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  1. [+]
    To Abdicate or Not (Review)
    The Theory of Education in the United States, by Albert Jay Nock
    1. The Theory of Education in the United States by Albert Jay Nock
    The Freeman, September 1971, pp. 573-574
  2. Adventures of the Mind: 2. Science vs. The Humanities
    The Saturday Evening Post, May 3, 1958, pp. 26-27
  3. [+]
    Aesthetic Theology (Review)
    The Mind of the Maker, by Dorothy L. Sayers
    1. The Mind of the Maker by Dorothy L. Sayers
    The Nation, February 21, 1942, p. 238
  4. The Aesthetics of the Criminous
    The American Scholar, Spring 1984, pp. 239-241
  5. Against the Grain
    The Atlantic Monthly, February 1947, pp. 120-123
  6. [+]
    Agate & His Nine Egos (Review)
    The Later Ego, by James Agate
    1. The Later Ego by James Agate
    The Saturday Review, February 24, 1951, p. 19
  7. America at Play
    The Atlantic Monthly, February 1954, pp. 38-41
  8. [+]
    The American as Critic (2 Reviews)
    A Study in Aesthetics, by Louis A. Reid
    1. A Study in Aesthetics by Louis A. Reid
    2. The Arts and the Art of Criticism by Theodore Meyer Greene
    The Saturday Review, December 7, 1940, pp. 30-35
  9. [+]
    American Choice (Review)
    On All Fronts, by Ralph Barton Perry
    1. On All Fronts by Ralph Barton Perry
    The Saturday Review, December 20, 1941, p. 11
  10. [+]
    An American Encyclopedia (Review)
    The Columbia Encyclopedia in One Volume, by William Bridgwater and Elizabeth J. Sherwood
    1. The Columbia Encyclopedia in One Volume by William Bridgwater and Elizabeth J. Sherwood
    The American Scholar, Summer 1951, pp. 374-375
  11. [+]
    American History (Review)
    The American People in the Twentieth Century, by Oscar Handlin
    1. The American People in the Twentieth Century by Oscar Handlin
    The American Historical Review, April 1955, p. 631
  12. The American University (1968)
    How It Runs, Where It is Going
    5 Reviews, 3 Readable
  13. America's Passion for Culture
    The Harpers Monthly, March 1954, pp. 40-46
  14. America's Romance with Practicality
    The Harpers Monthly, February 1952, pp. 70-77
  15. [+]
    Anatomy of Freedom (Review)
    Freedom: Its Meaning, by Ruth Nanda Anshen
    1. Freedom: Its Meaning by Ruth Nanda Anshen
    The Nation, December 28, 1940, p. 661
  16. And Jacques Barzun Retorts
    The American Scholar, Summer 1940, p. 381
  17. [+]
    An Anticipatory Rebuttal (Review)
    Democratic Ideals and Reality, by Halford J. Mackinder
    1. Democratic Ideals and Reality by Halford J. Mackinder
    The Saturday Review, March 20, 1943, p. 15
  18. [+]
    Architects of Babel (2 Reviews)
    Say What You Mean, by John B. Opdycke
    1. Say What You Mean by John B. Opdycke
    2. The Loom of Language by Frederick Bodmer and Lancelot Hogben
    The Saturday Review, July 1, 1944, pp. 7-9
  19. Articles
    The Artist as Prophet and Jester
    The American Scholar, Autumn 2000, pp. 15-33
  20. [+]
    B.H. Haggin on Recorded Music (Review)
    Music on Records, by B.H. Haggin
    1. Music on Records by B.H. Haggin
    The Nation, November 22, 1941, p. 516
  21. Books and the Arts
    [+]
    Balzac in Limbo (Review)
    Balzac, by Stefan Zweig
    1. Balzac by Stefan Zweig
    The Nation, March 8, 1947, p. 279
  22. Begin Here (1991)
    The Forgotten Conditions of Teaching and Learning
    5 Reviews, 2 Readable
  23. Behind the Blue Pencil
    Censorship or Creeping Creativity?
    The American Scholar, Summer 1985, pp. 385-388
  24. Berlioz and The Bard
    The Saturday Review, April 29, 1950, pp. 45-47
  25. Berlioz and the Romantic Century (1950)
    5 Reviews, 1 Readable
  26. [+]
    Biography and Romance (2 Reviews)
    Danton: Dictator of the French Revolution, by Hermann Wendel
    1. Danton: Dictator of the French Revolution by Hermann Wendel
    2. Beaumarchais: Adventurer in the Century of Women by Paul Frischauer
    The Nation, August 8, 1936, p. 164
  27. [+]
    Biography of a Mind (Review)
    The Real Bernard Shaw, by Maurice D. Colbourne
    1. The Real Bernard Shaw by Maurice D. Colbourne
    The Nation, June 22, 1940, pp. 761-762
  28. [+]
    Biography of Berlioz (Review)
    Berlioz, by John Harold Elliot
    1. Berlioz by John Harold Elliot
    The Nation, February 18, 1939, p. 210
  29. [+]
    Biography of Weber (Review)
    Enchanted Wanderer, by Lucy Poate Stebbins and Richard Poate Stebbins, ...
