WorldCat Identities

Cowper, William 1731-1800

Overview
Works: 2,164 works in 7,421 publications in 5 languages and 72,202 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Records and correspondence  Biography  Bibliography  Epic poetry  Juvenile works  Concordances  Glossaries, vocabularies, etc  Study guides 
Subject Headings: Poets, English 
Roles: Translator, Editor, Lyricist, Contributor, Former owner, Librettist, Other, Honoree
Classifications: PA4025.A5, 821.6
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Most widely held works by William Cowper
Poems by William Cowper ... In two volumes. by William Cowper ( Book )
591 editions published between 1782 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 5,018 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Poetical works by William Cowper ( Book )
687 editions published between 1780 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 4,842 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Life of William Cowper by J.M. Ross.__
The task. a poem. In six books. : To which is added, Tirocinium: or, A review of schools. by William Cowper ( Book )
140 editions published between 1785 and 1973 in English and held by 2,234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The task by William Cowper ( )
99 editions published between 1795 and 1973 in English and held by 2,044 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The poems of William Cowper by William Cowper ( Book )
152 editions published between 1782 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Olney hymns by William Cowper ( )
11 editions published between 1850 and 1911 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Translations from the French of Madame de la Mothe Guion by William Cowper ( )
5 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 1,252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The diverting history of John Gilpin, shewing how he went farther than he intended and came safe home again by William Cowper ( Book )
109 editions published between 1792 and 1981 in English and German and held by 1,228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When John Gilpin tries to join his wife to celebrate their wedding anniversary, his borrowed horse runs away with him
The diverting history of John Gilpin by William Cowper ( Book )
175 editions published between 1785 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 871 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A hilarious account of John Gilpin's horseback ride to meet his wife for dinner to celebrate their 20th wedding anniversary. Includes a brief biography of the author and a glossary of archaic words and phrases used in the poem
Olney Hymns in three books by John Newton ( )
109 editions published between 1779 and 2005 in English and held by 813 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Poems by Jeanne Marie Bouvier de La Motte Guyon ( Book )
34 editions published between 1801 and 1904 in English and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cowper: poetry and prose by William Cowper ( Book )
18 editions published between 1921 and 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Table talk, and other poems by William Cowper ( Book )
45 editions published between 1800 and 1905 in English and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Odyssey of Homer by Homer ( Book )
32 editions published between 1802 and 2008 in English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The most popular epic of Western culture springs to life in Allen Mandelbaum's magnificent translation. Homer's masterpiece tells the story of Odysseus, the ideal Greek hero, as he travels home to Ithaca after the Trojan War?a journey of ten years and countless thrilling adventures. Rich in Greek folklore and myth, featuring gods and goddesses, monsters and sorceresses, "The Odyssey" has enchanted listeners around the world for thousands of years. Mandelbaum's robust, romantic, lyrical translation has an openness and immediacy unsurpassed by any other. Read aloud, it is a wonderful way to experience this enduring classic
Memoir of the early life of William Cowper, Esq by William Cowper ( Book )
23 editions published between 1816 and 1835 in English and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Manuscript fair copy, untitled, in an unidentified hand, of Cowper's memoirs, originally written in 1765 and published posthumously in 1816 as Memoir of the early life of William Cowper, Esq. written by himself
A sketch of the life of the late Rev. John Cowper, A.M by William Cowper ( Book )
23 editions published between 1814 and 1823 in English and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Original poems, on various occasions. By a lady. Revised by William Cowper, Esq. of the Inner Temple by Frances Maria Cowper ( Book )
30 editions published between 1792 and 1810 in English and Undetermined and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Selected poems by William Cowper ( Book )
10 editions published between 1874 and 2003 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Iliad : Homer by Homer ( Book )
22 editions published between 1791 and 1933 in English and Irish and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Iliad and The Odyssey are two of the oldest works of Western literature-yet these ancient myths still offer powerful lessons for our times. From the fascinating fall of Troy to Odysseus's perilous journey home, from the gods and goddesses to the Sirens and the suitors, the events and characters of these epic tales captivate us, teach us, and inspire us. Their influence can be seen far and wide, from James Joyce's Ulysses to the movie sensation Troy, starring Brad Pitt. Whether you've read Homer's original stories or you've only enjoyed their modern-day desc
 
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Alternative Names
Cowper.
Cowper, William
クーパー, ウィリアム
Languages
English (2,913)
German (5)
French (4)
Irish (1)
Latin (1)
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