Gissing
biographical name George Robert 1857-1903 English novelist

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  • Gissing — may refer to:* Gissing, Norfolk, East Anglia, England, United Kingdom * Gissing v. Gissing, a case in English property lawPeople with the surname Gissing:* Alfred Gissing (1896 1975), English writer and headmaster * George Gissing (1857 1903),… …   Wikipedia

  • Gissing —   [ gɪsɪȖ], George Robert, englischer Schriftsteller, * Wakefield 22. 11. 1857, ✝ Saint Jean de Luz 28. 12. 1903; stammte aus ärmlichen Verhältnissen, studierte am Owes College (Manchester), lebte vorwiegend in London. Beeinflusst von A.… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Gissing — [gis′iŋ] George (Robert) 1857 1903; Eng. novelist …   English World dictionary

  • Gissing — George Robert Gissing George Robert Gissing (* 22. November 1857 in Wakefield; † 28. Dezember 1903 in Ispoure (Saint Jean Pied de Port), Pyrenäen) war ein englischer Schriftsteller. In Romanen wie „Workers in the Dawn“ (1880, „Arbeiter im… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Gissing — This is an English locational surname. It originates from the village of Gissing in the parish of Diss, Norfolk. Gissing village was first recorded in the famous Domesday Book of the year 1086 as Gessinga which translates as the place of the… …   Surnames reference

  • Gissing — n. family name; George Robert Gissing (1857 1903), English novelist …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Gissing — De Gissing drüggt fakn. – Richey; Schütze, IV, 297; Eichwald, 642. Dünken, Bedünken, Meinung, Muthmassung täuscht gar oft …   Deutsches Sprichwörter-Lexikon

  • Gissing — /gis ing/, n. George (Robert), 1857 1903, English novelist. * * * …   Universalium

  • Gissing — Gis•sing [[t]ˈgɪs ɪŋ[/t]] n. big George (Robert), 1857–1903, English novelist …   From formal English to slang

  • Gissing — /ˈgɪsɪŋ/ (say gising) noun George Robert, 1857–1903, English novelist, author of New Grub Street (1891) …   Australian English dictionary

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