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To read The Absentee is to appreciate how very real the effect of Miss Edgeworth
may have been on Turgenev, for, in one respect at any rate, we feel, as we read it
, that we are in a world suprisingly similar to that of much nineteenthcentury ...
Meredith is the first master of this kind of poetry in the English novel, and in this
respect he stands behind Henry James, with what Stephen Spender has called
his “described poetry,” D. H. Lawrence, Virginia Woolf, and later novelists like ...
In some respects, his simplest and most successful tragic novel is The Mayor of
Casterbridge. ... This almost animal impercipience removes him far away from the
tragic heroes of Shakespeare, and yet, in one respect at any rate, it is Macbeth ...
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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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