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  1. [+]
    The Academy vs. the Humanities (Review)
    Literature Lost, by John M. Ellis
    1. Literature Lost by John M. Ellis
    The Atlantic Monthly, August 1997, pp. 93-95
  2. Books
    [+]
    Adam's Curse (Review)
    The Collected Works of W.B. Yeats, by William Butler Yeats
    1. The Collected Works of W.B. Yeats by William Butler Yeats
    Encounter, June 1958, pp. 76-77
  3. [+]
    Advertisement for Himself (Review)
    The Gospel According to the Son, by Norman Mailer
    1. The Gospel According to the Son by Norman Mailer
    The New York Review of Books, May 15, 1997, pp. 4-7
  4. [+]
    Aesthetic Bliss (3 Reviews)
    Bend Sinister, by Vladimir Nabokov
    1. Bend Sinister by Vladimir Nabokov
    2. Ritual in the Dark by Colin Wilson
    3. Breakdown by John Bratby
    Encounter, June 1960, pp. 81-86
  5. The Age of Shakespeare (2004)
    3 Reviews, 1 Readable
  6. [+]
    Alien Sages (Review)
    Under the Sign of Saturn, by Susan Sontag
    1. Under the Sign of Saturn by Susan Sontag
    The New York Review of Books, November 6, 1980, pp. 42-43
  7. Books
    [+]
    Anti-Cant (Review)
    On the Contrary, by Mary McCarthy
    1. On the Contrary by Mary McCarthy
    The Partisan Review, Winter 1962, pp. 122-126
  8. Notes and Topics
    Apology for Poezzy
    Encounter, May 1959, p. 50
  9. An Appetite for Poetry (1989)
    Essays in Literary Interpretation
    5 Reviews, 1 Readable
  10. [+]
    Arguing with God (2 Reviews)
    Jesus and Yahweh: The Names Divine, by Harold Bloom
    1. Jesus and Yahweh: The Names Divine by Harold Bloom
    2. The Life of David by Robert Pinsky
    The New York Review of Books, December 1, 2005, pp. 40-42
  11. [+]
    The Art of Nothing (Review)
    How Fiction Works, by James Wood
    1. How Fiction Works by James Wood
    The New Republic, July 30, 2008, pp. 35-37
  12. [+]
    The Art of Persecution (2 Reviews)
    Blasphemy, by Leonard W. Levy
    1. Blasphemy by Leonard W. Levy
    2. Blasphemy by David A. Lawton
    The New Republic, November 8, 1993, pp. 38-39
  13. [+]
    Beat the Devil (Review)
    The Death of Satan, by Andrew Delbanco
    1. The Death of Satan by Andrew Delbanco
    The New Republic, January 29, 1996, pp. 37-38
  14. Books
    [+]
    Beckett, Snow and Pure Poverty (2 Reviews)
    Three Novels by Samuel Beckett, by Samuel Beckett
    1. Three Novels by Samuel Beckett by Samuel Beckett
    2. The Affair by C.P. Snow
    Encounter, July 1960, pp. 73-76
  15. [+]
    Beethoven at Home (Review)
    Beethoven, by Maynard Solomon
    1. Beethoven by Maynard Solomon
    The New York Review of Books, April 6, 1978, pp. 6-9
  16. Books
    [+]
    Between Two Galaxies (Review)
    The Gutenberg Galaxy, by Marshall McLuhan
    1. The Gutenberg Galaxy by Marshall McLuhan
    Encounter, February 1963, pp. 76-81
  17. [+]
    A Bold New Bible (Review)
    The Restored New Testament, by Willis Barnstone
    1. The Restored New Testament by Willis Barnstone
    The New York Review of Books, July 15, 2010, pp. 40-42
  18. [+]
    Books/Close to the Nerver (Review)
    Thomas Hardy: A Biography, by Michael Millgate
    1. Thomas Hardy: A Biography by Michael Millgate
    The Atlantic Monthly, June 1982, pp. 93-99
  19. [+]
    Bringing Up Baby (Review)
    Aby Warburg: An Intellectual Biography, by E.H. Gombrich
    1. Aby Warburg: An Intellectual Biography by E.H. Gombrich
    The New Republic, March 23, 1987, pp. 38-40
  20. Life & Letters
    [+]
    The British Novel Lives (4 Reviews)
    Not to Disturb, by Muriel Spark
    1. Not to Disturb by Muriel Spark
    2. An Accidental Man by Iris Murdoch
    3. The Scorpion God by William Golding
    4. Girl, 20 by Kingsley Amis
    The Atlantic Monthly, July 1972, pp. 85-87
