= Subscribers only. Sign in here. Subscribe here.

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

1920 / July | View All Issues |

July 1920

illustration

f145 PDF

A summer reverie·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.


Article

145-156 PDF

Urga, the sacred city of the living Buddha·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

157-174 PDF

The rotter·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

175-186 PDF

Ideals and disillusions·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

186 PDF

A village portrait·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

196 PDF

Fragmentary blue·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

196-198 PDF

Place for a third·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Collection

196-199 PDF

A group of poems·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

198-199 PDF

Good-by and keep cold·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

199 PDF

For once, then, something·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

217-230 PDF

The miracle·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

231-243 PDF

America goes back to work·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

III.–Detroit, the fourth city

Poetry

243 PDF

Wisdom·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

244-255 PDF

Decline and fall·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

256-264 PDF

The sore spot of Europe·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

264 PDF

Sharer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

f265, 265-266 PDF

W.D. Howells·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The lion’s mouth

269-270 PDF

Ballad at twenty-three·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The lion’s mouth

270-272 PDF

The woman alone·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

273-277 PDF

Still waters·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

273-280 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

277 PDF

Ballade of life’s dream·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

278 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

278 PDF

A morning’s work·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

278 PDF

Within bounds·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

278 PDF

The real test·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

278 PDF

Father on the job·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

279 PDF

A sore point·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

279 PDF

The missing letters·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

279 PDF

Concerning chickens·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

279 PDF

First disillusionment·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

279 PDF

An unsuccessful gas attack·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

279 PDF

The usual trouble·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

279 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

280 PDF

His credit was good·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

280 PDF

Too dark a prospect·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

280 PDF

Where he was·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

280 PDF

A superfluous demand·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

280 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

280 PDF

Of different creeds·

= 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

March 2016

Bird in a Cage

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The Hidden Rivers of Brooklyn

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Save Our Public Universities

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The Rogue Agency

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Mad Magazines

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Killer Bunny in the Sky

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

view Table Content

FEATURED ON HARPERS.ORG

Article
Save Our Public Universities·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“Whether and how we educate people is still a direct reflection of the degree of freedom we expect them to have, or want them to have.”
Photograph (crop) by Thomas Allen
Article
New Movies·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The Force Awakens criticizes American imperialism while also celebrating the revolutionary spirit that founded this country. When the movie needs to bridge the two points of view, it shifts to aerial combat, a default setting that mirrors the war on terror all too well.”
Still © Lucasfilm
Article
Isn’t It Romantic?·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“He had paid for much of her schooling, something he cannot help but mention, since the aftermath of any failed relationship brings an ungenerous and impossible impulse to claw back one’s misspent resources.”
Illustration by Shonagh Rae
Article
The Trouble with Iowa·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“It seems to defy reason that this anachronistic farm state — a demographic outlier, with no major cities and just 3 million people, nine out of ten of them white — should play such an outsized role in American politics.”
Photograph (detail) © Justin Sullivan/Getty Images
Article
Rule, Britannica·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“This is the strange magic of an arrangement of all the world’s knowledge in alphabetical order: any search for anything passes through things that have nothing in common with it but an initial letter.”
Artwork by Brian Dettmer. Courtesy the artist and P.P.O.W., New York City.

Number of people who attended the World Grits Festival, held in St. George, South Carolina, last spring:

60,000

The brown bears of Greece continued chewing through telephone poles.

In Peru, a 51-year-old activist became the first former sex worker to run for the national legislature. “I’m going to put order,” she said, “in that big brothel which is Congress.”

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

HARPER’S FINEST

Two Christmas Mornings of the Great War

By

Civilization masks us with a screen, from ourselves and from one another, with thin depth of unreality. We habitually live — do we not? — in a world self-created, half established, of false values arbitrarily upheld, largely inspired by misconception, misapprehension, wrong perspective, and defective proportion, misapplication.

Subscribe Today