Essays

1) 'Beginnings, Middles and Ends: Sequence and Organization in Narrative', emagazine: the magazine        for Advanced Level English, 89 (Sep 2020), pp. 10-12.

2) 'Urban Space, Singularity and Networks in Laura Del-Rivo's The Furnished Room (1961)', American,     British and Canadian Studies, Special Issue: Literature and the City, vol, 34 (Jun 2020), pp. 26-48.

3) 'Composed in Clichés? Style in The Kite Runner', emagazine: the magazine for Advanced Level            English 87 (Feb 2020), pp. 20-3.

4) 'Reading Round Gatsby', emagazine: the magazine for Advance Level English, 86 (Dec 2019), pp.          49-51.

5) 'Recreating the Past – Historical and Neo-historical Fiction', emagazine: the magazine for Advanced       Level English, 83 (Feb 2019), pp. 41-5.

6) 'Fighting Back: Documents, Modernity and Feminism in Dracula', emagazine: the magazine for               Advanced Level English, 81 (Sep 2018), pp. 36-8.

7) 'Realism, Naturalism and Modernism in the 19th and 20th-century Novel', emagazine: the                        magazine for Advanced Level English, 80 (Apr 2018), pp. 17-19.

8) 'A Plurality of Belongings: Tzvetan Todorov', PN Review 236, 43:6 (Jul-Aug 2017), pp. 30-1.

9) 'Competing Stories - A Short History of Literary Criticism in the Twentieth Century', emagazine: the        magazine for Advanced Level English, 76 (Apr 2017), pp. 34-7.

10) 'My Ántonia - Strong Women, Nostalgia and Progress', emagazine: the magazine for Advanced             Level English,75 (Feb 2017), pp. 44-6.

10) Grapes into Wine - Steinbeck's "We-centred Novel"', emagazine: the magazine for Advanced Level       English, 72 (Apr 2016), pp. 57-8.

11) 'A Question of Dialogue - Dialogue in the Novel', emagazine: the magazine for Advanced Level              English, 66 (Dec 2014), pp. 10-12.

12) 'Time in the Novel - You Can Repeat the Past', emagazine: the magazine for Advanced Level                   English, 63 (Feb 2014), pp. 13-17.

13) 'Huckleberry Finn - Voice, Identity, Race and Myth', emagazine: the magazine for Advanced Level          English, 59 (Feb 2013), pp. 38-41.

14) 'Migration, Vision and Community: The Great Gatsby and The Grapes of Wrath', emagazine:

       the magazine for Advanced Level English, 53 (Sep 2011), pp. 34-6.

15) 'The 19th-century Novel: Genre, Techniques and Themes', emagazine: the magazine for                         Advanced Level English, 52 (Apr 2011), pp. 52-5.

16) 'Information and Misinformation: Narrative Structure and Voice in The Great Gatsby',                                emagazine: the Magazine for Advanced Level English, 42 (Dec 2008), pp. 34-6.

17) 'Panoramic Sleights: Figures of Cinema in Literature’, PN Review 146, 28:6 (Jul-Aug 2002),                    pp. 17-21.

18) 'Assaults on Authority: B. S. Johnson’s Albert Angelo', Abraxas, 16 (2000), pp. 10-16.

19) 'Feelgood Fiction: The Novels of Graham Swift', Oxford Quarterly, 1:4/2:1 (Spring/Summer 1997),         pp. 37-41.

20) 'Uncancelled Challenge: The Work of Raymond Williams: Part IV', PN Review 73, 16:3 (1989),             pp. 45-50.

21) 'Uncancelled Challenge: The Work of Raymond Williams: Part III', PN Review 69, 16:1 (1989),

      pp. 43-8.

22) 'Uncancelled Challenge: The Work of Raymond Williams: Part II', PN Review 67, 15:5 (1989),

       pp. 32-41.

 23) 'Uncancelled Challenge: The Work of Raymond Williams: Part I', PN Review 65, 15:3 (1988),

        pp. 36-43.‘

24) 'See B. S. Johnson Decently', Part 2, PN Review 58, 14:2 (1987), pp. 58-62.

25) 'See B. S. Johnson Decently', Part I, PN Review 57, 14:1 (1987), pp. 47-52.

26) 'The Truths of Lying: Albert Angelo', Review of Contemporary Fiction, 5:2 (Summer 1985),

       pp. 64-70.

