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  1. [+]
    Adventurer in Morality (Review)
    Camus, by Germaine Bree
    1. Camus by Germaine Bree
    The Nation, May 2, 1959, p. 412
  2. Afterjoyce (1977)
    Studies in Fiction After Ulysses
    4 Reviews
  3. Ancient Incas and Modern Revolution
    The New York Review of Books, March 18, 1976, pp. 43-46
  4. [+]
    Animated Paradox (2 Reviews)
    Swift: The Man, His Works and the Age, Vol. One, by Irvin Ehrenpreis
    1. Swift: The Man, His Works and the Age, Vol. One by Irvin Ehrenpreis
    2. Swift: The Man, His Works and the Age, Vol. Three by Irvin Ehrenpreis
    The New York Review of Books, October 25, 1984, pp. 37-39
  5. Ariosto: Less Is More
    The American Scholar, Winter 1982, pp. 95-102
  6. Art as Insurrection
    The Hudson Review, Autumn 1953, pp. 327-337
  7. [+]
    Attis Adonis Osiris Fitzgerald & Co. (6 Reviews)
    Exiles from Paradise, by Sara Mayfield
    1. Exiles from Paradise by Sara Mayfield
    2. Dear Scott/Dear Max by John Kuehl, Jackson R. Bryer, and F. Scott Fitzgerald, ...
    3. Living Well is the Best Revenge by Calvin Tomkins
    4. The Golden Moment by Milton R. Stern
    5. Crazy Sundays by Aaron Latham
    6. F. Scott Fitzgerald in His Own Time by Matthew J. Bruccoli and Jackson Bryer
    The New York Review of Books, January 27, 1972, pp. 26-28
  8. [+]
    The Avid Martyr (Review)
    The Letters of Gustave Flaubert, 1830-1857, by Francis Steegmuller and Gustave Flaubert
    1. The Letters of Gustave Flaubert, 1830-1857 by Francis Steegmuller and Gustave Flaubert
    The American Scholar, Autumn 1980, pp. 540-545
  9. Bad Mouth (1978)
    Fugitive Papers on the Dark Side
    1 Review, 1 Readable
  10. [+]
    Balancing Act (Review)
    A History of the World in 10 1/2 Chapters, by Julian Barnes
    1. A History of the World in 10 1/2 Chapters by Julian Barnes
    The New York Review of Books, October 26, 1989, p. 7
  11. [+]
    The Bard of Wichita Falls (3 Reviews)
    Texasville, by Larry McMurtry
    1. Texasville by Larry McMurtry
    2. Lonesome Dove by Larry McMurtry
    3. The Last Picture Show by Larry McMurtry
    The New York Review of Books, August 13, 1987, pp. 39-41
  12. [+]
    The Beast in the Jungle (2 Reviews)
    Eliot's New Life, by Lyndall Gordon
    1. Eliot's New Life by Lyndall Gordon
    2. The Letters of T.S. Eliot: Vol. I, 1898-1922 by Valerie Eliot, Hugh Haughton, and T.S. Eliot
    The New York Review of Books, November 10, 1988, pp. 3-9
  13. The Bent Knife Blade
    Joyce in the 1960'z
    The Partisan Review, Fall 1962, pp. 507-518
  14. [+]
    Big Little Book (Review)
    Chronicle of a Death Foretold, by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
    1. Chronicle of a Death Foretold by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
    The New York Review of Books, April 14, 1983, p. 3
  15. [+]
    Bloom's All-Time Greatest Hits (Review)
    The Western Canon, by Harold Bloom
    1. The Western Canon by Harold Bloom
    The New York Review of Books, November 17, 1994, pp. 4-6
  16. [+]
    Blue Sheep Zen (2 Reviews)
    The Snow Leopard, by Peter Matthiessen
    1. The Snow Leopard by Peter Matthiessen
    2. Mountain Monarchs by George B. Schaller
    The New York Review of Books, September 28, 1978, pp. 8-11
  17. Bounding "Lycidas"
    The Hudson Review, Summer 1970, pp. 293-304
  18. [+]
    Boys Will Be Boys (Review)
    The Book of Guys, by Garrison Keillor
    1. The Book of Guys by Garrison Keillor
    The New York Review of Books, January 13, 1994, p. 19
  19. [+]
    Brautigan Was Here (3 Reviews)
    The Abortion, by Richard Brautigan
    1. The Abortion by Richard Brautigan
    2. A Confederate General from Big Sur by Richard Brautigan
    3. Trout Fishing in America by Richard Brautigan
    The New York Review of Books, April 22, 1971, pp. 24-26
  20. [+]
    Breakdowns (4 Reviews)
