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Critical Essay by Odell Shepard

SOURCE: "In the Great Tradition," in Yale Review, Vol. 20, No. 4, June, 1931, pp. 843-44.

In the following review of Out of Sounding, Shepard praises Tomlinson's ability to evoke a mood of nostalgia-

Until one has read halfway through this book [Out of Soundings] one regards it as merely another collection of random essays such as Mr. Tomlinson has given us before and may, if we are lucky, give us again. Gradually there emerges, however, not so much a plan and purpose as a tendency of thought or tone of feeling, perhaps not entirely conscious in the author's mind, which produces at least the unity of mood. By the time the reader lays down the book he is likely to feel that it is one of the more poignant expressions of nostalgia for the more secure and...

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