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of ladies to which Tom Jones is not admitted or, if admitted, so much on his best
behavior as to be unrecognizable; though in certain of Miss Austen's heroines I
think we can recognize figures comparable and akin to Sophia Western and ...
Yet those most attached to Miss Austen's novels have usually preferred the later
ones, Mansfield Park, Emma, and Persuasion, which were written after an
interval of more than ten years. During that long silence, the reason for which we
do not ...
But Trollope's affinity with Jane Austen goes beyond this. His discriminations are
much less fine and subtle than hers, but when allowance is made for this, he
judges his characters in a similar way, and like hers, his view of life is hierarchic;
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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