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It was a life style unable to adapt itself to industrial civilization, and he had to go
further and further afield to find situations that would embody his vision. His best
work remains his early work, the three volumes of stories, In Our Time (1924), ...
With the code goes a sense of style, a quality Cohn deplorably lacks ; indeed, it
might be said that the sense of style is the expression of the code. Style is what
Brett Ashley superbly has. In part, it is a disdain of meanness and messiness.
He has the proportions of a myth-figure. And this is largely because of the style in
which the novels are written. Whether one cares for the style is irrelevant. We are
presented with words in spate, whole Niagaras of rhetoric. No one word is used ...
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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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