The Unz Review - Mobile
A Collection of Interesting, Important, and Controversial Perspectives Largely Excluded from the American Mainstream Media
Van Wyck Brooks Archives
Van Wyck Brooks • 125 Items / 39 Books, 57 Articles, 27 Reviews
Show MoreShow AllFinding...Find More
Email This Page to Someone

 Remember My Information



=>
Sort by Showing ListingStampsCovers
Title Period
Publication Archives
Genre? /
Type? AllBooksFilmsReadableReviewsVerse
  1. [+]
    According to Dreiser (Review)
    Hey, Rub-a-Dub-Dub, by Theodore Dreiser
    1. Hey, Rub-a-Dub-Dub by Theodore Dreiser
    The Nation, May 1, 1920, p. 595
  2. Afterglow in New England
    The Saturday Review, July 27, 1940, pp. 3-4
  3. Allston and His Journals
    The New Republic, February 17, 1941, pp. 206-208
  4. The American Caravan (1927)
    The First Yearbook of American Literature
    7 Reviews, 4 Readable
  5. American Traits
    The New Republic, August 4, 1941, pp. 185-187
  6. American Traits
    The New Republic, August 11, 1941, pp. 185-187
  7. Americana
    The New Republic, June 23, 1941, pp. 853-854
  8. America's Coming-of-Age (1915)
    4 Reviews, 2 Readable
  9. Amy Lowell
    The New Republic, August 5, 1940, pp. 183-185
  10. An Autobiography (1965)
    1 Review
  11. Books and Men
    [+]
    Beyond Adolescence (Review)
    The Writer in America, by Van Wyck Brooks
    1. The Writer in America by Van Wyck Brooks
    The Atlantic Monthly, April 1953, pp. 70-77
  12. [+]
    "Big Things" in Poetry (Review)
    You and I, by Harriet Monroe
    1. You and I by Harriet Monroe
    The New Republic, March 20, 1915, p. 189
  13. Boston in the Nineties
    The Harpers Monthly, August 1940, pp. 321-328
  14. Opinions About Books
    [+]
    Carl Sandburg's Lincoln (Review)
    Abraham Lincoln: The Prairie Years, by Carl Sandburg
    1. Abraham Lincoln: The Prairie Years by Carl Sandburg
    The Forum, April 1926, pp. 632-633
  15. The Cassandra of New England
    Scribners, February 1927, pp. 125-129
  16. A Chilmark Miscellany (1948)
    2 Reviews
  17. The Confident Years, 1885-1915 (1952)
    8 Reviews, 1 Readable
  18. Congenial Concord
    The Harpers Monthly, November 1926, pp. 767-772
  19. [+]
    Day-Dreams (Review)
