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Critical Essay by Arnold Bennett

SOURCE: "Mrs. Elinor Glyn", in Books and Persons: Being Comments on a Past Epoch, George H. Doran and Company, 1911, pp. 271-277.

In the following essay, Bennett praises Glyn's novel His Hour, describing it as "magnificently sexual."

After all, the world does move. I never thought to be able to congratulate the Circulating Libraries on their attitude towards a work of art; and here in common fairness I, who have so often animadverted upon their cowardice, am obliged to laud their courage. The instant cause of this is Mrs. Elinor Glyn's new novel, His Hour. Everybody who cares for literature knows, or should know, Mrs. Glyn's fine carelessness of popular opinion (either here or in the States), and the singleness of her regard for the art which she practices and which she honours...

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