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Pinion, F. B.

Overview
Works: 93 works in 448 publications in 1 language and 14,987 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Handbooks, manuals, etc  Biography  Dictionaries  History  Biography‡vDictionaries  Chronology  Records and correspondence  Conference proceedings 
Roles: Editor, Other, Compiler, Author of introduction
Classifications: PR4754, 823.8
Publication Timeline
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Publications about F. B Pinion
Publications by F. B Pinion
Publications by F. B Pinion, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by F. B Pinion
A Hardy companion: a guide to the works of Thomas Hardy and their background by F. B Pinion( Book )
31 editions published between 1958 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,428 libraries worldwide
A Jane Austen companion: a critical survey and reference book by F. B Pinion( Book )
27 editions published between 1973 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,094 libraries worldwide
A Brontë companion : literary assessment, background, and reference by F. B Pinion( Book )
21 editions published between 1975 and 1985 in English and held by 1,069 libraries worldwide
A D.H. Lawrence companion : life, thought, and works by F. B Pinion( Book )
20 editions published between 1978 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 970 libraries worldwide
A T.S. Eliot companion : life and works by F. B Pinion( Book )
19 editions published between 1985 and 1991 in English and held by 903 libraries worldwide
Thomas Hardy, art and thought by F. B Pinion( Book )
9 editions published between 1977 and 1978 in English and held by 807 libraries worldwide
A commentary on the poems of Thomas Hardy by F. B Pinion( Book )
15 editions published between 1976 and 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 794 libraries worldwide
One rare fair woman; Thomas Hardy's letters to Florence Henniker, 1893-1922 by Thomas Hardy( Book )
13 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 708 libraries worldwide
A Tennyson companion : life and works by F. B Pinion( Book )
17 editions published between 1984 and 1986 in English and held by 689 libraries worldwide
A Wordsworth companion : survey and assessment by F. B Pinion( Book )
8 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 659 libraries worldwide
Thomas Hardy : his life and friends by F. B Pinion( Book )
14 editions published between 1991 and 1994 in English and held by 651 libraries worldwide
This up-to-date and highly informative biography contains new disclosures and interpretations of evidence, and observes commendable proportions, neglecting nothing significant in Hardy's early years, and providing the most relevant details on his later life. It draws from innumerable sources, including all his published writings (not least the poems), biographies of him and of contemporaries, correspondence of friends and acquaintances, Emma Hardy's diaries, and many unpublished letters from her and Florence Hardy. Except for brief background introductions which indicate how some of Hardy's friends (ranging chronologically from William Barnes and Horace Moule to Colonel Lawrence and Siegfried Sassoon) influenced his career or enriched his life, this biography keeps very closely in touch with him and his literary work and interests. The division between him and Emma is a dominant issue. On this and elsewhere, wherever uncertainty is inherent, the author provides the available evidence without any fictional assertion. His work is well organized, cogent, and full of interest
A George Eliot companion : literary achievement and modern significance by F. B Pinion( Book )
19 editions published between 1981 and 1989 in English and held by 609 libraries worldwide
Incluces a biographical introduction and a critical survey of George Eliot's fiction, essays, poetry, and reviews
A Thomas Hardy dictionary : with maps and a chronology by F. B Pinion( Book )
15 editions published between 1988 and 1992 in English and held by 471 libraries worldwide
Hardy the writer by F. B Pinion( Book )
11 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 467 libraries worldwide
These essays are arranged progressively to indicate Hardy's development as a writer and thinker, and to present the major aspects of his work as a whole, linking the poetry and the prose at all appropriate stages. They suggest that 'his formative thought, the product of a period of conflict between new scientific philosophy and humanism on the one hand, and traditional Christian theology combined with Victorian restraints on the other, developed when England was not as intellectually provincial as Matthew Arnold had affirmed. Above all, they illustrate the extent to which the creative imagination and the style of Hardy the writer were stimulated and strengthened by literary influences...'. Important references are made throughout to his Life and Collected Letters
A Wordsworth chronology by F. B Pinion( Book )
9 editions published in 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 460 libraries worldwide
A George Eliot miscellany : a supplement to her novels by George Eliot( Book )
9 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 437 libraries worldwide
A Tennyson chronology by F. B Pinion( Book )
8 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 402 libraries worldwide
Thomas Hardy and the modern world : papers presented at the 1973 Summer School by F. B Pinion( Book )
7 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 229 libraries worldwide
Educational values in an age of technology by F. B Pinion( Book )
6 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 221 libraries worldwide
Collected short stories by Thomas Hardy( Book )
3 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and held by 199 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Pinion, F. B.
Pinion, F. B. 1908-1997
Pinion, Francis Bertram.
Pinion, Francis Bertram, 1908-
Pinion, Francis Bertram 1908-1997
Pinion, Frank B.
Pinion, Frank B. 1908-1997
Languages
English (269)
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