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English diarists: Evelyn & Pepys.

Margaret Willy

English diarists: Evelyn & Pepys.

by Margaret Willy

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Published by Published for the British Council and the National Book League by Longmans, Green in [London] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Evelyn, John, -- 1620-1706,
  • Pepys, Samuel, -- 1633-1703

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 41-47.

    SeriesBibliographical series of supplements to British book news on writers and their work, no. 162
    The Physical Object
    Pagination47 p. port. ;
    Number of Pages47
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19805282M

    The opening entry of Pepys’ diary reads like many a diary entry in succeeding centuries, revealing that even one of the most famous diarists of all time did not commence his journal with any sort of plan for making it a transformative document in British history. The Ugly Truth (Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Book 5) - Hardcover - VERY GOOD The Ugly Truth; Ugly (Diary Truth The - Hardcover VERY GOOD of 5) Kid, - Wimpy a Book Book - a Wimpy Ugly of VERY 5) Hardcover GOOD (Diary Kid, The Truth - $

    Tuesday 20 August Up, and to my chamber to set down my journall for the last three days, and then to the office, where busy all the noon home to dinner, and then with my wife abroad, set her down at the Exchange, and I to St. James’s, where find Sir W. Coventry alone, and fell to discourse of retrenchments; and thereon he tells how he hath already propounded to the Lords.   Sometimes overshadowed by his friend and contemporary, Samuel Pepys, Evelyn is the other great English diarist. He was a scholar, a scientific amateur, a garden designer and architect, and a founder member of the Royal Society who published a magisterial book about trees, Sylva, and many pamphlets on assorted subjects. His great interest as a diarist is that he was privy to all the great men Reviews:

    s: London is ravaged by two disasters: the Great Plague of and the Great Fire of London in London experiences heavy casualties in both disasters, largely because plague and fire spread quickly throughout the crowded city. Today: Many scientists devote their lives to studying disasters both natural and man-made in an effort to devise effective methods for preventing widespread.   In April I presented a paper on Pepys’ book collecting habits at the ‘Collecting Texts & Manuscripts, ’ conference at Plymouth University. It was an ideal forum in which to share more about Pepys beyond his notable reputation as a diarist. I presented an informal overview of Pepys’ book and print collection, and how he set about.


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English diarists: Evelyn and Pepys. London: Published for the British Council and the National Book League by Longmans, Green, (OCoLC) Named Person: John Evelyn; Samuel Pepys; John Evelyn; Samuel Pepys; John Evelyn; Samuel Pepys; Samuel Pepys; John Evelyn; John Evelyn; Samuel Pepys: Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book.

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Subjects: Evelyn, John, -- A fabulously substantial and readable work that roots out the most interesting private and public aspects of two of the foremost diarists of the seventeenth century, The Curious World of Samuel Pepys and John Evelyn is a fascinating book about the murky world of the Restoration period, which, at over three centuries in our past shows that some surprisingly modern issues were considered by the /5(22).

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book available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus. Samuel Pepys, (23 February – 26 May ) was an English administrator at the Admiralty and Member of is famous for his diary. Pepys rose to be the Chief Secretary to the Admiralty under Charles II, and later under James gh Pepys had no maritime experience, he rose by patronage, hard work and his talent for administration.

Samuel Pepys, (born FebruLondon, England—diedLondon), English diarist and naval administrator, celebrated for his Diary (first published in ), which gives a fascinating picture of the official and upper-class life of Restoration London from Jan.

1,to Life. Pepys was the son of a working tailor who had come to London from Huntingdonshire. English diarists: Evelyn & Pepys. book Diary of Samuel Pepys — Complete Language: English: LoC Class: DA: History: General and Eastern Hemisphere: Great Britain, Ireland, Central Europe: Subject: Pepys, Samuel, -- Diaries Subject: Cabinet officers -- Great Britain -- Diaries Subject: Diarists -- Great Britain -.

Previously published as The Shorter Pepys, Samuel Pepys' The Diary of Samuel Pepys: A Selection is a collection of scintillating first-hand accounts of Restoration England, from the most tumultuous events to the simplest domestic pleasures, selected and edited by Robert Latham.