  21. [+]
    Burke to Orwell (Review)
    Culture and Society, 1780-1950, by Raymond Williams
    1. Culture and Society, 1780-1950 by Raymond Williams
    Encounter, January 1959, pp. 86-87
  22. [+]
    Buyers' Market (3 Reviews)
    George Gissing: The Born Exile, by Gillian Tindall
    1. George Gissing: The Born Exile by Gillian Tindall
    2. Arnold Bennett by Margaret Drabble
    3. Arnold Bennett: The Evening Standard Years by Andrew Mylett and Arnold Bennett
    The New York Review of Books, October 31, 1974, pp. 3-5
  23. The Classic (1975)
    Literary Images of Permanence and Change
    5 Reviews
  24. [+]
    Coming Up for Air (4 Reviews)
    Sweet William, by Beryl Bainbridge
    1. Sweet William by Beryl Bainbridge
    2. Heat and Dust by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
    3. Selected Stories by Nadine Gordimer
    4. Jill by Philip Larkin
    The New York Review of Books, July 15, 1976, pp. 42-43
  25. The Common Reader
    Daedalus, Winter 1983, pp. 1-12
  26. Concerning E. M. Forster (2009)
    3 Reviews
  27. Continuities (1968)
    1 Review
  28. [+]
    The Counterfeiters (Review)
    The Ern Malley Affair, by Michael Heyward
    1. The Ern Malley Affair by Michael Heyward
    The New Republic, April 4, 1994, pp. 35-37
  29. [+]
    Crisis Critic (Review)
    The Archaeology of Knowledge, by Michel Foucault
    1. The Archaeology of Knowledge by Michel Foucault
    The New York Review of Books, May 17, 1973, pp. 37-38
  30. [+]
    Critical List (2 Reviews)
    Literature and the Sixth Sense, by Philip Rahv
    1. Literature and the Sixth Sense by Philip Rahv
    2. The Writing on the Wall, and Other Literary Essays by Mary McCarthy
    The New York Review of Books, August 13, 1970, pp. 31-32
  31. D. H. Lawrence (1973)
    3 Reviews
  32. [+]
    The Dark Lady of the Sonnets (Review)
    Shakespeare the Man, by A.L. Rowse
    1. Shakespeare the Man by A.L. Rowse
    The Saturday Review, August 14, 1973, pp. 32-33
  33. [+]
    The Dear, Dear Friend (2 Reviews)
    The Ballad of Dorothy Wordsworth, by Frances Wilson
    1. The Ballad of Dorothy Wordsworth by Frances Wilson
    2. The Grasmere and Alfoxden Journals by Dorothy Wordsworth
    The New York Review of Books, October 22, 2009, pp. 60-63
  34. [+]
    Deciphering the Big Book (3 Reviews)
    The Birth of the Messiah, by Raymond E. Brown
    1. The Birth of the Messiah by Raymond E. Brown
    2. A Palpable God by Reynolds Price
    3. The Early Versions of the New Testament by Bruce M. Metzger
    The New York Review of Books, June 29, 1978, pp. 39-42
  35. Articles
    The Decline of the Man of Letters
    The Partisan Review, Summer 1985, pp. 195-209
  36. Books & Arts
    [+]
    Diana of the Crossroads (Review)
    The Takeover, by Muriel Spark
    1. The Takeover by Muriel Spark
    The New Statesman, June 4, 1976, p. 746
  37. [+]
    Down There on a Visit (Review)
    Decadence: The Strange Life of an Epithet, by Richard Gilman
    1. Decadence: The Strange Life of an Epithet by Richard Gilman
    The New York Review of Books, June 28, 1979, pp. 43-45
  38. [+]
    Easy, Easy (Review)
    The Liverpool Scene, by Edward Lucie-Smith
    1. The Liverpool Scene by Edward Lucie-Smith
    The New York Review of Books, May 23, 1968, pp. 6-7
  39. Books
    [+]
    Edmund Wilson and Mario Praz (2 Reviews)
    Axel's Castle, by Edmund Wilson
    1. Axel's Castle by Edmund Wilson
    2. The Romantic Agony by Mario Praz
    Encounter, May 1961, pp. 69-72
  40. Books & Writers
    [+]
    Edmund Wilson's Achievement (3 Reviews)
    The Shores of Light, by Edmund Wilson
    1. The Shores of Light by Edmund Wilson
    2. Classics and Commercials by Edmund Wilson
    3. Axel's Castle by Edmund Wilson
    Encounter, May 1966, pp. 61-69
