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. Reed, Henry. Radio Times (14 March 1952): 11.
Description: Introduction to The Streets of Pompeii.

Journal:  
Subjects: Play
References: The Streets of Pompeii

2. Reed, Henry, "'Tatty': The Year's New Word," Birmingham Post, 13 October 1937.
Description: Discusses the history and usage of the word 'tatty'.

Newspaper: 'Tatty': The Year's New Word 
Subjects: Review

3. Reed, Henry. Afterword to Père Goriot by Honoré de Balzac. New York: American Library, 1962.

Book: Afterword to Père Goriot 
Subjects: Translation
References: Honoré de Balzac, Père Goriot

4. Reed, Henry. Afterword to Père Goriot, by Honoré de Balzac. New York: Signet Classic, 1981.

Book: Afterword to Père Goriot 
Subjects: Translation
References: Honoré de Balzac, Père Goriot

5. Reed, Henry. "Antigone." Penguin New Writing 30 (1947): 97-99.

Journal: Antigone 
Subjects: Poem
References: Antigone

6. Reed, Henry. "Ars Poetica." Botteghe Oscure 2 (1948): 262-264.
Description: This poem, a long meditation on regret, appears in Reed's Collected Poems as "De Arte Poetica."

Journal: Ars Poetica 
Subjects: Poem, Translation
References: De Arte Poetica

7. Reed, Henry. "Aubade for Coronation Morning." In A Garland for the Queen, music by Arthur Bliss. London: Stainer and Bell, 1953.
Description: One of a group of modern madrigals set by Sir Arthur Bliss for the 1953 Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II.

Sound: Aubade for Coronation Morning 
Subjects: Poem
References: Aubade

8. Reed, Henry. "The Auction Sale." Encounter 11, no. 4 (October 1958): 49-55.
Description: Restrained drama unfurls in this long, 300-line, Hardyesque poem about a country auction and the battle for a special painting. Originally published in Stephen Spender's Encounter, October 1958.

Journal: The Auction Sale 
Subjects: Poem
References: The Auction Sale

9. Reed, Henry. "The Auction Sale." Lot One (July 1983).

Journal: The Auction Sale 
Subjects: Poem
References: The Auction Sale

10. Reed, Henry. The Auction Sale. Warwick, England: Greville Press, 2006.
Description: Reed's poem issued as part of the Greville Press Pamphlet series, with an introduction by Jon Stallworthy.

Book: The Auction Sale (0954996771)
Subjects: Poem
References: The Auction Sale

11. 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

12. Reed, Henry. "The Blissful Land." Listener 91, no. 2351 (18 April 1974): 496.

Journal: The Blissful Land 
Subjects: Poem
References: The Blissful Land

13. Reed, Henry. "Bocca di Magra." Listener 93, no. 2403 (24 April 1975): 546.

Journal: Bocca di Magra 
Subjects: Poem
References: Bocca di Magra

14. Reed, Henry. "Books in General." Review of The Scarlett Tree, by Osbert Sitwell. New Statesman and Nation 32, no. 810 (31 August 1946): 155.
Description: Reed's review of Osbert Sitwell's The Scarlett Tree (Macmillan, 1946).

Journal: Books in General 
Subjects: Review
References: Osbert Sitwell, The Scarlett Tree

15. Reed, Henry. "Books in General." Review of Billy Budd, by Herman Melville. New Statesman and Nation 33, no. 847 (31 May 1947): 397.
Description: Reed reviews a new edition of Melville's Billy Budd with an introduction by William Plomer (London: Lehmann, 1947).

Journal: Books in General 
Subjects: Review
References: Herman Melville, Billy Budd, William Plomer

16. Reed, Henry. "Born for Death." Review of Curious Relations, by William d'Arfey. Listener 34, no. 882 (6 December 1945): 672.
Description: Reed reviews d'Arfey's 'family history by a non-professional writer.'

Journal: Born for Death 
Subjects: Review
References: William d'Arfey, Curious Relations, William Plomer

17. Reed, Henry. "The Builders." Listener 22, no. 549 (20 July 1939): 143.

Poem: The Builders 
Subjects: Poem
References: The Builders

18. Reed, Henry. A By-Election in the Nineties. BBC radio broadcast, 1951.
Description: A lighthearted radio comedy, regarding a special election in a Hardyesque Dorchester.

Play: A By-Election in the Nineties 
Subjects: Play
References: A By-Election in the Nineties

19. Reed, Henry. "Cabaco's Song." Music & Letters 34, no. 4 (October 1953): 314.
Description: Originally part of Reed's Moby Dick: A Play for Radio from Herman Melville's Novel (Jonathan Cape, 1947).

Journal: Cabaco's Song 
Subjects: Poem
References: Cabaco's Song

20. Reed, Henry. "The Candidate." Unpublished poem. Papers of Henry Reed. University of Birmingham Information Services, Special Collections. MS031. Birmingham, England.
Description: Reed's personal papers contain a draft for this unpublished poem, not included in the Collected Poems.

Manuscript: The Candidate 
Subjects: Poem
References: The Candidate

21. Reed, Henry. "The Case for Maigret." Reviews of Maigret Hesitates and The Man on the Bench in the Barn, by Georges Simenon. Sunday Times (London), 2 August 1970: 22.
Description: Reed reviews two translations of George Simenon's fiction.

Newspaper: Case for Maigret, The 
Subjects: Review
References: Georges Simenon, Maigret Hesitates, Lyn Moir, Man on the Bench in the Barn, The, Moura Budberg

22. Reed, Henry. "The Changeling." Listener 43, no. 1095 (19 January 1950): 115.

Journal: The Changeling 
Subjects: Poem
References: The Changeling

23. Reed, Henry. "Chard Whitlow (Mr Eliot's Sunday Evening Postscript)." New Statesman and Nation 21, no. 533 (10 May 1941): 494.
Description: Reed's famous parody of T.S. Eliot won a 1941 New Statesman and Nation contest.

Journal: Chard Whitlow 
Subjects: Poem, Parody
References: Chard Whitlow

24. Reed, Henry. "Chrysothemis." New Writing and Daylight (Winter 1942-1943): 53-56.
Description: The first appearance of Reed's long poem about the sister of Orestes and Electra includes a short biographical note.

Journal: Chrysothemis 
Subjects: Poem
References: Chrysothemis

25. Reed, Henry. "Chrysothemis." Penguin New Writing 26 (1945): 98-100.

Journal: Chrysothemis 
Subjects: Poem
References: Chrysothemis

26. 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

27. 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

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

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

29. Reed, Henry. Contributor's File. BBC Written Archives Centre, London. Script Writer, 1C. 16 June 1955, 28 February 1956, 18 February 1958, 24 February 1958.

Manuscript: Contributor's File 
Subjects: Miscellaneous

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

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

31. Reed, Henry. "Monteverdi's Vespers." Letter to the editor. New Statesman and Nation 35, no. 883 (7 February 1948): 115.
Description: An apologetic response to a previous letter from Dr. Hans Redlich.

Journal: Correspondence 
Subjects: Review
References: Monteverdi, Hans Redlich

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

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

33. Reed, Henry. "Daly's." Review of Daly's: The Biography of a Theatre, by D. Forbes-Winslow. New Statesman and Nation 28, no. 714 (28 October 1944): 290-291.
Description: Review of D. Forbes-Winslow's history of Daly's Theatre, London (London: W.H. Allen, 1944).

Journal: Daly's 
Subjects: Review
References: D. Forbes Winslow, Daly's

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

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

35. Reed, Henry. "Deryck Guyler in 'Not a Drum Was Heard': The War Memoirs of General Gland." Radio Times, 1 May 1959, 41.
Description: Includes a short, introductory note by Reed.

Newspaper: Deryck Guyler in "Not a Drum Was Heard" 
Subjects: Play, Radio
References: Not a Drum Was Heard

36. Reed, Henry. "Did Shakespeare Go to Italy?" Radio Times, 24 October 1952, 7.
Description: Reed 'explains how he has let his imagination play round the possibilities' of Shakespeare being inspired by a visit to Italy.

Newspaper: Did Shakespeare Go to Italy? 
Subjects: Play, Radio
References: The Great Desire I Had, William Shakespeare, Vincenzo Gonzaga

37. Reed, Henry. "Discoveries About Hardy." Review of Thomas Hardy: A Bibliographical Study, by Richard L. Purdy. Listener 52, no. 1344 (2 December 1954): 975.
Description: Review of Purdy's Thomas Hardy: A Bibliographical Study (London: Oxford University Press, 1954).

Journal: Discoveries About Hardy 
Subjects: Review
References: Thomas Hardy, Richard L. Purdy, Thomas Hardy: A Bibliographical Study

38. Reed, Henry. "The Door and the Window." Listener 32, no. 825 (2 November 1944): 488.
Description: Reed's poem "The Door and the Window" appears here for the first time.

Journal: The Door and the Window 
Subjects: Poem

39. Reed, Henry. "The Door and the Window." Partisan Review 14, no. 5 (September-October 1947): 523.

Journal: The Door and the Window 
Subjects: Poem
References: Door and the Window

40. Reed, Henry. "Early Life and Works of Thomas Hardy, 1840-1878." MA thesis, University of Birmingham. Birmingham, England. 1936.

Manuscript: Early Life and Works of Thomas Hardy 
Subjects: Review
References: Thomas Hardy

41. Reed, Henry. "An Eliot Study." Review of "Four Quartets" Rehearsed: A Commentary on T.S. Eliot's Cycle of Poems, by Raymond Preston. New Statesman and Nation 31, no. 799 (15 June 1946): 434-435.
Description: Review of "Four Quartets" Rehearsed: A Commentary on T.S. Eliot's Cycle of Poems by Raymond Preston (Sheed and Ward, 1946).

