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billiard room or the smoking room , out of the way of women and children .
Thackeray wistfully said that Fielding was the last writer to be " permitted to depict
to his utmost power a man , " and the taboo on sex represented the triumph of
The woman triumphs not merely because she compels the proud man to stoop .
Phyllis Bentley has argued that Jane Eyre is much more than “ a mere ' escape '
romance " because Jane does not " enjoy a complete , unreal triumph " ; she is ...
Nothing much is left of Reade , but at least two novels , The Woman in White (
1860 ) and The Moonstone ( 1868 ) , keep Collins's memory sweet . Both
novelists were working at the opposite pole of manner and intention to Trollope ,
and this ...
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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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