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Moral poison in modern fiction

R. Brimley Johnson

Moral poison in modern fiction

by R. Brimley Johnson

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Published by a. M. Philpot, ltd. in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.

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    Statementby R. Brimley Johnson.
    SeriesThe Blue booklets -- 3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination82 p.
    Number of Pages82
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13544415M

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W ith the emergence of the novel in the early modern era, the risks posed by reading to the state of mind of the reader became a regular source of apprehension.

Tom, hating his wife and wanting her dead, puts poison in her coffee, thereby killing her. Jane also hates her husband, and would like him dead. One day her husband accidentally puts poison in his own coffee, thinking it is cream.

Jane realises this, and has the antidote that could save him, but does not hand it over and her husband dies.In our own day John Gardner, a distinguished novelist, a learned and serious man, wrote a book called On Moral Fiction.

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