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The Living Stream

Warwick Gould

Essays in Memory of A. Norman Jeffares 1920-2005

A Select Checklist of the Writings of Alexander Norman Jeffares (1920-2005)

Colin Smythe

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1How does one begin to describe Derry Jeffares? I first met him at the opening conference of the International Association for the Study of Anglo-Irish Literature (IASAIL) at Trinity College Dublin in the summer of 1970. Jeanne, his wife also attended, and I got to know both of them there and over the following years, visiting them in Leeds, then in Rumbling Bridge and at their final home at Fife Ness. To know them was to love them both. In 1978 I asked Derry whether he would be prepared to join my publishing company as a director, and his immediate reply—misunderstanding my reason for asking—was ‘how much money do you need?’ I told him that I needed no financial injection, but that I wanted to recognise the help and advice he had been so generously giving me, and the contacts he’d made for me, and make the close connection official. He was at the centre of a publishing and educational web: he found people teaching posts, sometimes in the most distant outposts of academia, advising some young academic to take the job, with the promise: ‘Don’t worry. We’ll get you back!’ One of his kindnesses was when he put me in touch with Dr George Sandulescu, who was in the mid 1980s running the Princess Grace Irish Library in Monaco. I was ‘vetted’ and appointed the Library’s publisher, as well as being deputed to significantly increase its holding of Irish interest publications and videos (which were at that time an exorbitant price), going through the catalogues of every publisher that had an Irish list.

2Others in this volume describe how they were affected by this powerhouse of energy and influence, and I regret much that in spite of a wide-ranging supporting list of eminent people to a proposal I made in 1997 for some suitable official acknowledgement of his work and services to this country nothing came of it. I suppose it may have been not unconnected to the change of government that year. Ireland has no such method of appropriately acknowledging its sons and daughters (other than through Aosdána in the creative art world), so they have to make do with honorary degrees and, much more rarely, honorary fellowships: Derry particularly relished the honorary Fellowship received from TCD and made full use of it.

3Anyone who has asked Derry for his opinion of a manuscript knows the amazing speed with which it was returned with his, usually extremely extensive, comments—often peppered with his personal slang to precisely describe his opinion of author and/or book. It always amazed me that there were enough hours in the day for him to be able to do everything he carried out—including wall building, decorating, gardening, the founding and organisation of new societies (including the Association for Commonwealth Literature and Language Studies (ACLALS) in 1966, and the Association for the Study of Anglo-Irish Literature (IASAIL, now renamed, the Association for the Study of Irish Literatures—IASIL) in 1968, and journals, most still flourishing, quite apart from his editorial collaborations, the York Notes, of which he was general editor, the list is impressive.

4I published two volumes of his poems, Brought up in Dublin and Brought up to Leave (both 1987), which in retrospect I think I should have combined into one, his collection of essays, Images of Invention (1996), Poems and Plays of Oliver St John Gogarty (2001) which he edited over a number of years, and maintained a constant joy of discovery, regardless of how much more work each new discovery involved, as the volume and its footnotes grew and grew from some 500 to nearly 900 pages. Then I caught him at a good moment when his workload was rather less than usual and I asked him to write a biographical introduction to The Collected Poems of James Stephens (2006). In astonishingly quick time he sent me his hand-written 9,000 word introduction. It was the last major piece of work he did, (apart from reading and correcting proofs of his collaborations with Peter van de Kamp—the anthologies of eighteenth- and nineteenth-century literature, the last volume of which he had finished proofreading the day before he died).

5I look back on thirty-five years of collaboration and friendship, and remember the sorrow not only of learning of his death but the realisation that the wonderfully enjoyable, lengthy, gossipy and often scandalous phone calls I would get from him at weekends would be no more. Helping with others to lower his coffin into the grave (a Scottish custom) in Crail churchyard on 8 June 2005 we said farewell to a wonderful man, made all the more final by Jeanne’s death, and her burial in that same churchyard thirteen months later. We shall not see their like again.

6The list that follows—an updated version of the checklist published in the festschrift, Literature and the Art of Creation (eds. Robert Welch and Suheil Badi Bushrui, 1988)—indicates the wide-ranging interests of the late Professor A. Norman Jeffares, and particularly his long-standing preoccupation with W. B. Yeats, his first article on the poet being published over sixty years ago, in 1945.

7This checklist is divided into six sections:

  1. works by A. Norman Jeffares;
  2. works edited by him;
  3. introductions and contributions to books;
  4. contributions to periodicals, including a selection of reviews;
  5. radio scripts;
  6. series and journals of which Professor Jeffares has been editor;

8There are many hundreds of reviews that he wrote for over thirty journals, to many of which he was a regular contributor. They include Australian Book Review, Australian Letters, AUMLA, British Book News, English Studies, Hermathena, The Irish Times, The Journal of Commonwealth Literature, Levende Talen, The Literary Half-Yearly, The Literary Review, Meanjin, Modern Language Notes, Modern Language Review, Museum, Notes and Queries, The Oxford Magazine, The Review of English Studies, Sewanee Review, Stand, Time and Tide, The Times, The Times Educational Supplement, The Times Higher Education Supplement, The Times Literary Supplement, Wascana Review, Wending, Western Humanities Review, World Language in English, Yeats Annual and The Yorkshire Post.

9A few of the more important reviews are included in section D, but obviously this has been a selective choice.

Plates 22-24. Three faces of Derry Jeffares, Unknown contemporary press photographers. Images courtesy of Colin Smythe Ltd. ( All rights reserved.


10Trinity College Dublin: Drawings and Descriptions. Dublin: Alex Thom, 1944. Reprinted 1944, 1945.

11A Poet and a Theatre. Groningen and Batavia: J. B. Wolters, 1946.

12W.B. Yeats: Man and Poet. London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, and New Haven: Yale University Press, 1949. 2nd edition, London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, and New York: Barnes & Noble, 1966. 3rd edition, Dublin: Gill & Macmillan; London: Kyle Cathie; and New York: St Martin’s Press, 1996.

13Oliver Goldsmith (Writers and their Work Series). London: Longmans, Green & Co., 1959. Revised and, together with the other titles in the series, printed in I. Scott-Kilvert (ed.), British Writers. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 8 vols., 1979-84.

14Language[,] Literature and Science. Leeds: Leeds University Press, 1959.

15Some Indian and African Novelists. Dortmund: Dortmunder Vortrage, 1963.

16The Poetry of W.B. Yeats (Studies in English Literature Series 4). New York: Manuel Barron, and, under the title W.B. Yeats: The Poems. London: Edward Arnold, 1961.

17Goldsmith: She Stoops to Conquer (critical commentaries). London: Macmillan, 1964.

