Results 1-3 of 38
exist side by side, with Fielding and Conrad, and Dickens and Jane Austen and Scott and all the rest, in a continuous present. Somehow their value for their own times and their value for us now must be held in the mind simultaneously.
They were as conscious as we are , looking back , of the tensions and contradictions of their times , the havoc caused by the industrial revolution , the presence of mass poverty , the existence side by side of what Disraeli called the ...
These two principles , these two worlds , might have exsted side by side in peace if the outsider Heathcliff had not been introduced into Wuthering Heights by Mr. Earnshaw , “ the old master . ” His history , as Nelly Dean says , is “ a ...
What people are saying - Write a review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - stillatim - LibraryThing
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
4 other sections not shown