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as a novelist, and we realize that what we are reading is the novel as it were in
the course of writing. It is a dangerous device that succeeds much less well in
Gerhardi's later books. The most ambitious of these is Resurrection (1934), which
Moreover, the social and political preoccupations that dominated the English and
American novel during the thirties made these fictions part of an international
movement in writing. The problems, of unemployment, poverty and waste, were ...
They approach the writing of fiction with a full knowledge of what has been done
in the art before. They are conscious of the great exemplars. They are not the less
original for this, but it means that generally they know precisely what it is they ...
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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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