John Galsworthy | Critical Essay by Isabel Paterson

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

SOURCE: A review of Forsytes, Pendyces and Others, in New York Herald Tribune Books, November 3, 1935, p. 12.

In the review below, Paterson terms the stories in Forsytes, Pendyces and Others "incisive analyses of the middle-class temperament. "

Several of the items included in this final miscellany from the pen of John Galsworthy come under the head of unfinished business, including two plays never completed. There are also two more "dramatic pieces," one a "cut" from "Escape," the other a one-act squib. A number of short stories, all rather slight, a fantasy, a few prefaces and speeches, graceful compliments to fellow authors: and several chapters entitled "Danae," originally written as the beginning of The Country House, but discarded at the time, make up the lot. Their main interest is associational. One of the short stories, "The Doldrums," rescued from a volume long since...

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