1st Edition

The Heroic Life of George Gissing, Part III 1897�1903

By Pierre Coustillas Copyright 2012
    384 Pages
    by Routledge

    500 Pages
    by Routledge

    This ambitious three-volume biography on Gissing examines both his life and writing both chronologically and in close detail. This final volume in Coustillas’s prodigious biography examines the turbulent last years of the author’s life and his literary afterlife.

    1. Third Italian Journey: Siena and Calabria (September 1897-December 1897)  2. From Rome to Surrey: Uncertainties Abounding (December 1897-June 1898)  3. 'The Crown of Life' (June 1898-May 1899)  4. The Ideal Put to the Test (May 1899-May 1900)  5. 'Married' Life in Paris (May 1900-May 1901)  6. The Invalid (June 1901-June 1902)  7. Swan Song (July 1902-December 1903) VI: Epilogue  8 Assessment and Controversy (1904-6)  9. Gissing's Afterlife: A Century On (1906-2003)


    Pierre Coustillas was a French literary scholar and emeritus professor of English at the University of Lille.