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Watt, Ian 1917-1999

Works: 131 works in 693 publications in 10 languages and 17,329 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Fiction  Experimental fiction  Stream of consciousness fiction  Tragedies (Drama)  Study guides  Humorous fiction  Bildungsromans 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Honoree, Arranger, Other, Performer, Compiler
Classifications: PR2819.A2, 822.33
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Most widely held works by Ian Watt
The rise of the novel; studies in Defoe, Richardson, and Fielding by Ian Watt( Book )
220 editions published between 1957 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 3,239 libraries worldwide
"The Rise of the Novel is Ian Watt's classic description of the interworkings of social conditions, changing attitudes, and literary practices during the period when the novel emerged as the dominant literary form of the individualist era. Erudite, yet gracefully written and often amusing, Watt's study examines the nature of the novel audience, the role of the book trade, and the changing structure of society at large."--BOOK JACKET
Jane Austen, a collection of critical essays by Ian Watt( Book )
29 editions published between 1963 and 2005 in English and held by 2,544 libraries worldwide
A collection of essays exploring and analyzing Jane Austen's keen insight into the nature of middle-class society as portrayed in the 6 novels
Conrad in the nineteenth century by Ian Watt( Book )
37 editions published between 1979 and 1984 in 3 languages and held by 1,796 libraries worldwide
Following an introductory chapter on Conrad's early years, chapters interpret and comment on Almayer's folly, The nigger of the "Narcissus," Heart of darkness, and Lord Jim
Jane Austen by Harold Bloom( Book )
1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 1,273 libraries worldwide
A collection of critical essays on Austen and her works. Also includes a chronology of events in her life
The Victorian novel : modern essays in criticism by Ian Watt( Book )
30 editions published between 1971 and 1989 in English and held by 1,255 libraries worldwide
A collection of essays which describes the reading audience, publication methods, and literary style of the Victorian novel and provides a critical analysis of the period's major fiction writers
Myths of modern individualism : Faust, Don Quixote, Don Juan, Robinson Crusoe by Ian Watt( Book )
41 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,159 libraries worldwide
The four figures reveal the problems of individualism in the modern period: solitude, narcissism, and the claims of the self versus the claims of society. None of them marries or has lasting relations with women; rather, each has as his closest friend a male servant. Mephistopheles, Sancho Panza, Catalinon, and Friday are devoted till the end and happy in their subordinate role - the perfect personal servant. This suggests the self-centeredness of the four figures. Each pursues his own view of what he should be, raising strong questions about his character as a hero and also about the society whose ideals he reflects
Essays on Conrad by Ian Watt( Book )
17 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 774 libraries worldwide
Watt's work, Conrad in the Nineteenth Century, was to have been followed by a volume addressing Conrad's later work, but the material for this second volume remained in essay form. It is these essays which form the nucleus of Essays on Conrad
The British novel: Scott through Hardy by Ian Watt( Book )
15 editions published between 1969 and 1973 in English and held by 588 libraries worldwide
This bibliography is intended as a convenient guide to scholarship in the field of Victorian fiction for graduate and advanced undergraduate students. The listings are selective, with emphasis on critical works published in the twentieth century. Contents include a preface explaining the guide, followed by the main sections: "Bibliographies, Journals, and Surveys of Scholarship"; "Literary Histories"; "General Critical Studies and Collections"; "Special Topics" (Historical, Social, and Intellectual Background, Publishing, Authorship, and the Reading Public, Genres, Schools, Influences, and Subjects); and "Individual Novelists." Among the 84 Victorian novelists included are Sir Walter Scott, William Harrison Ainsworth, the Brontes, Thomas Hardy, Charles James Lever, Lady Morgan, and Anthony Trollope. (Rb)
Joseph Conrad, Nostromo by Ian Watt( Book )
13 editions published between 1988 and 2001 in English and held by 492 libraries worldwide
As part of the Literature Network, Chris Beasley presents the full text of the novel entitled "Nostromo." This novel was written by the Polish-born British author Joseph Conrad (1857-1924) and was originally published in 1904
Conrad: The secret agent; a casebook by Ian Watt( Book )
29 editions published between 1973 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 405 libraries worldwide
The life and opinions of Tristram Shandy, gentleman by Laurence Sterne( Book )
8 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 352 libraries worldwide
Doomed to become the 'sport of fortune' by an interruption at the crucial moment of conception, Tristram Shandy's life lurches from one mishap to another: his nose crushed by the doctor's forceps during birth, christened with the worng name, an unfortunate incident involving a slamming sash window. Though everything occurs between parlor and garden, Tristram's excitable father, bewildered mother, and Uncle Toby provide ample opportunity for the digressions and madcap events that structure this seminal novel
Restoration & Augustan prose; papers delivered by James R. Sutherland and Ian Watt at the third Clark Library seminar, 14 July 1956 by William Andrews Clark Memorial Library( Book )
10 editions published in 1956 in English and held by 214 libraries worldwide
An apology for the life of Mrs. Shamela Andrews (1741) by Henry Fielding( Book )
3 editions published between 1956 and 1967 in English and held by 189 libraries worldwide
The literal imagination : selected essays by Ian Watt( Book )
6 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 182 libraries worldwide
"This volume brings together previously uncollected essays by Ian Watt, one of the major literary critics of the later twentieth century, famed equally for his distinguished work on Joseph Conrad and for his pioneering investigation into the genesis of English prose fiction."--Jacket
... The tragedy of King Lear by William Shakespeare( Book )
1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 160 libraries worldwide
Lear, the King of Britain, has three daughters. Wishing to ease himself of the burden of rule, he determines to divide his kingdom between them, giving the largest share to she who can say she loves him the best
The Novelist as innovator by Ian Watt( Book )
9 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 143 libraries worldwide
Entstehung und Folgen der Schriftkultur by Jack Goody( Book )
12 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in German and held by 119 libraries worldwide
Der bürgerliche Roman : Aufstieg e. Gattung ; Defoe, Richardson, Fielding by Ian Watt( Book )
33 editions published between 1964 and 2010 in 9 languages and held by 98 libraries worldwide
A directory of U.K. map collections by Ian Watt( Book )
10 editions published between 1980 and 1992 in English and held by 79 libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names
Ian Watt britischer Literaturkritiker und Literaturhistoriker
Ian Watt Brits schrijver (1917-1999)
Ôyana Vôṭ
Watt, I. P. 1917-
Watt, I. P. (Ian P.), 1917-
Watt, Ian
Watt, Ian 1917-
Watt, Ian 1917-1999
Watt, Ian P.
Watt, Ian P. 1917-1999
Watt Ian Pierre
Watt, Ian Pierre 1917-1999
Watt, Jan P.
Йън Уот
Уотт, Йен
إيان واط
ऑयन वॉट्
와트, 이언 1917-1999
와트, 이언 P. 1917-1999
와트, 이언 피에르 1917-1999
ウォット, イアン
ワット, イアン P
ワット, イワン
English (461)
German (20)
Portuguese (7)
Spanish (7)
Chinese (6)
Italian (6)
Japanese (5)
Polish (5)
Korean (2)
Arabic (1)
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