Hugh trevor-roper, the crisis of the seventeenth century: the crisis of the seventeenth century collects nine essays by trevor-roper on the themes of religion. The book renaissance essays, hugh trevor-roper is published by university of chicago press. Arguably the leading british historian of his generation, hugh trevor-roper (1914-2003) is most celebrated and admired as the author of essays this volume. The crisis of the seventeenth century collects nine essays by trevor-roper on the themes of religion, the reformation, and social change as trevor-roper explains in. Hugh redwald trevor-roper, who became a life peer as lord dacre of glanton in 1989, was born on 15 january 1914 the son of a country doctor in northumberland, he was.
Hugh trevor-roper was one of the greatest prose stylists in the english language he was also a man of prodigious learning, a classical scholar, and a remarkable. The crisis of the seventeenth century collects nine essays by trevor-roper on the themes of religion, the reformation, and social change in his longest essay, “the. In 1957 hr trevor-roper by hugh trevor-roper to his professional colleagues trevor-roper’s reputation rests above all on his essays.
Few scholars have been on such intimate terms with that tricky duo, hubris and nemesis, as hugh trevor-roper it may appear absurdly inflated to invoke greek tragedy. Hugh trevor-roper, barón de dacre of glanton, naixito de glanton (northumberland) o 15 de chinero de 1914 y muerto en oxford o 26 de.
Hugh trevor-roper's historical essays, published over many years in many different forms, are now difficult to find this volume gathers together pieces on british. That sharp description by hugh trevor-roper was contained in a february 1982 letter to his confidant, the historian blair worden published: 26 jul 2010. Among hugh trevor-roper’s historical interests it is the early modern period, from the late renaissance to the baroque, that has claimed his most distinctive.View