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Author Name:    MEREDITH, George). SASSOON, Siegfried SASSOON, Siegrfied

Title:   Meredith. First American Edition

Publisher:    Viking Press, New York, 1948, 

Seller ID:   592

(MEREDITH, George). SASSOON, Siegfried. Meredith. New York : The Viking Press, (October) 1948. First American Printing. Pp (6),vii-viii,(2),1-269,(1) + portrait frontispiece. 8vo [145 x 217 mm], pressed blue cloth, gilt to spine, top edge dyed pink. Keynes A53b. George Meredith, OM (b. February 12, 1828, Portsmouth, Hampshire, England – d. May 18, 1909, Box Hill, Surrey, England) was an English novelist and poet of the Victorian era. Siegfried Loraine Sassoon, CBE, MC (b. September 8, 1886, Mattfield, Kent, England – d.September 1, 1967, Heytesbury, Wiltshire, England) was an English poet, wr iter, and soldier. Contents : 1. Parentage and boyhood— Literary Beginnings— Marriage. 2. 1851 Poems - The Shaving of Shagpat — Seaford and Farina — Richard Feverel begun — Break-up of Marriage — Causes of Separation— Failure of Richard Feverel — Meredith and Carlyle. 3. The Duff Gordons — Copsham—Evan Harrington — Meredith and Tailordom — An opportunity for Comedy— Jane t’s Marriage. 4. Bonaparte Wyse — In Italy with Arthur — Death of Mary — Modern Love —Attacked and Defended in The Spectator. 5. Association with Rosetti — William Hardman — Augustus Jessopp — Disagreement with Rossetti. 6. With Hyndman at Cambridge — Publisher’s Reader and Hack Journalist — Meetingwith Hardy. 7. Rhoda Fleming — Emilia in England — Second Marriage — Kings ton Lodge — War correspondent in Italy — Vittoria. 8. Move to Flint Cottage— Alice Brandreth — Trouble with Arthur — Arthur in Germany — Greenwood an d Sandys — France — December 1870 — The Nature Poet Emerges. 9. Harry Richmond, 10. Shakespeare readings at the Brandreth’s — Outward and Inward Characteristics — The Chalet at Flint Cottage — Swinburne and James Thomson — Beauchamp's Career. 11. An Essay on Comedy — The Case of General Ople and Lady Camper — The Tale of Chloe. 12. First meeting with Stevenson — The Egoist. 13. The Tragic Comedians. 14. The 1883 Poems. 15.Chapter Fifteen : Reconciliation with Arthur — Arthur’s last years— Death of Mrs. Meredith — Caroline Norton and Diana — Henley on Diana of the Crossways. 16. Flora Shaw — Hilda de Longeuil — Lecky on Literature — A Reading of Earth. 17. One of Our Conquerors — The Empty Purse — Life in the early Nineties - The Watts’ portrait — Miss Bradley and Miss Cooper. 18. Some visitors — A dinner at Burford Bridge — Lord Ormont and His Aminta — Henry James — The Amazing Marriage — Alice Meynell — Seventieth birthday. 19. Deaths of Leslie Stephen and Admiral Maxse — Meredith as seen by Desmond MacCarthy — Lord Haldane — Chesterton on Meredith — Unfinished Manuscripts. 20. Order of Merit; and eightiethbirthday - Photiades’ interview — The End. Bookplate to front paste down, else very good. 25.00


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