Title, La reina Victoria Grandes mujeres en la historia. Author, Lytton Strachey. Publisher, RBA, ISBN, , Length, pages. Lytton Strachey. Sudamericana Chilena El duque de Rivas: o, La fuerza del sino (el hombre y su época) · Nicolás González QR code for La Reina Victoria . Buy La Reina Victoria by Lytton Strachey (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.
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He conceived the idea of and was instrumental in staging the Great Exhibition of in London which showcased the industrial produce of all the nations and was considered to be a milestone in the free run of the Industrial Revolution.
There have always been rumours that Victoria secretly made a morganatic marriage with the Scotsman. I would recommend readers to see a movie or know a little of the history before reading the book because it can get confusing otherwise. A personal reveal of Victoria as compared to a true biography srtachey historical portrait this is a gem of written daguerreotype captured by Lytton Strachey, renowned for his sharp and trenchant assessment of Victorian times and personages from a distinctly early 20th century clear-eyed perspective.
It’s also great that Strachey is not “in love” with Victoria, he sta This book is a flowing narrative of a long and interesting life. Nov 02, Alana rated it geina it. I don’t know how accurate it is, I’ve only found this biography in Hungarian I was looking for one about Victoriathat I could get my hands on in a short time.
In this characterization Victoria comes across, no more or less, than a silly, meek, stupid woman who has to be steered by all the men around her, except when she is childishly stubborn and refusing to listen to their Correct and Good counsel. Victoria was no different, and so too was King Leopold of Belgium, who was her uncle. I happened to see the movie The Young Victoria and my curiosity grew. She harasses her Ministers, she presses for war on one side then the other on a whim, she amasses a private fortunes drawing largely from the State coffers.
Dec 30, Yasmin Halliwell Fraser Bower rated it really liked it. And, what’s up with not adding the transcripts of german and french phrases?
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Then again, the inside of the palace windows were cleaned by the department of the Lord Chamberlain, while their outsides were cleaned strxchey the Office of Woods and Forests. If you are up for strachet ‘dated’, charming and well-written bio of the great Queen Victoria, please add this to your list.
I know that this early biography has been somewhat set aside as an antique and incomplete picture of the woman, it was still fun to read and informative.
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How Victoria got to be Queen was really most convoluted and unlikely but she did. This is an excellent book! While Strachey gives the Prince his due as an intelligent, clever man, he also presents him with considerable irony and implies that the early death of Albert was strachhey best thing that could have happened to the Monarchy. It’s also great that Strachey is not “in love” with Victoria, he stays impartial and focuses on every aspect of the queen’s life.
I was hoping that Prince Edward, trailing an entourage of mistresses, might take the stage for a while, but he’s dealt with in 4 stars for the first 80 pages – 3 stars for the rest. Theirs is a story of duty, love and committment. Parece que lo hubiera redactado ayer But things lagged after the marriage: For a book written and published approximately 90 years ago, this had a very modern feel.
She was the great transition between monarchs who strqchey did something to monarchs who just represented something. Not Giles Lytton Strachey was an early 20th century writer and biographer who developed a reputation for writing biographies that dealt with individuals as people, rather than the events they were associated with.
Giles Lytton Strachey was an early 20th century writer and biographer who developed a reputation for writing biographies that dealt with individuals as people, rather than the events they were associated with.
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The publishers should consider adding a short description of the major events alluded to in the narrative. You can still see it but it helps to get someone with local knowledge to guide you to the location. May 13, Shawn Thrasher rated it really liked it. lyttonn
It was the first time I’d read about such a reaction to her clothing and the slightly unnerving image of all that green and carnations was rather amusing. Preview — Queen Victoria by Lytton Strachey. It starts with a little background of the victorja of succession and the circumstances that made her next in line.