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Hermsprong

Robert Bage

Hermsprong

or, man as he is not

by Robert Bage

  • 123 Want to read
  • 1 Currently reading

Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England
    • Subjects:
    • Aristocracy (Social class) -- Fiction.,
    • Social values -- Fiction.,
    • Clergy -- Fiction.,
    • England -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRobert Bage ; edited with an introduction by Peter Faulkner.
      GenreFiction.
      SeriesThe World"s classics
      ContributionsFaulkner, Peter.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR4049.B5 H4 1985
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxv, 263 p. ;
      Number of Pages263
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2858067M
      ISBN 100192816888
      LC Control Number84020712

        A stunning book - wittier than Sterne and with all the social perception of Austen. Written by a radical and informed by the work of Wollstonecraft, Godwin et al, Hermsprong is a funny and impassioned satire on English society and a plea for wit, tolerance and intelligence/5(5). Hermsprong; Or, Man as He Is Not. a Novel. in Two Volumes. by the Author of Man as He Is. | Robert Bage | ISBN: | Kostenloser Versand für Author: Robert Bage.

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        The tension between Hermsprong and these other characters is not, however, a Godwinian agonism of opposing principles, and many of the novel's funnier moments come from watching the Blicks and Grondales of the world take aim at a moving target, and miss. In Hermsprong, communication is not a contact sport. Robert Bage (11 March – 1 September ) was an English businessman and novelist. Biography. Born in Darley Abbey, near Derby, Bage was the son of a paper-maker who had four wives, the first of whom was Bage's mother. She died soon after his birth. The work for which he is chiefly read today is Hermsprong, his last novel. Although Born: 11 March , Darley Abbey, Derbyshire.


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