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Annand, J. K.: Poem, 247. Association Notes, 83, 206. Annual General Meetings: 83, 206. Atwood, Margaret: Poem, 142. Armstrong, William A.: Reviews, 23, 62, n o , 148, Baynes, Simon: Poem, 204. 187. Bercovitch, Sacvan: Article, 11. Brett, R. L.: Article, 94. ARTICLES: Brooks, Harold F.: Article, 89. Aspects of Rhythm and Rhyme in Eliot's Early Brown, George Mackay: Poem, 207. Poems, by John Chalker, 84. Bullough, Geoffrey: Review, 19. Between The Waste Land and the first Ariel Butter, Peter: Article, 218. poems: 'The Hollow Men', by Harold F. Campbell, Ian M.: Review, 236. Brooks, 89. Chalker, John: Article, 84. 'Captive and the Free, The': Artist, Child, and Chanda, S. M.: Article, 142. Society in the World of Joyce Cary, by Ken- Classroom, For the, 39, 79, 123, 164, 204, 247. neth Watson, 49. Cook, R. L.: Poems, 29, 249. Edwin Muir: The Journey Back, by Peter Butter, Correspondence, 118, 159. 218. Craigie, James: Review, 235. Eliot the Poet-Playwright, as seen in The Family Dederick, Robert: Poem, 10. Reunion, by Jennifer I. Isaacs, 100. Dick, Pewilla: Poem, 192. Emphasis on Meaning, An, by John Skull, 55. Fagg, Martin: Poem, 118. 'Everyman': A Diamond Jubilee, by M. W., 43. Foakes, R. A.: Reviews, 18, 64, 185. Farmer's Boy, The: Robert Bloomfield, 1766- Fulton, Robin: Poem, 233; Article, 224. 1823, by A. J. Sambrook, 167. Garioch, Robert: Poem, 238. Henry James: An Unfinished Masterpiece, by Gill, Frances: Poem, 158. S. Gorley Putt, 45. Goodridge, Frank: Poem, 93. 'Holiness of the Heart's Affections, The': Aspects Gooneratne, Yasmine: Article, 133; Poem, 131. of the Poetry of Anne Ridler, by Kathleen E. Gramophone Records of Scottish Literature, by Morgan, 2. George More, 240. Hugh MacDiarmid and the Scottish Renaissance, Green, F. Pratt: Poems, 48, 99. by W. A. S. Keir, 230. Griffiths, Bryn: Poem, 177. In Search of a Tradition: The Creative Writer in Haldane, Joan: Poem, 196. Ceylon, by Yasmine Gooneratne, 133. Hamburger, Michael: Poem, 83. James VI and Renaissance Poetic Theory, by Hidden, Norman: Article, 178. Ronald D. S. Jack, 208. Holloway, Geoffrey: Poem, 124. Literature for the Teacher, by Norman Page, 7. Hudson, Derek: Reviews, 108, 149, 189. Lucy and Light: An Interpretation of Words- Isaacs, Jennifer I.: Article, 100. worth's Lucy Poems, by Sacvan Bercovitch, 11. Jack, Ronald D. S.: Article, 208; Review, 234. Moonlit Door, The; The Child Image in the Johnson, Geoffrey: Poem, 17. Poems of Randall Jarrell, by Norman Hidden, Johnson, Louis: Poem, 139. 178. Keir, W. A. S.: Article, 230. Mysticism and Incarnation in Four Quartets, by Kinsley, James: Article, 213. R. L. Brett, 94. Lambert, Cecily: Poem, 33. Nigerians and English Literature: An Aspect of Lawrence, Ralph: Recent Reading, 26, 72, 115, Tutor Training, by Kenneth Watson, 140. 