Graham Greene | Literature Criticism Critical Review by David Burnham

This literature criticism consists of approximately 4 pages of analysis & critique of Graham Greene.
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Critical Review by David Burnham

SOURCE: A review of Nineteen Stories, in The Commonweal, Vol. XLIX, No. 1, March 11, 1949, pp. 546-47.

In the positive assessment of Nineteen Stories below, Burnham discusses stylistic and thematic elements in the short stories.

The variety of mood in these stories [19 Stories] of Graham Greene, the first of which was written in 1929 (Greene was born in 1905) and the last in 1948, will surprise readers acquainted only with Greene's best-known works, The Heart of the Matter, The Labyrinthine Ways, Brighton Rock. A list of American magazines in which some of the stories appeared gives a good hint of this variety: The New Yorker, Harper's Magazine, Esquire, Tomorrow, Town and Country, The Commonweal (Cosmopolitan has also printed him but, perhaps for copyright reasons, the story is not included in the American edition of 19 Stories).

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