Edmund Burke: A Life in Caricature


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For more than thirty years until his death in 1797, the statesman and writer Edmund Burke was a powerful and passionate voice on the great political issues of late eighteenth-century Britain. The broad range of his interests, as well as his Irish origins and his Catholic connections, made Burke a favorite target of such vitriolic and sometimes scurrilous caricaturists as Gillray, Rowlandson, Dent, and Sayers. This book follows and sheds new light on Burke's political, literary, and personal life by examining a wide ...

Edmund Burke: A Life in Caricature 1996, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT

ISBN-13: 9780300068016