VOLUME XLIV (1954-1955)

[Reviews are entered under the author of the book reviewed and under the reviewer.]



Abernethy, Thomas Perkins: The Burr Conspiracy. Rev. by Edmund S. Morgan 150
Abrahams, Peter: Tell Freedom. Rev. by Kingsley Davis 469
Acheson, Dean: The Responsibility for Decision in Foreign Policy 1
Adams, Leonie: Poems. Rev. by Louis L. Martz 301
American Policy and Preventive War. Henry A. Kissinger 321
Americans in the Port of Princes. Herbert Gold 85
Armenian Writers, The. Story. William Saroyan 41
Arts in Italy, The. Joseph H. Summers 373
Auden, W. H.: The Shield of Achilles. Rev. by Randall Jarrell 598
—(ed.): Living Thoughts of Kierkegaard. Rev. by Robert Phelps 136
Australia: America's Uneasy Ally. Nathaniel Peffer 411
Babcock, Robert S.: Guides to Politics. Rev. of books by Neuberger, Connally, & Richberg 312
Balsdon, J.P.V.D.: Marguerite Yourcenar's Hadrian's Memoirs 466
Barred Islands. Verse. Philip Booth 568
Bates, Marston: The Prevalence of People. Rev. Summer x
Benelux: Pilot Plant of Economic Union. Alan Valentine 23
Bergin, Thomas G.: On Being Spanish. Rev. of books by Castro & Pritchett 133
Bingham, Millicent Todd: Emily Dickinson. Rev. Spring x
Blair, Clay, Jr.: The Hydrogen Bomb. Rev. by J. H. Wolfenden 295
Blond, Georges: The Death of Hitler's Germany. Rev. by Telford Taylor 284
Booth, Philip: Barred Islands. Verse 568
Bormann Letters, The (ed. by H. R. Trevor-Roper). Rev. by Telford Taylor 284
Bowen, Harold G.: Ships, Machinery, and Mossbacks. Rev. by J. R. Killian, Jr. 127
Bowle, John: Politics and Opinion in the Nineteenth Century. Rev. by Howard Mumford Jones 147
Bowra, C. M.: J. K. Johnstone's The Bloomsbury Group 461
Brinton, Crane: Arnold J. Toynbee's A Study of History, Vols. VII-X 264
Bro, Margueritte Harmon: Indonesia. Rev. Winter xiv
Brookes, Edgar H.: South Africa in a Changing World. Rev. by Kingsley Davis 469
Brooks, Cleanth: The Letters of W. B. Yeats (Allan Wade, ed.) 618
Brooks, Van Wyck: John Sloan. Rev. Spring xxiv
Broomell, Myron H.: Four Poems 81
Brower, Reuben A,: The Incarnation of Yeats. Rev. of books by Moore & Ellmann 290
Campbell, Alexander: The Heart of Africa. Rev. by Kingsley Davis 469
Canham, Erwin D.: Democratic Man. Rev. of books by Lundberg, Valentine, & Mumford 439
Carrier, Constance: The Middle Voice. Rev. by Randall Jarrell 598
Castro, Américo: The Structure of Spanish History. Rev. by Thomas G. Bergin 133
Cecil, David: Melbourne. Rev. by C. H. Driver 584
Champness, Harry: Lord Elton's Gordon of Khartoum 612
Chapin, Henry: The Sun, the Sea, and Tomorrow. Rev. by Paul B. Sears 310
Chase, Gilbert: America's Music. Rev Summer xviii
Chenery, William L.: Freedom of the Press. Rev Summer vi
Churchill and the Limitations of Myth. Reed Whittemore 248
Ciardi, John H. (tr.) : see Dante Alighiere
Clifford, James L.: Young Sam Johnson. Rev Summer viii
Coffin, Charles M.: Religious Poetry of the Seventeenth Century. Rev. of books by Martz, Summers, Ross, & Hunt 623
Cohen, Morris R.: American Thought. Rev. by Ralph H. Gabriel 278
Collected Poems of Wallace Stevens, The. Randall Jarrell 340
Collins, James: The Mind of Kierkegaard. Rev. by Robert Phelps 136
Colquhoun, Archibald: Manzoni and His Times. Rev. by P. M. Pasinetti 451
