Mary Ellen Chase | Critical Review by Lewis Nichols

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Critical Review by Lewis Nichols

SOURCE: Nichols, Lewis. “Brahmins, Sea Captains, Town Fairs.” New York Times Book Review (13 July 1947): 6.

In the following review of Look at America: New England, a picture book with commentary by Chase, Nichols notes that Chase treats New England in poetic terms.

Knowing a good thing when their camera sees it, the editors of Look have been turning a contemplative eye on New England. For this, the second of their regional guide books, they have tracked down the cod and the Brahmin, the sea captain and the Connecticut Valley farmer, and have packaged them under a familiar corporate label. Look at America: New England is both the title and the invitation, and the latter is well worth accepting at once. The volume will be an excellent non-driving companion for the back seat of the car as the...

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