18George Moore (Writers and their Work Series). London: Longmans, Green & Co., 1965. Revised and, together with the other titles in the series, printed in I. Scott-Kilvert (ed.), British Writers. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 8 vols., 1979-84.

19A Commentary on the Collected Poems of W.B. Yeats. London: Macmillan and Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1968.

20The Circus Animals. Essays: Mainly Anglo-Irish. London: Macmillan, and Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1970.

21W.B. Yeats (Profiles in Literature Series). London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1972 (With A. S. Knowland)

22A Commentary on the Collected Plays of W.B. Yeats. London: Macmillan, and Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1975.

23Jonathan Swift (Writers and their Work Series). London: Longmans, Green & Co., 1976. Revised and, together with the other titles in the series, printed in I. Scott-Kilvert (ed.), British Writers. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 8 vols., 1979-84.

24Sheridan’s The Rivals (York Notes). London: Longman & Beirut: York Press, 1981.

25Goldsmith’s She Stoops to Conquer (York Notes). London: Longman, and Beirut: York Press, 1981.

26A History of Anglo-Irish Literature. London: Macmillan, 1982.

27A New Commentary on the Poems of W.B. Yeats. London: Macmillan, and Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1984. Poems of W.B. Yeats, A New Selection. London and Basingstoke: Macmillan, 1984. 2nd edition, London and Basingstoke: Macmillan, 1988.

28Yeats’s Selected Poems (York Notes). London: Longman, and Beirut: York Press, 1985.

29Parameters of Irish Literature in English. Princess Grace Irish Library [Monaco] Lectures: 1, Gerrards Cross: Colin Smythe, 1986.

30Notes on W.B. Yeats Selected Poems. Harlow: Longman; Beirut: York Press, 1986.

31Brought up in Dublin (as Derry Jeffares). Gerrards Cross: Colin Smythe, 1987.

32Brought up to Leave (as Derry Jeffares). Gerrards Cross: Colin Smythe, 1987.

33W.B. Yeats: A New Biography. London: Century Hutchinson, 1988; New York, Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1989. 2nd edition (Arena). London: Arrow Books, 1990. 3rd edition. London and New York: Continuum, 2001.

34Images of Invention. Essays on Irish Writing. Gerrards Cross: Colin Smythe; Savage, MD: Barnes & Noble, 1996.

35A Pocket History of Irish Literature. Dublin: The O’Brien Press, 1997.

36The Irish Literary Movement. London: The National Portrait Gallery, 1998.

37W.B. Yeats, Selected Poems. Notes. London: York Press; Harlow: Pearson Education, 2000.


38Maria Edgeworth, Castle Rackrent. Emilie de Coulanges. The Birthday Present. Edinburgh: Thomas Nelson & Sons, 1953.

39Seven Centuries of Poetry. Chaucer to Dylan Thomas. London and Melbourne: Longmans, Green & Co., 1955. 2nd edition, London and Melbourne: Longmans, Green & Co., 1960.

40(With M. Bryn Davies), The Scientific Background: A Prose Anthology.London: Pitman, 1958.

41W. B. Yeats, Selected Poems. London: Macmillan, 1962. Revised edtion entitled Selected Poetry, London: Pan, 1990.

42(Selector, with Introduction and notes) Poems of W.B. Yeats (The Scholar’s Library). London: Macmillan, 1962.

43Cowper: Selected Poems and Letters (New Oxford English Series). London: Oxford University Press, 1963.

44A Goldsmith Selection. London: Macmillan, and New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1963.

45W. B. Yeats, Selected Prose. London: Macmillan, 1964.

46W. B. Yeats, Selected Plays. London: Macmillan, 1964.

47Eleven Plays of William Butler Yeats. New York: Collier Books, 1964.

48W. B. Yeats, Selected Criticism. London: Macmillan, 1964.

49(With K. G. W. Cross), In Excited Reverie. A Centenary Tribute W.B. Yeats, 1865-1939. London: Macmillan, and New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1965.

50Henry Handel Richardson, Maurice Guest. Melbourne, Victoria: Sun Books, 1965.

51Oliver Goldsmith, She Stoops to Conquer. London: Macmillan and New York: St Martin’s Press, 1965.

52Whitman, Walt, Selected Poems and Prose. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1966.

53William Congreve, Incognita and The Way of the World. London: Edward Arnold, 1966.

54Fair Liberty was All His Cry. A Tercentenary Tribute to Jonathan Swift 1667-1745. London: Macmillan, 1967.

55Richard Brinsley Sheridan, The Rivals. London: Macmillan; and New York: St Martin’s Press, 1967.

56William Congreve, Love for Love. London: Macmillan, and New York: St Martin’s Press, 1967.

57Richard Brinsley Sheridan, The School for Scandal. London: Macmillan, and New York: St Martin’s Press, 1967.

58Swift (Modern Judgements Series). London: Macmillan, 1968, andNashville, TN: Aurora, 1970.

59Scott’s Mind and Art. Edinburgh: Oliver & Boyd, 1969.

60George Farquhar, The Beaux Stratagem (The Fountainwell Drama Series) Edinburgh: Oliver & Boyd, 1972.

61Maria Edgeworth, Ormond. Dublin: Irish University Press, 1972.

62George Farquhar, The Recruiting Officer (The Fountainwell Drama Series). Edinburgh: Oliver & Boyd, 1973.

63Restoration Drama (4 vols.). London: The Folio Society, and Totowa, NJ: Rowman & Littlefield, 1974.

64W. B. Yeats, Selected Poems. London: Pan Books, 1974.

65W. B. Yeats, Selected Plays. London: Pan Books, 1974.

66W. B. Yeats, Selected Criticism. London: Pan Books, 1976.

67W. B. Yeats, Selected Prose. London: Pan Books, 1976.

68W.B. Yeats. The Critical Heritage. London and Boston, MA: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1977.

69W.B. Yeats, Selected Criticism and Prose. London: Pan Books, 1980.

70Yeats, Sligo and Ireland (Irish Literary Studies series 6). Gerrards Cross: Colin Smythe, and Totowa, NJ: Barnes & Noble Books, 1980.

71Poems of W.B. Yeats, A New Selection. London: Macmillan, 1984. 2nd edition 1988.

72(With Antony Kamm), An Irish Childhood. London: Collins, 1987;2nd, revised edition, under the title Irish Childhoods: An Anthology. Dublin: Gill & Macmillan, 1992.

73Yeats, the European. Princess Grace Irish Library series no. 3. Gerrards Cross: Colin Smythe; and Savage, MD: Barnes & Noble, 1989.

74(With Antony Kamm), A Jewish Childhood. London: Boxtree, 1988; Savage, MD: Barnes & Noble, 1989.

