Marbot: A Biography #(2022)
- Title: Marbot: A Biography
- Author: Wolfgang Hildesheimer Patricia Crampton
- ISBN: 9780807610725
- Page: 200
- Format: Hardcover
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This is a kind of literary trompe l oeil a novel appearing in the form of a biography A faux biography Its subject, a British aristocrat named Andrew Marbot, lived from 1801 to 1831 and in his short life was acquainted with Wordsworth, Coleridge, Thomas De Quincey, William Blake, Goethe, Byron, Schopenhauer, Delacroix, Hector Berlioz, and others I m forgetting Some of them he met at his parents estate in Northumberland, some on his extended Grand Tour, and some in Urbino where he lived out the l [...]
It took me than 3 weeks to finish these 250 pages, which is unusually long and hard work it was Marbot is a fictional biography , and I am sure it is well researched in order to place the fictional character within its time There is a lot of namedropping, references to places, other biographies, essays, etc which is all very well, but just doesn t make for a very compelling read At times it felt like a albeit not perfectly academic thesis at university than a novel.Marbot is an English 19th ce [...]
Geniales Buch ber eine englischen Adligen in der Renaissance der ein Verh ltnis mit seiner Mutter hatte.
Totally fictional But really reads like a biography Lots of remarks on how to interpret art , quite intense.
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