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George Gissing, New Grub Stree.

Peter John KEATING

George Gissing, New Grub Stree.

by Peter John KEATING

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Published by Arnold in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesStudies in EnglishLiterature -- 33
The Physical Object
Pagination62p.
Number of Pages62
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20371841M

George Gissing () English author considered one of the most valuable contributors to late Victorian era literature, author of New Grub Street ().. George Robert Gissing was born on 22 November at Thompson's Yard, Westgate, Wakefield, Yorkshire, England. His father, who died when he was thirteen, Thomas Waller Gissing . Buy New Grub Street by George Gissing from Amazon's Fiction Books Store. Everyday low prices on a huge range of new releases and classic fiction.

Indeed, Gissing turned out New Grub Street in just two months, a rate of 4, words a day; much the same as that demanded of Edwin Reardon in Gissing’s book. The title of the novel refers back to ‘Grub Street. New Grub Street, realistic novel by George Gissing, published in three volumes in It portrays the intrigues and the crippling effects of poverty in the literary world. New Grub Street contrasts the Written:

  Except "New Grub Street," Gissing's masterpiece about London literary life in the 's, which he wrote in two rainy months and which has its th wretched birthday this year. George GISSING ( - ) "The story deals with the literary world that Gissing himself had experienced. Its title refers to the London street, Grub Street, which in the 18th century became synomynous with hack literature; as an institution, Grub Street itself no longer existed in Gissing.


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Their daily lives and broken dreams, made and marred by the /5(30).