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Biographical Essays
     

Biographical Essays

by Lytton Strachey
 

Thirty-five sketches, including pieces on Voltaire, Frederick the Great, Rousseau, Gibbon, Walpole, Boswell, Carlyle, and Sarah Bernhardt, by one of the great biographical writers of this century. Companion volume to Strachey's Literary Essays. Index.

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Thirty-five sketches, including pieces on Voltaire, Frederick the Great, Rousseau, Gibbon, Walpole, Boswell, Carlyle, and Sarah Bernhardt, by one of the great biographical writers of this century. Companion volume to Strachey's Literary Essays. Index.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780156126168
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date:
10/22/1969
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
304
Sales rank:
532,717
Product dimensions:
5.31(w) x 8.00(h) x (d)

Meet the Author


Lytton Strachey (1880-1932), among the most famous writers of his time, was a member of the Bloomsbury group and the author of a number of biographies. His Eminent Victorians, published in 1918, inaugurated a new style of biography distinguished by irony, wit, irreverence, and elegance of language. He is also the author of Elizabeth and Essex, Biographical Essays, and Literary Essays.

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