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But it cut right across the grain of the English , so that , between the mid - eighties
and 1914 , while there is plenty of realism in English fic tion , there is little true
Naturalism . A case in point is the work of Arthur Morrison ( 1863 1945 ) .
... of his symbolism ; his novels are a mingling of social comedy and poetry ; the
social comedy , even remembering Meredith , is the best we have had since Jane
Austen , but he poetry doesn ' t work . his values , he passion , tion , as .
In The Waves ac tion in any normal sense is dispensed with altogether . Yet even
so slight as action is in her novels , it is enough for | Virginia Woolf ' s purposes .
Her art has a bubblelike iri . descence , and part of its end is simply to convey 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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