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(1914–19), originally the New Freewoman: An Individualist Review, founded by Harriet Shaw Weaver and Dora Marsden. It published articles on modern poetry and the arts, and from ...

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..., The , a literary periodical strongly associated with the development of Modernism in England from 1914 to 1919 . Dora Marsden had formed the Freewoman in 1911 , a magazine devoted to issues facing the ‘new woman’ and to philosophical discussion; in 1913 it became the New Freewoman , subtitled An Individualist Review , and attracted the attention of Ezra Pound , who persuaded Marsden that innovative literary material should be included. The first issue under the title The Egoist appeared early in 1914 ; later that year Harriet Shaw Weaver ...

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..., The ( 1914–19 ) Originally the New Freewoman: An Individualist Review , founded by Harriet Shaw Weaver and Dora Marsden . It published articles on modern poetry and the arts, and from being a feminist paper became, under the influence of Ezra Pound and others, a mouthpiece for the imagist poets. Marsden and Weaver succeeded each other as nominal editors, with Richard Aldington as assistant editor, followed by T. S. Eliot . James Joyce 's Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man was published serially in the magazine in ...

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..., The A novel by George Meredith , published 1879 . The Egoist is Sir Willoughby Patterne . Laetitia Dale, an intelligent young woman but past her first bloom, has loved him for many years, and his vanity has been flattered. But the dashing Constantia Durham is a greater prize, and she accepts his proposal, but then elopes with the officer Harry Oxford, bringing Willoughby his first bewildering humiliation. Soon he discovers the qualities he requires in Clara Middleton , the daughter of an elderly scholar (said to be a sketch of Meredith's first...

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..., The Originally the New Freewoman: An Individualist Review , founded by Harriet Shaw Weaver and Dora Marsden . It published articles on modern poetry and the arts, and from being a feminist paper became, under the influence of Ezra Pound and others, a mouthpiece for the imagist poets. It ran from 1914 to the end of 1919 , first fortnightly and then monthly, with Richard Aldington as assistant editor, followed by T. S. Eliot in 1917 . Marsden and Weaver succeeded each other as nominal editors and it was due to Weaver...

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..., The A novel by George Meredith , published 1879 . The Egoist is Sir Willoughby Patterne , rich and handsome, with a high position in the county, but blind to his own arrogance and to the needs of the women he loves. Laetitia Dale, an intelligent young woman but past her first bloom, has loved him for many years, and his vanity has been flattered. But the dashing Constantia Durham is a greater prize, and she accepts his proposal. However, she soon discerns Sir Willoughby's limitations and elopes with the officer Harry Oxford, bringing Willoughby his...

Egoist, The: An Individualist Review

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..., The: An Individualist Review , was published from January 1914 to December 1919 . It originated in the feminist journal Freewoman , launched by Dora Marsden and Harriet Shaw Weaver in 1911 . In June 1913 , under the influence of Ezra Pound ( 1885–1972 ) and John Gould Fletcher ( 1886–1950 ), Marsden and Weaver took over the editorship and changed its name to New Freewoman , which under Pound's literary direction began to take an interest in philosophy and new poetry and fiction. At the end of 1913 , New Freewoman changed its name to the ...

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Egoist

Egoist  

(1914–19),originally the New Freewoman: An Individualist Review, founded by Harriet Shaw Weaver and Dora Marsden. It published articles on modern poetry and the arts, and from being a feminist paper ...
Egoist

Egoist  

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A novel by G. Meredith, published 1879.The central character, the Egoist himself, is Sir Willoughby Patterne, rich and handsome, with a high position in the county. Laetitia Dale, an intelligent ...
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Patterne, Sir Willoughby, Eleanor

Patterne, Sir Willoughby, Eleanor  

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Characters in Meredith's The Egoist.
Dale

Dale  

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1 Laetitia, a character in Meredith's The Egoist;2 Lily, the heroine of A. Trollope's novel The Small House at Allington, and an important character in The Last Chronicle of Barset.
egoism

egoism  

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Egoism is usually considered in two forms. Psychological egoism is the view that people are always motivated by self-interest. Ethical egoism is the view that whether or not people are like this, ...
Dubliners

Dubliners  

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A volume of short stories by Joyce, published in 1914. Focusing on life in Dublin, the stories follow a pattern of childhood, adolescence, maturity, and public life, culminating with the longest, ...
Harriet Shaw Weaver

Harriet Shaw Weaver  

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(1876–1961),editor, publisher and benefactor, born in Cheshire. As editor of the Egoist, she saw Joyce's A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man through serial publication (1914–15); when Joyce could ...
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man  

An autobiographical novel by J. Joyce, first published in the Egoist, 1914–15.It describes the development of Stephen Dedalus (who reappears in Ulysses in a slightly different incarnation) from his ...

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