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Remote from Delight

December 1st 2014

In Arthur Morrison’s collection Tales of Mean Streets, MIKE SMITH finds that the characters are ‘victims of their own inadequacies, rather than of the injustices of the wider world. To some, this must seem an unsympathetic gaze – the brutality certainly shocked his contemporaries – but we are used to brutality now… How should we see these stories?’

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