|F.1 Art and Tradition in Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, by Larry D. Benson . Journal of English and Germanic Philology, 65 ( October 1966), 706-8. Reprinted in Critical Studies of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight; see B.1.|
|F.2 "An Invective against Mere Fiction". Southern Review, NS 3 (Spring 1967), 444-67. Discusses The Firebugs, by Peter Faecke; Dink's Blues, by Marilyn Hoff; Home Is Where You Start From, by Gene Horowitz; A Night at Sea, by Margaret Lane; Let Noon Be Fair, by Willard Motley; Bazzaris, by Don Tracy; The Double Image, by Helen MacInnes; Lionheart, by Alexander Fullerton; A Mother in History, by Jean Stafford; A Vision of Battlements, by Anthony Burgess; Three Novels, by Willem Elsschot; Tenants of the House, by Heather Ross Miller; The Sailor Who Fell from Grace with the Sea, by Yukio Mishima; The House on the Canal, by Frans Coenen ; Alienation, by J. Van Oudshoorn; Mrs. Stevens Hears the Mermaids Singing, by May Sarton; Of the Farm, by John Updike; After Julius, by Elizabeth Jane Howard; The Comedians, by Graham Greene; The Encounter, by Crawford Power; Miss Macintosh, My Darling, by Marguerite Young; Omensetter's Luck, by William Gass.|
|F.3 The Three Temptations: Medieval Man in Search of the World, by Donald R. Howard. Journal of English and Germanic Philology, 66 ( April 1967), 249-54.|
|F.4 "More Smog from the Dark Satanic Mills". Southern Review, NS 5 (Winter 1969), 224-44. Discusses Indian Summer, by John Knowles ; The Jubjub Bird, by William Hardy; Hog Butcher, by Ronald L. Fair; Meanwhile Back at the Henhouse, by Thomas Bledsoe ; The Late Bourgeois World, by Nadine Gordimer; The Decline of the West, by David Caute; Alley Jaggers, by Paul West; A State of Siege, by Janet Frame; The Holy Land, by Pär Lagerkvist ; Tremor of Intent: An Eschatological Spy Novel, by Anthony Burgess; The Gates of the Forest, by Elie Wiesel.|
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Publication information: Book title: John Gardner:A Bibliographical Profile. Contributors: By John M. Howell - Author. Publisher: Southern Illinois University Press. Place of publication: Carbondale, IL. Publication year: 1980. Page number: 81.