Eminent Victorians Summary
Lytton Strachey

Everything you need to understand or teach Eminent Victorians by Lytton Strachey.

  • Eminent Victorians Summary & Study Guide

Eminent Victorians Summary

In Eminent Victorians (1918), Lytton Strachey examined the lives of four famous English individuals from the Victorian Era and found that they were not quite what previous biographies and popular legend had made them out to be. The four in question were Cardinal Manning, the leader of England's Roman Catholic community; Florence Nightingale, the nurse; Thomas Arnold, the educational reformer; and General Charles George Gordon, a soldier and adventurer.

Strachey sought a new approach...

(read more from the Study Guide)

Study Pack

The Eminent Victorians Study Pack contains:

Eminent Victorians Study Guide