Henry Maximilian Beerbohm (1872-1956) was born in London, England. He became a satirical essayist, caricaturist, critic, short
story writer, and novelist. The collection consists of correspondence, literary manuscripts, notebooks, unpublished poems,
original drawings, and ephemera related to the writings of Max Beerbohm. Includes original manuscripts on William and Mary
as well as W.B. Yeats and also manuscripts titled
The Unenterable House and
Then and Now. Correspondents include Sir William Rothenstein.
Henry Maximilian Beerbohm was born on August 24, 1872 in London, England; became satirical essayist, caricaturist, critic,
short story writer, and novelist; moved in same literary circle as Oscar Wilde; published his essays as The Works of Max Beerbohm (1896); contributor, Yellow Book, 1894; drama critic of Saturday Review, 1898-1910; moved to Rapallo, Italy, where he continued to publish, including 12 prose volumes, a comic novel, a book of
parodies, and ten collections of caricatures; died in Rapallo, May 20, 1956.
1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
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