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. "University Examination Results, 1934." Review of English Studies. 10, no. 40 (October 1934): 506.
Description: Announcement of Reed's First in English Language and Literature from the University of Birmingham.

Journal: University Examination Results, 1934 
Subjects: Biography
References: Dorothy Reynolds, Elwen Marks

2. Ackerley, J.R. The Ackerley Letters. Edited by Neville Braybrooke. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich: 1975. 84, 87, 89, 100, 122n, 165, 250, 276.
Description: The collected letters of J.R. Ackerley, editor of The Listener and colleague of Reed's.

Book: The Ackerley Letters (0151508585)
Subjects: Biography
References: A Map of Verona, Movement of Bodies

3. Allen, Walter. As I Walked Down New Grub Street: Memories of a Writing Life. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1981. 28, 64, 269.
Description: Passing mentions of Henry Reed as friend and fellow writer.

Book: As I Walked Down New Grub Street (0226014339)
Subjects: Biography

4. Allen, Walter. Memories of Henry Reed. Unpublished and uncorrected typescript. Unpublished and uncorrected typescript. University of Birmingham, Cadbury Research Library, Special Collections. MS2/6/1/3. Birmingham, England.
Description: Allen's reminiscences of Reed, in Birmingham, Seattle, and London.

Manuscript: Memories of Henry Reed 
Subjects: Biography
References: Walter Allen, George D. Painter

5. Allen, Walter. "Speaking of Books: Report from the Campus." New York Times Book Review, 7 January 1968, 2.
Description: Mentions Reed's teaching at the University of Washington.

Newspaper: Speaking of Books: Report from the Campus 
Subjects: Biography

6. 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

7. Anderson, W.R. "Round About Radio." Musical Times 90, no. 1275 (May 1949): 161-162 [161].
Description: Comments on the radio talk "Writers and Music," in which Reed discussed the musical influences of Holst, among others.

Journal: Round About Radio 
Subjects: Criticism, Biography, Radio
References: Writers and Music, Gustav Holst

8. Archives Hub. A Collection-level Description for the Papers of Henry Reed. <http://archiveshub.ac.uk/features/0504hreed.html>.
Description: Description of The Papers of Henry Reed collection, held at University of Birmingham Special Collections.

Link: A Collection-level Description for the Papers of Henry Reed  
Subjects: Biography, Poem, Play
References: The Candidate, Mycenae, Liberal Rhymes for Liberal Times, Voyage Autour de ma Chambre

9. "Reed, Henry." The Author's and Writer's Who's Who. 5th ed. New York: Hafner, 1963. 405.
Description: Brief bio listing Reed's publications and contributions.

Book: Reed, Henry 
Subjects: Biography
References: A Map of Verona, Moby Dick, The Novel Since 1939, Three Plays by Ugo Betti, Perdu and His Father, Père Goriot, Larger Than Life

10. "Reed, Henry." The Author's and Writer's Who's Who. 6th ed. Darien, Connecticut: Hafner, 1971. 664.
Description: Brief bio listing Reed's publications and contributions.

Book: Reed, Henry 
Subjects: Biography
References: A Map of Verona, Moby Dick, The Novel Since 1939, Three Plays by Ugo Betti, Perdu and His Father, Père Goriot, Larger Than Life

11. Authors and Poets Collection. University of Maryland Libraries, Special Collections. College Park, Maryland.
Description: The British Literature manuscript collection contains one or more items relating to Reed.

Manuscript: Authors and Poets Collection 
Subjects: Biography, Link

12. 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

13. 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

14. Beggs, James S. Naming of Parts: The Poetic Character of Henry Reed. Hull, England: University of Hull Press, 1999.
Description: Written as a doctoral thesis, this book is the Henry Reed enthusiast's Bible. (Also titled An Analytical Study of Henry Reed.)

Book: Naming of Parts: The Poetic Character of Henry Reed (0859586715)
Subjects: Criticism, Biography

15. 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

16. Birmingham Post, Obituary for Henry Reed. 10 December 1986.
Description: Reed's obituary in the Birmingham Post.

Newspaper: Obituary for Henry Reed 
Subjects: Biography

17. Birrell, T.A. "Notes on the New Cambridge Bibliography of English Literature Volume IV (1900-1950)." Neophilologus 59, no. 2 (April 1975): 313 (306-315).
Description: A list of updates and corrections to the NCBEL suggests adding 'some reference to Henry Reed's numerous radio scripts' for the BBC Third Programme.

Journal: Notes on the New Cambridge Bibliography 
Subjects: Criticism, Biography

18. Bishop, Elizabeth. Letter to to Arthur Gold and Robert Fizdale, 23 April 1966. In One Art: Letters, edited by Robert Giroux. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1994. 445, 447.
Description: Bishop states she is sharing In the Courts of Memory with Reed, an "opera expert."

Chapter: Letter to Arthur Gold (0374226407)
Subjects: Biography
References: Lillie de Hegermann-Lindencrone, In the Courts of Memory

19. Bishop, Elizabeth. Letter to James Merrill, 22 February 1966. In One Art: Letters, edited by Robert Giroux. New York: Farrar, Strauus, Giroux, 1994. 444-445 [445].
Description: Bishop expresses friendship for Reed, also teaching at the University of Washington at the time.

Chapter: Letter to James Merrill (0374226407)
Subjects: Biography

20. Bishop, Elizabeth, and Robert Lowell. Words in Air: The Complete Correspondence of Elizabeth Bishop and Robert Lowell, edited by Thomas Travisano and Saskia Hamilton. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2008: 576, 598, 602, 608, 609, 610,648, 83
Description: Reed's name appears in several letters written during the 1960s, and Bishop details some of their time spent together in Seattle.

Book: Words in Air 
Subjects: Biography
References: Elizabeth Bishop, Robert Lowell, Irene Worth, Robert Heilman

21. Bliss, Arthur. As I Remember. London: Faber and Faber, 1970

Book: As I Remember (571092829)
Subjects: Biography

22. 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

23. 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

24. 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

25. Braybrooke, Neville, ed. The Ackerley Letters. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1975. 84, 87, 89, 100, 122n, 165, 250, 276.
Description: The collected letters of J.R. Ackerley, editor of The Listener and colleague of Reed's.

Book: The Ackerley Letters (0151508585)
Subjects: Biography
References: A Map of Verona, Movement of Bodies

26. 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

27. Bridson, D.G. Introduction to The Christmas Child. London: Falcon, 1950. 10.
Description: From Bridson's Introduction: 'Archibald MacLeish, Louis MacNeice, Laurie Lee, Terence Tiller, Henry Reed and others, have taken to radio as to a new dramatic medium.'

Book: The Christmas Child 
Subjects: Criticism, Biography

28. British Thought, 1947. New York: Greshem, 1947. 428-430, 460.
Description: This anthology of British writing reprints Reed's answer to the Horizon questionnaire from September, 1946.

Anthology: British Thought, 1947 
Subjects: Biography
References: The Cost of Letters

29. Brown, Terence, and Alec Reid, eds. Time Was Away: The World of Louis MacNeice. Dublin: Dolmen Press, 1974. 36, 74.
Description: Reed was cast in MacNeice's production of Station Bell while a student at the University of Birmingham.

Book: Time Was Away (0851052371)
Subjects: Biography
References: Reggie Smith, Walter Allen

30. 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

31. 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

32. Caddy, David. "The George Inn: Stag and Visions 1944-47." Wandering Dog. <http://users.ox.ac.uk/~sann1639/wanderingdog/litcity5.html>.
Description: Essay on post-war Fitzrovians, the BBC, and the George and Stag pubs. External link.

Link: The George Inn: Stag and Visions 1944-47 
Subjects: Link, Biography

33. Carey, John. "The Tribulations of a Man of Letters." Listener 86, no. 2222 (28 October 1971): 577-578.
Description: Review of Hilda Tablet and Others and The Streets of Pompeii. BBC Publications, £2.10 and £3.15, respectively.

Journal: The Listener, Oct. 1970 
Subjects: Criticism, Biography
References: A Very Great Man Indeed, The Private Life of Hilda Tablet, A Hedge, Backwards, The Primal Scene, As It Were, The Unblest, The Monument, The Streets of Pompeii, Return to Naples, The Great Desire I Had, Vincenzo

34. Carpenter, Humphrey. The Envy of the World: Fifty Years of the BBC Third Programme and Radio 3, 1946-1996. London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1996. xi, 38, 59, 78, 108, 135-139, 145, 147, 152n, 159-161, 164, 169, 187-188, 213-214.
Description: A veritable treasure-trove of inside information on Reed's successes and tribulations while at the BBC.

Book: The Envy of the World 
Subjects: Biography, Criticism, Play
References: The Dynasts, Emily Butter, The Great Desire I Had, A Hedge, Backwards, Moby Dick, Musique Discrète, Not a Drum Was Heard, The Primal Scene, As It Were, The Private Life of Hilda Tablet, Pytheas

35. Caute, David. Joseph Losey: A Revenge on Life. New York: Oxford University Press, 1994. 455.
Description: Reed briefly worked for Losey in the late 1970s, translating a script for a biopic on Ibn Saud.

Book: Joseph Losey 
Subjects: Biography, Translation
References: Barbara Bray

36. 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

37. Chambers, Colin. Peggy: The Life of Margaret Ramsay, Play Agent. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1998. 349.
Description: Biography of literary agent Margaret Ramsay lists Reed as a client.