155. '96. Note on Tarn 0' Shanter, A, by James Kinsley, 213. Low, D. M.: Review, 65. Relevance of Trollope, The, by Kathleen E. MacCaig, Norman: Poem, 229. Morgan, 173. MacDiarmid, Hugh: Poem, 212. Scottish Poetry Today: I. Poetry, by Robin Ful- Macdonald, Alastair: Poem, 171. ton, 224. Mackie, Alastair: Poem, 223. Scottish Poetry Today: II. The Novel and the Mole, John: Poem, 165. Drama, by Edwin Morgan, 225. More, George: Gramophone Records of Scottish Some West Indian Problems of Audience, by Literature, 240. Mervyn Morris, 127. Morgan, Edwin: Article, 225. What do Indian Students Read? by S. M. Morgan, Kathleen E.: Articles, 2, 173. Chanda, 142. Morris, Mervyn: Article, 127. INDEX OF VOLUME XVI M. W.: Obituaries, i, 44, 206; Articles, 43, 207. Waiting, by Alastair Mackie, 223. Norris, Leslie: Poem, 88. Walking in Winter, by F. Pratt Green, 99. Nugent, Mary: Poem, 122. War, A, by Robin Fulton, 233. World as a Perpetual Fire, The, by Sydney OBITUARIES : Tremayne, 217. Somerset Maugham, 1874-1965, 1; Guy Boas, Poetry, Drama, and Prose on Record, by Margaret 1896-1966, 44; Sir Ernest Gowers, 1880-1966, Willy, 13, 58, 145, 182. 81; V. H. Collins, 1873-1966, 81; Sir George Poetry Review, by Howard Sergeant, 30, 192. Rostrevor Hamilton, 1888—1967, 206. Putt, S. Gorley: Article, 45. Page, Norman: Article, 7. Recent Reading, by Ralph Lawrence, 26, 72, 115, Peschmann, Hermann: Reviews, 20, 67, m . 155. '96- Pinto, V. de S.: Poem, 181. Reprints, New Editions, Books of Reference, and Recent Periodicals, 34, 76, 119, 159, 200, 241. POEMS: Age, by Margaret Stanley-Wrench, 12. REVIEWS : Archimedes on Iago, by John Mole, 165. About the House, by W. H. Auden: Howard Ser- Auld Sodger, by J. K. Annand, 247. geant, 113. Back Garden, by Alastair Macdonald, 171. Aesthetic and Myth in the Poetry of Keats, by Walter Backstreet of the Welfare State, A, by Louis H. Evert: Gilbert Thomas, 107. Johnson, 139. AfricanjEnglish Literature, edited by Anne Tibbie: Collector, The, by Mary Nugent, 122. Howard Sergeant, 70. Coming, The, by Yasmine Gooneratne, 131. Allegorical Imagery: Some Mediaeval Books and Their Cows on the Road, by Simon Baynes, 204. Posterity, by Rosemond Tuve: R. M. Wilson, Date Stamp, The, by Robert Dederick, 10. 106. Dreams, by Elizabeth Williams, 26. American Poetry, edited by John Russell Brown, English Conversation Piece, by Margaret Stanley- Bernard Harris, and Irvin Ehrenpreis: Howard Wrench, 114. Sergeant, 113. Evening by the Lake, An, by Leslie Norris, 89. Art of Marvell's Poetry, The, by J. B. Leishman: Father and Daughter, by Elizabeth Williams, William A. Armstrong, 148. '99- Before Jane Austen: The Shaping of the English Novel For My Daughter, by Vivian Smith, 144. in the Eighteenth Century, by Harrison R. Steeves: House is Sold, The, by Cecily Lambert, 33. Derek Hudson, 149. How I Met Mr. Swinburne, the Atheist, by V. Birds of Shakespeare, The, by James Harting: R. A. de S. Pinto, 181. Foakes, 18. Kites, by Bryn Griffiths, 177. Blake's Contrary States: The Songs of Innocence and of Late April: Hobart, by Vivian Smith, 105. Experience as Dramatic Poems, by D. G. Gillham: Let's Talk about the Weather, by James Sim- Gilbert Thomas, 188. mons, 154. Cave and the Mountain, The: A Study of E. M. For- Lying 111, by Iain Crichton Smith, 240. ster, by Wilfred Stone: Gilbert Thomas, 151. Melville, by Pewilla Dick, 192. Character