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In any case, influences from the past can only operate when there are minds receptive to them. There can scarcely have been any one book that has more profoundly shaped the novel as a whole than Cervantes' Don Quixote.
He was a man of naturally conventional mind , but it was not a genteel mind , nor are the minds of his characters , except when they speak genteel English . Scott's attitude towards his characters , like his acceptance of the world in ...
This state of mind , state of being , is class consciousness . In the end , through the ministrations of one of those noble - minded aristocratic ladies that so haunted the Victorian imagination - and , after a surfeit of Carlyle ...
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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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