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Benjamin Robert Haydon (1786–1846)

  • Harold Orel
Part of the Interviews and Recollections book series (IR)

Abstract

A key document of the Romantic Movement is the diary kept by Benjamin Robert Haydon between 1808 and 1846. It may well have been intended to serve as a basis for a published book, but its existence was not even suspected by many of Haydon’s friends during his lifetime. The DNB quietly notes that its 26 volumes, ‘bulky, parchment-bound, ledger-like folios’ form ‘one of the most tragical records extant’.

Keywords

Romantic Movement Travel Writer Literary Talent Tender Feeling High Compliment 
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Copyright information

© Harold Orel 2005

Authors and Affiliations

  • Harold Orel
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  1. 1.English DepartmentUniversity of KansasLawrenceUSA

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