Book: Peggy (0312177135)
Subjects: Biography
References: Margaret Ramsay

38. Clement-Davies, Stanley, et al. "New Radio Telescope." Letter to the editor. Times (London), 12 November 1971, 15.
Description: Reed and Douglas Cleverdon are among those who signed this letter protesting the intrusion of a proposed telescope for the Meifod Valley, Wales.

Newspaper: New Radio Telescope 
Subjects: Biography
References: Stanley Clement-Davies, Douglas Cleverdon

39. 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

40. Cleverdon, Douglas. "Henry Reed." Obituary of Henry Reed, Independent (London), 11 December 1986.
Description: Obituary written by Reed's friend and colleague, Douglas Cleverdon.

Newspaper: The Independent (London) 
Subjects: Biography, Criticism
References: Pytheas, Moby Dick, The Unblest, The Monument, Return to Naples, The Streets of Pompeii, The Great Desire I Had, Vincenzo, The Private Life of Hilda Tablet, Emily Butter

41. Cleverdon. Douglas. "Fifty Years." The Private Library 2nd Series 10, no. 1 (Spring 1977): 51-83 [71].
Description: Reminiscing on his prolific life as a bookseller and publisher, Cleverdon mentions the fifth Clover Hill edition of Reed's The Lessons of the War.

Journal: Fifty Years 
Subjects: Biography
References: Lessons of the War

42. Coulton, Barbara. Louis MacNeice in the BBC. London: Faber and Faber, 1980. 82, 91, 125-126, 127, 129.

Book: Louis MacNeice in the BBC (0571115373)
Subjects: Biography, Criticism
References: Moby Dick

43. 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

44. Craft, Robert. Stravinsky: Chronicle of a Friendship. Rev. and ex. ed. Nashville, TN: Vanderbilt University Press, 1994. 161.
Description: Reed is mentioned attending a reception following a concert by Robert Craft, at which Stephen Spender and Elizabeth Luytens were present.

Book: Stravinsky: Chronicle of a Friendship (0826512585)
Subjects: Biography
References: Igor Stravinsky, Robert Craft, Stephen Spender, Elizabeth Luytens

45. Crisell, Andrew. An Introductory History of British Broadcasting. London: Routledge, 2002. 74.
Description: Mentions the BBC receiving the Italia Prize for Drama in the 1940s and '50s, for plays by Reed, Giles Cooper, and Louis MacNeice.

Book: An Introductory History of British Broadcasting (0415247918)
Subjects: Criticism, Biography
References: Giles Cooper, Louis MacNeice

46. Curry, Linda J. "Henry Reed and the BBC." ALSo 1 (2007).
Description: Curry discusses Reed's editing of controversial lines from his radio plays, in the light of censorship at the BBC.

Journal: Henry Reed and the BBC 
Subjects: Biography, Criticism
References: Philoctetes, A Very Great Man Indeed, The Private Life of Hilda Tablet, A Hedge, Backwards

47. Curry, Linda J. "The Henry Reed Collection." Research Libraries Bulletin 6 (Autumn 1998): 12-14.
Description: Newsletter article profiling the collection of Reed's papers, manuscripts and letters at the University of Birmingham. External link, .pdf file.

Journal: Research Libraries Bulletin 
Subjects: Biography
References: E.M. Forster, Ken Russell

48. 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

49. Daily Telegraph, Obituary for Henry Reed. 10 December 1986.
Description: Reed's obituary in the Telegraph.

Newspaper: Obituary for Henry Reed 
Subjects: Biography

50. Day-Lewis, Sean. C. Day Lewis: An English Literary Life. London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1980: 201, 212, 254.
Description: Reed joins C. Day-Lewis in 1950 for a radio talk on poetry, and appears in Dorset working on a competing television program about Thomas Hardy.

Book: C. Day Lewis: An English Literary Life (0297777459)
Subjects: Biography, Radio
References: C. Day-Lewis, Paul Dehn, Patric Dickinson, Laurie Lee, Thomas Hardy

51. De-la-Noy, Michael. Eddy: The Life of Edward Sackville-West. London: Arcadia, 1999. 192, 210, 262.
Description: Biography of writer and musicologist Edward Sackville-West mentions Reed at Long Crichel House in 1946, and Donald McWhinnie believing Reed 'the wrong person' for a translation of Montherlant.

Book: Eddy: The Life of Edward Sackville-West (1900850206)
Subjects: Biography, Play, Translation
References: Edward Sackville-West, Henri de Montherlant, Elizabeth Bowen, Douglas Cleverdon, Donald McWhinnie, The Private Life of Hilda Tablet

52. Dodds, E.R. "Louis MacNeice at Birmingham." In Time Was Away: The World of Louis MacNeice, edited by Terence Brown and Alec Reid. Dublin: Dolmen Press, 1974. 35-38 [36].
Description: Reed is counted among MacNeice's students at the University of Birmingham, along with Reggie Smith.

Chapter: Louis MacNeice at Birmingham 
Subjects: Biography
References: R.D. Smith

53. Dodds, E.R. Missing Persons: An Autobiography. Oxford: Clarendon, 1977. 113, 116.
Description: Dodds, a professor of Greek at the University of Birmingham, recalls meeting the likes of Reed, Reggie Smith, Walter Allen; and hiring Louis MacNeice.

Book: Missing Persons (0198120869)
Subjects: Biography
References: Eric Robertson Dodds, Reggie Smith, Walter Allen, Louis MacNeice

54. Dorril, Stephen, ed. A Who's Who of the British Secret State. Hull, England: Lobster, 1989.
Description: A collection of thumbnail biographies compiled from public reference works, lists Reed as working for British intelligence until 1980, when he was 66 years old.

Book: A Who's Who of the British Secret State 
Subjects: Biography
References: Bletchley Park, Alan Michell

55. 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

56. Dubester, Henry J. Letter to Henry Reed (carbon), 2 October 1959. Williams, Oscar Mss. Collection. Lilly Library Manuscripts Department. Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.

Manuscript: Letter to Henry Reed 
Subjects: Biography
References: Oscar Williams, Henry J. Dubester

57. Elliott, George P. "Speaking of Books: Writers on Campus." New York Times Book Review, 26 December 1965, 2.
Description: This article on writing for a living and teaching mentions Reed visiting at the University of Washington in 1964 and 1965.

Newspaper: Speaking of Books: Writers on Campus 
Subjects: Biography

58. England, West Midlands. Census of England and Wales, 1911. Erdington, 12 New Street, Reed household.
Description: Census form from the Reed house in Erdington lists Polly, Gladys, and Henry Reed, Sr. (setter at brick-kiln) living in four rooms.

Manuscript: England, West Midlands 
Subjects: Biography
References: Birmingham

59. Fernyhough, A.H., Brigadier. A Short History of the RAOC. Burnham, England: Europrint, 1980.

Book: A Short History of the RAOC 
Subjects: Biography
References: Royal Army Ordnance Corps

60. 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

61. 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

62. Fountain, Gary and Peter Brazeau. Remembering Elizabeth Bishop: An Oral Biography. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 1994. 215-218.
Description: Interviews with Reed's acquaintances Henry Carlisle, William Matchett, Robert Heilman, Dorothee Bowee, and M. Taylor Bowee.

Book: Remembering Elizabeth Bishop (0870239368)
Subjects: Biography

63. Fuller, Roy. Letter to Julian Symons, 16 June 1944. Roy Fuller Correspondence with Julian Symons and Jack Clark, 1937-1992. Cushing Memorial Library, Texas A&M University Manuscripts. Series 1. Box 1, folder 1480. College Station, Texas.
Description: Fuller's letter to Symons is regarding, or is a response to, a mention of Reed.

Manuscript: Letter to Julian Symons 
Subjects: Biography
References: Roy Fuller, Julian Symons

64. Gale Group Databases. "Poetry Timeline." Gale.com. <http://www.gale.com/free_resources/poets/timeline/index.htm>.
Description: Timeline of world poetry, from the Beowulf to the end of the twentieth century. External link.

Link: Poetry Timeline 
Subjects: Link, Biography

65. Gale Research Company. "Reed, Henry." Who Was Who Among English and European Authors, 1931-1949. An Omnigraphics book. Vol. 3, N-Z. Detroit, MI: Gale Research, 1978. 1179.
Description: An extremely abbreviated biography for Reed lists music and travel as his main recreation.

Book: Who Was Who Among English and European Authors, 1931-1949 
Subjects: Biography

66. Gardner, Helen. The Composition of Four Quartets. New York: Oxford University Press, 1978. 37, 39.
Description: Gardner credits Reed with two suggestions as to the sources of "The Dry Salvages" (refuted by Eliot, himself) and "Burnt Norton."

Book: The Compostion of Four Quartets (0195199898)
Subjects: Criticism, Biography
References: T.S. Eliot, The Dry Salvages, Burnt Norton

67. Gardner, Helen Louise. In Defence of the Imagination. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1982. 145.
Description: Gardner recalls Reed, a former student of hers at Birmingham, mailing her a copy of Eliot's "East Coker" in 1940.

Book: In Defence of the Imagination 
Subjects: Biography
References: T.S. Eliot, East Coker

68. Garlock, Gayle. "The Friends of Fisher Library Library Events for 2000-2001." The Halcyon, no. 27 (June 2001).
Description: The account of a 2001 lecture on Hardy collectors mentions Reed.

Journal: The Friends of Fisher Library Library Events 
Subjects: Biography
References: Michael Millgate, Thomas Hardy

69. Gibson, James, ed. Thomas Hardy: Interviews and Recollections. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1999. 180-182, 191-192, 231.
Description: Contains excerpts of interviews originally broadcast on Reed's radio tribute to Thomas Hardy, in February, 1955.

