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 (bo͝ol′wər-lĭt′n), Edward George Earle Lytton First Baron Lytton. 1803-1873.
British writer best known for his popular historical novels, especially The Last Days of Pompeii (1834), and for his convoluted prose style.


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(ˈbʊl wərˈlɪt n)

1st Baron, Lytton, Edward George.
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He befriended many writers, including Edward Bulwer-Lytton and Charles Dickens, reprinting (without permission) the latter's story of Sam Weller from the first installment of The Pickwick Papers, but helping the young novelist by advising him "to develop Sam Weller's character 'largely--to the utmost.
The annual Bulwer-Lytton Fiction contest rewards mangled metaphors, purple prose and cliches.
Bulwer-Lytton and captioned it: "A fool flatters himself, a wise man flatters the fool.
The Theosophists of the 19th century were influenced heavily by the science-fiction novels of Edward George Bulwer-Lytton, for example.
THERE is a famous saying "the pen is mightier than the sword", which was coined by English author Edward Bulwer-Lytton in 1839 for his play Richelieu; Or the Conspiracy.
Some follow the format of literature scholarship, looking at the topic through the lens of literary works by a particular author: Edward Carpenter, Henry James, Edward Bulwer-Lytton.
Strangely (at least it seems strange today), it was Edward Bulwer-Lytton, a good friend of Dickens, who read the completed manuscript and suggested a fundamental change.
The lead article, Bruce Wyse's "Consuming Life: Narcissism, Liminality and the Posthuman Condition in Bulwer-Lytton's A Strange Story" (1862), is a multi-pronged analysis of a long Bulwer-Lytton novel (yes, the very same author who penned "It was a dark and stormy night .
The pen is mightier than the sword - English author Edward Bulwer-Lytton (1839) in his play Richelieu.
Edward Bulwer-Lytton, author of The Last Days of Pompeii (1834)--a subject Martin tackled himself in The Destruction of Pompeii and Herculaneum (1826)--detected in him 'the divine intoxication of a great soul lapped in majestic and unearthly dreams.
The following is a statement by Robert Bulwer-Lytton that 1 have carried in my briefcase for many years.
That's Seattle writer Molly Ringle's winning entry in the 28th annual Bulwer-Lytton Fiction Contest, which asks writers to compose an opening to the worst possible novel.