  41. Books
    [+]
    Essays and Forays (5 Reviews)
    The Age of the Avant-Garde, by Hilton Kramer
    1. The Age of the Avant-Garde by Hilton Kramer
    2. Other Criteria by Leo Steinberg
    3. Discovering the Present by Harold Rosenberg
    4. The Critical Point by Irving Howe
    5. Discriminations by Dwight Macdonald
    The Partisan Review, Winter 1975, pp. 127-132
  42. Essays on Fiction, 1971-1982 (1983)
    1 Review, 1 Readable
  43. [+]
    The Extremist (Review)
    Selected Letters of Rebecca West, by Bonnie Kime Scott and Rebecca West
    1. Selected Letters of Rebecca West by Bonnie Kime Scott and Rebecca West
    The New Republic, March 20, 2000, pp. 28-30
  44. [+]
    Ezra Conquers London (Review)
    Ezra Pound: A Portrait of the Man and His Work, Vol. I, by A. David Moody
    1. Ezra Pound: A Portrait of the Man and His Work, Vol. I by A. David Moody
    The New York Review of Books, May 1, 2008, pp. 21-23
  45. Books
    [+]
    Fiction Chronicle (6 Reviews)
    Free Fall, by William Golding
    1. Free Fall by William Golding
    2. A Heritage and Its History by I. Compton-Burnett
    3. From the Hand of the Hunter by John Braine
    4. The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Runner by Alan Sillitoe
    5. Ritual in the Dark by Colin Wilson
    6. Absolute Beginners by Colin MacInnes
    The Partisan Review, Summer 1960, pp. 551-557
  46. [+]
    Fiction Chronicle (6 Reviews)
    The Fox in the Attic, by Richard Hughes
    1. The Fox in the Attic by Richard Hughes
    2. The End of the Battle by Evelyn Waugh
    3. The Mighty and Their Fall by I. Compton-Burnett
    4. Island by Aldous Huxley
    5. Border Country by Raymond Williams
    6. Key to the Door by Alan Sillitoe
    The Partisan Review, Summer 1962, pp. 466-476
  47. [+]
    Fighting Freud (Review)
    Out of My System, by Frederick C. Crews
    1. Out of My System by Frederick C. Crews
    The New York Review of Books, April 29, 1976, pp. 39-41
  48. Forms of Attention (1987)
    1 Review, 1 Readable
  49. [+]
    The Geat of Geats (2 Reviews)
    Beowulf: A New Verse Translation, by Seamus Heaney
    1. Beowulf: A New Verse Translation by Seamus Heaney
    2. Beowulf: A New Verse Translation by R.M. Liuzza
    The New York Review of Books, July 20, 2000, pp. 18-20
  50. The Genesis of Secrecy (1979)
    On the Interpretation of Narrative
    6 Reviews
  51. [+]
    Getting Even (Review)
    Revenge Tragedy, by John Kerrigan
    1. Revenge Tragedy by John Kerrigan
    The New York Review of Books, November 28, 1996, pp. 29-31
  52. [+]
    Goodbye To All That (Review)
    Friends of Promise, by Michael Shelden
    1. Friends of Promise by Michael Shelden
    The New Republic, September 18, 1989, pp. 36-39
  53. [+]
    Grandeur and Filth (5 Reviews)
    The Victorian City: Images and Realities, by H.J. Dyos and Michael Wolff
    1. The Victorian City: Images and Realities by H.J. Dyos and Michael Wolff
    2. The Victorian Working Class by Peter E. Razzell and R.W. Wainwright
    3. The Real Foundations by David Craig
    4. The Victorians by the Sea by Howard Grey and Graham Stuart
    5. Engels, Manchester, and the Working Class by Steven Marcus
    The New York Review of Books, May 30, 1974, pp. 6-12
  54. Hannah Arendt and Lionel Trilling
    The Partisan Review, Winter 1976, pp. 14-16
  55. [+]
    Harvard Cheer (Review)
    Harvard Advocate Centennial Anthology, by Jonathan D. Culler
    1. Harvard Advocate Centennial Anthology by Jonathan D. Culler
    Encounter, June 1966, pp. 60-63
  56. Hawthorne's Modernity
    The Partisan Review, Summer 1974, pp. 428-441
  57. Books
    [+]
    Henry Miller & John Betjeman (Review)
    The Henry Miller Reader, by Henry Miller and Lawrence Durrell