    1. Enchanted Wanderer by Lucy Poate Stebbins and Richard Poate Stebbins, ...
    The Nation, August 3, 1940, p. 96
  30. [+]
    Blast (Review)
    Blast at Ballet, by Lincoln Kirstein
    1. Blast at Ballet by Lincoln Kirstein
    The Nation, December 17, 1938, p. 668
  31. [+]
    Book Notes (Review)
    Race: A History of Modern Ethnic Theories, by Louis L. Snyder
    1. Race: A History of Modern Ethnic Theories by Louis L. Snyder
    Political Science Quarterly, June 1940, p. 309
  32. The Revolving Bookstand
    [+]
    The Book, the Bibliographer and the Absence of Mind (Review)
    Who Done It?, by Ordean A. Hagen
    1. Who Done It? by Ordean A. Hagen
    The American Scholar, Winter 1970, pp. 138-147
  33. The Revolving Bookstand
    A Briefbag of Felonies
    The American Scholar, Autumn 1962, pp. 628-635
  34. Books and the Arts
    [+]
    The Bugbear of Pragmatism (2 Reviews)
    The Pragmatic Test, by Henry Bamford Parkes
    1. The Pragmatic Test by Henry Bamford Parkes
    2. As William James Said by William James
    The Nation, July 11, 1942, p. 35
  35. A Burst of Berlioz
    The Saturday Review, December 30, 1950, p. 37
  36. [+]
    But Can It Survive? (Review)
    ...Shall Not Perish from the Earth, by Ralph Barton Perry
    1. ...Shall Not Perish from the Earth by Ralph Barton Perry
    The Saturday Review, September 28, 1940, p. 12
  37. Byron and the Byronic
    The Atlantic Monthly, August 1953, pp. 47-52
  38. Ca Existe: A Note on the New Ism
    The American Scholar, Autumn 1946, pp. 449-454
  39. A Catalogue of Crime (1971)
    Being a Reader's Guide to the Literature of Mystery, Detection, and Related G...
    6 Reviews, 1 Readable
  40. A Chance to Tinker to Evans
    The American Scholar, Winter 1958, pp. 43-47
  41. Christmas Book Recommendations
    The American Spectator, December 1976, pp. 20-23
  42. Classic, Romantic, and Modern (1961)
    2 Reviews, 1 Readable
  43. Clio and the Doctors (1974)
    Psycho-History, Quanto-History and History
    3 Reviews
  44. College to University---And After
    The American Scholar, Spring 1964, pp. 212-219
  45. [+]
    The Colossus Laid Out (Review)
    Bernard Shaw: A Bibliography, by Dan Laurence
    1. Bernard Shaw: A Bibliography by Dan Laurence
    The American Scholar, Autumn 1984, pp. 546-548
  46. [+]
    The Complete American (Review)
    The Complete Jefferson, by Saul K. Padover and Thomas Jefferson
    1. The Complete Jefferson by Saul K. Padover and Thomas Jefferson
    The Nation, May 13, 1944, p. 573
  47. [+]
    Confounding the Happy Few (Review)
    Life of Rossini, by Stendhal and Richard N. Coe
    1. Life of Rossini by Stendhal and Richard N. Coe
    The Nation, January 24, 1972, pp. 118-119
  48. [+]
    Contradictory Impressions (Review)
    The Philosophy of American History, by Morris Zucker
    1. The Philosophy of American History by Morris Zucker
    The Saturday Review, March 31, 1945, p. 22
  49. Controversy
    The American Scholar, Summer 1970, pp. 514-521
  50. The Counterfeiters
    The Atlantic Monthly, May 1946, pp. 128-130
  51. [+]
    Cousin from Australia (Review)
    Bernard's Brethren, by Charles Macmahon Shaw
    1. Bernard's Brethren by Charles Macmahon Shaw
    The Nation, March 2, 1940, p. 315
  52. The Cradle of Modernism
    The American Scholar, Autumn 1990, pp. 519-527
  53. The Critic as Statesman
    The Atlantic Monthly, August 1946, pp. 128-131
  54. Critical Questions (1982)
    On Music and Letters, Culture and Biography, 1940-1980
    1 Review
  55. [+]
    Critics at Work (2 Reviews)
    The Intent of the Artist, by Augusto Centeno
    1. The Intent of the Artist by Augusto Centeno
    2. Invitation to Learning by Huntington Cairns, Allen Tate, and Mark Van Doren, ...
    The Nation, August 30, 1941, p. 185
  56. The Cry for Order
    The Saturday Review, April 12, 1941, p. 9
  57. The Cults of "Research" and "Creativity"
    The Harpers Monthly, October 1960, pp. 69-74
  58. The Culture We Deserve (1989)
    A Critique of Disenlightenment
    3 Reviews, 1 Readable
  59. Darwin, Marx, and Wagner: Critique of a Heritage (1941)
    8 Reviews, 3 Readable
  60. Deans Within Deans
    Teacher in America
    The Atlantic Monthly, February 1945, pp. 75-81
  61. The Delights of Detection (1961)
    5 Reviews, 1 Readable
  62. Spring Book Review
    Detection and the Literary Art
    The New Republic, April 24, 1961, p. 17
  63. [+]
    Directions in Democracy (2 Reviews)
    The Destiny of Western Man, by W.T. Stace
    1. The Destiny of Western Man by W.T. Stace
    2. The Good Inheritance by Norman Cousins
    The Saturday Review, March 21, 1942, p. 6
  64. Books and the Arts
    Distrust of Brains
    The Nation, January 6, 1945, p. 18
  65. Men & Ideas
    Educational Disputes
    Encounter, November 1973, pp. 40-47
  66. The Energies of Art (1956)
    Studies of Authors, Classic and Modern
    3 Reviews, 1 Readable
  67. English As She's Not Taught
    The Atlantic Monthly, December 1953, pp. 25-29
  68. [+]
    "The English" (2 Reviews)
    Britain and the British People, by Ernest Barker
    1. Britain and the British People by Ernest Barker
    2. The English People: Impressions and Observations by D.W. Brogan
    The Nation, August 14, 1943, p. 188
  69. Essay
    The Tenth Muse
    The Harpers Monthly, September 2001, pp. 73-80
  70. An Essay on French Verse (1991)
    For Readers of English Poetry
    3 Reviews
  71. Books and the Arts
    Essays and Asides
    With Goethe in Colorado
    The Nation, May 28, 1949, p. 614
  72. Books and the Arts
    Essays and Asides
    The People vs. Free Speech
    The Nation, October 15, 1949, p. 372
  73. [+]
    Essays at Random (Review)
    Essays in Appreciation, by John Livingston Lowes
    1. Essays in Appreciation by John Livingston Lowes
    The Nation, July 18, 1936, p. 79
  74. [+]
    Europe (Review)
    The Artist and Social Reform, by Eugenia W. Herbert
    1. The Artist and Social Reform by Eugenia W. Herbert
    The American Historical Review, April 1962, p. 775
  75. Literature and the Arts
    [+]
    An Examination of Art (Review)
    The Voices of Silence, by Andre Malraux
    1. The Voices of Silence by Andre Malraux
    The New Republic, November 30, 1953, p. 16
  76. Five Clerihews
    Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine, January 14, 1980, p. 30
  77. The Revolving Bookstand
    Five Thousand Orange Pips, or the Seeds of Pedantry
    The American Scholar, Autumn 1968, pp. 680-685
  78. [+]
    Four Critics (Review)
    The Intent of the Critic, by Donald A. Stauffer
    1. The Intent of the Critic by Donald A. Stauffer
    The Nation, October 18, 1941, pp. 376-377
  79. Fowler's Generation
    The American Scholar, Summer 1957, pp. 315-323
  80. The French Race (1932)
    Theories of Its Origins and Their Social and Political Implications Prior to ...
