= Subscribers only. Sign in here. Subscribe here.

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

1903 / May | View All Issues |

May 1903

Article

829-836 PDF

“King John”·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.


Fiction

837-845 PDF

The king o’ dreams·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

846-851 PDF

A strange people of the north·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

852-862 PDF

The brothers·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

863-870 PDF

Constantinople·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

An impression

Article

871-875 PDF

The woman of the people·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

875 PDF

O summer moon·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

876-885 PDF

Torre Ananias·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

885 PDF

Lydia·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

895 PDF

Song·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Drama

896-902 PDF

Intermezzo·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

A monologue

Article

903-908 PDF

Ralph Waldo Emerson in 1903·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

917 PDF

The passer-by·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

918-922 PDF

The mechanism of the brain·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

923-926, f926, 927-928 PDF

An idealist·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

928 PDF

My friendly rain·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

929-932 PDF

Recent impressions of the English·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

933-940 PDF

A Quixote of the desert·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

941-958 PDF

At the stuffed-animal house·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

958 PDF

Two voices·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

959-963 PDF

A day in the salt meadows·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

964-971 PDF

The heart at the window·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s easy chair

972-976 PDF

Editor’s easy chair·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s easy chair

972-976 PDF

Editor’s easy chair·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s study

977-978 PDF

– (I)·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s study

977-980 PDF

Editor’s study·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s study

978-980 PDF

– (II)·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s study

980 PDF

Editor’s study·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

981-984 PDF

Bread cast upon the waters·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

981-988 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

984-985 PDF

A Nantucket yarn·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

985 PDF

Conscientious Peter·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

986 PDF

A chess problem·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

986 PDF

English as she is defined·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

986 PDF

Me-ow·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

986 PDF

Dance-time·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

987 PDF

A song of the Yankee·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

987 PDF

Involved·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

987 PDF

Taught by experience·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

987 PDF

Her repertoire·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

988 PDF

Cautious·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

988 PDF

A natural conclusion·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

988 PDF

Reasonable·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

828 , 909-917 PDF

In Ursula’s garden·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Get access to 164 years of
Harper’s for only $34.99

United States Canada

THE CURRENT ISSUE

May 2014

50,000 Life Coaches Can’t Be Wrong

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The Quinoa Quarrel

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

You Had to Be There

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

A Study in Sherlock

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

view Table Content

FEATURED ON HARPERS.ORG

Post
“In Thunupa’s footsteps grew a miraculous plant that could withstand drought, cold, and even salt, and still produce a nutritious grain.”
Photograph by Lisa M. Hamilton
Article
A Study in Sherlock·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“It is central to the pleasure of the Sherlock Holmes stories that they invite play, and that they were never meant to be taken seriously.”
Illustration by Frederic Dorr Steele
Post
My Top 5 Metal Albums and Their Poetic Counterparts·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“1. Death, The Sound of Perseverance (Nuclear Blast, 1998)”
Photograph (detail) by Peter Beste
Article
Found Money·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“I have spent my entire adult existence in a recession. Like most people I talk to, I assume the forces that control the market are at best random and at worst rigged. The auction shows only confirm that suspicion.”
Illustration by Steven Dana
Post
The School of Permanent Revolución·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“The University of Venezuela has provided a consistent counterweight to governmental authority, but it has also reliably produced the elite of whatever group replaced the status quo.”
Photograph © Daniel Lansberg-Rodríguez

Percentage of Americans who say they would not enjoy spending time with their own clone:

70

Astronomers recorded the most powerful pulse of radiation ever observed; the radiation was emitted from a pulsar 12,000 light-years from Earth and was “capable of totally vaporising and ionising all known materials, shredding them into hot plasma.”

Alberta dentist Michael Zuk, the owner of a molar that belonged to John Lennon, revealed that he hoped to clone a new Lennon and raise him as a son. “Hopefully keep him away from drugs,” said Zuk, “but, you know, guitar lessons wouldn’t hurt.”

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

HARPER’S FINEST