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Uwe Johnson • 6 Items / 4 Books, 2 Articles
Speculations About Jakob, and Other Writings (1963)
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Published Reviews
  1. Books and the Art
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    A Prize-Winning Anti-Novel (Review)
    Speculations About Jakob, and Other Writings, by Uwe Johnson
    1. Speculations About Jakob, and Other Writings by Uwe Johnson
    The New Republic, May 25, 1963, p. 19
  2. Books and the Arts
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    Man on the Berlin Wall (Review)
    Speculations About Jakob, and Other Writings, by Uwe Johnson
    1. Speculations About Jakob, and Other Writings by Uwe Johnson
    The Nation, April 6, 1963, p. 290
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    The Walls of Jerichow (Review)
    Speculations About Jakob, and Other Writings, by Uwe Johnson
    1. Speculations About Jakob, and Other Writings by Uwe Johnson
    The Saturday Review, April 6, 1963, p. 29
  4. Books and the Arts
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    Novelist of the Two Berlins (2 Reviews)
    Speculations About Jakob, and Other Writings, by Uwe Johnson
    1. Speculations About Jakob, and Other Writings by Uwe Johnson
    2. The Third Book About Achim by Uwe Johnson
    The Nation, February 17, 1962, p. 148
  5. Books
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    The Ancient Follies Are Still in the Ascendancy (2 Reviews)
    Speculations About Jakob, and Other Writings, by Uwe Johnson
    1. Speculations About Jakob, and Other Writings by Uwe Johnson
    2. The Tin Drum by Gunter Grass
    Commonweal, April 26, 1963, pp. 146-147
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    Speculations about Germany (3 Reviews)
    The Tin Drum, by Gunter Grass
    1. The Tin Drum by Gunter Grass
    2. Cat and Mouse by Gunter Grass
    3. Speculations About Jakob, and Other Writings by Uwe Johnson
    Modern Age, Summer 1964, pp. 330-331
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    Western Approaches (4 Reviews)
    Speculations About Jakob, and Other Writings, by Uwe Johnson
    1. Speculations About Jakob, and Other Writings by Uwe Johnson
    2. One Fat Englishman by Kingsley Amis
    3. The South by Yves Berger
    4. The Sun's Attendant by Charles Haldeman
    Encounter, January 1964, pp. 74-76
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    Atlantic Bookshelf (7 Reviews)
    Reader's Choice
    1. The Tin Drum by Gunter Grass
    2. Speculations About Jakob, and Other Writings by Uwe Johnson
    3. The Gift by Vladimir Nabokov
    4. Anti-Intellectualism in American Life by Richard Hofstadter
    5. The Birdcage by John Bowen
    6. A Passage of Hawks by Wirt Williams
    7. The Art of the West in the Middle Ages by Henri Focillon and Jean Bony
    The Atlantic Monthly, May 1963, pp. 132-140
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    Easterns and Westerns (13 Reviews)
    Ehrengard, by Isak Dinesen
    1. Ehrengard by Isak Dinesen
    2. The Rock Garden by Nikos Kazantzakis
    3. The Unicorn by Iris Murdoch
    4. My Enemy's Enemy by Kingsley Amis
    5. The Age of Malaise by Dacia Maraini
    6. Salt by Herbert Gold
    7. Textures of Life by Hortense Calisher
    8. V. by Thomas Pynchon
    9. Cat and Mouse by Gunter Grass
    10. Speculations About Jakob, and Other Writings by Uwe Johnson
    11. A Prayer for My Brethren by Mladen Oljaca
    12. Fantastic Stories by Abram Tertz
    13. The Gift by Vladimir Nabokov
    The Hudson Review, Autumn 1963, pp. 455-461