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The Library of the World’s Best Literature. An Anthology in Thirty Volumes. 1917.

George Meredith (1828–1909)

Meredith, George. An English novelist and poet; born in Hampshire, Feb. 12, 1828; died on May 18, 1909. He published: ‘Poems’ (1851); ‘The Shaving of Shagpat’ (1855); ‘Farina: a Legend of Cologne’ (1857); ‘The Ordeal of Richard Feverel’ (1859); ‘Mary Bertrand’ (1860); ‘Evan Harrington’ (1861); ‘Modern Love’ (1862), poems; ‘Emilia in England’ (1864), subsequently republished under the title ‘Sandra Belloni’; ‘Rhoda Fleming’ (1865); ‘Vittoria’ (1866); ‘The Adventures of Harry Richmond’ (1871); ‘Beauchamp’s Career’ (1875); ‘The Egoist’ (1879); ‘The Tragic Comedians’ (1881); ‘Poems and Lyrics of the Joy of Earth’ (1883); ‘Diana of the Crossways’ (1885); ‘Ballads and Poems of Tragic Life’ (1887); ‘A Reading of Earth’ (1888); ‘One of our Conquerors’ (1890); ‘The Empty Purse’ (1892), poems; ‘Lord Ormont and his Aminta’ (1894); ‘The Amazing Marriage’ (1895). His shorter prose tales include: ‘The Tale of Chloe’; ‘The House on the Beach’; ‘The Case of General Ople and Lady Camper’; ‘Celt and Saxon,’ an early novel, unfinished, appeared in 1910; his ‘Letters’ in 1912. (See Critical and Biographical Introduction).