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Brief Select List of Works on A.S. compiled by Dr. Richard Read. (chronological order).

[Suggestions for additions to this list are welcome. Please contact the webmaster in the first instance].

Donald Davie, 'Adrian Stokes and Pound's "Cantos"', The Twentieth Century , 20 (1956), 419-436, revised and partly republished in Ezra Pound : poet as sculptor, London : Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1965.

Wollheim, Richard, Introduction, The Image in Form: Selected Writings of Adrian Stokes, ed. R. Wollheim, Harmondsworth, 1972; revised, Wollheim, Richard, 'Adrian Stokes, Listener 80 (1972), 900; further revised, Wollheim, Richard, 'Adrian Stokes', On Art and the Mind: Essays and Lectures, London, 1973, c. p. 334.

'Adrian Stokes 1900[sic] -1972', written and presented Eric Rhode, BBC Radio 3, 18 October 1973, edited in 'Memories of Adrian Stokes - presented by Eric Rhode', The Listener, 13 December 1973, pp. 812-815    - see SOUNDS page.

Bann, Stephen, 'The Case for Stokes (and Pater)', Poetry Nation Review 9, 6: 1 (1978), 6-9.

Baxandall, Michael, 'The Language of Art History', New Literary History, 10 (1978-79), AS referred to circa p. 453 and n.

Bann, Stephen, ed. and preface, 'Adrian Stokes 1902-1972: a Supplement', with contributions from Richard Wollheim, Ben Nicholson, Richard Read, Eric Rhode, Andrew Forge, Eric W. White, Colin St. John Wilson, Peter Leech, David Carrier, Paul Smith, and Peter Robinson, PN Review 15, 7:1 (1980), 30-54.

Berkson, Bill,  "Critical Manners: Adrian Stokes," Art in America, (Feb. 1981),  pp. 16-17. Review of the 3 volume collection of his art writings.

Adrian Stokes 1902-72, exhibition catalogue (London: Arts Council of Great Britain, (1982).

Carrier, David, 'The Presentness of Painting: Adrian Stokes as Aesthetician', Critical Inquiry, 12:4 (1986), 753-768.

Williams, Meg Harris, 'Holding the Dream'. Chapter in book by Donald Meltzer and Meg Harris Williams, 'The Apprehension of Beauty ' (Clunie Press, 1988).

Michaud, Yves, ed., Special Edition on Adrian Stokes, Les Cahiers du Musée National D;Art Moderne, 25 (Autumn 1988).
Crosby, Anne Buchanan, 'Souvenir de Stokes, 9-12.
Read, Richard, 'Attention au Décalage: Ecrire la Vie D'Adrian Stokes', 13-19.
Rabaté, Jean-Michel, 'Adrian Stokes et Ezra Pound, 21-30.
Jollet, Étienne, 'En Lie et Place: La Conception Topologique du Discours Critique', 31-38.
Wollheim, Richard 'La Pensée D'Adrian Stokes, 39-51.
Sylvester, David, 'Note a Propos de Stokes Peintre', 53-56.

St John Wilson, Colin. 'The Natural Imagination': An Essay On The Experience Of Architecture. The Architectural Review, January 1989.

Read, Richard, 'Art Criticism versus Poetry: An introduction to Adrian Stokes's "Pisanello"' and Adrian Stokes, 'Pisanello: First of four essays on the Tempio Malatestiano at Rimini', edited by Richard Read with footnotes and 17 illustrations, Comparative Criticism, 17 (September 1995), pp 133-207.

Carter, Paul. 'Giorgione, perspective and the New World'. part of book, The Lie of the Land (1996, Faber).

Potts, Alex, 'Carving and the Engendering of Sculpture: Adrian Stokes on Barbara Hepworth', Barbara Hepowrth Reconsidered, ed. David Thistlewood (Liverpool University Press and Tate Gallery Liverpool, 1996, p. 43-52.

Carrier, David, England and its Aesthetes: Biography and Taste, G+B Arts International, Amsterdam, 1997.

Read, Richard, 'The Letters of Adrian Stokes and Ezra Pound', Paideuma 27: 2 and 3 (Fall & Winter, 1998), 69-92.

Read, Richard, "Art Today": Stokes, Pound, Freud and the Word-Image Opposition',Word and Image, 14: 3 (July - September 1998), pp. 227 - 252.

Read, Richard, 'The Unpublished Correspondence of Adrian Stokes and Ezra Pound: Modernist myth-making in sculpture, literature, aesthetics and psychoanalysis', Comparative Criticism, 21 (1999), 79-127.

Kite, Stephen, ' 'The glory of new-found space': tectonics and spatiality in Adrian Stokes's Pisanello', The Journal of Architecture, 4:3 (1999) Autumn, 297-318.

Sayers, Janet, 'Kleinians: Psychoanalysis Inside Out'.   (Jan 2000) Polity Press in association with Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford. Chapter 4, Ballet and Art, pp. 69 - 89.

Kite, Stephen, 'The Urban Landscape of Hyde Park: Adrian Stokes, Conrad and the topos of negation', Art History 23: 2 (2000), June, pp. 205 -232.

Hulks, David. 'Painting, Atom Bombs and Nudes: symbolism in the later psychoanalytic writings of Adrian Stokes'. Journal of Psychoanalytic Studies, Vol. 3, No. 1, 2001, pp. 95 -109.'

Kite, Stephen, Architecture as Virtu: Adrian Stokes, Ezra Pound and the ethics of 'Patterned Energy.' The Journal of Architecture Vol. 6, No. 1, pp. 81 - 96 (March 2001).

Smith, Paul  'Wittgenstein, Description, and Adrian Stokes (on Cézanne)' in A COMPANION TO ART THEORY, ed. Paul Smith and Carolyn Wilde (Oxford: Blackwell, 2002).

Richard Read, 'Vico, Virginia Woolf and Adrian Stokes's Autobiographies:
Fantasy, Providence and Isolation in Post-War British Aesthetics', ART HISTORY, 35, 4 (2012), pp. 778-795.


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