Horace Walpole"s correspondence with Thomas Gray, Richard West and Thomas Ashton
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Published by Oxford University Press in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Walpole, Horace, -- 1717-1797 -- Correspondence,
  • Gray, Thomas, -- 1716-1771,
  • West, Richard, -- 1716-1742,
  • Ashton, Thomas, -- 1716-1775

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementedited by W.S. Lewis, George L. Lam and Charles H. Bennett. Vol.1, [Thomas Gray, Richard West, Thomas Ashton 1734-1742].
GenreCorrespondence.
SeriesYale edition of Horace Walpole"s correspondence -- 13
ContributionsLewis, W. S. 1895-1979., Lam, George L., Bennett, Charles H.
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 250 p., [6] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages250
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22146162M

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OCLC Number: Notes: Vol. 2 has title: Horace Walpole's correspondence with Thomas Gray. "The material published here for the first time includes the complete text of Walpole's brief autobiography, 'Short notes of my life, ' 'The Nicoll affair, ' and various passages from Walpole's unpublished manuscripts--his notes on Ashton, Lady Pomfret, Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, and his .   Ashton, Thomas, ; Gray, Thomas, ; West, Richard, ; Lewis, W. S. (Wilmarth Sheldon), Bookplateleaf Boxid IA Camera Sony Alpha-A (Control) Collection_set trent External-identifier urn:oclc:record Foldoutcount 0 Identifier horacewalpolescowalp Identifier-ark ark://tz Pages: Walpole, Horace, The correspondence of Gray, Walpole, West and Ashton () including more than one hundred letters now first published, chronologically arranged and ed., with introduction, notes, and index / (Oxford: Clarendon Press, ), also by Paget Jackson Toynbee, Thomas Ashton, Richard West, and Thomas Gray (page. HORACE WALPOLE, BY JONATHAN RICHARDSON, ca Volume Horace Walpole's correspondence with Thomas Gray, Richard West and Thomas Ashton. THOMAS GRAY, BY JOHN GILES ECCARDT, BENTLEY'S FRONTISPIECE TO HIS DESIGNS FOR GRAY'S POEMS,

The Correspondence of Gray, Walpole, West and Ashton (), 2 vols. Chronologically arranged and edited with introduction, notes, and index by Paget Toynbee. Oxford: Clarendon Press, , letter no. , vol. ii, London: Oxford UP, , vols. 13/ Horace Walpole's Correspondence with Thomas Gray, Richard West and Thomas. In Florence he also wrote Epistle from Florence to Thomas Ashton, Esq., Tutor to the Earl of Plymouth, a mixture of Whig history and Middleton's teachings. In February Walpole and Gray left for Rome with the intention of witnessing the papal conclave upon the death of . Thomas Gray wrote his sonnet “On the Death of Mr Richard West” to his longtime friend, Richard West, Jr. (), the son of Richard West (c–) who was a member of. On the 26th of April he was sent to Eton, where he formed what was known as the "Quadruple Alliance" with Thomas Gray, Richard West and Thomas Ashton, and became very intimate with Henry Seymour Conway, George Augustus Selwyn and the two Montagus, and in matriculated at King's College, Cambridge. Two years () were spent in Gray Born:

Horace Walpole (–), English historian, Member of Parliament, connoisseur, playwright and novelist, said to have coined the term serendipity wrote the Gothic novel Castle of Otranto (). Fourth Earl of Orford, Horace Walpole was born 24 September in Arlington Street, Piccadilly, Westminster, London, England, the third son of Whig politician and First Earl of Orford Sir Robert. More important were another group of friends dubbed the "Quadruple Alliance": Walpole, Thomas Gray, Richard West and Thomas Ashton. [6]: At Cambridge Walpole came under the influence of Conyers Middleton, an unorthodox theologian. Horace Walpole (–97) was an English writer, connoisseur, and collector best known for The Castle of Otranto, which was the first Gothic novel in English and among the earliest horror stories. He built the Gothic Revival mansion known as Strawberry Hill, and he was a committed writer of letters. Thomas Gray (26 December – 30 July ) was an English poet, letter-writer, classical scholar, and professor at Pembroke College, is widely known for his Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard, published in