Maya Jasanoff: Richard Burton, 9 March 2006
Show More The Highly Civilised Man: Richard Burton and the Victorian World by Dane Kennedy.
Harvard, 354 pp., £17.95, September 2005, 0 674 01862 1Show More
“... Arabia and Africa, have made Burton a familiar historical character. The greatest achievement of Dane Kennedy’s stimulating, elegant book is to reveal a fresh and different Burton. Kennedy begins with an arresting photograph. Burton huddles in a blanket on a floor, leaning his tousled head against a wall, glowering ...”