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Gissing, George

Other Names: Robert
Born: 22-11-1857 at Wakefield, Yorkshire, England
Died: 28-12-1903

Summary of Biography

English novelist George Gissing is recognized for his realistic and honest portrayal of lower middle class. His work is marked by his keen observation and an eye for detail. Initially a naturalist, his later works reflect realism.

Biography

George Gissing wrote twenty - three novels before his death in 1903. His subject was life as it was lived in the London slums and by the lower classes of ordinary people. A perceptive and informed observer, Gissing wrote on the issues that surrounded him, such as the financial woes of artists and the hardships faced by single, educated women. His works feature psychological analysis and dark humor.

This section contains 11 books
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The Crown of Life
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