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A range of biographical studies, with an emphasis on the lives of writers, poets, artists, architects, educators and religious figures.

Nature's Interpreter

Nature's Interpreter:

The Life and Times of Alexander von Humboldt

By Donald McCrory

An important new biography of the scientist and explorer Alexander von Humboldt, based on the most recent research and scholarship.

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ISBN: 9780718892319
£24.25
Never Ones For Theory?

Never Ones For Theory?:

England and the War of Ideas

By George Watson

The story of how 20th-century English scholars pioneered the study of literary theory years in advance of France or the USA.

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ISBN: 9780718830090
£33.25
Passion For Living

Passion For Living:

John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester

By R.E. Pritchard

A literary biography of the poet and libertine John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester, seeing his work in the literary, intellectual and political contexts of his time.

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ISBN: 9780718892999
£21.00

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ISBN: 9780718840679

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ISBN: 9780718840549
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ISBN: 9780718840662
Priest in Deep Water

Priest in Deep Water:

Charles Hopkins and the 1911 Seamen's Strike

By R.W.H. Miller

An account of the remarkable life of Charles Plomer Hopkins, the maritime chaplain and trades unionist who led the first international seamen's strike.

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ISBN: 9780718892326
£27.00
Private Lives of the Ancient Mariner

Private Lives of the Ancient Mariner:

Coleridge and his Children

By Molly Lefebure

A fascinating new study of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, illuminating the poet's deeply troubled personality and relationship with his family.

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ISBN: 9780718893002
£28.25

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ISBN: 9780718841904

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ISBN: 9780718841911
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ISBN: 9780718841898
Richard Aldington

Richard Aldington:

Novelist, Biographer and Exile 1930–1962

By Vivien Whelpton

The second volume of the authoritative biography of the war poet and novelist Richard Aldington, exploring his later public and private lives and writings.

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ISBN: 9780718894771
£27.50

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ISBN: 9780718845513

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ISBN: 9780718845520
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ISBN: 9780718845506
Richard Aldington

Richard Aldington:

Poet, Soldier and Lover 1911–1929 (Original Edition)

By Vivien Whelpton

An insightful biography of the war poet and novelist Richard Aldington, exploring his pre-war, wartime and post-war experiences, writings and relationships.

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ISBN: 9780718893187
£30.75

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ISBN: 9780718841614

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ISBN: 9780718841607
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ISBN: 9780718841591
Richard Aldington

Richard Aldington:

Poet, Soldier and Lover 1911–1929 (Revised Edition)

By Vivien Whelpton

An insightful biography of the war poet and novelist Richard Aldington, exploring his pre-war, wartime and post-war experiences, writings and relationships.

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ISBN: 9780718895464
£27.50