UNZ.org - Periodicals, Books, and Authors
Many Millions of Pages of Readable, Searchable Content at Your Fingertips
HomeArticlesBooksPower Search+
XDelete
Clipboard - No Items
?
 
LibraryQ&A
X

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.
HelpEmail
X
Tweet
X
Sharing Comment via Twitter


Embed
X
Full HTML link for this page:
Clickable HTML link for this page:
 
The Saturday Review Archives
?
Title Author Period Text
?
+
Type? Genre/Topic? Subtitles?
The Saturday Review, December 5, 1942 Issue
- 41 Articles, 68pp
  • , p. 6 - PDF
  • , pp. 7-9 - PDF
  • [+]
    (Review)
    , p. 10 - PDF
    Willard Gibbs: American Genius, by Muriel Rukeyser
    1. Willard Gibbs: American Genius by Muriel Rukeyser
  • [+]
    (Review)
    , pp. 11-12 - PDF
    Retrospect of Western Travel, by Harriet Martineau
    1. Retrospect of Western Travel by Harriet Martineau
  • , p. 13 - PDF
    1. Retrospect of Western Travel by Harriet Martineau
  • , pp. 14-15 - PDF
    1. Retrospect of Western Travel by Harriet Martineau
  • , pp. 16-17 - PDF
    1. Retrospect of Western Travel by Harriet Martineau
  • (Verse)
    , p. 18 - PDF
    1. Retrospect of Western Travel by Harriet Martineau
  • (Verse)
    , p. 19 - PDF
    1. Retrospect of Western Travel by Harriet Martineau
  • [+]
    (Review)
    , p. 20 - PDF
    Report from Tokyo, by Joseph C. Grew
    1. Report from Tokyo by Joseph C. Grew
  • [+]
    (2 Reviews)
    , p. 21 - PDF
    Government by Assassination, by Hugh Byas
    1. Government by Assassination by Hugh Byas
    2. Challenge: Behind the Face of Japan by Upton Close
  • [+]
    (Review)
    , p. 22 - PDF
    Bombs Away, by John Steinbeck
    1. Bombs Away by John Steinbeck
  • [+]
    (Review)
    , p. 23 - PDF
    Free Men Are Fighting, by Oliver Gramling
    1. Free Men Are Fighting by Oliver Gramling
  • [+]
    (Review)
    , p. 24 - PDF
    Balcony Empire, by Reynolds Packard and Eleanor Packard
    1. Balcony Empire by Reynolds Packard and Eleanor Packard
  • [+]
    (Review)
    , p. 24 - PDF
    Freely to Pass, by Edward W. Beattie, Jr.
    1. Freely to Pass by Edward W. Beattie, Jr.
  • [+]
    (Review)
    , p. 25 - PDF
    What Does Gandhi Want?, by T.A. Raman
    1. What Does Gandhi Want? by T.A. Raman
  • , p. 26 - PDF
    1. What Does Gandhi Want? by T.A. Raman
  • , p. 27 - PDF
    1. What Does Gandhi Want? by T.A. Raman
  • , p. 28 - PDF
    1. What Does Gandhi Want? by T.A. Raman
  • , p. 29 - PDF
    1. What Does Gandhi Want? by T.A. Raman
  • [+]
    (Review)
    , pp. 30-31 - PDF
    A Treasury of British Humor, by Morris Bishop
    1. A Treasury of British Humor by Morris Bishop
  • [+]
    (Review)
    , pp. 32-35 - PDF
    Edward Sylvester Morse, by Dorothy G. Wayman
    1. Edward Sylvester Morse by Dorothy G. Wayman
  • [+]
    (Review)
    , p. 36 - PDF
    The Yale Review Anthology, by Wilbur L. Cross and Helen Flora McAfee
    1. The Yale Review Anthology by Wilbur L. Cross and Helen Flora McAfee
  • [+]
    (Review)
    , pp. 36-37 - PDF
    Lament for the Chieftains, by Martha S. Bacon
    1. Lament for the Chieftains by Martha S. Bacon
  • [+]
    (Review)
    , pp. 38-41 - PDF
    Good Intentions, by Ogden Nash
    1. Good Intentions by Ogden Nash
  • , p. 42 - PDF
    1. Good Intentions by Ogden Nash
  • , pp. 42-43 - PDF
    1. Good Intentions by Ogden Nash
  • [+]
    (Review)
    , pp. 44-45 - PDF
    Thankless Child, by Frank Swinnerton
    1. Thankless Child by Frank Swinnerton
  • [+]
    (Review)
    , pp. 46-47 - PDF
    Texas: A World in Itself, by George Sessions Perry
    1. Texas: A World in Itself by George Sessions Perry
  • [+]
    (Review)
    , p. 48 - PDF
    There Is Today, by Josephine Lawrence
    1. There Is Today by Josephine Lawrence
  • [+]
    (Review)
    , pp. 48-51 - PDF
    Hang My Heart, by Anne Brooks
    1. Hang My Heart by Anne Brooks
  • [+]
    (Review)
    , p. 52 - PDF
    This Green World, by Rutherford H. Platt
    1. This Green World by Rutherford H. Platt
  • , p. 53 - PDF
    1. This Green World by Rutherford H. Platt
  • [+]
    (Review)
    , pp. 54-55 - PDF
    The Enjoyment of Art in America, by Regina Shoolman and Charles E. Slatkin
    1. The Enjoyment of Art in America by Regina Shoolman and Charles E. Slatkin
  • [+]
    (Review)
    , p. 56 - PDF
    The Artist in America, by Carl Zigrosser
    1. The Artist in America by Carl Zigrosser
  • [+]
    (Review)
    , p. 57 - PDF
    Lower Mississippi, by Hodding Carter
    1. Lower Mississippi by Hodding Carter
  • [+]
    (2 Reviews)
    , pp. 58-59 - PDF
    Bring Me Another Murder, by Whitman Chambers
    1. Bring Me Another Murder by Whitman Chambers
    2. Murder Needs a Face by Ruth Fenisong
  • [+]
    (6 Reviews)
    , pp. 60-63 - PDF
    The Christmas Roundup
    1. All-American by John R. Tunis
    2. Happy Times in Norway by Sigrid Undset
    3. The Star-Spangled Banner by Ingri D'Aulaire and Edgar Parin D'Aul...
    4. The Blue Hills by Elizabeth Goudge
    5. The Four-Story Mistake by Elizabeth Enright
    6. Adam of the Road by Elizabeth Janet Gray
  • [+]
    (Review)
    , p. 64 - PDF
    The Educational Theories of John Ruskin, by Hilda Boettcher Hagstotz
    1. The Educational Theories of John Ruskin by Hilda Boettcher Hagstotz
  • , p. 65 - PDF
    1. The Educational Theories of John Ruskin by Hilda Boettcher Hagstotz
  • , pp. 65-68 - PDF
    1. The Educational Theories of John Ruskin by Hilda Boettcher Hagstotz