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Lang, Andrew 1844-1912

Overview
Works: 2,999 works in 12,269 publications in 8 languages and 179,451 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Epic poetry  Fairy tales  Epic poetry, Greek  Folk tales  Juvenile works  Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Short stories  Biographies 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Other, Contributor, Author of introduction, Lyricist, Composer, win, Speaker, Director, Adapter, edc, Commentator for written text, tra, Compiler, Creator, Illustrator, Redactor, pre
Classifications: PA4025.A5, 883.01
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The blue fairy book by Andrew Lang( )

224 editions published between 1889 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 7,770 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of fairy tales from the folklore of France, Germany, Scandinavia, Scotland, and England
The red fairy book by Andrew Lang( Book )

222 editions published between 1889 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 5,546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirty-seven favorite fairy tales from the folklore of France, Germany, Russia and Scandinavia
The yellow fairy book by Andrew Lang( )

173 editions published between 1894 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 4,973 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of forty-eight traditional fairy tales from the folklore of Hungary, Poland, Russia, Germany, France, Iceland, and America
The green fairy book by Andrew Lang( Book )

188 editions published between 1889 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 4,041 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains fairy tales gathered from the folklore of Russia, Germany, Italy, France, Spain, China, Scotland, and Ireland
The violet fairy book by Andrew Lang( )

112 editions published between 1901 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,859 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirty-five fairy tales from the folklore of Portugal, Romania, Germany, Italy, Africa, Scandinavia, Russia, Serbia, and Japan
Arabian nights by Andrew Lang( )

62 editions published between 1898 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty of the traditional tales told by Scheherazade in an attempt to save her life, including The Merchant and the Genie, The Forty Thieves, The Seven Voyages of Sinbad the Sailor, and Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp
Letters to dead authors by Andrew Lang( )

87 editions published between 1886 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 2,851 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Each letter is written in the style of the author addressed, and updates each author on the state of his or her reputation
The Odyssey by Homer( Book )

170 editions published between 1870 and 2010 in English and Greek, Ancient and held by 2,822 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Taste and literary habits demand different qualities of poetry, and therefore a different sort of rendering of Homer
Essays in little by Andrew Lang( )

71 editions published between 1891 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 2,659 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume contains a collection of essays on important Victorian authors
Adventures among books by Andrew Lang( )

50 editions published between 1891 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reprinted in part from various magazines
Books and bookmen by Andrew Lang( )

82 editions published between 1886 and 2015 in English and held by 2,547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Andrew Lang (1844-1912) was a prolific Scots man of letters, a poet, novelist, literary critic and contributor to anthropology. He now is best known as the collector of folk and fairy tales. As a journalist, poet, critic and historian, he soon made a reputation as one of the ablest and most versatile writers of the day. Lang was one of the founders of the study of ""Psychical Research, "" and his other writings on anthropology include The Book of Dreams and Ghosts (1897), Magic and Religion (1901) and The Secret of the Totem (1905). He was a Homeric scholar of conservative views. Ot
Letters on literature by Andrew Lang( )

53 editions published between 1889 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Webpage containing letters on literature / by Andrew Lang
The library by Andrew Lang( )

44 editions published between 1881 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The pages in this volume on illuminated and other MSS. (with the exception of some anecdotes about Bussy Rabutin and Julie de Rambouillet) have been contributed by the Rev. W. J. Loftie, who has also written on early printed books (pp. 94-95). The pages on the Biblioklept (pp. 46-56) are reprinted, with the Editor's kind permission, from the Saturday Review; and a few remarks on the moral lessons of bookstalls are taken from an essay in the same journal
Old friends : essays in epistolary parody by Andrew Lang( )

40 editions published between 1890 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rhymes a la mode by Andrew Lang( )

