John Galsworthy | Critical Essay by Percy Hutchison

This literature criticism consists of approximately 3 pages of analysis & critique of John Galsworthy.
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Critical Essay by Percy Hutchison

SOURCE: "Fragments and Remainders of Galsworthy's Writing," in The New York Times Book Review, October 27, 1935, p. 2.

Below, Hutchison provides a generally positive review of the stories included in Forstyes, Pendyces, and Others.

Perhaps the striking thing about this collection of crumbs from the abundant board set by John Galsworthy is the proof of the degree to which this paramount delineator of persons and manners lived with and among the characters of his creation. Few authors, we fancy, ever dwelt with a single family for so many years as Mr. Galsworthy dwelt with the Forsyte clan.

Take only the year 1906, when Soames, who was to live in the novelist's pages for twenty years, made his first bow in The Man of Property. Nearly contemporaneous was The Country House, not primarily concerned with Forsytes. Yet, Mr. Galsworthy could not get this under...

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