E. V. Lucas | Critical Essay by Arthur Waugh

This literature criticism consists of approximately 6 pages of analysis & critique of E. V. Lucas.
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Critical Essay by Arthur Waugh

SOURCE: "Mr. E. V. Lucas," in Tradition and Changes: Studies in Contemporary Literature, Chapman and Hall, Ltd., 1919, pp. 292-98.

In the following essay, Waugh commends Lucas's abilities as a writer in a review of Cloud and Silver.

It is quite like old and happier days to find the gentle genius of Mr. E. V. Lucas still fresh and flowering [in Cloud and Silver], unchanged by all the changes of this devastating time. I say "unchanged" but, of course, no man, save one of the purely "turnip" type, can really escape the tyranny of his days. In one particularly personal essay Mr. Lucas reminds us that, at the time he wrote it, a couple more "singles" past Old Father Time at cover-point would bring him to the uncoveted half-century; and though it may be true, as the poet says, that

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