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Grierson, Herbert John Clifford Sir 1866-1960

Overview
Works: 244 works in 1,951 publications in 4 languages and 28,130 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Sources  History  Biography  Poetry  Records and correspondence  Illustrated works  Catalogs  Essays  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Author of introduction, Honoree, Compiler, Speaker, Commentator, Correspondent, Performer, Translator
Classifications: PR1209, 821.09
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Most widely held works by Herbert John Clifford Grierson
The Oxford book of seventeenth century verse by Herbert John Clifford Grierson( Book )

79 editions published between 1934 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A critical history of English poetry by Herbert John Clifford Grierson( Book )

127 editions published between 1944 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This famous work was the result of the wartime collaboration of two Scottish scholars. Their tracing of the course of English poetry has been described by The Times Literary Supplement as a 'volume of masterly compression'. They deliberately spend most time on the greatest poets, believing that, significant as traditions and influences are, the great poet himself affects the spirit of his age and moulds the tradition he has inherited. At the same time, enough attention is paid to minor poets to make the book historically complete, and to fill in the most important links in the chain of poetic
Metaphysical lyrics & poems of the seventeenth century, Donne to Butler by Herbert John Clifford Grierson( Book )

151 editions published between 1921 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The background of English literature, classical & romantic, and other collected essays and addresses by Herbert John Clifford Grierson( Book )

90 editions published between 1925 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,717 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Milton & Wordsworth, poets and prophets : a study of their reactions to political events by Herbert John Clifford Grierson( Book )

61 editions published between 1937 and 1963 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cross-currents in 17th century English literature: the world, the flesh, and the spirit, their actions and reactions by Herbert John Clifford Grierson( Book )

78 editions published between 1929 and 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Messenger lectures on the evolution of civilization, Cornell University 1926-27
The poems of John Donne by John Donne( Book )

51 editions published between 1929 and 1986 in English and held by 984 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir Walter Scott, bart. by Herbert John Clifford Grierson( Book )

51 editions published between 1932 and 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 982 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Swinburne by Herbert John Clifford Grierson( Book )

40 editions published between 1953 and 1959 in 3 languages and held by 879 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cross currents in English literature of the XVIIth century; or, The world, the flesh & the spirit, their actions & reactions by Herbert John Clifford Grierson( Book )

61 editions published between 1929 and 1966 in English and held by 871 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The poems of John Donne by John Donne( Book )

1 edition published in 1912 in English and held by 679 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lyrical poetry from Blake to Hardy by Herbert John Clifford Grierson( Book )

28 editions published between 1928 and 1973 in English and held by 673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Criticism and creation; essays and addresses by Herbert John Clifford Grierson( Book )

24 editions published between 1949 and 1978 in English and held by 640 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The English Bible by Herbert John Clifford Grierson( Book )

27 editions published between 1943 and 1997 in English and held by 568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seventeenth century studies presented to Sir Herbert Grierson by Herbert John Clifford Grierson( Book )

21 editions published between 1938 and 1967 in English and Undetermined and held by 557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Saintsbury miscellany; selections from his essays and scrapbooks by George Saintsbury( Book )

5 editions published in 1947 in English and held by 518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romance of English literature by W. J Turner( Book )

2 editions published in 1944 in English and held by 500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The letters of Sir Walter Scott by Walter Scott( Book )

18 editions published between 1932 and 1971 in English and held by 496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir Walter Scott lectures, 1940-1948 by University of Edinburgh( Book )

25 editions published between 1950 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Blake's designs for Gray's poems : reproduced fullsize in monochrome or colour from the unique copy belonging to His Grace the Duke of Hamilton by William Blake( Book )

11 editions published in 1922 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Metaphysical lyrics & poems of the seventeenth century, Donne to Butler
Alternative Names
Clifford Grierson, Herbert John 1866-1960

Grierson, H. J. C.

Grierson, H. J. C. 1866-1960

Grierson, H. J. C. 1866-1960 Sir

Grierson, H. J. C. (Herbert John Clifford), 1866-1960

Grierson, H. J. C. (Herbert John Clifford), Sir, 1866-1960

Grierson, Herbert

Grierson, Herbert 1866-1960

Grierson, Herbert J.

Grierson Herbert J. 1866-1960

Grierson, Herbert J. C.

Grierson, Herbert J.C. 1866-1960

Grierson, Herbert J. C. (Herbert John Clifford), 1866-1960

Grierson, Herbert John C. 1866-1960

Grierson, Herbert John Clifford Sir

Herbert John Clifford Grierson British scholar

Herbert John Clifford Grierson Brits specialist in literatuur (1866-1960)

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Languages
English (945)

Spanish (1)

German (1)

Italian (1)

Covers
The background of English literature, classical & romantic, and other collected essays and addresses