= Subscribers only. Sign in here. Subscribe here.

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

1925 / March | View All Issues |

March 1925

illustration

Front cover PDF

Untitled·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.


Article

385-393 PDF

Shall I remain in the church? A minister’s dilemma·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

407 PDF

I never knew!·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

411 PDF

Compensation·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

412-428 PDF

Our northwestern states·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

428 PDF

Coquette·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Collection

429-434 PDF

Half-told tales·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

430 PDF

A tale of travel·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

431 PDF

Tale of the two runners·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

432 PDF

Tale of the cursing of capital·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

433 PDF

Tale of the jewels·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

434 PDF

Tale of a habitation forfeited·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

441-453 PDF

The hands of the ememy·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Poetry

454 PDF

Three sonnets·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

455-464 PDF

A new way with old masterpieces·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

II–John Milton

Poetry

464 PDF

Fountains·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Fiction

Frontispiece, 475-490 PDF

The George and the Crown·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

A novel–part V (chaps. XIX-XXIII)

Poetry

490 PDF

Bundles·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Article

491-498 PDF

The creative spirit and the American public·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The lion’s mouth

499 PDF

At Andrea’s·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The lion’s mouth

499-502 PDF

Sophisticate’s progress·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The lion’s mouth

502 PDF

Platitudes for my children·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

The lion’s mouth

502-505 PDF

These intelligence tests·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s easy chair

506-509 PDF

A little out of common·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Editor’s easy chair

506-509 PDF

Editor’s easy chair·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

510-511 PDF

Personal and otherwise·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

512 PDF

Personal and otherwise·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

512 PDF

Personal and otherwise·

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Personal and otherwise

Front cover, 511 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

Feburary 2017

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.

The Patient War

= Subscribers only.
Sign in here.
Subscribe here.

Remainers

= 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 an American knows the position of his or her senators on health-care reform:

1 in 3

Climate experts proposed creating a fleet of cloud-seeding yachts that will pump water vapor into the atmosphere to thicken global cloud cover, thereby reflecting more sunlight, in order to counteract the effects of global warming.

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