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By Roger E. Parsell

ISBN-10: 0822013738

ISBN-13: 9780822013730

ISBN-10: 0822072920

ISBN-13: 9780822072928

Ernest Pontifex, protagonist within the manner of All Flesh, battles his father's iron will in a private fight to completely observe the possibility of the self. whereas taking the placement of an highbrow gadfly made up our minds to assault the shams of society, Pontifex additionally assumes the de facto position of spokesman for the author's certain anti-Victorian ideals.

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Ernest Pontifex, protagonist within the manner of All Flesh, battles his father's iron will in a private fight to totally notice the potential for the self. whereas taking the placement of an highbrow gadfly decided to assault the shams of society, Pontifex additionally assumes the de facto position of spokesman for the author's distinct anti-Victorian ideals.

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HIMMELFARB, GERTRUDE. Darwin and the Darwinian Revolution. New York: Doubleday, 1959. Inclines to favor Butler in his quarrel with Charles Darwin over evolutionary processes. HOLT, LEE E. Samuel Butler. New York: Twayne, 1964. Comprises the best guide to Butler's complete works; includes a thorough analysis of The Way of All Flesh. KNOEPFLMACHER, U. C. Religious Humanism and the Victorian Novel. Princeton: Princeton University, 1970. Juxtaposes the responses of three apparently disparate Victorian writers--Butler, George Eliot, and Walter Pater--to the breakdown of traditional faith.

Another kind of irony allows the writer to present his own deeply held philosophical theories under the cloak of humor. com nervously unstrung Ernest to undergo therapy by watching elephants at the zoo, the reader readily smiles at another of the author's oddly amusing but subtly persuasive truths. The prescription represents Butler's belief that people can gain restorative benefits by subjecting themselves to experiences which refresh their unconscious memories, that part of themselves which reflect their most perfect development.

HOLT, LEE E. Samuel Butler. New York: Twayne, 1964. Comprises the best guide to Butler's complete works; includes a thorough analysis of The Way of All Flesh. KNOEPFLMACHER, U. C. Religious Humanism and the Victorian Novel. Princeton: Princeton University, 1970. Juxtaposes the responses of three apparently disparate Victorian writers--Butler, George Eliot, and Walter Pater--to the breakdown of traditional faith. Separate chapter on The Way of All Flesh. WILLEY, BASIL. Darwin and Butler: Two Versions of Evolution.

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