    1. The Henry Miller Reader by Henry Miller and Lawrence Durrell
    Encounter, March 1961, pp. 69-75
  58. [+]
    Heroic Milton: Happy Birthday (3 Reviews)
    John Milton: Life, Work, and Thought, by Gordon Campbell and Thomas N. Corns
    1. John Milton: Life, Work, and Thought by Gordon Campbell and Thomas N. Corns
    2. Milton: Poet, Pamphleteer, and Patriot by Anna Beer
    3. Is Milton Better Than Shakespeare? by Nigel Smith
    The New York Review of Books, February 26, 2009, pp. 26-29
  59. [+]
    The High Cost of New History (Review)
    Forms of Nationhood, by Richard Helgerson
    1. Forms of Nationhood by Richard Helgerson
    The New York Review of Books, June 25, 1992, pp. 43-45
  60. [+]
    Homo Scriblerus (Review)
    Marginalia: Readers Writing in Books, by H.J. Jackson
    1. Marginalia: Readers Writing in Books by H.J. Jackson
    The New Republic, March 26, 2001, pp. 27-29
  61. [+]
    The Horizon Girl (Review)
    The Girl from the Fiction Department, by Hilary Spurling
    1. The Girl from the Fiction Department by Hilary Spurling
    The New Republic, August 11, 2003, pp. 23-24
  62. The House of Fiction
    The Partisan Review, Winter 1963, pp. 61-82
  63. [+]
    Howl (Review)
    Sabbath's Theater, by Philip Roth
    1. Sabbath's Theater by Philip Roth
    The New York Review of Books, November 16, 1995, pp. 20-23
  64. [+]
    The IBM Shakespeare (Review)
    A Complete and Systematic Concordance of the Works of Shakespeare, by Marvin Spevack an...
    1. A Complete and Systematic Concordance of the Works of Shakespeare by Marvin Spevack and William Shakespeare
    The New York Review of Books, January 30, 1969, pp. 30-32
  65. Books
    [+]
    The Interpretation of the Times (3 Reviews)
    The World in the Evening, by Christopher Isherwood
    1. The World in the Evening by Christopher Isherwood
    2. The Memorial by Christopher Isherwood
    3. Casanova's Chinese Restaurant by Anthony Powell
    Encounter, September 1960, pp. 71-75
  66. [+]
    Laboring Fabians (Review)
    The Fabians, by Norman Ian MacKenzie and Jeanne MacKenzie
    1. The Fabians by Norman Ian MacKenzie and Jeanne MacKenzie
    The New York Review of Books, March 17, 1977, pp. 35-36
  67. [+]
    The Lattimore Version (Review)
    The Four Gospels and the Revelation, by Richmond Lattimore
    1. The Four Gospels and the Revelation by Richmond Lattimore
    The New York Review of Books, July 19, 1979, pp. 37-38
  68. [+]
    Les Poetes Maudits (4 Reviews)
    Poets in Their Youth, by Eileen Simpson
    1. Poets in Their Youth by Eileen Simpson
    2. The Life of John Berryman by John Haffenden
    3. Robert Lowell: A Biography by Ian Hamilton
    4. A Mingled Yarn by Russell A. Fraser
    The Partisan Review, Winter 1984, pp. 138-142
  69. Letter from London
    The New Republic, April 26, 1975, pp. 23-25
  70. Letters
    Encounter, May 1958, pp. 69-73
  71. Letters
    The New York Review of Books, May 2, 1974, pp. 42-48
  72. Letters
    The New York Review of Books, February 6, 1975, pp. 37-40
  73. Letters
    The New York Review of Books, April 28, 1977, pp. 41-44
  74. Letters
    The New York Review of Books, June 23, 1977, pp. 44-48
  75. Letters
    The New York Review of Books, December 7, 1978, pp. 42-48
  76. Letters
    The New York Review of Books, December 21, 1978, pp. 57-60
  77. Letters
    The New York Review of Books, February 8, 1979, pp. 45-48
  78. Letters
    The New York Review of Books, September 27, 1979, p. 65
  79. Letters
    The New York Review of Books, July 21, 1983, pp. 46-52
  80. Letters
    The New York Review of Books, June 16, 1983, pp. 51-56
  81. Letters
    The New York Review of Books, February 14, 1985, pp. 40-44
  82. Letters
    The New York Review of Books, September 24, 1992, pp. 66-72
  83. Letters
