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  1. [+]
    The Allurement of Contemporary Irish Fiction (Review)
    The Red Petticoat, and Other Stories, by Bryan MacMahon
    1. The Red Petticoat, and Other Stories by Bryan MacMahon
    Commonweal, February 4, 1955, p. 484
  2. Reviews
    [+]
    Another Look at the Sitwells (3 Reviews)
    Collected Stories, by Osbert Sitwell
    1. Collected Stories by Osbert Sitwell
    2. Gardeners and Astronomers by Edith Sitwell
    3. Selected Works of Sacheverell Sitwell by Sacheverell Sitwell
    The Hudson Review, Autumn 1954, pp. 445-453
  3. Arrival of the Anti-Novel
    Commonweal, May 8, 1959, pp. 149-151
  4. [+]
    Ars Poetica (Review)
    The Collected Poems, by Oliver St. John Gogarty
    1. The Collected Poems by Oliver St. John Gogarty
    Commonweal, August 13, 1954, pp. 466-467
  5. [+]
    The Art of Exclusion (3 Reviews)
    The Oxford Book of Irish Verse, by Donagh MacDonagh and Lennox Robinson
    1. The Oxford Book of Irish Verse by Donagh MacDonagh and Lennox Robinson
    2. Another September by Thomas Kinsella
    3. Too Great a Vine by Austin Clarke
    The Nation, April 11, 1959, pp. 320-321
  6. The Arts in Ireland
    Commonweal, June 6, 1947, pp. 183-184
  7. [+]
    Beckett and the Search for Self (Review)
    Molloy, by Samuel Beckett
    1. Molloy by Samuel Beckett
    The New Republic, September 19, 1955, pp. 20-21
  8. Beckett/Beckett (1977)
    5 Reviews, 1 Readable
  9. [+]
    Biography of the Britannica (Review)
    The Great EB, by Herman Kogan
    1. The Great EB by Herman Kogan
    Commonweal, June 20, 1958, p. 308
  10. [+]
    Briscoe of Dublin (Review)
    For the Life of Me, by Robert Briscoe and Alden Hatch
    1. For the Life of Me by Robert Briscoe and Alden Hatch
    Commonweal, November 21, 1958, pp. 212-213
  11. [+]
    By Way of Amor (Review)
    Warrior's Rest, by Christiane Rochefort
    1. Warrior's Rest by Christiane Rochefort
    Commonweal, December 18, 1959, pp. 354-356
  12. [+]
    Celtic Peoples (Review)
    The Celts, by Thomas George Eyre Powell
    1. The Celts by Thomas George Eyre Powell
    Commonweal, October 17, 1958, pp. 78-80
  13. [+]
    The Cranly of Joyce's Famous Portrait (Review)
    Silent Years, by John F. Byrne
    1. Silent Years by John F. Byrne
    Commonweal, December 25, 1953, p. 311
  14. [+]
    The Creation of Arthur Griffith (Review)
    Ourselves Alone!, by Padraic Colum
    1. Ourselves Alone! by Padraic Colum
    Commonweal, July 22, 1960, p. 381
  15. Books and the Arts
    The Critic vs. the Scholar
    The Nation, September 22, 1962, p. 161
  16. [+]
    'Critic, Review Thyself' (Review)
    The Morning After, by Wilfrid Sheed
    1. The Morning After by Wilfrid Sheed
    The Nation, December 20, 1971, p. 662
  17. [+]
    Criticism (Review)
    Humanities, by Desmond MacCarthy
    1. Humanities by Desmond MacCarthy
    Commonweal, March 5, 1954, p. 558
  18. [+]
    Curses and Satires (2 Reviews)
    Literature and the Irrational, by Wayne Shumaker
    1. Literature and the Irrational by Wayne Shumaker
    2. The Power of Satire by Robert C. Elliott
    The Nation, March 25, 1961, p. 268
  19. [+]
    Daniel Corkery (Review)
    The Wager and Other Stories, by Daniel Corkery
    1. The Wager and Other Stories by Daniel Corkery
    Commonweal, May 5, 1950, pp. 98-100
  20. [+]
    The "Dark" Ages Could Be Golden Too (Review)
    Ireland: Harbinger of the Middle Ages, by Ludwig Bieler
    1. Ireland: Harbinger of the Middle Ages by Ludwig Bieler
