= Subscribers only. Sign in here. Subscribe here.

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

1877 / April | View All Issues |

April 1877

Article

633-655 PDF

Furniture and its decoration in the Renaissance·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.


Poetry

655 PDF

Raphael’s St. Cecilia·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

656-663 PDF

Our familiar birds (first paper)·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

676 PDF

A song of the garden·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

677-686 PDF

Old Wiley·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

686-694 PDF

The chimera of the coach (the coach of ’76)·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

695-696 PDF

Liberal education for women·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

697-705 PDF

Shoe-maker and naturalist·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

706-710 PDF

Uncle Zeke’s conscience·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

710 PDF

The rain. Suggested by one of Chopin’s preludes·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

711-722 PDF

A woman-hater (chaps. XX-XXI)·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

722-730 PDF

The public libraries of the United States·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

730 PDF

Vain waiting·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

730-735 PDF

Married people·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

735-740 PDF

Garth. A novel (chap. XX, continued; chap. XXI)·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

750 PDF

Vittoria Colonna·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

762-763 PDF

Teneriffe·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s easy chair

763-764 PDF

Editor’s easy chair·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s easy chair

763-768 PDF

Editor’s easy chair·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s easy chair

764-765 PDF

Editor’s easy chair·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s easy chair

765-766 PDF

Editor’s easy chair·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s easy chair

766-767 PDF

Editor’s easy chair·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s easy chair

767-768 PDF

Editor’s easy chair·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s literary record

768-772 PDF

Editor’s literary record·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s literary record

768-772 PDF

Editor’s literary record·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s scientific record

773-778 PDF

Editor’s scientific record·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s scientific record

773-778 PDF

Editor’s scientific record·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s historical record

779 PDF

Editor’s historical record·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

780 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

780 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

780-781 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

780-784 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

781-782 PDF

Diamond cut diamond·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

782 PDF

“Betsy and I are out”·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

782 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

782 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

782 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

782-783 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

783 PDF

Trying it on·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

783 PDF

Partiality·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

783 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

784 PDF

Why Biddy and Pat married·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

784 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= 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

May 2016

Fighting Chance

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Front Runner

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The Habits of Highly Cynical People

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Unhackable

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

American Imperium

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

view Table Content

FEATURED ON HARPERS.ORG

Post
Elisabeth Zerofsky on Marine Le Pen, Paul Wachter on the quest for an unhackable email, Rebecca Solnit on cynical people, Andrew J. Bacevich on truth and fiction in the age of war, Samuel James photographs E.P.L. soccer, a story by Vince Passaro, and more

I sat in a taxi with Emma and her son, Stak, all three bodies muscled into the rear seat, and the boy checked the driver’s I.D. and immediately began to speak to the man in an unrecognizable language.

I conferred quietly with Emma, who said he was studying Pashto, privately, in his spare time. Afghani, she said, to enlighten me further.

Illustration by Taylor Callery
Article
Front Runner·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

"The F.N. asked to be sent to an institution whose legitimacy it did not accept, and French voters rewarded the party with first place in the election."
Illustration (detail) by Matthew Richardson
Memoir
I Am Your Conscious, I Am Love·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

A paean 2 Prince
"And one thinks, Looking into Prince's eyes must be like looking at the world."
Photo ©© PeterTea
Article
Stop Hillary!·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

"As wacky as it sometimes appears on the surface, American politics has an amazing stability and continuity about it."
Article
Plexiglass·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

I sat in a taxi with Emma and her son, Stak, all three bodies muscled into the rear seat, and the boy checked the driver’s I.D. and immediately began to speak to the man in an unrecognizable language.

I conferred quietly with Emma, who said he was studying Pashto, privately, in his spare time. Afghani, she said, to enlighten me further.

Photograph (detail) by Karine Laval

Amount of cash inmates compete to grab from between a bull’s horns each year at the Oklahoma State Prison Rodeo:

$100

There were new reports of cannibalism in North Korea.

The Finnish postal service announced it will begin mowing lawns on Tuesdays.

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

HARPER’S FINEST

Mississippi Drift

By

Matt was happy enough to sustain himself on the detritus of a world he saw as careening toward self-destruction, and equally happy to scam a government he despised. 'I’m glad everyone’s so wasteful,' he told me. 'It supports my lifestyle.'

Subscribe Today