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The Contemporary French Novel (1955)
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    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
  2. Books
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    Modern French Novelists (Review)
    The Contemporary French Novel, by Henri Peyre
    1. The Contemporary French Novel by Henri Peyre
    The Nation, May 21, 1955, p. 446
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    From Realism to Existentialism (Review)
    The Contemporary French Novel, by Henri Peyre
    1. The Contemporary French Novel by Henri Peyre
    The Saturday Review, May 28, 1955, p. 16
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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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    Atlantic Bookshelf (21 Reviews)
    Reader's Choice
    1. The Food of France by Waverley Root
    2. Paris Bistro Cookery by Alexander Watt
    3. Paris Sketchbook by Ronald Searle and Kaye Webb
    4. Paris in the Past by Pierre Courthion
    5. Paris in Our Time by Pierre Courthion
    6. A History of France by Andre Maurois
    7. The French Nation: From Napoleon to Petain, 1814-1940 by D.W. Brogan
    8. France Against Herself by Herbert Luethy
    9. Lost Statesman by Alexander Werth
    10. The Culture of France in Our Time by Julian Park
    11. The Contemporary French Novel by Henri Peyre
    12. An Age of Fiction by Germaine Bree and Margaret Guiton
    13. A Guide to Contemporary French Literature by Wallace Fowlie
    14. The Chateaux of France by Ralph Dutton
    15. French Cathedrals by Jean Bony, Peter Meyer, and Martin Hurlimann
    16. Holiday in France by Ludwig Bemelmans
    17. The Long March by Simone de Beauvoir
    18. Inside Russia Today by John Gunther
    19. Two Women by Alberto Moravia
    20. The Mountain Road by T.H. White
    21. The Underground City by Harold Louis Humes
    The Atlantic Monthly, June 1958, pp. 96-103
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    Brief Comments (32 Reviews)
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    10. The New Being by Paul Tillich
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    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
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    22. Caravaggio Studies by Walter Friedlaender
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    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