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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.

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.

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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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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.

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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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Chronicles Archives
By David R. Slavitt
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    Total Archives: 34 Years, 359 Issues, 9,427 Articles, 18,430pp
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    1. Chronicles
      , June 1991, pp. 48-52 - PDF
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      (2 Reviews)
      Batman Returns (1992 Film), by Tim Burton
      1. Batman Returns (1992 Film) by Tim Burton
      2. Monster in a Box (1992 Film) by Nick Broomfield
      Chronicles
      , December 1992, pp. 48-49 - PDF
      1. Batman Returns (1992 Film) by Tim Burton
      2. Monster in a Box (1992 Film) by Nick Broomfield
      Chronicles
      , October 1991, pp. 49-52 - PDF
      1. Batman Returns (1992 Film) by Tim Burton
      2. Monster in a Box (1992 Film) by Nick Broomfield
      Chronicles
      , September 1990, pp. 53-56 - PDF
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      (Review)
      First and Last Words, by Fred Chappell
      1. First and Last Words by Fred Chappell
      Chronicles
      , July 1989, p. 29 - PDF
      1. First and Last Words by Fred Chappell
      Chronicles
      , January 1991, pp. 53-55 - PDF
      1. First and Last Words by Fred Chappell
      Chronicles
      , February 1992, pp. 49-52 - PDF
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      (Review)
      Vladimir Nabokov: Selected Letters, 1940-1977, by Dmitri Nabokov, Matthew J. Bruccoli, ...
      1. Vladimir Nabokov: Selected Letters, 1940-1977 by Dmitri Nabokov, Matthew J. Bruccoli, ...
      Chronicles
      , January 1990, p. 45 - PDF
    5. Vital Signs 
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      (2 Reviews)
      Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992 Film), by Francis Ford Coppola
      1. Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992 Film) by Francis Ford Coppola
      2. A Few Good Men (1992 Film) by Rob Reiner
      Chronicles
      , March 1993, pp. 43-44 - PDF
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      (3 Reviews)
      Dick Tracy (1990 Film), by Warren Beatty
      1. Dick Tracy (1990 Film) by Warren Beatty
      2. Batman (1989 Film) by Tim Burton
      3. Total Recall (1990 Film) by Paul Verhoeven
      Chronicles
      , October 1990, pp. 56-60 - PDF
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      (2 Reviews)
      Ulzana's Raid (1972 Film), by Robert Aldrich
      1. Ulzana's Raid (1972 Film) by Robert Aldrich
      2. Dances With Wolves (1990 Film) by Kevin Costner
      Chronicles
      , August 1993, pp. 49-52 - PDF
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      (2 Reviews)
      Zoo (1993 Film), by Frederick Wiseman
      1. Zoo (1993 Film) by Frederick Wiseman
      2. Much Ado About Nothing (1993 Film) by Kenneth Branagh
      Chronicles
      , November 1993, pp. 48-49 - PDF
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      (2 Reviews)
      Jurassic Park (1993 Film), by Steven Spielberg
      1. Jurassic Park (1993 Film) by Steven Spielberg
      2. The Fugitive (1993 Film) by Andrew Davis
      Chronicles
      , December 1993, pp. 49-52 - PDF
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      (2 Reviews)
      Reservoir Dogs (1992 Film), by Quentin Tarantino
      1. Reservoir Dogs (1992 Film) by Quentin Tarantino
      2. Bad Lieutenant (1992 Film) by Abel Ferrara
      Chronicles
      , June 1993, pp. 49-52 - PDF
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      (Review)
      In the Name of the Father (1993 Film), by Jim Sheridan
      1. In the Name of the Father (1993 Film) by Jim Sheridan
      Chronicles
      , June 1994, p. 48 - PDF
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      (2 Reviews)
      True Romance (1993 Film), by Tony Scott
      1. True Romance (1993 Film) by Tony Scott
      2. Hard Target (1993 Film) by John Woo
      Chronicles
      , February 1994, p. 49 - PDF
      1. True Romance (1993 Film) by Tony Scott
      2. Hard Target (1993 Film) by John Woo
      Chronicles
      , November 1992, pp. 49-52 - PDF
    13. (Verse)
      1. True Romance (1993 Film) by Tony Scott
      2. Hard Target (1993 Film) by John Woo
      Chronicles
      , October 1992, pp. 15-17 - PDF
    14. (Verse)
      1. True Romance (1993 Film) by Tony Scott
      2. Hard Target (1993 Film) by John Woo
      Chronicles
      , January 1992, p. 29 - PDF
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      (Review)
      Hollywood, by Gore Vidal
      1. Hollywood by Gore Vidal
      Chronicles
      , July 1990, p. 40 - PDF