Personal Impressions

Author(s): Isaiah Berlin

Literary

The third, enlarged edition of Isaiah Berlin's remarkable series of character portraits, Personal Impressions

Winston Churchill, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Virginia Woolf, Aldous Huxley, Albert Einstein, Boris Pasternak and Anna Akhmatova: Isaiah Berlin's Personal Impressions collects the essayist and intellectual historian's most remarkable portraits of prominent twentieth-century thinkers, writers and politicians.

For this third, enlarged edition, ten new pieces have been added, including portraits of David Ben-Gurion, Maynard and Lydia Keynes, and Stephen Spender, as well as Berlin's autobiographical reflections on Jewish Oxford and his Oxford undergraduate years. Rich and enlightening, Personal Impressions is a vibrant demonstration of Berlin's belief that ideas truly live only through people.


Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9781845952495
  • : penguin random house
  • : Pimlico
  • : October 2018
  • : ---length:- '23.4'width:- '15.3'units:- Centimeters
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Isaiah Berlin
  • : Paperback
  • : English
  • : 920.02
  • : 528