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Gifford, James. "Critical Materials on Lawrence Durrell: A Bibliographic Checklist" Online. 18 July 2004. http://www.lawrencedurrell.org/bibliog/bibrevolt-c.htm.

James Gifford
gifford@ualberta.ca



Alphabetical by Author-Title | Chronological



Critical Sources on The Revolt of Aphrodite:

Karl, Frederick R. "Lawrence Durrell: Physical and Metaphysical Love." A Reader's Guide to the Contemporary English Novel. Frederick R. Karl. New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1962. 40-61.
Notes: The 1972 edition adds a description of Tunc and Nunquam in the Postscript.

"Abel Is the Novel, Merlin Is the Firm." Time 91.5 April (1968): 108.

"The Old Firm." Times Literary Supplement .25 April (1968): 413.
Notes: Review of Durrell's Tunc.

Bergonzi, Bernard. "Stale Incence." New York Review of Books 11.11 July (1968): 37-39.

Fraser, G. S. "By Courtesy of the Firm." New Statesman 75.12 April (1968): 483-84.

---. Lawrence Durrell: A Study. New York: E.P. Dutton, 1968.

Hicks, Granville. "The End of Freedom for Felix." Saturday Review 51.13 April (1968): 37-38.

Junker, Howard. "The Lava Tongue." Newsweek 71.8 April (1968): 126A-B.
Notes: Review of Durrell's Tunc.

Nordell, Roderick. "He Seels the Shimmer." Christian Science Monitor .11 April (1968): 13.
Notes: Review of Durrell's Tunc.

Rexroth, Kenneth. "A Steady Note of Mockery." Nation 206.20 May (1968): 673-74.
Notes: Review of Durrell's Tunc.

Sykes, Gerald. "Durrell's 1984." New York Times Book Review .14 April (1968): 4, 14.

Weeks, Edward. "Durrell's Black Humor." Atlantic Monthly 221.May (1968): 109.
Notes: Review of Durrell's Tunc.

Rolin, Gabrielle. "Lawrence Durrell." Realites .280 (1969): 5-17.

"Desire for Desire." Time 95.18 May (1970): 88.
Notes: Review of Durrell's Nunquam.

"The Long Arm of the Firm." Times Literary Supplement .26 March (1970): 328.
Notes: Review of Durrell's Tunc and Nunquam.

Boston, Richard. "Those Who Liked Alexandria Quartet Will Love It, Those Who Didn't...." New York Times Book Review .29 March (1970): 4, 20.
Notes: Review of Durrell's Nunquam.

Burgess, Anthony. "Durrell and the Homunculi." Saturday Review 53.21 March (1970): 29-31, 41.
Notes: Review of Durrell's Nunquam.

Hope, Francis. "Strange Enough." New Statesman 79.27 March (1970): 450-51.
Notes: Review of Durrell's Nunquam.

Kenedy, R. C. "Lawrence Durrell: Tunc - Nunquam." Art International 14.7 (1970): 23-29 & 80.

McDowell, Frederick P. W. "Recent British Fiction: Some Established Writers." Contemporary Literature 11.3 (1970): 401-31.
Notes: This is basically an extended review article, but is interesting for its careful and positive evaluation of Tunc as well as the comparisons and juxtaposition it makes between Durrell and other contemporary British authors, such as William Golding and Iris Murdoch.

Nordell, Roderick. "Durrell Among the Robots." Christian Science Monitor .26 March (1970): 15.
Notes: Review of Durrell's Tunc and Nunquam.

Ricks, Christopher. "Female and Other Impersonators." New York Review of Books 15.23 July (1970): 8.
Notes: Review of Durrell's Nunquam.

Truchler, Leo. "Versuch Uber Lawrence Durrell." Die Neueren Sprachen 70 (1971): 289-308.

Fraser, G. S. Lawrence Durrell: A Critical Study. 1968. London: Faber & Faber, 1973.
Notes: Revised edition.

"Devil's Disciples." Times Literary Supplement .18 October (1974): 1155.
Notes: Review of Durrell's Monsieur.

Durrell, Lawrence. The Revolt of Aphrodite. London: Faber and Faber, 1974.
Notes: Pages are not numbered consecutively throughout the volume, but begin again with each book in the omnibus edition. Contains the text of both Tunc and Nunquam.