Journal: An Eliot Study 
Subjects: Review
References: Raymond Preston, T.S. Eliot, Little Gidding, Four Quartets

42. Reed, Henry. Emily Butter. Unpublished radio script. Broadcast on BBC Third Programme, 1955.
Description: A mostly-operatic performance by an almost entirely female cast, this 1954 play was conceived as a composition by Reed's Hilda Tablet character.

Play: Emily Butter 
Subjects: Play
References: Emily Butter

43. Reed, Henry. "The End of an Impulse." New Writing and Daylight (Summer 1943): 111-123.
Description: Reed describes the new, lyric poetry of Auden, Spender, and Day-Lewis.

Journal: The End of an Impulse 
Subjects: Review
References: W.H. Auden, Stephen Spender, C. Day Lewis

44. Reed, Henry. The English Novel Since 1939. Berlin: Cornelsenverlag, 1949.
Description: German edition of Reed's critical pamphlet for the British Council.

Book: The English Novel Since 1939 
Subjects: Review
References: The Novel Since 1939

45. Reed, Henry. "Epilogue." Time and Tide 26, no. 30 (28 July 1945): 622.
Description: This poem appears in A Map of Verona as "Envoy."

Journal: Epilogue 
Subjects: Poem

46. Reed, Henry. "An Essential Voice." BBC broadcast, 12 January 1975.
Description: Broadcast of a Leopardi anthology, including "La Ginestra."

Radio: An Essential Voice 
Subjects: Poem, Translation
References: La Ginestra

47. Reed, Henry. "Fine Tenor Bell." Review of Thomas Hardy's Notebooks, edited by Evelyn Hardy. Listener 64 (1 December 1955): 955.
Description: Review of Hardy's Notebooks, and Some Letters from Julia Augusta Martin, edited by Evelyn Hardy. (London: Hogarth Press, 1955).

Journal: Fine Tenor Bell 
Subjects: Review
References: Thomas Hardy, Evelyn Hardy, Thomas Hardy's Notebooks, and Some Letters from Julia Martin

48. Reed, Henry. "For Younger Readers." Review of Our Exploits at West Poley, by Thomas Hardy. Listener 48, no. 1232 (9 October 1952): 599-600.
Description: Reed believes this new edition will "scarcely" make Hardy's book a children's classic, but believes 'there is some small sort of eternal summer about it."

Journal: For Younger Readers 
Subjects: Review
References: Thomas Hardy, Our Exploits at West Poley

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

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

50. Reed, Henry. Foreword to Three Plays by Ugo Betti. London: Gollancz, 1956.

Book: Foreword to Three Plays by Ugo Betti 
Subjects: Play, Translation, Review
References: Henry Reed, Foreword to Three Plays by Ugo Betti, Ugo Betti

51. Reed, Henry. Foreword to Three Plays by Ugo Betti. New York: Grove Press, 1958. 5-8.
Description: Reed's 'brief non-critical account of Betti's progress through his quarter-century of playwriting,' with some biographical details of the Italian poet and author.

Book: Foreword to Three Plays by Ugo Betti 
Subjects: Translation, Play, Review
References: Henry Reed, The Burnt Flower-Bed, Summertime, Ugo Betti, The Queen and the Rebels, Foreword to Three Plays by Ugo Betti

52. Reed, Henry. "Four People." Listener 92, no. 2386 (19/26 December 1974): 848-849.

Journal: Four People 
Subjects: Poem

53. Reed, Henry. "From the Sow's Ear." Review of A Pelican at Blandings, by P.G. Wodehouse. Sunday Times (London), 28 September 1969, 62.
Description: Reed ranks Wodehouse's novel 'very highly,' and calls it 'incomparably funny.'

Newspaper: From the Sow's Ear 
Subjects: Review
References: P.G. Wodehouse, A Pelican at Blandings, Osbert Lancaster

54. Reed, Henry. "A Good Dream." Sunday Times (London), 4 January 1970, 69.
Description: Reed's poem "A Good Dream" is published for the first time.

Newspaper: A Good Dream 
Subjects: Poem
References: A Good Dream

55. Reed, Henry. The Great Desire I Had. In The Streets of Pompeii and Other Plays for Radio. London: British Broadcasting Corporation, 1971.
Description: In this radio play from 1952, Reed imagines Shakespeare visiting 16th century Mantua, and receiving inspiration from Duke Vincenzo Gonzaga.

Play: The Great Desire I Had 
Subjects: Play
References: The Great Desire I Had

56. Reed, Henry. A Hedge, Backwards. In Hilda Tablet and Others: Four Pieces for Radio. London, British Broadcasting Corporation, 1971.
Description: Another in the Hilda Tablet sequence, the biographer is confounded by relatives of his subject, including a brother-in-law, General Gland, played by Derek Guyler. Broadcast in 1956.

Play: A Hedge, Backwards 
Subjects: Play
References: A Hedge, Backwards

57. Reed, Henry. "'Henry James, Jr....'." Review of Henry James: The Untried Years, 1843-1870, by Leon Edel. Listener (25 June 1953): 1059-1060.
Description: Reed's review of Edel's Henry James: The Untried Years (London: Hart-Davis, 1953).

Journal: Henry James, Jr.... 
Subjects: Review
References: Henry James, Leon Edel, Henry James: The Untried Years

58. Reed, Henry. "Henry Reed, New Statesman and Nation, 23 June 1945, 408-9." Review of Brideshead Revisited, by Evelyn Waugh. In Evelyn Waugh: The Critical Heritage, edited by Martin Stannard. London: Routledge, 1984. 239-241.
Description: Reed's 1945 New Statesman review of Waugh's Brideshead Revisited is included in this critical text.

Anthology: Henry Reed, New Statesman and Nation (0710095481)
Subjects: Review
References: Evelyn Waugh, Brideshead Revisited

59. Reed, Henry. "Hiding Beneath the Furze." In A Map of Verona and Other Poems. New York: Reynal and Hitchcock, 1947. 23.

Book: Hiding Beneath the Furze 
Subjects: Poem
References: Hiding Beneath the Furze

60. Reed, Henry. Hilda Tablet and Others: Four Pieces for Radio. London: British Broadcasting Corporation, 1971.
Description: Collection of Reed's radio drama for the BBC, including A Very Great Man Indeed, The Private Life of Hilda Tablet, A Hedge, Backwards, and The Primal Scene, As It Were.

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

61. Reed, Henry. "Homage to Dame Hilda—Or Swann's Way." Radio Times, 23 October 1959, 6.
Description: Reed 'offers a few well-chosen words about "Musique Discrète.'

Newspaper: Homage to Dame Hilda 
Subjects: Play, Radio
References: Musique Discrète, Donald Swann

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

Journal: Horizon 
Subjects: Biography

63. Reed, Henry. "An Hour In the Hand." Review of Happy as Larry, by Donagh MacDonagh. The Bell 13, no. 1 (October 1946): 76-78.
Description: MacDonagh's play is 'written in a manner which is to-day usually reserved for radio-features,' and 'is probably a better play for the study than for the theatre.'

Journal: An Hour In the Hand 
Subjects: Review
References: Donagh MacDonagh, Happy as Larry

64. Reed, Henry. "'If and Perhaps and But'." Listener 49, no. 1268 (18 June 1953): 1017-1018.
Description: Reed's radio essay on Eliot's critical prose, in the light of publication of the Selected Prose.

Journal: If and Perhaps and But 
Subjects: Review
References: T.S. Eliot, John Hayward, Selected Prose

65. Reed, Henry. "'If and Perhaps and But'." Letter to the editor. Listener 50, no. 1272 (16 July 1953): 105.
Description: Response to Jones' letter to the editor of July 2nd, regarding Reed's radio talk on Eliot.

Journal: If and Perhaps and But 
Subjects: Review
References: T.S. Eliot, David Jones

66. Reed, Henry. "Il Migglior Fabbro." Review of Four Quartets, by T.S. Eliot. Time and Tide (9 December 1944): 1088.
Description: Reed was identified as the author of this unsigned review in the January 13, 1945 Notes and Queries.

Journal: Il Miglior Fabbro 
Subjects: Review
References: T.S. Eliot, Four Quartets

67. Reed, Henry. "Imitation." Listener 43, no. 1116 (15 June 1950): 1016.
Description: Reed imitates both Arnauld and Leopardi.

Journal: Imitation 
Subjects: Poem
References: Imitation, Giacomo Leopardi, Antoine Arnauld

68. Reed, Henry. "The Interval." Listener 82, no. 2122 (27 November 1969): 763.

Journal: The Interval 
Subjects: Poem
References: The Interval

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

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

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

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

71. Reed, Henry. "Iseult Blaunchesmains." Listener 30, no. 781 (30 December 1943): 756.
Description: Reed's poem "Iseult Blaunchesmains," part of his "Tingagel" series, is published here for the first time.

Journal: Iseult Blaunchesmains 
Subjects: Poem
References: Iseult Blaunchesmains

72. Reed, Henry. "Iseult La Belle." Penguin New Writing 23 (1945): 104-105.

Journal: Iseult La Belle 
Subjects: Poem

73. Reed, Henry. "Italics Mine." Review of T.S. Eliot: A Study of His Writings by Several Hands, and Fabulous Voyager: James Joyce's Ulysses New Statesman and Nation 35, no. 891 (3 April 1948): 278.
Description: Reviews of two critical studies: T.S. Eliot: A Study of His Writings by Several Hands (Balachandra Rajan, ed. London: Dobson, 1947), and Fabulous Voyager: James Joyce's Ulysses (Richard M. Kain. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1947).

