Critical and biographical information on Henry Reed, World War II British poet, critic, translator, and radio dramatist — author of "Naming of Parts"
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1. "Naming of Parts, by Henry Reed." Dead White Males. <http://deadwhitemales.net/?p=7>.
Description: Contains a podcast on the use of tone in poetry, and the difficulties inherent in interpreting Reed's "Naming of Parts." External link, contains .mp3 file.

Link: Dead White Males 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Naming of Parts

2. Will It Be So Again? A Commemoration in Prose and Poetry of the 25th Anniversary of the End of the Second World War. 1 sound disc: analog, 33⅓ rpm, stereo. 12 in. London: Argo Records, 1970.
Description: An anthology of poems read by Beatrix Lehmann, Robert Hardy, Ian Holm, and Gary Watson.

Sound: Will It Be So Again? 
Subjects: Poem
References: Naming of Parts

3. Abcarian, Richard, and Marvin Klotz, eds. Literature: The Human Experience. Boston: Bedford/St. Martin's, 2006.

Anthology: Literature: The Human Experience (0312436513)
Subjects: Poem
References: Naming of Parts

4. Abrams, M. H., ed. The Norton Anthology of English Literature. Vol. 2, 6th ed. New York: W.W. Norton, 1993.

Anthology: The Norton Anthology of English Literature (0393962903)
Subjects: Poem
References: Naming of Parts, Judging Distances, Unarmed Combat

5. Abrams, M.H., and Stephen Greenblatt, eds. The Norton Anthology of English Literature. Vol. 2, 7th ed. New York: W.W. Norton, 2000. 2454-2455.

Anthology: The Norton Anthology of English Literature, 7th (039397491X)
Subjects: Poem
References: Naming of Parts

6. Advertisement for future issue. English Journal 50, no. 6 (September 1961): 442.
Description: Highlights of an upcoming issue include a study of Reed's "Naming of Parts."

Journal: Advertisement 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Naming of Parts

7. Aldington, Richard, ed. The Viking Book of Poetry of the English Speaking World. New York: Viking, 1958.

Anthology: The Viking Book of Poetry of the English Speaking World 
Subjects: Poem
References: Naming of Parts

8. Alexander, Harriet Semmes, comp. "Reed, Henry." In vol. 1, American and British Poetry: A Guide to the Criticism, 1925-1978. Athens, OH: Swallow Press, 1984. 321.
Description: This index lists only a few sources of criticism for Reed.

Book: American and British Poetry (0804008485)
Subjects: Criticism
References: Judging Distances, Unarmed Combat, Naming of Parts

9. Alexander, Michael. A History of English Literature. Basingstoke, England: Palgrave MacMillan, 2000. 354, 355.
Description: Suggests that "Naming of Parts" is equally a parody of Auden's "Spain" and Betjeman's "In Westminster Abbey."

Book: A History of English Literature (0333913973)
Subjects: Criticism
References: Naming of Parts, W.H. Auden, John Betjeman

10. Allen Walter. "Poetry." Time and Tide 27, no. 21 (25 May 1946): 498-499.
Description: Walter Allen's early review of A Map of Verona was quoted for the dust jacket blurb: 'No better first book of poetry has appeared for many years....'

Journal: Time & Tide 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Philoctetes, Naming of Parts, Antigone, Tristram, Iseult Blaunchesmains, King Mark, Iseult La Belle, Chrysothemis

11. Allison, Alexander W., et al., eds. The Norton Anthology of Poetry. New York: Norton, 1983.

Anthology: The Norton Anthology of Poetry (0393952428)
Subjects: Poem
References: Chard Whitlow, Naming of Parts

12. Allott, Kenneth, ed. The Penguin Book of Contemporary Verse, 1918-60. New rev. ed. Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England: Penguin, 1962. 287-290.
Description: A brief, flattering biographical note by poet and editor Kenneth Allott: "Naming of Parts" and "Judging Distances" are 'among the best and most intelligent poems produced during the war.'

Anthology: The Penguin Book of Contemporary Verse 
Subjects: Biography, Criticism
References: Naming of Parts, Judging Distances, Philoctetes, Chard Whitlow, Iseult La Belle, King Mark, Tristram, Iseult Blaunchesmains

13. Altenbernd, Lynn, and Leslie L. Lewis, eds. Introduction to Literature: Poems. New York: Macmillan, 1968. 486.
Description: Anthology containing "Lessons of the War: Naming of Parts."

Anthology: Introduction to Literature: Poems 
Subjects: Poem
References: Naming of Parts

14. Anderton, Anne. "Today We Have Marking of Folders." Times (London) Educational Supplement, 13 May 1988, A25.
Description: A "Naming of Parts" parody inspired by the grading and sorting of secondary-school coursework.

Newspaper: Today We Have Marking of Folders 
Subjects: Parody, Poem
References: Naming of Parts

15. Armour, Robert. "Poetry and Film for the Classroom." English Journal 66, no. 1 (January 1977): 88-91 (91).
Description: A discussion of the kinship between poetry and film suggests Robert Bloomberg's film, "Naming of Parts," as one of the best films made from a poem.

Journal: Poetry and Film for the Classroom 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Naming of Parts

16. Arp, Thomas R., ed. Perrine's Sound and Sense: An Introduction to Poetry. 11th ed. Boston: Thomson Wadsworth, 2005. 47-48.
Description: Contains suggested questions for discussing "Naming of Parts" in class.

Anthology: Perrine's Sound and Sense (0838407463)
Subjects: Poem, Criticism
References: Naming of Parts

17. Bailey, John. "The Helping of Cats." Parody of Henry Reed's "Naming of Parts." Journal of a Writing Man. <http://www.oldgreypoet.com/2003/200309/20030902.html>.
Description: Cat-friendly parody of Reed's poem, "Naming of Parts." External link.

Link: The Helping of Cats 
Subjects: Parody, Poem
References: Naming of Parts

18. Bailey, L.W. "Writer Remembered: Henry Reed." The Author 106, no. 1 (Spring 1995): 26-27.
Description: Bailey writes a remembrance of Reed's time at Bletchley Park during the Second World War.

Journal: The Author (Spring 1995) 
Subjects: Biography, Radio, Review
References: Naming of Parts, The Novel Since 1939, Bletchley Park

19. Baker, Kenneth, ed. The Faber Book of English History in Verse. London: Faber and Faber, 1988.
Description: Collects Reed's "Naming of Parts."

Anthology: The Faber Book of English History in Verse (0571148824)
Subjects: Poem
References: Naming of Parts

20. Baker, Kenneth, ed. The Faber Book of War Poetry. London: Faber and Faber, 1996. 65-66.

Anthology: The Faber Book of War Poetry (0571174531)
Subjects: Poem
References: Naming of Parts

21. Baker, Kenneth, ed. Unauthorized Versions: Poems and Their Parodies. London: Faber and Faber, 1990. xxi, 107, 109.
Description: This anthology contains Reed's parody of Eliot, "Chard Whitlow."

Anthology: Unauthorized Versions (0571141226)
Subjects: Poem, Parody
References: Chard Whitlow, Naming of Parts

22. Balcon, Jill, and V.C. Clinton-Baddeley. The Jupiter Anthology of 20th Century English Poetry. 3 discs; 33⅓ rpm; mono; 12 in. London: Jupiter Records, 1958.

Sound: The Jupiter Anthology of 20th Century English Poetry 
Subjects: Poem
References: Naming of Parts

23. Balfour-Paul, Jenny. "Pilgrimage to War." Geographical 76, no. 12 (December 2004): 44.
Description: Reed's poem "Naming of Parts" is reprinted as part of an article on the importance of battlefield tourism.

Journal: Pilgrimage to War 
Subjects: Poem
References: Naming of Parts, In Flanders Fields, John McCrae

24. Baylor, Robert and Brenda Stokes, comps. Fine Frenzy: Enduring Themes in Poetry. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1978.

Anthology: Fine Frenzy (0070041601)
Subjects: Poem
References: Naming of Parts

25. Beat, Janet. "After Reading 'Lessons of the War': für Violine und Klavier." Musical score. Kassel, Germany: Furore, 1996.
Description: Musical composition inspired by Reed's poems.

Sound: After Reading "Lessons of the War" 
Subjects: Miscellaneous
References: Naming of Parts, Judging Distances, Movement of Bodies, Unarmed Combat, Returning of Issue

26. Beaty, Jerome, and William H. Matchett. Poetry: From Statement to Meaning. New York: Oxford University Press, 1965. 150-157, 192.
Description: Collects four of Reed's Lessons of the War poems.

Anthology: Poetry: From Statement to Meaning 
Subjects: Poem
References: Naming of Parts, Judging Distances, Movement of Bodies, Unarmed Combat

27. Beck, James P. "Theory and Practice of Interdisciplinary English." English Journal 69, no. 2 (February 1980): 32.
Description: Suggestions for studying war and the military include "Naming of Parts."

Journal: Theory and Practice of Interdisciplinary English 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Naming of Parts

28. Bedford/St.Martin's. "Poetry: Henry Reed." LitLinks. <http://www.bedfordstmartins.com/litlinks/poetry/reed.htm>.
Description: A brief biographic entry on Reed.

Link: Poetry: Henry Reed 
Subjects: Link, Biography
References: Naming of Parts

29. Bell, Marvin. "Henry Reed's 'Naming of Parts.'" In Touchstones: American Poets On a Favorite Poem, edited by Robert Pack and Jay Parini. Hanover, NH: New Hampshire University Press of New England, 1996. 20-25.
Description: The poet Marvin Bell considers Reed's "Naming of Parts," comparing it with his own experience training and serving in the U.S. Army.

Book: Touchstones (0874517222)
Subjects: Criticism, Biography
References: Naming of Parts, Judging Distances, Movement of Bodies, Unarmed Combat, Returning of Issue

30. Beloof, Robert. The Performing Voice in Literature. Boston: Little, Brown and Co., 1966. 263-266.
Description: Three of Reed's Lessons of the War are used as examples of the use of voice in literature.

Book: The Performing Voice in Literature 
Subjects: Poem
References: Naming of Parts, Judging Distances, Unarmed Combat

31. Bergonzi, Bernard. Wartime and Aftermath: English Literature and Its Background, 1939-60. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1993. 72.
Description: Only passing mention of "Naming of Parts."

Book: Wartime and Aftermath (0192192426)
Subjects: Criticism, Poem
References: Naming of Parts, Alun Lewis, Keith Douglas, Sidney Keyes

32. Beringause, Arthur F., ed. English Literature V: From 1940. New Dimensions in Literature Series. Wichita, KS: McCormick-Mathers, 1967.

Anthology: English Literature V: From 1940 
Subjects: Poem
References: Naming of Parts, The Wall

33. Berryman, John. "Waiting for the End, Boys." Partisan Review 15, no. 2 (15 February 1948): 262-267.
Description: A glowing 1948 review by John Berryman of A Map of Verona and Other Poems.

Journal: Partisan Review, Feb. 1948 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Naming of Parts, Judging Distances, Unarmed Combat, Tristram, Chrysothemis, Antigone, Philoctetes, Chard Whitlow

34. Bishop, Johnathan. "The Individual Thing." Renascence 45, nos. 1-2 (Fall 1992-Winter 1993): 18.
Description: Bishop expresses frustration at trying to find "Naming of Parts" in a modern anthology for his first class.

Journal: The Individual Think 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Naming of Parts

35. Black, Joseph, et al. The Twentieth Century and Beyond. Vol. 6, The Broadview Anthology of British Literature. Peterborough, Ontario: Broadview Press, 2006.

Anthology: The Twentieth Century and Beyond (1551116143)
Subjects: Poem
References: Naming of Parts, Judging Distances

36. Bloomberg, Robert, dir. "Naming of Parts." Film: 5 min., sd. color, 16 mm. Contemporary Films/McGraw-Hill, 1972.
Description: Short film adaptation of Henry Reed's poem, showing scenes of young trainees receiving instruction in rifle assembly, and contrasting scenes of the life-affirming beauty of blossoms, branches, and bees.

Film: Naming of Parts (Film) (72-700652)
Subjects: Poem, Criticism
References: Naming of Parts

37. Bly, Robert, James Hillman, and Michael Meade, eds. The Rag and Bone Shop of the Heart: Poems for Men. New York: Harper Collins, 1992.

Anthology: The Rag and Bone Shop of the Heart (0060167440)
Subjects: Poem
References: Naming of Parts

38. Bogan, Louise. "Briefly Noted." New Yorker. 22 November 1947, 140.
Description: Reed's 'ironic "Naming of Parts"... is one of the few memorable pieces of verse produced during the war years.'

