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Kingsley, Charles 1819-1875

Overview
Works: 1,742 works in 9,347 publications in 20 languages and 80,776 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Juvenile works  Biography  Apologetic works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Records and correspondence  Drama  Bibliography  Christian fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor, Lyricist, Bibliographic antecedent, Dedicatee, Composer, Arranger, Other, Honoree, Author of introduction
Classifications: PR4842, 823.8
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The water-babies by Charles Kingsley( Book )

1,183 editions published between 1800 and 2015 in 13 languages and held by 6,282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of Tom, a sooty little chimney sweep with a great longing to be clean, who is stolen by fairies and turned into a water baby
Westward ho! or, The voyages and adventures of Sir Amyas Leigh, Knight, of Burrough, in the County of Devon, in the reign of her most glorious majesty, Queen Elizabeth, rendered into modern English by Charles Kingsley( Book )

514 editions published between 1855 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 3,209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This vibrant novel captures the daring spirit of hte adventurers who shaold with Sir Francis Drake
Hypatia by Charles Kingsley( Book )

404 editions published between 1800 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of the life of the philosopher Hypatia, and tells the story of a young monk called Philammon who travels to Alexandria, where he becomes mixed up in the political and religious battles of the day
Alton Locke, tailor and poet by Charles Kingsley( Book )

279 editions published between 1187 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alton Locke is the story of a young tailor-boy who has instincts and aspirations beyond the normal expectations of his working-class background. He is intensely patriotic and has ambitions to be a poet. In the course of the narrative, Alton Locke loves and struggles in vain. Physically, he is a weak man, but is able to encompass all the best emotions, along with vain longings, wild hopes, and a righteous indignation at the plight of his contemporaries. He joins the Chartist movement because he can find no better vehicle by which to improve the lot of the working class, experiencing a sense of devastation at its apparent failure. Utterly broken in spirit, Alton Locke sails for America to seek a new life there; however, he barely reaches the shore of the New World before he dies
The heroes by Charles Kingsley( Book )

194 editions published between 900 and 2013 in 10 languages and held by 1,475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stories based on the Greek myths about Perseus, Jason and the Argonauts, Theseus, and the twelve labors of Heracles
The heroes : or, Greek fairy tales for my children by Charles Kingsley( Book )

321 editions published between 1855 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stories based on the Greek myths about Perseus, Jason and the Argonauts, Thesus, and the twelve labors of Heracles
Westward ho! : or, The voyages and adventures of Sir Amyas Leigh, knight of Burrough, in the county of Devon, in the reign of her most glorious Majesty, Queen Elizabeth by Charles Kingsley( Book )

216 editions published between 1855 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A saga of romance and seafaring adventure set against the backdrop of Elizabethan England and the battle of the Spanish Armada
Apologia pro vita sua by John Henry Newman( Book )

29 editions published between 1864 and 1970 in 4 languages and held by 1,084 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents John Henry Newman's autobiographical response to a public attack on his personal integrity by novelist Charles Kingsley in 1863, who was critical and suspicious of Newman's abandonment of Anglicanism for the Church of Rome, and includes a defense of Catholicism
Yeast; a problem by Charles Kingsley( Book )

193 editions published between 1851 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,058 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A political and social novel commenting on Roman Catholicism and the Oxford Movement, on celibacy, the game laws, bad landlords and bad sanitation, and on the whole social system insofar as it kept England's agricultural labourer class in poverty
Two years ago by Charles Kingsley( Book )

224 editions published between 1857 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,032 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life story of a rationalist centering on problems of religion and conduct and containing descriptions of English scenery
Poems by Charles Kingsley( Book )

126 editions published between 1848 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 961 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hereward the Wake by Charles Kingsley( Book )

142 editions published between 1800 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 928 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A re-telling of Charles Kingsley's 'Hereward the Wake" for younger readers
Hereward the Wake, "last of the English," by Charles Kingsley( Book )

186 editions published between 1866 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 874 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hereward was a teenage warrior from the Fens of Anglia, the son of Earl Leofric and Lady Godiva. He killed and killed until he was exiled, where he became a mercenary suppressing the Dutch on behalf of Norman overlords. When they invaded England, he spent many years fighting a guerilla war against them. But he was unfaithful to his wife, and that fatal flaw meant that he made a peace that his many enemies were bound to break
Westward ho! : or, The voyage and adventures of Sir Amyas Leigh, knight, of Burrough, in the county of Devon, in the reign of Her Most Glorious Majesty Queen Elizabeth by Charles Kingsley( Book )

32 editions published between 1855 and 2004 in English and held by 846 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the coral reefs of the Barbados to the great sea battle with the Spanish Armada, this vibrant novel captures the daring spirit of Elizabethan adventurers who sailed with Sir Francis Drake. Moving at a breathless pace from start to finish, the story of the sailors' adventures and conflicts with the Spanish make it an exhilarating read
Glaucus : or, The wonders of the shore by Charles Kingsley( Book )

76 editions published between 1855 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charles Kingsley : his letters and memories of his life by Charles Kingsley( Book )

108 editions published between 1877 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charles Kingsley (1819-1875), son of Charles Kingsley of Battramsley and Mary Lucas, was born in Holne Vicarage, Devonshire. He married Fanny Grenfell in 1844
Historical lectures and essays by Charles Kingsley( Book )

34 editions published between 1880 and 2011 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sanitary and social lectures and essays by Charles Kingsley( Book )

28 editions published between 1880 and 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Madam How and Lady Why; or by Charles Kingsley( Book )

17 editions published between 1879 and 2008 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains some basic "hows and whys" in natural history and geology
Alexandria and her schools by Charles Kingsley( )

10 editions published between 1854 and 2008 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The water-babies
Alternative Names
Alton Locke, Author of 1819-1875

Amyas Leigh, Author of 1819-1875

Author of Alton Locke 1819-1875

Author of Amyas Leigh 1819-1875

Author of Two years ago 1819-1875

Čarlzas Kingslis

Charles Kingsley englischer anglikanischer Geistlicher, Theologe und Schriftsteller

Kingley, Charles 1819-1875

Kingsleǐ, Charl's 1819-1875

Kingsleij, Charles 1819-1875

Kingsley, C.

Kingsley, C. 1819-1875

Kingsley, C. (Charles), 1819-1875

Kingsley, Ch 1819-1875

Kingsley, Chas 1819-1875

Kingsley, Chas (Charles), 1819-1875

Kingslijs, Čārlzs 1819-1875

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Lot, Parson

Lot, Parson, 1819-1875

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Parson Lot 1819-1875

Two years ago, Author of 1819-1875

Кингсли, Чарльз

צ'ארלס קינגסלי

קינגסלי, צ׳רלס 1819־1875

קינגסלי, צ'ארלס

קינגסלי, צ'רלס 1819-1875

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Westward ho! or, The voyages and adventures of Sir Amyas Leigh, Knight, of Burrough, in the County of Devon, in the reign of her most glorious majesty, Queen Elizabeth, rendered into modern EnglishHypatiaAlton Locke, tailor and poetThe heroesThe heroes : or, Greek fairy tales for my childrenHereward the Wake, "last of the English,"Westward ho! : or, The voyage and adventures of Sir Amyas Leigh, knight, of Burrough, in the county of Devon, in the reign of Her Most Glorious Majesty Queen ElizabethGlaucus : or, The wonders of the shore