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Author Millar, Mary S., 1939- author

Title Disraeli's Disciple : The Scandalous Life of George Smythe / Mary S. Millar
Published Toronto : University of Toronto Press, [2016]
©2006
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Contents Frontmatter -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Chronology 1818-75 -- Abbreviations -- Prologue: The Wild Ass's Skin -- 1. A Splendid Failure? -- 2. 1400-1817: The Strangford Inheritance -- 3. 1818-26: Cradled in Commotions -- 4. 1826-35: George Smythe's Schooldays -- 5. 1836-7: Herstmonceux and Cambridge -- 6. 1837-8: Faber -- 7. 1838-9: Pearls and Swine -- 8. 1840: Lady Tankerville -- 9. 1841: Heaven-Born Statesman or Devil-Born Orator -- 10. 1841:I Am a Very Zero -- 11. 1842: Young England -- 12. 1843: Worrying Peel - and Reading Casanov -- 13. 1844: Coningsby and Historic Fancies -- 14. 1844: The Pursuit of Psyche -- 15. 1845: The Double Game -- 16. 1846: Falling Upstairs -- and Down -- 17. 1847: With a Tongue and a Pen of His Own -- 18. 1848-9: Very Like Assassination -- 19. 1850-2: Diplomatic Moves -- 20. 1852: Something about the Duke -- 21. 1853-5: The Stage-Box of My Soul -- 22. 1856-7: Bed-Ridden Lovelace -- Afterwards -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
Summary In addition to the portrait it paints of a fascinating man whose public life was as earnest and idealistic as his private life was shocking and titillating, Disraeli?s Disciple also provides new insights into the politics of this formative stage in British history
Notes Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (publisher's Web site, viewed Jan. 06, 2016)
Subject Nobility -- England -- Biography.
Politicians -- England -- Biography.
Young England movement.
Genre/Form Dictionaries.
Biographies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1442673974
9781442673977