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By Christine Huguet,Simon J. James

ISBN-10: 1409466582

ISBN-13: 9781409466581

impending its topic either contextually and relatively, George Gissing and the lady query reads Gissing's novels, brief tales and private writings as a crux in ecu fiction's formulations of gender and sexuality. the gathering locations Gissing along 19th- and twentieth-century authors as diversified as Paul Bourget, Ella Hepworth Dixon, could Sinclair and Theodore Dreiser, theorizing the ways that late-Victorian sexual distinction is challenged, explored and played in Gissing's paintings. as well as reading the foremost novels, essays make a case for Gissing as an important brief tale author and tackle Gissing's personal existence and afterlife in ways in which keep away from biographical mimetics. The individuals additionally position Gissing's paintings on the subject of discourses of subjectivity and intersubjectivity, id, public house, classification and labour, specifically literary construction. more and more seen as a key chronicler of the overdue Victorian period's quite a few redefinitions of sexual distinction, Gissing is right here well-known as a honest, uncompromising chronicler of social change.

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