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Modern Language Quarterly (1963) 24 (1): 112–114.
Published: 01 March 1963
... the tragedies, King Lear is singled out for a spirited defense. A. C. HAMILTON University of Washington Letters of George Gissing to Eduurd Bertz, 1887-1903. Edited by ARTHURC. YOUNG.New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, 1961...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1982) 43 (4): 412–415.
Published: 01 December 1982
... persistent and compelling presence of that self in the poet’s work. M. DORNBUSH University of Washington JEAN Gissing: A Life in Books. By JOHN HALPERIN.Oxford, New York, Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1982. xvi + 426...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1984) 45 (1): 61–84.
Published: 01 March 1984
...David Grylls Copyright © 1984 by Duke University Press 1984 DETERMINISM AND DETERMINATION IN GISSING By DAVIDGRYLLS George Gissing was a pessimist who believed in will power. His fiction asserts the futility...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1986) 47 (3): 334–336.
Published: 01 September 1986
..., 1986. xiii + 226 pp. $29.95. A musical metaphor may suggest the characteristics of this useful new commentary on George Gissing’s fiction: variations on a theme by Jacob Korg. In 1952, when critics had given only limited attention to the novels of Gissing, Korg finished a dissertation...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1979) 40 (4): 358–375.
Published: 01 December 1979
... In the 1890s, George Gissing wrote a series of novels dealing centrally with the problems of marriage and women’s emancipation: The Enzanci- pated (1890), The Odd Women (1893), In the Year of Jubilee (1894), and The Whirlpool (1897). Until the present decade, none of these books has con- tributed...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (3): 315.
Published: 01 September 1946
...H. T. Webster Copyright © 1946 by Duke University Press 1946 POSSIBLE INFLUENCE OF GEORGE GISSING’S WORKERS IN THE DAWN ON MAUGHAM’S OF HUMAN BONDAGE By H. T. WEBSTER Somerset Maugham has found material for two of his best novels...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1979) 40 (3): 322–323.
Published: 01 September 1979
.... Despite a great deal of activity in the Gissing vineyards in recent years (forty- two Gissing-related volumes have appeared in the years 1966-79-twenty-nine editions and thirteen secondary works), no really first-rate critical study of the novelist has been published since 1974, when Gillian...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1986) 47 (3): 331–334.
Published: 01 September 1986
..., Boston, Sydney: Allen 8c Unwin, 1986. xiii + 226 pp. $29.95. A musical metaphor may suggest the characteristics of this useful new commentary on George Gissing’s fiction: variations on a theme by Jacob Korg. In 1952, when critics had given only limited attention to the novels...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1979) 40 (3): 319–322.
Published: 01 September 1979
... in the Gissing vineyards in recent years (forty- two Gissing-related volumes have appeared in the years 1966-79-twenty-nine editions and thirteen secondary works), no really first-rate critical study of the novelist has been published since 1974, when Gillian Tindall’s book The Born Exile appeared...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1982) 43 (4): 410–412.
Published: 01 December 1982
... on which the book is founded), the reader continu- ally senses the elusive yet persistent and compelling presence of that self in the poet’s work. M. DORNBUSH University of Washington JEAN Gissing: A Life in Books...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1963) 24 (1): 114–116.
Published: 01 March 1963
...Hunter G. Hannum Gerhard Loose. Frankfurt am Main: Vittorio Klostermann, 1961. Pp. xi + 200. DM 10.50. Copyright © 1963 by Duke University Press 1963 114 Reviews and some astute critical pieces on Gissing’s work by Wells. In Gabrielle’s letters a new...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1963) 24 (1): 111–112.
Published: 01 March 1963
... treat the plays only in terms of Christian ideas. Among the tragedies, King Lear is singled out for a spirited defense. A. C. HAMILTON University of Washington Letters of George Gissing to Eduurd Bertz, 1887-1903. Edited by ARTHURC...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1977) 38 (4): 381–389.
Published: 01 December 1977
... to society. She gives most of her attention to the major novelists, Thackeray, Dick- ens, Eliot, and Meredith, but the thematic basis of her book allows her to introduce other important figures like Charlotte Bronte, Elizabeth Gaskell, and George Gissing, who contributed significantly...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1940) 1 (1): 124–126.
Published: 01 March 1940
... Hardy, Samuel Butler, George Gissing, Oscar Wilde, and Rudyard Kipling, in a series of very readable essays prefaced by a survey of the “Victorian Flood and Ebb.” The survey is little more than a condensation of materials drawn from the Hammonds, the Webbs, D. C. Somervell, Crane Brinton, G...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1978) 39 (3): 312–314.
Published: 01 September 1978
... is never made. The book ends with a coda rather than a conclusion, treating love and marriage in late Victorian fic- tion, and the final note is struck with George Gissing’s Odd Women, which can hardly be called a provincial novel in Lucas’s or any other sense. Women do not illuminate his...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1978) 39 (3): 309–312.
Published: 01 September 1978
...). And after noting Gissing’s remark that Dickens was “a man who allows nothing to balk his enjoyment of life,” he quotes Robert Garis’s gloss on Gissing: “I would . . . say that the source of Dickens’s enjoyment here is not only the scene before him, but his own skill in render- ing that scene...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1962) 23 (1): 95–96.
Published: 01 March 1962
.... 21s. net. 95 96 Books Received Korg, Jacob (editor). George Gissing’s Commonplace Book : A Manuscript in the Berg Collection of the New York Public Library. New York: New York Public Library, 1962. Pp. 69. $2.50. Olsson...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1976) 37 (2): 206–208.
Published: 01 June 1976
... 1.00. Collie, Michael. George Gissing: A Bibliography. Toronto and Buffalo: University of Toronto Press, 1975. xiv + 129 pp. $1 5.00. Dussinger, John A. The Discourse of the Mind in Eighteenth-Century Fiction. The Hague and Paris: Mouton, Studies in English Literature, 80, 1974. 215 pp...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1961) 22 (3): 316–318.
Published: 01 September 1961
.... Gettmann, Royal A. (editor). George Gissing and H. G. Wells : Their Friend- ship and Correspondence. Urbana : University of Illinois Press, 1961. Pp. 285. $3.50. Goldgar, Bertrand A. The Curse of Party: Swift’s Relations with Addison and Steele. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1961) 22 (3): 318–320.
Published: 01 September 1961
... Gissing and H. G. Wells : Their Friend- ship and Correspondence. Urbana : University of Illinois Press, 1961. Pp. 285. $3.50. Goldgar, Bertrand A. The Curse of Party: Swift’s Relations with Addison and Steele. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press. 1961, Pp. viii + 199. $4.00. Harth...