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Edward Bulwer Lytton, Baron Lytton (1803–1873)

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Edward Bulwer-Lytton, Lord of Lytton, was born on May 25, 1803 in London, England. He entered Trinity College, Cambridge in 1822, won the Chancellor's Gold Medal for English verse in 1825, and received a B.A. degree the following year. He was a novelist, poet, playwright, and politician. He coined visa mer the phrases the "pursuit of the almighty dollar", "the pen is mightier than the sword", and the opening line "It was a dark and stormy night". He wrote in a variety of genres, including historical fiction, mystery, romance, the occult, and science fiction. His works included Falkland, Pelham, Eugene Aram, The Last Days of Pompei, Ernest Maltravers, Zanoni, The Last of the Barons, The Caxtons, and A Strange Story. He also published several volumes of poetry including Ismael and The New Timon. His best known play was The Lady of Lyons. He served as the Secretary of State for the Colonies in from 1858 to 1859 and played a large part in the organization of the new colony of British Columbia. He became Baron Lytton of Knebworth in July 1866 and thereafter took his place in the House of Peers. He died on May 23, 1873, just short of his 70th birthday. The cause of death was not clear but it was thought that an infection he had in his ear had affected his brain. (Bowker Author Biography) visa färre

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(eng) Please do not combine with Edward Robert Bulwer-Lytton, Earl of Lytton, aka Owen Meredith, 1831-1891, who is the son of this author.

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Allmänna fakta

Vedertaget namn
Lytton, Edward Bulwer, Baron Lytton
Namn enligt folkbokföringen
Edward George Earle Lytton Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton
Andra namn
Bulwer-Lytton, Sir Edward George
Lord Lytton
Bulwer-Lytton, Baron Edward
Bulwer-Lytton, Edward George Earle
Baron Lytton of Knebworth
Westminster Abbey, Londen, Engeland, Verenigd Koninkrijk
Verenigd Koninkrijk
Land (för karta)
England, UK
London, England, UK
Torquay, Devon, England, UK
Londen, Engeland, Verenigd Koninkrijk
University of Cambridge (Trinity College)
University of Cambridge (Trinity Hall|BA|1826)
University of Bonn
Lytton, Rosina Wheeler (wife)
UK Parliament
Priser och utmärkelser
Peer of the Realm (1866)
Chancellor's Gold Medal (Cambridge University, 1825)
Kort biografi
Edward Bulwer changed his surname to Bulwer-Lytton in 1844 at the request of his mother, and was created first Baron Lytton in 1866. He was a popular writer who coined several phrases that would go on to become clichés, including the opening line to his 1830 novel Paul Clifford, "It was a dark and stormy night." His name lives on in the annual Bulwer-Lytton Fiction Contest, in which the contestants craft bad openings for imaginary novels.
Please do not combine with Edward Robert Bulwer-Lytton, Earl of Lytton, aka Owen Meredith, 1831-1891, who is the son of this author.



This is a richly written early 19th century novel. While the setting is suitably dramatic as per the title, the actual events of the impending eruption of Vesuvius and destruction of Pompeii are very much in the background, against the central plot of the rivalry between the Egyptian priest Arbaces and the Greek Glaucus over the same woman, Ione. Another priest Apaceides (who has converted to Christianity) is murdered by Arbaces and Glaucus is framed it. About to face a hungry lion in the arena, he is only saved by the apocalypse itself. This novel is very melodramatic and theatrical to the modern reader, but I enjoyed its richness, despite some occasional overlong digressions - though even these had their poignancy when compared to the ruins found in recent times.… (mer)
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