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Louis Kronenberger • 217 Items / 32 Books, 50 Articles, 134 Reviews, 1 Poem
The Republic of Letters (1955)
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  1. Books
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    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
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    Full and Allure in Literature (Review)
    The Republic of Letters, by Louis Kronenberger
    1. The Republic of Letters by Louis Kronenberger
    The New Republic, July 4, 1955, pp. 18-19
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    The Critic's Domain (Review)
    The Republic of Letters, by Louis Kronenberger
    1. The Republic of Letters by Louis Kronenberger
    The Saturday Review, May 14, 1955, p. 11
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    Atlantic Bookshelf (3 Reviews)
    The Peripatetic Reviewer
    1. The Republic of Letters by Louis Kronenberger
    2. Excelsior! by Paul Hyde Bonner
    3. Run Silent, Run Deep by Commander Edward L. Beach
    The Atlantic Monthly, July 1955, pp. 75-77
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    Book Notes (4 Reviews)
    The Republic of Letters, by Louis Kronenberger
    1. The Republic of Letters by Louis Kronenberger
    2. Elinor Glyn by Anthony Glyn
    3. Davy Crockett's Own Story by Davy Crockett and Milton Glaser
    4. The Life of Davy Crockett by Davy Crockett
    The Reporter, July 14, 1955, pp. 48-50
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    Selected New Books (7 Reviews)
    Belles-Lettres
    1. The Selected Letters of Anton Chekhov by Lillian Hellman and Anton Chekhov
    2. The Art of Fiction by W. Somerset Maugham
    3. The Republic of Letters by Louis Kronenberger
    4. Ezra Pound's Mauberley by John J. Espey
    5. Dr. Johnson's Dictionary by James H. Sledd and Gwin J. Kolb
    6. Swift: An Introduction by Ricardo Quintana
    7. Adventures in the Skin Trade, and Other Stories by Dylan Thomas
    The Nation, July 30, 1955, p. 102
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    Books in Brief (13 Reviews)
    Laugh Till You Cry, by Wolf Mankowitz
    1. Laugh Till You Cry by Wolf Mankowitz
    2. A Villa in Summer by Penelope Mortimer
    3. The Troubled Midnight by Rodney Garland
    4. The Dinner Party by Gretchen D. Finletter
    5. "Before I Kill More..." by Lucy Freeman
    6. Waterfront Priest by Allen Raymond
    7. The Twenties by Frederick J. Hoffman
    8. Carl Van Vechten and the Twenties by Edward G. Lueders
    9. Predilections by Marianne Moore
    10. The Contemporary French Novel by Henri Peyre
    11. Party of One by Clifton Fadiman
    12. The Republic of Letters by Louis Kronenberger
    13. The Lion and the Honeycomb by R.P. Blackmur
    The Harpers Monthly, June 1955, pp. 92-94
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    Brief Comments (32 Reviews)
    Thirty-two outstanding books
    1. Economics and Action by Pierre Mendes-France and Gabriel Ardant
    2. The Marshall Plan and Its Meaning by Harry Bayard Price, Jr.
    3. Hiroshima Diary by Michihiko Hachiya and Warner Wells
    4. The Supreme Court in the American System of Government by Robert H. Jackson
    5. Nine Men by Fred Rodell
    6. Rebels and Democrats by Elisha P. Douglass
    7. The North Reports the Civil War by J. Cutler Andrews
    8. Texas Folk and Folklore by Mody C. Boatright, Wilson M. Hudson, and Allen Maxwell, ...
    9. The Self and the Dramas of History by Reinhold Niebuhr
    10. The New Being by Paul Tillich
    11. The Sane Society by Erich Fromm
    12. John Dewey: His Contribution to the American Tradition by Irwin Edman and John Dewey
    13. The Life of David Hume by Ernest Campbell Mossner
    14. The Crime of Galileo by Giorgio de Santillana
    15. Apes, Angels and Victorians by William Irvine
    16. Mr. Secretary Cecil and Queen Elizabeth by Conyers Read
    17. Young Sam Johnson by James L. Clifford
    18. Boswell on the Grand Tour by Frank Brady, Frederick A. Pottle, and James Boswell, ...
    19. Handel by Otto Erich Deutsch
    20. Ennin's Diary by Edwin O. Reischauer and Ennin
    21. Ennin's Travels in T'ang China by Edwin O. Reischauer
    22. Caravaggio Studies by Walter Friedlaender
    23. The Art of Indian Asia by Heinrich Zimmer and Joseph Campbell
    24. A History of Modern Criticism: 1750-1950 by Rene Wellek
    25. The Republic of Letters by Louis Kronenberger
    26. An End to Innocence by Leslie A. Fiedler
    27. The Contemporary French Novel by Henri Peyre
    28. Ovid: Metamorphoses by Rolfe Humphries and Ovid
    29. The Collected Stories by Isaac Babel
    30. A Good Man is Hard to Find, and Other Stories by Flannery O'Connor
    31. Collected Poems, 1955 by Robert Graves
    The American Scholar, Winter 1956, pp. 116-130