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But it is not by accident that this seriousness of intent came into our fiction
consciously with George Eliot and Meredith . In education and interests both
were out of the common run of English novelists . George Eliot was thirty - eight
when she ...
Lyon , the dissenting minister ; he is a splendid instance of George Eliot ' s
intuitive understanding of spiritual and intellectual ardor . And reading of Esther
Lyon ' s relation with Felix , one sees how George Eliot enters and occupies an
area of ...
The satire on capitalism , so long as it is embodied in the figure of George ' s
Uncle Ponderevo , is effective , though not exactly , perhaps , as Wells intended .
For Uncle Ponderevo steals the book , Uncle Ponderevo the pinchbeck
Napoleon 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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