Journal: Italics Mine 
Subjects: Review
References: T.S. Eliot, James Joyce, Ulysses, Balachandra Rajan, Richard M. Kain

74. Reed, Henry. "James in the Stalls." Review of The Scenic Art, by Henry James. Listener 42, no. 1081 (13 October 1949): 645.
Description: Reed's review of James' The Scenic Art: Notes on Acting and the Drama, 1872-1901, edited by Allen Wade and Rupert Hart-Davis (New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1948).

Review: James in the Stalls 
Subjects: Review
References: Henry James, The Scenic Art

75. Reed, Henry. "James Joyce: The Triple Exile." Listener 43, no. 1102 (9 March 1950): 437-439.
Description: Reed radio talk on the nature of Joyce's art, and his effect on the English novel.

Journal: James Joyce: The Triple Exile 
Subjects: Review, Radio
References: James Joyce, Ulysses, Finnegan's Wake

76. Reed, Henry. "Joyce's Progress." Orion 4 (Autumn 1947): 131-146.
Description: Written as an lecture to the Oxford University English Club in 1946, Reed posits Joyce as "progressing" away from three things: his family, Dublin, and the Catholic Church.

Journal: Joyce's Progress 
Subjects: Review
References: James Joyce, A Portrait of the Artist as Young Man, Dubliners, Ulysses, Finnegans Wake, G.D. Painter, Rosamond Lehmann, Denys Kilham Roberts, C. Day Lewis

77. Reed, Henry. "Judging Distances." Translated by Nahoum Cohen. KiltARTan Virtual Publishing. <http://www.kiltartan.co.il/poetry/reed.html>.
Description: Henry Reed's poem "Judging Distances" translated into Hebrew.

Link: Judging Distances 
Subjects: Link
References: Judging Distances, Nahoum Cohen

78. Reed, Henry. "Judging Distances." New Statesman and Nation 25, no. 628 (6 March 1943): 155.
Description: The first appearance in print of the second of Reed's "Lessons of the War."

Journal: Judging Distances 
Subjects: Poem
References: Judging Distances

79. Reed, Henry. "Judging Distances: A Poem from the Forces." New Statesman & Society 6, no. 247 (9 April 1993): 26.
Description: Reprints "Judging Distances" for a 50th anniversary of World War II.

Journal: Judging Distances 
Subjects: Poem
References: Judging Distances, Alun Lewis, Troopship in the Tropics

80. Reed, Henry. "King Mark." Orion 1 (1945): 103-104.
Description: Part III of Reed's Tintagel sequence, this poem was inspired by Gottfried von Strassburg's epic, Tristan.

Journal: King Mark 
Subjects: Poem
References: King Mark

81. Reed, Henry. "L'Enfer, c'est Moi." Review of A Season in Hell, by Arthur Rimbaud. Translated by Norman Cameron. Listener 43, no. 1108 (20 April 1950): 703.
Description: Review of Norman Cameron's translation of Rimbaud's Une Saison en Enfer (London: John Lehmann, 1949).

Review: L'Enfer, c'est Moi 
Subjects: Review, Translation
References: Arthur Rimbaud, A Season in Hell, Norman Cameron

82. Reed, Henry. "L'Envoi." London Review of Books, 12 September 1991, 18.
Description: Poem published as part of Jon Stallworthy's "A Life of Henry Reed."

Journal: L'Envoi 
Subjects: Poem
References: L'Envoi

83. Reed, Henry. Lessons of the War. New York: Chilmark Press, 1970.
Description: The five collected "Lessons of the War" poems.

Book: Lessons of the War 
Subjects: Poem

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

91. Reed, Henry. Letter to the editor. Listener 33, no. 840 (15 February 1945): 185.
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: Review
References: Poetry in War Time, George Richards, Geoffrey Grigson

92. 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

93. 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

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

Manuscript: Letter to the editor 
Subjects: Biography

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

99. Reed, Henry. "Liberal Rhymes for Liberal Times." Unpublished poem. Papers of Henry Reed. University of Birmingham Information Services, Special Collections. MS031. Birmingham, England.
Description: Reed's personal papers contain a draft for this unpublished poem, not included in the Collected Poems.

Manuscript: Liberal Rhymes for Liberal Times 
Subjects: Poem
References: Liberal Rhymes for Liberal Times

100. Reed, Henry. "Lorca Again." Review of García Lorca, by Edwin Honig. New English Review 11, no. 8 (December 1945): 759-760.
Description: A decidedly negative review: 'His study of Lorca is very badly written....'

Journal: Lorca, Again 
Subjects: Review
References: García Lorca, Edwin Honig

101. Reed, Henry. "The Making of a Poem: Henry Reed on 'Gerontion' by T.S. Eliot." BBC radio, London. 27 September 1946.

Radio: The Making of a Poem 
Subjects: Review
References: T.S. Eliot, Gerontion

102. Reed, Henry. "The Making of 'The Dynasts'." Penguin New Writing 18 (1943): 136-147.
Description: Reed's reflections on the creation of Hardy's epic poem, The Dynasts.

Journal: The Making of The Dynasts 
Subjects: Review
References: The Dynasts, Thomas Hardy

103. Reed, Henry. "A Map of Verona." Listener 27, no. 687 (12 March 1942): 343.

Journal: A Map of Verona 
Subjects: Poem
References: A Map of Verona

104. Reed, Henry. "A Map of Verona." Listener 51, no. 1298 (14 January 1954): 103, 105.
Description: Reed's "A Map of Verona" was chosen by J.R. Ackerley to be reprinted for The Listener's 25th anniversary issue.

Journal: A Map of Verona 
Subjects: Poem
References: A Map of Verona

105. Reed, Henry. A Map of Verona and Other Poems. New York: Reynal and Hitchcock, 1947.
Description: American edition of Reed's first poetry collection.

Book: A Map of Verona and Other Poems 
Subjects: Poem

106. Reed, Henry. A Map of Verona: Poems. London: Jonathan Cape, 1946.
Description: Reed's first collection of poetry.

Book: A Map of Verona: Poems 
Subjects: Poem

107. Reed, Henry. "Mary O'Farrell and Hugh Burden in 'The Private Life of Hilda Tablet': A Parenthesis for Radio." Radio Times, 21 May 1954, 19.
Description: Reed contributes a brief introduction.

Newspaper: Mary O'Farrell and Hugh Burden in The Private Life of Hilda Tabler 
Subjects: Play, Radio
References: The Private Life of Hilda Tablet

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

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

109. Reed, Henry. Moby Dick: A Play for Radio from Herman Melville's Novel. London: Jonathan Cape, 1947.
Description: Reed's adaptation of Melville's novel for BBC radio had a cast which included Sir Ralph Richardson as Ahab, Cyril Cusack, and Bernard Miles.

Play: Moby Dick 
Subjects: Play
References: Moby Dick, Herman Melville

110. Reed, Henry. Moby Dick. Music by Anthony Hopkins. 2 audio cassettes. London: BBC, 1980.

Sound: Moby Dick 
Subjects: Miscellaneous
References: Moby Dick

111. Reed, Henry. Leopardi, Part II: The Monument. In The Streets of Pompeii and Other Plays for Radio. London: British Broadcasting Corporation, 1971.
Description: Taking place eight years after The Unblest, Leopardi is a renowned poet, but suffers from unrequited love. Broadcast in 1950.

Play: The Monument 
Subjects: Play
References: Monument

112. Reed, Henry. "Morning." Listener 32, no. 811 (27 July 1944): 96.
Description: First publication of Reed's poem, "Morning."

Journal: Morning 
Subjects: Poem
References: Morning

113. Reed, Henry. "Movement of Bodies." Listener 43, no. 1106 (6 April 1950): 609.

Journal: Movement of Bodies 
Subjects: Poem
References: Movement of Bodies

114. Reed, Henry. "Mr. Eliot's Classic." New Statesman and Nation 30, no. 756 (18 August 1945): 113.
Description: Reed's review of T.S. Eliot's What is a Classic? An Address Delivered Before the Virgil Society on the 16th of October, 1944. (London: Faber & Faber, 1945.)

Journal: Mr. Eliot's Classic 
Subjects: Review
References: What is a Classic?, T.S. Eliot

115. Reed, Henry. "Mum's the Word." Reviews of Hamlet and Œdipus by Ernest Jones, and Character and Motive in Shakespeare by J.I.M. Stewart. Listener 41, no. 1066 (30 June 1949): 1129.

Journal: Mum's the Word 
Subjects: Review
References: Ernest Jones, Hamlet and Oedipus, J.I.M. Stewart, Character and Motive in Shakespeare

116. Reed, Henry. Musique Discrète. Unpublished radio script. Broadcast on the BBC Third Programme, 1959.
Description: A request programme of compositions by Dame Hilda Tablet, broadcast in 1959.

Play: Musique Discrète 
Subjects: Play
References: Musique Discrète

117. Reed, Henry. Mycenae. Proposed radio script. Papers of Henry Reed. University of Birmingham Information Services, Special Collections. MS031. Birmingham, England.
Description: Reed's notebooks contain a draft of this unpublished radio play.

Manuscript: Mycenae 
Subjects: Play
References: Mycenae

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

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

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

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

120. Reed, Henry. "New Fiction." Reviews of The Demon Lover by Elizabeth Bowen, To the Boating by Inez Holden, and First Impressions by Isobel Strachey. New Statesman and Nation 30, no. 767 (3 November 1945): 302.
Description: Reed's reviews of Bowen's short story collection, The Demon Lover, and Other Stories (London: Jonathan Cape, 1945), others.

