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produced nothing of literary value ; the most famous of the English versions ,
Head's The English Rogue ( 1665 ) , is a dreary , ill - written compilation ,
describing the life of " Meriton Latroon , a witty extravagant , " from his boyhood ,
had come out in English in 1855 ; in that year Tolstoi's Sevastopol had been
published in Russia and Flaubert's Madame Bovary in France . Dostoevski's The
House of the Dead was to follow in 1861 and Turgenev's Fathers and Sons two ...
As a novelist Moore owed everything to the French , so that in the tradition of the
English novel he appears something of a sport . Bennett , later , was to begin his
career as a novelist equipped with an impressive knowledge of nineteenth ...
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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
THE FIRST GENERA
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