Mary Ellen Chase | Critical Review by George P. Whicher

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Critical Review by George P. Whicher

SOURCE: Whicher, George P. “She Teaches with Enthusiasm.” New York Herald Tribune Books (16 November 1939): 3.

In the following review, Whicher recommends A Goodly Fellowship, regretting only that it is somewhat too rosy in its portrait of the teaching profession.

This book is not a novel, though it reads like one, but a second installment of autobiography. Ten years ago Miss Chase wrote in A Goodly Heritage the story of her childhood in Maine. She now adds the chronicle of her thirty years as a teacher [in A Goodly Fellowship], beginning, after a brief survey of her own education, with her first experience in conducting a district school in her native state, and tracing her gradual rise in the profession through Western boarding schools and advanced study at home and abroad to the secure dignity of...

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