Allen, Kevin: August Jaeger: Portrait of Nimrod (Ashgate Books) Hardback


Catalogue No: 9781859283660

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Subtitle: A Life in Letters & Other Writings

Department: Biographies & Reference - Books & Literature (Classical)

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Contents: A note on the Elgar-Jaeger correspondence; Part One: 1860-1904 ‘And your young men shall see visions’: 1860-95: Düsseldorf to London; 1896-97: Composers old and new; 1898: The Russian campaign; 1899: A quaint idee; 1900: Mystic, sublime, superb; 1901: ‘I must wax enthusiastic over something ...’; 1902: Kensington to Muswell Hill; 1903: Let someone other than Jaeger give answer!; 1904: Remission and relapse; Part Two: 1905-09 Prisoner of hope: 1905: ‘This Godforsaken, lonely Hole’; 1906: ‘Please not lose heart’; 1907: Dum spiro spero; 1908: The road to hell; 1909: ‘I can no more ....’; In memory of a seer; Index.