Ogden Nash | Literature Criticism Critical Review by Times Literary Supplement

This literature criticism consists of approximately 2 pages of analysis & critique of Ogden Nash.
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Critical Review by Times Literary Supplement

SOURCE: "Nash as Only Nash Can," in Times Literary Supplement, December 9, 1949, p. 811.

In this review, the critic lauds Nash's abilities as an ironist and philosopher, in addition to his talent as a humorist.

Although it is impossible to appreciate all the subtleties and refinements of Mr. Ogden Nash's humour without some knowledge of the domestic habits of the Americans, or at least of the New Yorker's attitude to them, the welcome given on this side of the Atlantic to his two previous collections of nonsense rhymes and cautionary tales in verse would certainly seem to justify a separate English edition of his latest one [Versus]. Mr. Nash's English readers will be delighted by it, for once again he proves himself to be a most ingenious and amusing critic of human frailty...

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