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Henley, William Ernest 1849-1903

Overview
Works: 1,206 works in 2,525 publications in 3 languages and 25,820 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Dictionaries  Biography  Records and correspondence  Fiction  History  Juvenile works  Musical settings  Portraits 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Compiler, Lyricist, Contributor, Arranger, Other, Inscriber, Honoree, Redactor
Classifications: PR4783, 821.6
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Most widely held works by William Ernest Henley
The complete poetical works of Robert Burns by Robert Burns( Book )

16 editions published between 1897 and 1987 in English and held by 1,632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert Burns:life, genius, achievement, by W.E. Henley:p.xiii-lxvi
Poems by William Ernest Henley( Book )

130 editions published between 1898 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"British poet, critic and editor, Henley's verse is known for its bravado and spirit of defiance, yet it could be equally delicate and lyrical. His best-known poems include England, My England, and Invictus, which concludes with the famous lines I am the master of my fate, I am the captain of my soul. Nearly all of the poems contained in this volume are reprinted from A Book of Verses and London Voluntaries. He has divided the poems into the following headings: In Hospital; Bric-A-Brac; Echoes; London Voluntaries; A Song of Speed; and Rhymes and Rhythms."--
Complete works by Henry Fielding( Book )

54 editions published between 1902 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 631 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The poetry of Robert Burns by Robert Burns( Book )

40 editions published between 1890 and 1970 in English and held by 567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Many nations have produced outstanding poets who they would gladly have represent their Culture. But can any Nation say they have an equivalent of Robbie Burns? Rabbie. The Ploughman Poet. The Bard (Of Scotland). This one poet is indelibly linked and intertwined with the culture and people of Scotland. His life, loves, politics, verse and songs speak as them and for them. From humble roots, the eldest son of seven born in 1759 to parents, both from tenant farming stock, the family endured both hardship and poverty. Burns endured the test and began to write first at 15 and to publish his first volume some two years later. He wrote in both true Scottish, dialect and English as well as turning his hand to song. Politically he was an inspiration to both liberalism and socialism as well as a Scottish parliament. His unique ability enabled him to appeal to all and quite rightly to be viewed as the National poet. As well as creating his own great works he was also an avid collector of Scottish Folk Songs preserving for posterity the works of others. However his own life was short dying at the young age of only 37. What further greatness would have lain before him is impossible to say. But, poetically, on the day of his death his son, Maxwell was born. His fame today is worldwide and celebrated in January each year with the Traditional Burns night. Each New Years Eve friends and families the world over link arms to 'Auld Lang Syne', giving immortality to his words and aims. As former Secretary General of the United Nations, Kofi Annan says: Burn's poems dignify and illuminate the struggle faced by the vast majority of the world's population today. In this slim volume the very best of his work is brought to you
Views and reviews : essays in appreciation by William Ernest Henley( Book )

48 editions published between 1879 and 2008 in English and held by 549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The novels and tales of Robert Louis Stevenson by Robert Louis Stevenson( Book )

36 editions published between 1897 and 1924 in English and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume contains Stevenson's letters during his days as a student in Edinburgh, his travels in Paris, his stay in the United States and more
55 songs : high voice by Roger Quilter( )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lyra heroica; a book of verse for boys by William Ernest Henley( Book )

43 editions published between 1891 and 1942 in 3 languages and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The works of W.E. Henley by William Ernest Henley( Book )

12 editions published between 1908 and 1970 in English and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hawthorn and lavender : with other verses by William Ernest Henley( Book )

26 editions published between 1901 and 2007 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Slang and its analogues by John Stephen Farmer( Book )

5 editions published between 1903 and 1970 in English and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The collected poems of T.E. Brown by T. E Brown( Book )

23 editions published between 1900 and 1976 in English and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A book of verses by William Ernest Henley( Book )

33 editions published between 1888 and 1912 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The works of Robert Louis Stevenson by Robert Louis Stevenson( Book )

9 editions published between 1908 and 1925 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Works of Robert Louis Stevenson
The collected works of William Hazlitt by William Hazlitt( Book )

in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dictionary of slang and colloquial English; abridged from the seven-volume work, entitled: Slang and its analogues by John Stephen Farmer( Book )

33 editions published between 1905 and 1978 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three plays by William Ernest Henley( Book )

10 editions published in 1892 in English and Undetermined and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The song of the sword, and other verses by William Ernest Henley( Book )

15 editions published between 1891 and 2008 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A late lark : for tenor voice with orchestra = Die Lerche am Abend by Frederick Delius( )

5 editions published in 1931 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Henley, W. E.

Henley, W. E. 1849-1903

Henley, W. E. (William Ernest), 1849-1903

Henley, William E.

Henley, William E. 1849-1903

Henley, Wm. E.

William Ernest Henley britisk poet og skribent

William Ernest Henley brittisk poet och författare

William Ernest Henley écrivain britannique

William Ernest Henley englischer Schriftsteller

William Ernest Henley poeta, giornalista e editore britannico

Вилијам Хенли Ернест

Уильям Хенли

ਵਿਲੀਅਮ ਅਰਨੈਸਟ ਹੇਨਲੇ

威廉·歐內斯特·亨利

Languages
English (649)

French (5)

Latin (1)

Covers
Poems55 songs : high voiceThe letters of William Ernest Henley to Robert Louis StevensonWilliam Ernest Henley (1849-1903) : an introduction