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

Journal: Advertisement 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Naming of Parts

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

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

3. Alexander, Harriet Semmes, comp. "Reed, Henry." In vol. 2, American and British Poetry: A Guide to the Criticism, 1979-1990. Athens, OH: 1984. 313.
Description: Lists one source of criticism for Reed.

Book: American and British Poetry (0804008485)
Subjects: Criticism
References: Judging Distances

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

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

5. Allan, G.A. Letter to the editor. Listener 33, no. 838 (1 February 1945): 129.
Description: Part of a lengthy exchange of letters over Reed's pair of "Poetry in War Time" articles, published in the Listener in January, 1945.

Journal: Letter to the editor 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Poetry in War Time, Geoffrey Grigson

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

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

7. 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

8. Amis, Kingsley. The Letters of Kingsley Amis. Edited by Zachary Leader. London: HarperCollins, 2000. 194, 201, 204, 804.
Description: Amis apologizes several times in his letters for sounding too much like Reed.

Book: The Letters of Kingsley Amis (0002570955)
Subjects: Criticism
References: Philip Larkin, Roy Fuller

9. 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

10. Andrew, Nigel. "Caper Crusaders." Listener 124, no. 3184 (27 September 1990): 47.
Description: Reed's Hilda Tablet sequence is mentioned in a review of A Natural for Radio, a portrait of producer Douglas Cleverdon.

Journal: Caper Crusaders 
Subjects: Criticism, Radio
References: Hilda Tablet, Douglas Cleverdon

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

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

12. Armstrong, Martin. "Keats on the Air." The Spoken Word. Listener 39, no. 988 (1 January 1948): 35.
Description: A review of Stephen Potter's program, "Parodies Regained" (December 24, 1947), mentions Reed's uncanny parody of Hardy.

Journal: Keats on the Air 
Subjects: Criticism, Poem, Parody
References: Thomas Hardy, Stoutheart on the Southern Railway

13. Armstrong, Martin. "Moot Points." Listener 43, no. 1103 (16 March 1950): 492.
Description: Armstrong decides the conclusions of Reed's radio talk on Joyce, "The Triple Exile," are simply moot.

Journal: Moot Points 
Subjects: Criticism, Radio
References: James Joyce, The Triple Exile

14. Armstrong, Martin. "The Spoken Word." Review of Noises, by Henry Reed. BBC Third Programme, 18 and 23 November 1946. Listener 36, no. 933 (28 November 1946): 767.
Description: Armstrong 'expected the worst, and was agreeably disappointed.'

Journal: The Spoken Word 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Noises

15. Armstrong, Martin. "The Spoken Word." Critic on the Hearth. Listener 40, no. 1022 (26 August 1948): 320.
Description: Armstrong feels Reed's August 17th radio review of de Madariaga's book On Hamlet 'tore it to smithereens.'

Journal: The Spoken Word 
Subjects: Criticism, Radio
References: Hamlet Once More, Salvador de Madariaga, On Hamlet

16. Armstrong, Martin. "The Spoken Word." Listener 53, no. 1356 (24 February 1955): 355.
Description: Brief review of Reed's radio talk on the poetry of Thomas Hardy.

Journal: The Spoken Word 
Subjects: Radio, Criticism
References: Thomas Hardy, Mary O'Farrell, Michael Hordern, James McKechnie

17. Armstrong, Martin. "The Spoken Word." Listener 53, no 1357 (3 March 1955): 399.
Description: A short review of Reed's radio tribute to Thomas Hardy.

Journal: The Spoken Word 
Subjects: Radio, Criticism
References: Thomas Hardy, Cynthia Asquith, Walter de la Mare, St. John Ervine, Robert Graves, Middleton Murry, Leonard Woolf

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

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

19. Arrowsmith, William. "Recent Verse." Hudson Review 1, no. 1 (Spring 1948): 98, 101-102.
Description: Critic William Arrowsmith proclaims Reed 'professional, original, and articulate' in this review of the American edition of A Map of Verona.

Journal: The Hudson Review 
Subjects: Criticism
References: South, The Builders, Iseult La Belle, Morning

20. Atkinson, Brooks. "Theatre: Man Mumbling From a Well." Review of Island of Goats, by Ugo Betti, translated by Henry Reed. New York, Fulton Theatre, 4 October 1955. New York Times, 5 October 1955, 40.
Description: Review of opening night for Reed's translation of Betti's Island of Goats at the Fulton Theatre.

Newspaper: Theatre: Man Mumbling From a Well 
Subjects: Criticism, Play, Translation
References: Crime on Goat Island, Uta Hagen, Ruth Ford, Tani Seitz

21. Azeri, Onur. "Henry Reed and Existential Temporality: Being-there and Not." Kent University Personal Webpages. <http://www.personal.kent.edu/~oazeri/onpaper8.html>.
Description: A student paper relates Reed's poem to Heidegger's theories on the perception of time.

Link: Henry Reed and Existential Temporality 
Subjects: Link, Criticism
References: Judging Distances

22. Banerjee, A. Spirit Above Wars. Delhi: Macmillan Company of India, 1975. 83, 86-87.
Description: Notes Reed's retort to a letter to the editor, regarding his Listener articles on "Poetry in War Time."

Book: Spirit Above Wars 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Poetry in War Time

23. Barfoot, C.C., and R.M. Healey. "My Rebellious and Imperfect Eye": Observing Geoffrey Grigson. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2002. 177.
Description: Mention of Hilda Tablet.

Book: My Rebellious and Imperfect Eye (9042013583)
Subjects: Play, Radio, Criticism
References: The Private Life of Hilda Tablet

24. Bebbington, W.G. "Of the Moderns Without Contempt." Poetry Review 37, no. 1 (1946): 17-28 [17].
Description: Reaction to modern poetry calls Reed the "protagonist" in the correspondence following his "Poetry in War Time" articles for The Listener.

Journal: Of the Moderns Without Contempt 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Poetry in War Time

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

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

26. 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

27. Bell, H.T. Montague. "Retrospect of Literature, Art, and Science in 1946." The Annual Register: A Review of Public Events at Home and Abroad for 1946. New Series. London: Longmans, Green, 1947. 351.
Description: In A Map of Verona, Reed has developed 'a meditative romanticism not as yet sure of its own direction.'

Book: The Annual Register, 1946 
Subjects: Criticism

28. 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

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

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

30. Berlind, Bruce. "Partisan Review: Indication and Indictment." Hopkins Review 2, no. 2 (Spring 1949): 57-63 [59].
Description: Berlind calls Reed 'the one new poet of major promise.'

Journal: Partisan Review: Indication and Indictment 
Subjects: Criticism

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

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

32. Bevington, Helen. "Books." Review of Poetry and the Age, by Randall Jarrell. South Atloantic Quarterly 53, no. 1 (January 1954): 152.
Description: Points out that Jarrell's original attack on Williams' Little Treasury of Modern Poetry (for lacking Lowell and Reed) was based on the early, unrevised edition.

Journal: Books 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Randall Jarrell, Oscar Williams

33. Billington, Michael. "Macbeth, Greenwich Theatre." Review of Macbeth, by William Shakespeare, Greenwich Theatre, 17 February 1971. Times (London), 18 February 1971, 13.
Description: Reed's phrase 'reinforced concrete' [sic] is used to describe the music for a new production of Macbeth.

Newspaper: Macbeth, Greenwich Theatre 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Musique Discrète

34. Birmingham Post, "The Merchant of Venice," 5 March 1937.
Description: Photograph of Henry Reed with members of the Birmingham University Dramatic Society's (BUDS) production of The Merchant of Venice. Shylock played by Ian Alexander.

Newspaper: The Merchant of Venice 
Subjects: Criticism

35. 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

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

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

37. Bliss, William. Letter to the editor. Listener 33, no. 844 (15 March 1945): 299.
Description: Part of a lengthy exchange of letters over Reed's pair of "Poetry in War Time" articles, published in the Listener in January, 1945.

Journal: Letter to the editor 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Poetry in War Time

38. Bliss, William. Letter to the editor. Listener 33, no. 846 (29 March 1945): 353.
Description: Part of a lengthy exchange of letters over Reed's pair of "Poetry in War Time" articles, published in the Listener in January, 1945.

Journal: Letter to the editor 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Poetry in War Time

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

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

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

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

41. Bogan, Louise. Works in the Humanities Published in Great Britain, 1939-1946: A Selective List. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, 1950. 78.
Description: Reed is placed among "new names of interest and importance" in poetry.

Book: Works in the Humanities Published in Great Britain 
Subjects: Criticism

42. "Books Received." English Literature in Transition, 1880-1920 35, no. 4 (1992): 543.
Description: Reed's Collected Poems is listed among books received for review.

Journal: Books Received 
Subjects: Criticism

43. 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

44. Bouquet, A.C. "Thoughts on 'Lady Chatterley'." Listener 64, no. 1651 (17 November 1960): 895.
Description: Reed refers to this letter in his review of Lady Chatterley's Lover on November 24.

Journal: Thoughts on Lady Chatterley 
Subjects: Criticism
References: D.H. Lawrence, Lady Chatterley's Lover

45. Boyd, A.C. "A Poet of Sensibility." Review of A Map of Verona, by Henry Reed. Britain To-day 126 (October 1946): 41.
Description: Boyd feels that Reed 'can be deliberately ingenuous or rise to a tragic intensity all in the same poem...', and proclaims that 'Everything in this small book is of interest.'

Journal: Britain To-day 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Unarmed Combat, Philoctetes, Iseult la Belle, Iseult Blaunchesmains, Tristram, King Mark, Chard Whitlow

46. Bradbury, Malcolm. No, Not Bloomsbury. New York: Columbia University Press, 1988. 80.
Description: Reed's name pops up during a history of wartime publishing in Britain.

Book: No, Not Bloomsbury 
Subjects: Criticism

47. Bradley, Jerry. The Movement: British Poets of the 1950s. New York: Twayne, 1993. 28.
Description: Kinglsey Amis' poem "O Captain, My Captain" seems patterned after Reed's Lessons of the War.

Book: The Movement 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Kingsley Amis

48. 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

49. 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

50. 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

51. Bridie, James. "Bronze Horse." Letter to the editor. New Statesman and Nation 35, no. 882 (31 January 1948): 96.
Description: Responding to his criticism of a radio adaptation of James Forsyth's play, Bronze Horse, Bridie calls Reed "a very stupid fellow."

Journal: Bronze Horse 
Subjects: Criticism

52. 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

53. Brinnin, John Malcolm. Dylan Thomas in America: An Intimate Journal. Boston: Little, Brown, 1955. 144.
Description: Brinnin relates the response to Dylan Thomas performing Reed's "Chard Whitlow" in an imitation of Eliot's voice, at a poetry reading in in New York.

Book: Dyaln Thomas in America 
Subjects: Criticism, Poem
References: Chard Whitlow

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

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

55. "Forthcoming Books." British Book News (September 1991): 632.
Description: Announcement of publication of the Collected Poems in October, 1991.

Journal: Forthcoming Books 
Subjects: Criticism

56. Bromwich, David. "An Oracle Turned Jester." In W.H. Auden: Modern Critical Views, edited by Harold Bloom. New York: Chelsea House, 1986. 96.
Description: Both MacNeice's "The Sunlight on the Garden," and Reed's "Hiding Beneath the Furze" were influenced by Auden.

Chapter: An Oracle Turned Jester (0877546401)
Subjects: Criticism
References: Louis MacNeice

57. Brown, Antony. "In Daylight." Review of New Writing and Daylight, no. 6 (1945), edited by John Lehmann. New Statesman and Nation 30, no. 767 (3 November 1945). 304-305 [305].
Description: Brown calls Reed's poem, "The Place and the Person," one of 'great conviction and power'.

Journal: In Daylight 
Subjects: Criticism
References: The Place and the Person

58. Brownjohn, Alan. "A Preference for Poetry: Oxford Undergraduate Writing of the Early 1950s." Yearbook of English Studies 17, British Poetry Since 1945 Special Number (1987): 62-74 [65].
Description: Readers of poetry could find a 'more muted romanticism' in the weekly poems printed in The Listener (Reed's among them).

Journal: A Preference for Poetry 
Subjects: Criticism

59. 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

60. Broyard, Anatole. "Accursed with Infallible Taste." Review of Randall Jarrell's Letters: An Autobiographical and Literary Selection, edited by Mary Jarrell and Stuart Wright. New York Times Book Review, 19 May 1985, 11.
Description: Quotes from Jarrell's 1948 review of Reed's A Map of Verona.

Newspaper: Accursed with Infallible Taste 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Randall Jarrell

61. 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

62. Cambon, Glauco. "An Italian Chronicle." Poetry 94, no. 5 (August 1959): 350-354.
Description: Review of Three Plays by Ugo Betti, translated and with a foreword by Henry Reed. Evergreen Books. Grove Press. $1.75.

Journal: Poetry, Aug. 1959 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Three Plays

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

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

64. 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

65. 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

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

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

67. Castagna, Gabriella. "La 'Fortuna' Scenica di Ugo Betti nel Nord America." Forum Italicum 33, no. 2 (Fall 1999): 535-544.
Description: Reviews the staging of many of Betti's plays in the United States, including adaptations by Reed. In Italian.

Journal: La "Fortuna" Scenica di Ugo Betti nel Nord America 
Subjects: Criticism, Translation, Play
References: Ugo Betti, Corruption in the Palace of Justice, Crime on Goat Island, Irene Innocente, Time of Vengeance, The Queen and the Rebels

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

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

69. Chaplin, Sid. Letter to John Lehmann, 8 February 1944. Lehmann Papers. Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center. University of Texas at Austin, Austin Texas.
Description: The novelist Sid Chaplin writes of Reed's "The End of an Impulse": 'the most sensible piece about modern poetry I have seen in a long time.'

Manuscript: Letter to John Lehmann 
Subjects: Criticism
References: The End of an Impulse, John Lehmann

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

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

71. Church, Richard. "Poets Worth Praising." John O'London's Weekly 55, no. 1287 (14 June 1946): 115.
Description: Church describes Reed 'as a man of wry, almost sly humour, endowed with a shrewd critical mind that gives his first work a matter-of-factness wholly acceptable to the fastidious reader's palate.'

Journal: John O'London's Weekly 
Subjects: Criticism, Poem
References: A Map of Verona

72. 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

73. 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

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

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

75. Cloyne, George. "Shock Treatment." Talking of Books. Times (London), 16 February 1961, 15.
Description: On the subject of the rarity of good parody, Reed's poem "Chard Whitlow" is mentioned.