    A Family Romance, by Richard Wollheim
    1. A Family Romance by Richard Wollheim
    2. Camden's Eyes by Austin M. Wright
    3. Sick Friends by Ivan Gold
    4. T Zero by Italo Calvino
    The New York Review of Books, January 29, 1970, pp. 45-47
  21. Can Venice Be Saved?
    The New York Review of Books, April 5, 1973, pp. 21-24
  22. [+]
    The Case for Dryden (Review)
    John Dryden and His World, by James Anderson Winn
    1. John Dryden and His World by James Anderson Winn
    The New York Review of Books, March 17, 1988, pp. 36-38
  23. [+]
    Chance-taker (Review)
    Oh What a Paradise It Seems!, by John Cheever
    1. Oh What a Paradise It Seems! by John Cheever
    The New York Review of Books, April 29, 1982, pp. 8-9
  24. [+]
    Charmed Circles (4 Reviews)
    Catholics, Anglicans, and Puritans, by Hugh Trevor-Roper
    1. Catholics, Anglicans, and Puritans by Hugh Trevor-Roper
    2. Archbishop William Laud by Charles Carlton
    3. Clarendon and His Friends by Richard Lawrence Ollard
    4. Anti-Calvinists by Nicholas Tyacke
    The New York Review of Books, April 14, 1988, pp. 28-31
  25. [+]
    Chaucer on Our Doorstep (Review)
    Chaucer, by Donald R. Howard
    1. Chaucer by Donald R. Howard
    The New York Review of Books, February 4, 1988, pp. 33-34
  26. [+]
    Choice Litters (2 Reviews)
    Letters of James Joyce, Vol. II, by Richard Ellmann and James Joyce
    1. Letters of James Joyce, Vol. II by Richard Ellmann and James Joyce
    2. Letters of James Joyce, Vol. III by Richard Ellmann and James Joyce
    The Hudson Review, Spring 1967, pp. 151-154
  27. [+]
    Cloudy Genius (Review)
    Coleridge: Early Visions, 1772-1804, by Richard Holmes
    1. Coleridge: Early Visions, 1772-1804 by Richard Holmes
    The New Republic, June 25, 1990, pp. 40-42
  28. [+]
    A Collective Creation (Review)
    Mimekor Yisrael, by Micha Joseph Bin Gorion and Emanuel Bin Gorion, ...
    1. Mimekor Yisrael by Micha Joseph Bin Gorion and Emanuel Bin Gorion, ...
    The Hudson Review, Summer 1977, pp. 293-298
  29. [+]
    Cornering the Market (4 Reviews)
    Arcadia, by Jim Crace
    1. Arcadia by Jim Crace
    2. Nothing But Blue Skies by Thomas McGuane
    3. Leviathan by Paul Auster
    4. The Art of Hunger by Paul Auster
    The New York Review of Books, December 3, 1992, pp. 14-16
  30. [+]
    A Cosmic and Practical Man (Review)
    Findings and Keepings, by Lewis Mumford
    1. Findings and Keepings by Lewis Mumford
    The New York Review of Books, January 22, 1976, pp. 41-42
  31. Cyril Connolly and the Man of Letters
    The American Scholar, Winter 1985, pp. 99-105
  32. [+]
    Death in Montana (3 Reviews)
    Young Men and Fire, by Norman Maclean
    1. Young Men and Fire by Norman Maclean
    2. A River Runs Through It, and Other Stories by Norman Maclean
    3. A River Runs Through It (1992 Film) by Robert Redford
    The New York Review of Books, January 28, 1993, pp. 36-37
  33. Decadent Societies (1983)
    1 Review, 1 Readable
  34. [+]
    The Defoe File (Review)
    The Canonisation of Daniel Defoe, by P.N. Furbank and W.R. Owens
    1. The Canonisation of Daniel Defoe by P.N. Furbank and W.R. Owens
    The New York Review of Books, December 22, 1988, pp. 58-60
  35. [+]
    Devil's Brew (2 Reviews)
    The Egghead Republic, by Arno Schmidt, Ernst Krawehl, and Marion Boyars
    1. The Egghead Republic by Arno Schmidt, Ernst Krawehl, and Marion Boyars
    2. Evening Edged in Gold by Arno Schmidt
    The New York Review of Books, March 5, 1981, pp. 31-32
  36. [+]
    Double Exposure (2 Reviews)
    Ararat, by D.M. Thomas
    1. Ararat by D.M. Thomas
    2. Tzili: The Story of a Life by Aharon Appelfeld
    The New York Review of Books, June 16, 1983, pp. 34-35
  37. Down Among the Phenomena
    The Hudson Review, Summer 1967, pp. 255-267
  38. [+]
    Dreadful Symmetry (2 Reviews)
    Anatomy of Criticism, by Northrop Frye
    1. Anatomy of Criticism by Northrop Frye
    2. Problems of Art by Susanne K. Langer
    The Hudson Review, Winter 1957, pp. 614-619
  39. [+]
    Ecstasy (Review)
    Bernini and the Unity of the Visual Arts, by Irving Lavin
    1. Bernini and the Unity of the Visual Arts by Irving Lavin
    The New York Review of Books, September 24, 1981, pp. 57-58
  40. [+]
    Endless Love (Review)
    The Trials of Persiles and Sigismunda, by Miguel de Cervantes
    1. The Trials of Persiles and Sigismunda by Miguel de Cervantes
    The New Republic, November 13, 1989, pp. 38-39
  41. [+]
    Everyone's Miscellany (4 Reviews)
    A World More Attractive, by Irving Howe
    1. A World More Attractive by Irving Howe
    2. The Promised End by Stanley Edgar Hyman
    3. Poetry and Fiction by Howard Nemerov
    4. Essays on Literature and Ideas by John Wain
    The Hudson Review, Spring 1964, pp. 143-148
  42. [+]
    Extension and Intention (2 Reviews)
