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  1. [+]
    The Alchemist Dramatist (Review)
    Ben Jonson, Dramatist, by Anne Barton
    1. Ben Jonson, Dramatist by Anne Barton
    The New York Review of Books, December 20, 1984, pp. 61-62
  2. America Discovers Bohemia
    The Atlantic Monthly, September 1947, pp. 68-75
  3. [+]
    Anne to Victoria to Wallis (Review)
    From Anne to Victoria, by Bonamy Dobree
    1. From Anne to Victoria by Bonamy Dobree
    The Nation, August 7, 1937, pp. 154-155
  4. The Novel Today
    Apogee and Aftermath of the Novel
    Daedalus, Spring 1963, pp. 206-219
  5. [+]
    Balancing Falstaff (Review)
    The Fortunes of Falstaff, by J. Dover Wilson
    1. The Fortunes of Falstaff by J. Dover Wilson
    The New Republic, May 8, 1944, pp. 632-633
  6. [+]
    Being Strong (Review)
    Edmund Wilson's Letters
    1. Letters on Literature and Politics, 1912-1972 by Edmund Wilson and Elena Wilson
    The New York Review of Books, October 27, 1977, pp. 3-7
  7. Books
    [+]
    The Brown Book of Heinrich Heine (Review)
    Heinrich Heine: Paradox and Poet, by Louis Untermeyer
    1. Heinrich Heine: Paradox and Poet by Louis Untermeyer
    The Partisan Review, January 1938, pp. 50-52
  8. Reappraisals
    Charles Dickens (1812-1870)
    The American Scholar, Autumn 1970, pp. 670-676
  9. [+]
    Civilized Nomad (Review)
    Lafcadio Hearn, by Vera S. McWilliams
    1. Lafcadio Hearn by Vera S. McWilliams
    The New Republic, April 22, 1946, p. 588
  10. [+]
    Clinical Demonstrations on Four Poets (Review)
    Sex, Symbolism, and Psychology in Literature, by Roy Prentice Basler
    1. Sex, Symbolism, and Psychology in Literature by Roy Prentice Basler
    The Saturday Review, January 1, 1949, p. 14
  11. [+]
    A Contest Between Conjurors (Review)
    Dear Bunny, Dear Volodya, by Simon Karlinsky, Vladimir Nabokov, and Edmund Wilson, ...
    1. Dear Bunny, Dear Volodya by Simon Karlinsky, Vladimir Nabokov, and Edmund Wilson, ...
    The New York Review of Books, July 19, 1979, pp. 34-36
  12. Contexts of Criticism (1957)
    3 Reviews, 2 Readable
  13. [+]
    De Voto and His Epoch (Review)
    Bernard de Voto: A Preliminary Appraisal, by Garrett Mattingly
    1. Bernard de Voto: A Preliminary Appraisal by Garrett Mattingly
    The Nation, March 19, 1938, p. 333
  14. Divided Front in Minnesota
    The Nation, October 2, 1937, pp. 346-348
  15. [+]
    Edmund Wilson's Marginalia (Review)
    The Thirties, by Edmund Wilson and Leon Edel
    1. The Thirties by Edmund Wilson and Leon Edel
    The Saturday Review, August 1980, pp. 58-59
  16. Books in Review
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    Everybody's Earwicker (Review)
    A Skeleton Key to Finnegans Wake, by Joseph Campbell and Henry Morton Robinson
    1. A Skeleton Key to Finnegans Wake by Joseph Campbell and Henry Morton Robinson
    The New Republic, July 24, 1944, p. 106
  17. [+]
    Faust: Still Striving and Straying (2 Reviews)
    Goethe's Faust: Part One, by Randall Jarrell
    1. Goethe's Faust: Part One by Randall Jarrell
    2. Faust: A Tragedy by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe and Cyrus Hamlin
    The New York Review of Books, November 25, 1976, pp. 10-14
  18. [+]
    Flowers of Good (Review)
    Baudelaire: A Criticism, by Joseph D. Bennett
