The desire and pursuit of the whole

a romance of modern Venice by Frederick William Rolfe

Publisher: Cassell in London, Toronto

Written in English
Published: Pages: 299 Downloads: 173
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Edition Notes

First published 1934.

Statementby Frederick Rolfe, Baron Corvo ; with an introd. by A.J.A. Symons and foreword by W.H. Auden.
ContributionsAuden, W. H. 1907-1973., Symons, Alphonse James Albert, 1900-
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 299 p.
Number of Pages299
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15064126M

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London: Cassell and Company, Octavo, original dark green cloth, top edge green, original dust jacket. $ First edition, first state, of the last work of Baron Corvo, discovered and rescued from oblivion by A.J.A.

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For this reason – libel and calumny – and because of his lack of popularity, many of his writings have been destroyed. Maundy Gregory is desperate for any original manuscript, but in particular for a novel Rolfe wrote in Venice. The title is ‘The Desire and Pursuit of. THE DESIRE AND PURSUIT OF THE WHOLE: A ROMANCE OF MODERN VENICE.

[New York]: A New Directions Book, []. Octavo, boards. First U.S. edition. A extraordinary romance first published in by this eccentric homosexual writer about Nicholas Crabbe (Rolfe's alter ego) living in poverty in Venice who falls in love with Zilda, the boyish girl.

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