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Blind, Mathilde 1841-1896

Overview
Works: 103 works in 378 publications in 1 language and 3,003 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Psychological fiction  Domestic fiction  Records and correspondence  Biography  Controversial literature  Diaries  Poetry  Bibliography 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Other, ed
Classifications: PR4668, 823.8
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Most widely held works by Mathilde Blind
George Eliot by Mathilde Blind( Book )

66 editions published between 1883 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 752 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mary Ann Evans, the British writer who worked under the male pen name George Eliot, was a fascinating literary figure and one of the most influential novelists of the Victorian period. This biography from Mathilde Blind delves into Eliot's life and work, presenting a compelling, well-rounded account
Madame Roland by Mathilde Blind( Book )

14 editions published between 1886 and 1898 in English and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biography of an important theorist and feminist during the French Revolution
The Ascent of Man by Mathilde Blind( )

20 editions published between 1889 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Renowned German poet Mathilde Blind published several influential volumes of verse in the late nineteenth century. The epic poem The Ascent of Man is her most ambitious literary undertaking. In it, she provides a poetic account of Charles Darwin's theory of evolution. A relic from the era when the arts and sciences were more deeply intertwined, this fascinating work is a must-read for fans of Romantic poetry
The old faith & the new by David Friedrich Strauss( Book )

9 editions published between 1873 and 1971 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jules Bastien-Lepage and his art. A memoir by André Theuriet( Book )

10 editions published between 1892 and 2007 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The letters of Lord Byron by George Gordon Byron Byron( Book )

16 editions published between 1886 and 1962 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In these letters, Byron emerges as a man of the world, satirist, scoffing profligate, poet, and hero: "whom everything becomes, to chide, to laugh, to weep." And this infinite variety of humour makes his letters the most amusing and delightful in the language. Apart, too, from their literary charm, they teem with biographical interest; reflecting, as they do, the writer's varying fortunes through good report and evil; his fickle loves and restless longing; his lofty aspirations and low excesses; his reckless selfishness in sexual relations, that yet went hand in hand with a generous devotion to great causes and lofty aims. --Mathilde Blind[from the library of Elizabeth Ballantyne]
A selection from the poems of Percy Bysshe Shelley by Percy Bysshe Shelley( Book )

21 editions published between 1872 and 1929 in English and Undetermined and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramas in miniature by Mathilde Blind( Book )

13 editions published in 1891 in English and Undetermined and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The letters and journals of Lord Byron : selected by George Gordon Byron Byron( Book )

5 editions published in 1886 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A selection from the poems of Mathilde Blind by Mathilde Blind( Book )

10 editions published between 1897 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poetical works of Mathilde Blind: by Mathilde Blind( Book )

11 editions published between 1900 and 2010 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leaves of grass by Walt Whitman( Book )

1 edition published in 1876 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Out of my borrowed books : poems by Augusta Webster, Mathilde Blind and Amy Levy by Augusta Webster( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Birds of passage : songs of the orient and occident by Mathilde Blind( Book )

11 editions published between 1895 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romola by George Eliot( Book )

9 editions published between 1900 and 1915 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ramola always occupied a special place in George Eliot's own affections, Looking back at the end of her career she remarked 'I felt some wonder that anyone should think I had written anything better'. The copy text for the Clarendon edition is the serialization in the Cornhill Magazine (July 1862-August 1863), emended to incorporate authorial revisions in the first edition in book form (1863), the Illustrated edition (1865), and the setting copy and proofs of the Cabinet edition (1877-8). A number of manuscript readings are also restored, where it seems likely that the Cornhill compositor misread the handwriting. Changes and deletions in the manuscript are recorded in the apparatus, along with rejected variants from post-Cornhill printings. Drawings on George Eliot's unpublished journals and notebooks, the introduction gives a comprehensive account of the genesis, composition, and publishing history of the novel: her two visits to Florence; her prodigious preparatory research before she began writing; her negotiations with the publisher George Smith, who offered her the astonishing sum of 10,000 pounds for the book; her correspondence with Frederic Leighton, who illustrated the novel for the Cornhill; and the persistent ill-health and depression that afflicted her throughout the period of composition. Since its first appearance, Romola has perplexed many of George Eliot's admirers by the range and density of its historical references. Here, in a series of unusually extensive notes, the sources of these allusion are traced and their significance explained. The result is to re-establish the novel as one of the very greatest of her artistic accomplishments - in Henry James's words, 'on the whole the finest thing she wrote'
The journal of Marie Bashkirtseff by Marie Bashkirtseff( Book )

3 editions published between 1890 and 1891 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prophecy of Saint Oran & other poems by Mathilde Blind( Book )

10 editions published between 1881 and 1882 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Songs and sonnets by Mathilde Blind( Book )

7 editions published in 1893 in English and Undetermined and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The heather on fire : a tale of the Highland clearances by Mathilde Blind( Book )

5 editions published in 1886 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poems by Mathilde Blind( Book )

3 editions published in 1867 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names

controlled identityLake, Claude, 1841-1896

Blind, Mathilde

Cohen, Mathilde 1841-1896

Lake, Claude 1841-1896

Languages
English (246)

Covers
The Ascent of ManJules Bastien-Lepage and his art. A memoirDramas in miniatureA selection from the poems of Mathilde BlindOut of my borrowed books : poems by Augusta Webster, Mathilde Blind and Amy LevyBirds of passage : songs of the orient and occidentSongs and sonnets