Standard Name: Ackroyd, Peter
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His death was assumed to be suicide, and attained emblematic status as a response to blighted hopes in a world inimical to poetry. But in fact Chatterton had been publishing busily (mostly in periodicals) and...
|Family and Intimate relationships||T. S. Eliot|
|Friends, Associates||Mary Boyle|
|Friends, Associates||Frances Eleanor Trollope|
|Literary responses||Olivia Manning||
Fellow-novelist Peter Ackroyd wrote about this book, I haven't often read battle scenes which come so immediately and horrifyingly to life. And yet they are presented neutrally and even blandly, as if the world were...
|Literary responses||Olivia Manning|
|Literary responses||Agnes Strickland|
With time Dickens has come to stand for a particular understanding of Victorian Britain. His biographer Peter Ackroyd says of him that it was his peculiar genius to represent, to bring together, more aspects of...
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