George Gissing's American Notebook Notes: G. R. G. 1877

Author: Postmus, Bouwe
Year:1993
Pages:108
ISBN:0-7734-9227-5
978-0-7734-9227-1
Price:119.95
Gissing's American Notebook is detailed record of the books he read, quotations that struck him, ideas for stories, and names and addresses of periodicals and their editors and publishers. Given the paucity of letters or personal documents relating to the year Gissing spent in America, the publication of the American Notebook, almost the last of his writings to appear in print, will fascinate Gissing scholars and general readers alike, for the light it may throw upon biographical and professional questions connected with this crucial period when he started his career as a writer.