= Subscribers only. Sign in here. Subscribe here.

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

1920 / November | View All Issues |

November 1920

Article

689-709 PDF

Faery lands of the sea·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

A leisurely approach


Fiction

710-722 PDF

The tree·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

723-734 PDF

Lo, the rich Indian!·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

735-750 PDF

The mountain and Mahomet·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

751-758 PDF

American notes·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Some intellectual aspects of Americans

Fiction

759-768 PDF

The aristocrat·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

769-774 PDF

From a Burne-Jones sketchbook·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

775-783 PDF

The girl in the omnibus·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

784-793 PDF

The mind in the making (part III)·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

794 PDF

Magic·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

Frontispiece, 795-804 PDF

The hidden land·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

A story in two parts (part II)

The lion’s mouth

805-806 PDF

Legs vs. architects·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The lion’s mouth

806-808 PDF

Publishers and the disappointed author·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The lion’s mouth

809-811 PDF

The spirit of our age·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The lion’s mouth

811-812 PDF

The last drive together·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s easy chair

813-816 PDF

Editor’s easy chair·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s easy chair

813-816 PDF

Editor’s easy chair·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

817-819 PDF

The caliph and the reformers·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

817-824 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

820 PDF

Occupied·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

820 PDF

The dignity of age·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

820 PDF

Desperate measures·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

820 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

820 PDF

How Mary managed·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

820 PDF

Modesty·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

821 PDF

True caution·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

821 PDF

In terms he understood·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

821 PDF

The new era·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

821 PDF

A color test·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

821 PDF

He who fights, etc.·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

821 PDF

A young theologian·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

821 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

822 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

822 PDF

Why indeed?·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

822 PDF

Worse to come·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

822 PDF

A late departure·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

822 PDF

Hurting trade·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

822 PDF

Helping the teacher out·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

822 PDF

Golf term·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

823 PDF

Rara avis·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

823 PDF

Professional jealousy·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

823 PDF

Making the second try first·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

823 PDF

His method·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

823 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

824 PDF

“Which road, Ouija?”·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

824 PDF

A fertile cross-examination·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

824 PDF

By their fruits ye shall know them·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

824 PDF

A queer title·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

824 PDF

A discovery·

= 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 2016

Isn’t It Romantic?

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The Trusted Traveler

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The Trouble with Iowa

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The Queen and I

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Disunified Front

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

We Don’t Have Rights, But We Are Alive

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

view Table Content

FEATURED ON HARPERS.ORG

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.
Article
The Queen and I·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“Buckingham Palace is a theater in need of renovation. There is something pathetic about a fiercely vacuumed throne room. The plants are tired. Plastic is nailed to walls and mirrors. The ballroom is set for a ghostly banquet. Everyone is whispering, for we are in a mad kind of church. A child weeps.”
Photograph (detail) © Martin Parr/Magnum Photos
Article
We Don’t Have Rights, But We Are Alive·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

“If I really wanted to learn about the Islamic State, Hassan told me, I ought to speak to his friend Samir, a young gay soldier in the Syrian Army who’d been fighting jihadis intermittently for the past four years.”
Photograph (detail) by Anwar Amro/AFP/Getty

Estimated percentage of New Hampshire’s bat population that died in 2010:

65

A horticulturalist in Florida announced a new low-carb potato.

In Turlock, California, nearly 3,500 samples of bull semen were stolen from the back of a truck.

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