Journal: New Fiction 
Subjects: Review
References: Elizabeth Bowen, The Demon Lover, Inez Holden, To the Boating, Isabel Strachey, First Impressions

121. Reed, Henry. "New Novels." Reviews of The Friendly Young Ladies, The Power House, Wild River, and So Immortal a Flower. New Statesman and Nation 28, no. 712 (14 October 1944): 256-257.
Description: Of Mary Renault's The Friendly Young Ladies (Longmans, Green, 1944), Reed wonders 'precisely how friendly the young ladies have been to each other.'

Journal: New Novels 
Subjects: Review
References: Mary Renault, The Friendly Young Ladies, The Middle Mist, Alex Comfort, The Power House, Anna Louise Strong, Wild River, Cecil Roberts, So Immortal a Flower

122. Reed, Henry. "New Novels." Reviews of A Walk in the Sun, Fair Stood the Wind for France, and Men Die Alone. New Statesman and Nation 28, no. 719 (2 December 1944): 374.
Description: Reed reviews current fiction.

Journal: New Novels 
Subjects: Review
References: Harry Brown, A Walk in the Sun, H.E. Bates, Fair Stood the Wind for France, Michael Leigh, Men Die Alone

123. Reed, Henry. "New Novels." Reviews of Then a Soldier by Geoffrey Cotterell, The North Wind of Love by Compton Mackenzie, and Avalanche by Kay Boyle. New Statesman and Nation 29, no. 730 (17 February 1945): 112.
Description: Reed reviews the novels Then a Soldier, The North Wind of Love, and Avalanche.

Journal: New Novels 
Subjects: Review
References: Geoffrey Cotterell, Then a Soldier, Compton Mackenzie, The North Wind of Love, Kay Boyle, Avalanche

124. Reed, Henry. "New Novels." Reviews of Loving by Henry Green, The Light in the Dusk by Willy Goldman, and The Royal Game by Stefan Zweig. New Statesman and Nation 29, no. 741 (5 May 1945): 292.
Description: Reed reviews new fiction by Henry Green, Willy Goldman, and Stefan Zweig.

Journal: New Novels 
Subjects: Review
References: Henry Green, Loving, Willy Goldman, The Light in the Dusk, Stefan Zweig, The Royal Game

125. Reed, Henry. "New Novels." Reviews of Odd Man Out, Seven Times the Leading Man, A Fugue in Time, and An Ape, a Dog, and a Serpent. New Statesman and Nation 29, no 747 (16 June 1945): 392-393.
Description: Reed reviews new fiction by F.L. Green, Egon Hostovsky, Rumer Godden, and Gerald Kersh.

Journal: New Novels 
Subjects: Review
References: F.L. Green, Odd Man Out, Egon Hostovsky, Seven Times the Leading Man, Rumer Godden, A Fugue in Time, Gerald Kersh, An Ape, A Dog, and a Serpent

126. Reed, Henry. "New Novels." Reviews of Brideshead Revisited by Evelyn Waugh, Household in Athens by Glenway Wescott, and I Will Be Good by Hester W. Chapman. New Statesman and Nation 29, no. 748 (23 June 1945): 408-409.
Description: Includes Reed's review of Evelyn Waugh's Brideshead Revisited (London: Chapman and Hall, 1945), among others.

Journal: New Novels 
Subjects: Review
References: Evelyn Waugh, Brideshead Revisited, Glenway Wescott, Household in Athens, Hester W. Chapman, I Will Be Good

127. Reed, Henry. "New Novels." Reviews of In This Thy Day, The Elderbrook Brothers, Goon in the Block, and Valley of the Sky. New Statesman and Nation 30, no. 761 (22 September 1945): 200-201.
Description: Reed reviews new fiction by Michael McLaverty, Gerald Bullett, Eric Williams, and Hobert Douglas Skidmore.

Journal: New Novels 
Subjects: Review
References: Michael McLaverty, In This Thy Day, Gerald Bullett, The Elderbrook Brothers, Eric Williams, Goon in the Block, Hobert Douglas Skidmore, Valley of the Sky

128. Reed, Henry. "New Novels." Reviews of Final Score, Mine Own Executioner, The English Teacher, and At Mrs. Lippincote's. New Statesman and Nation 30, no. 764 (13 October 1945): 249-250.
Description: Reviews of new fiction includes Balchin's Mine Own Executioner (London: Collins, 1945), and R.K. Narayan's The English Teacher (London: Eyre and Spottiswoode, 1945).

Journal: New Novels 
Subjects: Review
References: Warren Beck, Final Score, Nigel Balchin, Mine Own Executioner, R.K. Narayan, The English Teacher, Elizabeth Taylor, At Mrs. Lippincote's

129. Reed, Henry. "New Novels." Reviews of The House in Clewe Street by Mary Lavin, Dead Ground by Howard Clewes, and The White Rock by Denys Val Baker. New Statesman and Nation 30, no. 773 (15 December 1945): 412-413.
Description: Reed reviews new fiction by Mary Lavin, Howard Clewes, and Denys Val Baker.

Journal: New Novels 
Subjects: Review
References: Mary Lavin, The House in Clewe Street, Howard Clewes, Dead Ground, The White Rock, Denys Val Baker

130. Reed, Henry. "New Novels." Reviews of The Pursuit of Love, Of Many Men, and The Crater's Edge. New Statesman and Nation 31, no. 780 (2 February 1946): 89-90.
Description: Reviews of Nancy Mitford's The Pursuit of Love (Hamish Hamilton, 1945), James Aldridge's Of Many Men (Michael Joseph, 1946), and Stephen Bagnall's The Crater's Edge (Hamish Hamilton, 1945).

Journal: New Novels 
Subjects: Review
References: Nancy Mitford, James Aldridge, Stephen Bagnall

131. Reed, Henry. "New Novels." Reviews of Spanish Portrait, The Trip to London, What Farrar Saw, and Bitten by the Tarantula. New Statesman and Nation 31, no. 784 (2 March 1946): 160.
Description: Reviews of Elizabeth Lake's Spanish Portrait (Pilot, 1945), Rhys Davies' The Trip to London (Heinemann, 1946), James Hanley's What Farrar Saw (Nicholson and Watson, 1946), and J. Maclaren-Ross' Bitten by the Tarantula (Wingate, 1945).

Journal: New Novels 
Subjects: Review
References: Elizabeth Lake, Rhys Davies, James Hanley, J. Maclaren-Ross

132. Reed, Henry. "New Novels." Reviews of Titus Groan, Three, The Gipsy's Baby, and The Real Life of Sebastian Knight. New Statesman and Nation 31, no. 793 (4 May 1946): 323.
Description: Reviews of Mervyn Peake's Titus Groan (Eyre and Spottiswoode, 1946), William Sansom's Three (Hogarth, 1946), Rosamond Lehmann's The Gipsy's Baby (Collins, 1946), and The Real Life of Sebastian Knight (Poetry London, 1945), by Vladimir Nabokov.

Journal: New Novels 
Subjects: Review
References: Mervyn Peake, William Sansom, Rosamond Lehmann, Vladimir Nabokov

133. Reed, Henry. "New Novels." Reviews of At Heaven's Gate, The Folded Leaf, and The Stormy Dawn. Listener 36, no. 928 (24 October 1946): 570.
Description: Reed review new fiction.

Review: New Novels 
Subjects: Review
References: Robert Penn Warren, At Heaven's Gate, William Maxwell, The Folded Leaf, Mark Freshfield, The Stormy Dawn

134. Reed, Henry. "New Novels." Reviews of The Death of Virgil, Sweet River in the Morning, and To the Dark Tower. Listener 36, no. 930 (7 November 1946): 644.
Description: Reed reviews new fiction.

Review: New Novels 
Subjects: Review
References: Hermann Broch, The Death of Virgil, Winston Clewes, Sweet River in the Morning, Francis King, To the Dark Tower

135. Reed, Henry. "New Novels." Reviews of Thieves in the Night, Back, and Mist in the Tagus. Listener 36, no. 933 (28 November 1946): 766.
Description: Reed reviews new fiction, including Henry Green's Back: A Novel (London: Hogarth, 1946).

Review: New Novels 
Subjects: Review
References: Arthur Koestler, Thieves in the Night, Henry Green, Back, Tom Hopkinson, Mist in the Tagus

136. Reed, Henry. "New Novels." Reviews of Marguerite Riley, That Summer, and A Frenchman Must Die. Listener 36, no. 935 (12 December 1946): 856.
Description: Reed reviews new fiction.

Review: New Novels 
Subjects: Review
References: Elizabeth Lake, Marguerite Riley, Frank Sargeson, That Summer, Kay Boyle, A Frenchman Must Die

137. Reed, Henry. "New Novels." Reviews of The Little Kingdom, The Triumph of Death, and The Becker Wives. Listener 37, no. 938 (2 January 1947): 36.
Description: Reed reviews new fiction, including Emyr Humphreys' The Little Kingdom (London: Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1946).

Journal: New Novels 
Subjects: Review
References: Emyr Humphreys, The Little Kingdom, C.F. Ramuz, The Triumph of Death, Mary Lavin, The Becker Wives

138. Reed, Henry. "New Novels." Review of Dangling Man, by Saul Bellow. Listener 37, no. 940 (16 January 1947): 124.
Description: Reed's review of Bellow's Dangling Man (London: John Lehmann, 1946).

Review: New Novels 
Subjects: Review
References: Saul Bellow, Dangling Man

139. Reed, Henry. "New Novels." Reviews of The Age of Reason, Pascual Duarte's Family, and The Leaping Lad. Listener 37, no. 943 (6 February 1947): 256.
Description: Reed reviews books by Sartre, Camilo J. Cela, and Sid Chaplin.

