Author: David Foenkinos
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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
ISBN: 0199574804
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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
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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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: 1405192453
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New Contexts for Early Novels 269 measure, for example: they collect ''every
sence in one, exhale the very soul, and mingle spirits!'' (LE 288). Sublime love is
allied with the ''nicer, and more refined delicacies of desire.'' It is appreciable only

Novel Minds

Author: Rebecca Tierney-Hynes
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN: 0230369375
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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 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
Publisher: Routledge
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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,

The English Novel In History 1700 1780

Author: John J. Richetti
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780415009508
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Jery Melford in Humphey Clmker learns that novel writing "is now engrossed by
female authors, who publish merely for the propagation of virtue, with so much
ease and spirit, and delicacy, and knowledge of the human heart, and in all the ...