= Subscribers only. Sign in here. Subscribe here.

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

1875 / October | View All Issues |

October 1875

Poetry

617-623 PDF

At one again·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.


Article

624-641 PDF

The land of lakes; or, the new Northwest·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

642-648 PDF

Parisian journalists·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

648 PDF

Sister and lover·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

649-666 PDF

The South Kensington Museum (second paper)·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

666 PDF

The origin of maize·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

686-699 PDF

The popular idol·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

705-712 PDF

A pair of scales·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

712 PDF

The happy island·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

713-723 PDF

Legislative humors ([part I])·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

723-728 PDF

Bertha’s experiment·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

728 PDF

So wags the world·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

729-736 PDF

Garth. A novel (chap. VII)·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

736-744 PDF

The mission of music·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

744 PDF

The first breath of autumn·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

745-746 PDF

New world–new love. A preface·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

A.D. 1900

Editor’s easy chair

747-748 PDF

Editor’s easy chair·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s easy chair

747-752 PDF

Editor’s easy chair·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s easy chair

748-749 PDF

Editor’s easy chair·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s easy chair

749-750 PDF

Editor’s easy chair·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s easy chair

750-752 PDF

Editor’s easy chair·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s easy chair

752 PDF

Editor’s easy chair·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s literary record

752-755 PDF

Editor’s literary record·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s literary record

752-755 PDF

Editor’s literary record·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s scientific record

756-763 PDF

Editor’s scientific record·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s scientific record

756-763 PDF

Editor’s scientific record·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s historical record

763 PDF

Editor’s historical record·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

764 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

764 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

764 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

764 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

764 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

764-765 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

764-768 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

765 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

765-766 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

766 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

766 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

766 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

766 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

766-767 PDF

Private diary during the siege of Paris·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

767 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

767 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

767 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

767 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

767 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

767-768 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

768 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

768 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

768 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

768 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

768 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Get access to 164 years of
Harper’s for only $45.99

United States Canada

THE CURRENT ISSUE

May 2015

Black Hat, White Hat

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Beyond the Broken Window

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

In Search of a Stolen Fiddle

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Displaced in the D.R.

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The Quietest Place in the Universe

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

view Table Content

FEATURED ON HARPERS.ORG

Article
Displaced in the D.R.·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“How is it possible that my birth certificate is invalid if I was born here?”
Photograph by Pierre Michel Jean
Article
The Quietest Place in the Universe·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“Gaitskell and his colleagues are approaching the revelation of a new order, a new universe, in which even light will be known differently, and darkness as well.”
Painting by Sebastiaan Bremer
Article
The Test of Time·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“One by one his books dismantle the idea that art consoles, that art contains truths, that art expresses the soul. He insists on the artificiality and createdness of his narratives.”
Article
Saving the Whale, Again·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“While the other Wall Street behemoths are currently tapering their derivatives trading, Citi has been expanding its own.”
Illustration by Ross MacDonald
[Browsings]
On Broadway·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Photograph by the author

Chance that an American would give up at least one week of life to avoid taking a pill every day:

1 in 3

Iowa urologists reported that only a minor portion of locker-room teasing arises from “the presence of excess foreskin”; most teasing targets small penises.

A pair of Russian film directors asked President Vladimir Putin to invest $18 million in a new restaurant chain intended to drive McDonald’s out of the Russian market. “Every project these days,” a Russian television personality said of the proposal, “must be smothered in patriotic sauce.”

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

HARPER’S FINEST

Subways Are for Sleeping

By

“Shelby is waiting for something. He himself does not know what it is. When it comes he will either go back into the world from which he came, or sink out of sight in the morass of alcoholism or despair that has engulfed other vagrants.”

Subscribe Today