Book: Thomas Hardy: Interviews and Recollections 
Subjects: Radio, Biography
References: Thomas Hardy, St. John Ervine, Harry Marriott Smith, May O'Rourke, Llewelyn Powys

70. Glendinning, Victoria. Elizabeth Bowen. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1978. 94, 146, 166.
Description: When Reed visited her in Ireland, he assisted Bowen with her book review column.

Book: Elizabeth Bowen (0394405331)
Subjects: Biography, Review
References: Elizabeth Bowen, John Lehmann

71. Glendinning, Victoria. Vita: The Life of V. Sackville-West. New York: Knopf, 1983. 341-342.
Description: Reed sat on the Poetry Committee for the Society of Authors, to choose poets for a recital given for the Royal Family.

Book: Vita: The Life of V. Sackville-West 
Subjects: Biography
References: Edith Sitwell, Walter de la Mare, Dylan Thomas, Louis Macneice, George Barker, Denys Kilham Roberts

72. 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

73. Grigson, Geoffrey. Recollections: Mainly of Writers and Artists. London: Chatto & Windus, 1984. 136.
Description: Grigson's defense of J.R. Ackerley, the only "virtuous" literary editor he knew.

Book: Recollections: Mainly of Writers and Artists 
Subjects: Biography
References: J.R. Ackerley

74. Haft, Adele J. "Henry Reed's Poetic Map of Verona: (Di)versifying the Teachings of Geography IV." Cartographic Perspectives 40 (Fall 2001): 32-50.
Description: Explores the maps Reed may have consulted when composing "A Map of Verona," and during his several visits to Italy.

Journal: Cartographic Perspectives 
Subjects: Criticism, Biography
References: A Map of Verona, Judging Distances

75. 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

76. Hampson, John. "Gordon Herickx—An Appeal." Spectator 191, no. 6547 (18 December 1953): 726.
Description: An appeal for funds after the untimely death of Birmingham sculptor Gordon Herickx.

Journal: Gordon Herickx 
Subjects: Biography
References: Walter Allen, Dorothy Baker, John Lehmann, Louis MacNeice, Olivia Manning, E.R. Dodds, William Plomer

77. Harries, Meirion and Susan Harries. A Pilgrim Soul: The Life and Work of Elisabeth Lutyens. London: Michael Joseph, 1989. 116, 141-142, 306n.
Description: The "composeress" Liz Lutyens, the inspiration for Hilda Tablet, briefly considered suing Reed over the parody.

Book: A Pilgrim Soul 
Subjects: Biography, Criticism
References: The Private Life of Hilda Tablet, Canterbury Cathedral, Westminster Abbey

78. 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

79. Heppenstall, Rayner. Letter to George Orwell (Eric Blair), 8 July 1946. BBC Written Archives Centre, London, England.
Description: Heppenstall gets news of Orwell's Animal Farm being chosen for the Book of the Month club in the United States from Reed.

Manuscript: Letter to George Orwell 
Subjects: Biography
References: George Orwell, Eric Blair, Animal Farm, Rayner Heppenstall

80. Heppenstall, Rayner. Portrait of the Artist as a Professional Man. London: Peter Owen, 1969. 67.
Description: Heppenstall takes credit for turning Reed to writing dramatic verse for radio.

Book: Portrait of the Artist as a Professional Man 
Subjects: Biography
References: Pytheas

81. 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

82. 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

83. Hoggart, Richard. A Measured Life: The Times and Places of An Orphaned Intellectual; An Imagined Life, 1959-1991. New Brunswick, New Jersey, Transaction Publications, 1994. 82.
Description: Recollections of Birmingham, England in the 1960s, mentions Reed and other writers and artists of the '30s.

Book: A Measured Life (1560001356)
Subjects: Biography
References: Walter Allen, R.D. Smith, John Hampson, Louis MacNeice, Leslie Halward, Henry Green

84. 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

85. Howes, Keith. Broadcasting It: An Encyclopedia of Homosexuality on Film, Radio and TV in the UK, 1923-1993. London: Cassell, 1993. 677.
Description: Gay and lesbian studies encyclopedic entry for Henry Reed.

Book: Broadcasting It (030432700X)
Subjects: Biography

86. Humphreys, Richard. "Death of a Cleaner." In London: City of Disappearances, edited by Iain Sinclair. London: Hamish Hamilton, 2006. 422, 423, 425.
Description: An inscribed copy of Reed's poem "Chrysothemis" turns up in the flat of a London house cleaner.

Chapter: Death of a Cleaner (0241142997)
Subjects: Biography
References: Chrysothemis, Dorothy Baker, Walter Allen, Julian McLaren-Ross

87. Inglis, Fred. Raymond Williams. London: Routledge, 1995. 89, 310n.
Description: Recounting Williams' Officer Cadet training, Reed's Judging Distances" is quoted for a lesson in bracketting fire.

Book: Raymond Williams (0415089603)
Subjects: Criticism, Biography
References: Judging Distances

88. 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

89. Jennings, Elizabeth. "Reed, Henry." In Contemporary Poets, edited by James Vinson. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1975. 1250-1254.

Book: Contemporary Poets (0900997206)
Subjects: Biography, Criticism

90. 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

91. Jennings, Elizabeth. "Reed, Henry." In Contemporary Poets, edited by James Vinson and D.L. Kirkpatrick. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1985.

Book: Contemporary Poets (0312168373)
Subjects: Biography, Criticism

92. Kermode, Frank. "Part and Pasture." London Review of Books, 5 December 1991, 17.
Description: Frank Kermode's evaluation of the Collected Poems, with personal reminiscences of Reed in London and Seattle.

Newspaper: London Review of Books, Dec. 1991 
Subjects: Criticism, Biography
References: The Changeling, The Chateau, L'Envoi, Chard Whitlow, Philoctetes, The Auction Sale, Outside and In, Three Words, The Town Itself, The Blissful Land

93. King, Francis. Yesterday Came Suddenly: An Autobiography. London: Constable, 1993. 79-80.
Description: Mentions Henry Reed and Angus Wilson making fun of the Bletchley Park Writers' Circle.

Book: Yesterday Came Suddenly: An Autobiography (009472220X)
Subjects: Biography
References: Angus Wilson, Bletchley Park

94. Kreisel, Martha. American Women Photographers: A Selected and Annotated Bibliography. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1999. 195.
Description: Indexes Rollie McKenna's portrait of Reed for Brinnin's Modern Poets.

Book: American Women Photographers 
Subjects: Biography
References: Rollie McKenna

95. Laing, Stewart. "The Production of Literature." In Society and Literature, 1945-1970, edited by Alan Sinfield. New York: Holmes & Meier, 1983. 160.
Description: Reed is mentioned among post-war radio playwrights Stevie Smith, Laurie Lee, Angus Wilson, and David Gascoyne.

Chapter: The Production of Literature 
Subjects: Biography
References: Louis MacNeice, Dylan Thomas

96. Laurie, Rona. The Actor's Art and Craft. Colwall, Worcestershire: J. Garnet Miller, 1994. 10.
Description: Laurie recalls playing opposite Reed in an undergraduate review at the Prince of Wales Theatre, Birmingham, and being 'pelted with eggs and booed.'

Book: The Actor's Art and Craft 
Subjects: Biography

97. "Lectures and Meetings." New Statesman and Nation 33, no. 838 (29 March 1947): 224.
Description: An announcement of Reed giving a poetry reading at the International Arts Centre in London, on April 1, 1947.

Journal: Lectures and Meetings 
Subjects: Biography

98. Lee, J.A.N. Computer Pioneers. Los Alamitos, CA: IEEE Computer Society Press, 1995.
Description: Interview with I. Jack Good and Donald Michie of Bletchley Park about Turing's homosexuality, mentions Reed and Angus Wilson.

Book: Computer Pioneers (0181866357X)
Subjects: Biography
References: Bletchley Park, I. Jack Good, Donald Michie

99. Lee, J.A.N. and Golde Holtzman. "50 Years After Breaking the Codes: Interviews with Two of the Bletchley Park Scientists." IEEE Annals of the History of Computing 17, no. 1 (Spring 1995): 32-43.
Description: The complete interview with Bletchley Park scientists I. Jack Good and Donald Michie.

Journal: 50 Years After Breaking the Codes 
Subjects: Biography
References: Bletchley Park, I. Jack Good, Donald Michie

100. 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

101. Lehmann, John. "Envie D'Ailleurs—English Brand." New York Times Book Review, 1 August 1948, 2.
Description: In this article on English writers seeking inspiration abroad, Reed is mentioned as 'just returned from Cyprus.'

Manuscript: Envie D'Ailleurs—English Brand 
Subjects: Biography

102. 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

103. 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

104. Lehmann, John. A Nest of Tigers: The Sitwells in Their Times. Boston: Little, Brown and Co., 1968. 212.
Description: Reed visited Edith Sitwell in London, following the publication of his article on her poetry in Penguin New Writing in 1944.

Book: A Nest of Tigers 
Subjects: Biography
References: Edith Sitwell

105. Lehmann, John. The Whispering Gallery: Autobiography I. New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1954. 263.
Description: Lehmann mentions Reed reviewing Auden for the University of Birmingham's magazine, The Mermaid.

Book: The Whispering Gallery 
Subjects: Biography, Criticism
References: W.H. Auden

106. Lehmann, Rosamond. "New Novels." Listener 36, no. 925 (3 October 1946): 450.
Description: A note at the end of this column announces that 'New novels are now being reviewed by a number of critics in turn," with Reed taking over on October 24.

