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[ v CONTENTS English Lion, 1930-1933: Introduction ix Editorial Procedures and Principles xxxiii Acknowledgments xli List of Abbreviations xlv List of Illustrations xlix Part 1: Essays, Reviews, and Commentaries 1930 A Commentary (Jan 1930) 3 A review of God: Being an Introduction to the Science of Metabiology, by John Middleton Murry 7 A review of Baudelaire and the Symbolists: Five Essays, by Peter Quennell 11 An unsigned review of A Game at Chesse, by Thomas Middleton 15 Poetry and Propaganda 20 Religion without Humanism 36 Thinking in Verse: A Survey of Early Seventeenth-Century Poetry 44 Rhyme and Reason: The Poetry of John Donne 57 The Devotional Poets of the Seventeenth Century: Donne, Herbert, Crashaw 71 To the Editor of The Bookman 85 A Commentary (Apr 1930) 89 In Memoriam [Moncrieff, Lawrence, Whibley] 94 Mystic and Politician as Poet: Vaughan, Traherne, Marvell, Milton 95 D. H. Lawrence. To the Editor of The Nation and Athenaeum 108 The Minor Metaphysicals: From Cowley to Dryden 109 John Dryden 120 Preface to Anabasis: A Poem by St.-J. Perse 132 Message to the Anglo-Catholic Congress in London 138 Second Message to the Anglo-Catholic Congress 139 A Commentary (July 1930) 141 Introduction to The Wheel of Fire, by G. Wilson Knight 145 Baudelaire 155 CONTENTS vi ] Introductory Essay to London: A Poem and The Vanity of Human Wishes by Samuel Johnson 168 Arnold and Pater 176 A Commentary (Oct 1930) 190 To the Editor of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch 194 Cyril Tourneur 197 Mocking-Birds. To the Editor of The New Statesman 209 The Book of Beauty. To the Editor of The Nation and Athenaeum 211 1931 A Commentary (Jan 1931) 213 Tourneur and The Revenger’s Tragedy. To the Editor of The Times Literary Supplement 221 Thoughts after Lambeth 223 Classicism and Romanticism. To the Editor of The Dublin Review 251 A Commentary (Apr 1931) 253 Dryden the Poet 265 Dryden the Dramatist 275 Dryden the Critic 286 If I Were a Dean 296 A review of The Prospects of Humanism, by Lawrence Hyde 300 A Commentary (July 1931) 303 A review of Son of Woman: The Story of D. H. Lawrence, by J. Middleton Murry 313 A review of Essays of a Catholic Layman in England, by Hilaire Belloc 320 The Modern Dilemma. Syllabus for Four BBC Broadcasts 323 Thomas Heywood 327 The Pensées of Pascal 338 A Commentary (Oct 1931) 354 A review of Fashion in Literature: A Study of Changing Taste, by E. E. Kellett 362 Preface to Transit of Venus: Poems, by Harry Crosby 365 Donne in our Time 369 To the Editor of The Times 383 Charles Whibley 384 B.B.C. Talks on Fiction. The Change of Policy. To the Editor of The Times (22 Dec 1931) 399 [ vii CONTENTS 1932 A Commentary (Jan 1932) 403 George Herbert 412 Preface to Bubu of Montparnasse, by Charles-Louis Philippe. Trans. Laurence Vail 417 Christianity and Communism 422 Mr. Harold Monro: A Poet and his Ideal 432 Religion and Science: A Phantom Dilemma 436 The Search for Moral Sanction 446 A Commentary (Apr 1932) 456 Building Up the Christian World 464 John Ford 474 What Is Modern Psychology? Letter to the Editor of The Listener 486 A Commentary (July 1932) 488 Preface to Selected Essays 497 A Commentary (Oct 1932) 498 1933 A Testimonial for The Cantos of Ezra Pound 506 A Commentary (Jan 1933) 508 A Commentary (Apr 1933) 515 Critical Note to The Collected Poems of Harold Monro 522 A Commentary (July 1933) 527 Catholicism and International Order 534 A review of Letters of Mrs. Gaskell and Charles Eliot Norton, 1855-1865 547 A Commentary (Oct 1933) 550 Housman on Poetry. A review of The Name and Nature of Poetry, by A. E. Housman 557 Report on The Listener Poems 561 Measure for Measure at the Old Vic. To the Editor of The Times 567 CONTENTS viii ] Part 2: Lectures in America, 1932-33 A. Chronology of Lectures and Readings 571 The Charles Eliot Norton Lectures: The Use of Poetry and the Use of Criticism 574 Prefaces, 1933 / 1964 574 Introduction: November 4th, 1932 579 Apology for the Countess of Pembroke: November 25th, 1932 597 The Age of Dryden: December 2nd, 1932 614 Wordsworth and Coleridge: December 9th, 1932 625 Shelley and Keats: February 17th, 1933 641 Matthew Arnold: March 3rd, 1933 654 The Modern Mind: March 17th, 1933 668 Conclusion: March 31st, 1933 685 The Bible as Scripture and as Literature 695...


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