Tradition and dream: the English and American novel from the twenties to our time
A survey of twentieth-century English and American fiction covers the works of Virginia Woolf, James Joyce, Sinclair Lewis, John Steinbeck, Norman Mailer, and Iris Murdoch
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Miss La Trobe, indeed, is Virginia WoolPs burlesque of herself as artist, and
through her she states the truth about the artist and his unceasing endeavour to
make his audience see which Eliot expresses in East Coker: 'Every attempt is a ...
Yet Snow has at least this in common with Cary, that he is writing in terms of
fiction the history of his own times as interpreted through his own experience, an
experience, like Cary's, rather different from that of most English novelists. Lewis
Wilson's most considered attempt to render the real world, to show a human
being whole and in the round, is The Middle Age of Mrs Eliot, an extremely
interesting book for several reasons, one of which is that it is a very literary one.
The rival ...
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As with the predecessor, 'Tradition and Dream' is just a great piece of literary history. But it's better than the earlier history (which dealt with English fiction until about 1914) for a few reasons ... Read full review
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