Journal: New Novels 
Subjects: Biography

107. Leimbacher, Ed. "Henry's Friends." Letter to the editor, London Review of Books, 24 October 1991, 4.
Description: A letter to the editor from Ed Leimbacher recalls Reed's days as a visiting professor in Seattle.

Newspaper: London Review of Books, Oct. 1991 
Subjects: Biography, Criticism
References: Psychological Warfare, L'Envoi

108. Levy, Silvano. The Scandalous Eye: The Surrealism of Conroy Maddox. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2003. 45, 98.
Description: Maddox recalls evenings spent with Reed in Birmingham, England, in the 1930s.

Book: The Scandalous Eye (0853235597)
Subjects: Biography
References: Conroy Maddox, Robert Melville, John Melville, George D. Painter, Edward Lowbury, Emmy Bridgwater

109. Levy, William Turner. Affectionately, T.S. Eliot: The Story of a Friendship, 1947-1965. Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 1968. 106.
Description: Levy quotes Eliot as saying in 1958 (of Reed's "Chard Whitlow"): 'Not bad. But I think I could write a better parody myself!"

Book: Affectionately: T.S. Eliot 
Subjects: Biography, Poem
References: Chard Whitlow, T.S. Eliot, Dylan Thomas

110. Lewin, Ronald. Ultra Goes to War: The First Account of World War II's Greatest Secret Based on Official Documents. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1978.
Description: Covering Bletchley Park's contribution to Allied codebreaking, Reed is mentioned as sharing lodgings with mathematician Jack Good.

Book: Ultra Goes to War (0070374538)
Subjects: Biography

111. "The Hilda Tablet Plays." A Librarian on the Web. <http://www.webrarian.co.uk/reed/hilda_tablet_plays.html>.
Description: An introduction to the seven-part cycle of radio plays written by Reed for the BBC between 1953 and 1959. External link.

Link: The Hilda Tablet Plays 
Subjects: Play, Biography, Criticism, Radio
References: The Private Life of Hilda Tablet, A Very Great Man Indeed, Emily Butter, A Hedge, Backwards, The Primal Scene, As It Were, Not a Drum Was Heard, Musique Discrète

112. "Advertisement for Since 1939: 2." Listener 42, no. 1072 (11 August 1949): 243.
Description: Ad for the Phoenix House reprint of The Novel Since 1939.

Journal: Advertisement for Since 1939: 2 
Subjects: Biography
References: The Novel Since 1939, Robert Speaight, Stephen Spender, John Hayward

113. "Plays and Features." Supplement to Listener 79, no. 2047 (20 June 1968): ii.
Description: Upcoming programs include Reed's translation of Ginzburg's the Advertisement, recorded in advance and broadcast the same night as the stage premiere at the Old Vic Theatre, starring Joan Plowright.

Journal: Plays and Features 
Subjects: Biography, Play, Radio
References: Natalia Ginzburg, The Advertisement, Joan Plowright

114. "Poetry." Supplement to Listener 88, no. 2270 (28 September 1972): iv.
Description: An upcoming program to honor A.M.D. Hughes mentions Reed was his student.

Anthology: Poetry 
Subjects: Biography
References: A.M.D. Hughes, Walter Allen, Kingsley Amis, Philip Larkin

115. 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

116. 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

117. "London Concerts." Review of London Symphony Orchestra, Royal Festival Hall, 6 April 1952. Musical Times 93, no. 1311 (May 1952): 221-225 [224].
Description: The London Symphony Orchestra performed Reed's Bliss collaboration, The Enchantress.

Journal: London Concerts 
Subjects: Biography
References: Arthur Bliss, The Enchantress

118. Lowell, Robert. Letter to Elizabeth Bishop, 25 February 1966. In The Letters of Robert Lowell, edited by Saskia Hamilton. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2005. 467-468 [468].
Description: Bishop to asked to tell Reed to come visit the Lowells.

Chapter: Letter to Elizabeth Bishop 
Subjects: Biography
References: Elizabeth Bishop

119. Lowry, Malcolm. Sursum Corda! The Collected Letters of Malcolm Lowry, Volume I: 1926-1946. Edited by Sherrill E. Grace. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1995. 655n.
Description: Lowry expresses exasperation that the BBC is doing a radio adaptation of Moby Dick, having submitted a similar project to the CBC.

Book: Sursum Corda! The Collected Letters of Malcolm Lowry, Volume I (0802007481)
Subjects: Biography
References: Malcolm Lowry, Moby Dick, Jonathan Cape

120. Lowry, Malcolm. Sursum Corda! The Collected Letters of Malcolm Lowry, Volume II: 1947-1957. Edited by Sherrill E. Grace. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1996. 652n.
Description: Lowry mentions the CBC's negligence with his 1945 radio adaptation of Moby Dick.

Book: Sursum Corda! The Collected Letters of Malcolm Lowry, Volume II (0802041183)
Subjects: Biography
References: Malcolm Lowry, Moby Dick, Eva Thoby-Marcelin, Phillipe Thoby-Marcelin

121. May, Derwent. "Langham Diary." Listener 114, no. 2932 (24 October 1985): 26.
Description: Reed cancelled his lunch date with May at short notice: 'I'm afraid I'm not hungry this morning.'

Journal: Langham Diary 
Subjects: Biography

122. Melville, John. "Portrait of Henry Reed." Photograuvre illustration. The Penguin New Writing 27. London: Penguin Books, 1946.
Description: Photograuvre reproduction of John Melville's painting "Portrait of Henry Reed."

Journal: Portrait of Henry Reed 
Subjects: Biography

123. Millgate, Michael. "The Hunter-Gatherers: Some Early Hardy Scholars and Collectors." In Thomas Hardy: Texts and Contexts, edited by Phillip Mallett. Basingstoke, England: Palgrave MacMillan, 2002. 180-199 [193-196, 199].
Description: Millgate details Reed's failed endeavor to write a biography of Hardy, and discusses his correspondence with (and assessment of) other Hardy scholars.

Chapter: The Hunter-Gatherers (1403901317)
Subjects: Biography, Criticism
References: Thomas Hardy

124. Millgate, Michael, ed. Letters of Emma and Florence Hardy. Oxford: Clarendon, 1996. 32, 342, 343.
Description: Includes a letter from Florence Hardy to Reed, concerning a possible book based on his conversations with her and Thomas Hardy's sister, Kate.

Book: Letters of Emma and Florence Hardy (0198186096)
Subjects: Biography
References: Thomas Hardy, Florence Hardy, Kate Hardy

125. Millgate, Michael. "Sources." English Studies in Canada 32, nos. 2-3 (2008): 55-62 [56].
Description: Mentions Reed's A Very Great Man Indeed resulting from the perils of interviewing witnesses for a biography.

Journal: Sources 
Subjects: Biography, Radio
References: A Very Great Man Indeed

126. Millgate, Michael. Thomas Hardy: A Biography. New York: Random House, 1982. xvi, 150n.
Description: Millgate credits Reed's insight into Hardy in the acknowledgments and in a footnote.

Book: Thomas Hardy: A Biography (0394488024)
Subjects: Biography
References: Thomas Hardy, Horace Moule

127. Millgate, Michael. Thomas Hardy: A Biography Revisited. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004. 2.
Description: Acknowledgment made to Reed.

Book: Thomas Hardy: A Biography Revisited 
Subjects: Biography
References: Thomas Hardy

128. Millier, Brett C. Elizabeth Bishop: Life and the Memory of It. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1993. 377, 383, 520.
Description: Brief mention of Henry Reed's friendship with Bishop, while they were in Seattle at the University of Washington.

Book: Elizabeth Bishop: Life and the Memory of It 
Subjects: Biography

129. Mitchell, Donald, Philip Reed, and Mervyn Cooke, eds. Letters from a Life: The Selected Letters of Benjamin Britten, 1946-1951. Vol. 3, Letters from a Life: The Selected Letters of Benjamin Britten, 1913-1976. Berkely, CA; University of
Description: The notes for a letter to Douglas Cleverdon explains Reed's Hilda Tablet plays began as a parody of Benjamin Britten.

Book: Letters from a Life 
Subjects: Criticism, Biography
References: Benjamin Britten, Peter Pears, Douglas Cleverdon, Emily Butter

130. Morris, John. "Britain's Case for Egghead Radio." New York Times, 9 December 1956, 19-20, 22 [22].
Description: In discussing the BBC's Third Programme, Reed is called 'perhaps the most accomplished writer of sophisticated satire now working in radio.'

Newspaper: Britain's Case for Egghead Radio 
Subjects: Biography, Criticism, Play

131. Murphy, Rosalie, ed. "Reed, Henry." In Contemporary Poets of the English Language. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1970. 904.
Description: A brief entry for Reed's major works.

Chapter: Contemporary Poets of the English Language 
Subjects: Biography, Criticism

132. New York Times. "M'Neice is Heard in Readings Here." 6 March 1953, 29.
Description: Louis MacNeice read from his work and others' (including Reed), at a reading hosted by the Poetry Center of the Lexington Avenue YMHA/YWHA.

Newspaper: M'Neice is Heard in Readings Here 
Subjects: Criticism, Biography
References: Louis MacNeice

133. Newby, P.H. "Montherlant's Play." Letter to the editor. Listener 79, no. 2025 (18 January 1968): 84.
Description: Reminds the Listener that Reed's adaptation of The Land Where the King is a Child was broadcast back in 1959.

Journal: Montherlant's Play 
Subjects: Biography
References: Henru de Montherlant, The Land Where the King is a Child.