75Yeats’s Poems. London: Macmillan, 1989. 3rd ed. 1996.

76The Love Poems of W.B. Yeats. London: Kyle Cathie, 1990; Dublin: Gill & Macmillan, 1990.

77A Vision and Related Writings. London: Arena, 1990.

78W.B. Yeats, Poems of Place. Market Drayton: Tern Press, 1991.Editions of Shakespeare, Beirut: York Press. Romeo and Juliet, 1991; The Merchant of Venice, 1991; Julius Caesar, 1991, Macbeth, 1991, Hamlet, 1992; Twelfth Night, 1992.

79The Selected Poems of Swift. London: Kyle Cathie; and Schull, West Cork: Roberts & Rinehart, 1992.

80Jonathan Swift: Verses on His Own Death. Market Drayton: Tern Press, 1992.

81(With Anna MacBride White), The Gonne-Yeats Letters. London: Hutchinson; New York: W. W. Norton, 1992; London: Pimlico, 1993; Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press, 1994.

82(With Brendan Kennelly), Joycechoyce. London: Kyle Cathie, 1992 (reprinted 1996, with new title, James Joyce. The Poems in Verse and Prose).

83(With Anna MacBride White) Maud Gonne MacBride, A Servant of the Queen. Gerrards Cross: Colin Smythe, 1994; as The Autobiography of Maud Gonne: A Servant of the Queen, Chicago, IL: Chicago University Press, 1995.

84(With Katie Donovan and Brendan Kennelly), Ireland’s Women. London: Kyle Cathie; Dublin: Gill & Macmillan, 1994; and New York: W.W. Norton, 1995.

85Yeats Anthology. London: HarperCollins, 1995.

86(With Martin Gray), Collins Dictionary of Quotations. London: HarperCollins, 1995; and under the title A Dictionary of Quotations. New York: Barnes & Noble Books, 1997.

87Victorian Love Poems. London: Kyle Cathie, 1996.

88Irish Love Poems. Dublin: O’Brien Press, 1997.

89The Secret Rose: Love Poems by W. B. Yeats. Niwot, CO: Roberts Rinehart, 1998.

90Ireland’s Love Poems: Wonder and a Wild Desire. London: Kyle Cathie, 2000; and New York: W.W.Norton, 2001.

91Oliver St.John Gogarty, The Collected Poems and Plays. Gerrards Cross: Colin Smythe, 2001.

92(With Anna MacBride White and Christina Bridgwater), Letters to W.B. Yeats and Ezra Pound from Iseult Gonne. A Girl that Knew All Dante Once, Basingstoke & New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2004.

93(With Peter Van De Kamp), Irish Literature in the Eighteenth Century: An Annotated Anthology, Dublin: Irish Academic Press, 2005

94(With Peter Van De Kamp), Irish Literature in the Nineteenth Century: An Annotated Anthology, Vol. I, Dublin: Irish Academic Press, 2005

95(With Peter Van De Kamp), Irish Literature in the Nineteenth Century: An Annotated Anthology, Vol. II: Justice in Controversy, Dublin: Irish Academic Press, 2007.

96(With Peter Van De Kamp), Irish Literature in the Nineteenth Century: An Annotated Anthology, Vol. III, Dublin: Irish Academic Press, 2007.


97‘If cars could write’, in Young Authors and Artists of 1935. London: C. Arthur Pearson, 1935, pp. 98-101.

98Eight drawings in T.C.D. An Anthology, 1895-1945 (ed. D. A. Webb). Tralee: The Kerryman, 1945, pp. 3, 31, 57, 65, 83, 89, 107, 127.

99Introduction to Benjamin Disraeli, Sybil. Edinburgh: Thomas Nelson & Sons, 1954, pp. vii-xx.

100Introduction to Benjamin Disraeli, Lothair. Edinburgh: Thomas Nelson & Sons, 1957, pp. vii-xi.

101(With J. J. Auchmuty), ‘Australian Universities: The Historical Background’, in The Humanities in Australia (ed. Grenfell Price). Sydney: Angus & Robertson, 1959, pp. 14-34.

102‘Whitman: The Barbaric Yawp’, in The Great Experiment in American Fiction (ed. Carl Bode). London: William Heinemann, and New York: Frederick Praeger, 1961, pp. 29-52.

103‘The “Ern Malley” Poems’, in The Literature of Australia (ed. G. Dutton). Melbourne: Pelican Books, 1964, pp. 407-12.

104‘Die Commonwealth-Literaturen’, in Die Literaturen der Welt (ed. W.V. Einseidel). Zurich: Kindler Verlag, 1964, pp. 659-78.

105‘Was Clytemnestra a liar?’, in Of Books and Humankind (ed. John Butt). London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1964, pp. 3-24.

106‘A Drama in Muslin’, in Essays Presented to Amy C. Stock (ed. R. K. Kaul). Jaipur, India: Rajasthan University Press, 1965, pp. 137-54. Revised and printed in George Moore’s Mind and Art (ed. Graham Owens). Edinburgh: Oliver & Boyd, 1968, pp. 1-20.

107Introduction to Commonwealth Literature (ed. John Press). London: Heinemann Educational Books, 1965, pp. xi-xviii.

108‘John Butler Yeats’, in In Excited Reverie (eds. A. Norman Jeffares and K. G. W. Cross). London: Macmillan and New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1965, pp. 24-47. Reprinted in part in Dublin Magazine, IV, 2, Summer 1965, pp. 30-37. Revised and printed in The Circus Animals, 1970, pp. 117-46.

109‘The Literary Influence’, in W.B. Yeats, 1865-1965: A Centenary Tribute. Dublin: The Irish Times, supplement to the issue of 10 June 1965, p. vi.

110Foreword to W.B. Yeats, 1865-1965: Centenary Essays on the Art of W.B. Yeats (eds. D. E. S. Maxwell and S. B. Bushrui). Ibadan: Ibadan University Press, 1965, pp. ix-x.

111‘Women in Yeats’s Poetry’, in Homage to Yeats 1865-1965. Los Angeles, CA: William Andrews Clark Library, 1966, pp. 41-74. Revised and printed in The Circus Animals, 1970, pp. 78-102.

112‘Commonwealth Literature and its Wider Horizons’, in 1868-1968 Royal Commonwealth Society Souvenir. London, 1968, pp. 79-81.

113‘In One Person Many People: King Richard the Second’, in The Morality of Art (ed. D. W. Jefferson). London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1969, pp. 50-56.

114‘Die Moderne Englische Literatur’, in Englische Literatur der Gegenwart. Dortmund: Stadtsbucherei, 1969, pp. iii-vii.

115‘Pallas Athene Gonne’, in Tributes in Prose and Verse to Shotaro Oshima. Tokyo: The Hokuseido Press, 1970, pp. 4-7.

