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Morley, Henry 1822-1894

Overview
Works: 898 works in 3,045 publications in 4 languages and 23,655 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Satirical literature  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Poetry  History  Novels  Satire  Utopian fiction  Romances  Biographies 
Roles: Editor, Author, Author of introduction, Translator, Other, Contributor, Collector, win
Classifications: PQ2082.C3, 843.5
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Most widely held works by Henry Morley
Ideal commonwealths; comprising More's Utopia, Bacon's New Atlantis, Campanella's City of the sun, and Harrington's Oceans by Thomas More( Book )

48 editions published between 1885 and 2017 in English and held by 1,042 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plates accompanied by guard sheets with descriptive letterpress
Jerusalem delivered by Torquato Tasso( Book )

27 editions published between 1890 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 805 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The great sixteenth-century poet vividly imagines the end of the First Crusade, led by Godfrey of Bouillon, and the taking of Jerusalem. This decidedly fictional 1581 account, influenced by Homer and Virgil as well as Ariosto's Orlando Furioso, is heavily seasoned with romance, intrigue, and sorcery. Tasso's poem inspired painters, playwrights, and librettists for centuries. Verse translation by Edward Fairfax
English writers: an attempt towards a history of English literature by Henry Morley( Book )

47 editions published between 1864 and 1898 in English and French and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Of English literature in the reign of Victoria, with a glance at the past by Henry Morley( Book )

33 editions published between 1881 and 1887 in English and German and held by 490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ideal commonwealths; Plutarch's Lycurgus, More's Utopia, Bacon's New Atlantis, Campanella's City of the sun and a fragment of Hall's Mundus alter et idem by Henry Morley( Book )

40 editions published between 1885 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Candide, or, Optimism : a new translation, backgrounds, criticism by Voltaire( Book )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Are evil and tragedy part of a larger cosmic plan? Should we accept our fate that everything happens for a good reason? Voltaire's Candide is a satire addressing these central questions
Letters on demonology and witchcraft by Walter Scott( Book )

24 editions published between 1884 and 2000 in English and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This lengthy work contains numerous letters and types of correspondence on the various beliefs and instances of witchcraft and demonology up through the late 19th century
A first sketch of English literature by Henry Morley( Book )

99 editions published between 1873 and 2012 in English and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The initial study for his monumental ten-volume English Writers series, this 1873 survey reached a circulation of 34,000 by the time of the author's death. It begins with the Celts, the first English, and the era of Chaucer, then moves from the fifteenth century to the reign of Elizabeth (including Shakespeare and his time), commonwealth and revolution, to William III, Anne, and Victoria
Memoirs of Bartholomew fair by Henry Morley( Book )

45 editions published between 1800 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Early English prose romances by William John Thoms( Book )

13 editions published between 1900 and 1989 in English and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mediaeval tales by Henry Morley( Book )

26 editions published between 1884 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Early prose romances : Reynard the Fox, Friar Bacon, Robert the Devil, Guy of Warwick, Virgilius, History of Hamlet, Friar Rush by Henry Morley( Book )

16 editions published between 1880 and 2012 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The journal of a London playgoer from 1851-1866 by Henry Morley( Book )

10 editions published between 1866 and 2010 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The earlier life and the chief earlier works of Daniel Defoe by Daniel Defoe( Book )

7 editions published between 1889 and 1970 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Many early writings of English novelist and pamphleteer Daniel Defoe are collected in this volume
Clement Marot, and other studies by Henry Morley( Book )

30 editions published between 1871 and 2017 in English and French and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tales of the seven deadly sins : being the Confessio amantis by John Gower( Book )

16 editions published between 1889 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Character writings of the seventeenth century by Henry Morley( Book )

8 editions published between 1881 and 1891 in English and Undetermined and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Playful poems by Henry Morley( )

6 editions published between 1891 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ireland under Elizabeth and James the First by Henry Morley( Book )

17 editions published between 1890 and 2015 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plays and poems by Ben Jonson( Book )

22 editions published between 1885 and 1895 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Author of "How to make home unhealthy"

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