WorldCat Identities

Keates, Jonathan 1946-

Overview
Works: 61 works in 252 publications in 5 languages and 5,651 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Guidebooks  Fiction  Tours  Pictorial works  Chronologies  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Creator, Commentator
Classifications: PQ4807.A79, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Jonathan Keates
 
Most widely held works by Jonathan Keates
Handel, the man and his music by Jonathan Keates( Book )

34 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in English and held by 1,143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biografie van de Duitse componist (1685-1759)
Purcell : a biography by Jonathan Keates( Book )

17 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 824 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unforgettable voice. With great skill and historical understanding, Keates follows Purcell through his extraordinarily prolific career, from chorister at the Chapel Royal, to composer for the theater and the court, to writer of sacred music, chamber music, and the triumphant Dido and Aeneas, the first British opera. Keates considers Purcell's musical studies with Pelham Humfrey and John Blow as well as his adaptation of Matthew Locke's innovative and colorful style. He
Stendhal by Jonathan Keates( Book )

18 editions published between 1994 and 1998 in English and held by 785 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henri Marie Beyle, author of The Red and the Black and The Charterhouse of Parma, the man we know as Stendhal, ranks with Balzac, Flaubert, Zola, and Baudelaire as a nineteenth-century French immortal. Yet on the night of 22 March, 1842, no one noticed his untimely death in Paris. Jonathan Keates's contagiously readable new biography of this great romantic takes us through his career in Napoleon's armies (he watched Moscow burn in 1812), his many love affairs, his
Canterbury Cathedral by Jonathan Keates( Book )

42 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Allegro postillions by Jonathan Keates( Book )

9 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in English and French and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The companion guide to the Shakespeare country by Jonathan Keates( Book )

4 editions published between 1979 and 1983 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes parts of Avon and Powys
The siege of Venice by Jonathan Keates( Book )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates the city's ill-fated attempt in 1848 to resist its Austrian occupiers and declare an independent Venetian republic. The unequal combat lasted for more than a year until starvation, disease and other depredations exhausted the Venetians and their short-lived republic. Keates conveys life inside the besieged Adriatic city in 1848. Food queues, dwindling water supplies and outbreaks of cholera conspired to undermine morale. Fire-watches were kept as Marshal Radetzky pulverised the city with canon, howitzer and mortar. History's first recorded use of aerial bombardments occurred as hot-air balloons dropped explosives. The Venetians showed extraordinary tenacity under fire. "Resisteremo fino all'ultima polenta!" was the general cry - "We'll hold out until the last slice of polenta!" However, on August 24 the saga of human loss and famine came to an end: republican Venice capitulated and became once more a fiefdom of the abhorred Habsburgs
Tuscany by Jonathan Keates( Book )

9 editions published between 1988 and 1995 in English and French and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The love of Italy by Jonathan Keates( Book )

7 editions published between 1980 and 1981 in 4 languages and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cet album magnifiquement illustré donne un aperçu sommaire de chacune des grandes régions du pays y compris la Sicile et la Sardaigne. En plus du commentaire textuel, des légendes substantielles accompagnent les reproductions photographiques choisies avec grand soin
The strangers' gallery by Jonathan Keates( Book )

8 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Smile please by Jonathan Keates( Book )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Humoristiche roman over het leven van homomannen in Londen aan de vooravond van het nieuwe millennium
The Rough Guide history of Italy by Jonathan Keates( Book )

5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kronologisk oversigt over Roms historie fra de ldste tider til 2003
Soon to be a major motion picture by Jonathan Keates( Book )

5 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Venice by Jonathan Keates( Book )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historic London by Jonathan Keates( Book )

5 editions published in 1979 in 3 languages and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Georg Friedrich Haendel by Jonathan Keates( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in French and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drawings and sketches of Oxford by William Bird( Book )

3 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Behind the door by Giorgio Bassani( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Ferrara, Italy, an adolescent Jewish boy is led into misconduct and guilty knowledge by a cynical classmate, in the 1930's
Umbria by Jonathan Keates( Book )

5 editions published between 1991 and 1994 in French and English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William III and Mary II : partners in revolution by Jonathan Keates( Book )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William III (1689-1702) and Mary II (1689-94), Britain's only ever 'joint monarchs', changed the course of the country's history, coming to power through a coup, re-establishing parliament on a new footing and initiating a long period of expansion that transformed England into a world power
 
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Purcell : a biography
Alternative Names
Jonathan Keates britischer Schriftsteller

Jonathan Keates Genius

Languages
English (165)

German (15)

French (14)

Italian (2)

Dutch (2)

Covers
Purcell : a biographyStendhalAllegro postillionsThe siege of VeniceThe strangers' gallerySmile pleaseThe Rough Guide history of ItalySoon to be a major motion picture