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New Grub Street, a novel

by George Gissing

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Published by Smith, Elder in London .
Written in English


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LC ClassificationsPR4716 N4 1891
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Open LibraryOL25402383M

The story is about the literary world of late-Victorian London that Gissing inhabited, and its title, New Grub Street, alludes to the London street, Grub Street, which in the 18th century became synonymous with the "hack writing" that pervades Gissing's novel; Grub Street . New Grub Street; a novel.. [George Gissing] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Print book: Fiction: English: New edView all .

  "New Grub Street," published in three volumes in , is George Gissing's grimly realistic exploration of literary life in s London. While it is a remarkably vivid novel, it is also an 5/5(5).   New Grub Street is a social document and a story that draws us irresistibly into the twilit world of Edwin Reardon, a struggling novelist, and his friends and acquaintances in Grub Street .

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'New Grub Street' is a flawed book and one which, interestingly, makes it flaws part of its story. In order to make money from writing, Gissing had to produce ‘three volume novels’, the preferred choice a novel book the publishers of his day. Yet many books /5(48). New Grub Street is a novel about writers -- nearly every character is a writer or a near relation -- but apart from a few brief cameos, there isn't an established writer in the entire book.

Instead, some are /5(43). New Grub Street is a novel by George Gissing published inwhich is set in the literary and journalistic circles of s London. Gissing revised and shortened the novel for a French Cited by: 3. Unlike most of his books, Gissing's novel "New Grub Street" () has achieved recognition and readership.

The book has remained in print, is Revisiting New Grub Street I have been a reader of /5. The catastrophe of the Reardons' failing marriage is set among the rising and falling fortunes of novelists, journalists, and scholars who labour 'in the valley of the shadow of books'.

George Gissing's New Grub Street was written at breakneck speed in the autumn of and is considered his best novel /5(6). New Grub Street has fresh relevance for us, as Stephen Arata’s skilful introduction makes clear, because all its major themes—the pressures of commerce, financial precariousness, Pages: New Grub Street by George Gissing focuses on a fictitious literary society in London.

The book is set in the s. Many people in Grub Street write for a living. The story revolves around Edwin. New Grub Street is the first novel in this series explicitly to address, in a realistic narrative, the contemporary working conditions of a new class, the professional.

I would not have come across this book on my own (it was a book club choice) and had not even heard of the book it was based upon, New Grub Street. New Grub Street took a satirical look at the world of publishing in the s and Grub /5.

49 rows    New Grub Street (Classic Books on Cassettes Collection) (Classic Books. New Grub Street is a novel by George Gissing published inwhich is set in the literary and journalistic circles of s London.

Gissing revised and shortened the novel for a French Pages: Books often start with a simple yearning to explore new territory especially topics you find fascinating, characters who won’t leave you alone, and good stories.

But manuscripts get unwieldy--fast. Nine out. For many readers New Grub Street is Gissing's masterpiece. If this is not accepted, it remains beyond doubt one of his most interesting and most powerful novels.

As a realistic picture of the literary in late Victorian England, New Grub Street Pages: In New Grub Street George Gissing re-created a microcosm of London's literary society as he had experienced it.

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Hailed as Gissing’s finest novel, New Grub Street portrays the intrigues and hardships of the publishing world in late Victorian England. In a materialistic, class-conscious society. Genre/Form: Fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Gissing, George, New Grub Street.

London: Smith, Elder, (OCoLC) Genre/Form: Psychological fiction Fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Gissing, George, New Grub Street. London, Oxford University Press. New Grub Street is a novel by George Gissing published inwhich is set in the literary and journalistic circles of s London.

Gissing revised and shortened the novel for a French edition of .Genre/Form: Rare books Fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Gissing, George, New Grub Street. London, Smith, Elder, & Co.,   New Grub Street is the only one of George Gissing’s two dozen novels never to have gone out of print, and has long been recognized as the most important novel of the nineteenth century on the subject of the writing professions.

Indeed, no novel in the English tradition even remotely approximates the thoroughness, sophistication, and clear-sightedness with which New Grub Street .