A Portrait of Richard Graves

A Portrait of Richard Graves

By: Clarence Tracy (author)Hardback

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An engaging biography of the 18th century English novelist and country cleric, illustrating the close parallels between his life and his literary works and evoking a detailed picture of rural life in Georgian England.

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Clarence Tracy has taught English at several North American universities. He is the editor of the modern edition of The Spiritual Quixote, author of The Artificial Bastard : A Biography of Richard Savage, and has edited works of Pope, Johnson, and Savage, Now retired, he lives in Port Maitland, Nova Scotia.


Illustrations Preface Acknowledgements Chronology 1. Family 2. Childhood 3. Pembroke 4. All Souls 5. The Gentleman and the Christian 6. Tissington 7. Utrecia 8. Lucy 9. The Clerical Calling 10. Home 11. School 12. Friends, Old and New 13. Trifling 14. The Novels 15. The Sprightly Mr Graves Abbreviations Appendix A: Chronological List of Graves's Publications Appendix B: A Note on Sources Notes Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 30/06/1987
  • ISBN13: 9780227678985
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 218
  • ID: 9780227678985
  • weight: 540
  • ISBN10: 0227678982

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