Connally, Tom, & Alfred Steinberg: My Name is Tom Connolly. Rev. by Robert S. Babcock 312
Cooper, J. P.: Wallace Notestein's The English People on the Eve of Colonization 464
Court, W. H. B.: A Concise Economic History of Britain. Rev Spring xx
Cowell, Henry & Sidney: Charles Ives and His Music. Rev. by Robert Phelps 454
Crane, R. S.: The Languages of Criticism and the Structure of Poetry. Rev. by Austin Warren 271
Curling, Jonathan: Edward Wortley Montagu. Rev. Winter xii
Dante Alighiere: The Inferno (tr. by John H. Ciardi). Rev. by Archibald T. MacAllister 155
Davis, Kingsley: Blankes Aleen: Race and Caste in Africa. Rev. of books by Brookes, St. John, Campbell, Abrahams, Segal, Meeker, Putnam & Keller, Wright, & Laye 469
Deutsch, Karl W.: David M. Potter's People of Plenty 292
Difficult Art of Biography, The. Wilmarth S. Lewis 33
Dillard, Hardy Cross: The United States and China: The Problem of Recognition 180
Driver, C. H.: The Letters of Sydney Smith (ed. by Nowell C. Smith) 139
—Three Prime Ministers. Rev. of books by Cecil, Magnus, & Owen 584
Eastman, Max: Reflections on the Failure of Socialism. Rev Summer xx
Eiseley, Loren C.: Matrix of the Present. Rev. of books by Lewinsohn & Howells 121
—William Irvine's Apes, Angels, and Victorians 632
Eliot, George: Letters, Vols. I-III (ed. by Gordon S. Haight). Rev. by Joan Bennett 298
Ellmann, Richard: The Identity of Yeats. Rev. by Reuben A. Brower 290
Elton, Lord: Gordon of Khartoum. Rev. by Harry Champness 612
Emerson, Rupert: Indo-China 51
Enright, Elizabeth: A Nightwatch. Story 113
Evans, Joan: John Ruskin. Rev. by Emery Neff 448
Ewald, William Bragg, Jr.: The Masks of Jonathan Swift. Rev. Winter x
Feis, Herbert: Deterrents to War. Rev. of books by Kennan, Marshall, & Finletter 280
Fernau, F W.: Moslems on the March. Rev. by E. A. Speiser 143
Finletter, Thomas K.: Power and Policy. Rev. by Herbert Feis 280
Finley M. I.: The World of Odysseus. Rev Spring xx
Four Poems. Myron H. Broomell 81
Four Poems. Hyam Plutzik 564
Fowlie, Wallace: see Perse, St. John
Freeman, Douglas Southall: George Washington, Vol. VI. Rev Winter xvi
Fry Christopher: The Dark Is Light Enough. Rev. by Randall Jarrell 598
Fuller, J. F. C. :A Military History of the Western World, Vol. I. Rev. . .Spring x
Furniss, Edgar S., Jr.: The Twilight of French Foreign Policy 64
Gabriel, Ralph H.: Morris R. Cohen's American Thought 278
Galland, Adolf: The First and the Last. Rev. by Telford Taylor 284
"German Miracle," The. H. C. Wallich 501
Gold, Herbert: Americans in the Port of Princes 85
Grandmother, The. Story. Janice Davis Warnke 216
Griswold, A. Whitney: Essays on Education. Rev. by Henry M. Wriston 119
Gropius, Walter: Scope of Total Architecture. Rev Spring xxviii
Guérard, Albert: Bottle in the Sea. Rev. by Richard B. Sewall 151
Haight, Gordon S. (ed.) : The George Eliot Letters, Vols. I-III. Rev. by Joan Bennett 298
—Geoffrey Tillotson's Thackeray the Novelist 610
Harbage, Alfred: The Shakespearean Quest. Rev. of books by Hotson, Hodges, & Keen & Lubbock 443
Harris, Whitney R.: Tyranny on Trial. Rev. by Telford Taylor 284
Hartz, Louis: The Liberal Tradition in America. Rev. by David M. Potter 620
Havens, George R.: The Age of Ideas. Rev Summer vi
Hazard, Paul: European Thought in the Eighteenth Century. Rev Winter x
