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for herself in fashionable society , perverting her native Irish good humor and
simplicity into a comic parody of English aristocratic manners and behavior ; a
figure of fun to the ladies who flock to her balls and routs ; a source of endless ...
Casaubon is a terrifying figure of haunted futility . George Eliot's comprehension
of him and pity for him are such that he exists on the grand scale . He too_and we
are made almost against our will to feel this — has within him " a certain ...
Reconciliation is possible , and it comes about through the figure of Mrs. Moore ,
the old English lady on whom India has such a strange effect and who becomes ,
after she leaves India to die on the voyage home , almost a local goddess .
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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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