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John Betjeman's Collected Poems (1959)
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    Life in Betjeman-Land (Review)
    John Betjeman's Collected Poems, by Lord Birkenhead and John Betjeman
    1. John Betjeman's Collected Poems by Lord Birkenhead and John Betjeman
    The New Republic, October 12, 1959, pp. 18-19
  2. Books
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    A Nostalgia for Steam Engines (Review)
    John Betjeman's Collected Poems, by Lord Birkenhead and John Betjeman
    1. John Betjeman's Collected Poems by Lord Birkenhead and John Betjeman
    The Reporter, April 30, 1959, p. 39
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    Tuning in on Albion (3 Reviews)
    John Betjeman's Collected Poems, by Lord Birkenhead and John Betjeman
    1. John Betjeman's Collected Poems by Lord Birkenhead and John Betjeman
    2. The Less Deceived by Philip Larkin
    3. Seeing is Believing by Charles Tomlinson
    The Nation, May 16, 1959, pp. 457-458
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    Two Americans, A Brahmin, and the Bourgeoisie (4 Reviews)
    The Country of a Thousand Years of Peace, and Other Poems, by James Merrill
    1. The Country of a Thousand Years of Peace, and Other Poems by James Merrill
    2. Of the Festivity by William Dickey
    3. Life Studies by Robert Lowell
    4. John Betjeman's Collected Poems by Lord Birkenhead and John Betjeman
    The Hudson Review, Autumn 1959, pp. 430-439
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    Books in Brief (7 Reviews)
    A Knot of Roots, by Elizabeth de Vegh
    1. A Knot of Roots by Elizabeth de Vegh
    2. The Return by Herbert Mitgang
    3. The Visions of Nicholas Solon by Monroe Engel
    4. Prison Exposures by Robert Neese
    5. Collision Course by Alvin Moscow
    6. The Last Nine Days of the Bismarck by C.S. Forester
    7. John Betjeman's Collected Poems by Lord Birkenhead and John Betjeman
    The Harpers Monthly, May 1959, pp. 91-94
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    Poetry Quarterly (16 Reviews)
    Enriched by All the Pasts
    1. A Reviewer's ABC by Conrad Aiken
    2. Complete Poems of A.E. Housman by A.E. Housman
    3. The Satires of Juvenal by Rolfe Humphries and Juvenal
    4. Oddments, Inklings, Omens, Moments by Alastair Reid
    5. The Night of the Hammer by Ned O'Gorman
    6. The Dark Houses by Donald Hall
    7. John Betjeman's Collected Poems by Lord Birkenhead and John Betjeman
    8. The Country of a Thousand Years of Peace, and Other Poems by James Merrill
    9. Tenants of the House: Poems 1951-1956 by Dannie Abse
    10. A Suit of Nettles by James Reaney
    11. The Wilderness by Louis Coxe
    12. The Idle Demon by R.P. Lister
    13. The Last Days of Lincoln by Mark Van Doren
    14. The Walks Near Athens by Hollis Summers
    15. Heart's Needle by W.D. Snodgrass
    16. How Does a Poem Mean? by John Ciardi
    The Saturday Review, May 23, 1959, p. 21
  7. Reviews
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    Youngsters, Middlesters, and Some Old Boys (22 Reviews)
    Spacewalks, by Burgert Roberts
    1. Spacewalks by Burgert Roberts
    2. Altars by Clayton Eshleman
    3. Eecchhooeess by Norman H. Pritchard
    4. The Hand that Cradles the Rock by Rita Mae Brown
    5. Natural Disasters by Terry Stokes
    6. Digging for Indians by Gary Gildner
    7. Kachina by John Perlman
    8. Crying in the Cheap Seats by Bill Tremblay
    9. Falling Off by Kathleen Norris
    10. Hints to Pilgrims by James Tate
    11. Christmas in Las Vegas by Robert Watson
    12. Midnight Was My Cry by Carolyn Kizer
    13. The Motorcycle Betrayal Poems by Diane Wakoski
    14. To Stay Alive by Denise Levertov
    15. Crossing the Water by Sylvia Plath
    16. The Generous Days by Stephen Spender
    17. The Collected Poems of H. Phelps Putnam by Charles Walker and H. Phelps Putnam
    18. Poems, 1968-1970 by Robert Graves
    19. The Poems of Dylan Thomas by Daniel Jones and Dylan Thomas
    20. John Betjeman's Collected Poems by Lord Birkenhead and John Betjeman
    21. The Waste Land by T.S. Eliot and Valerie Eliot
    22. T. S. Eliot: A Memoir by Robert Sencourt and Donald Adamson
    The Hudson Review, Spring 1972, pp. 119-134