WorldCat Identities

Pearson, Hesketh 1887-1964

Overview
Works: 196 works in 1,238 publications in 7 languages and 28,599 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction
Classifications: PR5366, 928.2
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Hesketh Pearson
 
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Most widely held works by Hesketh Pearson
G.B.S. : a full length portrait by Hesketh Pearson( Book )

24 editions published between 1942 and 1952 in English and held by 1,414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dickens, his character, comedy, and career by Hesketh Pearson( Book )

34 editions published between 1949 and 1988 in 3 languages and held by 1,306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrations and portraits
The man Whistler by Hesketh Pearson( Book )

29 editions published between 1952 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir Walter Scott, his life and personality by Hesketh Pearson( Book )

9 editions published in 1954 in English and held by 1,266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oscar Wilde, his life and wit by Hesketh Pearson( Book )

22 editions published between 1946 and 1958 in English and Spanish and held by 1,190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Johnson and Boswell; the story of their lives by Hesketh Pearson( Book )

38 editions published between 1958 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dizzy : the life & personality of Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield by Hesketh Pearson( Book )

28 editions published between 1951 and 1974 in 3 languages and held by 1,143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henry of Navarre, the King who dared by Hesketh Pearson( Book )

8 editions published between 1963 and 1976 in English and held by 1,092 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Conan Doyle by Hesketh Pearson( Book )

45 editions published between 1943 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,082 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gilbert and Sullivan; a biography by Hesketh Pearson( Book )

54 editions published between 1935 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 974 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A life of Shakespeare. With an anthology of Shakespeare's poetry by Hesketh Pearson( Book )

30 editions published between 1942 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 902 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bernard Shaw : his life and personality by Hesketh Pearson( Book )

103 editions published between 1942 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 895 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beerbohm Tree: his life and laughter by Hesketh Pearson( Book )

16 editions published between 1956 and 1988 in English and held by 848 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of Oscar Wilde by Hesketh Pearson( Book )

96 editions published between 1946 and 1998 in 6 languages and held by 789 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

G.B.S., a postscript by Hesketh Pearson( Book )

22 editions published between 1950 and 1951 in English and Undetermined and held by 769 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gilbert, his life and strife by Hesketh Pearson( Book )

22 editions published between 1957 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 767 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The full, intimate life story of the who, with Sir Arthur sullivan, created the operas that have delighted audiences ever since
Lives of the wits by Hesketh Pearson( Book )

13 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biographies-in-miniature of 14 representative British wits extending in time from the 17th to the 20th century
The last actor-managers by Hesketh Pearson( Book )

24 editions published between 1950 and 1974 in English and held by 683 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Extraordinary people by Hesketh Pearson( Book )

11 editions published in 1965 in English and Undetermined and held by 672 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Character sketches of ten men and one woman the biographer thought interesting for their oddness. Two of the author's short essays are included
The Smith of Smiths : being the life, wit and humour of Sydney Smith by Hesketh Pearson( Book )

43 editions published between 1934 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Audience level: 0.36 (from 0.20 for Sir Walter ... to 0.86 for Elmer Gert ...)

Alternative Names
an Ex-Diplomat

Ex-diplomat.

Ex-diplomat 1887-1964

Hesketh Pearson British writer

Pearson, Edward Hesketh Gibbons.

Pearson, Edward Hesketh Gibbons 1887-1964

Pearson, Edward Hesketh Gibbson.

Pirson, Chesket 1887-1964

Pirson, H.

Pirson, Hesket.

Pīrsons, Heskets 1887-1964

Пирсон, Хескет 1887-1964

هـ. بيرسون، 1887-1964

ピアソン, ヘスキス

Languages
Covers
Johnson and Boswell; the story of their livesConan DoyleGilbert and Sullivan; a biographyBernard Shaw : his life and personalityThe Smith of Smiths : being the life, wit and humour of Sydney Smith