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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

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    1. [+]
      (3 Reviews)
      Game Playing
      1. Match Point (2005 Film) by Woody Allen
      2. Casanova (2005 Film) by Lasse Hallstrom
      3. The Matador (2006 Film) by Richard Shepard
      The New Yorker
      , January 9, 2006, pp. 91-96
    2. [+]
      (2 Reviews)
      Battle Lines
      1. Go for Zucker (2005 Film) by Dani Levy
      2. Why We Fight (2005 Film) by Eugene Jarecki
      The New Yorker
      , January 23, 2006, pp. 96-106
    3. [+]
      (3 Reviews)
      Home and Abroad
      1. Bubble (2006 Film) by Steven Soderbergh
      2. Neil Young: Heart of Gold (2006 Film) by Jonathan Demme
      3. Tristram Shandy: A Cock and Bull Story (2005 Film) by Michael Winterbottom
      The New Yorker
      , February 13, 2006, pp. 176-190
    4. [+]
      (3 Reviews)
      Candid Cameras
      1. Street Fight (2005 Film) by Marshall Curry
      2. Our Brand Is Crisis (2005 Film) by Rachel Boynton
      3. Darwin's Nightmare (2004 Film) by Hubert Sauper
      The New Yorker
      , March 6, 2006, pp. 92-96
    5. [+]
      1. V for Vendetta (2005 Film) by James McTeigue
      The New Yorker
      , March 20, 2006, pp. 158-174
    6. [+]
      (2 Reviews)
      Tobacco and Drugs
      1. Thank You for Smoking (2005 Film) by Jason Reitman
      2. Brick (2005 Film) by Rian Johnson
      The New Yorker
      , April 3, 2006, pp. 88-92
    7. [+]
      (2 Reviews)
      1. The Notorious Bettie Page (2006 Film) by Mary Harron
      2. Friends with Money (2006 Film) by Nicole Holofcener
      The New Yorker
      , April 17, 2006, pp. 86-90
    8. [+]
      (2 Reviews)
      Last Impressions
      1. United 93 (2006 Film) by Paul Greengrass
      2. The Death of Mr. Lazarescu (2006 Film) by Cristi Puiu
      The New Yorker
      , May 1, 2006, pp. 95-100
    9. [+]
      (2 Reviews)
      Sink or Swim
      1. Poseidon (2006 Film) by Wolfgang Petersen
      2. Russian Dolls (2005 Film) by Cedric Klapisch
      The New Yorker
      , May 22, 2006, pp. 88-92
    10. [+]
      (2 Reviews)
      Violent Times
      1. X-Men - The Last Stand (2006 Film) by Brett Ratner
      2. The Cult of the Suicide Bomber (2005 Film) by Robert Baer
      The New Yorker
      , June 5, 2006, pp. 90-94
    11. [+]
      (2 Reviews)
      Tuning In
      1. A Prairie Home Companion (2006 Film) by Robert Altman
      2. An Inconvenient Truth (2006 Film) by Davis Guggenheim
      The New Yorker
      , June 12, 2006, pp. 160-172
    12. [+]
      (2 Reviews)
      1. The Road to Guantanamo (2006 Film) by Michael Winterbottom and Mat Whitecross
      2. Nacho Libre (2006 Film) by Jared Hess
      The New Yorker
      , June 26, 2006, pp. 90-98
    13. The Critics 
      Dressed To Kill
      1. The Devil Wears Prada (2006 Film) by David Frankel
      The New Yorker
      , July 10, 2006, pp. 90-92
    14. [+]
      (2 Reviews)
      Hot and Bothered
      1. Miami Vice (2006 Film) by Michael Mann
      2. Little Miss Sunshine (2006 Film) by Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris
      The New Yorker
      , July 31, 2006, pp. 84-88
    15. The Critics 
      On Duty
      1. World Trade Center (2006 Film) by Oliver Stone
      The New Yorker
      , August 21, 2006, pp. 76-78
    16. [+]
      (2 Reviews)
      1. When the Levees Broke - A Requiem in Four Acts (2006 Film) by Spike Lee
      2. Snakes on a Plane (2006 Film) by David R. Ellis
      The New Yorker
      , September 4, 2006, pp. 139-152
    17. [+]
      (2 Reviews)
      Inescapable Pasts
      1. The Black Dahlia (2006 Film) by Brian De Palma
      2. The Ground Truth (2006 Film) by Patricia Foulkrod
      The New Yorker
      , September 18, 2006, pp. 90-98
    18. [+]
      (2 Reviews)
      Power Players
      1. All the King's Men (2006 Film) by Steven Zaillian
      2. The Last King of Scotland (2006 Film) by Kevin Macdonald
      The New Yorker
      , October 2, 2006, pp. 99-104
    19. [+]
      (2 Reviews)
      Small Worlds
      1. Little Children (2006 Film) by Todd Field
      2. The Departed (2006 Film) by Martin Scorsese
      The New Yorker
      , October 16, 2006, pp. 191-200
    20. [+]
      (2 Reviews)
      Battle Fatigue
      1. Flags of Our Fathers (2006 Film) by Clint Eastwood
      2. Babel (2006 Film) by Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu
      The New Yorker
      , October 30, 2006, pp. 102-106