Ogden Nash | Literature Criticism Critical Review by David McCord

This literature criticism consists of approximately 3 pages of analysis & critique of Ogden Nash.
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Critical Review by David McCord

SOURCE: "Nashsense Under One Roof," in The Saturday Review, February 10, 1951, p. 18.

In the excerpt below, McCord praises Family Reunion as a collection that appeals to all ages, and feels that it is representative of the body of Nash's work.

It may be assumed that Ogden Nash is America's No. 1 family man. The title of Family Reunion therefore suggests a selection of the master's work as closely knit as the poet's knitting allows, with the notion in mind that any member of any family can read it with comfort and delight. The present selection which Mr. Nash has made fully lives up to this happy expectation. There are verses here for father, for mother, and verses about children and about various animals domestic, feral, and in between. I should not say that the...

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