    The Hudson Review, Spring 1964, pp. 158-162
  21. [+]
    Defective Detectives (2 Reviews)
    The Erasers, by Alain Robbe-Grillet
    1. The Erasers by Alain Robbe-Grillet
    2. Alain Robbe-Grillet and the New French Novel by Ben Stoltzfus
    The Nation, November 16, 1964, pp. 362-363
  22. [+]
    Delightful Dickensian Detective (Review)
    Memoirs of a Bow Street Runner, by Henry Goddard
    1. Memoirs of a Bow Street Runner by Henry Goddard
    Commonweal, April 5, 1957, p. 21
  23. Books
    [+]
    The Development of the Poetic Personality (2 Reviews)
    Selected Poems, 1928-1958, by Stanley Kunitz
    1. Selected Poems, 1928-1958 by Stanley Kunitz
    2. Mirrors and Windows by Howard Nemerov
    Commonweal, February 13, 1959, p. 523
  24. Books
    [+]
    Difference Between Novelists as an Index to Cultures (Review)
    An Age of Fiction, by Germaine Bree and Margaret Guiton
    1. An Age of Fiction by Germaine Bree and Margaret Guiton
    Commonweal, April 12, 1957, p. 42
  25. Books
    [+]
    Down the Streets of Dublin (Review)
    It Isn't This Time of Year at All, by Oliver St. John Gogarty
    1. It Isn't This Time of Year at All by Oliver St. John Gogarty
    Commonweal, February 12, 1954, p. 479
  26. Books
    [+]
    An Examination of the World of Letters (Review)
    The Republic of Letters, by Louis Kronenberger
    1. The Republic of Letters by Louis Kronenberger
    Commonweal, June 24, 1955, p. 307
  27. [+]
    Experience Came Naked (2 Reviews)
    The Life of John Middleton Murry, by F.A. Lea
    1. The Life of John Middleton Murry by F.A. Lea
    2. J. Middleton Murry: Selected Criticism, 1916-1957 by Richard Rees and John Middleton Murry
    The Nation, October 29, 1960, p. 331
  28. Books
    [+]
    The Fate of Oscar Wilde (2 Reviews)
    Son of Oscar Wilde, by Vyvyan Holland
    1. Son of Oscar Wilde by Vyvyan Holland
    2. The Works of Oscar Wilde by George F. Maine and Oscar Wilde
    Commonweal, February 18, 1955, pp. 528-529
  29. [+]
    Feuding in Connemara (Review)
    Quench the Moon, by Walter Macken
    1. Quench the Moon by Walter Macken
    The Saturday Review, July 31, 1948, p. 30
  30. Books
    [+]
    Finding an Epicurean Basis for a Victorian Culture (Review)
    The Bloomsbury Group, by John Keith Johnstone
    1. The Bloomsbury Group by John Keith Johnstone
    Commonweal, October 15, 1954, p. 42
  31. [+]
    The Fool-Rogue (Review)
    The Ginger Man, by J.P. Donleavy
    1. The Ginger Man by J.P. Donleavy
    The Nation, May 24, 1958, p. 480
  32. [+]
    French Fiction (Review)
    The Contemporary French Novel, by Henri Peyre
    1. The Contemporary French Novel by Henri Peyre
    Commonweal, July 29, 1955, pp. 430-432
  33. [+]
    From the Heart (4 Reviews)
    Paterson, Book Three, by William Carlos Williams
    1. Paterson, Book Three by William Carlos Williams
    2. Paterson, Book One by William Carlos Williams
    3. Paterson: Book Two by William Carlos Williams
    4. William Carlos Williams by Vivienne Koch
    Commonweal, March 3, 1950, pp. 564-565
  34. [+]
    Gasoline Point Blues (Review)
    Train Whistle Guitar, by Albert Murray
    1. Train Whistle Guitar by Albert Murray
    The Saturday Review, May 4, 1974, p. 51
  35. [+]
    Gift Horses' Mouths (2 Reviews)
    Sentimental Talks, by Daniel Castelain
    1. Sentimental Talks by Daniel Castelain
    2. Law and Order by Claude Ollier
    The Nation, September 13, 1971, p. 215
  36. [+]
    Good Companion (Review)
    Atlas of the Bible, by Lucas H. Grollenberg, Joyce M.H. Reid, and H.H. Rowley, ...
