= Subscribers only. Sign in here. Subscribe here.

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

1889 / January | View All Issues |

January 1889

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.

Drama

168, 171-193 PDF

Commodus. A play·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Collection

168-193 PDF

Commodus. A play·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

169-170 PDF

Introduction·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

194-206 PDF

Manufacturing industry in Ireland·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

206-214 PDF

The clergy and the times·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

214-224 PDF

Isabel’s story·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

224-227 PDF

Ballad of the bird-bride. (Eskimo)·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

228-240 PDF

The beaver·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

240-255 PDF

Jupiter lights (I-IV)·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

255-271 PDF

Comments on Kentucky·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

272-279 PDF

Colloquial English·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

279-287 PDF

Russian bronzes·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

288-297 PDF

Modern amateur photography·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

298-311 PDF

The ancient city of Wisby·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

illustration

312 PDF

Things one would wish to have expressed differently·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s easy chair

313-315 PDF

Editor’s easy chair·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s easy chair

313-318 PDF

Editor’s easy chair·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s easy chair

315-316 PDF

Editor’s easy chair·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s easy chair

316-318 PDF

Editor’s easy chair·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s easy chair

318 PDF

Editor’s easy chair·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s study

319-320 PDF

– (I-III)·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s study

319-322 PDF

Editor’s study·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s study

320-321 PDF

– (IV)·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s study

321-322 PDF

– (V)·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s study

322 PDF

– (VI)·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Monthly record of current events

323 PDF

Monthly record of current events·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

324-325 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

324-328 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

325 PDF

De gustibus·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

325 PDF

The old times·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

325 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

326 PDF

Tyranny·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

326 PDF

Strictly business·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

326 PDF

The thinking habit·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

326 PDF

Something was damaged·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

326 PDF

All with oil·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

326 PDF

An ample apology·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

326 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

327 PDF

An orphan·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

327 PDF

His only reader·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

328 PDF

A liberal view·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

328 PDF

On a sheepskin·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

328 PDF

Her first trestle·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Collection, Editor’s drawer

328 PDF

“Trifles light as air”·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

328 PDF

Excellent advice·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

328 PDF

An easy baby to take care of·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

328 PDF

Full of go·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

328 PDF

A burst of energy·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

328 PDF

One thing she knew·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

328 PDF

Not very well·

= 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

3 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

August 2016

Atlas Aggregated

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The Origins of Speech

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Four in Verse

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

A Sigh and a Salute

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Four in Prose

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Don the Realtor

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

view Table Content

FEATURED ON HARPERS.ORG

Post
Martin Amis on the rise of Trump, Tom Wolfe on the origins of speech, Art Spiegelman on Si Lewen, fiction by Diane Williams, and more

In Havana, the past year has been marked by a parade of bold-faced names from the north — John Kerry reopening the United States Embassy; Andrew Cuomo bringing a delegation of American business leaders; celebrities ranging from Joe Torre, traveling on behalf of Major League Baseball to oversee an exhibition game between the Tampa Bay Rays and the Cuban national team, to Jimmy Buffett, said to be considering opening one of his Margaritaville restaurants there. All this culminated with a three-day trip in March by Barack Obama, the first American president to visit Cuba since Calvin Coolidge in 1928. But to those who know the city well, perhaps nothing said as much about the transformation of political relations between the United States and Cuba that began in December 2014 as a concert in the Tribuna Antiimperialista.

Illustration by Darrel Rees
Article
Don the Realtor·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

"If you have ever wondered what it’s like, being a young and avaricious teetotal German-American philistine on the make in Manhattan, then your curiosity will be quenched by The Art of the Deal."
Photograph (detail) © Polly Borland/Exclusive by Getty Images
Article
The Origins of Speech·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

"To Chomsky...every child’s language organ could use the 'deep structure,' 'universal grammar,' and 'language acquisition device' he was born with to express what he had to say, no matter whether it came out of his mouth in English or Urdu or Nagamese."
Illustration (detail) by Darrel Rees. Source photograph © Miroslav Dakov/Alamy Live News
Article
A Sigh and a Salute·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

"Si told me that various paintings had spoken to him, but he wished they had been hung closer together 'so they could talk to each other.' This observation planted a seed that would come to fruition years later in his mature work."
Artwork (detail) by Si Lewen
Article
El Bloqueo·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

"Amid the festivities and the flood of celebrities, it would be easy for Americans to miss that the central plank of the long-standing cold war against Cuba — the economic embargo — remains very much alive and well."
Photograph (detail) by Rose Marie Cromwell

Amount traders on the Philadelphia Stock Exchange can be fined for fighting, per punch:

$1,000

Philadelphian teenagers who want to lose weight also tend to drink too much soda, whereas Bostonian teenagers who drink too much soda are likelier to carry guns.

Nuremberg’s Neues Museum filed a criminal complaint against a 91-year-old woman who completed a crossword puzzle that was in fact a $116,000 piece of avant-garde Danish art.

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