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inconveniences that attend such devices are hardly likely to endear them to
readers, and still less to librarians. It might be said that I am overemphasising the
role of the book in the existence of the novel, and that the printed medium is no
Our world today is less sure of itself and more modest, perhaps because it has
abandoned the idea of the omnipotence of the individual, but it is more ambitious
too, as it looks beyond it. The exclusive cult of the 'human' has given place to a ...
It is a less tightly organised and gripping book, yet it is, on the other hand, more
inventive. It describes a future England where urban sprawl has gone so far that
Greater London extends to Lowestoft and Birmingham, and in the South to ...
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Crazy uneven: the introductory chapters are great. Bergonzi was clearly at his best making general arguments, and the contrasts he draws between American and English literature are interesting. But in ... Read full review
Character and Liberalism
The Ideology of Being English
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