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ISBN: 978 1 784106 26 3
Categories: 19th Century, British
Imprint: Carcanet Classics
Published: September 2018
216 x 135 mm
Publisher: Carcanet Press
An annotated edition of selected essays by the major Victorian writer and aesthete Walter Pater.
This volume brings together a generous selection of Pater’s non-fiction writings on literature, art, history, philosophy and mythology, supported by a critical and biographical Introduction and extensive explanatory notes. The essays range in subject from archaic Greece to the culture of Pater’s own day, and they are all, as Wilde called them, ‘delicately wrought works of art’ by an exceptional writer and a passionately delicate thinker.
Awards won by Alex Wong Short-listed, 2017 Roehampton Poetry Prize Short-listed, 2017 The Seamus Heaney Centre for Poetry First Collection Prize (Poems Without Irony)
Praise for Alex Wong 'Possesses brilliant linguistic finesse'
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