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2 edition of George Gissing at Alderley Edge. found in the catalog.

George Gissing at Alderley Edge.

Pierre Coustillas

George Gissing at Alderley Edge.

by Pierre Coustillas

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Published by Enitharmon Press in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gissing, George, 1857-1903.,
  • Novelists, English -- 19th century -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    SeriesEnitharmon Press Gissing series, 4
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR4717 .C64 1971
    The Physical Object
    Paginationii, 39 p.
    Number of Pages39
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5023093M
    LC Control Number76864200

    Christened George Robert Gissing. Father, Thomas Waller Gissing, died suddenly in December, leaving behind a young wife, three sons, and two daughters. With his two brothers, William and Algernon, entered a Quaker boarding school, Lindow Grove, at Alderley Edge, Cheshire. If you'd like to read a specific George Gissing book which we're missing on Read Print, do let us know. Quotes by George Gissing It is the mind which creates the world about us, and even though we stand side by side in the same meadow, my eyes will never see what is beheld by yours, my heart will never stir to the emotions with which yours is.

    The House of Cobwebs and Other Stories George Gissing 30 downloads Thyrza George Gissing 29 downloads By the Ionian Sea: Notes of a Ramble in Southern Italy George Gissing 29 downloads. All books set in Alderley Edge on the global book map. We found 19 books set in Alderley Edge and 39 others set nearby.

    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 (–), was a chemist from a family of Suffolk. Alderley Edge in Alderley Edge Prize Band Druid's Circle on The Edge, a folly stone circle probably placed here in the 19th century The Wizard Pub London Road Alderley Edge railway station A cottage in the village The entrance to the local cemetery The Merlin Restaurant. The area around Alderley Edge provides proof of occupation since the Mesolithic period with flint implements being.


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London: Enitharmon Press, George Gissing at Alderley Edge. London, Enitharmon Press, [reprinted ] (OCoLC) Named Person: George Gissing; George Gissing; George Gissing: Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Pierre Coustillas. Alderley Edge is 6 miles (10 km) northwest of Macclesfield and 15 miles (24 km) south of Manchester, at the base of a steep and thickly wooded sandstone escarpment, Alderley Edge, which is the area's chief topographical feature and overlooks the Cheshire Plain.

Alderley Edge is known for its affluence and expensive houses, falling inside Cheshire's Golden grid reference: SJ George Gissing has books on Goodreads with ratings. George Gissing’s most popular book is New Grub Street.

Juvenilia written at this time was published in in The Poetry of George Gissing. He was also skilled at drawing. Gissing's father died when he was 12 years old, and he and his brothers were sent to Lindow Grove School George Gissing at Alderley Edge.

book Alderley Edge in Cheshire, where he was a solitary student who studied n: George Orwell was asked to write a biography of George Gissing, having hailed him as "perhaps the best novelist England has produced." He had to refuse, and instead of a book like this one, Orwell wrote a novel, His closeness to Gissing can help draw the map of English literature from to /5.

George Robert Gissing (; 22 November – 28 December ) was an English novelist who published 23 novels between and Gissing also worked as a teacher and tutor throughout his life. He published his first novel, Workers in the Dawn, in His best known novels, which are published in modern editions, include The Nether World (), New Grub Street (), and The.

George Gissing, in full George Robert Gissing, (born NovemWakefield, Yorkshire, England—died DecemSaint-Jean-de-Luz, France), English novelist, noted for the unflinching realism of his novels about the lower middle class. Gissing was educated at Owens College, Manchester, where his academic career was brilliant until he was expelled (and briefly imprisoned) for.

– George Gissing’s Commonplace Book. ***** Volume XII, Number 3 July, ***** -- 1 -- Theatricals at Lindow Grove School A Newly Discovered Contemporary Report Pierre Coustillas [In George Gissing at Alderley Edge I gave a short account of the role played by young Gissing in the amateur theatrical performances at Lindow Grove.

This. Gissing's father died when he was 12 years old, and he and his brothers were sent to Lindow Grove School at Alderley Edge in Cheshire, where he was a solitary student who studied hard. Inafter an exceptional performance in the Oxford Local Examinations, Gissing won a scholarship to Owens College, forerunner of the University of Manchester/5(4).

George Gissing. AKA George Robert Gissing. New Grub Street. Birthplace: Wakefield, Yorkshire, England Location of death: Saint-Jean de Luz, France Cause of deat. English novelist, was born at Wakefield on the 22nd of November He was educated at the Quaker boarding-school of Alderley Edge and at Owens College, Manchester.

His life Born: Gissing's father died when he was 12 years old, and he and his brothers were sent to Lindow Grove School at Alderley Edge in Cheshire, where he was a solitary student who studied hard.

Inafter an exceptional performance in the Oxford Local Examinations, Gissing won a scholarship to Owens College, forerunner of the University of Manchester.4/5(2).

Follow. George Gissing and explore their bibliography from 's. George Gissing Author Page. Gissing, who, as a consequence of his father's death in Iwas sent to the Lindow Grove School at Alderley Edge, Cheshire.

When he qualified, Harry obtained an assistantship at a small place in Lan-cashire called Darwen, and it was from there that he went twice to see Gissing at Manchester. He tried to persuade his friend to give up. George Gissing at Alderley Edge by COSTILLAS, Pierre (George Gissing) and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The George Gissing Collection is an artificial collection of printed books and manuscripts assembled by the bookseller Chris Kohler, of Dorking, Surrey.

He started collecting Gissing material in at the age of 21, at the prompting of the well-known Gissing scholar Pierre Coustillas, who enquired whether he had anything in stock by the novelist.

A novel of social realism, The Odd Women reflects the major sexual and cultural issues of the late nineteenth century. Unlike the "New Woman" novels of the era which challenged the idea that the unmarried woman was superfluous, Gissing satirizes that image and portrays women as "odd" andmarginal in relation to an ideal.

Set in a grimy, fog-ridden London, Gissing's "odd" women range /5(17). The Odd Women by George Gissing: Our Friend the Charlatan by George Gissing: Pies and Prejudice: In Search of the North by Stuart Maconie: The Sawman by Ronnie Hewitt: To The Edge: Entrepreneurial Secrets from Britain's Richest Square Mile by Malcolm McClean: The Villas of Alderley Edge by Matthew Hyde: The Weirdstone of Brisingamen by Alan Garner.

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