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by David Holbrook
But her male characters are nearly always unsatisfactory: they fail to commit themselves to the women they love, are disloyal and weak, and require childish indulgence
But her male characters are nearly always unsatisfactory: they fail to commit themselves to the women they love, are disloyal and weak, and require childish indulgence. Only the father-figures are reliable, yet they cannot offer passionate fulfillment.
David Holbrook was born in Norwich in 1923. Holbrook's father worked as a railway booking clerk in North Walsham. He was educated at City of Norwich School and won a scholarship to study English at Downing College, Cambridge for a year in 1941, where he was a pupil of F. R. Leavis. Holbrook was called up for military service with the British Army in 1942 and served until 1945 as an officer with the East Riding Yeomanry.
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and nobody portrayed them as well.
Even though the book depicts New York’s upper crust of the 19th century, it is ‘everyman’s story,’ because it’s a reminder to us all that, although we can exist in a world to which we may not want to belong, our choice to remain there may come at the steep and personal price of dream walking through life. and nobody portrayed them as well.
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A Study of George MacDonald and the Image of Women (2000). Lewis Carroll: Nonsense Against Sorrow. Flesh Wounds (London: Methuen, 1966) ISBN 978-1-86227-391-7. A Play of Passion (London: W. H. Allen, 1978) ISBN 0-491-02282-4 Reprinted Norwich: Mousehold, 2004 ISBN 1-874739-33-1.
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