27 June 2002
Show More Critical Times: The History of the ‘Times Literary Supplement’ by Derwent May.
HarperCollins, 606 pp., £25, November 2001, 0 00 711449 4Show More
“... this postwar environment, the TLS began to present a new kind of writing, one of stiffened scholarship and greater rigour. This was the era of Pevsner, Namier, E.H. Carr, D.W. Brogan, A.J.P. Taylor, Anthony Blunt and Noel Annan, all regular reviewers for the TLS (though the old, cosy TLS reappeared in 1946 when Russell’s History of Western Philosophy was sent to J.B. Hawkins, the vicar of Esher). May ...”