George Gissing at Work: A Study of His Notebook ‘Extracts from my Reading’

George Gissing at Work: A Study of His Notebook ‘Extracts from my Reading’

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Series: 1880-1920 British Authors Series, Book 2
Genres: Biography, Literary Criticism
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Publisher: ELT Press
Publication Year: 1988
Length: 188 pp.
ISBN: 9780944318010

This volume sheds new light on Gissing's intellectual process and methods of work. Over 160 quotations which he recorded in his notebook reveal themes and passions which profoundly interested him. His novels are increasingly valued for their candour about nineteenth century social problems such as the status of women and the condition of the working class.

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