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Nicolson, Harold 1886-1968

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Works: 509 works in 2,457 publications in 9 languages and 39,507 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Records and correspondence  Diaries  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Treaties  Personal narratives  Personal narratives‡vBritish  Sources 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Creator, Editor, Moderator, Speaker, Composer, Compiler, Correspondent
Classifications: PR6027.I4, B
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Publications about Harold Nicolson
Publications by Harold Nicolson
Publications by Harold Nicolson, published posthumously.
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Most widely held works by Harold Nicolson
The Congress of Vienna, a study in allied unity: 1812-1822 by Harold Nicolson( Book )
136 editions published between 1945 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 2,702 libraries worldwide
Peacemaking, 1919 by Harold Nicolson( Book )
122 editions published between 1933 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 2,121 libraries worldwide
Diplomacy by Harold Nicolson( Book )
139 editions published between 1939 and 1994 in 6 languages and held by 1,997 libraries worldwide
Tennyson, aspects of his life, character and poetry by Harold Nicolson( Book )
82 editions published between 1922 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,522 libraries worldwide
The age of reason : the eighteenth century by Harold Nicolson( Book )
9 editions published between 1960 and 1961 in English and held by 1,250 libraries worldwide
King George the Fifth; his life and reign by Harold Nicolson( Book )
54 editions published between 1952 and 1984 in 3 languages and held by 1,221 libraries worldwide
Some people by Harold George Nicolson( Book )
61 editions published between 1926 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,018 libraries worldwide
On the face of it, bracketing Harold Nicolson and Vladimir Nabokov seems unexpected but the latter paid a remarkable tribute to Some People. When speaking to Harold Nicolson's son, Nigel, he confessed that all his life he had been fighting against the influence of Some People.' The style of that book is like a drug', he said. The critic and biographer, Stacy Schiff, has also admitted 'Some People has exerted more influence than I care to admit. I would reread it any day of the week.' Ever since first publication in 1927 it has been attracting this sort of praise. It is an unusual book comprising nine chapters each one being a sort of character sketch: Miss Plimsoll; J.D. Marstock; Lambert Orme; The Marquis de Chaumont; Jeanne de Henaut; Titty; Professor Malone; Arketall; Miriam Codd. The author himself writes, a little disingenuously, 'Many of the following sketches are purely imaginary. Such truths as they may contain are only half-truths.' In fact, it would be difficult to point to one, other than Miriam Codd, that was 'purely imaginary', some were composite portraits, others skilful amalgams of divers traits from a variety of different people, and others much more overtly drawn from one real-life figure, for example Lambert Orme clearly represents Ronald Firbank, and Arketall Lord Curzon's bibulous valet. There is nothing else quite like Some People and in its own playful way is beyond category. To be tedious for a moment, we have to call it fiction but are then immediately thrown by Virginia Woolf's deft summary, 'He lies in wait for his own absurdities as artfully as theirs. Indeed by the end of the book we realize that the figure which has been most completely and most subtly displayed is that of the author ... It is thus, he would seem to say, in the mirrors of our friends that we chiefly live.' Fiction? Biography? Autobiography? - the category doesn't matter, the result is spellbinding however you choose to read it
The development of English biography by Harold Nicolson( Book )
45 editions published between 1927 and 1968 in English and held by 990 libraries worldwide
The English sense of humour, and other essays by Harold Nicolson( Book )
17 editions published between 1956 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 973 libraries worldwide
