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[Reading] ➳ George IV ➻ Steven Parissien –

George IV A Father Of Modern Celebrity, King George IVof England Is Contextualized Against The Cultural Backdrop Of His Age The Regency Already A Byword For Taste And Extravagance When He Became Prince Regent In 1811, George IV Remains As Vivid And Notorious A Figure Today As He Was In His Own Time He Provided The Monarchs Who Followed Him With A Lesson In How And How Not To Conduct Oneself In Many Ways A Strikingly Modern Sovereign, He Attempted To Manipulate His Public Image To Divert Attention From The Less Savory Aspects Of His Private Life His Ultimate Mistake Was To Actually Believe In The Image He Had Manufactured Rather Than In The Depressing Reality Steven Parissien Brings Us George IV Against The Cultural Backdrop Of His Age, Showing How His Legacy Still Affects Our Contemporary View Of The Monarchy.

[Reading] ➳ George IV  ➻ Steven Parissien –
  • Hardcover
  • 480 pages
  • George IV
  • Steven Parissien
  • English
  • 17 March 2018
  • 0312284020

    10 thoughts on “[Reading] ➳ George IV ➻ Steven Parissien –

  1. says:

    It s difficult to enjoy a biography written by an author who disdains his subject.

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