By David Huckvale
eager about crime, Bulwer-Lytton was once an outspoken critic of his society, either in his novels and all through his political profession. both eager about paranormal phenomena, he wrote of crucial occult fantasies in English literature and set the time table of the Society for Psychical Research.
His ancient romance The final Days of Pompeii has encouraged numerous video clips and a star-studded tv sequence, whereas his stately domestic at Knebworth has supplied brooding Gothic backdrops for lots of different movies. This publication covers Bulwer-Lytton’s novels intimately, exploring their impression on writers and picture makers and, through Richard Wagner’s operatic model of Rienzi, the disaster of Adolf Hitler.
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A Dark and Stormy Oeuvre: Crime, Magic and Power in the Novels of Edward Bulwer-Lytton by David Huckvale