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One can find parallels and affinity, too, between his work and much contemporary
writing, in particular, perhaps, the poems of Edith Sitwell and E. E. Cummings.
Firbank, too, in his own intensely mannered, muted way is the clown with the ...
Eustace seems to me among the most completely successful character- creations
in contemporary fiction, and, at first glance, everything might seem to have been
against Hartley here. A nervous, diffident, timid, over-scrupulous, as it were ...
His novel is a brilliant invention, packed with fundamental brain-work and making
a radical criticism of one aspect of contemporary man, the situation summed up
by the old woman in the nursery rhyme who fell asleep on the King's highway ...
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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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