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English diarists: Evelyn and Pepys

Margaret Willy

English diarists: Evelyn and Pepys

by Margaret Willy

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Published by Published for the British Council and the National Book League by Longmans, Green in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Evelyn, John, -- 1620-1706,
  • Pepys, Samuel, -- 1633-1703,
  • English diaries -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 41-47.

    Other titlesEnglish diarists: Evelyn & Pepys.
    StatementMargaret Willy.
    SeriesBibliographical series of supplements to British book news on writers and their work -- no. 162
    The Physical Object
    Pagination47 p. :
    Number of Pages47
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23751502M

    Marie Bashkirtseff (Russian) Fanny Burney (English) Alan Bennett (English) Alan Clark (English) Richard Crossman (English) E.M. Delafield (English) John Evelyn (English) Helen Fielding (Bridget Jones) (English) Anne Frank (Dutch) André Gide (French) George and Weedon Grossmith (Charles Pooter) (English) Francis Kilvert (British) Michael Palin. Book Published New Haven: Yale University Press, [] Language English ISBN , Summary "Samuel Pepys and John Evelyn vividly reveal in their diaries and correspondence the world of Restoration England.

    Diarists synonyms, Diarists pronunciation, Diarists translation, English dictionary definition of Diarists. n. A person who keeps a diary. n a person who keeps or writes a diary, esp one that is subsequently published n. a person who keeps a diary. The Curious World of Samuel Pepys and John Evelyn Book Summary: An intimate portrait of two pivotal Restoration figures during one of the most dramatic periods of English history Samuel Pepys and John Evelyn are two of the most celebrated English diarists. They were also extraordinary men and close friends. This first full portrait of that friendship transforms our understanding of their times.

    The Curious World of Samuel Pepys and John Evelyn von Willes, Margaret beim - ISBN - ISBN - Yale University Press - - SoftcoverFormat: Paperback.   Pepys and Evelyn are two pivotal Restoration figures and the most celebrated English diarists. They were also extraordinary men and close friends with shared interests: diary-keeping, science travel and a love of books.


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English diarists: Evelyn and Pepys. London: Published for the British Council and the National Book League by Longmans, Green, (OCoLC) Named Person: John Evelyn; Samuel Pepys; John Evelyn; Samuel Pepys; John Evelyn; Samuel Pepys; Samuel Pepys; John Evelyn; John Evelyn; Samuel Pepys: Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book.

"The Curious World of Samuel Pepys and John Evelyn" is a biography of both Samuel Pepys and John Evelyn. The author quoted from their diaries and personal correspondence, but she generally summarized what was said (probably because that's easier to read and understand).Cited by: 1.

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Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: Evelyn, John, --   Samuel Pepys and John Evelyn are two of the most celebrated English diarists. They were also extraordinary men and close friends.

This first full portrait of that friendship transforms our understanding of their times. Pepys was earthy and shrewd, while Evelyn was a genteel aesthete, but both were drawn to intellectual pursuits. Of all the period’s diarists and emergent memoirists, it was Pepys and Evelyn who offered the most complete vision of what it meant to embrace the great experiment that was the English Renaissance.

Evelyn and Pepys lived through some of the most dramatic events in English history: regicide, plague, the Great Fire and revolution. These great diarists have left us unique and valuable insights into their world, when advances were being made in scientific thought, gardening, medicine, and international trade, despite the perils of the times/5(22).

Book Description: An intimate portrait of two pivotal Restoration figures during one of the most dramatic periods of English history Samuel Pepys and John Evelyn are two of the most celebrated English diarists.

They were also extraordinary men and close friends. A fabulously substantial and readable work that roots out the most interesting private and public aspects of two of the foremost diarists of the seventeenth century, The Curious World of Samuel Pepys and John Evelyn is a fascinating book about the murky world of the Restoration period, which, at over three centuries in our past shows that some /5.

The most famous of all English diarists, Samuel Pepys, began his diary injust before he secured a position as clerk of the acts to the navy board, and brought it. An intimate portrait of two pivotal Restoration figures during one of the most dramatic periods of English history Samuel Pepys and John Evelyn are two of the most celebrated English diarists.

They were also extraordinary men and close friends. This first full portrait of Brand: Yale University Press. A fabulously substantial and readable work that roots out the most interesting private and public aspects of two of the foremost diarists of the seventeenth century, The Curious World of Samuel Pepys and John Evelyn is a fascinating book about the murky world of the Restoration period, which, at over three centuries in our past shows that some surprisingly modern issues were considered by the /5(22).

The Curious World of Samuel Pepys and John Evelyn by Margaret Willes,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(33). Her books include Pick of the Bunch: The Story of Twelve Treasured Flowers and The Making of the English Gardener: Plants, Books and Inspiration Her most recent book, The Curious World of Samuel Pepys and John Evelyn, celebrate the friendship and lives of two of Britain's most famous diarists.

Samuel Pepys and John Evelyn are two of the most celebrated English diarists. They were also extraordinary men and close friends. This first full portrait of that friendship transforms our understanding of their times.

Pepys was earthy and shrewd, while Evelyn was a genteel aesthete, but both were drawn to intellectual pursuits. Samuel Pepys and John Evelyn are two of the most celebrated English diarists. They were also extraordinary men and close friends. Margaret Willes, author of. Evelyn and Pepys lived through some of the most dramatic events in English history: regicide, plague, the Great Fire and revolution.

These great diarists have left us unique and valuable insights into their world, when advances were being made in scientific thought, gardening, medicine, and international trade, despite the perils of the : John Evelyn, (born Oct.

31,Wotton, Surrey, Eng.—died Feb. 27,Wotton), English country gentleman, author of some 30 books on the fine arts, forestry, and religious Diary, kept all his life, is considered an invaluable source of information on the social, cultural, religious, and political life of 17th-century England.

Son of a wealthy landowner, after studying in the. The diarist Samuel Pepys is an iconic figure whose descriptions of daily life in London in the s still strike a remarkably modern note. Now, Margaret Willes looks at Pepys from a fresh angle, examining the celebrated man through the lens of his long friendship with John Evelyn, the English diarist who will mark the th anniversary of his birthday in.

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InEvelyn began the most controversial episode of his life: a passionate 'seraphic' friendship with Margaret Godolphin, a maid of honour at the court of Charles II, 30 years his junior.

Samuel Pepys and John Evelyn are two of the most celebrated English diarists. They were also extraordinary men and close friends. Margaret Willes, author of The Curious World of Samuel Pepys & John Evelyn explores the love the two men had for the curious and luxurious.