The Literary Churchill: Author, Reader, Actor [Audiobook] download free by Jonathan Rose

The Literary Churchill: Author, Reader, Actor Audiobook download free by Jonathan Rose
  • Listen audiobook: The Literary Churchill: Author, Reader, Actor
  • Author: Jonathan Rose
  • Release date: 2014/6/15
  • Publisher: YALE UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Biography
  • ISBN: 9780300204070
  • Rating: 8.9 of 10
  • Votes: 180
  • Review by: Annika Westfall
  • Review rating: 9.61 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/2
  • Duration: 6H41M2S in 256 kbps (105.6 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-09-13
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: MPEG-4 DST, FLAC, MPEG4, MP3, WAV, MP4, WMA, MPEG-4 ALS (compression ZIP, RAR, ARJ, TAR.GZ, LZMA, JAR, BZ)
  • Total pages original book: 528
  • Includes a PDF summary of 47 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 34M45S (9.4 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: A transformative portrait of Churchill, whose love of history, theater, and reading was inextricably linked to his life as a statesman This strikingly original book introduces a Winston Churchill we have not known before. Award-winning author Jonathan Rose explores in tandem Churchill's careers as statesman and author, revealing the profound influence of literature and theater on Churchill's personal, carefully composed grand story and on the decisions he made throughout his political life. Rose provides in this expansive literary biography an analysis of Churchill's writings and their reception (he won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1953 and was a best-selling author), and a chronicle of his dealings with publishers, editors, literary agents, and censors. The book also identifies an array of authors who shaped Churchill's own writings and politics: George Bernard Shaw, H. G. Wells, Margaret Mitchell, George Orwell, Oscar Wilde, and many more. Rose investigates the effect of Churchill's passion for theater on his approach to reportage, memoirs, and historical works.Perhaps most remarkably, Rose reveals the unmistakable influence of Churchill's reading on every important episode of his public life, including his championship of social reform, plans for the Gallipoli invasion, command during the Blitz, crusade for Zionism, and efforts to prevent a nuclear arms race. In a fascinating conclusion, Rose traces the significance of Churchill's writings to later generations of politicians, among them President John F. Kennedy as he struggled to extricate the U.S. from the Cuban Missile Crisis.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Biography: Historical, Political & Military, Literary Studies: General, Literary Studies: From C 1900 -, Biography: Literary, British & Irish History
  • Download servers: Google Drive, SecureSlice, FileServe, Torrent, Torrent Project, MEGA. Compressed in ZIP, RAR, ARJ, TAR.GZ, LZMA, JAR, BZ
  • Format: Hardback
  • Approximate value: 39.74 USD
  • Dimensions: 162x238x54mm
  • Weight: 999.98g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: United States

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