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Louis XIV' by Ian Dunlop is the perfect biography. It's true that Dunlop scatters quotations throughout the book without a footnote to be seen. He also makes some careless errors of fact.
Louis XIV' by Ian Dunlop is the perfect biography. That is, when the author enjoys such a visceral feeling for his subject, that he, she is able to translate to a reader, the true human and spiritual qualities. An ideal inner life portrayed, not clouded by descriptions and bogus historical data. For example on . 32 he claims that Lully was composing music in 1710, when he had been dead for 23 years. However, readers who are not worried about its lack of scholarly rigour should find this a very enjoyable book.
Before you start the book you should set up a scorecard to note the names of the characters – they often have two or three names, and it’s hard to keep them stra Louis was a real king: a strong personality, brilliant, hard-working, quite sure of himself. Also because of his extravagance and wars, a disaster for France and Europe.
Winner of the 1999 Enid MacLeod Award, Ian Dunlop's elegant biography of Louis XIV (1638-1715) brilliantly achieves the author's aim to help my readers see. A monarch for all seasons, and then some. Published by Thriftbooks. com User, 17 years ago. I once read that Louis XIV would hold court with his advisors and other notables while receiving his daily enema, making him sort of a public "enema of the people. Maybe that's what was wrong with the French monarchy.
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Illustrated dust jacket has small crease at lower edge of spine but otherwise very good. Well illustrated in b/w. "x9. 8"; . lb; 320 pages.
Louis XIV. by. Dunlop, Ian, 1925-. Louis XIV, King of France, 1638-1715. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Internet Archive Books. New York : St. Martin's Press.
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Ian Dunlop (born 1940) is a Scottish writer and former art critic for the Evening Standard. His first book, The Shock of the New, about seven historic exhibitions of modern art, was published in 1972. It was followed by books on Van Gogh, and on the. It was followed by books on Van Gogh, and on the life and art of Edgar Degas (1979).
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Ian Dunlop's "" (2000) describes, at pp. 1-3, the birth of Louis XIV without mentioning the Virgin, but does say that Louis XIII found his birth to be "miraculous". Again, I will look in the library for more sources.