Item description for The Egoist by George Meredith, Amit P. Sheth, Olga Ivanov, Kendall Thomas, James P. Manning, Marta Rondon & David Mungello...
The Egoist (1879) by George Meredith is a sophisticated, brilliantly written dissection of a self-absorbed young man of society and the very different women who fall within his sphere.
In this comedy with serious overtones, Sir Willoughby -- a highly eligible bachelor, and the Egoist in question -- courts, proposes and loses brides repeatedly, and then wonders at his own inexplicable predicament.
The answer might be encapsulated in the following epitaph:
"Through very love of self himself he slew."
A masterpiece of insight, wit, and style.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 1.25" Width: 6.25" Height: 9.5" Weight: 1.85 lbs.
Release Date May 30, 2007
Publisher Norilana Books
ISBN 1934169722 ISBN13 9781934169728
Availability 0 units.
More About George Meredith, Amit P. Sheth, Olga Ivanov, Kendall Thomas, James P. Manning, Marta Rondon & David Mungello
Meredith was a major British novelist and poet.
George Meredith was born in 1828 and died in 1909.