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In this respect, Tom Jones and An Inquiry into the Cause of the late increase of
Robbers are as one. Fielding's work was, with that of his friend Hogarth, the most
powerful artistic expression of the social conscience of the age. It is not easy to ...
To read The Absentee is to appreciate how very real the effect of Miss Edgeworth
may have been on Turgenev, for, in one respect at any rate, we feel, as we read it
, that we are in a world suprisingly similar to that of much nineteenth- century ...
In some respects, his simplest and most successful tragic novel is The Mayor of
Casterbridge. Henchard is his grandest hero, as Tess is his most moving heroine,
and much of Henchard's tragic greatness comes from his impercipience.
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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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