Frank Norris | Critical Review by Florence Haxton Britten

This literature criticism consists of approximately 2 pages of analysis & critique of Frank Norris.
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Critical Review by Florence Haxton Britten

SOURCE: "Prissy Frank Norris," in New York Herald Tribune Books, Vol. 7, No. 50, August 23, 1931, p. 13.

In the following excerpt, Britten offers a lukewarm review of Frank Norris of "The Wave."

It is always interesting to examine the tentative, youthful efforts of a writing talent whose mature work we hold in great respect. But the best of Frank Norris's earlier pieces from The Wave and elsewhere had already been gathered into a volume of abort stories called The Third Circle, and into Volume X of the more recent Argonaut Edition of his works. The sketches, interviews, short stories, parodies, articles and reviews which make up the diverse table of contents of this collection [Frank Norris of "The Wave"] are the last winnowings from Norris's output during the two years he was assistant editor of The Wave, under John O'Hara Cosgrove...

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