Supplement to the Letters of Horace Walpole Fourth Earl of Oxford Together With Upwards of One Hundred and Fifty Letters Addressed to Walpole Between 1735 and 1796 Vol 3

Supplement to the Letters of Horace Walpole  Fourth Earl of Oxford  Together With Upwards of One Hundred and Fifty Letters Addressed to Walpole Between 1735 and 1796  Vol  3
Author : Horace Walpole
Publisher : Forgotten Books
Total Pages : 506
Release : 2016-11-18
ISBN 10 : 1334322872
ISBN 13 : 9781334322877
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Supplement to the Letters of Horace Walpole Fourth Earl of Oxford Together With Upwards of One Hundred and Fifty Letters Addressed to Walpole Between 1735 and 1796 Vol 3 Book Description:

Excerpt from Supplement to the Letters of Horace Walpole, Fourth Earl of Oxford, Together With Upwards of One Hundred and Fifty Letters Addressed to Walpole Between 1735 and 1796, Vol. 3: 1744-1797 The present volume contains 101 letters (or parts of letters) of Horace Walpole which have been gleaned from various sources since the publication of the previous volumes of the Supplement, making a total to date of letters, of which 767 have been added (by the late Mrs. Paget Toynbee and the present Editor) to the number printed in Cunningham's last edition. Together with these 101 new letters of Walpole are now printed upwards of 150 letters addressed to him, the majority of which were preserved in a series of letter books in the Waller Collection' at Woodcote, Warwick, marked by Walpole 'for illustration', evidently, as was mentioned in the preface to the first volume of the Supplement, with a view to their eventual utilization in the annotation of his own letters. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

The Letters of Horace Walpole Earl of Oxford 1

The Letters of Horace Walpole  Earl of Oxford  1
Author : Horace Walpole
Publisher : Rarebooksclub.com
Total Pages : 228
Release : 2013-09
ISBN 10 : 1230041834
ISBN 13 : 9781230041834
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Letters of Horace Walpole Earl of Oxford 1 Book Description:

This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1861 edition. Excerpt: ...never to be delivered from it? Your letter has shocked me extremely; and then I am terrified at the Spaniards passing so near Florence. If they should, as I fear they will, stay here, how inconvenient and terrible it would be for you, now you are ill! You tell me, and my good Mr. Chute tells me, that you are out of all danger, and much better; but to what can I trust, when you have these continual relapses! The vast time that passes between your writing and my receiving your letters, makes me flatter myself, that by now you are out of all pain: but I am miserable, with finding that you may be still subject to new torture! not all your courage, which is amazing, can give me any about you. But how can you write to me? I will not suffer it--and now, good Mr. Chute, will write for you. I am so angry at your writing immediately after that dreadful operation, though I see your goodness in it, that I will not say a word more to you. All the rest is to Mr. Chute. 1 For removing Sir Robert Walpole.--Walpole. 8 Sir John St. Aubyn, of Clowance, in Cornwall died 1744, third baronet of that family.--Dover. 3 March 9. Motion in the House of Commons for a secret committee to inquire into our affairs for twenty or twenty-one years. The Speaker said Ayes had it: one that was for trying it divided the House. The Noes carried it by 244 against 242. Mr. Sandys at Worcester, Mr. Pulteney at home--his daughter dying. The Prince at Kew. Several of his servants, and several Scotch members, not at the House; nor Lord Winchilsea's brothers. Gibbon, Rushout, Barnard voted for the committee, but did not speak. It is said that the Prince had before this written to Lord Carteret, to desire that Lord Archibald Hamilton and Lord Baltimore might be lords of the...

