Articles by Nicolas Walter
Literary criticism is seldom of use to the common reader. This collection from one of the best of the younger critics is an exception, but not without its flaws.
Nicolas Walter says that all anthologies are failures-but this is a good one
Nicolas Walter heaps praise on the definitive complete works. It adds little to our knowledge of Orwell, but at least reminds us of his consistent integrity
Does it matter that Doris Lessing can't get her facts right? Nicolas Walter believes that it does
Natasha Walter's book on the new feminism has been reviewed mainly by young women-not always kindly. Nicolas Walter is a man from an older generation and the author's father
It was the equivalent of the family Bible in many secular British households-but does Whitaker's Almanack still have its traditional authority? Nicolas Walter studies the 130th edition
Anne Frank's diaries have appeared in at least three versions since her death in 1945. That even the latest "definitive" edition may not be so definitive