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Miranda Seymour

Miranda Seymour is the author, most recently, of In 
Byron’s Wake: The Turbulent Lives of Byron’s Wife and Daughter: Annabella Milbanke and Ada Lovelace. She is writing a biography of Jean Rhys. (May 2020)

Friedrich Georg Weitsch: Alexander von Humboldt, 1806

The Magnetic Polymath

Selected Writings

by Alexander von Humboldt, edited and with an introduction by Andrea Wulf

Alexander von Humboldt: How the Most Famous Scientist of the Romantic Age Found the Soul of Nature

by Maren Meinhardt

Humboldt’s Mexico: In the Footsteps of the Illustrious German Scientific Traveller

by Myron Echenberg

December 5, 2019 issue

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