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Summer 2008

Modern Age

Volume: 50
Number: 3
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Modern Age has been America’s leading conservative quarterly for more than half a century.



The Range and Originality of Conservative Reflection


Etty Hillesum and the Light of Faith: A Voegelinian Analysis
The Diplomacy of Conservatism and the Conservatism of Diplomacy
“Between the Tiger’s Paws”: Scotland, Czechoslovakia, and the Poetry of Edwin Muir
The Poverty of the “New Philosophy”
Nuclear Power and the Energy Crisis


The Ballad Rode Into Town
Vietnam Memorial
Skyscraper at Delphi
After Thirty Years: An Anniversary Poem


Russell Kirk Redivivus Russell Kirk: A Critical Biography of a Conservative Mind by James E. Person, Jr. Russell Kirk and the Age of Ideology by W. Wesley McDonald The Postmodern Imagination of Russell Kirk by Gerald J. Russello Th
Romanticism Restrained The Triumph of Imperfection by Virgil Nemoianu
Robert Frost: Philosopher - Poet Robert Frost: The Poet as Philosopher by Peter J. Stanlis
The Way They Argue Now The Way We Argue Now: A Study in the Cultures of Theory by Amanda Anderson
Shakespeare and Mimesis A New Mimesis: Shakespeare and the Representation of Reality by A. D. Nuttall Shakespeare the Thinker by A. D. Nuttall
A Cousin Worthy of Visiting Alexis de Tocqueville: A Life by Hugh Brogan
The Start of Something Big The Jamestown Project by Karen Ordahl Kupperman