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The Georgian literary scene

Author: Frank Swinnerton
Publisher: London : J.M. Dent & Sons, [1938]
Series: Everyman's library. Essays & belles-lettres. [No. 943]
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Genre/Form: Biography
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Swinnerton, Frank, 1884-1982.
Georgian literary scene.
London : J.M. Dent & Sons, [1938]
(OCoLC)778307586
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frank Swinnerton
OCLC Number: 3325941
Notes: "First published in this edition 1938."
American edition (New York, Farrar & Rinehart) has title: The Georgian scene; a literary panorama.
Description: ii, 379 pages ; 18 cm.
Contents: Introductory --
Artful virtuosity: Henry James --
Teachers: Shaw and Wells --
Catholic liberalism: Belloc and Chesterton --
Fancy fair: Barrie, Milne, James Stephens --
Travellers: R.B. Cunninghame Graham, W.H. Hudson, Joseph Conrad, H.M. Tomlinson, Norman Douglas --
Black and white: George Moore, Arnold Bennett, John Galsworthy, Somerset Maugham --
The critical theatre: Granville-Barker, Allan Monkhouse, St. John Ervine --
Literary men: E.V. Lucas, Edward Garnett, Ford Madox Hueffer, C.E. Montague, Max Beerbohm, Katherine Mansfield and Middleton Murry --
Pre-war poets: Robert Bridges, W.B. Yeats, Walter de la Mare, John Masefield, James Elroy Flecker, J.C. Squire and the Georgians --
The younger novelists: Rose Macaulay, Sheila Kaye-Smith, Henry Handel Richardson, Oliver Onions, J.D. Beresford, Compton Mackenzie, Hugh Walpole, Gilbert Cannan, Francis Brett Young --
The war-time afflatus: Charlotte Mew, Robert Nichols, Wilfred Owen, Siegfried Sassoon, Edmund Blunden, Robert Graves, the Sitwells --
Bloomsbury: Bertrand Russell, Roger Fry and Clive Bell, Lytton Strachey, Virginia Woolf --
Post-Freud: May Sinclair, Dorothy Richardson, E.M. Forster, D.H. Lawrence, James Joyce --
A post-war symptom: Edgar Wallace and others --
Post-war pessimism: Aldous Huxley, Noel Coward, Richard Aldington, Wyndham Lewis --
Some later novelists: David Garnett, P.G. Wodehouse, J.B. Priestley, A.P. Herbert --
Later visions: T.S. Eliot and the new academicism.
Series Title: Everyman's library. Essays & belles-lettres. [No. 943]
Responsibility: Frank Swinnerton.

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