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A: The inclusion of the copyright-excluded material allows users to examine a more nearly complete collection of a given author's writings, even if many of the particular items themselves are currently unavailable due to copyright. If necessary, many of these other items can often be accessed and read on other websites or content systems, especially in the case of extent publications. Furthermore, there is a chance that at some future point these publications will be released for reading on this website as well.

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A: The current Version 2.0 release of UNZ.org incorporates major design changes from the previous version, but nearly all of the same underlying printed content is still available. Given the relatively slight use of the previous links to external videos and webzines, these portions have been removed, thereby streamlining access to the printed materials which constitute the main value of the system. Another major change has been the widespread use of Javascript, rendering most of the pages "reactive" as you begin entering information.

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At any point, the relative size of the names in a given Cloud indicates the volume of underlying content material associated with that name. Meanwhile, the color indicates what fraction of the content material is readable (for copyright reasons): bright blue indicates mostly readable, dark blue indicates partly readable, and black means mostly unreadable

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There are also several other tabs. The Tree tab displays a dynamic tree allowing the individual time periods, issues, and articles to be opened for greate detail. The Year Contents tab displays the tables of contents for all the issues of a given year, the Issues, Small Covers, and Large Covers tabs display those views of the contents for a given decade, and the All Years tab provides an overview of the entire archive of the periodical. In addition, the drop down field in the control bar may be used to explore the different periods. All these pages allow for convenient browsing of the contents of a given periodical and clicking on any of the individual links accessing more detailed information.

