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Autograph letter signed with initials : place not specified, to J. W. Parker, undated [1849 or later].

Author: Charles Kingsley; John William Parker; Gordon N Ray
Edition/Format:   Print book : Manuscript   Archival Material : English
Publication:Charles Kingsley letters to J. W. Parker (MA 7342) item 10
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Criticizing an unidentified work that Parker sent him to review, noting "I am very sorry you sent me the MSS. for I hate pronouncing on a woman's work -- especially when perhaps poor thing, her bread depends on it." Referencing an upcoming piece on Bulwer-Lytton and praising his The Caxtons as "absolutely the best novel extant in the English language."
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Named Person: Edward Bulwer Lytton Lytton, Baron
Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Kingsley; John William Parker; Gordon N Ray
OCLC Number: 658210574
Notes: Dating: Edward Bulwer-Lytton's novel The Caxtons was published in 1849.
Part of a collection of 13 letters from Charles Kingsley to his publisher J. W. Parker. Letters have been described individually in 13 catalog records (MA 7324.1-13); see collection-level record for more information.
Description: 1 item (4 p.) ; 18 cm

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Criticizing an unidentified work that Parker sent him to review, noting "I am very sorry you sent me the MSS. for I hate pronouncing on a woman's work -- especially when perhaps poor thing, her bread depends on it." Referencing an upcoming piece on Bulwer-Lytton and praising his The Caxtons as "absolutely the best novel extant in the English language."

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