Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb | Literature Criticism Critical Essay by Grant Overton

This literature criticism consists of approximately 14 pages of analysis & critique of Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb.
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Critical Essay by Grant Overton

SOURCE: "Cobb's Fourth Dimension," in When Winter Comes to Main Street, George H. Doran Company, 1922, pp. 166-86.

In the following essay, Overton provides an overview of Cobb's work.

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A three-dimensional writer, Irvin S. Cobb has long been among the American literary heavy-weights. Now that he has acquired a fourth dimension, the time has come for a new measurement of his excellences as an author.

Among those excellences I know a man (responsible for the manufacture of Doran books) who holds that Cobb is the greatest living American author. The reason for this is severely logical, to wit: Irvin Cobb always sends in his copy in a perfect condition. His copy goes to the manufacturer of books with a correctly written title page, a correctly written copyright page, the exact wording of the dedication, an...

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