Drew, Elizabeth, The Modern Novel: Some Aspects of Contemporary Fiction (London: Jonathan Cape, 1926)
A fascinating account of the state of the novel in the 1920s, discussing issues of popularity, cultural hierarchy, and what constitutes 'literature'. Contents: 'The Plain Reader', 'The Novel and the Age', 'Sex Simplexes and Complexes', '"The New Psychology"', 'Is there a "Feminine" Fiction?', 'Yokel Colour', 'The American Scene', 'John Galsworthy', H. G. Wells', 'Arnold Bennett', 'Joseph Conrad', 'A Note on Technique'.
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