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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
The Woman in White and The Moonstone represent an almost miraculous
balance between the novel of mechanical plot and the novel of character . They
satisfy completely as detective novels , but the exigencies of detection are not
But she is much more than Hardy ' s version of the ' New Woman ' , and she
utterly transcends Gissing ' s versions of that ... I did not exactly flirt with you ; but
that inborn craving which undermines some women ' s morals almost more than ...
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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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