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Love Letters: Intimate Correspondence Between Famous Lovers

Author: Andrea Clarke, ed.

Love Letters: Intimate Correspondence Between Famous Lovers

Author: Andrea Clarke, ed.

$7.98
Item #: D30314
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 144
Publication Date: 2020
Publisher: British Library
ISBN: 9780712353519
In an age of tweets and emojis, this beautiful selection of love letters invites us into a privileged realm and reminds us why the written word is so expressive and revealing. Along with poignant images of the handwritten notes and a selection of photos and period art, the 30 missives here include correspondence between the Earl of Sussex and Queen Elizabeth... More
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In an age of tweets and emojis, this beautiful selection of love letters invites us into a privileged realm and reminds us why the written word is so expressive and revealing. Along with poignant images of the handwritten notes and a selection of photos and period art, the 30 missives here include correspondence between the Earl of Sussex and Queen Elizabeth I, Dante Gabriel Rossetti and Jane Morris, George Eliot and Herbert Spencer, Dora Carrington and Lytton Strachey, plus an incarcerated Oscar Wilde's elegant farewell letter to Lord Alfred Douglas.


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