    The New York Review of Books, November 6, 2008, pp. 73-76
  84. Article
    Life at "Encounter"
    The Partisan Review, Fall 1995, pp. 661-674
  85. The Literary Guide to the Bible (1987)
    5 Reviews
  86. Here and There
    London
    The Partisan Review, Winter 1965, pp. 57-62
  87. London Letter 2
    The New Republic, August 2, 1975, pp. 23-24
  88. [+]
    'Love and Do as You Please' (2 Reviews)
    Man of Nazareth, by Anthony Burgess
    1. Man of Nazareth by Anthony Burgess
    2. The Living End by Stanley Elkin
    The New York Review of Books, August 16, 1979, pp. 44-45
  89. Books & Writers
    Marvell Transprosed
    Encounter, November 1966, pp. 77-83
  90. [+]
    Midnight Oil (Review)
    V.S. Pritchett: A Working Life, by Jeremy Treglown
    1. V.S. Pritchett: A Working Life by Jeremy Treglown
    The New Republic, February 7, 2005, pp. 26-27
  91. [+]
    The Midrash Mishmash (Review)
    The Bible As It Was, by James L. Kugel
    1. The Bible As It Was by James L. Kugel
    The New York Review of Books, April 23, 1998, pp. 45-48
  92. [+]
    Millions of Strange Shadows (Review)
    The Art of Shakespeare's Sonnets, by Helen Vendler
    1. The Art of Shakespeare's Sonnets by Helen Vendler
    The New Republic, November 17, 1997, pp. 27-31
  93. Modern Essays (1971)
    1 Review, 1 Readable
  94. [+]
    A Modern Master (Review)
    Selected Stories, by V.S. Pritchett
    1. Selected Stories by V.S. Pritchett
    The New York Review of Books, August 17, 1978, p. 18
  95. Books
    [+]
    Modernisms (2 Reviews)
    The Modern Tradition, by Richard Ellmann and Charles Feidelson, Jr.
    1. The Modern Tradition by Richard Ellmann and Charles Feidelson, Jr.
    2. The Modern Movement by Cyril Connolly and William Boyd
    Encounter, March 1966, pp. 53-59
  96. Books & Writers
    Modernisms Again
    Encounter, April 1966, pp. 65-75
  97. Books
    [+]
    Mr. Greene's Eggs and Crosses (4 Reviews)
    A Burnt-Out Case, by Graham Greene
    1. A Burnt-Out Case by Graham Greene
    2. The End of the Affair by Graham Greene
    3. The Heart of the Matter by Graham Greene
    4. The Power and the Glory by Graham Greene
    Encounter, April 1961, pp. 69-74
  98. Books
    [+]
    Mr. Waugh's Cities (5 Reviews)
    Brideshead Revisited, by Evelyn Waugh
    1. Brideshead Revisited by Evelyn Waugh
    2. Decline and Fall by Evelyn Waugh
    3. The Loved One by Evelyn Waugh
    4. Vile Bodies by Evelyn Waugh
    5. A Handful of Dust by Evelyn Waugh
    Encounter, November 1960, pp. 63-69
  99. [+]
    A New Era in Shakespeare Criticism? (9 Reviews)
    Johnson on Shakespeare, by Samuel Johnson and Arthur Sherbo
    1. Johnson on Shakespeare by Samuel Johnson and Arthur Sherbo
    2. Shakespearian and Other Studies by Frank Percy Wilson
    3. Shakespeare the Craftsman by M.C. Bradbrook
    4. Shakespeare: The Pattern in His Carpet by Francis Fergusson
    5. The Tragic Engagement by Judah Stampfer
    6. The Tiger's Heart by Herbert Howarth
    7. Motiveless Malignity by Louis Auchincloss
    8. Macbeth and the Players by Dennis Bartholomeusz
    9. The Pillar of the World by Julian Markels
    The New York Review of Books, November 5, 1970, pp. 33-37
  100. [+]
    The New Historicism (2 Reviews)
    Shakespearean Negotiations, by Stephen Greenblatt
    1. Shakespearean Negotiations by Stephen Greenblatt
    2. The Place of the Stage by Steven Mullaney
    The New Republic, February 29, 1988, pp. 31-33
  101. Not Entitled (1995)
    A Memoir
    4 Reviews
  102. [+]
    The Novel As Jerusalem (Review)
    The Mandelbaum Gate, by Muriel Spark
    1. The Mandelbaum Gate by Muriel Spark
    The Atlantic Monthly, October 1965, pp. 92-97
  103. [+]
    Obsessed with Obsession (Review)
    Flaubert's Parrot, by Julian Barnes
