WorldCat Identities

Barke, James 1905-1958

Overview
Works: 54 works in 360 publications in 2 languages and 4,113 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Poetry  Biographical fiction  History  Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Other, Compiler, Creator
Classifications: PR6003.A677, 821
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Most widely held works about James Barke
 
Most widely held works by James Barke
The merry muses of Caledonia by Robert Burns( Book )

56 editions published between 1956 and 2009 in English and Scots and held by 954 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Robert Burns devoted his last ten years to writing and gathering Scottish folksongs, and at least one of his notebooks contained a collection of bawdy lyrics. For more than a century-and-a-half Burns' unique collection of bawdy songs was available only in garbled and bowdlerized versions. This unbowdlerized, completely annotated edition is based upon prodigious research and access to privately owned manuscripts"--Back cover
The wind that shakes the barley; a novel of the life and the loves of Robert Burns by James Barke( Book )

51 editions published between 1927 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 730 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Here is the story of Burns, rich in human drama, redolent not of academic cloisters but of the cottage hearth, the country tavern, the breezy upland farms and the windswept moors of Ayrshire. This is the first volume of a great and significant work of fiction covers twenty-five years of Burns' life, that is the boyhood and early manhood amid the grinding poverty of his father's home
Poems and songs of Robert Burns by Robert Burns( Book )

55 editions published between 1955 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The song in the green thorn tree, a novel of the life and loves of Robert Burns by James Barke( Book )

31 editions published between 1947 and 2010 in English and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume covers a comparatively brief but important period in the poet's life, opening with the early days at Mossgiel, with whose barren and unprofitable land he and his brother Gilbert wrestled for an income of 7 a year each, and closing on that November day in 1786 when on a borrowed pony the poet clattered up the village streets of Mauchline on his way to Edinburgh and the world of fashion and letters
The well of the silent harp; a novel of the life and loves of Robert Burns by James Barke( Book )

16 editions published between 1954 and 2003 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book concludes the memorable series of novels in which James Barke has portrayed so successfully the life and loves of Robert Burns. Here are the years of fulfilment, a burgeoning not only of Burns' poetry but of his philosophy, a philosophy hardened in maturity by the radical influences then sweeping the country. The passions of his younger years are all but spent. The loves that burned so fiercely flicker and, like guttering candles, go out -- all except that abiding love for the immortal Jean
The song in the green thorn tree : a novel of the life and loves of Robert Burns by James Barke( Book )

3 editions published between 1947 and 1948 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wonder of all the gay world; a novel of the life and loves of Robert Burns by James Barke( Book )

7 editions published between 1949 and 1967 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The crest of the broken wave; a novel of the life and loves of Robert Burns by James Barke( Book )

6 editions published in 1953 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The land of the leal by James Barke( Book )

18 editions published between 1939 and 1997 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wonder of all the gay world : a novel of the life and loves of Robert Burns by James Barke( Book )

12 editions published between 1949 and 2003 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The crest of the broken wave; a novel of the life and loves of Robert Burns by James Barke( Book )

7 editions published between 1953 and 2003 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bonnie Jean : a novel by James Barke( Book )

5 editions published in 1959 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Major operation by James Barke( Book )

7 editions published between 1935 and 1970 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Major operation, the play of the novel by James Barke( Book )

4 editions published in 1943 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel of the life and loves of Robert Burns by James Barke( Book )

5 editions published between 1946 and 2009 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although died at the age of just 37, Robert Burns had an extraordinary life. This title tells of Burns as a young poet, struggling with poverty in rural Ayrshire, and finally being parted from his lover and children as he leaves the village on his way to meet men of letters in fashionable Edinburgh
The end of the high bridge by James Barke( Book )

5 editions published between 1935 and 1947 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wild Macraes by James Barke( Book )

3 editions published in 1934 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete poems and songs of Robert Burns by Robert Burns( Book )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Robert Burns is more than Scotland's national poet. With Shakespeare, Burns is an icon for the UK and Scotland he is a national symbol. This volume of poems and songs is a best selling, beautiful edition of his work."--Publisher description
The world his pillow by James Barke( Book )

4 editions published in 1933 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wind That Shakes the Barley : Novel of the Life and Loves of Robert Burns by James Barke( Book )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The wind that shakes the barley; a novel of the life and the loves of Robert Burns
Alternative Names
Burke, James 1905-1958

James Barke Barke, James William (1905–1958), novelist

Languages
English (302)

Scots (3)

Covers
The wind that shakes the barley; a novel of the life and the loves of Robert BurnsThe song in the green thorn tree, a novel of the life and loves of Robert BurnsThe land of the lealA novel of the life and loves of Robert Burns