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    Gogh. I think Moby Dick got its due in the 1920s because, when modernism hit, more readers were attuned to Melville's playfulness.

    This will not happen for Bulwer-Lytton. He was very much a man of his time.

    "Every man has a right to utter what he thinks truth" Samuel Johnson

    by Brecht on Tue Oct 23, 2012 at 05:54:46 PM PDT

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