"Lawrence Durrell." Contemporary Literary Criticism 4 (1975): 144-48.
Notes: Collects extracts from criticism on Durrell's works.

Goldberg, Frederick. "The Movement Toward Survival." diss. Emory University.
Notes: DAI 36:2808A

Trail, George Y. "Durrell's Io: A Note on Tunc and Nunquam." Notes on Contemporary Literature 5.3 (1975): 9-12.

"Lawrence Durrell." Contemporary Literary Criticism 6 (1976): 151-54.
Notes: Collects extracts from criticism on Durrell's works.

McDonald, Robert. "Lawrence Durrell: Classical Puppeteer." Descant (Toronto) 14 (1976): 52-67.
Notes: This interview is reprinted in Earl Ingersoll's Lawrence Durrell: Conversations. Cranbury, NJ: Ashgate; 1998. 149-162.

McNelly, Willis E. "Lawrence Durrell's "Science Fiction in the True Sense"." Rocky Mountain Review of Language and Literature 30.1 (1976): 61-70.

Critchlow, V. E. "Faustian Man: a Study of Science, the Individual and Society in the Works of Aldous Huxley and Lawrence Durrell." Thes. Sheffield University, 1977.

Friedman, Alan Warren. Multivalence: The Moral Quality of Form in the Modern Novel. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1978.
Notes: Durrell is mentioned frequently throughout the first half of the text.

Morrison, James Raymond. "Memory and Light in Lawrence Durrell's The Revolt of Aphrodite." Labrys 5 (1979): 141-53.

Pfeiffer, K. Ludwig. Wissenschaft Als Sujet Im Modernen Englishen Roman. Constance: Universitatsverlag Konstanz, 1979.
Notes: See pp. 27-33.

Rugset, Tone. "Tunc-Nunquam: The Quest for Wholeness." Labrys 5 (1979): 155-62.

Dasenbrock, Reed Way. "Death and the Counterlife of Heresy in Wyndham Lewis and Lawrence Durrell." Deus Loci: The Lawrence Durrell Quarterly 4.1 (1980): 3-16.

Dickson, Gregory. "Spengler's Theory of Architecture in Durrell's Tunc and Nunquam." Deus Loci: The Lawrence Durrell Quarterly 5.SI 1 (1981): 272-80.

Mablekos, Carole. "Lawrence Durrell's Tunc and Nunquam: Rebirth Now or Never." The Sphinx: A Magazine of Literature and Society 4.1 (1981): 48-54.

Husband, Janet. Sequels: An Annotated Guide to Novels in Series. Chicago: American Library Association, 1982.
Notes: Durrell is mentioned for The Alexandria Quartet and The Revolt of Aphrodite, which is identified only as Tunc and Nunquam. There is no reference to the Avignon Quintet. See p. 78.

Kersnowski, Frank L. "Paradox and Resolution in Durrell's Tunc and Nunquam." Deus Loci: The Lawrence Durrell Quarterly 7.1 (1983): 1-13.

Friedman, Alan Warren. "Lawrence Durrell's World of Death." Essays on the Contemporary Novel. Eds Hedwig & Albert Wertheim Bock. München: Max Hueber Verlag, 1986. 67-78.
Notes: Reprint of "'Not Lost but Gone Before': Durrell and Death." Deus Loci: The Lawrence Durrell Quarterly 7.5

Bochner, Jay. "City Life and the Literary Function of the Psychoanalyst." Literature and Psychology 33.2 (1987): 41-69.

Dickson, Gregory. "Setting and Character in The Revolt of Aphrodite." Twentieth Century Literature 33.4 (1987): 528-35.

Rugset, Tone. "Tunc-Nunquam: The Quest for Wholeness." Critical Essays on Lawrence Durrell. Ed. Alan Warren Friedman. Boston: G.K. Hall & Co., 1987. 216-22.
Notes: Reprinted from Labrys 5 (1979), 155-162.

Fertile, Candace. "Love and Narrative in the Novels of Lawrence Durrell." Diss. University of Alberta.
Notes: Ann Arbor: UMI, 1989. 0564256. (DAI 49: 3032A)

Pine, Richard. The Dandy and the Herald: Manners, Mind and Morals From Brummell to Durrell. New York: St. Martin's, 1988.

Rohan, Jean-Pierre de. "Lawrence Durrell." Book and Magazine Collector .47 (1988): 22-29.
Notes: Contains a review of Durrell's publishing career, with a particular emphasis on British editions. Contains a bibliography of book publications in the UK of Durrell's materials, as well as a pricing guide for these works.

