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Critical Review by Patrick Cruttwell

SOURCE: A review of Not for Publication, in The Hudson Review, Vol. XVIII, No. 3, Autumn, 1965, pp. 444-45.

In the following excerpt, Cruttwell contrasts the mood of Gordimer's fiction with Flannery O'Connor's.

… It is mainly in male authors that the posturing seems obligatory (though I'm not so sure of that, now I've written it; I can think of some female ones, but I'd better not name them); and so it may not be coincidence that a quite unfair proportion of the interesting, the distinguished, the literate writing among the fiction I have received is the work of women. Three in particular: two volumes of short stories by Flannery O'Connor and Nadine Gordimer [Everything that Rises Must Converge and Not for Publication], and one novel so short as to be...

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