Edna Ferber | Literature Criticism Critical Review by The New York Times Book Review

This literature criticism consists of approximately 3 pages of analysis & critique of Edna Ferber.
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SOURCE: A review of Fanny Herself, in The New York Times Book Review, October 7, 1917, p. 380.

In the following mixed review of Fanny Herself, the critic applauds the realism of the characters and story in the first half of the novel, but faults the concluding chapters for losing the narrative's momentum.

In the amusing preface to her new novel, Miss Ferber declares that she would not be at all surprised if Molly Brandeis should turn out to be the real heroine of the book, instead of Fanny Herself. And this is precisely what happens, although the portion of the book in which Mrs. Brandeis appears is to a great extent but an introduction to the main story, and she is presently removed from the scene, leaving the centre of the stage to Fanny. With her exit the interest...

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