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  • Total Archives: 1,008 Items - 15 Books, 6 Chapters, 299 Articles, 685 Reviews, 3 Poems
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      (5 Reviews)
      Midnight on the Desert, by J.B. Priestley
      1. Midnight on the Desert by J.B. Priestley
      2. The Years by Virginia Woolf
      3. Bread and Wine by Ignazio Silone
      4. Jordanstown by Josephine W. Johnson
      5. Lawrence: The Last Crusade by Selden Rodman
      Scribners
      , June 1937, pp. 69-72 - PDF
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      (7 Reviews)
      I Can Get It for You Wholesale, by Jerome Weidman
      1. I Can Get It for You Wholesale by Jerome Weidman
      2. Washington Calling! by Marquis W. Childs
      3. In the American Jungle, 1925-1936 by Waldo David Frank
      4. The Road: In Search of America by Nathan Asch
      5. Before I Forget by Burton Rascoe
      6. The Tragic Fallacy by Mauritz A. Hallgren
      7. Neutrality for the United States by Edwin M. Borchard and William Peter Lage
      Scribners
      , August 1937, pp. 58-59 - PDF
    3. [+]
      (3 Reviews)
      Integrity: The Life of George W. Norris, by Richard L. Neuberger and Stephen B. Kahn
      1. Integrity: The Life of George W. Norris by Richard L. Neuberger and Stephen B. Kahn
      2. A Maverick American by Maury Maverick
      3. War Madness by Stephen Raushenbush and Joan Raushenbush
      Scribners
      , September 1937, pp. 70-71 - PDF
    4. [+]
      (4 Reviews)
      The Life and Death of a Spanish Town, by Elliot Paul
      1. The Life and Death of a Spanish Town by Elliot Paul
      2. My War with the United States by Ludwig Bemelmans
      3. American Dream by Michael Foster
      4. The Anointed by Clyde Brion Davis
      Scribners
      , October 1937, pp. 70-74 - PDF
    5. [+]
      (4 Reviews)
      The Song of the World, by Jean Giono
      1. The Song of the World by Jean Giono
      2. England Expects Every American to Do His Duty by Quincy Howe
      3. Conversation at Midnight by Edna St. Vincent Millay
      4. Life With Mother by Clarence Day
      Scribners
      , November 1937, pp. 71-73 - PDF
    6. [+]
      (5 Reviews)
      Famine, by Liam O'Flaherty
      1. Famine by Liam O'Flaherty
      2. You Have Seen Their Faces by Erskine Caldwell and Margaret Bourke-...
      3. Time of Our Lives by Orrick Johns
      4. Brisbane: A Candid Biography by Oliver Carlson
      5. The Rectory Family by John Franklin Carter
      Scribners
      , January 1938, pp. 75-77 - PDF
    7. [+]
      (4 Reviews)
      Serenade, by James M. Cain
      1. Serenade by James M. Cain
      2. This Is Our World by Paul B. Sears
      3. Divided We Stand by Walter Prescott Webb
      4. America's Sixty Families by Ferdinand Lundberg
      Scribners
      , February 1938, pp. 73-75 - PDF
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      (3 Reviews)
      The Prodigal Parents, by Sinclair Lewis
      1. The Prodigal Parents by Sinclair Lewis
      2. The Folklore of Capitalism by Thurman W. Arnold
      3. The Tyranny of Words by Stuart Chase
      Scribners
      , March 1938, pp. 74-76 - PDF
    9. [+]
      (2 Reviews)
      R.F.D., by Charles Allen Smart
      1. R.F.D. by Charles Allen Smart
      2. If War Comes by R. Ernest Dupuy and George Fielding E...
      Scribners
      , April 1938, pp. 73-74 - PDF
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      (4 Reviews)
      The Unvanquished, by William Faulkner
      1. The Unvanquished by William Faulkner
      2. Action at Aquila by Hervey Allen
      3. A Prairie Grove by Donald Culross Peattie
      4. The 168 Days by Joseph Alsop and Turner Catledge
      Scribners
      , May 1938, pp. 82-83 - PDF
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      (2 Reviews)
      What People Said, by William L. White
      1. What People Said by William L. White
      2. Hope of Heaven, and Other Stories by John O'Hara
      Scribners
      , June 1938, p. 51 - PDF
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      (Review)
      I Like America, by Granville Hicks
      1. I Like America by Granville Hicks
      Scribners
      , July 1938, p. 55 - PDF
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      (Review)
      The Great American Novel---, by Clyde Brion Davis
      1. The Great American Novel--- by Clyde Brion Davis
      Scribners
      , August 1938, p. 58 - PDF
    14. [+]
      (2 Reviews)
      A Southerner Discovers the South, by Jonathan Daniels
      1. A Southerner Discovers the South by Jonathan Daniels
      2. The Last Five Hours of Austria by Eugen Lennhoff
      Scribners
      , September 1938, p. 52 - PDF
    15. [+]
      (2 Reviews)
      Political Guide, by Dorothy Thompson
      1. Political Guide by Dorothy Thompson
      2. The Liberals by John Hyde Preston
      Scribners
      , October 1938, pp. 54-55 - PDF
    16. [+]
      (3 Reviews)
      The Prospects of American Democracy, by George S. Counts
      1. The Prospects of American Democracy by George S. Counts
      2. The Pursuit of Happiness by Herbert Agar
      3. The Fathers by Allen Tate
      Scribners
      , November 1938, pp. 60-61 - PDF
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      (3 Reviews)
      What's In It for Me?, by Jerome Weidman
      1. What's In It for Me? by Jerome Weidman
      2. Wait Until Spring, Bandini by John Fante
      3. No Star is Lost by James T. Farrell
      Scribners
      , December 1938, pp. 69-71 - PDF
    18. [+]
      (6 Reviews)
      A World I Never Made, by James T. Farrell
      1. A World I Never Made by James T. Farrell
      2. Death in the Deep South by Ward Greene
      3. 'T Aint Right by Westbrook Pegler
      4. Audubon by Constance Rourke
      5. Singing in the Wilderness by Donald Culross Peattie
      6. Caleb Catlum's America by Vincent McHugh
      Scribners
      , December 1936, pp. 89-97 - PDF
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      (2 Reviews)
      The Enjoyment of Laughter, by Max Eastman
      1. The Enjoyment of Laughter by Max Eastman
      2. Not Under Forty by Willa Cather
      Scribners
      , January 1937, pp. 126-128 - PDF
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      (3 Reviews)
      The Croquet Player, by H.G. Wells
      1. The Croquet Player by H.G. Wells
      2. Hitler Over Russia? by Ernst Henri
      3. The Revolution Betrayed by Leon Trotsky
      Scribners
      , May 1937, pp. 82-87 - PDF