Elinor Glyn | Literature Criticism Critical Essay by Anthony Glyn

This literature criticism consists of approximately 33 pages of analysis & critique of Elinor Glyn.
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Critical Essay by Anthony Glyn

SOURCE: Elinor Glyn: A Biography, Hutchinson, 1955, 356 p.

In the following excerpt, Glyn provides a biographical survey of Glyn's film screenplays.

It is difficult now, more than thirty years later, to recreate the extraordinary topsy-turvy atmosphere of Hollywood in 1920. The lusty young film industry, only a few years old, was finding its feet and was full of boisterous self-confidence. Everyone connected with the studios was firmly convinced that he or she knew all about everything, even ways of life far removed from his own, confirmed in this belief by the large box-office returns brought in even by the primitive silent films then being made.

They all believed they knew exactly what the public wanted and were perfectly capable of supplying it without any outside advice. Their efforts, however, were met with uncompromising hostility from almost all dramatic critics and a great...

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