134. "News Notes." Poetry 104, no. 3 (June 1964) 193-196 [196].
Description: Announces University of Washington's first annual Theodore Roethke Memorial Reading by John Crowe Ransom, chosen by Reed, William Matchett, and Carolyn Kizer.

Journal: News Notes 
Subjects: Biography
References: John Crowe Ransom, William Matchett, Carolyn Kizer

135. Oliveira, Carmen L. Rare and Commonplace Flowers: The Story of Elizabeth Bishop and Lota de Macedo Soares. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2002. 167.
Description: In this fictionalized biography, Reed is mentioned as the only person 'with whom Bishop seemed to have vaguely succeeded in associating' with, while the two were at the University of Washington in 1966.

Book: Rare and Commonplace Flowers 
Subjects: Biography
References: Elizabeth Bishop

136. Page, Gwendolyn. We Kept the Secret. Wymondham, UK: George R. Reeve, 2002.
Description: Memoir of a WREN's time at Bletchley Park.

Book: We Kept the Secret (0900616652)
Subjects: Biography

137. Painter, George D. Dedication to Proust: The Early Years. Boston: Little, Brown, 1959.
Description: The first volume of Painter's Proust biography is dedicated "For Henry Reed."

Book: Proust: The Early Years 
Subjects: Biography, Miscellaneous
References: George D. Painter

138. Palmer, Michael. "Yule Things." Usenet message, soc.motss (Members Of The Same Sex). <http://groups.google.com/groups?selm=mpalmerE3DABK.2v6%40netcom.com&output=gplain>.
Description: Usenet newsgroup post in response to a Hilda Tablet thread, describing an encounter with an overly-attentive Henry Reed.

Link: Yule Things 
Subjects: Link, Biography

139. Parker, Peter. Ackerley: A Life of J.R. Ackerley. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1989. 185, 188, 219, 240, 311, 352.
Description: Mentions a controversy over Reed's use of the word "brothels" in a poem, and Reed attending Ackerley's 1959 farewell party for The Listener.

Book: Ackerley: A Life of J.R. Ackerley (0374100500)
Subjects: Biography
References: Sailor's Harbour, Hilary Corke

140. Peacock, Scot, ed. "Reed, Henry 1914-1986." Contemporary Authors, New Revision Series, v. 78. Detroit: Gale Group, 1999. 408-410.
Description: This encyclopedic entry has a short biography of Reed, and a bibliography which includes an extensive list of his radio dramas.

Book: Contemporary Authors (0787630888)
Subjects: Biography, Criticism, Translation
References: Chard Whitlow, Moby Dick, Summertime, The Burnt Flower-Bed, The Advertisement, Corruption in the Palace of Justice, Crime on Goat Island, Musique Discrète, Père Goriot, Eugénie Grandet

141. Pearson, John. The Sitwells: A Family's Biography. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1978. 374.
Description: Biography of the Sitwell family quotes a letter from Edith to John Lehmann, concerning Reed's 1944 Penguin New Writing article on her poetry.

Book: The Sitwells: A Family's Biography (0156826763)
Subjects: Biography
References: Edith Sitwell, John Lehmann

142. Pennell, Maj. Bruce. "Where Are the War Poets?" British Army Review, no 136 (Spring 2005): 34-39 [35, 38n].
Description: In this study of Keith Douglas, Reed's service in the RAOC is noted.

Journal: Where Are the War Poets? 
Subjects: Criticism, Biography
References: Keith Douglas

143. Penney, Christine. Obituary for Isaac Avi Shapiro. Heslopian 2 (2004). 3.
Description: Obituary for former Birmingham University professor mentions Reed as an undergraduate in the 1930s.

Journal: Obituary for Isaac Avi Shapiro 
Subjects: Biography
References: Isaac Avi Shapiro, Helen Gardner, Louis MacNeice, W.H. Auden

144. Phillips, John. John Phillips Collection. University of Bristol Theatre Collection. 1032446266. Bristol, England.
Description: Collection of personal papers and theatre memorabilia contains material relating to Reed and his 1971 radio play, The Two Mrs Morlis.

Manuscript: John Phillips Collection 
Subjects: Biography, Play, Radio, Link
References: John Phillips, The Two Mrs Morlis

145. Phillips, John. John Phillips Papers. University of Birmingham Information Services, Special Collections. MS61. Birmingham, England.
Description: Papers of and collected by John Phillips relating to Reed, comprising letters and postcards; literary papers including manuscripts and typescripts of sonnets, poems and sketches; and cuttings, including reviews of his works.

Manuscript: John Phillips Papers 
Subjects: Biography, Play, Radio
References: John Phillips

146. "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

147. Pine, L.G., ed. "Reed, Henry." The Author's and Writer's Who's Who. 4th ed. New York: Hafner, 1960. 325.
Description: Brief biography listing Reed's publications and contributions.

Book: The Author's and Writer's Who's Who 
Subjects: Biography
References: A Map of Verona, Moby Dick, The Novel Since 1939, Three Plays by Ugo Betti, Perdu and His Father

148. Pine, L.G., ed. "Reed, Henry." The Author's and Writer's Who's Who and Reference Guide. 3rd ed. London: Shaw, 1948-1949. 443-444.
Description: This very brief biography lists Reed as a 'Poet & Critic', with his recreations being 'Music, travel'.

Book: The Author's and Writer's Who's Who and Reference Guide 
Subjects: Biography
References: A Map of Verona, Moby Dick, The Novel Since 1939

149. Advertisement for Hilda Tablet and Others, and The Streets of Pompeii. Plays and Players 19, no. 2, iss. 218 (November 1971): 82.

Journal: Advertisement for Hilda Tablet 
Subjects: Biography, Criticism
References: A Very Great Man Indeed, The Private Life of Hilda Tablet, A Hedge, Backwards, The Primal Scene, As It Were, The Unblest, The Monument, The Streets of Pompeii, Return to Naples, The Great Desire I Had, Vincenzo

150. Poetry of Henry Reed, The. "Map of the Life and Times of Henry Reed." <http://www.solearabiantree.net/namingofparts/map.html>
Description: An interactive Google map displaying places and events relating to Reed's life and work.

Link: Map of the Life and Times of Henry Reed 
Subjects: Biography
References: Birmingham, Bletchley Park, Naples, London, Seattle

151. "Pictures of the Poet Henry Reed." The Poetry of Henry Reed. <http://www.solearabiantree.net/namingofparts/pictures.html>.
Description: Photographs of Reed, and images relating to his books, plays, and poems.

Link: Pictures of the Poet Henry Reed 
Subjects: Link, Biography, Play, Poem
References: Henry Reed, The Advertisement, The Chateau, Moby Dick

152. "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

153. 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

154. Potter, Julian. Stephen Potter at the BBC: "Features" in War and Peace. Orford, Suffolk: Orford Books, 2004. 187, 190, 195-197.
Description: Contains a short chapter on Stephen Potter's production of Reed's BBC adaptation of Moby Dick.

Book: Stephen Potter at the BBC 
Subjects: Biography, Play, Radio
References: Moby Dick

155. 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

156. 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

157. Price, Reynolds. Ardent Spirits: Leaving Home, Coming Back. New York: Scribner, 2009. 43, 129.
Description: Price relays an unconfirmed story that W.H. Auden told Stephen Spender: that Helen Gardner had fallen in love with Reed, and it led her to a mental breakdown.

Book: Ardent Spirits (0743291891)
Subjects: Biography
References: Helen Gardner

158. 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

159. Reed, Henry. Collected Poems. Edited and introduced by Jon Stallworthy. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991.
Description: The complete poems, collected from A Map of Verona and Lessons of the War, with selections of verse from Reed's radio plays, and including drafts and fragments never before published.

Book: Collected Poems (0192122983)
Subjects: Biography, Criticism, Poem

160. Reed, Henry. Collected Poems. Edited and introduced by Jon Stallworthy, with a foreword by Frank Kermode. Manchester, England: Carcanet, 2007.
Description: Reed's Collected Poems was re-issued in trade paperback in 2007, with Frank Kermode's 1991 review added as a new Foreword.

Book: Collected Poems (1857549430)
Subjects: Biography, Criticism, Poem
References: Jon Stallworthy, Frank Kermode

161. Reed, Henry. Collected galleys, typescripts, and proofs. Richard L. Purdy Collection of Thomas Hardy. GEN MSS 111, Series VI, 805-809. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, New Haven, CT.
Description: Richard L. Purdy's collection of Thomas Hardy material contains typescripts and corrected galleys of poems and radio plays by Reed.

Manuscript: Corrected galleys, typescripts, and proofs 
Subjects: Biography, Poem, Play
References: The Auction Sale, Bocca di Magra, Chard Whitlow, A Good Dream, The Interval, Summer

162. Reed, Henry. Correspondence with Jonathan Cape, Ltd., 1945-1950. University of Reading, Archives and Manuscripts. MS2446. Reading, England. 3 letters.
Description: Three letters from Reed to the publisher of A Map of Verona and Moby Dick: A Play for Radio.

Manuscript: Correspondence with Jonathan Cape 
Subjects: Biography, Poem, Play

163. Reed, Henry. Dedicatory letter to George D. Painter. In Hilda Tablet and Others: Four Pieces for Radio. London, British Broadcasting Corporation, 1971.
Description: Dedicatory letter to George D. Painter in the collection Hilda Tablet and Others.

Book: Dedication to Hilda Tablet and Others (0563101636)
Subjects: Play, Biography
References: A Very Great Man Indeed, The Private Life of Hilda Tablet, A Hedge, Backwards, The Primal Scene, As It Were

164. Reed, Henry. Foreword to The Streets of Pompeii and Other Plays for Radio. London: British Broadcasting Corporation, 1971. Unpaged.
Description: Reed's foreword to his collection of radio drama The Streets of Pompeii and Other Plays for Radio.

