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Cleland, John 1709-1789

Overview
Works: 225 works in 1,183 publications in 18 languages and 13,395 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Erotic stories  Film adaptations  Made-for-TV movies  History  Satire  Trials, litigation, etc  Prescriptions, formulae, receipts, etc  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Creator, Editor, Other, Compiler, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PR3348.C65, 823.6
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Most widely held works by John Cleland
Fanny Hill by John Cleland( Book )

664 editions published between 1709 and 2014 in 18 languages and held by 6,243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tale of a naive young prostitute in bawdy eighteenth-century London who slowy rises to respectability, the novel-and its poularity-endured many bannings and critics, and today Fanny Hill is considered an important piece of political parody and sexual philosophy on par with French libertine novels. This uncensored version is set from the 1749 edition and includes commentary by Charles Rembar, the lawyer who defended the novel in the 1966 U.S. Supreme Court case, and newly commissioned notes
Memoirs of Fanny Hill memoirs of a woman of pleasure by John Cleland( )

4 editions published between 1749 and 2012 in English and held by 806 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Memoirs of Fanny Hill was written in debtor's prison in 1784 and was the first modern erotic novel in English. A young woman, Fanny Hill, is forced by poverty to go into service, but is tricked into becoming a prostitute instead. She is then saved by her love, only to have his jealous father send him from the country some months later. She moves from one lover to the next, gaining maturity with each encounter, and nearing her ... happy ending
Fanny Hill by John Cleland( )

20 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 770 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an unbridled and lusty romp through 18th century England. Not for children
Titus Vespasian a tragedy by John Cleland( )

17 editions published between 1755 and 1953 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Memoirs of Maria Brown by John Cleland( Book )

4 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in English and French and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The way to things by words, 1766 by John Cleland( Book )

9 editions published between 1766 and 1982 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Institutes of health by John Cleland( )

11 editions published between 1761 and 2005 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Cleland's Memoirs of a woman of pleasure by John Cleland( Book )

11 editions published between 1963 and 1982 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Genuine memoirs of the celebrated Miss Maria Brown by John Cleland( Book )

9 editions published between 1766 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The case of the unfortunate Bosavern Penlez by Gentleman not concern'd( )

3 editions published in 1749 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The romance of a day or, an adventure in Greenwich-Park, last Easter by John Cleland( )

5 editions published in 1760 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Genuine memoirs of the celebrated Miss Maria Brown Exhibiting the life of a courtezan in the most fashionable scenes of dissipation. Published by the author of a Woman of Pleasure. In two volumes by Author of a Woman of Pleasure( )

7 editions published between 1766 and 2005 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Genuine memoirs of the celebrated Miss Maria Brown Exhibiting the life of a courtezan, in the most fashionable scenes of dissipation. Published by the author of a W** of P*** In two volumes. by Author of a W** of P***( )

6 editions published between 1766 and 2005 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nouvelle traduction de La fille de joye. Par Mr Cleland, contenant les mémoires de Mlle. Fanny, écrite [sic] par elle-même. Avec figures by John Cleland( )

3 editions published in 1776 in French and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fanny Hill by John Cleland( Recording )

12 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fanny Hill justifies her choices through life as a 'woman of pleasure' through a series of letters to an unknown woman in John Cleland's notorious classic, often considered to be the first erotic English-language novel
Nouvelle traduction de Woman of pleasur [sic] ou fille de joye de M. Cleland contenant les mémoires de Mlle: Fanny écrits par elle-même. Avec XV. planches en taille douce by John Cleland( )

3 editions published in 1770 in French and Undetermined and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La fille de joie par M. Cleland, contenant les mémoires de Mademoiselle Fanny, écrits par elle-même by John Cleland( )

2 editions published in 1776 in French and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Cleland, .. 1709-1789

Cleland, John

Cleland, John 1709-1789

Cleland, John Silver.

Cleland M. 1709-1789

Cleland Monsieur 1709-1789

קלי, ג'והן

קליבלנד, ג'ון

קלילנד, ג'והן 1709-1789

קלילענד, ג'ון 1709-1789

קליפלנד, ג'ון

クリーランド, ジョン

クレランド, ジョン

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