H. M. Tomlinson | Literature Criticism Critical Essay by Edmund Blunden

This literature criticism consists of approximately 8 pages of analysis & critique of H. M. Tomlinson.
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Critical Essay by Edmund Blunden

SOURCE: "H. M. Tomlinson," in Edmund Blunden: A Selection of His Poetry and Prose, edited by Kenneth Hopkins, Rupert Hart-Davis, 1925, pp. 303-08.

In the following essay, originally published in 1925, Blunden praises Tomlinson's writing style and ability to evoke landscapes and scenes.

The author of The Sea and the Jungle has not had his share of the talk about the moderns. Neither personal nor critical studies of H. M. Tomlinson have multiplied, though such things are by no means out of fashion. He himself probably never thinks of this comparative neglect, and would, I believe, respond to an interview with something like Hamlet's "I am too much i' the sun". He has a not inconsiderable company of admirers, but their number should be ten times as many. I maintain it; for I would...

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