    1 Review
  81. From Dawn to Decadence (2000)
    500 Years of Western Cultural Life, 1500 to the Present
    8 Reviews, 2 Readable
  82. [+]
    G.B.S.: Last Years of a Great Doer (Review)
    G.B.S.: A Postscript, by Hesketh Pearson
    1. G.B.S.: A Postscript by Hesketh Pearson
    The Saturday Review, December 23, 1950, p. 16
  83. [+]
    General History (Review)
    Two Currents in the Thought Stream of Europe, by Elmer G. Suhr
    1. Two Currents in the Thought Stream of Europe by Elmer G. Suhr
    The American Historical Review, October 1943, pp. 79-80
  84. [+]
    General History (Review)
    Literary Study and the Scholarly Profession, by Hardin Craig
    1. Literary Study and the Scholarly Profession by Hardin Craig
    The American Historical Review, January 1946, p. 353
  85. Other Recent Publications
    [+]
    General History (Review)
    The Clock of History, by Alvin Saunders Johnson
    1. The Clock of History by Alvin Saunders Johnson
    The American Historical Review, October 1946, p. 161
  86. Reviews of Books
    [+]
    General History (Review)
    Studies in Intellectual History, by George Boas
    1. Studies in Intellectual History by George Boas
    The American Historical Review, July 1954, p. 895
  87. God's Country and Mine (1954)
    A Declaration of Love Spiced with a Few Harsh Words
    10 Reviews, 2 Readable
  88. The Great Books
    The Atlantic Monthly, December 1952, pp. 79-85
  89. [+]
    The Great Dilemma (Review)
    Barbarians Within and Without, by Leonard Woolf
    1. Barbarians Within and Without by Leonard Woolf
    The Nation, January 6, 1940, p. 23
  90. [+]
    A Great Poet Lost and Regained (2 Reviews)
    The Works of Thomas Lovell Beddoes, by H.W. Donner and Thomas Lovell Beddoes
    1. The Works of Thomas Lovell Beddoes by H.W. Donner and Thomas Lovell Beddoes
    2. The Browning Box by Thomas Lovell Beddoes and H.W. Donner
    The Nation, October 31, 1936, p. 527
  91. The Greater Garble
    The Saturday Review, April 12, 1952, p. 15
  92. [+]
    The Greatest of the Lowells (Review)
    Biography of Percival Lowell, by A. Lawrence Lowell
    1. Biography of Percival Lowell by A. Lawrence Lowell
    The Nation, February 26, 1936, p. 256
  93. Hamlet's Politics
    The Saturday Review, April 13, 1940, p. 6
  94. Harvard Takes Stock
    The Atlantic Monthly, October 1945, pp. 52-55
  95. The Higher Learning in America
    Horizon, October 1947, pp. 99-103
  96. [+]
    An Historian Who Writes History (Review)
    An Historian in the Twentieth Century, by Max Beloff
    1. An Historian in the Twentieth Century by Max Beloff
    The American Scholar, Winter 1993, pp. 103-106
  97. [+]
    History and Liberty (Review)
    History as the Story of Liberty, by Benedetto Croce
    1. History as the Story of Liberty by Benedetto Croce
    The Saturday Review, May 17, 1941, p. 15
  98. History: The Muse and Her Doctors
    The American Historical Review, February 1972, pp. 36-64
  99. The House of Intellect (1959)
    7 Reviews, 2 Readable
  100. [+]
    How to Avoid Extermination (Review)
    The Fate of Man, by H.G. Wells
    1. The Fate of Man by H.G. Wells
    The Saturday Review, November 4, 1939, p. 5
  101. How to Suffocate the English Language
    The Saturday Review, February 13, 1943, pp. 3-4
  102. In Favor of Capital Punishment
    The American Scholar, Spring 1962, pp. 181-191
  103. [+]
    Influential Books (Review)
    Books that Changed Our Minds, by Malcolm Cowley and Bernard Smith
    1. Books that Changed Our Minds by Malcolm Cowley and Bernard Smith
    The Saturday Review, December 2, 1939, p. 14
  104. Intellect and Sex
    The Harpers Monthly, May 1959, pp. 78-79
  105. [+]
    Introduction to Music (Review)
