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  1. [+]
    Absence in Reality (4 Reviews)
    Selected Poems, by Wallace Stevens
    1. Selected Poems by Wallace Stevens
    2. Collected Poems by Charlotte Mew
    3. Undercliff by Richard Eberhart
    4. The Toy Fair by Howard Moss
    Encounter, June 1954, pp. 74-80
  2. After I Wake Up
    The Harpers Monthly, May 1960, p. 35
  3. After the Bomb
    The Nation, January 10, 1959, p. 38
  4. [+]
    Auntie (2 Reviews)
    A Certain Smile, by Francoise Sagan
    1. A Certain Smile by Francoise Sagan
    2. The Willing Flesh by Willi Heinrich
    Encounter, October 1956, pp. 85-87
  5. [+]
    Bad Conscience (5 Reviews)
    A Fable, by William Faulkner
    1. A Fable by William Faulkner
    2. Faulkner's County by William Faulkner
    3. That Uncertain Feeling by Kingsley Amis
    4. Roman Wall by Winifred Bryher
    5. Loot and Loyalty by Jerzy Pietrkiewicz
    Encounter, October 1955, pp. 85-94
  6. [+]
    A Bad Head for Time (3 Reviews)
    Studies in Human Time, by Georges Poulet
    1. Studies in Human Time by Georges Poulet
    2. The Vanishing Hero by Sean O'Faolain
    3. The Mask of Keats by Robert Gittings
    Encounter, January 1957, pp. 80-82
  7. The Bad Old Style
    Encounter, June 1955, pp. 20-26
  8. [+]
    The Banyan Tree (5 Reviews)
    My Life in the Bush of Ghosts, by Amos Tutuola
    1. My Life in the Bush of Ghosts by Amos Tutuola
    2. Live and Let Die by Ian Fleming
    3. One by David Karp
    4. The Tortoise and the Hare by Elizabeth Jenkins
    5. The Hussar on the Roof by Jean Giono
    Encounter, August 1954, pp. 76-79
  9. Biblia Anti-Biblia
    Encounter, May 1957, pp. 81-85
  10. [+]
    Bits about Books (2 Reviews)
    Granite and Rainbow, by Virginia Woolf
    1. Granite and Rainbow by Virginia Woolf
    2. England's on the Anvil by John Raymond
    Encounter, August 1958, pp. 87-90
  11. [+]
    Bright'un or Rotting Dean? (Review)
    The Personality of Jonathan Swift, by Irvin Ehrenpreis
    1. The Personality of Jonathan Swift by Irvin Ehrenpreis
    Encounter, October 1958, pp. 84-86
  12. [+]
    Bygones (Review)
    Sing a Song of England, by Reginald Nettel
    1. Sing a Song of England by Reginald Nettel
    Encounter, February 1955, pp. 78-81
  13. A Charm To Be Whispered
    The Nation, June 8, 1957, p. 503
  14. [+]
    Chintz, Chits, Cheetahs (Review)
    Origins, by Eric Partridge
    1. Origins by Eric Partridge
    Encounter, March 1959, pp. 76-77
  15. Books and the Arts
    Come Back, Mr. Barthelme (Review)
    Come Back, Dr. Caligari, by Donald Barthelme
    1. Come Back, Dr. Caligari by Donald Barthelme
    The New Republic, May 2, 1964, pp. 18-20
  16. Comment
    Encounter, October 1955, pp. 73-75
  17. Comment
    Encounter, June 1956, pp. 77-82
  18. Comment
    Encounter, October 1956, pp. 61-65
  19. Comment
    Encounter, September 1956, pp. 69-72
  20. [+]
    Conscientious Violence (5 Reviews)
    The Flight from the Enchanter, by Iris Murdoch
    1. The Flight from the Enchanter by Iris Murdoch
    2. The Manikin by Ralph Ricketts
    3. Freighter by Susan Yorke
    4. Your Daughter Iris by Jerome Weidman
    5. The Lost Bay by Manes Sperber
    Encounter, June 1956, pp. 88-90
  21. Books
    The Craft so Long to Learn (Review)
    The Craft of Letters in England, by John Lehmann
    1. The Craft of Letters in England by John Lehmann
    Encounter, August 1956, pp. 78-80
  22. [+]
    Crime Story (6 Reviews)
    Self Condemned, by Wyndham Lewis
    1. Self Condemned by Wyndham Lewis
    2. The Joker by Jean Malaquais
    3. Diplomatic Conclusions by Roger Peyrefitte
    4. Under the Net by Iris Murdoch
    5. The Disguises of Love by Robie Macauley
