Masks & mirrors; essays in criticism.

by Marius Bewley

Publisher: Atheneum in New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 364 Downloads: 541
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  • American literature -- History and criticism.,
  • English literature -- History and criticism.
LC ClassificationsPS121 .B54
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 364 p.
Number of Pages364
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Open LibraryOL14715602M

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Bewley's remarks, though modestly expressed, always have the firmness of the truly civilized mind; even his aphorisms have a pleasing downrightness: ""Great poets are not.

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