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Aubrey"s brief lives

John Aubrey

Aubrey"s brief lives

by John Aubrey

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Published by Secker and Warburg in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Aubrey, John, -- 1626-1697.,
  • Great Britain -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited from the original manuscripts and with an introduction by Oliver Lawson Dick.
    ContributionsDick, Oliver Lawson, 1920-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA 447 A3 A8 1958
    The Physical Object
    Paginationcx, 342 p., [23] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages342
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21265903M

    May 28,  · Buy Aubrey's Brief Lives 01 by John Aubrey, Oliver Lawson Dick (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(8). Mar 09,  · Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.

    Reading Aubrey's Brief Lives is like sitting in a 17th century ale house and listening into the gossip of the day about the dings of both ordinary folk and the gentry alike. This reprint edition of a "time lost classic" is very strongly recommended for personal reading lists, as well as both community and academic library 17th century Biography & History reference collections and supplemental 5/5(9). Aubrey's Brief Lives by Aubrey, All of the pages are intact and the cover is intact and the spine may show signs of wear. The book may have minor markings which are not specifically mentioned. Most items will be dispatched the same or the next working day. Aubreys Brief Lives. John Aubrey. Published by Mandarin () ISBN

    Aubrey's Brief Lives | 'I here lay down to you the truth, and nothing but the truth: the naked and plain truth, which is here exposed so bare that the very pudenda are not covered, and affords many passages that would raise a blush in a young virgin's cheek.'The Langley Press selection from Aubrey's Brief Lives includes the lives of Aubrey's most famous subjects, including Shakespeare, Chaucer. "Brief Lives" has always been a delight, but it was Oliver Lawson Dick's scholarly editing that revealed Aubrey's genius. And Lawson Dick's Introduction, "The Life and Times of John Aubrey", is a miracle of synthesis and compression: certainly one of the finest biographical essays ever written/5(2).


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May 01,  · Aubrey's Brief Lives: Omnibus Edition [John Aubrey, Simon Webb] on blackfin-boats.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This book combines the complete contents of all three of the Langley Press Brief Lives books into one volume. It includes all the Lives published as Aubrey’s Brief Lives: A Selection5/5(9).

May 01,  · Aubrey's Brief Lives: Omnibus Edition Kindle Edition by "Brief Lives" has always been a delight, but it was Oliver Lawson Dick's scholarly editing that revealed Aubrey's genius.

And Lawson Dick's Introduction, "The Life and Times of John Aubrey", is a miracle of synthesis and compression: certainly one of the finest biographical essays ever 5/5(9).

John Aubrey FRS was an English antiquary, natural philosopher and writer. He is perhaps best known as the author of the Brief Lives, his collection of short biographical blackfin-boats.com was a pioneer archaeologist, who recorded (often for the first time) numerous megalithic and other field monuments in southern England, and who is particularly noted as the discoverer of the Avebury henge monument/5.

As "Aubrey's Brief Lives," it has figured as a source book for historians. Now it has a splendid new edition at the hands of Oliver Lawson Dick.

This edition is, indeed, the first one that has been faithful to Aubrey's text and that has attempted to make a book from his manuscripts.

For what Aubrey left was not a book. Brief Lives is a collection of short biographies written by John Aubrey (–) in the last decades of the 17th century. Writing. Aubreys brief lives book Aubrey initially began collecting biographical material to.

I admire this book, and the philosophy of Aubrey in writing it, but I admit I had trouble actually reading it. The entries were all very disjointed.

I love the idea of brief lives --of potted biographies that get to the heart of a person via a few well-chosen anecdotes -- but this isn't really that.4/5. May 28,  · Buy Aubrey's Brief Lives (The Penguin English Library) New Impression by John Aubrey, Oliver Lawson Dick (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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Aubreys. The whole ferment of the Elizabethan age and the vigor of the century that followed come alive in these “brief portraits” that have been looted by scholars for centuries.

Here are Sir Walter Raleigh, Sir Thomas More, Shakespeare, Milton, Marvel, and countless others, who in these pages become not abstract names from a history book, [ ]. Feb 13,  · The best nonfiction books: No 54 – Brief Lives by John Aubrey (edited by Andrew Clark, ) Truly ahead of his time, the 17th-century historian and gossip John Aubrey is.

Aubreys Brief Lives by John Aubrey (Edited by Oliver Lawson Dick) and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at blackfin-boats.com Dec 13,  · This selection, the second from the Langley Press, covers the most famous Elizabethans John Aubrey wrote about, who were not included in 'Aubrey's Brief Lives: A Selection'.

These include Francis Bacon, the occultist John Dee, and the poet Sir Philip blackfin-boats.com: John Aubrey. Aubrey's Brief Lives: Edited from the Original Manuscripts and with a Life of John Aubrey by Aubrey, John; Dick, Oliver Lawson, editor; Wilson, Edmund, foreword and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at blackfin-boats.com John Aubrey FRS (12 March – 7 June ) was an English antiquary, natural philosopher and writer.

He is perhaps best known as the author of the Brief Lives, his collection of short biographical blackfin-boats.com was a pioneer archaeologist, who recorded (often for the first time) numerous megalithic and other field monuments in southern England, and who is particularly noted as the discoverer Alma mater: Trinity College, Oxford.

Nonpareil book. Other Titles: Brief lives Brief lives: Responsibility: edited from the original manuscripts and with a life of John Aubry by Oliver Lawson Dick ; foreword by Edmund Wilson.

Reviews. User-contributed reviews Tags. Add tags for "Aubrey's Brief lives". Be the first. Similar Items. Feb 28,  · This book combines the complete contents of all three of the Langley Press Brief Lives books into one volume.

It includes all the Lives published as Aubrey's Brief Lives: A Selection, Aubrey's Brief Lives: The Elizabethans and Aubrey's Brief Lives: Thomas Hobbes/5(6). Dec 26,  · Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg.

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This book has been considered by academicians and scholars of great significance and value to literature. This forms a part of the knowledge base for future generations. Note: Citations are based on reference standards.

However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. The Project Gutenberg EBook of Brief Lives (Vol. 1 of 2), by John Aubrey This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere in the United States and most other parts of the world at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever.

Apr 07,  · John Aubrey was a modest man, a self-styled antiquarian and the man who invented modern biography. His `lives' of the prominent figures of his generation and the Elizabethan era, including Shakespeare, Milton and Sir Walter Raleigh, have been plundered by historians for centuries for their frankness and fascinating detail.4/5().That provocative figure, John Aubrey, is given a satisfactory biography- of his 17th century career and the background which was its setting- as an introduction to this selection of ""lives"" from the entries in the original mss.

(John Collier, inwas more demanding for his The Scandal and Credu of John Aubrey excluded all but 50 and his introduction and capsule biography ran.The ground-breaking book that invented modern biography - elegant, vivid and deeply entertaining.

WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY RUTH SCURR. “I love John Aubrey's Brief Lives because they are funny - full of gaps, anecdotes and profundities all mixed up, as lives are”.