Articles and Reviews about Andre Norton

~ 1934 thru 1954

 

Indented critiques and comments from Andre Norton: A Primary and Secondary Bibliography. Edited by Roger A. Schlobin, 1994

Many of the articles posted here are from the archives of Texas A & M University - Cushing Memorial Library

Many miscellaneous reviews and articles were saved by Andre and mounted in scrapbooks. ~  See: Scapbook #*.* page***  for a full-size image.

 

 

 

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1934 thru 1954,  1955 thru 19591960 thru 19641965 thru 19691970 thru 19741975 thru 1979,

1980 thru 19841985 thru 19891990 thru 19941995 thru 19992000 thru 20042005 thru Current

This page: 1934  1947  1951  1953  1954

 

1934

  • Various reviews of The Prince Commands ~ See: Scrapbook #1.0 pages 002  003  004  008

1938

  • Various reviews of Ralestone Luck ~ See: Scrapbook #1.0 pages 011  013  014  020
  • Review of Ralestone Luck by F.A.C. ~ The Cleveland Plain Dealer, Feature Section (Sept. 4) (pg. 2)     See: Scrapbook #1.0 page 012

Favorable review of Ralestone Luck as an “adventure story of first water for boys and girls.” Gives brief synopsis of book and mentions that “Miss. Norton is the A.N. whose reviews appear on this page.”

1942

  • Various reviews of Follow the Drum ~ See: Scrapbook #1.0 pages 022  023
  • Local Author Writes a Fine Historical Novel for Juniors by M. J. ~ Review of Follow the Drum ~ Cleveland Press (October, 23)     See: Scrapbook #1.0 page 024

1944

  • Various reviews of The Sword is Drawn ~ See: Scrapbook #1.0 pages 026  027  029  030  031
  • Lorens Goes to War by M.G.D. ~ Review of The Sword is Drawn ~ Saturday Review of Literature (April 15) (pg. 75)     Abridged in Book Review Digest     See: Scrapbook #1.0 page 025

This review expresses admiration for the action, plot, and style of this work but objects to the stylistic use of correspondence at the beginning of each chapter as a method of stressing the theme of international friendship.

  • For Young Readers by Anne T. Eaton ~ Review of The Sword is Drawn ~ New York Times (April 23) (pg. 23)     Abridged in Book Review Digest     See: Scrapbook #1.0 page 028

Comments favorably on the realistic setting, characters, and plot.

  • Fleeing the Enemy to Keep a Secret ~ Review of The Sword is Drawn ~ Young Wings: The Magazine of the Boys' and Girls' Book Club, The Junior Literary Guild, (May, 1944) (pg.04)     See: Scrapbook #1.0 page 033.1 (front cover = page 033.0)

Friends over the World by Andre Norton ~ Article about the letters in The Sword is Drawn ~ Young Wings: The Magazine of the Boys' and Girls' Book Club, The Junior Literary Guild, (May, 1944) (pg.08 & 18)     See: Scrapbook #1.0 pages 033.2  033.3

Hurdles and Sketches by Duncan Coburn ~ Article about the illustrations in The Sword is Drawn Young Wings: The Magazine of the Boys' and Girls' Book Club, The Junior Literary Guild, (May, 1944) (pg.09)     See: Scrapbook #1.0 page 033.2

1947

  • Review of Rogue Reynard by Ellen Lewis Buell ~ New York Times (July 13) (pg. 25)     Abridged in Book Review Digest     See: Scrapbook #1.1 page 037

Norton’s coherency of plot and ability to capture the spirit of medieval culture are complimented in this review.

Describes Laura Bannon’s drawing as handsome, and reports that in “Miss. Norton’s skillful hands the old tale emerges with new life and vigor.”

1948

  • Various reviews of Scarface ~ See: Scrapbook #1.1 pages 042  044  045  046  048  049  050  051  052

Describes Andre Norton as having sound knowledge of the likes and dislikes of boys and girls. Describes the book as particularly suited to boys and as an “absorbing tale crowded with thrills and not lacking in gore.”

 1949

  • Various reviews of Sword in Sheath ~ See: Scrapbook #1.1 pages 053  054  055

 1950

 1951

  • Various reviews of Bullard of the Space Patrol ~ See: Scrapbook #1.1 pages 065  066
  • Overdue Notes About Andre Norton, An Honored Children's Author by Frank O'Neill ~ Books in the News, Cleveland News (April, 15)     See: Scrapbook #1.1 page 064

Mentions Scarface, The Sword is Drawn, Sword in Sheath and the upcomming Bullard of the Space Patrol, Huon of the Horn and Star Man's Son

 1952

  • Various reviews of Bullard of the Space Patrol ~ See: Scrapbook #1.1 page 068
  • Various reviews of Huon of the Horn ~ See: Scrapbook #1.1 pages 070  071  072  073  074
  • Various reviews of Star Man's Son 2250 AD ~ See: Scrapbook #1.2 pages 077  078  080  081
  • Review of Star Man's Son 2250 AD by The Editors in The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, December Vol. 3, No. 8., Published by Fantasy House Inc., Edited by Anthony Boucher, $0.35, 132pg ~ cover by Chesley Bonestell (pg57)     See: Scrapbook #1.2 page 082