27) 'Telling Life, Telling Death: The Unfortunates', Review of Contemporary Fiction, 5:2 (Summer 1985),        pp. 34-42.

28) 'Sartre/Barthes', PN Review 47, 12:3 (1985), pp. 14-20.

29) 'Post-Theory', PN Review 41, 11:3 (1984), pp. 28-9.

30) 'I’m Not Complaining: Q. D. Leavis and Women’s Estate', PN Review 38, 10:6 (1984), pp. 37-8.

31) 'The Politicization of English', PN Review 37, 10:5 (1984), pp. 12-14.

32) 'Never Trust The Critic', PN Review 32, 9:6 (1983), pp. 34-5.

33) 'Tristram of Lyonesse: Dangerous Voyage', Victorian Poetry, 20:2 (Summer 1982), pp. 97-111.


Essay-reviews

1) 'System and Agon' [Harold Bloom, Take Arms Against a Sea of Troubles: The Power of the Reader's      Mind over a Universe of Death], PN Review 258, 47:4 (2021), pp. 45-7.

 2) 'Paths Through the Labyrinth' [Daniel Weissbort and Astradur Eysteinsson (eds), Translation –              Theory and Practice], PN Review 174, 33:4 (Mar-Apr 2007), pp. 19-21.

3) 'Speaking Shards' [Stephen Burt, Randall Jarrell and His Age], PN Review 153, 30:1 (Sep-Oct 2003),      pp. 44-6.

4) 'The Scrying Game' [Marjorie Perloff, 21st-Century Modernism: The New Poetries], PN Review 144,        28:4 (Mar-Apr 2002), pp. 67-69.

5) 'Feast at the Spectres’ [Graham Robb, Rimbaud], PN Review 138, 27:1 (Mar-Apr 2001), pp. 65-8.

6) 'The Clamour of Babel' [George Steiner, Errata: An Examined Life], PN Review 119, 24:3 (Jan-Feb       1995).

7) 'Loyalties and Entitlements' [Frank Kermode, Not Entitled: A Memoir; Fred Inglis, Raymond Williams],      PN Review 112, 23:2 (November-Dec 1996), pp. 63-6.

8) 'At the Harvard Club' [Helen Vendler, Soul Says: On Recent Poetry], PN Review 106, 22:2 (Nov-Dec     1995), pp. 21-3.

9) 'Death of a Critic' [Harold Bloom, The Western Canon: The Books and School of the Ages], PN            Review 104, 21:6 (Jul-Aug 1995), pp. 38-41.

10) 'Lives of the Leavises' [‘The Leavis Legacy’ in The Cambridge Review; Ian MacKillop, F. R. Leavis:

      A Life in Criticism; G. Singh, F. R. Leavis: A Literary Biography], London Quarterly, 9 (Apr-May

     1996), pp. 18-20.

11) 'Intimations of Utopia' [Adrienne Rich, What is Found There: Notebooks on Poetry and Politics], PN

      Review 102, 21:4 (Mar-Apr 1995), pp. 38-41.

12) 'Death and Decipherment' [Louis Althusser, ‘L’avenir dure longtemps’ suivi de ‘Les faits’:

      Autobiographies; David Macey, The Lives of Michel Foucault], PN Review 94 (Nov-Dec 1993), 

     pp.  42-7.

13) 'New World Maps' [Edward W. Said, Culture and Imperialism], PN Review 93 (Sep-Oct 1993),

      pp. 12-15.

14) 'Contribution to "George Steiner’s Real Presences: Three Perspectives"' PN Review 73, 16:3

      (1989), pp. 20-2.

15) 'Critic of Crisis' [Mary Gluck, Georg Lukács and His Generation 1900-1918], PN Review 53, 13:3

      (1986), pp. 69-72.

16) 'Self, Society and Art' [Charles Altieri, Self and Sensibility in Contemporary American Poetry; Alan

      Williamson, Introspection and Contemporary Poetry; Frank Lentricchia, Criticism and Social

     Change; Christopher Brookeman, American Culture and Society since the 1930s; Peter Conrad,

     The Art of the City: Views and Versions of New York; Henry M. Sayre, The Visual Text of William

     Carlos Williams], PN Review 49, 12:5 (1986), pp. 35-7.

17) 'Rotten Reconstruction' [Laurence Lerner (ed.), Reconstructing Literature], PN Review 40, 11:2

      (1984), pp. 48-9.