Journal: Briefly Noted 
Subjects: Criticism, Poem
References: Naming of Parts

39. Bogan, Louise and William Jay Smith, comps. The Golden Journey: Poems for Young People. Chicago: Reilly and Lee, 1965.

Anthology: The Golden Journey (0809286890)
Subjects: Poem
References: Naming of Parts

40. Boston, Richard. "Always a Good Reed." Obituary of Henry Reed. Guardian (Manchester), 10 December 1986, 25.
Description: Richard Boston's obituary for Reed remembers him as the playwright and the poet.

Newspaper: The Guardian (Manchester), Dec. 1986 
Subjects: Biography, Criticism
References: The Private Life of Hilda Tablet, Not a Drum Was Heard, A Very Great Man Indeed, Chard Whitlow, Judging Distances, Naming of Parts, Moby Dick

41. Bourdette, Robert E., and Michael Cohen. The Poem In Question. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovitch, 1983. 52-54.
Description: Uses "Naming of Parts" as an example of an autobiographical poem, and provides questions for further study.

Anthology: The Poem In Question (0155706543)
Subjects: Poem
References: Naming of Parts

42. Bowman, Pamela. Lessons of the War: An Artist's Book. Beetham, Cumbria, England: Simon King Press, 1999.

Book: Lessons of the War: An Artist's Book (1900857502)
Subjects: Miscellaneous
References: Naming of Parts

43. Boyle, Kay, ed. Enough of Dying! Voices for Peace. New York: Dell, 1972.

Anthology: Enough of Dying! Voices for Peace 
Subjects: Poem
References: Naming of Parts

44. Branam, Harold. "Henry Reed." In vol. 6, Critical Survey of Poetry, rev. ed., edited by Frank N. Magill. Pasadena: Salem Press, 1992. 2721-2726.
Description: Harold Branam's entry for Reed includes a biography, analysis of the central works, and a brief bibliography.

Book: Critical Survey of Poetry 
Subjects: Criticism, Biography
References: Naming of Parts, Judging Distances, A Map of Verona, Antigone, Chrysothemis, Philoctetes, Tristram, Iseult Blaunchesmains, King Mark, Iseult la Belle

45. Branam, Harold. "Henry Reed." In vol. 6, Critical Survey of Poetry, 2nd rev. ed., edited by Philip K. Jason. Pasadena, CA: Salem Press, 2003. 3157-3161.
Description: The revised edition of Critical Survey of Poetry contains a slightly revised bibliography.

Chapter: Critical Survey of Poetry (1587650711)
Subjects: Biography, Criticism
References: Naming of Parts, Judging Distances, A Map of Verona, Antigone, Chrysothemis, Philoctetes, Tristram, Iseult Blaunchesmains, King Mark, Iseult la Belle

46. Breit, Harvey. "Verona, Under the Still Lamplight." New York Times Book Review, 28 December 1947, 8.
Description: Harvey Breit's 1947 review of A Map of Verona and Other Poems.

Newspaper: The New York Times Book Review 
Subjects: Biography, Criticism
References: Naming of Parts, Judging Distances, A Map of Verona

47. Brinnin, John Malcolm, and Bill Read, eds. "Henry Reed." The Modern Poets: an American-British Anthology. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1963.

Anthology: The Modern Poets: an American-British Anthology 
Subjects: Poem, Criticism
References: Naming of Parts

48. Brooks, Cleanth, and Robert Penn Warren, eds. Understanding Poetry. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1976.

Anthology: Understanding Poetry (0030769809)
Subjects: Poem
References: Chard Whitlow, Naming of Parts

49. Brownjohn, Alan. "Collected Lifelines." Reviews of Collected Poems, by Henry Reed; Selected Poems, by E.J. Scovell; and Poems, 1963-1983, by Michael Longley. Sunday Times Books (London), 20 October 1991, 14.
Description: Brownjohn feels Reed's 'shorter lyric pieces... [are] coherent and approachable, carefully shaped, both tender and sinister in mood.'

Newspaper: The Sunday Times (London) 
Subjects: Criticism, Biography, Poem
References: Naming of Parts, Chard Whitlow, Philoctetes, The Auction Sale, Judging Distances, Returning of Issue, Psychological Warfare, Giacomo Leopardi, Theocritus, The Chateau

50. Burgess, Patricia, ed. "Henry Reed." Annual Obituary, 1986. Chicago: St. James Press, 1989. 729-732.
Description: Reed's obituary contains a lengthy biography and full bibliography, culled from several sources.

Chapter: Henry Reed 
Subjects: Biography, Criticism, Poem, Play
References: Chard Whitlow, Philoctetes, Chrysothemis, Naming of Parts, Judging Distances, The Novel Since 1939, Moby Dick, A Very Great Man Indeed, The Private lIfe of Hilda Tablet, Not a Drum Was Heard

51. Cardew, Alan. Review of Teaching Literature in a Second Language. International Journal of Applied Linguistics 12, no. 2 (2002): 240-245 [241].
Description: Book review asserts that "Naming of Parts" supports the authors' 'super-analytic' approach.

Journal: Review of Teaching Literature in a Second Language 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Naming of Parts

52. Carter, Ronald, and John McRae. The Routledge History of Literature in English: Britain and Ireland. London: Routledge, 1997. 471, 568.
Description: Quotes the first stanza of "Naming of Parts."

Book: The Routledge History of Literature in English (0415123429)
Subjects: Criticism
References: Naming of Parts

53. Caws, Brian W. "A Comparison of 'Naming of Parts' by Henry Reed and 'In the Shelter' by C. Day Lewis." English Review 8, no. 1 (September 1997): 26-29.
Description: An A-level student examination paper is considered.

Journal: A Comparison of Naming of Parts by Henry Reed 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Naming of Parts, C. Day Lewis, In the Shelter

54. Cecil, David, and Allen Tate, eds. Modern Verse in English, 1900-1950. New York: Macmillan Company, 1958. 578-582, 638-639.

Anthology: Modern Verse in English, 1900-1950 
Subjects: Poem, Biography
References: Naming of Parts, Chrysothemis, Morning

55. Chicorel, Marietta, ed. Chicorel Index to Poetry in Anthologies and Collections in Print. New York: Chicorel Library Publishing, 1974. 1233.
Description: 1974 index to anthologies or collections containing Reed's poems.

Book: Chicorel Index to Poetry 
Subjects: Miscellaneous
References: Chard Whitlow, Judging Distances, Naming of Parts, Unarmed Combat, The Wall

56. Childs, Peter. The Twentieth Century in Poetry: A Critical Survey. London: Routledge, 1999. 120.
Description: '"The Lessons of War" [sic] is a famous and excellent illustration of the differences between World War I and World War II verse.'

Book: The Twentieth Century in Poetry (0415171008)
Subjects: Criticism
References: Naming of Parts

57. Ciardi, John. How Does a Poem Mean?. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1959. 832-833.
Description: Reed's poem "Naming of Parts" is used for a section describing diction. With suggested questions for class.

Anthology: How Does a Poem Mean? 
Subjects: Poem
References: Naming of Parts

58. Ciardi, John, and Miller Williams, eds. How Does a Poem Mean?. Boston: Houghton, Mifflin, 1975.

Anthology: How Does a Poem Mean? (0395204402)
Subjects: Poem
References: Naming of Parts

59. Clarke, Arlene, and Marlene B. Clarke, eds. Retellings: A Thematic Literature Anthology. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2003. 845-846.

Anthology: Retellings (0072414693)
Subjects: Poem
References: Naming of Parts

60. Cleverdon, Douglas. "Henry Reed." In The Dictionary of Literary Biography. Vol. 27, Poets of Great Britain and Ireland 1945-1960, edited by Vincent B. Sherry, Jr. Detroit: Gale Research, 1984. 276-282.
Description: Douglas Cleverdon's biographical note, focusing on Reed's radio drama, with a brief bibliography.

Book: The Dictionary of Literary Biography (0810317052)
Subjects: Biography, Criticism
References: Naming of Parts, The Auction Sale, Movement of Bodies, Envoy, Crime on Goat Island, The Unblest, The Monument, Vincenzo, The Streets of Pompeii, The Great Desire I Had

61. Clinton-Baddeley, V.C., dir. Anthology of 20th Century English Poetry. 2 sound discs: 33 1/3 rpm; 12 in. New York: Folkways Records, 1961.
Description: Reissue of Jupiter Anthology.

Sound: Anthology of 20th Century English Poetry 
Subjects: Poem
References: Naming of Parts

62. Clinton-Baddeley, V.C. "The Written and the Spoken Word." Essays and Studies n.s. 18 (1965): 73-82 [78-79].
Description: Reed's recording of "Naming of Parts," makes Dylan Thomas's seem 'brash and entirely misconceived.'

Journal: The Written and the Spoken Word 
Subjects: Criticism, Poem
References: Naming of Parts, Jupiter Anthology of 20th-Century English Poetry

63. Comfort, Alex. "Two Poets: Dylan Thomas and Henry Reed." ADAM International Review 14, no. 158 (May 1946): 19.
Description: A short review of Reed's first book of poems from Alex Comfort, the author of The Joy of Sex.

Journal: ADAM International Review 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Naming of Parts, Judging Distances, Unarmed Combat, Chrysothemis, Philoctetes, Tristram, Dylan Thomas, Deaths and Entrances, Miron Grindea

64. Condon, Richard A. "Reed's 'Naming of Parts.'" Explicator 12, no. 8 (June 1954): 54.
Description: Richard Condon's summary and critical analysis of Reed's poem, "Naming of Parts."

Journal: The Explicator 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Naming of Parts

65. Condon, Richard A. "Reed's 'Naming of Parts.'" In vol. 1, The Explicator Cyclopedia: Modern Poetry, edited by Charles Child Walcutt and J. Edwin Whitesell. Chicago: Quadrangle Books, 1966. 244-245.
Description: Reprint of Richard Condon's 1954 critique of Reed's "Naming of Parts."

Chapter: The Explicator Cyclopedia 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Naming of Parts

66. Copp, Michael, sel. An Imagist at War: The Complete War Poems of Richard Aldington. Madison, N.J.: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 2002. 25.
Description: Notes that Aldington's verse story, "Farewell to Memories," uses two voices, much like Reed's "Naming of Parts."

Book: An Imagist at War (0838639526)
Subjects: Criticism
References: Richard Aldington, Farewell to Memories, Naming of Parts

67. Cox, Michael, ed. "Reed, Henry." In A Dictionary of Writers and Their Works. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001.

Book: Reed, Henry (0198605382)
Subjects: Biography, Criticism
References: Naming of Parts, The Novel Since 1939, The Private Life of Hilda Tablet, The Streets of Pompeii

68. Best of Second World War Poetry. 2 sound cassettes (ca. 3 hrs.), analogue. London: CSA Tell Tapes, 1993.
Description: Anthology of poetry from World War II, includes Reed's "Naming of Parts," read by Martin Jarvis.

Sound: Best of Second World War Poetry 
Subjects: Poem
References: Martin Jarvis, Naming of Parts

69. Currey, R.N. Poets of the 1939-1945 War. London: Longmans, Green, 1960. 7, 36, 43, 47.
Description: Currey calls Reed's "Naming of Parts" and "Judging Distances" 'brilliant' in this British Council pamphlet.

Book: Poets of the 1939-1945 War 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Naming of Parts, Judging Distances

70. Curtis, Anthony. "My Book of the Year." Financial Times, 7 December 1991, xvi.
Description: The former literary editor of the Financial Times picks Reed's book as his favorite of 1991.

Newspaper: My Book of the Year 
Subjects: Criticism, Biography
References: Naming of Parts

71. Davison, Peter. Review of British Radio Drama, edited by John Drakakis. Yearbook of English Studies 15, Anglo-French Literary Relations Special Number (1985): 362-364 [362].
Description: Reed mentioned among in the pantheon of writers for the Third Programme.

Journal: Review of British Radio Drama 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Naming of Parts, Louis MacNeice, Dylan Thomas, Susan Hill, Dorothy L. Sayers, Giles Cooper, Samuel Beckett

72. Deutsch, Babette. Review of A Map of Verona, by Henry Reed. Tomorrow 8, no. 2 (October 1948): 58-59.
Description: Although Deutsch feels that Lessons of the War have a 'restrained power,' and some of Reed's poems 'exhibit a melancholy loveliness,' the book as a whole is left wanting.

Journal: Tomorrow, Oct. 1948 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Naming of Parts, Outside and In, The Door and the Window

73. DiYanni, Robert. Literature: Approaches to Fiction, Poetry, and Drama. Boston: McGraw-Hill, 2004. 547-548.

Anthology: Literature: Approaches to Fiction, Poetry, and Drama (0072881844)
Subjects: Poem
References: Naming of Parts

74. DiYanni, Robert, and Kraft Rompf, eds. The McGraw-Hill Book of Poetry. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1993.

