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22+ obres 5,261 Membres 103 Ressenyes 16 preferits

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Richard Holmes is the author of Footsteps: Adventures of a Romantic Biographer; Dr. Johnson & Mr. Savage; Shelley: The Pursuit; Coleridge: Early Visions, 1772-1804; and Coleridge: Darker Reflections, 1804-1834, which was a 1999 New York Times Book Review Editor's Choice and a National Book Critics mostra'n més Circle Awards finalist. He lives in England. (Bowker Author Biography) mostra'n menys

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Songs of Innocence and of Experience (1789) — Editor, algunes edicions4,041 exemplars
The Life of Nelson (1812) — Editor, algunes edicions280 exemplars
Selected Poems (Penguin Classics) (1996) — Editor, algunes edicions265 exemplars
First Folio: A Little Book of Folio Forewords (2008) — Col·laborador — 179 exemplars
Granta 32: History (1990) — Col·laborador — 151 exemplars
Granta 41: Biography (1992) — Col·laborador — 143 exemplars
Granta 10: Travel Writing (1984) — Col·laborador — 88 exemplars
The Life of William Blake (1907) — Editor, algunes edicions87 exemplars
Collected Poems (2008) — Introducció — 59 exemplars
The Folio Poets: Coleridge (2003) — Editor — 44 exemplars
Shelley on Love: An Anthology (1980) — Editor — 24 exemplars
Thomas Chatterton and romantic culture (1999) — Col·laborador — 2 exemplars

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Well-written history of Romanticism in wider culture, and well-suited to undergraduate courses on science and culture.
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sfj2 | Hi ha 61 ressenyes més | Apr 3, 2024 |
didn't know much about either the herschels or humphry davy interesting
 
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cspiwak | Hi ha 61 ressenyes més | Mar 6, 2024 |
Here's what I wrote on 2010 about this read: "Different type of read for me. The almost-reads-like-a-novel story of British scientists and poets of the Romantic Era. Great history of Banks, who visited Tahiti and lead the Royal Society of Scientists (although they weren't named that yet), William Hershel, the German refugee who discovered Urananus and his sister, Caroline, who discovered massive numbers of comets. Then there's Mary Shelley, who wrote Frankenstein during this period. Others as well; very engaging and educational read!"… (més)
 
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MGADMJK | Hi ha 61 ressenyes més | Aug 17, 2023 |
When I loved this book, I absolutely adored it. The sections on Robert Louis Stevenson and Mary Wollstonecraft are tremendous. Unfortunately, I found the Shelley section far less interesting, and the section on Nerval went on a bit long, although it was mostly engaging and rewarding. By writing about biography and art and career and creativity, Holmes is essentially talking about life. Apart from in the Shelley section, I found I could relate to the author or his subject.

Holmes writes beautifully, with very clear prose that invites the reader to empathise.… (més)
 
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robfwalter | Hi ha 6 ressenyes més | Jul 31, 2023 |

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Obres
22
També de
16
Membres
5,261
Popularitat
#4,742
Valoració
4.0
Ressenyes
103
ISBN
373
Llengües
17
Preferit
16

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