Baker, William and Jeanette Roberts Shumaker. Bernard Kops: Fantasist, London Jew, Apolyptic Humorist. Madison, NJ: Farleigh Dickinson U. P., 2014.
1960, Sept. 13: TALKING OF THEATRE The Author Prepares Bernard Kops , author of The Hamlet of Stepney Green, and the producer of his fourth play The Dream of Peter Mann , FRANK DUNLOP , talk to Richard Findlater
Contemporary Dramatists, 5th edition, St. James Press (Detroit, MI), 1993.
Dictionary of Literary Biography, Volume 13: British Dramatists since World War II, Gale (Detroit, MI), 1982.
Dace, Tish, “Ezra”, Masterplots II: Drama Series, edited by Frank N.Magill, Pasadena, California: Salem Press, 1990
Dace, Tish, entry on Bernard Kops in Contemporary British Dramatists, edited by K.A.Berney, London and Detroit: St James Press, 1994
Demastes, Williams W. (editor), British Playwrights, 1956–1995: A Research and Production Sourcebook, Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1996
BOOK CHAPTERS / SECTIONS
Cohn, Ruby. Modern Shakespeare Offshoots. Princeton, Princeton, UP, 1975. 190 – 194.
Kustow, Michael, “Fresh as New Paint” in Plays Two by Kops, London: Oberon, 2000
Leigh, Mike, introduction to Plays One by Kops, London: Oberon, 1999
Taylor, John Russell, The Angry Theatre, Hill & Wang (New York, NY), 1962.
Wellwarth, George, Theatre of Protest and Paradox, New York University Press (New York, NY), 1964.
Cheyette, Bryan, “Way Out in No Man’s Land”, Times Literary Supplement (18 August 2000)
Cheyette, Bryan. “East Ender: Bernard Kops” Jewish Quarterly 33.1 (1986): 32 – 34. Print.
Times Literary Supplement, May 24, 1963, review of The World Is a Wedding; April 28, 1966, review of The Dissent of Dominick Shapiro, p. 361; February 15, 1968, review of I Want to Read You Something, p. 155; July 9, 1971, review of For the Record, p. 798; March 28, 1975, review of Partners, p. 329; August 11, 1978, review of On Margate Sands, p. 917.
Jewish Quarterly Volume 33, Issue 1, 1986
Saturday Review, August 24, 1963, Cecil Hemley, review of The World Is a Wedding.
Observer (London, England), March 28, 1965, review of Yes from No-Man’s Land, p. 26; April 17, 1966, review of The Dissent of Dominick Shapiro, p. 27; June 11, 1978, review of On Margate Sands, p. 28.
New Statesman, April 22, 1966, review of The Dissent of Dominick Shapiro, p. 584; March 28, 1975, review of Partners, p. 424.
New York Times Book Review, February 5, 1967, review of The Dissent of Dominick Shapiro, p. 44.
New York Times, February 7, 1967, review of The Dissent of Dominick Shapiro, p. 41M; April 22, 1972, review of The Passionate Past of Gloria Gave, p. 31.
Best Sellers, February 15, 1967, review of The Dissent of Dominick Shapiro, p. 408.
Nation, July 3, 1967, review of The Dissent of Dominick Shapiro, p. 23.
Washington Post Book World, April 9, 1972, review of The Passionate Past of Gloria Gave, p. 8.
Bernard Kops: Not Just an East End Chronicler The Jewish Chronicle. May 16, 2014 – a review of Bernard Kops: Fantasist, London Jew, Apolyptic Humorist.
1.) Miller, Jonathan. Review of The World Is a Wedding, by Bernard Kops. Commentary, November 1963.
2.) “Bernard Kops (1926-).” Contemporary Literary Criticism. Ed. Carolyn Riley. Vol. 4. Detroit: Gale Research, 1975. 274-275. Literature Criticism Online. Gale. Suffolk University. 30 March 2010 <http://0-galenet.galegroup.com.library.law.suffolk.edu/servlet/LitCrit/mlin_b_suffuniv/FJ3505850104>
3.) Klass, Philip. “Bernard Kops.” British Dramatists Since World War II. Ed. Stanley Weintraub. Detroit: Gale Research, 1982. Dictionary of Literary Biography Vol. 13. Literature Resource Center. Web. 30 Mar. 2010.
4.) Interview with Jewish East End Celebration Society:
5.) Review: The High and Desolate Road
6.) Article concerning the education of East End children; references Kops.‘The Citizens of the Future’: Educating the Children of the Jewish East End, c.1885–1939
Benjamin J. Lammers Twentieth Century British History Advance Access published on September 23, 2008, DOI 10.1093/tcbh/hwn027.
7.) The Cambridge Companion to Ezra Pound, in which Kop’s Ezra is referenced. (citation needed, full text saved)
8.) An essay on the “Proletarian Novel,” in which Kops and Litvinoff are referenced.
“Wide Boys Always Work: Iain Sinclair and the ‘London Proletarian Novel'” Literary London – Journal and Annual Conference. Web. 18 Nov. 2010. <http://www.literarylondon.org/london-journal/september2003/bond.html>.