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The novel is a wonderful study of the impact of Methodism on English life, but that
is not to say that the characterization of Dinah is successful. Conscious goodness
in a character is the most difficult quality a novelist can portray, for goodness ...
If the novel is successful one must feel that if they were to happen they would do
so precisely as the novelist says. The appeal, in other words, is to our knowledge
of the nature of man and of the nature of his relations with his fellows, and this ...
In her last novel, in some respects her most successful, Between the Acts (1941),
she sets the action, which is played out in a country house in whose grounds a
pageant is to be held, against the whole background of the history of life.
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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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