By David Huckvale
serious 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 schedule of the Society for Psychical Research.
His old 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 motion pictures. This publication covers Bulwer-Lytton’s novels intimately, exploring their impression on writers and movie makers and, through Richard Wagner’s operatic version 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