Sir Richard Burton


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English explorer who with John Speke was the first European to explore Lake Tanganyika (1821-1890)

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Vintage black and white illustrations compliment accounts, quotes and reflections from Kipling, Sir Richard Burton and many more.
Just outside London, in the village of Mortlake, the massive tomb of Sir Richard Burton rises among the humbler graves of St.
Stoker was sometimes rather too exhaustive in his treatment of the 'model' for the Count himself--discussing several candidates for that role, including Sir Richard Burton.
Kate Burton, the daughter of the late Sir Richard Burton, picked up an award on his behalf.
TANTRIC sex first came to Western attention with the publication of the Kama Sutra, translated by Sir Richard Burton, the 19th century British explorer.
Dirty Dick Burton's Aide de Camp, 2002, depicts a primate--the common langoor (Presbytis entellus)--standing in an abandoned nineteenth-century-style camp (somewhere in the "Orient") clutching a hookah, the "Dick" Burton referenced actually Sir Richard Burton, a "gentleman-naturalist" who once invited forty monkeys to his dinner table so he could learn their language.
The new translation by Wendy Doniger and Sudhir Kakar updates the familiar 19th-century English translation by Sir Richard Burton, which is claimed to be highly mannered, padded and inaccurate.
Quotations run through the book, from Herodotus to Sir Richard Burton and T.
Then there is a bit about those masters of architecture, the Masons, that lulled me into a stupor; but the section on British explorer Sir Richard Burton, done with an abundance of exotic Indian sounds, was fascinating.
Mickle, respectively, who produced the most learned commentaries on the poem in existence, even to this day); by such nineteenth-century readers as Sir Richard Burton, who admired and translated the poem, Herman Melville, whose Jack Chase, captain of the main top of the U.
Urinal, a Berlin Festival film winner, combined video and film aesthetics as did his astonishing Zero Patience, a musical which that featured the ghosts of Sir Richard Burton and a nearly mythical carrier of the AIDS virus.
xiii, 1889), was used by Sir Richard Burton for The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night, 16 vol.
Lane published a new scholarly English translation (3 vols); John Payne's translation appeared in nine volumes, 1882 - 84; and Sir Richard Burton 's monumental English version (10 vols) was issued only to subscribers by the Kamashastra Society of Benares in 1885 - 86.
HOLLYWOOD star Rupert Everett takes a revealing and witty journey in the footsteps of one of his great heroes - the infamous Victorian explorer and sexual adventurer Sir Richard Burton.
The "Sotadic Zone" was a coinage of the 19th-century explorer Sir Richard Burton (1821-1890), a British polyglot and writer of extraordinary accomplishment who was almost certainly gay, whose explorations took him to far-flung regions of the world, mostly to places far "hotter" than his native England in several senses of the word.