Final copy book and theatre reviews

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1958

  • Review of Nekrassov by Jean-Paul Sartre at the Royal Court Theatre, published in Lucifer (King's College Review) January, 1958.
  • Review of Flowering Cherry by Robert Bolt at the Haymarket Theatre, published in Sceptic (London Univerisity Magazine) March, 1958.
  • Review of The Chairs and The Lesson by Eugene Ionesco at the Royal Court Theatre, published in Lucifer, October 1958.

1959

  • Review of The Hostage by Brendan Behan at the Theatre Royal, Stratford, published in Lucifer January 1959.

1961

  • Review of Brecht by Ronald Gray, for Western Daily Press, completed 9 Apr 1961, published 3 May 1961.
  • Review of A B C of Reading by Ezra Pound, for Western Daily Press, completed 17 Oct 1961, published 18 Dec 1961.
  • Review of The White Goddess by Robert Graves, for Western Daily Press, completed 16 Oct 1961, published 19 Mar 1962.
  • Review of Dun Karm: Poet of Malta translated by A.J. Arberry and introduced by P. Grech and One Hundred Forms of Kabir translated by Rabindranath Tagore, assisted by Evelyn Underhill, for Western Daily Press, completed 20 Oct 1961, published 12 Feb 1962.
  • Review of Juvenilia I by Robert Nye, for Western Daily Press, completed 23 Oct 1961, published 26 Feb 1962.
  • Review of Milton’s God by William Empson, for Western Daily Press, completed 19 Oct 1961, published 29 Jan 1962.
  • Review of Pantaloon by Philip Toynbee, for Western Daily Press, completed 24 Oct 1961, published 11 Dec 1961.
  • Review of The Literature of Possibility: A Study in Humanist Existentialism by Hazel E. Barnes, for Spectator, completed 7 Nov 1961, unpublished.
  • Review of An Experiment in Criticism by C.S. Lewis and The Romantic Imagination by Sir Maurice Bowra, for Western Daily Press, completed 22 Dec 1961, published 5 Feb 1962.
  • Review of Hard Life by Flann O’Brien and The Dark Labyrinth by Lawrence Durrell, for Western Daily Press, completed 22 Dec 1961, published 22 Jan 1962.

1962

  • Review of Love Me, Lambeth by Michael Hastings and Ode to the Shadows by David Bulwer Lutyens, for completed 25 Jan 1962, published 26 Feb 1962.
  • Review of Poems in English by Samuel Beckett, for Western Daily Press, completed 13 Feb 1962, published 7 May 1962.
  • Review of The John Fletcher Plays by Clifford Leech, Western Daily Press, completed 16 Feb 1962, published 5 Mar 1962.
  • Review of A.E. Houseman: Selected Prose edited by John Carter, for Western Daily Press, completed 20 Feb 1962, published 13 Mar 1962.
  • Review of Tales from the Calendar by Bertolt Brecht, for Western Daily Press, completed 8 Mar 1962, published 16 Apr 1962.
  • Review of Llareggue Revisited by David Holebrook, for Western Daily Press, completed 20 Mar 1962, published 26 Mar 1962.
  • Review of Unicorn (Spring 1962) edited by Norman Harvey, for Western Daily Press, completed 26 Mar 1962, published 2 Apr 1962.
  • Review of Auto-da-fé by Elias Canetti, for Western Daily Press, completed 29-30 May 1962, published 4 Jun 1962.
  • Review of Our Exagmination round his Factification for Incamination of Work in Progress by Samuel Beckett and others, for Western Daily Press, completed 5 Jun 1962, published 1 Oct 1962. And Tailpiece for this review, a review of Introducing James Joyce, selected and intro by T.S. Elliot, for Western Daily Press, completed 9 Sep 1962, published 1 Oct 1962.
  • Review of Happy Days by Samuel Beckett, for Spectator, completed 23-26 Jun 1962, published 20 Jul 1962.
  • Review of Poems by Alan Dugan, A Durable Fire by Patric Dickinson, Control Tower by Richard Kell, The Secret Sea by Hugo Manning, Green Hunger by Louis Newman, So I Looked Down to Camelot by Rosamund Stanhope, for Outposts, completed 9 Aug 1962, published 24 Sep 1962.
  • Review of The Riddle of Shakespeare’s Sonnets, with essays by Edward Hubler, Northrop Frye, Leslie A. Fiedler, Stephen Spender, and R.P. Blackmur, and including the full text of Oscar Wilde’s The Portrait of Mr. W.H., for Spectator, completed 15 Aug 1962, published 28 Sep 1962.
  • Review of Paperback review – Notes Towards the Definition of Culture by T.S. Elliot, for Spectator, completed 13-17 Oct 1962, published 25 Oct 1962.
  • Review of The Manoeuvring Sun compiled by Alan Crang and intro by Charles Tomlinson, completed 29 Oct 1962, published 5 Nov 1962.
  • Review of Samuel Beckett: A Critical Study by Hugh Kenner and Beckett and Behan and a Theatre in Dublin by Alan Simpson, for Western Daily Press, completed 17 Nov 1962, published 28 Jan 1963.
  • Review of Children’s Animal Books Ages 11-15, for Spectator, completed 1 Nov 1962, published 9 Nov 1962.
  • Review of Children’s Animal Books Ages 4-11, for Spectator, completed 1 Nov 1962, published 23 Nov 1962.
  • Review of Samuel Beckett: A Critical Study by Hugh Kenner and Beckett and Behan and a Theatre in Dublin by Alan Simpson, for Spectator, completed 15 Nov 1962, published 23 Nov 1962.
  • Review of Prohibition: The Era of Success by Andrew Sinclair, for the Spectator, completed 21 Nov 1962, published 7 Dec 1962.
  • Review of Lord Bryon’s Wife by Malcolm Elwin, for Spectator, completed 29-30 Nov 1962, published 12 Dec 1962.
  • Review of London: city of any dream by Colin MacInnes and Erwin Fieger, for Spectator, completed 4-6 Dec 1962, published 21 Dec 1962.
  • Review of Printed Ephemera by John Lewis, for Spectator, completed 10 Dec 1962.
  • Review of The Irish Comic Tradition by Vivian Mercier, for Spectator, completed 28 Dec 1962, published 25 Jan 1963.
  • Review of Earls of Creation by James Lees-Milne, Les Pavillons by Cyril Connolly and Jerome Zerbe and Architecture: The Indispensible Art by W.R. Dalzell, for Spectator, completed 29 Dec 1962, published 11 Jan 1963.

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