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... Imagination : For our time the most effective agent of the moral imagination has
been the novel of the last two hundred years . It was never , either aesthetically or
morally , a perfect form and its faults and failures can be quickly enumerated .
When he comes out with such a magnificently comic phrase as ' Since I called
upon you that evening when you were , as I may say , floating your powerful mind
in tea , ' we feel that the current of satire , of moral indignation , has been inhibited
Born in the Established Church , she had become a Calvinistic Methodist as a girl
; essentially religious , she was brought by her intellectual honesty to a reluctant
agnosticism , an agnosticism that laid as remorseless a stress on morals , on ...
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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
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