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The very last days of Pompeii!

The very last days of Pompeii!

a new classical burlesque

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Published by T.H. Lacy in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Musicals -- Librettos

  • Edition Notes

    Statementwritten by R. Reece
    Series[Lacy"s acting edition -- no. 1423], English and American drama of the nineteenth century, Lacy"s acting edition -- no. 1423
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination26 p
    Number of Pages26
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15153398M

    Find The Last Days Of Pompeii by Lytton, Sir Edward Bulwer at Biblio. This is a Very Good Copy of this book in original cloth with gilt title lettering and scroll embossed design to the spine copy has one neat owner's name to the top edge of the title page with engraved frontispiece present by Hablot copy has a pretty. LibriVox recording of Last Days of Pompeii, by Edward Bulwer-Lytton. Last Days of Pompeii is a novel written by Edward Bulwer-Lytton in Once a very widely read book and now relatively neglected, it culminates in the cataclysmic destruction of the city of Pompeii by the eruption of .

    “The Three Days of Pompeii” è a brilliant popularizing novel that blends with science and a refined narrative ability that kidnaps the reader from the very first lines. As a Pompeian and passionate about the subject, I feel I have to thank Alberto Angela for the interest, love and commitment shown in the study of our beautiful Pompeii.   ‎The Last Days of Pompeii, a novel by Edward George Bulwer-Lytton tells the love story of the Greeks Glaucus and Ione who were living in Pompeii when Mt. Vesuvius erupted and destroyed the city. But aside from telling their romance, the book is also full of insights about the decadent lifestyle of t Author: Loyal Books.

    Last Days of Pompeii is a novel written by Edward Bulwer-Lytton in Once a very widely read book and now relatively neglected, it culminates in the cataclysmic destruction of the city of Pompeii by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 novel uses its characters to contrast the decadent culture of first-century Rome with both older.   The Last Days of Pompeii is a significant book in the history of literature, though not an easy read and certainly not for everyone. I would really suggest it only to those who like very melodramatic historical romances, or those who wish to experience what must have been the .


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The Last Days of Pompeii is Edward Bulwer-Lytton's classic novel, filled with adventure and romantic intrigue. Inspired by a painting named The Last Day of Pompeii by Karl Bryullov, this novel transports us to the Roman city of Pompeii days before the volcanic eruption of Mount Vesuvius; the cataclysmic event which destroyed the entire city on a single, terrible day/5(77).

"The Last Days of Pompeii" is one of those novels that had immense promise. Unfortunately, Bulwer-Lytton turns it into a Roman soap opera. Rather than focusing on the more interesting aspects of Pompeii, Bulwer-Lytton decided to focus on a contrived web of very boring people/5(13).

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Title from table of contents page (viewed Sept. 22, ). Description: 1 online resource. Details: Mode of access: World Wide Web. 'True: but for my part I find every woman a witch; and at Pompeii, by Venus. the very air seems to have taken a love-philtre, so handsome does every face without a beard seem in my eyes.' 'And lo.

one of the handsomest in Pompeii, old Diomed's daughter, the rich Julia!' said Clodius, as a young lady, her face covered by her veil, and attended.

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Directed by Ernest B. Schoedsack, Merian C. Cooper. With Preston Foster, Basil Rathbone, Alan Hale, John Wood. In the doomed Roman city, a gentle blacksmith becomes a corrupt gladiator, while his son leans toward Christianity/10().

All along the Mediterranean coast, the Roman empire's richest citizens are relaxing in their luxurious villas, enjoying the last days of summer. The world's largest navy lies peacefully at anchor in Misenum. The tourists are spending their money in the seaside resorts of Baiae, Herculaneum, and Pompeii.

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The truth is, the original was horrible. Edward Bulwar's writing of. Last Days of Pompeii is a novel written by Edward Bulwer-Lytton in Once a very widely read book and now relatively neglected, it culminates in the cataclysmic destruction of the city of Pompeii by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD.

Volcanic Music Bulwer-Lytton's novel The Last Days of Pompeii inspired not only theatrical productions and public spectacles but also musical works, such as this two-step march of A decade earlier, well-known American composer John Philip Sousa, also inspired by the book, had created a suite he considered his finest work.

OCLC Number: Notes: Libretto only. Includes titles of airs (popular and borrowed)--to be sung. Reproduction Notes: Microopaque. New York: Readex Microprint, 1 microopaque ; 23 x 15 cm.

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With Ned Beatty, Brian Blessed, Ernest Borgnine, Nicholas Clay. The different aspects of life in Pompeii, a coastal luxury resort near Naples catering for the very rich of imperial Rome, mainly before but culminating in the eruption of the Vesuvian volcano, which wipes it from the face of the Earth.

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Once a very widely read book and now relatively neglected, it culminates in the cataclysmic destruction of the city of Pompeii by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD.First published in London the same year, The Last Days of Pompeii, Bulwer's single most successful book, "rapidly achieved classic status and remained a best-seller for the rest of the century; it was translated into at least ten languages (no fewer than sixteen French impressions had been issued by ), was frequently dramatized, and twice.