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Kinglake, Alexander William 1809-1891

Overview
Works: 333 works in 1,057 publications in 8 languages and 7,716 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History 
Roles: Author, Correspondent
Classifications: DS48, 915.6
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Most widely held works about Alexander William Kinglake
 
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Eothen by Alexander William Kinglake( Book )

179 editions published between 1843 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A travelogue of Kinglake's journey in Syria, Palestine, and Egypt"--Provided by publisher
The invasion of the Crimea: its origin and an account of its progress down to the death of Lord Raglan by Alexander William Kinglake( Book )

74 editions published between 1863 and 2000 in English and German and held by 577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eothen, or, Traces of travel brought home from the East by Alexander William Kinglake( Book )

80 editions published between 1844 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The camel kneels to receive her load, and for a while she will allow the packing to go on with silent resignation; but when she begins to suspect that her master is putting more than a just burden upon her poor hump, she turns round her supple neck, and looks sadly upon the increasing load, and then gently remonstrates against the wrong with the sigh of a patient wife. -from "Chapter XVII: The Desert" It's a century and a half old, and yet it is as strikingly modern as any literary memoir published today. A solitary Western traveler in the Middle East in 1834, this is an extraordinary work of travel writing that is more about the author's internal journey than it is about monuments and museums, one that replicates the personal experience of travel and how it changes who we are. Kinglake's intimate, conversational style and his sense of humor and irony lend Eothen-the title means "from the early dawn" or "from the East"-an air that still feels as fresh and original in the 21st century as it must have when it was first published in 1844
The invasion of the Crimea by Alexander William Kinglake( Book )

196 editions published between 1863 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alexander William Kinglake (1809-1891) was a travel writer and historian. He witnessed the battle of the Alma and the Charge of the Light Brigade, and became well acquainted with the British commander, Lord Raglan. This work was commissioned by Lady Raglan to repair her husband's reputation, and Kinglake was given access to Raglan's papers, and to private and confidential state records. The eight volumes were published between 1863 and 1887. They were extremely successful commercially, but received mixed critical reviews, owing to the
The invasion of the Crimea : its origin, and an account of its progress down to the death of Lord Raglan by Alexander William Kinglake( Book )

16 editions published between 1888 and 1972 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kinglake's Eothen by Alexander William Kinglake( Book )

27 editions published between 1906 and 1939 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ri sheng zhi chu by Alexander William Kinglake( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in Chinese and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The invasion of the Crimea. its origin and an account of its progress down to the death of Lord Raglan by Alexander William Kinglake( Book )

2 editions published in 1855 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A portrait of Lady Hester : from Alexander William Kinglake's Eothen by Alexander William Kinglake( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The invasion of the Crimea: its origin, and an account of its progress down to the death of Lord Raglan by Alexander William Kinglake( Book )

in English and German and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With Kinglake in the Holy Land by Kathleen Mary Willcox( Book )

2 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The invasion of the Crimea by Alexander William Kinglake( Book )

10 editions published in 1888 in English and German and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'invasion de la Crimée; origine et histoire de la guerre jusqu'a la mort de lord Raglan, traduit sur la 3. édition anglaise by Alexander William Kinglake( Book )

7 editions published in 1864 in French and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The invasion of the Crimea: its origin, and an account of its progress down to the death of Lord Raglan by Alexander William Kinglake( Book )

in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Histoire du deux décembre 1851 et portrait historique de Napoléon III by Alexander William Kinglake( Book )

6 editions published in 1873 in French and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inkerman by Alexander William Kinglake( Book )

2 editions published in 1875 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eothen : traces of travel brought home from the East by Alexander William Kinglake( Book )

3 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This fascinating memoir by an English travel writer recaptures scenes from the Middle East of nearly two centuries ago. A.W. Kinglake recounts his 1834-35 trip through the Balkans, Turkey, Cyprus, Syria, and Palestine. Rather than dwelling on art or monuments, the captivating narrative focuses on the natives and their cities"--
Ein Sommer in Rußland. Kaiser Nikolaus Hof- und Feldlager : Eine Skizze by Alexander William Kinglake( Book )

3 editions published in 1846 in German and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A.W. Kinglake : a biographical and literary study by William Tuckwell( Book )

2 editions published in 1902 in Undetermined and English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The invasion of the Crimea : its origin, and an account of its progress to the death of Lord Raglan by Alexander William Kinglake( Book )

5 editions published between 1883 and 2011 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The invasion of the Crimea
Alternative Names
Aleksander Vilyam Kingleyk

Alexander William Kinglake

Alexander William Kinglake britisk skribent, politikar og historikar

Alexander William Kinglake britisk skribent, politiker og historiker

Alexander William Kinglake Brits schrijver (1809-1891)

Alexander William Kinglake brittisk författare, politiker och historiker

Alexander William Kinglake englischer Staatsmann und Historiker

Alexander William Kinglake English travel writer and historian

Kinglake, A. W.

Kinglake, A. W. 1809-1891

Kinglake, A. W. (Alexander William), 1809-1891

Kinglake, Alexander.

Kinglake, Alexander 1809-1891

Kinglake, Alexander W. 1809-1891

Kinglake, Alexander William

Kinglake, Alexander William 1809-1891

Kinglek, Aleksandr Vilʹi︠a︡m 1809-1891

Кинглек, Александер Уильям

الكسندر وليم كنغليك

كنغليك، الكسندر وليام

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Languages
English (614)

German (37)

French (20)

Italian (5)

Spanish (5)

Turkish (3)

Chinese (2)

Arabic (1)

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The invasion of the CrimeaThe invasion of the Crimea : its origin, and an account of its progress to the death of Lord RaglanEothen, or, Traces of travel brought home from the EastEothen : traces of travel brought home from the East