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Book Reviews
  This list is organized alphabetically by the last name of the author of the work reviewed. A number of the citations are incomplete, most likely because they were culled from Holmes' scrapbooks of clippings, which often omitted the title of the publication in which the review appeared and the exact date of publication. However, where possible an approximate year has been indicated, which will enable interested users to locate reviews in other reference tools.
 
 
 

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Abbott, Claude C. Further Letters of Gerard Manley Hopkins. Boston Evening Transcript, Aug 20 1938.

Abse, Dannie. Tenants of the House. Saturday Review, 42:42 (May 23 1959).

Agee, James. Permit Me Voyage. American Poetry Journal, (Mar 1935) 22.

Aiken, Conrad. A Letter from Li Pa. Saturday Review, 39:18-19 (Mar31 1956).

Aiken, Conrad. Preludes for Memnon. Voices, Apr-May [1934?].

Aiken, Conrad. A Reviewer's ABC. Saturday Review, 42:21 (May 23 1959).

Aiken, Conrad. Slow Fire of Time (With other reviews, under collective title: Adventures in Verse) [1956]

Aldington, Richard. Seven Against Reeves. [1938].

Auden, W. H. The Ascent of F-6 (By W. H. Auden and Christopher Isherwood), July 10 [1937?].

Auden, W. H. The Dog Beneath the Skin... (By W. H. Auden and Christopher Isherwood) Boston Evening Transcript, [1935].

Auden, W. H. Homage to Clio. Voices, 175:36-38 (May-Aug 1961).

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Babcock, Donald C. For Those I Taught. New Hampshire Alumnus 24:4 (Jan 1948).

Bacon, Peggy. Cat-Calls. [1936].

Bacon, Leonard. Dream and Action. American Poetry Journal. (Sept 1934) 20.

Benét, Stephen V. Burning City. Boston Evening Transcript, June 13 1936.

Benét, Stephen Vincent and Rosemary. A Book of Americans. Horn Book Magazine, Jan 1934, p.20-24.

Berryman, John. Homage to Mistress Bradstreet. New York Times Book Review, Sept 30 l956. p 18.

Best Poems of 1934. (Selected by Thomas Moult) American Poetry Journal, [1935].

Betjeman, John. Collected Poems. Saturday Review, 42:42, (May23 1959).

Bevington, Helen. A Change of Sky. Saturday Review, 40:20 (Mar 2 1957).

Bevington, Helen. Dr. Johnson's Waterfall. New York Times Book Review, Feb 16 1947, p 24.

Blake Howard. Prologomena to Any Future Poetry. [1936].

A Book of Australian Verse. Saturday Review, 39:18 (Dec 29 1956).

Booth, Philip. The Islanders. Christian Science Monitor, Jan 4 1962.

Bullett, Gerald. News from the Village. New York Times Book Review, Aug 3 1952, p 6.

Burnshaw, Stanley. The Iron Land. [1936].

Butler, Charles E. Cut is the Branch. Poetry, 46:280-83 (Aug 1945).

Bynner, Witter. New Poems 1960. New York Herald-Tribune Books, Oct 2 1960.

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Case, Josephine Young. Freedom's Farm. New York Times Book Review, Sept 29 1946, p 22.

Catullus. The Poems of Catullus. Trans by Horace Gregory. Village Voice, July 4 1956.

Chisholm, Hugh. Atlantic City Cantata. New York Times Book Review, Sept 9 1951, p 19.

Ciardi, John. As If. Tufts Alumni Review, 2:10 (May 1956).

Ciardi, John. From Time to Time. Tufts Alumni Review 6:21 (Spring 1952).

Ciardi, John. How Does A Poem Mean? Christian Science Monitor, Oct 13 1930, p 7.

Ciardi, John. Saturday Review 42:44 (May 23 1959)

Ciardi, John. Live Another Day. Tufts Alumni Review 4:17 (Spring 1950).

Coatsworth, Elizabeth. Poems. New York Herald-Tribune, Jan 26 1958.

