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Descrizione dell’editore

Lytton Strachey, the English biographer and critic, introduced a new era of biographical writing at the close of World War I. Strachey’s works are celebrated for establishing a new form of biography in which psychological insight and sympathy are combined with irreverence and wit. This comprehensive eBook presents Strachey’s complete works, with numerous illustrations, rare texts appearing in digital print for the first time, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)


* Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Strachey’s life and works

* Concise introductions to the major texts

* All the famous biographies, with individual contents tables

* Rare collections appearing for the first time in digital publishing, including CHARACTERS AND COMMENTARIES

* Images of how the books were first published, giving your eReader a taste of the original texts

* Excellent formatting of the texts

* Includes Strachey’s rare poetry – available in no other collection

* Also includes Strachey’s early Spectator essays, first time in digital print

* Features two contextual pieces, evaluating Strachey’s contribution to literature

* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres


Please note: the play THE SON OF HEAVEN and some minor posthumous works cannot appear in this collection due to copyright restrictions. When new works enter the public domain, they will be added to the collection as a free update.


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CONTENTS:


The Books

INTRODUCTION FOR ‘A SIMPLE STORY’ by E. Inchbald

LANDMARKS IN FRENCH LITERATURE

EMINENT VICTORIANS

QUEEN VICTORIA

BOOKS AND CHARACTERS

ELIZABETH AND ESSEX: A TRAGIC HISTORY

PORTRAITS IN MINIATURE AND OTHER ESSAYS

CHARACTERS AND COMMENTARIES

MISCELLANEOUS ESSAYS FROM ‘THE SPECTATOR’


The Poetry

ELY: AN ODE, FROM PROLUSIONES ACADEMICAE, 1902

EUPHROSYNE: A COLLECTION OF VERSE


The Contextual Pieces

THE ART OF BIOGRAPHY by Virginia Woolf

LYTTON STRACHEY by Max Beerbohm


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GENERE
Biografie e memorie
PUBBLICATO
2016
15 settembre
LINGUA
EN
Inglese
PAGINE
2,210
EDITORE
Delphi Classics
DIMENSIONE
4.7
MB

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