Horatius Walpole

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Horatius Walpole, vulgo Horatio et saepius Horace (natus Londinii die 24 Septembris 1717; ibidem die 2 Martii 1797 mortuus) fuit eruditus, artium amator et rerum politicarum peritus Anglicus, filius primi ministri Roberti Walpole. Ob villam rusticam Strawberry Hill a se iuxta Twickenham aedificatam illustris est et prelum ibi instauratum nomine "Officina Arbuteana". Amicas Annam Damer, Mariam et Agnetem Berry assidue coluit sed uxorem nullam duxit.

Opera selecta[recensere | fontem recensere]

  • Some Anecdotes of Painting in England (1762)
  • The Castle of Otranto (1764) Textus apud gutenberg
  • The Mysterious Mother (1768)
  • Historic Doubts on the Life and Reign of King Richard III (1768)
  • On Modern Gardening (1780)
  • A Description of the Villa of Mr. Horace Walpole (1784)
  • Hieroglyphic Tales (1785)
  • The Letters of Horace Walpole vol. 1 2 3 4; alia editio vol. I II

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Bibliographia[recensere | fontem recensere]

  • R. W. Ketton-Cremer, Horace Walpole. A Biography (London: Methuen, 1964).
  • Paul Langford, "Walpole, Horatio, fourth earl of Orford (1717–1797)" in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004; online edn, May 2011 Situs venalis
  • Timothy Mowl, Horace Walpole: The Great Outsider. London: Murray, 1998. ISBN 0719556198


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