George Moore

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Irish novelist, poet and dramatist George Moore was amongst the first English-language authors to absorb the lessons of the French realists, being particularly influenced by Émile Zola. Naturalist masterpieces such as ‘Esther Waters’ and ‘A Mummer’s Wife’ went on to influence James Joyce and other leading modernist writers. Moore also wrote accomplished historical novels, revealing a refined sensitivity of history and academic research. This comprehensive eBook presents Moore’s complete fictional works, with numerous illustrations, rare texts appearing in digital print for the first time, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)

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eBook Description

* Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Moore’s life and works
* Concise introductions to the major novels and texts
* All 19 novels, with individual contents tables
* Rare novels appearing for the first time in digital publishing, including ‘Ulick and Soracha’ and his last masterpiece ‘Aphrodite in Aulis’
* Rare early versions of novels: ‘A Modern Lover’, ‘A Drama in Muslin’ and ‘Sister Teresa’
* Images of how the books were first published, giving your eReader a taste of the original texts
* Excellent formatting of the texts
* Rare story collections available in no other collection
* Special chronological and alphabetical contents tables for the short stories
* Easily locate the short stories you want to read
* Moore’s rare poetry collection ‘Flowers of Passion’ – available in no other collection
* Includes a selection of Moore’s plays and non-fiction – spend hours exploring the author’s oeuvre
* Features three memoirs – discover Moore’s personal life
* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres

CONTENTS:

The Novels
A Modern Lover
A Mummer’s Wife
A Drama in Muslin
A Mere Accident
Spring Days
Mike Fletcher
Vain Fortune
Esther Waters, 1899 version
Evelyn Innes
Sister Teresa, 1901 version
Sister Teresa, 1909 version
The Lake
Muslin
The Brook Kerith, 1916 version
Lewis Seymour and Some Women
A Story-Teller’s Holiday
Heloise and Abelard
Ulick and Soracha
Aphrodite in Aulis

The Short Story Collections
Celibates
The Untilled Field
In Single Strictness
Uncollected Short Stories

The Short Stories
List of Short Stories in Chronological Order
List of Short Stories in Alphabetical Order

The Plays
The Strike at Arlingford
The Bending of the Bough
Diarmuid and Grania

The Poetry
Flowers of Passion

The Non-Fiction
Modern Painting
Preface to ‘Piping Hot!’ by Émile Zola

The Memoirs
Confessions of a Young Man
Memoirs of My Dead Life
Hail and Farewell

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