Results 1-3 of 45
It seems worth noting here that the notion of literary tradition scarcely existed in
English literary theory until it was introduced round about 1917 by two young
American poets, T. S. Eliot and Ezra Pound, and for them the works that made up
Nevertheless, when the literary archaeologists have finally deciphered the much-
scored palimpsest that is Ulysses, taken as a novel, it must still stand or fall by
Joyce's delineation of the actual. Ulysses is an intensely local novel; for Joyce's ...
in their fiction were paid-up members of the Party — was simply the latest literary
fashion. That this was realized at the time can be seen from Albert Halper's novel
of 1933, Union Square, a novel now of historical interest only. 'What the hell' ...
What people are saying - Write a review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - stillatim - LibraryThing
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
5 other sections not shown