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lives. Because of this, we cannot hope to be able to judge them as we can
novelists of the past. The critical approach to our contemporaries must differ from
the critical approach to writers of the past, if only because we are too near our ...
The very existence of the silver of San Tomé provides the trial, in this novel, of a
fiendish and appalling joke. There is Charles Gould, the owner of the mine. He
lives for it from the least ignoble of motives, one of THE NOVEL FROM 1881 TO ...
Are all men's lives like the lives of us good people—like the lives of the
Ashburnhams, of the Dowells, of the Ruffords— broken, tumultuous, agonized,
and unromantic lives, periods unctuated by screams, by imbecilities, by deaths,
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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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