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  1. [+]
    Amazing Poetry (Review)
    A Draft of XVI Cantos, by Ezra Pound
    1. A Draft of XVI Cantos by Ezra Pound
    The Saturday Review, December 5, 1925, pp. 370-371
  2. American Short Novels (1960)
  3. [+]
    As You Like It (Review)
    Do What You Will, by Aldous Huxley
    1. Do What You Will by Aldous Huxley
    The New Republic, December 25, 1929, p. 148
  4. [+]
    Assays of Bias (2 Reviews)
    Shakespeare's Imagery and What It Tells Us, by Caroline F.E. Spurgeon
    1. Shakespeare's Imagery and What It Tells Us by Caroline F.E. Spurgeon
    2. Where Shakespeare Stood by Donald Morrow
    The New Republic, February 19, 1936, p. 52
  5. The Atlantic Unites
    The Hudson Review, Summer 1952, pp. 212-232
  6. [+]
    An Attraction Blooded (Review)
    Notes Toward a Supreme Fiction, by Wallace Stevens
    1. Notes Toward a Supreme Fiction by Wallace Stevens
    The Partisan Review, May 1943, pp. 297-300
  7. A Burden for Critics
    The Hudson Review, Summer 1948, pp. 170-185
  8. Christian Gauss
    Christian Gauss and the Everlasting Job
    The American Scholar, Summer 1948, pp. 341-342
  9. [+]
    A Citation of T.S. Eliot (Review)
    The Achievement of T. S. Eliot, by F.O. Matthiessen
    1. The Achievement of T. S. Eliot by F.O. Matthiessen
    The Nation, October 23, 1935, pp. 478-479
  10. Reviews of Books
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    Conrad Aiken (Review)
    Selected Poems, by Conrad Aiken
    1. Selected Poems by Conrad Aiken
    The New Republic, January 22, 1930, p. 255
  11. Conrad Aiken: The Poet
    The Atlantic Monthly, December 1953, pp. 77-83
  12. [+]
    Convention in Flight (Review)
    All Trivia, by Logan Pearsall Smith
    1. All Trivia by Logan Pearsall Smith
    The Nation, June 6, 1934, p. 654
  13. [+]
    A Critic and His Absolute (Review)
    Primitivism and Decadence, by Yvor Winters
    1. Primitivism and Decadence by Yvor Winters
    The New Republic, July 14, 1937, p. 284
  14. The Double Agent (1935)
    Essays in Craft and Elucidation
    4 Reviews, 2 Readable
  15. Eight New England Poets
    Pone Metum
    The New Republic, August 14, 1935, p. 15
  16. Eleven Essays in the European Novel (1964)
    1 Review
  17. [+]
    An English Baudelaire (Review)
    Baudelaire: Flesh and Spirit, by Lewis Piaget Shanks
    1. Baudelaire: Flesh and Spirit by Lewis Piaget Shanks
    The New Republic, August 27, 1930, pp. 54-55
  18. [+]
    An English Charlus (Review)
    The Quest for Corvo, by A.J.A. Symons
    1. The Quest for Corvo by A.J.A. Symons
    The New Republic, September 12, 1934, p. 135
  19. [+]
    Ernest Walsh (Review)
    Poems and Sonnets, by Ernest Walsh
    1. Poems and Sonnets by Ernest Walsh
    The Nation, December 12, 1934, p. 688
  20. The Expense of Greatness (1940)
    5 Reviews, 1 Readable
  21. [+]
    Fiction (Review)
    Women and Monks, by Joseph F. Kallinikov
    1. Women and Monks by Joseph F. Kallinikov
    The Bookman, December 1930, p. 421
  22. For Horace Hall
    The American Mercury, May 1934, pp. 102-103
  23. Form and Value in Modern Poetry (1957)
    1 Review, 1 Readable
  24. From Jordan's Delight (1937)
    3 Reviews, 1 Readable
  25. The Good European (1947)
    And Other Poems
    5 Reviews, 1 Readable
  26. [+]
    A Good Reminder (Review)
    In Defense of Reason, by Yvor Winters
    1. In Defense of Reason by Yvor Winters
    The Nation, June 14, 1947, p. 718
  27. The Great Grasp of Unreason
    The Hudson Review, Winter 1956, pp. 488-503
  28. Hans Castorp: Small Lord of Counterpositions
    The Hudson Review, Autumn 1948, pp. 318-339
  29. Henry Adams (1980)
    7 Reviews, 1 Readable
  30. [+]
    The Imagination Crowned (Review)
    Coleridge on Imagination, by I.A. Richards
    1. Coleridge on Imagination by I.A. Richards
    The Nation, April 10, 1935, p. 423
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    In Second Place (Review)
    Prophets and Poets, by Andre Maurois
    1. Prophets and Poets by Andre Maurois
