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This is evident if we consider a poem, Wordsworth's Immortality Ode, for instance.
Wordsworth's aim there was certainly not solely to create beauty; he was
concerned just as much with making statements about a number of things of
The description of Tunnion's death is a rare instance of Smollett's power of
pathos; it has always, and rightly, been compared with the death of Falstaff.
Smollett belonged to the glorious company of English hack writers who have
turned their ...
An early instance of the influence of Rousseau's Émile in English, it is a treatise
on education cast into fictional form. It describes the upbringing of little Harry
Morland, who becomes the ideal nobleman through the fostering, by his eccentric
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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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