Anthology: The McGraw-Hill Book of Poetry 
Subjects: Poem
References: Chard Whitlow, Naming of Parts

75. Dowding, Una. "War! What War?" Citizen (Gloucester, England), 14 May 2005, 10.
Description: "Today We Have Political Spin," a parody of "Naming of Parts."

Newspaper: War! What War? 
Subjects: Parody
References: Naming of Parts

76. Drabble, Margaret, ed. "Reed, Henry." In The Oxford Companion to English Literature. 6th ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000.

Book: Reed, Henry (0198662440)
Subjects: Poem
References: Naming of Parts

77. Drabble, Margaret, and Jenny Stringer, eds. The Concise Oxford Companion to English Literature. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1996. 485.
Description: A two-sentence biography of Reed.

Book: The Concise Oxford Companion to English Literature. 
Subjects: Biography, Play
References: Naming of Parts

78. Dundas, Judith. "Illusion and the Poetic Image." The Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 32, no. 2 (Winter 1973): 197-203 [198-199].
Description: In discussing the "ironic eye," Reed's "Naming of Parts" is mentioned.

Journal: Illusion and the Poetic Image 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Naming of Parts

79. Dunning, Stephen. Teaching Literature to Adolescents. Glenview, IL: Scott, Foresman, 1966. 22-23.
Description: Teaching poetry 'inductively,' and recognizing different voices or speakers in a poem using "Naming of Parts." With suggested questions for class.

Book: Teaching Literature to Adolescents 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Naming of Parts

80. Eagles, Walter Rufus. "Lyrical Audio Poems of Henry Reed, Readings by Walter Rufus Eagles." Eaglesweb. <http://www.eaglesweb.com/Sub_Pages/reed_poems.htm>.
Description: Audio of poet Walter Rufus Eagles reading "Naming of Parts," by Henry Reed. RealAudio file, external link.

Link: Lyrical Audio Poems of Henry Reed 
Subjects: Link
References: Naming of Parts

81. Eckhardt, Caroline D. and David H. Stewart. "Towards a Functional Taxonomy of Composition." College Compostition and Communication 30, no. 4 (December 1979): 338-342 [342].
Description: "Naming of Parts" is quoted as an argument against solely teaching technique.

Journal: Towards a Functional Taxonomy of Composition 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Naming of Parts

82. England. Vol. 6 of Living Prose & Poetry, narrated by Clifton Fadiman. 2 LP records, 33 1/3 rpm, 12 in. Old Greenwich, CT: Listening Library, 1976.
Description: Set of English poetry recordings includes "Lessons of the War: Naming of Parts."

Sound: England 
Subjects: Poem
References: Naming of Parts

83. Fadiman, Clifton, Louis Untermeyer, and Delmer Rodabaugh. Prose and Poetry of England. 4 s.; 12 in.; 33⅓ rpm; microgroove. Syracuse, New York: L.W. Singer, 1963.

Sound: Prose and Poetry of England 
Subjects: 
References: Naming of Parts

84. Ferguson, Margaret, Mary Jo Salter, and Jon Stallworthy, eds. The Norton Anthology of Poetry. 4th ed. New York: W.W. Norton, 1998.
Description: This anthology contains not only "Naming of Parts," "Judging Distances," and "Chard Whitlow," but also Reed's lesser-known poem, "The Château."

Anthology: The Norton Anthology of Poetry (0393968200)
Subjects: Poem
References: Chard Whitlow, The Chateau, Naming of Parts, Judging Distances

85. Ferguson, Margaret, Mary Jo Salter, and Jon Stallworthy, eds. The Norton Anthology of Poetry. 5th ed. New York: W.W. Norton, 2005. 1563-1566

Anthology: The Norton Anthology of Poetry 
Subjects: Poem
References: Chard Whitlow, Naming of Parts, Judging Distances

86. Firth, Katherine. "Henry Reed (1914-1986)." In British Writers, Supplement XV, edited by Jay Parini. Detroit: Charles Scribner's Sons, 2010. 243-257.
Description: Firth's update to British Writers is the best and most comprehensive critical biography on Reed currently in print.

Chapter: Henry Reed (1914-1986) (978068431553)
Subjects: Biography, Criticism
References: Sailor's Harbour, Naming of Parts, The Captain, Chard Whitlow, Hiding Beneath the Furze, A Map of Verona, Judging Distances, Unarmed Combat, The Auction Sale, Three Words

87. Forbes, Peter, ed. Scanning the Century: The Penguin Book of the Twentieth Century in Poetry. London: Viking, 1999.

Anthology: Scanning the Century (014058899X)
Subjects: Poem
References: Naming of Parts

88. Ford, Boris, ed. The Cambridge Cultural History of Britain. Vol. 9, Modern Britain. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 1988. 5, 225-226.
Description: Reed's Hilda Tablet series is mentioned in a discussion of post-war drama.

Book: The Cambridge Cultural History of Britain (0521327652)
Subjects: Criticism, Play
References: Naming of Parts, The Private Life of Hilda Tablet

89. Ford, Christopher. "The Reeve's Tale." Guardian (Manchester), 20 November 1971, 10.
Description: An excellent interview with Reed, for a retrospective of the Hilda Tablet series of radio plays.

Newspaper: The Guardian (Manchester), Nov. 1971 
Subjects: Biography, Criticism, Play
References: A Very Great Man Indeed, Emily Butter, A Hedge, Backwards, Not a Drum Was Heard, Naming of Parts, Moby Dick, The Streets of Pompeii, After a Certain Age

90. Fowler, Roger. Linguistic Criticism. New York: Oxford University Press, 1996. 197-201.

Book: Linguistic Criticism (019219125X)
Subjects: Criticism
References: Naming of Parts

91. Fowler, Roger. "'Naming of Parts' by Henry Reed." In Poetics: Linguistic Analyses of English and American Poems, Reader and Workbook, edited by Kordásné Kenesei Andrea. Veszprém, Hungary: Veszprém University Press, 2004. 41-44
Description: This analysis is similar to Fowler's in Linguistic Criticism (1996).

Chapter: Naming of Parts by Henry Reed (963949535)
Subjects: Criticism, Poem
References: Naming of Parts

92. Friedrich, Gerhard. "The English Teacher and the Process of Communication." English Journal 55, no. 1 (January 1966); 19-27 [27].
Description: "Naming of Parts" cited as an example for 'establishing the identities of compositional techniques and literary effects.'

Journal: The English Teacher and the Process of Communication 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Naming of Parts

93. Frye, Northrop, Sheridan Baker, and George Perkins, eds. The Practical Imagination: An Introduction to Poetry. New York: Harper and Row, 1983.

Anthology: The Practical Imagination (006042219X)
Subjects: Poem
References: Naming of Parts

94. Gardner, Brian, ed. The Terrible Rain: the War Poets, 1939-1945. London: Methuen, 1966. 33-36.

Anthology: The Terrible Rain: the War Poets, 1939-1945 (0413150100)
Subjects: Poem
References: Judging Distances, Naming of Parts

95. Gardner, Helen Louise, Dame, comp. The New Oxford Book of English Verse, 1250-1950. New York: Oxford University Press, 1972.

Anthology: The New Oxford Book of English Verse (0198121369)
Subjects: Poem
References: Judging Distances, Naming of Parts

96. Gardner, Janet E., et al, eds. Literature: A Portable Anthology. Boston: Bedford/St. Martin's, 2004.

Anthology: Literature: A Portable Anthology (0312412827)
Subjects: Poem
References: Naming of Parts

97. Goethals, Helen. "The Muse That Failed: Poetry and Patriotism During the Second World War." In The Oxford Handbook of British and Irish War Poetry, edited by Tim Kendall. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007. 366.
Description: Goethals describes the juxtaposed voices in Reed's "Naming of Parts" as 'emblematic' of the Second World War.

Chapter: The Muse That Failed (0199282668)
Subjects: Criticism, Poem
References: Naming of Parts

98. Goldensohn, Lorrie. Dismantling Glory: Twentieth-Century Soldier Poetry. New York: Columbia University Press, 2003. 111-112.
Description: "Naming of Parts" is likened to a 'perfectly framed snapshot,' that is 'representative of the World War II soldier poem.'

Book: Dismantling Glory (0231119380)
Subjects: Criticism, Biography
References: Naming of Parts

99. Goss, Raymond. "To Students Everywhere." Parody of "Naming of Parts," by Henry Reed. College Composition and Communication 26, no. 2 (May 1975): 148.
Description: A parody of "Naming of Parts" which changes the setting to a university campus, and the lessons to ones on grammar and the parts of speech.

Journal: To Students Everywhere 
Subjects: Poem, Parody
References: Naming of Parts

100. Graham, Desmond, ed. Poetry of the Second World War: An International Anthology. London: Chatto & Windus, 1995. 22-23.

Anthology: Poetry of the Second World War (0701162996)
Subjects: Poem
References: Naming of Parts

101. Gregory, Marshall. "Skills versus Scholarship (or Liberal Education Knows a Hawk from a Handsaw)." Keynote address, Open University. 11 October 1997.
Description: Keynote address, Open University, Walton Hall, Milton Keynes, UK. 11 October 1997.

Chapter: Skills versus Scholarship 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Naming of Parts

102. Gross, Harvey. "William Empson, Vernon Watkins, and Henry Reed." In Sound and Form in Modern Poetry: A Study of Prosody from Thomas Hardy to Robert Lowell. Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press, 1964. 271, 275-279, 325n.
Description: Of several contemporaries of Thomas and Auden, the author considers Reed to be the 'most considerable.'

Book: Sound and Form in Modern Poetry 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Naming of Parts, Chard Whitlow, Chrysothemis, The Auction Sale, Vernon Watkins, William Empson

103. Guth, Hans P., and Gabriele L. Rico, eds. Discovering Literature: Stories, Poems, Plays. 2nd ed. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 1996. 755.

Anthology: Discovering Literature (0135289947)
Subjects: Poem
References: Naming of Parts

104. Gwynn, Frederick L., Ralph W. Condee, and Arthur O. Lewis, eds. The Case for Poetry, a Critical Anthology: Poems, Cases, and Critiques. Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice-Hall, 1965. 238.
Description: Anthology collects "Naming of Parts."

Anthology: The Case for Poetry 
Subjects: Poem
References: Naming of Parts

105. Hall, Carol. Review of Poetry is for People, edited by Martha M. McDonough and William C. Doster. College Composition and Communication 16, no. 5 (December 1965): 285-286 [285].
Description: Chides the editors for reducing Reed's 'witty and sophisticated' "Naming of Parts" to a 'didactic' reading of simple connotation and denotation.

Journal: Review of Poetry is for People 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Naming of Parts

106. Hallmark Cards, Inc. Poetry for Pleasure: The Hallmark Book of Poetry. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1960.

Anthology: Poetry for Pleasure 
Subjects: Poem
References: Naming of Parts

107. Hamblett, Charles, and Leslie Frewin, eds. I Burn For England: An Anthology of World War II. London: Frewin, 1966.

Anthology: I Burn For England 
Subjects: Poem
References: Naming of Parts

108. Hamilton, Ian. "Henry Reed, 1914-1986" in Against Oblivion: Some Lives of the Twentieth-Century Poets. London: Viking, 2002. 212-216.
Description: Reed's chapter from Ian Hamilton's survey of twentieth-century poets, with analysis and biography.

Book: Against Oblivion (067084909X)
Subjects: Biography, Criticism
References: Naming of Parts, Judging Distances, Psychological Warfare

109. Hamilton, Ian. "The Forties II." In A Poetry Chronicle: Essays and Reviews. New York: Barnes & Noble, 1973. 66-74 [68-70].
Description: An excerpt from Ian Hamilton's series of essays on the poetry of the 1940s, regarding Reed's poems "Judging Distances" and "Naming of Parts."

Chapter: A Poetry Chronicle (064926737)
Subjects: Criticism
References: Judging Distances, Naming of Parts

110. Hamilton, Ian. The Poetry of War, 1939-1945. London: Alan Ross, 1965. 36-40.
Description: Collects three of Reed's Lessons of the War poems.

Anthology: The Poetry of War 
Subjects: Poem
References: Naming of Parts, Judging Distances, Unarmed Combat

111. Hamilton, Ian, ed. The Poetry of War, 1939-1945. London: Alan Ross, 1965. 36.

Anthology: The Poetry of War, 1939-1945 
Subjects: Poem
References: Naming of Parts

112. Hamilton, Ian. "Poetry: The Forties—II." London Magazine 4, no. 3 (June 1964): 67-72 [68-69].
Description: Hamilton's essay on the poetry of the 1940s was reprinted in A Poetry Chronicle (1973).

