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J. T. Looney Reading List compiled by James Warren

Excerpted from the recently released third edition of James Warren’s Index to Oxfordian Publications published in hardcopy by William Boyle’s Forever Press, which is available in paperback, and in an online, searchable database format at Boyle’s Shakespeare Online Authorship Resources (SOAR) catalog. The list is printed below in both chronological and alphabetical order.

PART VIII: JOHN THOMAS LOONEY READING LIST

  1. CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER

1920

Looney, J. Thomas    “Shakespeare” Identified in Edward De Vere, the Seventeenth Earl of Oxford.  London: Cecil

Palmer. PR2947 09 L6  (excerpts reprinted in SAR, Issue #22: 2-12, Christmas, 1969; SON.

Vol. 25/1: 9-10, Winter, 1989; SON, Vol. 30/1: 13, Winter 1994; BTC, Vol. 1: 218-38;

BTC, Vol. 7: 230-31; and in TOX, Vol. 16: 19-28, 2014)

Looney, J. Thomas    “Shakespeare” Identified in Edward De Vere, the Seventeenth Earl of Oxford.  New York:

Frederick A. Stokes Company.  PR2947 O9 L6 1920a

1920, March 4

Author Not Listed      “Review of “Shakespeare” Identified,” Yorkshire Evening Post.

Author Not Listed      “Review of “Shakespeare” Identified,” Hull Daily Mail.

Author Not Listed      “Review of “Shakespeare” Identified,” Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer.

1920, March 5

Author Not Listed      “Review of “Shakespeare” Identified,” Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer.

1920, April 5

Author Not Listed      “Review of “Shakespeare” Identified,” Aberdeen Journal.

1920, April 12

Author Not Listed      “Review of “Shakespeare” Identified,” Nottingham Evening Post.

1920                                           

Björkman, Edwin       “Review of “Shakespeare” Identified by J. Thomas Looney (1920),” The Bookman, Vol. 51.

1921                                                                                                                                                           

Looney, J. Thomas    The Poems of Edward De Vere, Seventeenth Earl of Oxford.  London: Cecil Palmer.  PR2326 O8

1921, February 16

Author Not Listed      “Review of The Poems of Edward de Vere (1921), edited by J. Thomas Looney.

1922, February

Looney, J. Thomas    “Shakespeare – Lord Oxford or Lord Derby?,” National Review (London), p. 801-09.

1922, October

Looney, J. Thomas    “The Earl of Oxford as ‘Shakespeare:’ New Evidence,” The Golden Hind, Vol. 1/1. [an edited

excerpt was reprinted in OXV, p. 168-176.

1929, Feb.

Looney, J. Thomas    “Letter: death of George Greenwood,” Shakespeare Pictorial, No. 12, p. 16.

1933, May 12

Robinson, Joan V.     Shakespeare and Mr. Looney, Cambridge Review, No. 54, p. 14-16. (reprinted in DVN, Vol. 15/1:

14-16, March 2008)

1935, April

Looney, J. Thomas    “Jonson v. Jonson (Part 1),” Shakespeare Pictorial, No. 86, p. 64.

1935, May

Looney, J. Thomas    “Jonson v. Jonson (Part 2),” Shakespeare Pictorial, No. 87, p. 80.

1935, Aug.

Looney, J. Thomas    “A More Important Christopher Sly,” Shakespeare Pictorial, No. 90, p. 120.

1935, Nov.

Looney, J. Thomas    “Lord Oxford and the Shrew Plays, Part 1,” Shakespeare Pictorial, No. 93, p. 176.

(reprinted in BTC, Vol. 2: 17-19)

1935, Dec.

Looney, J. Thomas    “Lord Oxford and the Shrew Plays, Part 2,” Shakespeare Pictorial, No. 94, p. 190-91.

1939, December

Author Not Listed      “Review of “Shakespeare” Identified,” Shakespeare Fellowship Newsletter (American),

Vol. 1/1, p. 8. (reprinted in BTC, Vol. 2: 20-24)

1940, Dec.

Looney, J. Thomas    “Author of “Shakespeare” Identified Comments on Professor Campbell’s article “Shakespeare

Himself,” in Harpers (July 1940, p. 172-85),” Shakespeare Fellowship Newsletter

(American), Vol. 2/1, p. 1-3.

1941, Feb.

Looney, J. Thomas    “Shakespeare: A Missing Author, Part 1,” Shakespeare Fellowship Newsletter (American),

Vol. 2/2, p. 13-17.  (reprinted in BTC, Vol. 2: 135-44)  (excerpt reprinted in SON, “Vol. 13/1:

1-6, Spring, 1977; and in BTC, Vol. 6: 112-18) (another excerpt reprinted in SON, Vol. 24/4:

1-7, Summer, 1988)

1941, April

Looney, J. Thomas    “Shakespeare: A Missing Author, Part 2,” Shakespeare Fellowship Newsletter (American), Vol.

