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Poems of George Meredith

Poems of George Meredith

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Originally published in 1902. Author: George Meredith Language: English Keywords: Literature / Poetry Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. Obscure Press are republishing these classic works in afford ...more

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George Meredith was an English novelist and poet during the Victorian era. He read law and was articled as a solicitor, but abandoned that profession for journalism and poetry shortly after marrying Mary Ellen Nicolls, a widowed daughter of Thomas Love Peacock, in 1849. He was twenty-one years old; she was thirty.

He collected his early writings, first published in periodicals, into Poems , which was published to some acclaim in 1851. His wife left him and their five-year old