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Whately, Thomas -1772

Overview
Works: 39 works in 462 publications in 5 languages and 7,842 library holdings
Genres: History  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Attributed name, Dubious author
Classifications: PR2989, 330
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Thomas Whately
The present state of the nation: particularly with respect to its trade, finances, &c. &c. Addressed to the King and both houses of Parliament by William Knox( Book )

73 editions published between 1768 and 1984 in 4 languages and held by 536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Considerations on the trade and finances of this kingdom and on the measures of administration, with respect to those great national objects since the conclusion of the peace by Thomas Whately( Book )

69 editions published between 1766 and 2005 in English and French and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Remarks on some of the characters of Shakespere by Thomas Whately( Book )

37 editions published between 1785 and 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Observations on modern gardening by Thomas Whately( Book )

100 editions published between 1770 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Whately (1728-1772) en tant que secrétaire de Lord Grenville, chancelier de l'Echiquier, eut la possibilité de fréquenter la fine fleur de l'aristocratie et par là même ses jardins. Son ouvrage adopte une approche qui s'apparente à celle d'un artiste : construisant son jardin comme un peintre une œuvre, il dessine une structure, des formes ; il est attentif aux couleurs, cherche à les harmoniser en fonction des saisons, soucieux d'effacer ce qui pourrait paraître convenu, artificiel ; on ne trouve plus chez lui cette volonté de dominer le paysage, qu'on sentait chez ses devanciers, mais il préfère utiliser les accidents du terrain, tous les éléments de la nature, les mettre en valeur, les souligner, les corriger parfois. Pour lui, la nature devient spectacle, elle est l'idéal devenu visible, elle est consolatrice parce qu'elle demeure indifférente aux vanités. Whately fut, comme ses contemporains, un fervent lecteur d'Horace, pour qui le jardin est un espace clos où se concentre et s'exprime le bonheur domestique. L'Angleterre alors se passionnait tant pour les jardins irréguliers que pour l'architecture gothique, voyant en eux l'image et le symbole de l'indépendance, le refus du pouvoir absolu ; la liberté faisait place au fatum. Le jardin est pour Whately une œuvre de séduction, qui non seulement implique la volonté de plaire, mais revendique sa place dans le monde. Ce pouvait aussi être une réponse aux questionnements métaphysiques, la possible fusion avec la nature permettant d'éviter la question de la finalité, devenue incertaine. La démarche de Whately préfigure celle de Werther. La lecture de L'Art de former les jardins modernes pourra être d'un grand profit tant pour ceux qui ont à créer des jardins, que pour les amateurs qui veulent comprendre comment s'ordonne un jardin irrégulier
The regulations lately made concerning the colonies, and the taxes imposed upon them, considered by Thomas Whately( Book )

38 editions published between 1765 and 2005 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Remarks on The budget, or, A candid examination of the facts and arguments offered to the public in that pamphlet by Thomas Whately( Book )

21 editions published between 1765 and 2009 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An advantageous method of extricating the nation out of its present difficulties by Thomas Whately( Book )

9 editions published between 1695 and 2005 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Observations on modern gardening, illustrated by descriptions : To which are added, I. An essay on design in gardening. II. Letters ... by William Ockenden by Thomas Whately( )

10 editions published between 1770 and 2005 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Remarks on some of the characters of Shakespeare. By the author of Observations on modern gardening by Thomas Whately( Book )

10 editions published between 1785 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Remarks on The budget by Thomas Whately( )

2 editions published in 1765 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mémoire sur l'administration des finances de l'Angleterre, depuis la paix by William Knox( Book )

2 editions published in 1768 in French and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tableau de l'Angleterre, relativement à son commerce et à ses finances, présenté au roi, & aux deux chambres du Parlement by George Grenville( Book )

2 editions published in 1769 in French and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mémoire sur l'administration des finances de l'Angleterre, depuis la paix by George Grenville( Book )

3 editions published in 1768 in French and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Remarks on Some of the Characters of Shakespeare Volume 17 by Thomas Whately( )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Macbeth reconsidered; an essay [by J.P. Kemble] intended as an answer to part of the remarks [by T. Wheatley] on some of the characters of Shakespeare by William Shakespeare( )

1 edition published in 1786 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Thomas Whately

Thomas Whately britischer Politiker und Verfasser einer gartentheoretischen Schrift

Thomas Whately British politician

Whateley, Thomas

Whateley, Thomas -1772

Whately, Thomas

Whately, Thomas d. 1772

Whately, Thomas m. 1772

Languages
English (380)

French (46)

German (5)

Italian (4)

Spanish (2)

Covers
Observations on modern gardening : and laying out pleasure grounds, parks, farms, ridings, &c. : illustrated by descriptions : to which is added an essay on the different natural situations of gardens