    1. Baudelaire: A Criticism by Joseph D. Bennett
    The New Republic, December 18, 1944, p. 841
  19. The Gates of Horn (1963)
    A Study of Five French Realists
    7 Reviews, 3 Readable
  20. [+]
    Grandeur and Decadence (Review)
    Balzac, by Stefan Zweig
    1. Balzac by Stefan Zweig
    The New Republic, December 2, 1946, pp. 730-733
  21. [+]
    The Great Good Place (Review)
    Utopian Thought in the Western World, by Frank Edward Manuel and Fritzie P. Manuel
    1. Utopian Thought in the Western World by Frank Edward Manuel and Fritzie P. Manuel
    The New York Review of Books, March 6, 1980, pp. 47-49
  22. Grounds for Comparison (1972)
    1 Review
  23. The Gulfs of Academe
    The Atlantic Monthly, October 1954, pp. 77-79
  24. I Saw the Battle of Jerusalem (1950)
    2 Reviews
  25. I.A. Richards (1893-1979)
    The New York Review of Books, December 6, 1979, pp. 40-41
  26. [+]
    If We Had Some Eggs (2 Reviews)
    Hamlet, Vol. II, by Henry Miller and Michael Fraenkel
    1. Hamlet, Vol. II by Henry Miller and Michael Fraenkel
    2. The Expense of Greatness by R.P. Blackmur
    The New Republic, December 30, 1940, p. 905
  27. [+]
    In Times of Realism (Review)
    Three Comrades, by Erich Maria Remarque
    1. Three Comrades by Erich Maria Remarque
    The Nation, April 24, 1937, p. 485
  28. Books and the Arts
    [+]
    Innovation and Collective Talent (3 Reviews)
    Ladies and Gentlemen in Victorian Fiction, by E.M. Delafield
    1. Ladies and Gentlemen in Victorian Fiction by E.M. Delafield
    2. Complaint and Reform in England, 1436-1714 by William Huse Dunham and Stanley Pargellis
    3. First Person Plural by Angna Enters
    The Nation, February 12, 1938, pp. 185-186
  29. [+]
    Invitation to Romanticism (Review)
    Romanticism and the Modern Ego, by Jacques Barzun
    1. Romanticism and the Modern Ego by Jacques Barzun
    The New Republic, October 25, 1943, pp. 584-585
  30. James Joyce
    The Atlantic Monthly, December 1946, pp. 125-129
  31. James Joyce: A Critical Introduction (1942)
    4 Reviews, 1 Readable
  32. [+]
    K. as Commentator (3 Reviews)
    The Penal Colony, by Franz Kafka
    1. The Penal Colony by Franz Kafka
    2. The Diaries of Franz Kafka, Vol. I: 1910-1913 by Max Brod and Franz Kafka
    3. The Diaries of Franz Kafka, Vol. II: 1914-1923 by Max Brod and Franz Kafka
    The New Republic, February 7, 1949, p. 25
  33. [+]
    Last Essays of Babbitt (Review)
    Spanish Character, and Other Essays, by Irving Babbitt
    1. Spanish Character, and Other Essays by Irving Babbitt
    The New Republic, November 11, 1940, p. 670
  34. Letters
    The New York Review of Books, February 20, 1975, p. 36
  35. Letters
    The New York Review of Books, February 3, 1977, pp. 45-48
  36. Letters
    The New York Review of Books, October 25, 1979, p. 52
  37. [+]
    Letters of a Writer's Writer (Review)
    Selected Letters of Conrad Aiken, by Joseph Killorin and Conrad Aiken
    1. Selected Letters of Conrad Aiken by Joseph Killorin and Conrad Aiken
    The Saturday Review, May 27, 1978, pp. 51-53
  38. Books and Men
    Life Without Father
    The Atlantic Monthly, January 1947, pp. 97-101
  39. Literature and the Lively Sciences
    The Atlantic Monthly, March 1935, pp. 303-311
  40. The Revolving Bookstand
    [+]
    Lives of the Novelists (7 Reviews)
