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Henry Watson Fowler • 8 Books
A Dictionary of Modern English Usage (1926)
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Published Reviews
  1. Reviews of Books
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    Know Your Own Language (Review)
    A Dictionary of Modern English Usage, by Henry W. Fowler
    1. A Dictionary of Modern English Usage by Henry W. Fowler
    The New Republic, January 19, 1927, p. 253
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    That Which Is That (Review)
    A Dictionary of Modern English Usage, by Henry W. Fowler
    1. A Dictionary of Modern English Usage by Henry W. Fowler
    The Saturday Review, July 4, 1953, p. 16
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    The Play (Review)
    A Dictionary of Modern English Usage, by Henry W. Fowler
    1. A Dictionary of Modern English Usage by Henry W. Fowler
    Commonweal, February 23, 1927, p. 443
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    P's and Q's (Review)
    A Dictionary of Modern English Usage, by Henry W. Fowler
    1. A Dictionary of Modern English Usage by Henry W. Fowler
    The Saturday Review, July 17, 1926, p. 933
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    Books in Brief (Review)
    A Dictionary of Modern English Usage, by Henry W. Fowler
    1. A Dictionary of Modern English Usage by Henry W. Fowler
    The Nation, December 1, 1926, p. 565
  6. The Book Table
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    For Authors During Lent (Review)
    A Dictionary of Modern English Usage, by Henry W. Fowler
    1. A Dictionary of Modern English Usage by Henry W. Fowler
    The Outlook, February 9, 1927, p. 188
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    Books: Sweet Are the Uses of Usage (2 Reviews)
    A Dictionary of Modern English Usage, by Henry W. Fowler
    1. A Dictionary of Modern English Usage by Henry W. Fowler
    2. American English by Albert H. Marckwardt
    The New Yorker, May 17, 1958, pp. 136-153
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    Check List of New Books (2 Reviews)
    Reference Books
    1. A Dictionary of Modern English Usage by Henry W. Fowler
    2. The Story of Philosophy by Will Durant
    The American Mercury, August 1926
  9. Books & Arts
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    "Mr. Fowler, He Live" (2 Reviews)
    The New Fowler's Modern English Usage, by R.W. Burchfield and Henry Watson Fowler
    1. The New Fowler's Modern English Usage by R.W. Burchfield and Henry Watson Fowler
    2. A Dictionary of Modern English Usage by Henry W. Fowler
    The Weekly Standard, January 20, 1997, pp. 29-33
  10. The New Books
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    Using the Mother Tongue (4 Reviews)
    A Dictionary of Modern English Usage, by Henry W. Fowler
    1. A Dictionary of Modern English Usage by Henry W. Fowler
    2. The Careful Writer by Theodore M. Bernstein
    3. Freedom and Discipline in English
    4. Fractured English by Norton Mockridge
    The Harpers Monthly, November 1965, pp. 118-121
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    The Roving Critic (5 Reviews)
    Mr. Jefferson, by Albert Jay Nock
    1. Mr. Jefferson by Albert Jay Nock
    2. Fathers of the Revolution by Philip Guedalla
    3. Fix Bayonets! and Other Stories by John W. Thomason, Jr.
    4. Two or Three Graces by Aldous Huxley
    5. A Dictionary of Modern English Usage by Henry W. Fowler
    The Century Magazine, September 1926, pp. 635-639