Highet, Gilbert: Juvenal the Satirist. Rev Winter xvi
Hitchcock, Henry-Russell: Early Victorian Architecture in Britain. Rev. Spring xii
Hodges, C. Walter: The Globe Restored. Rev. by Alfred Harbage 443
Hoffer, Eric: The Passionate State of Mind. Rev Spring xxvi
Hoffman, Frederick J.: The Twenties. Rev. Summer xii
Hohlenberg, Johannes: Soren Kierkegaard. Rev. by Robert Phelps 136
Holley, I. B., Jr.: Ideas and Weapons. Rev. by J. R. Killian, Jr. 127
Hotson, Leslie: The First Night of Twelfth Night. Rev. by Alfred Harbage 443
How Good Are Our Science and Engineering? Frederick G. Kilgour 555
Howells, William: Back of History. Rev. by Loren C. Eiseley 121
Humphries, Rolfe: Poems: Collected and New. Rev. by Randall Jarrell 598
Hunt, Clay: Donne's Poetry. Rev. by Charles M. Coffin 623
Indo-China. Rupert Emerson 51
Irvine, William: Apes, Angels, and Victorians. Rev. by Loren C. Eiseley 632
Ives, Charles E. Leo Schrade 535
Jarrell, Randall: The Collected Poems of Wallace Stevens 340
—Recent Poetry. Rev. of books by Sitwell, Stephens, Fry, Kirkup, Van Doren, Olson, Matchett, Humphries, Carrier, MacLeish, & Auden 598
Johnstone, J. K.: The Bloomsbury Group. Rev. by C. M. Bowra 461
Jones, Howard Mumford: 19th Century Theorists and Disciples. Rev. of books by Bowie & Woodward 147
Jordy, William H.: Two Historians of Taste. Rev. of books by Lynes & Lehmann-Haupt 457
Keen, Alan: The Annotator. Rev. by Alfred Harbage 443
Keller, Allan: Madami. Rev. by Kingsley Davis 469
Kennan, George F.: Realities of American Foreign Policy. Rev. by Herbert Feis 280
Kierkegaard: Living Thoughts of Kierkegaard (ed. by W. H. Auden). Rev. by Robert Phelps 136
Kilgour, Frederick G.: How Good Are Our Science and Engineering? 555
Killian, J. R., Jr.: Science in the Public Arena. Rev. of books by Price, Holley, & Bowen 127
Kirk, Russell: Wyndham Lewis' First Principles 520
—Academic Freedom. Rev. by Henry M. Wriston 608
Kirkup, James: A Spring Journey and Other Poems. Rev. by Randall Jarrell 598
Kissinger, Henry A.: American Policy and Preventive War 321
Knight, G. Wilson: Laureate of Peace. Rev. Summer xiv
Koehler, G. Stanley: Two Poems 246
Lang, Daniel: The Man in the Thick Lead Suit. Rev. by J. H. Wolfenden 295
Laye, Camara: The Dark Child. Rev. by Kingsley Davis 469
Léger, Alexis: see Perse, Saint-John
Lehmann-Haupt, Hellmut: Art Under a Dictatorship. Rev. by William H. Jordy 457
Lewinsohn, Richard: Animals, Men, and Myths. Rev. by Loren C. Eiseley 121
Lewis, C. Day: An Italian Visit. Rev. by Louis L. Martz 301
Lewis, Ewart: Medieval Political Ideas. Rev. by Eric Voegelin 616
Lewis, Wilmarth S.: The Difficult Art of Biography 33
—(ed.) : Horace Walpole's Correspondence, Vols. XVII-XIX. Rev. by George Sherburn 592
Lewis, Wyndham: see Kirk, Russell
Lind, L. R. (ed.) : Lyric Poetry of the Italian Renaissance. Rev. by Archibald T. MacAllister 155
Lippmann, Walter: The Public Philosophy: A Rejoinder 497
Lochner, Louis P.: Tycoons and Tyrants. Rev. by Telford Taylor 284
Lopez, Robert S.: Steven Runciman's A History of the Crusades 596
Lubbock, Roger: The Annotator. Rev. by Alfred Harbage 443
Lundberg, Ferdinand : The Treason of the People. Rev. by Erwin D. Canham 439
Lynes, Russell: The Tastemakers. Rev. by William H. Jordy 457
