Thaddeus of Warsaw

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Thaddeus of Warsaw

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"Great and manifold are the books I have read since I saw you. You recommended ""Thaddeus of Warsaw"" long ago you may remember - and the work in my judgement fully deserves it. Miss Porter has no wit - she invariably bungles a picture of the conversatio[n] of ordinary persons, whenever she attempts it - why does she delight in unfolding the forward weaknesses of the female heart, and making even Mary Beaufort love first? - Yet with all her deficiencies she is interesting; - never failing to excite our sympathy, tho she cannot rank with our Fielding or Smollett?she infinitely surpasses the insipid froth of ""The mob of Gentlemen, who write with ease""."

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Accessed on 2019/11/22 08:35:21

Related place
Scotland
Related people
Carlyle, Thomas
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The Collected Letters of Thomas and Jane Welsh Carlyle
Related place
Scotland
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Thaddeus of Warsaw

Reading experience
Identifer:
ukred-12913

Evidence

"Great and manifold are the books I have read since I saw you. You recommended ""Thaddeus of Warsaw"" long ago you may remember - and the work in my judgement fully deserves it. Miss Porter has no wit - she invariably bungles a picture of the conversatio[n] of ordinary persons, whenever she attempts it - why does she delight in unfolding the forward weaknesses of the female heart, and making even Mary Beaufort love first? - Yet with all her deficiencies she is interesting; - never failing to excite our sympathy, tho she cannot rank with our Fielding or Smollett?she infinitely surpasses the insipid froth of ""The mob of Gentlemen, who write with ease""."

Source

The Collected Letters of Thomas and Jane Welsh Carlyle

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TFO02
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TPR215

Reader(s) and listener(s)

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Aged 20 [Experience in 1815, born in 1795]

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Scotland
EuRED : emotions
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EuRED : environment
EuRED : lighting
EuRED : testimony
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Notes


How to cite this record

You can copy this item for personal use, share it, and post it on a blog or website. It cannot be used commercially without permission. Please ensure the following credit accompanies it:

The Collected Letters of Thomas and Jane Welsh Carlyle
http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/64940
Accessed on 2019/11/22 08:35:21

Related place
Scotland
Related people
Carlyle, Thomas
Related text or manuscript
The Collected Letters of Thomas and Jane Welsh Carlyle
Related place
Scotland
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