Journal: Poetry: The Forties—II 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Judging Distances, Naming of Parts

113. Hansen, Tom. "Reclaiming the Body: Teaching Modern Poetry." English Journal 81, no. 1 (January 1992): 25.
Description: Suggests "Naming of Parts" be used as a dramatic monologue in class.

Journal: Reclaiming the Body 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Naming of Parts

114. Harmon, William, ed. The Top 500 Poems. New York: Columbia University Press, 1992. 1048-1049.

Anthology: The Top 500 Poems (023108028X)
Subjects: Poem
References: Naming of Parts

115. Harrison, Michael, and Christopher Stuart Clark, comps. One Hundred Years of Poetry for Children. New York: Oxford University Press, 2000. 148-149.

Anthology: One Hundred Years of Poetry for Children (0192762583)
Subjects: Poem
References: Naming of Parts

116. Harrison, Michael, and Christopher Stuart-Clark, comps. Peace & War: A Collection of Poems. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1989. 33.
Description: Collects Reed's "Naming of Parts."

Anthology: Peace & War (0192760718)
Subjects: Poem
References: Naming of Parts

117. Harrisson, Mike, ed. Over the Nightmare Ground: British Poetry from Two World Wars. Huddersfield, England: Headstrong Interactive, 1999. CD-Rom.
Description: While listening to a reading of Henry Reed's "Naming of Parts," the viewer of this CD can browse a labeled diagram of a rifle.

Anthology: Over the Nightmare Ground 
Subjects: Poem
References: Naming of Parts

118. Haughton, Hugh. Second World War Poems. London: Faber and Faber, 2004. 232-234, 314.
Description: Collects "Naming of Parts" and "Judging Distances" as Lessons of the War, Parts I and II.

Anthology: Second World War Poems 
Subjects: Poem
References: Naming of Parts, Judging Distances

119. Henderson, Gloria Mason, William Day, and Sandra Stevenson Waller, eds. Literature and Ourselves: a Thematic Introduction for Readers and Writers. New York: Longmans, 1997.

Anthology: Literature and Ourselves (0673999556)
Subjects: Poem
References: Naming of Parts, Judging Distances

120. Heppenstall, Rayner. The Intellectual Part. London: Barrie and Rockliff, 1963. 67.
Description: In this autobiography, Heppenstall mentions thinking well of Reed, and calls "Naming of Parts" and "Chard Whitlow" 'a kind of anti-poetry.'

Book: The Intellectual Part 
Subjects: Biography, Criticism
References: Pytheas, Naming of Parts, Chard Whitlow

121. Hewison, Robert. Under Siege: Literary Life in London, 1939-1945. New York: Oxford University Press, 1977. 110, 113, 118, 139-140.
Description: Contains an excellent examination of the 'military/poetic' problem in Reed's "Judging Distances," and "Unarmed Combat."

Book: Under Siege 
Subjects: Criticism, Biography, Poem
References: Judging Distances, Naming of Parts, Unarmed Combat

122. Hill, George. "Can War Still Create War Poets?" Times (London), 20 February 1991, 18.
Description: Reed's "Naming of Parts" 'may be the best known soldier's poem of the second world war....'

Newspaper: Can War Still Create War Poets? 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Naming of Parts

123. Hill, Marion. Bletchley Park People: Churchill's Geese That Never Cackled. Stroud, England: Sutton Publishing, 2004. 63.
Description: A former Bletchley Park worker is quoted as saying 'I worked with Henry Read [sic], the poet who wrote the fine poem "The Naming of Parts".'

Book: Bletchley Park People (0750933623)
Subjects: Biography
References: Naming of Parts

124. Hodnett, Edward, ed. Poems to Read Aloud. New York: Norton, 1967.

Anthology: Poems to Read Aloud 
Subjects: Poem
References: Naming of Parts

125. Hoover, Benjamin, and Donald S. Taylor. Story, Poem, Essay: A University Reader. New York: Henry Holt, 1957. 381, 605.
Description: Collects Reed's "Naming of Parts."

Anthology: Story, Poem, Essay 
Subjects: Poem
References: Naming of Parts

126. Howell, Anthony. "Modernist Manquè." London Magazine (April/May 2003). 40-45.
Description: Discovering and evaluating the best of Reed's lesser-known poems.

Journal: Modernist Manquè 
Subjects: Biography, Criticism
References: Spleen, Dull Sonnet, Chrysothemis, Lives, Hiding Beneath the Furze, Naming of Parts, Judging Distances, Psychological Warfare, Three Words, Morning

127. Hyndman, Roger. "Point of Balance: A Lesson in 'Naming of Parts.'" English Journal 50, no. 8 (November 1961): 569-571, 577.
Description: Analysis, study questions, and lesson plans for teaching Reed's poem "Naming of Parts" in class.

Journal: The English Journal 
Subjects: Criticism, Poem
References: Naming of Parts

128. Hyndman, Roger. "Point of Balance: A Lesson in 'Naming of Parts'." In Modern Poetry in the Classroom, edited by Roger Hyndman. Champaign, IL: National Council of Teachers of English, 1963. 19-21.
Description: Analysis, study questions, and lesson plans for teaching Reed's poem "Naming of Parts" in class.

Chapter: Modern Poetry in the Classroom 
Subjects: Criticism, Poem
References: Naming of Parts

129. Innes, Doreen, Harry Hine, and Christopher Pelling, eds. Ethics and Rhetoric: Critical Essays for Donald Russell on His Seventy-Fifth Birthday. Oxford: Clarendon, 1995. 4.
Description: Lines from Reed's "Naming of Parts" are used to introduce an essay on Latin and neoteric hexameter.

Book: Ethics and Rhetoric (019814962X)
Subjects: Criticism
References: Naming of Parts

130. Jacobus, Lee A. Literature: An Introduction to Critical Reading. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 1996.
Description: Reprints "Naming of Parts."

Book: Literature: An Introduction to Critical Reading (013282633X)
Subjects: Poem, Criticism
References: Naming of Parts

131. Jeffares, A. Norman, ed. Seven Centuries of Poetry: Chaucer to Dylan Thomas. New York: Longmans, Green, 1955.

Anthology: Seven Centuries of Poetry 
Subjects: Poem
References: Naming of Parts

132. Jenkins, Alan. "In Other Men's Shadows." The Independent (London), 3 November 1991, 46.
Description: Jenkins feels that Reed's best poetry displays 'a special feeling for romantic potentiality, the moment before something tremendous happens or after it has receded.'

Newspaper: The Independent (London) on Sunday 
Subjects: Criticism, Biography
References: Naming of Parts, Chard Whitlow, The Auction Sale, Bocca di Magra, The Blissful Land, Tristram, King Mark

133. Jennings, Elizabeth, ed. An Anthology of Modern Verse, 1940-1960. London: Methuen, 1961. 210-215.
Description: Collects Reed's poems "A Map of Verona," "The Wall," and "Naming of Parts."

Anthology: An Anthology of Modern Verse, 1940-1960 
Subjects: Poem
References: A Map of Verona, The Wall, Naming of Parts

134. Jennings, Elizabeth. "Reed, Henry." In Contemporary Poets, 3rd ed., edited by James Vinson. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1980. 1245-1248.
Description: Poet Elizabeth Jennings' analysis of Reed's poetry, with a brief biography and a lengthy bibliography.

Book: Contemporary Poets 
Subjects: Biography, Criticism
References: Naming of Parts, A Map of Verona, Chard Whitlow, The Door and the Window, Philoctetes, Tristram, Corruption in the Palace of Justice, Summertime, The Burnt Flower-Bed, The Advertisement

135. Jerome, Judson. The Poet and the Poem. Exp. and rev. ed. Cincinnati, OH: Writer's Digest, 1974.

Anthology: The Poet and the Poem (0911654259)
Subjects: Criticism, Poem
References: Naming of Parts

136. Jones, D.L., ed. War Poetry: An Anthology. Oxford: Pergamon Press, 1968. 116-123.
Description: Using Reed's poetry as an example of the 'individual's response' to the Second World War, Jones discusses the contrasts, irony, and ambiguities found in the Lessons of the War.

Anthology: War Poetry: An Anthology (082034818)
Subjects: Criticism, Poem
References: Naming of Parts, Judging Distances, Unarmed Combat

137. Kale, Tessa, ed. Columbia Granger's Index to Poetry in Anthologies. 12th ed. New York: Columbia University Press, 2002. 1758.
Description: Index to many of Reed's poems published in popular anthologies, including the "Lessons of the War" sequence.

Book: Columbia Granger's Index to Poetry in Anthologies (0231124481)
Subjects: Poem
References: The Auction Sale, Chard Whitlow, The Chateau, The Door and the Window, Dull Sonnet, Judging Distances, A Map of Verona, Naming of Parts, Philoctetes, Sailor's Harbour

138. Kendall, D.G. "The Recovery of Structure From Fragmentary Information." Philosophical Transactions and Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Series A, Mathematical and Physical Sciences 279, no. 1291 (25 September 1975): 582 (547-582).
Description: This lecture on seriation and map-making quotes from Reed's poem, "Naming of Parts."

Journal: The Recovery of Structure From Fragmentary Information 
Subjects: Miscellaneous, Poem
References: Naming of Parts

139. Kennedy, X.J. Literature: An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, and Drama. Boston: Little, Brown, 1976. 844.

Anthology: Literature: An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, and Drama 
Subjects: Poem
References: Naming of Parts

140. Kennedy, X.J., ed. An Introduction to Poetry. Boston: Little, Brown, 1966.

Anthology: An Introduction to Poetry 
Subjects: Poem
References: Naming of Parts

141. Kiley, Frederick T., and J.M. Shuttleworth, comps. Satire from Aesop to Buchwald. New York: Odyssey Press, 1971.

Anthology: Satire from Aesop to Buchwald (0672631105)
Subjects: Poem
References: Naming of Parts

142. Kinnick, B. Jo. "Professional Publications." Review of Modern Poetry in the Classroom, edited by Roger Hyndman. English Journal 54, no. 2 (February 1965): 142-143 [142].
Description: Mention of Reed's inclusion in a collection of lesson plans and explications.

Journal: Professional Publications 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Naming of Parts

143. Kirkus, Virginia. "Two Young Poets." Review of A Map of Verona, and Other Poems, by Henry Reed. Bulletin from Virginia Kirkus' Bookshop Service 15, no. 20 (15 October 1947): 594.
Description: Kirkus reviews A Map of Verona, contrasting Reed against Richard Wilbur.

Journal: Kirkus Reviews 
Subjects: Criticism, Poem
References: Naming of Parts, Richard Wilbur, The Beautiful Changes

144. Kirschner, Allen, ed. Voices of Poetry: Milton, Donne, Yeats, Poethke, MacLeish, Blake, Hopkins, Frost, and Many Others. New York: Dell, 1970.

Anthology: Voices of Poetry 
Subjects: 
References: Naming of Parts

145. Klingopulos, G. D. "Eliot's Heir." Scrutiny 14, no. 2 (December 1946): 141-144.
Description: A 1946 review of Reed's first book, A Map of Verona, by G.D. Klingopulos.

Journal: Scrutiny 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Naming of Parts, A Map of Verona, Unarmed Combat, The Wall, Philoctetes, Iseult La Belle, The Return, Chrysothemis

146. Knowles, Elizabeth, ed. "Reed, Henry." In The Oxford Dictionary of Modern Quotations. 2nd ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002.

Book: Reed, Henry (0198609515)
Subjects: Poem
References: Naming of Parts

147. Knowles, Elizabeth, ed. "Reed, Henry." In The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004.
Description: Popular quotes from Reed's poems and radio plays.

Book: Reed, Henry (0198607202)
Subjects: Poem
References: Chard Whitlow, Naming of Parts, Unarmed Combat, Emily Butter, Not a Drum Was Heard, The Primal Scene, The Private Life of Hilda Tablet, A Very Great Man Indeed

148. Kroeber, Karl, and John O. Lyons, eds. Studying Poetry: A Critical Anthology of English and American Poems. New York: Harper & Row, 1965. 466-467, 567.
Description: Collects Reed's "Naming of Parts," with two short exercises for further study.

Anthology: Studying Poetry 
Subjects: Poem
References: Naming of Parts

149. Kuntz, Joseph M. Poetry Explication: A Checklist of Interpretation Since 1925 of British and American Poems Past and Present. Denver, CO: Swallow Press, 1963. 212.
Description: This index of criticism only lists Condon's 1954 article in The Explicator.

