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Thinking of England


Shaun O'Connell, in "Thinking of England," examines the current state of "purely English" literature and concludes that "there will be worthy books on the critical, if not terminal, condition of England."

The works discussed in this article include: Latecomers, by Anita Brookner; A Sinking Island: The Modern English Writers, by Hugh Kenner; Collected Poems, by Philip Larkin; The Russia House, by John le Carre; The Fifth Child, by Doris Lessing; Nice Work, by David Lodge; and Out of the Shelter, by David Lodge.



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