Pioneers of Southern Literature, Vol. 2 (Classic Reprint)

Pioneers of Southern Literature, Vol. 2 (Classic Reprint)

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Wold would hardly remain a mem cry but for the fact that he wreaked his hate upon the dead in the shape of a biography of Poe. Neverthe less, he and his successors have failed to mar the continued growth of Mr. Poe's fame. His foibles have been held up to censure, and his faults - he had one which be Came his master - have been paraded as if these would utterly invalidate his claims to genius. This has not always originated from the fact that these self-constituted censors have despised his faults above those Of others. The man who does not take his literary values from his cotemporaries must ever appear to them as erratic and perverse, nor can they have any conception of his genius, but in many instances and on the most petty pretexts deny to him any such creative force. The.
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  • Paperback | 328 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 18mm | 440g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243250851
  • 9780243250851