    The Nation, January 15, 1936, p. 79
  32. In the Birdcage
    The Hudson Review, Spring 1948, pp. 7-28
  33. [+]
    The Instincts of a Bard (Review)
    A Further Range, by Robert Frost
    1. A Further Range by Robert Frost
    The Nation, June 24, 1936, pp. 817-818
  34. Language as Gesture (1952)
    Essays in Poetry
    4 Reviews, 1 Readable
  35. Lectures in Criticism: The Johns Hopkins Univer... (1949)
    2 Reviews, 1 Readable
  36. [+]
    To the Life (Review)
    One Mighty Torrent, by Edgar Johnson
    1. One Mighty Torrent by Edgar Johnson
    The New Republic, June 2, 1937, p. 108
  37. The Lion and the Honeycomb (1955)
    Essays in Solicitude and Critique
    5 Reviews
  38. The Lion and The Honeycomb
    The Hudson Review, Winter 1951, pp. 487-507
  39. Man and Boy
    The Cracking Glass
    The Partisan Review, September 1946, p. 446
  40. [+]
    A Morality of Pointlessness (Review)
    Appointment in Samarra, by John O'Hara
    1. Appointment in Samarra by John O'Hara
    The Nation, August 22, 1934, p. 221
  41. [+]
    Mr. Aiken's Second Wind (Review)
    Time in the Rock: Preludes to Definition, by Conrad Aiken
    1. Time in the Rock: Preludes to Definition by Conrad Aiken
    The New Republic, January 13, 1937, p. 335
  42. [+]
    Mr. Dobree's Intentions (Review)
    The Lamp and the Lute, by Bonamy Dobree
    1. The Lamp and the Lute by Bonamy Dobree
    The New Republic, December 11, 1929, p. 74
  43. Mr. Eliot and the Notions of Culture
    The Partisan Review, Summer 1944, pp. 302-304
  44. [+]
    Mr. MacLeish's Predicament (Review)
    Poems, 1924-1933, by Archibald MacLeish
    1. Poems, 1924-1933 by Archibald MacLeish
    The American Mercury, April 1934, pp. 507-508
  45. [+]
    The Myth of the Maine (Review)
    Kennebec: Cradle of Americans, by Robert P. Tristram Coffin
    1. Kennebec: Cradle of Americans by Robert P. Tristram Coffin
    The New Republic, October 13, 1937, p. 276
  46. Books
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    Nine Poets (9 Reviews)
    The Complete Collected Poems, 1906-1938, by William Carlos Williams
    1. The Complete Collected Poems, 1906-1938 by William Carlos Williams
    2. Mirrors of Venus by John Wheelwright
    3. A Glad Day by Kay Boyle
    4. Dead Reckoning by Kenneth Fearing
    5. Letter to a Comrade by Joy Davidman
    6. The Garden of Disorder, and Other Poems by Charles Henri Ford
    7. The Five-Fold Mesh by Ben Belitt
    8. Sequence on Violence by Harry Roskolenko
    9. The Collected Poems by Laura Riding Jackson
    The Partisan Review, Fall 1939, pp. 108-114
  47. [+]
    Notes on Poetry (Review)
    Not Mine to Finish, by Genevieve Taggard
    1. Not Mine to Finish by Genevieve Taggard
    The New Republic, February 6, 1935, p. 368
  48. [+]
    The Poet's Responsibilities (Review)
    In Dreams Begin Responsibilities, and Other Stories, by Delmore Schwartz
    1. In Dreams Begin Responsibilities, and Other Stories by Delmore Schwartz
    The Partisan Review, Winter 1939, pp. 117-119
  49. [+]
    A Portrait of Cowper (Review)
    The Stricken Deer, or The Life of Cowper, by Lord David Cecil
    1. The Stricken Deer, or The Life of Cowper by Lord David Cecil
    The New Republic, September 10, 1930, p. 105
  50. A Primer of Ignorance (1967)
    4 Reviews, 1 Readable
  51. [+]
    A Prophecy of Possibilities (Review)
    The Flowering of New England, 1815-1865, by Van Wyck Brooks
    1. The Flowering of New England, 1815-1865 by Van Wyck Brooks
    The Nation, August 22, 1936, p. 218
  52. [+]
    A Psychogenic Goodness (Review)
    Heaven's My Destination, by Thornton Wilder
    1. Heaven's My Destination by Thornton Wilder
    The Nation, January 30, 1935, p. 135
  53. The Rape of Europa
    The Partisan Review, Spring 1947, p. 149
  54. Books and the Arts
    Rats, Lice, and History
    The Nation, May 10, 1941, p. 559
  55. [+]
    Kirstein: Verse and Prose (Review)
    Dance, by Lincoln Kirstein
    1. Dance by Lincoln Kirstein
    The New Republic, March 11, 1936, p. 146
  56. [+]
    Poets' Page (Review)
