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The New Criterion

Quite simply, the best cultural review in the world
- John O’Sullivan


Guy Davenport

Guy Davenport's most recent book is The Death of Picasso: New and Selected Writing (Shoemaker & Hoard).


Hugh Kenner, 1923-2003 (Notebook) , January 2004, 78
Hugh Kenner's life of literary criticism.

Master taxonomist (Books) , January 2003, 76
A review of Linnaeus: The Compleat Naturalist, by Wilfrid Blunt

A folklorish giant (Books) , November 2001, 79
A review of Alfred Russel Wallace: A Life. by Peter Raby

A stereopticon (Books) , September 2000, 74
A review of Nabokov’s Blues: The Scientific Odyssey of a Literary Genius, by Kurt Johnson & Steve Coates & Nabokov’s Butterflies: Unpublished and Uncollected Writings, edited by Brian Boyd & Robert Michael Pyle.

Satyr & family man (Books) , April 1997, 67
Review of Augustus John: The New Biography

''Well up on the far out'' (Books) , October 1996, 62
On Travels & Other Writings by William Bartram & The Natures of John & William Bartram by Thomas P. Slaughter

Gallumphing Back (Books) , March 1996, 77
A review of Lewis Carroll: A Biography by Morton N. Cohen.

The hunter Gracchus (Features) , February 1996, 27

The comic muse (Books) , November 1994, 74
A review of The Oxford Book of Comic Verse edited by John Gross.

Tough buttons (Books) , November 1993, 72
A review of Gertrude Stein: A Stein Reader by Ulla E. Dydo.

Nature's design (Books) , June 1993, 79
A review of Faith in a Seed by Henry D. Thoreau.

Books into life (Books) , October 1992, 68
A review of The Double Life of Stephen Crane by Christopher Benfey.

John Bowlby: Life, chance and Charles Darwin (Books) , 60

Life, chance, and Charles Darwin (Books) , May 1991, 60
A review of Charles Darwin: A New Life by John Bowlby.

Ruskin according to Proust (Books) , November 1987, 64

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