Books: Tower of Bibles

Tower of Bibles

EXPRESSION IN AMERICA—Ludwig Lewisohn—Harper ($4). W7hen scripture became only literature. Literatus Lewisohn avers, "it was necessary for literature to become scripture." Modern literati are no mere craftsmen, do not play the beaux to pretty Belles Lettres. They must be poets "whom the thoughtful and instructed modern reader seeks out to experience for him. to interpret for him, to illuminate and to guide him, to face for him the inscrutable. . . ." With such vicarious help, common-or-garden men, in order to climb heavenward, need only keep their glasses...

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