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The Man of Feeling : The Norton Library - Henry Mackenzie

The Man of Feeling

The Norton Library

By: Henry Mackenzie, Kenneth C. Slagle (Introduction by)

Paperback Published: 1st November 1958
ISBN: 9780393002140
Number Of Pages: 112

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Mackenzie's hugely popular novel of 1771 is the foremost work of the sentimental movement, in which sentiment and sensibility were allied with true virtue, and sensitivity is the mark of the man of feeling. The hero, Harley, is followed in a series of episodes demonstrating his benevolence inan uncaring world: he assists the down-trodden, loses his love, and fails to achieve worldly success. The novel asks a series of vital questions: what morality is possible in a complex commercial world? Does trying to maintain it make you a saint or a fool? Is sentiment merely a luxury for theleisured classes?

ISBN: 9780393002140
ISBN-10: 0393002144
Series: The Norton Library
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 112
Published: 1st November 1958
Publisher: WW Norton & Co
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 19.6 x 13.0  x 1.0
Weight (kg): 0.13
Edition Number: 1