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A S Byatt - Unruly Times - 9780099302230 - KSS0005994
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Unruly Times

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Description for Unruly Times Paperback. With a novelist's insight and eye for detail, A.S. Byatt examines the relationship between Wordsworth and Coleridge against the background of the great changes of their times - in society, politics, education and literature. Num Pages: 288 pages, 1. BIC Classification: 2CSJ; BG; DSBD; DSBF; DSC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 198 x 129 x 44. Weight in Grams: 208. Clean copy with some shelf wear, minor nicks and bumps on cover but otherwise clean
Unruly Times is a superlative portrait of the relationship between Wordsworth and Coleridge, and a fascinating exploration of the Romantic Movement and the dramatic events that shaped it. With a novelist's insight and eye for detail, A. S. Byatt brings alive this tumultuous period and shows a deep understanding of the effects upon the minds of Wordsworth, Coleridge and their contemporaries - de Quincey, Lamb, Hazlitt, Byron and Keats.

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About A S Byatt
A.S. Byatt (1936-2023) was a novelist, short-story writer and critic of international renown. Her novels include Possession (winner of the Booker Prize 1990), the Frederica Quartet and The Children’s Book, which was shortlisted for the Booker Prize and won the James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Fiction. She was appointed CBE in 1990 and DBE in 1999, and was awarded ... Read more

Reviews for Unruly Times
Critically acute and full of imaginative insight... Her scholarship is up to date, and her comments on the social history of the period are cogent and erudite
Times Literary Supplement
She is the best kind of critic because she judges an author on his or her own terms... The great merit of Byatt's writing - fiction and essays ... Read more

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