    1. Flaubert's Parrot by Julian Barnes
    The New York Review of Books, April 25, 1985, pp. 15-16
  104. [+]
    Of Miths and Myths (Review)
    The Promised End, by Stanley Edgar Hyman
    1. The Promised End by Stanley Edgar Hyman
    Commentary, January 1964, pp. 78-82
  105. [+]
    The Old New Age (2 Reviews)
    The English Bible and the Seventeenth-Century Revolution, by Christopher Hill
    1. The English Bible and the Seventeenth-Century Revolution by Christopher Hill
    2. The Battle of the Frogs and Fairford's Flies by Jerome Friedman
    The New York Review of Books, March 24, 1994, pp. 49-51
  106. Books
    [+]
    Old Orders Changing (2 Reviews)
    The Fathers, by Allen Tate
    1. The Fathers by Allen Tate
    2. The Leopard by Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa
    Encounter, August 1960, pp. 72-75
  107. [+]
    On David Jones (Review)
    Epoch and Artist, by David Michael Jones
    1. Epoch and Artist by David Michael Jones
    Encounter, November 1959, pp. 76-79
  108. [+]
    Once-Overs (Review)
    The Abomination of Moab, by Robert Conquest
    1. The Abomination of Moab by Robert Conquest
    The New Statesman, February 9, 1979, p. 187
  109. Pathetic Maundy Money
    Encounter, March 1967, pp. 56-60
  110. The Patience of Shakespeare
    Encounter, November 1964, pp. 3-9
  111. [+]
    The Persecution of the Abstract (Review)
    W.B. Yeats and Tradition, by F.A.C. Wilson
    1. W.B. Yeats and Tradition by F.A.C. Wilson
    Encounter, March 1958, p. 77
  112. [+]
    The Pleasure of the Text (Review)
    Great Books, by David Denby
    1. Great Books by David Denby
    The New York Review of Books, September 19, 1996, pp. 31-33
  113. [+]
    Pleasure Principle (Review)
    Imagination, by Mary Warnock
    1. Imagination by Mary Warnock
    The New Statesman, August 20, 1976, p. 247
  114. Poet and Dancer Before Diaghilev
    The Partisan Review, January 1961, pp. 48-75
  115. [+]
    Poetry a la Mode (Review)
    The New Oxford Book of English Verse, 1250-1950, by Helen Gardner
    1. The New Oxford Book of English Verse, 1250-1950 by Helen Gardner
    The Atlantic Monthly, January 1973, pp. 88-90
  116. [+]
    Poetry Chronicle (7 Reviews)
    Out in the Open, by Katherine Hoskins
    1. Out in the Open by Katherine Hoskins
    2. Poets of Today VI
    3. The Crow and the Heart by Hayden Carruth
    4. In an Iridescent Time by Ruth Stone
    5. The Self-Made Man, and Other Poems by Reed Whittemore
    6. Scrimshaw by Winfield Townley Scott
    7. O to Be a Dragon by Marianne Moore
    The Partisan Review, Winter 1960, pp. 160-165
  117. [+]
    The Power to Enchant (2 Reviews)
    Later Auden, by Edward Mendelson
    1. Later Auden by Edward Mendelson
    2. W. H. Auden: A Commentary by John Fuller
    The New Republic, April 26, 1999, pp. 108-113
  118. [+]
    Prometheus Unzipped (Review)
    Forbidden Knowledge, by Roger Shattuck
    1. Forbidden Knowledge by Roger Shattuck
    The New Republic, November 4, 1996, pp. 34-35
  119. Puzzles and Epiphanies (1963)
    5 Reviews, 2 Readable
  120. [+]
    A Queer Business (Review)
    Maurice, by E.M. Forster
    1. Maurice by E.M. Forster
    The Atlantic Monthly, November 1971, pp. 140-143
  121. [+]
    Reading Eliot Today (Review)
    Collected Poems, 1909-1962, by T.S. Eliot
    1. Collected Poems, 1909-1962 by T.S. Eliot
    The Nation, October 26, 1963, pp. 263-264
  122. [+]
    Rhythmical Grumblings (2 Reviews)
    The Waste Land, by T.S. Eliot and Valerie Eliot
    1. The Waste Land by T.S. Eliot and Valerie Eliot
    2. T. S. Eliot: A Memoir by Robert Sencourt and Donald Adamson
    The Atlantic Monthly, January 1972, pp. 89-91
  123. Romantic Image (1957)
    2 Reviews, 1 Readable
  124. [+]
    Sacred Space (3 Reviews)
