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 (gĭs′ĭng), George Robert 1857-1903.
British writer best known for his novels about poverty and hardship, such as New Grub Street (1891).
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(Biography) George (Robert). 1857–1903, English novelist, noted for his depiction of middle-class poverty. His works include Demos (1886) and New Grub Street (1891)
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George (Robert), 1857–1903, English novelist.
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