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Sidney , too , aimed at giving prose something of the formal pattern of verse , but , a better poet than Lyly , he was able to do something else , to give his prose , on occasion at any rate , the beauty of poetry .
As a novel , or as novel in posse , it has commonly been overrated , because critics have fallen under the spell of Nash's prose . Understandably , for as a writer of imaginative prose he was unequaled in his age by any except ...
1 1 1 1 1 antiromantic , possessed of insatiable gusto , and these qualities combine to knit the sinews of his prose . It was during this period that the English began to acquire the habit of reading , in the absence of which the ...
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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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