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Critical Reviews of the
Writings of John Burroughs

Book Reviews

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Title Reviewed

Magazine

Date Volume:Issue

Page Number Link

Wake-Robin

Atlantic Monthly

Aug. 1871

28:166

254

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Wake-Robin

Harper's Monthly

Sept. 1871

43:256

624

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Wake-Robin The Literary World June 1, 1871 2:1 5  
Wake-Robin Scribner's Monthly Aug. 1871 2:4 445-446 -html

Winter Sunshine

Academy and Literature

1876

10

109

Winter Sunshine

Atlantic Monthly

March 1876

37:221

377

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Winter Sunshine

The Nation

Jan 27, 1876

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Winter Sunshine Scribner's Monthly Jan. 1877 13:3 336-341 -html

Birds and Poets

Academy and Literature

1877

12

162

Birds and Poets

Atlantic Monthly

July 1877

40:237

113

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Birds and Poets The Galaxy July 1877 24:1 139 -html

Birds and Poets

The Literary World

July 1, 1877

8:2

27

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Birds and Poets Scribner's Monthly July 1877 14:3 407-408  

Locusts and Wild Honey

Atlantic Monthly

July 1879

44:261

123

Locusts and Wild Honey

Harper's Monthly

July 1879

59:350

309

Locusts and Wild Honey North American Review July 1879 129:272 103-106 -html

Locusts and Wild Honey

Scribner's Monthly

Aug
1879

18:4

631

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Pepacton

Academy and Literature

1881

20

43

Pepacton

The Dial

1881

2

19

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Pepacton

The Nation

July 7, 1881

33:836

16-17

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Pepacton

Harper's Monthly

Aug 1881

63:375

474

Pepacton

Scribner's Monthly

Aug 1881

22:4

634

Winter Sunshine

Cambridge Review

1882/83

4

321

Wake-Robin

Academy and Literature

1884

25

257

Fresh Fields

Academy and Literature

Jul-Dec. 1884

26

427

Fresh Fields

The Dial

Jan 1885

5

246

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Fresh Fields

The Literary World

Jan 24, 1885

16:2

26

Wake-Robin

Harper's New Monthly Magazine

Aug 1885

71:423

478-479

Signs and Seasons

The Dial

May 1886

7

22

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Signs and Seasons

Academy and Literature

1886

29

427

John Burroughs and His Last Two Books [Signs and Seasons, Fresh Fields] Atlantic Monthly Aug. 1886 32:4 593-594  

Indoor Studies

Atlantic Monthly

Nov 1889

64:385

705

Indoor Studies


The Dial

1889

10

78

The Writings of John Burroughs [Riverside Edition] Atlantic Monthly Nov. 1895 76:457 703-706  
The Writings of John Burroughs [Riverside Edition] Atlantic Monthly Feb. 1896 77:460 272-273  

Whitman: A Study

Bookman

1896-97

4

559

Whitman: A Study

The Dial

1897

22

15

Whitman: A Study

The Literary World

Jan 23, 1897

28:2

19-20

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The Light of Day

New World

1900

9

565

The Light of Day

The Literary World

Dec 1, 1900

31:14

253

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Squirrels and Other Fur-Bearers

The Dial

1900

29

360

Songs of Nature

The Dial

1902

32

25

Songs of Nature

Bookman: Six Books of Some Importance

Mar 1902

15:1

65

Literary Values and Other Papers

Academy and Literature

1903

65

16

Literary Values

The Dial

1903

34

113

Far and Near

The Dial

1905

38

19

Ways of Nature

The Dial

1905

39

374

Winter Sunshine

Littell's Living Age

Jan-Mar 1905

7:244

640

Ways of Nature

Academy and Literature

1906

70

355

Bird and Bough

The Dial

1906

41

206

Camping and Tramping with Roosevelt

The Dial

1907

43

419

Leaf and Tendril

Academy and Literature

1908

75

112

Leaf and Tendril

The Dial

1908

44

343

Essays. Six Books of Nature (Winter Sunshine, Locust and Wild Honey, Birds and Poets, Pepacton, Wake-Robin, Fresh Fields)

Edinburgh Review

Oct 1908

208:426

343

In the Catskills

The Dial

1910

49

520

Time and Change

The Dial

1912

53

388

Pepacton

The Academy and Literature

1912

82

6

Time and Change

Educational Review

1913

45

308

The Summit of the Years

The Dial

1914

56

27

Under the Apple-Trees

The Dial

1916

61

56

Field and Stream

The Dial

1919

67

170

Articles about John Burroughs

Title

Magazine

Date

Volume:Issue

Page Number

Format

John Burroughs [a review of Winter Sunshine that is also a bio] Scribner's Monthly Jan. 1877 13:3 336-341 -html

World Biographies: John Burroughs

The Literary World

Sep 11, 1880

11:19

309-310

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Mr. John Burroughs On Poe

The Dial

Nov 1, 1893

15

254

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Riverside Edition reviewed

The Dial

1895

19

390

John Burroughs as Prose Writer

The Dial

1902

32

7

The Human Nature of a Naturalist [book review of Our Friend John Burroughs, by Clara Barrus]

The Dial

1914

56

335-336

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John Burroughs versus Red Bricks

Public Libraries

June 1921

26

339

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John Burroughs Talks, by Clifton Johnson

The Dial

1922

73

683

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Voices of the Living Poets

Current Opinion

Nov 1, 1922

One of Whitman’s Secrets Revealed

Current Opinion

June 1, 1924

The Real John Burroughs: A New Study of One of the Glories of Our Literature

Current Opinion

Aug 1, 1924

The Real John Burroughs, by William Sloane Kennedy

The Dial

1924

77

438

John Burroughs Verbatim [review of The Life and Letters of John Burroughs, by Clara Barrus]

The Dial

1926

80:4

327

The Heart of Burroughs's Journals, edited by Clara Barrus

The Dial

1929

86

72

The Religion of John

American Literature

1931/32

3:1

118

The Slabsides Book of John Burroughs

American Literature

1931/32

3:3

386

John Burroughs' Review of the 1867 Leaves of Grass

Walt Whitman Review

Sept 1960

6:3

45

John Burroughs and the Cooperstown Seminary

New York History; Quarterly Journal of the New York State Historical Association

Jan 1963

44:1

60-67

John Burroughs’ Student Days at Cooperstown

New York History; Quarterly Journal of the New York State Historical Association

July 1963

44:3

275-282

John Burroughs and the Transcendentalists

Emerson Society Quarterly

2nd Quarter, 1969

55

47-55

John Burroughs

Études Anglaises

April/June 1976

29:2

240

Dimensions of the Nature Essay: John Burroughs

The Structurist

1977/78

17/18

58-64

Three Essays by John Burroughs

The Structurist

1977-78

17/18

65-70

Whitman Sells Burroughs' "Notes": An Unpublished Letter

Walt Whitman Review

June 1979

25:2

84

Nature and Nostalgia: John Burroughs’s Alternative to Modern America

The Proceedings of the South Carolina Historical Society

1984

54

32-42

The Universe at Your Very Door: The American Naturalist John Burroughs

Theodore Roosevelt Association Journal

Spring-Summer 1993-1994

19:4

4-6

An American Original: John Burroughs’ Forgotten Portrait of a President

Theodore Roosevelt Association Journal

1993

19:2

3-7

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