Newspaper: Shock Treatment 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Chard Whitlow

76. Coffin, Rachel W., ed. "Island of Goats." New York Theatre Critics' Reviews 16, no. 17 (10 October 1955): 260-263.
Description: Reproduces theatre reviews from The New York World Telegram and The Sun, The New York Daily News, The New York Journal-American, The New York Post, The New York Herald Tribune, The New York Times, and The New York Daily Mirror.

Journal: Island of Goats 
Subjects: Criticism, Play, Translation
References: Ugo Betti, Crime on Goat Island

77. Cohen, John Michael. English Translations and Translators. London: Longmans, Green, 1962. 46.

Book: English Translations and Translators 
Subjects: Criticism, Review
References: The Novel Since 1939

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

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

79. Committee on Bibliography of the American Literature Group of the Modern Language Association. "Articles on American Literature Appearing in Current Periodicals." American Literature 25, no. 3 (November 1953): 409 (397-416).
Description: This bibliography lists Reed's essay on Eliot's critical prose from The Listener of June 18.

Journal: Articles on American Literature 
Subjects: Criticism
References: If and Perhaps and But

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

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

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

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

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

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

83. 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

84. 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

85. 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

86. Croft, Andy. Comrade Heart: A Life of Randall Swingler. Manchester, England: Manchester University Press, 2003. 178.
Description: Swingler reviewed Reed's book of poetry for his journal, Our Time, in 1946.

Book: Comrade Heart 
Subjects: Criticism

87. Culler, Jonathan D. Structutalist Poetics: Structuralism, Linguistics, and the Study of Literature. New York: Routledge, 2002. 179, 313n.
Description: A brief analysis of Reed's parody, "Chard Whitlow."

Book: Structuralist Poetics (0415289890)
Subjects: Poem, Criticism
References: Chard Whitlow

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

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

89. 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

90. 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

91. Daiches, David. Review of The New Oxford Book of English Verse, 1250-1950, edited by Helen Gardner. Review of English Studies, New Series 24, no. 96 (November 1973): 520.
Description: Gardner's book contains two 'deservedly included' anthology pieces by Henry Reed.

Journal: Review of The New Oxford Book of English Verse 
Subjects: Criticism

92. Dalziel, Pamela, ed. Thomas Hardy: The Excluded and Collaborative Stories. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1992. 164.
Description: Quotes Reed's 1952 review of Hardy's Our Exploits at West Poley.

Book: Thomas Hardy: The Excluded and Collaborative Stories (0198122454)
Subjects: Criticism
References: Thomas Hardy, Our Exploits at West Poley

93. Davalle, Peter, ed. "Today's Television and Radio Programmes." Times (London), 19 November 1981, 27.
Description: Reed's 1979 of his adaptation of Moby Dick is replayed this evening on Radio 3.

Newspaper: Today's Television and Radio Programmes 
Subjects: Criticism, Play, Radio
References: Moby Dick, Colin Blakely

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

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

95. Reed, Henry. "Salvador de Madariaga's 'On Hamlet'." Letter to the editor. Listener 40, no. 1023 (2 September 1948): 350.
Description: de Madariaga writes in response to Martin Armstrong's August 26 review of Reed's radio talk, "Hamlet Once More."

Journal: Salvador de Madariaga's 'On Hamlet' 
Subjects: Criticism, Radio
References: Salvador de Madariaga, On Hamlet, Hamlet Once More

96. Delchamps, Stephen W. Civil Humor: The Poetry of Gavin Ewart. Madison, N.J.: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 2002. 107.
Description: Compares Ewart's poem, "The Bofors AA Gun" to Reed's "Naming of Parts."

Book: Civil Humor: The Poetry of Gavin Ewart (083863933X)
Subjects: Criticism
References: Gavin Ewart, The Bofors AA Gun

97. Dentith, Simon. Parody. London: Routledge, 2000. 118.
Description: A sequence of Eliot parodies includes an excerpt from "Chard Whitlow."

Book: Parody (0203451333)
Subjects: Criticism
References: Chard Whitlow

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

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

99. Dickinson, Patric. "The Poet as the Voice of His Generation." Review of Larkin at Sixty, edited by Anthony Thwaite. Times (London). 15 July 1982, 9.
Description: A brief quote from Reed's "Chard Whitlow."

Newspaper: The Poet as the Voice of His Generation 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Philip Larkin, Anthony Thwaite, Chard Whitlow

100. Drakakis, John. Introduction to British Radio Drama. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 1981. 1-36.

Book: British Radio Drama (0521221838)
Subjects: Criticism, Play

101. Drakakis, John. "The Essence That's Not Seen: Radio Adaptations of Stage Plays." In Radio Drama, edited by Peter Lewis. New York: Longman, 1981. 111-113.

Chapter: The Essence That's Not Seen (0582490529)
Subjects: Criticism

102. Duff, Alan. The Third Language: Recurrent Problems of Translation into English (It Ain't What You Do, It's the Way That You Do It). Toronto: Pergamon Press, 1981. 86.
Description: Quotes from Reed's poem, "Judging Distances."

Book: The Third Language (0080272487)
Subjects: Criticism, Poem
References: Judgin Distances

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

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

104. Dunnett, Roderic. "The Skilful Anthologist." Choir & Organ 6, no. 1 (January-February 1998).
Description: Bliss's "Aubade," composed for the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II, is a 'gem.'

Journal: The Skilful Anthologist 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Aubade, Arthur Bliss

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

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

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

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

107. "Inverse Mappings: Poet's Lives." Economist, 13 April 2002.
Description: Review of Against Oblivion: Some Lives of the Twentieth-Century Poets by Ian Hamilton (London: Viking, 2002).

Newspaper: The Economist, Apr. 2002 
Subjects: Criticism

108. Elton, William. "Eliot-cum-BBC." Poetry 72, no. 3 (June 1948): 165-167.
Description: William Elton's short review of A Map of Verona and Other Poems, comparing Reed with T.S. Eliot.

Journal: Poetry, June 1948 
Subjects: Criticism
References: A Map of Verona, Unarmed Combat, Morning, The Return, The Forest, The Wall, Outside and In, Chrysothemis, Ishmael

109. Enright, D.J. "The Significance of Poetry London." Critic 1, no. 1 (Spring 1947): 3-10.
Description: Enright takes time out from discussing the problems with contemporary poetry to praise Reed.

Journal: The Significance of Poetry London 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Lessons of the War

110. Farrell, Joseph. "Ugo Betti." In vol. 1, Encyclopedia of Literary Translation into English, edited by Olive Classe. London: Fitzroy Dearborn, 2000. 145-146.

Chapter: Ugo Betti (1884964362)
Subjects: Criticism, Translation
References: Ugo Betti, The Burnt Flower-Bed, Corruption in the Palace of Justice, Crime on Goat Island, The Queen and the Rebels, Summertime

111. Featherstone, Simon. "The Nation as Pastoral in British Literature of the Second World War." Journal of European Studies 16 Part 3, no. 63 (September 1986): 155-168 [157, 167n].
Description: Cites Reed's "The Making of The Dynasts" from Penguin New Writing in 1943.

Journal: The Nation as Pastoral 
Subjects: Criticism
References: J.B. Priestley, Thomas Hardy, The Dynasts

112. Feinstein, Herbert. "Ugo Betti: The High Court of Drama." Review of Three Plays by Ugo Betti, translated by Henry Reed. Prairie Schooner 35, no. 2 (Summer 1961): 180-182.
Description: Reed's translation is not criticized or commented on.

Journal: Ugo Betti: The High Court of Drama 
Subjects: Translation, Criticism
References: Ugo Betti, The Queen and the Rebels, The Burnt Flower-Bed, Summertime

113. 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

114. Flint, F. Cudworth. "The War Poets." Review of The War Poets: An Anthology of the War Poetry of the Twentieth Century, edited by Oscar Williams. Virginia Quarterly Review 21, no. 4 (Autumn 1945): 633-640 [637-638].
Description: Cudworth calls "Naming of Parts," by Private Henry Reed, 'a poem of the charmingly clever sort....'

Journal: The War Poets 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Dunstan Thompson, Frederick Ebright, Alfred Hayes

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

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

116. 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

117. Forster, E.M. Letter to Henry Reed, 12(?) December 1944. The Papers of Edward Morgan Forster. GBR/0272/EMF/18/456. King's College Archive Centre, Cambridge, England.
Description: Photocopy of Forster's letter to Reed, concerning the broadcast of "The Return" on the BBC on Christmas Eve, 1944 (letter probably 25/12/1944).

Manuscript: Letter to Henry Reed 
Subjects: Criticism
References: E.M. Forster, The Return

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

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

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

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

120. France, Peter, ed. The Oxford Guide to Literature in English Translation. New York: Oxford University Press, 2000. 487.
Description: Ugo Betti's 'austere, literary but deeply felt speech is well caught' by Reed's translations.

Book: The Oxford Guide to Literature in English Translation (0198183593)
Subjects: Translation, Criticism, Play
References: Ugo Betti

121. Frank, Leah D. "A Stranger Knocks, and a Thriller Begins." Review of Crime on Goat Island, by Ugo Betti, translated by Henry Reed. East Farmingdale, NY, Arena Players Repertory Theatre. New York Times, 26 July 1987, LI21.
Description: A review of an Arena Playhouse staging of Reed's translation of Betti's Crime on Goat Island.

Newspaper: A Stranger Knocks, and a Thriller Begins 
Subjects: Criticism, Play, Translation
References: Ugo Betti, Crime on Goat Island

122. Frenaye, Frances. "Desperate Search." Review of Perdu, by Peride Rombi, translated by Henry Reed. New York Times Book Review, 2 May 1954, 4.
Description: Book review of Reed's translation of Rombi's Perdu.

Newspaper: Desperate Search 
Subjects: Criticism, Translation
References: Peride Rombi, Perdu and His Father

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

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

124. Fussell, Paul. Wartime: Understanding and Behavior in the Second World War. New York: Oxford University Press, 1989. 63, 244.
Description: Jarrell's "Soldier (T.P.)" is 'not as sentimental' as Reed's "Lessons of the War."

Book: Wartime: Understanding and Behavior (0195037979)
Subjects: Criticism
References: Randall Jarrell, Soldier (T.P.)

125. 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

126. Gardner, Helen. " A Study of Eliot's More Recent Poetry." Reprinted in Vol. 2, T.S. Eliot: The Critical Heritage, edited by Michael Grant. London: Routledge, 1982. 482e.
Description: Endnote credits Reed with suggesting the source of the bell in Eliot's "The Dry Salvages" may be Melville's Redburn.

Chapter: A Study of Eliot's More Recent Poetry 
Subjects: Criticism
References: T.S. Eliot, Dry Salvages, Herman Melville, Redburn

127. Garrison, Chester Arthur. The Vast Venture: Hardy's Epic-Drama "The Dynasts". Salzburg: Institute für Englische Sprache und Literatur, 1973. 40, 104, 125.
Description: Refers to Reed's adaptation of "The Dynasts" for radio.

Book: The Vast Venture 
Subjects: Criticism, Radio
References: Thomas Hardy, The Dynasts

128. Gassner, John. "Broadway in Review." Educational Theatre Journal 15, no. 4 (December 1963): 358-365 [364].
Description: Edward Albee's production of Corruption in the Palace of Justice suffers from the 'naïve laboriousness' and 'machine-made banality' of Betti's story.

Journal: Broadway in Review 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Ugo Betti, Corruption in the Palace of Justice

129. Gassner, John, and Edward Quinn, eds. "Radio and Television Drama in Britain." In The Reader's Encyclopedia of World Drama. New York: Thomas Y. Crowley, 1969. 690.
Description: Reed's radio work is mentioned in the encyclopedia article on British broadcasting.

Chapter: Radio and Television Drama in Britain 
Subjects: Criticism
References: The Streets of Pompeii, A Very Great Man Indeed

130. George, Daniel. "Salvador de Madariaga's 'On Hamlet'." Letter to the editor. Listener 40, no. 1025 (16 September 1948): 422.
Description: George brings up a previous "appreciatory" broadcast from July, by Ms. C.V. Wedgewood on de Madariaga's book.

Journal: Salvador de Madariaga's 'On Hamlet' 
Subjects: Criticism, Radio
References: Salvador de Madariaga, On Hamlet, C.V. Wedgewood

131. Gibbs, Wolcott. "Amsterdam and Troy." New Yorker 31 (15 October 1955): 77-78.
Description: Review of the Broadway production of Island of Goats by Ugo Betti, translated by Henry Reed.

Journal: Amsterdam and Troy 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Crime on Goat Island, Ugo Betti

132. Gill, Brendan. "Pinchbeck Profundities." Review of The Queen and the Rebels, by Ugo Betti, translated by Henry Reed. Plymouth Theatre, New York. New Yorker, 11 October 1982, 156.
Description: The reviewer feels that 'lyricism is nearly always the first victim of the translator.'

Journal: Pinchbeck Profundities 
Subjects: Criticism, Play, Translation
References: Ugo Betti, The Queen and the Rebels, Colleen Dewhurst, Peter Michael Goetz, Scott Hylands, Betty Miller, David Jenkins, Jane Greenwood, John McLain, Waris Hussein

133. Gluck, Victor. Theatre review of The Queen and the Rebels by Ugo Betti. Back Stage 23 (8 October 1982): 68.
Description: Review of 1982 performance of Betti's The Queen and the Rebels, translated by Reed, at New York's Plymouth Theatre.

Journal: The Queen and the Rebels 
Subjects: Criticism, Play, Translation
References: The Queen and the Rebels

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

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

135. 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

136. Gordon Jr., Ambrose. "Six British Writers Under American Wrappers." Furioso 3, no. 3 (Spring 1948): 65-66.
Description: Ambrose Gordon, Jr. is stunned by the brilliance of the American edition of A Map of Verona, but seems to have doubts about Reed's originality.

Journal: Furioso 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Chrysothemis, Chard Whitlow, A Map of Verona, Ishmael, Tristram

137. Graham, W.S. "England's Old Young Men." New Republic 118, no. 17 (26 April 1948): 28-31 [30-31].
Description: Graham says of A Map of Verona: '[It] has already made a considerable stir and has been pronounced by some critics to be the offspring of Eliot's later blank-verse style. It is a reflective poetry written with a masterly off-handedness.'

