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Wilson Follett • 104 Items / 6 Books, 65 Articles, 33 Reviews
Modern American Usage: A Guide (1966)
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    A Book To Be Cherished (Review)
    Modern American Usage: A Guide, by Wilson Follett and Jacques Barzun
    1. Modern American Usage: A Guide by Wilson Follett and Jacques Barzun
    The American Scholar, Spring 1967, pp. 312-316
  2. Books & Writers
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    English as an America (Review)
    Modern American Usage: A Guide, by Wilson Follett and Jacques Barzun
    1. Modern American Usage: A Guide by Wilson Follett and Jacques Barzun
    Encounter, February 1967, pp. 67-70
  3. Books & the Arts
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    English in Its American Fashion (Review)
    Modern American Usage: A Guide, by Wilson Follett and Jacques Barzun
    1. Modern American Usage: A Guide by Wilson Follett and Jacques Barzun
    The Nation, December 26, 1966, pp. 709-710
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    Literary Horizons (Review)
    The Meaning of the Fittest
    1. Modern American Usage: A Guide by Wilson Follett and Jacques Barzun
    The Saturday Review, November 5, 1966, p. 29
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    "Tongues, Like Governments" (2 Reviews)
    The Random House Dictionary of the English Language, by Jess Stein
    1. The Random House Dictionary of the English Language by Jess Stein
    2. Modern American Usage: A Guide by Wilson Follett and Jacques Barzun
    The New Republic, November 26, 1966, pp. 26-27
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    The Slang of Prigs (2 Reviews)
    Modern American Usage: A Guide, by Wilson Follett and Jacques Barzun
    1. Modern American Usage: A Guide by Wilson Follett and Jacques Barzun
    2. A Dictionary of Modern American Usage by Bryan A. Garner
    The Weekly Standard, August 9, 1999, pp. 35-39
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    Books in Brief (13 Reviews)
    A Matter of Time, by Jessamyn West
    1. A Matter of Time by Jessamyn West
    2. La Chamade by Francoise Sagan
    3. The Country of Love by Malissa Redfield
    4. The Captain by Jan de Hartog
    5. The Boston Strangler by Gerold Frank
    6. A Law Unto Themselves: Twelve Portraits by C. Northcote Parkinson
    7. Doublefields: Memories and Stories by Elizabeth Enright
    8. Calder: An Autobiography by Alexander Calder
    9. A Christmas Memory by Truman Capote
    10. The American Heritage Picture History of World War II by C.L. Sulzberger
    11. The Random House Dictionary of the English Language by Jess Stein
    12. Modern American Usage: A Guide by Wilson Follett and Jacques Barzun
    13. The Oxford Companion to American History by Thomas H. Johnson
    The Harpers Monthly, December 1966, pp. 127-135