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George Moore, 1852-1933

Author: Adrian Woods Frazier
Publisher: New Haven [Conn.] : Yale University Press, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Always at the centre of any artistic and cultural excitement, the Irish writer George Moore enjoyed a sixty-year literary career of prolific writing, challenging friendships in Paris, London and Dublin, and relationships - though not marriage - with some of the most interesting women of his time. This book - the first full documentary biography of Moore since 1936 - tells the story of a high-spirited man and his  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographie
biographie
Named Person: George Moore; George Moore; George Moore; George Augustus Moore; George Moore; George (Schriftsteller) Moore; George Moore
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Adrian Woods Frazier
ISBN: 0300082452 9780300082456
OCLC Number: 43050156
Description: xix, 604 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: His father's funeral and the birth of George Moore --
Paris, his Oxford and Cambridge --
Novelist as absentee landlord --
Ricochet of zola in London --
Two farewells to Ireland --
Devouring the father --
Don Juan Jr. in the age of the national vigilance association --
Three performations: of the stage, modern painting and George Moore --
From celibate lives to the "one great love" --
Irish literary theatre --
George Moore in Dublin --
Jesus of Nazareth and the sage of Ebury street --
Hardy, James, Conrad, and Moore.
Responsibility: Adrian Frazier.

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"Always at the centre of any artistic and cultural excitement, the Irish writer George Moore enjoyed a sixty-year literary career of prolific writing, challenging friendships in Paris, London and Dublin, and relationships - though not marriage - with some of the most interesting women of his time. This book - the first full documentary biography of Moore since 1936 - tells the story of a high-spirited man and his pathbreaking innovations as a writer. Adrian Frazier has mined letters, memoirs, society journals and other archives to reveal new information about Moore's early life, his ostensibly promiscuous bachelor days, and his complex career as an author." "The book provides an engaging account of Moore's pursuit of his passions, from his early, failed attempt to become an artist in Paris in the 1870s through his long career as an author." "Frazier records the relationships between Moore and his well-known friends - Yeats, Joyce, Archer, Shaw, Frank Harris, Sickert, Whistler and others - and with the many women in his life, including his greatest love, Lady Cunard."--Jacket.

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