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Moore, George 1852-1933

Overview
Works: 927 works in 3,597 publications in 7 languages and 56,008 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  Domestic fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Bibliography  History  Interviews  Religious fiction  Biographical fiction  Historical fiction 
Subject Headings: Authors, Irish 
Roles: Editor, Translator, Bibliographic antecedent, Correspondent, Author of introduction
Classifications: PR5042, 823.8
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Most widely held works by George Moore
Esther Waters, an English story by George Moore ( Book )
287 editions published between 1894 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 3,749 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Considered to be Moore's masterwork, Esther Waters is a poignant portrayal of a religious girl sent out to service, only to be seduced by a fellow employee and then abandoned after she becomes pregnant. Determined to raise her child, Esther faces many hardships in her quest to provide for herself and her son. Both moving and memorable, Esther Waters is a classic of realist fiction
Héloïse and Abélard by George Moore ( Book )
92 editions published between 1920 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,816 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Medieval romance of the famous liason of Heloise and Abelard
The brook Kerith; a Syrian story by George Moore ( Book )
124 editions published between 1900 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,728 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In The Brook Kerith , Christ does not die on the cross. Rather, he is nursed back to health and travels to India in search of wisdom. Hailed as a "remarkable achievement in fiction" by the New York Times --but highly controversial when published--this novel paints a vivid portrait of the Holy Land in the days of Christ
Confessions of a young man by George Moore ( Book )
139 editions published between 1886 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 1,427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this semi-autobiographical work, published in 1881, Moore details his years as a struggling artist in Paris and London. The volume relates bohemian life in Paris in the 1870s and 1880s, and is one of the first English books to introduce many of the French Impressionist artists who are known today as giants in the field
The untilled field by George Moore ( Book )
100 editions published between 1903 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In these short stories, Moore affectionately depicts authentic scenes of Irish rural life. Moore originally penned them for translation into Irish as part of the Irish Renaissance movement. The stories, which focus on the themes of Church oppression, poverty, and emigration, have been praised as the first Irish short stories and forerunners to Joyce's Dubliners
Evelyn Innes by George Moore ( Book )
70 editions published between 1898 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Evelyn Innes tells the story of an opera singer raised in a devoutly Catholic family who is seduced by two men a wealthy baronet who makes her famous, and later, an Irish composer (a thinly disguised version of William Butler Yeats). A priest tries to convince Evelyn, tired of life as a mistress, to renounce her career as an opera singer in favor of the religious life
A story-teller's holiday by George Moore ( Book )
40 editions published between 1918 and 1983 in English and held by 1,037 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A mummer's wife by George Moore ( Book )
85 editions published between 1885 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 955 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This 1884 novel examines the life of a woman seduced away from her invalid husband by a member of an operetta troupe. Moore's unwavering account of the protagonist's descent into alcoholism causing her to do unthinkable things was too brutal, however, for readers of the time. One critic wrote, A more repulsive story was probably never written." It stands today as one of the first major English-language novels in the realist tradition
The lake by George Moore ( Book )
84 editions published between 1905 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 854 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An Irish priest leaves his position and parish
Sister Teresa by George Moore ( Book )
54 editions published between 1898 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 841 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Memoirs of my dead life by George Moore ( Book )
79 editions published between 1906 and 2005 in English and German and held by 838 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Published in 1906, this first volume of Moore's memoirs scandalized with its frank approach to sex and sensuality. In these pages is a loving evocation of women and cities loved and lost, of emotions as deeply felt as they proved to be evanescent
Celibates by George Moore ( Book )
25 editions published between 1895 and 2011 in English and German and held by 791 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this haunting volume of three novella-length stories, Moore explores three characters, each drawn into a life of celibacy. The book features Mildred Lawson, the pretty but selfish woman who is plagued by the worry that her husband married her for money alone; John Norton, a would-be monk who finds his only passion in religious fanaticism; and Agnes Lahens, a timid woman who enters the convent as a means of self-protection
Impressions and opinions by George Moore ( Book )
42 editions published between 1891 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 778 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Published in 1891, this volume is a gathering of Moore's previously published articles, largely revised or rewritten for the book's publication. Moore offers incisive commentary and insights on such artists as Balzac, Verlaine, Rimbaud, and Degas, and proves to be a formidable art critic in a collection that the New York Times lauded as fascinating."
Modern painting by George Moore ( Book )
60 editions published between 1893 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 722 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Published in 1893, Modern Painting is considered among the first serious attempts to introduce the art of the Impressionists to an English audience. Drawn from articles Moore had written for newspapers and magazines, the book did much to influence the critical reception of this new" style of painting. He discusses artists Edouard Manet, Alfred Sisley, Claude Monet, Camille Pissarro, and Philip Wilson Steer and includes chapters written on topics in art
Celibate lives by George Moore ( Book )
51 editions published between 1922 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 718 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this collection of stories published in 1922, Moore returns to the theme of sexual repression he explored in The Celibates. In each chapter of the book, Moore examines a different character wrestling with sexuality in one way or another. Moore gives the greatest attention to the story of Hugh Monfert--a man who struggles for years to discern his sexuality
Aphrodite in Aulis by George Moore ( Book )
16 editions published between 1930 and 1937 in English and Undetermined and held by 655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Avowals by George Moore ( Book )
28 editions published between 1903 and 1936 in English and held by 653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Galley proof of six sections of Moore's memoir Avowals, corrected and annotated by Moore, for publication in Pall Mall Magazine
Spring days. A realistic novel. A prelude to "Don Juan." by George Moore ( Book )
36 editions published between 1888 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This novel (1888) tells the story of three spoiled daughters who are a great source of grief and distress to their parents. Moore later called the book the worst book he'd ever written, and it was omitted from the lists of his acknowledged works. Twenty-five years later, however, at the urging of friends with whom the book found favor, Moore revisited the work, and deemed it more engaging than he'd remembered
Conversations in Ebury street: by George Moore ( Book )
21 editions published between 1924 and 1986 in English and held by 588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In minor keys : the uncollected short stories of George Moore by George Moore ( Book )
8 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
George Moore
Moore, George
Moore George 1852-1933
Moore, George Augustus.
Moore, George Augustus 1852-1933
Rhone 1852-1933 Lady
Rhone, Lady
Rhone, Lady, 1852-1933
מור, ג'ורג' 1852-1933
ムア, ジョージ
Languages
English (1,583)
German (11)
Italian (9)
French (5)
Danish (1)
Japanese (1)
Spanish (1)
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