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  1. A.E.
    The Saturday Review, July 27, 1935, p. 11
  2. The American Mind in Literature
    The Forum, December 1933, pp. 330-334
  3. Among the Younger Writers
    The Forum, November 1934, pp. 276-280
  4. [+]
    Ancien Regime (Review)
    Testament of Youth, by Vera Brittain
    1. Testament of Youth by Vera Brittain
    The New Republic, November 1, 1933, p. 340
  5. The Ballad of the Lone Woman
    Scribners, December 1935, p. 341
  6. [+]
    Baudelaire in English (Review)
    Flowers of Evil, by Charles Baudelaire, George Dillon, and Edna St. Vincent Millay, ...
    1. Flowers of Evil by Charles Baudelaire, George Dillon, and Edna St. Vincent Millay, ...
    The Saturday Review, April 4, 1936, p. 15
  7. Bohemia in London
    The New Republic, May 2, 1928, pp. 315-317
  8. [+]
    The Book Forum (6 Reviews)
    Experiment and Evaluation
    1. Polite Essays by Ezra Pound
    2. A Season in Hell by Arthur Rimbaud
    3. Christopher Columbus by Salvador de Madariaga
    4. Testament of Friendship by Vera Brittain
    5. No Arms, No Armour by Robert Henriques
    6. After Many a Summer Dies the Swan by Aldous Huxley
    The Forum, March 1940, pp. 130-134
  9. The Changing Novel
    The Saturday Review, June 1, 1929, p. 1070
  10. A Critical Credo
    Scribners, April 1926, pp. 387-391
  11. The Library
    [+]
    Critics and History (4 Reviews)
    The Wound and the Bow, by Edmund Wilson
    1. The Wound and the Bow by Edmund Wilson
    2. Autobiography by Eric Gill
    3. Grey Eminence by Aldous Huxley
    4. The Reconstruction of Europe by Guglielmo Ferrero
    The American Mercury, November 1941, pp. 627-631
  12. Reviews of Books
    [+]
    D.H. Lawrence's Last Story (Review)
    The Man Who Died, by D.H. Lawrence
    1. The Man Who Died by D.H. Lawrence
    The New Republic, July 15, 1931, p. 238
  13. Debating Humanism
    The Saturday Review, May 24, 1930, p. 1063
  14. Do We Learn from History?
    The Saturday Review, September 5, 1942, pp. 3-4
  15. [+]
    Dostoievsky---Russia in Miniature (Review)
    The Diary of a Writer, by Fyodor M. Dostoievsky
    1. The Diary of a Writer by Fyodor M. Dostoievsky
    The Saturday Review, May 28, 1949, p. 11
  16. The Library
    [+]
    The Double Men of Criticism (5 Reviews)
    A Time to Speak, by Archibald MacLeish
    1. A Time to Speak by Archibald MacLeish
    2. On Literature Today by Van Wyck Brooks
    3. Do These Bones Live? by Edward Dahlberg
    4. Reason in Madness by Allen Tate
    5. The Double Man by W.H. Auden
    The American Mercury, June 1941, pp. 762-767
  17. [+]
    Dublin Hotel (Review)
    The Shelbourne Hotel, by Elizabeth Bowen
    1. The Shelbourne Hotel by Elizabeth Bowen
    The New Republic, February 11, 1952, p. 19
  18. Books in Review
    Edna Millay and Her Time
    The New Republic, March 12, 1951, p. 17
  19. [+]
    First of the Moderns (Review)
    Goethe: The History of a Man, by Emil Ludwig
    1. Goethe: The History of a Man by Emil Ludwig
    The Saturday Review, January 5, 1929, pp. 565-566
  20. The Library
    [+]
    Fortunes and History (5 Reviews)
