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It is all completely convincing, and perhaps it is the sure sign of Hughes's talents
as a novelist that the historical personages, Hitler above all, are as completely
convincing within the framework of the novel as the fictitious characters. And the ...
She remains, after sixteen novels, completely sui generis. Her world is hers alone
, and so is her way of rendering it, the product of a high degree of abstraction.
The period of her novels is roughly that of the last decade of the nineteenth
That is Pringle; it establishes him completely. In Afternoon Men Powell's victims
do not have a chance; they are isolated in all their portentous silliness by the
gestures and utterances in which he surprises them. There is no direct comment.
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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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