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A rage to live : a biography of Richard and Isabel Burton

Author: Mary S Lovell
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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Describes the accomplishments of the British explorer and scholar, and the relationship between him and his unconventional wife.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Richard Francis Burton, Sir; Richard Francis Burton, Sir; Isabel Burton, Lady; Richard Francis Burton; Isabel Burton
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary S Lovell
ISBN: 0393046729 9780393046724
OCLC Number: 39335566
Description: 910 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: A Gipsy Childhood 1821-1840 --
Undergraduate to Griffin 1840-1842 --
The Subaltern 1843-1845 --
Mirza Abdullah 1845-1846 --
Indian Summer 1846-1849 --
Miss Arundell 1831-1852 --
Flirtations 1849-1853 --
The Pilgrim 1853 --
Dreams of Africa 1853-1854 --
Disaster in the Horn of Africa 1854-1855 --
With Beatson's Horse in the Crimea 1855-1856 --
Secret Engagement 1856 --
The Scent of Cloves 1856-1857 --
The Long Safari 1856-1857 --
The Lake Regions 1857-1858 --
The Betrayal Summer 1859 --
Turning Point 1859-1860 --
The Prairie Traveller 1860 --
Marriage 1861 --
Consul in West Africa 1861-1863 --
Island Honeymoon 1863-1864 --
Source of the Nile 1861-1864 --
The Duel September 1864 --
South American Interlude 1865-1868 --
Home Again 1868-1869 --
Destiny in Damascus 1869-1870 --
A Sweet Unrest 1870-1871 --
Pay, Pack and Follow! 1871-1873 --
Trieste - The Early Years 1873-1875 --
A Charming Day and no One Died 1876-1879 --
Lengthening Shadows 1879-1880 --
Arabian Nights 1881-1883 --
Kama Shastra - Paradigms of Passion 1883-1886 --
Bid the Winter Come 1887-1890 --
Actions and Reactions 1890-1891 --
'Hermaphrodite' and the Pornographers 1891-1894 --
Last Tinkle of the Camel Bell 1894-1896.
Responsibility: Mary S. Lovell.

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Describes the accomplishments of the British explorer and scholar, and the relationship between him and his unconventional wife.

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