The Guardian

Scope and Content

'The Rise of the Meritocracy' by Michael Young, 30 Oct 1958

'Coleridge the Visionary' by JB Beer, Jul 1959 [on reverse is review of 'The Road to Wigan Pier' by George Orwell, for 'The Observer']

'The Reaction to Coleridge', 17 Jul 1959

'Collected Letters of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, vols III and IV', ed. EL Griggs, 11 Sep 1959

'The Novels of George Eliot by Jerome Thrale, 15 Oct 1959

'The Spare Chancellor' by Alistair Buchan, 16 Oct 1959

'The Life of John Middleton Murry' by FA Lea, 6 Nov 1959

'American Critical Essays, Twentieth Century' ed. Harold Beaver, 27 Nov 1959

'Coleridge: Critic of Society' by John Colmer, 11 Dec 1959

'Young Writers, Young Readers' by Boris Ford, 15 Jan 1960

'Literature and Western Man' by JB Priestly, 19 Feb 1960

'Shelley, his Thought and Work' by Desmond King-Hele, 12 Feb 1960

'Literature and Western Man' by JB Priestly, 19 Feb 1960

'Studies in the History of Education, 1780-1870' by Brian Simon, 14 Apr 1960

'Image and Experience' by Graham Hough, 17 Jun 1960

'In Defense of Reason' by Yvor Winters, 1 Jul 1960

'For Love or Money' by Richard Rees, 12 Aug 1960

'Darwin and Butler: two versions of evolution' by Basil Willey, 30 Sep 1960

'Critical History of English Literature' by David Daiches, 30 Sept 1960

'The Creative Vision: Modern European Writers on their Art ed. Haskell M Block and Herman Salinger, 25 Nov 1960

'Realism and Imagination' by Joseph Chiari, Dec 1960

'TS Eliot and the Idea of Tradition' by Sean Lucy, 9 Dec 1960

'The Plays of TS Eliot' by DE Jones, 9 Dec 1960

'Realism and Imagination' by Joseph Chiari, 23 Dec 1960

'A West Country Villiage: Ashworthy: Family, Kinship and Land' by WM Williams

'The Orphic Voice' by Elizabeth Sewell, 10 Feb 1961

'Some Mythical Elements in English Literature' by EMW Tillyard, 24 Feb 1961

'Brecht' by Ronald Gray, 24 Mar 1961

'Ionesco' by Richard N Coe, 24 Mar 1961

'Thomas Hardy' by Douglas Brown, 28 Apr 1961

'Edith Simcox and George Eliot' by KA McKenzie, 26 May 1961

'The Writer's Dilemma' [ed Stephen Spender], 9 Jun 1961

'Essays and Studies, 1961' English Association (with letter to Raymond Williams from Geoffrey Moorhouse, The Guardian, 1 Jun 1961

'Essays and Studies, 1961' by John Murray, 7 Jul 1961

'The Old Men at the Zoo' by Angus Wilson, 29 Sep 1961

'The Art of George Eliot' by WJ Harvey, 20 Oct 1961

'The Death of Tragedy' by George Steiner, 10 Nov 1961

'Heavens Below - Utopian Experiments in England, 1560-1960' by WHG Armytage, 5 Jan 1962

'The Function of Criticism' by Yvor Winters, 9 Mar 1962

'Letters from Lawrence', 23 Mar 1962

'Island' by Aldous Huxley, 30 Mar 1962

'A Modern Symposium by Lowes Dickinson, 15 Jun 1962

'Notes towards the Definition of Culture by TS Eliot, 15 Jun 1962

'Literature, Popular Culture and Society by Leo Lowenthal, 15 Jun 1962

'The House of Intellect' by Jacques Barzun, 15 Jun 1962

'The Captive Mind' by Czeslaw Milosz, 15 Jun 1962

'Classic, Romantic and Modern' by Barzun, 30 Aug 1962

'The Dark Comedy' by JL Styan, 5 Oct 1962

'Living in Croesor' by Philip O'Connor, 26 Oct 1962

'The Contemporary Theatre', eds JR Brown and B Harris, 30 Nov 1962

'Philosophical Sketches' by Susanne Langer, 28 Dec 1962

'Contemporaries' by Alfred Kazin, 1 Feb 1963

'English Literature 1789-1815' by WL Renwick, 15 Feb 1963

'The Radical Tradition' by RH Tawney, 21 Feb 1963

'The Public Happiness' by August Heckscher, 29 Mar 1963

'Fiction for the Working Man, 1830-1850' by Louis James, 27 Sep 1963

'The Dream and the Task' by Graham Hough, 11 Oct 1963

'Logic and Criticism' by William Righter, 11 Oct 1963

'Experience into Words' by DW Harding, 11 Oct 1963

'Dickens and Education' by Philip Collins, 22 Nov 1963

'Scrutiny, Vol XX', 25 Oct 1963

'Science: The Glorious Entertainment' by Jacques Barzun, 15 May 1964

'The Mortal No: death and the modern imagination' by Frederick J Hoffman, 12 Jun 1964 (annotated)

