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Lives of Victorian Literary Figures, Part VI: Lewis Carroll, Robert Louis Stevenson and Algernon Charles Swinburne by their Contemporaries

Lives of Victorian Literary Figures, Part VI: Lewis Carroll, Robert Louis Stevenson and Algernon Charles Swinburne by their Contemporaries

1st Edition

Edward Wakeling
January 01, 2008

In their own time, Lewis Carroll, Robert Louis Stevenson and Algernon Charles Swinburne were highly successful writers. Part of the "Lives of Victorian Literary Figures" series, this three-volume facsimile edition draws together a range of biographical sources relating to these three celebrated...

Lives of Victorian Literary Figures, Part V: Mary Elizabeth Braddon, Wilkie Collins and William Thackeray by their contemporaries

Lives of Victorian Literary Figures, Part V: Mary Elizabeth Braddon, Wilkie Collins and William Thackeray by their contemporaries

1st Edition

Judith L Fisher
January 01, 2007

Considers the reputations and biographical portrayal of three innovative and controversial writers: Mary Elizabeth Braddon, Wilkie Collins and William Thackeray. These anthologies of contemporary biographical material shed light on the processes at work in the establishment of a public image and a...

Lives of Victorian Literary Figures, Part IV: Henry James, Edith Wharton and Oscar Wilde by their Contemporaries

Lives of Victorian Literary Figures, Part IV: Henry James, Edith Wharton and Oscar Wilde by their Contemporaries

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Sarah Annes Brown
December 01, 2005

Part of the "Lives of Victorian Literary Figures" series, this set collects contemporary memoirs, biographies and ephemera relating to Oscar Wilde, Henry James and Edith Wharton. Editorial apparatus includes a general introduction, headnotes, endnotes and a general index....

Lives of Victorian Literary Figures, Part III: Elizabeth Gaskell, the Carlyles and John Ruskin

Lives of Victorian Literary Figures, Part III: Elizabeth Gaskell, the Carlyles and John Ruskin

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Sheila A McIntosh
January 01, 2005

Ruskin grew up in suburban London; in later life, he settled in the Lake District . Thomas and Jane Welsh Carlyle moved in the opposite direction - from rural Scotland to London's Cheyne Walk. This title focuses on writers for whom 'the centre' was a pressing concern....

Lives of Victorian Literary Figures, Part II: The Brownings, the Brontës and the Rossettis

Lives of Victorian Literary Figures, Part II: The Brownings, the Brontës and the Rossettis

1st Edition

Hester Jones
January 15, 2004

The three volumes that comprise this set are facsimile reproductions of contemporary biographical material. They include letters, memoirs, poems and articles on three outstanding Victorian literary partnerships. These are the Brownings, Brontes and the Rossettis....

Lives of Victorian Literary Figures, Part II, Volume 1: The Brownings

Lives of Victorian Literary Figures, Part II, Volume 1: The Brownings

1st Edition

Simon Avery
January 15, 2004

The three volumes that comprise this set are facsimile reproductions of contemporary biographical material. They include letters, memoirs, poems and articles on three outstanding Victorian literary partnerships. These are the Brownings, Brontes and the Rossettis....

Lives of Victorian Literary Figures, Part I: George Eliot, Charles Dickens and Alfred, Lord Tennyson by their Contemporaries

Lives of Victorian Literary Figures, Part I: George Eliot, Charles Dickens and Alfred, Lord Tennyson by their Contemporaries

1st Edition

Corinna Russell
January 25, 2003

Collected here are the biographies which revealed aspects of their subjects that the more favourable "official" accounts tended to hide. The life of the author of each text is described, and their relation to the writers they portray is sketched in....

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