    A Book of the Symphony, by B.H. Haggin
    1. A Book of the Symphony by B.H. Haggin
    The Nation, April 24, 1937, p. 482
  106. Is Music Unspeakable?
    The American Scholar, Spring 1996, pp. 193-202
  107. Islands on the Stairs
    The Saturday Review, July 4, 1959, pp. 40-41
  108. The Ivory Lab
    Teacher in America
    The Atlantic Monthly, January 1945, pp. 75-80
  109. A Jacques Barzun Reader (2002)
    Selections from His Works
    1 Review
  110. [+]
    Jefferson as Philosopher (Review)
    The Philosophy of Thomas Jefferson, by Adrienne Koch
    1. The Philosophy of Thomas Jefferson by Adrienne Koch
    The Nation, January 1, 1944, p. 22
  111. [+]
    Jefferson, Citizen (Review)
    Jefferson Himself, by Bernard Mayo and Thomas Jefferson
    1. Jefferson Himself by Bernard Mayo and Thomas Jefferson
    The Nation, January 23, 1943, p. 135
  112. A Kind Word for Pop, Bop, and Folk
    The Reporter, May 31, 1956, pp. 36-38
  113. Le Faux Chic
    The American Scholar, Autumn 1981, pp. 536-537
  114. Music
    "Les Troyens" at the Met
    The New Criterion, March 1984, pp. 39-44
  115. Letters
    Commentary, October 1983, pp. 4-26
  116. Letters
    Commentary, September 1991, pp. 2-18
  117. [+]
    Life of Bizet (Review)
    Georges Bizet, by Martin Cooper
    1. Georges Bizet by Martin Cooper
    The Nation, July 22, 1939, p. 108
  118. A Lincoln Anthology in Brief
    The American Scholar, Spring 1959, pp. 166-182
  119. Lincoln the Literary Genius
    The Saturday Evening Post, February 14, 1959, p. 30
  120. The Literature of Ideas
    The Saturday Review, August 5, 1944, pp. 25-27
  121. Books and the Arts
    The Little Money
    The Nation, February 3, 1945, p. 130
  122. [+]
    A Lively Sermon (Review)
    Begin Here, by Dorothy L. Sayers
    1. Begin Here by Dorothy L. Sayers
    The Nation, May 10, 1941, p. 561
  123. [+]
    Lo, the Poor Liberal! (Review)
    Lord Brougham, by Geoffrey T. Garratt
    1. Lord Brougham by Geoffrey T. Garratt
    The Nation, October 23, 1935, p. 488
  124. Look It Up! Check It Out!
    The American Scholar, Autumn 1986, pp. 495-509
  125. Literature and the Arts
    [+]
    Love and the Playwright (Review)
    Bernard Shaw and Mrs. Patrick Campbell, by Alan Dent, Bernard Shaw, and Mrs. Patrick Ca...
    1. Bernard Shaw and Mrs. Patrick Campbell by Alan Dent, Bernard Shaw, and Mrs. Patrick Campbell, ...
    The New Republic, November 3, 1952, p. 17
  126. [+]
    Loving Pen in Hand (Review)
    My Head and My Heart, by Helen C. Duprey Bullock
    1. My Head and My Heart by Helen C. Duprey Bullock
    The Nation, March 16, 1946, p. 320
  127. The Revolving Bookstand
    [+]
    Machiavelli Dead and Gone (3 Reviews)
    Man the Measure, by Erich Kahler
    1. Man the Measure by Erich Kahler
    2. Brother, This is War by Donald A. Stauffer
    3. Everybody's Political What's What? by Bernard Shaw
    The American Scholar, Spring 1945, pp. 240-246
  128. The Man in the American Mask
    Foreign Affairs, April 1965, pp. 426-435
  129. Meditations on the Literature of Spying
    The American Scholar, Spring 1965, pp. 167-178
  130. Meet the Modern Ego
    The Atlantic Monthly, April 1946, pp. 123-127
  131. [+]
    Men and History (Review)
    The Hero in History, by Sidney Hook
    1. The Hero in History by Sidney Hook
    The Nation, September 18, 1943, pp. 326-327
  132. [+]
    Mencken's America Speaking (Review)
    The American Language: Supplement One, by H.L. Mencken
    1. The American Language: Supplement One by H.L. Mencken
    The Atlantic Monthly, January 1946, pp. 62-65
  133. [+]
    A Misunderstood Musician (Review)
    Hector Berlioz, by Tom S. Wotton
    1. Hector Berlioz by Tom S. Wotton
    The Nation, June 12, 1935, p. 689
  134. Modern American Usage: A Guide (1966)
    7 Reviews, 2 Readable
  135. [+]
    Modern European History (Review)
    The Romantic Age: Europe in the Early Nineteenth Century, by R.B. Mowat
    1. The Romantic Age: Europe in the Early Nineteenth Century by R.B. Mowat
    The American Historical Review, October 1938, pp. 109-110
  136. [+]
    Modern European History (Review)
    The Wellsprings of Liberty, by Edouard Herriot
    1. The Wellsprings of Liberty by Edouard Herriot
    The American Historical Review, October 1940, p. 132
  137. [+]
    Modern European History (Review)
    The Writing of Past and Present, by Grace J. Calder
    1. The Writing of Past and Present by Grace J. Calder
    The American Historical Review, July 1950, pp. 889-890
  138. [+]
    Modern European History (Review)
    Walter Bagehot, by Norman St. John-Stevas
    1. Walter Bagehot by Norman St. John-Stevas
    The American Historical Review, October 1959, p. 110
  139. The Modern Researcher (1957)
    3 Reviews
  140. [+]
    Mr. Tate's "Radical Dualism" (Review)
    Reason in Madness, by Allen Tate
    1. Reason in Madness by Allen Tate
    The Saturday Review, May 31, 1941, p. 7
  141. The Muse Resents the Soapbox
    The Saturday Review, May 13, 1944, pp. 5-6
  142. [+]
    Music and History (Review)
    A New History of Music, by Henry Prunieres
    1. A New History of Music by Henry Prunieres
    The New Republic, May 24, 1943, pp. 709-710
  143. [+]
    A Music Critic to the Rescue (Review)
