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Rescuing Horace Walpole

W. S. Lewis

Rescuing Horace Walpole

by W. S. Lewis

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Published by Published for the Yale University Library by Yale University Press in New Haven .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Walpole, Horace, 1717-1797,
    • Lewis, W. S. 1895-1979 -- Library,
    • Art -- Collectors and collecting -- History -- 18th century,
    • Authors, English -- 18th century -- Biography,
    • Legislators -- Great Britain -- Biography,
    • Nobility -- Great Britain -- Biography,
    • Great Britain -- History -- George II, 1727-1760 -- Biography,
    • Great Britain -- History -- George III, 1760-1820 -- Biography,
    • Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 18th century

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementWilmarth S. Lewis.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA483.W2 L43
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 251 p. :
      Number of Pages251
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4720565M
      ISBN 100300022786
      LC Control Number78007590

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      books. Some information about Walpole and Walpoliana appeared in Horace Walpole's Library (I) and in Horace Walpole (I96I); some of the anecdotes about collecting Walpole have appeared in Collector's Progress (I95I) and One Man's Education (I). But there is also much that is new in Rescuing Horace Walpole, especially one's sense of Mr. Horace Walpole (–), English historian, Member of Parliament, connoisseur, playwright and novelist, said to have coined the term serendipity wrote the Gothic novel Castle of Otranto (). Fourth Earl of Orford, Horace Walpole was born 24 September in Arlington Street, Piccadilly, Westminster, London, England, the third son of Whig politician and First Earl of Orford Sir Robert.

        The recently renovated Major General Solomon Cowles House, ca. , with its Lewis-era furnishings reinstalled, will be included in the tour. There will also be time to view the Library’s current exhibition Rescuing Horace Walpole: The Achievement of W.S. Lewis. Castle of Otranto by Horace Walpole I found that this book, was a very good book. It was so good that I felt that I was in the book. Throughout most of the book I was feeling cold shivers dancing up and down my spine, especially when Manfred chased Princess Isabella.


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T 5/5(1). Choice 3: Walpole’s Mezzotint of The Ladies Waldegrave. By Wilmarth S. Lewis. To begin his Choice 3 in Rescuing Horace Walpole, Lewis details Horace Walpole’s relationship with his brother Edward before turning his attention to Edward’s mistress and children.

“Edward had four children by his mistress, Dorothy Clement, who Horace said was ‘a milliner’s apprentice at Durham.’. Rescuing Horace Walpole: The Achievement of W.S. Lewis. The Fantasy. Lewis used this caprice on the idea of a few precious items from his collection saved from destruction as the theme for his last book, Rescuing Horace Walpole ().

The Fantasy and the book’s title are themselves the theme for. Buy Rescuing Horace Walpole By W.S Lewis. Available in used condition with free delivery in the US. ISBN:Price: $ Get this from a library. Rescuing Horace Walpole. [W S Lewis] -- "Horatio Walpole, 4th Earl of Orford (24 September.

2 March ) was an English art historian, man of letters, antiquarian and Whig politician. He is now largely remembered for Strawberry Hill. Rescuing Horace Walpole: The Achievement of W.S. Lewis Origins of a Collection Lewis recorded in the opening paragraph of his memoir Collector’s Progress () that at the age of six he collected shells at Santa Cruz, California.

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Sutton Books. Seller rating: This seller has earned a 2 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers. The jacket on this old book is a little scruffy, but the book itself is pristine. Delivered promptly. I haven't read the whole thing yet but it's an unusual approach to 18th-century history, through essays on the collections and work of Horace Walpole (author of "The Castle of Otranto," an early Gothic novel that it seems to me *must* have been required reading for the writers of "Monty Python 4/5(1).

Horace Walpole was born in London on Septem and educated at Eton College and Kings College, Cambridge. Upon his return from college, Walpole was elected to Parliament and served until He was the youngest son of British Prime Minister, Robert Walpole.

He was known as The Earl of. Horatio Walpole (/ ˈ w ɔː l p oʊ l /), 4th Earl of Orford (24 September – 2 March ), also known as Horace Walpole, was an English writer, art historian, man of letters, antiquarian and Whig had Strawberry Hill House built in Twickenham, south-west London, reviving the Gothic style some decades before his Victorian successors.

His literary reputation rests on the. Rescuing Horace Walpole [Lewis, Wilmarth S.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Rescuing Horace WalpoleCited by: 6. Rescuing Horace Walpole by Wilmarth S Lewis ISBN ISBN Hardcover; New Haven: Yale University Press, ; ISBN Looking for books by Horace Walpole.

See all books authored by Horace Walpole, including The Castle of Otranto, and Three Gothic Novels: The Castle of Otranto, Vathek, The Vampyre, and a Fragment of a Novel, and more on   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. History.

The Castle of Otranto was written in during Horace Walpole's tenure as MP for King's e was fascinated with medieval history, building in a fake gothic castle, Strawberry Hill House.

The initial edition was titled in full: The Castle of Otranto, A ated by William Marshal, Gent. From the Original Italian of Onuphrio Muralto, Canon of the Church of St. Rescuing Horace Walpole by W. S. Lewis, unknown edition, Share this book. Facebook. Twitter. Pinterest.

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Horace Walpole’s most popular book is The Castle of Otranto .Rescuing Horace Walpole and Re-Discovering W.S. Lewis: a Collector Revealed. Monday, Octo7 pm. Lewis Walpole Library, Main St. Farmington, CT.