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Skeat, Walter W. (Walter William) 1835-1912

Overview
Works: 1,207 works in 5,232 publications in 10 languages and 45,169 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Dictionaries  Fiction  Juvenile works  Sources  Historical poetry  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Glossaries, vocabularies, etc  Romances  History 
Roles: Editor, Author, Translator, Author of introduction, Creator, Other, ed, edi, Writer of accompanying material, Annotator, Compiler, Correspondent, Former owner, tra, Adapter
Classifications: PR1870.A1, 821.1
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Most widely held works about Walter W Skeat
 
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Most widely held works by Walter W Skeat
The vision of Piers the Plowman by William Langland( Book )

236 editions published between 1867 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 2,736 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the fourteenth-century epic poem by William Langland that explores day-to-day life in medieval England
An etymological dictionary of the English language by Walter W Skeat( Book )

195 editions published between 1822 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Practical and reliable, this reference traces English words back to their Indo-European roots. Each entry features a brief definition, identifies the language of origin, and employs a few illustrative quotations. An extensive appendix includes lists of prefixes, suffixes, Indo-European roots, homonyms and doublets, and the distribution of English-language sources
The complete works of Geoffrey Chaucer by Geoffrey Chaucer( Book )

156 editions published between 1894 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,912 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Canterbury Tales - A Treatise on the Astrolabe - The Legend of Good Women - The Hous of Fame - Troilus and Criseyde - Boethius de Consolatione Philosophie__
Troilus and Criseyde by Geoffrey Chaucer( Book )

19 editions published between 1952 and 1990 in English and held by 1,836 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Original and modern versions in parallel columns
A concise etymological dictionary of the English language, by the Rev. Walter W. Skeat by Walter W Skeat( Book )

192 editions published between 1882 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Canterbury tales by Geoffrey Chaucer( Book )

83 editions published between 1876 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of the medieval poem about a group of travelers on a pilgrimage to Canterbury and the tales they tell each other. With their astonishing diversity of tone and subject matter, The Canterbury Tales have become one of the touchstones of medieval literature. Translated here into modern English, these tales of a motley crowd of pilgrims drawn from all walks of life-from knight to nun, miller to monk-reveal a picture of English life in the fourteenth century that is as robust as it is representative
The vision of William concerning Piers the Plowman in three parallel texts : together with Richard the Redeless by William Langland( Book )

51 editions published between 1886 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 1,140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Bruce; or, The book of the most excellent and noble prince, Robert de Broyss, king of Scots: by John Barbour( Book )

74 editions published between 1870 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 874 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lay of Havelok the Dane by Havelock( Book )

70 editions published between 1868 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 847 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De wettige erfgenaam van Denemarken wordt in zijn eigen land bedreigd en vlucht als kind naar Engeland, waar hij zonder het te weten, met de kroonprinses trouwt
The student's Chaucer, being a complete edition of his works by Geoffrey Chaucer( Book )

52 editions published between 1894 and 1985 in English and held by 838 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chaucer : complete works by Geoffrey Chaucer( Book )

98 editions published between 1894 and 1979 in 3 languages and held by 809 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A glossary of Tudor and Stuart words, especially from the dramatists by Walter W Skeat( Book )

42 editions published between 1914 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 772 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

English dialects from the eighth century to the present day by Walter W Skeat( Book )

47 editions published between 1911 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 752 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The prologue : the Knights tale, the Nonne preestes tale, from the Canterbury tales by Geoffrey Chaucer( Book )

77 editions published between 1845 and 1957 in English and English, Middle and held by 709 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The poetical works of Thomas Chatterton by Thomas Chatterton( Book )

48 editions published between 1871 and 1992 in English and held by 688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joseph of Arimathie: otherwise called The romance of the Seint Graal, or Holy Grail: an alliterative poem written about A.D. 1350, and now first printed from the unique copy in the Vernon ms. at Oxford by Marie et Joseph( Book )

54 editions published between 1871 and 2006 in English and English, Middle and held by 658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lancelot of the Laik; a Scottish metrical romance, about 1490-1500 A.D by Dieudonné Auguste Lancelot( Book )

51 editions published between 1865 and 2006 in English and English, Middle and held by 632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Chaucer canon, with a discussion of the works associated with the name of Geoffrey Chaucer by Walter W Skeat( Book )

27 editions published between 1900 and 1992 in English and German and held by 623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The romans of Partenay, or of Lusignen: otherwise known as the tale of Melusine: by Couldrette( Book )

53 editions published between 1866 and 2002 in English and English, Middle and held by 615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

... Principles of English etymology by Walter W Skeat( Book )

46 editions published between 1887 and 1983 in English and held by 583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
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Skeat, W.

Skeat, W.M. 1835-1912

Skeat, W.W.

Skeat W.W. 1835-1912

Skeat, W. W. (Walter William), 1835-1912

Skeat, Walter.

Skeat, Walter 1835-1912

Skeat, Walter W.

Skeat Walter W. 1835-1912

Skeat, Walter W. (Walter William), 1835-1912

Skeat, Walter William.

Skeat, Walter William 1835-1912

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An etymological dictionary of the English languageThe complete works of Geoffrey ChaucerA concise etymological dictionary of the English language, by the Rev. Walter W. SkeatThe Canterbury talesA glossary of Tudor and Stuart words, especially from the dramatistsEnglish dialects from the eighth century to the present dayJoseph of Arimathie: otherwise called The romance of the Seint Graal, or Holy Grail: an alliterative poem written about A.D. 1350, and now first printed from the unique copy in the Vernon ms. at OxfordLancelot of the Laik; a Scottish metrical romance, about 1490-1500 A.DThe romans of Partenay, or of Lusignen: otherwise known as the tale of Melusine: