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  • 6 Literature Criticisms
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Essays & Analysis (6)

687 words, approx. 3 pages
In the following review, the critic offers a favorable assessment of Caine's autobiography. It is a curious commentary on the literary life that the one chapter of Hall Caine's memoirs [... Read more
621 words, approx. 3 pages
Critical Essay by William Morton Payne A review of The Woman Thou Gavest Me in The Dial, Vol. LV, No. 657, November 1, 1913, pp. 358-61. In the excerpt below, Payne derides Caine's novels as &#... Read more
7,374 words, approx. 25 pages
In the following essay, Shand discusses the defining characteristics of Caine's fiction. It is often one of the most baffling tasks for criticism to discover wherein lies the wider appeal of a ... Read more
1,283 words, approx. 5 pages
In the following essay, Steuart reminisces about his relationship with Caine and assesses the author's place in contemporary English literature. When I first knew him Hall Caine was already in ... Read more
4,813 words, approx. 17 pages
In the following excerpt, Elwin derides Caine's work for its “morbid gloom, sentimentality, and sanctimony.” Symons's definition of symbolism, “a representation whic... Read more
16,621 words, approx. 56 pages
In the following essay, Feltes places Caine within the literary context of early twentieth-century English romance authors. [Despite the] empirical details of publishing history and literary ideology,... Read more