    The Life of the Heart, by Frances Winwar
    1. The Life of the Heart by Frances Winwar
    2. The Letters and Private Papers of William Makepeace Thackeray by Gordon N. Ray and William Makepeace Thackeray, ...
    3. The Trollopes by Lucy Poate Stebbins and Richard Poate Stebbins, ...
    4. The Brontes: Charlotte and Emily by Laura L. Hinkley
    5. Tolstoy and His Wife by Tikhon I. Polner
    6. The Crack-Up by F. Scott Fitzgerald and Edmund Wilson
    7. Freudianism and the Literary Mind by Frederick J. Hoffman
    The American Scholar, Spring 1946, pp. 245-251
  41. [+]
    Lower Criticism (Review)
    Dickens, Dali and Others, by George Orwell
    1. Dickens, Dali and Others by George Orwell
    The New Republic, May 6, 1946, pp. 665-666
  42. [+]
    Mann and Superman (Review)
    Freud, Goethe, Wagner, by Thomas Mann
    1. Freud, Goethe, Wagner by Thomas Mann
    The Nation, September 11, 1937, p. 270
  43. Books in Review
    [+]
    Mann: From Ur to OPA (Review)
    Joseph the Provider, by Thomas Mann
    1. Joseph the Provider by Thomas Mann
    The New Republic, July 10, 1944, p. 49
  44. Books and Men
    Marcel Proust
    The Atlantic Monthly, October 1948, pp. 85-89
  45. Books in Review
    Meditation on a Battlement
    The New Republic, April 23, 1945, p. 559
  46. Memories of the Moderns (1981)
    1 Review, 1 Readable
  47. The Myth of the Golden Age in the Renaissance (1962)
    1 Review, 1 Readable
  48. [+]
    Newtonian Cosmology (Review)
    War With the Newts, by Karel Capek
    1. War With the Newts by Karel Capek
    The Nation, October 30, 1937, p. 482
  49. [+]
    The Novel, No (Review)
    The Novel and the People, by Ralph W. Fox
    1. The Novel and the People by Ralph W. Fox
    The Nation, June 5, 1937, p. 651
  50. [+]
    Of Books and the Man (Review)
    Enlarging the Change, by Robert Fitzgerald
    1. Enlarging the Change by Robert Fitzgerald
    The New Republic, March 18, 1985, pp. 35-36
  51. The Overreacher: A Study of Christopher Marlowe (1952)
    2 Reviews, 1 Readable
  52. Paradise, Earthly & Heavenly
    Encounter, June 1969, pp. 29-40
  53. [+]
    A Parthian Glance (Review)
    The Pretender, by Lion Feuchtwanger
    1. The Pretender by Lion Feuchtwanger
    The Nation, June 12, 1937, p. 684
  54. Perspectives of Criticism (1950)
    2 Reviews, 1 Readable
  55. [+]
    Playwright as Pedagogue (Review)
    The Use of the Drama, by Harley Granville-Barker
    1. The Use of the Drama by Harley Granville-Barker
    The New Republic, September 3, 1945, p. 292
  56. [+]
    The Poetry of Geopolitics (Review)
    The Tragical History of Christopher Marlowe, by John Bakeless
    1. The Tragical History of Christopher Marlowe by John Bakeless
    The New Republic, February 22, 1943, p. 260
  57. [+]
    Poets of Poetry (Review)
    The Heritage of Symbolism, by C.M. Bowra
    1. The Heritage of Symbolism by C.M. Bowra
    The New Republic, August 23, 1943, p. 260
  58. [+]
    Pompres Funebres (Review)
    Four French Novelists, by Georges E. Lemaitre
    1. Four French Novelists by Georges E. Lemaitre
    The Partisan Review, May 1938, pp. 54-56
  59. The Portable James Joyce (1947)
    1 Review
  60. The Power of Blackness (1958)
    Hawthorne, Poe, Melville
    5 Reviews, 2 Readable
  61. [+]
    The Private Life of F.O. Matthiessen (Review)
    Rat and the Devil, by Louis K. Hyde, F.O. Matthiessen, and Russell Cheney, ...
    1. Rat and the Devil by Louis K. Hyde, F.O. Matthiessen, and Russell Cheney, ...
    The New York Review of Books, July 20, 1978, pp. 42-45
  62. [+]
    The Professors' Novelist (Review)
    Anatole France, 1844-1896, by Edwin Preston Dargan
    1. Anatole France, 1844-1896 by Edwin Preston Dargan
    The Nation, July 10, 1937, pp. 51-52
  63. [+]
    Putting Pound Together (6 Reviews)
