Edna Ferber | Literature Criticism Critical Review by W. G. Rogers

This literature criticism consists of approximately 3 pages of analysis & critique of Edna Ferber.
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Critical Review by W. G. Rogers

SOURCE: "In the Moonlight and Magnolia the Protest Was Lost," in The New York Times Book Review, September 8, 1963, p. 6.

Rogers was an American journalist and critic. In the following review of A Kind of Magic, he suggests that while "Miss Ferber bares no soul" in this autobiography, she provides insights into her career and the times in which she lived and worked.

Edna Ferber again, we ask ourselves? When hasn't there been Edna Ferber? About 40 years ago she gave us the Pulitzer winner, So Big followed by Show Boat and Cimarron. Her public, she says, extends over four generations. She keeps on like "Ol' Man River," and we're glad of it, and we're lucky.

She's lucky, too, in her parentage, in what she describes as her &#x...

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