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Bayley, John 1925-2015

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Works: 135 works in 804 publications in 11 languages and 23,673 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Political fiction  Biographical films  Drama  Juvenile works  Book reviews  Documentary films 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Editor, Bibliographic antecedent, Other, Contributor, pre, Author of afterword, colophon, etc.
Classifications: PG3476.P27, 823.914
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Tolstoy and the novel by John Bayley( Book )
32 editions published between 1966 and 1988 in English and Japanese and held by 1,498 libraries worldwide
"The first full-length study in depth of Tolstoy as a novelist, of his place in the main stream of Russian literature, and of his relation to the writers of the West
The romantic survival; a study in poetic evolution by John Bayley( Book )
51 editions published between 1951 and 1969 in 3 languages and held by 1,025 libraries worldwide
Yeats, Auden and Dylan Thomas, the modern exponents of the Romantic period
The uses of division : unity and disharmony in literature by John Bayley( Book )
17 editions published in 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 990 libraries worldwide
Pushkin : a comparative commentary by John Bayley( Book )
19 editions published between 1971 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 961 libraries worldwide
The characters of love; a study in the literature of personality by John Bayley( Book )
53 editions published between 1960 and 2000 in English and Japanese and held by 953 libraries worldwide
By discussing several different kinds of literature, this work of literary criticism shows how inadequate criticism can be when it ignores the old-fashioned idea of 'character', and the relation between the author and his creation -- the relation of love -- which makes the independent character not only possible, but essential to the full effect of great literature
Shakespeare and tragedy by John Bayley( Book )
21 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 826 libraries worldwide
An essay on Hardy by John Bayley( Book )
23 editions published between 1978 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 826 libraries worldwide
Doctor Zhivago by Boris Leonidovich Pasternak( Book )
5 editions published between 1991 and 2000 in English and held by 814 libraries worldwide
Yuri Zhivago, doctor and poet, lives and loves during the first three decades of 20th-century Russia
The short story : Henry James to Elizabeth Bowen by John Bayley( Book )
24 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 767 libraries worldwide
The portable Tolstoy by Leo Tolstoy( Book )
6 editions published between 1978 and 1986 in English and held by 664 libraries worldwide
This anthology contains the complete text of the play The Power of Darkness, the novelette The Kreutzer Sonata, ten short stories and philosophical, religious, social and critical writings including essays from What Is Art?
The power of delight : a lifetime in literature : essays, 1962-2002 by John Bayley( Book )
16 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 631 libraries worldwide
"John Bayley swept to international fame with the publication of his memoirs about his late wife, the novelist Iris Murdoch, and the subsequent film of them, but for decades he has been known to readers the world over as perhaps the shrewdest and subtlest literary critic now writing. The Power of Delight gathers together for the first time the cream of a lifetime's work."--Jacket
Selected essays by John Bayley( Book )
9 editions published in 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 503 libraries worldwide
Housman's poems by John Bayley( Book )
13 editions published in 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 476 libraries worldwide
"Although Housman's three collections of poems, the third published posthumously, have remained continuously popular, they have not received much serious critical attention. John Bayley makes good the omission in this thorough and comprehensive re-appraisal of the whole oeuvre, placing Housman's achievement in the context of the poetry of his own time and of more recent European and American poetry. Close analysis and comparison with other poets--Hardy, Frost, Edward Thomas, Larkin, and Paul Celan--prove illuminating in relation to a poet who has usually been considered something of an odd man out, and even an anachronism in the modern era. Professor Bayley explores and explains the continuing appeal of the poetry to present-day readers, and the nature of the craftsmanship and psychology which lie behind its deceptive simplicities. The book will be a valuable introduction to Housman's achievement for the specialist and the poetry-lover alike."--Jacket
Elegy for Iris by John Bayley( Book )
35 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 456 libraries worldwide
In this memoir, Bayley describes the life he has shared with his wife, Iris Murdoch, afflicted with Alzheimer's disease. He explains how he has coped emotionally and practically with the illness that has beset the woman he loves and cherishes
Red hat by Lita Judge( Book )
12 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and Japanese and held by 387 libraries worldwide
A romp starring three British art buffs who travel to The Hague for a Vermeer exhibition and become enmeshed in a terrorist plot full of sexual escapades and mistaken identities. A comedy of errors
The order of battle at Trafalgar, and other essays by John Bayley( Book )
10 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 367 libraries worldwide
Pushkin on literature by Aleksandr Sergeevich Pushkin( Book )
6 editions published between 1986 and 1998 in English and held by 291 libraries worldwide
Life by other means : essays on D.J. Enright ( Book )
3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 259 libraries worldwide
Published to coincide with Enright's seventieth birthday in March 1990, these twenty-two essays provide a rich account of this much admired poet, critic, and novelist. Written by such distinguished poets and writers as Douglas Dunn, Blake Morrison, Naomi Lewis, Paul Theroux, Derwent May, Anthony Thwaite, Donald Davie, P.N. Furbank, and Peter Porter, among others, the essays comprise memoirs, biographies, and critical studies
The Cossacks and the raid by Leo Tolstoy( Book )
6 editions published between 1994 and 2000 in English and Russian and held by 258 libraries worldwide
This novel of love, adventure, and male rivalry on the frontiers of nineteenth-century Russia -- completed in 1862, when Tolstoy was in his early thirties -- has always surprised readers who know Tolstoy best through the vast, panoramic fictions of his middle years. Unlike those works, The Cossacks is lean and supple, economical in design and execution
Elegy for Iris by John Bayley( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 110 libraries worldwide
John Bayley writes about his wife, Iris Murdoch, the eminent novelist and philosopher, who died at age 79 of Alzheimer's disease. With great compassion he re-creates their life together and poignantly describes the mask that descended over Iris's being with the progression of her disease
 
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Alternative Names
Bayley, J.
Bayley, John
Bayley, John Oliver
Bayley, John Oliver 1925-
Bayley, John Oliver 1925-2015
Ioannes Bayley
John Bayley British writer
Джон Бэйли
جون بيلي، 1925-
ジョン・ベイリー
ベイリー, ジョン
Languages
English (453)
French (7)
Japanese (7)
Spanish (5)
Chinese (4)
Dutch (4)
Hebrew (3)
German (2)
Polish (2)
Russian (1)
Turkish (1)
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