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The most important theme is still the class war, but we are allowed to see it from
the point of view of someone who is an outsider and a woman. Margaret Hale,
one of Mrs. Gaskell's most spirited heroines and an excellent delineation of a ...
The woman triumphs not merely because she compels the proud man to stoop.
Phyllis Bentley has argued that Jane Eyre is much more than "a mere 'escape'
romance" because Jane does not "enjoy a complete, unreal triumph"; she is left ...
Nothing much is left of Reade, but at least two novels, The Woman in White (i860)
and The Moonstone (1868), keep Collins's memory sweet. Both novelists were
working at the opposite pole of manner and intention to Trollope, and this itself ...
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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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