= Subscribers only. Sign in here. Subscribe here.

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

1922 / September | View All Issues |

September 1922

illustration

Frontispiece PDF

Untitled·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.


Article

425-434 PDF

Crude-oil religion·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

435-450 PDF

Adelaide’s lion·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

451-466 PDF

In search of local color (part II)·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

467-478 PDF

Fifty and fifty·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

479-487 PDF

The honey-flow·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

488 PDF

The wife·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

488 PDF

The mother·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Collection

488-489 PDF

The songs of five women·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

488-489 PDF

The deserted mistress·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

489 PDF

The toast of the town·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

489 PDF

The last lover·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

490-500 PDF

Out of the air·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

501-512 PDF

Where all roads lead·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

513-532 PDF

Command·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

A novel (chap. XIII)

The lion’s mouth

545-547 PDF

The offense of blue tomatoes·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The lion’s mouth

547-549 PDF

The heavy-footed·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The lion’s mouth

549-550 PDF

Fox hunting and baseball·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s easy chair

551-554 PDF

Editor’s easy chair·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s easy chair

551-554 PDF

Editor’s easy chair·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

555-557 PDF

The lady who obliges·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

555-560 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

557 PDF

A young optimist·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

557 PDF

A natural deduction·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

557 PDF

On safe ground·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

557 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

558 PDF

The original flapper·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

558 PDF

Reversion to type·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

558 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

558 PDF

Looking on the bright side·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

558 PDF

Better out than in·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

559 PDF

The value of art·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

559 PDF

A beginner in chronology·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

559 PDF

Deaf to the sirens·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

559 PDF

A new variety in hardware·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

559 PDF

Intermittent grandeur·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

559 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

560 PDF

A necessary preliminary·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

560 PDF

Editor’s drawer·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

560 PDF

A useful relation·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

560 PDF

Weatherwise·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s drawer

560 PDF

A gallant judge·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

561 PDF

Personal and otherwise·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

561-562 PDF

Personal and otherwise·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

563 PDF

Personal and otherwise·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

563 PDF

Personal and otherwise·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

563-564 PDF

Personal and otherwise·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

564 PDF

Personal and otherwise·

= 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