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This biography reveals a man far more complex and actively involved in the movements of his time than has been inferred fronm the current image of the young Apollo. He emerges as a wit, a scholar deeply read, a devoted partisan of the Socialist movement, a focal point of more than one aspect of the anti-Victorian revolt, and the protagonist in a passionate misadventure whiThis biography reveals a man far more complex and actively involved in the movements of his time than has been inferred fronm the current image of the young Apollo. He emerges as a wit, a scholar deeply read, a devoted partisan of the Socialist movement, a focal point of more than one aspect of the anti-Victorian revolt, and the protagonist in a passionate misadventure which gives him almost tragic stature. The popular legend has not been 'exploded' so much as set in its human context of struggle, perplexity and suffering, and thereby given perspective and enhanced. In Yeats's words: 'There is always a living face behind the mask.'...

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ISBN : 9780571101962
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 557 Pages
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