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Lives of Victorian literary figures.

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Published by Pickering & Chatto in London, Brookfield, Vt .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Authors, English -- 19th century -- Biography.,
    • Great Britain -- History -- Victoria, 1837-1901 -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementby their contemporaries ; series editor, Ralph Pite ; consulting editor, John Mullan ; volume editors, Gail Marshall, Corinna Russell, Matthew Bevis.
      GenreBiography.
      ContributionsPite, Ralph., Mullan, John.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR462 .L58 2003
      The Physical Object
      Pagination3 v. ;
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3562758M
      ISBN 101851967591
      LC Control Number2002030354

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      And his actual mad wife in the semi-figurative attic. This self-induced coma gradually lifted, and by mid-century most poets had moved away from the abstractions and metaphysical tropes of the Romantics and fashioned a more down-to-earth, realistic kind of verse. Of course, though, of course, my true favorite chapter here was George Eliot's Marian Evans'sas it was bound to be. His masterpiece, "Walden," is widely read, and his essay "Civil Disobedience" has been cited as an influence on social activists to the present day.

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