The s represent a turning point in English history, and for the main events - the Restoration, the Dutch War. Many diaries of notable figures have been published and form an important element of autobiographical literature.

Samuel Pepys (–) is the earliest diarist who is well known today; his diaries, preserved in Magdalene College, Cambridge, were first transcribed and published in Pepys was amongst the first who took the diary beyond mere business transaction notation, into the realm.

The diary which Samuel Pepys kept from January to May is one of our greatest historical records and a major work of English literature, writes the renowned historian Paul Johnson. A witness to the coronation of Charles II, the Great Plague ofand the Great Fire ofPepys chronicled the events of his s: Mr.

Pepys and Mr. Evelyn by Clara Marburg Kirk,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. The Diary of Samuel Pepys Language: English: LoC Class: DA: History: General and Eastern Hemisphere: Great Britain, Ireland, Central Europe: Subject: Pepys, Samuel, -- Diaries Subject: Cabinet officers -- Great Britain -- Diaries Subject: Diarists -- Great Britain -- Diaries Subject: Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 17th.

Every disc is divided i or so, minute dramas woven from days entries in the great diarists life, making about 12 hours in all. It's historically informative, interesting, funny and sad, dealing with King Charles II and his many women troubles, Samuel Pepys and his many women troubles, The Plague, the Great Fire of London, war with Reviews: On 1 January ("1 January /" in contemporary terms) Pepys began to keep a diary.

He recorded his daily life for almost ten years. This record of a decade of Pepys’s life is over a million words long and is often regarded as Britain’s most celebrated diary.

In fact, Pepys has been called the greatest diarist of all s: nick sweeney on 26 Dec • Link Had Pepys idly surveyed the pews at Exeter House chapel (now the site of the Lyceum Theatre) he'd have seen that other great diarist, John Evelyn, who recorded it thus: "Begging Gods blessing for the following Yeare, I went to Excester Chapell, where Mr.

Gunning began the Yeare on 4: Gal: from 3. to 7th shewing the Love of Christ in sheding his bloud so. The man and his diary --Politician --Typical days with Pepys --A man and his family --Pepys and the ladies --Schoolman and bibliophie --Pepys as musician --A Puritan at the theater --The plague --The Great Fire --Conclusion.

Series Title: Twayne's English. A life-long interest in the seventeenth century led to the amassing of a substantial library on the subject, including a number of antique books dating from the period.

The inclusion of the complete eleven volume edition of Samuel Pepys diary by Latham and Matthews led to the creation of The Dark Side of Samuel s: 6. The detailed private diary kept by Pepys from untilfirst published in the early 19th century, is one of the most important primary sources for the English Restoration Learn More £2, “And so to bed ”, Susannah Fullerton’s talk on Pepys, tells of his experience of the Plague and the Great Fire, his constant womanising, his theatre-going and his dinners.

Susannah loves to share her enthusiasm for this most human and delightful of diarists. Please note the special time of Wednesday 14th of November for this lecture. The Samuel Pepys Club is a London club founded in to do honour to the memory of Samuel Pepys (–), the English naval administrator and Member of Parliament now best known as a diarist.

The Spanish Armada', in The Naval Miscellany The other item is a much smaller list of personnel and munitions, passed to Pepys by Particular Friends: The Correspondence of Samuel Pepys and John Evelyn.

Legends of British History: Samuel Pepys. 12 December By Andrew Godsell [The author Andrew Godsell recently got in touch having written Legends of British History and he offered the book’s biographical sketch of Pepys for publication here.

It covers his whole life (and beyond) so there are “spoilers” towards the end if you don’t know what’s coming.The most famous diarist of all - Samuel Pepys - is there, as well as some of today's finest diarists like Alan Bennett and Chris Mullin.

There are coronations and executions, election riots and zeppelin raids, duels, dust-ups and drunken sprees, among everyday moments like Brian Eno cycling English. Brand New Book. The Case for the.