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Max Beerbohm

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Henry Maximilian Beerbohm, the essayist, caricaturist, critic, and short story writer who endures as one of Edwardian England's leading satirists, was born in London on August 24, 1872, into a large and prosperous family of Baltic German descent. Among his many diversely talented siblings were the author and explorer Julius Beerbohm, and his half brother the flamboyant actor and theatrical manager Herbert Beerbohm Tree. A sophisticated child who read Punch magazine and celebrated his tenth birthday with a glass of champagne, Max Beerbohm exhibited an adroit wit from an early age. While a student at Charterhouse school in Surrey, he amused... Read More

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Zuleika Dobson

Written by Max Beerbohm

Format: Trade Paperback, 252 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: September 14, 1998
Price: $19.00

Originally published in 1911, Max Beerbohm's sparklingly wicked satire concerns the unlikely events that occur when a femme fatale briefly enters the supremely privileged, all-male domain of Judas College, Oxford. Inspired throughout by Beerbohm's ornate imagination, this lyrical evocation of Edwardian undergraduate life at Oxford has, according to E.M. Forster, "a... Read more >
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Zuleika Dobson
(A Modern Library E-Book)
Written by Max Beerbohm

Format: eBook, 256 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: November 1, 2000
Price: $2.99

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