    Men of Wealth, by John T. Flynn
    1. Men of Wealth by John T. Flynn
    2. The Astors by Harvey O'Connor
    3. The Philosopher in Chaos by Baker Brownell
    4. History as the Story of Liberty by Benedetto Croce
    5. Toward a Philosophy of History by Jose Ortega y Gasset
    The American Mercury, July 1941, pp. 115-120
  21. [+]
    France's Only Epic (Review)
    The Fables of La Fontaine, by Marianne Moore and Jean de la Fontaine
    1. The Fables of La Fontaine by Marianne Moore and Jean de la Fontaine
    The Saturday Review, July 24, 1954, p. 16
  22. From These Roots (1937)
    The Ideas that Have Made Modern Literature
    8 Reviews, 3 Readable
  23. The Gates of Paradise
    A Parable
    The Forum, December 1934, p. 343
  24. [+]
    Genius to Squander (Review)
    The Life and Private History of Emily Jane Bronte, by Romer Wilson
    1. The Life and Private History of Emily Jane Bronte by Romer Wilson
    The Saturday Review, September 1, 1928, pp. 81-82
  25. The Grey House
    Commonweal, March 17, 1926, pp. 521-522
  26. The House of Her Feathers
    A Story
    Scribners, March 1929, pp. 315-325
  27. How Trivial Are Modern Books?
    The Forum, November 1933, pp. 265-269
  28. In Memory of Elinor Wylie
    The New Republic, February 6, 1929, pp. 317-319
  29. [+]
    Irish Literature (Review)
    Ireland's Literary Renaissance, by Ernest A. Boyd
    1. Ireland's Literary Renaissance by Ernest A. Boyd
    The New Republic, September 26, 1923, p. 6
  30. [+]
    James Joyce's Home Town... (Review)
    Dublin's Joyce, by Hugh Kenner
    1. Dublin's Joyce by Hugh Kenner
    The Saturday Review, June 30, 1956, p. 18
  31. [+]
    Jonathan Swift (Review)
    Swift: A Biography, by Carl Van Doren
    1. Swift: A Biography by Carl Van Doren
    The Saturday Review, November 22, 1930, pp. 357-358
  32. [+]
    Joyce and His Critics (2 Reviews)
    Joyce and Aquinas, by William T. Noon
    1. Joyce and Aquinas by William T. Noon
    2. Joyce and Shakespeare by William M. Schutte
    The Saturday Review, June 15, 1957, pp. 32-33
  33. [+]
    Life and Literature (4 Reviews)
    Short Stories and Plays
    1. The Best Short Stories of 1935 by Edward J. O'Brien
    2. The Best British Short Stories of 1935 by Edward J. O'Brien
    3. Russia Laughs by Mikhail Zoshchenko
    4. The Best Plays of 1934-35 by Burns Mantle
    The Forum, December 1935, pp. 354-358
  34. [+]
    Life and Literature (6 Reviews)
    Fall Books
    1. Vachel Lindsay by Edgar Lee Masters
    2. Mark Twain: The Man and His Work by Edward C. Wagenknecht
    3. The Collected Plays of W. B. Yeats by W.B. Yeats
    4. The Seven Pillars of Wisdom by T.E. Lawrence
    5. The World from Below by Jules Romains
    6. Europa: The Days of Ignorance by Robert Briffault
    The Forum, November 1935, pp. 276-282
  35. [+]
    Life and Literature (7 Reviews)
    Philosophy, Sport, and Poetry
    1. The Last Puritan by George Santayana
    2. The Destructive Element by Stephen Spender
    3. Monogram by G.B. Stern
    4. Up in the Hills by Lord Dunsany
    5. Public Speech by Archibald MacLeish