    1. Atlas of the Bible by Lucas H. Grollenberg, Joyce M.H. Reid, and H.H. Rowley, ...
    Commonweal, June 21, 1957, pp. 310-312
  37. [+]
    Great Racine (Review)
    Phaedra and Figaro, by Jean Racine
    1. Phaedra and Figaro by Jean Racine
    Commonweal, May 12, 1961, pp. 184-185
  38. [+]
    Houseman's Life (2 Reviews)
    A.E. Housman: A Divided Life, by George L. Watson
    1. A.E. Housman: A Divided Life by George L. Watson
    2. A.E. Housman: Man Behind a Mask by Maude M. Hawkins
    Commonweal, April 3, 1959, pp. 33-35
  39. Books and the Arts
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    How Sincere is Art? (Review)
    Literature and Sincerity, by Henri Peyre
    1. Literature and Sincerity by Henri Peyre
    The Nation, October 12, 1963, pp. 222-223
  40. I Never Like England Before
    Commonweal, November 18, 1949, pp. 177-178
  41. [+]
    The Immobilization of Time (4 Reviews)
    All Women Are Fatal, by Claude Mauriac
    1. All Women Are Fatal by Claude Mauriac
    2. The Dinner Party by Claude Mauriac
    3. The Marquise Went Out at Five by Claude Mauriac
    4. L'Agrandissement by Claude Mauriac
    The Nation, February 1, 1965, pp. 119-120
  42. [+]
    The Inside View (3 Reviews)
    Chekhov in My Life, by Lydia Avilov
    1. Chekhov in My Life by Lydia Avilov
    2. Rilke: Man and Poet by Nora Wydenbruck
    3. Journey Into the Self by Leo Stein and Edmund Fuller
    Commonweal, August 4, 1950, pp. 415-416
  43. [+]
    Inspiration of Poets (Review)
    Early Irish Literature, by Myles Dillon
    1. Early Irish Literature by Myles Dillon
    The Saturday Review, March 20, 1948, p. 35
  44. [+]
    An Irish Charade (Review)
    Field of the Stranger, by Olivia Robertson
    1. Field of the Stranger by Olivia Robertson
    The Saturday Review, June 19, 1948, p. 16
  45. The Irish Comic Tradition (1963)
    3 Reviews
  46. [+]
    Irish Underground (Review)
    Protest in Arms, by Edgar Holt
    1. Protest in Arms by Edgar Holt
    The Nation, June 10, 1961, p. 502
  47. [+]
    Joyce Scraps (Review)
    The Critical Writings of James Joyce, by Ellsworth Mason, Richard Ellmann, and James Jo...
    1. The Critical Writings of James Joyce by Ellsworth Mason, Richard Ellmann, and James Joyce, ...
    The Nation, December 19, 1959, p. 472
  48. [+]
    A Labor of Scholarship and Love (Review)
    Charles Dickens: His Tragedy and Triumph, by Edgar Johnson
    1. Charles Dickens: His Tragedy and Triumph by Edgar Johnson
    Commonweal, January 16, 1953, p. 383
  49. Laforgue's Despairing Humor
    Commonweal, May 10, 1957, pp. 146-148
  50. Letters from Ireland
    Horizon, April 1946, pp. 276-285
  51. [+]
    Letters Wrote by Shem and Shaun (Review)
    Letters of James Joyce, by Stuart Gilbert and James Joyce
    1. Letters of James Joyce by Stuart Gilbert and James Joyce
    The Hudson Review, Winter 1957, pp. 634-637
  52. [+]
    The Life of a Middle-Class Novelist (Review)
    Arnold Bennett, by Reginald Pound
    1. Arnold Bennett by Reginald Pound
    Commonweal, May 29, 1953, pp. 208-209
  53. [+]
    Literary Portraits and Essays (Review)
    The Singular Preference, by Peter Quennell
    1. The Singular Preference by Peter Quennell
    Commonweal, February 27, 1953, p. 530
  54. [+]
    Love in Ireland (Review)
    The Common Chord, by Frank O'Connor
    1. The Common Chord by Frank O'Connor
    The Saturday Review, February 21, 1948, p. 12
  55. The Many Irelands
    Commonweal, February 17, 1961, pp. 530-531
  56. [+]
    Marks of French Genius (Review)
    French Stories and Tales, by Stanley Geist
    1. French Stories and Tales by Stanley Geist
    Commonweal, September 17, 1954, p. 586
  57. [+]
    The Mathematical Limit (Review)
    The Unnamable, by Samuel Beckett
    1. The Unnamable by Samuel Beckett
    The Nation, February 14, 1959, pp. 144-145
  58. Books & the Arts
    [+]
    A Means of Grace (Review)
    Maurice, by E.M. Forster
    1. Maurice by E.M. Forster
    The Nation, November 29, 1971, p. 565
  59. [+]
    Misprints on the Sands of Time (2 Reviews)
    Surface and Symbol, by Robert M. Adams
    1. Surface and Symbol by Robert M. Adams
    2. The Dublin Diary of Stanislaus Joyce by George Harris Healey and Stanislaus Joyce
    The Hudson Review, Winter 1962, pp. 623-626
