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... omniscient first - person narrator in a novel like David Copperfield , or the
assumption that we must make when reading Virginia Woolf ' s The Waves that
we are overhearing half a dozen people talking to themselves in interior
monologue at ...
They taught us a deal of umbleness ; we was to be umble to this person , and
umble to that ; and to pull off our caps here , and to make bows there ; and always
to know our place and abase ourselves before our betters . Father got the monitor
It may mean , simply , an imaginary person invented by a novelist ; but it may also
mean a person distinguished by odd ... and English novelists have always
tended to see their imaginary persons as eccentric persons ; the two meanings ...
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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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