London Life and Letters, 1901-1914

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Baker & Taylor
Draws on letters of the period to portray the social and intellectual climate of London during the reign of Edward VII

Looking at London life and letters from 1901 to 1914 with a wicked eye, Mr. Paterson captures the excitement and rebellion of the age's art and literature, sex and society, politics and laabor.

Book News
Paterson (English, U. of California-Berkeley) describes the exuberance of post-victorian London, which saw upheavals in art and literature, sex and society, politics, labor, education, taxes, and above all in social behavior. James and Conrad, Shaw and Yeats, Bennett and Wells, Virginia Woolf, Rebecca West Katherine Masfield, Ezra Pound, Bertrand Russell, and David Lloyd George are among the luminaries that appear. Includes a photo gallery. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Publisher: Chicago : I.R. Dee, 1996
ISBN: 9781566631013
Branch Call Number: 942.1082 PATER
Characteristics: 330 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm


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