'John Addington Symonds: a biography' by Phyllis Grosskurth, 3 Jul 1964

'The Unbelievers' by AOJ Cockshut, 10 Jul 1964

'Wordsworth and the Poetry of Sincerity' by David Perkins, 28 Aug 1964

'Corridors of Power' by Snow, 6 Nov 1964 (annotated)

The Letters of Charles Dickens, vol. 1, 1820-39 eds Madeline House and Graham Storey, 11 Feb 1965

'Dickens from Pickwick to Dombey' by Steven Marcus, 11 Feb 1965

'The View of France, from Arnold to Bloomsbury' by Christophe Campos, 26 Mar 1965

''Comparative View of French and British Civilization, 1850-1870' by FC Green, 26 Mar 1965

'Further Explorations' by LC Knights, 9 Apr 1965

'Education and Values' by GH Bantock, 23 Apr 1965

'A Vision of Reality' by Frederick Grubb, 2 Jul 1965

'The Theatre of Revolt' by Robert Brustein, 9 Jul 1965

'The Pursuit of Certainty' by Shirley Robin Letwin, 24 Sep 1965

'The Concept of Freedom' by Christopher Caudwell, 12 Nov 1965

'Poems' by Christopher Caudwell, 12 Nov 1965

'The World we have Lost' by Peter Laslett, 19 Nov 1965

'Writers and Politics' by Conor Cruise O'Brien, 26 Nov 1965

'The Philosophy of Jean-Paul Sartre', 29 Nov 1965

'Thomas Hardy: the will and the way' by Roy Morrell, 10 Dec 1965

'Hardy of Wessex' by Carl J Weber, 10 Dec 1965

'The Dynasts' by Thomas Hardy, 10 Dec 1965

'Beyond Culture' by Lionel Trilling, 15 Apr 1966

'The Beginners' by Dan Jacobson, 27 May 1966

'Tolstoy and the Novel' by John Bayley, 21 Oct 1966

'The Primal Curse: the myth of Cain and Abel in the theatre' by Honor Matthews, 13 Jan 1967

'Coleridge, the work and the relevance' by William Walsh, 24 Feb 1967

'Fenland Chronicle' by Sybil Marshall, 31 Mar 1967

'The Work of William Morris' by Paul Thompson, 3 Mar 1967

'Sartre, Romantic Rationalist' by Iris Murdoch, 12 May 1967

'Thomas Hardy's personal writings' ed. Harold Orel, 19 May 1967

'The Crystal Spirit: A study of George Orwell' by George Woodcock, 26 May 1967

'The Autobiography of a working man' by Alexander Somerville, 7 Jul 1967

'The Autobiography of Samuel Bamford: vol.1, Early Days, vol. 2 Passages in the Life of a Radical' ed. WH Chaloner [7 Jul 1967]

''Anna Karenina' and other essays by FR Leavis', 1 Dec 1967

'Phoenix II: Uncollected, unpublished and other prose works by DH Lawrence' eds Warren Roberts and Harry T Moore, 19 Jan 1968

'Intellectuals Today: problems in a changing society' by TR Fyvel, 1 Mar 1968

'The Left Review, October 1934-May 1938', 22 Mar 1968

'The Ordinary Universe: soundings in modern literature by Denis Donoghue, 5 Jul 1968

'Cancer Ward' by Alexander Solzhenitsyn, translated by Nicholas Bethell and David Burg, 20 Sep 1968

'The Collected Essays, Journalism and Letters of George Orwell' eds Sonia Orwell and Ian Angus, 4 Oct 1968 (annotated)

'The First Circle by Alexander Solzhenitsyn', translated by Michael Guybon, 15 Nov 1968