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1953

  • Various reviews of Star Man's Son 2250 AD ~ See: Scrapbook #1.2 pages 079  080  082  083  104
  • Various reviews of Space Servicee ~ See: Scrapbook #1.2 pages 105  106  107
  • Review of Space Service by P. Schuyler Miller in Astounding Science Fiction, July, Vol. 51 No. 5, Published by Street & Smith Publications, Edited by John W. Campbell, $0.35, 172pgs. ~ cover by Author Miller (pg. 156) - reprinted in Astounding Science Fiction UK, December, Published by Atlas Publishing and Distribution Co., Edited by John W. Campell, £1/6, 128pgs. ~ cover by Author Miller (pg. 116)

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  • Review of Space Service by The Editors in The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, May, Vol. 4 No. 5, Published by Fantasy House, Edited by Anthony Boucher, $0.35, 132pgs. ~ cover by Jack Coggins, titled "A Rocket Launching Station on the Moon" (pg. 90)     See: Scrapbook #1.2 page 085

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  • Review of Space Service by Groff Conklin in Galaxy Science Fiction, June, Vol. 6 No. 3, Published by Galaxy Publishing, Edited by H.L. Gold, $0.35, 164 pgs. ~ cover by Mel Hunter (pg. 124)

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  • Review of Space Service by uncredited in Weird Tales, July, Vol. 45 No. 3, Published by Weird Tails, Edited by D. Mcllwraith, $0.25, 100pgs. ~ cover by W.H. Silvey (pg. 96)

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  • Review of Star Man's Son by P. Schuyler Miller in Astounding Science Fiction, April Vol 51, No 2., Published by Street & Smith Publications, Inc., edited by John W. Campbell, $0.35, 172pg ~ cover by Van Dongen (pg157)

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  • Review of Star Rangers by The Editors in The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, November Vol. 5, No. 5., Published by Fantasy House Inc., Edited by Anthony Boucher, #0.35, 132pg ~ cover by Mel Hunter (pg100)     See: Scrapbook #1.2 page 094

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 1953 & 1954

  • Various reviews of  Star Rangers ~ See: Scrapbook #1.2 pages 092  093  094  095  096  097

1954

  • Various reviews of At Swords Point ~ See: Scrapbook #1.2 pages 110  111  112
  • Various reviews of Space Pioneers ~ See: Scrapbook #1.2 pages 113  114
  • Various reviews of The Stars Are Ours! ~ See: Scrapbook #8.0 pages 004  005  006
  • Review of Space Pioneers by The Editors in The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, May, Vol. 6 No. 5, Published by Fantasy House Inc., Edited by Anthony Boucher, $0.35, 132pgs. ~ cover by Jack Goggins (pg. 87)

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  • Review of Space Pioneers by Groff Conklin in Galaxy Science Fiction, July, Vol. 8 No. 4, Published by Galaxy Publisheing, Edited by H.L. Gold, $0.35, 165pgs. ~ cover by Mel Hunter (pg. 100)

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  • Review of Space Pioneers by uncredited (1954) in Weird Tales, September, Vol. 46 No. 4, Published by Short Stories Inc., Edited by D. Mcllwraith, $0.35, 132pgs. ~ cover by Virgil Finley (pg. 129)

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  • Review of Space Pioneers by P. Schuyler Miller (1954) in Astounding Science Fiction, November, Vol. 54 No. 3, Published by Street & Smith Publications, Edited by John W. Campbell, $0.35, 164pgs. ~ cover by Frank Kelly Freas (pg. 146)

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  • Reviews of Star Man's Son and Star Rangers by Groff Conklin in Galaxy Science Fiction, April Vol. 8, No. 1., Published by Galaxy Publishing Corporation, Edited by H. L. Gold, $0.35, 164pg ~ Reprinted in Galaxy Science Fiction [UK], No. 18, Published by Strato Publications, Edited by H. L. Gold, £1/6, 132pg ~ cover by Edward Emshwiller (pg119) (pg103)

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  • Review of Star Rangers by Emory Lewis in Science Fiction Digest, Vol 1 No 1, Published by Specific Fiction, Corp., Edited by Chester Whitehorn, $0.35, 164pg ~ cover by Chester Martin (pg157)

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  • Review of Star Rangers by P Schuyler Miller ~ Astounding Science Fiction, June Vol 53, No 4., Published by Street & Smith Publications, Inc., Edited by John W. Campbell, $0.35, 164pg ~ cover by Frank Kelly Freas (pg146)

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  • Review of The Stars Are Ours! by Groff Conklin in Galaxy Science Fiction, December Vol. 9, No. 3., Published by Galaxy Publishing Corporation, Edited by H. L. Gold, $0.35, 164pg ~ cover by Edward Emschwiller (pg110)

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