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The lonely empress; a biography of Elizabeth of Austria.

Joan Haslip

The lonely empress; a biography of Elizabeth of Austria.

by Joan Haslip

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Published by World Pub. Co. in Cleveland .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Elisabeth, Empress, consort of Franz Joseph I, Emperor of Austria, 1837-1898,
  • Habsburg, House of

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 443-448.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDB88 .H3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination462 p.
    Number of Pages462
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5945977M
    LC Control Number65017562
    OCLC/WorldCa424477

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      Empress Elisabeth of Austria was born at least a century too soon, really. Had she been alive today, she surely would have ruled Instagram, not to mention the red carpet. Sissi, as she was affectionately known, was one of the great beauties of 19th century Europe, her silk gowns and elaborate coifs copied throughout the continent. Elisabeth, Empress, consort of Franz Joseph I, Emperor of Austria Consort to Emperor Franz Joseph of Austria, Elizabeth of Bavaria was a modern woman who fled the confines of Habsburg to roam free--she fancied dangerous riding, sailing, and poetry--but her life ended with her assassination in

      The Lonely Empress tells a tragic tale of a woman who longed to escape the harshness of reality into a world of a dreams and fairy tales. Rating: 3 out of 5 stars 19th Century 3 stars Austria Biography Book Reviews Elisabeth of Austria England Europe Female Writer Germany History Joan Haslip Nonfiction North Africa Queen Royalty. The Lonely Empress: A Biography of Elizabeth of Austria, by Joan Haslip (read 5 Mar ) This is a book. I first recall reading Empress Elizabeth's story in the summer of the book was Golden Fleece, by Bertita Harding. I found the story unforgettable, and so I was surprised I would read this book about a person so familiar to me/5(3).


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The lonely empress; a biography of Elizabeth of Austria by Joan Haslip Download PDF EPUB FB2

This biography or the Empress Elizabeth, aka Sisi, is not just well-researched and written; it provides deep insight into the life, times, and struggles of a spirited young woman, ill-prepared for her royal role. Much myth surrounds Elizabeth (not unlike other compelling, yet flawed "royal" women: Eva Peron and Princess Diana, come to mind)/5(29).

Consort to Emperor Franz Joseph of Austria, Elizabeth was a modern woman who fled the confines of Habsburg to roam free--she fancied dangerous riding, sailing and poetry--but her life ended with her assassination in "Haslip writes with vividness and immediacy a serious book /5(35).

The book exposes Elizabeth's loss of control, influence, and persona and chronicles her lonely descent into depression and poor health and the years of extended journeys away from Austria and the Emperor looking for happiness/5(6). Buy The Lonely Empress: Life of Elizabeth, Empress of Austria 2nd Revised edition by Haslip, Joan (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(23). Princess Elizabeth of Bavaria was only 16 when her cousin Francis Joseph came to visit her eldest sister with a view to arranging a marriage.

The 23 year old Austrian Emperor fell in love with the fine featured, long limbed, dark haired beauty Elizabeth instead, married her and loved her until her death in when she was assassinated by the Italian anarchist Luccheni.

Empress Elisabeth (born Elisabeth of Bavaria; Decem – Septem ) was one of the most famous royal women in European history. Famed for her great beauty, she was also a diplomat who oversaw the unification of Austria and Hungary.

She holds the title of the longest-serving Empress of Austria in history. Books shelved as empress-elisabeth-of-austria: The Reluctant Empress by Brigitte Hamann, The Lonely Empress: Elizabeth of Austria by Joan Haslip, Her Maj.

A visit to Austria triggered an interest in the 19th century Austrian Empire and its book relates the history of a woman who was the idolized wife of the all powerful Emperor and how to a certain degree she affected some of the changes that lead to the gradual downfall of the Austro-Hungarian by: 5.

She earned her doctorate at the University of Vienna with a thesis on the life of Crown Prince Rudolf of Austria, published in book form that same year. Her first work to be translated into English was The Reluctant Empress: A Biography of Empress Elisabeth of Austria (, later reissued in Faber Finds).Reviews: The Lonely Empress: A Biography of Elizabeth of Austria [Joan Haslip] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

The Lonely Empress: A Biography of Elizabeth of Austria5/5(1). Elisabeth, (born DecemMunich, Bavaria [Germany]—died SeptemGeneva, Switzerland), empress consort of Austria from Apwhen she married Emperor Franz Joseph. She was also queen of Hungary (crowned June 8, ) after the Austro-Hungarian Ausgleich, or.

Lonely empress; a biography of Elizabeth of Austria. Cleveland, World Pub. [] (OCoLC) Named Person: Elisabeth, Empress consort of Franz Joseph I Emperor of Austria; House of Habsburg; Elisabeth, Empress consort of Franz Joseph I Emperor of Austria; House of Habsburg: Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book.

Buy The Reluctant Empress: A Biography of Empress Elisabeth of Austria by Hamann, Brigitte (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on Reviews:   Portrait of an Empress: A Novel of Elisabeth of Austria by Lucas Zandberg Lucas Zandberg is a Dutch historical novelist.

In this book, he also offers a vivid perspective of Sisi’s real, challenging life. How, at only 16 years old, Elisabeth is married to her cousin Franz and is suddenly crowned Empress of Austria. The beautiful Austrian Empress Elizabeth was a 'modern' woman who fled the confines of the Habsburg court to roam free.

Lonely empress. London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, (OCoLC) Named Person: Elisabeth, Empress consort of Franz Joseph I Emperor of Austria; House of Habsburg; House of Habsburg; Elisabeth, Empress consort of Franz Joseph I Emperor of Austria; House of Habsburg: Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors.

The Lonely Empress: Elizabeth of Austria Paperback – Dec 31 by Joan Haslip (Author) out of 5 stars 24 ratings. See all This biography or the Empress Elizabeth, aka Sisi, is not just well-researched and written; it provides deep insight into the life, times, and struggles of a spirited young woman, ill-prepared for her royal role.

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Hamann describes Elisabeth's life from her childhood to her death, and while doing so she definitely breaks away from the romantic fairy-tale images of Elisabeth /5().