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PELICAN BOOKS THE ENGLISH NOVEL Walter Allen was born in 1911 in
Birmingham and is a graduate in English of the university of that city . His novels
include Innocence is Drowned , Blind Man ' s Ditch , Rogue Elephant , Dead Man
She has been described as the first modern English novelist . Put thus baldly , the
statement begs too many questions to have much meaning . Yet it is true that her
work marks a change in the nature of the English novel , a change so ...
1 US UT Moore remains almost the only English Naturalist in the French sense .
For the Naturalist theory stressed an attitude towards character endemic to
French novelists but rare in English . It was Flaubert who said : ' Art is not made to
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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
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