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What Richardson's readers were so ardently responding to was his treatment of
the situation of their time , and what that situation was is as plain in his work as in
Fielding's . Fielding , it has often been said , saw it as his task to reform the ...
As he wrote himself : ' My method has been to prepare my readers for a crucial
exhibition of the personae , and then to give the scene in the fullest of the blood
and brain under stress of a fiery situation . How he arrives at the situation he
It is rather that the novelist must in effect be able to say , whatever the situation he
has chosen to describe , ' Given the nature of man , then my situation , through
the characters enacting it , can resolve itself only in this way ' . A novelist like ...
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The Eighteenth Century
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