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John Aubrey and his friends

Anthony Powell

John Aubrey and his friends

by Anthony Powell

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Published by Heinemann in London .
Written in English


Classifications
LC ClassificationsDA93 A8 P68 1963
The Physical Object
Pagination342 p.
Number of Pages342
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26548000M

  In "John Aubrey - My Own Life" Ruth Scurr brings back to focus England's most famous antiquarian, the man of letters and biographer John Aubrey)). Famed for his eccentric collection of short biographies, "Brief Lives," Aubrey himself has remained a dim figure in English literary history, thanks to the scrappy nature of the papers in /5(60). Other articles where John Aubrey and His Friends is discussed: Anthony Powell: study of the 17th-century author John Aubrey and His Friends ().

John Aubrey. likes 4 talking about this. John Aubrey is an Actor, Re-enactor and ers:   Aubrey’s suggestion that his record of his own life might serve as endpapers to a book about something or someone else is typically self-effacing. Biography is an art form open to constant Author: Ruth Scurr.

Click to read more about John Aubrey and his friends by Anthony Powell. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers/5(2). He longed to be a successful writer, but he has only himself to thank for the utter chaos in which most of his writings were left. John Aubrey Aubrey was born in at the hamlet of Easton Pierse in Wiltshire. His father came of a good Herefordshire family- '4 longevous healthy kindred [quot] Aubrey calls them, though he himself was a sickly Author: Geoffrey Keynes.


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Powell puts emphasis on Aubrey's connections and John Aubrey and his friends book with other learned men who made him well known despite the fact that his voluminous writings circulated more as samizdats than in print.

Powell's reliance on quotations, footnotes and explanatory remarks in parentheses makes the book a tough read, and not to everyone's taste/5. John Aubrey and his friends by Powell, Fair.

This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings book has hardback covers. In fair condition, suitable as a study copy. Biography of John Aubrey (), the Wiltshire born antiquary and writer and his circle, by the author, Anthony Powell ( John Aubrey and His Friends (Lives and letters) by Powell, Anthony and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at John Aubrey and his friends Hardcover – January 1, by Anthony Powell (Author) out of 5 stars 4 ratings.

See all 5 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ — /5(4). Get this from a library. John Aubrey and his friends. [Anthony Powell] -- "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 collection of short biographical pieces usually. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

John Collier's The Scandals and Credulities of John Aubrey () had in its introduction a lively profile which gave a more vivid picture of Aubrey than does this whole volume, but here, for those interested, is the story of Aubrey's diverse interests, his wide world of friends and notables, his knowledge and curiosity, his intense.

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. John Aubrey and his friends by Anthony Powell; 9 editions; First published in ; People: John Aubrey (), John Aubrey.

John Aubrey was a 17th Century writer who was in the social circles of the great and good. He wrote down their table talk, their stories and stories of themselves. His writings are a time machine that take you into a world that sits between ours and the Middle Ages/5(4).

Aubrey's "Brief Lives" (along with "Le Grand Meaulnes") is the most idiosyncratic book of which I know. There are some who would argue for "The Anatomy of Melancholy." There are those who would nominate others. But I think that John Aubrey was born and died within his own head and never absorbed anyone else's criteria for anything.4/5.

We are offering JOHN AUBREY AND HIS FRIENDS By Anthony Powell; Charles Scribner's Sons. New York, NY. This book is hard-bound in black cloth with blind-stamping to the upper cover and gilt stamping to the spine, in a dust jacket with light scuffing and soiling and wear/chipping to the Rating: % positive.

Aubrey at 19 sits sadly in his room at Broad Chalke, a young man called home from Oxford, missing his new friends, investing all his hopes of life in the book. In an ingenious new book titled “John Aubrey: My Own Life,” the historian Ruth Scurr has made one for him, and it is a thoroughgoing delight.

Scurr has rummaged through Aubrey’s letters. View the profiles of people named John Aubrey. Join Facebook to connect with John Aubrey and others you may know. Facebook gives people the power to. Buy John Aubrey and His Friends Revised edition by Powell, Anthony (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(2). John Aubrey, My Own Life is an extraordinary book about the first modern biographer, which reimagines what biography can be. This intimate diary of Aubrey’s days is composed of his own words, collected, collated, and enlarged upon by Ruth Scurr in an act of meticulous scholarship and daring imagination.

John Aubrey, My Own Life is an extraordinary book about the first modern biographer, which reimagines what biography can be. This intimate diary of Aubrey’s days is composed of his own words, collected, collated, and enlarged upon by Ruth Scurr in an act of meticulous scholarship and daring : New York Review Books.

John Aubrey (Ma –June, ) was an English antiquary and writer, best known as the author of the collection of short biographical pieces usually referred to as Brief Lives. He was born at Easton Piers or Percy, near Malmesbury, Wiltshire, of a wealthy and famous family of the border region. He was educated at the Malmesbury grammar school under Robert Latimer, who had numbered.

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Books for People with Print Disabilities. Trent University Library Donation. Internet Archive Books. Uploaded by stationcebu on Ma SIMILAR Pages:   Eventually Aubrey drafted fact-filled and anecdote-rich pen portraits of all his friends and many other eminences of the era, thoug h the “Brief Lives” were never quite completed and were only.

John Aubrey, (born MaEaston Piercy, Wiltshire, Eng.—died JuneOxford), antiquarian and biographer, best known for his vivid, intimate, and sometimes acid sketches of his ed at Oxford at Trinity College, he studied law in London at the Middle Temple. He early displayed his interest in antiquities by calling attention to the prehistoric stones at.Ever since I finished writing my book about John Aubrey I have been missing his friendship.

In his lifetime, Aubrey was a wonderful friend. Although he was born a long time ago – in the heart of England, in Wiltshire in – Aubrey was the kind of child we easily recognize today: shy, sensitive, drawn to older people, whose stories he listened to and remembered.John Aubrey, My Own Life is an extraordinary book about the first modern biographer, which reimagines what biography can be.

This intimate diary of Aubrey's days is composed of his own words, collected, collated, and enlarged upon by Ruth Scurr in an act of meticulous scholarship and daring imagination.

Scurr's biography honors and echoes.