Coxe, Louis. The Wilderness. Saturday Review, 42:43 (May 23 1959)

Crane, Nathalia. Swear By The Night. [ 1936].

Coffin, Robert P. T. Ballads of Square-Toed Americans. Horn Book Magazine, Jan 1934 p.20-24

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De La Mare, Walter. The Fleeting and Other Poems. Horn Book Magazine, Jan 1934, p.20-24.

Derleth, August. Rendezvous In a Landscape. New York Times Book Review, Aug 3 1952, p 6.

Derwood, Gene. Poems. New York Times Book Review, July 17 1955, p 4.

Dickinson, Emily. Final Harvest. Christian Science Monitor, Mar 8 1962, p 6.

Dickinson, Emily. Unpublished Poems of Emily Dickinson (Edited by Martha Dickinson Bianchi and Alfred L. Hampson) [l935]

Diringer, David. The Hand Produced Book. Scientific Monthly, 79:343 (Nov 1954).

Dodson, Owen. Powerful Long Ladder. New York Times Book Review, Sept 29
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Dufault, Peter Kane. Angel of Accidence New York Times Book Review, Apr 25 1954.

Dufault, Peter Kane. For Some Stringed Instrument. New York Herald-Tribune, June 2 1957.

Durrell, Lawrence. Collected Poems. New York Times Book Review, July 31 1960.

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Eberhart, Richard. Selected Poems. New York Times, Aug 19 1951.

Eliot, T. S. Collected Poems, 1909-1935. June 6 1936.

Engle, Paul. American Child. New York Times Book Review, June 24 1956, p 4, 16.

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Ferril, Thomas Hornsby. New and Selected Poems. New York Times Book Review, Aug 3 1952, p 6.

Fishback, Margaret. I Take It Back. [1935].

Fitzgerald, Robert. Poems. [1936].

Fletcher, John Gould. The Burning Mountain. New York Times Book Review, Sept 29 1946, p 22.

Ford, Caroline. The Less Travelled Road [1936].

Francis, Robert. The Orb Weaver. Massachusetts Review. 1:765-74 (Aug 1960).

Frost, Edwin Richardson. Daemon in the Rock. American Poetry Journal (Mar 1935)20.

Frost, Robert. Complete Poems. Saturday Review of Literature, 32:9-10 (July 16 1949).

Frost, Robert. A Further Range [l936].

Frost, Robert. In the Clearing. Christian Science Monitor, Mar 29 1962, p 11.

Frost, Robert. Selected Poems [1937].

Fuller, Roy. Epitaphs and Occasions. Saturday Review of Literature 33:29 (Mar11 1950).

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Galsworthy, John. Collected Poems. [l934].

Ghiselin, Brewster. The Nets. New York Times Book Review, Apr 8 1956, p 22 .

Gilchrist, Marie. Writing Poetry (With other reviews under collective title "Of Making Poetry") Horn Book Magazine Jan-Feb 1935 p.39-43.

Gogarty, Oliver St. John. As I Was Going Down Sackville Street. Boston Evening Transcript May 1 1937.

Golden Goose. Series 3, No 4. Norman Macleod Issue. New York Times Book Review, Aug 3 1952, p 6.

Graham, W. S. The Nightfishing. New York Times Book Review, July 17 1955, p4.

Griffith, William. Loves and Losses of Pierrot.

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Hall, Donald. The Dark Houses. Saturday Review 42:42 (May 23 1959).

Hard, Walter. Vermont Valley. New York Herald-Tribune Book Review, July 19 1959.

Hayden, Katherine Shepard. Sonnets and Lyrics. American Poetry Journal (Sept 1934)21.

Henderson, Daniel. Frontiers. American Poetry Journal (Sept 1934) 22.

Hicky, Daniel Whitehead. Call Back the Spring. [l935].

Hillyer, Robert. Collected Verse. (A. A. Knopf) Voices Apr-May 1934 p.43-45.

Hillyer, Robert S. In Pursuit Of Poetry. Christian Science Monitor Jan 12 1961.

Hillyer, Robert. A Letter to Robert Frost and Others. Boston Evening Transcript Oct 16 1937.

