Victoria's Madmen: Revolution and Alienation

Bloom, Clive

Victoria's Madmen: Revolution and Alienation

Published: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013


Hardback. 309pp. Clive Bloom mixes extraordinary marginal voices: from messiahs like Richard Brothers and Octavia 'Daughter of God'; writers such as Oscar Wilde, Arthur Conan Doyle, and Edward Bulwer-Lytton; revolutionaries and radicals like Karl Marx, Beatrice Webb, George Bernard Shaw and Oswald Mosley; madmen like Richard Dadd and Jack the Ripper; orientalists and guerrilla fighters such as T. E. Lawrence; worshippers of Pan such as Arthur Machen, Kenneth Grahame and J.M. Barrie, as well as the Latvian anarchists who killed three policemen in the East End of London. First edition. Faint mark to closed page edges. a little rubbed. Slightly bumped to spine ends.

Good+, sound copy in like dust wrapper



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