Iconoclasts: A Book of Dramatists  

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Iconoclasts: A Book of Dramatists is a book by American writer James Huneker published by Charles Scribner's Sons.

CONTENTS: Henrik Ibsen--August Strindberg--Henry Becque--Gerhart Hauptmann--Paul Hervieu--The Quintessence of Shaw--Maxim Gorky's Nachtasyl--Hermann Sudennann--Princess Mathilde's Play--Duse and D'Annunzio--Villiers de l'lsle Adam--Maurice Maeterlinck.

"His style is a little jerky, but it is one of those rare styles in which we are led to expect some significance, if not wit, in every sentence."--G.K. Chesterton, _in London Daily News._

"No other book in English has surveyed the whole field so comprehensively."--The Outlook.

"A capital book, lively, informing, suggestive."--London Times Saturday Review.

"Eye-opening and mind-clarifying is Mr. Huneker's criticism; ... no one having read that opening essay in this volume will lay it down until the final judgment upon Maurice Maeterlinck is reached."--Boston Transcript.




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