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David Cecil • 27 Items / 18 Books, 6 Articles, 2 Reviews, 1 Poem
The Fine Art of Reading (1957)
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Published Reviews
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    The Peaks of Literature (Review)
    The Fine Art of Reading, by David Cecil
    1. The Fine Art of Reading by David Cecil
    The New Republic, July 15, 1957, p. 20
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    Artists of the Word (Review)
    The Fine Art of Reading, by David Cecil
    1. The Fine Art of Reading by David Cecil
    The Saturday Review, September 28, 1957, p. 22
  3. Books
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    Literature and Criticism: Two Approaches (2 Reviews)
    The Fine Art of Reading, by David Cecil
    1. The Fine Art of Reading by David Cecil
    2. Literature and the Image of Man by Leo Lowenthal
    Commonweal, April 18, 1958, p. 84
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    Briefly Noted (6 Reviews)
    General
    1. They Fought for the Sky by Quentin Reynolds
    2. I'd Do It Again by James Michael Curley
    3. Jesting Apostle by Stephen Winsten
    4. Big Sur and the Oranges of Hieronymus Bosch by Henry Miller
    5. The Taxis of the Marne by Jean Dutourd
    6. The Fine Art of Reading by David Cecil
    The New Yorker, June 15, 1957, pp. 114-118
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    Brief Comments (23 Reviews)
    Twenty-three outstanding books
    1. The American University in the Twentieth Century by William Clyde DeVane
    2. The Christian Idea of Education by Edmund Fuller
    3. Modern Science and Christian Beliefs by Arthur F. Smethurst
    4. Alexander Hamilton: Youth to Maturity, 1755-1788 by Broadus Mitchell
    5. Mighty Stonewall by Frank E. Vandiver
    6. British Essays in American History by Harry Cranbrook Allen and Charles Peter Hill
    7. The Soldier and the State by Samuel P. Huntington
    8. The Echo of Greece by Edith Hamilton
    9. The Yoke and the Arrows by Herbert L. Matthews
    10. Ghana: The Autobiography of Kwame Nkrumah by Kwame Nkrumah
    11. Atoms for the World by Laura Fermi
    12. Womanpower
    13. Mass Culture by Bernard Rosenberg and David Manning White
    14. Art and Psychoanalysis by William Phillips
    15. Literature and the Image of Man by Leo Lowenthal
    16. The Fine Art of Reading by David Cecil
    17. Politics and the Novel by Irving Howe
    18. Novels Into Film by George Bluestone
    19. Mark Twain of the Enterprise by Henry Nash Smith, Frederick Anderson, and Mark Twain, ...
    20. Letters of James Joyce by Stuart Gilbert and James Joyce
    21. Close to Colette by Maurice Goudeket
    22. Poets in a Landscape by Gilbert Highet
    23. Best Poems of 1955 by Robert T. Moore
    The American Scholar, Autumn 1957, pp. 494-530