This was a highly entertaining dramatisation of The Diaries of Samuel Pepys.
The Latham-Matthews transcription of Pepys’ Diary is one of the glories of contemporary English publishing. The pleasure of Pepys – of reading him – is his own pleasure in experienc. epys’ diary is the cheerful self-report, not of the man eminent in naval history, not of the historical witness, but of the unobjectionable hedonist. This was a highly entertaining dramatisation of The Diaries of Samuel Pepys. I listened to each episode when it was repeated by the BBC on Radio 4 Extra each day and enjoyed every minute. I will enjoy listening to it again and again in the future.
Samuel Pepys FRS (/piːps/ PEEPS; 23 February 1633 – 26 May 1703) was an administrator of the navy of England and Member of Parliament who is most famous for the diary he kept for a decade while still a relatively young man. Pepys had no maritime expe. Pepys had no maritime experience, but he rose to be the Chief Secretary to the Admiralty under both King Charles II and King James II through patronage, hard work, and his talent for administration.
Samuel Pepys was born in London on 23 February 1633, the fifth of eleven children, although by. .Events preceding the diary. Pepys begins his diary at a crucial point in Britain’s history. Latham and Matthews, as above, . xvi).
Samuel Pepys was born in London on 23 February 1633, the fifth of eleven children, although by the time he was seven only three of his siblings, all younger, had survived. He was sent to grammar school at Huntingdon during the English Civil War (1642-1651), returning later to London and attending St Paul’s School. In September 1658, Oliver Cromwell died, passing the title of Protector (king in all but name) to his son Richard.
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Each of the first eight volumes contains one whole calendar year of the diary, from January to December. The ninth volume runs from January 1668 to May 1669. Latham-Matthews transcription of Pepys' Diary is one of the glories of contemporary English publishing. Please provide me with your latest book news, views and details of Waterstones’ special offers.
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Samuel Pepys is as much a paragon of literature as Chaucer and Shakespeare. Robert Latham was Pepys Librarian at Magdalene College, Cambridge. His Diary is one of the principal sources for many aspects of the history of its period. William Matthews was Professor of English at the University of California, Los Angeles. Библиографические данные.
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