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The egoist : an annotated text, backgrounds criticism

Author: George Meredith; Robert M Adams
Publisher: New York : Norton, ©1979.
Series: Norton critical edition.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Presents the text of George Meredith's classic satirical novel along with critical essays by Robert Mayo, Virginia Woolf, and others, textual notes, and background essays by the author.
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Love stories
Fiction
Named Person: George Meredith; George Meredith; George Meredith; George Meredith
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Meredith; Robert M Adams
ISBN: 0393044319 9780393044317 0393091716 9780393091717
OCLC Number: 3481192
Description: ix, 561 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: The text of The egoist --
[Backgrounds] --
An essay on comedy and the uses of the comic spirit / George Meredith --
The star Sirius / George Meredith --
[Criticism] --
The egoist and the willow pattern / Robert D. Mayo --
The meaning of egoism in George Meredith's The egoist --
The insurrection of women / Jenni Calder --
The two masks and the idea of comedy / Gilliam Beer --
The egoist : anatomy or striptease? / John Goode --
Theme and image in The egoist / Charles J. Hill --
The functions of Flitch in The egoist / Michael Sundell --
The novels of George Meredith / Virginia Woolf --
Meredith's reputation / John Lucas --
A counter kind of book / Robert M. Adams.
Series Title: Norton critical edition.
Other Titles: Egoist (Novel)
Responsibility: George Meredith ; edited by Robert M. Adams.
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This edition of Meredith's satirical novel of manners reprints the text of 1897, which incorporated Meredith's revisions to the first edition of 1879.  Read more...

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