Miss Pym and a Friend

Miss Pym and a Friend

Monday, August 20, 2012

Popular Passages from The Subversion of Romance and Citings in other Books

Popular passages Page 20 - it is only a novel! " replies the young lady ; while she lays down her book with affected indifference, or momentary shame. " It is only Cecilia, or Camilla, or Belinda; " or, in short, only some work in which the greatest powers of the mind are displayed, in which the most thorough knowledge of human nature, the happiest delineation of its varieties, the liveliest effusions of wit and humour, are conveyed to the world in the best chosen language.‎ Appears in 434 books from 1818-2008 Page 16 - America is now wholly given over to ad****d mob of scribbling women, and I should have no chance of success while the public taste is occupied with their trash — and should be ashamed of myself if I did succeed. What is the mystery of these innumerable editions of The Lamplighter, and other books neither better nor worse?‎ Appears in 82 books from 1877-2007 More Page 27 - He had a dark face, with stern features and a heavy" brow ; his eyes and gathered eyebrows looked ireful and thwarted just now ; he was past youth, but had not reached middle age ; perhaps he might be thirty-five.‎ Appears in 51 books from 1848-2006 Page 171 - I HAD a dove and the sweet dove died ; And I have thought it died of grieving: O, what could it grieve for ? Its feet were tied, With a silken thread of my own hand's weaving...‎ Appears in 90 books from 1826-2005 Page 73 - I scorn your idea of love,' I could not help saying, as I rose up and stood before him, leaning my back against the rock. 'I scorn the counterfeit sentiment you offer: yes, St John, and I scorn you when you offer it.‎ Appears in 31 books from 1859-2006 Page 20 - Catherine, for many years of her life, as plain as any. She had a thin awkward figure, a sallow skin without colour, dark lank hair, and strong features ; so much for her person, and not less unpropitious for heroism seemed her mind. She was fond of all boys...‎ Appears in 57 books from 1818-2008 Page 112 - Perhaps the time will come when one may be permitted to do research into the lives of ordinary people,' said Dulcie, 'people who have no claim to fame whatsoever.‎ Appears in 11 books from 1981-1998 Page 140 - Christmas comes but once a year : And, when it comes, it brings good cheer ; % But, when it's gone, it's never the near.‎ Appears in 125 books from 1810-2008 Less References to this book From other books Reading Barbara Pym Deborah Donato Snippet view - 2005 The Older Woman in Recent Fiction Zoe Brennan Limited preview - 2005 From Google Scholar The Problem Of Closure In The Novels Of Barbara Pym ARTHUR LOUIS RANKIN - 2001 The" Enviable Detachment" of the Anthropologist: Barbara Pym's ... Joe B Fulton - 2003 - Papers on Language & LiteratureReferences from web pages Bibliography Tsagaris, Ellen M. The Subversion of Romance in the Novels of Barbara Pym. (Bowling Green State University Popular Press, 1998); Weld, Annette, ... www.spore.it/ pym/ bibliography.htm Papers on Language and Literature: "enviable detachment" of the ... Tsagaris, Ellen M. The Subversion of Romance in the Novels of Barbara Pym. Bowling Green, OH: Bowling Green State U Popular P, 1998. ... findarticles.com/ p/ articles/ mi_qa3708/ is_200301/ ai_n9218650/ print

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