Muriel Spark | Critical Essay by Harold W. Schneider

This literature criticism consists of approximately 8 pages of analysis & critique of Muriel Spark.
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Critical Essay by Harold W. Schneider

[Muriel Spark's short] stories represent a lesser achievement than her novels, particularly the pieces in … Voices at Play. On the surface this writer possesses all the writing virtues that should make her a master of the short story: she is able in the most crisp and economical prose quickly to develop believable characters and a situation in which the reader is immersed; she is skillful in developing personality through conversation and in finding exactly the right singularity of speech to make a character stand out as a type and as an individual at the same time …; she is also able to handle point of view in any way that suits her, writing as omniscient author or in the character of a person in the story, either in the first person or as a consciousness described rather...

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This section contains 1,623 words
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