    Music on Records, by B.H. Haggin
    1. Music on Records by B.H. Haggin
    The Nation, December 31, 1938, p. 16
  144. Music in American Life (1956)
    1 Review
  145. Music: For Money or for Love?
    The Harpers Monthly, May 1956, pp. 40-46
  146. My Favorite Records
    The Saturday Review, May 28, 1949, pp. 50-51
  147. [+]
    New Books (15 Reviews)
    Bullivant and the Lambs, by I. Compton-Burnett
    1. Bullivant and the Lambs by I. Compton-Burnett
    2. A Beginning by Robert Horan
    3. Leave My Old Morale Alone by A.P. Herbert
    4. The Season's Difference, and Other Poems by John Fandel
    5. The Wraith of Gawain by Ervin H. Tax
    6. Poems, 1940-1947 by Theodore Spencer
    7. Poems, 1922-1947 by Allen Tate
    8. Losses by Randall Jarrell
    9. The Green Wave by Muriel Rukeyser
    10. Selected Poems by Bertolt Brecht
    11. Love Sonnets by Louise Labe
    12. The First Reader by Gertrude Stein
    13. Jefferson the Virginian by Dumas Malone
    14. The Coming of the French Revolution by Georges Lefebvre
    15. Freud: On War, Sex and Neurosis by Sander Katz and Sigmund Freud
    The Harpers Monthly, August 1948, pp. 119-124
  148. [+]
    New Books (5 Reviews)
    The Plague, by Albert Camus
    1. The Plague by Albert Camus
    2. Intruder in the Dust by William Faulkner
    3. Ape and Essence by Aldous Huxley
    4. All Hallows' Eve by Charles Williams
    5. The Answer to Question 33 by Christopher Sykes
    The Harpers Monthly, December 1948, pp. 102-107
  149. [+]
    New Books (5 Reviews)
    Individualism and Economic Order, by Friedrich A. Hayek
    1. Individualism and Economic Order by Friedrich A. Hayek
    2. Adam Smith Today by Arthur Hugh Jenkins and Adam Smith
    3. Economic Security and Individual Freedom by Albert Lauterbach
    4. A Creative Capitalism by Joseph E. Goodbar and Lorenzo U. Bergeron
    5. The American Economy by Sumner H. Slichter
    The Harpers Monthly, November 1948, pp. 108-119
  150. [+]
    New Books (4 Reviews)
    The Heart of the Matter, by Graham Greene
    1. The Heart of the Matter by Graham Greene
    2. The Loved One by Evelyn Waugh
    3. The Journals of Andre Gide, Vol. II: 1914-1927 by Justin O'Brien and Andre Gide
    4. The Personal Papers of Anton Chekhov by Matthew Josephson and Anton Chekhov
    The Harpers Monthly, September 1948, pp. 119-125
  151. [+]
    New Books (6 Reviews)
    Past Masters and New Blood: Elizabeth Bowen, Arthur Bryant
    1. The Heat of the Day by Elizabeth Bowen
    2. The Valley of St. Ives by Arthur Herbert Bryant
    3. Portrait in Two Colours by Stuart B. Jackman
    4. The Freebooters by Robert Wernick
    5. The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle by Arthur Conan Doyle
    6. The Life of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle by John Dickson Carr
    The Harpers Monthly, April 1949, pp. 106-111
  152. [+]
    New Books (7 Reviews)
    Blue-Eagle Saints and Others
    1. The Grand Design by John Dos Passos
    2. The Africa of Albert Schweitzer by Charles R. Joy and Melvin Arnold
    3. Albert Schweitzer: An Anthology by Charles R. Joy and Albert Schweitzer
    4. The Psychiatric Study of Jesus by Albert Schweitzer
    5. Basic Writings of Saint Augustine by Whitney J. Oates and Saint Augustine
    6. Man's Restless Search by Barbara Spofford Morgan
    7. The Chips Are Down by Jean-Paul Sartre
    The Harpers Monthly, February 1949, pp. 103-107
  153. [+]
    New Books (10 Reviews)
    On the State of the Language
    1. Ordeal by Planning by John Jewkes
    2. Federal Prose: How to Write in and/or for Washington by James R. Masterson and Wendell Brooks Phillips, ...
    3. The Miraculous Birth of Language by Richard Albert Wilson
    4. The Abuse of Learning by Frederic Lilge
    5. The Blood of Others by Simone de Beauvoir
    6. Bridie Steen by Anne Crone
    7. Out of the Silence by Patrick Mahony
    8. Tales of Horror and the Supernatural by Arthur Machen
    9. Great Novelists and Their Novels by W. Somerset Maugham
    10. The Lost Art of Profanity by Burges Johnson
    The Harpers Monthly, January 1949, pp. 112-115
  154. [+]
    New Books (10 Reviews)
    A Poet on Culture---and Who Reads What
    1. Notes Towards the Definition of Culture by T.S. Eliot
    2. The Journals of Andre Gide, Vol. III: 1928-1939 by Justin O'Brien and Andre Gide
    3. Jean Barois by Roger Martin du Gard
    4. Sixteen Self-Sketches by Bernard Shaw
    5. Parnell to Pearse by John Joseph Horgan
    6. Poetry and Truth, From My Own Life by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe and R.O. Moon
    7. Two Worlds and Their Ways by I. Compton-Burnett
    8. Buried for Pleasure by Edmund Crispin
    9. Walk the Dark Streets by William Krasner
    10. The Italian Madrigal by Alfred Einstein
    The Harpers Monthly, July 1949, pp. 103-107
  155. [+]
    New Books (4 Reviews)
    Einstein, Freud, the Polls, and the Bomb
    1. The Pollsters by Lindsay Rogers
    2. The Universe and Dr. Einstein by Lincoln Barnett
    3. An Outline of Psychoanalysis by Sigmund Freud
    4. Fear, War, and the Bomb by P.M.S. Blackett
    The Harpers Monthly, June 1949, pp. 103-107
  156. [+]
    New Books (6 Reviews)