  60. Books
    [+]
    The Modern Writer's Quarrel with His Culture (Review)
    The Opposing Self, by Lionel Trilling
    1. The Opposing Self by Lionel Trilling
    Commonweal, March 4, 1955, p. 587
  61. Books & the Arts
    [+]
    More Stories and Literary Portraits, Please (Review)
    Midnight Oil, by V.S. Pritchett
    1. Midnight Oil by V.S. Pritchett
    The Nation, May 8, 1972, p. 596
  62. [+]
    'Moyenageux' (Review)
    The Goose on the Grave, and The Owl, by John Hawkes
    1. The Goose on the Grave, and The Owl by John Hawkes
    Commonweal, July 2, 1954, p. 323
  63. [+]
    Multiple View (Review)
    Franz Kafka Today, by Angel Flores and Homer Swander
    1. Franz Kafka Today by Angel Flores and Homer Swander
    Commonweal, May 16, 1958, p. 188
  64. My Life in the New Novel
    The Nation, April 11, 1966, pp. 434-435
  65. [+]
    My Neighbor's Garden and What I Saw There (3 Reviews)
    Swift: The Man, His Works and the Age, Vol. One, by Irvin Ehrenpreis
    1. Swift: The Man, His Works and the Age, Vol. One by Irvin Ehrenpreis
    2. Jonathan Swift and Ireland by Oliver W. Ferguson
    3. Cadenus by Sybil Le Brocquy
    The Hudson Review, Summer 1963, pp. 290-296
  66. The New Novel (1971)
    From Queneau to Pinget
    2 Reviews
  67. [+]
    No Second Miracle (Review)
    Tartuffe, by Moliere and Richard Wilbur
    1. Tartuffe by Moliere and Richard Wilbur
    The Hudson Review, Winter 1963, pp. 634-636
  68. [+]
    No Toads (Review)
    The Eternal Smile, and Other Stories, by Par Lagerkvist
    1. The Eternal Smile, and Other Stories by Par Lagerkvist
    Commonweal, July 9, 1954, p. 346
  69. [+]
    Novels as Tracts (Review)
    The Victorian Vision, by Margaret M. Maison
    1. The Victorian Vision by Margaret M. Maison
    Commonweal, May 11, 1962, p. 183
  70. [+]
    O'Casey Alive (3 Reviews)
    Sean O'Casey: The Man and His Work, by David Krause
    1. Sean O'Casey: The Man and His Work by David Krause
    2. The Experiments of Sean O'Casey by Robert Goode Hogan
    3. The Drums of Father Ned by Sean O'Casey
    The Hudson Review, Winter 1960, pp. 631-636
  71. One Thousand Years of Irish Prose (1952)
    3 Reviews
  72. [+]
    Paradox of an Englishman (Review)
    The Selected Writings of Sydney Smith, by W.H. Auden and Sydney Smith
    1. The Selected Writings of Sydney Smith by W.H. Auden and Sydney Smith
    Commonweal, December 21, 1956, pp. 316-317
  73. [+]
    Peasant Poetry (Review)
    The Rural Muse, by Rayner Unwin
    1. The Rural Muse by Rayner Unwin
    Commonweal, August 5, 1955, p. 453
  74. Reviews
    [+]
    Perfection of the Life, or of the Work? (6 Reviews)
    Gide and the Hound of Heaven, by Harold March
    1. Gide and the Hound of Heaven by Harold March
    2. Andre Gide by Albert J. Guerard
    3. The Journals of Andre Gide, Vol. IV: 1939-1949 by Justin O'Brien and Andre Gide
    4. Madeleine by Andre Gide
    5. My Theater by Andre Gide
    6. Two Legends: Oedipus and Theseus by Andre Gide
    The Hudson Review, Spring 1953, pp. 114-123
  75. [+]
    To Pierce the Dark Mind (Review)
    The Senate Speeches of W.B. Yeats, by Donald R. Pearce and W.B. Yeats
    1. The Senate Speeches of W.B. Yeats by Donald R. Pearce and W.B. Yeats
    The Nation, December 10, 1960, p. 460
  76. [+]
    The Plays of Johnston (Review)
    The Old Lady Says "No!" and Other Plays, by Denis Johnston
    1. The Old Lady Says "No!" and Other Plays by Denis Johnston
    The Nation, May 13, 1961, p. 416
  77. [+]
    Portrait of the Artist as a Dirty Old Man (Review)
    Verlaine, by Joanna Richardson
    1. Verlaine by Joanna Richardson
    The Nation, February 21, 1972, pp. 249-250
  78. [+]
    Press (Review)
    Ulysses in Progress, by Michael Groden
    1. Ulysses in Progress by Michael Groden
    Commonweal, May 26, 1978, p. 342
  79. Progressive Higher Education
    Commonweal, September 24, 1948, pp. 566-567
  80. Books
    [+]
    A Prophet Not Without Honor In His Own Country (Review)
    Scenes and Portraits, by Van Wyck Brooks
    1. Scenes and Portraits by Van Wyck Brooks
    Commonweal, March 26, 1954, p. 630
  81. [+]
    Proust, Riviere and Mauriac (4 Reviews)
    Marcel Proust: On Art and Literature, 1896-1919, by Marcel Proust and Sylvia Townsend W...
