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John Sutherland, 18 April 1985

Death Sentences: Styles of Dying in British Fiction 
by Garrett Stewart.
Harvard, 403 pp., £19.80, December 1984, 0 674 19428 4
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Forms of Feeling in Victorian Fiction 
by Barbara Hardy.
Owen, 215 pp., £12.50, January 1985, 9780720606119
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Language and Class in Victorian England 
by K.C. Phillipps.
Basil Blackwell in association with Deutsch, 190 pp., £19.50, November 1984, 0 631 13689 4
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... and mistakes, while good novels try to know and understand.’ Contradict that if you dare. K.C. Phillipps has written an older-fashioned, useful study. His starting-point is A.S.C. Ross’s seminal article, ‘Linguistic Class-Indicators in Present-Day English’ (1954). Ross’s learned observations inspired Nancy Mitford’s amusing game that had everyone ...

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