18) 'Anti-Philosophers' [F. R. Leavis, The Critic as Anti-Philosopher, G. Singh (ed.) and Jonathan Culler,

      On Deconstruction: Theory and Criticism after Structuralism], PN Review 33, 10:1 (1983), pp. 47-9.

19) 'Hegemony by Other Means' [Peter Widdowson (ed.), Re-Reading English], PN Review 30, 9:4 

      (1982), pp. 28-30.


Reviews

1) 'Minor Monster' [Geoffrey H. Hartman, Criticism in the Wilderness: The Study of Literature Today],

    PN Review 20, 7:6 (1981), p. 55.

2) 'The Rise of Homo Legens' [E. S. Shaffer (ed.), Comparative Criticism: A Yearbook, vol. 2],

    PN Review 21, 8:1 (1981), pp. 52-3.

3) 'RK, OK' [Richard Kostelanetz, ‘The End’ Essentials/Appendix], PN Review 21, 8:1 (1981), p. 53.

4) 'David Jones at the Tate' [Exhibition, Tate Gallery 22 Jul-6 Sep 1981], PN Review 23, 8:3 (1981),            pp. 62-3.

5) 'Late Challenges' [F. R. Leavis, ‘Reading Out Poetry’ and ‘Eugenio Montale: A Tribute’], PN Review

     24, 8:4 (1981), p. 54.

6) 'Pop Art Poetics' [Donald Wesling, The Chances of Rhyme: Device and Modernity], PN Review 24,

     8:4 (1981), p. 56.

7) 'American Poetries' [Jerome Mazzaro, Postmodern American Poetry and Charles Molesworth, The

     Fierce Embrace: A Study of Contemporary American Poetry], PN Review 24, 8:4 (1981), p. 58.

8) 'Englishman’s Avant-Garde' [Christopher Butler, After the Wake: An Essay on the Contemporary

     Avant-Garde], PN Review 26, 6:6 (1982), pp. 54-5.

9) 'Poetic Poise, Critical Chaos' [G. S. Fraser, Poems and A Short History of English Poetry],

     PN Review 26, 6:6 (1982), pp. 61-2.

10) 'Great Father, Lost Son’ [Justin Kaplan, Walt Whitman: A Life, Betsy Erkkila, Walt Whitman among

      the French: Poet and Myth, Jay Parini, Theodore Roethke: An American Romantic], PN Review 28,

      9:2 (1982), pp. 62-3.

11) 'Voluble Voyager' [Derek Walcott, The Fortunate Traveller], PN Review 28, 9:2 (1982), pp. 73-4.

12) 'Elusive Epics' [Isidore Okpewho, The Epic in Africa: Towards a Poetics of the Oral                                  Performance and Mazisi Kunene, Emperor Shaka the Great: A Zulu Epic], PN Review 29, 9:3                  (1982), p. 51.

13) 'Energy Discharge' [Charles Olson and Robert Creeley, The Complete Correspondence Volume 3,

       George F. Butterick (ed.)], PN Review 29, 9:3 (1982), p. 52.

14) 'Reading and Violence' [Bernard Sharratt, Reading Relations: Structures of Literary Production],

      PN Review 29, 9:3 (1982), pp. 55-6.

15) 'The Voices of History' [Stan Smith, Inviolable Voice: History and Twentieth-Century Poetry], PN

       Review 30, 9:4 (1982), p. 79.

16) 'Theories and a Practice' [Modern Literary Theory: A Comparative Introduction, Ann Jefferson and

        David Robey (eds), and Catherine Belsey, Critical Practice], PN Review 30, 9:4 (1982), pp. 79-80.

17)  'Anatomy of Scripture' [Northrop Frye, The Great Code: The Bible and Literature], PN Review 30,          9:4 (1982), pp. 80-1.

18)  'American Voices: Literary Magazines from the United States', [American Poetry Review; Sulfur;            Antaeus; Manhattan Review; Sewanee Review; Chicago Review; Kenyon Review], PN Review 31,       9:5 (1983), pp. 7-9.

19)  'Crayon Rides Again' [Benjamin Lease, Anglo-American Encounters: England and the Rise of 

       American Literature], PN Review 31, 9:5 (1983), p. 69.

20)  'Microcosm of Change?' [Clark Hulse, Metamorphic Verse: The Elizabethan Minor Epic],

        PN Review 31, 9:5 (1983), pp. 73-4.

21)  'Craft Without Compass' [Allan Rodway, The Craft of Criticism], PN Review 31, 9:5 (1983), p. 74.

