Eminent Victorians: Cardinal Manning, Florence Nightingale, Dr. Arnold, General Gordon by Lytton Strachey

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Eminent Victorians is a groundbreaking work of biography that raised the genre to the level of high art. It replaced reverence with skepticism and Strachey's wit, iconoclasm, and narrative skill liberated the biographical enterprise.

Folio Society, 2000.
272 pp.
Introduced by Michael Holroyd.
Hardcover. Fine in original fine jacket.