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Rackham, Arthur 1867-1939

Overview
Works: 822 works in 2,733 publications in 7 languages and 49,128 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Poetry  Satire  Christmas stories  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Stories, plots, etc  History  Fantasy fiction  Nature stories 
Roles: Illustrator, Creator, Signer, Adapter, Editor, Artist, Translator, Compiler, Scribe
Classifications: PS2429.M5, [FIC]
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Aesop's fables by Aesop ( Book )
73 editions published between 1912 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Aesop's Fables, by Aesop, is part of the Barnes & Noble Classics series, which offers quality editions at affordable prices to the student and the general reader, including new scholarship, thoughtful design, and pages of carefully crafted extras. Here are some of the remarkable features of Barnes & Noble Classics:<UL type=disc><LI style=MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; mso-list: l0 level1 lfo2; tab-stops: list .5in; mso-margin-top-alt: auto; mso-margin-bottom-alt: auto class=MsoNormal>New introductions commissioned from today's top writers and scholars <LI style=MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; mso-list: l0 level1 lfo2; tab-stops: list .5in; mso-margin-top-alt: auto; mso-margin-bottom-alt: auto class=MsoNormal>Biographies of the authors <LI style=MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; mso-list: l0 level1 lfo2; tab-stops: list .5in; mso-margin-top-alt: auto; mso-margin-bottom-alt: auto class=MsoNormal>Chronologies of contemporary historical, biographical, and cultural events <LI style=MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; mso-list: l0 level1 lfo2; tab-stops: list .5in; mso-margin-top-alt: auto; mso-margin-bottom-alt: auto class=MsoNormal>Footnotes and endnotes <LI style=MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; mso-list: l0 level1 lfo2; tab-stops: list .5in; mso-margin-top-alt: auto; mso-margin-bottom-alt: auto class=MsoNormal>Selective discussions of imitations, parodies, poems, books, plays, paintings, operas, statuary, and films inspired by the work <LI style=MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; mso-list: l0 level1 lfo2; tab-stops: list .5in; mso-margin-top-alt: auto; mso-margin-bottom-alt: auto class=MsoNormal>Comments by other famous authors <LI style=MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; mso-list: l0 level1 lfo2; tab-stops: list .5in; mso-margin-top-alt: auto; mso-margin-bottom-alt: auto class=MsoNormal>Study questions to challenge the reader's viewpoints and expectations <LI style=MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; mso-list: l0 level1 lfo2; tab-stops: list .5in; mso-margin-top-alt: auto; mso-margin-bottom-alt: auto class=MsoNormal>Bibliographies for further reading <LI style=MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; mso-list: l0 level1 lfo2; tab-stops: list .5in; mso-margin-top-alt: auto; mso-margin-bottom-alt: auto class=MsoNormal>Indices & Glossaries, when appropriateAll editions are beautifully designed and are printed to superior specifications; some include illustrations of historical interest. Barnes & Noble Classics pulls together a constellation of influences&#151;biographical, historical, and literary&#151;to enrich each reader's understanding of these enduring works. As legend has it, the storyteller Aesop was a slave who lived in ancient Greece during the sixth century B.C. His memorable, recountable fables have brought amusing characters to life and driven home thought-provoking morals for generations of listeners and modern-day readers. Translated into countless languages and familiar to people around the world, Aesop's fables never tarnish despite being told again and again.This collection presents nearly 300 of Aesop's most entertaining and enduring stories&#151;from &#147;The Hare and the Tortoise and &#147;The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse to &#147;The Goose That Laid the Golden Eggs and &#147;The Wolf in Sheep's Clothing. Populated by a colorful array of animal characters who personify every imaginable human type&#151;from fiddling grasshoppers and diligent ants to sly foxes, wicked wolves, brave mice, and grateful lions&#151;these timeless tales are as fresh and relevant today as when they were first created.Full of humor, insight, and wit, the tales in Aesop's Fables champion the value of hard work and perseverance, compassion for others, and honesty. They are age-old wisdom in a delicious form, for the consumption of adults and children alike.D. L. Ashliman is emeritus professor at the University of Pittsburgh. He taught folklore, mythology, German, and comparative literature at that institution for thirty-one years. He has also served as guest professor at the University of Augsburg in Germany
A Christmas carol by Charles Dickens ( Book )
54 editions published between 1843 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,741 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Through the intervention of four ghosts, Ebenezer Scrooge is shown the spirit of Christmas
Rip Van Winkle by Washington Irving ( Book )
75 editions published between 1905 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 1,722 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A man who sleeps for twenty years in the Catskill Mountains wakes to a much-changed world