116Introduction to National Identity (ed. K. L. Goodwin). London: Heinemann Educational Books, 1970, pp. ix-xvi.

117‘The Anglo-Irish Temper’, in Essays by Diverse Hands. New Series XXXVI, London: Oxford University Press, 1970, pp. 84-112.

118Introduction to A Bibliography of Yeats Criticism 1887-1965 (K.G.W. Cross and R.T. Dunlop). London: Macmillan, 1971. pp. vii-ix.

119‘Eric Ambler’, ‘Nicholas Freeling’, ‘William Haggard’, ‘Margaret Laurence’, ‘Mary Lavin’, ‘John Le Carre’ in Contemporary Novelists. London: St. James Press, 1972, pp. 42-44, 428-31, 543-44, 740-42, 742-44, 746-58.

120‘Honoris Causa’ in The Art of I. Compton Burnett (ed. Charles Buckhart). London: Victor Gollancz, 1972, pp. 15-18.

121Foreword to Sunshine and the Moon’s Delight (ed. Suheil Badi Bushrui). Gerrards Cross: Colin Smythe and New York: Barnes & Noble (where published as A Centenary Tribute to J.M. Synge. Issued in paperback in Britain under that title, 1979), 1972, pp. 9-15.

122‘Yeats’ in Irish Poets in English, Thomas Davis Lectures (ed. Sean Lucy). Cork: Mercier Press, 1973, pp. 105-17.

123Introductory Note to Richard Brinsley Sheridan, The Rivals (facsimile edition). London & Ilkley: The Scolar Press, 1973.

124‘Walt Whitman’ in Encyclopaedia Britannica. London and New York, 1974, pp. 819-21. Revised, 1999.

125‘[The Literature of ] Ireland’, in Literature of the World in English (ed. Bruce King). London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1974, pp. 98-115.

126‘George Farquhar’, ‘Richard Lovell Edgeworth’ and ‘Maria Edgeworth’, in The Reader’s Encyclopaedia of English Literature (ed. Edgar Johnson). New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Co., 1974.

127‘Lever’s Lord Kilgobbin’, in Essays and Studies (ed. Robert Ellrodt). London: John Murray, 1975, pp. 47-57.

128‘Commonwealth Literature in the Modern World’, in Commonwealth Literature and the Modern World (ed. Hena Maes-Jelinek). Bruxelles: Marcel Didier, 1975, pp. 9-14.

129‘Ostale Knijizevnosti Na Engleskom Jeziku’, in Povijest Svjetske Književnosti Knijiga. 6, Zagreb: Mladost, 1976, pp. 400-26.

130‘Place, Space and Personality and the Irish Writer’, in Place, Personality and the Irish Writer (ed. Andrew Carpenter). Gerrards Cross: Colin Smythe and New York: Barnes & Noble, 1977, pp. 11-40.

131Foreword to W. B. Yeats, Interviews and Recollections (ed. E. H. Mikhail). London: Macmillan, and New York: Barnes & Noble, 1977, pp. ix-x.

132Foreword to The Emergence of African Fiction (Charles R. Larson). London: Macmillan, 1978, pp. v-vii.

133‘William Cooper’, ‘William Butler Yeats’, in Great Writers of the English Language. Poets. London: Macmillan, 1979, pp. 23639, 1104-09.

134‘William Congreve’, ‘Richard Brinsley Sheridan’, ‘William Butler Yeats’, in Great Writers of the English Language. Dramatists. London: Macmillan, 1979, pp. 129-32, 531-33, 629-34.

135‘Joyce Cary’, ‘Charles Lever’, in Great Writers of the English Language. Novelists. London: Macmillan, 1979, pp. 234-37, 726-28.

136‘Eric Ambler’, ‘Erskine Childers’, ‘Nicholas Freeling’, ‘Bram Stoker’, in Crime and Mystery Writers (ed. John M. Reilly). London: Macmillan, 1980, pp. 30-33, 303-04, 608-10, 1349-51.

137Introduction to, and ‘Yeats and the Wrong Lever’, in Yeats, Sligo and Ireland (ed. A.Norman Jeffares). Gerrards Cross: Colin Smythe, & New York: Barnes and Noble, 1980, pp. viii-x, 98-111.

138‘Jeunesse … Dublin’, in William Butler Yeats (ed. Jacqueline Genet). Paris: Cahiers de l’Herne, 1981, pp. 23-36.

139Introduction to George Moore, A Drama in Muslin. A Realistic Novel. Gerrards Cross: Colin Smythe, 1981, pp. v-xv.

140‘The Vicar of Wakefield’, in Goldsmith, The Gentle Master (ed. Sean Lucy) (Thomas Davis Lectures). Cork: Cork University Press, 1984, pp. 38-49.

141‘Yeats’s Birthplace’, in Yeats Annual, 3 (ed. Warwick Gould). London: Macmillan, 1985, pp. 175-78.

142‘Anglo-Irish Literature: Treatment for Radio’, in Irish Writers and Society at Large (ed. Masaru Sekine). Gerrards Cross: Colin Smythe & Totowa, NJ: Barnes & Noble Books, 1985, pp. 42-95.

143‘1798 Sequence’ (six poems) in Lines Review (ed. Trevor Royle). Midlothian: MacDonald, 1985, pp. 8-12.

144‘Torrens: An Irishman in South Australia’, in Australia and Ireland 1788-1988. Bicentenary Essays (ed. Colm Kiernan). St. Lucia, Queensland: University of Queensland Press, and Dublin: Gill & Macmillan, 1986, pp. 170-81.

145‘Ebb and Flow’ (poem), in Mapped but Not Known: The Australian Landscape of the Imagination (ed. P. R. Eaden and F. H. Mares). Netley, South Australia: Wakefield Press, 1986.

146Introduction to The Scots and the Commonwealth. Glasgow and London: National Book League, 1986, pp. 7-9.

147‘Anglo-Irish Literature: Some Critical Perspectives’, in Critical Essays: A Presentation Volume for Professor V.S. Seturaman (eds. S. S. Viswanathan, C. T. Indra, and T. Sriraman). Madras: Macmillan India, 1987, pp. 87-104.

148‘Belgian Thoughts’ (poem), in Multiple Worlds, Multiple Words (ed. Hena Maes Jelinek, Pierre Michel and Paulette Michel-Mechot). Liège: Département d’Anglais, Université de Liège, 1987.

149‘Coiste Bodhar’ (poem), in Dolores MacKenna, Slants of Light. Dublin: C. J. Fallon, 1989.