    Sherwood Anderson's Notebook, by Sherwood Anderson
    1. Sherwood Anderson's Notebook by Sherwood Anderson
    The Forum, October 1926, p. 637
  20. Days of the Phoenix (1957)
    The Nineteen-Twenties I Remember
    5 Reviews, 1 Readable
  21. Does History Repeat Itself?
    The American Spectator (Dreiser), March 1933, p. 1
  22. Dr. Holmes: Forerunner of the Moderns
    The Saturday Review, June 27, 1936, p. 3
  23. Dr. Holmes's Boston
    The Harpers Monthly, July 1940, pp. 138-146
  24. The Dream of Arcadia (1958)
    American Writers and Artists in Italy, 1760-1915
    4 Reviews, 3 Readable
  25. Emerson and Others (1927)
    10 Reviews, 7 Readable
  26. Emerson and the Reformers
    The Harpers Monthly, December 1926, pp. 114-118
  27. Emerson in His Time
    The New Republic, August 23, 1939, pp. 78-79
  28. [+]
    Emotion in Life and History (Review)
    Emotion as the Basis of Civilization, by John H. Denison
    1. Emotion as the Basis of Civilization by John H. Denison
    The Outlook, December 26, 1928, p. 1413
  29. End of an Era
    The Saturday Review, June 22, 1940, pp. 3-4
  30. [+]
    The End of Aristocracy (Review)
    Democratic Distinction in America, by W.C. Brownell
    1. Democratic Distinction in America by W.C. Brownell
    The Nation, February 8, 1928, pp. 164-165
  31. Faith vs Doubt in Literature
    The Saturday Review, February 2, 1952, pp. 11-12
  32. Fashions in Defeatism
    The Saturday Review, March 22, 1941, pp. 3-4
  33. Fenollosa and His Circle (1961)
    With Other Essays in Biography
    5 Reviews, 2 Readable
  34. The Flowering of New England, 1815-1865 (1936)
    A Literary History
    30 Chapters, 562pp - 13 Reviews, 9 Readable
  35. From a Note-Book
    The American Spectator (Dreiser), November 1932, p. 4
  36. From a Writer's Notebook (1955)
    5 Reviews, 1 Readable
  37. From a Writer's Notebook
    The American Scholar, Winter 1958, pp. 63-69
  38. Books
    From a Writer's Notebook
    The Nation, December 5, 1953, pp. 469-470
  39. From a Writer's Notebook
    The Nation, November 14, 1953, pp. 398-399
  40. Spring Book Section
    From a Writer's Notebook
    The Nation, April 24, 1954, p. 357
  41. Books
    From a Writer's Notebook
    The Nation, August 14, 1954, p. 134
  42. From a Writer's Notebook
    The Saturday Review, January 4, 1958, pp. 7-9
  43. From the Shadow of the Mountain (1961)
    My Post-Meridian Years
    1 Review, 1 Readable
  44. [+]
    George Washington (5 Reviews)
    George Washington: The Rebel and the Patriot, 1762-1777, by Rupert Hughes
    1. George Washington: The Rebel and the Patriot, 1762-1777 by Rupert Hughes
    2. George Washington, Colonial Traveller, 1732-1775 by John C. Fitzpatrick and George Washington
    3. The Estate of George Washington, Deceased by Eugene E. Prussing
    4. Washington Speaks for Himself by Lucretia Perry Osborn and George Washington
    5. A History of the Life and Death, Virtues and Exploits of General George Washington by Mason L. Weems
    The New Republic, March 21, 1928, p. 166
  45. Speaking of Books
    [+]
    A Great American Diary (Review)
    The Diary of John Quincy Adams, 1794-1845, by Allan Nevins and John Quincy Adams
    1. The Diary of John Quincy Adams, 1794-1845 by Allan Nevins and John Quincy Adams
    The Outlook, January 23, 1929, p. 148
  46. Books
    [+]
    A Great Historical Novel (Review)
    Weeping Cross, by Henry Longan Stuart
    1. Weeping Cross by Henry Longan Stuart
    Commonweal, October 6, 1933, p. 536
  47. [+]
    The Greatest of the Puritans (Review)
    Cotton Mather: Keeper of the Puritan Conscience, by Ralph Philip Boas and Louise Boas
    1. Cotton Mather: Keeper of the Puritan Conscience by Ralph Philip Boas and Louise Boas
    The Outlook, January 30, 1929, p. 190
  48. Helen Keller
    The Harpers Monthly, May 1954, pp. 40-45
  49. Helen Keller: Sketch for a Portrait (1956)
    3 Reviews, 1 Readable
