John Pemble: James Anthony Froude, 23 May 2013
Show More James Anthony Froude: An Intellectual Biography of a Victorian Prophet by Ciaran Brady.
Oxford, 500 pp., £45, May 2013, 978 0 19 966803 8Show More
“... History of England is now a sunken battleship, with nothing visible save a few extracts, edited by Eamon Duffy and published as The Reign of Mary Tudor. The Life of Carlyle briefly re-emerged, abridged, in 1979, but then sank again. Given that we now can’t get enough of the Tudors whom Froude resurrected, and that critics as varied as Elton, Conyers ...”