    Critics: Connolly to Koestler
    1. Literary History of the United States by Robert E. Spiller, Willard Thorp, and Thomas Herbert Johnson, ...
    2. Journal of Forgotten Days, May 1934-October 1935 by Albert Jay Nock
    3. The Undersea Farmer by Barbara Howes
    4. Enemies of Promise by Cyril Connolly
    5. Insight and Outlook by Arthur Koestler
    6. The Creative Critic by Carl Grabo
    The Harpers Monthly, March 1949, pp. 108-113
  157. [+]
    New Books (10 Reviews)
    The Seeing Eye and the Greedy Hand
    1. Gainsborough by Eric Newton
    2. Pieta by Rogier van der Weyden
    3. The Taste of Angels by Francis Henry Taylor
    4. Art Through the Ages by Helen Gardner
    5. Aesthetics and History in the Visual Arts by Bernard Berenson
    6. Artist and Craftsman by Helmut Ruhemann
    7. The Great Pierpont Morgan by Frederick Lewis Allen
    8. Another Sun, Another Home by Rupert Croft-Cooke
    9. If I Were You by Julien Green
    10. The Servant by Robin Maugham
    The Harpers Monthly, May 1949, pp. 110-114
  158. [+]
    The New Books (4 Reviews)
    Presidents on Parade: A Pictorial History, by Hirst D. Milhollen and Milton Kaplan
    1. Presidents on Parade: A Pictorial History by Hirst D. Milhollen and Milton Kaplan
    2. Unclouded Summer by Alec Waugh
    3. Field of the Stranger by Olivia Robertson
    4. The Train from Pittsburgh by Julian Farren
    The Harpers Monthly, July 1948, pp. 121-125
  159. [+]
    The New Books (Review)
    The Moral Basis of Democracy, by Eleanor Roosevelt
    1. The Moral Basis of Democracy by Eleanor Roosevelt
    The Saturday Review, October 12, 1940, p. 43
  160. The New man in the Arts
    The American Scholar, Autumn 1956, pp. 437-444
  161. [+]
    No Royal Road (Review)
    The New World Order, by H.G. Wells
    1. The New World Order by H.G. Wells
    The Saturday Review, February 24, 1940, p. 6
  162. [+]
    Not for Art's Sake Along (Review)
    The Musical Experience, by Roger Sessions
    1. The Musical Experience by Roger Sessions
    The Saturday Review, July 28, 1951, p. 18
  163. Not "Whodunit?" but "How?"
    The Saturday Review, November 4, 1944, pp. 9-10
  164. [+]
    The Notion That Will Not Down (Review)
    Lest Freedom Fail, by Nathan Ayer Smyth
    1. Lest Freedom Fail by Nathan Ayer Smyth
    The Saturday Review, July 13, 1940, p. 12
  165. Of Human Freedom (1939)
    6 Reviews, 2 Readable
  166. Of Making Books
    The American Scholar, Summer 1946, pp. 265-266
  167. [+]
    On the Pedestal (Review)
    Heroes I Have Known, by Max Eastman
    1. Heroes I Have Known by Max Eastman
    The Saturday Review, May 23, 1942, p. 5
  168. Our Non-fiction Novelists
    The Atlantic Monthly, July 1946, pp. 129-133
  169. [+]
    Our Tradition and Its Critics (2 Reviews)
    What Nietzsche Means, by George Allen Morgan, Jr.
    1. What Nietzsche Means by George Allen Morgan, Jr.
    2. From Luther to Hitler by William Montgomery McGovern
    The Saturday Review, September 27, 1941, p. 6
  170. The Paradoxes of Creativity
    The American Scholar, Summer 1989, pp. 337-351
  171. Notes & Topics
    The Philosopher as Literary Critic
    Encounter, January 1983, pp. 41-43
  172. [+]
    Plato: A New Translation (Review)
    The Republic of Plato, by Francis M. Cornford and Plato
    1. The Republic of Plato by Francis M. Cornford and Plato
    The Nation, December 19, 1942, p. 690
  173. Pleasures of Music (1952)
    An Anthology of Writing About Music and Musicians from Cellini to Bernard Shaw
    6 Reviews, 3 Readable
  174. [+]
    The Poet in Politics (Review)
    Mazzini: Portrait of an Exile, by Stringfellow Barr
    1. Mazzini: Portrait of an Exile by Stringfellow Barr
    The Nation, February 5, 1936, pp. 164-165
  175. [+]
    Poetry and Portmanteaus (Review)
    A Skeleton Key to Finnegans Wake, by Joseph Campbell and Henry Morton Robinson
    1. A Skeleton Key to Finnegans Wake by Joseph Campbell and Henry Morton Robinson
    The Saturday Review, October 14, 1944, p. 22
  176. Books, Arts & Manners
    Pragmatic Mystique
    National Review, February 4, 1983, pp. 125-127
  177. The Press and the Prose
    The American Scholar, Autumn 1994, pp. 569-576
  178. Controversy
    The Press and the Prose
    An Exchange
    The American Scholar, Summer 1995, pp. 471-476
  179. The Professions Under Siege
    The Harpers Monthly, October 1978, pp. 61-68
  180. Controversy
    Psychotherapy Awry
    The American Scholar, Summer 1994, pp. 476-482
  181. [+]
    Race and Racism (Review)
    Race: Science and Politics, by Ruth Benedict
    1. Race: Science and Politics by Ruth Benedict
    The Nation, October 19, 1940, p. 372
  182. Race: A Study in Modern Superstition (1937)
    7 Reviews, 2 Readable
  183. The Reader Replies
    Radio in America
    The American Scholar, Summer 1948, pp. 353-358
  184. [+]
    Read, Do Not Run--- (Review)
    How to Read a Book, by Mortimer J. Adler
    1. How to Read a Book by Mortimer J. Adler
    The Saturday Review, March 9, 1940, p. 6
  185. [+]
    Reading Recommended (3 Reviews)
    Lizzie Borden: The Untold Story, by Edward D. Radin
    1. Lizzie Borden: The Untold Story by Edward D. Radin
    2. Origins by Eric Partridge
    3. The Faces of Justice by Sybille Bedford
    The American Scholar, Summer 1961, p. 444
  186. Readings
    The Coming Age
    The Harpers Monthly, April 2000, pp. 17-19
  187. [+]
    Recent European Historians (Review)
    Some Historians of Modern Europe, by Bernadotte E. Schmitt
    1. Some Historians of Modern Europe by Bernadotte E. Schmitt
    The Nation, April 4, 1942, p. 404
  188. [+]
    A Religion of Science (Review)
    Dangerous Thoughts, by Lancelot T. Hogben
    1. Dangerous Thoughts by Lancelot T. Hogben
    The Nation, April 13, 1940, pp. 482-483
  189. Memoir
    Remembering Lionel Trilling
    Encounter, September 1976, pp. 82-88
  190. [+]
    "The Republic" in Basic (2 Reviews)
    The Republic of Plato, by I.A. Richards and Plato
    1. The Republic of Plato by I.A. Richards and Plato
    2. How to Read a Page by I.A. Richards
    The Nation, April 25, 1942, p. 491
  191. To the Rescue of Romanticism
    The American Scholar, Spring 1940, pp. 147-158
  192. The Retort Circumstantial
    The American Scholar, Summer 1951, pp. 289-293
  193. Books and the Arts
    [+]
    The Return to Reason (Review)
    I Believe, by Clifton Fadiman
    1. I Believe by Clifton Fadiman
    The Nation, August 19, 1939, p. 198
  194. [+]
    Reviews (Review)
    France Today and the People's Front, by Maurice Thorez
    1. France Today and the People's Front by Maurice Thorez
    Political Science Quarterly, June 1938, pp. 298-299
  195. [+]
    Reviews (2 Reviews)
    Les Idees Traditionalistes en France de Rivarol a Charles Maurras, by Alphonse V. Roche
    1. Les Idees Traditionalistes en France de Rivarol a Charles Maurras by Alphonse V. Roche
    2. France Faces the Future by Ralph Fox
    Political Science Quarterly, March 1939, pp. 120-121
  196. [+]
    Reviews (Review)
    No Compromise, by Melvin M. Rader
    1. No Compromise by Melvin M. Rader
    Political Science Quarterly, December 1940, pp. 596-597
  197. [+]
    Reviews (Review)
    What Nietzsche Means, by George Allen Morgan, Jr.