  50. Henry James of Boston
    The Saturday Review, July 13, 1940, pp. 3-4
  51. Highbrow and Lowbrow
    The Forum, April 1915, pp. 481-492
  52. Howells: His Life and World (1959)
    26 Chapters, 309pp - 6 Reviews, 2 Readable
  53. John Addington Symonds
    The Forum, April 1913, pp. 489-500
  54. John Addington Symonds: A Biographical Study (1914)
    1 Review
  55. John Sloan: A Painter's Life (1955)
    4 Reviews, 1 Readable
  56. The Journal of Gamaliel Bradford, 1883-1932 (1933)
    5 Reviews, 3 Readable
  57. [+]
    Lawrence of Arabia (Review)
    Lawrence and the Arabian Adventure, by Robert Graves
    1. Lawrence and the Arabian Adventure by Robert Graves
    The New Republic, May 16, 1928, p. 399
  58. The League of American Writers
    The New Republic, February 22, 1939, pp. 65-67
  59. Reviews of Books
    [+]
    "A Leonardo of Our Day" (Review)
    Havelock Ellis: Philosopher of Love, by Houston Peterson
    1. Havelock Ellis: Philosopher of Love by Houston Peterson
    The New Republic, August 15, 1928, p. 335
  60. Letters and Leadership (1918)
    2 Reviews
  61. The Letters of Gamaliel Bradford, 1918-1931 (1934)
    4 Reviews, 1 Readable
  62. Lewis Mumford: American Prophet
    The Harpers Monthly, June 1952, pp. 46-53
  63. The Life of Emerson (1932)
    6 Reviews, 3 Readable
  64. [+]
    Lowell as a Critic (Review)
    James Russell Lowell as a Critic, by Joseph J. Reilly
    1. James Russell Lowell as a Critic by Joseph J. Reilly
    The New Republic, June 12, 1915, p. 156
  65. The Malady of the Ideal (1948)
    Obermann, Maurice de Guerin, and Amiel
    1 Review
  66. Maurice de Guerin
    The Forum, May 1, 1912
  67. Memories of a Wall Street Suburb
    The Saturday Review, March 6, 1954, p. 9
  68. Mencken in Baltimore
    The American Scholar, Autumn 1951, pp. 409-421
  69. More Notes on Human Nature
    The New Republic, May 26, 1941, pp. 725-726
  70. A New England Reader (1962)
    1 Review, 1 Readable
  71. New England: Indian Summer, 1865-1915 (1940)
    7 Reviews, 2 Readable
  72. Notes on Human Nature
    The New Republic, May 12, 1941, pp. 659-660
  73. On Literature Today (1941)
    4 Reviews, 1 Readable
  74. The Opinions of Oliver Allston (1941)
    9 Reviews, 4 Readable
  75. Opinions of Oliver Allston: II
    The New Republic, March 10, 1941, pp. 336-338
  76. Opinions of Oliver Allston: III
    The New Republic, March 24, 1941, pp. 397-398
  77. Opinions of Oliver Allston: IV
    The New Republic, April 7, 1941, pp. 461-462
  78. The Ordeal of Mark Twain (1920)
    6 Reviews, 2 Readable
  79. [+]
    Our First Colony (Review)
    The Philippine Islands, by W. Cameron Forbes
    1. The Philippine Islands by W. Cameron Forbes
    The Outlook, February 13, 1929, pp. 270-271
  80. Our Literary Heritage (1956)
    A Pictorial History of the Writer in America
    5 Reviews, 2 Readable
  81. Painters and Painting
    The New Republic, April 28, 1941, pp. 596-597
  82. Speaking of Books
    [+]
    The Palmerston Papers (Review)
    Gladstone and Palmerston, 1851-1865, by Philip Guedalla
    1. Gladstone and Palmerston, 1851-1865 by Philip Guedalla
    The Outlook, February 27, 1929, p. 348
  83. The Pilgrimage of Henry James (1925)
    6 Reviews, 4 Readable
  84. [+]
    Plastic Historian of an Age (Review)
    Between Sittings, by Jo Davidson
    1. Between Sittings by Jo Davidson
    The Saturday Review, December 1, 1951, p. 22
  85. Platitude
    The Forum, November 1, 1912
  86. Books
    [+]
    Poems (Review)
    George Eliot and Her Times, by Elizabeth S. Haldane
    1. George Eliot and Her Times by Elizabeth S. Haldane
    Commonweal, August 10, 1927, p. 341
  87. Books
    [+]
    Poems (Review)
    Minor Prophecies, by Lee Simonson
    1. Minor Prophecies by Lee Simonson
    Commonweal, July 27, 1927, p. 302
  88. The Private Journal of Henri Frederic Amiel (1935)
    1 Review
  89. The Religion of Art
    The Saturday Review, December 1, 1951, pp. 13-14