Hillyer, Robert. Poems for Music, 1917-1947. New York Times Book Review, Sept 14 1947, p4.

Hillyer, Robert. The Relic and Other Poems. New York Herald-Tribune, Jan 26 1958.

Hoffman, Daniel G. A Little Geste. New York Times Book Review, Nov 13 1960.

Holmes, John Franklin. The Haunted Pound. Tufts Alumni Review 54:16 (Jan 1954).

Horobin, I. M. Poems. [1935].

Horton, Philip. Hart Crane: The Life of an American Poet. June 3 [l937?].

Housman, Allied Edward. Complete Poems. Saturday Review 42:21 (May 23 1959).

Housman, A. E. More Poems. Nov 7 1936.

Housman, Laurence. My Brother A. E. Housman. [l938].

Housman Laurence The Unexpected Years. [1936].

Howe, M. A. DeWolfe. Songs of September. American Poetry Journal (Mar 1935) 21.

Hughes, Ted. Lupercal. Christian Science Monitor, Aug 25 1960, p 7.

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Ingalls, Jeremy. Tahl. Boston Globe, June 13 1945.

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Jarrell, Randall. The Woman at the Washington Zoo. New York Herald-Tribune Book Review, Oct 23 1960 sect 6, p 1.

Jeffers, Robinson. Be Angry at the Sun. New York Times Book Review, Feb 22 1942, p 18.

Jeffers, Robinson. Solstice and Other Poems. Boston Evening Transcript Oct 19 1935.

Johnson, James Weldon. St. Peter Relates an Incident. [1935].

Juvenal, Decimus Junius. Satires. Trans by Rolfe Humphries. Saturday Review 42:21 (May 23 1959).

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Laing, Alexander. Wine and Physic. Voices 78:47-51 (Oct - Nov 1934).

Laing, Dilys Bennett. Walk through Two Landscapes. Saturday Review of Literature 33:40 (Apr 15 1950).

Langland, William. The Vision of Piers Plowman. [l935].

Larsson, Raymond Ellsworth. Weep and Prepare. Boston Transcript, Oct 7 1940, p 11.

Lattimore, Richmond. Poems. New York Herald-Tribune, Jan 26 1958.

Lechlitner, Ruth. Tomorrow's Phoenix. Oct 30 1937.

Lewis, Cecil Day. A Hope for Poetry. American Poetry Journal [l935?].

Lindbergh, Anne Morrow. The Unicorn and Other Poems, 1935-1955. New York Herald-Tribune, Sept 9 1956.

Lister, Richard Percival. Idle Demon. Saturday Review 42:43 (May 23 1959).

Logue, Christopher. Songs. New York Herald-Tribune Book Review, Sept 11 1960, p 11.

Love, Adelaid. The Crystal Flute. [1935].

Lyons, Richard. Men and Tin Kettles. 1956.

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MacLeish, Archibald. Act Five and Other Poems. Epoch 2:93-97 (Fall 1948).

MacLeish, Archibald. Conquistador. Horn Book Magazine Mar 1934 p.85-90.

MacLeish, Archibald. Poetry and Experience. Christian Science Monitor Jan 12 1961.

MacLeod, Norman. Pure As Nowhere. New York Times Book Review, Aug 3 1952, p 6.

Masefield, John. Natalie Maisie and Pavilastukay. Poetry 61:514-16 (Dec 1942).

Masters, Edgar Lee. Across Spoon River. Boston Evening Transcript [1936].

McCord, David. Bay Window Ballads. Boston Evening Transcript Jan 11 1936.

McCord, David. The Crows. American Poetry Journal (July 1934) 29-30.

McGinley, Phyllis. Stones From a Class House. New York Times Book Review, Feb 16 1947, p 24.

McManus, Francis. Stand and Give Challenge. [1935].

Merrill, James Ingram. Country of a Thousand Years of Peace. Saturday Review 42:42 (May 23 1959).

Merwin, W. S. A Mask for Janus. New York Times Book Review, Aug 3 1952, p6.

