Monday, July 01, 2013

Neglected masterpiece …

… Bruce Charlton's Miscellany: Van Wyck Brooks - The Flowering of New England (1936).

The vast primary scholarship was thus concealed, the style was made varied and vivid, and the book made accessible and appealing to a broad 'middlebrow' audience as well as to academics for whom this was, for a while, the only overview and the first point of reference to several authors. 

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