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Bulwer Lytton : the rise and fall of a Victorian man of letters

Author: L G Mitchell
Publisher: London ; New York : Hambledon and London : Distributed in the U.S. and Canada by Palgrave Macmillan, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An author with a European reputation, outselling Dickens, Edward Bulwer Lytton was ennobled and, on his death, buried in Westminster Abbey. His work included novels, poetry, plays, biographies and political commentaries. This biography was written to markthe 200th anniversary of his birth.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Mitchell, L.G. (Leslie George).
Bulwer Lytton.
London ; New York : Hambledon and London : Distributed in the U.S. and Canada by Palgrave Macmillan, 2003
(OCoLC)606993618
Named Person: Edward Bulwer Lytton Lytton, Baron; Edward Bulwer Lytton Lytton, Baron
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: L G Mitchell
ISBN: 1852854235 9781852854232
OCLC Number: 52439159
Description: xxi, 292 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. The upbringing of a puppy --
2. Rosina --
3. 'The misfortune of my life' --
4. Robert and Emily --
5. Society --
6. A writer and the public --
7. Ghosts and artists --
8. Europe --
9. Radical --
10. Tory --
11. Cabinet minister --
12. Prophet.
Responsibility: Leslie Mitchell.
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An author with a European reputation, outselling Dickens, Edward Bulwer Lytton was ennobled and, on his death, buried in Westminster Abbey. His work included novels, poetry, plays, biographies and  Read more...

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