= Subscribers only. Sign in here. Subscribe here.

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

1905 / September | View All Issues |

September 1905

Fiction

486-492, f492, 493-496 PDF

The island of enchantment [(I)]·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.


Poetry

496 PDF

Morning·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

497-506 PDF

Twenty-four hours at Exeter·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

506 PDF

Evening·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

507-510, f510, 511-516, f516, 517-518 PDF

A Madonna of the desert·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

518 PDF

The oracle·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

519-526 PDF

The seashore·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

526 PDF

The master workman·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

527-534 PDF

Young Bob Kemp·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

534 PDF

A thrush singing·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

545-554 PDF

The miracle·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

554 PDF

The wayfarer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

555-558 PDF

Social stilt-walking·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

559-567 PDF

Life’s accolade·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

568-570 PDF

The grass-green maid·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

571-574 PDF

Universal life·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

575-578, f578, 579-586, f586, 587 PDF

The conquest of Canaan·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

A novel (chaps. X-XII)

Poetry

587 PDF

Fulfilment·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

588-594 PDF

The question of animal reason·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

595-596, f596, 597-598, f598, 599 PDF

Article seven·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

600-608 PDF

My Antarctic explorations (part I)·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

609-615 PDF

Place aux dames·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

616-623 PDF

The Fulton Street Market·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

624-631 PDF

Where travellers meet·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

632 PDF

Comrades·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s easy chair

633-635 PDF

Editor’s easy chair·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s easy chair

633-635 PDF

Editor’s easy chair·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s study

636-638 PDF

Editor’s study·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s study

636-638 PDF

Editor’s study·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

639-642 PDF

Julius·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

639-646 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

642 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

643 PDF

The nature of the beast·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

643 PDF

The retort ready·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

643 PDF

The antiseptic babe·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

644 PDF

The fire-dogs·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

644 PDF

My sore thumb·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

644 PDF

The apology·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

644 PDF

Cap’n Dick’s philosophy·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

644 PDF

“Fowl” play·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

645 PDF

De Hooble, Gooble, Gobble·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

645 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

645 PDF

The little count·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

645 PDF

A half-formed wish·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

645 PDF

Unappreciated beauty·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

645 PDF

The convict horse·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

646 PDF

Sisters·

= 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

Estimated portion of registered voters in Zimbabwe who are dead:

1/4

Honeybees can recognize individual human faces.

Pope Francis announced that nuns could use social media, and a priest flew a hot-air balloon around the world.

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