Selections autobiographical and imaginative from the works of George Gissing by George Gissing

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Published by J. Cape in London .

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Preface signed: A. C. G. [i.e. Alfred Charles Gissing]

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Statementwith biographical and critical notes by his son; with an introduction by Virginia Woolf.
ContributionsGissing, Alfred C., ed.
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LC ClassificationsPR4717 .A4
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Pagination318 p.
Number of Pages318
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Open LibraryOL6729821M
LC Control Number29014404
OCLC/WorldCa1511881

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Alfred C. Gissing (London & New York, ) References. Woolf, Virginia (). Introduction to Selections Autobiographical and Imaginative from the Works of George Gissing.

London: Jonathan Cape. Yates, Mary (). George Gissing, an Appreciation. Manchester University Press. External links. Obituary (The New York Times) Gissing in Cyberspace; A Hyper-Concordance to the Works of George Gissing. Critical Studies of the Works of Charles Dickens; The Immortal Dickens () -- A literary criticism.

A Victim of Circumstances and Other Stories () A Yorkshire Lass (New York, ) Selections Autobiographical and Imaginative from the Works of George Gissing (London, Jonathan Cape, ) Brownie () -- a collection of short stories.

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Novelist whose work deals with the degrading effects of poverty. Convicted and imprisoned for petty theft. friends sent him to America where he enedd up destitute in Chicago. Married Marianne Harrison in and then Alice Underwood in He separated from them both.

Moved to France with Gabrielle Fleury in and he died of pneumonia in the south of France. Paul Sporn, 'Gissing's Demos: Late Victorian Values and the Displacement of Conjugal Love', Studies in the Novel, I (fall) D, p. 'On Battersea Bridge', Pall Mall Gazette, 30 November ; reprinted in Selections Autobiographical and Imaginative from the Works of George Gissing, ed.

Gissing () pp. George Gissing () was an English novelist, who wrote twenty-three novels between and Although his early works are naturalistic, he developed into one of the the most accomplished realists of the late-Victorian era.

Born in Wakefie. Feb 16,  · George Gissing: A Life by Paul Delany p, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, £ The picture section of a biography of George Gissing () was never going to Author: DJ Taylor.

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His best known works include The Nether World () and The Odd Women (). He also published numerous short story collections. Exploring a hitherto neglected field, Writing Place: Mimesis, Subjectivity and Imagination in the Works of George Gissing is the first monograph to consider the works of George Gissing () in light of the ‘spatial turn’.

By exploring how objectivity and subjectivity interact in his work, the book asks: what are the risks of looking for the ‘real’ in Gissing’s places. George Gissing, New Grub Street, New Grub Street is one of a very few novels which deal with the difficulties of the work life, and with the systematic distortions of literary production caused by marketplace conditions.

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Alfred C. Gissing, with an introduction by Virginia Woolf (London & New York, ) Unless indicated otherwise, the text in this article is either based on Wikipedia article "Virginia Woolf" or another language Wikipedia page thereof used under the terms of the GNU.

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Finally there is a 'Selected Index'.Author: Paul W. Nash. Book length essays A Room of One's Own Autobiographical writings Introduction to Selections Autobiographical and Imaginative from the Works of George Gissing ed.

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