CORNERSTONES Portraits of Four Eminent Victorians

CORNERSTONES Portraits of Four Eminent Victorians

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"The history of the Victorian Age will never be written; we know too much about it." So wrote Lytton Strachey in 1922; but he added, "Human beings are too important to be treated as mere symptoms of the past." Instead of writing a summary of an era, he concentrated on four searching biographies of "an ecclesiastic, an educational authority, a woman of action, and a man of adventure." Strachey deemed Cardinal Henry Edward Manning (1808 - 1892) "distinguished less… (more)

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Publisher: Fireship Press (May 09, 2011)

Format: EPUB

File size: 741 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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