Table of Contents

FEBRUARY

ATLANTIC

Ninety-seven years of continuous publication

VOLUME 195 1955 NUMBER 2

Atlantic Reports

Indonesia

Washington and Rio

Australia

The Decline of Western Democracy

WALTER LIPPMANN

29

The Portrait

A Story

WOLF MANKOWITZ

37

Textbooks Under Fire

VIRGIL M. ROGERS

42

The Poet as Playwright

ARCHIBALD MACLEISH

49

By Slow Degrees

CATHERINE DRINKER BOWEN

53

The Young Poets

Flemish Artists, Fifteenth Century

LEAH BODINE DRAKE

57

The Young Poets

The Apotheosis of Alexander

IRVING FELDMAN

58

The Young Poets

Winter Leaves

CLAIRE MCALLISTER

59

The Young Poets

After Evening Milking

R. G. EVERSON

60

The Young Poets

In Memory of Dylan Thomas

ERIC BARKER

60

Be It Ever So Drafty

H. F. ELLIS

61

Explosion on the “Princeton”

Chance or Destiny?

OSCAR HANDLIN

63

BOOKS AND MEN

Alberto Moravia

CHARLES J. ROLO

69

ATLANTIC BOOKSHELF

The Peripatetic Reviewer

EDWARD WEEKS

76

ATLANTIC BOOKSHELF

Books the Editors Like

80

ATLANTIC BOOKSHELF

Reader’s Choice

CHARLES J. ROLO

82

ACCENT ON LIVING

Charles W. Morton

Carl Rose

Donald Morris

87

ACCENT ON LIVING

Record Reviews

JOHN M. CONLY

90

ACCENT ON LIVING

German Hotel. Pleasures and Places

JOSEPH WECHSBERG

94

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