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The Works Of George Meredith   By: (1828-1909)

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In "The Works of George Meredith" by George Meredith, readers are treated to a collection of compelling and thought-provoking writings. From essays and poetry to novels and plays, this comprehensive anthology showcases the immense talent and literary prowess of one of the greatest Victorian authors.

Meredith's writing style is distinctive and captivating, with his intricate prose and vivid descriptions painting a vivid picture in the mind of the reader. His novels, such as "The Ordeal of Richard Feverel" and "The Egoist," delve deep into the human psyche and explore themes of love, marriage, and societal expectations with remarkable insight. Through complex characters and intricate plotlines, Meredith encourages readers to question societal norms and challenge conventional wisdom.

Moreover, the inclusion of his poetry in this collection allows readers to experience the lyrical beauty and emotional depth of his verse. Meredith's poetry reveals his keen observations of nature, the human condition, and the complexities of love. His use of vivid imagery and rhythmic language immerses readers in a world filled with profound emotions and contemplations.

What sets "The Works of George Meredith" apart is not just the diversity of its content but also the sheer intellectual depth of each piece. Meredith's essays, including "Essay on Comedy" and "An Essay on the Idea of Comedy and of the Uses of the Comic Spirit," showcase his philosophical prowess and keen understanding of human nature. By engaging with these essays, readers are encouraged to reflect on society, morality, and the intricate interplay between laughter and tragedy.

One of the greatest strengths of this anthology is the way it provides an immersive experience through a wide range of genres. From the relentless pursuit of truth in his comedies to the exquisite beauty of his lyric verses, Meredith's works offer a treasure trove of literary delights that cater to various tastes and preferences.

However, it's worth noting that some readers might find Meredith's complex sentence structures and intricate language a bit challenging to follow, particularly in his essays. Nevertheless, this challenge is outweighed by the rewards of diving into Meredith's intricate world and unravelling the layers of meaning embedded within his texts.

Overall, "The Works of George Meredith" is an essential collection for any admirer of Victorian literature or anyone seeking intellectual engagement and literary beauty. George Meredith's profound insights into the human condition, his lyrical poetry, and his philosophical musings make this anthology a literary gem that stands the test of time.

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David Widger

THE WORKS OF

GEORGE MEREDITH

AN INDEX

By George Meredith

Edited by David Widger

CONTENTS

Quotes and Images

Ordeal of Richard Feverel

Sandra Belloni

Rhoda Fleming

Evan Harrington

Vittoria

Harry Richmond

Beauchamps Career

The Tragic Comedians

Diana of The Crossways

One of Our Conquerors

Lord Ormont and His Aminta

The Amazing Marriage

Celt and Saxon

Shaving of Shagpat

The Entire Short Works of George Meredith

VOLUMES, CHAPTERS AND STORIES

Quotes and Images LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS

George Meredith in 1893

The Sitting Room, Flint Cottage┬ŚMay 18th 1909

Age 35

Age 68

Age 69

Age 72

Age 80

Ordeal of Richard Feverel

CHAPTER I

CHAPTER II

CHAPTER III

CHAPTER IV

CHAPTER V

CHAPTER VI

CHAPTER VII

CHAPTER VIII

CHAPTER IX

CHAPTER X

CHAPTER XI

CHAPTER XII

CHAPTER XIII

CHAPTER XIV

CHAPTER XV

CHAPTER XVI

CHAPTER XVII

CHAPTER XVIII

CHAPTER XIX

CHAPTER XX

CHAPTER XXI

CHAPTER XXII

CHAPTER XXIII

CHAPTER XXIV

CHAPTER XXV

CHAPTER XXVI

CHAPTER XXVII

CHAPTER XXVIII

CHAPTER XXIX

CHAPTER XXX

CHAPTER XXXI

CHAPTER XXXII

CHAPTER XXXIII

CHAPTER XXXIV

CHAPTER XXXV

CHAPTER XXXVI

CHAPTER XXXVII

CHAPTER XXXVIII

CHAPTER XXXIX

CHAPTER XL

CHAPTER XLI

CHAPTER XLII

CHAPTER XLIII

CHAPTER XLIV

CHAPTER XLV

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