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John Aubrey and his friends.

Anthony Powell

John Aubrey and his friends.

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Published by Heinemann in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Aubrey, John, 1626-1697

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA93.A8 P68 1963
    The Physical Object
    Pagination342 p.
    Number of Pages342
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5929274M
    LC Control Number64054178
    OCLC/WorldCa1558820


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John Aubrey and his friends. by Anthony Powell Download PDF EPUB FB2

Powell puts emphasis on Aubrey's connections and friendships 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.

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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. 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. When Isaac Newton stays with a friend, the sound of his watch striking causes a /5(4).

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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.

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.

John Aubrey and his friends. Anthony Powell. Hogarth, - Biography & Autobiography - pages. 1 Review. From inside the book. What people are Pierse Edmund Wyld Edward England father George Ent hath Henry Hist Hobbes honoured Hooke Hooke's Hoskyns ibid ingeniose Joan Sumner John Aubrey John Hoskyns King King's Kington St 3/5(1).

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). 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. 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 he is reading: Thomas Browne’s.

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.

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/5(60).

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. 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, (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. 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. 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, 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. John Aubrey and his friends by Powell, Anthony, Publication date Topics Aubrey, John, Publisher Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files.

Books to Borrow. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Trent University Library Donation. Internet Archive Books. Uploaded by stationcebu on Ma SIMILAR Pages: 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.

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, 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 imagination.

Scurr’s biography honors and echoes. 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).

John Aubrey. likes 6 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 Author: Ruth Scurr. 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 /5(51). Sir John Aubrey, 6th Baronet (4 June – 14 March ) was a British Tory politician. Inhe succeeded to his father's baronetcy. Baptised in Boarstall in Buckinghamshire on 2 Julyhe was the son of Sir Thomas Aubrey, 5th Baronet and Martha Carter.

Aubrey was educated at Westminster School and at Christ Church, Oxford, where he graduated as a. John Aubrey, Ma /3, about 11 at night robbed and 15 wounds in my head. January 5 th, /4, an apoplectick fitt, circiter 4 h. P.M. Accidents of John Aubrey.

Borne at Easton-Piers, Ma /6, about sun-rising: very weake and like to dye, and therfore Christned that morning before Prayer. John Aubrey was a great believer in astrological omens.

The father of English biography described his own story as “more remarqueable in an astrologicall respect then for any advancement of 5/5. Aubrey collaborated with Wood in his biographical encyclopaedia Athenae Oxonienses, which was prosecuted for its political content and also widely criticised as ‘barbarous’ in style and ‘trivial’ in content for ‘heaping up’ biographical detail gleaned, via Aubrey, from letters, documents, and lives specially written by a vast range Cited by: 1.

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.

Page - have heard parson Robert (Davenant) say that Mr. Shakespeare haz given him a hundred kisses.] Now Sir William would sometimes, when he was pleasant over a glasse of wine with his most intimate friends—eg Sam.

Butler (author of Hudibras), &c.—say, that it seemed to him that he writt with the very spirit that Shakespeare, and‎.

John Aubrey's racy portraits of the great figures of 17th-centuryEngland stand alongside Pepys's diary as a vivid evocation of theperiod. Aubrey was born inthe son of a Wiltshire squire; at theage of 26 he inherited a family estate encumbered with debt, andfinally went bankrupt in the : John Aubrey.

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. Piecing together the life of one of the most curious historical figures: John Aubrey Eventually Aubrey drafted fact-filled and anecdote-rich pen portraits of all his friends and many other. Thomas Hearne, John Aubrey ().

“Letters written by eminent persons in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries: to which are added, Hearne's journeys to Reading, and to Whaddon Hall, the seat of Browne Willis, esq., and Lives of eminent men, by John Aubrey, esq: The whole now first published from the originals in the Bodleian library and Ashmolean museum, with.

More than 40 years after he originated the role, Roy Dotrice - who was awarded an OBE this week in the New Year’s Honours List (See News, 2 Jan ) - will revive his performance as 17th-century author and antiquarian John Aubrey in the one-man play Brief production, which is once again directed by the play’s author Patrick Garland, opens on 7 February .Mose Washington and his "grandson," Bill, are still on the lam after fleeing Cat Lake, where Bill's mom was brutally slain years earlier.

Hiding out under assumed names, Bill is enrolled at North Texas State University and learning to ride bulls, while Mose continues to protect Bill from the evil he knows hunts them incessantly.

He was also an astrologer, and the only book he published in his lifetime was Miscellanies, a gazeteer of omens and superstitions retailed as fact, with engaging anecdotes, such as Arise Evans who rubbed his “fungous nose” on Charles II’s hand. Yet he was also, as Anthony Powell noted in John Aubrey and His Friends ().