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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.

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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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Year 1995 Archives
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  • Author: John Updike

    Total Archives: 723 Items - 57 Books, 180 Articles, 357 Reviews, 129 Poems
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    1. The New York Review of Books
      , November 30, 1995, pp. 16-18
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      (Review)
      Dawn Powell at Her Best, by Tim Page and Dawn Powell
      1. Dawn Powell at Her Best by Tim Page and Dawn Powell
      The New Yorker
      , February 20, 1995, pp. 262-271
    3. The Critics 
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      (4 Reviews)
      Sophie's World, by Jostein Gaarder
      1. Sophie's World by Jostein Gaarder
      2. The Thought Gang by Tibor Fischer
      3. The Romantic Movement by Alain de Botton
      4. Galatea 2.2 by Richard Powers
      The New Yorker
      , August 21, 1995, pp. 105-107
    4. The Critics 
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      (Review)
      Abraham Lincoln, by David Herbert Donald
      1. Abraham Lincoln by David Herbert Donald
      The New Yorker
      , October 30, 1995, pp. 104-108
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      (2 Reviews)
      Graham Greene: Three Lives, by Anthony Mockler
      1. Graham Greene: Three Lives by Anthony Mockler
      2. Graham Greene: The Man Within by Michael Shelden
      The New Yorker
      , June 26, 1995, pp. 182-185
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      (Review)
      The Total Package, by Thomas Hine
      1. The Total Package by Thomas Hine
      The New Yorker
      , May 29, 1995, p. 89
    7. (Verse)
      1. The Total Package by Thomas Hine
      The Paris Review
      , Fall 1995, p. 73
      1. The Total Package by Thomas Hine
      The New Yorker
      , December 18, 1995, pp. 96-99
      1. The Total Package by Thomas Hine
      The New Yorker
      , October 9, 1995, pp. 78-81
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      (Review)
      Ominous Hush, by Sarah Cash and Martin Johnson Heade
      1. Ominous Hush by Sarah Cash and Martin Johnson Heade
      The New York Review of Books
      , January 12, 1995, pp. 8-10
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      (2 Reviews)
      John Singleton Copley in America, by Carrie Rebora
      1. John Singleton Copley in America by Carrie Rebora
      2. John Singleton Copley in England by Emily Ballew Neff
      The New York Review of Books
      , December 21, 1995, pp. 59-63
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      (5 Reviews)
      Edward Hopper and the American Imagination, by Deborah Lyons, Adam D. Weinberg, and ...
      1. Edward Hopper and the American Imagination by Deborah Lyons, Adam D. Weinberg, and ...
      2. Edward Hopper: The Art and the Artist by Gail Levin and Edward Hopper
      3. Edward Hopper's New England by Carl Little and Edward Hopper
      4. Hopper by Mark Strand
      5. Edward Hopper: A Catalogue Raisonne by Gail Levin
      The New York Review of Books
      , August 10, 1995, pp. 19-21
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      (Review)
      Our Game, by John le Carre
      1. Our Game by John le Carre
      The New Yorker
      , March 20, 1995, pp. 102-103
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      (Review)
      Not Entitled, by Frank Kermode
      1. Not Entitled by Frank Kermode
      The New Yorker
      , December 4, 1995, pp. 103-107
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      (Review)
      Nadar, by Maria Morris Hambourg, Francoise Heil...
      1. Nadar by Maria Morris Hambourg, Francoise Heil...
      The New York Review of Books
      , May 25, 1995, pp. 18-19
    14. Rabbit Angstrom (1995) by John Updike
      A Tetrology: Rabbit, Run; Rabbit Redux; Rabbit Is Rich; Rabbit at Rest
    15. (Verse)
      The Overhead Rack
      1. Nadar by Maria Morris Hambourg, Francoise Heil...
      The Harpers Monthly
      , July 1995, pp. 27-28
    16. (Verse)
      1. Nadar by Maria Morris Hambourg, Francoise Heil...
      The New Yorker
      , August 7, 1995, pp. 50-52
    17. The painter is everywhere in Washington this summer, but elusive
      1. Nadar by Maria Morris Hambourg, Francoise Heil...
      The New Republic
      , July 10, 1995, pp. 25-29