Book: Poetry Explication: A Checklist 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Naming of Parts

150. Kuntz, Josep M. Poetry Explication: A Checklist of Interpretation Since 1925 of British and American Poems Past and Present. Boston: G.K. Hall, 1980. 361.
Description: This index of criticism only lists Condon's 1954 article in The Explicator for Reed.

Book: Poetry Explication: A Checklist (0816183139)
Subjects: Criticism
References: Naming of Parts

151. Kuykendall, Carol. "Sequence Without Stricture." English Journal 61, no. 5 (May 1972): 715, 722.
Description: Quotes from "Naming of Parts" to demonstrate the dangers of an overly-structured English curriculum.

Journal: Sequence Without Stricture 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Naming of Parts

152. Larkin, Phillip, ed. The Oxford Book of Twentieth-Century English Verse. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1973. 477-479.

Anthology: The Oxford Book of Twentieth-Century English Verse (0198121377)
Subjects: Poem
References: Chard Whitlow, Naming of Parts

153. Laski, Marshanita, ed. Common Ground: An Anthology. Manchester: Carcanet Press, 1989.
Description: Collects Reed's "Naming of Parts."

Anthology: Common Ground (0856358002)
Subjects: Poem
References: Naming of Parts

154. Lee, Loyd E. World War II in Asia and the Pacific and the War's Aftermath, with General Themes: A Handbook of Literature and Research. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1998. 297-298, 300, 303.
Description: Lee calls "Naming of Parts" the 'embodiment of English soldierly humor.'

Book: World War II in Asia and the Pacific and the War's Aftermath (0313293260)
Subjects: Biography, Criticism
References: Naming of Parts

155. Lehmann, John. I Am My Brother: Autobiography II. London: Longmans, Green, 1960. 167-169.
Description: John Lehmann considers Reed's poems, and reflects on their early correspondence.

Book: I Am My Brother 
Subjects: Biography, Criticism
References: Naming of Parts, Judging Distances, Unarmed Combat, Chrysothemis, Philoctetes, Tristram, Iseult La Belle, Iseult Blaunchesmains, King Mark

156. Lehmann, John. In My Own Time: Memoirs of a Literary Life. Boston: Little, Brown and Co., 1969. 170, 318-321, 353.
Description: Reprints of Lehmann's autobiographies including The Whispering Gallery and I Am My Brother.

Book: In My Own Time 
Subjects: Biography, Criticism
References: Naming of Parts, Judging Distances, Unarmed Combat

157. Lief, Leonard, and James F. Light, comps. The Modern Age: Literature. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1969. 607.

Anthology: The Modern Age: Literature (0030733901)
Subjects: Poem
References: Naming of Parts

158. Ling, Peter, comp. Gentlemen at Arms: Portraits of Soldiers in Fact and Fiction, in Peace and War. London: Owen, 1969.

Anthology: Gentlemen at Arms (0720636019)
Subjects: Poem
References: Naming of Parts, Judging Distances

159. Ling, Ruth. "The Double Design of Michael Longley's Recent Elegies 'The Ghost Orchid' and 'Broken Dishes'." Irish Studies Review 10, no. 1 (1 April 2002): 39-50.

Journal: The Double Design of Michael Longley's Recent Elegies 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Naming of Parts

160. Review of A Map of Verona, by Henry Reed. The Listener's Book Chronicle. Listener 35, no. 906 (23 May 1946): 689-690 (690).
Description: The Listener's reviewer calls Reed's A Map of Verona 'one of those rare books... which give new heart to dispirited poets.'

Journal: The Listener, May 1946 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Chard Whitlow, Lives, Naming of Parts, Judging Distances, Unarmed Combat, The Place and the Person, Tristram

161. Lohf, Kenneth A. Poets in a War: British Writers on the Battlefronts and the Home Front of the Second World War. New York: Grolier Club, 1995. 21, 26, 56, 68-70.
Description: Reed's two poetry collections were part of an exhibition of Second World War poetry in 1995-1996.

Book:  (0910672148)
Subjects: Criticism, Biography
References: Naming of Parts, Judging Distances, Unarmed Combat, Movement of Bodies, Returning of Issue, F.T. Prince, Vernon Scannell, Lessons of the War

162. Lomas, Herbert. "Old Soldiers." London Magazine n.s. 32, nos. 1&2 (April/May 1992): 122-126 [122-123].
Description: Lomas found Reed's poetry boring in 1946, and he finds little more redeeming about it in 1992: 'Reed is simply not interesting enough linguistically.'

Journal: London Magazine, April/May 1992 
Subjects: Criticism, Biography
References: Naming of Parts, Chard Whitlow, The Return, The Auction Sale, The Changeling, Judging Distances, The Chateau

163. Longley, Edna. The Bloodaxe Book of 20th Century Poetry: From Britain and Ireland. Tarset, Northumberland: Bloodaxe Books, 2000.

Anthology: The Bloodaxe Book of 20th Century Poetry: From Britain and Ireland (185224514X)
Subjects: Poem
References: Hiding Beneath the Furze, Naming of Parts, Judging Distances

164. Longley, Edna. "War Pastorals." In The Oxford Handbook of British and Irish War Poetry, edited by Tim Kendall. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007. 461-482 (463-464).
Description: Longley describes "Naming of Parts" and "Judging Distances" as being military versions of the traditional pastoral poem.

Chapter: War Pastorals (0199282668)
Subjects: Criticism
References: Naming of Parts, Judging Distances

165. Lougée, David. "The Long Road to Parnassus." Voices: A Quarterly of Poetry 135 (Autumn 1948): 54.
Description: David Lougée's succinct and scathing review of the American edition of A Map of Verona and Other Poems calls Reed's collection a 'serious hoax.'

Journal: Voices 
Subjects: Criticism
References: A Map of Verona, Chard Whitlow, Naming of Parts, Lives, Ishmael

166. Ludwig, Jennifer. "Lessons of the War: Henry Reed." In vol. 2, Literature of War: Experiences, edited by Thomas Riggs. Detroit, MI: St. James Press, 2012. 359-361.
Description: A relatively lengthy assessment of Reed's influences, position, and the impact resulting from his famous sequence of poems, Lessons of the War.

Chapter: Lessons of the War: Henry Reed 
Subjects: Poem, Criticism
References: Naming of Parts, Judging Distances, Unarmed Combat

167. MacKay, Louis. Review of A Map of Verona, by Henry Reed. Canadian Poetry Magazine 10, no. 3 (March 1947): 35.
Description: MacKay believes that Reed 'shows a neat wit and humanity in parodies of army instruction and of T.S. Eliot,' and his monologues 'combine admirably a sustained relevance to their dramatic situation with a broader reference to problems that are perhaps more pressing and more universal now than they have ever been.'

Journal: Review of A Map of Verona 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Naming of Parts, Chard Whitlow, Chrysothemis, Philoctetes

168. Madden, David, comp. A Pocketful of Poems: Vintage Verse. Fort Worth, Texas: Harcourt Brace, 1996.
Description: Collects Reed's "Naming of Parts."

Anthology: A Pocketful of Poems (0155025449)
Subjects: Poem
References: Naming of Parts

169. Martin, Bruce K. "Poetry in Wartime: Douglas, Lewis, and Reed." Chap. 2 in British Poetry Since 1939. Boston: Twayne, 1985. 13-46 [40-46, 181]
Description: Martin finds Reed's solution to the 'distrust of the large-scale statement, empty rhetoric, and vague romanticism' of the 1930s and 40s, 'unique'.

Chapter: British Poetry Since 1939 (0805769005)
Subjects: Criticism, Poem
References: Naming of Parts, Chard Whitlow, Chrysothemis, Philoctetes, Lives, Judging Distances, Unarmed Combat, Iseult Blaunchesmains, King Mark, Iseult La Belle

170. Maud, Ralph, and Aneirin Talfan Davies, eds. Dylan Thomas's Choice: An Anthology of Verse Spoken by Dylan Thomas. New York: New Directions, 1963. xix, 143-145.
Description: Thomas read several of Reed's poems to audiences at readings in 1952.

Anthology: Dylan Thomas's Choice 
Subjects: Poem
References: Chard Whitlow, Naming of Parts

171. McCosker, Karen, and Nicolas Albery, eds. Poem a Day, vol. 1. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Zoland Books, 1998. 98-99.

Anthology: Poem a Day (1883642388)
Subjects: Poem
References: Naming of Parts

172. Meyer, Michael, ed. The Bedford Introduction to Literature: Reading, Thinking, Writing. 7th ed. Boston: Bedford, St. Martin's, 2005.

Anthology: The Bedford Introduction to Literature (0312412428)
Subjects: Poem
References: Naming of Parts

173. Meyer, Michael, ed. The Compact Bedford Introduction to Literature: Reading, Thinking, and Writing. Boston: St. Martin's Press, 2003. 626-627.
Description: Contains questions for discussing "Naming of Parts" in class.

Anthology: The Compact Bedford Introduction to Literature (0312398816)
Subjects: Criticism, Poem
References: Naming of Parts

174. Meyer, Michael, ed. Poetry: An Introduction. 5th ed. Boston: Bedford/St. Martin's, 2007.

Anthology: Poetry: An Introduction (0312450516)
Subjects: Poem
References: Naming of Parts

175. Miller, Ruth, and Robert A. Greenberg, eds. Poetry, an Introduction. New York: St. Martin's, 1981.

Anthology: Poetry, an Introduction (0312618042)
Subjects: Poem
References: Naming of Parts

176. Milner, E.V. "Baking of Tarts." Nobody Tells Me Anything's Journal. <http://www.livejournal.com/users/katiemorris/111875.html>.
Description: The text of E.V. Milner's kitchen- and baking-centric parody of "Naming of Parts." External link.

Link: Baking of Tarts 
Subjects: Link, Parody
References: Naming of Parts

177. Milsted, David, comp. Brewer's Anthology of England and the English. New York: Sterling, 2003. 187.
Description: Reed's poem "Naming of Parts" is used to illustrate British reticence toward war.

Anthology: Brewer's Anthology of England and the English (0304365947)
Subjects: Poem
References: Naming of Parts

178. Moss, Robert F. "Berryman's Last Hurrah." Review of The Freedom of the Poet, by John Berryman. Virginia Quarterly Review 52, no. 4 (Autumn 1976): 707-711 [710].
Description: Moss is 'astounded by [Berryman's] prescience in celebrating Henry Reed's "Naming of Parts"...'.

Journal: Berryman's Last Hurrah 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Naming of Parts, John Berryman

179. Motion, Andrew. "Bard's Army." Reviews of Not Without Glory by Vernon Scannell, and A Spirit Above Wars, by A. Banerjee. New Review 3, no. 27 (27 June 1976) 56-58 [57].
Description: Reed's "Naming of Parts" perfectly captures the 'wearying innuendo' of the 'persistent, nagging eroticism in military life'.

Journal: Bard's Army 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Naming of Parts

180. Muller, Adam. "Representations of War, 1900-Present." Powerpoint presentation. University of Manitoba. English 4.380. L01 Summer 2004 lecture.

Link: Representations of War, 1900-Present 
Subjects: Link
References: Naming of Parts, Judging Distances, Unarmed Combat

181. Newman, Bob. "Integration by Parts." Parody of Henry Reed's "Naming of Parts." A Wild Garden of Verse. <http://www.noggs.dsl.pipex.com/pa/reed.htm>.
Description: A calculus parody of "Naming of Parts," for evaluating integrals. External link.

Link: Integration by Parts 
Subjects: Link, Parody
References: Naming of Parts

182. Nichols, James W. Insinuation: The Tactics of English Satire. The Hague: Mouton, 1971. 113.
Description: 'In the opening lines of... Naming of Parts, the shift is from the military world to the world of nature, its antithesis.'

Book: Insinuation 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Naming of Parts

183. Nowottny, Winifred. The Language Poets Use. New York: Oxford University Press, 1962. 37-38.
Description: A chapter on diction uses "Naming of Parts" as an example of using a ready-made language and shifting of styles.

Book: The Language Poets Use 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Naming of Parts

184. O'Toole, Michael. "Henry Reed and What Follows the 'Naming of Parts'." In Functions of Style, edited by David Birch and Michael O'Toole. London: Pinter Publishers, 1988. 12-30.
Description: Visual semiotician Michael O'Toole analyzes "Naming of Parts" within a systemic-functional framework.

Chapter: Functions of Style (086187918X)
Subjects: Criticism
References: Naming of Parts

185. Palm, Edward F. "Naming of Parts." In vol. 8, Masterplots II: Poetry Series Supplement, edited by John Wilson and Philip K. Jackson. Pasadena, California: Salem Press, 1998. 3252-3254.
Description: A detailed explication of Reed's most famous poem by Major Edward F. Palm, USMC (Ret.), including comments on the poetic forms and devices used, and interpretation of themes and meanings.

