Edward Wagenknecht

Standard Name: Wagenknecht, Edward


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Literary responses Marjorie Bowen
Critically, the book was very well received. Edward Wagenknecht in the New York Times Book Review enthused over MB 's settings, calling her a genius in the creation of atmosphere,
Johnson, George M., editor. Dictionary of Literary Biography 153. Gale Research, 1995.
153: 45
and stated that...
Literary responses Marjorie Bowen
Critic Edward Wagenknecht , believing that the author's creative powers were at their peak at the very end of her life,
Wagenknecht, Edward. Seven Masters of Supernatural Fiction. Greenwood Press, 1991.
compares the book's imaginative appeal to that of the German romanticists. He argues...
Literary responses Marjorie Bowen
Although MB was commended for the accuracy of her historical settings in her crime novels, Mary Jean deMarr points out that she was also faulted for unbelievable reversals and obstrusive symbolism. However, deMarr finds her...
Literary responses Marjorie Bowen
MB was admired in her own day by others who prided themselves on the popular touch in their writing: Mark Twain , Walter de la Mare , Compton Mackenzie , and Hugh Walpole , who...
Literary responses Marjorie Bowen
Wagenknecht centres his admiration for MB , as she centred her admiration for Wollstonecraft, less on the writer than the person. It was, he writes, not possible to have even a slight contact with Marjorie...
Reception Marjorie Bowen
Ferreira suggests that this novel raises several important questions concerning gender stereotyping and society's definition of sexual roles.
Johnson, George M., editor. Dictionary of Literary Biography 153. Gale Research, 1995.
153: 46
She praises MB 's investigation of male and female paradigms, and speculates on the appeal...


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