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George Santayana • 113 Items / 51 Articles, 7 Poems, 46 Books, 1 Review
My Host the World (1953)
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Published Reviews
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    Continental Testament (Review)
    My Host the World, by George Santayana
    1. My Host the World by George Santayana
    The Saturday Review, March 28, 1953, p. 12
  2. [+]
    Last Talks with Santayana (Review)
    My Host the World, by George Santayana
    1. My Host the World by George Santayana
    The Reporter, April 28, 1953, pp. 35-42
  3. Literature and the Arts
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    The Philosopher's Farewell (Review)
    My Host the World, by George Santayana
    1. My Host the World by George Santayana
    The New Republic, April 6, 1953, p. 16
  4. Books
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    The Ultimate Detachment of a Free Spirit (Review)
    My Host the World, by George Santayana
    1. My Host the World by George Santayana
    Commonweal, April 17, 1953, p. 55
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    Atlantic Bookshelf (3 Reviews)
    Potpourri
    1. My Host the World by George Santayana
    2. Satan's Children by Georges Simenon
    3. The Silent World by Jacques-Yves Cousteau and Frederic Dumas
    The Atlantic Monthly, April 1953, p. 87
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    On the Horizon (4 Reviews)
    Ex-Prodigy, by Norbert Wiener
    1. Ex-Prodigy by Norbert Wiener
    2. My Host the World by George Santayana
    3. Robert Browning: A Portrait by Betty B. Miller
    4. Holmes-Laski Letters by Mark DeWolfe Howe, Oliver Wendell Holmes, and Harold J. Laski, ...
    The Saturday Review, February 28, 1953, p. 36
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    The Critics Separate Wheat from Chaff (9 Reviews)
    Who Speaks for Man?, by Norman Cousins
    1. Who Speaks for Man? by Norman Cousins
    2. Annapurna by Maurice Herzog
    3. The World and the West by Arnold J. Toynbee
    4. The Man Whistler by Hesketh Pearson
    5. Prince of Players: Edwin Booth by Eleanor Ruggles
    6. Willa Cather: A Critical Biography by E.K. Brown and Leon Edel
    7. A Good Man by Jefferson Young
    8. Mary Lincoln: Biography of a Marriage by Ruth Painter Randall
    9. My Host the World by George Santayana
    The Saturday Review, April 11, 1953, pp. 24-25
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    New Books in Brief (12 Reviews)
    My Host the World, by George Santayana
    1. My Host the World by George Santayana
    2. Giant in Chains by Barrows Dunham
    3. The Golden Apples of the Sun by Ray Bradbury
    4. The World and the West by Arnold J. Toynbee
    5. World Without End: The Middle East by Emil Lengyel
    6. The Man Whistler by Hesketh Pearson
    7. The Green Man by Storm Jameson
    8. The Legendary Mizners by Alva Johnston
    9. Anatomy of a Satellite by Dana Adams Schmidt
    10. A Mirror for Americans by Warren S. Tryon
    11. Israel by Norman Bentwich
    12. Life and Activities of Sir John Hawkins by Percy Scholes
    The Nation, April 11, 1953, pp. 311-312
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    Books in Review (18 Reviews)
    My Host the World, by George Santayana
    1. My Host the World by George Santayana
    2. Who Speaks for Man? by Norman Cousins
    3. The Shame and Glory of the Intellectuals by Peter Viereck
    4. Containment or Liberation? by James Burnham
    5. The Impact of Science on Society by Bertrand Russell
    6. Society and Sanity by F.J. Sheed
    7. No Name in the Street by Kay Cicellis
    8. Back Down the Ridge by William L. White
    9. The Journal of Charlotte L. Forten by Ray Allen Billington and Charlotte L. Forten
    10. I, Willie Sutton by Quentin Reynolds
    11. The Fabulous Fanny by Norman Katkov
    12. Edward Lear's Journals by Herbert Van Thal and Edward Lear
    13. Doctor in the House by Richard Gordon
    14. M is for Mother by Marjorie Riddell
    15. The Writer in America by Van Wyck Brooks
    16. Solitary Confinement by Christopher Burney
    17. Big Business: A New Era by David E. Lilienthal
    18. The Sign of Jonas by Thomas Merton
    The American Mercury, May 1953, pp. 68-78
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    Brief Comments (19 Reviews)
    Nineteen outstanding books of the previous quarter
    1. My Host the World by George Santayana
    2. Education and Liberty by James Bryant Conant
    3. Always the Young Strangers by Carl Sandburg
    4. The World and the West by Arnold J. Toynbee
    5. The Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln by Roy P. Basler, Mario Dolores Pratt, and Lloyd A. Dunlap, ...
    6. The Letters of Samuel Johnson by R.W. Chapman and Samuel Johnson
    7. The Writer in America by Van Wyck Brooks
    8. Charles Dickens: His Tragedy and Triumph by Edgar Johnson
    9. The Man Whistler by Hesketh Pearson
    10. Prince of Players: Edwin Booth by Eleanor Ruggles
    11. The Mormon Village by Lowry Nelson
    12. The Silent World by Jacques-Yves Cousteau and Frederic Dumas
    13. The Wonderful World of Insects by Albro Gaul
    14. Possums by Carl Hartman
    15. Spring Birth, and Other Poems by Mark Van Doren
    16. Willa Cather: A Critical Biography by E.K. Brown and Leon Edel
    17. A Good Man by Jefferson Young
    18. The Plantation by Ovid Williams Pierce
    19. The Stones of the House by Theodore Morrison
    The American Scholar, Summer 1953, pp. 378-381