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The Way of All Flesh (Everyman's Library)

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Samuel Butler was among the most wide-ranging of the accomplished crew of late Victorian writers to which be belonged — a forceful controversialist in the debates that surrounded Darwin's theory of evolution, a painter who sometimes exhibited at the Royal Academy, an idiosyncratic critic and a gifted travel writer, and even, in his early years, a highly successful sheep farmer in New Zealand. He was also, as The Way of All Flesh, his deterministic tale of the havoc wrought by genetic inheritance, suggests, one of the great British masters of the novel of ideas.

About the Author

P. N. Furbank is Emeritus Professor of the Open University and author of Samuel Butler: 1835-1902. Other publications include E. M. Forster: A Life; Italo Svevo: the Man and the Writer; Unholy Pleasure: the Idea of Social Class and, most recently, Diderot: A Critical Biography.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780679417187
Author:
Butler, Samuel
Publisher:
Everyman's Library
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Social life and customs
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
British and irish fiction (fictional works by
Subject:
England
Subject:
Sagas
Subject:
Domestic fiction
Subject:
Autobiographical fiction
Subject:
England Social life and customs 19th century Fiction.
Subject:
Young men
Subject:
Parent and child
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Edition Description:
Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.
Series:
Everyman's Library Classics & Contemporary Classics
Series Volume:
118
Publication Date:
19930131
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
416
Dimensions:
8.2 x 5.2 x 1.2 in 1.145 lb

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