and the Novel, by W. J. Harvey: Derek Miss Lily, by Martin Fagg, 118. Hudson, 108. Night Drivers, by Sydney Tremayne, 54. Character in English Literature, by Christopher Nightmare Oaks, The, by F. Pratt Green, 48. Gillie: Derek Hudson, 108. On the River, by Joan Warburg, 60. Chaucer and Chauccrians: Critical Studies in Middle Orkney Crofter, by George Mackay Brown, 207. English Literature, edited by D. S. Brewer: R. M. Orpheus, by Joan Haldane, 196. Wilson, 106. Poetry and Science, by Hugh MacDiarmid, 212. Christian Rite and Christian Drama in the Middle Portrait of a Teacher, by Margaret Shipley, 185. Ages, by O. B. Hardison: William A. Arm- Prayer to the Virgin, A, by Jon Stallworthy, 6. strong, 62. Raw Side, The, by Frank Goodridge, 93. Coleridge's Philosophy of Literature, by J. A. Apple- Red Well, Harris, The, by Norman MacCaig, 229. yard: Gilbert Thomas, 107. Revenant, The, by Robert Garioch, 238. Commonwealth Literature, edited by John Press: Rhyme from Roehampton, A, by G. Belasyse Howard Sergeant, 70. Smith, 71. Seascape, by Frances Gill, 158. Conspirators and Poets, by D. J. Enright: Timothy Sonnet: For an Unwritten Poem, by R. L. Cook, Rogers, 190. 249- Creative Sceptics, by Margaret L. Wiley: Derek Hudson, 189. Storm in the Valley, by Geoffrey Johnson, 17. Cultivated Stance, The, by W. H. Van Voris: Wil- Sunrise, by R. L. Cook, 29. liam A. Armstrong, 62. Thaw, by Geoffrey Holloway, 124. This is a Photograph of Me, by Margaret Atwood, Dickens: The Dreamer's Stance, by Taylor Stoehr: 142. Gilbert Thomas, 66. This Mortal, by Anthony Woodhouse, 163. Drama in the Sixties, by Laurence Kitchin: Wil- 'Three Men Make a Revolution', by Sydney liam A. Armstrong, n o . Goodsir Smith, 239. Dramatic Experience, The, by J. L. Styan: William T. S. Eliot, by Michael Hamburger, 83. A. Armstrong, 23. INDEX OF VOLUME XVI Dryderis Heroic Drama, by A. C. Kirsch: Geoffrey Leslie Mitchell: Lewis Grassic Gibbon, by Ian S. Bullough, 19. Munro: Ian M. Campbell, 236. Dryderis Major Plays, by Bruce King: William A. Life of Dylan Thomas, The, by Constantine Fitz- Armstrong, 187. gibbon: Hermann Peschmann, m . Dualities in Shakespeare, by Marion Bodwell Smith: Measure for Measure as Royal Entertainment, by R. A. Foakes, 185. Josephine Waters Bennett: R. A. Foakes, 185. Elizabethan Dumb Show, The, by Dieter Mehl: Medieval and Linguistic Studies in Honour of Francis William A. Armstrong, 62. Peabody Magoun, Jr., edited by Jess B. Bessin- Emily Dickinson: The Mind of the Poet, by Albert J. ger, Jr., and Robert P. Creed: R. M. Wilson, Gelpi: Timothy Rogers, 25. Encore Reader, The, edited by Charles Marowitz: Microcosmos, by Thomas B. Stroup: William A. William A. Armstrong, 23. Armstrong, 62. English Dramatic Form, by M. C. Bradbrook: Wil- Mid-Victorian Studies, by Geoffrey and Kathleen liam A. Armstrong, 23. Tillotson: Gilbert Thomas, 66. English History Play in the Age of Shakespeare, The, Milton and Others, by George Williamson: Geoffrey by Irving Ribner: R. A. Foakes, 64. Bullough, 19. Essay on Criticism, An, by Graham Hough: Milton's Brief Epic, by Barbara Lewalski: Wil- Howard