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The Resource An uncommon reader : a life of Edward Garnett, Helen Smith

An uncommon reader : a life of Edward Garnett, Helen Smith

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An uncommon reader : a life of Edward Garnett
Title
An uncommon reader
Title remainder
a life of Edward Garnett
Statement of responsibility
Helen Smith
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"During the course of a career spanning half a century, Edward Garnett—editor, critic, and reader for hire—would become one of the most influential men in twentieth-century English literature. Known for his incisive criticism and unwavering conviction in matters of taste, Garnett was responsible for identifying and nurturing the talents of a generation of the greatest writers in the English language, from Joseph Conrad to John Galsworthy, Henry Green to Edward Thomas, T. E. Lawrence to D. H. Lawrence." --
Summary
A portrait of the influential 20th-century publisher, critic, editor and literary mentor examines his indelible role in the careers of such leading writers as Joseph Conrad, D. H. Lawrence and Edward Thomas, as well as his efforts to establish Russian, American and Australian literature in British readership
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10611536
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1965-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Smith, Helen
Dewey number
801.95092
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Garnett, Edward
  • Book editors
  • English literature
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a life of Edward Garnett
Label
An uncommon reader : a life of Edward Garnett, Helen Smith
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published in 2017 by Johnathan Cape, Great Britain as The Uncommon Reader: A life of Edward Garnett
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 361-430) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Content type code
  • sti
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
440 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780374281120
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
An uncommon reader : a life of Edward Garnett, Helen Smith
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published in 2017 by Johnathan Cape, Great Britain as The Uncommon Reader: A life of Edward Garnett
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 361-430) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Content type code
  • sti
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
440 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780374281120
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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