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As a convention—and every novelist must expect the reader to accept the
convention he has chosen for his way of narration—it is no more absurd than that
of the omniscient first-person narrator in a novel like David Copperfield, or the ...
But how little you know of the rightful umbleness of a person in my station, Master
Copperfield! Father and me was both brought up at a foundation school for boys;
and mother, she was likewise brought up at a public, sort of charitable ...
... practice of writing them—but in spite of its faults in construction and its author's
tendency to generalize on the action in his own person, it has monolithic power,
and the nightmare vividness with which controlled hate can illuminate its subject.
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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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