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A novel by C. Kingsley, published in Fraser's Magazine 1848, in volume form 1851.

This was the first of Kingsley's novels and is crude as a literary work. It deals with some of the social and religious problems of the day (the miserable conditions of the rustic labourer, the game laws, and Tractarianism: see oxford movement), largely by means of dialogues between the hero and various other characters. See also social problem novel.

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Charles Kingsley (1819—1875) novelist, Church of England clergyman, and controversialist