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Carl Van Doren • 228 Items / 1 Set, 41 Books, 95 Articles, 84 Reviews
Benjamin Franklin (1938)
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Published Reviews
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    American History (Review)
    Benjamin Franklin, by Carl Van Doren
    1. Benjamin Franklin by Carl Van Doren
    The American Historical Review, October 1940, p. 160
  2. [+]
    A Dozen Men in One (Review)
    Benjamin Franklin, by Carl Van Doren
    1. Benjamin Franklin by Carl Van Doren
    The Saturday Review, October 8, 1938, p. 5
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    Franklin's Neglected Maxims (Review)
    Benjamin Franklin, by Carl Van Doren
    1. Benjamin Franklin by Carl Van Doren
    The Saturday Review, August 20, 1938, pp. 15-17
  4. [+]
    A Great American (Review)
    Benjamin Franklin, by Carl Van Doren
    1. Benjamin Franklin by Carl Van Doren
    The New Masses, December 6, 1938, p. 24
  5. Books and the Arts
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    Life and Times of Franklin (Review)
    Benjamin Franklin, by Carl Van Doren
    1. Benjamin Franklin by Carl Van Doren
    The Nation, October 15, 1938, p. 382
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    Of Common Sense (Review)
    Benjamin Franklin, by Carl Van Doren
    1. Benjamin Franklin by Carl Van Doren
    Commonweal, February 10, 1956, p. 497
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    Resourceful Diplomat (3 Reviews)
    Benjamin Franklin, by Carl Van Doren
    1. Benjamin Franklin by Carl Van Doren
    2. The Secret War of Independence by Helen Augur
    3. Ben Franklin's Privateers by William Bell Clark
    The Saturday Review, January 21, 1956, p. 16
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    The Pulitzer Prize Winners (5 Reviews)
    The Yearling, by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings
    1. The Yearling by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings
    2. Abe Lincoln in Illinois by Robert E. Sherwood
    3. Selected Poems by John Gould Fletcher
    4. Benjamin Franklin by Carl Van Doren
    5. A History of American Magazines by Frank Luther Mott
    The Saturday Review, May 6, 1939, pp. 6-7
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    The Book Forum (8 Reviews)
    Benjamin Franklin, by Carl Van Doren
    1. Benjamin Franklin by Carl Van Doren
    2. Edwin Arlington Robinson: A Biography by Hermann Hagedorn
    3. The March of Literature by Ford Madox Ford
    4. The Secret Life of a Secret Agent by Henry W. Lanier
    5. Zaca Venture by William Beebe
    6. Beauty Plus by Mary MacFadyen
    7. Patterns of Survival by John Hodgdon Bradley
    8. Listen! The Wind by Anne Morrow Lindbergh
    The Forum, October 1938
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    Books of the Day (10 Reviews)
    The Letters of Lincoln Steffens, 1889-1936, by Ella Winter, Granville Hicks, and Lincol...
    1. The Letters of Lincoln Steffens, 1889-1936 by Ella Winter, Granville Hicks, and Lincoln Steffens, ...
    2. The March of Literature by Ford Madox Ford
    3. Catholic Literary France by Mary Jerome Keeler
    4. A History of Mexico by Henry Bamford Parkes
    5. Such Sweet Compulsion by Geraldine Farrar
    6. Benjamin Franklin by Carl Van Doren
    7. Hawk on the Wind by August Derleth
    8. Crags: A Book of Poems by Clifford J. Laube
    9. Blind Man's Stick by Sister Mariella
    10. Mint by Night by Alfred Barrett
    Commonweal, November 4, 1938, pp. 49-54
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    The Check List (22 Reviews)
    Biography
    1. Benjamin Franklin by Carl Van Doren
    2. This Was a Poet by George Frisbie Whicher
    3. The Life of Christ by Hall Caine
    4. Young Longfellow, 1807-1843 by Lawrance Thompson
    5. A Puritan in Babylon by William Allen White
    6. Behind the Ballots by James A. Farley
    7. The Paderewski Memoirs by Ignace Jan Paderewski and Mary Lawton
    8. The Autobiography of William Butler Yeats by William Butler Yeats
    9. Ground Under Our Feet by Richard Theodore Ely
    10. Music In My Time by Daniel Gregory Mason
    11. The Education of an American by Mark Sullivan
    12. Goya: A Biography by Charles Poore
    13. Lillian Wald: Neighbor and Crusader by R.L. Duffus
    14. The World of Action by Valentine Williams
    15. Margaret Sanger: An Autobiography by Margaret Sanger
    16. The Hired Man on Horseback by May D. Rhodes
    17. Charles Sheeler: Artist in the American Tradition by Constance Rourke
    18. High, Wide, and Frightened by Louise M. Thaden
    19. Doctor at Timberline by Charles Fox Gardiner
    20. Patches of Sunlight by Lord Edward J.M.D.P. Dunsany
    21. Daniel Willard Rides the Line by Edward Hungerford
    22. Georgian Adventure by Douglas Jerrold
    The American Mercury, February 1939, pp. 232-234