Vainglory (with Inclinations and Caprice), by Ronald Firbank

Richard Canning (Editor)

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First comparative edition of three early novels by twentieth-century English Modernist novelist Ronald Firbank, in the Penguin Classics series. Includes textual variations between UK 1915 and US 1925 editions of Vainglory, variant texts of Inclinations (1916/28) and extensive editorial apparatus, including a lengthy contextual Introduction, Chronology and several Appendices, such as E M Forster's period essay on Firbank. Acclaimed by Alan Hollinghurst, Edmund White and David Leavitt. Cover image by Andy Warhol.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages464
ISBN (Print)9780141196336
Publication statusPublished - 31 May 2012


  • Ronald Firbank
  • Vainglory
  • Inclinations
  • Caprice
  • Canning
  • Warhol
  • Forster
  • Woolf
  • Waugh
  • Stein
  • Hemingway
  • modernism
  • fiction
  • camp
  • gay
  • lesbian
  • classic
  • Hollinghurst


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