    1. Marcel Proust: On Art and Literature, 1896-1919 by Marcel Proust and Sylvia Townsend Warner
    2. Jacques Riviere by Bradford Cook
    3. Francois Mauriac by Michael F. Moloney
    4. From the N.R.F. by Justin O'Brien
    The Hudson Review, Autumn 1958, pp. 454-460
  82. [+]
    A Pyrrhonian Eclogue (Review)
    Waiting for Godot, by Samuel Beckett
    1. Waiting for Godot by Samuel Beckett
    The Hudson Review, Winter 1954, pp. 620-624
  83. [+]
    A Queer Place Surely (2 Reviews)
    Collected Stories, by Mary Lavin
    1. Collected Stories by Mary Lavin
    2. Troubles by James Gordon Farrell
    The Nation, November 8, 1971, p. 472
  84. A Reader's Guide
    Commonweal, October 7, 1960, pp. 40-44
  85. [+]
    Rediscovery (Review)
    Selected Writings, by Gerard de Nerval
    1. Selected Writings by Gerard de Nerval
    Commonweal, January 24, 1958, p. 436
  86. [+]
    The Screen: Through Your Hat (Review)
    Jacob's Night, by Wallace Fowlie
    1. Jacob's Night by Wallace Fowlie
    Commonweal, June 20, 1947, pp. 245-248
  87. [+]
    The Screen: Put Out More Flags (2 Reviews)
    The Collected Poems of John Peale Bishop, by Allen Tate and John Peale Bishop
    1. The Collected Poems of John Peale Bishop by Allen Tate and John Peale Bishop
    2. The Collected Essays of John Peale Bishop by Edmund Wilson and John Peale Bishop
    Commonweal, December 17, 1948, p. 262
  88. [+]
    The Screen: Sex with English Subtitles (Review)
    First Follow Nature, by Margaret M. FitzGerald
    1. First Follow Nature by Margaret M. FitzGerald
    Commonweal, February 13, 1948, p. 453
  89. [+]
    The Screen: There Goes the Bride (2 Reviews)
    The Portable Jonathan Swift, by Carl Van Doren and Jonathan Swift
    1. The Portable Jonathan Swift by Carl Van Doren and Jonathan Swift
    2. The Portable Veblen by Max Lerner and Thorstein Veblen
    Commonweal, July 23, 1948, p. 361
  90. [+]
    The Labor Movement (Review)
    The Two Worlds of Marcel Proust, by Harold March
    1. The Two Worlds of Marcel Proust by Harold March
    Commonweal, June 18, 1948, p. 238
  91. [+]
    The Screen: Escape, in Five Easy Lessons (2 Reviews)
    The Moment, and Other Essays, by Virginia Woolf
    1. The Moment, and Other Essays by Virginia Woolf
    2. The Common Reader by Virginia Woolf
    Commonweal, June 25, 1948, p. 265
  92. [+]
    The Screen: Bagdad on the Subway (Review)
    The Hunters and the Hunted, by Sacheverell Sitwell
    1. The Hunters and the Hunted by Sacheverell Sitwell
    Commonweal, March 12, 1948, p. 547
  93. [+]
    The Pheasant Hen (Review)
    Francois Mauriac, by Elsie E. Pell
    1. Francois Mauriac by Elsie E. Pell
    Commonweal, May 21, 1948, p. 145
  94. [+]
    Catholic International News (2 Reviews)
    Bridie Steen, by Anne Crone
    1. Bridie Steen by Anne Crone
    2. The Three Brothers by Michael McLaverty
    Commonweal, September 17, 1948, p. 553
  95. [+]
    On Translating the Bible (Review)
    Mist on the Waters, by F.L. Green
    1. Mist on the Waters by F.L. Green
    Commonweal, April 15, 1949, p. 20
  96. [+]
    Catholic International News (Review)
    The First Romantics, by Malcolm Elwin
    1. The First Romantics by Malcolm Elwin
    Commonweal, February 4, 1949, p. 428
  97. [+]
    Back to Boston (Review)
    New Irish Poets, by Devin A. Garrity
    1. New Irish Poets by Devin A. Garrity
    Commonweal, January 28, 1949, p. 404
  98. Books
    [+]
    Making the Most of Marriage (Review)
    Image and Idea, by Philip Rahv
    1. Image and Idea by Philip Rahv
    Commonweal, July 22, 1949, p. 369
  99. [+]
    Worthy of the Anger of an Adams (3 Reviews)
    The Grasshopper's Man, and Other Poems, by Rosalie Moore
    1. The Grasshopper's Man, and Other Poems by Rosalie Moore
    2. Poems, 1928-1948 by Edouard Roditi
    3. Viaticum by Robert Thom
    Commonweal, July 29, 1949, p. 396
  100. [+]
    Catholic International News (Review)
    Trained for Genius, by Douglas Goldring
    1. Trained for Genius by Douglas Goldring
    Commonweal, June 17, 1949, p. 249
