Smollett's book is itself polyphonous and noisy; this is its very nature as an epistolary, dialogic novel, in which the authorial tone alternates between the fascistically
facetious and the mirthfully liberal.
inspired triumphalism can be found in a number of recent books churned out to gratify the demands of a much celebrated jingoism.
One thing he didn't like, he says, is that it treats everything as a "mistake," as if "we didn't do anything fascistically
Despite the claim to a greater degree of modernization, essentially the same process can be seen in Europe where anti-immigrant feelings combined with continued high unemployment have dramatically impacted politics--contributing to post-Nazi Joerg Haider's rise to influence and Silvio Berlusconi's fascistically
inclined government in Italy.
Not to enforce fascistically
the tired bromide of freshman comp ("write what you know about"), but such wide and deliberate veering from experience demands reexamining the premise of mimetic realism.