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Frederick Rolfe, Baron Corvo

Miriam J. Benkovitz

Frederick Rolfe, Baron Corvo

a biography

by Miriam J. Benkovitz

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Published by Hamilton in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rolfe, Frederick, 1860-1913.,
  • Authors, English -- 19th century -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statement[by] Miriam J. Benkovitz.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR5236.R27 Z58 1977b
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 332 p., xii p. of plates :
    Number of Pages332
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4600079M
    ISBN 10024189512X
    LC Control Number77362961

      Frederick Rolfe, who early in his career also published under the name "Baron Corvo," became famous for his Hadrian the Seventh (), in which an Englishman is unexpectedly elected Pope, and later became infamous for his writings on his love for Venetian boys. But it was with the "Toto" stories, first published in John Lane's fin de siècle literary journal The Yellow Book, that Corvo Pages: Benkovitz, Miriam. Frederick Rolfe: Baron , New York, SBN: Benson, R. H., The Sentimentalists (), where the central figure is closely modelled on Rolfe (who in turn pillories the novel as "The Sensiblist" in The Desire and Pursuit of the Whole) Bradshaw, David. "Rolfe, Frederick William" in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (consulted online).

    Stories Toto Told Me () Baron Corvo (Fr. Rolfe), Edited by Edmund Miller Frederick Rolfe, who early in his career also published under the name “Baron Corvo,” became famous for his Hadrian the Seventh (), in which an Englishman is unexpectedly elected Pope, and later became infamous for his writings on his love for Venetian boys. But it was with the “Toto” stories, first. Find a Grave, database and images (: accessed), memorial page for Frederick “Baron Corvo” Rolfe (22 Jul –25 Oct ), Find a Grave Memorial no. , citing Cimitero di San Michele, Venice, Città Metropolitana di Venezia, Veneto, Italy ; Maintained by Find A Grave.

    Shop for Frederick Rolfe at Save money. Live better. An interesting side note on the appearance of the great cult writer can be found in this speech by C.H.('Harry') Pirie-Gordon () co -author with Baron Corvo of The Weird of the Wanderer (by Prospero & Caliban).Baron Corvo was also known as Frederick Rolfe.. The speech was delivered at the first banquet of the Corvine Society in June 16 years after Corvo's death.


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The story of Frederick William Rolfe, this is his real name, begins at the end of the seventeenth century in England and ends at the beginning of the twentieth century in the Venetian city.

It pleases Us; and so, by Our own impulse, We command."Hadrian is conceived in the image of his creator, Fr.

Rolfe, whose aristocratic pretensions (he called himself Baron Corvo), religious obsession, and anarchic and self-aggrandizing sensibility have made him known as one of 4/5(3).

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Hadrian the Seventh: A Romance (sometimes called Hadrian VII) is a novel by the English novelist Frederick Rolfe, who wrote under the pseudonym "Baron Corvo". Rolfe's best-known work, this novel of extreme wish-fulfilment developed out of an article he wrote on the Papal Conclave to elect the successor to Pope Leo XIII.

The book remains a clear and definite book of our epoch, not to be swept aside.” – D.H. Lawrence “One of the most extraordinary achievements in English literature.” – A.J.A. Symons “Frederick Rolfe alias Baron Corvo is certainly one of the most fascinating of those various literary curiosities of England.” – Saturday Review.

Frederick William Rolfe, poznatiji pod pseudonimom Baron Corvo, a i po tome što se nazivao 'Frederick William Serafino Austin Lewis Mary Rolfe', ( - ), bio je engleski pisac, likovni umjetnik, fotograf i ekscentrik.

Bibliografija. Rolfeova glavna djela uključuju. About this Item: Valancourt Books, United States, Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English. Brand new Book. Frederick Rolfe, who early in his career also published under the name "Baron Corvo," became famous for his Hadrian the Seventh (), in which an Englishman is unexpectedly elected Pope, and later became infamous for his writings on his love for Venetian boys.

Frederick William Rolfe, pseudonym Baron Corvo, (born JLondon, England—died Oct. 25,Venice, Italy), English author and eccentric, best known for his autobiographical fantasy Hadrian the provides the curious example of an artist rescued from obscurity by his biographer; many years after Rolfe’s death A.J.A.

Symons wrote a colourful. The Raven Series: Frederick Rolfe (Baron Corvo) For every young Catholic gentleman, no library is complete without a work by Frederick Rolfe the self styled Baron Corvo. Described by Time magazine as a, 'freakishly talented eccentric', Rolfe, after a somewhat troubled youth, grew into a literary polymath in later life before he succumbed to.

Frederick Rolfe, Baron Corvo book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.4/5(7). Hubert's Arthur ()  Frederick Rolfe (Baron Corvo) Edited with a new introduction by Kristin Mahoney Book Description Taking as its point of departure the alleged inaccuracy of the chronicles of Matthew Paris, Hubert's Arthur presents an alternative retelling of English history from the point of view of Hubert de Hubert's narrative, which begins with an account of the.

The book remains a clear and definite book of our epoch, not to be swept aside.” – D.H. Lawrence “One of the most extraordinary achievements in English literature.” – A.J.A. Symons “Frederick Rolfe alias Baron Corvo is certainly one of the most fascinating of those various literary curiosities of England.” – Saturday ReviewCited by: 8.

Frederick Rolfe (), better known as Baron Corvo, was an eccentric figure whose Catholicism, quarels with friends, perpetual sponging and abject poverty, as well as the penning of. Frederick William Serafino Austin Lewis Mary Rolfe (), better known as Baron Corvo, was a British novelist and short story writer.

Rolfe spent a lot of his life working as a freelance writer, although for brief stints he served as professor at various universities and, inentered Oscott Seminary, intending to become a priest.

Frederick William Rolfe, mer känd som Baron Corvo, född 22 juli i Cheapside, London, död 25 oktobervar en engelsk författare, artist, fotograf och excentriker.

[1] Han är mest känd för sina fiktiva romaner, där han själv också ingår i handlingen: Stories Toto Told Me (), Hadrian the Seventh (), där han porträtterar sig själv som en engelsman vid namn George.

Penned by the brilliant but eccentric Frederick Rolfe (who styled himself Baron Corvo) whilst he was starving and homeless in a self-imposed exile in Venice, Hubert's Arthur, first published posthumously inis one of the strangest and most remarkable novels of the twentieth century. Filled with action and suffused throughout with Rolfe's Pages: FREDERICK ROLFE [aka Baron Corvo] () Frederick William Serafino Austin Lewis Mary Rolfe (who assumed the name Baron Corvo) was a prolific author of verse, tales, historical fiction, travel sketches, and quasi-autobiographical novels.

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