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Winesburg, Ohio as A Dance of Death
HERWOOD ANDERSON's implied purpose in Winesburg, Ohio is "to express something" for his characters, to release them from their frustration and loneliness through his art. This motive is revealed inExpand
Ethel Wilson: A Critical Biography
When Ethel Wilson published her first novel, Hetty Dorval, she was in her sixtieth year. With her subsequent books, among them the widely read Swamp Angel (1954), she established herself as one ofExpand
My Ántonia: The Road Home by John J. Murphy (review)
Canadian literature has no clearly defined canon and the age of canonitis has increased that uncertainty. Nevertheless, M a jo r C anadian A u th ors pro­ vides a useful service in opening theExpand
Style as Politics in 'The Great Gatsby.'
The Great Gatsby is valued for the vividness with which it renders an historical era; perhaps more than by any other American novel written in the 1920s, we are convinced that we hear the voices ofExpand
Willa Cather's Imagination
Chapter Eleven: SWAMP ANGEL