Christopher Morley | Critical Essay by Grant Overton

This literature criticism consists of approximately 12 pages of analysis & critique of Christopher Morley.
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Critical Essay by Grant Overton

SOURCE; "The Unclassified Case of Christopher Morley," in American Nights Entertainment, D. Appleton & Co., 1923, pp. 363-79.

In the following essay, Overton praises Morley's literary integrity and offers a brief overview of his life and career.

To know Christopher Morley is to be interested, amused, enthusiastic, sceptical or even secretly puzzled; but to have him for a friend is to learn the meaning of friendliness in a degree that is very exceptional. And few escape being his friends, though this is less true than formerly. There was, indeed, once a time when the friendship of Morley was among the two or three serious responsibilities of an individual's life—like marriage, or filial duty or a conscience in regard to one's chosen craft. Practically every day, sometimes twice in a day, the evidence of Morley's friendliness would appear in a...

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