Eminent Victorians: Cardinal Manning; Dr. Arnold; Florence Nightingale; General Gordon

Eminent Victorians: Cardinal Manning; Dr. Arnold; Florence Nightingale; General Gordon

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Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best nonfiction books of all time

"Eminent Victorians" marked an epoch in the art of biography; it also helped to crack the old myths of high Victorianism and to usher in a new spirit by which chauvinism, hypocrisy and the stiff upper lip were debunked. In it, Strachey cleverly exposes the self-seeking ambitions of Cardinal Manning and the manipulative, neurotic Florence Nightingale; and in his essays on Dr Arnold and… (more)

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Publisher: Modern Library (June 16, 1999)

Format: EPUB

File size: 710 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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