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diversions of Purley and other poems

Peter Ackroyd

diversions of Purley and other poems

by Peter Ackroyd

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Published by Penguin in London .
Written in English


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Originally published: [London]: Hamish Hamilton, 1987.

StatementPeter Ackroyd.
The Physical Object
Pagination74p. ;
Number of Pages74
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14949295M
ISBN 100140171169

John Horne Tooke, radical politician () and the father of rational philology, established his reptuation with the publication of his principal work, The Diversions of Purley. Originally planned as a three-volume work, this early attempt at a scientific language study was extremely popular and much admired by James Mill and the Price Range: $ - $ The Phantom Journal and Other Essays and Diversions by Lucas, Edward Verrall and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

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Contents: Hermes or a Philosophical Inquiry Concerning Universal Grammar []James Harris ppThe Diversions of Purley []John Horne Tooke (2 volumes) pp; ppRevised and corrected by Richard TaylorA Course of Lectures on the Theory of Language and Universal Grammar []Joseph Priestley ppThe Theory of Language []Of the. The first part was published in , the second in They were published in by THOMAS TEGG, London. Between and Horne Tooke gave his support to Pitt, and in the election for Westminster, in , threw all his energies into opposition to Fox.


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Peter Ackroyd's published poetry consists of three collections, and he is also the author of works of literary criticism, as well as a book about the history of transvestism. London: The Biography (), is a history of the city that has exerted a powerful influence on his writing, and was awarded the South Bank Show Annual Award for Of Birth: London.

Full text of "GÉpea pteróenta. Or, The diversions of Purley. To which is annexed Letter to John Dunning" See other formats. Peter Ackroyd, CBE, FRSL (born 5 October ) is an English biographer, novelist and critic with a particular interest in the history and culture of London.

For his novels about English history and culture and his biographies of, among others, William Blake, Charles Dickens, T. Eliot, Charles Chaplin and Sir Thomas More, he won the Somerset Maugham Award and two Alma mater: University of Cambridge, Yale University.

The Diversions of Purley, Part I. By John Horne Tooke, A.M. London: J. Johnson, From the Introduction: B. —THE mystery is at last unravelled. I shall no more wonder now that you engross his company at Purley, whilst his other friends can scarce get a sight of him. This, you say, was President Bradshaw’s seat.He worked as chief book reviewer for The Times and was a frequent broadcaster on radio.

Since he has been a fellow of the Royal Society of Literature. His literary career began with poetry; his work in that field includes such works as London Lickpenny () and The Diversions of Purley .Russian poet Anna Akhmatova 's Requiem, an elegy about suffering of Soviet people under the Great Purge, composed –61 and first published in the West inis first openly published complete in book form in the Soviet Union.