    The New Oxford Book of Christian Verse, by Donald Davie
    1. The New Oxford Book of Christian Verse by Donald Davie
    2. The Poems of William Cowper by John D. Baird, Charles Ryskamp, and William Cowper, ...
    3. The Letters and Prose Writings of William Cowper by James King, Charles Ryskamp, and William Cowper
    The New York Review of Books, October 21, 1982, pp. 39-41
  125. Selected Prose of T.S. Eliot (1975)
    2 Reviews
  126. The Sense of an Ending (1967)
    Studies in the Theory of Fiction
    4 Reviews
  127. [+]
    Shakespeare for the Eighties (9 Reviews)
    Comic Women, Tragic Men, by Linda Bamber
    1. Comic Women, Tragic Men by Linda Bamber
    2. Still Harping on Daughters by Lisa Jardine
    3. Shakespeare the Director by Ann Pasternak Slater
    4. The Artist and Society in Shakespeare's England by Muriel Bradbrook and M.C. Bradbrook
    5. The Book Known as Q by Robert Giroux
    6. Troilus and Cressida by Kenneth Palmer and William Shakespeare
    7. Troilus and Cressida by Kenneth Muir and William Shakespeare
    8. The Taming of the Shrew by H.J. Oliver and William Shakespeare
    9. Henry V by Gary Taylor and William Shakespeare
    The New York Review of Books, April 28, 1983, pp. 30-32
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    Shakespeare in the Movies (3 Reviews)
    Antony and Cleopatra (1972 Film), by Charlton Heston
    1. Antony and Cleopatra (1972 Film) by Charlton Heston
    2. Macbeth (1971 Film) by Roman Polanski
    3. King Lear (1971 Film) by Peter Brook
    The New York Review of Books, May 4, 1972, pp. 18-20
  129. Shakespeare, Spenser, Donne (1971)
    Renaissance Essays
    3 Reviews, 1 Readable
  130. Shakespeare's Language (2000)
    6 Reviews
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    The Sharpest Thorn (Review)
    Orwell in Tribune, by George Orwell and Paul Anderson
    1. Orwell in Tribune by George Orwell and Paul Anderson
    The New York Review of Books, June 14, 2007, pp. 46-48
  132. Books
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    A Short View of Musil (Review)
    The Man Without Qualities, Vol. 1, by Robert Musil
    1. The Man Without Qualities, Vol. 1 by Robert Musil
    Encounter, December 1960, pp. 64-74
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    Sound and Fury (Review)
    Witches and Jesuits, by Garry Wills
    1. Witches and Jesuits by Garry Wills
    The New York Review of Books, February 16, 1995, pp. 35-36
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    Spots of Time (Review)
    A Life of One's Own, by Gerald Brenan
    1. A Life of One's Own by Gerald Brenan
    The New Statesman, January 2, 1976, p. 15
  135. [+]
    Strange Contemporaries (2 Reviews)
    Letters of Wallace Stevens, by Holly Stevens and Wallace Stevens
    1. Letters of Wallace Stevens by Holly Stevens and Wallace Stevens
    2. O My Land, My Friends by Brom Weber, Langdon Hammer, and Hart Crane
    Encounter, May 1967, pp. 65-69
  136. [+]
    A Successful Alchemist (Review)
    The Abyss, by Marguerite Yourcenar
    1. The Abyss by Marguerite Yourcenar
    The New York Review of Books, October 14, 1976, pp. 6-9
  137. [+]
    Survival of the Classics (2 Reviews)
    The Poetry of Edmund Spenser, by William Nelson
    1. The Poetry of Edmund Spenser by William Nelson
    2. Milton's Grand Style by Christopher Ricks
    Encounter, November 1963, pp. 82-85
  138. Theatre
    "Tell Me Lies about Viet Nam..."
