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Kingsley, Charles 1819-1875

Overview
Works: 1,780 works in 9,209 publications in 19 languages and 79,665 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Juvenile works  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Records and correspondence  Drama  Bibliography  Christian fiction  Fairy tales 
Roles: Author, Editor, Lyricist, Bibliographic antecedent, Composer, Dedicatee, Arranger, Author of introduction, Honoree, Other
Classifications: PR4842, 823.8
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The water-babies by Charles Kingsley( Book )

1,009 editions published between 1800 and 2015 in 14 languages and held by 6,032 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 )

519 editions published between 1855 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 3,235 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 )

399 editions published between 1800 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 2,259 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 )

318 editions published between 1187 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 2,001 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 )

184 editions published between 900 and 2013 in 10 languages and held by 1,463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stories based on the Greek myths concerning Perseus, the Argonauts, and Theseus
The heroes : or, Greek fairy tales for my children by Charles Kingsley( Book )

323 editions published between 1855 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The stories of Perseus, Theseus, and Jason, famous tales of heroism and bravery, of men who loved their country and dared to do more noble deeds than most men
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 )

206 editions published between 1855 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,155 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
Yeast; a problem by Charles Kingsley( Book )

188 editions published between 1851 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,035 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 )

223 editions published between 1857 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,026 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

139 editions published between 1800 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 978 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

122 editions published between 1848 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 952 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 )

34 editions published between 1855 and 2004 in English and held by 868 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
Hereward the Wake, "last of the English," by Charles Kingsley( Book )

185 editions published between 1866 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 820 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( Book )

76 editions published between 1855 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At last : a Christmas in the West Indies by Charles Kingsley( Book )

89 editions published between 1871 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Author and clergyman Charles Kingsley took a tour of the West Indies in 1870, producing notes to become this narrative a year later. An account of his travels, this is a fascinating and engaging look at travel in the late-nineteenth century and the way in which the English though of the people of the West Indies
Charles Kingsley : his letters and memories of his life by Charles Kingsley( Book )

105 editions published between 1877 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 297 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 )

32 editions published between 1880 and 2006 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

30 editions published between 1880 and 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

17 editions published between 1879 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

11 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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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 childrenWestward 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 ElizabethHereward the Wake, "last of the English,"Glaucus : or, The wonders of the shore