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Horace Walpole (1717-1797)

Lewis Melville

Horace Walpole (1717-1797)

a biographical study.

by Lewis Melville

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Published by Hutchinson in London .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL14845336M

Oct 24,  · Author of The Castle of Otranto, The Letters of Horace Walpole, Anecdotes of painting in England, Horace Walpole and his world, Historic doubts on the life and reign of King Richard the Third, Hieroglyphic tales, Memoirs of the reign of King George the Second, Letters. Horace Walpole, John Wright, George Agar-Ellis Dover (1st baron) (). “The letters of Horace Walpole, Earl of Orford: including numerous letters now first . Read Preface of The Castle of Otranto by Horace Walpole. The text begins: The following work was found in the library of an ancient Catholic family in the north of England. It was printed at Naples, in the black letter, in the year How much sooner it was written does not appear. The principal incidents are such as were believed in the darkest ages of Christianity; but the language and.


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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.

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Lewis’s scholarly edition of the correspondence of Horace Walpole (), youngest son of Sir Robert Walpole, England’s first Prime Minister. Each page has been scanned and run through OCR (Optical. Choice Walpole’s Transcripts of His Letters to Sir Horace Mann. By Wilmarth S. Lewis “The Mann correspondence is the great Andean range of the Walpolian continent, stretching from to.

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Horace Walpole (). “Letters Addressed to the Countess of Ossory, from the Year to Now First Printed from Original Mss. Edited, with Notes, by R.

Vernon Smith”, p 3 Copy quote. This world is a comedy, not Life. Horace Walpole. Life, World, Comedy. Horace Walpole, 4th earl of Orford, –97, English author; youngest son of Sir Robert applikando.comed at Eton and Cambridge, he toured the Continent with his friend Thomas Gray from towhen the two quarreled and parted.

He was elected to Parliament in and served untilconfining himself largely to the role of spectator and defender of his father's memory. The Castle of Otranto is a novel by Horace Walpole.

It is generally held to be the first gothic novel, initiating a literary genre which would become extremely popular in.

Horace Walpole’s father died in The eldest son, who succeeded to the earldom, died inand left a son, George, who was for a time insane, and lived until As George left no child, the title and estates passed to Horace Walpole, then seventy-four years old, and the only uncle who survived.

The Castle of Otranto by Horace Walpole. This novel is the story of Conrad, son of Manfred of the house of Otranto. This thrilling tale abounds in adventure, suspense, and supernatural occurrences. Crammed with invention, entertainment, terror, and pathos, the novel was an immediate success and Walpole's own favorite among his numerous works.

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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.

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.

Mar 13,  · 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 Author: Sophie Missing.

The letters to Walpole about the book were those that Major Milner laid out around the billiard table for me at Knowsley in He didn’t show me the other manuscripts in the portfolio, but their significance would have been lost on one unfamiliar with the immense complexities of Richard’s story.

The appendix refers to Horace Walpole. Feb 10,  · 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.

He built the Gothic Revival mansion known as Strawberry Hill, and he. Horace Walpole went to Cambridge University, where he became friends with the poet Thomas Gray, who was a few months older than him.

After graduation, Walpole went on a Grand Tour of continental Europe, which was the kind of thing that wealthy young British men did then. The Letters of Horace Walpole, Earl of Orford — Volume 3 May by Horace Walpole Kindle Edition. £ Hardcover. £ Temporarily out of stock. Book Depository Books With Free Delivery Worldwide: DPReview Digital Photography: Goodreads Book reviews & recommendations.

Dec 15,  · "Horace Walpole's Strawberry Hill, curated and edited by Michael Snodin and Cynthia Roman, beautifully showcases the impressive archival work of a team of specialists brought together by the Lewis Walpole Library, the Yale Center for British Art, and the Victoria and Albert Museum."—Luisa Cale, European Romantic Review.

Sep 10,  · The Miscellany is Horace Walpole's third and last "book of materials," or literary notebook. Laris Troide has supplied here a transcription of that text together with an introduction and extensive notes providing the historical, cultural, and literary contexts of Walpole's jottings.

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Walpole, Earl of Oxford. Lon'.About Horace Walpole. HORATIO WALPOLE, 4th Earl of Orford (), also known as Horace Walpole, was an English art historian, man of letters, antiquarian, printer/publisher, and Whig politician.

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