Baldwin, Peter. "From Pudding Island: A Personal View." Into the Labyrinth: Essays on the Art of Lawrence Durrell. Ed. Frank L. Kersnowski. Ann Arbor: UMI Research Press, 1989. 125-30.

Brigham, James A. "The Uncommon Ground." Into the Labyrinth: Essays on the Art of Lawrence Durrell. Ed. Frank L. Kersnowski. Ann Arbor: UMI Research Press, 1989. 23-29.

Robinson, Jeremy. "Love, Culture, and Poetry." Into the Labyrinth: Essays on the Art of Lawrence Durrell. Ed. Frank L. Kersnowksi. Ann Arbor: UMI Research Press, 1989. 141-50.

Kaczvinsky, Donald P. "'The True Birth of Free Man': Culture and Civilization in Tunc-Nunquam." On Miracle Ground: Essays on the Fiction of Lawrence Durrell. Ed. Michael H. Begnal. Vol. (ed.). Lewisburg: Bucknell University Press, 1990. 140-52.

Kersnowski, Frank L. "Authorial Conscience in Tunc and Nunquam." On Miracle Ground: Essays on the Fiction of Lawrence Durrell. Ed Michael H. Begnal. Vol. (ed.). Lewisburg: Bucknell University Press, 1990. 133-39.

Robinson, Jeremy. Love, Culture & Poetry: A Study of Lawrence Durrell. Kidderminster, Worcester, England: Crescent Moon, 1990.
Notes: An extended version of an essay originally appearing in Into the Labyrinth: Essays on the Art of Lawrence Durrell. Rather rough bookmaking.

Christensen, Peter G. "The Hazards of Intellectual Burglary in Lawrence Durrell's The Revolt of Aphrodite." Studies in the Literary Imagination 24.1 (1991): 41-56.

Alexandre-Garner, Corinne. "Cities of Memory, Writing of Oblivion - A Journey Through the Works of Durrell, Lawrence." Etudes Anglaises 46.3 (1993): 301-12.

Thomas, Gordon K. "Black Parody: The 'Gothic Frankensteinery' of Nunquam." Selected Essays on the Humor of Lawrence Durrell. Eds. Betsy Nichols, Frank L. Kersnowski, and James R. Nichols. Victoria, BC: University of Victoria Press, 1993. 71-80.

Kaczvinsky, Donald P. "'Bringing Him to the Lure': Postmodern Society and the Modern Artist's Felix Culpa in Durrell's Tunc/Nunquam." South Atlantic Review 59.4 (1994): 63-76.

Friedman, Alan Warren. "Late Modernism: Lawrence Durrell." Fictional Death and the Modernist Enterprise. Alan Warren Friedman. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1995. 250-65.

Orr, Leonard. "Pleasures of the Immachination: Transformations of the Inanimate in Durrell and Pynchon." Lawrence Durrell: Comprehending the Whole. Eds. Julius Rowan Raper, Melody L. Enscore, and Paige Matthey Bynum. Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 1995. 127-36.

Raper, Julius Rowan, Melody L. Enscore, and Paige Matthey Bynum, Eds. Lawrence Durrell: Comprehending the Whole. Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 1995.

Robinson, Jeremy. Lawrence Durrell: Between Love and Death, Between East and West. Kidderminster, Worcester, England: Crescent Moon, 1995.

Rook, Robin. At the Foot of the Acropolis: A Study of Lawrence Durrell's Novels. Birmingham, England: The Delos Press, 1995.

Alexandre-Garner, Corinne. "Durrell: La Clôture Impossible?" Etudes Britanniques Contemporaines 10 (1996): 83-98.

Carruthers, Virginia Kirby-Smith, Ed. On Miracle Ground VII Abstracts. Baltimore: University of Baltimore, 1996.
Notes: Collects the abstracts of On Miracle Ground VII, International Lawrence Durrell Conference, July 1-4, 1992, Avignon, France.

Kaczvinsky, Donald P. Lawrence Durrell's Major Novels, or The Kingdom of the Imagination. London: Associated University Presses, 1997.

