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The Spiritual Quixote remains a very agreeable work , written in a very agreeable eighteenth - century prose . Graves was a much smaller writer than Fielding , but like him wrote as a scholar and a gentleman , with a similar urbanity ...
Sir Kenneth Clark has written in his Landscape Into Art : Today , after a century of more intense romanticism , it is hard to see how the world of taste was so long deceived by the second - rate talents of Salvator .
It is a charming , at times brilliant , hotchpotch , the action set in the middle years of the eighteenth century in the village of Chapelizod just outside Dublin , a village in which everyone knows everyone else's business and has 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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