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The fine art of literary mayhem

a lively account of famous writers and their feuds.
  • 242 Pages
  • 2.15 MB
  • English
Holt, Rinehart and Winston , New York
Literary quarrels, Authors, English -- Biography, Authors, American -- Biog
LC ClassificationsPN165 .L3 1963
The Physical Object
Pagination242 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5877031M
LC Control Number63007121

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Johnson Battles a Lord --And Some Commoners --Mr. Pope Confers Immortality upon the Unworthy Mr. Colley Cibber --"I Beg You to Forget My Existence, " Cries the Gentle Ivan Turgenev --Mr. Thackeray and Mr. Dickens Become Embroiled in a Very Victorian Feud.

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This book is the perfect souvenir, and a must-have for.Is literary biography so widely read for popular, prurient reasons, or for reputable intellectual reasons?

Is it of interest only in so far as it illuminates a writer's work? How much can we know about a life, such as Shakespeare's, where the documentation is so slight? These are among the wide range of questions addressed by the seventeen leading biographers and literary critics in this.