What is VRIL?

What is VRIL?

Literary significance and reception. The book was quite popular in the late 19th century, and for a time the word “Vril” came to be associated with “life-giving elixirs”. The best known use of “Vril” in this context is in the name of Bovril (a blend word of Bovine and Vril).

When was the coming race written?

The Coming Race, a science fiction novel

Full title: The Coming Race
Published: 1871
Locations London
Format: Book
Creator: Edward Bulwer Lytton

What is the coming race by Edward Bulwer Lytton about?

– The Coming Race, Edward Bulwer-Lytton (1871) Vril literally puts power in the hands of everybody from small children on. He uses this device to deduce a completely different relationship between governments and the people. With physically stronger females, he deduces a completely different relationship between members of the family.

Is Bulwer Lytton a good author?

Bulwer-Lytton was one of the most interesting of all Victorian popular novelists. He attempted a multiplicity of genres, all with considerable success. His horror story The Haunters and the Haunted is rightly regarded by connoisseurs of 19th century horror as a classic.

Who was Edward Bulwer-Lytton?

Edward George Earle Lytton Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton, was one of the big guns of Victorian literature. His books were bestsellers and he garnered considerable critical acclaim as well. And yet today he is not merely mostly unread, he has become a byword by bad writing, with a literary competition for bad writing named after him.

What are some of the most bizarre things about William Lytton?

The other bizarre thing about Lytton was his dabbling in the magic arts, and because of his reputation, many occultists and esoterisists believed that the contents of “The Coming Race” were real.

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