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rational pattern of society ; abuses of power were deviations from an accepted norm and could be corrected by an appeal to reason through the voice of ridicule . But society was not static as Fielding and Smollett believed , and the ...
let there shines through her work the personality of a wholly To admirable woman in harmony with the society in which she finds herself . Apart from her writing , she had a full a life as the wife of a Unitarian minister in Manchester ...
with is always corruption of manners , of the code of behavior in decent society . At the center of the novel is the tremendous figure of the great , shady financier Melmotte , the magnet of all society , the man for whose support both ...
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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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