    6. Spare the Rod by Michael Croft
    Encounter, November 1954, pp. 66-71
  23. The Dark the Darkness
    The Nation, April 25, 1959, pp. 390-391
  24. [+]
    The Dog that Didn't Bark (Review)
    Two Cultures? The Significance of C.P. Snow, by F.R. Leavis
    1. Two Cultures? The Significance of C.P. Snow by F.R. Leavis
    The New Republic, April 13, 1963, p. 27
  25. Books and the Arts
    Entering the Lives of Others (Review)
    The Stories of William Sansom, by William Sansom
    1. The Stories of William Sansom by William Sansom
    The New Republic, October 5, 1963, pp. 25-26
  26. A Father Drowning
    The Harpers Monthly, June 1964, p. 67
  27. Books and the Arts
    Faulkner Across the Water (Review)
    The Reivers, by William Faulkner
    1. The Reivers by William Faulkner
    The New Republic, July 16, 1962, p. 20
  28. [+]
    A Few Pot-Shots at the Gaggle (4 Reviews)
    The Dangerous Years, by Richard Church
    1. The Dangerous Years by Richard Church
    2. No Coward Soul by Noel Adeney
    3. The Bubble Makers by George J.W. Goodman
    4. Dylan Thomas in America by John Malcolm Brinnin
    Encounter, May 1956, pp. 87-89
  29. [+]
    Four Foreign Novels (4 Reviews)
    I'm Not Stiller, by Max Frisch
    1. I'm Not Stiller by Max Frisch
    2. The Camp Followers by Ugo Pirro
    3. Strangers by Albert Memmi
    4. The Brave African Huntress by Amos Tutuola
    Encounter, May 1958, pp. 86-90
  30. [+]
    Four Prejudiced and Unfair Reviews (4 Reviews)
    The Secret River, by C.H.B. Kitchin
    1. The Secret River by C.H.B. Kitchin
    2. In Love and War by Constantine FitzGibbon
    3. My Dog Tulip by J.R. Ackerley
    4. The Pen in Exile II by Paul Tabori
    Encounter, September 1956, pp. 86-90
  31. To Get There
    The New Republic, December 29, 1962, p. 24
  32. Books and the Arts
    Getting to the Bottom of the Top (Review)
    Life at the Top, by John Braine
    1. Life at the Top by John Braine
    The New Republic, November 3, 1962, pp. 23-24
  33. [+]
    He Strove with None? (Review)
    Walter Savage Landor: A Biography, by R.H. Super
    1. Walter Savage Landor: A Biography by R.H. Super
    Encounter, November 1957, pp. 90-92
  34. Hierosulem
    The Harpers Monthly, October 1960, p. 45
  35. Books and Writers
    A Housecarl in Loyola's Menie (2 Reviews)
    The Journals and Papers of G.M.H., by Humphrey House and Graham Storey
    1. The Journals and Papers of G.M.H. by Humphrey House and Graham Storey
    2. The Sermons and Devotional Writings of Gerard Manley Hopkins by Gerard Manley Hopkins and Christopher Devlin
    Encounter, May 1959, pp. 63-66
  36. In Tears
    Encounter, April 1954, p. 52
  37. [+]
    Isaac Babel (Review)
    The Collected Stories, by Isaac Babel
    1. The Collected Stories by Isaac Babel
    Encounter, March 1957, pp. 81-82
  38. Books
    John Middleton Murry (Review)
    The Life of John Middleton Murry, by F.A. Lea
    1. The Life of John Middleton Murry by F.A. Lea
    Encounter, January 1960, pp. 75-77
  39. Books
    Lack of Confidence (3 Reviews)
    The Shock of Recognition, by Edmund Wilson
    1. The Shock of Recognition by Edmund Wilson
    2. A Charmed Life by Mary McCarthy
    3. Anglo-Saxon Attitudes by Angus Wilson
    Encounter, July 1956, pp. 75-77
  40. [+]
    Lady Lavinia's Dove-Carriage (Review)
    The Englishman's Flora, by Geoffrey Grigson
    1. The Englishman's Flora by Geoffrey Grigson
    Encounter, March 1956, pp. 80-82
  41. [+]
    At Last--The Truth (5 Reviews)
    The Cretan Runner, by George Psychoundakis
    1. The Cretan Runner by George Psychoundakis
    2. Officers and Gentlemen by Evelyn Waugh
    3. The City and the Mountains by Eca de Queiroz