  90. Retreat from Utopia
    The Saturday Review, February 22, 1936, pp. 3-4
  91. [+]
    Communications (Review)
    The Letters of Bret Harte, by Geoffrey Bret Harte and Bret Harte
    1. The Letters of Bret Harte by Geoffrey Bret Harte and Bret Harte
    Commonweal, May 5, 1926, p. 724
  92. [+]
    Communications (Review)
    Studies of English Poets, by J.W. Mackail
    1. Studies of English Poets by J.W. Mackail
    Commonweal, September 8, 1926, p. 432
  93. Books
    [+]
    The Play (Review)
    Understanding America, by Langdon Mitchell
    1. Understanding America by Langdon Mitchell
    Commonweal, June 29, 1927, p. 217
  94. [+]
    The Second Tudor (3 Reviews)
    Swords and Roses, by Joseph Hergesheimer
    1. Swords and Roses by Joseph Hergesheimer
    2. The Wandering Men by John Russell
    3. The Modern Temper by Joseph Wood Krutch
    The Outlook, April 10, 1929, p. 587
  95. The Roots of American Culture, and Other Essays (1942)
    7 Reviews, 3 Readable
  96. Scenes and Portraits (1954)
    Memories of Childhood and Youth
    4 Reviews, 1 Readable
  97. Sketches in Criticism (1932)
    4 Reviews, 2 Readable
  98. Sophistication
    The American Spectator (Dreiser), January 1933, p. 2
  99. The South: 1850
    The American Scholar, Autumn 1947, pp. 407-417
  100. [+]
    A Story-Teller's Letters (Review)
    The Letters of Katherine Mansfield, by J. Middleton Murry and Katherine Mansfield
    1. The Letters of Katherine Mansfield by J. Middleton Murry and Katherine Mansfield
    The Outlook, February 20, 1929, p. 311
  101. [+]
    A Study of Joseph Conrad (Review)
    Joseph Conrad: A Study, by Richard Curle
    1. Joseph Conrad: A Study by Richard Curle
    The New Republic, December 26, 1914, p. 26
  102. [+]
    Three American Biographies (3 Reviews)
    Meet General Grant, by W.E. Woodward
    1. Meet General Grant by W.E. Woodward
    2. Jubilee Jim by Robert H. Fuller
    3. The Terrible Siren: Victoria Woodhull, 1838-1927 by Emanie N. Sachs
    The Outlook, January 9, 1929, p. 72
  103. Three Essays on America (1934)
    1 Review, 1 Readable
  104. The Times of Melville and Whitman (1947)
    9 Reviews, 4 Readable
  105. Transition in New England
    The Saturday Review, May 22, 1943, pp. 17-18
  106. The Van Wyck Brooks-Lewis Mumford Letters (1970)
    The Record of a Literary Friendship, 1921-1963
    4 Reviews, 1 Readable
  107. Why I Am for Roosevelt
    The Nation, October 26, 1940, p. 388
  108. William Carlos Williams
    The Harpers Monthly, June 1961, pp. 83-84
  109. The Wine of the Puritans (1908)
  110. [+]
    The Wizard and the Law (Review)
    Rufus Choate: The Wizard of the Law, by Claude M. Fuess
    1. Rufus Choate: The Wizard of the Law by Claude M. Fuess
    The New Republic, May 2, 1928, p. 330
  111. The Wondrous West, 1800
    The Harpers Monthly, May 1944, pp. 554-563
  112. The World of H.G. Wells (1915)
    1 Review
  113. The World of H.G. Wells
    The Forum, August 1914, pp. 278-298
  114. The World of H.G. Wells
    The Forum, July 1914, pp. 128-142
  115. The World of H.G. Wells
    The Forum, September 1914, pp. 451-462
  116. The World of Washington Irving (1944)
    21 Chapters, 505pp - 11 Reviews, 3 Readable
  117. The World of Washington Irving
    The Atlantic Serial
    The Atlantic Monthly, August 1944, pp. 135-144
  118. The World of Washington Irving
    The Atlantic Serial
    The Atlantic Monthly, July 1944, pp. 135-144
  119. The World of Washington Irving
    The Atlantic Monthly, June 1944, pp. 133-144
  120. The World of Washington Irving
    The Atlantic Serial
    The Atlantic Monthly, October 1944, pp. 139-148
  121. The World of Washington Irving
    The Atlantic Serial
    The Atlantic Monthly, September 1944, pp. 139-166
  122. The Writer in America (1953)
    8 Reviews, 2 Readable
  123. Writers of the Eighties
    The Saturday Review, June 8, 1940, pp. 3-4
  124. No Items Found