BRLSI Literature and Humanities George Gissing

Date Description
13 February 2018

Tuesday 13th February 2018

Visitors £4 Members/students £2


Dr Gerald Hull
University of Wales, Bangor

Praised and valued by Hardy, James, Orwell, Woolf and his biographer Gillian Tindall, Gissing’s tragic life, major novels and stories illustrate the serious novelist’s predicament in a fickle, capricious publishing world. In that world, survival and writing with intelligence often seem contradictory and mutually exclusive.