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Blakeley, Derek W.

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Works: 1 works in 8 publications in 1 language and 1,111 library holdings
Genres: History 
Roles: Editor
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Biographical dictionary of literary influences : the nineteenth century, 1800-1914 by John Powell( )

8 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 1,111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Over the past two decades, the process of cultural development and, in particular, the role of reading has been of growing interest, but recent research has been episodic and idiosyncratic. In this biographical dictionary, research devoted specifically to the reading habits of 19th century individuals who shaped Western culture is brought together for the first time. While giving prominent coverage to literary and political figures, the volume's 270 entries also include musicians, painters, educators, and explorers. Each entry includes brief biographical information, a concise summary of liter
 
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