    6. Man and Beast by Theodore Maynard
    7. Swear by the Night, and Other Poems by Nathalia Crane
    The Forum, April 1936, pp. 226-231
  36. Life and Literature
    The Music of the Thing that Happens
    The Forum, December 1936, pp. 273-278
  37. [+]
    Life and Literature (6 Reviews)
    The Literary Life
    1. Amy Lowell: A Chronicle by S. Foster Damon
    2. Epitaph on George Moore by Charles Morgan
    3. Irish Literary Portraits by John Eglinton
    4. If It Die... by Andre Gide
    5. Prophets and Poets by Andre Maurois
    6. What Is a Book? by Dale Warren
    The Forum, February 1936, pp. 98-102
  38. [+]
    Life and Literature (3 Reviews)
    Best Sellers, 1935
    1. The Seven Pillars of Wisdom by T.E. Lawrence
    2. Man, the Unknown by Alexis Carrel
    3. It Can't Happen Here by Sinclair Lewis
    The Forum, February 1936
  39. [+]
    Life and Literature (5 Reviews)
    Masters of Men
    1. With Napoleon in Russia by Armand de Caulaincourt and George Libraire
    2. Sawdust Caesar by George Seldes
    3. Stalin by Henri Barbusse
    4. A Handbook of Marxism by Emile Burns
    5. Autobiography by Sigmund Freud
    The Forum, January 1936, pp. 34-38
  40. [+]
    Life and Literature (7 Reviews)
    Revival in the Theater
    1. Winterset by Maxwell Anderson
    2. Murder in the Cathedral by T.S. Eliot
    3. Paradise Lost by Clifford Odets
    4. Idiot's Delight by Robert E. Sherwood
    5. Russet Mantle by Lynn Riggs
    6. End of Summer by S.N. Behrman
    7. First Lady by Katharine Dayton and George S. Kaufman
    The Forum, June 1936, pp. 344-345
  41. [+]
    Life and Literature (2 Reviews)
    The Colleges and Literature
    1. Alma Mater by Henry Seidel Canby
    2. The Prophets of Israel by Edith Hamilton
    The Forum, May 1936, pp. 290-293
  42. Life and Literature
    The Solitary Life
    The Forum, November 1936, pp. 219-223
  43. Life and Literature
    Studies of the American Mind
    The Forum, October 1936, pp. 171-176
  44. Life and Literature
    Behold the Republic!
    The Forum, April 1937, pp. 230-235
  45. Life and Literature
    Mundane and Extramundane Worlds
    The Forum, December 1937, pp. 310-314
  46. Life and Literature
    The Common Desire to Create
    The Forum, February 1937, pp. 96-101
  47. LIfe and Literature
    Fiction and Fact
    The Forum, January 1937, pp. 33-37
  48. Life and Literature
    The Drama
    The Forum, June 1937, pp. 352-357
  49. Life and Literature
    War and Other Insanities
    The Forum, March 1937, pp. 159-164
  50. Life and Literature
    Art, Etiquette, and Life
    The Forum, November 1937, pp. 243-246
  51. Life and Literature
    The Individual vs. Society
    The Forum, April 1938, pp. 212-216
  52. Life and Literature
    The Contemporary Conflict
    The Forum, December 1938, pp. 298-302
  53. Life and Literature
    Language, Art, and War
    The Forum, February 1938, pp. 82-87
  54. Life and Literature
    Philosophies of Human Experience
    The Forum, March 1938, pp. 142-147
  55. Life and Literature
    Doers and Thinkers
    The Forum, May 1938, pp. 278-283
  56. Life and Literature
    Are Women Outsiders?
