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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