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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. [+]
      (2 Reviews)
      Brief Masterwork
      1. The Battle of San Pietro (1945 Film) by John Huston
      2. The Great John L. (1945 Film) by Frank Tuttle
      The New Yorker
      , July 21, 1945, p. 43
    2. [+]
      (4 Reviews)
      Cooper on Horseback
      1. Along Came Jones (1945 Film) by Stuart Heisler
      2. The Fleet That Came to Stay (1945 Film) by Budd Boetticher
      3. Anchors Aweigh (1945 Film) by George Sidney
      4. Within These Walls (1945 Film) by H. Bruce Humberstone
      The New Yorker
      , July 28, 1945, p. 47
    3. [+]
      (2 Reviews)
      Texas, Perhaps
      1. Incendiary Blonde (1945 Film) by George Marshall
      2. Christmas in Connecticut (1945 Film) by Peter Godfrey
      The New Yorker
      , August 4, 1945, p. 51
    4. [+]
      (4 Reviews)
      1. The True Glory (1945 Film) by Garson Kanin
      2. Duffy's Tavern (1945 Film) by Hal Walker
      3. Our Vines Have Tender Grapes (1945 Film) by Roy Rowland
      4. State Fair (1945 Film) by Walter Lang
      The New Yorker
      , September 15, 1945, pp. 64-65
    5. [+]
      Full Ride
      1. Lady on a Train (1945 Film) by Charles David
      The New Yorker
      , September 22, 1945, p. 69
    6. [+]
      (2 Reviews)
      Cloak, Dagger, and J. Edgar Hoover
      1. The House on 92nd Street (1945 Film) by Henry Hathaway
      2. The Fall of Berlin (1945 Film) by Yuli Raizman and Yelizaveta Svilova
      The New Yorker
      , September 29, 1945, pp. 52-53
    7. [+]
      (4 Reviews)
      Ectoplasm and Plenty of Cain
      1. Mildred Pierce (1945 Film) by Michael Curtiz
      2. Blithe Spirit (1945 Film) by David Lean
      3. The Story of G.I. Joe (1945 Film) by William A. Wellman
      4. Her Highness and the Bellboy (1945 Film) by Richard Thorpe
      The New Yorker
      , October 6, 1945, pp. 95-96
    8. [+]
      The Ivory Towers
      1. Weekend at the Waldorf (1945 Film) by Robert Z. Leonard
      The New Yorker
      , October 13, 1945, p. 74
    9. [+]
      (2 Reviews)
      Looking Backward
      1. Love on the Dole (1941 Film) by John Baxter
      2. Shady Lady (1945 Film) by George Waggner
      The New Yorker
      , October 20, 1945, pp. 79-87
    10. [+]
      (2 Reviews)
      With Constance in Paris
      1. Paris Underground (1945 Film) by Gregory Ratoff
      2. Guest Wife (1945 Film) by Sam Wood
      The New Yorker
      , October 27, 1945, pp. 78-79
    11. [+]
      (4 Reviews)
      Fast Company for Miss Bacall
      1. Confidential Agent (1945 Film) by Herman Shumlin
      2. The Spanish Main (1945 Film) by Frank Borzage
      3. This Love of Ours (1945 Film) by William Dieterle
      4. And Then There Were None (1945 Film) by Rene Clair
      The New Yorker
      , November 10, 1945, pp. 51-55
    12. [+]
      (3 Reviews)
      From Ziegfeld in Heaven
      1. Ziegfeld Follies (1946 Film) by Lemuel Ayers, Roy Del Ruth, Robert Le...
      2. Kitty (1946 Film) by Mitchell Leisen
      3. Whistle Stop (1946 Film) by Leonide Moguy
      The New Yorker
      , March 30, 1946, p. 45
    13. [+]
      (3 Reviews)
      Quite a Bit of Bette
      1. A Stolen Life (1946 Film) by Curtis Bernhardt
      2. Her Kind of Man (1946 Film) by Frederick De Cordova
      3. Bedlam (1946 Film) by Mark Robson
      The New Yorker
      , May 4, 1946, pp. 68-69
    14. [+]
      (3 Reviews)
      Not Very Charming People
      1. The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946 Film) by Tay Garnett
      2. So Goes My Love (1946 Film) by Frank Ryan
      3. Days and Nights (1945 Film) by Aleksander Stolper
      The New Yorker
      , May 11, 1946, pp. 56-58
    15. [+]
      (2 Reviews)
      Give Our Child a Name
      1. To Each His Own (1946 Film) by Mitchell Leisen
      2. The Dark Corner (1946 Film) by Henry Hathaway
      The New Yorker
      , May 25, 1946, pp. 70-75
    16. [+]
      (3 Reviews)
      Songs, No Witty Patter
      1. Night and Day (1946 Film) by Michael Curtiz
      2. Centennial Summer (1946 Film) by Otto Preminger
      3. Breakfast in Hollywood (1946 Film) by Harold D. Schuster
      The New Yorker
      , July 27, 1946, pp. 56-57
    17. [+]
      (2 Reviews)
      Man of Decision
      1. The Turning Point (1946 Film) by Fridrikh Ermler
      2. Lady Luck (1946 Film) by Edwin L. Marin
      The New Yorker
      , November 9, 1946, pp. 102-103
    18. [+]
      (2 Reviews)
      Fair Dinkum
      1. The Overlanders (1946 Film) by Harry Watt
      2. The Secret Heart (1946 Film) by Robert Z. Leonard
      The New Yorker
      , January 4, 1947, p. 56
    19. [+]
      (4 Reviews)
      Mostly Spooks
      1. Stairway to Heaven (1946 Film) by Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger
      2. Queen for a Night (1943 Film) by Weyler Hildebrand
      3. The Time, the Place and the Girl (1946 Film) by David Butler
      4. The Return of Monte Cristo (1946 Film) by Henry Levin
      The New Yorker
      , January 11, 1947, p. 61
    20. [+]
      (3 Reviews)
      Malraux at Last
      1. Man's Hope (1945 Film) by Andre Malraux and Boris Peskine
      2. The Stone Flower (1946 Film) by Aleksandr Ptushko
      3. Love Laughs at Andy Hardy (1947 Film) by Willis Goldbeck
      The New Yorker
      , January 18, 1947, pp. 78-81