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Thomas Herbert Johnson Archives
Thomas Herbert Johnson • 17 Items / 8 Books, 4 Articles, 5 Reviews
The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson (1955)
Including Variant Readings Critically Compared with All Known Manuscripts
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Published Reviews
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    The Compleat Spinster Poet (Review)
    The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson, by Thomas Herbert Johnson and Emily Dickinson
    1. The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson by Thomas Herbert Johnson and Emily Dickinson
    The Saturday Review, September 10, 1955, pp. 37-38
  2. Books and the Arts
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    Bringing Emily Downstairs (2 Reviews)
    The Years and Hours of Emily Dickinson, by Jay Leyda
    1. The Years and Hours of Emily Dickinson by Jay Leyda
    2. The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson by Thomas Herbert Johnson and Emily Dickinson
    The Nation, December 17, 1960, p. 478
  3. Books & Writers
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    Tell It Slant (2 Reviews)
    The Elusive Emily, by Richard B. Sewall
    1. The Elusive Emily by Richard B. Sewall
    2. The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson by Thomas Herbert Johnson and Emily Dickinson
    Encounter, September 1976, pp. 65-68
  4. May Books & Arts
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    A House that Tried to be Haunted (2 Reviews)
    The Elusive Emily, by Richard B. Sewall
    1. The Elusive Emily by Richard B. Sewall
    2. The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson by Thomas Herbert Johnson and Emily Dickinson
    The New Statesman, May 7, 1976, p. 608
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    Out of the Top Drawer (2 Reviews)
    Emily Dickinson: An Interpretive Biography, by Thomas Herbert Johnson
    1. Emily Dickinson: An Interpretive Biography by Thomas Herbert Johnson
    2. The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson by Thomas Herbert Johnson and Emily Dickinson
    The Nation, November 5, 1955, pp. 397-398
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    The Endless Study (2 Reviews)
    The Years and Hours of Emily Dickinson, by Jay Leyda
    1. The Years and Hours of Emily Dickinson by Jay Leyda
    2. The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson by Thomas Herbert Johnson and Emily Dickinson
    The New Republic, November 28, 1960, pp. 30-31
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    Literary Horizons (3 Reviews)
    Recluse and Rebel
    1. Emily Dickinson's Poetry: Stairway of Surprise by Charles Roberts Anderson
    2. The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson by Thomas Herbert Johnson and Emily Dickinson
    3. The Years and Hours of Emily Dickinson by Jay Leyda
    The Saturday Review, October 29, 1960, p. 16
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    Emily Dickinson's Bright Orthography (3 Reviews)
    The Years and Hours of Emily Dickinson, by Jay Leyda
    1. The Years and Hours of Emily Dickinson by Jay Leyda
    2. Emily Dickinson's Poetry: Stairway of Surprise by Charles Roberts Anderson
    3. The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson by Thomas Herbert Johnson and Emily Dickinson
    The Hudson Review, Summer 1961, pp. 301-306
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    Learning the Techniques of Poetry (7 Reviews)
    Poetry Handbook, by Babette Deutsch
    1. Poetry Handbook by Babette Deutsch
    2. Understanding Poetry by Cleanth Brooks and Robert Penn Warren
    3. The Poet's Craft by Arthur Finley Scott
    4. On the Poetry of Keats by E.C. Pettet
    5. Byron's Don Juan by Truman Guy Steffan and Willis W. Pratt
    6. The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson by Thomas Herbert Johnson and Emily Dickinson
    7. Emily Dickinson: An Interpretive Biography by Thomas Herbert Johnson
    The Saturday Review, December 28, 1957, p. 14
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    The Year in Poetry (15 Reviews)
    Under Milk Wood, by Dylan Thomas
    1. Under Milk Wood by Dylan Thomas
    2. Collected Poems by Wallace Stevens
    3. The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson by Thomas Herbert Johnson and Emily Dickinson
    4. North and South---A Cold Spring by Elizabeth Bishop
    5. Collected Poems, 1955 by Robert Graves
    6. The Shield of Achilles by W.H. Auden
    7. Collected Poems, 1928-1953 by Stephen Spender
    8. Birthdays from the Ocean by Isabella Gardner
    9. The Salt Garden by Howard Nemerov
    10. Poets of Today II by John Hall Wheelock
    11. Wilderness Stair: Poems 1938-1954 by Ben Belitt
    12. The Middle Voice by Constance Carrier
    13. Selected Poems by Roy Campbell
    14. The Gentle Weight-Lifter by David Ignatow
    15. Selected Poems by Lincoln Fitzell
    The Harpers Monthly, October 1955, pp. 96-101
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    Brief Comments (28 Reviews)
    Twenty-seven outstanding books of the previous quarter
    1. The Politics of the Prussian Army, 1640-1945 by Gordon A. Craig
    2. Continuity and Change in Russian and Soviet Thought by Ernest J. Simmons
    3. Japan's Modern Century by Hugh Borton
    4. Cities in the Wilderness by Carl Bridenbaugh
    5. Cities in Revolt: Urban Life in America, 1743-1776 by Carl Bridenbaugh
    6. Three Presidents and Their Books by Arthur Bestor, David C. Mearns, and Jonathan Daniels, ...
    7. Tinkers and Genius by Edmund Fuller
    8. Architecture, Ambition and Americans by Wayne Andrews
    9. The Development of Academic Freedom in the United States by Richard Hofstadter and Walter P. Metzger
    10. Academic Freedom in Our Time by Robert M. MacIver
    11. Facts to a Candid World by Oren Stephens
    12. Further Speculations by T.E. Hulme and Sam Hynes
    13. The Letters of George Santayana by Daniel Cory and George Santayana
    14. Cells and Societies by John Tyler Bonner
    15. On the Track of Prehistoric Man by Herbert Kuhn
    16. The Scrolls from the Dead Sea by Edmund Wilson
    17. The Dead Sea Scrolls by Millar Burrows
    18. The Nez Perces by Francis Haines
    19. The Great Mother by Erich Neumann
    20. Hogarth's Progress by Peter Quennell
    21. Victorian People by Asa Briggs
    22. The Rungless Ladder by Charles H. Foster
    23. Marcel Proust and Deliverance from Time by Germaine Bree
    24. The Stature of Theodore Dreiser by Alfred Kazin and Charles Shapiro
    25. Japanese Literature by Donald Keene
    26. The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson by Thomas Herbert Johnson and Emily Dickinson
    27. Emily Dickinson: An Interpretive Biography by Thomas Herbert Johnson
    28. Painted Lace and Other Pieces by Gertrude Stein
    The American Scholar, Spring 1956, pp. 238-252