“A Mummer’s Wife,” “Confessions
of a Young Man,” Etc.
my brother Augustus,
in memory of many years
mutual aspiration and labo...
Primarily remembered as novelist, short-story writer, and autobiographer, George Moore nonetheless wrote plays for more than fifty years. As with his other work, his plays reflect the many literary an...
George Moore occupies a central position in the transition period between Victorian and modern literature. He challenged many of the ruling assumptions of his day about the subjects and methods suitab...
George Moore's critical works occupy, as Helmut E. Gerber has noted, the crucial position between the essentially social and moral criticism of Matthew Arnold and John Ruskin, on the one hand, and the...
George Moore's writing holds an important place between Victorian and modernist literature. While scholars recognize that 1880-1920 was a period of transition, some are still uncomfortable with Moore....