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";s:4:"text";s:2865:"Born in 1717, Horace Walpole was a pivotal figure in 18th Century society, literature, art and architecture. It is hardly necessary to say that Horace Walpole entered life as the son of the foremost Englishman of his time. He was friends with Horace Mann, whom he met in Italy. Achetez neuf ou d'occasion Amazon.fr - Life of Horace Walpole - Gwynn, Stephen - Livres Passer au contenu principal Horace Walpole, John Wright, George Agar-Ellis Dover (1st baron) (1840). Reviews There are no reviews yet. Horace Walpole is primarily known for his novel The Castle of Otranto, widely considered the first and the most influential Gothic novel.. Walpole was born in London on September 24th, 1717. Two-hundred and fifty years ago, Horace Walpole published 'The Castle of Otranto,' a strange, campy book that’s widely considered to be the first Gothic novel. plus-circle Add Review. He had his own printing press at his amazing home, called Strawberry Hill (about which more in a moment), which published some of his own writings, and he saw himself as an important contributor to the literary and artistic culture of his day. plus-circle Add Review. “Walpole’s letters to Mason are still missing; promising leads in Yorkshire and Wales came to nothing. 196 Views . Learn about Horace Walpole: his birthday, what he did before fame, his family life, fun trivia facts, popularity rankings, and more. Refer to volume 43, pp. Short notes of the life of Horatio Walpole. Born in 1717, Horace Walpole was a pivotal figure in 18th Century society, literature, art and architecture. 1746-1779. Robert Walpole was in effect the first Prime Minister of Britain, though the title did not exist then. The Life Of Horace Walpole Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. The third son of Sir Robert Walpole, Britain’s first Prime Minister, Horace was author of ‘The Castle of Otranto’, the world’s first Gothic novel, and founder of Strawberry Hill House and its vast collection of … English novelist, essayist, and historian. comment. The third son of Sir Robert Walpole, Britain’s first Prime Minister, Horace was author of ‘The Castle of Otranto’, the world’s first Gothic novel, and founder of Strawberry Hill House and its vast collection of treasures. His father, Robert Walpole, was the first Prime Minister of Great Britain. He is now largely remembered for Strawberry Hill, the home he built in Twickenham, south-west London where he revived the Gothic style some decades before his Victorian successors, and for his Gothic novel, The Castle of Otranto . Examine the life, times, and work of Horace Walpole through detailed author biographies on eNotes. He was born on the 24th of September, 1717, O.S., and was the youngest of the six children whom Sir Robert Walpole’s first wife, Catherine Shorter, brought to her illustrious husband. ";s:7:"keyword";s:22:"life of Horace Walpole";s:5:"links";s:5600:"Iron Resurrection Season 4 Release Date, Pope John Paul Ii Quotes On Friendship, Masters Of The Shadowlands, You Doc Martin Poem, Heal The World Meaning, Robert Heinlein Time Travel, Eric Carle Teaching Resources, 5 Fun Facts About Chesapeake Bay, Green Shroud Of Vyngald, Tamil Name List In Tamil, National Corvette Museum Events, A Penguin Book Fiction, Brother Bear Disney Plus Aspect Ratio, Long Time No See In Email, Apex Legends Revenant Abilities, The Freak Show Cast, Deep Water Book Watt Key, Thug N U Thug N Me, Demon City Blu Ray, Best Ac Temperature For Sleeping In Summer, Robbie Williams Tour 2020, Close Encounters Of The Third Kind Soundtrack, Vinland Saga Episode 21 Countdown, No More Heroes 2 Amazon, Odd Future Associated Acts, Georg Philipp Telemann Music, 2007 Rachel Carson Award Winner Crossword Clue, Watcher In The Water Lovecraft, Yū Asakawa Movies And Tv Shows, Tonto Natural Bridge State Park, The Secret Of The Necromancer Online Game, They Feed They Lion Pdf, Wave High The Banner, William Zabka Movies And Tv Shows, Israel Hands Treasure Island, What Is A Female Pharaoh Called, Rue Hunger Games Quotes, Mag Lock Man Trap, Dark Crimes Rotten Tomatoes, A Good Man Is Hard To Find Analysis Pdf, Movies Like It Stephen King, The Bear And The Doll, How To Find Donors Online, Pete The Cat Thanksgiving, How To Draw Ook And Gluk, ";s:7:"expired";i:-1;}