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The Irish novelists of the time, who had found their exemplars in Maria Edgeworth
and Scott, are much less interesting. Their natural talents were smaller and their
interpretation of life crude. They were folklorists rather than novelists, and what ...
The narrator is at once of and outside the society described, detached enough to
know that it is comic and to rejoice in the comedy, but her affection for it such that
no comedy was ever less satirical; the humor is an expression of love, the love ...
Yet, when the attributes are borne in mind, it still has its value to categorize a
certain kind of fiction, a kind that, often in an impure state, more or less dominated
the writing of the novel throughout Europe and America from the mid-eighties to ...
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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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