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Some of the characters at least are suggested by life: Scythrop ... the invention is
constant; and one part at least of Coleridge is completely caught, that part of him
which replies to Marionetta's question, 'Will you oblige me, Mr Flosky, by giving ...
At least Charles Kingsley was conscious of the real situation of his time in one of
its most important and least heeded aspects. It is this that gives Alton Locke the
authority it still has. Henry's work lacks this authority. His values may be
You know how extraordinary I think our Hoffendahl–to speak only of him; but if
there's one thing that's more clear about him than another, it's that he wouldn't
have the least feeling for this incomparable, abominable old Venice. He would
cut up ...
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Remember when literary critics read books and wrote about them? No? Well, I do now. He got a few things wrong - what did these people ever see in H.G. Wells? In Meredith? That they should be put next ... Read full review
The Eighteenth Century
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