Sergeant, 191. liam A. Armstrong, 148. Essays on Shakespeare, edited by Bhabatosh Mirror of Chaucer's World, A, by Roger Sherman Chatterjee: R. A. Foakes, 18. Loomis: Margaret Willy, 61. Essays on Shakespeare, edited by Gerald W, Chap- Modern Tragedy, by Raymond Williams: William man: R. A. Foakes, 64. A. Armstrong, 187. Forked Flame, The: a Study of D. H. Lawrence, Mrs. Gaskell: Novelist and Biographer, by Arthur by H. M. Daleski: Timothy Rogers, 109. Pollard: Gilbert Thomas, 66. From Sensibility to Romanticism: Essays Presented to Mrs. Gaskell: The Basis for Reassessment, by Edgar Frederick A, Pottle, edited by Frederick W. Wright: Gilbert Thomas, 22. Hilles and Harold Bloom: Hermann Pesch- Novelist as Innovator, The, by Walter Allen: Derek mann, 20. Hudson, 149. Further Explorations, by L. C. Knights: R. A. Osier Cage, The: Rhetorical Devices in Romeo and Foakes, 18. Juliet, by Robert O. Evans: R. A. Foakes, 185. Grotesque in English Literature, The, by Arthur Clay- Oxford Book of Scottish Verse, The, chosen by J o h n borough : Gilbert Thomas, 66. MacQueen and Tom Scott: James Craigie (the Harriet Beecher Stowe: The Known and the Unknown, earlier half), David Rintoul (the latter half), by Edgar Wagenknecht: Gilbert Thomas, 235- 22. Piers Plowman: The Evidence for Authorship, by Here Comes Everybody, by Anthony Burgess: Her- George Kane: R. M. Wilson, 17. mann Peschmann, 111. Poem of the Mind, The, by Louis L. Martz: Heroic Image in Five Shakespearean Tragedies, The, by Howard Sergeant, 150. Matthew N. Proser: R. A. Foakes, 64. Poetic Art of W. H. Auden, The, by J o h n G. Blair: Honoured Guest, An: New Essays on W. B. Yeats, Howard Sergeant, 113. edited by Denis Donoghue and J . R. Mulryne: Poetry and Politics, igoo-ig6o, by C. M. Bowra: Hermann Peschmann, 67. Howard Sergeant, 150. Ideas in the Drama, edited by John Gassner: Wil- Poets of Reality: Six Twentieth-Century Writers, by liam A. Armstrong, 23. J . Hillis Miller: Timothy Rogers, 152. In Defence of Lady Gregory, Playwright, by Ann Preoccupations in Australian Poetry, by Judith Saddlemyer: Hermann Peschmann, 67. Wright: Howard Sergeant, 70. Internal Evidence and Elizabethan Dramatic Author- Primal Curse, The, by Honor Matthews: ship, by S. Schoenbaum: R. A. Foakes, 185. William A. Armstrong, 187. Jane Austen and her Predecessors, by Frank W. Brad- Purpose and Place: Essays on American Writers, by brook: Derek Hudson, 108. Douglas Grant: Timothy Rogers, 25. Jane Austen: A Study of her Artistic Development, by Reader's Guide to Henry James, A, by S. Gorley A. Walton Litz: Gilbert Thomas, 22. Putt: Derek Hudson, 189. Jane Austen: The Six Novels, by W. A. Craik: Gil- Reading of 'Paradise Lost', A, by Helen Gardner: bert Thomas, 22. William A. Armstrong, 148. John Gower: Moral Philosopher and Friend of Reason's Double Agents, by Carol Johnson: Howard Chaucer, by John H. Fisher: R. M. Wilson, 17. Sergeant, 150. Johnson, Boswell and their Circle. Essays presented Reign of Wonder, The: Naivety and Reality in Ameri- to Lawrence Fitzroy Powell in Honour of his can Literature, by Tony Tanner: Timothy Eighty-fourth Birthday: D. M. Low, 65. Rogers, 25. 