Journal: England's Old Young Men 
Subjects: Criticism
References: T.S. Eliot

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

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

139. Grigson, Geoffrey. Letter to the editor. Listener 33, no. 837 (25 January 1945): 104.
Description: Grigson writes in to lament the absence of W.H. Auden from Reed's article, "Poetry in War Time: The Older Poets."

Journal: Letter to the editor 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Poetry in War Time, W.H. Auden

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

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

141. Grubb, Frederick. "No One Actually Starves: Philip Larkin." A Vision of Reality: A Study of Liberalism in Twentieth-Century Verse. New York: Barnes & Noble, 1965. 229.
Description: Larkin's "Next Please" reminds the author of "Chard Whitlow."

Chapter: No One Actually Starves 
Subjects: Criticism, Poem
References: Chard Whitlow

142. Gunter, Liz and Jim Linebarger. "Tone and Voice in Henry Reed's 'Judging Distance [sic].'" Notes on Contemporary Literature 18, no. 2 (March 1988): 9-10.
Description: An analysis of "Judging Distances," concerning the duality of tone, or voices, in the poem.

Journal: Notes on Contemporary Literature 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Judging Distances

143. Gussow, Mel. "Theatre: Betti's 'Burnt Flowerbed' Comes to the Roundabout." Review of The Burnt Flowerbed by Ugo Betti, translated by Henry Reed. Roundabout Theatre, New York, 24 July 1974. New York Times, 25 July 1974, 29.
Description: Review of the Roundabout Theatre premiere of Reed's translation of Betti's The Burnt Flower-Bed.

Newspaper: Theatre: Betti's 
Subjects: Criticism, Play, Translation
References: Ugo Betti, The Burnt Flower-Bed

144. Haffenden, John, ed. W.H. Auden: The Critical Heritage. London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1983. 42.
Description: Mentions Reed's article on Auden's For the Time Being, but misattributes it.

Anthology: W.H. Auden: The Critical Heritage (0710093500)
Subjects: Criticism
References: W.H. Auden, The Sea and the Mirror

145. 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

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

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

147. Hamill, John. "The Ten Restless Ghosts of Mantua: Shakespeare's Specter Lingers Over the Italian City." Shakespeare Oxford Newsletter 38, no. 3 (Summer 2003).
Description: Reed's play, The Great Desire I Had, is cited as recognizing the need for Shakespeare to have visited Italy to have produced "The Rape of Lucrece."

Journal: The Ten Restless Ghosts of Mantua 
Subjects: Criticism
References: The Great Desire I Had, William Shakespeare, Giulio Romano, The Rape of Lucrece

148. 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

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

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

150. Hamilton, Ian. "Poetry of the Forties—I." 4, no. 1 (April 1964): 81-89 [88].
Description: Hamilton likens Reed to F.T. Prince and Charles Causley, as all writers of 'poems of distinction which have been subtly written off as strange, local events.'

Journal: Poetry of the Forties—I 
Subjects: Criticism

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

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

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

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

153. Harmon, William. "Oxford Lite." Review of The Oxford Book of Comic Verse. Sewanee Review 104, no. 1 (Winter 1996). 167-173.
Description: "Chard Whitlow" is 'recognized by many, including the target himself, as the finest parody of T.S. Eliot.'

Journal: Oxford Lite 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Chard Whitlow

154. 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

155. Hassal, Christopher. "Notes on the Verse Drama." Masque 6 (1948): 36.
Description: Regarding verse drama on the radio, Hassal feels that Reed 'will have helped to found a tradition in this medium.'

Journal: Notes on the Verse Drama 
Subjects: Criticism, Radio, Play
References: Louis MacNeice, Patric Dickinson

156. Healey, Denis. "Voices Recalled from a Cataclysm," Times (London), 23 July 1990, 19.
Description: Reed is mentioned among a group of poets who became well-known during the second World War.

Newspaper: Voices Recalled from a Cataclysm 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Sidney Keyes, Keith Douglas, Gavin Ewart

157. Heilman, Robert B. The Ways of the World: Comedy and Society. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1978. 140, 283n.
Description: Heilman uses Ginzburg's The Advertisement (translated by Reed) as an example of "gray" comedy.

Book: The Ways of the World: Comedy and Society (0295955872)
Subjects: Criticism, Play
References: The Advertisement, Natalia Ginzburg

158. 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

159. Herbert, Sir Alan. "Thoughts on 'Lady Chatterley'." Listener 64, no. 1650 (10 November 1960): 834-835.
Description: Comment from the Third Programme on the recent "not guilty" verdict in the obscenity trial over Lady Chatterley's Lover.

Journal: Thoughts on Lady Chatterley 
Subjects: Criticism
References: D.H. Lawrence, Lady Chatterley's Lover, Denys Kilham Roberts

160. Herd, David. John Ashbery and American Poetry. New York: Palgrave MacMillan, 2000. 32-33.
Description: A biography of John Ashbery which refers to Berryman's 1948 review contrasting Reed's poetry with that of Robert Lowell.

Book: John Ashbery and American Poetry (0312239319)
Subjects: Criticism
References: John Berryman, Robert Lowell

161. 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

162. Heyward, Michael. The Ern Malley Affair. London: Faber and Faber, 1993. 238.
Description: Reed is quoted in discussing the famous hoax poet, Ern Malley: 'Malley is better than "Chard Whitlow".'

Book: The Ern Malley Affair 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Chard Whitlow

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

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

164. Hilliard, Christopher. "Modernism and the Common Writer." Historical Journal 48, no. 3 (September 2005): 769-787 [775].
Description: Quotes from a 1944 Sid Chaplin letter to John Lehmann, regarding Reed's 1943 essay, "The End of an Impulse."

Journal: Modernism and the Common Writer 
Subjects: Criticism
References: The End of an Impulse, Sid Chaplin, John Lehmann

165. Hischak, Thomas S. American Theatre: A Chronicle of Comedy and Drama, 1969-2000. New York: Oxford University Press, 2001. 75.
Description: Mentions a 1974 performance of Reed's translation of Betti's The Burnt Flowerbed at New York's Roundabout Theatre.

Book: American Theatre: A Chronicle of Comedy and Drama (0195090799)
Subjects: Translation, Play, Criticism
References: The Burnt Flowerbed, Ugo Betti

166. Hodge, Alan. "Thunder on the Right." Tribune (London), 14 June 1946, 15.
Description: Hodge finds 'dry charm as well as quiet wit' in "Judging Distances," but overall feels Reed is 'diffuse and not sufficiently accomplished.'

Newspaper: Tribune (London) 
Subjects: Criticism, Poem
References: Judging Distances, Tristram, Iseult La Belle, Philoctetes, Iseult Blaunchesmains

167. Homberger, Eric. The Art of the Real: Poetry in England and America Since 1939. Totowa, New Jersey: Rowman and Littlefield, 1977. 27, 56.
Description: Compared with Fuller's "Autumn, 1939," Reed's "Judging Distances" 'captures this effect with greater economy.'

Book: The Art of the Real (0874719380)
Subjects: Criticism
References: Chard Whitlow, Judging Distances

168. Honigmann, David. "Laugh Lines." Review of Unauthorised Versions, edited by Kenneth Baker. Listener 124, no. 3181 (6 September 1990): 26-27 [26].
Description: Quotes "Chard Whitlow," Reed's 'portmanteau' T.S. Eliot.

Journal: Laugh Lines 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Chard Whitlow

169. Hope-Wallace, Philip. "Boo to a Goosegirl?" Broadcast Drama. Listener 41, no. 1046 (10 February 1949): 243.
Description: Review of Leopardi's "Moralities," translated by Henry Reed.

Journal: Boo to a Goosegirl? 
Subjects: Criticism, Radio
References: Giacomo Leopardi, Brief Moralities, Rayner Heppenstall, Robert Eddison

170. Hope-Wallace, Philip. "Live Whale and Dead Sprats." Review of Moby Dick: A Play for Radio, adapted by Henry Reed. BBC Third Programme, 25 January 1947. Listener 37, no. 942 (30 January 1947): 215.
Description: Hope-Wallace says of Reed's radio adaptation of Melville's novel: 'This kind of success is all too rare in radio.'

Journal: The Listener 
Subjects: Criticism, Radio, Play
References: Moby Dick

171. Hope-Wallace, Philip. "Laying a Ghost." Listener 43, no. 1103 (16 March 1950): 492.
Description: Dismisses Reed's Leopardi plays as "interesting and admirably done, as far as that kind of thing goes."

Journal: The Listener 
Subjects: Criticism, Play, Radio
References: Giocomo Leopardi, The Unblest, The Monument, Rayner Heppenstall

172. Howarth, Howard. "B.B.C. Recordings." Letter to the editor. Times (London), 27 June 1955, 9.
Description: A University of Michigan professor laments that transcriptions of BBC programs (like Reed's talk on T.S. Eliot) are not available for classroom study.

Newspaper: B.B.C. Recordings 
Subjects: Criticism, Radio
References: T.S. Eliot

173. 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

174. Hunter, N.C. Letter to the editor. Listener 33, no 841 (22 February 1945): 213.
Description: Part of a lengthy exchange of letters over Reed's pair of "Poetry in War Time" articles, published in the Listener in January, 1945.

Journal: Letter to the editor 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Poetry in War Time, George Richards

175. Hyman, Stanley Edgar. "Fable Italian Style." New Yorker 44 (1 June 1968): 122-125.
Description: Review of Larger than Life by Dino Buzzati, translated by Henry Reed.

Journal: Fable Italian Style 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Dino Buzzati, Larger than Life

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

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

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

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

178. Hynes, Joseph. "Two Affairs Revisited." Twentieth Century Literature 33, no. 2 (Summer 1987): 234-253 [252].
Description: Notes Reed's opinion of Brideshead Revisted from his 1945 New Statesman review.

Journal: Two Affairs Revisited 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Evelyn Waugh, Brideshead Revisited

179. 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

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

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

181. Iremonger, Valentin. "Check List." The Bell 12, no. 3 (June 1946): 263-265 [264-265].
Description: Of A Map of Verona, Iremonger says 'Henry Reed's is one of the most impressive first volumes I have seen for some time.'

Journal: Check List 
Subjects: Criticism, Poem
References: The Wall, Chrysothemis, Philoctetes

182. Jacons, Nicolas. "Reviews." Review of The Best Poems of 1968. Notes and Queries New Series 17, no. 12 (December 1970): 477.
Description: A Thomas Blackburn poem is reminiscent of Reed's "Chard Whitlow."

Journal: Reviews 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Thomas Blackburn, Chard Whitlow

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

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

184. James, Mertice M., and Dorothy Brown, eds. "Reed, Henry." In vol. 43, Book Review Digest. New York: H.W. Wilson, 1948. 743.
Description: Indexes four book reviews of Reed's A Map of Verona, and Other Poems.

Chapter: Reed, Henry 
Subjects: Criticism, Poem

185. Jarrell, Randall. "Verse Chronicle." Nation 166, no. 13 (27 March 1948): 360-361 [360].
Description: The American poet and critic Randall Jarrell's curt review of A Map of Verona and Other Poems, in which he compares Reed to 'a nap after dinner.'

Journal: The Nation, Mar. 1948 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Tristram, Chrysothemis, Philoctetes, Antigone, Rolfe Humphries, John Ciardi

186. Jarrell, Randall. Poetry and the Age. New York: Vintage Books, 1953. 157.
Description: Jarrell looks 'in vain for a single poem by Robert Lowell, Henry Reed, Howard Baker, and many another' in Oscar Williams' A Little Treasury of Modern Poetry (1946).

Book: Poetry and the Age 
Subjects: Criticism

187. Jarrell, Randall. Poetry and the Age: Expanded Edition. Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida, 2001. 173.
Description: Reprint of the 1953 edition.

Book: Poetry and the Age: Expanded Edition (0813021081)
Subjects: Criticism

188. Jarrell, Randall. "Verse Chronicle." In Kipling, Auden & Co.: Essays and Reviews, 1935-1964. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1980. 147. Originally published in The Nation, 27 March 1948.
Description: Jarrell's review of A Map of Verona and Other Poems.

Chapter: Verse Chronicle (0374181535)
Subjects: Criticism
References: Tristram, Chrysothemis, Philoctetes, Antigone

189. 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

190. 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

191. 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

192. 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

193. Jennings, Paul. "100 Lines for Being Bad." Times (London). 27 September 1984, 10.
Description: In discussing the "mock-worthiness" of the Poet Laureateship, Reed's "Chard Whitlow" is quoted.

Newspaper: 100 Lines for Being Bad 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Chard Whitlow

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

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

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

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

196. Jones, David. "If and Perhaps and But." In Epoch and Artist: Selected Writings by David Jones, edited by Harman Grisewood. New York: Chilmark Press, 1959. 278-279. Originally published in The Listener, 2 July 1953.
Description: Jones' response to Reed's essay in The Listener of June 18, 1953.

Chapter: If and Perhaps and But 
Subjects: Criticism
References: If and Perhaps and But

197. Jones, David. Letter to the editor. Listener 50, no 1270 (2 July 1953): 22.
Description: Jones' repsonse to Reed's essay "If and Perhaps and But" from June 18: 'Such a change [in poetry] would seem to require some kind of civilisational change.'

Journal: Letter to the editor 
Subjects: Criticism
References: If and Perhaps and But

198. Jones, Robert C. "Not in the Aiming But the Opening Hand." Review of the Oxford Book of English Verse, 3rd ed. Sewanee Review 108, no. 1 (Winter 2000).

Journal: Not in the Aiming 
Subjects: Criticism

199. Kabraji, Fredoon. Letter to the editor. Listener 33, no. 842 (1 March 1945): 243.
Description: Part of a lengthy exchange of letters over Reed's pair of "Poetry in War Time" articles, published in the Listener in January, 1945.

Journal: Letter to the editor 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Poetry in War Time, N.C. Hunter

200. Karsell, Doris. "New Poet Now Mature." Delta Democrat-Times (Greenville, MS), 12 October 1947, 9.
Description: In her review of the American edition of Reed's first volume of poems, Karsell says 'each line in the collection has been cut and finished with precision. One believes that no other form or words could have been used.'

Newspaper: Delta Democrat-Times (Greenville, MS) 
Subjects: Criticism, Poem
References: Chard Whitlow, Tristram, Iseult Blaunchesmains, King Mark, Iseult La Belle, Chrysothemis, Antigone, Philoctetes, Moby Dick

201. Kennedy, X.J. Literature: an Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, and Drama. Hudson, NH: Harper Collins, 1991.

