Dorothy Canfield Fisher | Critical Review by Helen MacAfee

This literature criticism consists of approximately 3 pages of analysis & critique of Dorothy Canfield Fisher.
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Critical Review by Helen MacAfee

SOURCE: "Good Neighbors," in The Yale Review, Vol. XLIII, No. 3, March, 1954, pp. 464-66.

In the following review, MacAfee favorably assesses Fisher's Vermont Tradition: The Biography of an Outlook on Life.

It is not always easy for the reader of this book, [Vermont Tradition: The Biography of an Outlook on Life] to see just where Mrs. Fisher leaves off and Vermont begins. Nor is it always clear whether she is telling time by her own or her grandfathers' clocks. This, I think, is as she would have it. So would I, for one of the pleasures in following her text lies in the interweaving it discloses of dates, places, and people. To the people the times are all Modern Times, and however they may range, their foundations stand within the borders of the Green Mountain State.

Among its earliest colonial settlers...

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