    4. The Film of Memory by Maurice Druon
    5. Bonjour Tristesse by Francoise Sagan
    Encounter, August 1955, pp. 82-85
  42. [+]
    Lions or Dodos? (6 Reviews)
    The Flowers of the Forest, by David Garnett
    1. The Flowers of the Forest by David Garnett
    2. Aspects of Love by David Garnett
    3. The Lamb by Francois Mauriac
    4. Simbi and the Satyr of the Dark Jungle by Amos Tutuola
    5. The Nimble Rabbit by John Brophy
    6. The Enormous Shadow by Robert Harling
    Encounter, December 1955, pp. 89-91
  43. [+]
    A Literary Essay (2 Reviews)
    Principles and Persuasions, by Anthony West
    1. Principles and Persuasions by Anthony West
    2. Portraits in Satire by Kenneth Hopkins
    Encounter, April 1958, pp. 78-79
  44. A Madrigal, to Winter
    The New Republic, December 15, 1962, pp. 18-19
  45. [+]
    The Maggot and the Chinaman (3 Reviews)
    Pincher Martin: The Two Deaths of Christopher Martin, by William Golding
    1. Pincher Martin: The Two Deaths of Christopher Martin by William Golding
    2. The Lost Steps by Alejo Carpentier
    3. The Radiance of the King by Laye Camara
    Encounter, February 1957, pp. 79-80
  46. [+]
    Marginalia Graffiti and Texts (5 Reviews)
    The Poems of Gene Derwood, by Gene Derwood
    1. The Poems of Gene Derwood by Gene Derwood
    2. In Good Time by Tom Boggs
    3. The Tree of Idleness, and Other Poems by Lawrence Durrell
    4. A Mantelpiece of Shells by Ruthven Todd
    5. In Memoriam James Joyce by Hugh MacDiarmid
    Encounter, November 1955, pp. 78-81
  47. [+]
    Married to Wodehouse (2 Reviews)
    Jeeves, by P.G. Wodehouse
    1. Jeeves by P.G. Wodehouse
    2. Sunset at Blandings by P.G. Wodehouse and Richard Usborne
    Encounter, November 1956, pp. 84-87
  48. [+]
    Matters of Opinion (5 Reviews)
    The Quiet American, by Graham Greene
    1. The Quiet American by Graham Greene
    2. The Dove with the Bough of Olive by Dunstan Thompson
    3. The Infant with the Globe by Alarcon Faber
    4. The Primrose Path by Peter Forster
    5. The Ripening Seed by Colette
    Encounter, January 1956, pp. 88-90
  49. Books
    Mr. Durrell and Brother Criticus (Review)
    The Alexandria Quartet, by Lawrence Durrell
    1. The Alexandria Quartet by Lawrence Durrell
    Encounter, May 1960, pp. 65-70
  50. [+]
    Nabokov: Old News from Old Prospero (Review)
    The Gift, by Vladimir Nabokov
    1. The Gift by Vladimir Nabokov
    The New Republic, July 6, 1963, pp. 25-26
  51. [+]
    News from the Tightrope (Review)
    The Golden Fruits, by Nathalie Sarraute
    1. The Golden Fruits by Nathalie Sarraute
    The New Republic, March 21, 1964, pp. 23-25
  52. [+]
    Nihilism, Anarchy, the Executioner (Review)
    The Affable Hangman, by Ramon Jose Sender
    1. The Affable Hangman by Ramon Jose Sender
    The New Republic, November 30, 1963, pp. 16-17
  53. [+]
    Opening Up (5 Reviews)
    Some Prefer Nettles, by Junichiro Tanizaki
    1. Some Prefer Nettles by Junichiro Tanizaki
    2. A Treasury of Yiddish Stories by Irving Howe and Eliezer Greenberg
    3. The Queen's Knight by Marvin Borowsky
    4. A High-Pitched Buzz by Roger Longrigg
    5. Selected Works of Sacheverell Sitwell by Sacheverell Sitwell
    Encounter, April 1956, pp. 81-83
  54. [+]
    Over the Border and Round the Bend (Review)
    Scottish Poetry, by James Kinsley
    1. Scottish Poetry by James Kinsley
    Encounter, September 1955, pp. 82-83
  55. Poems
    Speech and Will; Sickness and restless love
    Encounter, August 1958, p. 65
  56. Books
    Praising Famous Men (Review)
    The Dictionary of National Biography, 1941-1950, by L.G. Wickham Legg and Edgar Trevor ...
