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By Mary Pierse

The Irish author George Moore (1852-1933) was once a truly major and infrequently arguable determine at the literary phases of Paris, London and Dublin at a key cultural second. among 1880 and 1931, his inventive involvements integrated spells with literary theatres in London and Dublin, jousts with the bold and repression of the fin de siecle, and a hail-and-farewell to Yeats and the Irish Revival. This selection of essays bargains clean insights into varied parts of his oeuvre and displays a number of the wide array in Moore's literary concepts, impacts and legacy. individuals be aware his pioneering contributions to the fast tale, his producing insights into Greek classical literature, his avant-garde feminism and egalitarianism, and - what could shock 21st-century readers of biblical-theme blockbusters - his delicate yet contentious novelistic remedy of the historic Jesus.

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