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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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The Atlantic Monthly Archives
Title Author Period Text
Type? Genre/Topic? Subtitles?
  • (Verse)
    The Atlantic Monthly
    , June 1887, p. 816 - PDF
    1. [+] Issues of the 1850s
      = 3 Years, 26 Issues, 511 Articles
      1. [+] Issues of the 1860s
        = 10 Years, 120 Issues, 2,189 Articles
        1. [+] Issues of the 1870s
          = 10 Years, 120 Issues, 2,257 Articles
          1. [–] Issues of the 1880s
            = 10 Years, 120 Issues, 2,197 Articles
            1. [+] Issues of 1880
              = 12 Issues, 236 Articles
              1. [+] Issues of 1881
                = 12 Issues, 197 Articles
                1. [+] Issues of 1882
                  = 12 Issues, 214 Articles
                  1. [+] Issues of 1883
                    = 12 Issues, 226 Articles
                    1. [+] Issues of 1884
                      = 12 Issues, 221 Articles
                      1. [+] Issues of 1885
                        = 12 Issues, 214 Articles
                        1. [+] Issues of 1886
                          = 12 Issues, 194 Articles
                          1. [–] Issues of 1887
                            = 12 Issues, 255 Articles
                            1. [+] January 1887 Issue
                              = 27 Articles
                              1. [+] February 1887 Issue
                                = 27 Articles
                                1. [+] March 1887 Issue
                                  = 19 Articles
                                  1. [+] April 1887 Issue
                                    = 20 Articles
                                    1. [+] May 1887 Issue
                                      = 26 Articles
                                      1. [–] June 1887 Issue
                                        = 20 Articles
                                        1. A Crucial Experiment by J.P. Quincy, pp. 721-749 - PDF
                                        2. The Theory of the Social Compact by A. Lawrence Lowell, pp. 750-767 - PDF
                                        3. Ballad of Pentyre Town by Graham R. Tomson, p. 768 - PDF
                                        4. Paul Patoff by F. Marion Crawford, pp. 769-787 - PDF
                                        5. Enceladus by P. , pp. 788-798 - PDF
                                        6. Recall by Andrew Hedbrooke, p. 799 - PDF
                                        7. Nursery Classics in School by H.E. Scudder, pp. 800-803 - PDF
                                        8. The Second Son by M.O.W. Oliphant and T.B. Aldrich, pp. 804-815 - PDF
                                        9. A Caged Bird by Sarah Orne Jewett, p. 816 - PDF
                                        10. Completed Work of the Federal Convention by John Fiske, pp. 817-831 - PDF
                                        11. Our Hundred Days in Europe by Oliver Wendell Holmes, pp. 832-841 - PDF
                                        12. Elihu Vedder's Pictures by William Howe Downes, p. 842 - PDF
                                        13. Our Hundred Days in Europe by Oliver Wendell Holmes, pp. 843-846 - PDF
                                        14. [+] Richardson's American Literature, pp. 847-848 - PDF
                                          - 1 Review
                                          1. American Literature, 1607-1885, Vol. I by Charles F. Richardson
                                        15. [+] The Goethe-Carlyle Correspondence, pp. 849-851 - PDF
                                          - 1 Review
                                          1. Correspondence Between Goethe and Carlyle by Charles Eliot Norton, Goethe, and Car...
                                        16. [+] Chinese Ghosts, p. 852 - PDF
                                          - 1 Review
                                          1. Some Chinese Ghosts by Lafcadio Hearn
                                        17. Grace---with a Grain of Salt, p. 853 - PDF
                                          1. Some Chinese Ghosts by Lafcadio Hearn
                                        18. A Word with Mr. George Meredith, p. 854 - PDF
                                          1. Some Chinese Ghosts by Lafcadio Hearn
                                        19. The Relations between Authors and their Characters, pp. 855-857 - PDF
                                          1. Some Chinese Ghosts by Lafcadio Hearn
                                        20. Books of the Month, pp. 858-860 - PDF
                                          1. Some Chinese Ghosts by Lafcadio Hearn
                                      2. [+] July 1887 Issue
                                        = 21 Articles
                                        1. [+] August 1887 Issue
                                          = 18 Articles
                                          1. [+] September 1887 Issue
                                            = 21 Articles
                                            1. [+] October 1887 Issue
                                              = 17 Articles
                                              1. [+] November 1887 Issue
                                                = 18 Articles
                                                1. [+] December 1887 Issue
                                                  = 21 Articles
                                                2. [+] Issues of 1888
                                                  = 12 Issues, 210 Articles
                                                  1. [+] Issues of 1889
                                                    = 12 Issues, 230 Articles
                                                  2. [+] Issues of the 1890s
                                                    = 10 Years, 120 Issues, 2,420 Articles
                                                    1. [+] Issues of the 1900s
                                                      = 10 Years, 120 Issues, 2,871 Articles
                                                      1. [+] Issues of the 1910s
                                                        = 10 Years, 120 Issues, 2,519 Articles
                                                        1. [+] Issues of the 1920s
                                                          = 10 Years, 120 Issues, 2,412 Articles
                                                          1. [+] Issues of the 1930s
                                                            = 10 Years, 120 Issues, 2,493 Articles
                                                            1. [+] Issues of the 1940s
                                                              = 10 Years, 120 Issues, 3,518 Articles
                                                              1. [+] Issues of the 1950s
                                                                = 10 Years, 116 Issues, 3,351 Articles
                                                                1. [+] Issues of the 1960s
                                                                  = 10 Years, 102 Issues, 2,940 Articles
                                                                  1. [+] Issues of the 1970s
                                                                    = 6 Years, 50 Issues, 1,069 Articles
                                                                    1. [+] Issues of the 1980s
                                                                      = 9 Years, 108 Issues, 2,332 Articles
                                                                      1. [+] Issues of the 1990s
                                                                        = 10 Years, 113 Issues, 2,420 Articles
                                                                        1. [+] Issues of the 2000s
                                                                          = 10 Years, 102 Issues, 3,204 Articles
                                                                          1. [+] Issues of the 2010s
                                                                            = 1 Year, 1 Issue, 22 Articles