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Certainly Smollett was his favorite novelist, as Ben Jonson seems to have been
his favorite dramatist. I suspect that he liked them because of their undoubted
incidental resemblance to himself as artist, but that they reinforced his own ...
But for George Eliot it seems to be a bad mark against her, something in itself
reprehensible. George Eliot, we learn from her biographers, was perhaps
overconscious of what she construed as her own ugliness, and it sometimes
appears that ...
It sometimes seems that no literary form can afford genius of extreme
revolutionary talent too often, for the consequence may easily be a temporary
shattering of it. Something like this seems to have happened in the novel in our
time. None of ...
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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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