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Colvin, Sidney 1845-1927

Overview
Works: 641 works in 1,762 publications in 1 language and 17,539 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Records and correspondence  Psychological fiction  Biography  Historical fiction  Domestic fiction  Catalogs  Portraits  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Author of introduction, Correspondent, Honoree, Annotator, Adapter, Contributor
Classifications: PR5484, 823.8
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Keats by Sidney Colvin( Book )

150 editions published between 1800 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,837 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir Sidney Colvin (1845-1927) was the obvious choice to write a book on John Keats (1795-1821) for the first series of English Men of Letters. At various times Slade Professor of Fine Art at Cambridge, Director of the Fitzwilliam Museum, and Keeper of Prints and Drawings at the British Museum, Colvin had a long-standing interest in the poet, publishing an edition of his letters to family and friends in 1891, and later writing a longer biography, published in 1917. This introduction to the poet, which used print and manuscript sources not available to earlier biographers, was first published in 1887. In his preface, Colvin admits that 'I have not attempted to avoid saying over again much that in substance has been said already, and better, by others ... I hope to have contributed something of my own towards a fuller understanding both of Keats's art and life'
Landor by Sidney Colvin( Book )

74 editions published between 1880 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part of the highly regarded English Men of Letters series, Sidney Colvin's biography examines the life and work of English writer and poet Walter Savage Landor (1775 1864). Landor is best remembered for his work Imaginary Conversations, which envisions conversations between figures from classical Greece and Rome, poets and authors, statesmen and women, and other individuals
The letters of Robert Louis Stevenson to his family and friends by Robert Louis Stevenson( Book )

109 editions published between 1899 and 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book features a collection of Robert Louis Stevenson's personal and business letters from 1881 to his death in 1894. This is the second in the two-volume set
John Keats; his life and poetry, his friends, critics and after-fame by Sidney Colvin( Book )

62 editions published between 1901 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This biography dives into the enduring legacy of Keats' poetry. Rather than focusing exclusively on the poet, the volume examines the people around him and the ever-evolving interpretation of his work. Like many of his fellow Romantic poets, Keats' reputation and image took on a larger-than-life quality after his death. This biography helps cut through these exaggerations to reveal the truth of this poetic genius
Vailima letters by Robert Louis Stevenson( Book )

77 editions published between 1894 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 809 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vailima Lettersis a collection of correspondence between Robert Louis Stevenson and his friend and prominent art and literary critic, Sidney Colvin. These letters begin in November 1890 and continue through October 1894
St. Ives : being the adventures of a French prisoner in England by Robert Louis Stevenson( Book )

28 editions published between 1896 and 1922 in English and held by 738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unfinished at the time of Stevenson's death in 1894,St. Iveswas finished by Arthur Quiller-Couch in 1898. The novel tells the story of Captain Jacques St. Ives after his capture by the British during the Napoleonic Wars
Memories & notes of persons & places, 1852-1912 by Sidney Colvin( Book )

31 editions published between 1912 and 2010 in English and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The master of Ballantrae : a winter's tale by Robert Louis Stevenson( Book )

20 editions published between 1896 and 1920 in English and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although unfinished as a result of Stevenson's sudden death of a brain hemorrhage in 1894, Weir of Hermiston is considered by many critics as the author's masterpiece. Set in Edinburgh, Scotland at the time of the Napoleonic Wars, the novel tells the story of a young Scottish aristocrat who is banished from his family
Selections from the writings of Walter Savage Landor by Walter Savage Landor( Book )

26 editions published between 1856 and 1930 in English and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letters of John Keats to his family and friends by John Keats( Book )

20 editions published between 1891 and 2011 in English and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letters that Keats wrote over the course of his short life are collected in this volume. Much of the beautiful language the he employed in his poetry is on display in these letters
A Florentine picture-chronicle : being a series of ninety-nine drawings representing scenes and personages of ancient history, sacred and profane by Maso Finiguerra( Book )

24 editions published between 1898 and 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

6 editions published between 1911 and 1917 in English and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

18 editions published between 1897 and 1924 in English and held by 353 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
History of painting by Alfred Woltmann( Book )

23 editions published between 1880 and 1997 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fables by Robert Louis Stevenson( Book )

17 editions published between 1896 and 1923 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume of short stories was published two years after Stevenson's death and features 20 stories, including The Persons of the Tale, The Sinking Ship, The Two Matches, The Tadpole and the Frog and others
The works of Robert Louis Stevenson by Robert Louis Stevenson( Book )

3 editions published in 1925 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

3 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Papers, literary, scientific, &c by Fleeming Jenkin( Book )

13 editions published between 1887 and 1931 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These papers, each in its way representative, have been chosen for republication from amongst Fleeming Jenkin's technical writings. They include, in popular form, an account of the scientific development of submarine telegraphy, a work in which he took a large share during the earlier part of his professional life
Songs of travel and other verses by Robert Louis Stevenson( Book )

9 editions published between 1896 and 2014 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Written while Stevenson was traveling across Scotland and California, €Songs of Travel and Other Verses was a popular collection of poetry upon its publication in 1896, two years after Stevenson's death. The verses became more popular in 1901 when Ralph Vaughn Williams set them to music in his€Songs of Travel
The novels and tales of Robert Louis Stevenson by Robert Louis Stevenson( Book )

13 editions published between 1899 and 1918 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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John Keats; his life and poetry, his friends, critics and after-fame
Alternative Names
C., S. 1845-1927

C., S. (Sidney Colvin), 1845-1927

Colvin, Sidney 1845-1927

Colvin Sydney 1845-1927

S. C 1845-1927

S. C. (Sidney Colvin), 1845-1927

SC 1845-1927

SC (Sidney Colvin), 1845-1927

Sidney Colvin britischer Autor, Literatur- und Kunstkritiker

Sidney Colvin Brits auteur (1845-1927)

Sidney Colvin English curator and literary and art critic

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