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Van Wyck Brooks • 125 Items / 39 Books, 57 Articles, 27 Reviews
The World of Washington Irving (1944)
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Published Reviews
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    American History (Review)
    The World of Washington Irving, by Van Wyck Brooks
    1. The World of Washington Irving by Van Wyck Brooks
    The American Historical Review, April 1945, pp. 557-558
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    "He Too Has Lived in Arcadia..." (Review)
    The World of Washington Irving, by Van Wyck Brooks
    1. The World of Washington Irving by Van Wyck Brooks
    The Partisan Review, Winter 1945, pp. 128-129
  3. Books
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    A Fine Picture to Hang in the Library: Brook's Age of Irving (Review)
    The World of Washington Irving, by Van Wyck Brooks
    1. The World of Washington Irving by Van Wyck Brooks
    The New Yorker, October 7, 1944, pp. 69-73
  4. Books in Review
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    Brooks in Progress (Review)
    The World of Washington Irving, by Van Wyck Brooks
    1. The World of Washington Irving by Van Wyck Brooks
    The New Republic, October 9, 1944, pp. 463-464
  5. Books and the Arts
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    American Morning (Review)
    The World of Washington Irving, by Van Wyck Brooks
    1. The World of Washington Irving by Van Wyck Brooks
    The Nation, October 7, 1944, p. 411
  6. Editors' Choice
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    So Rich a Past (Review)
    The World of Washington Irving, by Van Wyck Brooks
    1. The World of Washington Irving by Van Wyck Brooks
    Commonweal, October 27, 1944, p. 39
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    The Peripatetic Reviewer (Review)
    The World of Washington Irving, by Van Wyck Brooks
    1. The World of Washington Irving by Van Wyck Brooks
    The Atlantic Monthly, November 1944, p. 137
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    Americans Who Refused to Grow Old (Review)
    The World of Washington Irving, by Van Wyck Brooks
    1. The World of Washington Irving by Van Wyck Brooks
    The Saturday Review, October 14, 1944, pp. 24-26
  9. The Library
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    Literary Critics (5 Reviews)
    The World of Washington Irving, by Van Wyck Brooks
    1. The World of Washington Irving by Van Wyck Brooks
    2. American Renaissance by F.O. Matthiessen
    3. The Literary Fallacy by Bernard A. De Voto
    4. Puritanism and Democracy by Ralph Barton Perry
    5. The Intent of the Critic by John Crowe Ransom
    The American Mercury, March 1945, pp. 367-374
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    Social Growth in the U.S.A. (6 Reviews)
    The World of Washington Irving, by Van Wyck Brooks
    1. The World of Washington Irving by Van Wyck Brooks
    2. The Gentleman from Massachusetts by Karl Schriftgiesser
    3. The History of the New Deal, 1933-1938 by Basil Rauch
    4. State of the Nation by John Dos Passos
    5. Journey Through Chaos by Agnes E. Meyer
    6. No Mean City by Simeon Strunsky
    Common Ground, Winter 1945, pp. 108-109
  11. The Revolving Bookstand
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    The Writer and His Responsibilities (8 Reviews)
    Henry James: The Major Phase, by F.O. Matthiessen
    1. Henry James: The Major Phase by F.O. Matthiessen
    2. The Shape of Books to Come by J. Donald Adams
    3. The Literary Fallacy by Bernard A. De Voto
    4. The League of Frightened Philistines by James T. Farrell
    5. Imaginary Interviews by Andre Gide
    6. The World of Washington Irving by Van Wyck Brooks
    7. Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville and Phillips Bradley
    8. Writers and Their Critics by Henri Peyre
    The American Scholar, Autumn 1945, pp. 497-505