Horace Walpole (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

Horace Walpole (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

by Austin Dobson

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Overview

This 1890 biography of the English historian, politician, man of letters, and author of the first gothic novel, The Castle of Otranto (1764), is written in a light and anecdotal style—yet with sound literary judgment.  "Walpole has an almost perfect memoirist in Mr. Dobson," was the verdict of the New York Times.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781411453814
Publisher: Barnes & Noble
Publication date: 05/10/2011
Series: Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 414
File size: 827 KB
Age Range: 3 Months to 18 Years

About the Author

Henry Austin Dobson (1840–1921), known as Austin Dobson, was a distinguished English poet and essayist.  He published his first collection of poems, Vignettes in Rhyme, in 1873. In addition to poetry, he also wrote a number of biographies, including studies of Henry Fielding, Richard Steele, Fanny Burney, Oliver Goldsmith, and Horace Walpole.

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