John Galsworthy | Critical Essay by The Times Literary Supplement

This literature criticism consists of approximately 4 pages of analysis & critique of John Galsworthy.
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Critical Essay by The Times Literary Supplement

SOURCE: "Mr. Galsworthy's Tales," in The Times Literary Supplement, No. 864, August 8, 1918, p. 371.

Below, the critic lauds Five Tales.

Mr. Galsworthy's work, on a small scale or a big, has the quality of greatness. It is largely planned and stately built. There is dignity in its substance and in its form. It is not showy; it is not brilliant; it is not even clever. It is as free from that cocksureness which is the attitude of much modern writing as it is from the tip-and-run sensation which his younger contemporaries mistake for feeling, and from the "carrying-on" which it was a fault of his predecessors to mistake for sensitiveness. You may dig deep into what he gives you, and the deeper you dig the richer you find the store to be. And his prose reveals his nature...

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