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by James WOODFORDE

Author: James WOODFORDE
Subcategory: Europe
Language: English
Publisher: Century; New Ed edition (1985)
Pages: 224 pages
Category: History
Rating: 4.3
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Only 3 left in stock (more on the way). For the most part James Woodforde is every bit the stiff upper lipped British citizen whose job it was to offer his community spiritual and at times financial sustenance although the diarist doesn't fawn over the matter of his position nor of that of having spiritually 'lofty' goals. The backdrop of a period of time is also informative and enlightening; the french revolution was happening right next door!

Diary of a Country Parson, 1758-1802. And Parson Woodforde's diary does that better than any of the other books I have read.

Diary of a Country Parson, 1758-1802. 1853113115 (ISBN13: 9781853113116). Of course, we all know, intellectually, that in times past, times without our modern conveniences and "advantages", life was much more "restricted" when it came to "information from outside", among other things.

Parson Woodforde's diary provides an extraordinary portrait of life in Georgian England, but it is the diarist's humour and unpretentiousness which ensure its place among the classics of English literature. so infectiously alive to the simple pleasures that even now the senses quicken to read i. Jan Morris in The Times. a brilliant picture of traditional English rural society. Parson Woodforde) is now among the most unforgettable characters of English literature. Ronald Blythe in the Introduction The world in which Parson Woodforde lived was tumultuous to say the least.

Пользовательский отзыв - Susan - Goodreads. There wasn't a single page of this diary that I didn't find fascinatiing! I would recommend this to anyone.

The diaries of Parson James Woodforde (1740-1803) have been a constant source of delight and amusement of thousands of readers since their first publication in a. .A Country Parson : James Woodforde's Diary, 1758-1802. by James Woodforde and James Michie.

The diaries of Parson James Woodforde (1740-1803) have been a constant source of delight and amusement of thousands of readers since their first publication in .

Home Browse Books Book details, The Diary of a Country Parson, 1758-1802. The first volume of Parson Woodforde's Diary was published in the spring of 1924. The Diary of a Country Parson, 1758-1802. By James Woodforde, John Beresford. The welcome accorded to this obscure Country Parson, the existence of whose diaries had hitherto been completely unknown, even to the Historical Manuscripts Commission, was immediate and widespread. Statesmen, men of letters, and that elusive person, the common reader, all came under Woodforde's spell.

The diaries of Parson James Woodforde (1740-1803) have been a constant source of delight and amusement of thousands of readers since their first publication in a five-volume selection in the 1920s. The Norfolk parson's detailed and acute observations of English country life have ensured him a major place among the country classics of English literature. Ronald Blythe calls Woodforde "one of the most unforgettable characters of English literature

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