Education: Audience for Decision

"I found myself daydreaming about whether I would rather have been an American or an English writer," writes English Author C.P. (for Charles Percy) Snow in the New Statesman, and uses his daydream to compare the literary climate of the two nations. Trained as a physicist, now a civil service commissioner, Sir Charles is not only one of England's best novelists (The Conscience of the Rich), but a topnotch literary critic to boot. He can feel just as comfortable enmeshed in American letters as in those of his own country, and is often invited...

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