Books Should Be Free
Loyal Books
Free Public Domain Audiobooks & eBook Downloads
Search by: Title, Author or Keyword

Essays on Modern Novelists

Book cover
By: (1865-1943)

Essays on Modern Novelists by William Lyon Phelps is a collection of insightful and thought-provoking essays that delves into the lives and works of some of the most prominent novelists of the 20th century. Phelps, a distinguished literary critic, offers a unique perspective on authors such as D.H. Lawrence, Henry James, and Joseph Conrad, among others.

One of the standout aspects of this book is Phelps' ability to provide in-depth analysis of each novelist's work, while also offering personal anecdotes and reflections on their impact on literature as a whole. His writing is engaging and accessible, making this book a valuable resource for both academics and casual readers interested in exploring the world of modern fiction.

Phelps' passion for literature shines through in each essay, and his admiration for the novelists he discusses is palpable. He brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to his analysis, making this collection a must-read for anyone looking to deepen their understanding of contemporary literature.

Overall, Essays on Modern Novelists is a compelling and insightful read that offers a fresh perspective on some of the most influential writers of the 20th century. Phelps' engaging writing style and profound insights make this book a valuable addition to any literary enthusiast's collection.

Book Description:
A collection of essays on 19th century novelists, both famous ones and those largely forgotten now. Among the writers presented most wrote in English, but three foreign authors are also discussed. Phelps taught a course on novels at a university and he added to those biographical essays some of his ideas about the importance of novels in the process of teaching about literature.

Stream audiobook and download chapters

Review this book

Popular Genres
More Genres
Paid Books