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Lacy recalls ' the only time I had ever seen my father blush ; someone had tried to
tell him his private affairs, beginning, "If you will allow me to be personal", and
father had blushed because he could never allow anybody to be personal'.
It's ourselves we're trying to destroy when we're destructive : at least I think that
explains the people who never can sustain a human relationship. It's not good
and evil struggling in them : it's the suppressed unaccepted unacceptable man or
Vidal calls John Home Burns's The Gallery (1947) the best of the war novels. One
of the most interesting pieces of writing on the war produced by an American, its
weakness is that it never quite succeeds in becoming a novel. The gallery of 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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