In this novel, Meredith illuminates the pretensions of the powerful within their citadels of security, developing his ideas on egoism, sentimentality and the power of comedy. Meredith saw egoism as the great enemy of truth, feeling and progress, and comedy as the great dissolver of artifice.
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George Meredith 1828–1909, English novelist and poet. One of the great English novelists, Meredith wrote complex, often comic yet highly cerebral works that contain striking psychological character studies.
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