= Subscribers only. Sign in here. Subscribe here.

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

1893 / October | View All Issues |

October 1893

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.

Article

672-681 PDF

Our national game-bird·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

681-705 PDF

The handsome Humes. A novel (chaps. XVII-XX)·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

705-706 PDF

Death, who art thou?·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

707-721 PDF

A French town in summer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

721 PDF

Secrets·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

722 PDF

The anchored dories·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

723-730 PDF

The childhood of Jesus·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

731-736 PDF

A pirate in petticoats·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

737-746 PDF

“Manifest destiny”·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

746-754 PDF

Lispenard’s Meadows·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

755-770 PDF

Horace Chase (chaps. XXII-XXIV)·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

771-778 PDF

Riders of Syria·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

779-792 PDF

Undergraduate life at Oxford·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

792-797 PDF

On witchcraft superstition in Norfolk·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s study

798-802 PDF

Editor’s study·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s study

798-802 PDF

– (I-VI)·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Monthly record of current events

802 PDF

Monthly record of current events·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

illustration

803 PDF

The last straw!·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

804-806 PDF

He knew what was due to the court·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

804-810 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

806 PDF

A well-stocked larder·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

806 PDF

Proof·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

807 PDF

The reformed tigress·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

808 PDF

A good excuse for once·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

808 PDF

More exciting·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

808 PDF

An inference·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

808 PDF

A sad mistake·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

809 PDF

The fakir and the prestidigitateur·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

810 PDF

Hopeless ambition·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

810 PDF

No mistake in the pulse·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

810 PDF

His criticism·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Literary notes

1 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.

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

October 2016

Innocents

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The Quiet Car

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Psychedelic Trap

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The Hamilton Cult

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Held Back

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Division Street

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

view Table Content

FEATURED ON HARPERS.ORG

Article
The Hamilton Cult·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

"The past is complicated, and explaining it is not just a trick, but a gamble."
Illustration by Jimmy Turrell
Article
Division Street·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

"Perfectly sane people lose access to housing every day, though the resultant ordeal may undermine some of that sanity, as it might yours and mine."
Photograph © Robert Gumpert
Article
Held Back·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

"'We don’t know where the money went!' a woman cried out. 'They looted it! They stole our money!'"
Artwork by Mischelle Moy
Article
The Quiet Car·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Flor Arely Sánchez had been in bed with a fever and pains throughout her body for three days when a July thunderstorm broke over the mountainside. She got nervous when bolts of light flashed in the sky. Lightning strikes the San Julián region of western El Salvador several times a year, and her neighbors fear storms more than they fear the march of diseases — first dengue, then chikungunya, now Zika. Flor worried about a lot of things, since she was pregnant.

Late in the afternoon, when the pains had somewhat eased, Flor thought she might go to a dammed-up bit of the river near her house to bathe. She is thirty-five and has lived in the same place all her life, where wrinkled hills are planted with corn, beans, and fruit trees. She took a towel and soap and walked out into the rain. Halfway to the river, the pains returned and overcame her. The next thing Flor remembers, she was in a room she didn’t recognize, unable to move. As she soon discovered, she was in a hospital, her ankle cuffed to the bed, and she was being investigated for abortion.

Photograph by Joshua Lutz
Article
Innocents·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

"The next thing Flor remembers, she was in a room she didn’t recognize, unable to move. As she soon discovered, she was in a hospital, her ankle cuffed to the bed, and she was being investigated for abortion."
Photograph © Nadia Shira Cohen

Average duration of a Japanese prime minister’s tenure since August 1993, in months:

16

Brain shrinkage has no effect on cognition.

An Indianapolis fertility doctor was accused of using his own sperm to artificially inseminate patients, and a Delaware man pleaded guilty to fatally stabbing his former psychiatrist.

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