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Horace Walpole"s letters

George E. Haggerty

Horace Walpole"s letters

masculinity and friendship in the eighteenth century

by George E. Haggerty

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Published by Bucknell University Press in Lewisburg, Pa .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementGeorge E. Haggerty
SeriesTransits: literature, thought & culture, 1650-1850
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR3757.W2 Z645 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24566681M
ISBN 109780838758175
LC Control Number2010017663
OCLC/WorldCa611964686

  The three volu 38 and 39 which have just been published comprise the letters between Horace Walpole, his cousin Henry Seymour Conway, the latter's wife who kept the title of Lady Ailesbury after her first husband's death, Lord and Lady Hertford (Conway's brother and sister-in-law) and other members of the Conway family."—The Spectator. Born in , Horace Walpole was a pivotal figure in 18th Century society, literature, art and architecture. The third son of Sir Robert Walpole, Britain’s first Prime Minister, Horace was author of ‘The Castle of Otranto’, the world’s first Gothic novel, and founder of Strawberry Hill House and its vast collection of .

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Page 72 - The passing through the gloom from the grotto to the opening day, the retiring and again assembling shades, the dusky groves, the larger lawn, and the solemnity of the termination at the cypresses that lead up to his mother's tomb, are managed with exquisite judgment ; and though Lord Peterborough assisted him " To form his quincunx, and to rank his vines," those were not the most.

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"Mr. W.S. Lewis is a prodigy of erudition who, besides editing these letters, has made a unique collection of Walpoliana and given us a penetrating account of his hero I cannot praise too highly the editing, the rich annotation of the printing of this Yale edition. "The Yale edition of Horace Walpole's Correspondence is one of the great monuments of modern scholarship Professor W.S.

Lewis and his team are mean of great erudition and immense thoroughness The three volu 38 and 39 which have just been published comprise the letters between Horace Walpole, his cousin Henry Seymour Conway, the latter's wife who kept the title of.

These two volumes of Horace Walpole's correspondence illustrate the breadth and variety of Walpole's friendships. The rakes, wits, and politicians of Volume 30 are the intimates of his younger days as an active member of the Young Club at White's and of Parliament, although correspondences with George Selwyn and Henry Fox continue until their deaths.