WorldCat Identities

Williams, Charles 1886-1945

Overview
Works: 506 works in 2,022 publications in 4 languages and 49,437 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fiction  Poetry  Christian fiction  Biography  Sources  History  Fantasy fiction  Literature  Bibliography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Compiler, Author of introduction, Honoree, Adapter
Classifications: PR6045.I5, 823.912
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Most widely held works about Charles Williams
 
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The figure of Beatrice; a study in Dante by Charles Williams( Book )

57 editions published between 1943 and 2005 in English and held by 1,456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All Hallows' Eve by Charles Williams( Book )

59 editions published between 1945 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Psychic experiences in London of two young women who have been killed in an accident
Descent into hell by Charles Williams( Book )

54 editions published between 1937 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Descent into Hell is a British parody that turns serious when supernatural encounters begin to occur. As each character reacts to the dead and near dead beings that appear, it gradually becomes apparent that each represents some aspect of the human psyche. In keeping with a Christian moral universe, each character's trajectory will be met with either condemnation or redemption
War in heaven by Charles Williams( Book )

65 editions published between 1930 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A contest on earth between the powers of good and evil
The place of the lion by Charles Williams( Book )

65 editions published between 1931 and 2015 in English and held by 1,256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Platonic archetypes begin to appear throughout England, wreaking havoc and drawing to the surface the spiritual strengths and flaws of individual characters
Many dimensions by Charles Williams( Book )

53 editions published between 1931 and 2015 in English and held by 1,085 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a stone that confers on its possessor powers far beyond those with which man is naturally endowed, such as healing and instant transport from one place to another. But like everything that promises power and riches, there is within the stone a great potential for corruption. As it becomes apparent in this story, man's powers to resist temptation vary with his own inherent character
The greater trumps by Charles Williams( Book )

52 editions published between 1932 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 997 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the universe evoked by Charles Williams, sorcery can still kill, and the supernatural must be fought with the supernatural. But beneath the brilliant and imaginative surface is concealed a meticulously thought-out Christian message. --from publisher description
Shadows of ecstasy by Charles Williams( Book )

54 editions published between 1931 and 2015 in English and held by 959 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deals with an invasion of Europe from Africa and a kind of superman who denies that he is Antichrist, but who looks uncommonly like him
The descent of the dove : a short history of the Holy Spirit in the church by Charles Williams( Book )

59 editions published between 1929 and 2002 in English and Spanish and held by 922 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The English poetic mind by Charles Williams( Book )

25 editions published between 1932 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 909 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poetry at present by Charles Williams( Book )

36 editions published between 1920 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 885 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A short life of Shakespeare by E. K Chambers( Book )

43 editions published between 1933 and 1965 in English and held by 873 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The image of the city : and other essays by Charles Williams( Book )

16 editions published between 1958 and 2007 in English and held by 746 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays presented to Charles Williams by C. S Lewis( Book )

17 editions published between 1947 and 1978 in English and held by 734 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Witchcraft by Charles Williams( Book )

34 editions published between 1941 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 675 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James I by Charles Williams( Book )

29 editions published between 1934 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Taliessin through Logres [and] The region of the summer stars by Charles Williams( Book )

26 editions published between 1938 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collected plays by Charles Williams( Book )

15 editions published between 1963 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The poems of Gerard Manley Hopkins by Gerard Manley Hopkins( Book )

20 editions published between 1930 and 1949 in English and held by 597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biographical and critical essays supplement all of Hopkins' finished and fragmentary works
The new book of English verse by Charles Williams( Book )

12 editions published between 1935 and 1985 in English and held by 540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Descent into hell
Alternative Names
Charles Williams britisk poet og skribent

Charles Williams Brits schrijver

Charles Williams brittisk poet och författare

Charles Williams englischer Fantasy-Schriftsteller

Charles Williams poète, romancier, théologien et critique littéraire britannique

Charles Williams scrittore e poeta inglese

Stanhope, Peter.

Stanhope, Peter 1886-1945

Williams C. 1886-1945

Williams, Charles 1886-1945

Williams, Charles W. S.

Williams, Charles W. S. 1886-1945

Williams, Charles W. S. (Charles Walter Stansby), 1886-1945

Williams, Charles Walter Stansby

Williams Charles Walter Stansby 1886-1945

Τσαρλς Ουίλλιαμς

Уильямс Ч. 1886-1945

Уильямс Ч. У. С. 1886-1945

Уильямс, Чарльз Уолтер Стансби

Чарлз Уилямс

چارلز ویلیامز نویسنده و شاعر بریتانیایی

Languages
English (887)

Spanish (1)

Russian (1)

Polish (1)

Covers
All Hallows' EveDescent into hellWar in heavenThe place of the lionMany dimensionsThe greater trumpsShadows of ecstasyThe descent of the dove : a short history of the Holy Spirit in the church