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Lord Colambre and Grace Nugent , the hero and heroine , are to the point here . Colambre is a very passable attempt at a hero , for after Fielding and until we come to Meredith the great English novelists generally fail with their ...
It made him set at the center of his fictions the romantic hero and the romantic heroine . It is the fate of the romantic hero to be colorless , and perhaps Scott's are no more so than Nicholas Nickleby ; the one hero who does emerge as ...
He is in many ways the hero of a fairy story , but a hero he is , and has his moment of recognition as such , when , having failed to kill himself and fire his shop for the insurance , he rescues his neighbor's aunt .
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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