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lower road tightened to wistfulness over her quality of suspended freedom. She
lifted her arms, she leaned back against the wind, her skirt dipped and flared, a
lock blew wild. A girl on a hilltop ; credulous, plastic, young ; drinking the air as
But now it is not so much Antonia who is the centre of Burden's memories but the '
hired girls', the daughters of central European immigrants who have come to
town to go into service. Already the town is seen as in some sense corrupting; ...
Thus the central character of Homage to Blenholt is a young man, Max Balkan,
the despair of his family, friends and the girl who wants to marry him because he
refuses to find a job, being intent on producing an invention that will make his ...
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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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