    Encounter, January 1967, pp. 62-63
  139. Books
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    A Thriller With Something on Its Mind (Review)
    Night Train, by Martin Amis
    1. Night Train by Martin Amis
    The Atlantic Monthly, February 1998, pp. 100-103
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    Tohu Bohu (Review)
    The Hebrew Myths, by Robert Graves and Raphael Patai
    1. The Hebrew Myths by Robert Graves and Raphael Patai
    Encounter, December 1964, pp. 69-71
  141. Tradition and the New Art
    Interviews with Harold Rosenberg and E.H. Gombrich
    The Partisan Review, Spring 1964, pp. 241-252
  142. Books in Review
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    A Tradition of Scrutiny (Review)
    Anna Karenina, and Other Essays, by F.R. Leavis
    1. Anna Karenina, and Other Essays by F.R. Leavis
    Commentary, July 1968, pp. 83-86
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    Tragedy & Revolution (Review)
    Modern Tragedy, by Raymond Williams and Pamela McCallum
    1. Modern Tragedy by Raymond Williams and Pamela McCallum
    Encounter, August 1966, pp. 83-85
  144. Books
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    The Trillings (Review)
    The Beginning of the Journey, by Diana Trilling
    1. The Beginning of the Journey by Diana Trilling
    The Partisan Review, Winter 1994, pp. 160-166
  145. [+]
    Two Useful Critics (2 Reviews)
    Craft and Character, by Morton Dauwen Zabel
    1. Craft and Character by Morton Dauwen Zabel
    2. Richard Crashaw by Austin Warren
    Encounter, December 1957, pp. 80-83
  146. [+]
    The Universe of Myth (Review)
    The Great Code, by Northrop Frye
    1. The Great Code by Northrop Frye
    The New Republic, June 9, 1982, pp. 30-32
  147. The Uses of Error (1991)
    2 Reviews
  148. Wallace Stevens: Collected Poetry and Prose (1997)
    4 Reviews
  149. [+]
    Wars Over the Printed Word (Review)
    Burning to Read, by James Simpson
    1. Burning to Read by James Simpson
    The New York Review of Books, December 6, 2007, pp. 50-52
  150. Books
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    What Happened (Review)
    We Must March My Darlings, by Diana Trilling
    1. We Must March My Darlings by Diana Trilling
    The Partisan Review, Winter 1978, pp. 128-132
  151. [+]
    What Nathalie Knew (Review)
    Childhood, by Nathalie Sarraute
    1. Childhood by Nathalie Sarraute
    The New York Review of Books, October 25, 1984, pp. 49-50
  152. What's Wrong with Oxford?
    The Future of an Elite
    Encounter, July 1966, pp. 23-27
  153. [+]
    Whom the Gods Loathe (2 Reviews)
    Max Beerbohm's Letters to Reggie Turner, by Rupert Hart-Davis and Max Beerbohm
    1. Max Beerbohm's Letters to Reggie Turner by Rupert Hart-Davis and Max Beerbohm
    2. Max: A Biography~Max Beerbohm by David Cecil
    Encounter, March 1965, pp. 74-75
  154. [+]
    The Wild Goose Chase (Review)
    The Search for the Perfect Language, by Umberto Eco
    1. The Search for the Perfect Language by Umberto Eco
    The New York Review of Books, May 23, 1996, pp. 32-34
  155. [+]
    The Wonder of Mozart (6 Reviews)
    Mozart: A Life, by Maynard Solomon
    1. Mozart: A Life by Maynard Solomon
    2. Mozart and Posterity by Gernot Gruber
    3. Mozart: Portrait of a Genius by Norbert Elias
    4. On Mozart by James M. Morris
    5. Haydn, Mozart and the Viennese School, 1740-1780 by Daniel Heartz
    6. Wolfgang Amade Mozart by Georg Knepler
    The New York Review of Books, October 19, 1995, pp. 32-42
  156. The Words of the World
    Encounter, April 1960, pp. 45-50
  157. [+]
    Working Up Work (Review)
    Work and Play, by Alasdair Clayre
    1. Work and Play by Alasdair Clayre
    The New York Review of Books, November 27, 1975, pp. 35-36
  158. [+]
    World of Our Father (Review)
    A Critic's Notebook, by Irving Howe and Nicholas Howe
    1. A Critic's Notebook by Irving Howe and Nicholas Howe
    The New Republic, October 17, 1994, pp. 56-58
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    World of Our Father (2 Reviews)
    God: A Biography, by Jack Miles
    1. God: A Biography by Jack Miles
    2. The Postmodern Bible by The Bible and Culture Collective
    The New Republic, June 26, 1995, pp. 29-31
  160. [+]
    The World Turned Upside Down (Review)
    The Dictionary of Global Culture, by Kwame Anthony Appiah and Henry Louis Gates, Jr., ...
    1. The Dictionary of Global Culture by Kwame Anthony Appiah and Henry Louis Gates, Jr., ...
    The New York Review of Books, February 6, 1997, pp. 30-31
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    Yes, Santa, There Is a Virginia (3 Reviews)
    The Diary of Virginia Woolf, Vol. Two: 1920-1924, by Anne Olivier Bell, Andrew McNeilli...
    1. The Diary of Virginia Woolf, Vol. Two: 1920-1924 by Anne Olivier Bell, Andrew McNeillie, and Virginia Woolf, ...
    2. The Unknown Virginia Woolf by Roger Poole
    3. Woman of Letters by Phyllis Rose
    The New York Review of Books, December 21, 1978, pp. 31-32
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    You Can't Take It with You (Review)
    Nothing to Be Frightened Of, by Julian Barnes
    1. Nothing to Be Frightened Of by Julian Barnes
    The New York Review of Books, October 9, 2008, pp. 38-40
  163. Articles
    The Young and the Elders
    The Partisan Review, Spring 1970, pp. 184-198
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