Malcolm Lowry | Literature Criticism Critical Review by Malcolm Bradbury

This literature criticism consists of approximately 5 pages of analysis & critique of Malcolm Lowry.
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Critical Review by Malcolm Bradbury

SOURCE: A review of Hear Us O Lord from Heaven Thy Dwelling Place, in Critical Quarterly, Vol. 4, No. 4, Winter, 1962, pp. 377-79.

In the following excerpted review, Bradbury contrasts the main themes of Hear Us O Lord and Lowry's novel Under the Volcano.

Malcolm Lowry has been variously claimed as an English and an American novelist, and his curious internationalism is one of the interesting things about him. Like the hero of 'Elephants and Colosseums'—one of the stories in this posthumous volume Hear Us O Lord from Heaven Thy Dwelling Place—Lowry's success and reputation have been in America, where he lived extensively. Like Beckett and Durrell, to both of whom he bears great similarities technically, he was a literary expatriate whose travels provided him with a range for and a seriousness about his art...

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