'King Lear' in Our Time, by Maynard Mack: Wil- Religious Humanism and the Victorian Novel, by liam A. Armstrong, n o . U . C. Knoepflmacher: Gilbert Thomas, 66. Landscape of Memory, The: A Study of Wordsworth's Rhetorical World of Augustan Humanism, The: Ethics Poetry, by Christopher Salvesen: Hermann and Imagery from Swift to Burke, by Paul Fussell: Peschmann, 20. D. M. Low, 65. Language of Criticism, The, by John Casey: Howard Robert Henryson: A Study of the Narrative Poems, by Sergeant, 191. John MacQueen: Ronald D. S. Jack, 234. INDEX OF VOLUME XV Scottish Poetry, i and 2, edited by George Bruce, into Modern English, by Margaret Stanley- Maurice Lindsay, and Edwin Morgan: Wrench: R. M. Wilson, 17. Albert D. Mackie, 238. Twelve and a Tilly: Essays on the Occasion of the Seventeenth Century, The: Studies in the History ofEng- Twenty-fifth Anniversary of Finnegans Wake, by lish Thought and Literature from Bacon to Pope, by Jack P. Dalton and Clive Hart: Hermann Richard Foster Jones and Others Writing in Peschmann, 111. his Honour: Geoffrey Bullough, 19. Utmost Art, by Mary Ellen Rickey: William A. Shakespeare: a book of homage, edited by T. Sen. Armstrong, 148. Jadavpur: R. A. Foakes, 18. Varieties of Parable, by Louis MacNeice: Timothy Shakespeare and Society, by Terence Eagleton: R. A. Rogers, 69. Foakes, 185. Virginia Woolf and Her Works, by Jean Guiget, Shakespeare and the Reason, by Terence Hawkes: translated from the French by Jean Stewart: R. A. Foakes, 18. Timothy Rogers, 109. Shakespeare in the Light of Sacred Art, by Martin Vision of Reality, A: A Study of Liberalism in Twen- Lings: R. A. Foakes, 185. tieth-Century Verse, by Frederick Grubb: Shakespeare's Early Comedies, by E. M. W. Tillyard: Timothy Rogers, 152. R. A. Foakes, 18. Wallace Stevens: An Anatomy of Figuration, by Shakespeare's Occasional Plays, b y j . M. Nosworthy: Eugene Paul Nassar: Howard Sergeant, 113. R. A. Foakes, 64. W. B. Teats: A Critical Introduction, by B. Rajan: Shakespeare Survey, 18, edited by Allardyce Nicoll: Hermann Peschmann, 67. R. A. Foakes, 18. W. B. Teats and the Theatre of Desolate Reality, by Shaping Vision, The: Imagination in the English David R. Clark: Hermann Peschmann, 67. Novel from Defoe to Dickens, by Robert Alan William Wordsworth: A Biography: The Later Tears, Donovan: Derek Hudson, 149. 1803-1853, by Mary Moorman: Hermann Shaw in his Time, by Ivor Brown: William A. Arm- Peschmann, 20. strong, 110. Wine of Absurdity, The, by Paul West: Timothy Shelley's 'Prometheus Unbound', by Earl R. Wasser- Rogers, 190. man: Gilbert Thomas, 107. Words in the Mind, by Charles Davy: Howard Sidney's Poetry: Contexts and Interpretations, by David Sergeant, 150. Kalstone: R. A. Foakes, 64. Wordsworth and the Artist's Vision, by Alec King: Siegfried Sassoon: A Critical Study, by Michael Gilbert Thomas, 107. Thorpe: Gilbert Thomas, 188. Wordsworth: A Philosophical Approach, by Melvin Skelton's 'Magnyfycence' and the Cardinal Virtue Rader: Gilbert Thomas, 188. Tradition, by William O. Harris: William A. World of W. B. Teats, The: Essays in Perspective, Armstrong, 62. edited by Robin Skelton and Ann Saddlemyer: Stability of Shakespeare's Text, The, by E. A. J. Hermann Peschmann, 67. Honigmann: R. A. Foakes. 