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Calvin Bedient • 37 Items / 2 Books, 3 Articles, 31 Reviews, 1 Poem
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  1. [+]
    The American Poem (2 Reviews)
    A Homemade World, by Hugh Kenner
    1. A Homemade World by Hugh Kenner
    2. The Poetry Wreck by Karl Jay Shapiro
    The Hudson Review, Autumn 1975, pp. 459-464
  2. [+]
    Anyone's Miserable Chagrin (Review)
    The Confessions of Edward Dahlberg, by Edward Dahlberg
    1. The Confessions of Edward Dahlberg by Edward Dahlberg
    The New Republic, February 6, 1971, pp. 27-31
  3. Architects of the Self (1972)
    George Eliot, D. H. Lawrence, and E. M. Forster
    1 Review
  4. [+]
    To Be a Salvation (Review)
    George Eliot: A Biography, by Gordon S. Haight
    1. George Eliot: A Biography by Gordon S. Haight
    The Nation, January 27, 1969, p. 120
  5. Between Poem and Reader
    The Nation, May 22, 1982, pp. 619-620
  6. [+]
    Blind Mouths (Review)
    Wonderland, by Joyce Carol Oates
    1. Wonderland by Joyce Carol Oates
    The Partisan Review, Winter 1972, pp. 124-127
  7. [+]
    The Capacity for Soaring (Review)
    'Isak Dinesen' and Karen Blixen, by Donald Hannah
    1. 'Isak Dinesen' and Karen Blixen by Donald Hannah
    The New Republic, April 29, 1972, pp. 30-31
  8. Books & the Arts
    A Cataract of Motion (Review)
    Baldur's Gate, by Eleanor Clark
    1. Baldur's Gate by Eleanor Clark
    The Nation, July 6, 1970, p. 21
  9. [+]
    Demons Ordered from Sears (Review)
    Something Happened, by Joseph Heller
    1. Something Happened by Joseph Heller
    The Nation, October 19, 1974, p. 377
  10. [+]
    The Divine Game (Review)
    Fiction and the Figures of Life, by William H. Gass
    1. Fiction and the Figures of Life by William H. Gass
    The New Republic, March 20, 1971, pp. 22-23
  11. Eight Contemporary Poets (1974)
    2 Reviews
  12. [+]
    The Gaze Behind the Lens (2 Reviews)
    Acquaintances, by Arnold J. Toynbee
    1. Acquaintances by Arnold J. Toynbee
    2. Variety of Men by C.P. Snow
    The Nation, July 17, 1967, p. 59
  13. [+]
    Gold-Glowing Mote (Review)
    Deliverance, by James Dickey
    1. Deliverance by James Dickey
    The Nation, April 6, 1970, p. 407
  14. [+]
    The Huxleys: Brave Voyagers (3 Reviews)
    The Huxleys, by Ronald W. Clark
    1. The Huxleys by Ronald W. Clark
    2. Aldous Huxley: A Literary Study by John Atkins
    3. This Timeless Moment by Laura Archera Huxley
    The Nation, October 14, 1968, pp. 376-377
  15. [+]
    In Dreams Begin (Review)
    Nathanael West: The Art of His Life, by Jay Martin
    1. Nathanael West: The Art of His Life by Jay Martin
    The Partisan Review, Summer 1971, pp. 345-349
  16. Middlemarch: Touching Down
    The Hudson Review, Spring 1969, pp. 70-84
  17. Books
    The Nihilism of Boredom (Review)
    A Sort of Life, by Graham Greene
    1. A Sort of Life by Graham Greene
    The New Republic, October 2, 1971, p. 23
  18. [+]
    No Pretense to Coherency (Review)
    Unspeakable Practices, Unnatural Acts, by Donald Barthelme
    1. Unspeakable Practices, Unnatural Acts by Donald Barthelme
    The Nation, May 27, 1968, p. 703
  19. [+]
    On Cat Feet (Review)
    Death, Sleep and the Traveler, by John Hawkes
    1. Death, Sleep and the Traveler by John Hawkes
    The New Republic, April 20, 1974, pp. 26-27
  20. [+]
    The Opacity of Fiction (4 Reviews)
    Fiction with a Purpose, by Robert A. Colby
    1. Fiction with a Purpose by Robert A. Colby
    2. Thomas Hardy by Irving Howe
    3. Rudyard Kipling: Realist and Fabulist by Bonamy Dobree
    4. Joseph Conrad: A Psychoanalytic Biography by Bernard C. Meyer
    The Hudson Review, Autumn 1967, pp. 521-530
  21. Books