Book: Literature 
Subjects: Criticism

202. Kennedy, X.J. "A London View of Light." Review of The Oxford Book of Comic Verse, edited by John Gross. Parnassus 21, nos. 1-2 (1996).
Description: Mentions Reed's 'takeoff on Eliot,' "Chard Whitlow."

Journal: A london View of Light 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Chard Whitlow

203. Kennedy, X.J., and Dorothy Kennedy, eds. Instructor's Manual to Accompany Literature. New York: Harper Collins, 1990.

Book: Instructor's Manual to Accompany Literature 
Subjects: Criticism

204. Kenner, Hugh. The Invisible Poet: T.S. Eliot. New York: McDowell, Oblensky, 1959. iv, 314.
Description: Reed's Eliot parody "Chard Whitlow" is quoted.

Book: The Invisible Poet 
Subjects: Criticism, Parody
References: Chard Whitlow

205. Kenner, Hugh. The Invisible Poet: T.S. Eliot. London: Methuen, 1965. 268.
Description: "Chard Whitlow" is "the only successful parody of an Eliot manner."

Book: The Invisible Poet 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Chard Whitlow, T.S. Eliot, The Dry Salvages

206. 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

210. Korte, Barbara, Ralf Schneider, and Stephanie Lethbridge, eds. Anthologies of British Poetry: Critical Perspectives from Literary and Cultural Studies. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2000.

Book: Anthologies of British Poetry (904201301X)
Subjects: Criticism

211. Krisak, Len. "Wrong Valves..." Letter to the editor. PN Review 181 34, no. 5 (May-June 2008): 3.
Description: Criticizes Reed's translation of the word 'valve' in Montale's Mottetti.

Journal: Wrong Valves... 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Eugenio Montale

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

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

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

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

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

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

215. Lask, Thomas. "In England's Green and Pleasant Land," Books of the Times. Review of The Remains of a Father, by Michael Ramsbotham. New York Times, 22 April 1969, 45.
Description: A review of Ramsbotham's second novel, The Remains of a Father.

Newspaper: In England's Green and Pleasant Land 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Michael Ramsbotham, The Remains of a Father

216. Lask, Thomas. "To The Bitter End," Books of the Times. Review of Larger Than Life, by Dino Buzzati, translated by Henry Reed. New York Times, 5 August 1967, 21.
Description: Book review of Reed's translation of Buzzati's Larger Than Life.

Newspaper: To the Bitter End 
Subjects: Criticism, Translation
References: Dino Buzzati, Larger Than Life

217. 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

218. Lehmann, John. "English Letters in the Doldrums?" Texas Quarterly 4, no. 3 (Autumn 1961): 56-63 [58, 59].
Description: Lehmann mentions Reed, lamenting he "has fallen entirely silent" by this time.

Journal: English Letters in the Doldrums? 
Subjects: Criticism

219. 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

220. 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

221. Lehmann, John. "A Literary Letter from England." New York Times Book Review, 6 June 1948, 4.
Description: Lehmann feels there has been little development in British poetry since the war, despite 'a great diversity of new talent,' including Reed.

Newspaper: A Literary Letter from England 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Laurie Lee, Vernon Watkins, Norman Nicholson, Terence Tiller, Lawrence Durrell

222. Lehmann, John. "The Armoured Writer—V." New Writing and Daylight (Autumn 1944): 171, 175.
Description: In part five of his series on writing during wartime, Lehmann calls Reed one of the 'new names of promise.'

Journal: New Writing and Daylight, Aut. 1944 
Subjects: Criticism

223. 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

224. 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

225. Lewis, Peter, ed. Radio Drama. New York: Longman, 1981. 6, 36, 83, 112-113, 114, 170.
Description: In a chapter by John Drakakis, Reed is quoted at length about the emphasis on 'quality, exclusivity, and permanence' in writing for the Third Programme.

Book: Radio Drama (0582490529)
Subjects: Criticism
References: A Very Great Man Indeed, The Private Life of Hilda Tablet

226. "Emily Butter." A Librarian on the Web. <http://www.webrarian.co.uk/reed/emily_butter.html>.
Description: Cast and production notes for Reed's operatic radio play, Emily Butter. External link.

Link: Emily Butter 
Subjects: Play, Criticism, Radio
References: Emily Butter

227. "A Hedge, Backwards." A Librarian on the Web. <http://www.webrarian.co.uk/reed/hedge_backwards.html>.
Description: Cast and production notes for Reed's radio play A Hedge, Backwards. External link.

Link: A Hedge, Backwards 
Subjects: Play, Criticism, Radio
References: A Hedge, Backwards

228. "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

229. "Musique Discrète." A Librarian on the Web. <http://www.webrarian.co.uk/reed/musique_discrete.html>.
Description: Cast and production credits for Reed's play Musique Discrète. External link.

Link: Musique Discrète 
Subjects: Play, Criticism, Radio
References: Musique Discrète

230. "Not a Drum Was Heard." A Librarian the Web. <http://www.webrarian.co.uk/reed/not_a_drum.html>.
Description: Cast and production notes for Reed's radio play Not a Drum Was Heard: The War Memoirs of General Gland. External link.

Link: Not a Drum Was Heard 
Subjects: Play, Criticism, Radio
References: Not a Drum Was Heard

231. "The Primal Scene, As It Were." A Librarian on the Web. <http://www.webrarian.co.uk/reed/primal_scene.html>.
Description: Cast and production notes for Reed's radio play The Primal Scene, As It Were. External link.

Link: The Primal Scene, As It Were 
Subjects: Play, Criticism, Radio
References: The Primal Scene, As It Were

232. "The Private Life of Hilda Tablet." A Librarian on the Web. <http://www.webrarian.co.uk/reed/hilda_tablet.html>.
Description: Cast and production notes for Reed's radio play The Private Life of Hilda Tablet. External link.

Link: The Private Life of Hilda Tablet 
Subjects: Play, Criticism, Radio
References: The Private Life of Hilda Tablet

233. "A Very Great Man Indeed." A Librarian on the Web. <http://www.webrarian.co.uk/reed/a_very_great_man_indeed.html>.
Description: Cast and production credits for Reed's play A Very Great Man Indeed. External link.

Link: A Very Great Man Indeed 
Subjects: Play, Criticism, Radio
References: A Very Great Man Indeed

234. Lilliard, Jean. Review of Poems of the Second World War: The Oasis Selection, edited by Victor Selwyn. Times (London), 18 July 1985, 13.
Description: A review of an anthology of World War II poetry, in the 'fresh context of verses by their Service colleagues.'

Newspaper: Review of Poems of the Second World War 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Keith Douglas, Alun Lewis

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

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

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

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

237. Listener. Review of Moby Dick: A Play for Radio from Herman Melville's Novel, by Henry Reed. 39, no. 989 (8 January 1948): 74.
Description: The reviewer calls Reed's adaptation 'an opportunity for making Moby Dick's acquaintance on easy terms, and in particularly happy circumstances.'

Journal: Review of Moby Dick 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Moby Dick

238. Literature. British Book News, July 1946. 275-276.
Description: A blurb announcing the publication of Reed's A Map of Verona, 'The first book of a distinguished poet and critic.'

Film: Literature 
Subjects: Criticism
References: A Map of Verona

239. Literature. British Book News, February 1972. 153.
Description: A short review of Reed's two collections of plays issued by the BBC: The Streets of Pompeii and Other Plays for Radio, and Hilda Tablet and Others: Four Pieces for Radio.

Journal: Literature 
Subjects: Criticism, Play
References: The Streets of Pompeii, The Private Life of Hilda Tablet

240. Lloyd, L.C. "On the Air." Review of Moby Dick: A Play for Radio, by Henry Reed. Spectator 178, no. 6189 (7 February 1947): 174.
Description: Reed 'was a bold man to make the attempt,' but the play was 'like trying to put Niagara in a bottle. Still, 'his achievement was considerable.'

Journal: On the Air 
Subjects: Radio, Play, Criticism
References: Moby Dick

241. 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

242. 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

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

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

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

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

245. Low, Donald A. "Telling the Story: Susan Hill and Dorothy L. Sayers." In British Radio Drama, edited by John Drakakis. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1981. 120.
Description: Mention of Reed's radio plays being instrumental in the BBC's 'features' evolving into 'drama.'

Chapter: Telling the Story: Susan Hill and Dorothy L. Sayers (0521221838)
Subjects: Criticism

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

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

247. MacDonald, Gerald. "Poetry." Review of A Map of Verona and Other Poems, by Henry Reed. Library Journal 72, no. 21 (1 December 1947): 1688.
Description: A short, 50-word description for the newly-published American edition of Reed's A Map of Verona.

Journal: Poetry 
Subjects: Criticism, Poem
References: Moby Dick

248. MacGregor-Hastie, Roy. "The Poet in His Workshop: No 4—The Great Unclassified." Arena 48 (March 1958): 10-13 [12-13].
Description: MacGregor-Hastie shows great respect for Reed in this series on the state of poetry (but little regard for the poets of the 'Thirties).

Journal: The Poet in His Workshop: No 4—The Great Unclassified 
Subjects: Criticism, Poem
References: Naming of Parts

249. Mack, Robert L. Thomas Gray: A Life. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2000. 25.
Description: Discusses poem parodies of Gray and Eliot, citing "Chard Whitlow" as an example.

Book: Thomas Gray: A Life (0300084994)
Subjects: Criticism, Parody
References: Chard Whitlow

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

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

251. Magalaner, Marvin, and Richard M. Kain. Joyce: The Man, The Work, the Reputation. New York: New York University Press, 1956. 349n.
Description: Reference's Reed's 1950 Listener article on Joyce.

Book: Joyce: The Man, The Work, the Reputation 
Subjects: Criticism, Review
References: James Joyce: The Triple Exile

252. Mankin, Paul A. Review of Three Plays on Justice: Landslide, Struggle till Dawn, The Fugitive, by Ugo Betti, translated by G.H. McWilliam. College Composition and Communication 16, no. 3 (October 1965): 180-181 [180].
Description: Comparing these with Reed's more "felicitous" translations, the author finds them 'suffering.'

Journal: Review of Three Plays 
Subjects: Criticism, Play, Translation
References: Ugo Betti, Summertime, The Burnt Flower-Bed, The Queen and the Rebels, Crime on Goat Island, G.H. McWilliam

253. Mariani, Paul L. Dreamsong: The Life of John Berryman. New York: William Morrow, 1990. 203.
Description: A brief mention of Berryman's hopes for a new poetry from Great Britain, based on his review of A Map of Verona from a 1948 Nation.

Book: Dreamsong: The Life of John Berryman (155778454X)
Subjects: Criticism
References: John Berryman, Wallace Stevens, Robert Lowell

254. Marlowe, Joan, and Betty Blake, eds. "Queen and the Rebels (The)." New York Theatre Critics' Reviews 43, no. 12 (4 October 1982): 202-206.
Description: Reproduces reviews from The New York Times, The New York Daily News, Women's Wear Daily, The New York Post, The Christian Science Monitor, WCBS TV2, and WABC TV7.

Journal: Queen and the Rebels (The) 
Subjects: Criticism, Play, Translation
References: Ugo Betti, The Queen and the Rebels

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

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

256. Martin, Oliver. "Import Drive." Our Time 7, no. 5 (January/February 1948): 125-126 [126].
Description: Reed, MacNeice, and Dylan Thomas are described as masters of radio drama.

Journal: Import Drive 
Subjects: Criticism, Radio
References: Louis MacNeice, Dylan Thomas

257. Matthias, John. Reading Old Friends: Essays, Reviews, and Poems on Poetics, 1975-1990. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 1992. 166.
Description: Mentions Berryman's comparison of Reed and Waller.

Book: Reading Old Friends (0791408795)
Subjects: Criticism
References: John Berryman, Edmund Waller

258. McCarey, Peter. "...and Other Blunders." Letter to the editor. PN Review 181 34, no. 5 (May-June 2008): 3-4.
Description: Recommendations for Reed's translations (or mistranslations) of Montale's Mottetti.

Journal: ...and Other Blunders 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Eugenio Montale

259. McDonald, Peter. Louis MacNeice: The Poet In His Contexts. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1991. 127.
Description: Quotes Reed's opinion on the poets of the 'Thirties from his "The End of an Impulse."

Book: Louis MacNeice: The Poet In His Contexts (0198117663)
Subjects: Criticism
References: The End of an Impulse

260. McGilchrist, Iain. Review of In Defense of the Imagination: The Charles Eliot Norton Lectures, 1979-1980, by Helen Gardner. Modern Language Review 78, no. 4 (October 1983): 888-889 [889].
Description: Corrects Dame Helen's mis-remembering of "Chard Whitlow."

Journal: Review of In Defense of the Imagination 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Chard Whitlow

261. Mellers, W.H. "Some Recent Poetry." New English Review 13, no. 1 (July 1946): 104, 106.
Description: Wilfrid Mellers compares Geoffrey Grigson and Reed, and finds Grigson to be merely a 'verse-maker', while Reed is a 'poet', in this review from 1946.

Journal: The New English Review 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Chard Whitlow, The Door and the Window, The Return, The Wall, Hiding Beneath the Furze, Unarmed Combat, The Place and the Person, Geoffrey Grigson

262. "Memorabilia." Notes and Queries 188, no. 1 (13 January 1945): 1.
Description: Compares Reed's review of Four Quartets from Time and Tide with that from the Meanjin Papers.

Journal: Memorabilia 
Subjects: Criticism, Review
References: T.S. Eliot, Four Quartets, E.J. Stormon

263. "Memorabilia." Notes and Queries 188, no. 13 (30 June 1945): 265.
Description: An examination of Reed's review of Williams' All Hallows' Eve in the New Statesman.

Journal: Memorabilia 
Subjects: Criticism, Review
References: Charles Williams, All Hallows' Eve

264. Menand, Louis. "Parodies Lost." Review of The Oxford Book of Parodies, edited by John Gross. New Yorker, 20 September 2010, 107-109 [107].
Description: Quotes from "Chard Whitlow," Reed's parody of Eliot.

Journal: Parodies Lost 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Chard Whitlow

265. Mengham, Rod. "Broken Glass." In The Fiction of the 1940s: Stories of Survival, edited by Rod Mengham and N.H. Reeve. Palgrave: Houndmills, England, 2001. 125, 132n.
Description: The author mentions Reed's insistence of 'the frequency childhood themes' in mid-century fiction.

Chapter: Broken Glass 
Subjects: Criticism
References: The Novel Since 1939

266. Mengham, Rod. "Reading 'The Lull'." Twentieth Century Literature 29, no. 4 (Winter 1983): 455-464 [457].
Description: Cites Reed's perception of recurring childhood themes in the 1940s from The Novel Since 1939.

