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Robert Bridges : a biography

Author: Catherine Phillips
Publisher: Oxford [England] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1992.
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Robert Bridges is best known today for having been the editor and champion of his friend Gerard Manley Hopkins, and comparatively little attention has been paid to his own life and work. In this, the first full-length biography of Bridges, Catherine Phillips seeks to redress the balance by focusing on Bridges' long and full life, and on his achievements as a poet and literary commentator. Born in 1844, Bridges lived  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Phillips, Catherine.
Robert Bridges.
Oxford [England] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1992
(OCoLC)644124376
Named Person: Robert Bridges; Robert Seymour Bridges; Robert Seymour Bridges; Robert Bridges
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Catherine Phillips
ISBN: 0192122517 9780192122513
OCLC Number: 24504850
Description: xii, 364 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 23 cm.
Responsibility: Catherine Phillips.
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This biography has used previously unpublished material to reveal a life that was far more complex and troubled than has been thought. Living from the high Victorian age to the modern era, Bridges'  Read more...

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