    Poets and Their Work (3 Reviews)
    Children of the Mire, by Octavio Paz
    1. Children of the Mire by Octavio Paz
    2. The Perpetual Present by Ivar Ivask
    3. Early Poems, 1935-1955 by Octavio Paz
    The New Republic, July 27, 1974, pp. 22-23
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    The Radicalism of Lady Chatterley's Lover (Review)
    Lady Chatterley's Lover, by D.H. Lawrence
    1. Lady Chatterley's Lover by D.H. Lawrence
    The Hudson Review, Autumn 1966, pp. 407-416
  23. [+]
    A Representative Lowell (Review)
    James Russell Lowell, by Martin B. Duberman
    1. James Russell Lowell by Martin B. Duberman
    The Nation, April 3, 1967, pp. 442-443
  24. [+]
    In Memoriam: Central Casting (Review)
    Picked-Up Pieces, by John Updike
    1. Picked-Up Pieces by John Updike
    The New Republic, December 27, 1975, pp. 28-29
  25. Books
    Shakespeare in Washington (2 Reviews)
    The Mind-Reader, by Richard Wilbur
    1. The Mind-Reader by Richard Wilbur
    2. Divine Comedies by James Merrill
    The New Republic, June 5, 1976, pp. 21-22
  26. Books Considered
    Fabulas Rasas (Review)
    Delmore Schwartz: The Life of an American Poet, by James Atlas
    1. Delmore Schwartz: The Life of an American Poet by James Atlas
    The New Republic, December 24, 1977, pp. 30-31
  27. [+]
    Earthbound and Sublime (Review)
    Robert Frost: The Later Years, 1938-63, by Lawrance R. Thompson and R.H. Winnick
    1. Robert Frost: The Later Years, 1938-63 by Lawrance R. Thompson and R.H. Winnick
    The New Republic, March 5, 1977, pp. 37-43
  28. [+]
    The Novelists: Amos Oz (Review)
    Marcel Duchamp: Appearance Stripped Bare, by Octavio Paz
    1. Marcel Duchamp: Appearance Stripped Bare by Octavio Paz
    The New Republic, October 14, 1978, pp. 30-31
  29. Variety
    S for Steinberg
    The Partisan Review, Fall 1974, pp. 643-644
  30. [+]
    Showman and Propagandist (Review)
    Marinetti: Selected Writings, by R.W. Flint and Filippo Tommaso Marinetti
    1. Marinetti: Selected Writings by R.W. Flint and Filippo Tommaso Marinetti
    The New Republic, November 11, 1972, pp. 24-25
  31. [+]
    Strachey Diffused and Blurred (2 Reviews)
    Lytton Strachey: A Critical Biography, Vol. I, by Michael Holroyd
    1. Lytton Strachey: A Critical Biography, Vol. I by Michael Holroyd
    2. Lytton Strachey: A Critical Biography, Vol. II by Michael Holroyd
    The Nation, May 20, 1968, p. 670
  32. [+]
    The Sunny Side of Marxism (Review)
    The Work of William Morris, by Paul B. Thompson
    1. The Work of William Morris by Paul B. Thompson
    The Nation, November 20, 1967, p. 534
  33. [+]
    That Terrible Boulder (Review)
    The Perfectability of Man, by John Passmore
    1. The Perfectability of Man by John Passmore
    The Nation, September 6, 1971, p. 185
  34. [+]
    The Two Novels (Review)
    The Turn of the Novel, by Alan H. Friedman
    1. The Turn of the Novel by Alan H. Friedman
    The Hudson Review, Summer 1967, pp. 340-344
  35. [+]
    The Victorians (4 Reviews)
    Carlyle and the Idea of the Modern, by Albert J. LaValley
    1. Carlyle and the Idea of the Modern by Albert J. LaValley
    2. Victorian Minds by Gertrude Himmelfarb
    3. The London Heretics, 1870-1914 by Warren Sylvester Smith
    4. Feasting with Panthers by Rupert Croft-Cooke
    The Hudson Review, Summer 1968, pp. 580-584
  36. Virginia Woolf's Centenary
    The Nation, May 8, 1982, pp. 564-565
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    Vivid and Dazzling (2 Reviews)
    them, by Joyce Carol Oates
    1. them by Joyce Carol Oates
    2. Anonymous Sins and Other Poems by Joyce Carol Oates
    The Nation, December 1, 1969, p. 609
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