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, "'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

2. Reed, Henry. "Ageing Passions." Review of The Complete Poems of Michelangelo, translated by Joseph Tusiana. Sunday Telegraph (London), 11 June 1961, 7.
Description: Reed feels that Professor Tusiani's translations have "merely produced page after page of lifeless verse, often unscannable, and stuffed with many images and fantasies of his own."

Newspaper: Ageing Passions 
Subjects: Review
References: The Complete Poems of Michelangelo, Michelangelo Buonarroti, Joseph Tusiani

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

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

4. 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

5. 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

6. 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

7. 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

8. 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

9. 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

10. 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

11. Reed, Henry. "Ego in Flight." Review of Saint-Exupéry, by Marcel Migeo. Sunday Telegraph (London), 26 March 1961, 6.
Description: Reed describes Migeo's biography of "Saint-Ex" as "authoritative" but "unorganized."

Newspaper: Ego in Flight 
Subjects: Review
References: Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, Marcel Migeo

12. 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

13. 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

14. 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

15. Reed, Henry. "Fine Tenor Bell." Review of Thomas Hardy's Notebooks, edited by Evelyn Hardy. Listener 64, no. 1396 (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

16. 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

17. 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

18. 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

19. 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

20. Reed, Henry. "Hardy's Secret Self-Portrait." Review of The Life of Thomas Hardy, by Florence Emily Hardy. Sunday Telegraph (London), 25 March 1962, 6.
Description: Reed says this disguised autobiography is a "ramshackle work," but is still "packed with a miscellany of information not available elsewhere, and readers who care for Hardy will find it everywhere endearing, engaging, and full of his characteristic humour."

Newspaper: Hardy's Secret Self-Portrait 
Subjects: Review
References: Thomas Hardy, The Life of Thomas Hardy, Florence Emily Hardy

21. Reed, Henry. "'Henry James, Jr....'." Review of Henry James: The Untried Years, 1843-1870, by Leon Edel. Listener 49, no. 1269 (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

22. 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

23. 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

24. 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

25. 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

26. 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

27. 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

28. 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

29. 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

30. 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

31. 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

32. 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

33. Reed, Henry. "Leading a Dance." Review of Fokine: Memoirs of a Ballet Master, translated by Vitale Fokine. Sunday Telegraph (London), 26 November 1961, 6.
Description: Reed finds Fokine's memoirs "very absorbing and intelligent."

Newspaper: Leading a Dance 
Subjects: Review
References: Michel Fokine, Fokine: Memoirs of a Ballet Master, Vitale Fokine, Anatole Chujoy

34. 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

35. 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

36. Reed, Henry. "Maigret's Master." Reviews of Maigret in Court, and The Premier, by Georges Simenon. Sunday Telegraph (London), 14 May 1961, 7.
Description: Reed finds the translation of Simenon's The Premiere "fortunate," but not so for Maigret in Court, which is "crude" at best.

Newspaper: Maigret's Master 
Subjects: Review
References: George Simenon, Maigret in Court, Robert Brain, The Premier, Daphne Woodward

37. 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

38. 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

39. 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

40. 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

41. 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

42. 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

43. 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

44. 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

45. Reed, Henry. "New Novels." Reviews of Loving by Henry Green, The Light in the Dust 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 Dust, Stefan Zweig, The Royal Game

46. 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

47. 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

48. 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

49. 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

50. 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

51. 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

52. 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

53. 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

54. 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

55. 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

56. 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

57. Reed, Henry. "New Novels." Reviews of Marguerite Reilly, 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 Reilly, Frank Sargeson, That Summer, Kay Boyle, A Frenchman Must Die

58. 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

59. Reed, Henry. "New Novels." Reviews of The Sixth Heaven, Dangling Man, Guiding Star, and Contemporary Chinese Short Stories. Listener 37, no. 940 (16 January 1947): 124.
Description: Reed reviews new fiction by L.P. Hartley, Saul Bellow, Vercors (Jean Bruller), and an anthology of translations from Chinese.

Review: New Novels 
Subjects: Review
References: Saul Bellow, Dangling Man, Sixth Heaven, L.P. Hartley, Guiding Star, Vercors, Contemporary Chinese Short Stories, Yuan Chia-Hua, Robert Payne

60. 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

61. 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

62. 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

63. 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, Duff Copper, Operation Heartbreak, Giusepee Marotta, Neapolitan Gold, Charles Jackson, The Sunnier Side

64. Reed, Henry. "New Novels." Reviews of The Forests of the Night, The Wall, The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone, and A Woman of Means. 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

65. Reed, Henry. "New Novels and Stories." Reviews of A Rage to Live, The Lighted Cities, A Little Stone, and The Passionate North. 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

66. 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

67. 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

68. 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

69. 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

70. 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

71. 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

72. 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

73. 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

74. 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

75. 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

76. 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

77. 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

78. 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

79. 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

80. 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

81. 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

82. 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

83. 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

84. 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

85. 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

86. 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

87. 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

88. 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

89. 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

90. 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

91. 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

92. 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

93. 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

94. 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

95. 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

96. 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

97. 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

98. 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

99. 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

100. 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

101. 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

102. 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

103. 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

104. 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

105. 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

106. 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

107. Reed, Henry. "Ruth Draper." Radio Times, 11 October 1962, 26.
Description: Reed introduces "The World of Ruth Draper," a four-part retrospective of the actress and monologuist's career.

Journal: Ruth Draper 
Subjects: Radio, Review
References: Ruth Draper

108. 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

109. 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

110. Reed, Henry. "Shocked into Life." Review of The Empty Canvas, by Alberto Moravia, translated by Angus Davidson. Sunday Telegraph (London), 19 November 1961, 7.
Description: Of Moravia's most recent novel, Reed says "there is something unquestionably heroic about the whole enterprise."

Newspaper: Shocked into Life 
Subjects: Review
References: The Empty Canvas, Alberto Moravia, Angus Davidson

111. 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

112. 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

113. Reed, Henry. "Simenon's Saga." Review of Pedigree by Georges Simenon, translated by Robert Baldick. Sunday Telegraph (London), 12 August 1962, 7.
Description: Reed calls Pedigree a work for the "very serious Simenon student only," and disagrees with the translator's choice to put the novel into the past tense.

Newspaper: Simenon's Saga 
Subjects: Review
References: Georges Simenon, Pedigree, Robert Baldick

114. 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

115. 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

116. Reed, Henry. "Stravinsky Speaks." Review of Expositions and Developments, by Igor Stravinsky and Robert Craft. Sunday Telegraph (London), 3 June 1962, 7.
Description: Reed calls Robert Craft an "adroit questioner," who provokes answers from Stravinsky which are "voluminous, entertaining and full of insight."

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

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

Radio: Time for Verse 
Subjects: Radio, Review

118. 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

119. 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

120. Reed, Henry. "Two Novels." Reviews of All Hallows' 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 Hallows' Eve, and Mary Wilkes' The Only Door Out (Faber and Faber, 1945).

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

121. 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

122. 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

123. 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

124. Reed, Henry. "What the Master Kept Back." Review of Picasso's Picassos, photographed and introduced by David Douglas Duncan. Sunday Telegraph (London), 29 October 1961, 6.
Description: Reed calls this book "much more than a retrospective" of unseen works by a master: this collection is "infinitely more touching, and possibly more absorbing."

Newspaper: What the Master Kept Back 
Subjects: Review
References: Picasso's Picassos, Pablo Picasso, David Douglas Duncan

125. 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

126. 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



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