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  1. [+]
    An American Hunger (2 Reviews)
    Richard Wright: Early Works, by Arnold Rampersad and Richard Wright
    1. Richard Wright: Early Works by Arnold Rampersad and Richard Wright
    2. Richard Wright: Later Works by Arnold Rampersad and Richard Wright
    The New Republic, March 30, 1992, pp. 28-33
  2. Annals of Addiction: A.A. at the Crossroads
    Now that America believes in victims, can Alcoholics Anonymous still make its followers...
    The New Yorker, March 20, 1995, pp. 50-63
  3. [+]
    The Art of Piety (Review)
    The Shaker Experience in America, by Stephen J. Stein
    1. The Shaker Experience in America by Stephen J. Stein
    The New Republic, October 26, 1992, pp. 37-40
  4. [+]
    The Bad and the Ugly (Review)
    Empire, by Gore Vidal
    1. Empire by Gore Vidal
    The New Republic, September 14, 1987, pp. 49-51
  5. [+]
    The Broken Mirror (Review)
    American Sermons, by Michael Warner
    1. American Sermons by Michael Warner
    The New Republic, October 4, 1999, pp. 42-43
  6. [+]
    A Child's Garden of Evil (Review)
    Shelter, by Jayne Anne Phillips
    1. Shelter by Jayne Anne Phillips
    The New Republic, December 26, 1994, pp. 39-41
  7. [+]
    The Church of Appearances (Review)
    Just As I Am, by Billy Graham
    1. Just As I Am by Billy Graham
    The New Republic, October 6, 1997, pp. 31-36
  8. [+]
    Class Secretary (2 Reviews)
    Three Lives, by Louis Auchincloss
    1. Three Lives by Louis Auchincloss
    2. Louis Auchincloss: A Writer's Life by Carol W. Gelderman
    The New Republic, March 29, 1993, pp. 36-41
  9. Comment: Contract with Academia
    Yale's lost millions up the ante in the campus culture wars
    The New Yorker, March 27, 1995, pp. 7-9
  10. A Critical Culture
    Dissent, Winter 2000, pp. 36-37
  11. The Death of Satan (1995)
    How Americans Have Lost the Sense of Evil
    10 Reviews, 1 Readable
  12. [+]
    The Decline and Fall of Literature (7 Reviews)
    In Plato's Cave, by Alvin B. Kernan
    1. In Plato's Cave by Alvin B. Kernan
    2. The Death of Literature by Alvin Kernan
    3. Literature: An Embattled Progression by Carl Woodring
    4. What's Happened to the Humanities? by Alvin B. Kernan
    5. The Rise and Fall of English by Robert Scholes
    6. The Employment of English by Michael Berube
    7. Literature Lost by John M. Ellis
    The New York Review of Books, November 4, 1999, pp. 32-38
  13. 'The Decline and Fall of Literature'
    An Exchange
    The New York Review of Books, April 13, 2000, p. 91
  14. Deconstructing Barry
    A literary critic reads Obama
    The New Republic, July 9, 2008, pp. 20-23
  15. [+]
    A Devil for All Seasons (Review)
    Naming the Antichrist, by Robert C. Fuller
    1. Naming the Antichrist by Robert C. Fuller
    The New Republic, February 26, 1996, pp. 29-31
  16. [+]
    The Disenchanted Eye (2 Reviews)
    Stephen Crane: Prose and Poetry, by J.C. Levenson and Stephen Crane
    1. Stephen Crane: Prose and Poetry by J.C. Levenson and Stephen Crane
    2. The Correspondence of Stephen Crane by Stanley Wertheim, Paul Sorrentino, and Stephen Crane, ...
    The New Republic, July 11, 1988, p. 33
  17. [+]
    Divine Criticism (Review)
    God and the American Writer, by Alfred Kazin
    1. God and the American Writer by Alfred Kazin
    The New Republic, November 10, 1997, pp. 48-49
  18. [+]
    Dreams of Better Schools (2 Reviews)
    The Making of Americans, by E.D. Hirsch, Jr.
    1. The Making of Americans by E.D. Hirsch, Jr.
    2. Why School? by Mike Rose
    The New York Review of Books, November 19, 2009, pp. 27-29
  19. A Fateful Election
    The New York Review of Books, November 6, 2008, pp. 8-9
  20. [+]
    The Fog of History (Review)
    Dead Certainties, by Simon Schama
    1. Dead Certainties by Simon Schama
    The New Republic, June 3, 1991, p. 39
  21. [+]
    To the Gettysburg Station (Review)
    Abraham Lincoln: Speeches and Writings, 1832-1858, by Don E. Fehrenbacher and Abraham L...