    1. What Nietzsche Means by George Allen Morgan, Jr.
    Political Science Quarterly, December 1941, pp. 614-615
  198. [+]
    Reviews (Review)
    Man's Most Dangerous Myth: The Fallacy of Race, by Ashley Montagu
    1. Man's Most Dangerous Myth: The Fallacy of Race by Ashley Montagu
    Political Science Quarterly, September 1943, pp. 450-451
  199. [+]
    Book Reviews (Review)
    Prophets and Peoples, by Hans Kohn
    1. Prophets and Peoples by Hans Kohn
    Political Science Quarterly, September 1946, pp. 449-450
  200. Romanticism and the Modern Ego (1943)
    6 Reviews, 3 Readable
  201. Romanticism Today
    Encounter, September 1961, pp. 26-32
  202. Russian Politics in the Russian Classics
    Commentary, May 1991, pp. 41-47
  203. The Scholar's Scratch Pad
    The American Scholar, Winter 1955, pp. 96-98
  204. Scholarship Versus Culture
    The Atlantic Monthly, November 1984, pp. 93-99
  205. [+]
    Science and Society (Review)
    Human Nature Writ Large, by Frederick Creedy
    1. Human Nature Writ Large by Frederick Creedy
    The Saturday Review, June 29, 1940, p. 18
  206. Science: The Glorious Entertainment (1964)
    5 Reviews, 1 Readable
  207. Books and the Arts
    "Scientific Humanism"
    The Nation, April 29, 1939, pp. 502-503
  208. A Second Language
    The Saturday Review, October 2, 1943, p. 5
  209. The Selected Letters of Lord Byron (1953)
    4 Reviews, 1 Readable
  210. The Selected Writings of John Jay Chapman (1957)
    3 Reviews, 1 Readable
  211. [+]
    Shavianism in a Classic Light (2 Reviews)
    Bernard Shaw, by A.C. Ward
    1. Bernard Shaw by A.C. Ward
    2. Bernard Shaw by Robert F. Rattray
    The Saturday Review, March 29, 1952, p. 16
  212. Essays
    Shaw versus Stendhal
    The Partisan Review, Fall 1984, pp. 613-619
  213. Simple and Direct (1976)
    A Rhetoric for Writers
    1 Review, 1 Readable
  214. [+]
    Speaking of Means and Ends (2 Reviews)
    The Concept of Method, by Justus Buchler
    1. The Concept of Method by Justus Buchler
    2. Case Method in Human Relations by Paul J.W. Pigors and Faith Pigors
    The American Scholar, Summer 1962, pp. 468-473
  215. Books and the Arts
    The Spirit of Berlioz' Music
    The Nation, March 25, 1950, pp. 278-279
  216. [+]
    Strawinsky as Critic (Review)
    Poetics of Music, by Igor Stravinsky
    1. Poetics of Music by Igor Stravinsky
    The Nation, March 27, 1943, p. 459
  217. Strictly Personal
    The Saturday Review, September 16, 1944, pp. 14-15
  218. Strictly Personal
    The Saturday Review, September 22, 1945, pp. 16-17
  219. A Stroll With William James (1983)
    10 Reviews, 3 Readable
  220. A Surfeit of Art
    And why government need not encourage it
    The Harpers Monthly, July 1986, pp. 45-49
  221. The Revolving Bookstand
    Suspense Suspended
    The American Scholar, Autumn 1958, pp. 496-507
  222. [+]
    The Talent of a Genius (Review)
    Shaw's Plays in Review, by Desmond MacCarthy
    1. Shaw's Plays in Review by Desmond MacCarthy
    The Saturday Review, October 13, 1951, p. 37
  223. Teacher in America (1945)
    9 Reviews, 5 Readable
  224. This Great Game (1972)
    1 Review, 1 Readable
  225. Books and the Arts
    [+]
    Thomas Mann as Critic, or the Strayed Novelist (3 Reviews)
    Joseph and His Brothers, by Thomas Mann
    1. Joseph and His Brothers by Thomas Mann
    2. Essays of Three Decades by Thomas Mann
    3. The Stature of Thomas Mann by Charles Neider
    The Nation, July 3, 1948, p. 20
  226. Thoreau the Thorough Impressionist
    The American Scholar, Spring 1987, pp. 250-258
  227. [+]
    Three Dominant Questions (Review)
    Reason, Social Myths, and Democracy, by Sidney Hook
    1. Reason, Social Myths, and Democracy by Sidney Hook
    The Saturday Review, January 11, 1941, p. 15
  228. Three Men and a Book
    The American Scholar, Summer 2001, pp. 49-57
  229. Three Talks (1980)
    Northern Kentucky University
    1 Review
  230. [+]
    Tiger in the Night (Review)
