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This emotional fixation on the “good woman,” for all it was the “bad” that aroused
his creative energy, had another result, especially apparent in Vanity Fair, in the
character of Becky. Becky is one of the most completely and roundly conceived ...
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 left
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 itself ...
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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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