Mew, Charlotte. Collected Poems. Poetry 86:240-41 (July 1955).

Millay, Edna St. Vincent. Conversation at Midnight. Aug 7 1937.

Milton, John. The Cambridge Manuscript of John Milton. (Edited by F. A. Patterson) [1936?].

The Modern Muse, An Anthology. Horn Book Magazine Jan-Feb 1935 p.39-43.

Monroe, Harriet. A Poet's Life. Mar 12 1938.

Morley, Christopher. John Mistletoe. July 4 1931.

Moore, Ruth. Cold as a Dog and the Wind Northeast. New York Herald-Tribune Book Review, July 19 1959, p 6.

Morse, Samuel French. The Scattered Causes. Saturday Review 39:19 (May 12 1956).

Moss, Howard. A Swimmer in the Air. New York Herald-Tribune, June 2 1957.

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Nathan, Robert. Selected Poems. [1936].

Neihardt, John G. The Song of the Messiah. [1936].

Nims, John Frederick. Knowledge of the Evening. New York Times Book Review, Nov 13 1960.

The New Book of English Verse. (Edited by Charles Williams) [ 1936].

The New Yorker Book of Verse. Boston Evening Transcript Dec 4 1935.

Nichols , Beverly, ed. A Book of Old Ballads. [1935].

Nordi, Marcia. Poems. 1956.

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O'Gorman, Ned. Night of the Hammer. Saturday Review 42:42 (May 23 1959).

Olson, Elder. Thing of Sorrow. [1934].

Osgood, Margaret. The City Without Walls. Horn Book Magazine Jan 1934 p.20-24.

Oxford Book of Modern Verse. (Edited by William Butler Yeats) Boston Evening Transcript Dec 26 1936.

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Patchen, Kenneth. Hurrah for Anything. New York Times, Feb 2 1958, p 5.

Patchen, Kenneth. When We Were Here Together. New York Times, Feb 2 1958, p 5.

Pitter, Ruth. A Mad Lady's Garland. [1936].

Poets of Today VII. New York Times Book Review, Nov 13 1960.

Porter, Kenneth. The High Plains. Modern Quarterly, (Winter 1939) 78-80.

Propertius, S. A. The Elegies of Propertius. (Translated by E. H. W. Meyerstein) [1936?].

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Reaney, James. Suit of Nettles. Saturday Review 42:42 (May 23 1959).

Reid, Alastair. Oddments, Inklings, Omens, Moments. Saturday Review 42:21, 42 (May23 1959).

Rich, Adrienne. The Diamond Cutters and Other Poems. New York Times Book Review, Apr 8 1956, p22.

Roditi, Edouard. Poems 1928-1948. Poetry 75:243-46 (Jan 1950).

Rorty, James. Children of the Sun. Tuftonian n s 2:27-29 (Oct 1927).

Rosenthal M. L. The Modern Poets. (With other reviews, under collective title: "Modern Poetry in the Perspective of Time") Christian Science Monitor Jan 12 1961.

Rosten, Norman. Songs for Patricia. New York Times Book Review, Sept 9 1951, p 19.

Rukeyser, Muriel. Theory of Flight.

Russell, George. AE's Letters to Minanlabain. [1937].

Russell, George. Selected Poems. [1936].

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Sandburg, Carl. The People, Yes. Aug 29 1936.

Sargent, Daniel. God' s Ambuscade. Boston Evening Transcript Nov 30 [1935?].

Sarton, May. In Time Like Air. New York Herald-Tribune, Jan 26 1958.

Sassoon, Siegfried. Vigils. [1936].

Schacht, Marshall. Fingerboard. Saturday Review of Literature 33:32-33 (May 20 1950).

Scott, Winfield Townley. Dark Sister. Saturday Review 41:70 (Apr 12 1958).

A Shakespeare Anthology. (New York, Random) [1936].

Simmons, Ernest J. Pushkin. Boston Evening Transcript Feb 6 1937.

Smith, William Jay. Poems, 1947-1957. Saturday Review 41:31-32 (Aug 9 1958).

