WorldCat Identities

Keates, Jonathan 1946-

Overview
Works: 57 works in 232 publications in 5 languages and 5,693 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Guidebooks  Fiction  Pictorial works  Tours  Chronology  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Creator, Commentator
Classifications: ML410.P93, 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 )
31 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in English and held by 1,165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Biografie van de Duitse componist (1685-1759)
Purcell : a biography by Jonathan Keates( Book )
14 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 858 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Henry Purcell (1659-1695) is the greatest of all English composers and a pivotal figure in European musical history. In this rich and colorful biography, Jonathan Keates deftly traces Purcell's life and artistry against the backdrop of the turbulent political, religious, theatrical, and social movements of his time. Purcell's musical genius both embraced and transcended the variable moods and tensions of Restoration England, and gave the period and the culture an
Stendhal by Jonathan Keates( Book )
16 editions published between 1994 and 1998 in English and held by 790 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Diplomatic postings, and his multiple personas: as a would-be dandy, as a man of the world, as the polemicist extraordinaire, as the theorist of love
Canterbury Cathedral by Jonathan Keates( Book )
40 editions published between 1980 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Allegro postillions by Jonathan Keates( Book )
9 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in English and French and held by 279 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 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Includes parts of Avon and Powys
The siege of Venice by Jonathan Keates( Book )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 249 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 208 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 190 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 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Smile please by Jonathan Keates( Book )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Rough Guide history of Italy by Jonathan Keates( Book )
6 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kronologisk oversigt over Roms historie fra de ældste 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 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Venice by Jonathan Keates( Book )
2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Umbria by Jonathan Keates( Book )
5 editions published between 1991 and 1994 in French and English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Drawings and sketches of Oxford by William Bird( Book )
3 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 53 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
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
Historic London by Jonathan Keates( Book )
3 editions published in 1979 in French and English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Leeds Castle : an illustrated guide by Angelo Hornak( Book )
4 editions published between 1979 and 1983 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Romantic, eventful and sensational, the story of Leeds Castle often resembles the story of England itself, and many of the makers of the nation's hisotry figure in the annals of this unique place
 
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Languages
English (155)
French (14)
German (13)
Italian (2)
Dutch (2)
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