'The First Circle' by Alexander Solzhenitsyn', 21 Nov 1968

'The Philosophy of Jean-Paul Sartre' ed. Robert Denoon Cumming, 29 Nov 1968

'Experiment in Autobiography' by HG Wells, 24 Jan 1969

'Cancer Ward, Part Two' by Alexander Solzhenitsyn, 9 Mar 1969

'The Year of the Young Rebels' by Stephen Spender, 24 Apr 1969

'Mill: A collection of critical essays' ed by JB Schneewind, 12 Jun 1969

'Conversations with Claude Levi-Strauss' by G Charbonnier, translated by J and D Weightman, 26 Jun 1969

'Murderous Angels' by Conor Cruise O'Brien, 10 Jul 1969

'Romanticism' ed John B Halsted, 26 Aug 1969

'The Keeper of Antiquities' by Yury Dombrovsky, translated by Michael Glenny, 23 Oct 1969

'American Power and the New Mandarins' by Noam Chomsky, 30 Oct 1969

The Ruling English Class ed WL Guttsman, Nov 1969

'The Letters of Charles Dickens, volume two, 1840-1841' eds Madeline House and Graham Storey [20 Nov 1969]

'Charles Dickens, 1812-1870, a centenary volume' ed. EWF Tomlin, 20 Nov 1969

'The Uncollected Writings of Charles Dickens: Household Words, 1850-1859', ed. Harry Stone [20 Nov 1969]

'English Literature in our Time and the University' by FR Leavis, 18 Dec 1969

'The Limits of Protest' by Peter Buckman, 8 Jan 1970

'Camus' by Conor Cruise O'Brien, 15 Jan 1970

'Fanon' by David Caute, 15 Jan 1970

'Levi-Strauss' by Edmond Leach, 15 Jan 1970

'Marcuse' by Alasdair MacIntyre, 15 Jan 1970

'Guevara' by Andrew Sinclair, 15 Jan 1970

'Speaking to each other vol.1 About Society vol 2 About Literature' by Richard Hoggart, 26 Feb 1970

'Bertolt Brecht: Collected Plays, vol. 1 1918-23', eds John Willett and Ralph Manheim, 22 Apr 1970

'Bertolt Brecht: his life, his art and his times' by Frederic Ewen, 22 Apr 1970

'The Good Society' eds Anthony Arblaster and Steven Lukes, 13 May 1971

'The World of Charles Dickens' by Angus Wilson, 28 May 1970

'Inimitable Dickens' by A Dyson, 28 May 1970 x2

'Dickens's England' by Michael and Mollie Hardwick, 28 May 1970

'On Violence' by Hannah Arendt, 25 Jun 1970

'Brief Chronicles: Essays on Modern Theatre' by Martin Esslin, 2 Jul 1970

'Fears of Fragmentation' by Arnold Wesker, 16 Jul 1970

'Theory of Communication' by Philip Hobsbaum, 3 Sep 1970

'The Rape of Tamar' by Dan Jacobson, 1 Oct 1970

'The Stubborn Structure: Essays on Criticism and Society' by Northrop Frye, 12 Nov 1970

'Protest and Discontent' eds Bernard Crick and William A Robson, 26 Nov 1970

'Industrialisation and Culture, 1830-1914' by Christopher Harvie, Graham Martin and Aaron Scharf, 31 Dec 1970

'Respectable Radical: George Howell and Victorian Working Class Politics' by FM Leventhal, 28 Jan 1971

'The Decline of Working Class Politics' by Barry Hindess, 28 Jan 1971

'Respectable Radical: George Hwell and Victorian Working Class Politics', handwritten and annotated, 6 Feb 1971

'History and Class Consciousness' by Georg Lukacs, 25 Feb 1971

'Solzhenitsyn' by Georg Lukacs, 25 Feb 1971

'The Welsh Extremist: A culture in crisis' by Ned Thomas, 3 Jun 1971

'The Crisis of British Socialism' by Ken Coates, 10 Jul 1971

'Thomas Carlyle: selected writings' ed. Alan Shelston, 18 Nov 1971

'Thomas Carlyle: critical heritage' ed. Jule Paul Seigel, 18 Nov 1971

'The Carlyles' by John Stewart Collis, 18 Nov 1971

'Radical Man' by Charles Hampden-Turner, 9 Dec 1971

'Working Class Stories in the 1890s' by PJ Keating, 30 Dec 1971

'The Working Classes in Victorian Fiction' by PJ Keating, 30 Dec 1971

'The Twentieth Century Mind: vol 1 1900-1918' eds CB Cox and AE Dyson, 20 Jan 1972

