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American literary criticism of George Meredith, 1860-1917

Dorothy Dee Bailey

American literary criticism of George Meredith, 1860-1917

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Published by [s.n.] in U.S .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Positive microfilm from Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters. Transactions, 47, 1958, pp273-283.

ContributionsMeredith, George, 1828-1909.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination1 microfilm
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18548860M


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American literary criticism of George Meredith, 1860-1917 by Dorothy Dee Bailey Download PDF EPUB FB2

Meredith felt the book was too bitter a satire on the rich and counselled Hardy to put it aside and write another 'with a purely artistic purpose' and more of a plot. Meredith spoke from experience; his first big novel, The Ordeal of Richard Feverel, was judged so shocking that Mudie's circulating library had cancelled an order of ry movement: Victorian literature.

With his "Jeffersonian faith in the perfectibility and divinity of man " (Fairfield ), Flower was bound to appreciate Meredith's work, and in March he wrote appreciatively of this recent critique of his fiction: Elmer James Bailey's The Novels of George Meredith: A Study, published in New York by Scribner's in —.

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