Geoffrey Scott

(1884—1929) writer and architect

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poet and biographer. His interest in architectural theory was confirmed by his friendship with Berenson, and culminated in his study The Architecture of Humanism (1914). Scott's best‐known book is The Portrait of Zélide (1925), an elegant and evocative life of Mme de Charrière. Scott was working on a biography of Boswell and an edition of a collection of Boswell papers when he died in New York of pneumonia.

Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards).

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