Chapter: Masterplots II (089356625X)
Subjects: Criticism
References: Naming of Parts

186. Parini, Jay, ed. The Wadsworth Anthology of Poetry. Boston: Thomson Wadsworth, 2006. 1103, 1142-1143.
Description: "Naming of Parts" is included in the chapter "An Anthology of Poems about Wars and Rumors of Wars."

Anthology: The Wadsworth Anthology of Poetry (1413004733)
Subjects: Poem
References: Naming of Parts

187. Parkinson, Brian, and Helen Reid Thomas. Teaching Literature in a Second Language. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2000.

Book: Teaching Literature in a Second Language (0748612599)
Subjects: Criticism
References: Naming of Parts

188. Parrott, E.O. "The Mending of Fuses." In Imitations of Immortality: A Book of Literary Parodies, compiled by E.O. Parrott. Harmondworth, Middlesex: Viking, 1986. 297-298.
Description: Parrott adds his own take on Reed's "Naming of Parts" to his anthology of parodies.

Chapter: The Mending of Fuses 
Subjects: Parody
References: Naming of Parts

189. Parrott, E.O. "Mending of Fuses." Parody of Henry Reed. Performed by David W. Solomons. <http://www.toptempo.com/song/song_0000323.html>.
Description: E.O. Parrott's household parody of "Naming of Parts," arranged for the guitar. External link, .mp3 file.

Link: Mending of Fuses 
Subjects: Link, Parody
References: Naming of Parts, E.O. Parrott

190. Pascoe, David. "The Hollow Men." Review of Uncollected Poems, by Basil Bunting, and Collected Poems, by Henry Reed. Oxford Poetry 6, no. 2 (Winter/Spring 1992): 73-77 [76-77].
Description: In his 1992 review of the Collected Poems, David Pascoe finds "The Auction Sale" to be Reed's best, and his translations are to be admired, but feels that Eliot will always be Reed's 'R.S.M.'

Journal: Oxford Poetry 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Naming of Parts, Chard Whitlow, The Place and the Person, Judging Distances, The Auction Sale, De Arte Poetica

191. Peck, Richard, ed. Sounds and Silences. New York: Delacorte Press, 1970. 134-135.
Description: A collection of American and English poetry about such facets of modern life as sonic booms, conscientious objectors, psychedelic images, and loneliness.

Anthology: Sounds and Silences 
Subjects: Poem
References: Naming of Parts

192. Perrine, Laurence. Sound and Sense: An Introduction to Poetry. New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1956. 37-39.
Description: Reprints Reed's "Naming of Parts," and provides sample questions for discussion in the classroom.

Book: Sound and Sense 
Subjects: Poem, Criticism
References: Naming of Parts

193. Perrine, Laurence, ed. Sound and Sense: An Introduction to Poetry. 2nd ed. New York: Harcourt, Brace & World, 1963. 40-43.
Description: Suggests study questions for "Naming of Parts" and "Judging Distances" to assist in reading and understanding the poems in class.

Anthology: Sound and Sense 
Subjects: Poem, Criticism
References: Judging Distances, Naming of Parts

194. Perrine, Laurence, and Thomas R. Arp, eds. Sound and Sense: An Introduction to Poetry. 6th ed. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1982.

Anthology: Sound and Sense: An Introduction to Poetry (0838407463)
Subjects: Poem
References: Naming of Parts, Judging Distances

195. Peschmann, Hermann. The Voice of Poetry (1930-1950): An Anthology. London: Evans Brothers, 1950. xviii, 150-151, 239, 249.
Description: Brief biographical sketch from Reed's own self-description, it would seem.

Anthology: The Voice of Poetry 
Subjects: Poem
References: Naming of Parts

196. Petite, Joseph. "'Naming of Parts,' 'Judging Distances,' Literary Snobbery and Careless Reading in the Analysis of Henry Reed's 'Lessons of the War.' Journal of Evolutionary Psychology 26, no. 1-2 (March, 2005): 66-84.
Description: Suggests that previous critics have been overly-dependent on sexual interpretations, and that the true speaker of the "Lessons of the War" poems is the drill instructor.

Journal:  
Subjects: Criticism
References: Naming of Parts, Judging Distances, Unarmed Combat, Movement of Bodies, Returning of Issue

197. Pickering, James H. and Jeffrey D. Hoeper, comps. Literature. New York: Macmillan, 1982. 904.

Anthology: Literature (0023954302)
Subjects: Poem
References: Naming of Parts

198. "Piling and Unpiling Arms." Manual of Elementary Drill (All Arms) 1935. London: His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1935. 55-56.
Description: British military drill manual with instructions for the piling of arms, and easing of springs.

Chapter: Manual of Elementary Drill 
Subjects: Biography
References: Naming of Parts

199. Pinsky, Robert, and Maggie Deitz, eds. American's Favorite Poems: The Favorite Poem Project Anthology. New York: W.W. Norton, 2000.

Anthology: American's Favorite Poems (0393048209)
Subjects: Poem
References: Naming of Parts

200. "Piling Swivel F.A.Q." The Poetry of Henry Reed. <http://www.solearabiantree.net/namingofparts/pilingswivel.html>.
Description: Essay on the lowly and peculiar piling swivel, featured in Reed's "Naming of Parts."

Link: Piling Swivel FAQ 
Subjects: Criticism, Biography
References: Naming of Parts

201. The Poetry of Henry Reed. "Timeline for the Poet Henry Reed." <http://www.solearabiantree.net/namingofparts/timeline.html>.
Description: Major events in Reed's life listed by year, including his publications, travels, and productions of his radio plays and translations.

Link: Timeline of Henry Reed's Life 
Subjects: Biography, Translation, Play
References: The Burnt Flower-Bed, Corruption in the Palace of Justice, The Advertisement, Crime on Goat Island, Naming of Parts, Judging Distances, Movement of Bodies, Unarmed Combat, Returning of Issue, The Queen and the Rebels

202. Potter, Stephen, comp. The Sense of Humour. New York: Henry Holt, 1954. 122-123, 146-149.
Description: Collects three Henry Reed poems: "Naming of Parts," "Judging Distances," and a parody of Thomas Hardy.

Anthology: The Sense of Humour 
Subjects: Poem, Parody
References: Stoutheart on the Southern Railway, Naming of Parts, Juding Distances

203. Powell, Neil. "Missed Chances." PN Review (Manchester) 19, no. 1 (September/October 1992): 74.
Description: This 1992 review of the Collected Poems portrays Reed as an anachronism whose later work could never compare to his 'outstanding' earlier poems.

Journal: PN Review (Manchester) 
Subjects: Criticism, Biography
References: The Private Life of Hilda Tablet, Naming of Parts, Hiding Beneath the Furze, South, The Auction Sale, The Town Itself, The Chateau, The Sound of Horses' Hooves, F.T. Prince, Soldiers Bathing

204. Press, John. "Poets of World War II." In vol. 7, British Writers, edited by Ian Scott-Kilvert. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1984. 421-450 [422-423].
Description: Discusses Reed's contribution to the poetry of the Second World War.

Chapter: British Writers (0684166380)
Subjects: Biography, Criticism
References: Naming of Parts, Unarmed Combat

205. Pritchett, V.S., ed. Turnstile One: A Literary Miscellany from the New Statesman and Nation. London: Turnstile Press, 1948. 144.
Description: Collects "Naming of Parts," originally published in the New Statesman and Nation in August, 1942.

Anthology: Turnstile 
Subjects: Poem
References: Naming of Parts

206. Probst, Robert E. Response and Analysis: Teaching Literature in Junior and High School. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann, 1988. 60, 95.
Description: Reed's "Naming of Parts" is used as an example to discuss the speaking voice in poetry.

Book: Response and Analysis (067092033)
Subjects: Criticism
References: Naming of Parts

207. Probst, Robert E. Response and Analysis: Teaching Literature in Secondary School, 2nd ed. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann, 2004. 96-97, 127-128, 146n.
Description: Reed's poem "Naming of Parts" is included here as part of a discussion on the speaking voice in poetry.

Book: Response and Analysis (0325007160)
Subjects: Criticism, Poem
References: Naming of Parts

208. Proffitt, Edward. "Freshman English Once More." College English 38, no. 2 (October 1976): 132-143 [137].
Description: "Naming of Parts" is used as an example for using diction and tone.

Journal: Freshman English Once More 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Naming of Parts

209. Proffitt, Edward. Reading and Writing About Literature. New York: Harcourt Brace, 1990. 249-250.
Description: Contains questions and writing assignments for studying "Naming of Parts" in class.

Anthology: Reading and Writing About Literature 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Naming of Parts

210. Project Zero at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Experiencing Understanding. Tape 1 of Educating for Understanding. VHS, 41 min. Port Chester, NY: National Professional Resources, 2002.
Description: Introduces teaching and learning for understanding through a collaborative experience in which participants construct understanding of "Naming of Parts."

Film: Experiencing Understanding (1887943595)
Subjects: Criticism, Poem
References: Naming of Parts

211. Pybus, Rodney. "Poetry Chronicle II." Review of Collected Poems, by Henry Reed. Stand Magazine 34, no. 3 (Summer 1993): 55-59 [57].
Description: Pybus believes Reed's poems are 'worth saving for his distinctive note of exclusion from and loss of love, paradise, fulfilment.'

Journal: Poetry Chronicle II 
Subjects: Criticism, Poem
References: Chard Whitlow, Naming of Parts, The Changeling, The Auction Sale, Giacomo Leopardi

212. Quieto, Michael. "The Imagery of Genesis in Henry Reed's 'Naming of Parts'." Internet Archive. <http://web.archive.org/web/20040311112348/www.barney.gonzaga.edu/~mquieto/papers/naming.html>
Description: A student paper considers Eden imagery in Reed's most famous poem. External link, archived copy.

Link: The Imagery of Genesis 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Naming of Parts

213. Reed, Henry and Frank Duncan. "Audio of 'The Complete Lessons of the War'." The Poetry of Henry Reed. <http://www.solearabiantree.net/namingofparts/audio-visual.html>.
Description: Listen to BBC recordings of Henry Reed and actor Frank Duncan reading "The Complete Lessons of the War."

Sound: Audio of The Complete Lessons of the War 
Subjects: Biography, Criticism
References: Naming of Parts, Judging Distances, Movement of Bodies, Unarmed Combat, Returning of Issue, Frank Duncan

214. Reed, Henry. "The Complete Lessons of the War," 1965. Third Programme Radio Scripts, 1949-1978. 1055, box 1, folder 21, 2 copies. Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University. Atlanta, Georgia.
Description: Archive contains many typescripts of radio plays produced by Douglas Cleverdon, including two copies of Reed's "The Complete Lessons of the War."

Manuscript: The Complete Lessons of the War 
Subjects: Poem, Radio
References: Naming of Parts, Judging Distances, Movement of Bodies, Unarmed Combat, Returning of Issue

215. Reed, Henry. "Naming of Parts." New Statesman and Nation 24, no. 598 (8 August 1942): 92.
Description: Reed's best-known poem appeared in 1942 with the subtitle "A Poem from the Forces."

Journal: Naming of Parts 
Subjects: Poem
References: Naming of Parts

216. Reed, Henry. "Naming of Parts: A Poem from the Forces." New Statesman and Society 4, no. 162 (2 August 1991): 27.
Description: The New Statesman reprinted Reed's most famous poem for a World War II retrospective.

Journal: Naming of Parts: A Poem from the Forces 
Subjects: Poem
References: Naming of Parts

217. Reed, Henry. Poetry Reading. The Poet Speaks. British Council recording, no. 1636. 12 March 1970. Co-sponsored by the British Council and the Woodberry Poetry Room in the Lamont Library of Harvard University. TAPE ARCHIVE PR6035.E32 A6 1970x, Woodberry Poetry Room, Houghton Library, Harvard University.
Description: Henry Reed reads a selection of his poems for the British Council series, The Poet Speaks.

Sound: Poetry Reading 
Subjects: Poem
References: On the Terrace, Three Words, The River, The Auction Sale, The Interval, Naming of Parts, Returning of Issue, A Good Dream, Lessons of the War, Carlo Cura

218. Reed, Henry. Radio scripts. Cleverdon Mss. II. IV, British Broadcasting Corporation. University of Indiana Lilly Library, Manuscript Collections. Bloomington, IN.
Description: Collection of correspondence and scripts belonging to BBC producer and director, Douglas Cleverdon, at the University of Indiana's Lilly Library. External link.