Journal: Reading The Lull 
Subjects: Criticism
References: The Novel Since 1939, Henry Green

267. Meredith, William. "Images and Reality." Reviews of The Country of a Thousand Years of Peace and Other Poems, by James Merrill, and The Minute and Longer Poems, by John Holloway. New York Times Book Review, 3 May 1959, 4.
Description: Holloway's "A Voice for Winter" is the best poem Meredith knows (excluding Reed's "Chard Whitlow") that derives closely from Eliot's Four Quartets.

Newspaper: Images and Reality 
Subjects: Criticism, Review
References: James Merrill, The Country of a Thousand Years of Peace, John Holloway, The Minute and Longer Poems

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

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

269. 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

270. 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

271. "Molten Treasure." Review of Loving, by Henry Green. Time, 10 October 1949, 104.
Description: Quotes Reed as critic.

Journal: Molten Treasure 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Henry Green, Loving

272. Moran, Maureen, Susan Potter, and James Redmond. "The Twentieth Century." Year's Work in English Studies 57 (1976): 361.
Description: Reviews Scannell's Not Without Glory.

Journal: The Twentieth Century 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Vernon Scannell, Not Without Glory

273. 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

274. Morrison, Blake. The Movement: English Poetry and Fiction of the 1950s. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1980. 18, 25, 34, 35.
Description: Quotes D.J. Enright saying Reed's Lessons of the War are 'too modest, or too wise, to attempt to deal directly with War'.

Book: The Movement 
Subjects: Criticism
References: D.J. Enright, Kingsley Amis

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

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

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

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

277. 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

278. "Review of Music." Review of A Garland for the Queen: Songs for Mixed Voices. Music and Letters 35, no. 1 (January 1954) 69-70.
Description: Review of the musical tribute to Queen Elizabeth for her coronation, which includes Bliss and Reed's The Enchantress.

Journal: Review of Music 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Arthur Bliss, The Enchantress

279. Nerber, John, et al. "The Poetry Bulletin." Tiger's Eye 2 (December 1947): 110.
Description: Short blurb announcing the publication of the American edition of Reed's A Map of Verona and Other Poems.

Journal: The Poetry Bulletin 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Chrysothemis, Tristram, Moby Dick

280. "Publishers Anonymous." Christmas Diversions. New Statesman and Nation 48, no. 1242 (25 December 1954): 858-859 [859].
Description: Editors' spoof of advertisements for non-existent books by frequent contributors, including Henry Reed's Have with Thee to Corporation Street!, a parody of his unwritten memoirs of the 1930s.

Journal: Publishers Anonymous 
Subjects: Parody, Criticism
References: Have with Thee to Corporation Street!, Elizabeth Bowen, Evelyn Waugh, Angus Wilson, Edward Sackville-West, John Betjeman

281. Advertisement for Turnstile One. New Statesman and Nation 35, no. 887 (6 March 1948): 194.
Description: Promotes new journal with 'poems of Auden, Spender, and Day Lewis, Alun Lewis and Henry Reed'.

Journal: Advertisement for Turnstile One 
Subjects: Criticism

282. New York Times. "For the Christmas Check-List." International Affairs. 7 December 1947, 74.
Description: A holiday listing of suggested reading includes Reed's A Map of Verona and Other Poems: "A collection of unostentatious poems by a new British poet."

Newspaper: For the Christmas Check-List 
Subjects: Criticism
References: A Map of Verona

283. 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

284. New York Times Book Review. "Reader's Report." 27 April 1969, 36.
Description: A reader's reaction to Ramsbotham's second novel, The Remains of a Father.

Newspaper: Reader's Report 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Michael Ramsbotham, The Remains of a Father

285. Newby, Howard. "Radio, Television and the Arts." Listener 95, no. 2441 (22 January 1976): 75-76 [75].
Description: A passing mention of Reed in the heyday of the Third Programme.

Journal: Radio, Television and the Arts 
Subjects: Criticism

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

Book: Insinuation 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Naming of Parts

287. Nostwich, T.D. "Some Reflections on Fred Eckman and His Poetry." Sagetrieb 16, nos. 1 and 2 (Spring/Fall 1997): 214.
Description: Eckman was quick to spot the talents of 'little known but promising younger poets like Henry Reed, Alex Comfort, and John Manifold.'

Journal: Some Reflections on Fred Eckman and His Poetry 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Alex Comfort, John Manifold

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

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

289. Nye, Robert. "Going for Parnassus." Review of Collected Poems, by Henry Reed. Times (London), 28 November 1991, 14.
Description: Nye calls "Chard Whitlow" an 'immortal' joke played on Eliot, but feels the majority of Reed's work is uninspired.

Newspaper: Going for Parnassus 
Subjects: Criticism
References: John Heath-Stubbs, Selected Poems, Patric Dickinson, Not Hereafter, Yevgeny Yevtushenko, Collected Poems, Gerard Manley Hopkins

290. Nye, Robert. "Poetry." Review of A Vein of Mockery: Twentieth Century Verse Satire, compiled by James Reeves. Times (London), 14 February 1980, 9.
Description: Mentions Reed's parodying Eliot's "Church as hippopotamouse...."

Newspaper: Poetry 
Subjects: Criticism, Parody, Poem
References: Chard Whitlow

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

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

292. Orwell, George. "Young Writers." Review of New Writing and Daylight (Summer 1943), edited by John Lehmann. Spectator (30 July 1943): 110.
Description: Orwell says of "The End of an Impulse," Reed's criticism of the Auden-Spender school of poetry, 'Henry Reed's essay contains some valuable remarks on the dangers of group literature.'

Newspaper: Young Writers 
Subjects: Criticism
References: The End of an Impulse

293. Page, James. "Radio Round Up." Our Time 8, no. 4 (April 1949): 107-108 [107].
Description: Thoughtful description of effects and transitions used in Reed's program on Leopardi, "Brief Moralities."

Journal: Radio Round Up 
Subjects: Criticism, Radio
References: Giacomo Leopardi, Brief Moralities

294. Painter, George D. "New Novels." Listener 39, no. 1011 (10 June 1948): 946.
Description: Painter quotes Reed's essay on Greene from The Novel Since 1939.

Journal: New Novels 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Graham Greene, The Novel Since 1939

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

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

296. Palmer, Herbert. "English Poetry: 1938-1950—I." Fortnightly 1017 N.S. (September 1951): 624-628 [627].
Description: Reed is included in the roll of poets who 'made their first appearance, or chief appearance, after 1937....'

Journal: English Poetry: 1938-1950 
Subjects: Criticism

297. Parker, Derek. "Dramatic Imports." Listener 100, no. 2584 (2 November 1978): 583.
Description: Parker feels that Reed's adaptation of Giacosa's Sorrows of Love 'topples into melodrama in the last act.'

Journal: Dramatic Imports 
Subjects: Criticism, Play, Radio
References: Giusepe Giacosa, Sorrows of Love, John Tydeman, Eileen Atkins, Charles Kay

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

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

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

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

300. 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

301. 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

305. Phillips, Adam. "Masters of All They Survey." Observer (London), 28 October 2007, 28.
Description: Phillips reviews the new, paperback release of Reed's Collected Poems. External link.

Newspaper: The Observer, Oct. 2007 
Subjects: Poem, Criticism, Link
References: Chard Whitlow, Tristram, The Door and the Window, Antigone

306. Pikoulis, John. "The Poetry of the Second World War." In British Poetry, 1900-50: Aspects of Tradition, edited by Gary Day and Brian Docherty. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1995. 193.
Description: Reed is grouped with F.T. Prince as one of those 'who wrote well-known poems,' but failed to 'produce the same body of work' as other war poets.

Chapter: The Poetry of the Second World War (0312124066)
Subjects: Criticism
References: Keith Douglas, Alun Lewis, Sidney Keys

307. 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

308. "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

309. "Poets and Pretenders." The Poetry Review 37, no. 3 (June-July 1946): 213-220 [215].
Description: The anonymous critic finds 'little to praise or blame' in A Map of Verona.

Journal: Poets and Pretenders 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Envoy

310. Poston, Elizabeth. Letter to the editor, 10 December 1947. New Statesman Archive, Editorial Correspondence, c. 1948-1952 (Boxes 7-9). University of Sussex Library, Special Collections. Brighton, England.
Description: Letter directed to Reed, possibly in response to his "Radio Notes" column for The New Statesman and Nation.

Manuscript: Letter to the editor 
Subjects: Criticism

311. 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

312. 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

313. Press, John. Review of The Composition of Four Quartets, by Helen Gardner. New Lugano Review 1 (1979): 84-91 [88].
Description: Press feels that there are moments in Eliot's "The Dry Salvages" 'when we are perilously close to Henry Reed's Chard Whitlow.'

Journal: Review of The Composition of Four Quartets 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Chard Whitlow

314. Pritchett, V.S. "Moby Dick." Review of Moby Dick: A Play for Radio from Herman Melville's Novel by Henry Reed. New Statesman and Nation (31 January 1948): 101-102.
Description: Pritchett calls Reed's adaptation Moby Dick: A Play for Radio from Herman Melville's Novel (Jonathan Cape, 1947) 'exalted, refreshing, vivid and excellent.'

Journal: Moby Dick 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Moby Dick

315. Pritchett, V.S. "W.W. Jacobs." Books in General. London: Chatto and Windus, 1953. 235-241 [237, 238].
Description: This study of Jacobs' stories and novels quotes from Reed's Introduction to Dialstone Lane (Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1947).

Chapter: W.W. Jacobs 
Subjects: Criticism
References: W.W. Jacobs, Dialstone Lane

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

321. Pryce Jones, Alan. "Broadcasting and Literature." Listener 42, no. 1074 (25 August 1949): 317-319 [318].
Description: Pryce Jones says of the radio version of Moby Dick: '[I]t is absorbing to watch the skill with which Henry Reed has adapted Melville's dialogue, and tightened his plot into a more strictly dramatic form.'

Journal: Broadcasting and Literature 
Subjects: Criticism, Radio, Play
References: Louis MacNeice, The Voyage of Magellan, Edward Sackville-West, The Rescue, Moby Dick

322. Pryce-Jones, Alan. "Society and Life, Here and Abroad." The New Books. Harper's Magazine 222, no. 1330 (March 1961): 112-120 [118].
Description: Quotes "Chard Whitlow" in a review of François Mauriac's Mémoires Intérieurs.

Journal: Society and Life, Here and Abroad 
Subjects: Criticism, Poem
References: Chard Whitlow

323. Pryce-Jones, David. "Towards The Cocktail Party." In Age of Austerity, edited by Michael Sissons and Philip French. London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1963. 224.
Description: Quotes Reed's article on Eliot's The Cocktail Party from the May 10, 1951 Listener.

Chapter: Towards the Cocktail Party 
Subjects: Criticism
References: T.S. Eliot, The Cocktail Party

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

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

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

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

326. Quinn, Sister M. Bernetta. "Modern Poetry in the Classroom." English Journal 50, no. 9 (December 1961) 590-595, 611 [611].
Description: Sister Bernetta wonders if perhaps difficult poems are being avoided in high school, over worries that the likes of Reed, and Roethke will not stand the test of time.

Journal: Modern Poetry and the Classroom 
Subjects: Criticism

327. Rago, Henry. "Four Poets." Commonweal 47, no. 14 (16 January 1948): 353.
Description: A brief book review by Henry Rago of the American edition of A Map of Verona.

Journal: Commonweal 
Subjects: Criticism
References: The Door and the Window, Outside and In

328. Raw, Lawrence. "Henry James of the BBC Third Programme, 1946-1970." Henry James Review 32 (2011): 87-96 [91].
Description: For A Very Great Man Indeed, Reed wrote 'a thinly disguised pastiche of Jamesian prose with long sentences comprised of endless subordinate clauses.'

Journal: Henry James of the BBC Third Programme 
Subjects: Criticism, Radio, Parody
References: A Very Great Man Indeed

329. Rawlinson, Mark. "Jocelyn Brooke and England's Militarised Landscape." In The Fiction of the 1940s: Stories of Survival, edited by Rod Mengham and N.H. Reeve. Houndmills, England: Palgrave, 2001. 115.
Description: The author mentions Reed and 'Nature's apparent duplicity in occluding the presence of military violence' as a theme in 20th-century war poetry.

Chapter: Jocelyn Brooke and England's Militarised Landscape 
Subjects: Criticism
References: David Jones, Keith Douglas

330. Redlich, H.F. "Monteverdi's Vespers." Letter to the editor. New Statesman and Nation 35, no. 882 (31 January 1948): 96.
Description: Redlich reacts strongly to an off-the-cuff remark Reed makes in his January 24th Radio Notes column, regarding Monteverdi's Vespers.

Journal: Letter to the editor 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Claudio Monteverdi

331. 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

332. 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

333. 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

334. Reed, Henry. Letter to the editor. Listener 33, no. 843 (8 March 1945): 271.
Description: Part of a lengthy exchange of letters over Reed's pair of "Poetry in War Time" articles, published in the Listener in January, 1945.

Journal: Letter to the editor 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Poetry in War Time, N.C. Hunter, George Richards

335. Reed, Henry. Letter to the editor. Listener 33, no. 845 (22 March 1945): 324.
Description: Part of a lengthy exchange of letters over Reed's pair of "Poetry in War Time" articles, published in the Listener in January, 1945.

Journal: Letter to the editor 
Subjects: Criticism
References: George Richards, William Bliss, Poetry in War Time

336. 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

337. 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

338. "The Reviewer Answers a Critic." The Poetry Review 37, no. 4 (August-September 1946): 300-301.
Description: The reviewer defends statements made about Reed's A Map of Verona made in the June-July issue.

Journal: The Reviewer Answers a Critic 
Subjects: Criticism

339. "Reviews." Review of Poetry of the Present, edited by Geoffrey Grigson. Notes and Queries 194, no. 19 (17 September 1949): 418.
Description: The reviewer laments the lack of inclusion of several poets, Henry Reed not the least.

Journal: Reviews 
Subjects: Criticism

340. Rexroth, Kenneth. "Two Voices Against the Chorus." Reviews of True and False Unicorn, by James Broughton, and Meditations in an Emergency, by Frank O'Hara. New York Times Book Review, 6 October 1957, 297.
Description: Rexroth describes O'Hara's poetry as resembling "that poem of the English poet Henry Reed, 'Today We Have Naming of Parts'" [sic].

