John Galsworthy | Literature Criticism Critical Essay by The New York Times Saturday Review

This literature criticism consists of approximately 3 pages of analysis & critique of John Galsworthy.
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Critical Essay by The New York Times Saturday Review

SOURCE: A review of A Motley, in The New York Times Saturday Review, Vol. XV, No. 88, September 17, 1910, pp. 505-06.

In the following review, the critic offers a favorable assessment of A Motley.

John Galsworthy is one of the few really significant figures in the literary world to-day. It is difficult to understand the attitude of those who dismiss him with the slightly condescending dictum, "Oh, yes—Galsworthy. He's the Socialist and propagandist, isn't he?"

Socialist he may be, but he is too much the artist to be a mere propagandist. As a man of thought and imagination he reflects the ultra-modern temper—the new humanitarianism, which is concerned less with theories and formulae than with the actualities of life. The volume [A Motley] of short stories, studies, and impressions just...

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