    Natural Supernaturalism, by M.H. Abrams
    1. Natural Supernaturalism by M.H. Abrams
    2. Blindness and Insight by Paul de Man
    The Hudson Review, Winter 1971, pp. 687-695
  43. [+]
    Fall of Valor (Review)
    Outerbridge Reach, by Robert Stone
    1. Outerbridge Reach by Robert Stone
    The New York Review of Books, March 26, 1992, pp. 29-30
  44. [+]
    False Scents (Review)
    In Adventures of a Romantic Biographyer, by Richard Holmes
    1. In Adventures of a Romantic Biographyer by Richard Holmes
    The New York Review of Books, April 10, 1986, pp. 36-37
  45. [+]
    Fashions in Fiction (4 Reviews)
    Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters and Seymour, by J.D. Salinger
    1. Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters and Seymour by J.D. Salinger
    2. The Second Stone by Leslie A. Fiedler
    3. Another Country by James Baldwin
    4. Young Crankshaw by Cecil Hemley
    The Partisan Review, Winter 1963, pp. 128-132
  46. [+]
    Fatal Triangles (Review)
    A Theatre of Envy, by Rene Girard
    1. A Theatre of Envy by Rene Girard
    The New York Review of Books, July 16, 1992, pp. 51-52
  47. [+]
    Fiction Chronicle (10 Reviews)
    Cards of Identity, by Nigel Forbes Dennis
    1. Cards of Identity by Nigel Forbes Dennis
    2. The Picnic at Sakkara by P.H. Newby
    3. A Show of Force by Stewart Thomson
    4. The Tree of Man by Patrick White
    5. Andersonville by MacKinlay Kantor
    6. A Good Man is Hard to Find, and Other Stories by Flannery O'Connor
    7. A Charmed Life by Mary McCarthy
    8. The Partisans by Peter Matthiessen
    9. Money, Money, Money by David Wagoner
    10. The Thaw by Ilya Ehrenburg
    The Hudson Review, Winter 1955, pp. 627-632
  48. Reviews
    [+]
    Fiction Chronicle (10 Reviews)
    The Cross of Baron Samedi, by Richard Dohrman
    1. The Cross of Baron Samedi by Richard Dohrman
    2. The Sundial by Shirley Jackson
    3. The Return of Ansel Gibbs by Frederick Buechner
    4. Parktilden Village by George P. Elliott
    5. The Mackerel Plaza by Peter De Vries
    6. The Price of Diamonds by Dan Jacobson
    7. The Hireling by L.P. Hartley
    8. The Contenders by John Wain
    9. Happy as Larry by Thomas Hinde
    10. The Subterraneans by Jack Kerouac
    The Hudson Review, Summer 1958, pp. 283-290
  49. Reviews
    [+]
    Fiction Chronicle (11 Reviews)
    Pale Fire, by Vladimir Nabokov
    1. Pale Fire by Vladimir Nabokov
    2. The Reivers by William Faulkner
    3. An Unofficial Rose by Iris Murdoch
    4. Border Country by Raymond Williams
    5. A Long and Happy Life by Reynolds Price
    6. Letting Go by Philip Roth
    7. Riverside Drive by Louis Simpson
    8. Concretions by Arlene Zekowski
    9. The Dialogues by Stanley Berne
    10. The Soft Machine by William S. Burroughs
    11. The Marquise Went Out at Five by Claude Mauriac
    The Hudson Review, Autumn 1962, pp. 420-430
  50. [+]
    Fiction Chronicle (10 Reviews)
    No Laughing Matter, by Angus Wilson
    1. No Laughing Matter by Angus Wilson
    2. The Nice and the Good by Iris Murdoch
    3. The Flood by J.M.G. LeClezio
    4. The Edge by Page Stegner
    5. Sheeper by Irving Rosenthal
    6. Country Judge by Pedro Prado
    7. Milkbottle H by Gil Orlovitz
    8. Red-Dirt Marijuana, and Other Tastes by Terry Southern
    9. The Buddha Tree by Fumio Niwa
    10. In the Heart of the Heart of the Country by William H. Gass
    The Hudson Review, Spring 1968, pp. 225-231
  51. [+]
    The Floating Operetta (Review)
    Lila: An Inquiry Into Morals, by Robert Pirsig
    1. Lila: An Inquiry Into Morals by Robert Pirsig
    The New York Review of Books, December 19, 1991, pp. 59-60
  52. [+]
    Formulas and Fictions (8 Reviews)
    The Horseman on the Roof, by Jean Giono
    1. The Horseman on the Roof by Jean Giono
    2. The Present and the Past by I. Compton-Burnett
    3. Grateful to Life and Death by R.K. Narayan
    4. Dinner with the Commendatore by Mario Soldati
    5. The Hive by Camilo Jose Cela
    6. Cousin Bazilio by Eca de Queiroz
    7. Little Novels of Sicily by Giovanni Verga
    8. The Ponder Heart by Eudora Welty
    The Hudson Review, Spring 1954, pp. 141-144
  53. [+]
    From Abailard to Les Zutistes (2 Reviews)
    A New History of French Literature, by Denis Hollier and R. Howard Bloch
    1. A New History of French Literature by Denis Hollier and R. Howard Bloch
    2. The Oxford Companion to French Literature by Paul Harvey and Janet Ewing Heseltine
    The New York Review of Books, February 1, 1990, pp. 36-38
  54. [+]
    Frontier Fantasies (5 Reviews)
    River of Traps, by William deBuys and Alex Harris
    1. River of Traps by William deBuys and Alex Harris
    2. Birds of Sorrow by Tom Ireland
    3. The Place Where Souls Are Born by Thomas Keneally
    4. A History of the Jews in New Mexico by Henry J. Tobias
