The English novel in transition 1885-1940, by William C. Frierson.

New York, Cooper Square Publishers, 1965 [c1942] .

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Subjects English fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
English fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Description xvi, 333 p. 24 cm.
Notes Bibliographical footnotes.
Also issued online.
Contents Some remarks on representative late Victorians -- Naturalism in French fiction -- English controversy over naturalism -- Maupassant school in England -- George Moore : naturalist -- Reaction against Dickens : I : Rudyard Kipling, Arthur Morrison, W. Somerset Maugham ; Richard Whiteing -- Reaction against Dickens : II : George Gissing -- Henry James's version of the experimental novel -- Eighteen-nineties : generalities on its fiction -- Orientation, 1900-1915 : Realism vs. Romance ; Novel of ideas ; Subjectivism and the life-novel ; Russian influence ; Conclusion -- Years 1900-1915 : Social and literary background ; Philosophic background ; Novelists of Edwardian origin : Arnold Bennett, May Sinclair, John Galsworthy, E.M. Forster, Gilbert Cannan, W. Somerset Maugham, W.L. George -- Three special influences, 1910-1915 : H.G. Wells, Samuel Butler, Romain Rolland -- Life-novel in England, 1910-1917 : Spiritual biographies of J.D. Beresford, W. Somerset Maugham, James Joyce, Gilbert Cannan, H.G. Wells, Compton Mackenzie, and others -- Postwar novel, 1919-1929 : impressionists and Freudians : Exploration of periodical comment ; Impressionists ; Freudians ; D.H. Lawrence ; James Joyce, Ulysses -- Postwar novel, 1919-1929 : sophisticates and others : Interpretation of periodical comment ; Sophisticates : Norman Douglas, Romer Wilson, Rose Macaulay, Aldous Huxley, William Gerhardi, Michael Arlen, Wyndham Lewis ; T.F. Powys, village atheist ; Traditionalists : Clemence Dane, Hugh Walpole, Francis Brett Young -- Diffusion, 1929-1940 : War-novel, 1929-1931 ; Periodical comment in the thirties ; Writers of the thirties : Richard Aldington, Liam O'Flaherty, H.M. Tomlinson, John Cowper Powys, L.A.G. Strong, J.B. Priestley, Louis Golding, A.J. Cronin, H.E. Bates, Walter Greenwood, Phyllis Bentley, Storm Jameson, Elizabeth Bowen, Phyllis Bottome, and others ; Conclusion.
Geographic Area Great Britain
Network Numbers (OCoLC)ocm00350067
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat


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