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from a few works from remote periods , such as the Confessions of St. Augustine , the prose literature of self - revela . tion scarcely existed in Defoe's day ; the diaries of Pepys and Evelyn , written during his boyhood , were not ...
... a phrase the richer for its possible ambiguity , since there seems some doubt whether Conrad was using the word “ conscience " in its normal English sense or in its French meaning of percep| tion , consciousness .
а tion . The novel is conceived on a much smaller scale than 31 anything in Dickens , but Dickens himself created no surer character than Mr. Polly . He is in many ways the hero of a fairy story , but a hero he is , and has his moment ...
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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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