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Reynolds, Barbara 1914-

Overview
Works: 120 works in 392 publications in 3 languages and 10,205 library holdings
Genres: Romances  Biography  Dictionaries  Records and correspondence  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Poetry  Portraits  Legends  Illustrations  Fiction 
Roles: Translator, Editor, Author of introduction, Contributor, Illustrator, Other, Honoree
Classifications: PQ4582.E5, 851.3
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Most widely held works by Barbara Reynolds
The comedy of Dante Alighieri, the Florentine by Dante Alighieri ( Book )
17 editions published between 1950 and 1981 in English and held by 1,463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The most celebrated work of Dante is the Divine comedy--a vision of hell, purgatory and heaven that provides a strangely surrealistic view of medieval attitudes on religious dogma and the price of disobedience
Dorothy L. Sayers : her life and soul by Barbara Reynolds ( Book )
23 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in English and held by 1,182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Biografi om den engelske kriminalforfatter (1893-1957)
Dante : the poet, the political thinker, the man by Barbara Reynolds ( Book )
23 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 1,146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dante is one of the towering figures of medieval European literature. Yet many riddles and questions about him persist. By re-reading Dante with an open mind, Barbara Reynolds makes remarkable discoveries and unlocks previously hidden secrets about this greatest of Florentine poets. A fundamental enigma has tantalised readers of the 'Commedia' for seven centuries. Who was the leader prophesied by Virgil and Beatrice to bring peace to the world? Many attempts have been made to identify him, but none has seemed conclusive - until now. As well as proposing a solution to the famous prophecies, thi
The Cambridge Italian dictionary by Barbara Reynolds ( Book )
21 editions published between 1960 and 1981 in English and Italian and held by 830 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The concise Cambridge Italian dictionary by Barbara Reynolds ( Book )
19 editions published between 1975 and 1998 in 4 languages and held by 829 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The letters of Dorothy L. Sayers, 1899-1936 by Dorothy L Sayers ( Book )
9 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
golden age, but also a poet, a translator, and ultimately a playwright. There are also letters that make for painful reading: those to the man she loved, John Cournos, who refused to marry her because he didn't believe in marriage and didn't want children, yet soon after his move to America, married a woman with children of her own; and those pouring out her frustrated love to the illegitimate son whom she could not acknowledge publicly. Sayers reveals herself candidly
The passionate intellect : Dorothy L. Sayers' encounter with Dante by Barbara Reynolds ( Book )
11 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dorothy L. Sayers, detective novelist, poet, scholar, playwright and Christian apologist, spent the last fourteen years of her life reading and translating Dante's "Divine Comedy". The first two volumes of her translation, "Hell" and "Purgatory", were published during her lifetime, but when she died in 1957 the third volume, "Paradise", was unfinished. It was completed by her friend Barbara Reynolds. And now Barbara Reynolds has written the first full-length study of this illuminating stage in the creative life of Dorothy Sayers. Drawing on personal reminiscences and unpublished letters, she explores the dynamic impact of Dante upon a mature mind. New light is shed on Dorothy Sayers's personality, her relationship with her friends, her methods of work, and her intellectual and spiritual development. Readers of Dante, no less than readers of Sayers, will find this of interest
Orlando Furioso by Lodovico Ariosto ( Book )
18 editions published between 1975 and 1987 in English and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Ariosto's Orlando Furioso (1532) is the culmination of the chivalric legends of Charlemagne and the Saracen invasion of France, a brilliantly witty parody of the medieval romances, and a fitting monument to the court society of the Italian Renaissance which gave it birth. In a kaleidoscope of scenes and emotions, three principal stories are developed: the love of Orlando for Angelica; the war between the Franks and the Saracens; and the love of Ruggiero, a Saracen, for Bradamant, a Christian. Enlivening and unifying the whole work is the vital personality of the author, endlessly teasing his readers and dropping casual asides about his contemporaries. Though highly serious in purpose and sophisticated in design, Orlando Furioso displays to the full Ariostro's remarkable sense of the absurd. This unabridged prose translation faithfully captures the narrative entire and renders meaning in its lightest shadings." - Back cover
La vita nuova. Poems of youth by Dante Alighieri ( Book )
9 editions published between 1969 and 1980 in English and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Donated by Michael Dillon June 2009
Cambridge dizionario italiano-inglese, inglese-italiano, Signorelli : dal "Cambridge Italian dictionary" di Barbara Reynolds by Barbara Reynolds ( Book )
15 editions published between 1981 and 1986 in Italian and English and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The letters of Dorothy L. Sayers by Dorothy L Sayers ( Book )
18 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Translator's art : essays in honour of Betty Radice ( Book )
8 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Cambridge Italian dictionary ( Book )
6 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La vita nuova (poems of youth) by Dante Alighieri ( Book )
4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dante's sequence of poems tells the story of his passion for Beatrice, the beautiful sister of one of his closest friends, transformed through his writing into the symbol of a love that was both spiritual and romantic. Vita Nuova begins with the moment Dante first glimpses Beatrice in her childhood, follows him through unrequited passion and ends with his profound grief over the loss of his love. Interspersing exquisite verse with Dante's own commentary analysing the structure and origins of each poem, Vita Nuova offers a unique insight into the poet's art and skill. And, by introducing personal experience into the strict formalism of medieval love poetry, it marked a turning point in European literature. Barbara Reynolds's translation is remarkable for its lucidity and faithfulness to the original. In her new introduction she examines the ways in which Dante broke with poetic conventions of his day and analyses his early poetry within the context of his life. This revised edition also contains notes, a chronology and an index of first lines. --Penguin Books
The letters of Dorothy L. Sayers, 1937-1943 : from novelist to playwright by Dorothy L Sayers ( Book )
4 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The comedy of Dante Alighieri, the Florentine, Cantica III, Paradise by Dante Alighieri ( Book )
15 editions published between 1962 and 2004 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Vols 2-3 have imprint: Baltimore, Penguin Books Vol 3 translated by Dorothy L Sayers and Barbara Reyaolds 1 Hell -- 2 Purgatory -- 3 Paradise
The linguistic writings of Alessandro Manzoni; a textual and chronological reconstruction by Barbara Reynolds ( Book )
1 edition published in 1950 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tredici novelle moderne by Kathleen T Butler ( Book )
9 editions published between 1947 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The complete six voice madrigals for mixed voices by Luca Marenzio ( )
in Italian and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Reynolds, Eva Mary Barbara 1914-
Thorpe, Barbara 1914-
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