By David Huckvale
thinking about crime, Bulwer-Lytton was once an outspoken critic of his society, either in his novels and all through his political profession. both enthusiastic about paranormal phenomena, he wrote of crucial occult fantasies in English literature and set the schedule of the Society for Psychical Research.
His historic romance The final Days of Pompeii has encouraged a number of 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 ebook covers Bulwer-Lytton’s novels intimately, exploring their impact on writers and movie 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