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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It was the subject a novelist rather older than the 'Fugitives' had already made her
own : Ellen Glasgow, who was born in Richmond, Virginia, in 1874 and died in
that city in 1945, the descendant on her mother's side of a Southern aristocratic ...
It is in her rendering of the women in this novel that Ellen Glasgow most
effectively criticizes the consequences of the code. She does so not only through
her portrait of Cordelia, whom we see solely through the Judge's memories of her
, and ...
... Reconstruction, the breakdown of the traditional social system, the poverty and
ignorance of the people, and also— a criticism Ellen Glasgow makes again and
again — what she considers the engrained Southern habit of 'slighting* work.
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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
The Southern Novel Between the Wars
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