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Bernard DeVoto • 403 Items / 21 Books, 307 Articles, 72 Reviews, 1 Poem
The Course of Empire (1952)
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Published Reviews
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    American History (Review)
    The Course of Empire, by Bernard DeVoto
    1. The Course of Empire by Bernard DeVoto
    The American Historical Review, July 1953, p. 935
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    The Continental Mind (Review)
    The Course of Empire, by Bernard DeVoto
    1. The Course of Empire by Bernard DeVoto
    The Nation, December 6, 1952, pp. 526-527
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    In the Vast Expanses (Review)
    The Course of Empire, by Bernard DeVoto
    1. The Course of Empire by Bernard DeVoto
    The New Republic, March 2, 1953, p. 18
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    Audacity in the Stars (Review)
    The Course of Empire, by Bernard DeVoto
    1. The Course of Empire by Bernard DeVoto
    The Saturday Review, November 22, 1952, p. 11
  5. Books & Arts
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    How the West Was Won (2 Reviews)
    Across the Wide Missouri, by Bernard DeVoto
    1. Across the Wide Missouri by Bernard DeVoto
    2. The Course of Empire by Bernard DeVoto
    The Weekly Standard, August 16, 1999, pp. 31-34
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    Atlantic Bookshelf (6 Reviews)
    Reader's Choice
    1. The Devil Rides Outside by John Howard Griffin
    2. The Loved and the Unloved by Francois Mauriac
    3. Short Novels of Colette by Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette
    4. Turbulent Era by Joseph C. Grew, Walter Johnson, and Nancy Harvison Hooker, ...
    5. Fleet Admiral King by Ernest J. King and Walter Muir Whitehill
    6. The Course of Empire by Bernard DeVoto
    The Atlantic Monthly, January 1953, pp. 82-86
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    New Books (19 Reviews)
    Enough for Everyone, Almost
    1. To Live as We Wish by Mark Aldanov
    2. The Wonderful Country by Tom Lea
    3. The Magic Lantern by Robert Carson
    4. Confessors of the Name by Gladys Schmitt
    5. October Island by William March
    6. We Chose the Islands by Arthur F. Grimble
    7. Citizens of the World by Stringfellow Barr
    8. The Shores of Light by Edmund Wilson
    9. Language as Gesture by R.P. Blackmur
    10. Bullfighter from Brooklyn by Sidney Franklin#2
    11. Ushant by Conrad Aiken
    12. George Washington: A Biography, Vol. V by Douglas Southall Freeman
    13. Lincoln the President, Vol. III: Midstream by J.G. Randall
    14. Lincoln: A Picture Story of His Life by Stefan Lorant
    15. Napoleon Bonaparte by J.M. Thompson
    16. The Devils of Loudon by Aldous Huxley
    17. The Course of Empire by Bernard DeVoto
    18. The Decisive Moment by Henri Cartier-Bresson
    19. Eternal France by Martin Hurlimann
    The Harpers Monthly, December 1952, pp. 96-105
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    Brief Comments (20 Reviews)
    Twenty outstanding books of the previous quarter
    1. The Course of Empire by Bernard DeVoto
    2. A History of the Crusades, Vol. II by Steven Runciman
    3. Rendezvous With Destiny by Eric F. Goldman
    4. Myths and Realities by Carl Bridenbaugh
    5. George Washington: A Biography, Vol. V by Douglas Southall Freeman
    6. Abraham Lincoln: A Biography by Benjamin Platt Thomas
    7. Lincoln the President, Vol. III: Midstream by J.G. Randall
    8. Franklin D. Roosevelt: The Apprenticeship by Frank Freidel
    9. Moncure Conway, 1832-1907 by Mary Elizabeth Burtis
    10. The Holy Bible
    11. The Courage To Be by Paul Tillich
    12. Rumor and Reflection by Bernard Berenson
    13. Letters of Edna St. Vincent Millay by Allan Ross Macdougall and Edna St. Vincent Millay, ...
    14. Andre Malraux and the Tragic Imagination by Wilbur M. Frohock
    15. Bernard Shaw and Mrs. Patrick Campbell by Alan Dent, Bernard Shaw, and Mrs. Patrick Campbell, ...
    16. Stars in the Making by Cecilia H.P. Gaposchkin
    17. Collected Poems, 1917-1952 by Archibald MacLeish
    18. Life on the Texas Range by J. Evetts Haley and Erwin E. Smith
    19. Adobe Doorways by Dorothy L. Pillsbury
    20. Love Is a Many Splendored Thing by Suyin Han
    The American Scholar, Spring 1953, pp. 241-253