= Subscribers only. Sign in here. Subscribe here.

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

1915 / December | View All Issues |

December 1915

Fiction

2-14, f14, 15 PDF

The penalties of Artemis·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.


Poetry

15 PDF

A song of parting·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

16-26 PDF

Nassau of the Bahamas·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

27-28, f28, 29-34, f34, 35 PDF

Emancipation·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

36-42 PDF

Our “partial” war with France·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

43-44, f44, 45-46, f46, 47 PDF

The gift of the manger·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

48-52 PDF

Old friends in new places·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

53-66 PDF

The web they wove·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

67-72, f72, 73-80, f80, 81 PDF

The side of the angels·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

A novel (chaps. XIX-XXI)

Fiction

82, f82, 83-88, f88, 89-90 PDF

The baptism·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

91-103 PDF

Hobnobbing with hillbillies·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

103 PDF

An autumn evening·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

104-112 PDF

A certain recipient·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

113-125 PDF

Exploring the Harvard Glacier·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

126, f126, 127-130, f130, 131-133 PDF

A choice of Romeos·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

134-139 PDF

A great accomplisher·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

140-148 PDF

The intemperate zone·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

148 PDF

Design·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s easy chair

149-151 PDF

Editor’s easy chair·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s easy chair

149-151 PDF

Editor’s easy chair·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s study

152-154 PDF

Editor’s study·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s study

152-154 PDF

Editor’s study·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

155-159 PDF

“X”·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

155-162 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

159 PDF

The walk·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

160 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

160 PDF

Had their tickets·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

160 PDF

Patrick Henry·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

160 PDF

Getting even·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

160 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

161 PDF

The coal-train to Newcastle·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

161 PDF

Fowl of leisure·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

161 PDF

Not exactly the case·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

161 PDF

His one regret·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

161 PDF

Would like to have seen it·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

162 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

162 PDF

A useful person·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

162 PDF

How it struck him·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

162 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= 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

February 2017

Remainers

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

JB & FD

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Blood and Soil

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

A Grim Fairy Tale

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Trump: A Resister’s Guide

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Little Things

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

view Table Content

FEATURED ON HARPERS.ORG

Post
Illustration (detail) by Steve Brodner
Article
The Patient War·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

(1) To need his glasses and be struck by an awareness that they are not at hand, an ordinary enough circumstance for Frederick Douglass, except sometimes it’s accompanied by a flash of extraordinary dread. If not quite panic, certainly an unease disproportionate to a simple recurring situation. Dread that may be immediately extinguished if he locates his horn-rimmed, owlish-eyed spectacles exactly where he anticipated they should be. He sees them and almost sighs. Nearly feels their slightly uncomfortable weight palpable on his nose. Finding the glasses enough to reassure him that he remains here among the living in this material …
Photograph (detail) © Andrew Quilty/Oculi/Redux
Article
Little Things·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

(1) To need his glasses and be struck by an awareness that they are not at hand, an ordinary enough circumstance for Frederick Douglass, except sometimes it’s accompanied by a flash of extraordinary dread. If not quite panic, certainly an unease disproportionate to a simple recurring situation. Dread that may be immediately extinguished if he locates his horn-rimmed, owlish-eyed spectacles exactly where he anticipated they should be. He sees them and almost sighs. Nearly feels their slightly uncomfortable weight palpable on his nose. Finding the glasses enough to reassure him that he remains here among the living in this material …
Photograph (detail) of miniatures by Lori DeBacker by Thomas Allen
Article
Blood and Soil·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

(1) To need his glasses and be struck by an awareness that they are not at hand, an ordinary enough circumstance for Frederick Douglass, except sometimes it’s accompanied by a flash of extraordinary dread. If not quite panic, certainly an unease disproportionate to a simple recurring situation. Dread that may be immediately extinguished if he locates his horn-rimmed, owlish-eyed spectacles exactly where he anticipated they should be. He sees them and almost sighs. Nearly feels their slightly uncomfortable weight palpable on his nose. Finding the glasses enough to reassure him that he remains here among the living in this material …
Illustration (detail) by Nate Kitch
Article
JB & FD·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

(1) To need his glasses and be struck by an awareness that they are not at hand, an ordinary enough circumstance for Frederick Douglass, except sometimes it’s accompanied by a flash of extraordinary dread. If not quite panic, certainly an unease disproportionate to a simple recurring situation. Dread that may be immediately extinguished if he locates his horn-rimmed, owlish-eyed spectacles exactly where he anticipated they should be. He sees them and almost sighs. Nearly feels their slightly uncomfortable weight palpable on his nose. Finding the glasses enough to reassure him that he remains here among the living in this material …
Illustration (detail) by Matthew Richardson

Chances that a Soviet woman’s first pregnancy will end in abortion:

9 in 10

Peaceful fungus-farming ants are sometimes protected against nomadic raider ants by sedentary invader ants.

In San Antonio, a 150-pound pet tortoise knocked over a lamp, igniting a mattress fire that spread to a neighbor’s home.

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

HARPER’S FINEST

Who Goes Nazi?

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

By

"It is an interesting and somewhat macabre parlor game to play at a large gathering of one’s acquaintances: to speculate who in a showdown would go Nazi. By now, I think I know. I have gone through the experience many times—in Germany, in Austria, and in France. I have come to know the types: the born Nazis, the Nazis whom democracy itself has created, the certain-to-be fellow-travelers. And I also know those who never, under any conceivable circumstances, would become Nazis."

Subscribe Today