Newspaper: Two Voices Against the Chorus 
Subjects: Criticism
References: James Broughton, True and False Unicorn, Frank O'Hara, Meditations in an Emergency

341. Rich, Frank. "Stage: Colleen Dewhurst in Ugo Betti Revival." Review of The Queen and the Rebels, by Ugo Betti, translated by Henry Reed. Plymouth Theatre, New York, 30 September 1982. New York Times, 1 October 1982, C3.
Description: The reviewer calls Circle in the Square's production of Reed's translation of Betti's The Queen and the Rebels 'clichéd' and 'flat.'

Newspaper: Stage: Colleen Dewhurst in Ugo Betti Revival 
Subjects: Criticism, Play, Translation
References: Ugo Betti, The Queen and the Rebels

342. Richards, George. Letter to the editor. Listener 33, no. 842 (1 March 1945): 243.
Description: Part of a lengthy exchange of letters over Reed's pair of "Poetry in War Time" articles, published in the Listener in January, 1945.

Journal: Letter to the editor 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Poetry in War Time

343. Richards, George. Letter to the editor. Listener 33, no. 844 (15 March 1945): 299.
Description: Part of a lengthy exchange of letters over Reed's pair of "Poetry in War Time" articles, published in the Listener in January, 1945.

Journal: Letter to the editor 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Poetry in War Time

344. Richart, Bette. "Verse of Wit." Review of Testament and Other Poems, by John Fandel. Commonweal 70, no. 6 (8 May 1959): 163-166 [163-164].
Description: Evoking Reed's 1946 A Map of Verona, Richart says Reed 'proved decisively that the image is not the whole poem'; he 'wrote the poetry of statement'; and that 'he sometimes actually said something, rather than evoked feelings.'

Journal: Verse of Wit 
Subjects: Criticism

345. Robinson, Peter. Poetry, Poets, Readers: Making Things Happen. New York: Oxford University Press, 2002. 6-10, 118.

Book: Poetry, Poets, Readers: Making Things Happen (0199251134)
Subjects: Criticism
References: A Map of Verona

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

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

347. Rodger, Ian. "A Hospital Hell." Listener 66, no. 1705 (30 November 1961): 947.
Description: Rodger's review of Reed's adaptation of Buzzati's A Hospital Case: '[A] forceful play with not a few moments of great theatre' with 'excellent use of radiophonic effects.'

Journal: A Hospital Hell 
Subjects: Criticism, Radio, Play
References: Dino Buzzati, A Hospital Case, Martin Esslin, Nigel Davenport, Stephen Murray, Matrick Magee

348. Rodman, Selden. "Albion's New Versifiers." Review of The New British Poets, edited by Kenneth Rexroth. New York Times Book Review, 19 December 1948, 4.
Description: Rodman wishes he could see more work by the likes of Henry Reed, Sidney Keyes, and Alun Lewis.

Newspaper: Albion's New Versifiers 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Kenneth Rexroth, The New British Poets, Keith Douglas, Adam Drinan, Roy Fuller, David Gascoyne, Louis Adeane, Vernon Watkins, Laurie Lee

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

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

350. Roloff, Leland H. Review of The Performing Voice in Literature, by Robert Beloof. Educational Theatre Journal 19, no. 3 (October 1967): 404-405.
Description: Paraphrases Reed's "Judging Distances," included in the reviewed collection.

Journal: Review of The Performing Voice in Literature 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Judging Distances

351. Sackville-West, Edward. "Radio Notes." Review of Moby Dick: A Play for Radio, BBC Third Programme, 25-26 January 1947. New Statesman and Nation 33, no. 833 (8 February 1947): 112.
Description: Sackville-West says of Reed's adaptation of Moby Dick: '[E]ven where it failed the failure was, so to speak, of a high order.'

Journal: Radio Notes 
Subjects: Radio, Criticism
References: Moby Dick, Stephen Potter, Anthony Hopkins, Brian Weske, Ralph Richardson, Bernard Miles

352. Sader, Marion, ed. "Reed, Henry." In vol. 6, Comprehensive Index to English-Language Little Magazines: 1890-1970, Morgan to Robertson. Millwood, NY: Kraus-Thomson, 1976. 3725.
Description: A excellent bibliography of primary works by, and about, Reed.

Book: Comprehensive Index to English-Language Little Magazines (0527003700)
Subjects: Poem, Review, Criticism
References: Chrysothemis, The Door and the Window, End of an Impulse, The Place and the Person, Questionnaire: The Cost of Letters, W.H. Auden in America, Bibliography

353. Salter, William. "Radio Notes." New Statesman and Nation 41, no. 1046 (24 March 1951): 342.
Description: A short review of Reed's radio play, A By-Election in the Nineties, originally broadcast on the BCC Third Programme on March 12, 1951. 'It wasn't rendered absurd enough, it wasn't funny enough, and the wit wasn't sharp or cruel enough for satire.'

Journal: Radio Notes 
Subjects: Criticism, Radio, Play
References: A By-Election in the Nineties

354. Salter, William. "Radio Notes." New Statesman and Nation 46, no. 1176 (19 September 1953): 315.
Description: Salter calls the debut of Reed's radio play, A Very Great Man Indeed, 'extremely good fun.'

Journal: Radio Notes 
Subjects: Criticism, Play
References: A Very Great Man Indeed, Carleton Hobbs

355. Salter, William. "Radio Notes." New Statesman and Nation 46, no. 1183 (7 November 1953): 561-562 [561].
Description: Reviewing the revamped programme, First Reading, Salter places Reed among 'the best writers for radio.'

Journal: Radio Notes 
Subjects: Criticism
References: V.S. Pritchett, Geoffrey Grigson, Louis MacNeice, Christopher Sykes

356. Salter, William. "Radio Notes." New Statesman and Nation 46, no. 1187 (5 December 1953): 716.
Description: Salter reviews Reed's radio adaptation of Pirandello's Tutto per bene, and finds that it 'remained obstinately at the level of a problem in the theory of knowledge.'

Journal: Radio Notes 
Subjects: Criticism, Play, Translation
References: Luigi Pirandello, All for the Best, Vivienne Chatterton, Peter Claughton, Norman Shelley, George Hayes

357. Sanders, Charles. "Beyond the Language of the Living: The Voice of T.S. Eliot." Twentieth Century Literature 27, no. 4 (Winter 1981): 376-398 [379].
Description: Reed's poem "Chard Whitlow" is used as an example of what makes Eliot so parodiable.

Journal: Beyond the Language of the Living 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Chard Whitlow

358. 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

359. 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

360. 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

361. 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

362. Schmidt, Michael. A Reader's Guide to Fifty Modern British Poets. London: Heinemann, 1979. 8.
Description: In his introdcution, Schmidt laments not having room for the likes of Reed.

Book: A Reader's Guide to Fifty Modern British Poets 
Subjects: Criticism

363. Schmidt, Michael. Reading Modern Poetry. London: Routledge, 1989. 54.
Description: Asks the question, 'Will Henry Reed ever be more than a single anthology piece and a brilliant parody?"

Book: Reading Modern Poetry 
Subjects: Criticism

364. 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

365. Scott, J.A. Review of Three Plays by Ugo Betti, translated by Henry Reed. Italian Quarterly 2, no. 1, (Spring 1958): 72-74.
Description: Scott's review is positive, though he takes some issue with Reed's translation of a few Italian idioms.

Journal: Italian Quarterly 
Subjects: Criticism, Play, Translation
References: Ugo Betti, Three Plays

366. Scott, J.A. "The Message of Ugo Betti." Italica 37, no. 1 (March 1960): 44-57 [44].
Description: Acknowledges the contribution of Reed's translations of Betti's plays.

Journal: The Message of Ugo Betti 
Subjects: Criticism, Play, Translation
References: Ugo Betti

367. Searles, John R. "Teaching Materials." Review of Living Prose & Poetry, vols. 4-6. English Journal 62, no. 4 (April 1973): 662-663 [662].
Description: Set of record albums on English literature includes a recording of Reed's verse.

Journal: Teaching Materials 
Subjects: Criticism

368. Seymour-Smith, Martin. The New Guide to Modern World Literature. New York: Peter Bedrick Books, 1985. 336-337.
Description: An extremely brief, but almost overwhelmingly positive, assessment of Reed's poetry.

Book: The New Guide to Modern World Literature (0872260003)
Subjects: Criticism
References: The Auction Sale, The Private Life of Hilda Tablet, Movement of Bodies, Chard Whitlow

369. Shannon, Sheila. "New Poetry." Reviews of Isles of Scilly, Talking Bronco, The Voyage and Other Poems, and A Map of Verona. Spectator 177, no. 6165 (23 August 1946): 196-197 [197].
Description: A brief review of Reed's first volume of poetry, "written by someone with an ear and a self-indulgent appreciation of words and their musical and evocative power."

Journal: New Poetry 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Geoffrey Grigson, Isles of Scilly, Roy Campbell, Talking Bronco, Edwin Muir, The Voyage and Other Poems

370. Shawe-Taylor, Desmond. "Songs and Dances." Review of Dance of the Seven Veils, directed by Ken Russell. Sunday Times (London), 22 February 1970, 53.
Description: Reed is credited as a contributing writer to Ken Russell's film for BBC Omnibus.

Newspaper: Songs and Dances 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Dance of the Seven Veils

371. Shayon, Robert Lewis. "TV and Radio." Saturday Review of Literature, 19 May 1951, 28.
Description: Lutyen's compostition, Canterbury Cathedral, written by Reed, is heard on WNYC, courtesy of the BBC's "World Theatre" series.

Newspaper: TV and Radio 
Subjects: Criticism, Radio
References: Elisabeth Lutyens, Canterbury Catherdral

372. 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

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

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

374. Shuttleworth, Martin. "A Magnificent Piece." Listener 67, no 1733 (14 June 1962): 1045-1046 [1046].
Description: Shuttleworth calls Reed's radio play, A Hedge, Backwards (rebroadcast for the fifth time on June 6, 1962) a 'quintessentially delightful piece of English nonsense...[.]'

Journal: A Magnificent Piece 
Subjects: Criticism, Play
References: A Hedge, Backward

375. Silkin, Jon. The Life of Metrical and Free Verse in Twentieth-Century Poetry. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1997. 60.
Description: Notes that "Chard Whitlow" parodies Eliot's "Gerontion."

Book: The Life of Metrical and Free Verse in Twentieth-Century Poetry 
Subjects: Criticism, Parody
References: Chard Whitlow

376. Simon, Irène. "English Letters." Revue des Langues Vivantes/Tijdschrift voor Levende Talen 14, no. 3 (May/June 1948): 173-178 [176].
Description: Simon reviews the American edition of A Map of Verona and Other Poems, and finds 'Reed's purpose is to suggest more than to describe.'

Journal: Revue des Langues Vivantes 
Subjects: Criticism, Poem
References: A Map of Verona, The Return, Outside and In, The Place and the Person, Chrysothemis, Philoctetes, Morning

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

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

378. Simpson, Louis. A Revolution in Taste: Studies of Dylan Thomas, Allan Ginsburg, Sylvia Plath, and Robert Lowell. New York: Macmillan, 1978. 39.
Description: A Dylan Thomas poetry reading included 'a hilarious imitation of T.S. Eliot's voice in a parody by Henry Reed.'

Book: A Revolution in Taste 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Chard Whitlow

379. Simpson, Roger. "King Arthur in World War Two Poetry: His Finest Hour?" Arthuriana 13, no. 1 (Spring 2003): 77-78, 89.
Description: Roger Simpson contemplates Reed's "Tintagel" poems, concerning the Tristan and Iseult legends.

Journal: Arthuriana 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Tristram, Iseult Blaunchesmains, King Mark, Iseult La Belle

380. Simpson, Roger. Radio Camelot: Arthurian Legends on the BBC, 1922-2005. Woodbridge, Suffolk: D.S. Brewer, 2008. 38.
Description: Simpson reports that Reed's four-part "Tintagel" series was broadcast on the BBC Home Service's "New Poems," on December 7, 1944, in an arrangement for five speakers.

Book: Radio Camelot (9781843841401)
Subjects: Poem, Radio, Criticism
References: Tintagel, Iseult Blaunchesmains, Iseult La Belle, King Mark, Tristram

381. Sinclair, Andrew. War Like a Wasp: The Lost Decade of the 'Forties. London: Hamish Hamilton, 1989. 45, 69, 79, 94, 107, 109, 111, 114, 218-219, 297, 301, 302, 316.
Description: Reed makes several appearances in this appraisal of the literature of the 1940s.

Book: War Like a Wasp (0241125316)
Subjects: Criticism
References: Naming of Parts, Judging Distances, Unarmed Combat

382. Sissons, Michael, and Philip French, eds. Age of Austerity. London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1976. 224.

Book: Age of Austerity (083718732X)
Subjects: Criticism, Review

383. Sonzogni, Marco. Afterword to Mottetti, by Eugenio Montale, translated by Henry Reed. PN Review 180 34, no. 4 (March-April 2008): 38-41.
Description: Sonzogni appraises Reed's translations of Montale's Mottetti, and describes Reed's manuscripts and his history with the poems and the Italian language.

Journal: Afterword to Mottetti, by Eugenio Montale 
Subjects: Criticism, Poem, Translation
References: Eugenio Montale

384. "Shorter Notices." Review of Since 1939 (2). Spectator 183, no. 6328 (7 October 1949): 480.
Description: On the reissue of The Novel Since 1939: 'Mr. Reed is hardly tactful to write overtly as an "intellectual addressing other intellectuals," yet his essay is perhaps the most rewarding (for this very reason?).'

Journal: Shorter Notices 
Subjects: Criticism
References: The Novel Since 1939

385. Spencer, T.J.B. "Short Notices." Review of The Concise Cambridge Bibliography of English Literature, 600-1950, edited by George Watson. Modern Language Review 54, no. 4 (October 1959): 626-627 [627].
Description: Mentions several authors who failed to make the "Concise" volume, including Reed.

Journal: Short Notices 
Subjects: Criticism

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

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

387. Spender, Stephen. "Randall Jarrell's Landscape." Review of Losses, by Randall Jarrell. Nation 166, no. 18 (1 May 1948): 475-476.
Description: Spender disagrees with Jarrell's comments about Reed from March's Nation.

Journal: Randall Jarrell's Landscape 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Randall Jarrell, Orestes at Tauris

388. Spender, Stephen. Review of Losses, by Randall Jarrell. In vol 41, Poetry Criticism, edited by David Galens. Detroit: Thomson Gale, 2003. 135.
Description: Reprints Spender's 1948 Nation review of Jarrell's collection, Losses.