2/3, p. 18-30.  (repr. in BTC, Vol. 2: 144-55)

1944, April

Editors (SFQ)             “Discoverer of the True Shakespeare Passes: John Thomas Looney, 1870-1944,” Shakespeare

                                                     Fellowship Quarterly, Vol. V/2, p. 17-23. [includes letters from Looney to Eva Turner Clark

(10 Aug.1928), Carolyn Wells (6 Dec. 1932), Charles Wisner Barrell (6 June 1937 and 15

May 1942) and Will D. Howe (2 June 1938)] (reprinted in BTC, Vol. 3: 26-36)

1944, May

Allen, Percy                “John Thomas Looney (1870-1944),” Shakespeare Fellowship Newsletter (English), p. 2-4.                SE   Page 2-4

1945

Author Not Listed      “Review of “Shakespeare” Identified (1920).  New Yorker.

1949

Looney, J. Thomas    “Shakespeare” Identified in Edward De Vere, the Seventeenth Earl of Oxford.  Introduction by

William McFee; Afterword by Charles Wisner Barrell.  New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce.

PR2947 O9 L6 1949

1950, April 8                    

Basso, Hamilton         “The Big Who-Done-It,” review of “Shakespeare” Identified by J. Thomas Looney, 1949 edition,

New Yorker, p. 113-14. 117-18.

1962, Autumn

Demant, V. A.             “Obituary of John Thomas Looney (1870-1944),” Shakespearean Authorship Review, No. 8, p. 8-

  1. (reprinted in SON, Vol. 46/1, p. 21, May, 2010; and in BTC, Vol. 1: 214-217, and in BTC,

Vol. 5: 92-94).

1969, Christmas

Author Not Listed      “Review of “Shakespeare” Identified,” Shakespearean Authorship Review, Issue #22, p. 1.

1970, June 30

Horne, Jr., Richard    J. Thomas Looney’s Anniversaries, Shakespeare Oxford Newsletter, Vol. 6/2, p. 4.

1975

Looney, J. Thomas    “Shakespeare” Identified in Edward de Vere, Seventeenth Earl of Oxford, and The Poems of

                                                     Edward de Vere.  3rd edition.  Ruth Loyd Miller, editor.  Two volume set.  Oxfordian

                                                     vistas is the title of the second volume.  Port Washington, NY: Kennikat

Press for Minos Pub. Co.  PR2947 O9 L6 1975

1976, Spring

Cyr, Gordon C.           “Review of “Shakespeare” Identified and The Poems of Edward de Vere, by J. Thomas Looney,

3rd revised edition edited by Ruth Loyd Miller (1975),” Shakespeare Oxford Newsletter, Vol.

12/1, p. 5-6.

1979

Wainewright, Ruth    “Review of “Shakespeare” Identified and The Poems of Edward de Vere, by J. Thomas Looney,

3rd revised edition edited by Ruth Loyd Miller (1975),” The Bard, Vol. 2/2, p. 75-79.

1992, Winter

Goff, Tom                   “Review of “Shakespeare” Identified and The Poems of Edward de Vere, by J. Thomas Looney,

3rd revised edition edited by Ruth Loyd Miller (1975),” Shakespeare Oxford Newsletter, Vol.

28/1, p. 10-11.

2000, Spring      

Campbell, Susan        “The Last Known Letter of Edward de Vere Brought to Light,” Shakespeare Oxford Newsletter,

Vol. 36/1: 4-6

2007, Summer

Paul, Christopher       “A New Letter by J. T. Looney Brought to Light,” Shakespeare Oxford Newsletter, Vol. 43/3, p.

8-9.

2008, June

Paul, Christopher       “Letter to the Editor: re Joan Robinson’s correspondence with and article on J. Thomas

Looney,” De Vere Society Newsletter, Vol. 15/2, p. 31-32.

2010

Lagwitz, U.;                               John Thomas Looney und Sigmund Freud (includes article by Richard M. Waugaman,

Hanno Wember;         “Psychoanalyse und die Verfasserschaftsfrage”)

Robert Detobel

(editors)

2014

Egan, Michael            “J. Thomas Looney Discovers Edward de Vere, Seventeenth Earl of Oxford,” in The Oxfordian,

Vol. 16: 29-30.