150‘Yeats’s Maturity: The Poems of The Tower’, in Studies on W.B. Yeats (ed. Jacqueline Genet). Caen: Groupe de recherches d’etudes anglo-irlandaises du C.N.R.S., 1989, pp. 145-61.

151‘Fife Ness: Moments of Time’ (five poems), in Essays in Honour of Marie-Thérèse Schroeder-Hartmann. Luxembourg: Centre Universitaire de Luxembourg, 1990, pp. 59-61.

152‘Joyce’s Precursors’, in James Joyce. The Artist and the Labyrinth (ed.Augustine Martin). Dublin: Ryan Publishing, 1990, pp. 261-91. Revised version included in Images of Invention, 1996.

153‘Second School and After: Early Days’, in The Dream I Knew (compiled by Jim McGarry). Sligo: Jim McGarry, 1990, pp. 30-35.

154‘Swift: Anatomy of an Anti-colonialist’, in Irish Writers and Politics (eds. Okifumi Komesu and Masaru Sekine). Gerrards Cross: Colin Smythe; Savage, MD: Barnes & Noble, 1990, pp. 36-46.

155[Review of The Drawings of John Butler Yeats (1839-1922), essays and catalogue by Fintan Cullen, with a brief biography by William H. Murphy, in Yeats Annual, 7, 1990, pp. 269-71.

156‘Early Days’, in The Dream I Knew (compiled by Jim McGarry), Sligo: McGarry, 1990.

157‘He Stays in our Memories’, in Peter Connolly, No Bland Facility (ed. James H. Murphy). Gerrards Cross: Colin Smythe, 1991, pp. 41-43.

158‘Enfances Dublinoises’, in Dublin 1904-1924 (ed. Patrick Rafroidi, Pierre Joannon and Douglas Goldring). Paris: Autrements, 1991, pp. 51-78; also in Dublin. ‘Guides Autrements’, ed. Mari-Aymore Djeribi. Paris: Autrement, 1997-1998, pp. 19-41.

159‘Reading Lever’, in Charles Lever: New Evaluations (ed. Tony Bareham). Gerrards Cross: Colin Smythe, 1991, pp. 18-31.

160‘Three Personal Answers to Patrick’s Enquiry’ (three poems), in Ireland and France, A Bountiful Friendship (eds. Barbara Hayley and Christopher Murray). Gerrards Cross: Colin Smythe and Savage, MD: Barnes & Noble, 1992, pp. 1-4.

161‘Maud Gonne: Some Impressions’, in Yeats and Women: Yeats Annual No 9 (ed. Deirdre Toomey). Basingstoke: Macmillan Press, 1992, pp. 266-70.

162[Review of Wayne McKenna, W.J. Turner, Poet and Music Critic], in Yeats and Women, 1992, pp. 348-50.

163[Review of The Collected Edition of the Works of W.B. Yeats, Vol.VI, Prefaces and Introductions, Uncollected Prefaces and Introductions to Works by Other Authors and to Anthologies Edited by Yeats (ed. William H. O’Donnell), and vol.VII, Letters to the New Island: A New Edition (eds. George Bornstein and Hugh Witemeyer)], in Yeats and Women, 1992, pp. 351-55.

164Introduction to Charles Lever, Lord Kilgobbin. Belfast: Appletree Press, 1992, pp. ix-xvii.

165Introduction to Part III, Literature, in Treasures of the Mind, A Trinity College Dublin Quatercentenary Exhibition (ed. David Scott). Dublin: Royal Irish Academy; and London: Sotheby’s, 1992.

166Introduction to Shirley in The Complete Novels of Charlotte and Emily Bronte. Glasgow: HarperCollins, 1993, pp. 331-36.

167‘Barbara Hayley’ (obituary), in Yeats Annual, No 10 (ed. Warwick Gould). Basingstoke: Macmillan Press, 1993, pp. 259-60.

168‘W.B. Yeats’ and ‘The Life and Times of W.B. Yeats’ in Yeats Anthology. Glasgow: HarperCollins, 1995.

169‘Three Speculations’, in Yeats Annual, No 11 (ed. Warwick Gould). Basingstoke: Macmillan Press; New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1995, pp. 185-95.

170‘Professor Augustine Martin’ (obituary), in Yeats Annual, No 12, A Special Number That Accusing Eye, Yeats and his Irish Readers (eds. Warwick Gould and Edna Longley). Basingstoke: Macmillan Press, 1996, pp. 245-47.

171[Reviews of P. Th. M. G. Liebregts, Centaurs in the Twilight: W.B. Yeats’s Use of the Classical Tradition; and Dwight H. Purdy, Biblical Echo and Allusion in the Poetry of Yeats. Poetics and the Art of God], in Yeats Annual, No 12, 1996, pp. 349-52, 353-55.

172‘Benison for Brendan’ (five poems), in ‘This Fellow with the Fabulous Smile’: A Tribute to Brendan Kennelly (ed. Åke Persson). Newcastle upon Tyne: Bloodaxe Books, 1996, pp. 57-60.

173‘To Anna’ (poem), in A Talent(ed) Digger (eds. Gordon Collier, Hena Maes-Jelinek and Geoffrey V. Davis). Amsterdam and Atlanta, GA: Rodopi, 1996, p. xix.

174Introduction to Oliver St. John Gogarty, Tumbling in the Hay. Dublin: O’Brien Press, 1996, pp. xiii-xxiii.

175‘The How and the Wherefore’, in Teaching Post-Colonialism and Post-Colonial Literatures (ed. Anne Collett, Lars Jensen and Anna Rutherford). Aarhus: Aarhus University Press, 1997, pp. 93-101.

176‘My Time in the Hist’, in The Hist and Edmund Burke’s Club. An Anthology of the College Historial Society, the Student Debating Society of Trinity College, Dublin, from its origin in Edmund Burke’s Club 1747-1997 (eds. Declan Budd and Ross Hinds). Dublin: Lilliput Press, 1997, pp. 359-61.

177‘Four Poems for Jeanne Delbaere’ (‘Home Thoughts from the Congo’, ‘Cromwellians in Wexford, 1798’, ‘Stonemason’s Dream of the Human Condition’, ‘What Can?’), in Union in Partition. Essays in Honour of Jeanne Delbaere (eds. Gilbert Debusscher and Marc Maufort). Liège: Liège: Language and Literature, 1997, pp. 11-12.

178‘Four Poems for Hena’ (‘Hena’s Name’, ‘Struldbrugs in....; or, Meeting of Minds’, ‘Prefigured’, ‘“Please God”’), in The Contact and the Culmination (eds. Marc Delrez and Bénédicte Ledent). Liège: Liège: Language and Literature, 1997, pp. 17-18.

