Trilbyana

The Rise and Progress of a Popular Novel

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Published: 1895
Language: English
Wordcount: 17,400 / 59 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 63.5
LoC Categories: Z, PN
Downloads: 359
Added to site: 2010.06.20
mnybks.net#: 28222
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: Non-fiction, Essays
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TO THE EDITORS OF THE CRITIC:--

Those who express surprise at the sudden literary development of du Maurier's genius do not apparently recognize the fact that the whole series of his drawings has included the literary element. His thoughts as expressed in art have always shown a close and philosophical observation of life, an understanding of the actions and motives of men. Every one of his illustrations tells not only an individual story, but a story of surroundings and times, of tendencies, fads and foibles. And the text is always as important as the picture; sometimes it is far more so. Who can have forgotten the history and culmination of the "old china" craze given by du Maurier in a four-inch-square illustration of the young husband and wife examining an old teapot, with the exquisite text, "Oh, Algernon, do you think we can ever live up to it?" Certainly the man who could invent the application of that phrase must have stores of wit and sense equal to the wr

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