    5. Jews of the American West by Moses Rischin and John Livingston
    The New York Review of Books, May 28, 1992, pp. 43-45
  55. [+]
    The Gentleman Dweeb (Review)
    Edward Lear: Selected Letters, by Vivien Noakes and Edward Lear
    1. Edward Lear: Selected Letters by Vivien Noakes and Edward Lear
    The New Republic, October 3, 1988, pp. 36-37
  56. [+]
    The Godfather's Grandfather (3 Reviews)
    The House by the Medlar Tree, by Giovanni Verga
    1. The House by the Medlar Tree by Giovanni Verga
    2. Mastro-Don Gesualdo by Giovanni Verga
    3. The She-Wolf, and Other Stories by Giovanni Verga
    The New York Review of Books, December 20, 1984, pp. 46-48
  57. [+]
    A Good Minestrone (Review)
    The Runaway Soul, by Harold Brodkey
    1. The Runaway Soul by Harold Brodkey
    The New York Review of Books, November 21, 1991, pp. 3-5
  58. [+]
    Good Trip (Review)
    Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, by Robert Pirsig
    1. Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance by Robert Pirsig
    The New York Review of Books, June 13, 1974, pp. 22-23
  59. [+]
    The Great Perhaps (3 Reviews)
    Life Work, by Donald Hall
    1. Life Work by Donald Hall
    2. The Museum of Clear Ideas by Donald Hall
    3. How We Die by Sherwin B. Nuland
    The New York Review of Books, March 24, 1994, pp. 14-15
  60. Great Tew
    An Exchange
    The New York Review of Books, June 16, 1988, pp. 48-49
  61. [+]
    Haunted Landscape (Review)
    Pueblo: Mountain, Village, Dance, by Vincent Scully
    1. Pueblo: Mountain, Village, Dance by Vincent Scully
    The New York Review of Books, October 16, 1975, pp. 6-8
  62. Henrik Ibsen: The Fifty-First Anniversary
    The Hudson Review, Autumn 1957, pp. 415-423
  63. [+]
    Hero of the Word (3 Reviews)
    Using Biography, by William Empson
    1. Using Biography by William Empson
    2. Collected Poems by William Empson
    3. Sir William Empson by Frank Day
    The New York Review of Books, April 11, 1985, pp. 32-35
  64. [+]
    High Critics and Low (2 Reviews)
    The Cycle of American Literature, by Robert E. Spiller
    1. The Cycle of American Literature by Robert E. Spiller
    2. The American Adam by R.W.B. Lewis
    The Hudson Review, Summer 1956, pp. 310-314
  65. [+]
    The High Wire of Faith (Review)
    The Art of Ecstasy, by Robert T. Petersson
    1. The Art of Ecstasy by Robert T. Petersson
    The New York Review of Books, May 20, 1971, pp. 33-34
  66. [+]
    The Hobbit Habit (Review)
    The Silmarillion, by J.R.R. Tolkien and Christopher Tolkien
    1. The Silmarillion by J.R.R. Tolkien and Christopher Tolkien
    The New York Review of Books, November 24, 1977, pp. 22-25
  67. [+]
    I Porni (Review)
    I Modi: The Sixteen Pleasures, by Giulio Romano
    1. I Modi: The Sixteen Pleasures by Giulio Romano
    The New York Review of Books, May 18, 1989, p. 40
  68. [+]
    The Ideal Woman (Review)
    Jane Austen: Her Life, by Park Honan
    1. Jane Austen: Her Life by Park Honan
    The New York Review of Books, August 18, 1988, pp. 21-24
  69. Ideas of Ugly
    The Hudson Review, Spring 1974, pp. 55-68
  70. Ikon: John Milton and the Modern Critics (1956)
    2 Reviews, 1 Readable
  71. [+]
    In Joyce's Wake (4 Reviews)
    James Joyce, by Richard Ellmann
    1. James Joyce by Richard Ellmann
    2. The Critical Writings of James Joyce by Ellsworth Mason, Richard Ellmann, and James Joyce, ...
    3. Songs in the Works of James Joyce by Matthew J.C. Hodgart and Mabel P. Worthington, ...
    4. Shakespeare and Company by Sylvia Beach
    The Hudson Review, Winter 1959, pp. 627-632
  72. [+]
    Intellectual Flaneur (Review)
    Reflections, by Walter Benjamin and Peter Demetz
    1. Reflections by Walter Benjamin and Peter Demetz
    The American Scholar, Winter 1979, pp. 134-137
  73. [+]
    Interfering with Literature (3 Reviews)
    The Dynamics of Literary Response, by Norman N. Holland
    1. The Dynamics of Literary Response by Norman N. Holland
    2. The Return of the Vanishing American by Leslie A. Fiedler
    3. The Ordinary Universe by Denis Donoghue
    The New York Review of Books, April 10, 1969, pp. 33-34
  74. [+]
    The Intricate Argentine (Review)
    Borges, The Labyrinth Maker, by Ana Maria Barrenechea
    1. Borges, The Labyrinth Maker by Ana Maria Barrenechea
    The Hudson Review, Spring 1966, pp. 139-145
  75. Jane Austen in Japan
    The New York Review of Books, February 13, 1986, pp. 26-27
  76. [+]
    Jogging to the Abyss (Review)
    All That Is Solid Melts Into Air, by Marshall Berman
    1. All That Is Solid Melts Into Air by Marshall Berman
    The New York Review of Books, March 4, 1982, pp. 27-28
  77. [+]
    The Joy and Malice of It All (Review)
    The Decameron of Giovanni Boccaccio, by John Payne, Charles S. Singleton, and Giovanni ...
