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Sterne had good philosophical and psychological bases for his view of the mind's
workings; he was writing in accord with Locke's theory that the association of
ideas in the mind was an irrational process, but he was also writing as it were a ...
This last meaning reveals how the idea behind the word had captured all classes
of society. The respectable artisan, in work and not in debt, who took his wife and
family to the Great Exhibition, was respectable in the same way as the Queen ...
In the same year he had published Tono - Bungay , his most ambitious fiction and
the bridge between his comic novels and his novels of ideas . Had he realized
his ambition in this work he would have produced a novel , however different ...
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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