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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. Big Pictures
      The New Yorker
      , January 8, 2007, pp. 54-63
    2. The Critics 
      The New Disorder
      The New Yorker
      , March 5, 2007, pp. 80-84
    3. [+]
      (2 Reviews)
      Friends and Enemies
      1. Notes on a Scandal (2006 Film) by Richard Eyre
      2. Letters from Iwo Jima (2007 Film) by Clint Eastwood
      The New Yorker
      , January 15, 2007, pp. 88-96
    4. [+]
      (2 Reviews)
      Crime Scenes
      1. Breaking and Entering (2006 Film) by Anthony Minghella
      2. Smokin' Aces (2006 Film) by Joe Carnahan
      The New Yorker
      , January 29, 2007, pp. 92-96
    5. [+]
      (2 Reviews)
      Double Lives
      1. Breach (2007 Film) by Billy Ray
      2. Factory Girl (2006 Film) by George Hickenlooper
      The New Yorker
      , February 19, 2007, pp. 192-216
    6. [+]
      Free Spirits
      1. Amazing Grace (2006 Film) by Michael Apted
      The New Yorker
      , March 5, 2007, pp. 94-98
    7. [+]
      (2 Reviews)
      Taking Sides
      1. The Wind That Shakes the Barley (2006 Film) by Ken Loach
      2. Zodiac (2007 Film) by David Fincher
      The New Yorker
      , March 19, 2007, pp. 150-168
    8. [+]
      (2 Reviews)
      Men Gone Wild
      1. Shooter (2007 Film) by Antoine Fuqua
      2. 300~~Three Hundred (2007 Film) by Zack Snyder
      The New Yorker
      , April 2, 2007, pp. 88-96
    9. [+]
      (2 Reviews)
      Sleaze City
      1. Grindhouse (2007 Film) by Robert Rodriguez and Eli Roth
      2. The TV Set (2007 Film) by Jake Kasdan
      The New Yorker
      , April 16, 2007, pp. 168-186
    10. [+]
      (2 Reviews)
      Dearly Departed
      1. Lonely Hearts (2006 Film) by Todd Robinson
      2. Year of the Dog (2007 Film) by Mike White
      The New Yorker
      , April 23, 2007, pp. 86-90
    11. [+]
      (2 Reviews)
      Games of Chance
      1. Lucky You (2006 Film) by Curtis Hanson
      2. Away from Her (2006 Film) by Sarah Polley
      The New Yorker
      , May 14, 2007, pp. 154-166
    12. [+]
      (2 Reviews)
      Not Kids' Stuff
      1. Shrek the Third (2007 Film) by Chris Miller and Raman Hui
      2. Paprika (2007 Film) by Satoshi Kon
      The New Yorker
      , May 28, 2007, pp. 86-90
    13. [+]
      (3 Reviews)
      Bad Behavior
      1. Mr. Brooks (2007 Film) by Bruce A. Evans and Raynold Gideon
      2. Crazy Love (2007 Film) by Dan Klores and Fisher Stevens
      3. Ocean's Thirteen (2007 Film) by Steven Soderbergh
      The New Yorker
      , June 11, 2007, pp. 148-160
    14. [+]
      (2 Reviews)
      Do No Harm
      1. Sicko (2007 Film) by Michael Moore
      2. Evening (2007 Film) by Lajos Koltai
      The New Yorker
      , July 2, 2007, pp. 84-90
    15. [+]
      (2 Reviews)
      War Wounds
      1. The Bourne Ultimatum (2007 Film) by Paul Greengrass
      2. No End in Sight (2007 Film) by Charles Ferguson
      The New Yorker
      , August 6, 2007, pp. 76-80
    16. The Critics 
      (2 Reviews)
      Teen Dreams
      1. Superbad (2007 Film) by Greg Mottola
      2. Delirious (2006 Film) by Tom DiCillo
      The New Yorker
      , August 20, 2007, pp. 76-78
    17. [+]
      (2 Reviews)
      Eastern, Western
      1. The Nanny Diaries (2007 Film) by Shari Springer Berman and Robert Pulcini
      2. 3:10 to Yuma~~Three-Ten to Yuma (1957 Film) by Delmer Daves
      The New Yorker
      , September 3, 2007, pp. 142-162
    18. [+]
      In the Valley of Elah (2006 Film), by Paul Haggis
      1. In the Valley of Elah (2006 Film) by Paul Haggis
      The New Yorker
      , September 24, 2007, pp. 188-192
    19. [+]
      (2 Reviews)
      Lost Men
      1. Michael Clayton (2007 Film) by Tony Gilroy
      2. Into the Wild (2007 Film) by Sean Penn
      The New Yorker
      , October 8, 2007, pp. 100-104
    20. [+]
      (2 Reviews)
      Bad Relations
      1. Gone, Baby, Gone (2007 Film) by Ben Affleck
      2. Before the Devil Knows You'Re Dead (2007 Film) by Sidney Lumet
      The New Yorker
      , October 29, 2007, pp. 100-104