    1. The Decameron of Giovanni Boccaccio by John Payne, Charles S. Singleton, and Giovanni Boccaccio, ...
    The New York Review of Books, April 12, 1984, pp. 13-14
  78. [+]
    Joyce and Company (Review)
    Sylvia Beach and the Lost Generation, by Noel Riley Fitch
    1. Sylvia Beach and the Lost Generation by Noel Riley Fitch
    The New York Review of Books, August 18, 1983, p. 34
  79. [+]
    Joyce and His Critics (2 Reviews)
    Dublin's Joyce, by Hugh Kenner
    1. Dublin's Joyce by Hugh Kenner
    2. Joyce: The Man, the Work, the Reputation by Marvin Magalaner and Richard M. Kain
    The Hudson Review, Winter 1956, pp. 617-621
  80. [+]
    Juggler (Review)
    Foucault's Pendulum, by Umberto Eco
    1. Foucault's Pendulum by Umberto Eco
    The New York Review of Books, November 9, 1989, pp. 3-4
  81. [+]
    Just Plain Will (2 Reviews)
    What Shakespeare Read--and Thought, by A.L. Rowse
    1. What Shakespeare Read--and Thought by A.L. Rowse
    2. Shakespeare and Tragedy by John Bayley
    The New York Review of Books, October 22, 1981, pp. 32-33
  82. The Land and Literature of England (1984)
    A Historical Account
    1 Review
  83. [+]
    Language Unlimited (Review)
    After Babel, by George Steiner
    1. After Babel by George Steiner
    The American Scholar, Winter 1976, pp. 830-833
  84. Letter from Tokyo (report)
    The Hudson Review, Summer 1971, pp. 283-290
  85. Letters
    Commentary, March 1980, pp. 4-26
  86. Letters
    The New York Review of Books, September 11, 1969, pp. 44-48
  87. Letters
    The New York Review of Books, May 27, 1976, p. 48
  88. Letters
    The New York Review of Books, September 29, 1977, pp. 41-44
  89. Letters
    The New York Review of Books, October 8, 1981, pp. 49-52
  90. Letters
    The New York Review of Books, April 15, 1982, pp. 42-44
  91. Letters
    The New York Review of Books, March 4, 1982, pp. 44-48
  92. Letters
    The New York Review of Books, May 10, 1984, pp. 48-52
  93. Letters
    The New York Review of Books, March 26, 1987, pp. 52-56
  94. Letters
    The New York Review of Books, October 22, 1987, pp. 61-64
  95. Letters
    The New York Review of Books, July 21, 1988, pp. 42-48
  96. Letters
    The New York Review of Books, April 13, 1989, pp. 52-56
  97. Letters
    The New York Review of Books, December 20, 1990, pp. 78-80
  98. Letters
    The New York Review of Books, June 28, 1990, pp. 60-64
  99. Letters
    The New York Review of Books, May 17, 1990, p. 49
  100. Letters
    The New York Review of Books, June 13, 1991, pp. 60-64
  101. Letters
    The New York Review of Books, May 30, 1991, pp. 49-52
  102. Letters
    The New York Review of Books, April 23, 1992, pp. 56-60
  103. [+]
    Liberators (5 Reviews)
    The General in His Labyrinth, by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
    1. The General in His Labyrinth by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
    2. Collected Novellas by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
    3. Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
    4. In Praise of the Stepmother by Mario Vargas Llosa
    5. The War of the End of the World by Mario Vargas Llosa
    The New York Review of Books, October 11, 1990, pp. 17-19
  104. [+]
    Lighting Up Shakespeare (Review)
    Essays, Mainly Shakespearean, by Anne Barton
    1. Essays, Mainly Shakespearean by Anne Barton
    The New York Review of Books, September 22, 1994, pp. 59-61
  105. [+]
    The Literary Life (Review)
    A Lion for Love, by Robert Alter and Carol Cosman
    1. A Lion for Love by Robert Alter and Carol Cosman
    Commentary, December 1979, pp. 84-88
  106. Literary Studies
    The Last Fifty Years
    The American Scholar, Spring 1982, pp. 205-217
  107. [+]
    A Little Tour of Henry James (4 Reviews)
    Henry James, Vol II, by Leon Edel
    1. Henry James, Vol II by Leon Edel
    2. Henry James, Vol. III by Leon Edel
    3. The Complete Tales of Henry James by Leon Edel and Henry James
