Eminent Victorians

Eminent Victorians

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by Lytton Strachey
     
 

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ISBN-10: 160459747X

ISBN-13: 9781604597479

Pub. Date: 06/17/2009

Publisher: Wilder Publications

Eminent Victorians, first published in 1918 and consisting of biographies of four leading figures from the Victorian era. Its fame rests on the irreverence and wit Strachey brought to bear on three men and a woman who had till then been regarded as heroes and heroine. They were:

• Cardinal Manning

• Florence Nightingale

• Thomas Arnold

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Overview

Eminent Victorians, first published in 1918 and consisting of biographies of four leading figures from the Victorian era. Its fame rests on the irreverence and wit Strachey brought to bear on three men and a woman who had till then been regarded as heroes and heroine. They were:

• Cardinal Manning

• Florence Nightingale

• Thomas Arnold

• General Gordon
The book made Strachey's name and placed him firmly in the top rank of biographers, where he remains.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781604597479
Publisher:
Wilder Publications
Publication date:
06/17/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.49(d)

Table of Contents

Eminent VictoriansIntroduction
Preface

Cardinal Manning
Florence Nightingale
Dr Arnold
The End of General Gordon

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