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Later, he was to change sides, and it is the anticipation of this in his first novel,
The White Peacock, that gives the book its interest today. On the face of it, in this
novel, the work of an extremely clever young man steeped in Meredith and
It is a dangerous device that succeeds much less well in Gerhardi's later books.
The most ambitious of these is Resurrection (1934), which Gerhardi himself calls
an autobiographical novel. Certainly the hero and narrator is a novelist who has ...
Lord Ottercove, for example, who turns up frequently in Gerhardi's later fiction, is
and can only be Lord Beaverbrook. There is, in these later novels of Gerhardi's, a
continual seepage as it were from Gerhardi's private life that affects one as a ...
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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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