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Benjamin Disraeli Letters: 1868, Vol. X

MICHEL W. PHARAND General Editor
ELLEN L. HAWMAN Co-editor
MARY S. MILLAR Consulting Editor
SANDRA DEN OTTER Consulting Editor
M.G. WIEBE Editor Emeritus
Volume: 10
Copyright Date: 2014
Pages: 592
https://www.jstor.org/stable/10.3138/j.ctt9qh93p
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    Benjamin Disraeli Letters
    Book Description:

    The volume contains 648 of Disraeli's letters, 510 of them never before published and all copiously annotated - often with the other side of the correspondence included.

    eISBN: 978-1-4426-1729-2
    Subjects: History, Language & Literature

Table of Contents

  1. Front Matter
    (pp. i-iv)
  2. Table of Contents
    (pp. v-v)
  3. ILLUSTRATIONS
    (pp. vi-vi)
  4. ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
    (pp. vii-vii)
  5. INTRODUCTION
    (pp. viii-xxii)

    ‘I have written so much to day that I am almost blind & can’t guide my pen any more’ (5065), Disraeli told Lord Stanley on 21 August 1868. Indeed, Disraeli’s surviving correspondence in 1868 is so copious that, for the first time, ourBenjamin Disraeli Lettersseries devotes an entire book to that year alone, one that proved to be anannus mirabilis: on 27 February, Disraeli, Jewish by birth but a baptized Anglican – yet perennially vilified by anti-Semites – became England’s fortieth prime minister. Within a few days of taking office, he is reported to have said, ‘Yes! I...

  6. EDITORIAL PRINCIPLES
    (pp. xxiii-xxiv)
  7. DISRAELI CHRONOLOGY 1868
    (pp. xxv-xxx)
  8. ABBREVIATIONS IN VOLUME TEN
    (pp. xxxi-xxxiv)
  9. CHRONOLOGICAL LIST OF LETTERS 1868
    (pp. xxxv-l)
  10. ILLUSTRATIONS
    (pp. li-2)
  11. Letters
    (pp. 3-470)
  12. APPENDIX I PRE-1868 LETTERS NEWLY FOUND
    (pp. 471-476)
  13. APPENDIX II The Disraeli government of 1868
    (pp. 477-484)
  14. APPENDIX III Disraeli as Prime Minister enters the House
    (pp. 485-486)
  15. RECIPIENTS, VOLUME TEN
    (pp. 487-489)
  16. INDEX TO VOLUME TEN
    (pp. 490-526)