John Galsworthy | Critical Essay by The Times Literary Supplement

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SOURCE: A review of On Forsyte 'Change, No. 1497, October 9, 1930, p. 804.

Below, the critic presents a favorable assessment of On Forsyte 'Change.

Mr. Galsworthy gives us with unneeded apologies his volume of "apocryphal Forsyte tales," (On Forsyte 'Change), fragments that stop the remaining chinks in the history of the clan between 1821 and 1918. Time has moved on while Mr. Galsworthy has been writing these annals, and more and more his Forsytes, who began by being very much of a joke, have acquired the dignity of history; they are no longer mere individuals or a mere family, they are a whole social order and a lost one.

The consciousness, or subconsciousness, of this in the author's mind gives a unity to these detached pieces; for nearly each one of them shows the time-spirit gnawing away some timber of the...

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