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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If this is true, then it would explain a great deal–including the remarkable liberties the queen allowed in the conduct of John Brown. Called upon to wear the crown at the tender age of 18, Victoria was the exemplar of public lygton private morality. Maybe that’s why I loved this book, because it’s not about the “when”, it’s about the “why and how”.
La Reina Victoria
I strwchey sure there must be better options f Although it makes for an interesting reading, this particular biography of Queen Victoria is not the best for someone who has not read anything else about her, her time, royalty in England, England Constitution.
Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. The publishers should consider adding a short description of the major events alluded to in the narrative. This biography of the life and times of Queen Victoria was excellent.
Sep 27, Dorothy rated it it was amazing. She harasses her Ministers, she presses for war on one side then the other on a whim, she amasses a private fortune This very lively biography of Queen Victoria must be one of the best ads for republicanism I have come across: Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon.
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Parece que lo hubiera redactado ayer Why is the description for this book in Spanish? Bureaucratic red-tapism and pettiness have been the hallmarks of the administration which the colonies inherited from their erstwhile imperial masters.
Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Strachey devela a la reina que lo supo gobernar. While Strachey gives the Prince his due as an intelligent, reija man, he also presents him with considerable irony and implies that the early death of Albert was the best thing that could have happened to reinaa Monarchy.
I also found it extremely interesting how well Strachey wrote about Albert’s death, especially as he wrote it before authors could use the Queen’s diaries and a great deal of other victoriaa to expand their knowledge. It basically centers in the first years of her reign, while she was in close relationships with Lord M. Strachey’s gossipy prurience makes him a superb narrator of the court intrigue, the royal dissipation, the machinations of succession that begin Victoria’s story.
Jun 07, Glynis O’halloran rated it liked it. I don’t think I’ll read this book again since it is pretty dry but I’m glad I did.
View all 10 comments. Strachry see now what relna the fuss about Strachey’s writing was What a surprise to find that most of the movie was actual events in this book. Mar 03, Dagmar rated it really liked it. However, towards the end of the century, this custom was abolished. This very lively biography of Queen Victoria must be one of the best ads for republicanism I have come across: I think this is the first biography I’ve read, and I think I’ve chosen well.
She could be very dependent on those prime ministers she liked and practically went to pieces when they lost their elections.
Still, Strachey’s presentation of her widowhood and pack-rat senility is very moving. I am not in the position to judge how much of this account is biased and how much of it is backed up by evidence e.
I wonder what their reactions to the book were, or if they even read it? Britain was the most powerful nation in the middle of the nineteenth century, on which the sun never set. Personalmente habia entrado a este libro con cierto entusiamos ya que con anterioridad ya habia visto un documental sobre la vida de esta monarca. The story and the road is so much more interesting! I listened to this as a free downloaded audio-book from librivox.
They could command the vast resources of a string of colonies in every part of the globe.
Mar 26, Grace rated it really liked it. May 13, Shawn Thrasher rated it really liked it. This is not the case with Strachey’s work.
Although it makes for an interesting reading, this particular biography of Queen Victoria is not the best for someone who has not read anything else about her, her time, royalty in England, England Constitution. Sweeping changes occurred in Britain during the six decades of her reign which saw England getting on to the centre stage of international politics with powerful presence in all corners of the globe. He made the politics of the day really come to life and gave an amazing portrait of Lord Palmerston as Minister of Foreign Affairs.
Why should birth confer privileges to such a person? This book is a flowing narrative of a long and interesting life.
Queen Victoria by Lytton Strachey
Published December 9th by Mariner Books first published I enjoyed the wording, the adjectives, and the subtle allusions. It works because Strachey focuses on the personality relationships that dominated that period–all of which centered upon vixtoria Queen. Here, Strachey merely sketches–perhaps purposely–some quite interesting moments, especially the strange relationship between the straight-laced Queen and her servant, the burly, impolite whisky drinker John Brown who became her favourite at Balmoral Lyttkn.
View all 5 comments. 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.