Eminent Victorians

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Kessinger Publishing, Jun 1, 2004 - Biography & Autobiography - 356 pages
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1918. The famous biographer of the Victorians, Strachey was one of the leading members of the Bloomsbury group. Eminent Victorians is a groundbreaking work of biography that raised the genre to the level of high art. It replaced reverence with skepticism and Strachey's wit, iconoclasm, and narrative skill liberated the biographical enterprise. His portraits of Cardinal Manning, Florence Nightingale, Thomas Arnold, and General Gordon changed perceptions of the Victorians for a generation. See other titles by this author available from Kessinger Publishing.

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This was a very interesting book about 4 prominent Victorians: Cardinal Manning, Florence Nightingale, Dr. Arnold, & General Gordon. All of these personages were devoutly religious in their own way ... Read full review

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In Eminent Victorians, Lytton Strachey examines the lives of four prominent figures of 19th century Britain in order to capture the spirit of the Victorian era. He treats his subjects, as Strachey ... Read full review

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About the author (2004)

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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