The Making of British Bourgeois Tragedy

The Making of British Bourgeois Tragedy
Author : Alex Eric Hernandez
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Total Pages : 288
Release : 2019-10-03
ISBN 10 : 9780192585769
ISBN 13 : 0192585762
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Making of British Bourgeois Tragedy Book Description:

The 'rise of the middle class' in the eighteenth century has long been taken to usher in a prosaic age synonymous with the death of tragedy, an age in which the sheer ordinariness of bourgeois life was both antithetical and inured to the tragic. But the period's literature tells a very different story. Re-assembling a body of print and performance concerned with the misfortunes of the middling sort, The Making of British Bourgeois Tragedy argues that these works imagined a particularly modern sort of affliction, an 'ordinary suffering' proper to ordinary life, divested of the sorts of meanings, rhetorics, and affective resonances once deployed to understand it. Whereas neoclassical aesthetics aligned tragedy with the heroic and the admirable, this 'bourgeois and domestic tragedy' treated the pain of common people with dignity and seriousness, meditating upon a suffering that was homely, familiar, entangled in the nascent values of capitalism, yet no less haunted by God. Hence, where many have seen aesthetic stagnation, misfiring emotion, and the absence of an idealized tragicness in the genre, this volume sees instead a sustained engagement in the emotional processes and representational techniques through which the middle rank feels its way into modernity. By attending closely to this long neglected subject, The Making of British Bourgeois Tragedy turns the critical account of eighteenth-century tragedy on its head. It reads the genre's emergence in the period as a vigorous cultural conversation on whose life—and whose way of life—is grievable, as well as how mourning might be performed

Ten Cities that Made an Empire

Ten Cities that Made an Empire
Author : Tristram Hunt
Publisher : Penguin UK
Total Pages : 544
Release : 2014-06-05
ISBN 10 : 9780141957531
ISBN 13 : 0141957530
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Ten Cities that Made an Empire Book Description:

From Tristram Hunt, award-winning author of The Frock-Coated Communist and leading UK politician, Ten Cities that Made an Empire presents a new approach to Britain's imperial past through the cities that epitomised it The final embers of the British Empire are dying, but its legacy remains in the lives and structures of the cities which it shaped. Here Tristram Hunt examines the stories and defining ideas of ten of the most important: Boston, Bridgetown, Dublin, Cape Town, Calcutta, Hong Kong, Bombay, Melbourne, New Delhi, and twentieth-century Liverpool. Rejecting binary views of the British Empire as 'very good' or 'very bad', Hunt uses an exceptional array of primary accounts and personal reflection to chart the processes of exchange and adaptation that collectively shaped the colonial experience - and, in turn, transformed the culture, economy and identity of the British Isles. TRISTRAM HUNT is one of Britain's best known historians. Since 2010 he has been the MP for Stoke-on-Trent Central, and in October 2013 was made Shadow Secretary of State for Education. He is a senior lecturer in British history at Queen Mary, University of London, and has written numerous series for radio and television. He is also a regular contributor to the Times, Guardian and Observer. His previous books include The English Civil War at First Hand, Building Jerusalem, and The Frock-Coated Communist: The Revolutionary Life of Friedrich Engels, which was published in more than a dozen languages. Praise for The Frock-Coated Communist: 'Beautifully written and consistently engaging' - Independent 'An excellent book ... Hunt has a mastery of 19th-century British culture and European political thought' - Robert Service, Sunday Times 'Thoughtful and engaging' - Telegraph Review

Letters of the Marquise Du Deffand to the Hon Horace Walpole Afterwards the Earl of Oxford from the Year 1766 to the Year 1780

Letters of the Marquise Du Deffand to the Hon  Horace Walpole  Afterwards the Earl of Oxford  from the Year 1766 to the Year 1780
Author : Marie De Vichy Chamrond Du Deffand
Publisher : Rarebooksclub.com
Total Pages : 90
Release : 2013-09
ISBN 10 : 1230184228
ISBN 13 : 9781230184227
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Letters of the Marquise Du Deffand to the Hon Horace Walpole Afterwards the Earl of Oxford from the Year 1766 to the Year 1780 Book Description:

This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1810 edition. Excerpt: ...pas me traduire quelquefois les choses que vous croyez qui me feroient un extreme plaisir? Si dans ce qui parait de Milord Chestcrfield, il y-a plusieurs lettres dans notre langue a Mad. de Mouconseil, pourquoi ne me les pus envoyer? Je demanderai a Milord Stormont le volume 1) Je t'ai comble de bieni, je t'en veux accabler. que vous m'indiquez, rien ne me plait autant que des lettres. On dit qu'il y en a beaucoup dans les Memoires de Noailles; je n'ai pas encore fini le 1er. volume; j'ai impatience d'apprendre si vous avez recu les six que le Chevalier Elliot vous porte (2). Je vous remercie du the que je recevrai par M. de Poix (3), il arrivera fort a propos, je suis a la fin de ma derniere boite. Aimez donc toujours Crebillon, puisque c'est votre folie; je n'ai point ses lettres dont vous etes si charme, je les ai lues autrefois, et je me souviens qu'elles m'ont fort deplu. Pour son Tanzai, son Sopha, ses Egaremens de l'esprit et du c ur, ses Lettres Atheniennes, tout cela m'a paru mauvais; il a voulu contrefaire Marivaux pour le critiquer; et puis il a cherche a imiter Hamilton et il est bien audessous de tous les deux; Marivaux avoit du genie, petit et un peu borne; pour Hamilton, (2) The Marechal Duc de Noailles, author of the Memoire here mentioned, died at Paris in the year 1766, at the age of 88.--His Memoire, written by himself irt a sort of journal, were published this year (1777) in 6 vols, by the Abbe Milfot. (3) The Prince de Poix, eldest son of the Marechal de Mouchy--He was long resident in England, at the beginnmg of the rerolution in France. son style est charmant et Crebilliort lui...

Energy Ecocriticism and Nineteenth Century Fiction

Energy  Ecocriticism  and Nineteenth Century Fiction
Author : Barri J. Gold
Publisher : Springer Nature
Total Pages : 215
Release : 2021-05-12
ISBN 10 : 9783030686048
ISBN 13 : 3030686043
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Energy Ecocriticism and Nineteenth Century Fiction Book Description:

Energy, Ecocriticism, and Nineteenth-Century Fiction: Novel Ecologies draws on energy concepts to revisit some of our favorite books—Mansfield Park, Jane Eyre, Great Expectations, and The War of the Worlds—and the ways these shape our sense of ourselves as ecological beings. Barri J. Gold regards the laws of thermodynamics not solely as a set of physical principles, but also as a cultural and conceptual form that we can use to reimagine our historically vexed relationship to the natural world. Beginning with an examination of the parallel inceptions of energy and ecology in the mid-nineteenth century, this book considers the question of how we may better read and interpret our world, developing a recipe for experimental reading and insisting upon the importance of literary studies in a world driving to ecological catastrophe.

Ireland s Holy Wars

Ireland s Holy Wars
Author : Marcus Tanner
Publisher : Yale University Press
Total Pages : 498
Release : 2003-01-01
ISBN 10 : 0300092814
ISBN 13 : 9780300092813
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Ireland s Holy Wars Book Description:

For much of the twentieth century, Ireland has been synonymous with conflict, the painful struggle for its national soul part of the regular fabric of life. And because the Irish have emigrated to all parts of the world--while always remaining Irish--"the troubles" have become part of a common heritage, well beyond their own borders. In most accounts of Irish history, the focus is on the political rivalry between Unionism and Republicanism. But the roots of the Irish conflict are profoundly and inescapably religious. As Marcus Tanner shows in this vivid, warm, and perceptive book, only by understanding the consequences over five centuries of the failed attempt by the English to make Ireland into a Protestant state can the pervasive tribal hatreds of today be seen in context. Tanner traces the creation of a modern Irish national identity through the popular resistance to imposed Protestantism and the common defense of Catholicism by the Gaelic Irish and the Old English of the Pale, who settled in Ireland after its twelfth-century conquest. The book is based on detailed research into the Irish past and a personal encounter with today's Ireland, from Belfast to Cork. Tanner has walked with the Apprentice Boys of Derry and explored the so-called Bandit Country of South Armagh. He has visited churches and religious organizations across the thirty-two counties of Ireland, spoken with priests, pastors, and their congregations, and crossed and re-crossed the lines that for centuries have isolated the faiths of Ireland and their history.