Sitwell, Edith. Selected Poems. June 3 [1937?].

Snodgrass, William Dewitt. Heart's Needle. Saturday Review 42:43 (May 23 1959).

Sobiloff, Hy. In the Deepest Aquarium. New York Herald-Tribune Book Review, July 3 1960, p 8.

The Song of Roland. (translated by Frederick Bliss Luquiens) New York Herald Tribune Sept. 9 1960.

Spender, Stephen. Vienna. American Poetry Journal (Mar 1935) 21.

Spenser, Edmund. Faerie Queene. v.4 of "The Works" "A Variorum Edition" edited by E. Greenlaw, C. G. Osgood, F. M. Padelford, (Spec. Editor: Ray Heffner) [1936?].

Squires, Radcliffe. Where the Compass Spins. New York Times Book Review, September 9, 1951, p 19.

Starbuck, George. Bone Thoughts. New York Herald-Tribune, June 12 1960.

Still, James. Hounds on the Mountain. July 19 1937.

Stuart, Jesse. Album of Destiny. Poetry 66:168-70 (June 1945).

Summers, Hollis Spurgeon. The Walks Near Athens. Saturday Review 42:43 (May 231959).

Swallow, Alan. The Kitchen Dance. Saturday Review of Literature Feb 2 1957.

Swallow, Alan. The Nameless Sight. New York Times, Dec 22 1957, p 4.

Swallow, Alan. The Remembered Land. Poetry 69:52-54 (Oct 1946).

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Taylor, Eleanor Ross. Wilderness of Ladies. New York Herald-Tribune Book Review, Sept 4 1960, p 6.

Teasdale, Sara. The Collected Poems. Sept 25 1937?].

Teasdale, Sara. Strange Victory. Horn Book Magazine Jan 1934 p.20-24.

Thomas, Rosemary. Immediate Sun. New York Times Book Review, Sept 9 1951, p19.

Thompson, France.. The Man Has Wings. New Poems and Plays. Periodical clipping [1956].

Thorton, Richard, ed. Recognition of Robert Frost. Jan 8 1938.

Torrence, Frederic Ridgely. Poems. New York Times, Oct 19 1941, p 4.

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Untermeyer, Jean Starr. Winged Child. [1936].

Untermeyer, Louis. Heinrich Heine, Paradox and Poet.

Untermeyer, Louis and Carter Davidson. Poetry: Its Appreciation and Enjoyment. Horn Book Magazine Jan-Feb 1935 p.39-43.

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Vanderbilt, Gloria. Love Poems. New York Times Book Review, Apr 8 1956, p 22.

Van Doren, Mark. The Last Days of Lincoln. Saturday Review 42:43 (May 23 1959).

Van Doren, Mark. Morning Worship, and other Poems. New York Herald-Tribune Book Review, May 15 1960, p 8.

Van Doren, Mark. Mortal Summer. Poetry 85:362-66 (Mar 1955).

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Ward, Theodora. The Capsule of the Mind. Christian Science Monitor, Mar 8 1962, p 6.

Warren, Robert Penn. You, Emperors, and Others. New York Herald-Tribune Book Review, Oct 16 1960, p 12.

Weiss, Theodore. The Catch. New York Times Book Review, Oct 28 1951, p 22.

Wheelock, John Hall. Poems Old and New. New York Herald-Tribune Book Review, Aug 19 1956, p4.

Whicher, George Frisbie. This Was A Poet: Emily Dickinson. Boston Transcript, Dec 17 1938, p 1.

Winslow, Ann, ed. Trial Balances. Boston Transcript, Oct 5 1935, p 3.

Winters, Yvor. Collected Poems. (Paperback ed.).

Wolfert, Helen. Nothing Is A Wonderful Thing. New York Times Book Review, Oct 27 1946, p 18.

Wordemann, Audrey. The Seven Sins. [ 1935].

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Yale Series of Recorded Poets. New York Herald Tribune Nov 20 1960.

Yeats, William Butler. Collected Poems. (With other reviews, under collective title: "A Sword Upstairs") Jan 1934 p.20-24.

   

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