustration (detail) by Matthew Richardson

Chances that an American knows the position of his or her senators on health-care reform:

1 in 3

Climate experts proposed creating a fleet of cloud-seeding yachts that will pump water vapor into the atmosphere to thicken global cloud cover, thereby reflecting more sunlight, in order to counteract the effects of global warming.

In San Antonio, a 150-pound pet tortoise knocked over a lamp, igniting a mattress fire that spread to a neighbor’s home.

Subscribe to the Weekly Review newsletter. Don’t worry, we won’t sell your email address!

HARPER’S FINEST

Who Goes Nazi?

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

By

"It is an interesting and somewhat macabre parlor game to play at a large gathering of one’s acquaintances: to speculate who in a showdown would go Nazi. By now, I think I know. I have gone through the experience many times—in Germany, in Austria, and in France. I have come to know the types: the born Nazis, the Nazis whom democracy itself has created, the certain-to-be fellow-travelers. And I also know those who never, under any conceivable circumstances, would become Nazis."

Subscribe Today