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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. American Sucker (2003) by David Denby
      4 Reviews
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      (2 Reviews)
      Nocturnes
      1. The Pianist (2002 Film) by Roman Polanski
      2. 25th Hour~~Twenty-Fifth Hour (2002 Film) by Spike Lee
      The New Yorker
      , January 13, 2003, pp. 90-96
    3. [+]
      (2 Reviews)
      Men On Ice
      1. The Recruit (2003 Film) by Roger Donaldson
      2. Narc (2002 Film) by Joe Carnahan
      The New Yorker
      , January 27, 2003, pp. 94-98
    4. Fast Times
      1. The Recruit (2003 Film) by Roger Donaldson
      2. Narc (2002 Film) by Joe Carnahan
      The New Yorker
      , February 10, 2003, pp. 102-108
    5. [+]
      (2 Reviews)
      Compromises
      1. The Life of David Gale (2003 Film) by Alan Parker
      2. Daredevil (2003 Film) by Mark Steven Johnson
      The New Yorker
      , March 3, 2003, pp. 94-95
    6. [+]
      (2 Reviews)
      Riding Into Battle
      1. Tears of the Sun (2003 Film) by Antoine Fuqua
      2. Old School (2003 Film) by Todd Phillips
      The New Yorker
      , March 17, 2003, pp. 154-166
    7. [+]
      (2 Reviews)
      Big Loser, Small Winner
      1. Dreamcatcher (2003 Film) by Lawrence Kasdan
      2. Raising Victor Vargas (2002 Film) by Peter Sollett
      The New Yorker
      , March 31, 2003, pp. 106-107
    8. [+]
      (2 Reviews)
      Monstres Sacres
      1. Cet Amour-La (2003 Film) by Josee Dayan
      2. Fellini: I'm a Born Liar (2002 Film) by Damian Pettigrew
      The New Yorker
      , April 14, 2003, pp. 88-92
    9. [+]
      (2 Reviews)
      Private Worlds
      1. The Dancer Upstairs (2002 Film) by John Malkovich
      2. A Mighty Wind (2003 Film) by Christopher Guest
      The New Yorker
      , May 5, 2003, pp. 104-114
    10. [+]
      (Review)
      School Days
      1. L'Auberge Espagnole (2002 Film) by Cedric Klapisch
      The New Yorker
      , May 19, 2003, pp. 94-102
    11. [+]
      (Review)
      In the Basement
      1. Capturing the Friedmans (2003 Film) by Andrew Jarecki
      The New Yorker
      , June 2, 2003, pp. 102-106
    12. [+]
      (2 Reviews)
      Traffic Jams
      1. The Italian Job (2003 Film) by F. Gary Gray
      2. Friday Night (2002 Film) by Claire Denis
      The New Yorker
      , June 16, 2003, pp. 200-201
    13. [+]
      (2 Reviews)
      Mild in the Streets
      1. Hulk (2003 Film) by Ang Lee
      2. Charlie's Angels - Full Throttle (2003 Film) by McG
      The New Yorker
      , July 7, 2003, pp. 84-88
    14. [+]
      (2 Reviews)
      High Seas
      1. Pirates of the Caribbean (2003 Film) by Gore Verbinski
      2. The Housekeeper (2002 Film) by Claude Berri
      The New Yorker
      , July 28, 2003, pp. 94-98
    15. [+]
      (Review)
      Horse Power
      1. Seabiscuit (2003 Film) by Gary Ross
      The New Yorker
      , August 4, 2003, pp. 84-88
    16. [+]
      (2 Reviews)
      American Dreamers
      1. Open Range (2003 Film) by Kevin Costner
      2. Thirteen (2003 Film) by Catherine Hardwicke
      The New Yorker
      , September 1, 2003, pp. 130-140
    17. [+]
      (2 Reviews)
      Heartbreak Hotels
      1. Lost In Translation (2003 Film) by Sofia Coppola
      2. Dirty Pretty Things (2002 Film) by Stephen Frears
      The New Yorker
      , September 15, 2003, pp. 100-120
    18. [+]
      (3 Reviews)
      Heart of the Country
      1. Under the Tuscan Sun (2003 Film) by Audrey Wells
      2. To Be and To Have (2002 Film) by Nicolas Philibert
      3. Anything Else (2003 Film) by Woody Allen
      The New Yorker
      , September 29, 2003, pp. 118-122
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      (2 Reviews)
      Dead Reckoning
      1. Mystic River (2003 Film) by Clint Eastwood
      2. Kill Bill, Vol. 1 (2003 Film) by Quentin Tarantino
      The New Yorker
      , October 13, 2003, pp. 112-122
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      (2 Reviews)
      Creep Shows
      1. In the Cut (2003 Film) by Jane Campion
      2. Elephant (2003 Film) by Gus Van Sant
      The New Yorker
      , October 27, 2003, pp. 112-124