WorldCat Identities

Forster, John 1812-1876

Overview
Works: 803 works in 1,880 publications in 4 languages and 13,141 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Portraits  Records and correspondence  Diaries  Sources  Catalogs  Manuscripts  Biographies 
Roles: Author, Editor, Contributor, Other, Recipient
Classifications: PR4581, B
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Most widely held works about John Forster
 
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Most widely held works by John Forster
The life of Charles Dickens by John Forster( Book )

394 editions published between 1855 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 3,108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First edition, the original text inlaid to folio sheets, extra-illustrated with ca. 2060 engravings, drawings, portraits, autographs, theater posters, wrappers of serial parts, periodical clippings and other material, including: 130 autograph letters, notes and documents; 178 portraits and caricatures of Dickens; 461 portraits of other persons; ca. 1200 book illustrations and views; and specimen wrappers from original serial parts
The life and times of Oliver Goldsmith by John Forster( Book )

105 editions published between 1848 and 1976 in English and German and held by 781 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Walter Savage Landor. A biography by John Forster( Book )

38 editions published between 1869 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bulwer and Macready; a chronicle of the early Victorian theatre by Charles Harlen Shattuck( Book )

4 editions published between 1958 and 1986 in English and held by 496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of Charles Dickens : the illustrated edition by John Forster( Book )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Forster's original three-volume text is abridged and brought to life with the addition of illuminating extracts from Dickens' own work and from recent criticism, biography and fiction
The life of Oliver Goldsmith by John Forster( Book )

33 editions published between 1903 and 1971 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir John Eliot : a biography, 1590-1632 by John Forster( Book )

17 editions published between 1864 and 1872 in English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The works and life of Walter Savage Landor by Walter Savage Landor( Book )

13 editions published between 1846 and 1876 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of Jonathan Swift by John Forster( Book )

13 editions published between 1875 and 2012 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historical and biographical essays by John Forster( Book )

12 editions published between 1858 and 1972 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The statesmen of the commonwealth of England; with a treatise on the popular progress in English history by John Forster( Book )

17 editions published between 1840 and 1862 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The debates on the grand remonstrance, November and December, 1641. With an introductory essay on English freedom under Plantagenet & Tudor sovereigns by John Forster( Book )

16 editions published between 1860 and 2014 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arrest of the five members by Charles the First. A chapter of English history rewritten by John Forster( Book )

11 editions published in 1860 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatic essays by John Forster( Book )

8 editions published in 1896 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Memorials of John Hampden, his party and his times by George Nugent Grenville Nugent( Book )

12 editions published between 1860 and 1908 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life and adventures of Oliver Goldsmith : a biography in four books by John Forster( Book )

14 editions published between 1848 and 1990 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forster's life of Dickens : abridged and revised by John Forster( Book )

17 editions published between 1886 and 2005 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eminent British statesmen by John Forster( Book )

15 editions published between 1835 and 1839 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of Charles Dickens by John Forster( Book )

30 editions published between 1872 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A compelling portrait of Charles Dickens written by one of his closest friends. Forster's biography details Dickens's impoverished childhood and the impact it had on his later life and, of course, his books, as well as exploring his drive to succeed, his early writings, and his marriage
 
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Audience level: 0.52 (from 0.27 for The life o ... to 0.90 for Letters, a ...)

The life of Charles DickensThe life of Charles Dickens : the illustrated edition
Alternative Names
Forster, J. 1812-1876

Forster, J. (John), 1812-1876

John Forster critico letterario, scrittore e biografo inglese

John Forster English biographer and critic

フォースター, ジョン

Languages
English (828)

German (14)

Italian (1)

French (1)

Covers
The life and times of Oliver GoldsmithThe life of Charles Dickens : the illustrated editionForster's life of Dickens : abridged and revised