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... of confusing morality indeed with respectability. There is truth in this, and yet,
when we are considering the impact of the novel on its first readers, it is beside
the point. Richardson as sexual moralist is not, perhaps, a very endearing person
But how little you know of the rightful umbleness of a person in my station, Master
Copperfieldl Father and me was both brought up at a foundation school for boys;
and mother, she was likewise brought up at a public, sort of charitable ...
It may mean, simply, an imaginary person invented by a novelist, but it may also
mean a person distinguished by odd behavior, an eccentric. We call a man of
strongly marked idiosyncrasy a "character"; and English novelists have always ...
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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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