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W. L. George Biography

This Biography consists of approximately 12 pages of information about the life of W. L. George.
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Dictionary of Literary Biography on W. L. George

Despite his death at forty-three, W. L. George completed twenty-eight books--novels, short-story collections, and volumes of nonfiction--during his short literary career, with four more published posthumously. His concern for the place and treatment of women is evident throughout much of his prodigious fictional and nonfictional output. During his lifetime George's novels won him a sizable readership, particularly in America, which he toured in 1920 to great acclaim. In addition to his commercial success George enjoyed a favorable response from critics, owing largely to his overt and enduring interest in examining the "Woman Question" that defined the sexual and social politics of much of the late-Victorian and Edwardian period. For this reason the critics of George's day often numbered him among the ranks of such socially progressive writers as George Bernard Shaw and George Gissing. In his later work George was, however, unable to fulfill the promise of his...

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