Author: David Foenkinos
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ISBN: 1408830051
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He was passing by, she kissed him without thinking.

The Oxford History Of The Novel In English

Author: Peter Garside
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
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A leading example occurs in an episode of A Sentimental Journey (1768) entitled
'The Case of Delicacy', where Sterne's ... At a metatextual level, 'the case of
delicacy' is also the case that Sterne prosecutes for the novel genre as a
legitimate ...

Eighteenth Century Sensibility And The Novel

Author: Ann Jessie van Sant
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521604581
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An important related term is delicacy, often used as a synonym for sensibility or,
in adjective form, as a descriptive term preceding it. In his Dictionary ( 1 755),
Samuel Johnson defines delicacy at length, including in his listing daintiness, ...

Nation And Novel

Author: Patrick Parrinder
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He may be very 'aimable', have very good manners, and be very agreeable, but
he can have no English delicacy ... Knightley's praise of 'English delicacy' comes
in a novel written at a period of intense English patriotism, in the year of the ...

A Companion To The Eighteenth Century English Novel And Culture

Author: Paula R. Backscheider
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1405154500
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It is appreciable only by the special few possessed of these ''refined delicacies'' (
LE 182). ... A'' emphasizes her heroines' delicacy (they possess ''so forcible, so
natural a Delicacy'') as well as the refining tendency of her novels, which rouse ...

Novel Minds

Author: Rebecca Tierney-Hynes
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
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The 'false Taste' of women in this regard is due to the same sensibility that
enables them to judge with greater delicacy and refinement. Hume seems to pay
court to this delicacy of taste in another essay, written more than ten years later in

Delicacy By David Foenkinos Book Analysis

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The work has received no fewer than ten prestigious literary awards and has been adapted by the author himself into a highly popular film starring Audrey Tatou.

The English Novel 1700 1740

Author: Robert Ignatius Letellier
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313317460
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Delicacy is one of the key words of 18c culture and functions in psychological,
moral, social, gender and literary contexts. Its meaning is unstable, leading to
debate about 'true' or 'false' delicacy. With the popularization of Shaftesbury's ...

The Novel And The Obscene

Author: Florence Dore
Publisher: Stanford University Press
ISBN: 9780804751872
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Cather's novel alters Hicklin to include the idea that gender is a matter of "
switches," and this, we might say, is "ultimate delicacy," a new form of propriety.
But this propriety, as we might now expect, turns out to be a paradox — it is
secured by ...

The English Novel Vol I

Author: Richard W. F. Kroll
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Though he loses dramatic power with these comparatively static forms, they imply
a repudiation of the violence of the novel's provocative method. As used in
Clarissa, the vocabulary of sensibility - sensibility, sensible, insensible, delicacy,