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71 There are other matters one wouid like Wolff to examine in greater detail. More could be made of the problem of influence: of an earlier writer such as VJilliam Blake on MacDonald; of MacDonald's influence (conscious or unconscious) on Lewis Carroll's uterine Imagery in ALICE IN WONDERLAND; and of MacDonald's specific influence on the twentieth century neo-medievalists C. S. Lewis and J. R. R. Tolkien, "these matters are dismissed with only passing mention. One would also like to see more copious use of diaries and letters, but perhaps these were not available,, One should not cavil at studies of minor Victorian novelists; such studies do not make the best-seller list and are meant for the specialist. Scholars of the period can thank Wolff for his painstaking reading of MacDonald, for it presents a new interpretation—the Freudian—of MacDonald's work. — E. S. L. BOOKS RECEIVED Listing here does not preclude the publication of a review in a future issue of EFT. Publishers receive two copies of the review. Albéres, René Mari M. JEAN-PAUL SATRE: PHILOSOPHER WITHOUT FAITH. NY: Philosophical Library, 1961„ $4.75. Arnold, Matthew. POETRY AND CRITICISM OF MATTHEW ARNOLD. Ed. with an Intro. and Notes by A. Dwight Culler. Bost: Houghton Mifflin, 1961. Paper. Riverside Editions, 3 55. $1.95. Babcock, Weston. HAMLET: A TRAGEDY OF ERRORS. (Purdue University Studies). West Lafayette: Purdue University, 1961. Paper. $1.75. Barnet, Sylvan, Morton Serman, and William Burto (eds). THE GENIUS OF THE IRISH THEATER. HY: The New American Library, I960. Paper. Mentor, MT 315. $0.75. Beckson, Karl, and Arthur Ganz. A READER'S GUIDE TO LITERARY TERMS. NY: Farrar, Straus and Cudahy, i960. Paper. Noonday, 203. $1.95. Beerbohm, Max. A SELECTION FROM AROUND THE THEATRES. NY: Doubleday and Co., I960. Paper, Anchor, A 226, $1.45. Bennett, Arnold, and H. G. Wells. ARNOLD BENNETT & H. G. WELLS: A RECORD OF A PERSONAL AND A LITERARY FRIENDSHIP. Ed. with an Intro, by Harris Wilson. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, I960. $3.50. Brewster, Dorothy. VIRGINIA WOOLF1S LONDON. NY: New York University Press, I960. $3.00. Booth, Michael, and Clinton S, Burhans, Jr. (eds). THIRTY-ONE STORIES. NJ: Prentice Hal 1, i960. Paper, $3.50. Burns, Wayne. CHARLES READE: A STUDY IN VICTORIAN AUTHORSHIP. NY: Bookman Associates, I96I . $6.00. Butler, E. M. RITUAL MAGIC. HY: Noonday Press, 1959. Paper. Noonday, N 155. $1.65. Cohen, Morton H. RIDER HAGGARD. NY: Walker & Co., 1961. $6.00. Conrad, Joseph. CONRAD'S THE HEART OF DARKNESS AMD THE CRITICS. Ed. Bruce Harkness. San Francisco: Wadsworth, i960. Paper. $1.95. Conrad, Joseph. N0STR0M0. Ed. with Intro, by Dorothy Van Ghent. NY: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, I36I. Paper, Rinehart Editions, III. $1.65. Cordel 1, Richard A. SOMERSET MAUGHAM: A BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL STUDY. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, I96I. $5.95. 72 Duncan, Joseph E. THE REVIVAL OF METAPHYSICAL POETRY: THE HISTORY OF A STYLE, 1800-TO THE PRESENT. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1959. $4.50. Fiedler, Leslie A. NO'. IN THUNDER: ESSAYS ON MYTH AND LITERATURE. Bost: Beacon Press, I960. $5,00 Fielding, Henry, JOSEPH ANDREVJS. Ed. Martin C. Battest in. Bost: Houghton Mifflin, 1961. Paper. Riverside Editions, B 62. $0.35. Fielding, Henry, JOSEPH ANDREWS and SHAMELA. Ed. Martin C, Battestin. Bost: Houghton Mifflin, 1961. Paper, Riverside Editions. Q 53. $1.15. Frederic, Harold, THE DAMNATION OF THERON WARE,, NY; Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1958. Paper, Rinehart Editions, 100. $1.25, Frost, Robert. ROBERT FROST; AiJ !HTRODUCT ION [Poems, Reviews, Criticism]. Ed. Robert A. Greenberg and James G, Hepburn. HY: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, I96I. Paper. Gerstenberger, Donna, and George Hendrick, THE AMERICAN HOVEL, 1789-1959: A CHECKLIST OF TWEHTIETH-CEHTURY CRITICISM. Denver: Swallow, 1961. $4.75. Gettmann, Royal A, A VICTORIAN PUBLISHER; A STUDY OF THE BENTLEY PAPERS, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, i960, $7.50. Gilbert, Allan. THE PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE OF CRITICISM: OTHELLO, THE MERRY WIVES, HAMLET. Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 1959. $4.50. Gissing, George, and H. G. V/ells. GEORGE GISSING & H. G. WELLS: A RECORD OF THEIR FRIENDSHIP AND CORRESPONDENCE. Ed. with an Intro, by Royal A. Gettmann. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1961, $3,50. Glicksberg, Charles I, LITERATURE AND...

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1559-2715
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pp. 71-73
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