—George R. Stewart's American Ways of Life 145
"McCarthyism" and American Social Tension. Talcott Parsons 226
McKeon, Richard : Thought, Action, and Passion. Rev. by Austin Warren 271
McLellan, David S.: The North African in France 421
MacAllister, Archibald T.: The Literature of Italy. Rev. of books by Wilkins, Lind, & Dante 155
MacLeish, Archibald: The Public Philosophy: The Alternative 481
—Songs of Eve. Rev. by Randall Jarrell 598
Magnus, Philip: Gladstone: A Biography. Rev. by C. H. Driver 584
Marshall, Charles Burton: The Limits of Foreign Policy. Rev. by Herbert Feis 280
Martz, Louis L.: The Poetry of Meditation. Rev. by Charles M. Coffin 623
—New Poetry: In the Pastoral Mode. Rev. of books by Thomas, Williams, Léonie Adams, Lewis, Watkins, & Merwin 301
Matchett, William H.: Water Ouzel and Other Poems. Rev. by Randall Jarrell 598
Meeker, Oden: Report on Africa. Rev. by Kingsley Davis 469
Melville, Herman: Journal of a Visit to Europe and the Levant (Howard C. Horsford, ed.). Rev Summer xxii
Merwin, W. S.: The Dancing Bears. Rev. by Louis L. Martz 301
Michener, James A.: The Floating World. Rev Spring viii
Miller John Perry: Joseph A. Schumpeter's History of Economic Analysis 123
Moore, Virginia: The Unicorn. Rev. by Reuben A. Brower 290
Morgan, Edmund S.: Thomas Perkins Abernethy's The Burr Conspiracy 150
Morris, Newbold: Let the Chips Fall (Dana Lee Thomas, collaborator). Rev. Summer xii
Moving American, The. George Wilson Pierson 99
Mumford, Lewis: In the Name of Sanity. Rev. by Erwin D. Canham 439
Needham, Joseph: Science and Civilization in China, Vol. I. Rev. Spring xxii
Neff, Emery: Ruskin and Mill. Rev. of books by Packe & Evans 448
Neuberger, Richard L.: Adventures in Politics. Rev. by Robert S. Babcock 312
Nightwatch, A. Story. Elizabeth Enright 113
Noether, Emiliana P.: Political Catholicism in France and Italy 569
North African in France, The. David S. McLellan 421
Notestein, Wallace: The English People on the Eve of Colonization. Rev. by J. P. Cooper 464
Olson, Elder: The Scarecrow Christ and Other Poems. Rev. by Randall Jarrell 598
Orr, John Boyd: The White Man's Dilemma. Rev. by Paul B. Sears 310
Outstanding Fiction. Paul Pickrel. Autumn, viii; Winter, 315; Spring, 476; Summer 634
Owen, Frank: Tempestuous Journey: Lloyd George, His Life and Times. Rev. by C. H. Driver 584
Packe, Michael St. John: The Life of John Stuart Mill. Rev. by Emery Neff 448
Park, Richard L.: The British Indians. Rev. of books by Woodruff & Wint 446
Parsons, Talcott: "McCarthyism" and American Social Tension 226
Pasinetti, P. M.: Archibald Colquhoun's Manzoni and His Times 451
Peffer, Nathaniel: Australia: America's Uneasy Ally 411
Perkins, Dexter: John Slessor's Strategy for the West 159
Perse, Saint-John: Seamarks (Wallace Fowlie, tr.) 389
Phelps, Robert: Henry & Sidney Cowell's Charles Ives and His Music 454
—Kierkegaard. Rev. of books by Kierkegaard, Collins, & Hohlenberg 136
Pickrel, Paul: Outstanding Fiction. Autumn, viii; Winter, 315; Spring, 476; Summer 634
Pierson, George Wilson: The Moving American 99
Plutzik, Hyam: Four Poems 564
Political Catholicism in France and Italy. Emiliana P. Noether 569
Potter, David M.: People of Plenty. Rev. by Karl W. Deutsch 292
