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Harry Kessler (1868–1937)

Teoksen Berlin in Lights: The Diaries of Count Harry Kessler, 1918-1937 tekijä

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Image credit: Harry Graf Kessler, 1917 by Rudolf Dührkoop (1848–1918)

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Kessler, Harry Clément Ulrich
Syntymäaika
1868-05-23
Kuolinaika
1937-11-30
Sukupuoli
male
Kansalaisuus
Germany
Syntymäpaikka
Paris, France
Kuolinpaikka
Lyon, France
Ammatit
diplomat
writer
art patron

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This is another excellent diary of a German aesthete who knew everybody and did everything, covering his life from the end of World War l to his death in 1937. Unfortunately, the editing of this book is an abomination; not only are there errors of fact (Nicolai Nabokov was born in 1913?) but the footnotes are at the end of the book, forcing one to turn pages frequently rather than at the bottom as in the volume Journey to the Abyss.
Finally, vast tracts of French are interposed in the text because the count was multilingual. Unfortunately I don't read French so this was useless.… (lisätietoja)
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annbury | 1 muu arvostelu | Jun 20, 2012 |
One of the most interesting commentaries ever on the beaux monde during the last decades of the nineteenth and first years of the twentieth century. Kessler was an artist and loved art, but that didn't stop him from killing Belgians at the start of WWl. He knew everybody and went everywhere.
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annbury | 1 muu arvostelu | Jun 15, 2012 |
 
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