George Moore, Author, London, England
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N 51° 29.626 W 000° 08.990
30U E 697846 N 5708588
Quick Description: George Moore (1852-1933) Author. Lived and died here. 121 Ebury Street, SW1, London
Location: United Kingdom
Date Posted: 5/3/2009 2:33:14 PM
Waymark Code: WM6AJQ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Touchstone
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Long Description:
George Augustus Moore (24 February 1852 – 21 January 1933) was an Irish novelist, short-story writer, poet, art critic, memoirist and dramatist. Moore came from a Roman Catholic landed family. He originally wanted to be a painter, and studied art in Paris during the 1870s. There, he befriended many of the leading French artists and writers of the day.

As a naturalistic writer, he was amongst the first English-language authors to absorb the lessons of the French realists, and was particularly influenced by the works of Émile Zola.[1] His writings influenced James Joyce, according to the literary critic and biographer Richard Ellmann,[2] and, although Moore's work is sometimes seen as outside the mainstream of both Irish and British literature, he is as often regarded as the first great modern Irish novelist. Wikipeda
Blue Plaque managing agency: London County Council (LCC)

Individual Recognized: George Moore

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