45 editions published between 1885 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 2,242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Andrew Lang (1844-1912) was a prolific Scots man of letters, a poet, novelist, literary critic and contributor to anthropology. He now is best known as the collector of folk and fairy tales. He was educated at the Edinburgh Academy, St Andrews University and at Balliol College, Oxford. As a journalist, poet, critic and historian, he soon made a reputation as one of the ablest and most versatile writers of the day. Lang was one of the founders of the study of ""Psychical Research, "" and his other writings on anthropology include The Book of Dreams and Ghosts (1897), Magic and Religi
The Iliad by Homer( Book )

127 editions published between 1882 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Composed in Ionia, on the coast of Asia Minor, near the end of the eighth century B.C., The Iliad focuses on the wrath of Achilles with all the great dramatic force which the poet Homer could evoke. Across these pages we see the blaze of forest fires; the greatest battle of antiquity; ox-eyed Juno; Agamemnon, son of Arteus; silver-footed Thetis; and the warrior Achilles chasing Hector around the walls of Troy
A monk of Fife; a romance of the days of Jeanne d'Arc by Andrew Lang( )

40 editions published between 1895 and 2018 in English and French and held by 2,182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Andrew Lang (1844-1912) was a prolific Scots man of letters, a poet, novelist, literary critic and contributor to anthropology. He now is best known as the collector of folk and fairy tales. He was educated at the Edinburgh Academy, St Andrews University and at Balliol College, Oxford. As a journalist, poet, critic and historian, he soon made a reputation as one of the ablest and most versatile writers of the day. Lang was one of the founders of the study of "Psychical Research," and his other writings on anthropology include The Book of Dreams and Ghosts (1897), Magic and Religion (1901) and The Secret of the Totem (1905). He was a Homeric scholar of conservative views. Other works include Homer and the Epic (1893); a prose translation of The Homeric Hymns (1899), with literary and mythological essays in which he draws parallels between Greek myths and other mythologies; and Homer and his Age (1906). He also wrote Ballades in Blue China (1880) and Rhymes la Mode (1884)
The pink fairy book by Andrew Lang( Book )

98 editions published between 1895 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 2,180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of forty-one fairy tales from the folklore of Japan, Scandinavia, Sicily, Africa, and Spain
Helen of Troy by Andrew Lang( )

41 editions published between 1882 and 2018 in English and held by 2,151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This story in rhyme tells of the fortunes of Helen and the account of the sack of Troy
The orange fairy book by Andrew Lang( Book )

105 editions published between 1906 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirty-three fairy tales from the folklore of Rhodesia, Uganda, Denmark, Spain, Scandinavia, and Scotland
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identityLongway, A. Huge, 1844-1912

Andrew Lang britisk poet, skribent og historikar

Andrew Lang britisk poet, skribent og historiker

Andrew Lang Brits dichter (1844-1912)

Andrew Lang brittisk poet, författare och historiker

Andrew Lang escritor escocés

Andrew Lang homme de lettres écossais, poète, romancier, critique littéraire

Andrew Lang Nhà thơ, tiểu thuyết gia, nhà phê bình văn học người Scotland

Andrew Lang schottischer Schriftsteller

Andrew Lang Scots poet, novelist and literary critic

Andrew Lang scrittore e poeta scozzese

Andrew Lang skottilainen runoilija ja kirjailija

Andrew Lang versátil escritor británico (Escocia)

Lang, A.

Lang, A. 1844-1912

Lang, A. (Andrew), 1844-1912

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Lang Endriu

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Lang Walter Andrew

Lang, Walter Andrew 1844-1912

Longway, A. Huge 1844-1912

Rangu, Andoryū 1844-1912

Άντριου Λανγκ

Андрю Ланг

Лэнг Эндрю

Лэнг, Эндрю шотландский писатель, переводчик, историк и этнограф

אנדרו לאנג סופר בריטי

أندرو لانغ

اندرو لانق

랭, 앤드루 1844-1912

랭, 앤드류 1844-1912

앤드류 랭

アンドルー・ラング

ラング, アンドリュー

ラング, アンドルー

安德鲁·朗格

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