    The Forum, November 1938, pp. 222-226
  57. Life and Literature
    In Favor of Best Sellers
    The Forum, October 1938, pp. 162-166
  58. Life and Literature
    Artists and Tradesmen of Letters
    The Forum, April 1939, pp. 210-214
  59. Life and Literature
    Literary Pioneers and Re-creators
    The Forum, December 1939, pp. 258-263
  60. Life and Literature
    The Season's Novels
    The Forum, February 1939, pp. 74-78
  61. Life and Literature
    Christianity and Civilization
    The Forum, January 1939, pp. 26-30
  62. Life and Literature
    The Professorial Mind
    The Forum, March 1939, pp. 138-143
  63. Life and Literature
    Men of Dream and Men of Action
    The Forum, May 1939, pp. 266-271
  64. Life and Literature
    The Artist and His Material
    The Forum, November 1939, pp. 226-231
  65. Life and Literature
    The Old and the New
    The Forum, October 1939, pp. 158-163
  66. The Book Forum
    [+]
    Life and Literature (8 Reviews)
    Literature and Education
    1. Period Piece by Jenny Ballou
    2. Another Time by W.H. Auden
    3. Going Native by Oliver St. John Gogarty
    4. Trouble in July by Erskine Caldwell
    5. The Scrapbook of Katherine Mansfield by J. Middleton Murry and Katherine Mansfield
    6. James Joyce: A Definitive Biography by Herbert S. Gorman
    7. A New Design for Women's Education by Constance Warren
    8. The Idea of a Christian Society by T.S. Eliot
    The Forum, April 1940, pp. 194-199
  67. Life and Literature
    The Group Mind and the Individual
    The Forum, February 1940, pp. 74-80
  68. Life and Literature
    Freedom Depends on Culture
    The Forum, January 1940, pp. 18-23
  69. The Book Forum
    [+]
    Life and Literature (6 Reviews)
    Poets and Psychologists
    1. The Collected Poems of A. E. Housman by A.E. Housman
    2. Last Poems and Plays by W.B. Yeats and James Pethica
    3. Paris Gazette by Lion Feuchtwanger
    4. The Crazy Hunter by Kay Boyle
    5. The Meaning of Happiness by Alan W. Watts
    6. Wisdom in Conduct by Christopher Browne Garnett, Jr.
    The Forum, June 1940, pp. 322-326
  70. The Book Forum
    [+]
    Life and Literature (6 Reviews)
    The Power of the Idea
    1. Oscar Wilde and the Yellow Nineties by Frances Winwar
    2. Stalin: Czar of All the Russians by Eugene Lyons
    3. Stalin's Kampf by M.R. Werner and Joseph Stalin
    4. The Living Thoughts of Schopenhauer by Thomas Mann and Arthur Schopenhauer
    5. Jonathan Edwards, 1703-1758 by Ola Elizabeth Winslow
    6. The Oxford Book of English Verse, 1250-1918 by Arthur Quiller-Couch
    The Forum, May 1940, pp. 258-263
  71. Life and the Dream (1947)
    7 Reviews, 2 Readable
  72. The Library
    [+]
    Life in Recent Fiction (4 Reviews)
    My Dear Bella, by Arthur Kober
    1. My Dear Bella by Arthur Kober
    2. Come to Dust by Anne Fremantle
    3. The Hermit Place by Mark Schorer
    4. All of Their Lives by Myron Brinig
    The American Mercury, August 1941, pp. 239-244
  73. [+]
    The Life of Reason (Review)
    The Middle Span, by George Santayana
    1. The Middle Span by George Santayana
    The Saturday Review, April 21, 1945, p. 8
  74. [+]
    Literature and the Social Left (2 Reviews)
    Proletarian Literature in the United States, by Granville Hicks
    1. Proletarian Literature in the United States by Granville Hicks
    2. The American Writers' Congress by Henry Hart
    The Saturday Review, November 2, 1935, pp. 3-4
