Mary Ellen Chase | Critical Review by New York Times Book Review

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SOURCE: “The Education of an American Teacher.” New York Times Book Review (19 November 1939): 6.

In the following review of A Goodly Fellowship, the reviewer writes approvingly of Chase's descriptions of her teaching experiences.

These autobiographical chapters by the author of Mary Peters and Dawn in Lyonesse might have borne the subtitle “The Education of an American Teacher,” for such a phrase would have suggested the receptivity of the writer's attitude and both the breadth and the boundaries of her book's material. But it would have offered no hint of the lively observation that accompanies Miss Chase's experience, nor of the salty tang of her wit. Writing with the modesty of one who is always learning, yet with convictions by no means lukewarm, recalling her response to American...

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