Alfred Noyes | Literature Criticism Critical Essay by Percy A. Hutchison

This literature criticism consists of approximately 7 pages of analysis & critique of Alfred Noyes.
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Critical Essay by Percy A. Hutchison

SOURCE: "Alfred Noyes Continue in the Grand Manner," in The New York Times Book Review, August 30, 1925, pp. 12, 23.

In the following review, Hutchison surmises that while The Book of Earth is not as great as Paradise Lost, it still serves as a worthy attempt to "interpret through the medium of poetic verse the history of man and man's relation to God."

It is by a curious coincidence that Mr. Alfred Noyes's The Book of Earth—which is Book 2 of the triology, The Torch Bearers, and has for its theme the evolutionary interpretation of creation—should have made its appearance so shortly after the trial at Dayton focused public attention upon the question of evolution. Not since Paradise Lost has there been so serious an attempt as Mr. Noyes's to interpret...

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