22)  'Illusions of Literacy' [Walter Ong, Orality and Literacy: The Technologizing of the Word],

       PN Review 31, 9:5 (1983), p. 76.

23) 'Disorder and Play' [Theo Hermans, The Structure of Modernist Poetry and Sydney Lévy, The Play         of the Text: Max Jacob’s Le Cornet à dés], PN Review 32, 9:6 (1983), pp. 63-4.

24) 'Doubtful Harvests' [W. W. Robson, The Definition of Literature, Dannie Abse, A Strong Dose of of          Myself, Paul Auster, The Art of Hunger and Other Essays, Ronald Blythe, From the Headlands],

      PN Review 33, 10:1 (1983), pp. 69-70.

25) 'Understanding All, Doing Nothing' [Tzvetan Todorov, Symbolism and Interpretation], PN Review             33, 10:1 (1983), pp. 71-2.

26) 'Texts and Truth' [Michael Hamburger, The Truth of Poetry and André Brink, Mapmakers: 

       Writing in a State of Siege], PN Review 34, 10:2 (1983), pp. 55-6.

27) 'Missing Body' [Gabriel Josipovici, Writing and the Body; David Piper, The Image of the Poet:                  British Poets and their Portraits; Shelley on Love, Richard Holmes (ed.)], PN Review 35, 10:3

       (1983), pp. 64-5.

28) 'Unstable Enchantments' [David Packman, Vladimir Nabokov: The Structure of Literary Desire;

       Lucy Maddox, Nabokov’s Novels in English], Times Literary Supplement, 4,184 (10 Jun 1983),

       p. 608.

29) 'Reading Magazines' [Gadfly; Literature and History; English; Between the Lines; Orbis;

       Present Tense; Grosseteste Review], PN Review 37, 10:5 (1984), pp. 6-7.

30)  'In the Museum of Culture' [Marshall Walker, The Literature of The United States of America;

       Larzer Ziff, Literary Democracy: The Declaration of Culture Independence in America; Jerome

       Loving, Emerson, Whitman and the American Muse; Alan Wald, The Revolutionary Imagination:

       The Poetry and Politics of John Wheelwright and Sherry Mangan; Charles Olson and Robert

       Creeley, The Complete Correspondence Volume 5; Harold Bloom, Agon: Towards a Theory of

       Revisionism], PN Review 38, 10:6 (1984), pp. 57-9.

31) 'No Laurel' [Ore: W. E. Henley Special Issue; Poetry Wales: W. H. Davies Special Issue],

       PN Review 38, 10:6 (1984), pp. 61-2.

32) 'Reading Magazines' [Temenos; Oxford Poetry; New Poetry from Oxford; The Cambridge Poetry

       Magazine; The Poet's Voice; Label], PN Review 40, 11:2 (1984), pp. 9-10.

33) 'Secular Closure' [Edward W. Said, The World, the Text, and the Critic], PN Review 41, 11:3

       (1984), pp. 62-3.

34) 'Pleasure, Gender, Writing' [Formations of Pleasure, Formations Editorial Board (ed.)],

      PN Review 41, 11:3 (1984), pp. 63-4.

35) 'Liberating Enthralment' [A. D. Nuttall, A New Mimesis: Shakespeare and the Representation of

       Reality], PN Review 42 (1985), 11:4, pp. 66-7.

36) 'Pimps and Missionaries' [Chris Baldick, The Social Mission of English Criticism 1848-1932],

       PN Review 42 (1985), 11:4, pp. 67-8.

37) 'Really a Feminist' [Alice Schwarzer, Simone de Beauvoir Today: Conversations 1972-78, trans.

       Marianne Howarth], PN Review 43 (1985), 11:5, pp. 56-7.

38) 'Radically Harmless' [Fred Inglis, Radical Earnestness: English Social Theory 1880-1980],

      PN Review 43, 11:5 (1985), pp. 61-2.

39) 'Deconstructive Diplomacy' [Christopher Norris, The Deconstructive Turn], PN Review 44, 11:6

       (1985), pp. 57-8.

40) 'Leavis Life and Times' [The Leavises: Recollections and Impressions, Denys Thompson (ed.)],

       PN Review 44, 11:6 (1985), pp. 64-5.

41) 'Reading Magazines', [Partisan Review; The New Criterion], PN Review 45, 12:1 (1985), pp. 11-13.

