Miss May Sinclair: Novelist: A Biographical and Critical Introduction

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Fairleigh Dickinson Univ Press, 1973 - Biography & Autobiography - 332 pages
Presents a fascinating portrait of a woman who dramatized woman's struggle to realize her self. She was the most sensitive explorer of unconsciousness motivation in the English novel of the twentieth century, carrying forward George Eliot's dedication to a truthful and unsentimental representation of humanity. Illustrated.
 

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Contents

The Philosopher at the Summit
19
The Little Sister and Her Family
23
With Dorothea Beale at the Cheltenham Ladies College
30
The Eighteeneighties First Poems
39
The Eighteennineties From Poet to Novelist
41
Exposure on Parnassus 19001910
61
The Decade of Vortices 19111920
91
Afternoon and Brilliant Sunset 19211930
131
The Novels 19001910
175
Other Writings 19001910
209
The Novels 19111920
220
Other Writings 19111920
249
The Novels 19211927
270
Other Writings 19211931
301
Her Place and Her Meaning
312
Bibliography
317

The Long Dark Night 19311946 With Some Impressions
151
Prose Fiction of the Eighteennineties
163
The Reviewer and Her Standards in the Eighteennineties
173

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Page 16 - Within another thirty-four years that miracle can hardly take place. Methinks my seasons revolve more slowly than those of nature; I am differently timed. I am contented. This rapid revolution of nature, even of nature in me, why should it hurry me? Let a man step to the music which he hears, however measured.

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