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Out of many possible examples one may instance the scene in the final chapter
of The Rainbow, in which Ursula encounters the horses on the common. Have
the horses an objective existence? Are they projections of her unconscious?
One recalls the brilliant opening scene of The Death of the Heart, of Anna
Quayne and her friend the novelist St Quentin walking in Regent's Park. It is more
than a description, however vivid, of a winter scene in London. The frozen lake in
The style accurately matches the novelty of the scene as Green saw it. Bare,
repetitive, harsh, angular, sometimes deliberately clumsy, it is an admirable
expression for the blackness and din of the foundry, at the same time as it is
attuned to 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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