George Augustus Moore

Standard Name: Moore, George Augustus
Used Form: George Moore


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death John Oliver Hobbes
She had left her parents' home on the Isle of Wight the day before, having spent three energetic days there, and her father later wrote that on leaving she gave no indication of illness or...
Family and Intimate relationships Iris Tree
Writer, critic, and caricaturist Sir Max Beerbohm was IT 's half-uncle, the youngest son from Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree's father's second marriage. Best remembered for his drawings and caricatures of the famous, Beerbohm also wrote...
Family and Intimate relationships Ada Leverson
This was an act of self-assertion. AL was probably impressed by the sophistication of Ernest, whose father was a wealthy diamond merchant. On marrying him, however, she discovered first that he had an illegitimate daughter...
Family and Intimate relationships Ada Leverson
Unhappy in her marriage, though putting a good face on it, AL sought solace in romantic attachments.
Burkhart, Charles. Ada Leverson. Twayne.
She enjoyed flirting, and preferred the company of men to that of women. Her biographer Charles Burkhart
Family and Intimate relationships Nancy Cunard
NC 's mother, Maud Alice (Burke) Cunard (Emerald), was born in San Francisco in 1872, to a wealthy father of Irish descent and a half-French mother. She was largely self-taught, and had a...
Family and Intimate relationships John Oliver Hobbes
One of her most notable personal and professional relationships was with the novelist George Moore . The pair met in 1893, and Moore appears to have fallen in love with the then-still-married Hobbes. A break...
Fictionalization John Oliver Hobbes
JOH found herself the subject of a more personal response in works by George Moore . Mildred Lawson in Celibates (1895), whose obnoxious heroine was modelled on Moore's reading of his relationship with Hobbes, was...
Fictionalization Héloïse
George Moore published a novel on the ever-popular theme of Héloise and Abelard.
British Library Catalogue.
Friends, Associates A. Mary F. Robinson
Her parents, who were the friends of many literary and artistic people, introduced her to an impressive social circle. Robert and Elizabeth Barrett Browning , William Michael Rossetti , Thomas Hardy , Walter Pater ,...
Friends, Associates Michael Field
They made a friend of George Meredith some time before 1890 and visited him often.
Field, Michael, and William Rothenstein. Works and Days. Editors Moore, Thomas Sturge and D. C. Sturge Moore, J. Murray.
(When he sent them a signed copy of Modern Love, they were inspired to dance a Dionysic dance...
Friends, Associates Olive Schreiner
In England she also formed close friendships and intellectual bonds with feminist and socialist intellectual Eleanor Marx , barrister and mathematics professor Karl Pearson , and socialist pioneer Edward Carpenter . Others she met in...
Friends, Associates Sheila Kaye-Smith
SKS made early friendships with the novelists G. B. Stern and Walter Lionel George .
Stern, G. B. . And did he stop and speak to you?. Henry Regnery.
Stern writes W. L. George. Kaye-Smith's biographer Dorothea Walker observes that she used the nickname Willy George for...
Friends, Associates Sheila Kaye-Smith
SKS was an intimate friend for some forty years of novelist Gladys Stern (known as Peter), with whom she jointly authored several books. Stern said Kaye-Smith's close friends were those with tremendous vitality, capable...
Friends, Associates Violet Trefusis
Violet Keppel (later VT ) became acquainted, initially through her mother 's connections, with Diaghilev , Nijinsky , and Russian prima ballerina Tamara Karsavina , as well as authors George Moore and Hugh Walpole .
Jullian, Philippe et al. Violet Trefusis: Life and Letters. Hamish Hamilton.
Friends, Associates Julia Frankau
Through her brother James, she moved in intellectual circles that included George Moore and Oscar Wilde .
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray et al., editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.


1878: William Swan Sonnenschein and J. Archibald...

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William Swan Sonnenschein and J. Archibald Allen formed a partnership in the publishing firm of Swan Sonnenschein and Allen , at 15 Paternoster Square, London.

1883: George Moore, already a disciple of Zola,...

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George Moore , already a disciple of Zola , published his first, semi-autobiographicalnovel, A Modern Lover, in realist style.

By early November 1884: George Moore issued his second realist novel,...

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By early November 1884

George Moore issued his second realistnovel, A Mummer's Wife, through Henry Vizetelly after several rejections.

1885: Vizetelly published George Moore's Literature...

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Vizetelly published George Moore 's Literature at Nurse; or Circulating Morals, followed up Moore's earlier attack on the censorship exercised by circulating libraries.

March 1894: George Moore published Esther Waters, a novel...

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March 1894

George Moore published Esther Waters, a novel whose eponymous heroine is a servant and a struggling single mother.

31 May 1898: George Bedborough, secretary of the Legitimation...

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31 May 1898

George Bedborough , secretary of the Legitimation League which sought to change the law to improve the position of illegitimate children, was arrested, largely in an attempt to damage the League through him.


Moore, George Augustus. Letters to Lady Cunard 1895-1933. Editor Hart-Davis, Rupert, R. Hart-Davis, 1957.