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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Night after night the minister struggles against his sin ; until there comes the night
when he sees her naked on her bed, weeping; she rises to pray: 'In the lamplight
her figure, slim and strong, looked like the figure of the boy in the presence of ...
Which is why Warren's best novel is still his first, Night Rider (1 939), simply
because it is so much more compact than his later fiction : the moral is not
elaborated but is there, plain enough, for the reader to deduce himself. Again, the
scene is ...
'Now a good breakfast to make up for the bad night, Harriet. Don't stand about
loafing, you two boys. Good morning, all of you. How is Father's girl today?' 'Quite
well,' said Griselda, giving him a startled smile, and leaning towards her mother.
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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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