= Subscribers only. Sign in here. Subscribe here.

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

1888 / September | View All Issues |

September 1888

Literary notes

1-2 PDF

Literary notes·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.


Literary notes

1-4 PDF

Literary notes·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Literary notes

2-3 PDF

Literary notes·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Literary notes

3-4 PDF

Literary notes·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

488, 598-600 PDF

Harvest home·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

489-503 PDF

Our journey to the Hebrides (first paper)·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

504-505 PDF

Why art thou silent?·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

505-511 PDF

The woodland caribou·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

512-529 PDF

Old Satsuma·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

529-550 PDF

At Byrams·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

560 PDF

The master and the reapers·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

561-568 PDF

The new gallery of tapestries at Florence·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

568 PDF

The belfry chimes·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

569-584 PDF

Annie Kilburn (XIII-XVIII)·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

585-596 PDF

Two Montana cities·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

597 PDF

Sunset on the Alleghany·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

601-614 PDF

In far Lochaber (chaps. XVII-XVIII)·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

614-631 PDF

A midsummer trip to the West Indies (third paper)·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

illustration

632 PDF

Speeches one has to live down·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s easy chair

633-634 PDF

Editor’s easy chair·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s easy chair

633-637 PDF

Editor’s easy chair·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s easy chair

634-635 PDF

Editor’s easy chair·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s easy chair

635-637 PDF

Editor’s easy chair·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s study

637-638 PDF

– (I)·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s study

637-642 PDF

Editor’s study·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s study

638-640 PDF

– (II)·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s study

640-641 PDF

– (III)·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s study

641-642 PDF

– (IV)·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Monthly record of current events

642 PDF

Monthly record of current events·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

643-644 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

643-648 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

644 PDF

Cap and bells·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

644 PDF

A ridiculous teaching·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

644 PDF

The retort considerate·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

644 PDF

Undeniably true·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

644 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

644 PDF

From quaint Nantucket·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

644 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

645 PDF

Where ignorance is not bliss·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

645 PDF

Always room for one more·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

645 PDF

The exact time·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Collection, Editor’s drawer

646 PDF

Revised anecdotes·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

646 PDF

Lamb and the rude American·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

646 PDF

Nero’s keen sorrow·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

646 PDF

Julius Cæsar and liberal education·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

646 PDF

Modest Noll and Dr. Johnson·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

646 PDF

Caligula’s gratitude and mercy·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

647 PDF

The prince’s visiting cards·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

647 PDF

A preposterous idea·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

648 PDF

The awful court·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

648 PDF

A pertinent question·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

648 PDF

Not so favorable·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Literary notes

1 PDF

Literary notes·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Literary notes

2 PDF

Literary notes·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Literary notes

4 PDF

Literary notes·

= 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

March 2017

Black Like Who?

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

A Matter of Life

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

City of Gilt

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Tyranny of the Minority

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Texas is the Future

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Family Values

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

view Table Content

FEATURED ON HARPERS.ORG

Article
Texas is the Future·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

I first heard the name Barack Obama in the spring of 2004, while visiting my mother in Chicago. As we sat around the kitchen table early one spring morning, I noticed a handsome studio portrait among the pictures, lists, cards, and other totems of family life fastened to the refrigerator door. “Who’s the guy with the ears?” I asked, assuming he was some distant relative or family friend I didn’t know or else had forgotten. “Barack Obama,” she answered with a broad smile. “He’s running for Senate, but he’s going to be the first black president.”

Illustration (detail) by John Ritter
Post
The Forty-Fifth President·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

I first heard the name Barack Obama in the spring of 2004, while visiting my mother in Chicago. As we sat around the kitchen table early one spring morning, I noticed a handsome studio portrait among the pictures, lists, cards, and other totems of family life fastened to the refrigerator door. “Who’s the guy with the ears?” I asked, assuming he was some distant relative or family friend I didn’t know or else had forgotten. “Barack Obama,” she answered with a broad smile. “He’s running for Senate, but he’s going to be the first black president.”

Photograph (detail) by Philip Montgomery
Article
Itchy Nose·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

I first heard the name Barack Obama in the spring of 2004, while visiting my mother in Chicago. As we sat around the kitchen table early one spring morning, I noticed a handsome studio portrait among the pictures, lists, cards, and other totems of family life fastened to the refrigerator door. “Who’s the guy with the ears?” I asked, assuming he was some distant relative or family friend I didn’t know or else had forgotten. “Barack Obama,” she answered with a broad smile. “He’s running for Senate, but he’s going to be the first black president.”

Artwork (detail) © The Kazuto Tatsuta/Kodansha Ltd
Article
A Matter of Life·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

I first heard the name Barack Obama in the spring of 2004, while visiting my mother in Chicago. As we sat around the kitchen table early one spring morning, I noticed a handsome studio portrait among the pictures, lists, cards, and other totems of family life fastened to the refrigerator door. “Who’s the guy with the ears?” I asked, assuming he was some distant relative or family friend I didn’t know or else had forgotten. “Barack Obama,” she answered with a broad smile. “He’s running for Senate, but he’s going to be the first black president.”

Photograph (detail) by Edwin Tse
Article
Black Like Who?·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

I first heard the name Barack Obama in the spring of 2004, while visiting my mother in Chicago. As we sat around the kitchen table early one spring morning, I noticed a handsome studio portrait among the pictures, lists, cards, and other totems of family life fastened to the refrigerator door. “Who’s the guy with the ears?” I asked, assuming he was some distant relative or family friend I didn’t know or else had forgotten. “Barack Obama,” she answered with a broad smile. “He’s running for Senate, but he’s going to be the first black president.”

Photograph © Jon Lowenstein/NOOR

Amount Miller Brewing spends each year to promote its Thurgood Marshall Scholarship Fund:

$300,000

In Zambia an elephant fought off fourteen lionesses, in South Africa a porcupine fought off thirteen lionesses and four lions, in Maine voters chose to continue baiting bears with doughnuts, and in the Yukon drunken Bohemian waxwings were detained in modified hamster cages.

It was reported that education secretary Betsy DeVos’s brother, the founder of a private military company whose employees were convicted of killing 17 unarmed civilians in Baghdad in 2007, would be providing China with military training.

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