Dr Charles Burney: A Literary Biography

Paperback | April 30, 1999

byRoger Lonsdale

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Drawing on a wealth of unpublished material, this intimate study of one of the most engaging and energetic men of his age throws new light on his musical and literary career and on his acquaintance with such luminaries as Handel, Haydn, Rousseau, Garrick, and Johnson.

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Drawing on a wealth of unpublished material, this intimate study of one of the most engaging and energetic men of his age throws new light on his musical and literary career and on his acquaintance with such luminaries as Handel, Haydn, Rousseau, Garrick, and Johnson.

Roger Lonsdale is at Balliol College, Oxford.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:544 pages, 8.5 × 5.43 × 1.1 inPublished:April 30, 1999Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0198128851

ISBN - 13:9780198128854

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'This much needed edition of Charles Burney's letters makes a central contribution to the current spate of editions of sources for the Burneys and their circle. Riniero's presentation of the documents is full and helpful ... By supplying this kind of detailed documentation across theimpressively wide range of topics covered in the letters ... Ribiero brings out the breadth of scholarly uses to which these letter lend themselves.'Valerie Rumbold, Music and Letters, Vol. 73, No. 4