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Hudson, W. H. (William Henry) 1841-1922

Overview
Works: 624 works in 3,155 publications in 10 languages and 50,975 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Guidebooks  History  Juvenile works  Love stories  Records and correspondence  Bibliography  Adventure stories 
Roles: Author, Editor, Librettist, Honoree, Annotator, Lyricist
Classifications: PR6015.U23, 823.8
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Most widely held works about W. H Hudson
 
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Green mansions a romance of the tropical forest by W. H Hudson( Book )
421 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 10,523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on the naturalist-author's extensive travels in South America, this is the romance of the bird girl, Rima. For other editions, see Author Catalog
The purple land being the narrative of one Richard Lamb's adventures in the Banda Orientál, in South America, as told by himself by W. H Hudson( Book )
135 editions published between 1900 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Richard Lamb, a young Englishman, marries a teenage Argentinian girl, Paquita, without asking her father's permission, and is forced to flee to Uruguay with his bride. Lamb leaves his young wife with a relative while he sets off for eastern Uruguay to find work for himself. He soon becomes embroiled in adventures with the Uruguayan gauchos and romances with local women. Lamb unknowingly helps a rebel guerrilla general, Santa Coloma, escape from prison and joins his cause. However, the rebels are defeated in battle and Lamb has to flee in disguise. He helps Demetria, the daughter of an old rebel leader, escape from her persecutors and returns to Montevideo. Lamb, Paquita, Demetria and Santa Coloma evade their government pursuers by slipping away on a boat bound for Buenos Aires
A crystal age by W. H Hudson( )
81 editions published between 1887 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,038 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An explorer falls down a cliff and wakes up in a very different time and place
The book of a naturalist by W. H Hudson( )
60 editions published between 1919 and 2011 in English and held by 1,963 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This collection of essays charmingly captures Hudson's deep love of nature. Classics of nature writing, essays such as Life in a Pine Wood," The Beauty of the Fox," The Discontented Squirrel," The Toad as Traveller," and others are invaluable texts for any nature lover
Afoot in England by W. H Hudson( Book )
66 editions published between 1909 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This charming travelogue from William Henry Hudson, expert birdwatcher and renowned chronicler of English country life, gives readers unparalleled access to the quaint rhythms of village existence at the turn of the twentieth century. These essays and observations will please readers who have a love for English culture and the great outdoors
Idle days in Patagonia by W. H Hudson( Book )
77 editions published between 1893 and 2007 in 6 languages and held by 1,017 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ce voyage d'une année en Patagonie sur le Rio Negro fut la grande aventure de la vie de W.-H. Hudson
The purple land being one Richard Lamb's adventures in the Banda Orientál, in South America, as told by himself by W. H Hudson( )
3 editions published between 1904 and 2012 in English and held by 957 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Travel with dashing protagonist Richard Lamb as he explores the then-largely untraveled vistas of South America. Although he was a product of the period of British imperialism, author William Henry Hudson paints an unusually sympathetic and sensitive portrait of the inhabitants of Uruguay and nearby regions. This masterwork of colonial-era literature is a fascinating read for fans of the action-adventure genre
A traveller in little things by W. H Hudson( Book )
44 editions published between 1921 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 920 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sketches, reprinted in part from various periodicals about his travels around England
Birds and Man by W. H Hudson( Book )
44 editions published between 1901 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 919 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Today, we take the issues of endangered species and extinction very seriously; however, in the early twentieth century, these ideas had barely begun to enter the popular discourse. In Birds and Man, ornithologist William Henry Hudson's discussions of dwindling bird populations helped to highlight the need to protect endangered species and usher this idea into the mainstream
A little boy lost by W. H Hudson( Book )
55 editions published between 1905 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 914 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Relates a little boy's many strange adventures when he wanders too far from home and becomes lost
The naturalist in La Plata by W. H Hudson( Book )
95 editions published between 1892 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 894 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
W. H. Hudson grew up on the Argentinean pampas, studying the wildlife of the region and honing his observational skills. An extraordinarily talented writer, Hudson's prose brings the region to life in The Naturalist in La Plata , a natural history brimming with Hudson's portraits of the birds and beasts of the beautiful La Plata. Hudson's deep respect for the environment is apparent here; as he often mourns the nature man has destroyed
A hind in Richmond Park by W. H Hudson( Book )
40 editions published between 1922 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 848 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The book is rich in anecdote, but richer in self-revelation." So wrote one reviewer about W. H. Hudson's A Hind in Richmond Park , one of his finest volumes of nature writing. Brimming with beauty and wisdom, Hudson's keen observations about plants, trees, insects, birds, and wild beasts continues to enthrall readers passionate about the natural world
Adventures among birds by W. H Hudson( Book )
47 editions published between 1913 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ornithologist and naturalist W. H. Hudson's Adventures Among Birds is an engaging account of the remarkable behavior he's observed among birds. Here is a lonely swan who befriends a trout; a gander who herds his fellow geese into a fox-proof enclosure every evening; and a flock of lapwings who playfully splash newcomers to their group
Tales of the Pampas by W. H Hudson( Book )
22 editions published between 1916 and 2011 in English and held by 676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
W. H. Hudson grew up on the pampas of Argentina, a region that remained close to his heart even after he moved to England. In Tales of the Pampas, Hudson draws upon his childhood memories to create these six magical short stories about the landscape, the gauchos, and the area that impressed him for the rest of his life
The purple land by W. H Hudson( Book )
79 editions published between 1885 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The author makes use of a very slight plot to bind together the narrative of his wanderings through the Spanish American Countries
Nature in downland by W. H Hudson( Book )
42 editions published between 1900 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Birds of La Plata by W. H Hudson( Book )
38 editions published between 1920 and 1984 in 3 languages and held by 590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Birds in town & village, by W.H. Hudson by W. H Hudson( Book )
36 editions published between 1902 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In his introduction, Hudson explains his book as a series of impressions and essays of bird life. The offerings range from impressions of birds in rural settings to the cruelty of wearing feathers as fashion in Britain. The descriptive section titles include Birds in a Village," Exotic Birds for Britain," and In an Old Garden."
Hampshire days by W. H Hudson( Book )
31 editions published between 1903 and 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A shepherd's life : impressions of the South Wiltshire downs by W. H Hudson( Book )
47 editions published between 1910 and 2011 in English and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
W. H. Hudson's frequent rambles around the English countryside resulted in several captivating travel narratives and helped inspire the back-to-nature movement of the 1920s and 1930s. A Shepherd's Life is a collection of Hudson's impressions of the land and people of the South Wiltshire Downs including the shepherds who roam the region with their flocks, their relationships with their dogs, and the hardship of everyday life
 
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Alternative Names
Hadsôn, W. H. 1841-1922
Harford, Henry.
Harford, Henry 1841-1922
Hudson, Guillermo Enrique.
Hudson Guillermo Enrique 1841-1922
Hudson, W. H.
Hudson, William H. 1841-1922
Hudson, William Henry
Hudson, William Henry 1841-1922
ハドスン, W. H
ハドスン, ウィリアム・ヘンリ
ハドソン
Languages
English (1,511)
Spanish (119)
French (34)
Japanese (31)
Italian (26)
German (6)
Czech (6)
Dutch (3)
Catalan (2)
Russian (1)
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