Автор: Holroyd Michael Название: Lytton Strachey ISBN: 1845951832 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781845951832 Издательство: Random House Рейтинг: Цена: 1536 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Lytton Strachey, genius, wit, iconoclast, biographer, pacifist, and homosexual campaigner, was at the nexus of the literary and artistic life of Bloomsbury. He revolutionised the writing of biography and smuggled deviant sexual behaviour into our history in his reassessment of Elizabethan and Victorian times. This title tells his story.
Автор: Holroyd, Michael Название: On Wheels ISBN: 0701187433 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780701187439 Издательство: Random House Рейтинг: Цена: 767 р. Наличие на складе: Нет в наличии.
Описание: Michael Holroyd confronts an army of automobiles in this charming book. Weaving together memoir and historical anecdote, he traces his relationship with cars through a lifetime of biography. Subtle and perceptive, Michael Holroyd finds surprising ways to understand the past and challenge our view of the future.
Автор: Holroyd Jack Название: SS-Totenkopf France 1940 ISBN: 1848848331 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781848848337 Издательство: Неизвестно Рейтинг: Цена: 1405 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Описание: SS-Totenkopf is a photographic account of that unit`s birth and first month of active service. The Division, formed from concentration camp guards, fought alongside Rommel`s 7th Panzer Division against the only British armored counterattack of the campaign. The translated text appears inter spaced with the author`s explanations.
Автор: Holroyd,Michael Название: Lytton strachey by himself ISBN: 0349118124 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780349118123 Издательство: Little, Brown Цена: 735 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Описание: The nearest we have to Giles Lytton Strachey`s autobiography. Strachey (1880-1932) was an English biographer and critic educated at Cambridge and one of the leading members of the Bloomsbury group.
Автор: Holroyd,Michael Название: Basil Street Blues ISBN: 0349111340 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780349111346 Издательство: Little, Brown Цена: 827 р. Наличие на складе: Нет в наличии.
Автор: Holroyd Michael Название: Book of secrets ISBN: 0099548941 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780099548942 Издательство: Random House Рейтинг: Цена: 691 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Deals with a company of unknown women: Alice Keppel who was the mistress of both the second Lord Grimthorpe and the Prince of Wales; Eve Fairfax who was Lord Grimthorpe`s abandoned fiancee and sometime muse of Auguste Rodin; and, the novelist Violet Trefusis who was the lover of Vita Sackville-West.
Автор: Holroyd Michael Название: Book of Secrets ISBN: 0374115583 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780374115586 Издательство: Holtzbrink(MPS)/MPS Цена: 1802 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Автор: Holroyd, Irene Название: Slam dunk state side ISBN: 1609111354 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781609111359 Издательство: Неизвестно Рейтинг: Цена: 88 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Автор: Holroyd Michael Название: Basil Street Blues and Mosaic ISBN: 009954895X ISBN-13(EAN): 9780099548959 Издательство: Random House Рейтинг: Цена: 767 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Автор: Holroyd Michael Название: Book of Secrets ISBN: 0701185341 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780701185343 Издательство: Random House Рейтинг: Цена: 1305 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: On a hill above the Italian village of Ravello stands the Villa Cimbrone - a place of fantasy and make-believe. This title presents hidden lives, uncelebrated achievements and family mysteries.
Описание: Deemed "a prodigy among biographers" by "The New York Times Book Review," Michael Holroyd transformed biography into an art. Now he turns his keen observation, humane insight, and epic scope on an ensemble cast, a remarkable dynasty that presided over the golden age of theater. Ellen Terry was an ethereal beauty, the child bride of a Pre-Raphaelite painter who made her the face of the age. George Bernard Shaw was so besotted by her gifts that he could not bear to meet her, lest the spell she cast from the stage be broken. Henry Irving was an ambitious, harsh-voicedmerchant's clerk, but once he painted his face and spoke the lines of Shakespeare, his stammer fell away to reveal a magnetic presence. He would become one of the greatest actor-managers in the history of the theater. Together, Terry and Irving created a powerhouse of the arts in London's Lyceum Theatre, with Bram Stoker--who would go on to write "Dracula"--as manager. Celebrities whose scandalous private lives commanded global attention, they took America by stormin wildly popular national tours. Their all-consuming professional lives left little room for their brilliant but troubled children. Henry's boys followed their father into the theater but could not escape the shadow of his fame. Ellen's feminist daughter, Edy, founded an avant-garde theater and a largely lesbian community at her mother's country home. But it was Edy's son, the revolutionary theatrical designer Edward Gordon Craig, who possessed the most remarkable gifts and the most perplexing inability to realize them. A now forgotten modernist visionary, he collaborated with the Russian director Stanislavski on a production of "Hamlet "that forever changed the way theater was staged. Maddeningly self-absorbed, he inherited his mother's potent charm and fathered thirteen children by eight women, including a daughter with the dancer Isadora Duncan. An epic story spanning a century of cultural change, "A Strange Eventful History "finds space for the intimate moments of daily existence as well as the bewitching fantasies played out by its subjects. Bursting with charismatic life, it is an incisive portrait of two families who defied the strictures of their time. It will be swiftly recognized as a classic.
Автор: Holroyd Michael Название: Strange Eventful History ISBN: 0099497182 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780099497189 Издательство: Random House Рейтинг: Цена: 998 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Henry Irving - a merchant`s clerk who became the savior of British theater - and Ellen Terry, who made her first theater appearance as soon as she could walk, were the king and queen of the Victorian stage. This book explores their public and private lives, showing how their artistic legacy and their children came to influence the modern world.
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