Gissing's New Grub Street and the Wider Concerns of Impoverishment
English Literature in Transition, 1880-1920
Format: Journal Article
Publication Year: 2017
Pages: 490 - 505
Source ID: shanti-sources-36971
Collection: Hagar of the Pawn-Shop
Abstract: The article offers author's view on novel "New Grub Street" by author George Gissing. It also discusses about his representation of poor people, on discrimination of unemployed people, and on flickering views of sympathy and discrimination. The article also mention authors representation of the labor market, on middle-class “unseen poor," and disappointment despair, and starvation faced by these classes.