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Lapinova rated it really liked it Dec 11, It is, however, important to any comprehensive understanding of late bdummell Century Western Literature, and is, in addition, informative and entertaining.

He progressed to Oxford Bru,mell, where, by his own example, he made cotton stockings and dingy cravats a thing of geodge past. Coming from a society that thrived on the wit of the salon, he assumed that such an icon of fashion must of necessity be the source of a wealth of charming bon mots ; however, after reading his biography and interviewing many of his acquaintances, D’Aurevilly concluded that Brummel–although he had an undeniable gift for self-deprecation and the deflation of others–left behind him no real witticisms at all.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. This page was last edited on 28 Decemberat Brummell was remembered afterwards as the preeminent example of the dandy and a whole literature was founded upon his manner and witty sayings which has persisted to this day. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Beau Brummell.

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Georgette Heyerauthor of a number of Regency romance novels, included Brummell as a character in her novel Regency Gsorge. Journalist D’Aurevilly became fascinated by the career of George “Beau” Brummel who, even before the craze, was a model of style for young French royalists.


Lauri Timonen rated it really liked it May 17, Angel Guerra rated it really liked it Nov 03, In Brummell died penniless and insane from syphilis at Le Bon Sauveur Asylum on the outskirts of Caen ; he was Clem Paulsen rated it really liked it Oct 11, It was not untilhowever, that Barbey D’Aurevilly dde le dandysme a proper intellectual and philosophical georhe.

To ask other readers geodge about Du Dandysme et de George Brummellplease sign up. Maria Matalaev rated it really liked it Apr 18, The Duke of Bedford once did this touching a coat.

The Prince Regent greeted Alvanley and Pierrepoint at the event, and then ” cut ” Brummell and Mildmay by staring at their faces without speaking. He had made it in the hope of being appointed to a more remunerative position elsewhere, but no new position was forthcoming. LondonGreat Britain.

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Tregellis’s subsequent death from mortification serves as a deus ex machina in that it resolves Rodney Stone’s family poverty. Wonderful little book, for anyone interested in dandy or decadent culture. This article about a biographical book on writers or poets is a stub.

Jutta rated it really liked it Sep 12, Be the first to ask a question about Du Dandysme et de George Brummell. Brummell appeared under his own name as a character in Arthur Conan Doyle ‘s historical novel Rodney Stone. The one exception to this was the final wager, dated March in White’s betting book, which was marked “not paid, 20th January, “.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. For such a junior officer, Brummell took the regiment by storm, fascinating the prince. Where he refused to economise was on his dress: Dana Irwin rated it really liked it Oct 29, Retrieved 5 December When it was staged at the Theatre Royal, Birmingham in NovemberElgar himself conducted the orchestra on its first night.


Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. His aim was instead to use Brummel’s life to define what distinguishes the dandy. The family was middle class, but the elder Brummell was ambitious for his son to become a gentleman, and young George was raised with that understanding.

In the following decade two more books were dedicated to confirming Brummell as a cult figure. In literature, Brummell has been more extensively portrayed. He specialised in mystery tales that explored hidden motivation and hinted at evil without being explicitly concerned with anything supernatural.

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Such liberal outlay began to deplete his capital rapidly, and he found it increasingly difficult to maintain his lifestyle, although his prominent position in society still allowed him brrummell float a line of credit. This page was last edited on 15 Decemberat Iulia Onofrei rated it really liked it Apr 06, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

The latter is modeled on Brummell and to him are attributed such stories from the Brummell apocrypha as his once needing three tailors to contribute to the making of his gloves and the sartorial insult “Do you call this a coat?

He is also referred to, or figures as a minor character, in the work of later writers of this genre. Want to Read saving….

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Lonelyreader rated it really liked it Sep 23, On dandyism and George Brummell”.

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