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Ward, Adolphus William Sir 1837-1924

Overview
Works: 359 works in 1,669 publications in 2 languages and 18,519 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fiction  Bibliography  History  Poetry  Biography  Legends  Maps  Dictionaries 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Author of introduction, Other, Correspondent, ed
Classifications: PR83, 822.3
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Most widely held works about Adolphus William Ward
 
Most widely held works by Adolphus William Ward
The Cambridge history of English literature by Adolphus William Ward( Book )
123 editions published between 1907 and 2010 in English and German and held by 3,382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chaucer by Adolphus William Ward( Book )
80 editions published between 1879 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Canterbury Tales of Geoffrey Chaucer (1343-1400) represent one of the foundations of English literature. For this 1879 entry in the influential English Men of Letters" series of literary biographies, the distinguished critic Adolphus Ward placed Chaucer's life and work in the context of his tempestuous times, which included the Black Death
The Cambridge modern history by Adolphus William Ward( Book )
50 editions published between 1902 and 1969 in English and held by 1,430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The Cambridge Modern History" is a comprehensive modern history of the world, beginning with the 15th century age of Discovery, published by the Cambridge University Press in the United Kingdom and also in the United States
Dickens by Adolphus William Ward( Book )
61 editions published between 1879 and 2011 in English and held by 1,379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Charles Dickens (1812-1870) created some of England's most enduring works of fiction. Ward's 1882 entry into the influential English Men of Letters" series of literary biographies probes Dickens' life and work before and after The Pickwick Papers , his travel writings, David Copperfield , and beyond
A history of English dramatic literature to the death of Queen Anne by Adolphus William Ward( Book )
25 editions published between 1875 and 1970 in English and held by 1,243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Cambridge history of British foreign policy, 1783-1919 by Adolphus William Ward( Book )
20 editions published between 1922 and 1971 in English and held by 1,092 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
With contributions from leading historians of the day, alongside chapters by politicians, journalists and lawyers, this three-volume work was the first comprehensive survey of foreign policy during the rise of Britain as a major power. Published between 1922 and 1923, it is unashamed in its aim to present 'a national point of view [with] an avowed regard for the interests, and above all for the honour of Great Britain', but is all the more illuminating for that. Including some original memoranda and documents, it takes as its starting point
The poetical works of Alexander Pope. Edited with notes and introductory memoir by Adolphus William Ward by Alexander Pope( Book )
78 editions published between 1869 and 1964 in English and held by 864 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ill. by John Gilbert
The history of Greece by Ernst Curtius( Book )
36 editions published between 1867 and 2011 in English and held by 629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The German archaeologist Ernst Curtius (1814-1896) published this seminal work in three volumes between 1857 and 1867. It quickly became a bestseller and was republished in numerous German editions. The work was translated into English by the eminent British historian Adolphus William Ward (1837-1924) who divided it into five volumes, published between 1868 and 1873. Volume 2 focuses on the themes of conflict and unity, with the second part of Book 2, and Book 3 which covers the Ionian revolt and the events that led to the outbreak of
Poems by George Crabbe( Book )
25 editions published between 1905 and 1992 in English and held by 549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Germany, 1815-1890 by Adolphus William Ward( Book )
15 editions published between 1916 and 1979 in English and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dr. Faustus from the quarto of 1616 by Christopher Marlowe( Book )
42 editions published between 1878 and 1962 in English and Undetermined and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Classic Play. Faustus dreams of knowledge and power, hece his blaspheming, his sense of the loss of God, his agonized despair. This is the gist of the play. The other people have virtually no character, and no function save to help him towards good or evil
The Counter-reformation by Adolphus William Ward( Book )
17 editions published between 1881 and 2009 in English and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The electress Sophia and the Hanoverian succession by Adolphus William Ward( Book )
14 editions published between 1903 and 1909 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Great Britain & Hanover; some aspects of the personal union by Adolphus William Ward( Book )
20 editions published between 1899 and 2009 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Cambridge modern history atlas ( Book )
16 editions published between 1912 and 1924 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shakespeare and the makers of Virginia by Adolphus William Ward( Book )
18 editions published between 1919 and 1978 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Old English drama : select plays. Marlowe, Tragical history of Doctor Faustus. Greene, Honourable history of Friar Bacon and Friar Bungay by Adolphus William Ward( Book )
29 editions published between 1878 and 1901 in English and Undetermined and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The London merchant by George Lillo( Book )
8 editions published between 1906 and 1949 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A tragedy that follows the downfall of a young apprentice due to his association with a prostitute, it is remarkable for its use of middle and working class characters. First performed in 1731, The London Merchant became one of the most popular plays of 18th century
Sir Henry Wotton; a biographical sketch by Adolphus William Ward( Book )
12 editions published between 1898 and 2011 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
English author and diplomat Sir Henry Wotton (1568 1639) was secretary to the Earl of Essex and later became a favorite of King James I, who knighted him and appointed him ambassador to Venice. Adolphus W. Ward's engaging biography of Wotton is both a compelling life story and a thoughtful study of Wotton's accomplishments
The poems of John Byrom by John Byrom( Book )
11 editions published between 1894 and 1974 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Ward, A. W. 1837-1924
Ward, A. W. 1837-1924 Sir
Ward, A. W. (Adolphus William), Sir, 1837-1924
Ward, A. W., Sir, 1837-1924
Ward, Adolph 1837-1924
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Ward, Adolphus William 1837-1924
Languages
English (708)
German (1)
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