Richard Burton






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So Much, So Little
B O O K

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Richard Burton So Much, So Little Book Richard Burton So Much, So Little Book Richard Burton So Much, So Little Book



Hardcover: 128 pages
Publisher: Seren; First Edition edition (23 Feb. 1995)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1854110403
ISBN-13: 978-1854110404
Product Dimensions: 9.5 x 1.8 x 20.3 cm


As good, or rather as readable, as you will find on a book on the man with the greatest talking voice ever. Comes with an Edward Burne-Jones bookmark.

INNER FLAP
The story of Richard Burton's life is well known: from son of a Welsh miner and ward of a local teacher to international superstar. He became as famous for being Richard Burton and husband of Elizabeth Taylor as for the extraordinary acting abilities which made his name. A globe-trotter with a Swiss home, Burton never forgot his Welsh origins and identity. In this new study, cultural historian Peter Stead shows how Burton's Welshness shaped his character and his career. He reviews Burton's stage and film careers, showing how bad luck and his own character left him isolated in the face of dramatic and cinematic change. Stead also describes the phenomenon of the Burton-Taylor marriages, and how Burton was transformed from actor into jet-setter. Richard Burton: So Much, So Little places him fully in his English, American and Welsh contexts, to produce the most interesting book on Burton yet published.




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April 2017: back in stock. 'Used - very good'. 1 in stock. Comes with an Edward Burne-Jones bookmark.

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