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John B. Priestley • 136 Items / 66 Books, 64 Articles, 3 Reviews
Britain Speaks (1940)
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Published Reviews
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    From Beleaguered England (Review)
    Britain Speaks, by J.B. Priestley
    1. Britain Speaks by J.B. Priestley
    The Saturday Review, December 14, 1940, p. 6
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    Brief Reviews (7 Reviews)
    Heart-Shape in the Dust, by Robert E. Hayden
    1. Heart-Shape in the Dust by Robert E. Hayden
    2. America in Contemporary Fiction by Percy Holmes Boynton
    3. A History of the Theatre by George Freedley and John A. Reeves
    4. My Name Is Aram by William Saroyan
    5. The Traitor Class by Ivor G.S. Montagu
    6. Britain Speaks by J.B. Priestley
    7. Third Copyright Symposium
    The New Masses, January 21, 1941, pp. 26-27
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    Briefly Noted (11 Reviews)
    General
    1. Seven Mysteries of Europe by Jules Romains
    2. Germs and the Man by Justina Hill
    3. Pan America: A Program for the Western Hemisphere by Carleton Beals
    4. America's Last Chance by Albert Carr
    5. America's Dilemma: Alone or Allied? by Norman Angell
    6. The City of Man by Herbert Agar
    7. Speak Up for Democracy by Edward L. Bernays
    8. Golden Gate: The Story of San Francisco Harbor by Felix Riesenberg, Jr.
    9. Britain Speaks by J.B. Priestley
    10. Walt Disney's Fantasia by Deems Taylor
    11. Reason, Social Myths, and Democracy by Sidney Hook
    The New Yorker, December 7, 1940, p. 104
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    In Brief (14 Reviews)
    The Poetry of Dorothy Wordsworth, by Hyman Eigerman and Dorothy Wordsworth
    1. The Poetry of Dorothy Wordsworth by Hyman Eigerman and Dorothy Wordsworth
    2. Nor Fire, Nor Ice by Lucy Atkinson McIlwaine
    3. Behind the Lines by A.A. Milne
    4. American English Grammar by Charles Carpenter Fries
    5. The News and How to Understand It by Quincy Howe
    6. The Origin of Printing in Europe by Pierce Butler
    7. And Still the Waters Run by Angie Debo
    8. The Background of the Revolution in Maryland by Charles Albro Barker
    9. Golden Gate: The Story of San Francisco Harbor by Felix Riesenberg, Jr.
    10. Britain Speaks by J.B. Priestley
    11. The Articles of Confederation by Merrill Jensen
    12. Bronson Alcott, Teacher by Dorothy McCuskey
    13. George Eliot and John Chapman by Gordon S. Haight
    14. The Guillotine at Work by G.P. Maximoff
    The Nation, January 4, 1941, pp. 26-27
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    Recent Books on International Relations (15 Reviews)
    The Second World War
    1. Night Over Europe by Frederick L. Schuman
    2. Seven Mysteries of Europe by Jules Romains
    3. The Second War of Independence by William S. Schlamm
    4. The Revolution Is On by M.W. Fodor
    5. Suicide of a Democracy by Heinz Pol
    6. Juggernaut Over Holland by E.N. van Kleffens
    7. The Belgian Campaign and the Surrender of the Belgian Army, May 10-28, 1940
    8. Behind the Nazi Front by John McCutcheon Raleigh
    9. War Without Music by Peter Muir
    10. Europe's Return to War, 1938-1940 by F. Lee Benns
    11. Yankee Skipper by Joseph Gainard
    12. New Ways of War by Tom H. Wintringham
    13. Why We Fight: Labour's Case by Arthur Greenwood
    14. Britain Speaks by J.B. Priestley
    15. Report on England, November 1940 by Ralph Ingersoll
    Foreign Affairs, April 1941, pp. 677-678