  75. Literature of Today and Tomorrow
    Scribners, December 1936, pp. 98-106
  76. Literature of Today and Tomorrow
    Scribners, October 1936, pp. 66-70
  77. A Little Knowledge of Joyce
    The Saturday Review, April 29, 1950, p. 10
  78. [+]
    Maker of a Nation (Review)
    De Valera and the March of a Nation, by Mary C. Bromage
    1. De Valera and the March of a Nation by Mary C. Bromage
    The Saturday Review, March 2, 1957, p. 21
  79. Marxism and Literature
    The Forum, March 1934, pp. 145-149
  80. [+]
    Mary Wollstonecraft (Review)
    Mary Wollstonecraft: A Sketch, by H.R. James
    1. Mary Wollstonecraft: A Sketch by H.R. James
    The Nation, February 15, 1933, pp. 183-184
  81. Meager Legend
    A Story
    Scribners, March 1936, pp. 161-163
  82. Memories of Yeats
    The Saturday Review, February 25, 1939, pp. 3-4
  83. Reviews of Books
    [+]
    Men on Islands (Review)
    Twenty Years A-Growing, by Maurice O'Sullivan
    1. Twenty Years A-Growing by Maurice O'Sullivan
    The New Republic, August 30, 1933, p. 78
  84. [+]
    Mr. Well's Emporium (Review)
    The World of William Clissold, by H.G. Wells
    1. The World of William Clissold by H.G. Wells
    The Saturday Review, November 13, 1926, p. 289
  85. The Need for an Elite
    The Forum, October 1933, pp. 209-213
  86. [+]
    New Worlds and Old (Review)
    No More Parades, by Ford Madox Ford
    1. No More Parades by Ford Madox Ford
    The Saturday Review, January 30, 1926, p. 523
  87. [+]
    O Virtuous Light! (Review)
    Angels and Earthly Creatures, by Elinor Wylie
    1. Angels and Earthly Creatures by Elinor Wylie
    The Saturday Review, May 25, 1929, p. 1043
  88. On Thinking Critically
    The Forum, February 1934, pp. 76-82
  89. One Foot on Shore
    A Story
    Scribners, January 1934, pp. 37-42
  90. Our Friend James Joyce (1958)
    5 Reviews, 3 Readable
  91. A Page for Poets
    Mallarme
    The Forum, July 1937, pp. 48-54
  92. Personality and Autobiography
    The Forum, February 1935, pp. 83-87
  93. The Poet and His Livelihood
    The Saturday Review, April 25, 1942, p. 5
  94. [+]
    A Poet of Lasting Things (Review)
    Wild Cherry, by Lizette Woodworth Reese
    1. Wild Cherry by Lizette Woodworth Reese
    The New Republic, November 26, 1924, p. 24
  95. The Library
    [+]
    Poetry and the Common Reader (Review)
    A New Anthology of Modern Poetry, by Selden Rodman
    1. A New Anthology of Modern Poetry by Selden Rodman
    The American Mercury, September 1941, pp. 371-376
  96. Poets and Dictators
    The Forum, January 1934, pp. 8-12
  97. Poets and Their Problems
    The Forum, June 1935, pp. 343-347
  98. Portrait of a Philosopher
    The New Republic, February 16, 1927, pp. 352-354
  99. [+]
    Portrait of the Artist (Review)
    James Joyce: His First Forty Years, by Herbert S. Gorman
    1. James Joyce: His First Forty Years by Herbert S. Gorman
    The Saturday Review, March 16, 1940, p. 10
  100. The Preparation for Life
    The Forum, March 1935, pp. 151-155
  101. The Psychopathic Novel
    The Forum, April 1934, pp. 219-223
  102. [+]
    Q and A for Jews (Review)
    Questions Jews Ask, by Mordecai M. Kaplan
    1. Questions Jews Ask by Mordecai M. Kaplan
    The Saturday Review, March 9, 1957, p. 37
  103. The Library
    [+]
    Sane Books in an Insane World (5 Reviews)
    The Red Decade, by Ralph Bates
    1. The Red Decade by Ralph Bates
    2. France On Berlin Time by Thomas D. Kernan