—Essays in Political Definition. Rev. of books by Hartz & Rossiter 620
Price, Don K.: Government and Science. Rev. by J. R. Killian, Jr. 127
Price, Lucien (ed.) : The Dialogues of Alfred North White/lead. Rev. by Richard B. Sewall 151
Pritchett, V. S.: The Spanish Temper. Rev. by Thomas G. Bergin 133
Public Philosophy, The: The Alternative. Archibald MacLeish 481
Public Philosophy, The: A Rejoinder. Walter Lippmann 497
Putnam, Anne Eisner: Madami. Rev. by Kingsley Davis 469
Reischauer, Edwin O.: Wanted: An Asian Policy. Rev Summer xvi
Responsibility for Decision in Foreign Policy, The. Dean Acheson . 1
Richberg, Donald: My Hero. Rev. by Robert S. Babcock 312
Ride, The. Story. Alma Stone 546
Ross, Malcolm Mackenzie: Poetry and Dogma. Rev. by Charles M. Coffin 623
Rossiter, Clinton: Toward an American Conservatism 354
—Conservatism in America. Rev. by David M. Potter 620
Runciman, Steven: A History of the Crusades, Rev. by Robert S. Lopez 596
St. John, Robert: Through Malan's Africa. Rev. by Kingsley Davis 469
Sanger, Richard H.: The Arabian Peninsula. Rev. by E. A. Speiser 143
Saroyan, William: The Armenian Writers. Story 41
Saveth, Edward N.: Understanding the American Past. Rev. Winter viii
Schrade, Leo: Charles E. Ives 535
Schumpeter, Joseph A.: History of Economic Analysis. Rev. by John Perry Miller 123
Seamarks. Saint-John Perse (Wallace Fowlie, tr.) 389
Sears, Paul B.: Food and the Future. Rev. of books by Orr; & Smith & Chapin 310
Segal, Albert: Johannesburg Friday. Rev. by Kingsley Davis 469
Sewall, Richard B.: Two Brands of Skepticism. Rev. of books by Whitehead & Guérard 151
Shakespeare, William: A Photographic Facsimile of the First Folio Edition (ed. C. T. Prouty & Helge Kökeritz). Rev. Spring xiv
Shepley, James R.: The Hydrogen Bomb. Rev. by J. H. Wolfenden 295
Sherburn, George: Horace Walpole's Correspondence, Vols. XVII—XIX 592
Sinnott, Edmund W.: Lancelot Law Whyte's Accent on Form 268
Sitwell, Edith: The Collected Poems of Edith Sitwell. Rev. by Randall Jarrell 598
Slessor, John: Strategy for the West. Rev. by Dexter Perkins 159
Smith, F. G. Walton: The Sun, the Sea, and Tomorrow. Rev. by Paul B. Sears 310
Smith, Nowell C. (ed.): The Letters of Sydney Smith. Rev. by C. H. Driver 139
Smith, Sydney: The Letters of Sydney Smith (ed. by Nowell C. Smith). Rev. by C. H. Driver 139
Speiser, E. A.: The Middle East. Rev. of books by Sanger & Fernau 143
Steinberg, Alfred: see Connally, Tom
Steiner, H. Arthur: The United States and China: The Prospect Before Us 161
Stendhal: The Private Diaries of Stendhal (ed. & tr. by Robert Sage). Rev. Spring xvi
Stephens, James: Collected Poems of James Stephens. Rev. by Randall Jarrell 598
Stevens, Wallace: The Whole Man: Perspectives, Horizons 196
—Collected Poems of Wallace Stevens, see Jarrell, Randall
Stewart, George R.: American Ways- of Life. Rev. by Russell Lynes 145
Stone, Alma: The Ride. Story 546
Strings on Economic Aid. Willard L. Thorp 202
Stuart, John Leighton: Fifty If ears in China. Rev Winter viii
Summers, Joseph H.: The Arts in Italy 373
—George Herbert. Rev. by Charles M. Coffin 623
Taylor, Telford: The Third Reich. Rev. of books by Toynbee, Harris, Lochner, Blond, Bormann, & Galland 284
Thomas, Dylan: Under Milk Wood. Rev. by Louis L. Martz 301
Thoreau: see White, E. B.
