John Galsworthy | Critical Essay by The Nation

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

SOURCE: "Beauty and the Beast," in The Nation, Vol. CX, No. 2859, April 17, 1920, p. 522.

In the following review of Tatterdemalion, the critic declares some of Galsworthy's stories "among the best of our time, " yet notes limitations of his literary style.

There is a moving little essay in Mr. Galsworthy's new volume which he calls "A Green Hill Far Away." It is a breath of relief and thanksgiving at the coming of peace. It was written in 1918, and as he permits an untroubled spirit to blend once more with his beloved English countryside, he says "There is Peace again and the souls of men fresh murdered are not flying into our lungs with every breath we draw." Now it is 1920 and such souls are still flying, for hunger is a more cruel murderer than the sword and the sword itself is far...

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