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William Styron • 43 Items / 11 Books, 26 Articles, 5 Reviews, 1 Film
Set This House On Fire (1949)
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Published Reviews
  1. [+]
    Literary Horizons (Review)
    Set This House On Fire, by William Styron
    1. Set This House On Fire by William Styron
    The Saturday Review, June 4, 1960, p. 13
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    A Second Novel (Review)
    Set This House On Fire, by William Styron
    1. Set This House On Fire by William Styron
    The Partisan Review, Summer 1960, pp. 561-563
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    Fiction of Violence & Pain (Review)
    Set This House On Fire, by William Styron
    1. Set This House On Fire by William Styron
    Commentary, November 1960, pp. 452-453
  4. [+]
    Styronic Manner (Review)
    Set This House On Fire, by William Styron
    1. Set This House On Fire by William Styron
    Commonweal, July 22, 1960, p. 380
  5. Books
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    False Alarm (Review)
    Set This House On Fire, by William Styron
    1. Set This House On Fire by William Styron
    The New Yorker, June 4, 1960, pp. 152-153
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    Reading Favorites of the Press (4 Reviews)
    The Leopard, by Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa
    1. The Leopard by Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa
    2. The Affair by C.P. Snow
    3. Set This House On Fire by William Styron
    4. A Distant Trumpet by Paul Horgan
    The Saturday Review, June 11, 1960, p. 19
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    Fiction Chronicle (5 Reviews)
    Inadequate Mirrors
    1. The Affair by C.P. Snow
    2. The Dinner Party by Claude Mauriac
    3. Set This House On Fire by William Styron
    4. Venetian Red by P.M. Pasinetti
    5. The Leopard by Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa
    National Review, July 2, 1960, p. 430
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    Atlantic Bookshelf (6 Reviews)
    Reader's Choice
    1. Set This House On Fire by William Styron
    2. Bertrand Russell Speaks His Mind by Bertrand Russell
    3. Ceremony in Lone Tree by Wright Morris
    4. Weekend in Dinlock by Clancy Sigal
    5. Thomas Wolfe: A Biography by Elizabeth Nowell
    6. The Stars in Their Courses by Harry Brown
    The Atlantic Monthly, July 1960, pp. 97-102
  9. The Revolving Bookstand
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    The Quarrel With Time in American Fiction (6 Reviews)
    Advertisements for Myself, by Norman Mailer
    1. Advertisements for Myself by Norman Mailer
    2. Breakfast at Tiffany's by Truman Capote
    3. The Spider's House by Paul Bowles
    4. Giovanni's Room by James Baldwin
    5. Color of Darkness by James Purdy
    6. Set This House On Fire by William Styron
    The American Scholar, Autumn 1960, pp. 552-559
  10. Fall Books
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    New Trends and Old Hats (7 Reviews)
    Ceremony in Lone Tree, by Wright Morris
    1. Ceremony in Lone Tree by Wright Morris
    2. Therefore Be Bold by Herbert Gold
    3. The Nephew by James Purdy
    4. The Sot-Weed Factor by John Barth
    5. Set This House On Fire by William Styron
    6. The Faces of Blood Kindred by William Goyen
    7. Rabbit, Run by John Updike
    The Nation, November 19, 1960, pp. 380-381
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    The New Books (10 Reviews)
    From Anthony Comstock to Young Academics
    1. Comstockery in America by Robert W. Haney
    2. The Chapman Report by Irving Wallace
    3. Set This House On Fire by William Styron
    4. The Stars in Their Courses by Harry Brown
    5. The Good Years by Walter Lord
    6. America in the Modern World by D.W. Brogan
    7. The Absence of a Cello by Ira Wallach
    8. A Question of Innocence by Donald Winks
    9. Weekend in Dinlock by Clancy Sigal
    10. The New Professors by Robert O. Bowen
    The Harpers Monthly, July 1960, pp. 90-95