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Cruikshank, George 1792-1878

Overview
Works: 3,985 works in 8,411 publications in 10 languages and 60,661 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Anecdotes  Biography  Humor  Juvenile works  Fairy tales  Parodies, imitations, etc  Caricatures and cartoons  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Editor, Etcher, Artist, Engraver, Creator, Other, Honoree, Dedicatee, Correspondent, Signer, Production personnel, Engineer, Contributor, Draftsman
Classifications: PR4567, 823.8
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Most widely held works by George Cruikshank
The comic Blackstone by Gilbert Abbott À Beckett ( )
76 editions published between 1844 and 2000 in English and held by 2,918 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens ( Book )
261 editions published between 1837 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 2,612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Deals with the adventures of a young orphan boy trying to survive amid greed and poverty in 19th-century London
The political house that Jack built with thirteen cuts by William Hone ( )
74 editions published between 1818 and 2000 in English and French and held by 948 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Consists of several related files. A text file contains a complete annotated transcription of Hone's verse text along with clickable thumbnail images of Cruikshank's engravings. The full text of the pamphlet, as collected and bound in Hone's 1827 Facetiae and miscellanies, is also available as a series of facsimile images. Other files contain: a transcription of the title page, epigraph, and a mock dedication to "Dr. Slop"; a transcription of The clerical magistrate, "a separate poem, attached as a kind of coda to The political house that jack built"; other supporting material; and Web links to other supporting material. A search engine is also available for searching the text and supporting material
The Ingoldsby legends : or, Mirth & marvels by Thomas Ingoldsby ( Book )
107 editions published between 1840 and 1944 in English and Undetermined and held by 859 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This text features three series of short stories and one of miscellaneous poems. The short stories feature characters who possess intriguing names, such as Madam Witherspoon and Bloudie Jackie of Shrewsberrie. Stories include the Lady Rohesia and the Leech of Folkestone. Poems include the Truants, the Poplar, and, Hermann or the Broken Spear
The comic Blackstone of "Punch" by Gilbert Abbott À Beckett ( )
21 editions published between 1845 and 2003 in English and held by 840 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sketches by Boz by Boz ( Book )
117 editions published between 1836 and 2011 in English and held by 803 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This collection presents a combination of journalistic sketches of London scenes and people along with short fictions. First published by the twenty-four-year-old Dickens under the pseudonym of Boz, they were later revealed under his own name. Dickens's genius for eccentric characters and his novelist's eye for telling details were on full display in this early work
The adventures of Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens ( Book )
134 editions published between 1841 and 2010 in English and held by 745 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The adventures of an orphan boy who lives in the squalid surroundings of a 19th century English workhouse until he becomes involved with a gang of thieves
The Queen's matrimonial ladder, a national toy with fourteen step scenes; and illustrations in verse, with eighteen other cuts by William Hone ( )
64 editions published between 1820 and 2012 in English and held by 615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mornings at Bow Street a selection of the most humourous and entertaining reports which have appeared in the Morning Herald by J Wight ( )
23 editions published between 1824 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Memoirs of Joseph Grimaldi by Joseph Grimaldi ( Book )
50 editions published between 1838 and 1983 in 4 languages and held by 525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Joseph Grimald (1778 - 1837), one of the greatest English clowns and pantomimes of all time, was born in London to an Italian ballet-master and a dancer in the theatre's corps-de-ballet. The death of Grimaldi's father when he was nine plunged the family into debt. He was introduced to the stage at the age of two and began performing at the Sadler's Wells theatre at the age of three. Grimaldi's fame as a pantomime clown was unequalled and he is credited as an innovator. He introduced the tradition of audience participation, of poking fun at spectators, and presented to the world in his performance as Joey, the modern clown as a central character. He was the original 'Clown Joey', the term 'Joey' being used to describe clowns since his day. Of his own name he punned 'I am grim all day-but I make you laugh at night!' Yet he died a poor and physically crippled man. A memorial service is held every year in Hackney on the first Sunday joined by hundreds of clowns from all over the world and followed by a show for children. In 1837 Charles Dickens, then twenty-five years old, was asked to 'tidy up' Grimaldi's autobiography. He ended up re-writing most of it and the result is a work comparable to Dickens's famous early successes, Sketches of Boz and The Pickwick Papers, both of which had appeared the year before
Facetiæ and miscellanies by William Hone ( )
16 editions published between 1827 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sketches by Boz and other early papers, 1833-39 by Boz ( Book )
6 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Windsor castle by William Harrison Ainsworth ( Book )
46 editions published between 1843 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Originally constructed in the 11th century, Windsor Castle is one of the most breathtakingly beautiful -- and architecturally significant -- royal residences ever built. It serves as a fitting backdrop for William Harrison Ainsworth's retelling of the passionate love affair between King Henry VIII and the infamous lady-in-waiting-turned-short-lived-queen, Anne Boleyn
The tragical comedy or comical tragedy of Punch and Judy ( Book )
24 editions published between 1828 and 1983 in English and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The traditional puppet comedy as old as Shakespeare, about the ugly little man who happily kills everyone before he is confronted by the Devil
Works of Charles Dickens by Charles Dickens ( Book )
29 editions published between 1868 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The complete Grimm's fairy tales. by Jacob Grimm ( Book )
29 editions published between 1888 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
From the land of fantastic castles, vast lakes and deep forests, the brothers Grimm collected a treasury of entrancing folk and fairy stories full of giants and dwarfs, witches and princesses, magic beasts and cunning boys. From favorites such as the Frog-Prince and Hansel and Gretel to the delights of Ashputtel or Old Sultan, all are vivid with timeless mystery
German popular stories by Jacob Grimm ( Book )
56 editions published between 1823 and 1971 in 3 languages and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Thirty fairy tales, translated from German, including The twelve dancing princesses, Tom Thumb, The elves and the shoemaker, Hansel and Gretel, The frog prince, Rumpel-stilts-kin, etc
Punch and Judy by George Cruikshank ( Book )
46 editions published between 1828 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The traditional puppet comedy as old as Shakespeare, about the ugly little man who happily kills everyone before he is confronted by the Devil
Arthur O'Leary: his wanderings and ponderings in many lands by Charles James Lever ( Book )
24 editions published between 1844 and 2010 in English and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Loving ballad of Lord Bateman by Charles Dickens ( Book )
35 editions published between 1839 and 2005 in English and Dutch and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Cruickshank, G.
Cruickshank, George.
Cruickshank, George 1792-1878
Cruickshank, George, I
Cruikshank.
Cruikshank, .. 1792-1878
Cruikshank, G.
Cruikshank, G. 1792-1878
Cruikshank, Geo 1792-1878
Cruikshank, George
Cruikshank, George, I
Cruishanck, Georges 1792-1878
George Cruikshank
Krukšenk, D. 1792-1878
クルックシャンク, ジョージ
Languages
English (1,347)
German (27)
Swedish (9)
Spanish (7)
Dutch (4)
Slovenian (3)
Polish (2)
Danish (2)
French (1)
Italian (1)
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