Dorothy Canfield Fisher | Critical Essay by Dorothea Lawrance Mann

This literature criticism consists of approximately 11 pages of analysis & critique of Dorothy Canfield Fisher.
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Critical Essay by Dorothea Lawrance Mann

SOURCE: "Dorothy Canfield: The Little Vermonter," in The Bookman, New York, Vol. LXV, No. 6, August, 1927, pp. 695-701.

In the following essay, Mann presents an overview of Fisher's workprimarily her novelsand compliments the novelist's ability to reflect life and truth accurately,

No one has ever questioned seriously the tremendous power in small things. The atom, the electron, even the germ, speak for themselves. They are the Davids and against them the Goliaths of the world have small chance. Consider the unequal contest between a great building and a small stick of dynamite! Little people frequently seem to possess this same driving force, as if their whole being were concentrated will power. Dorothy Canfield once said that if anyone knew what it felt like to live in a small body, in the future he would always...

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