    3. The Men Around Churchill by Rene Kraus
    4. Bevin and Company by Patricia O'Flynn Strauss
    5. The Road of a Naturalist by Donald Culross Peattie
    The American Mercury, October 1941, pp. 499-503
  104. Self-Critical America
    Scribners, February 1930, pp. 197-206
  105. [+]
    Sinclair Lewis's New Thesis Novel (Review)
    Cass Timberlane, by Sinclair Lewis
    1. Cass Timberlane by Sinclair Lewis
    The Saturday Review, October 6, 1945, pp. 8-9
  106. [+]
    Some American Criticism (3 Reviews)
    Contemporary American Authors, by John C. Squire
    1. Contemporary American Authors by John C. Squire
    2. Spokesmen: Modern Writers and American Life by Thomas K. Whipple
    3. Destinations: A Canvass of American Literature Since 1900 by Gorham B. Munson
    The Saturday Review, June 30, 1928, pp. 997-998
  107. [+]
    Some New Irish Novelists (3 Reviews)
    With Benefit of Clergy, by Florence Hackett
    1. With Benefit of Clergy by Florence Hackett
    2. Doomsland by Shane Leslie
    3. Thy Neighbour's Wife by Liam O'Flaherty
    The New Republic, July 2, 1924, p. 163
  108. [+]
    Spring Books in Review (11 Reviews)
    Of Time and the River, by Thomas Wolfe
    1. Of Time and the River by Thomas Wolfe
    2. Francis the First by Francis Hackett
    3. A Man Called Cervantes by Bruno Frank
    4. Lean Men by Ralph Bates
    5. Grey Granite by Lewis Grassic Gibbon
    6. The Black Consul by Anatolii Vinogradov
    7. Rats, Lice, and History by Hans Zinsser
    8. The Autobiography of Michel de Montaigne by Marvin Lowenthal and Michel de Montaigne
    9. Dickens by Andre Maurois
    10. Milton by Rose Macaulay
    11. The Enjoyment of Literature by Elizabeth A. Drew
    The Forum, April 1935, pp. 218-223
  109. [+]
    St. Louis Over Bloomsbury (Review)
    The Complete Poems and Plays, 1909-1950, by T.S. Eliot
    1. The Complete Poems and Plays, 1909-1950 by T.S. Eliot
    The Saturday Review, December 27, 1952, p. 17
  110. [+]
    Stuart P. Sherman (Review)
    Critical Woodcuts, by Stuart P. Sherman
    1. Critical Woodcuts by Stuart P. Sherman
    The Saturday Review, June 26, 1926, p. 881
  111. [+]
    Twin-Tongued Erin (Review)
    A Time Outworn, by Val Mulkerns
    1. A Time Outworn by Val Mulkerns
    The Saturday Review, November 22, 1952, p. 18
  112. Utopian Peacemakers
    The New Republic, December 30, 1931, pp. 184-185
  113. [+]
    W.B. Yeats' Limberness and Grace (Review)
    Letters to His Son, W.B. Yeats and Others, 1869-1922, by J.B. Yeats and Joseph M. Hone
    1. Letters to His Son, W.B. Yeats and Others, 1869-1922 by J.B. Yeats and Joseph M. Hone
    The Saturday Review, November 9, 1946, p. 16
  114. The War on Literature
    The Forum, October 1935, pp. 208-211
  115. What Is Poetry?
    The Forum, June 1934, pp. 335-339
  116. The Woman-Artist
    The Forum, October 1934, pp. 212-216
  117. Writers and Human Rights
    The Forum, January 1935, pp. 19-24
  118. [+]
    To a Yeatsian Urn (2 Reviews)
    The Golden Nightingale, by Donald A. Stauffer
    1. The Golden Nightingale by Donald A. Stauffer
    2. W.B. Yeats: Man and Poet by A. Norman Jeffares
    The Saturday Review, January 28, 1950, pp. 14-15
  119. [+]
    410 Years of the Lyric Mother Tongue (Review)
    Poems in English: 1530-1940, by David Daiches
    1. Poems in English: 1530-1940 by David Daiches
    The Saturday Review, July 22, 1950, p. 17
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