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Memoirs Of Horace Walpole And His Contemporaries V1

Including Original Letters Chiefly From Strawberry Hill

by Robert F. Williams

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Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsEliot Warburton (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages532
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10581468M
    ISBN 10054838018X
    ISBN 109780548380185

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The Gothic Life and Times of Horace Walpole. Two-hundred and fifty years ago, Horace Walpole published ‘The Castle of Otranto,’ a strange, campy book that’s widely considered to be the first Gothic novel. In real life, Walpole’s family was beset by tragedy and his life’s obsession was a Gothic castle called Strawberry Hill.

Letters of Horace Walpole, Earl of Orford, to Sir Horace Mann: His Britannic Majesty's Resident at the Court of Florence, from toVolume 3 Horace Walpole $ - $ A brilliant essayist, historian, and letter-writer and a notable novelist, dramatist, and amateur antiquary, Horace (christened Horatio) Walpole (WAWL-pohl) was born in London on Septem Horace Walpole () is one of the most interesting literary figures of the eighteenth century in Britain.

He had his own printing press at his amazing home, called Strawberry Hill (about which more in a moment), which published some of his own writings, and he saw himself as an important contributor to the literary and artistic culture of his day.

Description. Waking from a dream in the summer ofHorace Walpole put pen to paper and wrote solidly for two months. The end result was The Castle of Otranto – the first Gothic novel – published on Christmas Eve of the same year.

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of his reign. Horace Walpole's Memoirs of the Reign of King George the Third professed to have been written between the years I and I The author was a member of Parliament, a friend of men in power and out, a close observer, an indefatigable note-taker, a lively gossip, and a.

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Horatio Walpole, 4th Earl of Orford (24 September – 2 March ) was an English art historian, man of letters, antiquarian and Whig politician. aversion to Horace Walpole, who, in his Memoirs, tells us, "in the House of Lords, he was laughed at, in the cabinet despised." Upon which it is very properly observed by the noble editor of those memoirs, Lord Hollan,-"Yet, in the course of the work, Walpole laments Lord Hardwicke's influence in the cabinet, where he would have us believe.Hieroglyphic Tales.

Walpole wrote these stories in andbut waited until before publishing them. Even then, he only printed seven copies, including proofs. One can hardly blame Walpole for not circulating the book more widely. The only surviving response from someone who saw the work during his lifetime comes from Madame du.

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