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The plot , though well handled , is not important . What matters is Fielding's endless fertility of comic invention . According to Fielding , Homer had written a comic epic which , had it not been lost , would have been a model of its ...
The middle classes are more self - important , the lower less selfassured . London , though vastly bigger in extent , is smaller in mystery : it has been opened up by the police . The whole scene seems narrower , more crowded , and , in ...
What is important is the character of Stephen Guest and the light Maggie's attitude towards him throws on her . Stephen Guest has always been attacked . Leslie Stephen described him as “ a mere hairdresser's block .
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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