= Subscribers only. Sign in here. Subscribe here.

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

1889 / October | View All Issues |

October 1889

Literary notes

1-3 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

3-4 PDF

Literary notes·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

650, 661-669 PDF

The noble patron·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

651 PDF

Discovery·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

652-660 PDF

Forests of the California Coast Range·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

660 PDF

All’s well at the earth·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

670-686 PDF

The fair of Nijnii-Novgorod·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

686-687 PDF

Hail, Twilight·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

687-693 PDF

Hierapolis and its white terrace·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

693-703 PDF

Butterneggs. A story of heredity·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

703-713 PDF

Recent progress in surgery·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

713-736 PDF

A little journey in the world (XIV-XVII)·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

736-745 PDF

With the eyes shut·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

745-760 PDF

Aunt Dorothy’s funeral·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

760-766 PDF

Captain Brooke’s prejudice·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

766-776 PDF

The building of the church of St.-Denis·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

776-785 PDF

A peculiar people·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

785-793 PDF

A corner of Scotland worth knowing·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

illustration

794 PDF

Untitled·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s easy chair

795-796 PDF

Editor’s easy chair·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s easy chair

795-800 PDF

Editor’s easy chair·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s easy chair

796-797 PDF

Editor’s easy chair·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s easy chair

797-799 PDF

Editor’s easy chair·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s easy chair

799-800 PDF

Editor’s easy chair·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Collection, Editor’s easy chair

800 PDF

[untitled]·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s easy chair

800 PDF

Sumac·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s easy chair

800 PDF

Smoke·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s easy chair

800 PDF

Solidago gigantea·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s study

800-802 PDF

– (I)·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s study

800-805 PDF

Editor’s study·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s study

802 PDF

– (II)·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s study

803-804 PDF

– (III)·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s study

804-805 PDF

– (IV)·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Monthly record of current events

805-806 PDF

Monthly record of current events·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

806-807 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

806-810 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

807 PDF

From the diary of a physician·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Collection, Editor’s drawer

807 PDF

What Russians laugh at·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

807 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

807 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

807 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

807 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

808 PDF

Drowning fish·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

808 PDF

A Florentine garden·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

809 PDF

Extraordinary bulls·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

809 PDF

A suitable epitaph·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

809 PDF

An interesting impromptu·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

810 PDF

The old, old story·

= 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.

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 2016

Save Our Public Universities

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The Rogue Agency

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Mad Magazines

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Killer Bunny in the Sky

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Bird in a Cage

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The Hidden Rivers of Brooklyn

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

view Table Content

FEATURED ON HARPERS.ORG

Article
Save Our Public Universities·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“Whether and how we educate people is still a direct reflection of the degree of freedom we expect them to have, or want them to have.”
Photograph (crop) by Thomas Allen
Article
New Movies·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The Force Awakens criticizes American imperialism while also celebrating the revolutionary spirit that founded this country. When the movie needs to bridge the two points of view, it shifts to aerial combat, a default setting that mirrors the war on terror all too well.”
Still © Lucasfilm
Article
Isn’t It Romantic?·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“He had paid for much of her schooling, something he cannot help but mention, since the aftermath of any failed relationship brings an ungenerous and impossible impulse to claw back one’s misspent resources.”
Illustration by Shonagh Rae
Article
The Trouble with Iowa·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“It seems to defy reason that this anachronistic farm state — a demographic outlier, with no major cities and just 3 million people, nine out of ten of them white — should play such an outsized role in American politics.”
Photograph (detail) © Justin Sullivan/Getty Images
Article
Rule, Britannica·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“This is the strange magic of an arrangement of all the world’s knowledge in alphabetical order: any search for anything passes through things that have nothing in common with it but an initial letter.”
Artwork by Brian Dettmer. Courtesy the artist and P.P.O.W., New York City.

Number of people who attended the World Grits Festival, held in St. George, South Carolina, last spring:

60,000

The brown bears of Greece continued chewing through telephone poles.

In Peru, a 51-year-old activist became the first former sex worker to run for the national legislature. “I’m going to put order,” she said, “in that big brothel which is Congress.”

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

HARPER’S FINEST

Two Christmas Mornings of the Great War

By

Civilization masks us with a screen, from ourselves and from one another, with thin depth of unreality. We habitually live — do we not? — in a world self-created, half established, of false values arbitrarily upheld, largely inspired by misconception, misapprehension, wrong perspective, and defective proportion, misapplication.

Subscribe Today