Articles, 1940-1949

1940

"Imitation and the Object of Art." Modern Schoolman 17 (May 1940): 66-69.

"Religion Teaching by Scholastics." Woodstock Letters 69 (Feb. 1940): 69-81.

"Song for Summer." Fleur de Lis 40 (Dec. 1940): 19. Poem.

"Until Tomorrow." Commonweal 1 Mar. 1940: 405. Poem.

"Words and the Wise." Fleur de Lis 39 (May 1940): 26.

1941

"Metaphor and Meaning." Fleur de Lis 30 (May 1941): 17-19.

"Mickey Mouse and Americanism." America 4 Oct. 1941: 719-20.

"Twenty-Two Titles Tell a Tale." America 4 Jan. 1941: 355-56.

1942

"Disposed in Labels: After Reading a Biography" and "In Other Words." Sewanee Review: A Quarterly of Life and Letters 50 (July-Sept. 1942): 302-05. Poem.

"The Province of Rhetoric and Poetic." Modern Schoolman 19 (Jan. 1942): 24-27. Rpt in The Province of Rhetoric. Ed. Joseph Schwartz and John A. Rycenga. New York: Ronald P, 1965. 48-56.  Rpt. in Essays on the Rhetoric of the Western World.  Ed. Edward P.J. Corbett, James L. Golden, and Goodwin F. Berquist.  Dubuque:  Kendall/Hunt, 1990.  83-90.

"Spenser's View and the Tradition of the 'Wild' Irish." Modern Language Quarterly 3 (Dec. 1942): 561-71.

1943

"The Meaning of the 'New Criticism.'" Modern Schoolman 20 (May 1943): 192-209. Rpt in slightly revised form in Twentieth Century English. Ed. William S. Knickerbocker. New York: Philosophical Library, 1946. 344-70.

"Metamorphosis: Line for an Octogenarian Jesuit." Commonweal 18 June 1943: 218-19. Poem.

1944

"Contemporary Readings in the Higher Sophistry." America 1 Jan. 1944: 343-45.

"Historical Backgrounds of Elizabethan and Jacobean Punctuation Theory." PMLA: Publications of the Modern Language Association 59.2 (June 1944): 349-60.

1945

"The Comics and the Super State: Glimpses Down the Back Alleys of the Mind." Arizona Quarterly 1.3 (Autumn 1945): 34-48.

"Literature and Cultural Initiative." America 18 Aug. 1945: 396-97 and 25 Aug. 1945: 416-17.

"Newman and the Religious Life." Review for Religious 15 July 1945: 230-42.

1946

"A Liturgical Movement in the Middle Ages." American Ecclesiastical Review 114 (Feb. 1946): 104-13.

"Mr. Barnum and the 'Reader's Digest.'" America 6 Apr. 1946: 12-13 and 13 Apr. 1946: 32-33.

"Newman's Essay on Development in Its Intellectual Milieu." Theological Studies 7 (Mar. 1946): 3-45. Rpt in abridged form in John Henry Newman. Ed. Joseph W. Houppert. Christian Critic Ser. St. Louis: B. Herder Book, 1968; and in FC2 1-37.

"Of Us They are Made." The Jesuit Bulletin (St. Mary's, KS) 25 (June 1946): 12-13, 18.

1947

"Hollywood and Ourselves." America 5 July 1947: 381-82.

"Kafka's Castle in the West." Thought: Fordham University Quarterly 22 (Sept. 1947): 439-60.

"Reporting Providence." Commonweal 24 Jan. 1947: 367-69.

"Wit and Mystery: A Revaluation in Mediaeval Latin Hymnody." Speculum 22 (July 1947): 310-41. Rpt in BW 88-130.

1948

"Finitude and Frustration: Considerations on Brod's Kafka." Modern Schoolman 25 (Mar. 1948): 172-82.

1949

"Hopkins' Sprung Rhythm and the Life of English Poetry." Immortal Diamond: Studies in Gerard Manley Hopkins. Ed. Norman Weyland, S.J. New York: Sheed and Ward, 1949. 93-173. Rpt in abridged form in Hopkins: A Collection of Critical Essays Ed. Geoffrey N. Hartman. Twentieth Century Views. Englewood Cliffs: Prentice-Hall, 1966. 151-59.
 

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