lundi 7 novembre 2011

Augusta Jane Evans, ST. ELMO, New York, G. W. Carleton & Co., 1867, 571 pages.

 THE Greek myth concerning Demophoön embodies a valuable truth, which the literary career of Edna Earl was destined to exemplify. Harsh critics like disguised Ceres plunged the young author into the flames; and fortunately for her, as no shortsighted, loving Metanira snatched her from the fiery ordeal, she ultimately obtained the boon of immortality.

p. 465

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