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We, however, come to Richardson with two centuries of novels behind us; it is
scarcely possible for us to imagine the intense shock of novelty that Pamela must
have had for its first readers. There had been nothing like it before. In addition ...
In this world, men are awful and incalculable, when seen in the light of possible
husbands or potential seducers, or ludicrous, if, as often, they think themselves
possible husbands but are seen quite otherwise by the young women. To read ...
Presumably, the day will come when the scholiasts have laid bare all the
possible meanings, references, parallels, correspondences so artfully embedded
in the text. Will interest in the novel then be exhausted? If it is, Ulysses will have
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THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY
THE FIRST GENERA
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