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At least we are free of the obsession with snobs and snobbery . This story of love set in the Augustan age is , indeed , a remarkable tour de force , and in Beatrix it contains one of Thackeray's best characters .
It does not matter in the least that , living on Egdon , Eustacia dreams of Paris ; that is part of her tragic destiny . The function of the heath in the novel is to describe , as carefully and thoroughly as Hardy can , the real ...
But if Lawrence's characters are not always easy to explain, at least they always triumphantly are. Formally, his novels are probably as defective as any written, which is why he is at his best artistically in his short stories.
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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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