I COMMIT TO THE FLAMES by Ivor Brown

I COMMIT TO THE FLAMES

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KIRKUS REVIEW

Arson is one of the oldest forms of aesthetic criticism"" --and therefore Brown commits in unholy glee everything in which he sees no good to the burning of his caustic tongue. Little escapes, where the modern aspects of the cult of ""unintelligence"" is too much for him:- the philosophy of D. H. Lawrence, sex in literature, the ""blood and guts"" school of writers, endurance contests, the new psychology, modern poetry, impressionistic sculpture, the Oxford Movement, and so on and on. He pricks the bubbles of pretense and holds the remains up to scorn.

Pub Date: July 5th, 1934
ISBN: 1406710970
Publisher: Harper