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Published Reviews
  1. The Library
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    On American Literary History (Review)
    Literary History of the United States, by Robert E. Spiller, Willard Thorp, and Thomas ...
    1. Literary History of the United States by Robert E. Spiller, Willard Thorp, and Thomas Herbert Johnson, ...
    The American Mercury, June 1949, pp. 752-757
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    With Pomp and Preface (Review)
    Literary History of the United States, by Robert E. Spiller, Willard Thorp, and Thomas ...
    1. Literary History of the United States by Robert E. Spiller, Willard Thorp, and Thomas Herbert Johnson, ...
    The Nation, June 14, 1975, p. 731
  3. Books and the Arts
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    Literary Task Force (Review)
    Literary History of the United States, by Robert E. Spiller, Willard Thorp, and Thomas ...
    1. Literary History of the United States by Robert E. Spiller, Willard Thorp, and Thomas Herbert Johnson, ...
    The Nation, January 22, 1949, p. 103
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    Of Note (Review)
    Literary History of the United States, by Robert E. Spiller, Willard Thorp, and Thomas ...
    1. Literary History of the United States by Robert E. Spiller, Willard Thorp, and Thomas Herbert Johnson, ...
    Commonweal, February 11, 1949, p. 453
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    National Education Defense Act (Review)
    Literary History of the United States, by Robert E. Spiller, Willard Thorp, and Thomas ...
    1. Literary History of the United States by Robert E. Spiller, Willard Thorp, and Thomas Herbert Johnson, ...
    The Saturday Review, November 27, 1948, pp. 9-10
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    Grooves of Academe (2 Reviews)
    Literary History of the United States, by Robert E. Spiller, Willard Thorp, and Thomas ...
    1. Literary History of the United States by Robert E. Spiller, Willard Thorp, and Thomas Herbert Johnson, ...
    2. The Oxford Companion to American Literature by James D. Hart
    The New Republic, December 27, 1948, p. 25
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    New Books (6 Reviews)
    Critics: Connolly to Koestler
    1. Literary History of the United States by Robert E. Spiller, Willard Thorp, and Thomas Herbert Johnson, ...
    2. Journal of Forgotten Days, May 1934-October 1935 by Albert Jay Nock
    3. The Undersea Farmer by Barbara Howes
    4. Enemies of Promise by Cyril Connolly
    5. Insight and Outlook by Arthur Koestler
    6. The Creative Critic by Carl Grabo
    The Harpers Monthly, March 1949, pp. 108-113
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    Literary Highlights of 1948 (11 Reviews)
    The Divine Comedy, by Lawrence Grant White and Dante Alighieri
    1. The Divine Comedy by Lawrence Grant White and Dante Alighieri
    2. The Taste of Angels by Francis Henry Taylor
    3. Literary History of the United States by Robert E. Spiller, Willard Thorp, and Thomas Herbert Johnson, ...
    4. Education in a Divided World by James Bryant Conant
    5. The Age of the Great Depression, 1929-1941 by Dixon Wecter
    6. The Home Book of Proverbs, Maxims, and Famous Phrases by Burton Stevenson
    7. The Story of American Golf by Herbert Warren Wind
    8. The St. Nicholas Anthology by Henry Steele Commager
    9. American Antique Furniture by Edgar G. Miller, Jr.
    10. A Star Called Wormwood by Martha S. Bacon
    11. Physics and Politics by Walter Bagehot
    The Saturday Review, December 25, 1948, p. 22
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    Atlantic Bookshelf (12 Reviews)
    Reader's Choice
    1. An Act of Love by Ira Wolfert
    2. Remembrance Rock by Carl Sandburg
    3. The Nightmare of American Foreign Policy by Edgar Ansel Mowrer
    4. As Others See Us by Andre Visson
    5. Sweet and Sour by Joseph Wechsberg
    6. Footlights and Highlights by Crosby Gaige
    7. The Reader's Encyclopedia by William Rose Benet
    8. The Oxford Companion to American Literature by James D. Hart
    9. Literary History of the United States by Robert E. Spiller, Willard Thorp, and Thomas Herbert Johnson, ...
    10. Words Into Type by Marjorie E. Skillin and Robert Malcolm Gay
    11. A Treasury of Biblical Quotations by Lester V. Berrey
    12. Lairds Promptory by Laird Durham
    The Atlantic Monthly, January 1949, pp. 83-88
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    Briefly Noted (16 Reviews)
    General
    1. Anti-Semite and Jew by Jean-Paul Sartre
    2. The Fortunate Islands, a Pacific Interlude by Walter Karig
    3. Eisenhower Was My Boss by Kay Summersby
    4. Footlights and Highlights by Crosby Gaige
    5. Champlain: The Life of Fortitude by Morris Bishop
    6. Mannerhouse by Thomas Wolfe
    7. Father Knickerbocker Rebels by Thomas Jefferson Wertenbaker
    8. Literary History of the United States by Robert E. Spiller, Willard Thorp, and Thomas Herbert Johnson, ...
    9. A Chilmark Miscellany by Van Wyck Brooks
    10. The First Romantics by Malcolm Elwin
    11. Pageant of American Humor by Edwin Seaver
    12. The Unprejudiced Palate by Angelo M. Pellegrini
    13. The Story of Modern Applied Art by Rudolph Rosenthal and Helena L. Ratzka
    14. The Book of Fine Prints by Carl Zigrosser
    15. The Shooting Man's Bedside Book by B.B.
    16. Fishing in Mexico by Hart Stilwell
    The New Yorker, December 4, 1948, pp. 162-167