Journal: New Novels 
Subjects: Review
References: Jean-Paul Sarte, The Age of Reason, Eric Sutton, Camilo J. Cela, Pascual Duarte's Family, Sid Chaplin, The Leaping Lad

140. Reed, Henry. "New Novels." Review of Freedom Road, More Deadly Than the Male, and Teresa and Other Stories. Listener 37, no. 395 (6 March 1947): 344.
Description: In this, his last article as fiction reviewer for the Listener, Reed reviews books by Howard Fast, Ambrose Grant, and Seán O'Faoláin.

Journal: New Novels 
Subjects: Review
References: Howard Fast, Freedom Road, Ambrose Grant, More Deadly Than the Male, Seán O'Faoláin, Teresa and Other Stories

141. Reed, Henry. "New Novels." Reviews of Disobedience, Across the River and Into the Trees, Helena, Confessions of a Novice, and The Circle of the Minotaur. Listener 44, no. 1132 (9 November 1950): 515.
Description: Reed reviews new fiction, including Waugh's Helena (London: Chapman & Hall, 1950).

Review: New Novels 
Subjects: Review
References: Disobedience, Alberto Moravia, Across the River and Into the Trees, Ernest Hemingway, Helena, Evelyn Waugh, Confession of a Novice, Guido Piovene, The Circle of the Minotaur, Stuart Hood

142. Reed, Henry. "New Novels." Reviews of Dead Man Over All, Operation Heartbreak, Neapolitan Gold, and The Sunnier Side. Listener 44, no. 1134 (23 November 1950): 609.
Description: Reviews of newly-published novels.

Review: New Novels 
Subjects: Review
References: Walter Allen, Dead Man Over All, Rupert Hart-Davis, Operation Heartbreak, Giusepee Marotta, Neapolitan Gold, Charles Jackson, The Sunnier Side

143. Reed, Henry. "New Novels." Listener 44, no. 1137 (14 December 1950): 757.
Description: Reed reviews newly published novels.

Review: New Novels 
Subjects: Review
References: Jean-Louis Curtis, The Forests of the Night, John Hersey, The Wall, Tennessee Williams, The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone, Peter Taylor, A Woman of Means

144. Reed, Henry. "New Novels and Stories." Listener 45, no. 1140 (4 January 1951): 33.
Description: Reed reviews two new novels, and two collections of short stories.

Review: New Novels and Stories 
Subjects: Review
References: John O'Hara, A Rage to Live, Ernest Frost, The Lighted Cities, Paul Bowles, A Little Stone, William Sansom, The Passionate North

145. Reed, Henry. "New Poetic Drama." Reviews of This Way to the Tomb by Ronald Duncan, and The Old Man of the Mountains by Norman Nicholson. Listener 35, no. 900 (11 April 1946): 486.
Description: Reed reviews verse drama: This Way to the Tomb, by Ronald Duncan (London: Faber and Faber, 1946), and The Old Man of the Mountains, by Norman Nicholson (London: Faber and Faber, 1946).

Journal: New Poetic Drama 
Subjects: Review
References: Ronald Duncan, This Way to the Tomb, Norman Nicholson, The Old Man of the Mountains

146. Reed, Henry. "New Thurber." Review of Lanterns and Lances, by James Thurber. New Statesman 61, no. 1578 (9 June 1961): 924-925.
Description: Reed reviews Thurber's essay collection, Lanterns and Lances (London: Hamish Hamilton, 1961).

Review: New Thurber 
Subjects: Review
References: James Thurber, Lanterns and Lances

147. Reed, Henry. Noises On. BBC radio play, 1947.
Description: BBC radio play.

Radio: Noises On 
Subjects: Play
References: Noises On

148. Reed, Henry. Not a Drum Was Heard: The War Memoirs of General Gland. Unpublished radio script. Broadcast on the BBC Third Programme, 6 May 1959.
Description: A tangent in the Hilda Tablet sequence, with overtones of General Montgomery. Broadcast in 1959.

Play: Not a Drum Was Heard 
Subjects: Play

149. Reed, Henry. The Novel Since 1939. British Council pamphlet. London: Longmans, Green, 1946.
Description: '[R]eactions of a sensitive and intelligent young critic to the work of British novelists during the war years,' from Virginia Woolf to Aldous Huxley.

Book: The Novel Since 1939 
Subjects: Review

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

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

151. Reed, Henry. "Passage to India." Review of An Area of Darkness, by V.S. Naipaul. Spectator 213, no. 7110 (2 October 1964): 452-453.
Description: Reed finds that Naipaul's book makes 'that harrowing choice between the sorry thing that can just be laughed at and those that can only be wept at.'

Review: Passage to India 
Subjects: Review
References: V.S. Naipaul, An Area of Darkness

152. Reed, Henry. "Philoctetes." New Writing and Daylight (Autumn 1944): 136-139.

Journal: Philoctetes 
Subjects: Poem
References: Philoctetes

153. Reed, Henry. "Pity and Terror." Review of The Song of the Cold, by Edith Sitwell. New Statesman and Nation 31, no. 779 (26 January 1946): 69.
Description: Review of Edith Sitwell's poetry collection, The Song of the Cold (London: Macmillan, 1945).

Journal: Pity and Terror 
Subjects: Review
References: Edith Sitwell

154. Reed, Henry. "The Place and the Person." New Writing and Daylight (September 1945). 161-165.

Journal: The Place and the Person 
Subjects: Poem
References: The Place and the Person

155. Reed, Henry. "Poem." Listener 18, no. 468 (29 December 1937): 1416.
Description: Reed's first published poem, "The Captain," as it originally appeared in The Listener.

Journal: Poem 
Subjects: Poem
References: The Captain

156. Reed, Henry. "Poem." Listener 22, no. 556 (7 September 1939): 486.
Description: Originally published in The Listener, this poem appears in A Map of Verona as "Outside and In."

Journal: Poem 
Subjects: Poem
References: Outside and In

157. Reed, Henry. "Poem." Listener 23, no. 587 (11 April 1940): 750.
Description: Reed's poem, "Hiding Beneath the Furze," as it first appeared in The Listener.

Journal: Poem 
Subjects: Poem
References: Hiding Beneath the Furze

158. Reed, Henry. "Poetry in War Time: I—The Older Poets." Listener 33, no. 836 (18 January 1945): 69, 72.
Description: Reed discusses three modern poets and their influences in tradition.

Journal: Poetry in War Time: I—The Older Poets 
Subjects: Review
References: Edwin Muir, Louis MacNeice, C. Day Lewis

159. Reed, Henry. "Poetry in War Time: II—The Younger Poets." Listener 33, no. 837 (25 January 1945): 100-101.
Description: Reed touches on many poets currently writing, but focuses on three contemporary poets.

Journal: Poetry in War Time: II—The Younger Poets 
Subjects: Review
References: David Gascoyne, Vernon Watkins, Alun Lewis

160. Reed, Henry. "The Poetry of Edith Sitwell." Penguin New Writing 21 (1944): 109-122.
Description: Reed discusses the poetic development of Edith Sitwell.

Journal: The Poetry of Edith Sitwell 
Subjects: Review
References: Edith Sitwell

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

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

162. Reed, Henry. "Poplit." Review of Soviet Stories of the Last Decade, translated by Elisaveta Fen. New Statesman and Nation 29, no. 737 (7 April 1945): 230.
Description: Reed's reviews Soviet Stories of the Last Decade (London: Methuen, 1945), selected and translated by Elisaveta Fen.

Journal: Poplit 
Subjects: Review
References: Elisaveta Fen, Soviet Stories of the Last Decade

163. 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

164. Reed, Henry. The Primal Scene, As It Were. In Hilda Tablet and Others: Four Pieces for Radio. London, British Broadcasting Corporation, 1971.
Description: Hilda Tablet and her entourage embark on a Mediterranean voyage in this psychoanalytical farce from 1958.

Play: The Primal Scene, As It Were 
Subjects: Play
References: Primal Scene, As It Were

165. Reed, Henry. "The Prisoner in the Palazzo." Radio Times, 6 May 1949, 7.
Description: An introduction to Reed's play 'in which he has dramatised the early life of the nineteenth-century Italian poet Leopardi.'

Newspaper: The Prisoner in the Palazzo 
Subjects: Play, Radio
References: The Unblest, Giacomo Leopardi

166. Reed, Henry. The Private Life of Hilda Tablet. In Hilda Tablet and Others: Four Pieces for Radio. London, British Broadcasting Corporation, 1971.
Description: "Full frontal nudity was heard on radio for the first time," as Reed described it, in this 1954 follow-up to A Very Great Man Indeed.

Play: The Private Life of Hilda Tablet 
Subjects: Play
References: The Private Life of Hilda Tablet

167. Reed, Henry. "Protestant Boy." Review of The Midnight Court, by Bryan Merriman. New Statesman and Nation 31, no. 790 (13 April 1946): 268.
Description: Review of Bryan Merriman's The Midnight Court, translated by Frank O'Connor (London: M. Fridberg, 1945).

Journal: Protestant Boy 
Subjects: Review
References: Bryan Merriman

168. Reed, Henry. "Proust's Way." Reviews of Marcel Proust: A Selection from His Miscellaneous Writings translated by Gerard Hopkins, and The Two Worlds of Marcel Proust by Harold March. Observer, 16 January 1949, 4.
Description: Reed says, 'Proust, like Shakespeare, should be read as early in life as possible, and should be read entire.'