    1. Abraham Lincoln: Speeches and Writings, 1832-1858 by Don E. Fehrenbacher and Abraham Lincoln
    The New Republic, November 20, 1989, pp. 31-35
  22. [+]
    God's Realist (Review)
    The Essential Reinhold Niebuhr, by Robert McAfee Brown and Reinhold Niebuhr
    1. The Essential Reinhold Niebuhr by Robert McAfee Brown and Reinhold Niebuhr
    The New Republic, March 31, 1986, pp. 30-33
  23. [+]
    The Great Leviathan (Review)
    Herman Melville: A Biography, Vol. I: 1819-1851, by Hershel Parker
    1. Herman Melville: A Biography, Vol. I: 1819-1851 by Hershel Parker
    The New York Review of Books, May 15, 1997, pp. 18-22
  24. [+]
    The Great White Male (Review)
    Herman Melville: A Biography, Vol. II: 1851-1891, by Hershel Parker
    1. Herman Melville: A Biography, Vol. II: 1851-1891 by Hershel Parker
    The New Republic, September 30, 2002, pp. 33-36
  25. Holden Caulfield Goes to Law School
    The New Republic, March 9, 1987, pp. 27-29
  26. [+]
    Holy Tolerance (Review)
    Awash in a Sea of Faith, by Jon Butler
    1. Awash in a Sea of Faith by Jon Butler
    The New Republic, May 7, 1990, pp. 39-41
  27. [+]
    Imagining America (2 Reviews)
    James Fenimore Cooper: The Leatherstocking Tales I, by Blake Nevins and James Fenimore ...
    1. James Fenimore Cooper: The Leatherstocking Tales I by Blake Nevins and James Fenimore Cooper
    2. James Fenimore Cooper: The Leatherstocking Tales II by Blake Nevins and James Fenimore Cooper
    The New Republic, June 9, 1986, pp. 38-39
  28. Books
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    John Dewey's America (Review)
    John Dewey and the High Tide of American Liberalism, by Alan Ryan
    1. John Dewey and the High Tide of American Liberalism by Alan Ryan
    The Partisan Review, Summer 1996, pp. 515-519
  29. Letters
    The New York Review of Books, August 13, 2009, p. 75
  30. [+]
    Lyrical Dreiser (Review)
    Theodore Dreiser, by Richard Lehan and Theodore Dreiser
    1. Theodore Dreiser by Richard Lehan and Theodore Dreiser
    The New York Review of Books, November 23, 1989, pp. 32-37
  31. [+]
    The Mark of Zora (2 Reviews)
    Zora Neale Hurston: Novels and Stories, by Cheryl A. Wall and Zora Neale Hurston
    1. Zora Neale Hurston: Novels and Stories by Cheryl A. Wall and Zora Neale Hurston
    2. Zora Neale Hurston: Folklore, Memoirs, and Other Writings by Cheryl A. Wall and Zora Neale Hurston
    The New Republic, July 3, 1995, pp. 30-35
  32. Melville: His World and Work (2005)
    7 Reviews, 1 Readable
  33. [+]
    Melville's Fever (Review)
    Pierre, or The Ambiguities, by Herman Melville
    1. Pierre, or The Ambiguities by Herman Melville
    The New York Review of Books, April 4, 1996, pp. 42-45
  34. [+]
    Missed Manners (3 Reviews)
    The Buccaneers, by Edith Wharton and Marion Mainwaring
    1. The Buccaneers by Edith Wharton and Marion Mainwaring
    2. Fast and Loose and the Buccaneers by Edith Wharton and Viola Hopkins Winner
    3. The Age of Innocence (1993 Film) by Martin Scorsese
    The New Republic, October 25, 1993, pp. 31-36
  35. [+]
    Money and the Novel (Review)
    Edith Wharton: A Biography, by Hermione Lee
    1. Edith Wharton: A Biography by Hermione Lee
    The New Republic, July 23, 2007, pp. 43-46
  36. [+]
    Movers and Shapers (2 Reviews)
    The Peopling of British North America, by Bernard Bailyn
    1. The Peopling of British North America by Bernard Bailyn
    2. Voyagers to the West by Bernard Bailyn and Barbara DeWolfe
    The New Republic, December 8, 1986, pp. 32-34
  37. [+]
    Necropolis News (2 Reviews)
    The Waterworks, by E.L. Doctorow
    1. The Waterworks by E.L. Doctorow
    2. Jack London, Hemingway, and the Constitution by E.L. Doctorow
    The New Republic, July 18, 1994, pp. 44-45
  38. Books
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    Nineteenth-century type or nut? (Review)
    The Kingdom of Matthias, by Paul E. Johnson and Sean Wilentz
    1. The Kingdom of Matthias by Paul E. Johnson and Sean Wilentz
    Commonweal, April 21, 1995, pp. 19-21
  39. On Alfred Kazin (1915-1998)
    The New York Review of Books, July 16, 1998, pp. 22-23
  40. The Politics of Separatism
    The Partisan Review, Fall 1993, pp. 534-541
  41. The Puritan Ordeal (1989)
    5 Reviews
  42. The Real American Dream (1999)
    A Meditation on Hope
    2 Reviews
  43. Required Reading (1997)
    Why Our American Classics Matter Now
  44. [+]
    In Memoriam: Central Casting (Review)
    Nabokov's Dark Cinema, by Alfred Appel
    1. Nabokov's Dark Cinema by Alfred Appel
    The New Republic, December 27, 1975, p. 30
  45. [+]
    The Risk of Freedom (Review)
    Forbidden Knowledge, by Roger Shattuck
    1. Forbidden Knowledge by Roger Shattuck
    The New York Review of Books, September 25, 1997, pp. 4-7
  46. 'The Scandal of Higher Education'
    An Exchange
    The New York Review of Books, April 26, 2007, pp. 66-68
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    Scandals of Higher Education (6 Reviews)
    Equity and Excellence in American Higher Education, by William G. Bowen, Martin A. Kurz...
