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Seven Men (1919) [Collection]
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In Seven Men the English caricaturist and critic Max Beerbohm turns his comic searchlight upon the fantastic fin de siecle world of the 1890s - the age of Oscar Wilde, Aubrey Beardsley, and the young Yeats, as well as of Beerbohm's own first success. In a series of luminous prose sketches, Beerbohm captures the likes of Enoch Soames, only begetter of the neglected poetic masterwork Fungoids; Maltby and Braxton, two fashionable novelists caught in a bitter rivalry; and "Savonarola" Brown, author of a truly incredible tragedy encompassing the entire Italian Renaissance. An ingenious and enduring work of humorous writing, Seven Men is also a shrewdly perceptive, heartfelt homage to the eccentric character of a bygone age.

Original title: Seven Men
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionGeneral FictionLiterary Fiction/classics

The following works are contained within this one:
     Enoch Soames (1919) [Novelette]
      Author: Max Beerbohm
     A. V. Laider (1919) [Short Story]
      Author: Max Beerbohm

Edition #1: Seven Men

Seven Men (1919)
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Language: English

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Seven Men (October 2000)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: New York
Publisher: New York Review of Books
ISBN: 9780940322547
Pages: 208
Notes: Introduction by John Updike.

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