'Beyond Freedom and Dignity' by BF Skinner, 9 Mar 1972

'Television and the people: a programme for democratic participation' by Brian Groombridge, 27 Apr 1972

'The Suspecting Glance' by Conor Cruise O'Brien, 8 Jun 1972

'Nor shall my sword: Discourses on pluralism, compassion and social hope' by FR Leavis, 13 Jul 1972

'August 1914' by Alexander Solzhenitsyn, translated by Michael Glenny, 21 Sep 1972

'The Obscenity Report' introduction by John Trevelyan, preface by Maurice Girodias, 28 Sep 1972

'Pornography: The Longford Report', 28 Sep 1972

'The Case against Pornography', ed. David Holbrook, 28 Sep 1972

'Radical Perspectives in the Arts' ed. Lee Baxandall, 26 Apr 1973

'Interpretations and Forecasts, 1922-1972' by Lewis Mumford, 23 Aug 1973

'Charles Baudelaire: a Lyric Poet in the Era of High Capitalism' by Walter Benjamin, translated by Harry Zohn, 8 Sep 1973

'Tools for Conviviality' by Ivan D Illich, 27 Sep 1973

'For Reasons of State' by Noam Chomsky, 1 Nov 1973

'The Backroom Boys' by Noam Chomsky, 1 Nov 1973

'Problems of Knowledge and Freedom' by Noam Chomsky, 1 Nov 1973

'The 'Heaven' and 'Hell' of William Blake' by G R Sabri-Tabrizi, 29 Nov 1973

'The Notebook of William Blake: a photographic and typographic facsimile', ed by David V Erdman, 29 Nov 1973

'Education for Liberation' by Adam Curle, 27 Dec 1973

'The Dialectical Imagination' by Martin Jay, 10 Jan 1974

'Aspects of Sociology' by Frankfurt Institute for Social Research, 10 Jan 1974

'The Jargon of Authenticity' by Theodor Ardorno, translated by Knut Tarnowski and Frederic Will, 10 Jan 1974

'The Socialist Register, 1973', eds by Ralph Miliband and John Saville, 14 Feb 1974 (annotated)

'Negative Dialectics' by Theodore Adorno, 14 Feb 1974

'Between Existentialism and Marxism' by Jean-Paul Satre, 25 Apr 1974

'Sartre' by Hazel E Barnes, 25 Apr 1974

'Camus and Sartre' by Germaine Brée, 25 Apr 1974

'Useful Toil: Autobiographies of working people from the 1820s to the 1920s' ed. John Burnett, 13 Jun 1974

'The Life and Death of Mary Wollstonecraft' by Claire Tomalin, 5 Sep 1974

'The Eating of the Gods: an interpretation of Greek tragedy' by Jan Kott, 10 Oct 1974

'The Socialist idea: a reappraisal' eds Leszek Koakowski and Stuart Hampshire, 28 Nov 1974

'Paper Voices: the popular press and social change' by ACH Smith with Elizabeth Immirizi and Trevor Blackwell, 22 May 1975

'Newspaper Money: Fleet Street and the Search for the Affluent Reader' by Fred Hirsch and David Gordon, 22 May 1975

'Thomas Hardy: Desperate Remedies; A Pair of Blue Eyes; the Hand of Ethelberta; A Laodicean; Two on a Tower; The Well-Beloved', 5 Feb 1976

'Thomas Hardy: The Forms of Tragedy' by Dale Kramer, 5 Feb 1976

'Thomas Hardy: An Illustrated Biography' by Timothy O'Sullivan, 5 Feb 1976

'The Genius of Thomas Hardy' ed. Margaret Drabble, 5 Feb 1976

'The Left in Britain 1956-1968' by David Widgery, 12 Feb 1976

'Lenin in Zurich' by Alexander Sozhenitsyn, 22 Apr 1976

'Critique of Dialectical Reason' by Jean-Paul Sartre, translated by Alan Sheridan-Smith, 20 Jan 1977

'The Spiral Ascent, a trilogy' by Edward Upward, 28 Jul 1977

'Milton and the English Revolution' by Christopher Hill, 6 Oct 1977

'Edmund Wilson: Letters on literature and politics, 1912-1972', ed. by Elena Wilson, 17 Nov 1977

