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Mark Schorer

Winter 1941

The Background of a Style

By Mark Schorer

For Whom The Bell Tolls. By Ernest Hemingway. Scribner. $2.75 What was for long the sign of Ernest Hemingway’s work-the curious tension between subject matter and style, between the themes […]

Winter 1956

Pride Unprejudiced

By Mark Schorer

Jane Austen was born in 1775, the daughter of the rector of Steventon, and she lived in this quiet village in its quiet Hampshire landscape until she was twenty-six years […]

Winter 1952

Fiction with a Great Burden

By Mark Schorer

D. H. Lawrence And Human Existence by Father William Tiverton. Foreword by T. S. Eliot. Philosophical Library. $3.00 Some circle has been nearly closed. Not entirely, but nearly. The very […]

Fall 1947

The American Novel

By Mark Schorer

The Left Hand Is The Dreamer by Nancy Wilson Ross. Sloane, $3.50. The Gentle Bush by Barbara Giles. Harcourt, $3.50. This Is The Year by Feike Feikema. Doubleday, $3.00. Williwaw […]

Summer 1941

Return of Glenway Wescott

By Mark Schorer

The Pilgrim Hawk. By Glenway Wescott. Harper. $2.00 The reviewers of this short novel have been sympathetic toward it and quite unintelligent about it: they have had some sense of […]

Spring 1940

Fiction Going and Coming

By Mark Schorer

NIGHT OF THE POOR. By Frederic Prokosch. Harper. $2.50TOMMY GALLAGHER’S CRUSADE. By James T. Farrell. Vanguard Press. $1.00THE HOSPITAL. By Kenneth Fearing. Random House. $2.00 Two of these novels are […]

Summer 1939

Limitations of the Fable

By Mark Schorer

Over the Mountain. By Ruthven Todd. Knopf. $2.50The Professor. By Rex Warner. Knopf. $2.50 It could be argued that Franz Kafka is interesting as an illustration of an occasional phenomenon […]