Newspaper: Proust's Way 
Subjects: Review
References: Marcel Proust, Gerard Hopkins, Harold March

169. Reed, Henry. "Psychological Warfare." In Collected Poems, edited by Jon Stallworthy. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. 135-142.

Book: Psychological Warfare 
Subjects: Poem

170. Reed, Henry. "Psychological Warfare." London Review of Books 13, no. 6 (21 March 1991): 14-15.
Description: Although it was not published during his lifetime, this long addition to Lessons of the War appeared as a preview to the publication of the Collected Poems.

Journal: Psychological Warfare 
Subjects: Poem
References: Psychological Warfare

171. Reed, Henry. "Pytheas." BBC Third Programme broadcast, 25 May 1947.
Description: Written in verse, this radio play follows Pytheas, the Greek traveler in search of the mysterious island kingdom, Ultima Thule.

Play: Pytheas 
Subjects: Play
References: Pytheas

172. Reed, Henry. "Radio Notes." Reviews of BBC broadcasts of Henry VI, Richard III, Henry IV, and "Preface to Paradise Lost. New Statesman and Nation 34, no. 867 (18 October 1947): 308.
Description: Reed reviews recent radio programs.

Journal: Radio Notes 
Subjects: Review, Radio
References: William Shakespeare, Henry VI, Richard III, Henry IV, C.S. Lewis, John Milton, Paradise Lost

173. Reed, Henry. "Radio Notes." New Statesman and Nation 34, no. 868 (25 October 1947): 329.
Description: Reed's reviews of the BBC's Dialogues of Plato, Cervantes' Numancia, and various radio talks.

Journal: Radio Notes 
Subjects: Review

174. Reed, Henry. "Radio Notes." Review of BBC broadcast of Electra. New Statesman and Nation 34, no. 869 (1 November 1947): 349.
Description: Reed's review of the October 24 and 26, 1947 BBC broadcasts of Sir Thomas Beecham's production of the Strauss opera Elektra, featuring Ljuba Welitsch as Chrysothemis.

Journal: Radio Notes 
Subjects: Review
References: Richard Strauss, Electra, Ljuba Welitsch, Chrysothemis

175. Reed, Henry. "Radio Notes." Review of the BBC series, "Belief and Unbelief." New Statesman and Nation 34, no. 870 (8 November 1947): 368-369.
Description: Reed reviews "Belief and Unbelief," a BBC series of talks on religion, with Dr. Ronald Winfield and the Reverend Nathaniel Micklem.

Journal: Radio Notes 
Subjects: Review
References: Belief and Unbelief

176. Reed, Henry. "Radio Notes." Review of the BBC shows "Window on Europe" and "Critics." New Statesman and Nation 34, no. 871 (15 November 1947): 389.
Description: Reed reviews two BBC programs: "Window on Europe," interviews with post-war Germans, and an episode of "Critics" on French Novelists.

Journal: Radio Notes 
Subjects: Review
References: Window on Europe, Critics, Walter Allen, Philip Hope-Wallace, Eric Newton, Edward Sackville-West, V.S. Pritchett

177. Reed, Henry. "Radio Notes." Reviews of BBC broadcasts of a Cambridge Union debate, the BBC's 25th birthday celebrations, and Shelley's The Cenci. New Statesman and Nation 34, no. 872 (22 November 1947): 409.
Description: Reed's reviews of radio broadcasts of a student debate in the Cambridge Union; the BBC's 25th birthday celebrations; and a production of Shelley's play, The Cenci.

Journal: Radio Notes 
Subjects: Review
References: Ted Cavanagh, Percy Bysshe Shelley, The Cenci

178. Reed, Henry. "Radio Notes." Reviews of the Royal Wedding, The Guinea-Pig, and "Roman Britain." New Statesman and Nation 34, no. 873 (29 November 1947): 429-430.
Description: Reed reviews BBC radio's coverage of the marriage of Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip; a rebroadcast of the play The Guinea-Pig; and the program, "Roman Britain."

Journal: Radio Notes 
Subjects: Review
References: Princess Elizabeth, Prince Philip, The Guinea-Pig, Roman Britain, Jenifer Wayne

179. Reed, Henry. "Radio Notes." Review of BBC production of Paradise Lost, by John Milton. New Statesman and Nation 34, no. 874 (6 December 1947): 449-450.
Description: So displeased is he with Dylan Thomas' performance in the BBC's Paradise Lost, Reed is led to invent the word 'inauscultable' — unlistenable-to (though he blames the subject-matter).

Journal: Radio Notes 
Subjects: Review
References: Dylan Thomas, John Milton, Paradise Lost

180. Reed, Henry. "Radio Notes." Reviews of "Belief and Unbelief," and Whose Body?, by Dorothy Sayers. New Statesman and Nation 34, no. 875 (13 December 1947): 469.
Description: Reed reviews the last four talks from "Belief and Unbelief," a series on religion; a program on the burgeoning technology of television; and a dramatisation of Dorothy Sayer's Whose Body?

Journal: Radio Notes 
Subjects: Review
References: Belief and Unbelief, Whose Body?, Dorothy Sayers

181. Reed, Henry. "Radio Notes." Reviews of a BBC Party Political broadcast, Peace in Our Time, by Noel Coward, and a production of Tartuffe, by Molière. New Statesman and Nation 34, no. 876 (20 December 1947): 490.
Description: Reed reviews such diverse BBC broadcasts as a Party Political speech by Herbert Morrison, Noel Coward's Peace in Our Time, and a production of Molière's Tartuffe.

Journal: Radio Notes 
Subjects: Review
References: Herbert Morrison, Peace in Our Time, Noel Coward, Tartuffe, Molière

182. Reed, Henry. "Radio Notes." Reviews of BBC programs "British Courage," "Meet the People," "The Red Horse of Hollywood," and a production of The Cloister, by Emile Verhaeren. New Statesman and Nation 34, no. 877 (27 December 1947): 508.
Description: Reed reviews the BBC programs "British Courage" and Meet the People"; a talk about America by Dennis Johnston, called "The Red Horse of Hollywood"; and a production of Emile Verhaeren's The Cloister.

Journal: Radio Notes 
Subjects: Review
References: British Courage, Meet the People, The Red Horse of Hollywood, Dennis Johnston, The Cloister, Emile Verhaeren

183. Reed, Henry. "Radio Notes." New Statesman and Nation 35, no. 878 (3 January 1948): 10.
Description: Reed reviews recent BBC broadcasts of The Adventures of Mr. Verdant Green, Men of Goodwill, and the opening of the Milan opera.

Journal: Radio Notes 
Subjects: Review, Radio
References: The Adventures of Mr. Verdant Green, Men of Goodwill

184. Reed, Henry. "Radio Notes." Reviews of BBC broadcasts by James Stephens, C. Day Lewis, Margaret Field-Hyde, Marius Goring, and James McKechnie. New Statesman and Nation 35, no. 879 (10 January 1948): 28-29.
Description: Reed reviews several BBC radio broadcasts, including C. Day Lewis' "Time for Verse," and James McKechnie's "The House of the Barber."

Journal: Radio Notes 
Subjects: Review
References: James Stephens, I Knew These Men, C. Day Lewis, Time for Verse, Margaret Field-Hyde, Marius Goring, The Mary Gloster, James McKechnie, The House of the Barber, Second Opinion

185. Reed, Henry. "Radio Notes." New Statesman and Nation 35, no. 880 (17 January 1948): 50.
Description: Reed reviews recent BBC productions.

Journal: Radio Notes 
Subjects: Review, Radio
References: Angela Glynne, Alice in Wonderland, Barbara Sleigh, The Piece Egg, John Keir, The Swish of the Curtain, Geoffrey Grigson, John Dryden

186. Reed, Henry. "Radio Notes." New Statesman and Nation 35, no. 881 (24 January 1948): 70.
Description: Reed reviews several recent BBC productions.

Journal: Radio Notes 
Subjects: Review, Radio
References: A History of Sound in European Music, M.R. Ridley, Measure for Measure, James Law Forsythe, Bronze Horse, Second Opinion

187. Reed, Henry. "Radio Notes." New Statesman and Nation 35, no. 882 (31 January 1948): 92.
Description: Reed reviews recent BBC productions, including Coghill's adaptation of Chaucer.

Journal: Radio Notes 
Subjects: Review, Radio
References: Progress Report, Second Opinion, Stephen Potter, Married to a Genius, Nevill Coghill, Troilus and Criseyde

188. Reed, Henry. "Radio Notes." New Statesman and Nation 35, no. 883 (7 February 1948): 112-113.
Description: Reed reviews the program "Living Writers," which features authors interviewing other writers.

Journal: Radio Notes 
Subjects: Review, Radio
References: Living Writers, Ivy Compton-Burnette, Elizabeth Bowen, Evelyn Waugh, Graham Greene, E.M. Forster

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

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

190. Reed, Henry. "Rates for Reviewing." Author, Playwright and Composer 57, no. 4 (Summer 1947): 64-68 [67].
Description: 'The whole rackety business is a microcosm of human weakness and wickedness,' Reed says.

Journal: Rates for Reviewing 
Subjects: Review
References: John Betjeman, Daniel George, Rayner Heppenstall, H.J. Massingham, William Plomer, Herbert Read, C.E. Vulliamy, C.V. Wedgwood

191. Reed, Henry. "The Return." Listener 32, no. 833 (28 December 1944): 710.
Description: Upon hearing this poem read on the BBC Christmas Eve, 1944, E.M. Forster immediately wrote a letter to Reed.

Journal: The Return 
Subjects: Poem
References: The Return, C. Day Lewis, Laurie Lee

192. Reed, Henry. Return to Naples. In The Streets of Pompeii and Other Plays for Radio. London: British Broadcasting Corporation, 1971.
Description: Reed's semi-autobiographical radio play about an Englishman's visits to the Italian city over a period of twenty years. First broadcast in 1950.