179‘Oki: An Appreciation’ (poem), in Beyond Genres. A Festschrift in Honor of Professor Okifumi Komesu. Okinawa: Okifumi Komesu Festschrift Editorial Committee, University of the Ryukyus Press, 1998, p. iii.

180‘Maud Gonne: Romantic Republican’, in Modern Irish Writers and the Wars (ed. Kathleen Devine). Ulster Editions & Monographs series no. 7. Gerrards Cross: Colin Smythe, 1999, pp. 56-80.

181‘Foreword’ to Kenneth R. Dutton, Auchtmuty. The Life of James Johnson Auchmuty. Mount Nebo: Boombana Publications, 2000, pp. 5-7.

182‘Rereading James Stephens’, in John Quinn: Selected Irish Writers from His Library (eds. Richard and Janis Londraville). West Cornwall, CT: Locust Hill Press, 2001, pp. 299-306.

183‘Know Your Gogarty’, in Yeats and the Nineties, Yeats Annual, No 14. Basingstoke: Palgrave, 2001, pp. 298-305.

184‘Iseult’ in Borderlands. Essays on Literature and Medicine, Dublin: Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, 2002.

185[Reviews of Sam McCready, A William Butler Yeats Encyclopaedia; Guy St John Williams, (ed.), The Renvyle Letters. Gogarty Family Correspondence 1939-1957; Bruce Arnold, Jack Yeats], in Yeats’s Collaborations: Yeats Annual, No 15, A Special Number, Basingstoke: Macmillan Palgrave, 2002, pp. 347-51, 352-55, 386-92.

186‘Iseult Gonne’ in Poems and Contexts: Yeats Annual, No 16: A Special Number, Basingstoke: Macmillan Palgrave, 2005, pp. 197-278.

187‘Introduction’ to James Stephens, The Poems of James Stephens, collected and edited by Shirley Stephens Mulligan, Gerrards Cross: Colin Smythe, 2006, pp. xi-xxxiv.


188‘“Two Songs of a Fool” and Their Explanation’, in English Studies, XXVI, 6, December 1945, pp. 169-71.

189‘The Byzantine Poems of W.B. Yeats’, in Review of English Studies, XXII, 85, January 1946, pp. 44-52.

190‘W.B. Yeats and his Methods of Writing Verse’, in Nineteenth Century and After, CXXXIX, 829, March 1946, pp. 123-28. Reprinted in The Permanence of Yeats (eds. James Hall and Martin Steinmann).

191‘Gyres in the Poetry of W.B. Yeats’, in English Studies, XXVII, 3, June 1946, pp. 65-74. Revised and printed in The Circus Animals, 1970, pp. 103-14.

192‘“The New Faces”: a New Explanation’, in Review of English Studies, XXIII, 92, October 1947, pp. 349-53.

193‘Thoor Ballylee’, in English Studies, XXVIII, 6, December 1947, pp. 161-68. Revised as ‘Poet’s Tower’, Envoy, V, 20, 1951, pp. 45-55. A further revised version appears in The Circus Animals, 1970, pp. 29-46.

194[Review, in Dutch, of A. G. van Kranendonk, Geschiedenis van de Americaanse Literatur] in Museum, 4-5, April-May 1948, pp. 80-81.

195‘An Account of Recent Yeatsiana’, in Hermathena, LXXII, November 1948, pp. 23-41.

196‘The Source of Yeats’s “A Meditation in Time of War”’, in Notes and Queries, CXCIII, 24, 27 November 1948, p. 522.

197‘Graham Greene’ (in Dutch), in Wending, 3, 10, December 1948, pp. 575-87.

198‘The Last Twelve Years’ Yeatsiana’, in Levende Talen, February 1949, pp. 109-13.

199‘Notes on Yeats’s “Fragments”’, in Notes and Queries, CXCIV, 25 June 1949, pp. 279-80.

200‘Problems Confronting British Universities’, in Questiones Academiae Hodiernae, 1949, pp. 50-59.

201‘Yeats’s Mask’, in English Studies, XXX, 6, December 1949, pp. 289-98. Revised and printed in The Circus Animals, 1970, pp. 3-14.

202‘A Source for “A Woman Homer Sung”’, in Notes and Queries, CXCV, 5, 4 March 1950, p. 104.

203‘Notes on Yeats’s “Lapis Lazuli”’, in Modern Language Notes, LXV, 7, November 1950, pp. 488-91.

204‘James Clarence Mangan’, in Envoy, IV, 14, January 1951, pp. 23-32.

205‘The Sad Glory of Clarence Mangan’, in Irish Digest, XXXIV, 3, May 1951, pp. 62-65.

206‘Education in Holland’, in University of Edinburgh Journal, XVI, 1, Autumn 1951, pp. 25-28.

207‘Yeats’s “The Gyres”: Sources and Symbolism’, in Huntingdon Library Quarterly, XV, 1, November 1951, pp. 87-97.

208‘Jeffares on Saul’, in Modern Language Notes, LXVII, 7 November 1952, pp. 501-02.

209‘Australian literature’, in Études Anglaises, VI, 4, November 1953, pp. 289-314.

210‘Stefan Zweig’s “Kaleidoscope Two”’, in CAE Discussion Notes, Victoria, 1953, pp. 1-8.

211‘The Horse’s Mouth by Joyce Cary’, in CAE Discussion Notes, Victoria, 1953, pp. 1-9.

212[Review of Birgit Bjersby, The Interpretation of the Cuchulain Legend in the Works of W.B. Yeats], in Review of English Studies, IV, 13, January 1953, pp. 86-88.

213‘Irish Doctor: Oliver St.John Gogarty’, in The AMSS Review, LXVI, 3, October 1954, pp. 5-12.

214‘Children and Books’, in Australian Quarterly, XXVI, 4, December 1954, pp. 94-101.

215‘Australian Literature and the Universities’, in Meanjin, 3, 1954, pp. 432-36.

216‘Fielding’s Joseph Andrews’, in WEA Discussion Notes, Adelaide, 1954, pp. 1-11.

217‘Disraeli the Novelist’, in WEA Discussion Notes, Adelaide, 1954, pp. 1ff.

218‘James Joyce’s Exiles’, in CAE Discussion Notes, Victoria, 1955, pp. 1- 10.

219‘William Butler Yeats: A Mind Michael Angelo Knew’ [in part a review of W. B. Yeats, Autobiographies], in Meanjin, XIV, 4, December 1955, pp. 565-68.

220‘Australian Retrospect’, in Australian Letters, I, 2, November 1957, pp. 51-53.

221‘The Expanding Frontiers of English Literature’, in University of Leeds Review, V, 4, December 1957, pp. 361-67.

222‘Robert Richard Torrens (1814-84)’, in Proceedings of the Leeds Philosophical and Literary Society, 1958, pp. 275-300.

