Lytton Strachey

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Lytton Strachey, the English biographer and critic, introduced a new era of biographical writing at the close of World War I. Strachey’s works are celebrated for establishing a new form of biography in which psychological insight and sympathy are combined with irreverence and wit. This comprehensive eBook presents Strachey’s collected works, with numerous illustrations, rare texts, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)

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US Customers: the complete works is not available due to copyright restrictions. Please select the US version from the Format options (see US contents below).

* Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Strachey’s life and works
* Concise introductions to the major texts
* All the famous biographies, with individual contents tables
* Rare collections appearing for the first time in digital publishing, including CHARACTERS AND COMMENTARIES
* Images of how the books were first published, giving your eReader a taste of the original texts
* Excellent formatting of the texts
* Includes Strachey’s rare poetry – available in no other collection
* Also includes Strachey’s early Spectator essays, first time in digital print
* Features two contextual pieces, evaluating Strachey’s contribution to literature
* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres

Please note: the play THE SON OF HEAVEN and some minor posthumous works cannot appear in this collection due to copyright restrictions. When new works enter the public domain, they will be added to the collection as a free update.

CONTENTS:

The Books
INTRODUCTION FOR ‘A SIMPLE STORY’ by E. Inchbald
LANDMARKS IN FRENCH LITERATURE
EMINENT VICTORIANS
QUEEN VICTORIA
BOOKS AND CHARACTERS
ELIZABETH AND ESSEX: A TRAGIC HISTORY
PORTRAITS IN MINIATURE AND OTHER ESSAYS
CHARACTERS AND COMMENTARIES
MISCELLANEOUS ESSAYS FROM ‘THE SPECTATOR’

The Poetry
ELY: AN ODE, FROM PROLUSIONES ACADEMICAE, 1902
EUPHROSYNE: A COLLECTION OF VERSE

The Contextual Pieces
THE ART OF BIOGRAPHY by Virginia Woolf
LYTTON STRACHEY by Max Beerbohm

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Please note: due to US copyright restrictions, post-1922 works are not included.

The Books
INTRODUCTION FOR ‘A SIMPLE STORY’ by E. Inchbald
LANDMARKS IN FRENCH LITERATURE
EMINENT VICTORIANS
QUEEN VICTORIA
BOOKS AND CHARACTERS
MISCELLANEOUS ESSAYS FROM ‘THE SPECTATOR’

The Poetry
ELY: AN ODE, FROM PROLUSIONES ACADEMICAE, 1902
EUPHROSYNE: A COLLECTION OF VERSE

The Contextual Pieces
THE ART OF BIOGRAPHY by Virginia Woolf
LYTTON STRACHEY by Max Beerbohm

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