Definition of John Galsworthy from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


John Galsworthy

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(1867-1933) an English writer of novels and plays. He wrote several successful plays that examine social and moral themes, including Strife (1909), about a strike, and Justice (1910), a criticism of the prison system, but he is best known for his series of novels The Forsyte Saga. He was given the Nobel Prize for literature in 1932.