Chapter: Review of Lossess 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Randall Jarrell

389. Spender, Stephen. T.S. Eliot. New York: Viking, 1975. 177.
Description: Eliot 'relished' "Chard Whitlow," but did not emulate it.

Book: T.S. Eliot 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Chard Whitlow

390. Spiegl, Fritz. "Bark and Moat's Art." Listener 97, no. 2490 (6 January 1977): 25.
Description: BBC music review accuses a repeat broadcast of Reed's Emily Butter of being a 'vitriolic' attack on Benjamin Britten.

Journal: Bark and Moat's Art 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Emily Butter, Benjamin Britten

391. Squires, Michael, ed. Lady Chatterley's Lover: A Propos of "Lady Chatterley's Lover". Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1993. xxxix.
Description: Quotes Reed's Listener review of the Penguin edition of Lady Chatterley's Lover, from November, 1960.

Book: Lady Chatterly's Lover: A Propos (0521222664)
Subjects: Criticism
References: D.H. Lawrence

392. 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

393. 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

394. 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

395. 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

396. 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

397. States, Jr., Bert O. "Addendum: The Stage History of Shelley's The Cenci." PMLA 72, no. 4 (September 1957): 633-644 [635].
Description: Quotes from Reed's 1947 Listener review of a BBC staging of Shelley's The Cenci.

Journal: Addendum: The Stage History of Shelley's The Cenci 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Percy Bysshe Shelley, The Cenci

398. Steer, Barbara D.G. "Shakespeare and Italy." Notes and Queries 198, no. 1 (January 1953): 23.
Description: A theory on Shakespeare's Italian influences is provoked by an ad for Reed's radio play, The Great Desire I Had.

Journal: Shakespeare and Italy 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Shakespeare, The Great Desire I Had

399. Stephens, Frances. Theatre World Annual, No. 7: 1st June 1955-31st May 1956. New York: Macmillan, 1956. 26, 27, 72-75, 79-80.
Description: Reviews and pictorials for 1955 performances of Reed's translations of Betti's plays, The Queen and the Rebels, and Summertime.

Book: Theatre World Annual, No. 7 
Subjects: Criticism, Play, Translation
References: Ugo Betti, The Queen and the Rebels, Summertime, Leo McKern, Duncan Lamont, Irene Worth, Alan Tilvern, Geraldine McEwan, Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies, Dirk Bogarde

400. Stevens, Denis. Review of The Early Music Revival: A History, by Harry Haskell. Early Music 17, no. 3 (August 1989): 415-416, 419 [416].
Description: States that Reed's Vincenzo 'reconstructs [the] "Lament of Aradne" with choruses interwoven with solo verses.'

Journal: Review of The Early Music Revival 
Subjects: Play, Criticism
References: Vincenzo

401. Stokes, Edward. The Novels of Henry Green. London: Hogarth Press, 1959. 8, 60, 116, 222.
Description: Quotes Reed's May, 1945 review of Henry Green's novel, Loving.

Book: The Novels of Henry Green 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Henry Green, Loving

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

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

403. Stonier, G.W. "Result of Competition No. 585." New Statesman and Nation 21, no. 533 (10 May 1941): 493-494.
Description: Stonier introduces the winning parodies, including "Chard Whitlow," by 'H.R.'

Journal: Result of Competition No. 585 
Subjects: Criticism

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

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

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

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

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

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

407. Suttor, T.L. Review of The Novel Since 1939, by Henry Reed. Southerly 9, no. 4 (1948): 231-232.
Description: Review of Reed's British Council pamphlet on wartime and post-war English novelists.

Journal: Review of The Novel Since 1939 
Subjects: Criticism
References: The Novel Since 1939

408. Swales, John M. Genre Analysis: English in Academic and Research Settings. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 1990. 47-48.

Book: Genre Analysis 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Chard Whitlow

409. Swallow, Alan. "Reed, Henry: A Map of Verona and Other Poems." In vol. 1948, Index to Little Magazines. Denver, CO: A. Swallow, 1948. 67.
Description: This index lists four reviewers of the American edition of Reed's A Map of Verona: Arrowsmith, Gordon, Lougée, and Swallow.

Book: Index to Little Magazines 
Subjects: Criticism

410. Swallow, Alan. "Some Current Poetry." New Mexico Quarterly Review 18, no. 4 (Winter 1948): 460.
Description: This 1948 review of A Map of Verona and Other Poems compares Reed's poetry with that of his American contemporary, John Berryman.

Journal: New Mexico Quarterly Review 
Subjects: Criticism
References: A Map of Verona

411. Swingler, Randall. "Books of Poems." Review of A Map of Verona, by Henry Reed. Our Time 5, no. 12 (July 1946): 272-273.
Description: Swingler describes Reed as being in regions 'where our maps are useless and the compass variation is enormous.'

Journal: Books of Poems 
Subjects: Criticism
References: The Builders

412. Sykes, Christopher. "Achievement of the Third Programme." Times (London), 22 August 1956, viii.
Description: With the exceptions of Reed and Dorothy Baker, the hope for a new school of writers for the BBC remains unfulfilled.

Newspaper: Achievement of the Third Programme 
Subjects: Criticism, Radio
References: Dorothy Baker

413. Symons, Julian. "Lost Felicity." Times (London) Literary Supplement, 22 November 1991, 7.
Description: A 1991 review by Julian Symons of Reed's Collected Poems, with some biographical background.

Newspaper: The Times Literary Supplement, Nov. 1991 
Subjects: Criticism
References: The Intruder, The Blissful Land, Tristram, The Auction Sale, Chard Whitlow, Psychological Warfare, The Town Itself, Three Words, The Interval, The River

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

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

415. Taylor, John Russell. The Angry Theatre: New British Drama. New York: Hill and Wang, 1969. 26.

Book: The Angry Theatre (809026635)
Subjects: Criticism
References: Return to Naples, The Streets of Pompeii, The Private Life of Hilda Tablet, A Very Great Man Indeed

416. Tarbert, Gary C., and Barbara Beach, eds. "Reed, Henry." In vol. 6, Book Review Index: A Master Cumulation 1965-1984. Detroit, MI: Gale Research Co., 1985. 4243.
Description: Indexes five book reviews for Hilda Tablet and Others, Lessons of the War, and The Streets of Pompeii.

Chapter: Reed, Henry 
Subjects: Criticism, Play, Poem

417. Taubman, Howard. "'Corruption' is Offered at the Cherry Lane." New York Times, 9 October 1963, 49.
Description: Theatre review for the 1963 New York production of Reed's translation of Ugo Betti's play.

Newspaper: 'Corruption' is Offered at the Cherry Lane 
Subjects: Criticism, Play
References: Corruption in the Palace of Justice, Ugo Betti

418. Taylor, D.J. "Gone with the Whinge." Review of The Oxford Book of Parodies, edited by John Gross. Financial Times, 24 July 2010, 13.
Description: Quotes Reed's Thomas Hardy parody.

Newspaper: Gone with the Whinge 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Stoutheart on the Southern Railway, Thomas Hardy

419. Taylor, John Russell. Anger and After: A Guide to the New British Drama. London: Methuen, 1962. 26.
Description: Reed's dramatic work for radio and stage is mentioned in passing as part of "The Early Fifties."

Book: Anger and After 
Subjects: Criticism, Play, Translation
References: Ugo Betti, Return to Naples, The Streets of Pompeii, A Very Great Man Indeed

420. Temple, Ruth Zabriskie, Martin Tucker, and Rita Stein, comps. Index Guide to Modern American and Modern British Literature. New York: F. Unger, 1988. 83.
Description: Index to Reed's appearances in Modern British Literature.

Book: Index Guide to Modern American and Modern British Literature (0804430551)
Subjects: Criticism

421. Temple, Ruth Zabriskie, Martin Tucker, and Rita Stein, comps. Vol 3, Modern British Literature. New York, F. Unger: 1966.

Book: Modern British Literature 
Subjects: Criticism

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

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

423. Thomson, R.W. "Entre Nous." Expository Times 58, no. 2 (November 1946): 55-56 [56].
Description: Reviews of recent poetry mentions publication of Reed's A Map of Verona, and quotes from his poem, "Iseult la Belle."

Journal: Entre Nous 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Iseult la Belle

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

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

425. Tilby, Michael. "Eugénie Grandet." In vol. 1, Encyclopedia of Literary Translation into English, edited by Olive Classe. London: Fitzroy Dearborn, 2000. 102-104 [103].
Description: Tilby calls Reed's adaptation 'inherently Balzacian,' 'outstanding,' and to be 'preferred to its rivals.'

Chapter: Eugénie Grandet (1884964362)
Subjects: Criticism, Translation
References: Honoré de Balzac, Eugénie Grandet

426. Tiller, Terrence. "1904 and All That." Reviews of Poetry of the Present, edited by Geoffrey Grigson, and Contemporary Irish Poetry, edited by Robert Greacen and Valentin Iremonger. Tribune, 22 July 1949, 18-19 [19].
Description: Tiller is skeptical of Grigson's latest anthology, as it neglects to include Durrell, Reed, or himself.

Journal: 1904 and All That 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Lawrence Durrell

427. Tillotson, Kathleen. Novels of the Eighteen-Forties. Oxford: Clarendon, 1954. 20.
Description: Briefly quotes from Reed's The Novel Since 1939.

Book: Novels of the Eighteen-Forties 
Subjects: Criticism, Review
References: The Novel Since 1939

428. Times (London), "Apollo Theatre: 'Summertime'." Review of Summertime, by Ugo Betti, translated by Henry Reed, Apollo Theatre, London, 9 November 1955. 10 November 1955, 14.
Description: Review of opening night for Reed's translation of Betti's Il Paese delle Vacanze.

Newspaper: Apollo Theatre: Summertime 
Subjects: Criticism, Play, Translation
References: Ugo Betti, Summertime, Geraldine McEwan, Gwen Ffrangcon Davies, Dirk Bogarde, Michael Gwynn, Mark Dignam

429. Times (London), "Art of the Radio Actor," 19 April 1960, 14.
Description: Carleton Hobbs, who provided voices for Reed's Hilda Tablet plays and The Land Where the King is a Child, is mentioned as a noteworthy radio actor.

Newspaper: Art of the Radio Actor 
Subjects: Criticism, Play, Radio
References: The Private Life of Hilda Tablet, The Land Where the King is a Child, Carleton Hobbs

430. Times (London), "Arts Theatre: 'The Burnt Flower-Bed." Review of The Burnt Flower-Bed, by Ugo Betti, translated by Henry Reed, Arts Theatre, London, 9 September 1955. 10 September 1955, 8.
Description: The critic for The Times proclaims 'Reed's translation has two advantages: it suggests fidelity to the original and is itself English prose that can be listened to with pleasure.'

Newspaper: Arts Theatre: The Burnt Flower-Bed 
Subjects: Criticism, Play, Translation
References: Ugo Betti, The Burnt Flower-Bed, Yvonne Mitchell, Dudy Nimmo, Alexander Knox, Leo McKern

431. Times (London), "The B.B.C. Plucks Up Courage," 4 March 1959, 5.
Description: The question is raised about Reed's radio plays, 'possibly the funniest broadcasting of its type,' only being offered to the smallest of audiences.

Newspaper: The B.B.C. Plucks Up Courage 
Subjects: Criticism, Play, Radio

432. Times (London), "Coronation Eve Music." Review of "A Garland for the Queen," Festival Hall, London, 1 June 1953. 2 June 1953, 10.
Description: The reviewer of the choral piece commissioned for the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II says that 'Bliss' "Aubade" catches with felicity the evocations of Henry Reed's poem.'

Newspaper: Coronation Eve Music 
Subjects: Criticism, Miscellaneous
References: Arthur Bliss, The Enchantress

433. Times (London), "Credible Triangle." Review of The Land Where the King is a Child, by Henry de Montherlant, translated by Henry Reed. BBC Third Programme, 10 March 1959. 11 March 1959, 13.
Description: The radio critic for the Times calls Reed's translation 'the most closely argued play we have heard for a long time.'

Newspaper: Credible Triangle 
Subjects: Criticism, Play, Translation, Radio
References: Henry de Montherlant, The Land Where the King is a Child

434. Times (London), "General's Paranoia." Review of Not a Drum Was Heard, by Henry Reed. BBC Third Programme, 6 May 1959. 7 May 1959, 4.
Description: The radio critic for the Times calls Reed's play 'ridiculous enough to be beautiful.'

Newspaper: General's Paranoia 
Subjects: Criticism, Play, Radio
References: Not a Drum was Heard

435. Times (London), "Haymarket Theatre: 'The Queen and the Rebels'." Review of The Queen and the Rebels, by Ugo Betti, translated by Henry Reed, Haymarket Theatre, London, 26 October 1955. 27 October 1955, 3.
Description: Opening night review of Reed's adaptation of Betti's play, La Regina e gli Insorti.

Newspaper: Haymarket Theatre: The Queen and the Rebels 
Subjects: Criticism, Play, Translation
References: Ugo Betti, The Queen and the Rebels, Irene Worth, Leo McKern, Duncan Lamont

436. Times (London), "New Fiction: Of Human Bondage." Review of Perdu and His Father, by Paride Rombi, translated by Henry Reed, 30 January 1954, 5.
Description: The critic for The Times believes Rombi is 'well served' by his translator.

Newspaper: New Fiction 
Subjects: Criticism, Translation
References: Paride Rombi, Perdu and His Father

437. Times (London), "A New Tragi-Comedy: Mr. Henry Reed's 'Vincenzo'." Review of Vincenzo, by Henry Reed. BBC Third Programme, 30 March 1955. 31 March 1955, 10.
Description: The Times' critic calls Reed's radio play Vincenzo 'splendidly acted,' and the 'happiest association of playwright and players.'

Newspaper: A New Tragi-Comedy 
Subjects: Criticism, Play, Radio
References: Vincenzo, Barbara Couper, Rachel Gurney, Gwen Cherrell, Hugh Burden, Margaretta Scott

438. Times (London), "Operatic Satire on Third Programme." Review of Emily Butter, by Henry Reed, BBC Third Programme, 14 November 1954. 15 November 1954, 11.
Description: A review of the premiere broadcast of Reed's all-female ensemble play, Emily Butter.

