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Carlyle, John Aitken 1801-1879

Overview
Works: 73 works in 246 publications in 3 languages and 3,654 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fiction  Dictionaries  Illustrations  Portraits  Biography  Manuscripts  Concordances  Commentaries 
Roles: Translator, Editor, Author
Classifications: PQ4315, 851.1
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Most widely held works about John Aitken Carlyle
 
Most widely held works by John Aitken Carlyle
The divine comedy of Dante Alighieri by Dante Alighieri( Book )

43 editions published between 1932 and 1959 in English and held by 1,891 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In middle age Dante realizes he has strayed from the True Way into the Dark Wood of Error, or Wordliness. When he realizes his loss, he looks up to see the first light of the sun, the symbol of divine illumination, lighting the top of a small hill, the Mount of Joy. It is Easter, the time of resurrection and rebirth. These symbols fill Dante with hope and he sets out immediately to climb to the top of Mount Joy. His way is blocked, however, by the Three Beasts of Worldliness--the Leopard of Malice and Fraud, the Lion of violence and ambition, and the She-Wolf of Incntinence--who will drive him back into the darkness of error. When all seems lost, Virgil, Dante's symbol of human reason, to lead him from error. With the easy way to the Mount of Joy blacked, Dante must travel the more difficult way through Hell and Purgatory before reaching the light of God. To help him, Virgil offers Dante another Guide--Beatrice, the symbol of divine love
The Inferno of Dante Alighieri by Dante Alighieri( Book )

24 editions published between 1900 and 1970 in English and Italian and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The divine comedy Inferno ; Purgatorio ; Paradiso by Dante Alighieri( Recording )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Dante's theme is universal. ... The story is an allegory representing the soul's journey from spiritual depths to spiritual heights. As mankind exposes itself, by its merits or demerits, to the rewards or the punishments of justice, it experiences 'Inferno' or hell, 'Purgatorio' or purgatory, and 'Paradiso' or heaven, a vision of a world of beauty, light, and song"--container
The history of Scotish poetry by David Irving( Book )

20 editions published between 1861 and 1972 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Divine comedy [the Carlyle-Wicksteed translation] by Dante Alighieri( Recording )

8 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The classic story of a man who endures the torment of Hell and Purgatory in his quest to reach Paradise
Dante's Divine comedy: The Inferno. A literal prose translation with the text of the original collated from the best editions, and explanatory notes by Dante Alighieri( Book )

19 editions published between 1847 and 1899 in English and Undetermined and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The portable Dante: The divine comedy, complete by Dante Alighieri( Book )

8 editions published between 1933 and 1938 in Italian and English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes "The Divine Comedy," "The New Life," and other selected poems, prose, and letters accompanied by biographical and introductory sections
Dante's Divine Comedy : the inferno by Dante Alighieri( Book )

14 editions published between 1849 and 1910 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The works of Dante Alighieri : the divine comedy by Dante Alighieri( Book )

1 edition published in 1950 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection was designed for optimal navigation on Kindle and other electronic devices. All books included in this collection feature a hyperlinked table of contents and footnotes. The collection is complimented by an author biography. This Collection Includes:The Divine Comedy, Translated by the Rev. H.F. Cary, Illustrated by Gustave DoréThe Divine Comedy, Translated by Henry Wadsworth LongfellowThe Divine Comedy, Translated by Charles Eliot NortonThe Banquet, Translated by Elizabeth Price Sayer
The divine comedy by Dante Alighieri( Book )

5 editions published between 1912 and 2013 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the standard Carlyle-Okey-Wicksteed translation of Dante's classic poem, with full notes
The Inferno by Dante Alighieri( Book )

2 editions published in 1904 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Inferno ; the Purgatorio, and the Paradiso by Dante Alighieri( Book )

1 edition published in 1964 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The inferno : a literal prose translation, with the text of the original collated fom the best editions, and explanatory notes by Dante Alighieri( Book )

1 edition published in 1864 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[[The Divina Commedia, with an English prose translation. Edited, with notes, by Hermann Oelsner.]] by Dante Alighieri( Book )

5 editions published between 1900 and 1901 in English and Undetermined and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dante's Divine Comedy: the Inferno. A literal prose translation with the text of the original collated from the best editions, and explanatory notes. By John A. Carlyle ... Second edition by Dante Alighieri( Book )

5 editions published between 1867 and 1882 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The History of Scottish Poetry ... Edited by J.A. Carlyle. With a memoir [by D. Laing] and glossary by David Irving( Book )

2 editions published in 1861 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dissertatio medica inauguralis quaedam de mentis alienatione complectens by John Aitken Carlyle( Book )

2 editions published in 1826 in Latin and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letter: 1867 Aug. 23, the Hill, Dumfries, to David Laing by John Aitken Carlyle( )

3 editions published in 1867 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Acknowledging receipt of the Bannatyne Adversaria, progress with editing Dante's Inferno, news of Thomas Carlyle, and comments on Bothwell's biography
Letter: 1877 May 8, the Hill, Dumfries, to David Laing by John Aitken Carlyle( )

3 editions published in 1877 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

News of Thomas Carlyle, with whom J.A. Carlyle spent the winter
Letter: 1867 Aug. 11, The Hill, Dumfries, to David Laing by John Aitken Carlyle( )

3 editions published in 1867 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letter of introduction for Dr A Browne. Laing's recent visit to Thomas Carlyle, and J. A. Carlyle's forthcoming edition of Dante
 
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The divine comedy Inferno ; Purgatorio ; Paradiso
Alternative Names
John Carlyle Scottish physician and writer

Languages
English (163)

Italian (7)

Latin (2)

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The divine comedy Inferno ; Purgatorio ; ParadisoThe Divine comedy [the Carlyle-Wicksteed translation]