42) 'Between Two Worlds' [The New Pelican Guide to English Literature: Vol. 8: The Present, Boris

       Ford (ed.); Society and Literature, Alan Sinfield (ed.)], PN Review 45, 12:1 (1985), pp. 72-3.

43) 'Fantasy Function' [Terry Eagleton, The Function of Criticism: From ‘The Spectator’ to Post-

       Structuralism], PN Review 47, 12:3 (1985), pp. 57-8.

44) 'Well-clothed Orality' [Writers at Work No. 6, George Plimpton (ed.)], Times Literary Supplement

      (2 Aug 1985), p. 858.

45) 'Better Metafiction' [Patricia Waugh, Metafiction: The Theory and Practice of Self-Conscious

       Fiction], PN Review 51, 13:1 (1986), pp. 60-1.

46) 'Death of Fathers' [Jean-Paul Sartre, The Freud Scenario, J.-B. Pontalis (ed.), trans. Quintin

       Hoare], PN Review 52, 13:2 (1986), pp. 54-5.

47) 'Ambiguous Order' [Christopher Prendergast, The Order of Mimesis: Balzac, Stendhal, Nerval,

       Flaubert], PN Review 54, 13:4 (1987), pp. 53-4.

48) 'Bad Mythology' [Eva Figes, The Seven Ages], PN Review 54, 13:4 (1987), pp. 58-9.

49) 'Tense Interpretations' [Stephen Prickett, Words and ‘The Word’: Language, Poetics and Biblical

      Interpretation], PN Review 58, 14:2 (1987), pp. 76-8.

50) 'Desert of Discourse' [Diane MacDonald, Theories of Discourse: An Introduction], PN Review 58,

      14:2 (1987), p. 80.

51) 'Urbane Structuralist' [John Sturrock, Structuralism], PN Review 60, 14:4 (1987), pp. 66-8.

52) 'Desire' [Norman Bryson, Tradition and Desire: From David to Delacroix], Textual Practice,

      1:1 (Spring 1987), pp. 107-11.

53) 'Orthodoxy and After' [Patrick Parrinder, The Failure of Theory: Essays on Criticism and

      Contemporary Fiction], PN Review 64, 15:2 (1988), pp. 63-5.

54) 'Funerary Comebacks' [Howard Davies, Sartre and ‘Les Temps Modernes’; Claude Francis and

       Fernande Gontier, Simone de Beauvoir, trans. Lisa Nesselson], PN Review 67, 15:5 (1989),

       pp. 52-4.

55) 'Spiritual Materialism' [Michael Edwards, Poetry and Possibility: A Study in the Power and Mystery

      of Words], PN Review 73, 16:5 (1989), pp. 58-60.

56) 'Mergings and Margins' [Daniel Gunn, Psychoanalysis and Fiction: An Exploration of Literary and

      Psychoanalytic Borders], PN Review 74, 16:6 (1990), pp. 52-3.

57) 'American Journals' [New Criterion; Partisan Review; Sewanee Review; Hudson Review; Grand

      Street], PN Review 75, 17:1 (Sep/Oct 1990), pp. 61-2.

58) 'Endings and Beginnings' [Bernard Bergonzi, Exploding English: Criticism, Theory, Culture;

       Ian Hunter, Culture and Government: The Emergence of Literary Education; Thomas Docherty,

       After Theory: Postmodernism/postmarxism], PN Review 75, 17:1 (Sep/Oct 1990), pp. 63-4.

59) 'In A Dry Place' [C. H. Sisson, On the Look-Out: A Partial Autobiography; In Two Minds: Guesses

       at Other Writers], London Review of Books, 12:19 (11 Oct 1990), pp. 22-3.

60) 'Rhetoric, Aesthetics, Poetics' [Stanley Fish, Doing What Comes Naturally: Change, Rhetoric,

      and the Practice of Theory in Literary and Legal Studies; Terry Eagleton, The Ideology of the

      Aesthetic and The Significance of Theory; David Lodge, After Bakhtin: Essays on Fiction and

      Criticism], PN Review 76 (Nov/Dec 1990), pp. 61-4

61) 'The Twinings of Tradition' [Stephen Bann, The True Vine: On Visual Representation and the

      Western Tradition; Camille Paglia, Sexual Personae: Art and Decadence from Nefertiti to Emily

       Dickinson; Robert D. Stock, The Flutes of Dionysus: Daemonic Enthralment in Literature],

       PN Review 77, 17:3 (Jan/Feb 1991), pp. 66-9.

