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Grub Street

London street; home of indigent writers. [Br. Hist.: Brewer Note-Book, 394]
See: Poverty
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New Grub Street was an 1891 work by which novelist?
The selections are organized chronologically into 15 sections: Sauk Center 1885-1903, New Haven and New Jersey 1903-8, Bohemia 1908-19, Main Street 1919-21, Zenith 1921-22, Hartford and England 1922-25; Paris 1925, Katonah 1925-26, Kansas City to Berlin 1926-27, At Large 1928-30, Stockholm 1930-31, Grub Street 1932-39, The Slough of Despond 1939-45, Thorvale Farm 1946-49, and World So Wide 1949-51.
These days, Caroline Street is known as Chip Alley, but in days long gone, there were so many pubs and eating houses in the street that it was dubbed Grub Street.
RICK BAROT'S most recent book of poems, Want, was published by Sarabande Books and was a finalist for a Lambda Literary Award and the winner of the Grub Street Book Prize.
Some were nice enough to reply but I didn't get anywhere until two years later when someone from Grub Street Press called to say sorry it had taken so long to get back to me but that they would like to print it.
The grubbier end of Grub Street is sparked into action by cries of "Iran's gone nuclear
In fact, New Grub Street has nothing to say on the subject of the English aesthetic movement, on its proponents in general, or on the ridicule they faced in contemporary periodicals (most notoriously in Punch) for their avant-garde practices--only on the conflict that some realist novelists of the 1880s experienced between their desire to emulate the "Zola" school of French naturalism and the British public's hostility toward such tastes.
And before he even arrived back on these shores, his story had reached Grub Street, the London media centre of the day.
Publisher Grub Street is offering History Today readers the chance to purchase limited edition signed copies of Kenneth Baker's stunning George Washington's War at the special rate of 22 [pounds sterling] (r.
99 CHRIS BURGESS Tense thriller So compelling RENOWNED for New Grub Street and The Odd Woman, Gissing was a notable member of the literary 'club' which included James, Conrad and Hardy.
It is too polite and restrained for the cut-and-thrust of Grub Street.
The gap between the professional expectations of the educated gentleman and the reality of life on Grub Street produces a sense of exclusion similar to Whitney's, but which here provides the satirist with the authority of the outsider.