Swinburne by Harold Nicolson( Book )
28 editions published between 1926 and 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 960 libraries worldwide
Deals most fully with the youth of the poet and his famous early volumes: Poems and Ballads, Atlanta in Calydon, and Songs before sunrise
Dwight Morrow by Harold Nicolson( Book )
27 editions published between 1935 and 1975 in 3 languages and held by 958 libraries worldwide
The evolution of diplomatic method, being the Chichele Lectures delivered at the University of Oxford in November 1953 by Harold Nicolson( Book )
48 editions published between 1950 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 958 libraries worldwide
Curzon: the last phase, 1919-1925, a study in post-war diplomacy by Harold Nicolson( Book )
51 editions published between 1934 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 887 libraries worldwide
Om den engelske politiker George Nathaniel Curzon (1859-1925)
Kings, courts and monarchy by Harold Nicolson( Book )
5 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 850 libraries worldwide
Illustrated history of royalty and kingship from its origins to contemporary royal courts
Vita and Harold : the letters of Vita Sackville-West and Harold Nicolson by V Sackville-West( Book )
15 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 843 libraries worldwide
Brevveksling melem ægtefællerne forfatterinden Vita Sackville-West og diplomaten Harold Nicolson, udgivet af parrets yngste søn
Byron, the last journey, April 1823-April 1824 by Harold Nicolson( Book )
57 editions published between 1924 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 840 libraries worldwide
Sainte-Beuve by Harold Nicolson( Book )
19 editions published between 1956 and 1978 in 3 languages and held by 819 libraries worldwide
Benjamin Constant by Harold Nicolson( Book )
24 editions published between 1949 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 640 libraries worldwide
Mme de Charrière (1785-1787), l'Angleterre et Colombier (1787), Brunswick (1788-1791), Minna et Charlotte (1792-1794), Mme de Staël (1766-1794), le Directoire (1794-1799), le Tribunat (1800-1802), Julie Talma, Anna Lindsay, l'Allemagne (1801-1804), "Adolphe" (1807), le mariage avec Charlotte, l'entrevue de Sécheron, l'Allemagne (1808-1811), Madame Récamier (1814-1815), les Cent-Jours (1815), la Restauration (1816-1830)
Small talk by Harold Nicolson( Book )
27 editions published between 1932 and 1971 in 3 languages and held by 614 libraries worldwide
Good behaviour; being a study of certain types of civility by Harold Nicolson( Book )
30 editions published between 1955 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 607 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Harold George Nicolson
Harold Nicolson britischer Diplomat, Autor und Politiker
Harold Nicolson Brits politicus
Harold Nicolson personnalité politique britannique
Harold Nicolson politico, diplomatico e scrittore britannico
Haroldus Nicolson
Nicolson, Harald 1886-1968
Nicolson, Harold.
Nicolson Harold 1886-1968
Nicolson, Harold 1886-1968 Sir
Nicolson, Harold G.
Nicolson, Harold G. 1886-1968
Nicolson, Harold George
Nicolson, Harold George 1886-1968
Nicolson, Harold George 1886-1968 Sir
Nicolson, Harold George Sir
Nicolson, Harold George, Sir, 1886-1968
Nicolson, Harold Sir 1886-1968
Nicolson, Sir Harold George
Nikolʹson, Garolʹd 1886-1968
Nikolʹson, Garolʹd 1886-1968 Sir
Nikolʹson, Garolʹd, Sir, 1886-1968
Nīkūlsūn, Hārūld 1886-1968
Nīkūlsūn, Hārūld 1886-1968 Sīr
Nīkūlsūn, Hārūld, Sīr, 1886-1968
Sir Harold George Nicolson
Гарольд Никольсон английский политик
Никольсон, Г 1886-1968
Никольсон, Гарольд
Никольсон, Гарольд Джордж 1886-1968 Сэр
Харолд Никълсън
ניקולסון, הארולד
ניקולסון, הרולד
نيكولسون، هارولد جورج، 1886-1968 السير،
نيكولسون، هارولد جورج، السير، 1886-1968
هارولد نيكولسون، 1886-1968
니콜손, 해롤드 1886-1968
니콜슨, H. Sir 1886-1968
니콜슨, 해럴드 Sir 1886-1968
니콜슨, 해럴드 조지 Sir 1886-1968
니콜슨, 해롤드 Sir 1886-1968
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ニコルソン, ハロルド
ハロルド・ニコルソン
Languages
English (1,117)
Spanish (36)
German (32)
Multiple languages (5)
Chinese (3)
Russian (3)
French (2)
Hebrew (2)
Persian (1)
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