Bulwer-Lytton


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English writer of historical romances (1803-1873)

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Ted first started entering the Bulwer-Lytton Fiction contest in 2011.
How did Bulwer-Lytton put the case (as Mr Jaggers would say) that Dickens should move from pessimism to optimism?
PAUL CLIFFORD Edward Bulwer-Lytton Penguin Books have released an exciting series, labelled Victorian Best-sellers.
The focal point, Pierce said, is a pair of knights holding paintbrushes to symbolize that "the pen is mightier than the sword," an adage first penned by Victorian British author Edward Bulwer-Lytton.
Leadbeater on Occult Chemistry I (1908), The Coming Race (1874) by Edward Bulwer-Lytton, Martin Heidegger's Die Technik and die Kehre (The Question Concerning Technology) (1954), and an anthology titled Kunstliche Menschen: Golems, Homunculi, Androiden und lebende Statuen (Artificial Humans: Golems, Homunculi, Androids and Living Statues) (1971).
Zimmerman has illuminating things to say about the Victorian reception of Pompeii, Assyria, Egypt, and ancient London, weaving together works by Bulwer-Lytton, Hemans, Dante Rossetti, and Dickens with contemporary journalism and visual images that evoke a distinct period of excavatory anxiety.
The name comes from the first two letters of the Latin word for beef, Bos, combined with the word Vril - a powerful energy fluid in a novel by writer Edward Bulwer-Lytton.
Bear Trap, though, is more entertaining, fueled by Bamber's panic, his growing recognition of doom, and a fondness for overcooked Bulwer-Lytton prose.
The orchestral sounds were sumptuous, except for a few mishaps among the brass, perhaps because, to paraphrase Bulwer-Lytton, it was a cold and damp night on Dec.
Rounding out Biblical Religion and the Novel are contributions on Fielding, Tolstoy, and Bulwer-Lytton, and it is this generous breadth among its offerings that in part makes for its specific kind of utility.
Edward Bulwer-Lytton (1803-1873) rated the pen mightier than the sword, as indeed it is, mere words having goaded countless hands to reach for swords and embark on countless gore-fests.
Writers such as Maupassant and Bulwer-Lytton partly explored dimensions of perception, partly powers like that of telekinesis.
The Bulwer-Lytton Fiction Contest challenges entrants to compose the opening sentence to the worst of all possible novels.
He once lamented to me that he had never ventured upon the novels of Sir Edward Bulwer-Lytton, of all things.
Nearly two centuries earlier, it was home for Edward Bulwer-Lytton, a monumentally unreadable writer who first penned the words ``It was a dark and stormy night.