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Rowse, A. L. (Alfred Leslie) 1903-1997

Overview
Works: 533 works in 2,656 publications in 4 languages and 70,700 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Sonnets  Biographies  Diaries  Anecdotes  Poetry  Commentaries  Bibliography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Speaker, Translator, Other, Contributor, Interviewee, Composer
Classifications: PR2848.A2, 822.33
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William Shakespeare : a biography by A. L Rowse( Book )

55 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 3,192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of Williams Shakespeare
The England of Elizabeth; the structure of society by A. L Rowse( Book )

138 editions published between 1950 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Like ourselves, the Elizabethans lived in a time of great social change as medieval, rural, stratified, Catholic society became more modern, urbanized, fluid, and Protestant
The Elizabethan Renaissance by A. L Rowse( Book )

67 editions published between 1971 and 2012 in English and held by 2,858 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In The Cultural Achievement, Mr. Rowse chronicles the astonishingly rich cultural flowering that marked the reign of Elizabeth I. He brings vividly to life the age's poetry, painting, sculpture, minor arts, and, above all, the tightly knit world of the theatre, in which a community of playwrights and actors worked with and sometimes against each other. He devotes individual chapters to the masters of Elizabethan music: Byrd, Dowland, Weelkes, Gibbons, and their followers, and to the science of the English Renaissance, with discussions of Gilbert's great work on magnetism and Harvey's discovery of the circulation of the blood."--Jacket
The expansion of Elizabethan England by A. L Rowse( Book )

70 editions published between 1955 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,951 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elizabethan society is arguably the most successful in English history. The adventurers and merchants (as well as the poets and playwrights) of that age are legendary. The subject of this classic study by A. L. Rowse is that society's 'expansion'. Elizabethan society expanded both physically (first into Cornwall, then Ireland, then across the oceans to first contact with Russia, the Canadian North and then the opening up of trade with India and the Far East) and in terms of ideas and influences on international affairs. Rowse argues that in the Elizabethan age we see the beginning of England's huge impact upon the world
Shakespeare the man by A. L Rowse( Book )

43 editions published between 1973 and 1989 in English and French and held by 1,932 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interrelates the man and his plays and poems with the personalities, the politics, and events of the age
Shakespeare's Sonnets by William Shakespeare( Book )

62 editions published between 1964 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,825 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Parallel printings of a facsimile of the 1609 Quarto and a modernized text of the sonnets are followed by a commentary ranging from short notes to extensive critical essays
The English spirit; essays in literature and history by A. L Rowse( Book )

58 editions published between 1944 and 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,760 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Elizabethans and America by A. L Rowse( Book )

32 editions published between 1959 and 1978 in English and held by 1,586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The use of history by A. L Rowse( Book )

84 editions published between 1941 and 2016 in English and Chinese and held by 1,437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The early Churchills : an English family by A. L Rowse( Book )

39 editions published between 1956 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History of the life and times of Winston Churchill's ancestors
Christopher Marlowe : his life and work by A. L Rowse( Book )

15 editions published between 1964 and 1966 in English and held by 1,377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The annotated Shakespeare by William Shakespeare( Book )

4 editions published between 1978 and 1985 in English and held by 1,353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jonathan Swift by A. L Rowse( Book )

17 editions published between 1975 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Homosexuals in history : a study of ambivalence in society, literature, and the arts by A. L Rowse( Book )

34 editions published between 1977 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 1,295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's Southampton, patron of Virginia by A. L Rowse( Book )

13 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 1,072 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Southampton's ardent and generous discipleship of Essex led to his condemnation to death and his imprisonment in the Tower for the last eighteen months of Elizabeth I's reign
Appeasement : a study in political decline, 1933-1939 by A. L Rowse( Book )

20 editions published between 1933 and 1964 in English and held by 1,018 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in London by Macmillan in 1961
Tudor Cornwall; portrait of a society by A. L Rowse( Book )

41 editions published between 1941 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 997 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eminent Elizabethans by A. L Rowse( Book )

14 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 969 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biografieën van vijf personen uit de tijd van koningin Elizabeth I van Engeland (1533-1603)
Sir Walter Ralegh : his family and private life by A. L Rowse( Book )

13 editions published between 1962 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 966 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of France by Lucien Romier( Book )

17 editions published between 1953 and 1966 in English and held by 928 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Shakespeare the man
Alternative Names
A. L. Rowse britischer Historiker, Dichter und Autor

A. L. Rowse British historian

A. L. Rowse Brits historicus (1903-1997)

A. L. Rowse historiador britànic

A. L. Rowse historiador británico

Rowse A. L.

Rowse, A.L. 1903-1997

Rowse, A. L. (Alfred Leslie), 1903-1997

Rowse Al

Rowse, Alfred Lesley 1903-1997

Rowse Alfred Leslie

Rowse, Alfred Leslie 1903-1997

רואז, א. ל 1903-1997

أ. ل. راوس، 1903-1997

Languages
English (973)

French (14)

Chinese (3)

Dutch (1)

Covers
The Elizabethan RenaissanceThe expansion of Elizabethan EnglandShakespeare the manShakespeare's SonnetsHomosexuals in history : a study of ambivalence in society, literature, and the artsA.L. Rowse : a bibliophile's extensive bibliographyMemories of men and women, American and British