 

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  1. ALPHABETICAL ORDER BY AUTHOR NAME

 

Allen, Percy

1944, May           “John Thomas Looney (1870-1944),” Shakespeare Fellowship Newsletter (English), p. 2-4.                                                                                                             SE       Page 2-4

Author Not Known

1945                     “Review of “Shakespeare” Identified,” New Yorker.

Author Not Listed

1920, March 4      “Review of “Shakespeare” Identified,” Yorkshire Evening Post.

1920, March 4      “Review of “Shakespeare” Identified,” Hull Daily Mail.

1920, March 4      “Review of “Shakespeare” Identified,” Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer.

1920, March 5      “Review of “Shakespeare” Identified,” Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer.

1920, April 5        “Review of “Shakespeare” Identified,” Aberdeen Journal.

1920, April 12      “Review of “Shakespeare” Identified,” Nottingham Evening Post.

1921, Feb. 16                “Review of The Poems of Edward de Vere (1921), edited by J. Thomas Looney.

Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer.

1939, Dec.             “Review of “Shakespeare” Identified,” Shakespeare Fellowship Newsletter (American), Vol. 1/1, p. 8.

1945                               “Review of “Shakespeare” Identified (1920).  New Yorker.

1969, Christmas   “Review of “Shakespeare” Identified,” Shakespearean Authorship Review, Issue #22, p. 1.

Barrell, Charles W.

1949      Afterword to “Shakespeare” Identified in Edward De Vere, the Seventeenth Earl of Oxford by J. Thomas Looney.  New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce.  PR2947 O9 L6 1949

Basso, Hamilton

1950, April 8              “The Big Who-Done-It,” review of “Shakespeare” Identified by J. Thomas Looney, 1949 edition, New Yorker, p. 113-14. 117-18.

Björkman, Edwin

1920                     “Review of “Shakespeare” Identified by J. Thomas Looney (1920),” The Bookman, Vol. 51.

Campbell, Susan      

2000, Spring               “The Last Known Letter of Edward de Vere Brought to Light,” Shakespeare Oxford Newsletter, Vol.

36/1, p. 4-6.

Cyr, Gordon C.

1976, Spring               “Review of “Shakespeare” Identified and The Poems of Edward de Vere, by J. Thomas Looney, 3rd rev. ed. edited by Ruth Loyd. Miller (1975),” Shakespeare Oxford Newsletter, Vol. 12/1, p. 5-6.

Demant, V. A.    

1962, Autumn     “Obituary of John Thomas Looney (1870-1944),” Shakespearean Authorship Review, No. 8, p. 8-9.  (repr. in SON, Vol. 46/1, p. 21, May, 2010; in BTC, Vol. 1: 214-217, and in BTC, Vol. 5: 92-94).

Douglas, Lt. Col. Montagu W.                                                                                                             

1952                     Lord Oxford and the Shakespeare Group: a summary of evidence presented by J. T. Looney. G. H. Randall and Gilbert Slater.  Preface by Canon Gerald H. Rendall.  [Reprint of The Earl of Oxford as “Shakespeare”with new title.]  Oxford: Alden Press.  PR2947 O9 D62 1952 (Preface reprinted in BTC, Vol. 4: 223-224)

Editor (SFQ)     

1944, April          “Discoverer of the True Shakespeare Passes: John Thomas Looney, 1870-1944,” Shakespeare

                                             Fellowship Quarterly, Vol. V, No. 2, p. 17-23. [includes letters from Looney to Eva Turner Clark

(10 Aug.1928), Carolyn Wells (6 Dec. 1932), Charles Wisner Barrell (6 June 1937 and 15

May 1942) and Will D. Howe (2 June 1938)] (reprinted in BTC, Vol. 3: 26-36)

Egan, Michael

2014                     “J. Thomas Looney Discovers Edward de Vere, Seventeenth Earl of Oxford,” in The Oxfordian, Vol. 16: 29-30.

Goff, Tom

1992, Winter              “Review of “Shakespeare” Identified and The Poems of Edward de Vere, by J. Thomas Looney, 3rd rev. ed. edited by Ruth Loyd Miller (1975),” Shakespeare Oxford Newsletter, Vol. 28/1, p. 10-11.

Horne, Jr., Richard C.

1970, June 30     “J. Thomas Looney’s Anniversaries,” in Shakespeare Oxford Newsletter, Vol. 6/2: 4.

Lagwitz, U., Hanno Wember, and Robert Detobel (editors)

2010                     John Thomas Looney und Sigmund Freud (includes article by Richard M. Waugaman, “Psychoanalyse

und die Verfasserschaftsfrage”)

Looney, J. Thomas  

1920                     “Shakespeare” Identified in Edward De Vere, the Seventeenth Earl of Oxford.  London: Cecil Palmer.