    4. The Ordeal of Consciousness in Henry James by Dorothea Krook
    The Hudson Review, Spring 1963, pp. 150-156
  108. [+]
    Lucy and Lucifer (5 Reviews)
    Doing Things with Texts, by M.H. Abrams and Michael Fischer
    1. Doing Things with Texts by M.H. Abrams and Michael Fischer
    2. An Appetite for Poetry by Frank Kermode
    3. Protocols of Reading by Robert Scholes
    4. Framing the Sign by Jonathan Culler
    5. Critical Writings, 1953-1978 by Paul de Man and Lindsay Waters
    The New York Review of Books, March 1, 1990, pp. 38-40
  109. Machiavelli Now and Here
    An Essay for the First World
    The American Scholar, Summer 1975, pp. 365-381
  110. [+]
    Man and Nothing: Earthbound Comments (3 Reviews)
    The Human Condition, by Hannah Arendt
    1. The Human Condition by Hannah Arendt
    2. Irrational Man by William Barrett
    3. Nature, Man, and Woman by Alan W. Watts
    The Hudson Review, Winter 1958, pp. 626-630
  111. [+]
    The Many Mores (Review)
    Thomas More: A Biography, by Richard Marius
    1. Thomas More: A Biography by Richard Marius
    The New Republic, January 21, 1985, pp. 38-39
  112. Metilde: or a Lesson in Logic
    The Hudson Review, Spring 1958, pp. 29-45
  113. [+]
    Metropolitan Opera (Review)
    The Conscience of the Eye, by Richard Sennett
    1. The Conscience of the Eye by Richard Sennett
    The New York Review of Books, April 25, 1991, pp. 48-49
  114. Montaigne
    The American Scholar, Autumn 1991, pp. 589-599
  115. Montaigne and the Ladies
    The Hudson Review, Summer 1990, pp. 193-212
  116. [+]
    Moravia's Victims (Review)
    Time of Desecration, by Alberto Moravia
    1. Time of Desecration by Alberto Moravia
    The New York Review of Books, August 14, 1980, pp. 47-48
  117. [+]
    Much Ado About Everything (Review)
    The Bottom Translation, by Jan Kott
    1. The Bottom Translation by Jan Kott
    The New York Review of Books, November 19, 1987, pp. 46-49
  118. [+]
    Mulligan Stew (Review)
    A Colder Eye, by Hugh Kenner
    1. A Colder Eye by Hugh Kenner
    The New York Review of Books, May 12, 1983, pp. 40-41
  119. [+]
    Nabokov's Show (Review)
    Lectures on Literature, by Vladimir Nabokov and Fredson Bowers
    1. Lectures on Literature by Vladimir Nabokov and Fredson Bowers
    The New York Review of Books, December 18, 1980, pp. 61-62
  120. [+]
    Natives and Others (9 Reviews)
    The Tewa World, by Alfonso Ortiz
    1. The Tewa World by Alfonso Ortiz
    2. Four Masterworks of American Indian Literature by John Bierhorst
    3. Dine Bahane by Paul G. Zolbrod
    4. Bless Me, Ultima by Rudolfo Anaya
    5. Portrait of an Artist by Laurie Lisle
    6. Edge of Taos Desert by Mabel Dodge Luhan
    7. Mimbres Pottery by J.J. Brody, Catherine J. Scott, and Steven A. LeBlanc, ...
    8. Santa Fe Style by Christine Mather and Sharon Woods
    9. New Mexico Style by Nancy Hunter Warren and William Lumpkins
    The New York Review of Books, March 26, 1987, pp. 32-36
  121. [+]
    New Bards for Old (9 Reviews)
    Nine recent books on Shakespeare
    1. Northrop Frye On Shakespeare by Northrop Frye
    2. Shakespeare and the Question of Theory by Patricia A. Parker and Geoffrey H. Hartman
    3. Shakespeare's Perjured Eye by Joel Fineman
    4. New Readings vs. Old Plays by Richard Levin
    5. The Devil's Party by Harriett Hawkins
    6. Shakespeare's English and Roman History Plays by Paul N. Siegel
    7. William Shakespeare by Terry Eagleton
    8. That Shakespearian Rag by Terence Hawkes
    9. Such is My Love by Joseph Pequigney
    The New York Review of Books, November 6, 1986, pp. 50-54
  122. Nil (1966)
    Episodes in the Literary Conquest of Void During the Nineteenth Century
    2 Reviews
  123. [+]
    The Nose Knows (2 Reviews)
    The Foul and the Fragrant, by Alain Corbin
    1. The Foul and the Fragrant by Alain Corbin
    2. Perfume by Patrick Suskind
    The New York Review of Books, November 20, 1986, pp. 24-26
  124. [+]
    On the Trail of Santa Fe (9 Reviews)
