John Gibson, R.A., Sculptor.
In looking round the wide and luminous circle of our
great living Englishmen, to select one to whom I might
fitly dedicate this work,—­one who, in his
Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton Biographies (3)
British author Edward Bulwer-Lytton (1803-1873) wrote Falkland, Pelham, and Eugene Aram. These novels won instant success and made him a wealthy man. As a result, he entered Parliament as a liberal me...
In his own day, Bulwer's position among the most unquestionably popular and the most critically esteemed novelists seemed firmly established. As with so many Victorian writers, though, his fortunes de...
In his own lifetime, Edward Robert Bulwer Lytton, better known by his pseudonym Owen Meredith, was much more highly regarded as a poet than he is today. His lyrics were praised by discriminating criti...