WorldCat Identities

Moore, Arthur 1866-

Overview
Works: 154 works in 191 publications in 1 language and 375 library holdings
Classifications: PZ3.D769, 823.8
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Most widely held works by Arthur Moore
A comedy of masks by Ernest Christopher Dowson ( Book )
11 editions published between 1893 and 1977 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The knight punctilious by Arthur Moore ( Book )
1 edition published in 1903 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Archers of the long bow : an exorbitant story by Arthur Moore ( Book )
1 edition published in 1904 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Woodford, to Arthur Moore by Ernest Christopher Dowson ( Book )
3 editions published in 1889 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Referencing a gambling venture (possibly proposed by Swanton), which Dowson has declined in favor of staying at Bridge Dock. Mentioning a visit to the theater and discussing plays, noting that "even bad melo[drama] doesn't cause me to vomit as it once did." Asking Moore to return to Babylon (i.e., London) so that they may dine at the Poland (mentioning "I dine there every night & little Mdlle de Poland (Adelaide Foltinowicz) is beginning to greet me with a smile"), go to the theater, dine at the Arts & Letters Club, and further develop their work on the collaborative novel "Felix Martyr." Lamenting Christmastime, fearing that he shall not escape depression, wondering why "haven't we done away with anniversaries," and asking "why do we have watches or clocks or hours at all?" Threatening to "swear off wine & women & weeds & late hours & confine myself to the writing of the r.o. ("Felix Martyr") & the cult of Minnie Terry."
The gay deceivers by Arthur Moore ( Book )
1 edition published in 1899 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
London, to Arthur Moore by Ernest Christopher Dowson ( Book )
3 editions published in 1889 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Outlining a proposed plot and chapter structure of their collaborative novel, "The Passion of Dr. Ludovicus." Mentioning their proposed meeting for Saturday
Woodford, to Arthur Moore by Ernest Christopher Dowson ( Book )
3 editions published in 1889 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discussing his revisions to chapter two of their "The Passions of Dr. Ludovicus," and referencing his "generous allowance of ... the fascinating fluid [absinthe]." Further discussing the "revised programme" and their work on the story, stating that they "must meet again soon more soberly." Inviting Moore to dine with Dowson and Bouthors, and enclosing a "second scheme" or outline of chapter summaries, asking whether it differs from their former one
Adrian Rome by Ernest Christopher Dowson ( Book )
3 editions published in 1899 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Woodford, to Arthur Moore by Ernest Christopher Dowson ( Book )
3 editions published in 1891 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discussing a meeting for the following day, and discussing their upcoming trip to France. Discussing Loti's "Le Livre de La Pitié et de la Mort," encouraging Moore to read it, but only after he has read at least six of his earlier books, for "without the rest of him it is unintelligible."
London, to Arthur Moore by Ernest Christopher Dowson ( Book )
2 editions published in 1889 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A drunken letter describing debauchery and drinking. Hoping to see Moore soon in order to drink absinthe, for "what is one more drink among so many?" Mentioning "it is an awfully weird feeling to feel as drunk as I do now at 11.30 AM" and prophesying his own "callid porpse." Stating "there is nothing in the universe supportable save the novels of H[enr]y James, & the society of little girls." Disparaging women and society, remarking that "the idea of the little girl is the only one which doesn't make for bloodiness."
London, to Arthur Moore by Ernest Christopher Dowson ( Book )
2 editions published in 1889 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sending chapter VI of "The Passion of Dr. Ludovicus," noting that "it is very bad, very long, & distinctly 'penny awful' not 'shilling shocking.'" Apologizing for the delay, hoping that Moore has "not been cursing [Dowson] very bitterly." Briefly mentioning ideas for chapter VII, and mentioning that he has had a letter from the barmaid called "Lena."
London, to Arthur Moore by Ernest Christopher Dowson ( Book )
2 editions published in 1890 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Proposing to call on Dowson the following evening and to dine at the Poland
London, to Arthur Moore by Ernest Christopher Dowson ( Book )
2 editions published in 1891 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hoping that Moore is "making itineraries." Mentioning an intended visit from Fallows and inviting Moore to visit Dowson at Woodford. Noting that he has been dining in Poland recently with "a host of people -- [Calvert] Swanton, W. Hall and [John] Gray ("Dorian" Gray): also with one [Alexander Teixeira] De Mattos." Referencing the Dowson family's move to Maida Hill, noting that it will be "charming" to be near Moore, but lamenting that it is far from Poland. With a draft of his poem "Fleur de la Lune" on p. 4
