Results 1-3 of 33
But how little you know of the rightful umbleness of a person in my station, Master
Copperfield! Father and me was both brought up at a foundation school for boys;
and mother, she was likewise brought up at a public, sort of charitable ...
It may mean, simply, an imaginary person invented by a novelist, but it may also
mean a person distinguished by odd behavior, an eccentric. We call a man of
strongly marked idiosyncrasy a “character"; and English novelists have always ...
It was probably fatal that Wells decided to tell his story in the first person,
especially since Ponderevo is as much concerned with ideas as his creator; it
meant almost inevitably that ideas and digressions would swamp the novel,
which is THE ...
What people are saying - Write a review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - stillatim - LibraryThing
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
4 other sections not shown