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William Gaddis • 9 Items / 4 Books, 4 Articles, 1 Review
The Recognitions (1955)
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Published Reviews
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    Lost Generation (Review)
    The Recognitions, by William Gaddis
    1. The Recognitions by William Gaddis
    Commonweal, April 15, 1955, pp. 55-56
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    Facts Without Vision (Review)
    The Recognitions, by William Gaddis
    1. The Recognitions by William Gaddis
    The Nation, April 30, 1955, pp. 376-377
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    World of the Half Artist (Review)
    The Recognitions, by William Gaddis
    1. The Recognitions by William Gaddis
    The Saturday Review, March 12, 1955, p. 23
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    Atlantic Bookshelf (7 Reviews)
    Reader's Choice
    1. The Recognitions by William Gaddis
    2. The Hound of Earth by Vance N. Bourjaily
    3. The Best Butter by Jean Dutourd
    4. The Postman by Roger Martin Du Gard
    5. Bonjour Tristesse by Francoise Sagan
    6. The Self-Betrayed by Joseph Wechsberg
    7. John Sloan: A Painter's Life by Van Wyck Brooks
    The Atlantic Monthly, April 1955, pp. 80-86
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    SOme Old Worlds, and Some New Ones, Too (7 Reviews)
    The Great Fair, by Sholem Aleichem
    1. The Great Fair by Sholem Aleichem
    2. The Seizure of Power by Czeslaw Milosz
    3. Flesh and Blood by Francois Mauriac
    4. Bonjour Tristesse by Francoise Sagan
    5. The Bride of the Innisfallen, and Other Stories by Eudora Welty
    6. The Recognitions by William Gaddis
    7. Faithful are the Wounds by May Sarton
    The Hudson Review, Autumn 1955, pp. 456-462
  6. The Revolving Bookstand
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    The most neglected books (42 Reviews)
    The Time of Man, by Elizabeth Madox Roberts
    1. The Time of Man by Elizabeth Madox Roberts
    2. The America of Jose Marti by Jose Marti
    3. Witness to the Truth by Edith Hamilton
    4. The End of the World by Geoffrey Dennis
    5. Pylon by William Faulkner
    6. Posthistoric Man by Roderick Seidenberg
    7. Sonnets by Hyder E. Rollins and William Shakespeare
    8. Union Now: With Great Britain by Clarence K. Streit
    9. World Order by Lionel Curtis
    10. Intellectual Things by Stanley J. Kunitz
    11. Adventures of Ideas by Alfred North Whitehead
    12. Essays and Addresses by John Burnet
    13. Last and First Men and Star Maker by Olaf Stapledon
    14. Call It Sleep by Henry Roth
    15. The North Atlantic Triangle by John Bartlet Brebner
    16. The Era of Tyrannies by Elie Halevy
    17. The New England Mind: From Colony to Province by Perry Miller
    18. Concord River by William Brewster
    19. A Treatise on Money by John Maynard Keynes
    20. Magister Ludi by Hermann Hesse
    21. The Night of Time by Rene Fulop-Miller
    22. The Skin of Our Teeth by Thornton Wilder
    23. Not Guilty by John Dewey
    24. To Begin with by Raymond Pearl
    25. The Art of Walt Disney by Robert D. Feild
    26. The Attack on Leviathan by Donald Davidson
    27. Five Cities by George R. Leighton
    28. Conversation with the Earth by Hans Cloos
    29. Symbol and Metaphor in Human Experience by Martin Foss
    30. Serenade to the Big Bird by Bert Stiles
    31. The Mercy of the Court by Monica E. Porter
    32. Under the Volcano by Malcolm Lowry
    33. The Root and the Flower by L.H. Myers
    34. The Recognitions by William Gaddis
    35. From Day to Day by Odd Nansen
    36. A Sand County Almanac and Sketches Here and There by Aldo Leopold
    37. The Great Wall Crumbles by Grover Clark
    38. Force and Freedom by Jacob Burckhardt and James Hastings Nichols
    39. The Captive Mind by Czeslaw Milosz
    40. The Memoirs of George Sherston by Siegfried Sassoon
    41. Academic Illusions in the Field of Letters and the Arts by Martin Schutze
    42. Let Us Now Praise Famous Men by James Agee and Walker Evans
    The American Scholar, Autumn 1956, pp. 472-503