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Philistia.

Author/Creator:
Allen, Grant.
Publication:
Auckland : Floating Press, The, 2014.
Format/Description:
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1 online resource (456 pages)
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Subjects:
Allen, Grant, -- 1848-1899 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
Philistia was Grant Allen's first novel, and according to the author's memoirs, he poured his heart and soul into its creation and believed it be his finest work. This classic coming-of-age story follows three brothers as they leave home and stake their claim amidst the hustle and bustle of London, experiencing political, educational, and social epiphanies and hardships along the way.
Contents:
Intro
Title
Contents
Chapter I - Children of Light
Chapter II - The Coasts of the Gentiles
Chapter III - Magdalen Quad
Chapter IV - A Little Music
Chapter V - Askelon Villa, Gath
Chapter VI - Down the River
Chapter VII - Ghostly Counsel
Chapter VIII - In the Camp of the Philistines
Chapter IX - The Women of the Land
Chapter X - The Daughters of Canaan
Chapter XI - Culture and Culture
Chapter XII - The More Excellent Way
Chapter XIII - Ye Mountains of Gilboa!
Chapter XIV - 'What Do These Hebrews Here?'
Chapter XV - Evil Tidings
Chapter XVI - Flat Rebellion
Chapter XVII - 'Come Ye Out and Be Ye Separate'
Chapter XVIII - A Quiet Wedding
Chapter XIX - Into the Fire
Chapter XX - Literature, Music, and the Drama
Chapter XXI - Off with the Old Love
Chapter XXII - The Philistines Triumph
Chapter XXIII - The Streets of Askelon
Chapter XXIV - The Clouds Begin to Break
Chapter XXV - Hard Pressed
Chapter XXVI - Irreclaimable
Chapter XXVII - Ronald Comes of Age
Chapter XXVIII - Tell it Not in Oath
Chapter XXIX - A Man and a Maid
Chapter XXX - The Environment Finally Triumphs
Chapter XXXI - De Profundis
Chapter XXXII - Precontract of Marriage
Chapter XXXIII - A Gleam of Sunshine
Chapter XXXIV - Hope
Chapter XXXV - The Tide Turns
Chapter XXXVI - Out of the Hand of the Philistines
Chapter XXXVII - Land at Last: But What Land?.
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
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Print version: Allen, Grant Philistia
ISBN:
9781776581900
OCLC:
887505518