62) 'Magazine Montage' [europe: revue littéraire mensuelleLe courrier du centre internaional d'études

      poétiques: Trimestrial Poetry Review ; Verse; Scripsi], PN Review 77, 17:3 (Jan/Feb 1991),

       pp. 69-71.

63) 'Seeing Yourself Dead' [Andrew Motion, Love in a Life; Douglas Oliver, Three Variations on the

      Theme of Harm: Selected Poetry and Prose; John Eppel, Spoils of War; Brian Waltham, Music for

      Brass; Rosamund Stanhope, Lapidary], London Review of Books, 13:4 (21 Feb 1991), pp. 15-16.

64) 'Pragmatic Protocols' [Robert Scholes, Protocols of Reading; Paul B. Armstrong, Conflicting

      Readings: Variety and Validity in Interpretation], PN Review 78, 17:4 (Mar-Apr 1991), pp. 89-91.

65) 'Parting with the Whole' [Jean-Paul Sartre, Critique of Dialectical Reason: Volume Two, trans.

       Quintin Hoare; Robert Young, White Mythologies: Writing History and the West; Tony Bennett,

       Outside Literature], PN Review 79 (May-Jun 1991), pp. 56-8.

66)  'Goodbye to Dada' [Fredric Jameson, Postmodernism, or, The Cultural Logic of Late Capitalism;

       Robert Hewison, Future Tense: A New Art for the Nineties], PN Review 80, 17:6 (Jul-Aug 1991),

        pp. 73-6.

67) 'Theories, Stories and Ethics' [Christine Brooke-Rose, Stories, Theories and Things; J. Hillis Miller,

        Theory Now and Then], PN Review 81, 18:1 (Sep-Oct 1991), pp. 60-3.

68) 'Textual Harassment' [Christine Brooke-Rose, Textermination; David Caute, The Women's Hour;

        John Fuller, Look Twice], London Review of Books, 13:21 (7 Nov 1991), pp. 26-7.

 69) 'New Literary Histories' [Elizabeth A. Marsland, The Nation’s Cause: French, English and German

       Poetry of the First World War; Adrian Caesar, Dividing Lines: Poetry, Class and Ideology in the

       1930s], PN Review 83, 18:3 (Jan-Feb 1992), pp. 54-6.

70) 'Uncertainties of the Poet' [Simon Armitage, Kid; John Burnside, Feast Days; Ben Okri, An African

      Elegy; Colin Falck, Memorabilia; Wendy Cope, Serious Concerns], London Review of Books, 14:12

      (25 Jun 1992), pp. 22-3.

71) 'Modern Tragedy' [Perry Anderson, English Questions; A Zone of Engagement], PN Review 87,

        19:1 (Sep-Oct 1992), pp. 66-70.

72) 'Cox and Cox' [Brian Cox, The Great Betrayal: Memoirs of a Life in Education], PN Review 90,

      19:4 (Mar-Apr 1993), pp. 48-50.

73) 'Metropolitan Myopia' [Robert Crawford, Devolving English Literature], PN Review 91, 19:5,

       pp. 71-2.

74) 'Inside the Whale' [Donald Wesling and Tadeusa Slawek, Literary Voice: The Calling of Jonah],

      PN Review 111, 23:1 (Sep-Oct 1996), p. 72.

75) 'Vital Corpus' [Gary Day, Re-Reading Leavis: ‘Culture’ and Literary Criticism], PN Review 116,

       23:6 (Jul-Aug 1997), pp. 53-4.

76) 'Transgressions and Thresholds' [Suzanne Guerlac, Literary Polemics: Bataille, Sartre, Valéry,

       Breton], PN Review 120, 24:4 (Mar-Apr 1998), pp. 60-2.

77) 'Peace or a Sword' [Frank Cioffi, Wittgenstein on Freud and Frazer], PN Review 124, 25:2

      (Nov-Dec 1998), p. 72.

78) 'Who’s We?' [Nicholas Boyle, Who Are We Now? Christian Humanism and the Global Market

      from Hegel to Heaney], PN Review 126, 25:4 (Mar-Apr 1999), pp. 67-8.

79) 'Damning with Great Praise' [Perry Anderson, The Origins of Postmodernity; Fredric Jameson,

      The Cultural Turn: Selected Writings on the Postmodern, 1983-1988], PN Review 130, 26:2

      (Nov-Dec 1999), pp. 80-2.

