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Godwin, Francis 1562-1633

Works: 112 works in 624 publications in 7 languages and 4,415 library holdings
Genres: History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Church history  Biography  Chronologies  Fiction  Voyages, Imaginary  Sources 
Roles: Author, Actor, Composer, Editor
Classifications: DA330, 942.051
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Publications about Francis Godwin
Publications by Francis Godwin
Publications by Francis Godwin, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Francis Godwin
Annales of England containing the reigns of Henry the Eighth, Edward the Sixth, Queen Mary by Francis Godwin( Book )
112 editions published between 1616 and 1962 in 4 languages and held by 532 libraries worldwide
Dedication signed: F.H., i.e. Franciscus Herefordensis, i.e. Francis Godwin
The man in the moone; or, A discovrse of a voyage thither by Francis Godwin( Book )
47 editions published between 1638 and 1996 in English and Dutch and held by 407 libraries worldwide
The man in the moon by Francis Godwin( Book )
95 editions published between 1648 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 310 libraries worldwide
"Arguably the first work of science fiction in English, Francis Godwin's The Man in the Moone was published in 1638, pseudonymously and posthumously. The novel, which tells the story of Domingo Gonsales, a Spaniard who flies to the moon by geese power and encounters an advanced lunar civilization, had an enormous impact on the European imagination for centuries after its initial publication. With its discussion of advanced ideas about astronomy and cosmology, the novel is an important example of both popular fiction and scientific speculation." "This Broadview Edition includes a critical introduction that places the text in its scientific and historical contexts. The rich selection of appendices includes related writings by Godwin and his predecessors and contemporaries on magnetism, human flight, voyages to real and unreal lands, and the possibility of extra-terrestrial life."--Jacket
The man in the moone and Nuncius inanimatus by Francis Godwin( Book )
17 editions published between 1937 and 1977 in English and held by 114 libraries worldwide
The history of the reign of King Henry the Seventh by Francis Bacon( Book )
2 editions published in 1676 in English and held by 90 libraries worldwide
Jerry Weinberger reinterprets Francis Bacon's History and defines its importance to the rise of modern republicanism, liberalism, and the politics of progress. His introduction describes the background of Bacon's History, placing it in the context of Bacon's work and the sources he may have used. Weinberger comments on the changing reputation and interpretation of the History and discusses its significance as a work of early modern political philosophy. The text of the History follows, accompanied by extensive explanatory footnotes. Weinberger's annotations establish the relationship of the text to the surviving manuscript, the first printed edition, and the Latin translation. In addition, they show Bacon's differences from the earlier historians on whom he relied, explain obsolete words, and clarify matters of historical chronology and fact. In his interpretive essay, Weinberger discusses contemporary debates on how best to approach and understand the History. He suggests that Bacon's apparently contradictory work is a subtle and seamless picture of the modern state. The History is not just an account of the first Tudor monarch, Weinberger claims: it also presents Bacon's teachings about the moral and political ends of modern progress. At its deepest level, Bacon's work reopens the ageless questions of political philosophy
The man in the moon, 1638 by Francis Godwin( Book )
17 editions published between 1638 and 1972 in English and held by 90 libraries worldwide
The strange voyage and adventures of Domingo Gonsales, to the world in the moon ... With a description of the Pike of Teneriff, as travelled up by some English merchants by Francis Godwin( Book )
28 editions published between 1768 and 2005 in English and held by 78 libraries worldwide
Rerum Anglicarum Henrico VIII· Edwardo VI. et Maria regnantibus, annales : Nunc primùm editi by Francis Godwin( file )
4 editions published between 1616 and 1628 in Latin and held by 53 libraries worldwide
Nuncius inanimatus by Francis Godwin( file )
9 editions published between 1629 and 1937 in 3 languages and held by 52 libraries worldwide
To the parson, vicar or curate, of [blank] and to everie of them by Francis Godwin( file )
6 editions published in 1603 in English and held by 49 libraries worldwide
The history of the reigns of Henry the Seventh, Henry the Eighth, Edward the Sixth, and Queen Mary by Francis Bacon( file )
2 editions published in 1676 in English and held by 30 libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names
F. H.
F.H 1562-1633
Francis Godwin Brits priester (1562-1633)
Francis Godwin engelsk biskop, historiker och författare
Francis Godwin englischer Bischof und Schriftsteller
Francis of Hereford 1562-1633
Godwin, Francis
Godwin, Francis 1562-1633 Bishop of Hereford
Godwin, Francis 1562-1633 Bp. of Hereford
Godwin, Francis, Bishop of Hereford, 1562-1633
Godwin, Francis, Bp. of Hereford, 1562-1633
Godwin, Franciscus
Godwinus, Franciscus.
Godwinus Franciscus 1562-1633
Godwyn, Francis.
Godwyn, Francis 1562-1633
Gonsales, Domingo.
Gonsales Domingo 1562-1633
Gonzales, Domingo
Gonzales Domingo 1562-1633
Gonzales, Dominique.
Gonzales Dominique 1562-1633
Годвин, Фрэнсис
English (288)
Latin (120)
German (32)
French (31)
Spanish (5)
Italian (2)
Dutch (2)
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