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Eminent Victorians (Unabridged)

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XA 0474
Eminent Victorians (Unabridged)
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ISBN: 9781781983348
Download Size: 572 Mb
Running Time: 11:15:24
Digital UPC: 9781781983348

Release Date: August 2020
Originally recorded in 2019
Lytton Strachey
Neil Rosser
Jonathan Keeble
Spoken Word

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Eminent Victorians (Unabridged)
Lytton Strachey
Read by Jonathan Keeble

Eminent Victorians, Lytton Strachey’s wonderfully witty and Wildean quartet of biographies, stands out as one of the most radical and groundbreaking works of its genre. With relentless precision, Strachey explores the lives of four exemplars of the Victorian age: Cardinal Manning, Florence Nightingale, Thomas Arnold and General Gordon, irreverently bringing to light the flaws, strengths, ambitions and hypocrisies of these treasured legends. The combination of thrilling and imaginative narratives with Strachey’s ironic reckoning shocked many contemporary readers of the time, and even altered the course of biography, making a powerful case for its elevation to high art.

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