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British 20th Century


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On Wheels
On Wheels
by Michael Holroyd
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From the bestselling author of A Book of Secrets, a brisk, charming, illustrated account of a motoring life As a child, Michael Holroyd spent his best hours in his familys cramped garage, which contained a wealth of magical, exciting objects. But... (read more)

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A Russian Jew of Bloomsbury: The Life and Times of Samuel Koteliansky
A Russian Jew of Bloomsbury: The Life and Times of Samuel Koteliansky
by Galya Diment
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A Russian Jew of Bloomsbury looks at the remarkable life and influence that an outsider had on the tightly knit circle of Britain's cultural elite. Among Koteliansky's friends were Katherine Mansfield, Leonard and Virginia Woolf - for whose Hogarth Press... (read more)

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The Radical Twenties: Writing, Politics, and Culture
The Radical Twenties: Writing, Politics, and Culture
by John Lucas
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Studies writers from the 1920s with regard to their political radicalism. Draws on the works of D. H. Lawrence, Virginia Woolf, Sylvia Townsend Warner, and Patrick Hamilton, among others, to identify the decade as a time of both political activism and... (read more)

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Dictionary of British Literary Characters: 20th-Century Novels
Dictionary of British Literary Characters: 20th-Century Novels
by John R Greenfield
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This comprehensive reference includes thousands of characters that have appeared in the works of Agatha Christie, William Golding, James Joyce, D.H. Lawrence, Evelyn Waugh, and many others.... (read more)

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Jew Made in England
Jew Made in England
by Anthony Blond
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A rake's progress by one of publishing's great eccentrics--the memoirs of Anthony Blond. Richly entertaining...delightfully unstuffy...plenty of juicy gossip --Mail on... (read more)

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Eminent Victorians Illustrated Edition
Eminent Victorians Illustrated Edition
by Lytton Strachey
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**** Strachey's project for a collection of short biographies "written from a slightly cynical standpoint" began taking shape in 1912, and was published in May 1918. He chose four complementary figures through whom to explore the dynamics of the... (read more)

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The generation of 1914
The generation of 1914
by Robert Wohl
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The generation of 1914 holds a special place in memory, affection, and myth. In this irresistible and moving book, Robert Wohl rescues it from the shadows of legend and brings it fully into the realm of understanding. He tells the story of the young men-... (read more)

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Twentieth Century, Vol. 7
Twentieth Century, Vol. 7
by Martin Dodsworth
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Bloomsbury
Bloomsbury
by Quentin Bell
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Children of the Sun a Narrative of Decad
Children of the Sun a Narrative of Decad
by Martin Green
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A purgatorial flame :seven British writers in the Second World War
A purgatorial flame :seven British writers in the Second World War
by Sebastian Knowles
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British Cultural Studies
British Cultural Studies
by Grahme Turner
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Dial 1912 1920 Years of Transition
Dial 1912 1920 Years of Transition
by Nicholas Joost
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Myth of the Modern: A Study in British Literature & Criticism after 1850
Myth of the Modern: A Study in British Literature & Criticism after 1850
by Perry Meisel
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Men of Letters of the British Isles
Men of Letters of the British Isles
by Stuart P Sherman
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West Country Book
West Country Book
by J C Trewin
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Who's Who in Bloomsbury
Who's Who in Bloomsbury
by Alan Palmer
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History of Modern Criticism, 1750-1950: The First Half of the Twentieth Century: English & American
History of Modern Criticism, 1750-1950: The First Half of the Twentieth Century: English & American
by Rene Wellek
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Makers of the new :the revolution in literature, 1912-1939
Makers of the new :the revolution in literature, 1912-1939
by Julian Symons
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Imagining America
Imagining America
by Peter Conrad
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