Book: Foreword to The Streets of Pompeii 
Subjects: Play, Biography
References: The Unblest, The Monument, The Streets of Pompeii, Return to Naples, The Great Desire I Had, Vincenzo

165. Reed, Henry. "Questionnaire: The Cost of Letters." Horizon 14, no. 81 (September 1946): 139, 140, 162-164.
Description: Reed's answer to a questionnaire about life as a writer.

Journal: Horizon 
Subjects: Biography

166. Reed, Henry. Interview with Peter Orr. The Poet Speaks. British Council recording, no. 1638. 11 June 1970. Co-sponsored by the British Council and the Woodberry Poetry Room in the Lamont Library of Harvard University. TAPE ARCHIVE PR6035.E32 Z5 1970x, Woodberry Poetry Room, Houghton Library, Harvard University.
Description: Henry Reed speaks with Peter Orr of the British Council, as part of the series The Poet Speaks.

Sound: Interview with Peter Orr 
Subjects: Biography
References: Peter Orr

167. Reed, Henry. Introduction to Dialstone Lane, by W.W. Jacobs. London: Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1947. v-viii.
Description: Reed writes high praise for W.W. Jacobs, author of "The Monkey's Paw," for his precision and economy of style, in this 1947 introduction to one of his longer stories.

Chapter: Introduction to Dialstone Lane 
Subjects: Biography, Review
References: W.W. Jacobs, Dialstone Lane

168. Reed, Henry. Letter to Edith Sitwell. Dame Edith Sitwell Collection, 1904-1964. Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center. University of Texas at Austin. 99.2. Austin Texas.
Description: A letter from Reed to the poet Edith Sitwell.

Manuscript: Letter to Edith Sitwell 
Subjects: Biography
References: Edith Sitwell

169. Reed, Henry. Letter to Kingsley Martin. Kingsley Martin Archive. University of Sussex Library, Special Collections. Brighton, England.
Description: Collection of Martin's correspondence includes a letter from Reed.

Manuscript: Letter to Kinglsey Martin 
Subjects: Biography, Link
References: Kingsley Martin

170. Reed, Henry. Letter to L.P. Hartley. L.P. Hartley Papers. John Rylands University Library of Manchester, Special Collections. 3/1. Manchester, England.
Description: A letter from Reed to the author of The Shrimp and the Anemone.

Manuscript: Letter to L.P. Hartley 
Subjects: Biography
References: L.P. Hartley

171. Reed, Henry. Letter to Oscar Williams (carbon), 17 April 1963. Williams, Oscar Mss. Lilly Library Manuscripts Department. Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.

Manuscript: Letter to Oscar Williams 
Subjects: Biography
References: Oscar Williams

172. Reed, Henry. Letter to Robin Skelton, 1963. University of Victoria Libraries Special Collections, SC114. Victoria, British Columbia.

Manuscript: Letter to Robin Skelton 
Subjects: Biography
References: Robin Skelton

173. Reed, Henry. Letter to Sydney Carlyle Cockerell, 1955. The Cockerell Papers. British Library, Department of Manuscripts. GB ADD MS 0058 52745. London, England.

Manuscript: Letter to Sydney Carlyle Cockerell 
Subjects: Biography
References: Sydney Carlyle Cockerell

174. Reed, Henry. Letter to T.S. Eliot,1948. Papers of the Hayward Bequest of T.S. Eliot Material. GBR/0272/HB/L/7/b. King's College Archive Centre, Cambridge, England.
Description: A collection of T.S. Eliot material contains a letter from Reed.

Manuscript: Letter to T.S. Eliot 
Subjects: Link, Biography
References: T.S. Eliot

175. Reed, Henry. Letter to the editor, 15 December 1947. New Statesman Archive, Editorial Correspondence, c. 1948-1952 (Boxes 7-9). University of Sussex Library, Special Collections. Brighton, England.
Description: Possible response to Poston's letter to The New Statesman and Nation of December 10th, 1947.

Manuscript: Letter to the editor 
Subjects: Biography

176. Reed, Henry. Letters to Emyr Humphreys, 1947-1949. National Library of Wales, Department of Manuscripts and Records. AI/1957-8. Cymru, Wales.
Description: Reed's letters to Welsh author Emyr Humphreys, who was a producer of drama at the BBC.

Manuscript: Letters to Emyr Humphreys 
Subjects: Biography
References: Emyr Humphreys

177. Reed, Henry. Letters to Michael Ramsbotham, 1944-1985. Henry Reed Papers. University of Birmingham Information Services, Special Collections. 9/1&3. Birmingham, England.
Description: More than 70 items of personal correspondence from Reed are housed in Birmingham University's Special Collections department.

Manuscript: Letters to Michael Ramsbotham 
Subjects: Biography
References: Michael Ramsbotham

178. Reed, Henry. Letters to Rona Laurie, 1935-1936. University of Birmingham Information Services, Special Collections. L. Add. 5965-5970. Birmingham, England.
Description: Letters and poems from Reed to actress and voice coach Rona Laurie.

Manuscript: Letters to Rona Laurie 
Subjects: Biography
References: Rona Laurie

179. Reed, Henry. Letters to William Plomer, 1945-1949. Plomer Collection. Durham University Library, Archives and Special Collections. PLO/181/1-18. Durham, England.
Description: Collection contains 18 letters from Reed to the author William Plomer.

Manuscript: Letters to William Plomer 
Subjects: Biography, Link
References: William Plomer

180. Reed, Henry. "Max Gate: Memories of Hardy's Home." Birmingham Post, 15 June 1938.

Newspaper: Max Gate: Memories of Hardy's Home 
Subjects: Biography
References: Thomas Hardy

181. Reed, Henry. Papers of Henry Reed. University of Birmingham Information Services, Special Collections. MS031. Birmingham, England.
Description: A collection of Reed's personal papers, correspondence, working notes, and drafts. See Research Libraries Bulletin, Autumn 1998, p. 12-14, for a description of the collection.

Manuscript: Papers of Henry Reed 
Subjects: Biography, Poem, Play, Link
References: The Candidate, Liberal Rhymes for Liberal Times, Voyage Autour de ma Chambre, Mycenae, Dance of the Seven Veils

182. Reed, Henry. Preface to Moby Dick: A Play for Radio from Herman Melville's Novel. London: Jonathan Cape, 1947. 5-11.
Description: Reed's preface to his adaptation of Melville's novel for BBC radio.

Book: Preface to Moby Dick: A Play for Radio 
Subjects: Play, Criticism, Biography
References: Moby Dick, Herman Melville, Ishmael

183. Reid, Alec. "MacNeice in the Theatre." In Time Was Away: The World of Louis MacNeice, edited by Terence Brown and Alec Reid. Dublin: Dolmen Press, 1974. 73-85 [74].
Description: Reed took part in a University of Birmingham production of MacNeice's Station Bell in 1936.

Chapter: MacNeice in the Theatre 
Subjects: Biography
References: R.D. Smith, Walter Allen

184. Reidel, James. Vanished Act: The Life and Art of Weldon Kees. Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press, 2003. Illus. unpaged, 331.
Description: Kees recites Reed's poem "Unarmed Combat" at the 1955 Poets' Follies poetry reading.

Book: Vanished Act (0803239513)
Subjects: Biography, Criticism
References: Unarmed Combat, Weldon Kees

185. Reilly, Catherine W. English Poetry of the Second World War: A Biobibliography. Boston: G.K. Hall, 1986. 273.

Book: English Poetry of the Second World War: A Biobibliography (0720117933)
Subjects: Biography

186. Rejwan, Nissim. The Last Jews in Baghdad: Remembering a Lost Homeland. Austin, TX: University of Texas Press, 2004. 121.
Description: The author remembers reading Reed in Lehmann's The Penguin New Writing in wartime Baghdad.

Book: The Last Jews in Baghdad 
Subjects: Biography
References: John Lehmann

187. Remy, Michel. Surrealism in Britain. Aldershot, England: Ashgate, 1999. 198, 220.
Description: Reed is listed among the members of The Birmingham Group.

Book: Surrealism in Britain (1859282822)
Subjects: Biography
References: Conroy Maddox, Walter Allen, Gordon Herrickx

188. Rexroth, Kenneth, ed. The New British Poets: An Anthology. Norfolk, Connecticut: New Directions, 1949. 179-180.
Description: Collects Reed's poems "Morning," and "The Door and the Window."

Anthology: The New British Poets 
Subjects: Poem, Biography
References: The Door and the Window, Morning

189. Robinson, Eric H. "'Double Vision' Re-focused: Remarks Delivered at The Society for the History of Technology Awards Banquet." Technology and Culture 48, no. 1 (January 2007): 132-136 [133].
Description: Robinson was taught by Reed at King Edward VI Grammar School, Aston, Birmingham, in the 1930s-40s, and credits Reed with introducing him to the poetry of W.H. Auden.

Journal: Double Vision Re-focused 
Subjects: Biography

190. Savage, Roger. "The Radio Plays of Henry Reed." In British Radio Drama, edited by John Drakakis. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1981. 158-190, 247-248, 273-276.
Description: "The Radio Plays of Henry Reed," a chapter by Roger Savage, detailing Reed's comedic and dramatic work for the BBC, with a bibliography of his plays.

