Document Type


Publication Date

Spring 1979


The Connecticut College Journal of the Arts and Sciences

Editor in Chief: Judith A. Newman


  • Christopher M. Colbert
  • Steven Schaffer
  • Jordan Trachtenberg
  • Lawrence H. S. Yahia

Production Manager: Lawrence M. Weilgus

Production Staff:

  • Scott Bauer
  • William Butterly
  • Thomas M. Connelly
  • William H. Davis
  • Emily Grabel
  • Hilary Henderson
  • Terri Huggett
  • Amy Kalberer
  • Stephen Litwin
  • Andrew Mahoney
  • JoAnn Siff

Graphics (Cover Design): Melissa Eleftherio

Faculty Advisory Board:

  • William Frasure
  • Helen Mulvey
  • Minor Myers
  • Philip Ray
  • Scott Warren

Printed by: Nelprint Inc., New London, Connecticut

Helicon wishes to express its deepest gratitude to President Oakes Ames for his generous contibution and help,to Dean Alice Johnson for her constant support and to the Special Events Committee for their generous loan.

Copyright © 1979 by the Connecticut College Journal of the Arts and Sciences.


  • T.S. Eliot and Thomas Mann: The Decline of Western Civilization - Evan Stone
  • Adam Smith: An Historical Misconception - Noah Sorkin
  • Progressive Nationalism and Its Occurence in Rhodesia - Andrew Rodwin
  • French Communism: Modified Marxism? - Anthony Bowe
  • The Theme of Moral Reckoning in Gunther Grass' Cat and Mouse and The Clown and Billiards at Half Past Nine by Heinrich Boll - Susan Denney

Some of these resources may contain offensive language or negative stereotypes. Such materials should be seen in the context of the time period and for their research value in documenting attitudes of their era. The items are part of the historical record, and do not represent the views of the Lear Center or Connecticut College.



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