Mother Goose nursery rhymes by Arthur Rackham ( Book )
56 editions published between 1913 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of 162 nursery rhymes illustrated by the well-known illustrator, Arthur Rackham
The legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving ( Book )
14 editions published between 1928 and 2012 in English and held by 1,627 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Illustrations by Arthur Rackham accompany this retelling of Irving's classic tale of a headless horseman
Peter Pan by J. M Barrie ( Book )
97 editions published between 1906 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of Peter Pan's adventures in Kensington Gardens in London
The annotated Alice: Alice's adventures in Wonderland & Through the looking glass by Lewis Carroll ( Book )
64 editions published between 1907 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this facsimile of the 1907 edition, a little girl falls down a rabbit hole and discovers a world of nonsensical and amusing characters
The Arthur Rackham fairy book, a book of old favourites with new illustrations by Arthur Rackham ( Book )
34 editions published between 1933 and 1987 in English and held by 1,352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Twenty-four old favorites gathered from Grimm, Andersen, Arabian nights, Perrault, Washington Irving and other sources
The wind in the willows by Kenneth Grahame ( Book )
43 editions published between 1908 and 2009 in English and held by 1,350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The adventures of four animal friends, Mole, Rat, Toad, and Badger, who live along a river in the English countryside
The night before Christmas : poem by Clement Clarke Moore ( Book )
45 editions published between 1800 and 2006 in English and held by 1,277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Well known poem about an important Christmas Eve visitor
The sleeping beauty by C. S Evans ( Book )
37 editions published between 1920 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Disgruntled at not being invited to the princess' christening, a wicked fairy casts a spell that dooms the princess to sleep for a hundred years
Tales from Shakespeare by Charles Lamb ( Book )
56 editions published between 1899 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Retells for children the stories of twenty of Shakespeare's plays
Irish fairy tales by James Stephens ( Book )
27 editions published between 1920 and 2008 in English and French and held by 1,113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of ten traditional tales of Irish heroes, kings, soldiers, magicians, poets, and madmen
Cinderella by C. S Evans ( Book )
30 editions published between 1919 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,051 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A mistreated kitchen maid, with the help of her fairy godmother, attends the palace ball on the condition that she leave before midnight
The legend of Sleepy Hollow and other tales by Washington Irving ( Book )
2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 995 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A superstitious schoolmaster, in love with a wealthy farmer's daughter, has a terrifying encounter with a headless horseman
Grimm's fairy tales; twenty stories by Jacob Grimm ( Book )
16 editions published between 1973 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 952 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Twenty tales collected from German folklore and immortalized by the brothers Grimm
Once upon a time : the fairy tale world of Arthur Rackham by Margery Darrell ( Book )
6 editions published between 1972 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 887 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This book contains Rip Van Winkle, The lady and the lion, The frog prince, Rapunzel, Briar rose, Red Riding Hood, Hansel and Gretel, The seven ravens, Alice's adventures in wonderland, Three tales from Shakespeare (The taming of the shrew, A midsummer night's dream, Romeo and Juliet), A Christmas carol, Fables by Aesop, Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens
The annotated Peter Pan by J. M Barrie ( Book )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 840 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An annotated version of the classic story of the boy who never grows up includes period photos and a discussion of the tale's controversial history
Gulliver's travels by Jonathan Swift ( Book )
47 editions published between 1899 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 759 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Classic of the imagination for children, a classic of satire and wit for adults. 10 yrs+
Arthur Rackham by Fred Gettings ( Book )
5 editions published between 1975 and 1976 in English and held by 749 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Arthur Rackham
Rackam Arthur 1867-1939
Rackham, A.
Rackham, A. 1867-1939
Rackham, A. (Arthur), 1867-1939
Rackham, Arthur
Rackham, Arturo 1867-1939
Rackhan, Artur.
Rekchėm, A. 1867-1939
Rekhems, A. 1867-1939
ラッカム, アーサー
Languages
English (856)
French (9)
German (6)
Danish (4)
Dutch (4)
Italian (3)
Spanish (3)
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