Eminent Victorians: The Definitive Edition

Eminent Victorians: The Definitive Edition

by Lytton Strachey
     
 

The biographer and essayist Lytton Strachey died in 1932. Here, to mark the seventieth anniversary of his death, is the first critical edition of his most famous work.For this new edition the text of Eminent Victorians is printed in its entirety, and there are also new critical afterwords by four experts, reassessing Strachey's judgements on his subjects and… See more details below

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The biographer and essayist Lytton Strachey died in 1932. Here, to mark the seventieth anniversary of his death, is the first critical edition of his most famous work.For this new edition the text of Eminent Victorians is printed in its entirety, and there are also new critical afterwords by four experts, reassessing Strachey's judgements on his subjects and presenting each one in a fresh light.David Newsome writes on Cardinal Manning; Mark Bostridge on Florence Nightingale; Terence Copley on Dr. Arnold; and John Pollock on General Gordon. Textual notes and illustrations from the original manuscript are included, together with previously unpublished photographs.*A critical reassessment of Lytton Strachey's classic*Includes photos of the subjects, and reproductions of the original manuscript*Foreword is by the only remaining member of the Bloomsbury Group, Frances PartridgeHISTORY / LITERARY STUDIES

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780826464972
Publisher:
Continuum International Publishing Group
Publication date:
01/28/2003
Pages:
360
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.14(h) x 0.73(d)

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