Pearl S. Buck | Literature Criticism Critical Review by Taliaferro Boatwright

This literature criticism consists of approximately 3 pages of analysis & critique of Pearl S. Buck.
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Critical Review by Taliaferro Boatwright

SOURCE: "A Novel of the Atom Bomb," in New York Herald Tribune Book Review, May 3, 1959, p. 4.

In the following review, Boatwright argues that, "This essentially romantic portrayal of life weakens and diffuses the force of the author's moral argument [in Command the Morning, which is foursquare on the side of life and against the use of the bomb for destruction…."]

Since the second world war, Pearl Buck tells us, she has been increasingly preoccupied by the atom bomb. This absorption, which has embraced the theories of nuclear physics, the construction of the bomb and the nature and problems of the men who designed and developed it, has resulted in short stories, a play, A Desert Incident, which appeared briefly on Broadway earlier this year, and now a full-scale novel, which she has called, in recognition...

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