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portrayal of women and of sex was concerned . For a novelist purporting to give a
realistic representation of men and women in society , this was fatal . His was
truly a crippled talent : for this the age cannot be blamed , though the effects of his
It is a recurring type in his novels : the young man , generally ambitious , whose
susceptibility to women leads him to be at any rate half unfaithful to the girl who
loves him and with whom he has an understanding . There are Phineas Finn in
But he distinguishes very carefully between women . He writes in Born in Exile : '
Godwin was one of those upon whose awaking intellect is forced a perception of
the brain - defect so general in women when they are taught few of life ' s ...
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