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Kingsley, Charles 1819-1875

Overview
Works: 2,322 works in 9,341 publications in 3 languages and 73,455 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Biography  Apologetic works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Records and correspondence  Bibliography  Controversial literature  Fairy tales 
Roles: Editor, Lyricist, Bibliographic antecedent, Other, Author of introduction, Dedicatee, Arranger, Composer, Honoree
Classifications: PR4842, 823.8
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The water-babies by Charles Kingsley ( Book )
403 editions published between 1800 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 4,230 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 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 )
389 editions published between 1855 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This vibrant novel captures the daring spirit of hte adventurers who shaold with Sir Francis Drake
The water-babies : a fairy-tale for a land-baby by Charles Kingsley ( Book )
331 editions published between 1800 and 2013 in English and German and held by 2,745 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
Hypatia; or, New foes with an old face by Charles Kingsley ( Book )
329 editions published between 1800 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,029 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
One of Charles Kingsley's most popular novels, Hypatia is a fictionalized account of the life and murder of Hypatia, once considered the greatest living mathematician in the Greco-Roman world. Hypatia focuses on the religious issues surrounding her murder, and is a brilliant yet dark portrait of the passing of old faiths in Greece and Rome
Hereward the Wake by Charles Kingsley ( Book )
279 editions published between 1800 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,811 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
Glaucus or the wonders of the shore by Charles Kingsley ( )
65 editions published between 1855 and 2000 in English and held by 1,738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Alton Locke, tailor and poet by Charles Kingsley ( Book )
239 editions published between 1187 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 1,638 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, or, Greek fairy tales for my children by Charles Kingsley ( Book )
304 editions published between 1855 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An 1856 retelling of the Greek myths for children based on the Greek myths about Perseus, Jason and the Argonauts, and Theseus
Sanitary and social lectures and essays by Charles Kingsley ( )
27 editions published between 1880 and 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Westward ho! by Charles Kingsley ( Book )
238 editions published between 1855 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Enormously popular when published, Westward ho! is the saga of Elizabethan sailors from the Devonshire coast who sail off into the unknown to found an empire for their queen. 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
Two years ago by Charles Kingsley ( Book )
226 editions published between 1857 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Life story of a rationalist centering on problems of religion and conduct and containing descriptions of English scenery
Historical lectures and essays by Charles Kingsley ( )
in English and held by 1,189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Alexandria and her schools by Charles Kingsley ( )
9 editions published between 1854 and 2008 in English and held by 1,187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Madam how and lady why by Charles Kingsley ( )
in English and held by 1,180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The heroes by Charles Kingsley ( )
4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents the adventures of Perseus, Jason and the Argonauts, and Theseus
The ancient regime by Charles Kingsley ( )
in English and held by 1,168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Westward ho! by Charles Kingsley ( )
in English and held by 1,156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cyberbee presents "Westward HO!," an interactive, collaborative Internet project for elementary and middle school history classes. This project simulates the experiences of pioneer families who travelled along the Oregon Trail to the western United States in the mid 1800s. Cyberbee provides registration details for the upcoming session, as well as lesson plans and teaching tips for teachers. Cyberbee is a service of Linda C. Joseph. Leni Donlan maintains the "Westward HO!" section of Cyberbee
Yeast; a problem by Charles Kingsley ( Book )
171 editions published between 1851 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,120 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
Apologia pro vita sua by John Henry Newman ( Book )
15 editions published between 1913 and 1950 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,019 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Published in 1865-66, this classic spiritual autobiography grew out of Newman's desire to defend his Roman Catholic faith against what he saw as unjust criticisms and personal attacks leveled by the noted fantasist and Anglican clergyman, Charles Kingsley. His response transcends its cause, rising to sublime heights of literary and spiritual merit
The heroes by Charles Kingsley ( Book )
16 editions published between 1885 and 1980 in English and held by 946 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Stories based on the Greek myths about Perseus, Jason and the Argonauts, Theseus, and the twelve labors of Heracles
 
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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
Kingley, Charles, 1819-1875
Kingsleǐ, Charl's, 1819-1875
Kingsley, C.
Kingsley, C. (Charles), 1819-1875
Kingsley, Ch., 1819-1875
Kingsley, Chas. (Charles), 1819-1875
Kingslijs, Čārlzs, 1819-1875
Lot, Parson
Lot, Parson, 1819-1875
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Two years ago, Author of, 1819-1875
קינגסלי, צ׳רלס, 1819־1875
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キングスリー, チャールズ
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Languages
English (3,268)
German (17)
French (2)
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