Chapter: British Radio Drama (0521293839)
Subjects: Criticism, Play, Biography
References: A By-Election in the Nineties, A Very Great Man Indeed, The Private Life of Hilda Tablet, A Hedge, Backwards, The Primal Scene, As It Were, Not a Drum Was Heard, Musique Discrète, Emily Butter, The Monument, Summertime

191. 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

192. 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

193. 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

194. Schwitzke, Heinz, ed. Reclams Hörspielführer. Stuttgart: Philipp Reclam, 1969. 499-501.
Description: The "Radio Play Leader," containing a short biography, and synopsis of Reed's The Streets of Pompeii (Die Straßen von Pompeji), and A Very Great Man Indeed (Ein wahrhaft großer Mann). In German.

Chapter: Reclams Hörspielführer 
Subjects: Play, Biography, Criticism
References: The Streets of Pompeii, A Very Great Man Indeed

195. 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

196. 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

197. Sinclair, Andrew. Dylan the Bard: A Life of Dylan Thomas. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1999. 140.
Description: Mentions Rayner Heppenstall bringing Reed and other writers to the Stag's Head pub.

Book: Dylan the Bard 
Subjects: Biography
References: Rayner Heppenstall

198. Sitwell, Edith. "Answer to Henry Reed." Dame Edith Sitwell Collection, 1904-1964. Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center. University of Texas at Austin. 1.1. Austin Texas.
Description: Likely this is Sitwell's response to the November 9, 1946 "Poet and His Critic" broadcast.

Manuscript: Answer to Henry Reed 
Subjects: Biography
References: Edith Sitwell

199. Sitwell, Edith. Letter to John Lehmann, 22 May 1944. In Edith Sitwell: Selected Letters, 1919-1964, edited by John Lehmann and Derek Parker. New York: Vanguard Press, 1970. 121.
Description: Sitwell expresses concern to Lehmann about an article concerning her new poetry, written by Reed for Penguin New Writing.

Chapter: Letter to John Lehmann 
Subjects: Biography
References: Edith Sitwell, John Lehmann

200. Sitwell, Edith. Letter to Sacheverell Sitwell, 4 March 1955. In Selected Letters of Edith Sitwell, edited by Richard Greene. London, Virago Press, 1997. 359.
Description: Sitwell describes a poetry reading at Harvard where Dylan Thomas read Reed's poem "Chard Whitlow," and imitated T.S. Eliot's voice.

Chapter: Letter to Sacheverell Sitwell (186049255X)
Subjects: Biography
References: Edith Sitwell, Chard Whitlow, Dylan Thomas, T.S. Eliot

201. Snagge, John, and Michael Barsley. Those Vintage Years of Radio. London: Pitman Publishing, 1972. 40-41.
Description: Reed is not mentioned, but assisted with the recording of the program "A Day in Naples," in 1951.

Book: Those Vintage Years of Radio 
Subjects: Biography
References: Wynford Vaughan Thomas, Michael Barsley, John Vizard

202. Advertisement for Mermaid Theatre Poetry. Spectator 231, no. 7581 (13 October 1973): 490.
Description: "The Poetry of War" presented by Ian Hamilton, with Reed on the bill.

Journal: Advertisement for Mermaid Theatre Poetry 
Subjects: Biography
References: Charles Causley, Roy Fuller, Ian Hamilton

203. Advertisement for the Fourth Annual Shakespeare Birthday Celebrations. Spectator 234, no. 7661 (26 April 1975): 519.
Description: Poetry reading coordinated by Anthony Rudolf, to which Reed was unable to attend.

Journal: Advertisement for the Fourth Annual Shakespeare Birthday Celebrations 
Subjects: Biography
References: Keith Bosley, Ernest Bryll, Sydney Carter, Veronica Forrest-Thomson, Erich Fried, Augustus Young, John Heath-Stubbs, Jon Silkin, Ken Smith, Val Warner

204. Spender, Stephen. "Hungary." Letter to the editor. Times (London), 16 November 1956, 11.
Description: A number of British authors announce their application for visas, following a request from Hungarian writers for aid for refugees.

Newspaper: Hungary 
Subjects: Biography
References: Stephen Spender, Kingsley Amis, Stephen Potter, Christopher Fry, Walter Allen, Geoffrey Grigson, Laurie Lee, Angus Wilson

205. 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

206. 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

207. 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

208. 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

209. Stallworthy, Jon. "A Life of Henry Reed." London Review of Books, 12 September 1991, 18-19.

Newspaper: London Review of Books 
Subjects: Biography, Criticism
References: L'Envoi

210. Stallworthy, Jon. Louis MacNeice. New York: W.W. Norton, 1995. 191, 344.
Description: Quotes from a "fan-letter" Reed wrote to MacNeice.

Book: Louis MacNeice (0393037762)
Subjects: Biography

211. Stonier, G.W. "Week-end Competition, No. 585." New Statesman and Nation 21, no. 530 (19 April 1941): 422.
Description: Sets the requirements for the parody contest that Reed won with "Chard Whitlow."

Journal: Week-end Competition, No. 585 
Subjects: Biography
References: Chard Whitlow

212. Sutherland, John. Stephen Spender: A Literary Life. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005. 358.
Description: Reed visited the Spenders in Italy in the summer of 1951.

Book: Stephen Spender 
Subjects: Biography
References: Stephen Spender

213. Thwaite, Anthony. "Jabbering Set." Listener 88, no. 2274 (26 October 1972): 560-561 [560].
Description: In his weekly round-up of radio, Thwaite enjoyed the "Personal Anthology" given on the occasion of A.M.D. Hughes' 100th birthday.

Journal: Jabbering Set 
Subjects: Biography
References: A.M.D. Hughes, R.D. Smith, Kingsley Amis

214. Tibbets, John C. Composers in the Movies: Studies in Musical Biography. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2005. 177.
Description: Director Ken Russell rejects Reed's preliminary treatment for a BBC teleplay on the composer Richard Strauss.

Book: Composers in the Movies (0300106742)
Subjects: Biography, Play
References: Richard Strauss, Ken Russell, Dance of the Seven Veils, Carleton Hobbs

215. Times (London), "Apollo Society," 7 March 1959, 3.
Description: An announcement for a festival of verse and music invoking Italy and Greece includes Irene Worth reading Reed's poetry.

Newspaper: Apollo Society 
Subjects: Biography, Poem
References: Irene Worth

216. Times (London), "Birthdays Today," 22 February 1973, 19.
Description: Reed's birthday is included in an announcement of celebrities' and renowned personalities'.

Newspaper: Birthdays Today 
Subjects: Biography

217. Times (London), "Birthdays Today," 22 February 1974, 16.
Description: Announcement of Reed's 60th birthday.

Newspaper: Birthdays Today 
Subjects: Biography

218. Times (London), "Birthdays Today," 22 February 1980, 16.
Description: The Times' birthday announcements includes Reed celebrating 66 years.

Newspaper: Birthdays Today 
Subjects: Biography

219. Times (London) "Birthdays Today," 21 February 1981, 14.
Description: Reed is 67 years old tomorrow.

Newspaper: Birthdays Today 
Subjects: Biography

220. Times (London), "Birthdays Today," 22 February 1982, 10.
Description: An announcement for Reed's 68th birthday.

Newspaper: Birthdays Today 
Subjects: Biography

221. Times (London), "Birthdays Today," 22 February 1983, 12.
Description: An announcement for Reed's 69th birthday.

Newspaper: Birthdays Today 
Subjects: Biography

222. Times (London), "Births," 6 January 1954, 8.
Description: Michael Ramsbotham is listed as godparent for a Christening.

Newspaper: Births 
Subjects: Biography
References: Michael Ramsbotham

223. Times (London). "Broadcasting." 20 June 1950, 6.
Description: Schedule for Wynford Vaughan Thomas program, "A Day in Naples," which Reed assisted with the production.

Newspaper: Broadcasting 
Subjects: Biography
References: Wynford Vaughan Thomas, A Day in Naples

224. Times (London). "Broadcasting." 22 February 1974, 27.
Description: Schedule for BBC 3 lists a 60th birthday tribute to Henry Reed, introduced by Reggie Smith.

Newspaper: Broadcasting 
Subjects: Radio, Biography
References: R.D. Smith

225. Times (London), "Broadcasting," 14 April 1977, 27.
Description: On this date, Derek Jacobi read Reed's poem "Three Words" on the BBC.

Newspaper: Broadcasting 
Subjects: Biography, Poem
References: Three Words, Derek Jacobi

226. Times (London), "Bursaries for Young Writers," 7 December 1946, 6.
Description: Reed is among the recipients of a three-year, £200 bursary awarded by The Society of Authors.

Newspaper: Bursaries for Young Writers 
Subjects: Biography
References: Osbert Sitwell, Lawrence Alloway, George Barker, George Fraser, Walter Marsden, William Robson, William Sansom

227. Times (London), "Deaths," Notice of funeral service for Henry Reed, 12 December, 1986, 21.
Description: Notice of the memorial service for Henry Reed.

Newspaper: Deaths 
Subjects: Biography

228. Times (London). "English Poetry of Many Ages." 15 May 1946, 6.
Description: Report on a poetry recital at Wigmore Hall given by the Society of Authors for the Queen and Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret, which Reed helped to organize.

Newspaper: English Poetry of Many Ages 
Subjects: Biography

229. Times (London), "The Harmonious Grumbler." Review of Ideas and Places, by Cyril Connolly, 6 June 1953, 7.
Description: Connolly's book reprints "The Cost of Letters," a 1946 Horizon questionnaire given to British authors, which includes Reed.

Newspaper: The Harmonious Grumbler 
Subjects: Biography
References: The Cost of Letters

230. Times (London), "Literary Bursaries," 12 November 1945, 6.
Description: Reed is one of the recipients of the Hodder and Stoughton Bursary for new writers.

