Biographical and Miscellaneous Essays

  1. “Experiment in Vagrancy.“ The Mitre 43.2 (December 1935): 18-20. Print.
  2. “Paradise Street.“ The Mitre 47.3 (February 1940): 15-16. Print.
  3. “Letter to John Williamson.“ The Mitre 47.4 (April 1940): 13. Print.
  4. “Czech Pianist Appreciated in Fine Concert at University.“ Sherbrooke Record. 30 Jan 1946. Print.
  5. “We Are for the Dark: Fragments of a Biographical Reverie.“ The Mitre 53.2 (April 1946): 5-7. Print.
  6. “A Noise of Swallows.” The Mitre 54 (1947): 52-7. Print.
  7. “George Herbert Clarke.” An obituary. Queen's Quarterly 60 (1953): i-ii. Print.
  8. “The Qualities of an Educated Person.” Commerceman (Queen's University) II (1955): 23-4. Print.
  9. “Don't Fight your Pen.” Italic 1 (1955). Print.
  10. “In the Land of Feast and Famine: The Legend of John Hornby.” The Cornhill 1011 (1957): 191-213. Print.
    1. 10A. Reprinted, with small revisions, as “The Legend of John Hornby.” Tamarack Review 5 (1957): 3-26. Print.
    2. 10B. Extracts reprinted, with extract from Unflinching, in A Book of Canada. Ed. William Toye. London & Toronto: Collins, 1962. 312-17. Print.
    3. 10C. Reprinted in The Canadian Century: English-Canadian Writing Since Confederation. Ed. A.J.M. Smith. Toronto: Gage, 1973. 552-72. Print.
    4. 11D. Reprinted in The Canadian Experience: A Brief Survey of English Canadian Prose. Ed. A.J.M. Smith. Toronto: Gage, 1974. 225-45. Print.
  11. “A Note on Quarrelling“. CBC Times 21 Jan-7 Feb 1959. Extract from a Critically Speaking review of 7 Sept 1958. Print.
  12. “Graduation Address,” Rothesay Collegiate School, June 1959. Blue and White 59 (Aug 1959): 11-16. Print.
    1. 12A. Reprinted as "Address to the Graduating Class" in George Whalley: Remembrances. Ed. Michael Moore. Kingston: Quarry Press, 1989. 64-71. Print.
  13. “Coopermine Martyrdom.” Queen's Quarterly 66 (1959): 591-610. Print.
  14. “The Sinking of the Bismarck.” Atlantic Monthly 206 (1960): 60-4. Print.
    1. 14A. Reprinted in W.T. Moynihan, D.W. Lee, H. Weil, Reading, Writing, and Rewriting. New York: Lipincott, 1964. 234-44. Print.
    2. 14B. Extensive quotations in Ludovic Kennedy, Pursuit: The Chase and Sinking of the Bismarck. London: Collins, 1974. 199-200, 202, 205, 206, 208. Print.
    3. 14C. Reprinted in George Whalley: Remembrances. Ed. Michael Moore. Kingston: Quarry Press, 1989. 78-88. Print.
  15. “Canadian Letter.” Landfall (New Zealand) 14 (1960): 185-91. Print.
  16. “Ted Pope 1924-60.” Tamarack Review 21 (1961): 22-4. Print. [With a selection of six of Pope's unpublished poems, prepared from manuscript by George Whalley, p. 25-7.]
  17. “Canadian Letter.” Landfall 66 (1963): 155-61. Print.
  18. “Canadian Letter.” Landfall 70 (1964): 151-7. Print.
  19. “On meeting Vaughan Williams.” Letter of Sept 1949, printed in Ursula Vaughan Williams. RVW: A Biography of Ralph Vaughan Williams. Oxford: Oxford UP, 1964. 295-6. Print.
  20. “Academic Freedom.” Queen's Review 39 (1965): 118-20. Print. [Extract from CFBC broadcast of 4 Feb 1965.]
  21. “Growth of an Orchestra: The Kingston Symphony Orchestra.” The Canadian Composer 37 (Feb 1969): 12-15. Print. [In English and French.]
  22. “Horses and Kings.” Notes for a Native Land: A New Encounter with Canada. Ed. Andy Wainwright. Ottawa: Oberon Press, 1969. 120-6. Print.
    1. 22A. Reprinted in Ottawa Journal 16 Aug 1969. Print.
    2. 22B. Reprinted in George Whalley: Remembrances. Ed. Michael Moore. Kingston: Quarry Press, 1989. 16-22. Print.
  23. "Notes on a Legend." Queen's Quarterly 76 (1969): 613-34. Print.
  24. “The Emperor's New Clothes.” [Libretto for a commissioned composition by Alexander Brott; first performance by Kingston Symphony 21 Feb 1971. Narration in score only.]
  25. "William Ober Raymond 1880-1970." Proceedings of the Royal Society of Canada 1972 (1973): 75-81. Print.
  26. "Why Publish?", Preface to Escorial 1.1 (Feb 1973). Print.
  27. "House-Style for Queen's." Campus 9.2 (Feb 1973). Print. [Official announcement of the university typographical style prepared by Peter Dorn and the Queen's Graphic Design Unit.]
  28. Foreward. Memoirs of J.A. Corry: My Life and Work: A Happy Partnership. Kingston: Queen's University, 1981. viii-xii. Print.
  29. "How to Wear a Scar Lightly." George Whalley: Remembrances. Ed. Michael Moore. Kingston: Quarry Press, 1989. 130-3. Print.