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'As apprehended by the literary imagination', Chase writes, 'New England
Puritanism, with its grand metaphors of election and damnation, its opposition of
the kingdom of light and the kingdom of darkness, its eternal and autonomous ...
The puritan has not yet caught Pritchett's imaginative sympathy. Nor has he in
Dead Man Leading (1937). Harry Johnson is an explorer who deserts the
expedition he is with in Brazil in order to look for his father, who has disappeared.
His range of characters is also narrower than at first sight appears, and very
narrow indeed where women are concerned. Yet, more than any writer of our
time, English or American, he is the novelist of the creative imagination, for the
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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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