Newspaper: Literary Bursaries 
Subjects: Biography
References: William Robson

231. Times (London), "Mermaid Poetry," 11 October 1973, 12.
Description: Announcement for "The Poetry of War," a reading presented by Ian Hamilton, with Reed, Charles Causley, and Roy Fuller on the bill.

Newspaper: Mermaid Poetry 
Subjects: Biography
References: Ian Hamilton, Charles Causley, Roy Fuller

232. Times (London), "Mermaid Poetry," 12 October 1973, 14.
Description: An announcement for a reading on "The Poetry of War," presented by Ian Hamilton, has Reed on the bill.

Newspaper: Mermaid Poetry 
Subjects: Biography
References: Ian Hamilton, Charles Causley, Roy Fuller

233. Times (London), "Musicians and Poets," 26 January 1953, 2.
Description: The Arts Council announces the composers and poets commissioned for Queen Elizabeth II's Coronation, including Reed.

Newspaper: Musicians and Poets 
Subjects: Biography
References: Arthur Bliss, The Enchantress

234. Times (London). Obituary of Robert Gittings. 21 February 1992.
Description: Reed gave "very rough handling" to Gitting's Some Recollections of Emma Hardy in his October 1961 Listener review.

Newspaper: Obituary of Robert Gittings 
Subjects: Biography
References: Emma Hardy, Some Recollection

235. Times (London), Advertisement for The Society of Authors and the Hodder and Stoughton Bursary Scheme, 20 December 1946, 6.
Description: Reed is among the eight young writers chosen to recieve a bursary of £200 a year for three years.

Newspaper: The Society of Authors and the Hodder and Stoughton Bursary Scheme 
Subjects: Biography
References: Lawrence Alloway, George Barker, George Fraser, Walter Marsden, William Robson, William Sansom, Osbert Sitwell, C. Day Lewis

236. 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

237. Times (London), "Today's Engagements," 4 May 1973, 20.
Description: An announcement for "Poets In Person," a reading with Reed and Edouard Roditi.

Newspaper: Today's Engagements 
Subjects: Biography
References: Edouard Roditi

238. Times (London), "Weekend Broadcasting," 4 January 1969, 13.
Description: Reed's "recollection" of actress Mary O'Farrell is scheduled for this evening.

Newspaper: Weekend Broadcasting 
Subjects: Biography, Radio
References: Mary O'Farrell

239. Times (London), "Writers' and Producers' Conference," 2 November 1963, 14.
Description: For the first time, the annual BBC sound feature and drama producers' conference is to include writers, and Reed is listed to be in attendance.

Newspaper: Writers' and Producers' Conference 
Subjects: Biography
References: William Naughton, Stephen Potter, Giles Cooper, Vernon Scannell

240. Tolley, A.T. "Letters from the Editor." In John Lehmann: A Tribute, edited by A. Trevor Tolley. Ottawa: Carleton University Press, 1987. 138-139.
Description: Quotes from a letter from Lehmann to Reed, urging him to tone down the attacks put forth in Reed's article for New Writing in Daylight, "The End of an Impulse."

Chapter: Letters from the Editor (0886290635)
Subjects: Biography, Criticism
References: The End of an Impulse

241. Trussler, Simon. "Remembering Martin Esslin, 1918-2002." New Theatre Quarterly 18 (2002): 203-204 [204].
Description: This obituary for Esslin, former Head of BBC Radio Drama, places Reed amidst Giles Cooper and R.C. Scriven.

Journal: Remembering Martin Esslin 
Subjects: Biography
References: Martin Esslin, Giles Cooper, R.C. Scriven

242. Union Européenne de Radiodiffusion. Répertoire D'oevres Radiophoniques. Collection Documents series, 1953. 89.
Description: Contains short summaries of European radio plays, including production details for Reed's 1949 play on the life of Giacomo Leopardi, The Unblest.

Journal: Répertoire D'oevres Radiophoniques 
Subjects: Play, Biography
References: The Unblest, Giacomo Leopardi

243. "University of Washington Biography." Academic Human Resources Office faculty personnel files. University of Washington, Seattle. 6 November 1963.
Description: Reed lists his "Present title and position" as 'Independent writer' in this form filled out for his appointment at the University of Washington.

Manuscript: University of Washington Biography 
Subjects: Biography

244. 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

245. Wade, David. "Grins and Guffaws." Times (London), 23 October 1971, 8.
Description: Reed is scheduled to make a radio tribute to P.G. Wodehouse, but must cancel due to illness.

Newspaper: Grins and Guffaws 
Subjects: Biography
References: P.G. Wodehouse

246. Wade, David. "On the March." Radio. Times (London), 13 November 1976, 8.
Description: A rebroadcast of Reed's The Streets of Pompeii is scheduled for Monday, 15 November.

Newspaper: On the March 
Subjects: Biography, Play
References: The Streets of Pompeii

247. Wade, David. "Out of the Smoke, Into the Sound." Times (London), 17 November 1979, 13.
Description: Reed's achievement of the Gold Award for outstanding contribution to radio is mentioned in this recap of the Society of Authors/Pye Radio Awards.

Newspaper: Out of the Smoke, Into the Sound 
Subjects: Radio, Biography

248. Wagoner, David. "That Night in London." Hudson Review 62, no. 2 (Summer 2009): 213.
Description: Wagoner's poem recalls a party held at Stephen Spender's London home in 1956 (with Reed in attendance), to muster support for the Hungarian Revolution.

Journal: That Night in London 
Subjects: Biography
References: Stephen Spender

249. 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

250. Wehr, Wesley. The Accidental Collector: Art, Fossils, and Friendships. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2004. 61.
Description: Wehr recalls Reed and Elizabeth Bishop regularly eating together at a Seattle restaurant.

Book: The Accidental Collector (0295983825)
Subjects: Biography
References: Elizabeth Bishop

251. Wehr, Wesley. The Eighth Lively Art: Conversations with Painters, Poets, Musicians & The Wicked Witch of the West. Seattle, WA: University of Washington Press, 2000. 159, 160, 166, 191.
Description: Wehr remembers Reed at the University of Washington, during Elizabeth Bishop's sojourn there.

Book: The Eighth Lively Art (0295979569)
Subjects: Biography
References: Elizabeth Bishop

252. Whitehead, Kate. The Third Programme: A Literary History. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1989. 35, 41-44, 73, 80, 81, 89, 114, 128, 154, 162, 163.

Book: The Third Programme (0198128932)
Subjects: Biography, Criticism

253. "Reed, Henry." In Who Was Who, 1981-1990. Vol. 8 of Who Was Who. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1991. 630.
Description: Reed's entry in the companion series to Who's Who, which notes his death in 1986.

Chapter: Reed, Henry (0312068182)
Subjects: Biography
References: Moby Dick, The Novel Since 1939, Paride Rombi, Perdu and His Father, Ugo Betti, Crime on Goat Island, Dino Buzzati, Larger Than Life, Natalia Ginzburg, The Advertisement

254. "Reed, Henry." In Who's Who 1987-1988. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1987. 1456.
Description: Reed himself contributed the abbreviated information for his entry in Who's Who.

Chapter: Who's Who 1987-1988 (031200236X)
Subjects: Biography, Translation
References: The Advertisement, Crime on Goat Island, Honoré de Balzac, Père Goriot, Eugénie Grandet, Paride Rombi, Perdu and His Father, Moby Dick, Ugo Betti, Natalia Ginzburg

255. "Reed, Henry." Who's Who, 1952. New York: Macmillan, 1952. 2387.
Description: Reed's first appearance in Who's Who.

Book: Reed, Henry 
Subjects: Biography
References: Moby Dick, The Novel Since 1939

256. "Reed, Henry". Who's Who, 1977-1978. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1977. 2005.
Description: First appearance of Reed's additions to his Who's Who entry.

Book: Reed, Henry (312874669)
Subjects: Biography
References: The Advertisement, Crime on Goat Island, Honoré de Balzac, Père Goriot, Eugénie Grandet, Paride Rombi, Perdu and His Father, Moby Dick, Ugo Betti, Natalia Ginzburg

257. Wiebe, Heather. "'Now and England': Britten's Gloriana and the 'New Elizabethans'." Cambridge Opera Journal 17, no. 2 (July 2005): 171-172.
Description: Reed is mentioned as a contributer to Queen Elizabeth's coronation celebration.

Journal: Now and England: Britten's Gloriana 
Subjects: Biography
References: Vaughan Williams, Christopher Fry, Louis MacNeice, Eric Crozier

258. Wikipedia contributors. "Henry Reed." Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Reed_(poet)>.
Description: A short, encyclopedic biography of Reed, with links to related names and terms. External link.

Link: Wikipedia 
Subjects: Biography

259. Williams, Oscar. Letters to Henry Reed, 9 July 1959, 28 March 1963 (carbons). Williams, Oscar Mss. Collection. Lilly Library Manuscripts Department. Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.

Manuscript: Letters to Henry Reed 
Subjects: Biography
References: Oscar Williams

260. Wrigley, Amanda. "Aeschylus' Agamemnon on BBC Radio, 1946-1976." International Journal of the Classical Tradition 12, no. 2 (Fall 2005): 216-244 [233].
Description: Mention September 30, 1946 reading of Reed's "Antigone," as part of a BBC program of 'specially written, or hitherto unpublished' poems.

Journal: Aeschylus' Agamemnon on BBC Radio, 1946-1976 
Subjects: Radio, Biography
References: Antigone

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