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We , however , come to Richardson with two centuries of novels behind us ; it is scarcely possible for us to imagine the intense shock of novelty that Pamela must have had for its first readers . There had been nothing like it before .
He imposed himself , not by conforming to English notions of good form , but by differing from them as violently as possible . His first novel , Vivian Grey , published in 1826 , when its author was only twenty - two , was a prophetic ...
It may safely be asserted with regard to the closeness of his cuts , that had it been possible for the edge of the sword to leave in the air a permanent substance wherever it flew past , the space left untouched would have been almost a ...
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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 EARLY VICTORIANS
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