    Clemenceau, by Geoffrey Bruun
    1. Clemenceau by Geoffrey Bruun
    The New Republic, December 6, 1943, pp. 824-825
  231. Tomorrow's University---Back to the Middle Ages?
    The Saturday Review, November 15, 1969, pp. 23-25
  232. [+]
    Tower with Windows (Review)
    Personal Record, 1928-1939, by Julien Green
    1. Personal Record, 1928-1939 by Julien Green
    The Saturday Review, November 11, 1939, p. 10
  233. [+]
    Trial by Translations (Review)
    The Chief Plays of Corneille, by Pierre Corneille
    1. The Chief Plays of Corneille by Pierre Corneille
    The New Republic, December 8, 1952, pp. 20-21
  234. Books and the Arts
    Twenty-five Years of American Sensuality
    The Nation, March 27, 1948, pp. 355-356
  235. Two Fausts
    The Saturday Review, July 28, 1951, p. 37
  236. [+]
    Two Thinkers for One (2 Reviews)
    The Mind and Art of Jonathan Swift, by Ricardo Quintana
    1. The Mind and Art of Jonathan Swift by Ricardo Quintana
    2. The Magic Plant by Carl Grabo
    The Nation, December 26, 1936, p. 767
  237. An Uncommon Carrier of Truth
    The American Scholar, Autumn 1970, pp. 556-557
  238. Books and the Arts
    Unhyphenated American
    The Nation, September 5, 1942, p. 194
  239. [+]
    "Unsuccessful Neurotic" (Review)
    Nietzsche, by Crane Brinton
    1. Nietzsche by Crane Brinton
    The Saturday Review, March 22, 1941, pp. 13-14
  240. The Use and Abuse of Art (1974)
    4 Reviews, 1 Readable
  241. [+]
    Using the Past (Review)
    The Ground We Stand On, by John Dos Passos
    1. The Ground We Stand On by John Dos Passos
    The Nation, September 13, 1941, p. 227
  242. [+]
    Values---at Bargain Prices (3 Reviews)
    Values for Survival, by Lewis Mumford
    1. Values for Survival by Lewis Mumford
    2. Western World by Royce Brier
    3. On the Nature of Value by Milton R. Konvitz
    The Saturday Review, April 27, 1946, p. 9
  243. Venus at Large
    Encounter, March 1966, pp. 24-29
  244. Books in Review
    [+]
    Victor Hugo, Myth Maker (Review)
    Les Miserables: Designed to Be Read as a Modern Novel, by Victor Hugo and Charles E. Wi...
    1. Les Miserables: Designed to Be Read as a Modern Novel by Victor Hugo and Charles E. Wilbour
    The New Republic, August 9, 1943, p. 202
  245. Victor Hugo: Bard on Olympus
    The Saturday Review, November 4, 1950, p. 19
  246. [+]
    Virginian Leonardo (Review)
    Jefferson: The Road to Glory, 1743-1776, by Marie G. Kimball
    1. Jefferson: The Road to Glory, 1743-1776 by Marie G. Kimball
    The Nation, July 10, 1943, p. 47
  247. [+]
    Voices of Solitude: The Modern Latin American Novel (2 Reviews)
    The Oxford Conspirators, by Marvin R. O'Connell
    1. The Oxford Conspirators by Marvin R. O'Connell
    2. Uncollected Prose by W.B. Yeats by John P. Frayne and W.B. Yeats
    The American Spectator, December 1978, p. 16
  248. [+]
    A Warm Cold Fish (Review)
    Prosper Merimee, by A.W. Raitt
    1. Prosper Merimee by A.W. Raitt
    The Nation, April 26, 1971, p. 537
  249. The Wasteland of American Education
    The New York Review of Books, November 5, 1981, pp. 34-35
  250. The Scholar Cornered
    What Is A Dictionary?
    The American Scholar, Spring 1963, pp. 176-182
  251. What Is a Romantic Life?
    The Saturday Review, September 11, 1943, pp. 4-5
  252. [+]
    What Is Faith? (Review)
    The Primacy of Faith, by Richard Kroner
    1. The Primacy of Faith by Richard Kroner
    The Nation, March 18, 1944, p. 339
  253. What Is Teaching?
    The Atlantic Monthly, December 1944, pp. 81-87
  254. [+]
    What Time the Good Life? (Review)
    The Crack-Up, by F. Scott Fitzgerald and Edmund Wilson
    1. The Crack-Up by F. Scott Fitzgerald and Edmund Wilson
    The Atlantic Monthly, February 1946, pp. 71-74
  255. Books and the Arts
    [+]
    Who's Who in Shaw's "What's Want" (Review)
    Everybody's Political What's What?, by Bernard Shaw
    1. Everybody's Political What's What? by Bernard Shaw
    The Nation, October 28, 1944, p. 521
  256. [+]
    Why Dictators Prefer Blonds (Review)
    Race Against Man, by Herbert J. Seligmann
    1. Race Against Man by Herbert J. Seligmann
    The Saturday Review, April 8, 1939, p. 6
  257. [+]
    William James (Review)
    In Commemoration of William James, 1842-1942, by William James
    1. In Commemoration of William James, 1842-1942 by William James
    The Nation, February 6, 1943, p. 208
  258. [+]
    William James as Artist (Review)
    In Commemoration of William James, 1842-1942, by William James
    1. In Commemoration of William James, 1842-1942 by William James
    The New Republic, February 15, 1943, pp. 218-219
  259. William James, Author
    The American Scholar, Winter 1983, pp. 41-48
  260. A Word or Two Before You Go... (1987)
    2 Reviews, 1 Readable
  261. [+]
    Words and Music (Review)
    The Record Book, by David Hall
    1. The Record Book by David Hall
    The Nation, June 7, 1941, pp. 674-675
  262. EQMM Feature
    The World's Second Detective
    Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine, November 1956, pp. 53-55
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