H. M. Tomlinson | Literature Criticism Critical Essay by Helen and Richard Altick

This literature criticism consists of approximately 10 pages of analysis & critique of H. M. Tomlinson.
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Critical Essay by Helen and Richard Altick

SOURCE: "Square-Rigger on a Modern Mission," in College English, Vol. 5, No. 2, November, 1943, pp. 75-80.

In the following essay, the Alticks discuss Tomlinson as an anti-war writer.

Henry Major Tomlinson in the era-between-wars was one of those writers against war whom Mr. MacLeish has categorically accused of having contributed much to the so-called "psychological disarmament" of the democracies. History will decide whether eventually he will be sanctified as a passionate but unheeded prophet or assigned a particularly bleak station in the outer darkness as an unwitting but effective saboteur of democratic morale. The results of the present war must first be in, and the crusade against war given a chance to revive, before we can be sure what the writers of anti-war tracts in the 1920's and 1930's really did to us. Meanwhile, Tomlinson...

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