Delphi Collected Works of Lytton Strachey (Illustrated)

Delphi Collected Works of Lytton Strachey (Illustrated)

by Lytton Strachey

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Overview

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 collected works, with numerous illustrations, rare texts, 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
* Many famous biographies, with individual contents tables
* 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: due to US copyright restrictions, books published after 1922 cannot appear in this edition. When new texts become available in your public domain, they will be added to the eBook 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
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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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781786560575
Publisher: Delphi Classics
Publication date: 09/14/2016
Series: Delphi Series Seven
Sold by: PUBLISHDRIVE KFT
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 4 MB

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