Thorp, Willard L.: Strings on Economic Aid 202
Tillotson, Geoffrey: Thackeray the Novelist. Rev. by Gordon S. Haight 610
Toward an American Conservatism. Clinton Rossiter 354
Toynbee, Arnold J.: A Study of History, Vols. VII-X. Rev. by Crane Brinton 264
Toynbee, Arnold & Veronica (eds.): Hitler's Europe. Rev. by Telford Taylor 284
Trevor-Roper, H. R. (ed.) : The Bormann Letters. Rev. by Telford Taylor 284
Twilight of French Foreign Policy, The. Edgar S. Furniss, Jr. 64
Two Poems. G. Stanley Koehler 246
Two Poems. Joan White 566
United States and China, The: The Prospect Before Us. H. Arthur Steiner 161
United States and China, The: The Problem of Recognition. Hardy Cross Dillard 180
Valentine, Alan: Benelux: Pilot Plant of Economic Union 23
—The Age of Conformity. Rev. by Erwin D. Canham 439
Van Doren, Mark: Selected Poems. Rev. by Randall Jarrell 598
Voegelin, Eric: Ewart Lewis' Medieval Political Ideas 616
Wade, Allan (ed.) : see Yeats, W. B.
Walden—1954- E. B. White 13
Wallich, H. C.: The "German Miracle" 501
Walpole, Horace: Horace Walpole's Correspondence, Vols. XVII-XIX. Rev. by George Sherburn 592
Warnke, Janice Davis: The Grandmother. Story 216
Warren, Austin: Modes of Literary Theory. Rev. of books by Crane, McKeon, Wheelwright, & Wimsatt 271
Watkins, Vernon: The Death Bell. Rev. by Louis L. Martz 301
Wheelwright, Philip: The Burning Fountain. Rev. by Austin Warren 271
White, E. B.: Walden—1954 13
White, Joan: Two Poems 566
White, Leonard D.: The Jacksonians. Rev Winter xviii
Whitehead, A. N.: The Dialogues of Alfred North Whitehead (Lucien Price, ed.). Rev. by Richard B. Sewall 151
Whittemore, Reed: Churchill and the Limitations of Myth 248
Whole Man, The: Perspectives, Horizons. Wallace Stevens 196
Whyte, Lancelot Law: Accent on Form. Rev. by Edmund W. Sinnott 268
Wilkins, Ernest Hatch: A History of Italian Literature. Rev. by Archibald T. MacAllister 155
Williams, William Carlos: The Desert Music and Other Poems. Rev. by Louis L. Martz 301
Wimsatt, W. K., Jr.: The Verbal Icon. Rev. by Austin Warren 271
Wint, Guy: The British in Asia. Rev. by Richard L. Park 446
Wolfenden, J. H.: Human Consequences of Nuclear Energy. Rev. of books by Lang; & Shepley & Blair 395
Woodruff, Philip: The Men Who Ruled India. Rev. by Richard L. Park 446
Woodward, Frances J.: The Doctor's Disciples. Rev. by Howard Mumford Jones 147
Wright, Richard: Black Power. Rev. by Kingsley Davis 469
Wriston, Henry M.: A. Whitney Griswold's Essays in Education 119
—Russell Kirk's Academic Freedom 608
Wyndham Lewis' First Principles. Russell Kirk 520
Yeats, W. B.: The Letters of W. B. Yeats (Allan Wade, ed.). Rev. by Cleanth Brooks 618
Yourcenar, Marguerite: Hadrian's Memoirs. Rev. by J. P. V. D. Balsdon 466