Forgot your password?  

George Augustus Moore Biography

This Biography consists of approximately 26 pages of information about the life of George Augustus Moore.
This section contains 7,595 words
(approx. 26 pages at 300 words per page)
Purchase our George Augustus Moore Biography

Dictionary of Literary Biography on George Augustus Moore

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 and artistic movements to which he was attracted with short-lived but intense devotion during the last decades of the nineteenth century and the first of the twentieth. Moore's work in drama will never challenge the stature of that of George Bernard Shaw or Oscar Wilde. Some of his plays are chiefly of historical interest, and some are competent pieces of dramatic craftsmanship. None is a masterpiece. His realistic dramas lack the innovation and luster of Shaw's Arms and the Man (1894); his innovation and luster of Shaw's Arms and the Man (1894); his comedies of manners lack the brilliance and wit of Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest (1895); his symbolic plays lack the lyricism of William Butler Yeats's mature pieces...

(read more)

This section contains 7,595 words
(approx. 26 pages at 300 words per page)
Purchase our George Augustus Moore Biography
Follow Us on Facebook