Ogden Nash | Critical Essay by William Rose BenÉt

This literature criticism consists of approximately 2 pages of analysis & critique of Ogden Nash.
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[We] feel no hesitation in affirming that in these artless lyrics of [Hard Lines] Mr. Nash is also "a good wrietor." In case—as doesn't seem possible—any reader has so far missed acquaintance with the casual Muse of Mr. Nash, we may say that, for one thing, he has turned a new trick in light verse with the aberration of his rhymes….

But there is quite a bit more to Mr. Nash than that. There is his whole point of view, which seems to us so eminently sane and honest that no wonder he has gained a reputation for being a wonderful nonsense-writer…. He is right about literature…. He is right about art…. He is right about people who go abroad, about Mr. Marc Connelly, about the Vanities, and about most ministers of the...

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