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Rupert Hart-Davis

Man of Letters
  • 356 Pages
  • 3.89 MB
  • English
Chatto & Windus
General, Biography & Autobiography / General, Biography / Autobiog
The Physical Object
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7764593M
ISBN 100701173203
ISBN 139780701173203

Rupert Hart-Davis was also a close friend of Walpole's; and this biography is a labor of love, which, inadvertently, is also a hilarious send up of literary culture. Walpole was a hack, tis true, tis true.

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Otherwise, the book is good with shelfwear, bumped corners, some penciled notations and some wear to the binding. Wilde's grandson, Merlin Holland, and Rupert Hart-Davis have produced a provocative and revealing self-portrait.

Wilde's reputation as a serious thinker, humorous writer, and gay icon continues to flourish. The Complete Letters is an intimate exploration of his life and thoughts--Wilde in his own words/5(7). When he sold the firm of Rupert Hart-Davis Ltd inhe retired to Yorkshire, to write and to edit, and was happier than at any previous time in his life.

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Seller Inventory # More information about this seller | Contact this sellerBook Edition: 1st Edition. Rupert Hart-Davis: Man of Letters by Philip Ziegler Chatto & Windus £20, pp Rupert Hart-Davis's position at the centre of English literary life in the 20th century is : Douglas Murray.

Rupert Hart-Davis was a distinguished publisher joining Heinemann in before becoming a director at Jonathan Cape and establishing Rupert Hart-Davis Press, his own publishing company, in He edited collections of letters, wrote an autobiography Halfway to Heaven and acted as literary executor to many noteable authors.

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Arthur Ransome wrote introductions for seven of the books. This series (Nos. ) was first published in the years The Hart-Davis Family Information on members of the Hart-Davis diaspora: Adam Hart-Davis[homepage] (England,son of Rupert, father of Damon and Jason), Wikipedia, Gallery, photos donated to the Multimedia Gallery, Green Existence [podcast episode], Thomas Crapper book extracts, Hart-Davis on art, life nuclear power /03/02, old homepage, Science and Technology Heroes.

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Free shipping for many products. Rupert Hart-Davis () not only founded a prestigious publishing company; he also involved himself vigorously in literary politics. His story is the story of literary life in the 20th century. He worked for William Heinemann and Jonathan Cape (who sacked him), and numbered among his close friends Duff and Diana Cooper, Peter and Ian.

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Rupert Hart-Davis was born in Kensington, London. He was legally the son of Richard Hart-Davis, a stockbroker, and his wife Sybil née Cooper, but by the Parents: Sybil Hart-Davis, Richard Hart-Davis. Rupert Hart-Davis; Rupert Hart-Davis (primary author only) Author division.

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"I was knighted inbut clearly the news hasn't filtered through to you," Rupert Hart-Davis once wrote to an editor at Faber who had rashly addressed him as "Mr". In his day, Hart-Davis was. Pavane is an alternate history science fiction fix-up novel by British writer Keith Roberts, first published by Rupert Hart-Davis Ltd in Most of the original stories were published in Science additional story, "The White Boat", was added in later : Keith Roberts.

THE REYNARD LIBRARY (RUPERT HART-DAVIS) Series Note: Reprints of the great English writers. Each book is a hardback with beveled-edged boards and with a dustjacket featuring a woodcut illustration by R.

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It is compact because of space limitations, and dealers of any size should consider one of the two books in the reference book .Rupert Hart-Davis Ltd. (London, UK) Series dates: Size: 5″ x ″ Essential Books (a subsidiary of Oxford University Press, Fair Lawn, N.J) Series dates: Adlard Coles Ltd.

(London, UK) Series dates: Rupert Hart-Davis had been a director at Jonathan Cape Ltd. when he established his own firm (in ) with David Garnett (author and co-founder with Francis.

Sir Rupert Hart-Davis, a highly energetic Englishman of letters whose rich careers in publishing, editing and writing spanned nearly six decades, died .