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We know , too , what the novelist sets out to do when he writes a novel . Like any
other artist the novelist is a maker . ... Novelists have given many reasons for
writing novels : Richardson believed he did so to inculcate right conduct ,
Fielding to ...
through character can the novelist's apprehensions of man's fate be uttered at all
. When Mrs. Leavis , in Fiction and the Reading Public , says that “ all a novelist
need do is to provide bold outlines , and the reader will cooperate to persuade ...
They do so by their very choice of the characters they write about , the thoughts
and feelings they give them , and the behavior and motives they attribute to them
, and they cannot do otherwise . Every novelist , then , gives us in his novels his ...
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THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY
THE FIRST GENERA
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