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Disraeli: A Brief Life
by Paul Smith
This concise study of Benjamin Disraeli (1804-81) focuses on the substantial reassessment of Disraeli's career and personality that is currently taking place. Particular reference is made to the role played in Disraeli's conception of life and politics by his Jewishness and his romanticism. The book also seeks to understand Disraeli in a European as well as a British frame ...more
Hardcover, 256 pages
Published November 1st 1996 by Cambridge University Press
(first published April 1st 1996)
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Paul Smith (Born 1945) has been translating and writing books and film-scripts and plays for the past 45 years. His Divan of Hafiz is recognised as the closest and most beautiful translation. His other books include… Hafiz: The Oracle, Hafiz of Shiraz (3 volumes), Ruba’iyat of Hafiz, 700 Sayings of Kabir, Ruba’iyat of Sadi, Ruba’iyat of Rumi, Rumi: Selected Poems, Divan of Sadi, Nizami: Layla and ...moreMore about Paul Smith...