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This Long Pursuit

Reflections of a Romantic Biographer

Richard Holmes

In this ‘inside account of a biographer at work’, the renowned biographer of Coleridge and Shelley, Richard Holmes, reflects upon the principles that have guided his work, his life and his ‘strange, unappeased sense of some continuous, intense and inescapable pursuit’. He goes on exploring the art of biography through essays on five women, Margaret Cavendish, Zélide, Madame de Staël, Mary Wollstonecraft and Mary Somerville, and the ‘afterlives’ of Keats, Shelley, Coleridge, Blake and the painter Thomas Lawrence.
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  • Publisher: William Collins
  • Year: 2017
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 368pp
  • Illustrated: Yes
  • Dimensions: 198x129mm
  • ISBN: 9780008168728
  • Condition: New
  • Weight: 0.3kg
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