BD. Edmund Blunden
194. Thwaite, Anthony. Review of Edmund Blunden: A Biography (193), by Barry Webb. Washington Post Book World, 13 January 1991, p. X4.
Thwaite finds that apart from Blunden’s ‘slender
literary legacy’ he ‘survives’ for two reasons, the
first of which is that his tours of Japan were so successful that ‘all
subsequent “cultural” visitors from Britain to Japan have
reason to thank the shade of the blessed St. Edmund’.