Manuscript: Radio Scripts 
Subjects: Link, Radio, Poem, Play
References: Naming of Parts, Judging Distances, Unarmed Combat, Movement of Bodies, Psychological Warfare, Returning of Issue, Auction Sale, Vincenzo, The Streets of Pompeii, A Very Great Man Indeed

219. Reeves, James, comp. A Vein of Mockery: Twentieth Century Verse Satire. London: Heinemann Educational Books, 1973.

Anthology: A Vein of Mockery 
Subjects: Poem
References: Naming of Parts, Judging Distances, Chard Whitlow, T.S. Eliot

220. Rhys, Keidrich, ed. More Poems from the Forces: A Collection of Verses by Serving Members of the Navy, Army, and Air Force. London: G. Routledge & Sons, Ltd., 1943. 224-231.
Description: Reed's "Tintagel" poem was later renamed "Tristram" for A Map of Verona.

Anthology: More Poems from the Forces 
Subjects: Poem
References: Naming of Parts, A Map of Verona, Lives, Tintagel, Hiding Beneath the Furze

221. Ricks, Christopher B., ed. The Oxford Book of English Verse. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1999. 618-620.
Description: Collected here are "Naming of Parts" and "Judging Distances," as well as Reed's poem, "Dull Sonnet."

Anthology: The Oxford Book of English Verse (0192141821)
Subjects: Poem
References: Dull Sonnet, Naming of Parts, Judging Distances

222. Roach, Helen. Spoken Records. 2nd ed. New York: Scarecrow Press, 1963. 44, 117.
Description: Index of spoken-word recordings lists Reed and Dylan Thomas reading "Naming of Parts" and "Chard Whitlow."

Book: Spoken Records 
Subjects: 
References: Dylan Thomas, Chard Whitlow, Naming of Parts, Caedmon Collection, Anthology of 20th Century English Poetry

223. Roach, Helen. Spoken Records. 3rd ed. Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow Press, 1970. 63, 79.
Description: Index of spoken-word recordings lists Reed and Dylan Thomas reading "Naming of Parts" and "Chard Whitlow."

Book: Spoken Records 
Subjects: 
References: Naming of Parts, Dylan Thomas, Chard Whitlow, Album of Modern Poetry, Caedmon Collection

224. Robson, W.W. A Prologue to English Literature. Totowa, NJ: Barnes and Noble, 1986. 213.
Description: 'The best poem of World War II is often said to be the rueful "Naming of Parts"....'

Book: A Prologue to English Literature 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Naming of Parts

225. Rodriguez, Clara Inés López. "Aproximación a 'Naming of Parts' de Henry Reed desde la Lingüística Crítica." In Vol. 2, Estudios de Lingüística General, edited by J.A. de Molina and Juan de Dios Luque. Granada, Spain: Método, 1996. 175-185. In Spa

Journal: Aproximación a 'Naming of Parts' de Henry Reed desde la Lingüística Crítica 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Naming of Parts

226. Salerno, Nicolas A., and Daniel J. Meyer, comps. Composition and Literary Form: An Anthology. Cambridge, MA: Winthrop Publishers, 1972.

Anthology: Composition and Literary Form (0876261551)
Subjects: Poem
References: Naming of Parts

227. Scammell, William. "Reed, Henry (1914-86)." In The Oxford Companion to Twentieth-Century Poetry in English, edited by Ian Hamilton. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1996. 445.
Description: A short, but admirably thorough biography of Reed, focusing on the Lessons of the War, but also touching on the translations and radio plays.

Book: The Oxford Companion (0198661479)
Subjects: Biography, Criticism
References: Naming of Parts, Judging Distances, Unarmed Combat, Chard Whitlow, A Very Great Man Indeed, Moby Dick, A Map of Verona, Movement of Bodies, Returning of Issue

228. Scammell, William. "Reed, Henry (1914-1986)." In The Oxford Companion to Twentieth-Century Poetry in English, edited by Ian Hamilton. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1994. 445.
Description: Very concise summation of Reed's major achievements in poetry and drama.

Chapter: Reed, Henry (1914-1986) (0198661479)
Subjects: Biography, Criticism, Poem, Play
References: Naming of Parts, Judging Distances, Unarmed Combat, Chard Whitlow, A Very Great Man Indeed, Moby Dick, Ugo Betti, Giacomo Leopardi, Thomas Hardy

229. Scannell, Vernon. "Henry Reed and Others." Not Without Glory: Poets of the Second World War. London: Woburn Press, 1976: 134-141.
Description: Vernon Scannell's commentary on Reed's series of poems, Lessons of the War.

Book: Not Without Glory (0713000945)
Subjects: Criticism, Biography
References: Naming of Parts, Judging Distances, Unarmed Combat

230. Schakel, Peter, and Jack Ridl, eds. 250 Poems: A Portable Anthology. Boston: Bedford/St. Martin's, 2003.

Anthology: 250 Poems: A Portable Anthology (0312402384)
Subjects: Poem
References: Naming of Parts

231. Schakel, Peter, and Jack Ridl, eds. Approaching Poetry: Perspectives and Responses. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1996.

Anthology: Approaching Poetry (0312132816)
Subjects: Poem
References: Naming of Parts

232. Schilb, John, and John Clifford, eds. Making Arguments About Literature: A Compact Guide and Anthology. Boston: Bedford/St. Martin's, 2005.

Anthology: Making Arguments About Literature (0132431473)
Subjects: Poem
References: Naming of Parts

233. Searles, John R. "Recordings." English Journal 52, no. 8 (November 1963): 649-650 [650].
Description: A version of "Naming of Parts" appears on the album Prose and Poetry of England (1963).

Journal: Recondings 
Subjects: Poem
References: Naming of Parts

234. Selwyn, Lucy, and Laurier Lister, comps. The Apollo Anthology. London: Murray, 1953. 144.
Description: Anthology collects "Naming of Parts."

Anthology: The Apollo Anthology 
Subjects: Poem
References: Naming of Parts

235. Selwyn, Victor, ed. Poems of the Second World War: The Oasis Selection. London: Dent, Salamander Oasis Trust, 1985. 39-40, 221-222, 366.
Description: Collects two of Reeds poems, and has a small, contributer's biography.

Anthology: Poems of the Second World War: The Oasis Selection 
Subjects: Poem
References: Naming of Parts, The Place and the Person

236. Sheil, Peter. "Scanning of Viri." Parody of Henry Reed's "Naming of Parts." Blodt and Smidigt. <http://www.blodtandsmidigt.com/scanning.html>. 2003.
Description: The peril of computer viruses is the subject of this parody of "Naming of Parts." External link.

Link: Scanning of Viri 
Subjects: Parody, Poem
References: Naming of Parts

237. Shires, Linda M. British Poetry of the Second World War. New York: St. Martin's, 1985. xiv, xv, 25, 52, 68, 78, 80-82, 110n, 140.
Description: Mentioned several times in discussing British poetry of World War II, Shires looks at "Naming of Parts" at some length.

Book: British Poetry of the Second World War (0312104162)
Subjects: Criticism, Biography
References: Naming of Parts, F.T. Prince, Soldiers Bathing

238. Short, Mick. "Style Variations in Texts." Chap. 3 in Exploring the Language of Poems, Plays, and Prose. London: Longman, 1996. 80-105 [98-101].
Description: Examines the linguistic qualities and style variation in Reed's "Naming of Parts."

Chapter: Exploring the Language of Poems, Plays, and Prose 
Subjects: Criticism, Poem
References: Naming of Parts, Edward Thomas, Adlestrop

239. Shull, Ellen M. "Naming of Nouns." Parody of "Naming of Parts," by Henry Reed. English Journal 74, no. 4 (April 1985): 93.
Description: A parody of Reed's "Naming of Parts," substituting lessons on the parts of speech and proper grammar.

Journal: Naming of Nouns 
Subjects: Parody, Poem
References: Naming of Parts

240. Simington, Michael. "The Calling of Names." Hiram Poetry Review 9 (Fall-Winter 1970): 35.
Description: A Watergate-era parody of "Naming of Parts."

Journal: The Calling of Names 
Subjects: Parody
References: Naming of Parts

241. Simon, John. "Are You Illiterate about Modern Poetry?" Vogue 138, no. 8 (1 November 1961): 124-125, 174, 177-180 [177].
Description: Simon mentions Reed's "Naming of Parts," and alludes to "Chard Whitlow."

Journal: Are You Illiterate about Modern Poetry? 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Naming of Parts, Chard Whiltow

242. Simpson, Edward. "Edward Simpson: Bayes at Bletchley Park." Significance 7, no. 2 (June 2010): 76-80 [80].
Description: Simpson reveals Reed was a linguist on the team at Bletchley Park breaking the Japanese JN-25 codes.

Journal: Edward Simpson: Bayes at Bletchley Park 
Subjects: Biography
References: Naming of Parts

243. Simpson, Louis Aston Marantz, comp. An Introduction to Poetry. New York: St. Martin's, 1972.

Anthology: An Introduction to Poetry 
Subjects: Poem
References: Naming of Parts

244. Sinclair, Andrew. The War Decade: An Anthology of the 1940s. London: Hamilton, 1989. vi, xvii, 121-124, 160.
Description: Collects three of Reed's Lessons of the War, as well as his lesser-known "Lives."

Anthology: The War Decade (0241125677)
Subjects: Poem
References: Lives, Naming of Parts, Judging Distances, Unarmed Combat

245. Skelton, Robin, ed. Poetry of the Forties. Harmondsworth, England: Penguin, 1968. 88-93, 205-206.
Description: Collects three of the Lessons of the War poems, and Reed's lesser-known "The Wall."

Anthology: Poetry of the Forties 
Subjects: Poem
References: Naming of Parts, Judging Distances, Unarmed Combat, The Wall

246. Smith, A.J.M., ed. Seven Centuries of Verse: English and American, from the Early English Lyrics to the Present Day. New York: Scribner 1967.

Anthology: Seven Centuries of Verse 
Subjects: Poem
References: Naming of Parts

247. Spender, Stephen. Poetry Since 1939. London: Longmans, Green, 1946. 54-55.
Description: Written before Reed's first collection was published, Spender believes Reed will soon 'take his place with F.T. Prince, Vernon Watkins, and Terence Tiller as one of the really significant younger poets.'

Book: Poetry Since 1939 
Subjects: Criticism, Poem
References: The Door and the Window, A Map of Verona, Naming of Parts

248. Stade, George, and Karen Karbiener, eds. "Reed, Henry." Encyclopedia of British Writers, 20th Century. Vol. 2. New York: Facts on File, 2003. xv, 313-314.
Description: "Naming of Parts" was 'so widely anthologised and so well known as an antiwar poem that it made Reed famous as a one-poem poet and overshadowed his other work.'

Book: Encyclopedia of British Writers (0816046697)
Subjects: Biography, Criticism, Poem
References: Naming of Parts

249. Stallworthy, Jon. Introduction to Collected Poems by Henry Reed. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991.
Description: Poet Jon Stallworthy's critical and biographical introduction to the Collected Poems.

Chapter: Collected Poems 
Subjects: Biography, Criticism
References: Naming of Parts, Chard Whitlow, The Auction Sale, The Changeling, The Intruder, The Town Itself, L'Envoi, South, Bocca di Magra, Père Goriot

250. Stallworthy, Jon. "Reed, Henry." In The Dictionary of National Biography, 1986-1990, edited by C.S. Nicholls. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1996. 370-371.
Description: A biography of Reed by poet Jon Stallworthy, with comments on the poems, radio plays, and translations.

Book: The Dictionary of National Biography 
Subjects: Biography, Criticism
References: Naming of Parts, The Auction Sale, Moby Dick, The Private Life of Hilda Tablet, A Very Great Man Indeed, Return to Naples, The Streets of Pompeii, The Unblest, The Monument, Père Goriot

251. Stallworthy, Jon. "Henry Reed and the Great Good Place." Survivors' Songs: From Maldon to the Somme. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2008. 162-177.
Description: Stallworthy's updated text of his introduction to Reed's Collected Poems (1991).

Chapter: Henry Reed and the Great Good Place (0521727898)
Subjects: Biography, Criticism
References: Naming of Parts, Chard Whitlow, The Auction Sale, The Changeling, The Intruder, The Town Itself, L'Envoi, South, Bocca di Magra

252. Stallworthy, Jon, ed. The Oxford Book of War Poetry. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1984. 254-257.
Description: Collects three of Reed's Lessons of the War poems.

Anthology: The Oxford Book of War Poetry (0192141252)
Subjects: Poem
References: Naming of Parts, Judging Distances, Unarmed Combat

253. Stallworthy, Jon. "Reed, Henry (1914-1986)." Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. <http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/39841>.
Description: Reed's biography in the 2004 Oxford Dictionary of National Biography online. Subscription site, external link.

