Novelist, Catholic or Both

March 1924
America;3/22/1924, Vol. 30 Issue 23, p549
The article focuses on Catholic novelists and on the question of how Catholic a novel by a Catholic should be. It states that many of the most famous novelists, such as Joseph Conrad, Kathleen Norris and Peter Kyne, never gave the slightest indication of their religion in their books. It mentions that it would be narrow and faultfinding criticism to condemn these writers for not introducing Catholic settings, characters and doctrine into stories intended for the secular reader.


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