PR2947 09 L6  (excerpts reprinted in SAR, Issue #22: 2-12, Christmas, 1969; SON. Vol. 25/1: 9-10, Winter, 1989; SON, Vol. 30/1: 13, Winter 1994; BTC, Vol. 1: 218-38; BTC, Vol. 7: 230-31; and in TOX, Vol. 16: 31-45)

1920                     “Shakespeare” Identified in Edward De Vere, the Seventeenth Earl of Oxford.  New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company.  PR2947 O9 L6 1920a

1921                     The Poems of Edward De Vere, Seventeenth Earl of Oxford.  London: Cecil Palmer.  PR2326 O8 1921

1922, Feb.            “Shakespeare – Lord Oxford or Lord Derby?,” National Review (London), p. 801-09.

1922, Oct.            “The Earl of Oxford as Shakespeare: new evidence,” The Golden Hind, Vol. 1/1.

1929, Feb.            “Letter: death of George Greenwood,” Shakespeare Pictorial, No. 12, p. 16.

1935, April          “Jonson v. Jonson (Part 1),” Shakespeare Pictorial, No. 86, p. 64.

1935, May           “Jonson v. Jonson (Part 2),” Shakespeare Pictorial, No. 87, p. 80.

1935, Aug.           “A More Important Christopher Sly,” Shakespeare Pictorial, No. 90, p. 120.

1935, Nov.           “Lord Oxford and the Shrew Plays, Part 1,” Shakespeare Pictorial, No. 93, p. 176.

(reprinted in BTC, Vol. 2: 17-19)

1935, Dec.           “Lord Oxford and the Shrew Plays, Part 2,” Shakespeare Pictorial, No. 94, p. 190-91.

(reprinted in BTC, Vol. 2: 20-24)

1940, Dec.           “Author of “Shakespeare” Identified Comments on Professor Campbell’s article “Shakespeare Himself,” in Harpers (July 1940, p. 172-85),” Shakespeare Fellowship Newsletter (American), Vol. 2/1, p. 1-3.

1941, Feb.            “Shakespeare: A Missing Author, Part 1,” Shakespeare Fellowship Newsletter (American), Vol. 2/2, p. 13-17.  (reprinted in BTC, Vol. 2: 135-44)  (excerpt reprinted in SON, “Vol. 13/1: 1-6, Spring, 1977; and in BTC, Vol. 6: 112-18) (another excerpt reprinted in SON, Vol. 24/4: 1-7, Summer, 1988)

1941, April          “Shakespeare: A Missing Author, Part 2,” Shakespeare Fellowship Newsletter (American), Vol. 2/3, p. 18-30.  (repr. in BTC, Vol. 2: 144-55)

1949                             “Shakespeare” Identified in Edward De Vere, the Seventeenth Earl of Oxford.  Introduction by William McFee; afterwords by Charles Wisner Barrell.  New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce.  PR2947 O9 L6 1949

1975                     “Shakespeare” Identified in Edward de Vere, Seventeenth Earl of Oxford, and The Poems of Edward de Vere.  3rd edition.  Ruth Loyd Miller, editor.  Port Washington, NY: Kennikat Press for Minos Pub. Co.  PR2947 O9 L6 1975

McFee, William

1949                     Introduction to “Shakespeare” Identified in Edward De Vere, the Seventeenth Earl of Oxford by J. Thomas Looney.  New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce.  PR2947 O9 L6 1949

Miller, Ruth Loyd   

1975                     “Shakespeare” Identified in Edward de Vere, Seventeenth Earl of Oxford, and The Poems of Edward de Vere, both by J. Thomas Looney.  3rd ed. Two volumes set; “Oxfordian Vistas” is the title of the second volume.  Port Washington, NY: Kennikat Press for Minos Pub. Co.  PR2947 O9 L6 1975

Paul, Christopher

2007, Summer     “A New Letter by J. T. Looney Brought to Light,” Shakespeare Oxford Newsletter, Vol. 43/3, p. 8-9.

2008, June           “Letter to the Editor: re Joan Robinson’s correspondence with and article on J. Thomas Looney,” De Vere Society Newsletter, Vol. 15/2, p. 31-32.

Robinson, Joan V.   

1933, May 12      Shakespeare and Mr. Looney, Cambridge Review, No. 54, p. 14-16.

(reprinted in DVN, Vol. 15/1: 14-16, March 2008)

Wainewright, Ruth M. D.     

1979              “Review of “Shakespeare” Identified and The Poems of Edward de Vere, by J. Thomas Looney, 3rd revised edition edited by Ruth Loyd Miller (1975),” The Bard, Vol. 2/2, p. 75-79.

 

 

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