    A Serious Character, by Humphrey Carpenter
    1. A Serious Character by Humphrey Carpenter
    2. Ezra Pound: The Solitary Volcano by John Tytell
    3. The American Ezra Pound by Wendy Stallard Flory
    4. The Genealogy of Demons by Robert Casillo
    5. Pound/The Little Review by Ezra Pound, Thomas L. Scott, and Melvin J. Friedman, ...
    6. Ezra Pound and Margaret Cravens by Omar Pound, Robert Spoo, and Ezra Pound
    The New York Review of Books, November 9, 1989, pp. 45-47
  64. The Question of Hamlet (1959)
    2 Reviews, 1 Readable
  65. Books in Review
    [+]
    Reading Bewteen the Lines (Review)
    Imaginary Interviews, by Andre Gide
    1. Imaginary Interviews by Andre Gide
    The New Republic, October 30, 1944, p. 570
  66. Books in Review
    [+]
    The Real Thing (Review)
    The Short Novels of Dostoevsky, by Feodor Dostoevsky
    1. The Short Novels of Dostoevsky by Feodor Dostoevsky
    The New Republic, January 14, 1946, p. 56
  67. Refractions: Essays in Comparative Literature (1966)
    1 Review, 1 Readable
  68. Books
    [+]
    On Modernism (Review)
    Selected Letters of James Joyce, by Richard Ellmann and James Joyce
    1. Selected Letters of James Joyce by Richard Ellmann and James Joyce
    The New Republic, January 17, 1976, pp. 31-32
  69. [+]
    Baryshnikov at the NYC Ballet (Review)
    The Brothers Mann, by Nigel Hamilton
    1. The Brothers Mann by Nigel Hamilton
    The New Republic, May 19, 1979, pp. 26-29
  70. A Satire Against Mankind and Other Poems (1941)
    1 Review
  71. The Selected Works of Ben Jonson (1938)
    2 Reviews, 1 Readable
  72. Books in Review
    [+]
    Self-Condemned Playboy (Review)
    The Condemned Playground, by Cyril Connolly
    1. The Condemned Playground by Cyril Connolly
    The New Republic, July 15, 1946, p. 49
  73. Definitions
    Semantics of Culture
    Daedalus, Winter 1965, pp. 1-13
  74. Shakespeare and the Revolution of the Times (1975)
    Perspectives and Commentaries
    2 Reviews
  75. Books and the Arts
    [+]
    Shakespeare the Surrealist (Review)
    Shakespeare's Young Lovers, by Elmer Edgar Stoll
    1. Shakespeare's Young Lovers by Elmer Edgar Stoll
    The Nation, December 25, 1937, p. 720
  76. [+]
    Small Trade Wind (2 Reviews)
    The Great Trade Route, by Ford Madox Ford
    1. The Great Trade Route by Ford Madox Ford
    2. Portraits from Life by Ford Madox Ford
    The Nation, March 27, 1937, p. 358
  77. [+]
    Snakes in Iceland (Review)
    Literary Opinion in America, by Morton Dauwen Zabel
    1. Literary Opinion in America by Morton Dauwen Zabel
    The Nation, February 19, 1938, pp. 216-218
  78. [+]
    Stendhal in Technicolor (Review)
    Stendhal, or The Pursuit of Happiness, by Matthew Josephson
    1. Stendhal, or The Pursuit of Happiness by Matthew Josephson
    The New Republic, November 4, 1946, pp. 595-596
  79. Symbolism and Fiction (1956)
    1 Review, 1 Readable
  80. A Teacher and Writer at Harvard
    The Partisan Review, Fall 1984, pp. 859-863
  81. Books in Review
    [+]
    Tell It Not in Gath (Review)
    The League of Frightened Philistines, by James T. Farrell
    1. The League of Frightened Philistines by James T. Farrell
    The New Republic, July 23, 1945, p. 105
  82. [+]
    Through the Looking Glass (Review)
    For the Time Being, by W.H. Auden
    1. For the Time Being by W.H. Auden
    The New Republic, September 18, 1944, p. 347
  83. Books
    [+]
    Traveling Companions (Review)
    The Hesse/Mann Letters, by Anni Carlsson, Volker Michels, and Hermann Hesse, ...
    1. The Hesse/Mann Letters by Anni Carlsson, Volker Michels, and Hermann Hesse, ...
    The Saturday Review, June 14, 1975, pp. 31-33
  84. The Unbanning of the Books
    Books and Men
    The Atlantic Monthly, February 1966, pp. 77-80
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