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Publisher Comments:

The editor has corrected some errors which escaped Meredith's attention and has provided exceptionally useful notes on the novel. "Backgrounds" includes Meredith's "Essay on Comedy and the Uses of the Comic Spirit." "The Critical Essays" are by Robert D. Mayo, Richard B. Hudson, Jenni Calder, Gillian Beer, John Goode, Charles J. Hill, Michael Sundell, Virginia Woolf, John Lucas, and Robert M. Adams. A Bibliography is also included.

Synopsis:

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.

About the Author

Robert M. Adamswas Professor of English Emeritus at the University of California at Los Angeles. He was the author of many books, among them Ikon: John Milton and the Modern Critics, Strains of Discord, and The Land and Literature of England. He was a contributing editor of The Norton Anthology of English Literature, and translated and/or edited six Norton Critical Editions, including The Prince, Candide, and Utopia.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393091717
Editor:
Adams, Robert M.
Author:
Adams, Robert M.
Author:
Meredith, George
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Novels and novellas
Subject:
Literature
Subject:
British and irish fiction (fictional works by
Subject:
Man-woman relationships
Subject:
British and irish
Subject:
Psychological fiction
Subject:
Love stories
Subject:
Courtship
Subject:
Egoism
Subject:
Courtship in literature
Subject:
Meredith, George
Subject:
Egoism in literature.
Subject:
English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Bibliography: p. 561.
Series:
Norton Critical Edition
Series Volume:
87
Publication Date:
19790131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
576
Dimensions:
8.4 x 5.2 x 1.3 in 1.34 lb

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