80) 'Harrowing Holes' [J. Hillis Miller, Black Holes; Manuel Asensi, J. Hillis Miller; or, Boustrophedonic

      Reading, trans. Mabel Richart], PN Review 134, 26:6 (Jul-Aug 2000), pp. 65-7.

81) 'An Elegy for Tragedy' [Felicity Rosslyn, Tragic Plots: A New Reading from Aeschylus to Lorca],

      PN Review 140, 27:6 (Jul-Aug 2001), pp. 56-7.

82) 'Last Orders' [Anthony Easthope, Privileging Difference, Catherine Belsey (ed.)], PN Review 145,

      28:5 (May-Jun 2002), pp. 59-60.

83)  'The Matter of Art' [Peter de Bolla, Art Matters], PN Review 146, 28:6 (Jul-Aug 2002), pp. 68-9.

84) 'Valediction: Forbidding Mourning' [Christine Brooke-Rose, Invisible Author: Last Essays],

       PN Review 148, 29:2, (Nov-Dec 2002).

85) 'Core of the Wound' [Maeve Brennan, The Philip Larkin I Knew], PN Review 150, 29:4 (Mar-Apr

      2003), p. 69.

86) 'Voicing the Silence' [Peter Abbs, Selected Poems], PN Review 150, 29:4 (Mar-Apr 2003), p. 76.

87) 'Not Enough' [Peter McDonald, Serious Poetry: Form and Authority from Yeats to Hill], PN Review

     152, 29:6 (Jul-Aug 2003), pp. 79-80.

88) 'Seeing Where We Stand' [Robert Hampson and Tony Davenport (eds), Ford Madox Ford:

      A Reappraisal; Sara Haslam, Fragmenting Modernism: Ford Madox Ford, the Novel and the

     Great War], PN Review 154, 30:2 (Nov-Dec 2003), pp. 65-6.

89) 'The Professor of Desire' [George Steiner, Lessons of the Masters: The Charles Eliot Norton

      Lectures 2002-2003], PN Review 156, 30:4 (Mar-Apr 2004), pp. 56-7.

90) 'Love Song to Larkin' [John Osborne, Larkin, Ideology and Critical Violence: A Case of Wrongful

      Conviction], PN Review 181, 34:5 (May-Jun 2006), pp. 63-4.

91) 'Failure of Engagement' [Adam Kirsch, The Modern Element: Essays on Contemporary Poetry],

      PN Review 182, 34:6 (Jul-Aug 2008), p. 74.

92) 'A Strange, Tough Spirit' [Stephen Medcalf, The Spirit of England: Selected Essays, Brian

      Cummings and Gabriel Josipovici (eds)], PN Review 195, 37:1 (Sep-Oct 2010), pp. 58-9.

93) 'Out of the Shadows' [Wendy Pollard, Pamela Hansford Johnson: Her Life, Works and Times],

       PN Review 223, 41:5 (May-Jun 2015), pp. 61-2.

94) 'Difficulties of Demarcation' [Derek Attridge, The Work of Literature], PN Review 226, 42:2

      (Nov-Dec 2015), pp. 76-7.

95) 'Vision and Vacuity' [Harold Bloom, The Daemon Knows], PN Review 229, 42:5 (May-Jun 2016),

      pp. 82-3.

96) 'Magical Mystery Tour' [Gregory Woods, Homintern: How Gay Culture Liberated the Modern World],

      PN Review 230, 42:6 (Jul-Aug 2016), pp. 84-5.

97) 'Nutritious Images' [Richard Bradford, The Importance of Elsewhere: Philip Larkin's Photographs],

      PN Review 230, 42:6 (Jul-Aug 2016), pp. 90-1.

98) 'Harvest of a Lifetime' [Jonathan Culler, Theory of the Lyric], PN Review 231, 43:1 (Sep-Oct 2016),

      pp. 62-3.

99) 'The Muse in Brains' [Nikki Stillmann, The Lyric in the Age of the Brain], PN Review 232, 43:2

       (Nov-Dec 2016), pp. 57-8.

100) 'Being and Neverness' [Sean Ashton, Living in a Land], PN Review 232, 43:2 (Nov-Dec 2016),

        pp. 68-9.

101) 'Fireflies and Field' [Terence Cave, Thinking with Literature: Towards a Cognitive Criticism],

        PN Review 234, 43:4 (Mar-Apr 2017), pp. 54-5.


