= Subscribers only. Sign in here. Subscribe here.

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

1899 / April | View All Issues |

April 1899

Fiction

666, 678-698 PDF

The princess Xenia. A romance (chaps. I-III)·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.


Article

667-678 PDF

Aspects of Rome·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

699-707 PDF

The trial of the Oregon·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

708-714 PDF

The sad case of the Princess Esmé·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

734-740 PDF

Of her own household·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

741-753 PDF

Thirteen days in unexplored Montenegro·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

764-773 PDF

Under an April sky·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

774-782 PDF

The ape of death·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

787-802 PDF

Their silver wedding journey (part IV)·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

803-809 PDF

Honor to whom honor is due·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

810 PDF

The dancing lights·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

810-822 PDF

The equipment of the modern city house (part II)·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The drawer

823-824 PDF

Tiger-lilies·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The drawer

823-830 PDF

The drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The drawer

824-826 PDF

“The colonel”·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The drawer

827 PDF

Too regular·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The drawer

828-829 PDF

He, she, and they (VI)·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The drawer

830 PDF

A famous play illustrated–”The Lyon’s Mail”·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The drawer

830 PDF

Congratulations to a critic·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The drawer

830 PDF

Equal to the occasion·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The drawer

830 PDF

Inspired compliment·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Literary notes

1-4 PDF

Literary notes·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Literary notes

1-2 (of the unnumbered pages following page 830 PDF

Literary notes·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Literary notes

2 (of the unnumbered pages following page 830 PDF

Literary notes·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Literary notes

2-3 (of the unnumbered pages following page 830 PDF

Literary notes·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Literary notes

3 (of the unnumbered pages following page 830 PDF

Literary notes·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Literary notes

3-4 (of the unnumbered pages following page 830 PDF

Literary notes·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Literary notes

4 (of the unnumbered pages following page 830 PDF

Literary notes·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Get access to 164 years of
Harper’s for only $39.99

United States Canada

THE CURRENT ISSUE

August 2014

The End of Retirement

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The Octopus and Its Grandchildren

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Francis and the Nuns

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Return of the Strongman

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

view Table Content

FEATURED ON HARPERS.ORG

Post
“From the nerd squabbles of Internet discussion threads rose an urban legend that culminated in a film that hinges on digging through my town’s trash.”
Illustration (detail) by Timothy Taranto
Article
Return of the Strongman·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“If Tunisia is where the Arab Spring began, Egypt seems poised to become its burial ground.”
Photograph (detail) © Ahmed Ismail / Getty Images
Article
The Seductive Catastrophe·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“The world’s leaders were moved by a populace fused into a forward phalanx, were shaken by a tidal wave of militancy jubilantly united.”
Photograph courtesy Mary Evans Picture Library
Article
Me, Myself, and Id·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“The one defining trait of the narcissist is that it’s always someone else.
Painting (detail) by Gianni Dagli Orti
Post
The Many Faces of Boko·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“People want education. Open a school and they will rush.”
Photograph © The author

Average number of sitcom laughs an American hears during a prime-time season:

12,000

Czech and German deer still do not cross the Iron Curtain.

British economists correlated the happiness of a country’s population with its genetic resemblance to Danes.

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

HARPER’S FINEST

In Praise of Idleness

By

I hope that after reading the following pages the leaders of the Y. M. C. A. will start a campaign to induce good young men to do nothing. If so, I shall not have lived in vain.

Subscribe Today