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For my own part , when I look back , it seems that the main concern of my life
since I was a schoolboy has been reading novels , discussing novels with friends
, writing about novels . and trying to write novels myself , and all these activities ...
Then she'll tell me she was born in Hoxfordshire ; then I shall say , with my saucy
look , ' Oh , was you , my lady ? I always forget that you was an Englishwoman . '
Then maybe she'll say , ' Forget ! you forget yourself strangely , Petito . ' Then I ...
We look for the rendering of social life that we find in Thackeray , Trol . lope ,
George Eliot , Henry James , and Gissing , to mention his immediate
contemporaries , and it is not there , even when we suspect that it is precisely
what he is ...
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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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