Lytton Strachey a critical study by K. R. Srinivasa Iyengar

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  • Strachey, Lytton, -- 1880-1932

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Statementby K. R. Srinivasa Iyengar.
LC ClassificationsPR6037.T73 Z85 1967
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Paginationxiii, 208 p.
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17757540M

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Adopting an irreverent attitude to the past and especially to the monumental life-and-letters volumes of Victorian biography. Jan 02,  · Lytton Strachey's classic work Eminent Victorians was an assault on the Victorian Age and its values. For this new edition the text it printed in its entirety, and there are also new critical afterwords by four experts, reassessing Strachey's judgements on.

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His father, Sir Richard Strachey, was a colonial Indian.Lytton Strachey, a member of the Bloomsbury group, altered the way biographies were written with this volume of four well-known Victorians. At the time the book was published, it skewered the hypocrisies and self-assured nature of the Victorians/5(8).

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