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Phelps, William Lyon 1865-1943

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Works: 439 works in 1,192 publications in 2 languages and 27,506 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fiction  Comedy plays  Records and correspondence  Outlines and syllabi  Biography  History  Poetry  Bibliography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Speaker, Commentator, Other, Contributor, Performer
Classifications: PR2825.A2, 822.33
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The merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare( Book )
20 editions published between 1923 and 1965 in English and held by 1,425 libraries worldwide
Presents the original text of Shakespeare's play side by side with a modern version, discusses the author and the theater of his time, and provides quizzes and other study activities
... The tragedy of King Lear by William Shakespeare( Book )
15 editions published between 1917 and 1965 in English and held by 1,405 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
Robert Browning : how to know him by William Lyon Phelps( Book )
52 editions published between 1915 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,269 libraries worldwide
Representative plays by J. M Barrie( Book )
7 editions published between 1922 and 2005 in English and held by 1,019 libraries worldwide
For contents, see Author Catalog
Essays on modern novelists by William Lyon Phelps( Book )
30 editions published between 1910 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 937 libraries worldwide
This 1910 collection of scholarly articles discusses Thomas Hardy, William Dean Howells, Mark Twain, Robert Louis Stevenson, Rudyard Kipling, Mrs. Humphry Ward, Henryk Sienkiewicz, William De Morgan, Bj rnstjerne Bj rnson, Alfred Ollivant, and Richard Doddridge Blackmoore's romance Lorna Doone . Also included are the essays Novels as a University Study" and The Teacher's Attitude Towards Contemporary Literature."
The beginnings of the English romantic movement; a study in eighteenth century literature by William Lyon Phelps( Book )
36 editions published between 1893 and 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 911 libraries worldwide
This book explores the origins of English Romanticism. Even though it was a radical new style, it was undoubtedly influenced by the art and history that preceded it. The strength of this critical study is that the author is able to highlight the extent to which Romantic poets were informed by the work of previous generations while also giving their spirit of invention its due credit
The advance of English poetry in the twentieth century by William Lyon Phelps( Book )
42 editions published between 1916 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 870 libraries worldwide
The advance of the English novel by William Lyon Phelps( Book )
40 editions published between 1916 and 2013 in English and held by 864 libraries worldwide
A scholarly review of the beginning, development, and current status of fiction, this conversational 1916 book spans two centuries of literary development. Defoe, Richardson, Fielding, Smollett, Sterne, the eighteenth century, and the Romantic Revival are all discussed here, as well as the Victorians with emphasis on contemporary artists such as Meredith, Conrad, Hardy, Galsworthy, Henry James, and other twentieth-century British and American novelists
The twentieth century theatre, observations on the contemporary English and American stage by William Lyon Phelps( Book )
28 editions published between 1918 and 2010 in English and held by 848 libraries worldwide
"This little book contains a discussion, with sufficient corroborative figures and specific illustrations, of some of the conditions and tendencies of the English and American stage of 1900-1918"--The Preface
Howells, James, Bryant and other essays by William Lyon Phelps( Book )
16 editions published between 1924 and 1965 in English and Undetermined and held by 769 libraries worldwide
Essays on Russian novelists by William Lyon Phelps( Book )
35 editions published between 1911 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 745 libraries worldwide
This book of literary criticism contains essays on Gogol, Turgenev, Dostoyevsky, Tolstoy, Gorky, Chekhov and other Russian writers
Folkways : a study of the sociological importance of usages, manners, customs, mores, and morals by William Graham Sumner( Book )
5 editions published between 1940 and 1968 in English and held by 710 libraries worldwide
From the Publisher: This century-old classic of sociology offers thousands of illustrations of the social, sexual, and religious customs of ancient Greece and Rome, Africa, Australia, Melanesia, Japan, China, India, as well as medieval Christianity, Judaism, Islam, and modern Western civilization in Europe and America. Subjects include labor, wealth, slavery, cannibalism, marriage, education, and many other absorbing topics
Essays on modern dramatists by William Lyon Phelps( Book )
15 editions published between 1921 and 1970 in 3 languages and held by 667 libraries worldwide
Some makers of American literature by William Lyon Phelps( Book )
17 editions published between 1923 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 533 libraries worldwide
The Pulitzer prize plays, 1918-1934 by Kathryn Coe Cordell( Book )
4 editions published in 1935 in English and held by 524 libraries worldwide
George Chapman by George Chapman( Book )
14 editions published between 1895 and 1904 in English and held by 510 libraries worldwide
The mothers' anthology by William Lyon Phelps( Book )
6 editions published between 1940 and 1976 in English and held by 449 libraries worldwide
Human nature in the Bible by William Lyon Phelps( Book )
11 editions published between 1922 and 1983 in English and held by 435 libraries worldwide
As I like it by William Lyon Phelps( Book )
13 editions published between 1922 and 1926 in English and held by 409 libraries worldwide
Essays on books by William Lyon Phelps( Book )
10 editions published between 1914 and 2011 in English and held by 356 libraries worldwide
This 1922 volume offers a collection of essays by Yale literature professor William Lyon Phelps, with insights on Austen's work
 
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Alternative Names
Lyon Phelps, William 1865-1943
Phelps, W. Lyon.
Phelps, William L.
Phelps, William L. 1865-1943
William Lyon Phelps Amerikaans schrijver (1865-1943)
William Lyon Phelps amerikansk författare
William Lyon Phelps amerikansk skribent
William Lyon Phelps US-amerikanischer Literaturwissenschaftler und Hochschullehrer
ویلیام لیون فلپس نویسنده آمریکایی
Languages
English (449)
Italian (1)
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