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ings are no less real because they endured for an unworthy end . Her maid , Mrs. Petito , is no less striking in her way , though she is presented from one angle only , seen always in terms of ironical comedy .
The Irish novelists of the time , who had found their exemplars in Maria Edgeworth and Scott , are much less interesting . Their natural talents were smaller and their interpretation of life crude . They were folklorists rather than ...
Mrs. Gaskell is only less successful in Wives and Daughters because she is working on a larger scale . Wives and Daughters is a very perceptive rendering of the class structure of a provincial society as seen from the position of a ...
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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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