Footsteps: Adventures of a Romantic Biographer

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Richard Holmes knew he had become a true biographer the day his bank bounced a check that he had inadvertently dated 1772. Because for the acclaimed chronicler of Shelley and Coleridge, biography is a physical pursuit, an ardent and arduous retracing of footsteps that may have vanished centuries before. In this gripping book, Holmes takes us from France's Massif Central, where he followed the route taken by Robert Louis Stevenson and a sweet-natured donkey, to Mary Wollstonecraft's Revolutionary Paris, to the Italian ...

Footsteps: Adventures of a Romantic Biographer 1996, Vintage, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780679770046

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Footsteps: Adventures of a Romantic Biographer 1995, Flamingo, London

ISBN-13: 9780006548409

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Footsteps: Adventures of a Romantic Biographer 1991, Penguin Books

ISBN-13: 9780140139365

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Footsteps: Adventures of a Romantic Biographer 1987, Penguin Books

ISBN-13: 9780140088601

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Footsteps: Adventures of a Romantic Biographer 1985, Hodder & Stoughton

ISBN-13: 9780340283370

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