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Peter Quennell • 51 Items / 31 Books, 14 Articles, 6 Reviews
Hogarth's Progress (1955)
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Published Reviews
  1. Books
    Satirist of Life, High and Low (Review)
    Hogarth's Progress, by Peter Quennell
    1. Hogarth's Progress by Peter Quennell
    The Saturday Review, September 17, 1955, p. 21
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    Books in Brief (4 Reviews)
    Hue and Cry, by Patrick Pringle
    1. Hue and Cry by Patrick Pringle
    2. Hogarth's Progress by Peter Quennell
    3. The Decline of American Liberalism by Arthur A. Ekirch, Jr.
    4. The Spider's House by Paul Bowles
    The Nation, March 17, 1956, pp. 224-225
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    Atlantic Bookshelf (10 Reviews)
    Reader's Choice
    1. The Desert and the Stars by Flora Armitage
    2. Hogarth's Progress by Peter Quennell
    3. Brooks Adams: American Prophet by Arthur F. Beringause
    4. Father Sets the Pace by Gontran de Poncins
    5. The Big Pickup by Elleston Trevor
    6. The Tontine by Thomas B. Costain
    7. The Notebooks of Major Thompson by Pierre Daninos
    8. The Bishop's Bonfire by Sean O'Casey
    9. Aristophanes: The Frogs by Dudley Fitts and Aristophanes
    10. Commando Extraordinary by Charles Foley
    The Atlantic Monthly, October 1955, pp. 88-97
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    The New Books (11 Reviews)
    The 'Thirties and the 'Fifties
    1. Marjorie Morningstar by Herman Wouk
    2. The Fabulous Train by Frederic Wakeman
    3. On the Waterfront by Budd Schulberg
    4. Time for Living by George Soule
    5. John Goffe's Legacy by George Woodbury
    6. Epstein: An Autobiography by Jacob Epstein
    7. Hogarth's Progress by Peter Quennell
    8. Swift and Carroll: A Psychoanalytic Study of Two Lives by Phyllis Greenacre
    9. Portrait of Barrie by Cynthia Asquith
    10. The Moth and the Star by Aileen Pippett
    11. Heritage by Anthony West
    The Harpers Monthly, October 1955, pp. 86-95
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    Brief Comments (28 Reviews)
    Twenty-seven outstanding books of the previous quarter
    1. The Politics of the Prussian Army, 1640-1945 by Gordon A. Craig
    2. Continuity and Change in Russian and Soviet Thought by Ernest J. Simmons
    3. Japan's Modern Century by Hugh Borton
    4. Cities in the Wilderness by Carl Bridenbaugh
    5. Cities in Revolt: Urban Life in America, 1743-1776 by Carl Bridenbaugh
    6. Three Presidents and Their Books by Arthur Bestor, David C. Mearns, and Jonathan Daniels, ...
    7. Tinkers and Genius by Edmund Fuller
    8. Architecture, Ambition and Americans by Wayne Andrews
    9. The Development of Academic Freedom in the United States by Richard Hofstadter and Walter P. Metzger
    10. Academic Freedom in Our Time by Robert M. MacIver
    11. Facts to a Candid World by Oren Stephens
    12. Further Speculations by T.E. Hulme and Sam Hynes
    13. The Letters of George Santayana by Daniel Cory and George Santayana
    14. Cells and Societies by John Tyler Bonner
    15. On the Track of Prehistoric Man by Herbert Kuhn
    16. The Scrolls from the Dead Sea by Edmund Wilson
    17. The Dead Sea Scrolls by Millar Burrows
    18. The Nez Perces by Francis Haines
    19. The Great Mother by Erich Neumann
    20. Hogarth's Progress by Peter Quennell
    21. Victorian People by Asa Briggs
    22. The Rungless Ladder by Charles H. Foster
    23. Marcel Proust and Deliverance from Time by Germaine Bree
    24. The Stature of Theodore Dreiser by Alfred Kazin and Charles Shapiro
    25. Japanese Literature by Donald Keene
    26. The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson by Thomas Herbert Johnson and Emily Dickinson
    27. Emily Dickinson: An Interpretive Biography by Thomas Herbert Johnson
    28. Painted Lace and Other Pieces by Gertrude Stein
    The American Scholar, Spring 1956, pp. 238-252