'Ibsen: A Dissenting View' by Ronald Gray, 8 Dec 1977

'The Life and Times of Chaucer' by John Gardner, 5 Jan 1978

'The Older Hardy' by Robert Gittings, 9 Mar 1978

'An Essay on Hardy' by John Bayley, 9 Mar 1978

'Aesthetics and Politics', New Left Books, 23 Mar 1978

'Tolstoy's Letters ed in two vols' by RF Christian, 20 Apr 1978

'Samuel Johnson' by W Jackson Bate, 18 May 1978

'The Merthyr Rising' by Gwyn A Williams, 8 Jun 1978

'The Politics of Information' by Anthony Smith, 3 Aug 1978

'The New Priesthood: British Television Today' by Joan Bakewell and Nicholas Granham, 5 Nov 1978

'The Moment of 'Scrutiny' by Francis Mulhern, 17 May 1979

'Conrad in the Nineteenth Century' by Ian Watt, 29 May 1979

'Governing the BBC' by Asa Briggs, 29 Nov 1979

'DH Lawrence Country' by Roy Spencer, 28 Feb 1980

'The Life of DH Lawrence' by Keith Sagar, 28 Feb 1980

'The Victorians and Ancient Greece' by Richard Jenkyns, 7 Aug 1980

'The Railway Workers, 1840-1970' by Frank McKenna, 16 Oct 1980

'Edward Carpenter, 1844-1929' by Chushichi Tsuzuki, 20 Nov 1980

'Mediations: Essay on Brecht, Beckett and the Media' by Martin Esslin, 29 Jan 1981

'In Anger: Culture in the Cold War, 1945-1960' by Robert Hewison, 2 Apr 1981

'A Memoir of DH Lawrence (The Betrayal)' by GH Neville, 14 Jan 1982

'An English Temper' by Richard Hoggart, 8 Apr 1982

'The Welsh in their History' by Gwyn A Williams, 9 Sep 1982

'The Critic as Anti-Philosopher' by FR Leavis, ed. G Singh, 11 Nov 1982

'A Margin of Hope' by Irving Howe, 10 Mar 1983, with review request

'Eve and the New Jerusalem' by Barbara Taylor, 17 Mar 1983

'The World, the Text and the Critic' by Edward W Said, 8 Mar 1984

'The Letters of DH Lawrence vol. III, 1916-21', eds James T Boulton and Andrew Robertson, 29 Nov 1984

'The Idea of Poverty: England in the early industrial age' by Gertrude Himmelfarb, 5 Apr 1984

'England in the Early Industrial Age' by Gertrude Himmelfarb, 5 Apr 1984

'Antigones' by George Stiener, 20 Jul 1984 (annotated)

'The Rice and Decline of Western Liberalism' by Anthony Blackwell, 11 Oct 1984

'An End to Allegiance' by Geoffrey Sampson, 11 Oct 1984

'The Letters of DH Lawrence vol. III, 1916-21' eds James T Boulton and Andrew Robertson, 29 Nov 1984

'When was Wales?' by Gwyn A Williams, 24 Jan 1985

'Wales: A History' by Winford Vaughan-Thomas, 24 Jan 1985

'Writing and Revolution in 17th Century England: volume one of the collected essays of Christopher Hill', 11 Apr 1985

'DH Lawrence and Tradition' ed. Jeffrey Meyers, 19 Sep 1985

'DH Lawrence: Life into Art' by Keith Sagar, 19 Sep 1985

'Flame into Being: the life and work of DH Lawrence' by Anthony Burgess, 19 Sep 1985

'The Diaries of Sofia Tolstaya', translated by Cathy Porter, 28 Nov 1985

'Tolstoy's Diaries', ed. and translated by RF Christian, 28 Nov 1985

'The Letters of John Clare' ed. Mark Storey, 13 Feb 1986

'The Oxford Companion to the Literature of Wales' ed Meic Stephens, 27 Feb 1986

'The Red and the Blue: Intelligence, Treason and the Universities' by Andrew Sinclair, 19 Jun 1986

'Victorian Bloomsbury: the early literary history of the Bloomsbury Group, vol 1' by SP Rosenbaum, Feb 1987

'I the Supreme' by Augusto Roa Bastos, 13 Mar 1987

'Women in Love' by DH Lawrence, eds David Farmer, Lindeth Vasey and John Worthen, 22 May 1987

'The Letters of DH Lawrence, vol IV, 1921-24', eds Warren Roberts, James T Boulton and Elizabeth Mansfield, 22 May 1987

'Vladimir's Carrot: modern drama and the modern imagination' by John Peter, 17 Jul 1987

'The Field of Drama' by Martin Esslin, 17 Jul 1987