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The novel, in short, soon manifested an intense degree of stylistic dynamism.
This phrase may need clarification. The word 'stylistic' might well arouse the
suspicions of English critics who see the novel as, above all, a source of moral
It will be evident that stylistic dynamism, or steady formal change, has been one
of the most noticeable characteristics of Western art, as it has of Western
technology. Indeed, one contemporary aesthe- tician, the American Morse
Peckham, has ...
The novel contains a lively parade of stylistic improvisations, including passages
printed as letters, a television script, extracts from obscure early writers, and
interpolated digressions by the author. If its manner is fairly dazzling, the matter ...
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Crazy uneven: the introductory chapters are great. Bergonzi was clearly at his best making general arguments, and the contrasts he draws between American and English literature are interesting. But in ... Read full review
Character and Liberalism
The Ideology of Being English
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