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In The Fox in the Attic, we are in 1923, with, as the bewildered, innocent,
uncomprehending observer of what is narrated, Augustine Penry-Herbert, a
young Welsh squire just down from Oxford. Withdrawn, haunted by the war which
he has ...
Why cannot life change without tangling the lives of innocent persons? Why do
innocent persons cease their innocence and become violent and evil in
themselves that such great changes may take place? This device of the narrator
Golding's subject is the displacement of Neanderthal Man by Homo sapiens, but
whereas Wells saw Neanderthal as brutish, cannibalistic, the source, perhaps, of
the ogre in folk-lore, Golding imagines him as innocent and gentle, who lived in ...
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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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