    1. The Dictionary of National Biography, 1941-1950 by L.G. Wickham Legg and Edgar Trevor Williams
    Encounter, August 1959, pp. 74-76
  57. Books and the Art
    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
  58. A Psychiatrist's Song
    The Harpers Monthly, August 1961, pp. 58-62
  59. [+]
    Seeds of Self-Destruction (Review)
    An Error of Judgment, by Pamela Hansford Johnson
    1. An Error of Judgment by Pamela Hansford Johnson
    The New Republic, October 27, 1962, pp. 27-28
  60. [+]
    Shorts (5 Reviews)
    A Dance in the Sun, by Dan Jacobson
    1. A Dance in the Sun by Dan Jacobson
    2. Selected Short Stories of D.H. Lawrence by D.H. Lawrence
    3. A Piece of Luck by Frances Gray Patton
    4. Goodbye Aunt Hesther by T.O. Beachcroft
    5. The Honeymoon and A Religious Man by Richard Chase
    Encounter, February 1956, pp. 84-87
  61. [+]
    A Singular Author (Review)
    A Singular Man, by J.P. Donleavy
    1. A Singular Man by J.P. Donleavy
    The New Republic, December 14, 1963, pp. 22-24
  62. Starting Summer
    The New Republic, June 11, 1966, pp. 19-21
  63. [+]
    A Strong Smell of Fish (Review)
    A Sense of Reality, by Graham Greene
    1. A Sense of Reality by Graham Greene
    The New Republic, August 31, 1963, pp. 31-33
  64. Books and the Arts
    Sugary Days in Saint Botolphs (Review)
    The Wapshot Scandal, by John Cheever
    1. The Wapshot Scandal by John Cheever
    The New Republic, January 25, 1964, pp. 19-21
  65. Sun and Shadows
    The Nation, April 2, 1960, p. 298
  66. [+]
    Sweeping the Interpreter's House (Review)
    Anatomy of Criticism, by Northrop Frye
    1. Anatomy of Criticism by Northrop Frye
    Encounter, February 1958, pp. 79-81
  67. Three Poems
    Encounter, July 1955, pp. 46-48
  68. [+]
    Travellers' Tales (2 Reviews)
    The Man in the Name, by Leonard Unger
    1. The Man in the Name by Leonard Unger
    2. The Poetry of Experience by Robert Woodrow Langbaum
    Encounter, October 1957, pp. 80-81
  69. Two Poems
    Encounter, August 1961, pp. 15-16
  70. [+]
    A Very Good Critic (Review)
    Business of Criticism, by Helen Gardner
    1. Business of Criticism by Helen Gardner
    Encounter, September 1959, pp. 78-79
  71. [+]
    Whistling in a Gale (Review)
    Unspeakable Practices, Unnatural Acts, by Donald Barthelme
    1. Unspeakable Practices, Unnatural Acts by Donald Barthelme
    The New Republic, June 1, 1968, p. 34
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