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Van Wyck Brooks Archives
Van Wyck Brooks • 125 Items / 39 Books, 57 Articles, 27 Reviews
The Times of Melville and Whitman (1947)
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Published Reviews
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    One Child at a Time (Review)
    The Times of Melville and Whitman, by Van Wyck Brooks
    1. The Times of Melville and Whitman by Van Wyck Brooks
    The Atlantic Monthly, December 1947, pp. 158-159
  2. Books of the Week
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    The Screen: Sound and Fury (Review)
    The Times of Melville and Whitman, by Van Wyck Brooks
    1. The Times of Melville and Whitman by Van Wyck Brooks
    Commonweal, December 5, 1947, pp. 198-199
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    America in Pastels (Review)
    The Times of Melville and Whitman, by Van Wyck Brooks
    1. The Times of Melville and Whitman by Van Wyck Brooks
    The Nation, November 29, 1947, p. 598
  4. Books in Review
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    Brooks and the "Usuable Past" (Review)
    The Times of Melville and Whitman, by Van Wyck Brooks
    1. The Times of Melville and Whitman by Van Wyck Brooks
    The New Republic, November 10, 1947, pp. 25-26
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    Family Album (Review)
    The Times of Melville and Whitman, by Van Wyck Brooks
    1. The Times of Melville and Whitman by Van Wyck Brooks
    The Partisan Review, January 1948, pp. 105-107
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    Our Rich Vein of Literary Ore (Review)
    The Times of Melville and Whitman, by Van Wyck Brooks
    1. The Times of Melville and Whitman by Van Wyck Brooks
    The Saturday Review, November 8, 1947, p. 11
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    The Check List (2 Reviews)
    History
    1. The Times of Melville and Whitman by Van Wyck Brooks
    2. Land of Liberty by Fred Hamlin
    The American Mercury, January 1948, p. 118
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    The Literary Sampler (8 Reviews)
    Excerpts and Jottings from New and Forthcoming Books
    1. The Meaning of Treason by Rebecca West
    2. The Times of Melville and Whitman by Van Wyck Brooks
    3. Rebel at Large by George Creel
    4. Somewhere the Tempest Fell by Josephine Herbst
    5. The Aunt's Story by Patrick White
    6. The Making of Yesterday, 1928-1942 by Raoul de Roussy de Sales
    7. Letter from Grosvenor Square by John Gilbert Winant
    8. You're the Boss by Edward J. Flynn
    The Saturday Review, December 6, 1947, pp. 18-19
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    Biographies---in Brief (11 Reviews)
    Harry Truman: A Political Biography, by William P. Helm
    1. Harry Truman: A Political Biography by William P. Helm
    2. FDR: His Personal Letters by Elliott Roosevelt and Franklin D. Roosevelt
    3. The James Family: A Group Biography by F.O. Matthiessen
    4. The Times of Melville and Whitman by Van Wyck Brooks
    5. Kosciuszko: Leader and Exile by Miecislaus Haiman
    6. Gallant General by Antoni Gronowicz
    7. Blessed Is the Match by Marie Syrkin
    8. David Lilienthal: Public Servent in a Power Age by Willson Whitman
    9. The La Follettes and the Wisconsin Idea by Edward N. Doan
    10. American Promise by Sulamith Ish Kishor
    11. The Loud Red Patrick by Ruth McKenney
    Common Ground, Spring 1948, pp. 109-110