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Miss Austen traces the consequences of the lack of these qualities in characters
set in as completely detailed a world as has been created in fiction . There is a
whole larger world outside it of which she says nothing , but that does not ...
It affects us as Gibbon ' s does , or Macaulay ' s ; it acimits of no hesitations , no
half lights ; it is completely | sure , completely dogmatic . Above all , it is witty . The
very structure of his sentences is witty , and his epigrams invite the reader into ...
Marlow , in Lord Jim , notes of sea captains forced to abandon their ships : "
There was a villainy of circumstance that cut these men off more completely from
the rest of mankind , whose ideal of conduct had never undergone the trial of 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 FIRST GENERA
THE EARLY VICTORIANS
THE LATER VICTORIANS
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