Essays

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"La Vieille Voix Faible", Cambridge Quarterly, I, 4 (1966), 384-95.

 

"The Novel and the Cartoon", Cambridge Quarterly, IV, 4 (1969), 419-29.

 

"Tolstoy in England", Cambridge Quarterly, V, 2 (1970), 115-33.

 

"The Leavises" Dickens", Cambridge Quarterly, VI, 1 (1972), 77-93.

 

"George Cruikshank:  A Master of the Poetic Use of Line", Princeton University Library Chronicle, XXXV, 1 & 2 (Autumn/Winter, 1973), 129-55.

 

"Blake's Art", Cambridge Quarterly, VII, 2 (1977), 129-50.

 

"The Divine and the Secular", Radio 3 talk on Shakespeare's history plays, broadcast 15 July 1977, published in The Listener, 21 July 1977, 82-3.

 

"Was Shakespeare Intelligent?" Essays in Criticism, XXVII, 3 (1977), 248-58.

 

"Did Shakespeare know Greek Tragedy?" Essays in Criticism, XXVII, 3 (1977), 259-70.

 

"Criticism, Ideology, Raymond Williams and Terry Eagleton", Cambridge Quarterly, VIII, 1 (Summer 1978), 56-65.

 

"Courbet's Shadow", Cambridge Quarterly, VIII, 1 (1978), 72-6.

 

"Stones", London Review of Books, III, 4 (6-19 August 1981), 16

 

"New Mortality", London Review of Books, III, 20 (5-18 November 1981), 18.

 

"Leavis;  an appreciation", in The Leavises, ed. D. Thompson, C.U.P., 1984, pp.171-86.

 

"Graphic Satire and Illustration", in The Cambridge Guide to the Arts in Britain, ed. B. Ford, Vol. VI (1785-1851), C.U.P., 1990, pp.172-83.

 

"Women, Colour and Revolution", Cambridge Review, CXVI, 2326 (November 1995), pp.130-6.

 

"Shakespeare and the Ends of Time:  the Illustrations", Cambridge Review, CXVI, 2327 (May 1996), 25-48.

 

"Movement in Fiction" in R. Mengham, ed., An Introduction to Contemporary Fiction, Polity Press, 1999, 69-89.

 

'Loose Living:  Giorgio Armani', RA:  the Royal Academy of Arts Magazine, 80 (Autumn 2003), 54-56;  reprinted in Portuguese translation as 'O Modernista de Butique' in Folha de São Paulo:  Mais! 616 (7 Dec 2003), pp8-9.

 

"Fiction in the Present Tense", Textual Practice, XX, 1 (March 2006), pp71-98.

 

"Lessons of the Master:  The Henry James Novel", The Yearbook of English Studies, Vol. 37 (Jan 2007), 75-88.

 

"Showing and Hiding:  Equivocation in the Relations of Body and Dress", Fashion Theory, Vol. 11, No. 1 (March 2007), 1-30.

“Polity and Poetry”, review-article on Matthew Bevis, The Art of Eloquence: Byron, Dickens, Tennyson, Joyce, Essays in Criticism, LIX, 1 (2009), 83-90.

“Stairs”, English and Greek text of Vathmedon/Stairs: A Photographic Essay by Aris Georgiou and John Harvey, University Studio Press, Thessaloniki, 2011.

© 2019 by John Harvey, jrh49@cam.ac.uk 

Novelist, art critic, literary critic and Fellow of Emmanuel College, Cambridge

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