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The Highly Civilized Man: Richard Burton and the Victorian World



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November 30, 2005: "Sir Richard Burton, one of the most intriguing figures of Victorian Era Great Britain, who was a daring adventurer, prolific writer, prodigious linguist and translator of "The Arabian Nights" and "Kama Sutra," was the subject of a book talk at the Library of Congress. Historian Dane Kennedy discussed his new book "The Highly Civilized Man: Richard Burton and the Victorian World." The program was sponsored by the Center for the Book as part of the Books & Beyond series."

Center for the Book: http://www.loc.gov/cfb

(2005) The Highly Civilized Man: Richard Burton and the Victorian World. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/webcast-383
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