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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.

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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.

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.

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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

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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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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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      (Review)
      Short Letter, Long Farewell, by Peter Handke
      1. Short Letter, Long Farewell by Peter Handke
      The New Republic
      , September 28, 1974, p. 29
    2. Living Images (1974) by Stanley Kauffmann
      Film Comment and Criticism
      1 Review
    3. [+]
      (4 Reviews)
      The Day of the Dolphin (1973 Film), by Mike Nichols
      1. The Day of the Dolphin (1973 Film) by Mike Nichols
      2. Serpico (1973 Film) by Sidney Lumet
      3. Alfredo, Alfredo (1973 Film) by Pietro Germi
      4. Papillon (1973 Film) by Franklin J. Schaffner
      The New Republic
      , January 19, 1974, p. 22
    4. [+]
      (2 Reviews)
      The Exorcist (1973 Film), by William Friedkin
      1. The Exorcist (1973 Film) by William Friedkin
      2. Partner (1968 Film) by Bernardo Bertolucci
      The New Republic
      , February 9, 1974, p. 22
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      (Review)
      The Mother and the Whore (1973 Film), by Jean Eustache
      1. The Mother and the Whore (1973 Film) by Jean Eustache
      The New Republic
      , February 16, 1974, p. 22
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      (Review)
      The Last Detail (1973 Film), by Hal Ashby
      1. The Last Detail (1973 Film) by Hal Ashby
      The New Republic
      , February 23, 1974, p. 22
    7. [+]
      (2 Reviews)
      Thieves Like Us (1974 Film), by Robert Altman
      1. Thieves Like Us (1974 Film) by Robert Altman
      2. The Three Sisters (1970 Film) by Cedric Messina
      The New Republic
      , March 2, 1974, p. 26
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      (2 Reviews)
      In the Name of the Father (1971 Film), by Marco Bellocchio
      1. In the Name of the Father (1971 Film) by Marco Bellocchio
      2. Mame (1974 Film) by Gene Saks
      The New Republic
      , March 23, 1974, p. 24
    9. [+]
      (2 Reviews)
      Badlands (1973 Film), by Terrence Malick
      1. Badlands (1973 Film) by Terrence Malick
      2. The Great Gatsby (1974 Film) by Jack Clayton
      The New Republic
      , April 13, 1974, p. 20
    10. [+]
      (2 Reviews)
      The Conversation (1974 Film), by Francis Ford Coppola
      1. The Conversation (1974 Film) by Francis Ford Coppola
      2. The Three Musketeers (1973 Film) by Richard Lester
      The New Republic
      , April 27, 1974, p. 22
    11. [+]
      (2 Reviews)
      The Little Theatre of Jean Renoir (1970 Film), by Jean Renoir
      1. The Little Theatre of Jean Renoir (1970 Film) by Jean Renoir
      2. Claudine (1974 Film) by John Berry
      The New Republic
      , May 25, 1974, p. 22
    12. [+]
      (2 Reviews)
      Two Men of Karamoja (1974 Film), by Eugene S. Jones
      1. Two Men of Karamoja (1974 Film) by Eugene S. Jones
      2. Zandy's Bride (1974 Film) by Jan Troell
      The New Republic
      , June 1, 1974, pp. 33-36
    13. [+]
      (2 Reviews)
      Daisy Miller (1974 Film), by Peter Bogdanovich
      1. Daisy Miller (1974 Film) by Peter Bogdanovich
      2. The Sugarland Express (1974 Film) by Steven Spielberg
      The New Republic
      , June 8, 1974, p. 20
    14. Claude Chabrol
      1. Daisy Miller (1974 Film) by Peter Bogdanovich
      2. The Sugarland Express (1974 Film) by Steven Spielberg
      The New Republic
      , June 15, 1974, p. 20
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      (2 Reviews)
      Promised Lands (1974 Film), by Susan Sontag
      1. Promised Lands (1974 Film) by Susan Sontag
      2. The Parallax View (1974 Film) by Alan J. Pakula
      The New Republic
      , June 29, 1974, p. 18
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      (Review)
      Going Places (1974 Film), by Bertrand Blier
      1. Going Places (1974 Film) by Bertrand Blier
      The New Republic
      , July 6, 1974, p. 20
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      (2 Reviews)
      Chinatown (1974 Film), by Roman Polanski
      1. Chinatown (1974 Film) by Roman Polanski
      2. A Free Woman (1972 Film) by Volker Schlondorff
      The New Republic
      , July 20, 1974, p. 16
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      (2 Reviews)
      The Seduction of Mimi (1972 Film), by Lina Wertmuller
      1. The Seduction of Mimi (1972 Film) by Lina Wertmuller
      2. Hollywood Speaks by Mike Steen
      The New Republic
      , July 27, 1974, p. 20
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      (2 Reviews)
      Bergman on Bergman, by Stig Bjorkman and Ingmar Bergman
      1. Bergman on Bergman by Stig Bjorkman and Ingmar Bergman
      2. The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz (1974 Film) by Ted Kotcheff
      The New Republic
      , August 24, 1974, p. 22
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      (2 Reviews)
      Harry and Tonto (1974 Film), by Paul Mazursky
      1. Harry and Tonto (1974 Film) by Paul Mazursky
      2. The Girl From Petrovka (1974 Film) by Robert Ellis Miller
      The New Republic
      , September 14, 1974, p. 20