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Sir Henry Maximilian Beerbohm (August 24, 1872May 20, 1956) was an English parodist, dandy and caricaturist. He is best remembered for "Enoch Soames", the tale of a poet who makes a deal with the Devil to find out how posterity will remember him.

Books of Max Beerbohm's works

Written works

Collections of caricatures

  • Caricatures of Twenty-five Gentlemen (1896)
  • The Poets' Corner (1904)
  • A Book of Caricatures (1907)
  • Cartoons: The Second Childhood of John Bull (1911)
  • Fifty Caricatures (1913)
  • A Survey (1921)
  • Rossetti and His Circle (1922)
  • Things New and Old (1923)
  • Observations (1925)
  • Heroes and Heroines of Bitter Sweet (1931) five drawings in a portfolio
  • Max's Nineties: Drawings 1892–1899 (1958, ed. Rupert Hart-Davies and Allan Wade)
  • Beerbohm's Literary Caricatures: From Homer to Huxley (1977, ed. J. G. Riewald)
  • Max Beerbohm Caricatures (1997, ed. N. John Hall)
  • Enoch Soames: A Critical Heritage (1997)




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