Interviews

Nicolas Tredell has conducted a total of 25 interviews with leading literary figures. 22 of these are collected in the two editions of Conversations with Critics (1994; 2015) - see "Books Edited".

Uncollected interviews below:


1) 'Michael Schmidt in Conversation', The North 20 (1997), pp. 16-20. 

2) 'Brian Cox at Seventy', PN Review 128, 25:6 (Jul-Aug 1999).  

3) 'Multitudinous Megafictions: An Interview with Steven Moore', The VP Annual 2016 (Great Britain &        Singapore: Verbivoracious Press, 2016), pp. 20-45. 


Reports

1) 'Writers at PEN: Lessing and Oz', PN Review 59, 14:5 (1987), pp. 7-8.

2) 'Greene's Afterlife', PN Review 86, 18:6 (Jul-Aug 1992), pp. 5-7.

3) 'Speaking of Drama: Pen International Writers Day, 27 Mar 1993' [Arthur Miller,

    Sir Peter Hall], PN Review 92, 19:6 (Jul-Aug 1993), pp. 5-7.

 

 Editorial, Annotated Bibliography, Introduction

 1) Editorial, PN Review 48: A New Orthodoxy? 12:4 (1985), pp. 3-5.

 2) Annotated Bibliography, PN Review 48: A New Orthodoxy?, 12:4, pp. 62-71.

 3) Introduction, Mas'ud Zavarzadeh, 'Teresa Ebert Have You Been to the

     MLA Lately?', PN Review  61, 14:5 (1987), p. 69.


 Obituaries

1) 'Michel Foucault', PN Review 41, 11:3 (Jan-Feb 1985), p. 2.

2) 'Françcois Truffaut', PN Review 43, 11:5 (May-Jun 1985).  

3) 'G. Wilson Knight', PN Review 47, 12:3 (Jan-Feb 1986), p. 2.

4) 'Conrad Detrez', PN Review 47, 12:3 (Jan-Feb 1986), p. 2.

5) ‘Simone de Beauvoir’, PN Review 51 13:1 (Sep-Oct 1986), pp. 7-8.

6) 'Jean Genet' PN Review 51, 13:1 (Sep-Oct 1986), pp. 8-9.

7) 'Practically Everything: William Burroughs 1914-1997', PN Review 119,

    24:3 (Jan-Feb 1998).

8) 'Sir Isaiah Berlin', PN Review 121, 24:5 (May-Jun 1998), pp. 8-9.

9) 'Jean-François Lyotard', PN Review 123, 25:1 (Sep-Oct 1998), p. 7.

10) 'Boris Ford', PN Review 123, 25:1 (Sep-Oct 1998), p. 7.

11) 'External link opens in new tab or windowHugh Kenner', The Independent (27 Nov 2003), p. 66.

12) 'External link opens in new tab or windowChristine Brooke-Rose', The Independent (27 Mar 2012), p. 49.

13) 'A Search for Order: Richard Hoggart', PN Review 218, 40:6 (Jul-Aug 2014), pp. 6-7.

14) 'The Double Man: Karl Miller', PN Review 221, 41:3 (Jan-Feb 2014), p. 12.

15) 'Bernard Bergonzi (1929-2016)', PN Review 232, 41:3 (Nov-Dec 2016), pp. 5-6.

16) 'Todorov Our Contemporary', PN Review 235, 43:5 (May-Jun 2017), p. 13.   

17) 'Fruitful Errata: George Steiner', PN Review 252, 46:4 (Mar-Apr 2020).


Letters

1) 'Crisis in English Studies', Times Higher Education Supplement (25 Feb 1983).
2) 'A New Mimesis', Times Literary Supplement (8 Jun 1984).
3) 'The Politicization of English', PN Review 40, 11:2 (Nov-Dec 1984).

4) 'A New Genre', PN Review 41, 11:3, p. 5.

5) 'PNR and Feminism', PN Review 52, 13:2 (Nov-Dec 1986).

6) 'Georg Lukács', PN Review 57, 14:1 (Sep-Oct 1987). 

7) 'Why, of course!' (as P. Warlock-Williams), PN Review 91, 19:5 (May-Jun 1993).

8) External link opens in new tab or window'Grizzled Veterans', London Review of Books, 18:6 (21 Mar 1996).

9) External link opens in new tab or window'Raymond Williams', London Review of Books, 18:16 (22 Aug 1996).