    New Mexico (#33),
    1. New Mexico (#33)
    2. New Mexico by Lance Chilton, Katherine Chilton, and Polly E. Arango, ...
    3. Enchantment and Exploitation by William deBuys
    4. Mercedes Reales by Victor Westphall
    5. Four Leagues of Pecos by G. Emlen Hall
    6. New Mexico: A Bicentennial History by Marc Simmons
    7. Along the Santa Fe Trail by Marc Simmons and Joan Myers
    8. Haunted Highways by Ralph Looney
    9. Four Fighters of Lincoln County by Robert M. Utley
    The New York Review of Books, March 12, 1987, pp. 28-31
  125. [+]
    One Man's Milton (Review)
    Poet of Exile, by Louis Lohr Martz
    1. Poet of Exile by Louis Lohr Martz
    The New York Review of Books, June 26, 1980, pp. 46-47
  126. [+]
    The Opera House of His Ego (Review)
    To the Happy Few, by Emmanuel Boudot-Lamotte and Stendhal
    1. To the Happy Few by Emmanuel Boudot-Lamotte and Stendhal
    The Hudson Review, Spring 1953, pp. 141-143
  127. [+]
    Passion Among the Polyglots (Review)
    Ada, or Ardor, by Vladimir Nabokov
    1. Ada, or Ardor by Vladimir Nabokov
    The Hudson Review, Winter 1969, pp. 717-724
  128. Pomp and Circumstance: C.P. Snow
    The Atlantic Monthly, November 1964, pp. 95-98
  129. [+]
    Pound for Pound (Review)
    Shylock: A Legend and Its Legacy, by John Gross
    1. Shylock: A Legend and Its Legacy by John Gross
    The American Scholar, Autumn 1993, pp. 629-631
  130. Proteus, His Lies, His Truth (1973)
    Discussions of Literary Translation
    1 Review
  131. [+]
    Public Faces (2 Reviews)
    The Portage to San Cristobal of A. H., by George Steiner
    1. The Portage to San Cristobal of A. H. by George Steiner
    2. The Frog Who Dared to Croak by Richard Sennett
    The New York Review of Books, August 12, 1982, p. 11
  132. [+]
    Putting Pope in His Place (2 Reviews)
    Alexander Pope: A Life, by Maynard Mack
    1. Alexander Pope: A Life by Maynard Mack
    2. Pope and Horace by Frank Stack
    The New York Review of Books, March 13, 1986, pp. 29-31
  133. [+]
    Queen or Handmaid of the Arts? (2 Reviews)
    A History of Modern Criticism: 1750-1950, by Rene Wellek
    1. A History of Modern Criticism: 1750-1950 by Rene Wellek
    2. Literary Criticism: A Short History by William K. Wimsatt, Jr. and Cleanth Brooks
    The Hudson Review, Summer 1957, pp. 282-287
  134. Rags, Garbage, and Fantasy
    The Hudson Review, Spring 1976, pp. 54-68
  135. [+]
    The Reality Game (Review)
    Patrimony, by Philip Roth
    1. Patrimony by Philip Roth
    The New York Review of Books, May 16, 1991, pp. 16-17
  136. Review
    The New Republic, March 11, 1967, pp. 24-25
  137. Books
    Haunted and Haunting
    The New Republic, March 18, 1967, pp. 21-22
  138. [+]
    Reviving Spenser (5 Reviews)
    Spenser's World of Glass, by Kathleen Williams
    1. Spenser's World of Glass by Kathleen Williams
    2. Spenser's Images of Life by C.S. Lewis and Alastair Fowler
    3. The Poetry of The Faerie Queene by Paul J. Alpers
    4. Allegorical Imagery by Rosemond Tuve
    5. Spenser's Image of Nature by Donald Cheney
    The New York Review of Books, June 6, 1968, pp. 32-36
  139. [+]
    Right Man, Wrong Job (2 Reviews)
    Diary of the Cavaliere Bernini's Visit to France, by Paul Freart de Chantelou and Antho...
    1. Diary of the Cavaliere Bernini's Visit to France by Paul Freart de Chantelou and Anthony Blunt
    2. Bernini in France by Cecil Gould
    The New York Review of Books, May 8, 1986, pp. 9-11
  140. The Roman Stamp (1974)
    Frame and Facade in Some Forms of Neo-Classicism
    1 Review
  141. [+]
    Routes to Proust (3 Reviews)
    Marcel Proust, 1904-1922: The Later Years, by George D. Painter
    1. Marcel Proust, 1904-1922: The Later Years by George D. Painter
    2. Marcel Proust: The Fictions of Life and of Art by Leo Bersani
    3. Marcel Proust: A Guide to the Main Recurrent Themes by Raymond T. Riva
    The Hudson Review, Summer 1966, pp. 319-323
  142. 'The Scandal of Ulysses'
    An Exchange
    The New York Review of Books, August 18, 1988, pp. 63-65
  143. Reviews
    Scotch Sours by the Isis
    The Hudson Review, Winter 1963, pp. 594-600
  144. [+]
    Scrabbling in the 'Wake' (Review)
    Shakespeare and Joyce, by Vincent John Cheng
    1. Shakespeare and Joyce by Vincent John Cheng
    The New York Review of Books, May 31, 1984, pp. 42-43
  145. [+]
    A Self-Made Man (Review)
    Writing Was Everything, by Alfred Kazin
    1. Writing Was Everything by Alfred Kazin
    The New York Review of Books, October 5, 1995, p. 23
  146. [+]
    Shaggy Dog Fable (Review)
    Bluebeard, by Max Frisch
    1. Bluebeard by Max Frisch
    The New York Review of Books, September 29, 1983, pp. 14-15
  147. Shakespeare: The Four Romances (1989)
    1 Review
  148. [+]
    The Short Stories of Herbert Gold (Review)
    Love and Like, by Herbert Gold
    1. Love and Like by Herbert Gold
    The Hudson Review, Summer 1960, pp. 303-307
  149. [+]
    Shyster Saints (2 Reviews)
    Take Five, by D. Keith Mano
    1. Take Five by D. Keith Mano
    2. Dutch Shea, Jr. by John Gregory Dunne
    The New York Review of Books, June 10, 1982, p. 31
  150. [+]
    Software Wars (Review)
    Hence, by Brad Leithauser
    1. Hence by Brad Leithauser
    The New York Review of Books, March 30, 1989, pp. 20-21
  151. [+]
    "Ssh" (Review)
    Cascando and Other Short Dramatic Pieces, by Samuel Beckett
    1. Cascando and Other Short Dramatic Pieces by Samuel Beckett
    The New York Review of Books, September 25, 1969, pp. 30-31
  152. [+]
    The State of the Dean (3 Reviews)
    Form and Frenzy in Swift's "Tale of a Tub", by John Richard Clark
    1. Form and Frenzy in Swift's "Tale of a Tub" by John Richard Clark
    2. Jonathan Swift: A Critical Anthology by Denis Donoghue
    3. A New Voyage to the Country of the Houyhnhnms by Matthew Hodgart and Jonathan Swift
    The Hudson Review, Autumn 1970, pp. 578-583
  153. Stendhal: Notes on a Novelist (1959)
    4 Reviews, 1 Readable
  154. [+]
    The Story Isn't Over (3 Reviews)
    The Cider House Rules, by John Irving
    1. The Cider House Rules by John Irving
    2. The House of the Spirits by Isabel Allende
    3. The Magic Kingdom by Stanley Elkin
    The New York Review of Books, July 18, 1985, pp. 20-22
  155. Strains of Discord: Studies in Literary Openness (1958)
    1 Review
  156. Surface and Symbol (1962)
    The Consistency of James Joyce's Ulysses
    1 Review
  157. Taste and Bad Taste in Metaphysical Poetry
    The Hudson Review, Spring 1955, pp. 61-77
  158. [+]
    Tin Cans in the Rockies (2 Reviews)
