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At the beginning of the book, the author reflects, of the novel he is writing: “In the
present I am held in a vice by the future. But if I strive to live in the future I am held
in a vice by the images of the past. However much I twist and turn, I am doomed ...
obsessed with a hatred of the American present. The love reached its finest
expression in her novel Death Comes for the Archbishop, published in 1927, a
novel of considerable beauty which describes the missionary enterprises of two
There is always the present to think of, and as long as you live there always will
be. In the present, every day is a miracle. The world gets up in the morning and is
fed and goes to work, and in the evening it comes home and is fed again and ...
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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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