Play: Return to Naples 
Subjects: Play
References: Return to Naples

193. Reed, Henry. "Returning of Issue." Listener 84, no. 2170 (29 October 1970): 596-597.
Description: This Listener issue contains not only a poem by Reed, but also an advertisement for the 1970 Chilmark Press edition of Lessons of the War (page 600).

Journal: Returning of Issue 
Subjects: Poem
References: Returning of Issue

194. Reed, Henry. "'Kennst Du Das Land?'" Reviews of Italy, by M. Paul Lechat, and As for Italy, by Jean François Revel. Listener 63, no. 1607 (14 January 1960): 93.
Description: Reed's reviews of Italian travel books, including Jean François Revel's As for Italy, translated by Anthony Rhodes (London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1959).

Journal: Review of As for Italy 
Subjects: Review
References: Jean François Revel, As for Italy, M. Paul Lechat, Italy

195. Reed, Henry. Review of Expositions and Developments, by Igor Stravinsky and Robert Craft. Sunday Telegraph, 1962.

Newspaper: Review of Expositions and Developments 
Subjects: Review
References: Igor Stravinsky, Robert Craft, Expositions and Developments

196. Reed, Henry. Review of Lady Chatterley's Lover, by D.H. Lawrence. The Listener's Book Chronicle. Listener 64, no. 1652 (24 November 1960): 948.
Description: Reed's reviews Lawrence's Lady Chatterley's Lover following the lift of the obscenity ban in Britain, wondering how many people have read it cover to cover (as opposed to every who has dipped into it, 'here and there').

Journal: Review of Lady Chatterley's Lover 
Subjects: Review
References: D.H. Lawrence, Lady Chatterley's Lover

197. Reed, Henry. Review of Poems, by George Seferis, translated by Rex Warner. The Listener's Book Chronicle. Listener 65, no. 1679 (1 June 1961): 978.
Description: Reed reviews a collection of Seferis' poetry, whom he calls a 'major poet.'

Journal: Review of Poems 
Subjects: Review
References: George Seferis, Poems, Rex Warner

198. Reed, Henry. Review of Six Poets of Modern Greece, translated by Edmund Keeley and Philip Sherrard. The Listener's Book Chronicle. Listener 64, no. 1642 (15 September 1960): 438-439.
Description: Reed feels that Cavafy is 'striking,' and Seferis 'comes over with real vividness,' but the other four poets do not fare as well.

Review: Review of Six Poets of Modern Greece 
Subjects: Review
References: George Seferis, Anghelos Sikelianos, D.I. Antoniou, Odysseus Elytis, Nikos Gatsos, C.P. Cavafy

199. Reed, Henry. Review of The Demon Lover, by Elizabeth Bowen. In vol. 3, Short Story Criticism, edited by Sheila Fitzgerald. Detroit: Gale Research, 1989. 30-31.
Description: Reprints Reed's 1945 review of Bowen's The Demon Lover, from the New Statesman.

Chapter: Review of The Demon Lover 
Subjects: Review
References: Elizabeth Bowen, The Demon Lover

200. Reed, Henry. Reviews of The Necessary Angel and Opus Posthumous, by Wallace Stevens. The Listener's Book Chronicle. Listener 63, no. 1620 (14 April 1960): 675-676.
Description: Reed reviews of Wallace Stevens' The Necessary Angel: Essays on Reality and the Imagination (London: Faber and Faber, 1960), and Opus Posthumous, edited by Samuel French Morse (London: Faber and Faber, 1960).

Review: Review of The Necessary Angel 
Subjects: Review
References: Wallace Stevens, The Necessary Angel, Opus Posthumous

201. Reed, Henry. "New Novels." Review of The Shrimp and the Anemone, The Stranger, A Bomb and a Girl, and The Twelfth. New Statesman and Nation 29, no. 725 (13 January 1945): 27-28.
Description: Review of current fiction includes L.P. Hartley's The Shrimp and the Anemone (London: Putnam, 1944).

Journal: Review of The Shrimp and the Anemone 
Subjects: Review
References: L.P. Hartley, The Shrimp and the Anemone, Maria Kuncewiczowa, The Stranger, Hugh Shearman, A Bomb and a Girl, J.K. Stanford, The Twelfth

202. Reed, Henry. Reviews of Paul Gauguin: Water-Colours, Pastels, and Drawings in Colour, and noa Noa, by Paul Gauguin. The Listener's Book Chronicle. Listener 67, no. 1710 (4 January 1962): 34.
Description: Reed reviews a collection of Gauguin's art in color, and the artist's Tahitian journal, Noa Noa.

Journal: Reviews of Paul Gauguin 
Subjects: Review
References: Paul Gauguin, Jean Leymarie, Jonathan Griffin

203. Reed, Henry. "'Richard'." Review of Narrative of a Child Analysis, by Melanie Klein. Listener 65, no. 1667 (9 March 1961): 445-446.
Description: Reed, a self-proclaimed Kleinian, reviews this treatise on the conduct of child psychoanalysis, which he keeps 'on the same shelf as Finnegans Wake and War and Peace'.

Journal: Richard 
Subjects: Review
References: Melanie Klein, Narrative of a Child Analysis

204. Reed, Henry. "Rilke Once More." Christmas Books. Reviews of Rilke: Man and Poet, and Rilke and Benvenuta. Listener 42, no. 1089 (8 December 1949): 1014-1015.
Description: Reed reviews two books for the Christmas season: Purtscher-Wydenbruck's Rilke: Man and Poet (London: Lehmann, 1949), and von Graedener-Hattingberg's Rilke and Benvenuta, translated by Cyrus Brooks (London: Heinemann, 1949).

Review: Rilke Once More 
Subjects: Review
References: Nora Wydenbruck, Rilke: Man and Poet, Magda von Hattingberg, Rilke and Benvenuta: A Book of Thanks

205. Reed, Henry. "The River." Listener 83, no. 2139 (26 March 1970): 418.

Journal: The River 
Subjects: Poem
References: The River

206. Reed, Henry. "Rome: 'Time's Central City'." Review of A Time in Rome, by Elizabeth Bowen. Listener 65, no. 1659 (12 January 1961): 91.
Description: Reed calls Bowen's book 'essentially a book to be read away from Rome, not in it', and feels this Rome is 'perfectly created.'

Journal: Rome: Time's Central City 
Subjects: Review
References: Elizabeth Bowen, A Time in Rome, D.H. Lawrence, Twilight in Italy

207. Reed, Henry. "Ruggeri." New Statesman and Nation 45, no. 1156 (2 May 1953): 515-516.
Description: Reflections on the performances of the great Italian actor, Ruggero Ruggeri.

Journal: Ruggeri 
Subjects: Review, Radio
References: Ruggero Ruggeri, Tutto per Bene

208. Reed, Henry. "Sailor's Harbour." New Statesman and Nation 15, no. 366 (26 February 1938): 326.
Description: First publication of Reed's poem, "Sailor's Harbour."

Journal: Sailor's Harbour 
Subjects: Poem
References: Sailor's Harbour

209. Reed, Henry. "Salvador de Madariaga's 'On Hamlet'." Letter to the editor. Listener 40, no. 1025 (16 September 1948): 422.
Description: Reed's reply to de Madariaga's letter of September 2nd, mentions his recent attendance of the Oxford Players' Hamlet.

Journal: Salvador de Madariaga's 'On Hamlet' 
Subjects: Review, Radio
References: Salvador de Madariaga, On Hamlet

210. Reed, Henry. "Salvador de Madariaga's 'On Hamlet'." Letter to the editor. Listener 40, no. 1028 (7 October 1948): 530.
Description: Reed's final word in the exchange over his radio talk of August 17, with an "apology" to Kenneth Tynan.

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

211. Reed, Henry. "Short Stories." Reviews of Travellers by L.A.G. Strong, The Wide Net by Eudora Welty, and The Water Music by Glyn Jones. New Statesman and Nation 30, no. 752 (21 July 1945): 44-45.
Description: Reed reviews new collections of short fiction.

Journal: Short Stories 
Subjects: Review
References: L.A.G. Strong, Travellers, Eudora Welty, The Wide Net, Glyn Jones, The Water Music

212. Reed, Henry. "Short Stories." Reviews of It May Never Happen, Better Than a Kick in the Pants, and Stories of the Forties. New Statesman and Nation 31, no. 776 (5 January 1946): 12.
Description: Review of V.S. Pritchett's It May Never Happen (London: Chatto and Windus, 1945), J. Maclaren-Ross' Better Than a Kick in the Pants (London: Lawson and Dunn, 1945), and Stories of the Forties, edited by Reginald Moore and Woodrow Wyatt (London: Nicholson and Watson, 1945).

Journal: Short Stories 
Subjects: Review
References: V.S. Pritchett, J. Maclaren-Ross, Reginald Moore, Woodrow Wyatt

213. Reed, Henry. "Solacing Music." Review of The Complete Poems of Walter de la Mare. Sunday Times (London), 25 January 1970, 57.
Description: Reed finds a great deal of boredom in de la Mare's collected verse, and ultimately says 'I cannot think its gentle author can have wished it all at once upon anybody.'

Newspaper: Solacing Music 
Subjects: Review
References: Walter de la Mare

214. Reed, Henry. "Sonnet." Listener 36, no. 927 (17 October 1946): 498.
Description: This poem appears Reed's collection, A Map of Verona, as "The Forest."

