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Q: What is UNZ.org?

A: The UNZ.org website is intended to provide convenient access to a large quantity of high-quality content material, mostly published over the last 150 years in America and England, including both articles and books, encompassing over one million readable items and titles of another million items not readable due to copyright. Much of this material has never previously been available anywhere on the Internet and should be useful for researchers and intellectual historians.

Q: Why do you include non-readable articles and books?

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.

Q: The website seems very different than when I previously visited. What's the story?

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.

Q: How do I find a given author or publication?

A: Most of the main pages of the website contain one or more "Reactive Clouds," with the names of various authors or publications. Javascript functions cause these Clouds to "react" and change the displayed information as you begin typing in the entry boxes. For example, as you enter the first few letters of an author's name on the Home page, the Clouds adjust to display only those authors whose names begin with those letters. Similar adjustments occur as you start typing in a particular decade or year, or if you select one of the drop-down settings or other filter. This allows you to quickly focus in on the individuals you are seeking based on your particular criteria.

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

Q: How do I find a given article or book?

A: The main Articles and Books pages, as well as the Overview tabs for individual authors or publications, display a Listing of articles (or books) towards the bottom of the page. Like the Clouds, these Listings are "reactive" and automatically adjust as you being typing in any of the information in the various data entry fields---Title, Author, Publication, or Period, displaying only those items that match your selection.

Q: What about the individual publications?

A: When you reach the pages associated with a given publication, you can examine the contents in a number of different ways, accessed via the different tabs. The default Overview tab gives you the Cloud of authors for that publication plus the Listing of individual articles, with both of these being "reactive" as you provide information in the Title, Author, or Period fields.

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.

Q: How does Searching work?

A: As mentioned above, much of the exploration of the website contents is normally performed by browsing the various different pages or entering information into the various text fields and having the displayed information automatically adjust. Actual Searches are performed in a parallel manner, by entering the target information into the data fields and then pressing the Search button (or simply hitting Enter). The system then performs a Search across the selected Text, Title, Author, and other information and displays the findings in a new Search Results tab.

Searches may be performed on any of these individual pages, or on the Power Search page, which allows for more detailed Searches across all content material.
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  • Author: David Denby

    Total Archives: 897 Items - 3 Books, 60 Articles, 834 Reviews
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    1. [+]
      (2 Reviews)
      Society Dictates
      1. In the Mood for Love (2001 Film) by Kar Wai Wong
      2. The Legend of Rita (2001 Film) by Volker Schlondorff
      The New Yorker
      , February 5, 2001, pp. 92-96
    2. French Connections - Eric Rohmer
      1. In the Mood for Love (2001 Film) by Kar Wai Wong
      2. The Legend of Rita (2001 Film) by Volker Schlondorff
      The New Yorker
      , February 19, 2001, pp. 230-233
    3. [+]
      (2 Reviews)
      A Gun in the Sun
      1. The Mexican (2001 Film) by Gore Verbinski
      2. The Taste of Others (1999 Film) by Agnes Jaoui
      The New Yorker
      , March 12, 2001, pp. 108-112
    4. [+]
      (2 Reviews)
      1. Enemy at the Gates (2001 Film) by Jean-Jacques Annaud
      2. 15 Minutes~~Fifteen Minutes (2001 Film) by John Herzfeld
      The New Yorker
      , March 26, 2001, pp. 102-106
    5. [+]
      (3 Reviews)
      Still Hungry
      1. Blow (2001 Film) by Ted Demme
      2. Heartbreakers (2001 Film) by David Mirkin
      3. Say It Isn't So! (2001 Film) by James B. Rogers
      The New Yorker
      , April 9, 2001, pp. 138-146
    6. [+]
      (2 Reviews)
      Women on the Run
      1. The Circle (2000 Film) by Jafar Panahi
      2. The Center of the World (2001 Film) by Wayne Wang
      The New Yorker
      , April 23, 2001, pp. 196-198
    7. [+]
      (2 Reviews)
      Excess Stories
      1. Startup.com (2001 Film) by Chris Hegedus and Jehane Noujaim
      2. Town and Country (2001 Film) by Peter Chelsom
      The New Yorker
      , May 14, 2001, pp. 112-116
    8. [+]
      (2 Reviews)
      1. Moulin Rouge (2001 Film) by Baz Luhrmann
      2. The Mummy Returns (2001 Film) by Stephen Sommers
      The New Yorker
      , May 28, 2001, pp. 140-152
    9. [+]
      1. A.I. - Artificial Intelligence (2001 Film) by Steven Spielberg
      The New Yorker
      , July 2, 2001, pp. 86-90
    10. [+]
      (3 Reviews)
      Girl Stuff
      1. The Fast and the Furious (2001 Film) by Rob Cohen
      2. Crazy/Beautiful (2001 Film) by John Stockwell
      3. Legally Blonde (2001 Film) by Robert Luketic
      The New Yorker
      , July 16, 2001, pp. 86-90
    11. [+]
      (2 Reviews)
      Us and Them
      1. Bully (2001 Film) by Larry Clark
      2. America's Sweethearts (2001 Film) by Joe Roth
      The New Yorker
      , July 30, 2001, pp. 84-88
    12. [+]
      (2 Reviews)
      1. Planet of the Apes (2001 Film) by Tim Burton
      2. Ghost World (2001 Film) by Terry Zwigoff
      The New Yorker
      , August 6, 2001, pp. 88-92
    13. [+]
      (2 Reviews)
      Mother Love
      1. The Deep End (2001 Film) by Scott McGehee and David Siegel
      2. The Others (2001 Film) by Alejandro Amenabar
      The New Yorker
      , August 13, 2001, pp. 84-90
    14. [+]
      (2 Reviews)
      Odd Couples
      1. Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back (2001 Film) by Kevin Patrick Smith
      2. Fighter (2001 Film) by Amir Bar-Lev
      The New Yorker
      , September 3, 2001, pp. 96-104
    15. [+]
      The Boys in the Band
      1. Rock Star (2001 Film) by Stephen Herek
      The New Yorker
      , September 17, 2001, pp. 170-180
    16. [+]
      Talking Pictures
      1. Dinner Rush (2001 Film) by Bob Giraldi
      The New Yorker
      , October 1, 2001, pp. 120-124
    17. [+]
      On the Beat
      1. Training Day (2001 Film) by Antoine Fuqua
      The New Yorker
      , October 15, 2001, pp. 218-219
    18. [+]
      (3 Reviews)
      Unsheltered Lives
      1. Intimacy (2001 Film) by Patrice Chereau
      2. Life as a House (2001 Film) by Irwin Winkler
      3. The Last Castle (2001 Film) by Rod Lurie
      The New Yorker
      , October 29, 2001, pp. 92-96
    19. [+]
      (2 Reviews)
      1. Waking Life (2001 Film) by Richard Linklater
      2. Heist (2001 Film) by David Mamet
      The New Yorker
      , November 12, 2001, pp. 138-144
    20. [+]
      (2 Reviews)
      Angry People
      1. In the Bedroom (2001 Film) by Todd Field
      2. Jung (War) Land of the Mujaheddin (2001 Film)
      The New Yorker
      , November 26, 2001, pp. 121-126