  101. [+]
    Children's Books (Review)
    Christina Rossetti, by Marya Zaturenska
    1. Christina Rossetti by Marya Zaturenska
    Commonweal, November 18, 1949, p. 195
  102. [+]
    Vengeance or Goose Step (Review)
    Willa Cather on Writing, by Willa Cather
    1. Willa Cather on Writing by Willa Cather
    Commonweal, October 21, 1949, p. 43
  103. [+]
    Vengeance or Goose Step (Review)
    W.B. Yeats: Man and Poet, by A. Norman Jeffares
    1. W.B. Yeats: Man and Poet by A. Norman Jeffares
    Commonweal, October 21, 1949, p. 48
  104. [+]
    William-the-Whim (Review)
    One Hundred Modern Poems, by Selden Rodman
    1. One Hundred Modern Poems by Selden Rodman
    Commonweal, April 28, 1950, p. 77
  105. [+]
    In Our Dialect (Review)
    George Bernard Shaw: Critic of Western Morale, by Edmund Fuller
    1. George Bernard Shaw: Critic of Western Morale by Edmund Fuller
    Commonweal, December 29, 1950, p. 308
  106. Books
    [+]
    Notes on Moravia (Review)
    Dante Gabriel Rossetti: A Victorian Romantic, by Oswald Doughty
    1. Dante Gabriel Rossetti: A Victorian Romantic by Oswald Doughty
    Commonweal, January 20, 1950, p. 420
  107. [+]
    The Burden of Gold (2 Reviews)
    James Joyce, by William Y. Tindall
    1. James Joyce by William Y. Tindall
    2. The Permanence of Yeats by James Hall and Martin Steinmann
    Commonweal, June 2, 1950, p. 204
  108. [+]
    Man Versus Scientism (2 Reviews)
    England Reclaimed, and Other Poems, by Osbert Sitwell
    1. England Reclaimed, and Other Poems by Osbert Sitwell
    2. In Noah's Ark by Rumer Godden
    Commonweal, March 24, 1950, p. 638
  109. [+]
    Of Note (Review)
    The Face and Mind of Ireland, by Arland Ussher
    1. The Face and Mind of Ireland by Arland Ussher
    Commonweal, October 6, 1950, p. 636
  110. [+]
    A Drop or Two of Treason (3 Reviews)
    Adolphe, and the Red Note-Book, by Benjamin Constant
    1. Adolphe, and the Red Note-Book by Benjamin Constant
    2. Dominique by Eugene Fromentin
    3. The Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge by Rainer Maria Rilke
    Commonweal, September 22, 1950, pp. 585-586
  111. [+]
    Stones for Bread? (Review)
    At Swim-Two-Birds, by Flann O'Brien
    1. At Swim-Two-Birds by Flann O'Brien
    Commonweal, April 27, 1951, pp. 68-69
  112. [+]
    Of Note (2 Reviews)
    The Selected Letters of Ezra Pound, 1907-1941, by D.D. Paige and Ezra Pound
    1. The Selected Letters of Ezra Pound, 1907-1941 by D.D. Paige and Ezra Pound
    2. An Examination of Ezra Pound by Peter Russell
    Commonweal, February 16, 1951, p. 475
  113. [+]
    Catholic Books (Review)
    Robert Burns, by David Daiches
    1. Robert Burns by David Daiches
    Commonweal, February 23, 1951, pp. 500-501
  114. [+]
    Of Note (Review)
    A Celtic Miscellany, by Kenneth Hurlstone Jackson
    1. A Celtic Miscellany by Kenneth Hurlstone Jackson
    Commonweal, July 20, 1951, pp. 364-365
  115. [+]
    Of Note (Review)
    Irish Poets of the Nineteenth Century, by Geoffrey Taylor
    1. Irish Poets of the Nineteenth Century by Geoffrey Taylor
    Commonweal, June 1, 1951, p. 197
  116. [+]
    Communications (Review)
    Emily Dickinson, by Richard Chase
    1. Emily Dickinson by Richard Chase
    Commonweal, January 18, 1952, p. 379
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    The Screen: Lexicon of Youth (3 Reviews)
    The Making of Modern Ireland, 1603-1923, by James C. Beckett
    1. The Making of Modern Ireland, 1603-1923 by James C. Beckett
    2. Irish-American Nationalism, 1870-1890 by Thomas N. Brown
    3. Ireland Since the Rising by Timothy Patrick Coogan
    Commonweal, October 7, 1966, pp. 30-32
  118. Books
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    The Screen: Camus and Mann (Review)
    A Short History of Irish Literature, by Frank O'Connor
    1. A Short History of Irish Literature by Frank O'Connor
    Commonweal, February 2, 1968, pp. 541-542
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    The Monk as Criminal (Review)
