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Horace Walpole and his world

Horace Walpole

Horace Walpole and his world

select passages from his letters

by Horace Walpole

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Published by Seeley in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Walpole, Horace, -- 1717-1797,
  • Authors, English -- 18th century -- Correspondence

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by L.B. Seeley
    ContributionsSeeley, Leonard Benton, 1831-1893
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 296 p., [1] leaf of plates :
    Number of Pages296
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14714294M

    Read Introduction of The Castle of Otranto by Horace Walpole. The text begins: Horace Walpole was the youngest son of Sir Robert Walpole, the great statesman, who died Earl of Orford. He was born in , the year in which his father resigned office, remaining in opposition for almost three years before his return to a long tenure of power.


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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 Walpole, who would soon be England's longest running Prime Minister, and his wife Catherine née Shorter.

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Horace Walpole (–97) was an English writer, connoisseur, and collector best known for The Castle of Otranto, which was the first Gothic novel in English and among the earliest horror stories.

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In real life, Walpole's family was beset by tragedy and his life's obsession was a. Born inHorace 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 treasures.

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Seeley (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : L. Seeley. • The book is an edited and illustrated version of the original one and includes 18 or more unique illustrations which are relevant to its content.• The Castle of Otranto is a novel by author Horace Walpole, regarded is being Price: $ Horatio Walpole, Fourth Earl of Orford (), known as Horace Walpole, was an English art historian, antiquarian, and Whig politician, best known for his first Gothic Novel, The Castle of Otranto ().

His works inspired great Gothic author such as Mary Shelley, Bram Stoker, and perhaps even Edgar Allan Poe. Because of Walpole's. Horace Walpole and his world: select passages from his letters Item Preview Follow the "All Files: HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original images and the derived formats (OCR results, PDF etc.).

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Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. It is years since the birth of Horace Walpole. In his own time, Walpole was a prominent figure in eighteenth-century literature, architecture and politics, and although today he may be less well-known his influence lives on.

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Horace Walpole and Strawberry Hill: stairway to a thousand horrors Horace Walpole’s extraordinary Strawberry Hill villa inspired him to write stories that have influenced everyone from Edgar.

Extra-illustrated with ninety-one engraved portratis and views, most inlaid to size. Acidic newspaper clippings attached to some preliminary leaves with offset. Author: Walpole, Horace, Uniform Title: [Correspondence.

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Walpole, listing the things in the world that were best worth finding, included the longitude, the philosopher’s stone, the certificate of the Duchess of. As Horace Walpole's The Castle of Otranto () begins, the prince is trying with unseemly haste (that no one has the courage to criticize him for to his face) to marry his homely and sickly son Conrad on his sixteenth birthday to Isabella, daughter of the Marquis of Vicenza.

"[The exhibition] is accompanied by a brilliant collection of essays and catalog, Horace Walpole's Strawberry Hill, that has been meticulously researched and finely illustrated and covers every aspect of Walpole's collections, including a chapter on his books and manuscripts. Walpole’s theory is better than his practice, however.

The Castle of Otranto is not very good qua novel. While its supernatural episodes have an intriguing surrealism—the book’s inciting incident occurs when a prince is “dashed to pieces, and almost buried under an enormous helmet”—the narrative’s brevity coupled with its.

In Horace Walpole's World () Miss Alice Greenwood, as her sub-title indicates, has traced A Sketch of Whig Society under George III.; and in his monumental Vie d'un Dilettante M. Paul Yvon has conceded only one out of six Livres to Walpole auteur. On the other hand, it is as a versifier only that he estimates him in another, and much.

private printing press, at which he printed his friend Gray’s poems, also in his own “Catalogue of the Royal and Noble Authors of England,” and five volumes of “Anecdotes of Painting in England,” between and Horace Walpole produced The Castle of Otranto inat the mature age of Size: KB.

P olitician and man of letters Horace Walpole was a trendsetter. His house in Twickenham kick-started a revival in gothic architecture, and the publication of The Castle of Otranto in sparked Author: Sophie Missing.

Given the extent of Horace Walpole’s affinity for anything Gothic in his life, it is hardly surprising that the book by which he should have ended up best remembered is, in many aspects, the codifier of Gothic literary style: a slim volume, originally published with much mystique.

Horace Walpole (), 4th Earl of Orford, was the son of the Whig Prime Minister, Robert Walpole. In he moved to Strawberry Hill in Twickenham, which he transformed into his "little Gothic castle".

He was at the centre of literary and political society and an arbiter of ry: Fiction Books > Classic Fiction. “Lost Treasures of Strawberry Hill: Masterpieces From Horace Walpole’sCollection,” brings some of Walpole’s 18th century art collection back to London.Horace Walpole and His World: Select Passages from His Letters: Memoirs of the Reign of King George the Second, Volume 1 (of 3) Memoirs of the Reign of King George the Second, Volume 2 (of 3) Memoirs of the Reign of King George the Second, Volume 3 (of 3) Memoirs of the Reign of King George the Third, Volume 1 (of 4).