Author Tags: Architecture, Biography, Crime
Born in 1941, Anthony Barrett is a classics professor at UBC. He co-authored the first major critical study of Yorkshire-born architect Francis Mawson Rattenbury (1867-1935), with Rhodri Windsor Liscombe, a UBC Fine Arts professor, in 1983, after co-writing a British version of Rattenbury's life and famous murder in 1980. Rattenbury's most famous architectural projects in British Columbia are the Legislative Buildings and the Empress Hotel. Anthony A. Barrett also wrote Caligula: The Corruption of Power (Yale University Press, 1998).
Review of the author's work by BC Studies:
Francis Rattenbury and British Columbia: Architecture and Challenge in the Imperial Age
Havers, Sir Michael, Peter Shankland and Anthony Barrett. Tragedy in Three Voices: The Rattenbury Murder (London: William Kimber, 1980). Republished as The Rattenbury Case (Penguin, 1989).
Barrett, Anthony and Rhodri Windsor Liscombe. Francis Rattenbury and British Columbia: Architecture and Challenge in the Imperial Age (UBC Press, 1983).
Caligula: The Corruption of Power (Yale University Press, 1998).