    Poems, 1929-1936, by Dudley Fitts
    1. Poems, 1929-1936 by Dudley Fitts
    The New Republic, December 29, 1937, p. 234
  57. [+]
    New Verse (Review)
    Reading the Spirit, by Richard Eberhart
    1. Reading the Spirit by Richard Eberhart
    The Partisan Review, February 1938, pp. 52-55
  58. [+]
    Richard Aldington (Review)
    The Poems of Richard Aldington, by Richard Aldington
    1. The Poems of Richard Aldington by Richard Aldington
    The Nation, May 30, 1934, p. 625
  59. Samples of Santayana
    The New Republic, October 28, 1936, p. 357
  60. Books, Music, Drama, Films
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    Sauve-qui-peut (Review)
    Tarabas: A Guest on Earth, by Joseph Roth
    1. Tarabas: A Guest on Earth by Joseph Roth
    The Nation, December 19, 1934, p. 717
  61. [+]
    Scientia Bene Modulandi (Review)
    St. Augustine's de Musica, by William F. Jackson Knight
    1. St. Augustine's de Musica by William F. Jackson Knight
    The Hudson Review, Autumn 1950, pp. 458-462
  62. The Second World (1942)
    3 Reviews, 1 Readable
  63. Selected Essays of R.P. Blackmur (1986)
    1 Review
  64. [+]
    Shorter Notices (4 Reviews)
    Thanksgiving Before November, by Norman Macleod
    1. Thanksgiving Before November by Norman Macleod
    2. Strange Houses by Cora Jarrett
    3. Clansmen by Ethel Boileau
    4. Greek Lyric Poetry: From Alcman to Simonides by C.M. Bowra
    The Nation, August 8, 1936, p. 164
  65. The Situation in American Writing
    The Partisan Review, Summer 1939, pp. 117-119
  66. [+]
    Small Jewels (Review)
    Coronet, by Manuel Komroff
    1. Coronet by Manuel Komroff
    The New Republic, February 26, 1930, p. 53
  67. [+]
    The Spirit Killeth (Review)
    Sparkenbroke, by Charles Morgan
    1. Sparkenbroke by Charles Morgan
    The Nation, May 13, 1936, p. 618
  68. The State of American Writing, 1948
    The Partisan Review, August 1948, pp. 861-865
  69. Books and the Arts
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    T.S. Eliot on Culture (Review)
    Notes Towards the Definition of Culture, by T.S. Eliot
    1. Notes Towards the Definition of Culture by T.S. Eliot
    The Nation, April 23, 1949, p. 475
  70. Three Poems from a Text
    The Partisan Review, Summer 1944, pp. 285-287
  71. [+]
    The Two Inch Shelf of Books (Review)
    An Anthology of World Prose, by Carl Van Doren
    1. An Anthology of World Prose by Carl Van Doren
    The New Republic, September 11, 1935, p. 137
  72. Two Poems
    The Partisan Review, Spring 1945, p. 177
  73. [+]
    Uncle! Uncle! (Review)
    The Rime of the Ancient Mariner, by Samuel Taylor Coleridge
    1. The Rime of the Ancient Mariner by Samuel Taylor Coleridge
    The Nation, March 15, 1947, p. 307
  74. The Library
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    Under a Major Poet (6 Reviews)
    The Collected Works of W.B. Yeats, by William Butler Yeats
    1. The Collected Works of W.B. Yeats by William Butler Yeats
    2. Selected Poems by Oliver St. John Gogarty
    3. Now With His Love by John Peale Bishop
    4. Starry Harness by William Rose Benet
    5. The World, the Flesh, and the Holy Ghosts by Howard Wolf and Geraldine Wolf
    6. Planet Descending by Lydia C. Prescott
    The American Mercury, February 1934, pp. 244-248
  75. Books, Drama, the Dance
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    Utopia, or Uncle Tom's Cabin (Review)
    It Can't Happen Here, by Sinclair Lewis
    1. It Can't Happen Here by Sinclair Lewis
    The Nation, October 30, 1935, p. 516
  76. [+]
    A Variety of Masks (Review)
    Personae: The Collected Poems of Ezra Pound, by Ezra Pound
    1. Personae: The Collected Poems of Ezra Pound by Ezra Pound
    The Saturday Review, April 30, 1927, p. 784
  77. Books and the Arts
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    When There Is a Tolstoy (Review)
    Leo Tolstoy, by Ernest J. Simmons
    1. Leo Tolstoy by Ernest J. Simmons
    The Nation, January 25, 1947, p. 103
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