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Letters from Oxford: Hugh Trevor-Roper to Bernard Berenson By Hugh Trevor-Roper Richard Davenport-Hines,

  • Title: Letters from Oxford: Hugh Trevor-Roper to Bernard Berenson
  • Author: Hugh Trevor-Roper Richard Davenport-Hines
  • ISBN: 9780297850847
  • Page: 491
  • Format: Hardcover
  • In 1947, 33 year old historian Hugh Trevor Roper and 82 year old world famous art critic Bernard Berenson met for the first time Trevor Roper promised to write to Berenson, and his letters continued until his friend, frail but still intensely curious about the world, died in 1959 Elegantly constructed, beautifully and precisely written, Trevor Roper s correspondences areIn 1947, 33 year old historian Hugh Trevor Roper and 82 year old world famous art critic Bernard Berenson met for the first time Trevor Roper promised to write to Berenson, and his letters continued until his friend, frail but still intensely curious about the world, died in 1959 Elegantly constructed, beautifully and precisely written, Trevor Roper s correspondences are shot through with high octane malice, sharp judgments, blistering comments, and many wonderfully funny episodes From meeting Communist dignitaries behind the Iron Curtain to speeding in his glamorous gray Bentley to visit duchesses in the Scottish borders, this collection sets a tone of amusement at the human comedy the vanity, snobbery, intrigue, and human weakness that Trevor Roper saw all around him.
    Letters from Oxford Hugh Trevor Roper to Bernard Berenson In year old historian Hugh Trevor Roper and year old world famous art critic Bernard Berenson met for the first time Trevor Roper promised to write to Berenson and his letters continued u

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    1. Let me preface this book review with an opinion I ve developed recently In my opinion, conflicts in academia are only enjoyable let alone interesting when they re witnessed thirdhand They re awful when you re part of them, and very unpleasant when you re dealing with the fallout from them, but seen from a distance and especially after most of the participants are dead they can be remarkably fascinating It s rather like watching an early nature documentary only without the voiceover person s near [...]

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