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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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    1. The American Scholar
      , Spring 1986, pp. 221-225
    2. The American Scholar
      , Autumn 1980, pp. 519-527
    3. The American Scholar
      , Winter 1983, pp. 49-64
    4. The American Scholar
      , Summer 1987, pp. 371-381
    5. Before My Eyes (1982) by Stanley Kauffmann
      Film Criticism and Comment
      1 Review
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      1934~~Nineteen Thirty-Four, by Alberto Moravia
      1. 1934~~Nineteen Thirty-Four by Alberto Moravia
      The Harpers Monthly
      , April 1983, pp. 63-67
    7. Books and the Arts 
      (2 Reviews)
      Oblomov (1979 Film), by Nikita Mikhalkov
      1. Oblomov (1979 Film) by Nikita Mikhalkov
      2. All Night Long (1981 Film) by Jean-Claude Tramont
      The New Republic
      , March 21, 1981, p. 24
    8. Books and the Arts 
      (2 Reviews)
      Heart Beat (1980 Film), by John Byrum
      1. Heart Beat (1980 Film) by John Byrum
      2. Where the Buffalo Roam (1980 Film) by Art Linson
      The New Republic
      , May 24, 1980, p. 24
    9. Books and the Arts 
      (2 Reviews)
      Heaven's Gate (1980 Film), by Michael Cimino
      1. Heaven's Gate (1980 Film) by Michael Cimino
      2. Lion of the Desert (1981 Film) by Moustapha Akkad
      The New Republic
      , May 16, 1981, pp. 24-25
    10. Books and the Arts 
      Cinema: A Critical Dictionary, by Richard Roud
      1. Cinema: A Critical Dictionary by Richard Roud
      The New Republic
      , May 10, 1980, pp. 24-25
    11. Books and the Arts 
      (2 Reviews)
      Chapter Two (1979 Film), by Robert Moore
      1. Chapter Two (1979 Film) by Robert Moore
      2. All That Jazz (1979 Film) by Bob Fosse
      The New Republic
      , January 26, 1980, p. 24
    12. Books and the Arts 
      (3 Reviews)
      Joe and Maxi (1980 Film), by Joel Gold
      1. Joe and Maxi (1980 Film) by Joel Gold
      2. Gal Young 'Un (1979 Film) by Victor Nunez
      3. Spoiled Children (1977 Film) by Bertrand Tavernier
      The New Republic
      , May 9, 1981, p. 24
    13. Books and the Arts 
      From the Life of the Marionettes (1980 Film), by Ingmar Bergman
      1. From the Life of the Marionettes (1980 Film) by Ingmar Bergman
      The New Republic
      , November 29, 1980, pp. 22-23
    14. Books and the Arts 
      (2 Reviews)
      Blow Out (1981 Film), by Brian De Palma
      1. Blow Out (1981 Film) by Brian De Palma
      2. Eye of the Needle (1981 Film) by Richard Marquand
      The New Republic
      , August 22, 1981, p. 22
    15. Books and the Arts 
      (2 Reviews)
      Urban Cowboy (1980 Film), by James Bridges
      1. Urban Cowboy (1980 Film) by James Bridges
      2. The Island (1980 Film) by Michael Ritchie
      The New Republic
      , June 21, 1980, p. 24
    16. Books and the Arts 
      (2 Reviews)
      Knife in the Head (1978 Film), by Reinhard Hauff
      1. Knife in the Head (1978 Film) by Reinhard Hauff
      2. The Battle of Chile (1975 Film) by Patricio Guzman
      The New Republic
      , April 26, 1980, p. 24
    17. Books and the Arts 
      (2 Reviews)
      Airplane! (1980 Film), by Jim Abrahams, David Zucker, and Jerry...
      1. Airplane! (1980 Film) by Jim Abrahams, David Zucker, and Jerry...
      2. The Great Santini (1979 Film) by Lewis John Carlino
      The New Republic
      , August 2, 1980, p. 26
    18. Books and the Arts 
      (2 Reviews)
      Like a Turtle on Its Back (1978 Film), by Luc Beraud
      1. Like a Turtle on Its Back (1978 Film) by Luc Beraud
      2. Seems Like Old Times (1980 Film) by Jay Sandrich
      The New Republic
      , January 17, 1981, p. 22
    19. Books and the Arts 
      (2 Reviews)
      From Mao to Mozart: Isaac Stern in China (1979 Film), by Murray Lerner and Allan Miller
      1. From Mao to Mozart: Isaac Stern in China (1979 Film) by Murray Lerner and Allan Miller
      2. Thief (1981 Film) by Michael Mann
      The New Republic
      , April 25, 1981, p. 20
    20. Books and the Arts 
      (2 Reviews)
      Heart to Heart (1979 Film), by Pascal Thomas
      1. Heart to Heart (1979 Film) by Pascal Thomas
      2. Numero Deux (1975 Film) by Jean-Luc Godard
      The New Republic
      , August 4, 1981, p. 26