18. Writer by Trade: A View of Arnold Bennett, by Stratford-upon-Avon Studies 6: Restoration Theatre, Dudley Barker: Gilbert Thomas, 151. edited by J. R. Brown and Bernard Harris: Writers and Politics, by Conor Cruise O'Brien: Geoffrey Bullough, ig. Howard Sergeant, 70. Strings are False, The: An Unfinished Autobiography,Rintoul, David: Review, 235. by Louis MacNeice: Timothy Rogers, 69. Rogers, Timothy: Reviews, 25, 69, 109, 152, 190. Studies in Medieval and Renaissance Literature, by Sambrook, A. J.: Article, 167. C. S. Lewis: R. M. Wilson, 106. Scottish Number of English, 207. 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There are 2 Samuel Beckett twelve plates and the usual survey of the 3 John Osborne year's contribution 4 Harold Pinter to Shakespeare study. 65 each net 455. net j CAMBRIDGE Heinemann UNIVERSITY Educational Books PRESS 48 CHARLES STREET LONDON Wl  Contents FEMINISM IN VIRGINIA WOOLF . . J. B. Batchelor i Dracula . . . . . . . Christopher Wiseman 8 EDMUND BLUNDEN'S 'JOY* POEMS Michael Thorpe 9 Spring? she says . . . . Geoffrey Holloway 15 A CASE FOR COMPARATIVE LITERATURE H. G. Widdowson 15 Driving to Holy Island Margaret Stanley-Wrench 19 POETRY AND SONG ON RECORD . . Margaret Willy ig REVIEWS OF BOOKS: 'Twelfth Night' and Shakespearian Comedy, by Clifford Leech; The Dream of Prospero, by D. G. James; Conceptions of Shakespeare, by Alfred Harbage; Thomas Kyd: Facts and Problems, by Arthur Freeman; The Achievement of Shakespeare's 'Measure for Measure', by David Lloyd Stevenson; George Chap- man, by Millar MacLure; The English Lyric from Wyatt to Donne, by Douglas L. Peterson; Sidney's Poetic Development, by Neil L. Rudenstine; A Tradition of Poetry, by John Buxton; Medieval and Renaissance Studies, edited by O. B. Hardison, Jr.; Shakespeare Survey, 19, edited by Kenneth Muir R. A. Foakes 23 The Comic Art of Laurence Sterne, by John M. Stedmond; The Tradition of Smollett, by Robert Giddings; Aspects of the Eighteenth Century, edited by Earl R. Wasserman . . . . . . . . Derek Hudson 25 Keats and the Mirror of Art, by Ian Jack; John Keats, by Robin Mayhead; Keats's Metaphors for the Poetic Imagination, by Mario L. D'Avanzo . Gilbert Thomas 26 The Sense of an Ending, by Frank Kermode; The Modern Confessional Novel, by Peter M. Axthelm; William Golding, by Mark Kinkead-Weekes and Ian Gregor Timothy Rogers 27 POETRY REVIEW Howard Sergeant 28 RECENT READING Ralph Lawrence 31 At a Solemn Music Gilbert Thomas 34 REPRINTS, N E W EDITIONS, BOOKS O F REFERENCE, AND R E C E N T PERIODICALS . 35 FOR T H E CLASSROOM . . . . . . . . . . . . 38 Editor: MARGARET WILLY, / Brockmere, 43 Wray Park Road, Reigate, Surrey The annual subscription for English to non-members of the Association is 30?. post free. Orders should be sent to the Oxford University Press, Neasden, London, N.W. 10, or to any newsagent or bookseller.
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