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
“... existed. This world was Q’s cave: a warm, amateurish, freshly-dug hideout in which, say, G.S. Gordon, when he succeeded Walter Raleigh as Merton Professor of English at Oxford, ‘was said to have got the job largely on the strength of his Lit Supp contributions’. In that first year of the TLS’s existence, The Wings of the Dove was reviewed by ...”