Journal: Sonnet 
Subjects: Poem
References: The Forest

215. Reed, Henry. "South." Listener 19, no. 438 (13 April 1938): 806.

Journal: South 
Subjects: Poem
References: South

216. Reed, Henry. "Spain, '36-'39: No Art Out of War." Review of A Poet's War: British Poets and the Spanish Civil War, by Hugh D. Ford. Sunday Times (London), 5 September 1965, 39.
Description: Reed's review of Hugh D. Ford's A Poet's War: British Poets and the Spanish Civil War (London: Oxford University Press, 1965).

Newspaper: Spain, '36-'39: No Art Out of War 
Subjects: Review
References: Hugh D. Ford, W.H. Auden, Stephen Spender, Louis MacNeice, Herbert Read, C. Day Lewis

217. Reed, Henry. Script of The Streets of Pompeii. John Grierson Archive. G6: Personal Papers, January 1, 1951 - October 10, 1957. University of Stirling Library, Special Collections. Stirling, Scotland.
Description: A script of Reed's The Streets of Pompeii is among the papers of Scottish film producer and director John Grierson.

Manuscript: The Streets of Pompeii 
Subjects: Link, Miscellaneous
References: The Streets of Pompeii

218. Reed, Henry. The Streets of Pompeii. In The Streets of Pompeii and Other Plays for Radio. London: British Broadcasting Corporation, 1971.
Description: A "sort of dramatic poem," said Reed, this radio play centers on varied groups of visitors to the ruins of Pompeii. First broadcast in 1952, The Streets of Pompeii won the 1953 Italia Prize for literary or dramatic programmes.

Play: The Streets of Pompeii 
Subjects: Play
References: Streets of Pompeii

219. Reed, Henry. The Streets of Pompeii and Other Plays for Radio. London: British Broadcasting Corporation, 1971.
Description: Collection of Reed's radio drama for the BBC, including Leopardi: The Unblest, Leopardi: The Monument, The Streets of Pompeii, Return to Naples, The Great Desire I Had, and Vincenzo.

Book: The Streets of Pompeii and Other Plays for Radio (0563101644)
Subjects: Play
References: The Unblest, The Monument, The Streets of Pompeii, Return to Naples, The Great Desire I Had, Vincenzo

220. Reed, Henry. "The Summer Exam." Unpublished poem. Papers of Henry Reed. University of Birmingham Information Services, Special Collections. MS031. Birmingham, England.
Description: Reed's personal papers contain a draft for this unpublished poem, not included in the Collected Poems.

Manuscript: The Summer Exam 
Subjects: Poem
References: The Summer Exam

221. Reed, Henry. "Three Words." Listener 83, no. 2139 (26 March 1970): 418.

Journal: Three Words 
Subjects: Poem
References: Three Words

222. Reed, Henry, comp. "Time for Verse." Poetry Notebook. Broadcast on the BBC Home Service, 23 February 1947.

Radio: Time for Verse 
Subjects: Radio, Review

223. Reed, Henry. "Tintagel." Listener 28, no. 720 (29 October 1942): 564.
Description: This poem was later renamed "Tristram" for A Map of Verona.

Journal: Tintagel 
Subjects: Poem
References: Tintagel

224. Reed, Henry. "Towards 'The Cocktail Party'." Listener 45, no. 1158 (10 May 1951): 763-764.
Description: The first of two radio talks by Reed on the problems presented by dramatic writing.

Journal: Towards 'The Cocktail Party' 
Subjects: Review, Radio
References: T.S. Eliot, Henry James, Thomas Hardy, Henrik Ibsen

225. Reed, Henry. "Towards 'The Cocktail Party'— II." Listener 45, no. 1159 (17 May 1951): 803-804.
Description: The second of Reed's radio talks on the problems of dramatic writing.

Journal: Towards 'The Cocktail Party' — II 
Subjects: Review, Radio
References: George Bernard Shaw, Shakespeare, Hamlet, T.S. Eliot

226. Reed, Henry. "The Town Itself (A Poem)." Listener 91, no. 2343 (21 February 1974): 237.
Description: The note accompanying this poem in the Listener reads: 'A tribute to Henry Reed on his 60th birthday will be broadcast on Radio 3 tomorrow night.'

Journal: The Town Itself (A Poem) 
Subjects: Poem
References: The Town Itself

227. Reed, Henry. "Two Novels." Reviews of All Hallow's Eve by Charles Williams, and The Only Door Out by Mary Wilkes. New Statesman and Nation 29, no. 733 (10 March 1945): 160.
Description: Reed's reviews of Charles Williams' All Hallow's Eve, and Mary Wilkes' The Only Door Out (Faber and Faber, 1945).

Journal: Two Novels 
Subjects: Review
References: Charles Williams, All Hallow's Eve, Mary Wilkes, The Only Door Out

228. Reed, Henry. "Two Poems." Listener 83, no. 2139 (26 March 1970): 418.
Description: "The River" and "Three Words" appeared here as "Two Poems."

Journal: Two Poems 
Subjects: Poem
References: The River, Three Words

229. Reed, Henry. "Two Years Before the Muse." Review of Edward Thomas: A Critical Biography, by William Cooke. Sunday Times (London), 29 March 1970, 56.
Description: Dr. Cooke has 'excellent judgment,' and his literary style is 'flawless and confident.'

Newspaper: Two Years Before the Muse 
Subjects: Review
References: Edward Thomas, William Cooke

230. Reed, Henry. "Unarmed Combat." New Statesman and Nation 29, no. 740 (28 April 1945): 271.
Description: The fourth part of Reed's Lessons of the War series was published in 1945 with the subtitle "A Poem from the Forces" and epigraph "... Et militavi none sine gloria."

Journal: Unarmed Combat 
Subjects: Poem
References: Unarmed Combat

231. Reed, Henry. Leopardi, Part I: The Unblest. In The Streets of Pompeii and Other Plays for Radio. London: British Broadcasting Corporation, 1971.
Description: In this radio play, the young poet Count Giacomo Leopardi, a half-blind hunchback, is made miserable by his domineering mother. First broadcast in 1949.

Play: The Unblest 
Subjects: Play
References: Unblest

232. Reed, Henry. A Very Great Man Indeed. In Hilda Tablet and Others: Four Pieces for Radio. London, British Broadcasting Corporation, 1971.
Description: An earnest young biographer collects material for his subject, a famous novelist, in this satirical radio comedy, which introduced Reed's most well-known character, Hilda Tablet, played by Mary O'Farrell. Broadcast in 1953.

Play: A Very Great Man Indeed 
Subjects: Play
References: A Very Great Man Indeed

233. Reed, Henry. "Veteris Vestigia Flammae." Review of Some Recollections, by Emma Hardy. Listener 66, no. 1700 (26 October 1961): 678.
Description: Reed's review of Some Recollections by Emma Hardy (Thomas Hardy's first wife), edited by Evelyn Hardy and Robert Gittings. (London: Oxford University Press, 1961).

Journal: Veteris Vestigia Flammae 
Subjects: Review
References: Thomas Hardy

234. Reed, Henry. Vincenzo. In The Streets of Pompeii and Other Plays for Radio. London: British Broadcasting Corporation, 1971.
Description: In a narrative put forth by his four wives, this radio play follows the life of Duke Vincenzo Gonzaga I, from his nineteenth year to his deathbed. Broadcast in 1955.

Play: Vincenzo 
Subjects: Play
References: Vincenzo

235. Reed, Henry. "Voyage Autour de ma Chambre." Unpublished poem. Papers of Henry Reed. University of Birmingham Information Services, Special Collections. MS031. Birmingham, England.
Description: Reed's personal papers contain a draft for this unpublished poem, not included in the Collected Poems.

Manuscript: Voyage Autour de ma Chambre 
Subjects: Poem
References: Voyage Autour de ma Chambre

236. Reed, Henry. "W.H. Auden in America." Review of For the Time Being, by W.H. Auden. Penguin New Writing 31 (1947). 124-130.
Description: Reed's review of For the Time Being, Auden's first book of poems from America (1945).

Journal: W.H. Auden in America 
Subjects: Review
References: W.H. Auden, The Sea and the Mirror, For the Time Being

237. Reed, Henry. "The Wall." Penguin New Writing 17 (1943): 85-86.
Description: A short, biographical note on Reed is included in "About the New Contributors" for this first publication of his poem, "The Wall."

Journal: The Wall 
Subjects: Poem
References: The Wall

238. Reed, Henry. "What the Wireless Can Do for Literature." BBC Quarterly 3 (1948-1949): 217-222.
Description: Reed's radio manifesto, which contains 'that blunt, crude acknowledgment of the fact that some listeners are fools, and some are not, and that we cannot wait for the fools to catch up with their betters.'

Journal: What the Wireless Can Do for Literature 
Subjects: Review, Play, Radio
References: Louis MacNeice, V.S. Pritchett

239. Reed, Henry. "Without Tears." Review of Poetry for You, by C. Day Lewis. New Statesman and Nation 29, no. 278 (3 February 1945): 81-82.
Description: Review of C. Day Lewis's book, Poetry for You: A Book for Boys and Girls on the Enjoyment of Poetry (Oxford, B. Blackwell 1944).

Journal: Without Tears 
Subjects: Review
References: C. Day Lewis, Poetry for You

240. Reed, Henry. "Ruth Draper." Radio Times, 11 October 1962.

Journal: The World of Ruth Draper 
Subjects: Radio, Review
References: Ruth Draper

241. Reed, Henry. Yıldızlı Şölen. Translated by Coşkun Yerli. Istanbul: Iyi Seyler, 1996.
Description: Reed's Collected Poems, translated into Turkish.

Book: Yıldızlı Şölen 
Subjects: Translation, Poem

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