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Beckford, William 1760-1844

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Works: 668 works in 2,065 publications in 12 languages and 24,681 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  Records and correspondence  Exhibition catalogs  Anecdotes  Feminist fiction  Bibliography‡vExhibition catalogs  History  Humor  Diaries 
Subject Headings:
Roles: Author, Translator, Sponsor, Collector, Editor, Former owner, Honoree, spi, Creator, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PR4092, 928.2
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Publications by William Beckford
Publications by William Beckford, published posthumously.
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Most widely held works by William Beckford
Vathek by William Beckford( Book )
465 editions published between 1782 and 2013 in 13 languages and held by 4,263 libraries worldwide
The novel chronicles the fall from power of the Caliph Vathek (a fictionalized version of the historical Al-Wathiq), who renounces Islam and engages with his mother, Carathis, in a series of licentious and deplorable activities designed to gain him supernatural powers. At the end of the novel, instead of attaining these powers, Vathek descends into a hell ruled by the demon Eblis where he is doomed to wander endlessly and speechlessly. --Wikipedia.com
The episodes of Vathek by William Beckford( Book )
39 editions published between 1912 and 1994 in English and held by 639 libraries worldwide
Biographical memoirs of extraordinary painters by William Beckford( Book )
50 editions published between 1780 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 534 libraries worldwide
Italy : with sketches of Spain and Portugal by William Beckford( Book )
40 editions published between 1834 and 2011 in English and held by 348 libraries worldwide
The travel-diaries of William Beckford of Fonthill by William Beckford( Book )
15 editions published between 1928 and 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 332 libraries worldwide
Modern novel writing : (1796) and Azemia (1797) : facsimile reproductions by William Beckford( Book )
13 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 289 libraries worldwide
Recollections of an excursion to the monasteries of Alcobaça and Batalha by William Beckford( Book )
22 editions published between 1835 and 1983 in English and Spanish and held by 239 libraries worldwide
The vision, Liber veritatis by William Beckford( Book )
13 editions published between 1930 and 1976 in English and held by 200 libraries worldwide
Azemia; a descriptive and sentimental novel by William Beckford( Book )
37 editions published between 1797 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 193 libraries worldwide
Vathek and other stories : a William Beckford reader by William Beckford( Book )
15 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and held by 179 libraries worldwide
The journal of William Beckford in Portugal and Spain, 1787-1788 by William Beckford( Book )
25 editions published between 1954 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 177 libraries worldwide
William Beckford of Fonthill, 1760-1844; bicentenary essays by Fatma Moussa Mahmoud( Book )
2 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 157 libraries worldwide
Modern novel writing; or, The elegant enthusiast by William Beckford( Book )
24 editions published between 1796 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 146 libraries worldwide
Italy, Spain, and Portugal, with an excursion to the monasteries of Alcobaça and Batalha by William Beckford( Book )
10 editions published between 1839 and 1848 in English and Undetermined and held by 77 libraries worldwide
Dreams, waking thoughts and incidents by William Beckford( Book )
29 editions published between 1783 and 2015 in English and French and held by 63 libraries worldwide
William Thomas Beckford (1 October 1760 - 2 May 1844), usually known as William Beckford, was an English novelist, a profligate and consummately knowledgeable art collector and patron of works of decorative art, a critic, travel writer and sometime politician, reputed at one stage in his life to be the richest commoner in England. His parents were William Beckford and Maria Hamilton, daughter of the Hon. George Hamilton. He was Member of Parliament for Wells from 1784 to 1790, for Hindon from 1790 to 1795 and 1806 to 1820. He is remembered as the author of the Gothic novel ""Vathek"", the buil
The transient gleam : a bouquet of Beckford's poesy by William Beckford( Book )
5 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 62 libraries worldwide
The life and letters of William Beckford, of Fonthill by Lewis Saul Benjamin( Book )
3 editions published in 1910 in English and held by 54 libraries worldwide
Modern novel writing, or the elegant enthusiast; and interesting emotions of Arabella Bloomville. ... In two volumes. ... By the Right Hon. Lady Harriet Marlow by William Beckford( Computer File )
14 editions published between 1796 and 2005 in English and held by 28 libraries worldwide
Life at Fonthill, 1807-1822, with interludes in Paris and London, from the correspondence of William Beckford by William Beckford( Book )
11 editions published between 1957 and 2006 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Author of "Vathek".
Beckford, John
Beckford, John 1760-1844
Beckford of Fonthill, William 1760-1844
Beckford of Fonthill, William Thomas
Beckford of Fonthill William Thomas 1760-1844
Beckford, William
Beckford, William T. 1760-1844
Beckford William Thomas 1760-1844
Beckford, Wm.
Bekford, Uil'âm.
Bekford, Uilʹi︠a︡m 1760-1844
Bėkford, Villʹjam 1760-1844
Fonthill, William Beckford of 1760-1844
Gulielmus Thomas Beckford
Jenks, J. A. M.
Jenks, J. A. M. 1760-1844
Jenks, J. A. M. (Jacquetta Agneta Mariana)
Jenks, Jacquetta Agneta Maria
Jenks, Jacquetta Agneta Mariana
Jenks, Jacquetta Agneta Mariana 1760-1844
Marlow Harriet
Marlow, Harriet 1760-1844
Marlow, Harriet 1760-1844 Lady
Marlow, Harriet Lady
Marlow, Harriet, Lady 1760-1844
Viator 1760-1844
William Beckford
William Beckford angielski pisarz, krytyk sztuki
William Beckford Brits schrijver
William Beckford brittisk författare, politiker och arkitekt
William Beckford englischer Exzentriker, Schriftsteller und Baumeister
William Beckford scrittore, critico d'arte e politico britannico
William Beckford the Younger
William Thomas Beckford britisk skribent, politikar og arkitekt
William Thomas Beckford britisk skribent, politiker og arkitekt
William Thomas Beckford écrivain anglais
Уильям Бекфорд
विल्यम थॉमस बेकफोर्ड
벡퍼드, 윌리엄 1760-1844
ウィリアム・トマス・ベックフォード
ベックフォード, W
ベッグフォード, ウィリアム
Languages
English (813)
French (85)
Spanish (18)
Japanese (15)
Italian (9)
German (8)
Turkish (3)
Swedish (1)
Portuguese (1)
Catalan (1)
Korean (1)
Dutch (1)
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