London, to Arthur Moore by Ernest Christopher Dowson ( Book )
2 editions published in 1890 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Inviting Moore to dine the following day at the Arts and Letters Club, hoping to discuss their collaborative novel "The Passion of Dr. Ludovicus."
Woodford, to Arthur Moore by Ernest Christopher Dowson ( Book )
2 editions published in 1890 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Looking forward to visiting the theater with Moore, and referencing work on his novel "Madame de Viole." Mentioning that he dined "as usual" in Poland, and describing Adelaide Foltinowicz, noting that she is "quite a charming little chatterbox & we are quite on a footing of vieils amis by this time." With a postscript wondering who might publish the "unhappy" manuscript of their collaborative novel "The Passion of Dr. Ludovicus," suggesting All the Year Round and Family Herald
London, to Arthur Moore by Ernest Christopher Dowson ( Book )
2 editions published in 1890 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mentioning that he took "la petite Polonaise" (Adelaide Foltinowicz) to the theater to see a matinée of Nixie, which she enjoyed but which Dowson found to be "a werry [sic] poor one." Noting that the actress in Nixie was "a clever child enough but not as pretty either as Mignon (the child actress Minnie Terry) or my little Missy (Adelaide Foltinowicz) herself." Hoping to "have similar excursions on future occasions" with Adelaide, and asking Moore to dine on Thursday
London, to Arthur Moore by Ernest Christopher Dowson ( Book )
2 editions published in 1889 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mentioning that their collaborative work, "The Passion of Dr. Ludovicus," has been submitted to the publisher Routledge. Noting that Dowson and Plarr visited Sayle at Cambridge and "found the rival Alma M. sadly wanting." Disparaging the students as "not subtle," and noting that the library has no copy of Johannes Secundus ("He is Alfred de Musset in Latin -- no: he is Catullus and more than Catullus rendered into Renaissance Latin"). Describing his meeting with Herbert Williams (editor of The Critic), and describing him as "a greater snob, but no quite such a cad" as Plarr led Dowson to believe, and mentioning that Dowson is "not particularly keen" on accepting the sub-editorship as Sayle has almost convinced Dowson that "journalism is the second death. Referencing the closure of the affair with the barmaid called "Lena," noting "I will break it off as quickly as I can without disillusioning the girl too much." Hoping to introduce Moore to Plarr
London, to Arthur Moore by Ernest Christopher Dowson ( Book )
2 editions published in 1889 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Looking forward to their meeting the following day, proposing that they visit the theater. Alluding to the "startling innovation" at the British Museum [on 12 January 1889, the Trustees adopted a regulation by which novels published in the last five years could not be consulted in the Reading Room]. Hoping that Moore will "come with [him] to the Watteaus on Sat[urday]." With a second smaller sheet labeled "Letter No. 2" acting as a postscript and responding to a "small epistle" apparently received before Dowson had the opportunity to send the main letter, further discussing their plans for the following day
Woodford, to Arthur Moore by Ernest Christopher Dowson ( Book )
2 editions published in 1889 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Approving of Moore's proposed syndicate (backing horses), and wishing him success. Inviting Moore to dine and stay the night on Tuesday, noting "we shall not dress: come in a blazer if you like." Describing an outing to the theater with the barmaid called "Lena," and praising a performance of "The Weaker Sex." Asking Moore to put 2/6 on Millstream for the Chester Cup, then changing his mind and canceling the request (unfortunately for Dowson, Millstream won the Chester Cup)
Woodford, to Arthur Moore by Ernest Christopher Dowson ( Book )
2 editions published in 1890 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lamenting their respective holidays, noting that [Lionel] Johnson's, too, sounds dismal. Mentioning that Dowson has left the Arts and Letters Club in favor of the Grosvenor, describing it as "rather too conventional," but with a library and "sumptuous" quarters. Pining for Moore, Johnson, and Poland, and mentioning that, despite his poor financial situation, he has sent Missie (Adelaide Foltinowicz) a copy of "the immortal 'Carrol, '" and has received "a pretty card from her." Lamenting that he has done no work on their collaborative novel "A Comedy of Masks," but has been reading a great deal, and encouraging Moore to read an essay by Pater
 
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Alternative Names
Moore, Arthur 1866-
Moore, Arthur, b. 1866
Moore, Arthur Collin, 1866-
Languages
English (55)