H. M. Tomlinson Further Reading - Essay

Further Reading

(Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism)


Alcorn, John. The Nature Novel from Hardy to Lawrence, pp. 53-55. New York: Columbia University Press, 1977.

Brief discussion of The Sea and the Jungle in which Alcorn compares it to Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness (1902).

Bergonzi, Bernard. Heroes' Twilight: A Study of the Literature of the Great War, pp. 186-89. London: The Macmillan Press, 1980.

Examines Tomlinson's depiction of war in All Our Yesterdays.

Crawford, Fred D. H. M. Tomlinson. Boston: Twayne Publishers, 1981, 260 p.

Biographical and critical examination of Tomlinson's life and works.

Review of The Sea and the Jungle, by H. M. Tomlinson. The Dial 54, No. 644 (16 April 1913): 348.

Brief, favorable assessment.

Hopkins, Kenneth. "Introduction." In his H. M. Tomlinson: A Selection from His Writings, pp. 11-19. London:

Hutchinson, 1953.

Laudatory overview of Tomlinson's career and body of work.

Krasner, James. The Entangled Eye: Visual Perception and the Representation of Nature in Post-Darwinian Narrative, pp. 116-22. New York: Oxford University Press, 1992.

Discusses The Sea and the Jungle and the implications of Tomlinson's use of urban architectural metaphors when describing the natural world.

Ratcliffe, S. K. "Foreword." In Old Junk, by H. M. Tomlinson, pp. 11-16. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1923.

Overview of Tomlinson's life and laudatory introduction to the works collected in Old Junk.

"The Ultimate Ordeal." Saturday Review of Literature 25, No. 12 (21 March 1942): 7.

Favorable review of The Wind Is Rising.

Swinnerton, Frank. "Four Journalists." In his Figures in the Foreground: Literary Reminiscences 1917-1940, pp. 116-35. Garden City, N. Y.: Doubleday and Company, 1964.

Anecdotal discussion of Tomlinson's life and career.

Taylor, Mary A. "More Evidence of H. M. Tomlinson's Role in the Melville Revival." Studies in American Fiction 20, No. 1 (Spring 1992): 111-13.

Brief presentation asserting Tomlinson's enthusiasm for Herman Melville's novel Moby-Dick (1851). The essay includes an extended excerpt from a letter in which Tomlinson states: "But Moby Dick … ah, the secret is out! That's the Immense book of the sea."

West, Rebecca. "A London Letter." The Bookman (New York) 69, No. 5 (July 1929): 518-23.

General discussion of Tomlinson's writing occasioned by his winning a literary prize.

Additional coverage of Tomlinson's life and career may be found in the following sources published by Gale Research: Contemporary Authors, Vol. 118; Dictionary of Literary Biography, Vols. 36 and 100.