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Woodcock, George 1912-1995

Overview
Works: 438 works in 1,850 publications in 9 languages and 37,798 library holdings
Genres: History  Fiction  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Juvenile works  Historical fiction  War stories  War stories, English  Records and correspondence  Dictionaries 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Speaker, Composer, ed, Writer of accompanying material, Adapter
Classifications: PR4571, 823.8
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Most widely held works by George Woodcock
The crystal spirit; a study of George Orwell by George Woodcock ( Book )
53 editions published between 1966 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 1,927 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The Crystal Spirit is a revealing look at the great writer and political thinker George Orwell, whose visionary work gave us the great anti-utopias of twentieth-century literature. Perhaps best known for his enormously successful novel, Nineteen Eighty-Four, and for that other classic work of fiction, Animal Farm, Orwell's reputation rests as much upon his work as a critic of literature, of manners, of politics - in a word, of life. His candor, his penetration, his intellectual honesty, and his mastery of the plain style raised to the level of literature, account for his exceptional influence during his lifetime and up to the present day." "A close friend and colleague during the last decade of that remarkable writer's life, Woodcock was thereby uniquely qualified to delve into the complex personal history of the man. Interwoven with his own memories, the letters which Orwell wrote to him, and the published and unpublished recollections of other people who knew him, all against the political and literary background of Orwell's work, this intellectual biography is a general critique that traces the evolution of an original writer in his most productive years, and provides a sympathetic and penetrating analysis of his work."--BOOK JACKET
Dawn and the darkest hour : a study of Aldous Huxley by George Woodcock ( Book )
22 editions published between 1972 and 2007 in English and French and held by 1,555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Studie over het werk van de Engelse auteur (1894-1963)
Anarchism : a history of libertarian ideas and movements by George Woodcock ( Book )
109 editions published between 1962 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Also includes information on anarcho-syndicalism, Michael Bakunin, Bakuninism, Louis-Auguste Blanqui, Blanquism, Paul Brousse, Carlo Cafiero, Guiseppe Fanelli, Sebastien Faure, Mohandas Gandhi, Giuseppe Garibaldi, William Godwin, Emma Goldman, James Guillaume, Peter Kropotkin, Errico Malatesta, Karl Marx, Marxism, Guiseppe Mazzini, William Morris, pacifism, Pierre-Joseph Proudhon, Elisee Reclus, Spanish Civil War, Max Stirner, Leo Tolstoy, utopias and utopianism, Gerrard Winstanley, etc
The Canadians by George Woodcock ( Book )
19 editions published between 1979 and 1980 in English and held by 1,043 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pierre-Joseph Proudhon : a biography by George Woodcock ( Book )
46 editions published between 1956 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,018 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Canada and the Canadians by George Woodcock ( Book )
26 editions published between 1970 and 1973 in English and held by 943 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
For the general reader
The doukhobors by George Woodcock ( Book )
20 editions published between 1968 and 1977 in 3 languages and held by 940 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Thomas Merton, monk and poet : a critical study by George Woodcock ( Book )
15 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in English and held by 872 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A tale of two cities by Charles Dickens ( Book )
44 editions published between 1965 and 2012 in English and held by 845 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells the classic British tale of young Jack, who stumbles into a hilarious series of misadventures with a dim-witted ogre and his spouse
Peoples of the coast : the Indians of the Pacific Northwest by George Woodcock ( Book )
15 editions published in 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 830 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The anarchist prince : a biographical study of Peter Kropotkin by George Woodcock ( Book )
39 editions published between 1949 and 1979 in 4 languages and held by 809 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The British in the Far East by George Woodcock ( Book )
12 editions published between 1969 and 1970 in English and held by 804 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Who killed the British Empire? An inquest by George Woodcock ( Book )
17 editions published between 1874 and 1975 in English and held by 774 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gabriel Dumont : the Métis chief and his lost world by George Woodcock ( Book )
29 editions published between 1975 and 2009 in English and French and held by 742 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The struggle of the Metis of the Saskatchewan River against the government of Canada culminated in the Riel Rebellion of 1885 - an event of central importance in shaping almost all of the key polarities of Canadian history. If Riel provided the intellectual inspiration for the Rebellion, it was Gabriel Dumont who provided its strategy, and arguably its soul. Dumont, a leading figure in the Metis society of hunters along the South Saskatchewan, had been president of the short-lived local government, and became "Adjutant General of the Metis people" when a Provisional Government was declared in 1885. After the defeat of the Rebellion by the Canadian militia Dumont lived for several years in the United States, and was for some time a performer in Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. In his last years he returned to his old home near Batoche (site of the final defeat of the Metis forces in 1885), where he died in 1906."--BOOK JACKET
Mohandas Gandhi by George Woodcock ( Book )
14 editions published between 1971 and 1986 in 5 languages and held by 679 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Anarchist reader by George Woodcock ( Book )
27 editions published between 1971 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 631 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The paradox of Oscar Wilde by George Woodcock ( Book )
21 editions published between 1949 and 1982 in English and held by 624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Poets and critics : essays from Canadian literature, 1966-1974 by George Woodcock ( Book )
8 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The world of Canadian writing : critiques & recollections by George Woodcock ( Book )
11 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
William Godwin, a biographical study by George Woodcock ( Book )
30 editions published between 1946 and 1989 in 3 languages and held by 590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Woodcock, George
Woodcock, George 1912-
ウッドコック, G
ウッドコック, ジョージ
ウドコック, G
Languages
English (582)
French (15)
German (11)
Portuguese (5)
Spanish (5)
Japanese (2)
Russian (2)
Italian (1)
Dutch (1)
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