223(With H. W. Piper), ‘Charles Robert Maturin the Innovator’, in Huntingdon Library Quarterly, XXI, 3, May 1958, pp. 261-84.

224‘Poetry in Britain Since 1945: Sketch for an Extensive View’, in The London Magazine, November 1959, pp. 30-36.

225‘Maurice Guest’, in The Dubliner, I, 1, 1960, pp. 3-7.

226Editorials [32], in A Review of English Literature, I-VIII. London: Longmans, Green & Co., 1960-68.

227‘Milton: Poet of Conflict’, in Venture, I, 2, June 1960, pp. 98-111.

228‘Oliver St. John Gogarty’ (Chatterton Lecture), in Proceedings of the British Academy, XLVI, 1960, pp. 73-98. Revised and printed in The Circus Animals, 1970, pp. 147-74.

229‘The Importance of English as a World Language’, in Proceedings of the Inaugural Meeting of the English Academy of Southern Africa, Johannesburg 1961, pp. 1-5 and in Symposium, Johannesburg, 1961.

230[Review of W. B. Yeats, Essays and Introductions], in Stand, V, 2, 1961, pp. 55-57.

231‘Yeats as Public Man’, in Poetry (Chicago), XCVIII, 4, July 1961, pp. 253-63. Revised as ‘Yeats the Public Man’ in The Integrity of Yeats (ed. D. Donoghue). Cork: Mercier Press, 1964, pp. 21-32. A further revised and expanded version appears in The Circus Animals, 1970, pp. 15-28.

232‘David Nichol Smith 1875-1962’ [obituary], in The Oxford Magazine, n.s. II, 12, 15 February 1962, p. 192.

233‘Yeats’s Byzantine Poems and the Critics’, in English Studies in Africa, V, 1, March 1962, pp. 11-28.

234[Review of Robin Skelton (ed.), Six Irish Poets and Thomas Kinsella, Downstream], in Stand, V, 3, 1962, pp. 63-66.

235‘Some Indian and African Novelists’, in Dortmunder Vorträge, 1963, pp. 1-43.

236‘Thinking on Paper’ [review of Jon Stallworthy’s Between the Lines], in Times Literary Supplement, 29 March 1963, p. 218.

237[Review of Mary Ballard Duryee’s Words Alone are Certain Good], in Times Literary Supplement, 5 July 1963, pp. 498-99.

238‘English at Leeds’, in The Critical Survey, Autumn 1963, pp. 183-85.

239‘The Yeats Country’ [review of, among others, Sheelah Kirby, The Yeats Country; M. I. Seiden, William Butler Yeats, The Poet as Mythmaker; Jon Stallworthy, Between the Lines; H. H. Vendler, Yeats’s Vision’ and the Later Plays], in Modern Language Quarterly, XXV, 2, June 1964, pp. 218-22.

240‘Value of the Interchange of Commonwealth Literature’, in The Indian P.E.N., XXX, 10, October 64, pp. 309-11.

241‘Developments in Commonwealth Literature’, in Commonwealth Journal, December 1964, pp. 285-88.

242‘W. B. Yeats: the Gift of Greatness’, in Daily Telegraph, 34256, 12 June 1965, p. 8.

243‘Prose Fed by Experience’, in Western Mail, 16 January 1965, p. 5.

244‘Miscellaneous Memories’, in TCD, 1250, 29 January 1965, p. 10.

245‘Yeats as Critic’, in English, XV, 89, Summer 1965, pp. 173-76. Revised, as ‘The Criticism of Yeats’, in Phoenix, 10, Summer 1965, pp. 27-45. Further expanded and revised, and printed in The Circus Animals, 1970, pp. 47-77.

246‘Notes on Pattern in the Byzantine Poems of W.B. Yeats’, in Revuedes Langes Vivantes, XXXI, 4, 1965, pp. 353-59.

247‘The Study of Commonwealth Writing’, in Journal of Royal Society of Arts, December 1968, pp. 16-33. Reprinted as supplement to WLWE Newsletter, April 1969, pp. 1-15.

248‘Maria Edgeworth’s Ormond’, in English, XVIII, 102, 1969, pp. 85-90.

249‘The Study of Commonwealth Writing’, in Commonwealth Journal, 1969, pp. 67-74.

250‘Richard Mahony, Exile’, in The Journal of Commonwealth Literature, VI, 1969, pp. 106-19. Reprinted in Readings in Commonwealth Literature (ed. William Walsh). Oxford: The Clarendon Press, 1973, pp. 404-19.

251‘Yeats as Modern Poet’, in Mosaic, II, Summer 1969, pp. 53-58.

252Shirley—a Yorkshire Novel’, in Bronte Society Transactions, Keighley, XV, 4, 1969, pp. 281-93.

253‘Some Academic Novels’, in Wascana Review, V, 1, 1970, pp. 5-27.

254Editorials [12], in ARIEL: A Review of International English Literature, vols.I-III, Leeds: University of Calgary, 1970-72.

255[Review of Harold Bloom, Yeats], in Review of English Studies, XXII, 88, November 1971, pp. 514-17.

256‘Extra Dimensions’, in Books, Autumn 1971, pp. 6-9.

257‘September, Leeds’ (poem), in Contemporary Review, CCXIX, 1271, December 1971, p. 311.

258‘Swift and the Ireland of His Day’, in Irish University Review, II, 2, Autumn 1972, pp. 115-32.

259‘Early Efforts of the Wild Irish Girl’, in Le Romantisme Anglo-Américain (Études Anglaises, 39), Paris: Marcel Didier, 1972, pp. 293-305.

260‘The Great Purple Butterfly’ [review of W. B. Yeats, Memoirs; W. B. Yeats (ed.), Fairy and Folk Tales of Ireland; B. A. S. Webster, Yeats: A Psycholanalytical Study; R. M. Snukal, High Talk: The Philosophical Poetry of W.B. Yeats], in The Sewanee Review, LXXXII, 1, Winter 1974, pp. 108-18.

261‘African Sequence’ (poems), in Contemporary Review, CCXXV, 1304, September 1974, pp. 158-59.

262‘A Great Black Ragged Bird’, in Hermathena, CXVIII, Winter 1974, pp. 69-81.

263‘Lawson Memorial’, in The Journal of Commonwealth Literature, X, 1, August 1975, pp. 77-79.

264‘Goldsmith the Good Natured Man’ in Hermathena, CXIX, 1975, pp. 5-19.

265‘On Not Throwing the Nurse Out with the Bath Water: English and Commonwealth Literature’, in The Round Table, January 1976, pp. 45-51.

266‘Literatures in English’, in Contemporary Review, May 1976, pp. 264-68.

267‘Coughing in Ink’, in The Sewanee Review, LXXXV, 1, Winter 1976, pp. 157-67.

268‘Brooding about Biography’, in The Sewanee Review, LXXXV, 2, April-June 1977, pp. 301-31.

269[Review of Uncollected Prose by W.B. Yeats vol. II (eds. John P. Frayne and Colton Johnson)], in The Review of English Studies, New Series XXVII I, 109, February 1977, p. 114.

270‘Lines of Time’ (poem), in Contemporary Review, CCXXX, 1336, May 1977, p. 268.

271‘Three Questions’ (3 poems), in Études Irlandaises, New Series, 2, December 1977, pp. 13-16.

272‘Unnatural Planning Permission’ (poem), in Contemporary Review, CCXXXII, 1349, June 1978, p. 326.

273[Review of James W. Flannery, W.B. Yeats and the Idea of a Theatre], in Theatre Research International, New Series, IV, 1, October 1978, pp. 68-69.

274‘The Fortunes of Richard Mahony Reconsidered’, in The Sewanee Review, LXXXVII, 1, Winter 1979, pp. 158-64.

275[Review of F. W. Bateson, ed., R. B. Sheridan, The School for Scandal], in The Literary Review, 3, 2-15 November 1979, p. 30.

276‘Words’ (poem), in ARIEL, XI, 1, January 1980, p. 30.

277[Review of F. S. L. Lyons, Culture and Anarchy in Ireland 18901939], in Hermathena, CXXIX, Summer 1980, pp. 73-74.

278‘Teaching Anglo-Irish Literature’, in Hermathana, CXXIX, Winter 1980, pp. 17-22.

279‘Yeats, Allingham and the Western Fiction’, in The Canadian Journal of Irish Studies, VI, 2, December 1980, pp. 2-17. Reprinted in Unaging Intellect. Essays on W.B. Yeats (eds. Kamta C. Srivastava and Ujjal Dutta). Delhi: Doaba House, 1982.

280[Review of Alan Wilde, Horizons of Assent], in Western Humanities Review, XXXVI, 1, Spring 1982, pp. 77-78.

281[Review of O. B. Hardison Jr., Entering the Maze: Identity Change in Modern Culture], in Western Humanities Review, XXXVI, 3, Autumn 1982, pp. 285-87.

282‘Three Plays by W.B. Yeats’, in Gaeliana, 4, 1982, pp. 57-79.

283[Review of Robert Scholes, Semiotics and Interpretation], in WesternHumanities Review, XXXVII, 2, Summer 1983, pp. 163-65.

284[Review of Stevie Smith, Me Again], in Western Humanities Review, XXXVIII, 2, Summer 1984, pp. 170-72.

285‘1798 Sequence’ (6 poems), in Lines Review, 1985.

286‘Practical Romantic’ [review of vol. I of Yeats’s Collected Letters], in Yorkshire Post, 1 May 1986, p. 14.

287‘Foreword’ to ‘Beckett at Eighty: A Trinity Tribute’, in Hermathena, CXLI, Winter 1986, pp. 7-9.

288‘Professor Patrick Rafroidi’, in The Independent, 20 November 1988.

289‘A Dublin Jester’ [review of Antony Cronin, No Laughing Matter: The Life and Times of Flann O’Brien], in Yorkshire Post, 23 November 1989.

290‘Groningen’, ‘Testymonial’ (poems), in Quarto, II, Summer 1991.

291‘Aspects of Swift as a Letter Writer’, in Hermathena, Quartercentenary Issue, 1992, pp. 5-52.

292‘City Gent’ (poem), in Irish University Review, Spring/Summer 1992, p. 183.

293[Review of Silvia G. Ellis, The Plays of W.B. Yeats and the Dancer], Times Higher Education Supplement, 30 June 1995.

294‘William Walsh’ [obituary], in The Daily Telegraph, 5 July 1996.

295‘On the Shelf ’ [review of William Trevor, A Writer’s Ireland], in TheSunday Times, 29 September 1996.

296‘Brendan Kennelly’s The Trojan Women’, in Agenda, 33, 1996, pp. 3-4.

297‘On Editing Gogarty’, in PN Review, 27, 2, November-December 2000, pp. 24-26.

298‘Elementary, My Dear Watson’, in ARIEL, 31, October 2000, pp. 139-47.


299‘Yeats the Public Man’. Thomas Davis Lecture, RTE, Dublin, 1963.

300‘The Pleasure of Vintage Cars’. ABC, Perth, 1954.

301‘Sir Robert Richard Torrens’. ABC, Adelaide, 1955.

302‘West African Writing’. BBC, London, 1965.

303‘Yeats’. Thomas Davis Lecture, RTE, Dublin, 1971. Printed in Irish Poets in English (ed. Sean Lucy), 1973, pp. 105-17.

304‘Goldsmith’s The Vicar of Wakefield’. Thomas Davis Lecture, RTE, Dublin, April 1978. Printed in Goldsmith, the Gentle Master (ed. Sean Lucy), 1984, pp. 38-49.

305‘Anglo-Irish Literature’. ABC (3 hours), Sydney, 1980. Revised version in Irish Writers and the Theatre (ed. Masaru Sekine), 1985.

306‘The Modern Irish Realist Novel’. Thomas Davis Lecture, RTE Dublin, 1984.

307‘W.B. Yeats’. ABC (3 hours), Sydney, 1987.

308‘George Moore’. ABC, Sydney, 1987.


309Founding Editor, A Review of English Literature. London: Longmans, Green & Co., I-VIII. 1960-67.

310Founding Editor, ARIEL: A Review of International English Literature. Calgary, Alberta: University of Calgary, I-III. 1970-72.

311General Editor, Writers and Critics Series. Edinburgh and London: Oliver & Boyd.

312General Editor, New Oxford English Series. Oxford: Clarendon Press.

313Co-Editor, Biography and Criticism Series. Edinburgh and London: Oliver & Boyd.

314Literary Editor, The Fountainwell Drama Texts. Edinburgh and London: Oliver & Boyd.

315General Editor, Irish Novels Series. Dublin and Shannon: Irish University Press.

316General Editor, Macmillan Commonwealth Writers. London: Macmillan.

317General Editor, Macmillan International College Edition. London: Macmillan.

318General Editor, Macmillan New Literature Handbooks. London: Macmillan.

319Co-Editor, York Notes Series. London: Longman and Beirut: York Press.

320General Editor, Macmillan Histories of Literature. London: Macmillan and New York: Schocken Books.

321General Editor, York Classics. Beirut: Librairie du Liban.

322Editor, York Handbooks Series. London: Longman and Beirut: York Press.

323Co-Editor, Macmillan Anthologies of English Literature. London Macmillan.

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