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Pater, Walter 1839-1894

Overview
Works: 861 works in 3,450 publications in 5 languages and 65,333 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Fiction  Juvenile works  Exhibition catalogs  History  Records and correspondence  Catalogs  Atlases  Poetry 
Roles: Translator, Other, Editor, sig
Classifications: ND623.L5, 759.5
Publication Timeline
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posthumous Publications by Walter Pater, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Walter Pater
Marius the Epicurean by Walter Pater ( Book )
296 editions published between 1885 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 4,311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This philosophical novel, published in 1885, uses the backdrop of Antonine Rome to elaborate Pater's ideas about Aestheticism. His hero, Marius, is a young Italian employed as private secretary to the emperor Marcus Aurelius. Pater developed a style in this novel, and elaborated on it in his later Imaginary Portraits, which later influenced such writers as Oscar Wilde and James Joyce
The Renaissance studies in art and poetry by Walter Pater ( Book )
265 editions published between 1873 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 3,747 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
These lambent essays, published in 1873, focus on Renaissance masters like Botticelli, Leonardo, and Michelangelo. The book's brief conclusory essay was to prove far more influential than what preceded it, as Pater laid out his iconoclastic artistic philosophy and called for what was essentially a hedonistic approach to art
Appreciations: with an essay on style by Walter Pater ( Book )
153 editions published between 1889 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Published in 1889, and revised in 1890, this essay was a clarion call by Pater for art criticism based on subjective emotional, rather than moralistic, criteria. It was met with controversy, with some critics going so far as to accuse Pater of immorality and outright hedonism
Plato and Platonism; a series of lectures by Walter Pater ( Book )
159 editions published between 1893 and 2006 in English and held by 2,188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This important new series, under the editorship of a preeminent American scholar, revivifies some of the most influential classics of nineteenth-century literary thought. Forerunners of our aesthetic sensibility, these volumes are a great voice from the last century calling us to ourselves
The Renaissance by Walter Pater ( Book )
70 editions published between 1873 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This fantastic classic text is Pater's graceful collection of essays discussing the achievements of Botticelli, Leonardo, Michelangelo, and other artists. The book concludes with an uncompromising advocacy of hedonism, urging readers to experience life as fully as possible. His cry of "art for art's sake" became the manifesto of the Aesthetic Movement, and his assessments of Renaissance art have influenced generations of readers. This version has been specially formatted for today's e-reade
Greek studies; a series of essays by Walter Pater ( Book )
111 editions published between 1890 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This collection of essays on ancient Greek mythology, art, and culture was posthumously published in 1895. The contents are A Study of Dionysus: Spiritual Form of Fire and Dew, The Bacchanals of Euripides, The Myth of Demeter and Persephone, Hippolytus Veiled: A Study From Euripides, The Beginnings of Greek Sculpture, and The Marbles of Aegina
Imaginary portraits by Walter Pater ( Book )
114 editions published between 1887 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Published in 1887, Imaginary Portraits consists of four studies of fictional characters in historical settings. They are notable not only as illustrations of Pater's aesthetic theories but as influential works of literature. The characters include "A Prince of Court Painters," set in Valenciennes in 1701, "Denys L'Auxerrois," from a French town called Auxerre, "Sebastian van Storck," a young man from Holland during its push for independence, and "Duke Carl of Rosenmold," a young Duke who disappeared from the region a century before the narrator's time
Miscellaneous studies; a series of essays by Walter Pater ( Book )
101 editions published between 1895 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This posthumous 1895 collection brings together, from many different journals and magazines, Pater's influential and wide-ranging writings. The contents include Prosper M rim e," Raphael," Pascal," Art Notes in Northern Italy," Notre-Dame d'Amiens," V zelay," Apollo in Picardy," The Child in the House," Emerald Uthwart," and one of his earliest essays, Diaphaneit ," a meditation on the sensual and the moral
Gaston de Latour; an unfinished romance by Walter Pater ( Book )
102 editions published between 1896 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 1,252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Essays from 'The Guardian, ' by Walter Pater ( Book )
72 editions published between 1901 and 2011 in English and held by 1,244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This 1896 book was assembled for a private printing when it was discovered that the author, a distinguished critic and novelist, had written nine anonymous pieces for the English newspaper. Here are English Literature," Browning," Wordsworth," Amiel's Journal Intime,'" Robert Elsmere,'" Their Majesties' Servants,'" Ferdinand Fabre," and two more
The Renaissance : studies in art and poetry : the 1893 text by Walter Pater ( Book )
12 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 770 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Essays on literature and art by Walter Pater ( Book )
12 editions published between 1973 and 1990 in English and held by 757 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Leonardo da Vinci by Leonardo ( Book )
22 editions published between 1966 and 1978 in 3 languages and held by 593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explains some basic techniques of Da Vinci by analyzing several of his better-known paintings
Sketches and reviews by Walter Pater ( Book )
20 editions published between 1919 and 1990 in English and held by 500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Walter Pater, three major texts by Walter Pater ( Book )
6 editions published in 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The marriage of Cupid and Psyche by Walter Pater ( Book )
5 editions published between 1951 and 1996 in English and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Selected writings of Walter Pater by Walter Pater ( Book )
9 editions published between 1874 and 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Uncollected essays by Walter Pater ( Book )
22 editions published between 1903 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Selected works by Walter Pater ( Book )
6 editions published in 1948 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The child in the house by Walter Pater ( Book )
23 editions published between 1894 and 1909 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Pater, Valʹter, 1839-1894
Pater, Walter
Pater, Walter 1839-1894
Pater, Walter H. 1839-1894
Pater, Walter H. (Walter Horatio), 1839-1894
Pater, Walter Horatio.
Pater, Walter Horatio, 1839-1894
Pater, Walter Moratio
Peitā, Worutā, 1839-1894
Peiter, Ouolter, 1839-1894
Pejter, Volter
Walter Pater
Патер, Вальтер, 1839-1894
פאטר, וואלטר, 1839־1894
פאטר, וולטר
ペイター, ウォールター
ペイター ウォルター, 1839-1894
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Languages
English (1,691)
German (2)
French (2)
Japanese (2)
Italian (1)
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