Holland House

A History of London's Most Celebrated Salon
I.B. Tauris (Verlag)
  • erschienen am 27. März 2015
  • Buch
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  • Softcover
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  • 272 Seiten
978-1-78453-082-2 (ISBN)
* Inside story of a unique - and highly influential - political salon * Intimate view of some of the greatest figures in nineteenth century politics and culture
  • Englisch
  • Großbritannien
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
21 bw in 8pp plates, 2 integrated
  • Höhe: 216 mm
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  • Breite: 139 mm
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  • Dicke: 28 mm
  • 317 gr
978-1-78453-082-2 (9781784530822)
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Linda Kelly's books include Juniper Hall, Richard Brinsley Sheridan, and most recently Ireland's Minstrel (I.B.Tauris), a life of the Irish poet, Tom Moore. She has written for The Washington Post, the New York Times, the Times Literary Supplement and numerous other publications, and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and of the Wordsworth Trust. She is married to the writer Laurence Kelly, a specialist in Russian history. They have three children and live in London.
Preface 1. Nephew of Fox 2. Lovers' Meeting 3. In Opposition 4. Foreign Adventures 5. 'The Best and Greatest Man...' 6. Edinburgh Reviewers 7. Spanish Journeys 8. Enter Byron 9. Towards Waterloo 10. Defenders of Napoleon 11. At Home at Holland House 12. The Trial of Queen Caroline 13. 'A House of all Europe' 14. Reforming Campaigns 15. Family Matters 16. A Surrogate Son 17. Party Confusions 18. Irish Affairs 19. The July Revolution 20. The Whigs in Power 21. 'The Bill, the Whole Bill and Nothing But the Bill' 22. The Triumph of Reform 23. Elder Statesman 24. 'This Wretched Day' 25. Leaving the Stage Epilogue
'A sparkling picture of Whig society in the years running up to the Reform Bill - Linda Kelly captures all the fun as well as the political excitement of the best known salon of the age.' -Lady Antonia Fraser

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