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Oxenford, John 1812-1877

Overview
Works: 618 works in 1,690 publications in 3 languages and 12,816 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Interviews  Drama  Bibliography  Operas  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Autobiographies  Scores  Biographies 
Roles: Author, Translator, Librettist, Editor, Lyricist, Creator, Arranger, Honoree, Adapter, Other, Bibliographic antecedent
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Most widely held works about John Oxenford
 
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Most widely held works by John Oxenford
Conversations with Eckermann; being appreciations and criticisms on many subjects by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe( Book )

15 editions published between 1901 and 2000 in English and held by 589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben shu yi you mei qing ling de wen zi ji shu le ou zhou wen hua ming ren ge de you guan wen xue, yi shu, mei xue, zhe xue, ke xue, zheng zhi, zong jiao, she hui, sheng huo deng jing bi de yan tan he jian jie
Conversations with Goethe by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe( Book )

22 editions published between 1930 and 1998 in English and German and held by 560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Goethe's autobiography, Poetry and truth from my own life by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe( Book )

69 editions published between 1848 and 2013 in English and German and held by 557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The playwright and critic John Oxenford (1812-77) had an acute aptitude for languages. Although he translated both Molière and Calderón into English, he specialised in German translations and set high standards, not least with his rendering of several works by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832). Among the greatest literary figures of his day, Goethe combined considerable achievements as a poet, novelist and playwright with his diverse interests in natural science and politics. This two-volume translation of his autobiography first appeared in 1848-9. In Volume 1, Goethe tells the story of his life from the day he was born until the publication of The Sorrows of Young Werther, which attained cult status almost immediately after it was released in 1774. As the protagonist of his own story, Goethe reflects here on how he himself came of age
Conversations of Goethe with Eckermann and Soret by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe( Book )

42 editions published between 1850 and 2012 in English and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The autobiography of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe( Book )

2 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The autobiography of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe( Book )

1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robin Hood by G. A Macfarren( )

6 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The autobiography of Goethe. Truth and fiction; relating to my life by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe( Book )

17 editions published between 1882 and 1890 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roberto il diavolo : opera in five acts by Giacomo Meyerbeer( )

8 editions published between 1832 and 1880 in English and Italian and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Description du matériel d'orchestre : 4 parties de violon I, 3 parties de violon II, 2 parties d'alto, 5 parties de basse/contrebasse (3 ms.), 1 partie de flûtes I et II, 1 partie de hautbois I et II, 1 partie de clarinettes I et II, 1 partie de bassons I et II, 1 partie de cors I et II, 1 partie de cors III et IV, 1 partie de trompette I, 2 parties de trompette II, 1 partie de trombone I, 1 partie de trombone II, 1 partie de trombone III, 1 partie d'ophicléide, 1 partie de timbales, 1 partie de grosse caisse, 1 partie cymbales, 1 partie de triangle, 1 partie de harpe. Matériel supplémentaire : 1 partition ms. pour la conduite sur le Théâtre, 6 parties (3 ms.). En coulisses : 4 parties ms. Sur le Théâtre : 29 parties (10 ms.) Récitatif : 9 parties ms
Francis Bacon of Verulam. Realistic philosophy and its age by Kuno Fischer( Book )

8 editions published in 1857 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

My fellow clerk : a farce in one act by John Oxenford( Book )

32 editions published between 1835 and 1884 in English and Undetermined and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The book of French songs by John Oxenford( Book )

19 editions published between 1800 and 1886 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poetry and truth from my own life by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe( Book )

4 editions published between 1908 and 1930 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Lily of Killarney : opera in three acts by Julius Benedict( )

17 editions published between 1862 and 1868 in English and Undetermined and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Truth and fiction relating to my life by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe( Book )

8 editions published between 1902 and 1903 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rigoletto : opera in four acts by Giuseppe Verdi( )

in English and Italian and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the earliest Verdi operas remaining in the repertory. Tragic story of the jester and his daughter is remarkable for bold characterization, superb drama, glorious music filled with atmosphere and color. Reproduced from the standard Ricordi edition. Lists of characters and instruments
The porter's knot : a serio-comic drama in two acts by John Oxenford( Book )

15 editions published between 1850 and 1869 in English and Undetermined and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History of the insurrection in China; with notices of the Christianity, creed, and proclamations of the insurgents by J.-M Callery( Book )

18 editions published between 1853 and 1993 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Day well spent : a farce in one act by John Oxenford( Book )

21 editions published between 1835 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tales from the German, comprising specimens from the most celebrated authors by John Oxenford( Book )

11 editions published between 1844 and 2014 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this collection you will find the best examples of German literature
 
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Conversations of Goethe with Eckermann and Soret
Alternative Names
John Oxenford auteur dramatique et traducteur, critique dramatique

John Oxenford Brits toneelschrijver (1812-1877)

John Oxenford drammaturgo, traduttore e librettista inglese

John Oxenford englischer Dramatiker, Kritiker, Librettist und Übersetzer

John Oxenford English dramatist and translator

O-k`o-sen-fo, Yüeh

O-kʻo-sen-fo, Yüeh

O-kʻo-sen-fo, Yüeh 1812-1877

Oxenford John

ジョン・オグゼンフォード

Languages
English (343)

German (3)

Italian (3)

Covers
Conversations with GoetheGoethe's autobiography, Poetry and truth from my own lifeConversations of Goethe with Eckermann and SoretThe autobiography of Goethe. Truth and fiction; relating to my life