    People Will Always Be Kind, by Wilfrid Sheed
    1. People Will Always Be Kind by Wilfrid Sheed
    Commonweal, July 27, 1973, p. 412
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    Earthly Utopia or Armageddon? (Review)
    Malcolm Lowry: A Biography, by Douglas Day
    1. Malcolm Lowry: A Biography by Douglas Day
    Commonweal, February 1, 1974, p. 445
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    America, the Gem of Historians (Review)
    The Irish, by Thomas J. O'Hanlon
    1. The Irish by Thomas J. O'Hanlon
    Commonweal, August 15, 1975, pp. 342-343
  122. The Riddle of Sean O'Casey
    Commonweal, July 13, 1956, pp. 366-368
  123. Books and the Arts
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    Salon Saboteur (Review)
    The Golden Fruits, by Nathalie Sarraute
    1. The Golden Fruits by Nathalie Sarraute
    The Nation, March 2, 1964, pp. 217-218
  124. Samuel Beckett, Bible Reader
    Commonweal, April 28, 1978, pp. 266-268
  125. [+]
    The Sanity of Art (Review)
    Mortal Wounds, by Anthony West
    1. Mortal Wounds by Anthony West
    The Saturday Review, November 20, 1973, p. 24
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    Savage Humor (2 Reviews)
    Murphy, by Samuel Beckett
    1. Murphy by Samuel Beckett
    2. Proust by Samuel Beckett
    Commonweal, May 17, 1957, pp. 188-189
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    A Search for Unity in Chaos (Review)
    The Man Without Qualities, Vol. 1, by Robert Musil
    1. The Man Without Qualities, Vol. 1 by Robert Musil
    Commonweal, November 19, 1954, p. 196
  128. Books
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    A Search for Universality That Led Too Far From Home (Review)
    A Fable, by William Faulkner
    1. A Fable by William Faulkner
    Commonweal, August 6, 1954, p. 443
  129. Books & the Arts
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    The Sense of Being Alive (Review)
    Letters of James Stephens, by Richard J. Finneran
    1. Letters of James Stephens by Richard J. Finneran
    The Nation, April 12, 1975, p. 438
  130. Seumas Murphy
    Commonweal, October 24, 1947, pp. 35-36
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    Sex, Success and Salvation (13 Reviews)
    Cain's Book, by Alexander Trocchi
    1. Cain's Book by Alexander Trocchi
    2. The Affair by C.P. Snow
    3. From the Hand of the Hunter by John Braine
    4. The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Runner by Alan Sillitoe
    5. The Leopard by Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa
    6. The Planetarium by Nathalie Sarraute
    7. Ceremony in Lone Tree by Wright Morris
    8. Of Streets and Stars by Alan Marcus
    9. The Big Ward by Jacoba Van Velde
    10. Homo Faber by Max Frisch
    11. The Violent Bear It Away by Flannery O'Connor
    12. American Son by Francis MacManus
    13. The Magician of Lublin by Isaac Bashevis Singer
    The Hudson Review, Autumn 1960, pp. 449-456
  132. Books
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    Sinewy Style of the Irish Literary Revival (Review)
    The Flying Swans, by Padraic Colum
    1. The Flying Swans by Padraic Colum
    Commonweal, July 19, 1957, p. 404
  133. Books and the Arts
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    The Sins of Biography (Review)
    In Search of Swift, by Denis Johnston
    1. In Search of Swift by Denis Johnston
    The Nation, April 2, 1960, p. 298
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    The Spirit of the Original (Review)
    The Craft and Context of Translation, by William Arrowsmith and Roger Shattuck
    1. The Craft and Context of Translation by William Arrowsmith and Roger Shattuck
    The Nation, January 20, 1962, p. 63
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    Stories, Songs and People (Review)
    Kings, Lords, and Commons, by Frank O'Connor
    1. Kings, Lords, and Commons by Frank O'Connor
    The Nation, October 3, 1959, p. 196
  136. Swift Conviviality
    The Nation, August 28, 1967, p. 151
  137. Books