    The Pilot and the Passenger, by Leo Marx
    1. The Pilot and the Passenger by Leo Marx
    2. Ansel Adams: Letters and Images, 1916-1984 by Mary Street Alinder, Andrea Gray Stillman, and Ansel Adams, ...
    The New York Review of Books, February 16, 1989, pp. 33-34
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    Tolstoy in Embryo (Review)
    A Tinker and a Poor Man, by Christopher Hill
    1. A Tinker and a Poor Man by Christopher Hill
    The New York Review of Books, March 2, 1989, pp. 27-28
  160. Reviews
    [+]
    Translation and Communication (Review)
    On Translation, by Reuben A. Brower
    1. On Translation by Reuben A. Brower
    The Hudson Review, Summer 1959, pp. 283-285
  161. [+]
    Tripping Over the Future (2 Reviews)
    The Farther Shore, by Don Gifford
    1. The Farther Shore by Don Gifford
    2. Disappearing Through the Skylight by O.B. Hardison, Jr.
    The New York Review of Books, April 26, 1990, pp. 46-48
  162. [+]
    Two 19th-Century Immoralists (2 Reviews)
    The Private Diaries of Stendhal, by Robert Sage and Stendhal
    1. The Private Diaries of Stendhal by Robert Sage and Stendhal
    2. His Very Self and Voice by Ernest J. Lovell, Jr. and Lord Byron
    The Hudson Review, Summer 1955, pp. 288-293
  163. [+]
    Unhappy Landings (Review)
    Cannibals and Missionaries, by Mary McCarthy
    1. Cannibals and Missionaries by Mary McCarthy
    The New York Review of Books, October 25, 1979, pp. 38-39
  164. [+]
    V.S. Naipaul (Review)
    The Return of Eva Peron, by V.S. Naipaul
    1. The Return of Eva Peron by V.S. Naipaul
    The Hudson Review, Autumn 1980, pp. 474-479
  165. [+]
    Very Like a Whale (Review)
    Poetry and Criticism, by Stanley Edgar Hyman
    1. Poetry and Criticism by Stanley Edgar Hyman
    The Hudson Review, Summer 1961, pp. 311-313
  166. [+]
    Views of Conrad (Review)
    Joseph Conrad: A Critical Biography, by Jocelyn Baines
    1. Joseph Conrad: A Critical Biography by Jocelyn Baines
    The Partisan Review, January 1961, pp. 124-129
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    Wandering in Wayes Unknowne (2 Reviews)
    The Analogy of "The Faerie Queene", by James Nohrnberg
    1. The Analogy of "The Faerie Queene" by James Nohrnberg
    2. Spenser's Allegory by Isabel G. MacCaffrey
    The New York Review of Books, June 23, 1977, pp. 39-41
  168. [+]
    Was Cratylus Kidding? (Review)
    The Names of Comedy, by Anne Barton
    1. The Names of Comedy by Anne Barton
    The New York Review of Books, December 6, 1990, p. 67
  169. [+]
    Weimar Elegies (3 Reviews)
    Men in Dark Times, by Hannah Arendt
    1. Men in Dark Times by Hannah Arendt
    2. Weimar Culture: The Outsider as Insider by Peter Gay
    3. Illuminations by Walter Benjamin and Hannah Arendt
    The Hudson Review, Spring 1969, pp. 165-171
  170. Articles
    What Was Modernism?
    The Hudson Review, Spring 1978, pp. 19-33
  171. [+]
    Winter's Tales (Review)
    Him With His Foot in His Mouth, by Saul Bellow
    1. Him With His Foot in His Mouth by Saul Bellow
    The New York Review of Books, July 19, 1984, p. 28
  172. [+]
    The Wizard of Lake Cayuga (Review)
    Vladimir Nabokov: The American Years, by Brian Boyd
    1. Vladimir Nabokov: The American Years by Brian Boyd
    The New York Review of Books, January 30, 1992, pp. 3-5
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    Wonderful Town? (Review)
    Terrible Honesty, by Ann Douglas
    1. Terrible Honesty by Ann Douglas
    The New York Review of Books, April 20, 1995, pp. 50-52
  174. [+]
    Yes (Review)
    Nora: The Real Life of Molly Bloom, by Brenda Maddox
    1. Nora: The Real Life of Molly Bloom by Brenda Maddox
    The New York Review of Books, June 30, 1988, p. 8
  175. [+]
    You Gotta Read Gadda (Review)
    Acquainted with Grief, by Carlo Emilio Gadda
    1. Acquainted with Grief by Carlo Emilio Gadda
    The New York Review of Books, July 23, 1970, pp. 39-40
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