Newspaper: Operatic Satire on Third Programme 
Subjects: Criticism, Play, Radio
References: Emily Butter

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

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

440. Times (London), "Posthumous Betti Play." Review of The Burnt Flower-Bed, by Ugo Betti, translated by Henry Reed, BBC Third Programme, 23 January 1955. 24 January 1955, 3.
Description: The critic for The Times calls Betti 'one of the most interesting playwrights to have emerged from Europe since the war.'

Newspaper: Posthumous Betti Play 
Subjects: Criticism, Play, Translation, Radio
References: Ugo Betti, The Burnt Flower-Bed, Donald McWhinnie, Robert Harris, Andrew Cruickshank, Mary O'Farrell, Esmé Percy

441. Times (London), "Radio," 2 August 1971, 19.
Description: Reed introduces his new poem, "Four People," on Poetry Now (Radio 3).

Newspaper: Radio 
Subjects: Criticism, Poem, Radio
References: Poetry Now

442. Times (London), "Radio and the Survival of the Fittest," The Arts, 28 October 1959, 4.
Description: The correspondent calls for a "fuss" to be made of good radio work by Reed, Cooper, and Naughton.

Newspaper: Radio and the Survival of the Fittest 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Giles Cooper, William Naughton

443. Times (London), "Three Women, One Man," The Arts, Review of Crime on Goat Island by Ugo Betti, translated by Henry Reed, Pembroke Theatre, London, 31 January 1961. 1 February 1961, 5.
Description: 'The enterprising playgoer is advised to accept the opportunity' to see Reed's translation of Betti's Crime on Goat Island.

Newspaper: Three Women, One Man 
Subjects: Criticism, Play, Translation
References: Ugo Betti, Crime on Goat Island

444. Times (London), "Through Gloom to Catastrophe." Review of House on the Water, by Ugo Betti, translated by Henry Reed, BBC Third Programme. 4 February 1961, 3.
Description: The previous night's broadcast of Reed's translation of Betti's House on the Water is reviewed.

Newspaper: Through Gloom to Catastrophe 
Subjects: Criticism, Play, Translation, Radio
References: Ugo Betti, House on the Water, Judi Dench, Peter Woodthorpe, Jack May

445. Times (London), "The Opinions of Dame Hilda Tablet," 15 August 1960, 3.
Description: A "biographic" piece from the London Times concerning the grande dame's opinions on music, casting, and composing. External link.

Link: The Times (London), Aug. 1960 
Subjects: Play, Criticism, Radio
References: The Private Life of Hilda Tablet

446. 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

447. Times (London), "Trumpet Voluntary." Review of The Sweeniad, by Victor Purcell (as Myra Buttle). 22 May 1958, 13.
Description: Victor Purcell's Sweeniad does not achieve the 'demure but paralysing force of Mr. Henry Reed's brief "Chard Whitlow."'

Newspaper: Trumpet Voluntary 
Subjects: Criticism, Poem, Parody
References: Myra Buttle, The Sweeniad, Chard Whitlow

448. Times (London), "Ugo Betti Play Broadcast: The Avant Garde Theatre." Review of The Queen and the Rebels, by Ugo Betti, translated by Henry Reed, BBC Third Programme, 17 October 1954. 19 October 1954, 10.
Description: Review of the premiere broadcast of Betti's play, La Regina e gli Insorti, adapted for radio by Reed.

Newspaper: Ugo Betti Play Broadcast 
Subjects: Criticism, Play, Translation, Radio
References: Ugo Betti, The Queen and the Rebels

449. Times (London), "Writing for the Radio," 22 May 1959, 16.
Description: Discussing the problems and rewards of radio drama, the correspondent remarks that 'Henry Reed has comically but brutally dismembered large tracts of contemporary society....'

Newspaper: Writing for the Radio 
Subjects: Criticism, Play
References: Henry de Montherlant, The Land Where the King is a Child, A Very Good Man Indeed, The Primal Scene, As it Were

450. Times (London) Literary Supplement, "A Biographer in Search of Laughs." Reviews of Hilda Tablet and Others and The Streets of Pompeii, by Henry Reed. 26 November 1971, 1486.
Description: The TLS critic believes Reed's radio work on the printed page "will give as much delight as it did (and still does) on air."

Newspaper: A Biographer in Search of Laughs 
Subjects: Criticism, Play
References: A Very Great Man Indeed, The Private Life of Hilda Tablet, The Unblest, The Monument, Vincenzo, The Great Desire I Had

451. Times (London) Literary Supplement, "A Poet of Strange Vision," 1 November 1947, 562.
Description: Reed's Moby Dick: A Play for Radio mentioned in review of Melville's poetry.

Newspaper: A Poet of Strange Vision 
Subjects: Criticism

452. Times (London) Literary Supplement, "The Spoken Word," 6 December 1947, 632.
Description: Review of Moby Dick: A Play for Radio from Herman Melville's Novel. Cape. 6s.

Newspaper: The Spoken Word 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Moby Dick

453. Times (London) Literary Supplement, "Man's Conflicts," 11 May 1946, 225.
Description: Uncredited early review of A Map of Verona, calls Reed a '[master] of many moods.'

Newspaper: The Times Literary Supplement, May 1946 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Tristram, Chrysothemis, Philoctetes

454. 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

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

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

456. Tolley, A.T. The Poetry of the Thirties. London: Victor Gollancz, 1975. 121, 369-372.
Description: Tolley quotes at length from "Outside and In," believing it is 'Reed's very finished talent, his delicate control of rhythm and diction that create the tone of an intimate speaking voice...[.]'

Book: The Poetry of the Thirties 
Subjects: Criticism, Poem
References: Outside and In

457. Travisano, Thomas J. Midcentury Quartet: Bishop, Lowell, Jarrell, Berryman, and the Making of a Postmodern Aesthetic. Charlottesville, VA: University Press of Virginia, 1999. 27.
Description: A letter from Randall Jarrell to John Berryman mentions "I don't like [Henry] Reed nearly as much as you do, but this is a small point."

Book: Midcentury Quartet 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Randall Jarrell, John Berryman

458. Trewin, J.C. "Just Imagine It." Review of The Great Desire I Had by Henry Reed. Listener 48, no. 1235 (30 October 1952): 737.
Description: A warm, but critical, reception for Reed's Shakespeare-in-Italy play, The Great Desire I Had.

Journal: Just Imagine It 
Subjects: Criticism, Play, Radio
References: The Great Desire I Had

459. Trewin, J.C. "Alive and Dead." Listener 51, no. 1318 (3 June 1954): 983-984.
Description: Trewin's review of the original BBC broadcast of The Private Life of Hilda Tablet.

Book: The Listener 
Subjects: Criticism
References: The Private Life of Hilda Tablet

460. Trewin, J.C. "Return Journeys." Listener 47, no. 1203 (20 March 1952): 487.
Description: Trewin's review of the original broadcast of Reed's play, The Streets of Pompeii. '[A] real and terrifying journey.'

Journal: The Listener, Mar. 1952 
Subjects: Criticism
References: The Streets of Pompeii

461. Trussler, Simon. "Disturbing Statement About Matriarchy." Review of La Fastidiosa by Franco Brusati, translated by Henry Reed. Mercury Theatre, 21 October 1968. Times (London), 22 October 1968, 13.
Description: Review of the opening night of Reed's adaptation of Brusati's La Fastidiosa.

Newspaper: Disturbing Statement About Matriarchy 
Subjects: Criticism, Play, Translation
References: Franco Brusati, La Fastidiosa

462. Tynan, Ken Peacock. "Salvador de Madariaga's 'On Hamlet'." Letter to the editor. Listener 40, no. 1027 (30 September 1948): 491.
Description: Tynan, director of the Oxford University Players' First Quarto Hamlet, writes in to defend his production.

Journal: Salvador de Madariaga's 'On Hamlet' 
Subjects: Criticism, Radio
References: Kenneth Peacock Tynan, Hamlet

463. Unger, Leonard. "Seven Poets." The Sewanee Review 56, no. 1 (January-March 1948): 162-164.
Description: Leonard Unger's 1948 review of Reed's collection, A Map of Verona and Other Poems.

Journal: The Sewanee Review 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Chard Whitlow, The Place and the Person

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

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

465. 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

466. Van O'Connor, William. "Parody as Criticism." College English 25, no. 4 (January 1964): 241-248 [246-247].
Description: Reed's parody, "Chard Whitlow," is used as an argument for Eliot's 'spritual shell game.'

Journal: Parody as Criticism 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Chard Whitlow

467. Vansittart, Peter. "Radio." Review of "Four People," by Henry Reed. BBC Radio 3, "Poetry Now," 2 August 1971. Times (London), 14 August 1971, 18.
Description: Review of Reed's poem, "Four People," on the BBC radio program Poetry Now.

Newspaper: Radio 
Subjects: Criticism, Poem
References: Four People

468. "Notes on Current Books." Virginia Quarterly Review 68, no. 3 (Summer 1992): 101-102.
Description: Review of Collected Poems by Henry Reed.

Journal: Virginia Quarterly Review 
Subjects: Criticism

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

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

470. Wade, David. "British Radio Drama Since 1960." In British Radio Drama, edited by John Drakakis. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1981. 218-244.

Chapter: British Radio Drama Since 1960 (0521221838)
Subjects: Criticism

471. Wade, David. "Indifferent Health." Radio. Review of BBC radio broadcast of Sorrows of Love, by Giuseppe Giacosa, translated by Henry Reed. Times London, 28 October 1978, 10.
Description: Wade calls this translation 'fluent,' 'stylish,' and 'superbly speakable,' and notes that Reed still has his 'glowing touch.'

Newspaper: Indifferent Health 
Subjects: Criticism, Play, Translation
References: Giuseppe Giacoso, Sorrows of Love, Eileen Atkins, John Tydeman

472. Wade, David. "New Sound?" Radio. Times London, 16 July 1977, 11.
Description: The new BBC 4, compared with the days of the Third Programme.

Newspaper: New Sound? 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Louis Macneice, Douglas Bridson

473. Wade, David. "Radio: The Art of Carrying Learning Lightly." Review of BBC broadcast of The Land Where the King is a Child, by Henry de Montherlant, translated by Henry Reed. Times (London), 29 April 1972, 11.
Description: Review of Reed's radio play, based on Montherlant's play La Ville dont le Prince est un Enfant.

Newspaper: Radio: The Art of Carrying Learning Lightly 
Subjects: Criticism, Play, Translation, Radio
References: Henry de Montherlant, The Land Where the Child is King, John Tydeman

474. 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

475. Walker, Neil E., and Beverly Baer, eds. "Reed, Henry." In vol. 4, Book Review Index: A Master Cumulation 1985-1992. Detroit, MI: Gale Research Inc., 1994. 4425.
Description: Indexes for book reviews of Reed's Collected Poems.

Chapter: Reed, Henry 
Subjects: Criticism, Poem

476. Walker, Roy. "Overdose." Listener 59, no. 1509 (27 February 1958): 379-380.
Description: Exhausted by the rebroadcast of Reed's Hilda Tablet series, Walker laments sequels.

Journal: Overdose 
Subjects: Criticism, Play, Radio
References: A Very Great Man Indeed, The Private Life of Hilda Tablet

477. Walton, Geoffrey. "The Age of Yeats or the Age of Eliot?" Notes on Recent Verse. Scrutiny 12, no. 4 (Autumn 1944): 310-321 [310].
Description: Reed's poem "Iseult Blaunchesmains" is quoted from The Listener as being in 'Mr. Eliot's later manner.'

Journal: The Age of Yeats or the Age of Eliot? 
Subjects: Criticism, Poem
References: Iseult Blaunchesmains

478. Wardle, Irving. "Is the National Theatre Doing Its Job?" Times (London), 28 September 1968, 19.
Description: Wardle cites the "lachrymous" production of Ginzburg's Advertisement as signs of a poor season.

Newspaper: Is the National Theatre Doing Its Job? 
Subjects: Play, Criticism
References: Natalia Ginzburg, The Advertisement

479. Wardle, Irving. "Nothing Much to Cheer." Times (London), 28 December 1968, 16.
Description: No "big rows" in the preceding theatre season, except those over Ginzburg's The Advetisement, and Hochbuth's Soldiers.

Newspaper: Nothing Much to Cheer 
Subjects: Criticism, Play, Translation
References: Natalia Ginzburg, The Advertisement

480. Wardle, Irving. "Unhappy Opening for New Season." Review of The Advertisement by Natalia Ginzburg, translated by Henry Reed. National Theatre, 24 September 1968. Times (London), 25 September 1968, 8.
Description: An unfavorable review of opening night for Reed's translation of Ginzburg's The Advertisement. Includes a photograph of Joan Plowright as Teresa.

Newspaper: Unhappy Opening for New Season 
Subjects: Criticism, Play, Translation
References: Natalia Ginzburg, The Advertisement, Joan Plowright

481. Wasley, Aidan. "The 'Gay Apprentice': Ashbery, Auden, and a Portrait of the Artist as a Young Critic." Contemporary Literature 43, no. 4 (Winter 2002): 667-708 [679].
Description: Apparently, Ashbery's senior thesis quotes Reed's criticism of Auden.

Journal: The "Gay Apprentice" 
Subjects: Criticism
References: John Ashbery, W.H. Auden

482. Webb, Edwin. Literature in Education: Encounter and Experience. London: Falmer Press, 1992. 128.
Description: Reed's Lessons of the War can be presented as two voices, 'though there are other possibilities of projection.'

Book: Literature in Education 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Lessons of the War

483. 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

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

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

485. Willetts, Paul. Fear and Loathing in Fitzrovia. Heaton Moor, England: Dewi Lewis, 2003. 186, 189.
Description: Cites Reed's less-than-favorable New Statesman reviews of the novels of Julian Maclaren-Ross.

Book: Fear and Loathing in Fitzrovia (1899235698)
Subjects: Criticism, Review
References: Julian Maclaren-Ross

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

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

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

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

488. Wood, Sharon. "Dino Buzzati." In vol. 1, Encyclopedia of Literary Translation into English, edited by Olive Classe. London: Fitzroy Dearborn, 2000. 203-205 [203, 205].

Chapter: Dino Buzzati (1884964362)
Subjects: Criticism, Translation
References: Dino Buzzati, Larger Than Life

489. Worsley, T.C. "Spring Collections." Review of Penguin New Writing, edited by John Lehmann. New Statesman and Nation 34, no 853 (12 July 1947): 36-37 [37].
Description: Reed's and MacNeice's poems were chosen for Lehmann's anthology.

Journal: Spring Collections 
Subjects: Criticism
References: Louis MacNeice

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