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    A Synoptic View of Criticism (Review)
    Anatomy of Criticism, by Northrop Frye
    1. Anatomy of Criticism by Northrop Frye
    Commonweal, September 20, 1957, pp. 618-619
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    A Talking Poet (Review)
    Poems, 1930-1960, by Josephine Miles
    1. Poems, 1930-1960 by Josephine Miles
    Commonweal, February 10, 1961, p. 511
  139. Traduttore---Traditore
    The Hudson Review, Spring 1952, pp. 116-119
  140. Books and the Arts
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    Francis Parkman, by Howard Doughty
    1. Francis Parkman by Howard Doughty
    The Nation, June 23, 1962, p. 558
  141. Books and the Arts
    Truth and Laughter
    A Theory of Wit and Humor
    The Nation, August 6, 1960, p. 74
  142. Books & the Arts
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    States of Ireland, by Conor Cruise O'Brien
    1. States of Ireland by Conor Cruise O'Brien
    The Nation, March 12, 1973, pp. 341-342
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    The Three Arrows, and The Servants and the Snow, by Iris Murdoch
    1. The Three Arrows, and The Servants and the Snow by Iris Murdoch
    The Saturday Review, March 23, 1974, p. 42
  144. Books & the Arts
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    The Nation, August 31, 1974, p. 149
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    Aldous Huxley: A Biography, by Sybille Bedford
    1. Aldous Huxley: A Biography by Sybille Bedford
    The Nation, February 1, 1975, p. 118
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    W.B. Yeats (Review)
    The Identity of Yeats, by Richard Ellmann
    1. The Identity of Yeats by Richard Ellmann
    Commonweal, January 21, 1955, p. 435
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    We Irish (Review)
    The Hour of Spring, by Mary Deasy
    1. The Hour of Spring by Mary Deasy
    Commonweal, January 30, 1948, p. 402
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    John Graham, Convict: 1824, by Robert Gibbings
    1. John Graham, Convict: 1824 by Robert Gibbings
    Commonweal, November 22, 1957, p. 213
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    'What I Mean Is...' (Review)
    Dylan Thomas: Letters to Vernon Watkins, by Vernon Watkins and Thomas Dylan
    1. Dylan Thomas: Letters to Vernon Watkins by Vernon Watkins and Thomas Dylan
    The Nation, April 26, 1958, p. 369
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    A Treasury of Irish Folklore, by Padraic Colum
    1. A Treasury of Irish Folklore by Padraic Colum
    Commentary, May 1955, pp. 503-504
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    Who Killed the Drama? (Review)
    A History of Modern Drama, by Barrett H. Clark and George Freedley
    1. A History of Modern Drama by Barrett H. Clark and George Freedley
    Commonweal, January 23, 1948, p. 374
  152. Books & the Arts
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    1. Edith Wharton: A Woman in Her Time by Louis Auchincloss
    The Nation, January 3, 1972, p. 21
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    Petrus Borel, the Lycanthrope, by Enid Starkie
    1. Petrus Borel, the Lycanthrope by Enid Starkie
    Commonweal, April 22, 1955, pp. 85-86
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    Witty Gloom (Review)
    Philosopher or Dog?, by Joaquim M. Machado de Assis
    1. Philosopher or Dog? by Joaquim M. Machado de Assis
    Commonweal, July 16, 1954, pp. 372-374
  155. Books & the Arts
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    French Fiction Today, by Leon Samuel Roudiez
    1. French Fiction Today by Leon Samuel Roudiez
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    Yeats' Lifelong Immersion in the Spirit of Ireland (Review)
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    1. The Letters of W.B. Yeats by Allan Wade and W.B. Yeats
    Commonweal, March 25, 1955, p. 660
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