Alexandre-Garner, Corinne. "En Guise De Conclusion... De La Naissance De L'Écriture â La Bibliotheque Disparue." Lawrence Durrell: Actes Du Colloque Pour L'Inauguration De La Bibliothèque Durrell. Ed. Corinne Alexandre-Garner. Nanterre, France: Université Paris-X, 1998. 277-86.

---, Ed. Lawrence Durrell: Actes Du Colloque Pour L'Inauguration De La Bibliothèque Durrell. Confluences 15. Nanterre, France: Université Paris-X, 1998.

Herbrechter, Stefan. "Postmodernism Et Post-Écriture: L'Histoire De Durrell." Lawrence Durrell: Actes Du Colloque Pour L'Inauguration De La Bibliothèque Durrell. Ed. Corinne Alexandre-Garner. Nanterre, France: Université Paris-X, 1998. 243-61.

Pine, Richard. "The 'Aquarians'." Lawrence Durrell: Actes Du Colloque Pour L'Inauguration De La Bibliothèque Durrell. Ed. Corinne Alexandre-Garner. Nanterre, France: Université Paris-X, 1998. 61-69.

Rolland, Marc. "Tunc Et Nunquam Romans D’Anticipation?" Lawrence Durrell: Actes Du Colloque Pour L'Inauguration De La Bibliothèque Durrell. Ed. Corinne Alexandre-Garner. Nanterre, France: Université Paris-X, 1998. 179-94.

Sharon, Avi. "Sketch of a Greek Correspondence: Lawrence Durrell and George Katsimbalism." Deus Loci: The Lawrence Durrell Journal NS 6 (1998): 3-11.

Kaczvinsky, Donald P. "The Kingdom of the Imagination: A Study of the Major Novels Of Lawrence Durrell." Diss. Pennsylvania State University.

Gifford, James. "Epistemological Skepticism In The Novels Of Lawrence Durrell: A Study In The Development Of Postmodern Fiction And Its Subsequent Effects On Analytic Methodologies." Thes. California State University Dominguez Hills, 2000.

Mulvihill, James. "Conrad's Accountant and Durrell's Tunc." Notes on Contemporary Literature 30.3 (2000): 11-12.

Alexandre-Garner, Corinne. "Lawrence Durrell Revisited: L'Odyssee D'Une Ecriture." Lawrence Durrell Revisited : Lawrence Durrell Revisité. Ed. Corinne Alexandre-Garner. Nanterre, France: Université Paris X, 2002. 225-48.

Alexandre-Garner, Corinne, Ed. Lawrence Durrell Revisited : Lawrence Durrell Revisité. Confluences 21. Nanterre, France: Université Paris X, 2002.

Kaczvinsky, Donald P. "Durrell and the Political Unrest: Paris, May 1968." In-Between: Essays and Studies in Literary Criticism 11.2 (2002): 171-79.

Keller, Isabelle. "A Portrait of Durrellian Cities: The Anamorphic Blurring of Cityscapes." Lawrence Durrell Revisited : Lawrence Durrell Revisité. Ed. Corinne Alexandre-Garner. Nanterre, France: Université Paris X, 2002. 133-54.
Notes: Mistakenly listed as beginning on page 135 in the table of contents.

Philippe, Murielle. "'You Begin to Paint It for Yourself in Words': L'Ecriture Picturale De Durrell, Naissance Et Devenir." Lawrence Durrell Revisited : Lawrence Durrell Revisité. Ed. Corinne Alexandre-Garner. Nanterre, France: Université Paris X, 2002. 203-23.

Pine, Richard. "Nostos: The Durrells and Corfu." The Anglo-Hellenic Review 26 (2002): 3-5.

Vander Closter, Susan. "Body Parts: A Reading of Tunc and Nunquam." Lawrence Durrell Revisited : Lawrence Durrell Revisité. Ed. Corinne Alexandre-Garner. Nanterre, France: Université Paris X, 2002. 63-72.

Gifford, James. "Durrell's The Revolt of Aphrodite: Nietzschean Influences." Mosaic: A Journal for the Interdisciplinary Study of Literature 36.2 (2003): 111-27.

Keller, Isabelle. "'Pro CREATION Re CREATION' (Nunquam 91): The Doomed Kingdom in Lawrence Durrell's Revolt of Aphrodite." Culture and the State: Alternative Interventions. Eds. James Gifford and Gabrielle Zezulka-Mailloux. Vol. IV. Edmonton, AB: CRC Studio, Publishers, 2004. 220-36.


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