Link: Oxford Dictionary of National Biography 
Subjects: Link
References: Naming of Parts, The Changeling, The Auction Sale, The Private Life of Hilda Tablet, A Very Great Man Indeed, The Novel Since 1939, Moby Dick, Crime on Goat Island, The Streets of Pompeii, Return to Naples

254. Stanford, Judith. Responding to Literature: Stories, Poems, Plays, and Essays. 4th ed. Boston: McGraw-Hill, 2003.

Anthology: Responding to Literature (0767422783)
Subjects: Poem
References: Naming of Parts

255. Stanley, John. "A Canteen Lunch with Henry Reed." Spectator, 19 May 1979, 36.
Description: This poem won a Spectator competition calling for "meals with famous poets."

Journal: A Canteen Lunch with Henry Reed 
Subjects: Parody, Poem
References: Naming of Parts

256. Stonier, G.W. "A Rare Poet." New Statesman and Nation 31, no. 793 (4 May 1946): 321.
Description: G.W. Stonier's review was quoted for the A Map of Verona dust jacket: 'Mr. Henry Reed is a rare poet in more senses than one.'

Journal: The New Statesman and Nation, May 1946 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Chard Whitlow, Naming of Parts, Judging Distances, Unarmed Combat, A Map of Verona, Sailor's Harbour, King Mark, Philoctetes, Tristram, The Place and the Person

257. Stothard, Peter. "The Poet Laureate's Last Reading," Times (London), 30 October 1998, 24.
Description: Stothard recalls Ted Hughes' last public poetry reading, following the British Poet Laureate's death in October, 1998.

Newspaper: The Poet Laureate's Last Reading 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Ted Hughes, Seamus Heaney, Naming of Parts

258. Strachan, John and Richard Terry. Poetry. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2000. 160-162.
Description: "Naming of Parts" is used as an example of a poem that uses language to express its theme.

Book: Poetry (0748614214)
Subjects: Criticism, Poem
References: Naming of Parts

259. Strickland, Geoffrey. "Dumb Insolence?" Encounter 36, no. 2 (May 1971): 78-79.
Description: Geoffrey Strickland's review of Reed's 1970 collection, Lessons of the War.

Journal: Encounter 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Naming of Parts, Judging Distances, Unarmed Combat, Movement of Bodies, Returning of Issue

260. Tabachnick, Stephen E. "War Poetry: From the Victorian Age to the Present." Review of Modern English War Poetry, by Tim Kendall. English Literature in Transition, 1880-1920 51, no. 2 (Spring 2008): 219-222 (222).
Description: Kendall's failure to mention David Jones or Reed's "Naming of Parts" is seen as 'problematic'.

Journal: War Poetry: From the Victorian Age to the Present 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Naming of Parts

261. Test, George A. Satire: Spirit and Art. Tampa: University of South Florida Press, 1991. 198.
Description: Reed's "Lessons of the War" are cited as examples of irony through the use of animal symbolism and imagery.

Book: Satire: Spirit and Art (081301087X)
Subjects: Criticism
References: Naming of Parts, Judging Distances

262. Thomas, Dylan. "I Am Going to Read Aloud: Introduction to a Reading at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston, July 3, 1952." The London Magazine 3, no. 9 (September 1956): 13-17.
Description: Thomas' introduction to a reading of British poetry which included Reed's "Naming of Parts."

Journal: I Am Going to Read Aloud 
Subjects: Poem
References: Naming of Parts

263. Thorpe, Adam. "Books: Short and Sweet." Review of Collected Poems, by Henry Reed. Observer (London), 24 November 1991, 63.
Description: Thorpe asserts that Reed's Lessons of the War sequence 'deserves far greater recognition.'

Newspaper: The Observer, Nov. 1991 
Subjects: Criticism, Poem
References: Naming of Parts, The Chateau, The Intruder, Psychological Warfare, The Auction Sale, The Changeling

264. Times (London), "Broadcasting," 28 December 1970, 13.
Description: Reed's series of poems, The Complete Lessons of the War, is scheduled for rebroadcast tonight on Radio 3, with a revised and re-recorded version of "Returning of Issue."

Newspaper: Broadcasting 
Subjects: Radio, Poem
References: Naming of Parts, Judging Distances, Movement of Bodies, Unarmed Combat, Returning of Issue

265. Times (London), "Broadcasting," 7 January 1975, 23.
Description: A reading of Reed's poem "Naming of Parts" by Gary Watson is scheduled this evening on the BBC.

Newspaper: Broadcasting 
Subjects: Poem
References: Naming of Parts, Gary Watson

266. Times (London), "Poetry Should Use More Than One of Its Voices." Review of An Album of Modern Poetry: An Anthology Read by the Poets, edited by Oscar Williams, 7 January 1961, 9.
Description: Review of the three-record set An Album of Modern Poetry, (Library of Congress, 1959), which includes Reed reading "Naming of Parts" and "Judging Distances."

Newspaper: Poetry Should Use More Than One 
Subjects: Criticism, Poem
References: Naming of Parts, Judging Distances

267. Times (London), "Sound Broadcasting," 14 February 1966, 3.
Description: Reed is scheduled to read The Complete Lessons of the War on the Third Programme this evening.

Newspaper: Sound Broadcasting 
Subjects: Poem, Radio
References: Naming of Parts, Judging Distances, Unarmed Combat, Movement of Bodies, Returning of Issue

268. Times (London), Obituary of Henry Reed, 9 December 1986, 18.
Description: Reed's obituary, and notice of memorial funeral service.

Newspaper: The Times (London), Dec. 1986 
Subjects: Biography, Translation, Criticism
References: Honoré de Balzac, Père Goriot, Eugénie Grandet, Natalia Ginzburg, The Advertisement, Moby Dick, Chard Whitlow, Naming of Parts

269. Tolley, A.T. The Poetry of the Forties. Manchester, England: Manchester University Press, 1985. 48-49, 209-210.
Description: Two excerpts concerning Reed's poems from A.T. Tolley's book about English poetry of the 1940s.

Book: The Poetry of the Forties 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Naming of Parts, A Map of Verona

270. UnderLucius. "Defence Against the Dark Arts." Parody of "Naming of Parts," by Henry Reed. The Quidditch Pitch. .
Description: A "Naming of Parts" parody based on J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter series. External link.

Link: Defence Against the Dark Arts 
Subjects: Link, Parody
References: Naming of Parts

271. Untermeyer, Louis. "Poetry: The Muse Still Lures a Lively and Diverse Band." Saturday Review, 7 May 1955, 23-25, 64 [24, 25].
Description: Untermeyer says Reed's poetry "makes the routine event seem remarkable and gives old legends contemporary significance."

Journal: Poetry: The Muse Still Lures a Lively and Diverse Band 
Subjects: Criticism, Poem
References: Naming of Parts

272. Untermeyer, Louis, ed. "Henry Reed." Modern American and Modern British Poetry. Rev., shorter ed. New York: Harcourt, Brace & World, 1955. 21, 679-682.
Description: Collects three of Reed's best-known poems.

Anthology: Modern American and Modern British Poetry 
Subjects: Poem
References: Judging Distances, Naming of Parts, Sailor's Harbour

273. Untermeyer, Louis, ed. "Henry Reed." Modern British Poetry. New York: Harcourt, Brace & World, 1962. 506-512.
Description: A brief biography outlining Reed's radio plays, poetry, and translations.

Anthology: Modern British Poetry 
Subjects: Biography, Criticism
References: Chard Whitlow, Naming of Parts, Sailor's Harbour, The Auction Sale, Ishmael, Moby Dick

274. Vendler, Helen Hennessy. Poems, Poets, Poetry: An Introduction and Anthology. Boston: Bedford Books of St. Martin's Press, 1997. 170.
Description: An introduction to understanding and appreciating lyric poetry.

Anthology: Poems, Poets, Poetry: An Introduction and Anthology (0312085370)
Subjects: Poem
References: Naming of Parts

275. Volsik, Paul. "'But the Happy Future is a Thing of the Past': Cataclysms, Apocalypses and Impossible Milleniums? British War Poetry in the Early Twentieth Century." Études Anglaises 54, no. 1 (January-March 2001): 55-68 [66-67].
Description: "Naming of Parts" is central to the 'surreal... or "nonsense" perspective' in British Second World War poetry.

Journal: But the Happy Future is a Thing of the Past 
Subjects: Criticism, Poem
References: Naming of Parts

276. Wade, David. "Radio." Times (London), 2 January 1971, 16.
Description: Mentions a broadcast of Reed's Lessons of the War series, with a 'sufficiently revised' version of "Returning of Issue."

Newspaper: Radio 
Subjects: Poem, Radio
References: Lessons of the War, Naming of Parts, Judging Distances, Movement of Bodies, Unarmed Combat, Returning of Issue

277. Wakeman, John, ed. "Reed, Henry." World Authors 1950-1970. New York: H.W. Wilson, 1975. 1198-1199.
Description: Biography of Reed, with commentary on his major works and a short bibliography.

Book: World Authors 1950-1970 (082420419)
Subjects: Biography, Criticism
References: Judging Distances, Hiding Beneath the Furze, Philoctetes, Tristram, Chard Whitlow, Naming of Parts, Moby Dick, Return to Naples, The Streets of Pompeii, The Private Life of Hilda Tablet

278. Walton, Mike. "Lessons of the Sixth." English in Education 19, no. 1 (March 1985): 54.
Description: A "Naming of Parts" parody in an English literature classroom.

Journal: Lessons of the Sixth 
Subjects: Parody
References: Naming of Parts

279. Weiner, Alan R. and Spencer Means. Literary Criticism Index. Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow Press, 1994. 413-414.
Description: Index to critical resources, including some of Reed's poetry.

Book: Literary Criticism Index 
Subjects: Miscellaneous
References: Naming of Parts, Judging Distances, Unarmed Combat

280. Whittemore, Reed. "The 'Modern Idiom' of Poetry, and All That." Yale Review 46, no. 3 (Spring 1957): 357-371 [371].
Description: "Naming of Parts" is set as an example of the answer to modern poetry.

Journal: The 'Modern Idiom' of Poetry, and All That 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Naming of Parts

281. Williams, John Lloyd. "Naming of Private Parts." Parody of "Naming of Parts," by Henry Reed. In The Faber Book of Parodies, edited by Simon Brett. London: Faber and Faber, 1984. 298.
Description: Parody of Reed's poem, "Naming of Parts," satiric of modern living.

Anthology: Naming of Private Parts 
Subjects: Parody, Poem
References: Naming of Parts

282. Williams, Oscar, ed. An Album of Modern Poetry: An Anthology Read by the Poets. LP recording 3 sound discs: analog, 33 1/3 rpm, mono., 12 in. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, Recording Laboratory, 1959.
Description: A set of recordings of poets reading from their works includes Reed reciting "Naming of Parts" and "Judging Distances."

Sound: An Album of Modern Poetry: An Anthology Read by the Poets 
Subjects: Poem
References: Naming of Parts, Judging Distances

283. Williams, Oscar. Immortal Poems of the English Language: An Anthology. New York: Pocket Books, 1952. 604-605.

Anthology: Immortal Poems of the English Language 
Subjects: Poem
References: Naming of Parts

284. Williams, Oscar, ed. New Poems 1944: An Anthology of American and British Verse, with a Selection of Poems From the Armed Forces. New York: Howell, Soskin, 1944. 256.
Description: This appearance of "Naming of Parts" predates publication of A Map of Verona.

Anthology: New Poems 1944 
Subjects: Poem
References: Naming of Parts

285. Williams, Oscar, ed. The War Poets: An Anthology of War Poetry of the 20th Century. New York: John Day, 1945. 213, 470.
Description: Collects "Naming of Parts" by Private Henry Reed, with a brief biographical note.

Anthology: The War Poets 
Subjects: Poem
References: Naming of Parts

286. Wilson, A.N. After the Victorians: The Decline of Britain in the World. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2005. 404.
Description: The "dull absurdity of army training" in "Naming of Parts" "evokes the tone of the early Forties...."

Book: After the Victorians (0374101981)
Subjects: Criticism
References: Naming of Parts

287. Wolosky, Shira. The Art of Poetry: How to Read a Poem. New York: Oxford University Press, 2001. 8-10, 18-19, 172. <http://www.oup.com/pdf/0195138708_01.pdf>.
Description: Speech and diction in Reed's "Naming of Parts." External link, .pdf file.

Book: The Art of Poetry (0195138708)
Subjects: Criticism
References: Naming of Parts

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