    1. Equity and Excellence in American Higher Education by William G. Bowen, Martin A. Kurzweil, and Eugene M. Tobin, ...
    2. The Price of Admission by Daniel Golden
    3. The Trouble with Diversity by Walter Benn Michaels
    4. Excellence Without a Soul by Harry R. Lewis
    5. Our Underachieving Colleges by Derek Bok
    6. Powers of the Mind by Donald N. Levine
    The New York Review of Books, March 29, 2007, pp. 42-46
  48. [+]
    The Seer of Lafayette Square (2 Reviews)
    Henry Adams, by Ernest Samuels
    1. Henry Adams by Ernest Samuels
    2. The Letters of Henry Adams by J.C. Levenson, Ernest Samuels, and Charles Vandersee, ...
    The New Republic, October 16, 1989, pp. 32-37
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    Sentimental Education (Review)
    Harriet Beecher Stowe: A Life, by Joan D. Hedrick
    1. Harriet Beecher Stowe: A Life by Joan D. Hedrick
    The New Republic, April 18, 1994, pp. 38-43
  50. [+]
    The Skeptical Pilgrim (3 Reviews)
    A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers, by Henry David Thoreau
    1. A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers by Henry David Thoreau
    2. Thoreau's Morning Work by H. Daniel Peck
    3. The Writings of Henry D. Thoreau, Journal, Vol. 3: 1848-1851 by Robert Sattelmeyer, Mark R. Patterson, and William Rossi, ...
    The New Republic, July 6, 1992, pp. 37-39
  51. [+]
    Sunday in the Park with Fred (Review)
    A Clearing in the Distance, by Witold Rybczynski
    1. A Clearing in the Distance by Witold Rybczynski
    The New York Review of Books, January 20, 2000, pp. 55-57
  52. [+]
    Talking Texts (2 Reviews)
    The Signifying Monkey, by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
    1. The Signifying Monkey by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
    2. Figures in Black by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
    The New Republic, January 9, 1989, pp. 28-33
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    Transcendental Texts (Review)
    The Renewal of Literature, by Richard Poirier
    1. The Renewal of Literature by Richard Poirier
    The New Republic, April 27, 1987, pp. 28-31
  54. [+]
    United States (Review)
    The Long Argument, by Stephen Foster
    1. The Long Argument by Stephen Foster
    The American Historical Review, April 1992, p. 607
  55. [+]
    The Universalist (Review)
    Recollected Works of Abraham Lincoln, by Don E. Fehrenbacher and Virginia Fehrenbacher,...
    1. Recollected Works of Abraham Lincoln by Don E. Fehrenbacher and Virginia Fehrenbacher, ...
    The New Republic, January 20, 1997, pp. 26-29
  56. [+]
    The Universities in Trouble (3 Reviews)
    Pioneering Portfolio Management, by David F. Swensen
    1. Pioneering Portfolio Management by David F. Swensen
    2. Tearing Down the Gates by Peter Sacks
    3. Creating a Class by Mitchell L. Stevens
    The New York Review of Books, May 14, 2009, pp. 36-39
  57. War College
    A literary scholar assesses the distance between the ivory tower and the battlefield
    The New Republic, December 11, 2006, pp. 12-13
  58. William Ellery Channing (1981)
    An Essay on the Liberal Spirit in America
    1 Review
  59. Writing New England (2001)
    An Anthology from the Puritans to the Present
    1 Review
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