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Butler, Samuel 1835-1902

Works: 692 works in 3,623 publications in 9 languages and 74,586 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Fiction  Domestic fiction  Biography  Satire  Records and correspondence  Notebooks, sketchbooks, etc  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Epic poetry 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Composer
Classifications: PR4349.B7, 883.1
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The way of all flesh : with illus. of the author, his environment and the setting of the book by Samuel Butler( Book )
568 editions published between 1867 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 9,209 libraries worldwide
Satire leveled chiefly at certain methods of bring up children and false ideas of respectability
Erewhon , or, Over the range by Samuel Butler( Book )
213 editions published between 1872 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 2,319 libraries worldwide
First modern utopian romance
The Iliad of Homer ; and, the Odyssey by Homer( Book )
49 editions published between 1948 and 2014 in English and held by 2,017 libraries worldwide
A retelling of Homer's account of the Trojan War, and of the story of Odysseus' adventures on his homeward voyage
The Iliad of Homer by Homer( Book )
17 editions published between 1940 and 1995 in English and held by 1,951 libraries worldwide
The stirring story of the Trojan war and the rage of Achilles. A timeless, powerful poem conveys the horror and the heroism of men and gods wrestling with towering emotions and battling amidst devastation and destruction, as the tale moves to its terrifying, tragic conclusion
Erewhon and Erewhon revisited by Samuel Butler( Book )
30 editions published between 1927 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,417 libraries worldwide
In 'Erewhon', Higgs, a young Englishman, wanders into a long-isolated utopia : In 'Erewhon revisited', Higgs's now-grown son sets out to visit Erewhon himself
The Odyssey of Homer by Homerus( Book )
22 editions published between 1936 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,330 libraries worldwide
"This translation is intended to supplement a work entitled "The Authoress of the Odyssey" published in 1897."
Erewhon by Samuel Butler( Book )
74 editions published between 1872 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,121 libraries worldwide
Samuel Butler (1835 - 1902) was a Victorian novelist who wrote in many genres. The Way of All Flesh and Erewhon are his most famous novels. Besides fiction Butler also wrote on evolution, Christian orthodoxy, Italian art, literary history and translated the Illiad and The Odyssey. Erewhon is a utopian satire of Victorian England published in 1872. The title is the name of a fictional country and it is also the word nowhere spelled backwards. The beginning of the book deals with the discovery of Erewhon, which is based on Butlers time in New Zealand where he worked on a sheep ranch for four years. The novel satirizes religion, anthropocentrism, and criminal punishment
The authoress of the Odyssey, where and when she wrote, who she was, the use she made of the Iliad, & how the poem grew under her hands by Samuel Butler( Book )
69 editions published between 1897 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,031 libraries worldwide
"In this heterodox but serious study of the Odyssey ... Butler argues that the epic was not only written more than two centuries later than the Iliad, but that the author was a woman, a young Sicilian lady of Trapani"--Back cover
The note-books of Samuel Butler by Samuel Butler( Book )
83 editions published between 1907 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 993 libraries worldwide
Edited by Butler's friend and posthumous biographer, Henry Festing Jones, this volume is a compendium of Butler's thoughts, insights, and reflections, gathered over the course of his lifetime. In addition to his descriptions of incidents and conversations from his life, there are Butler's fascinating musings on such subjects as philosophy, music, art, literature, morality, biology, and natural history
Erewhon; Erewhon revisited by Samuel Butler( Book )
36 editions published between 1932 and 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 877 libraries worldwide
Erewhon revisited twenty years later, both by the original discoverer of the country and by his son by Samuel Butler( Book )
127 editions published between 1901 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 859 libraries worldwide
"A sequel to Erewhon. While not as playful, Erewhon Revisited has greater wit and criticism than its predecessor"--Provided by publisher
Life and habit by Samuel Butler( Book )
98 editions published between 1848 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 590 libraries worldwide
Though his most popular works were novels, the British author Samuel Butler was also deeply engaged in the scientific community of his time. Originally, he was a strong supporter of Darwin''s theory of evolution, but after digging into the research, Butler identified several problems with Darwin''s model. Butler''s objections are laid out in the essays collected in Life and Habit
The essential Samuel Butler by Samuel Butler( Book )
10 editions published in 1950 in English and held by 509 libraries worldwide
The humour of Homer, and other essays by Samuel Butler( Book )
16 editions published between 1913 and 2004 in English and held by 495 libraries worldwide
Samuel Butler was regarded as an expert on ancient Greek literature, and several of his translations of texts from the period remain authoritative and continue to be used by scholars and students. This diverse collection brings together a number of essays, sketches, short stories and other pieces that offer a comprehensive introduction to Butler's incisive and engaging style
The Shrewsbury edition of the works of Samuel Butler by Samuel Butler( Book )
16 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 489 libraries worldwide
Essays on life, art, and science by Samuel Butler( Book )
40 editions published between 1904 and 2015 in English and held by 433 libraries worldwide
The fair haven by Samuel Butler( Book )
56 editions published between 1873 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 403 libraries worldwide
Unconscious memory by Samuel Butler( Book )
54 editions published between 1880 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 399 libraries worldwide
"This book is about unconscious memory. Discussions include general ignorance on the subject of evolution at the time the "Origin of Species" was published in 1859, how the author came to write "Life and Habit," and the circumstances of its completion, how the author came to write "Evolution, Old and New" (Mr. Darwin's "brief but imperfect" sketch of the opinions of the writers on evolution who had preceded him--The reception which " Evolution, Old and New," met with), the manner in which Mr. Darwin met "Evolution, Old and New", introduction to Professor Hering's Lecture, Professor Ewald Hering "On Memory", introduction to a translation of the chapter upon instinct in Von Hartmann's "Philosophy of the Unconscious", translation of the chapter on "The Unconscious in Instinct," from Von Hartmann's " Philosophy of the Unconscious", remarks upon Von Hartmann's position in regard to instinct, recapitulation and statement of an objection, cycles, and refutation (memory at once a promoter and a disturber of uniformity of action and structure)"--Create. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2014 APA, all rights reserved)
The fair haven: a work in defence of the miraculous element in Our Lord's ministry upon earth, both as against rationalistic impugners and certain orthodox defenders by Samuel Butler( Book )
51 editions published between 1873 and 2011 in English and held by 357 libraries worldwide
Purporting to be the work of the late John Pickard Owen (with a memoir by his brother), this 1873 satire set out to defend Christianity, but was written so subtly, that many readers, critics, and religious alike failed to recognize it as satire at all. While the first edition was written under a pseudonym, Butler revealed his authorship in the second edition, claiming he adopted a pseudonym for Fair Haven so as not to be suspected of satire
The family letters of Samuel Butler, 1841-1886 by Samuel Butler( Book )
4 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 183 libraries worldwide
Spanning the years from 1841 to 1886, two-thirds of these letters have never appeared in print, they acquire their greatest value in connection with the author's novel, "The way of all flesh."
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Cellarius, 1835-1902

Butler, S. (Samuel), 1835-1902
Butler, Samuel
Butler , Samuele <1835-1902>
Cellarius 1835-1902
Owen, John Pickard.
Owen John Pickard 1835-1902
Samjuelis Batleris
Samuel Butler
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Samuel Butler écrivain britannique
Samuel Butler (eleberrigilea)
Samuel Butler englischer Schriftsteller, Komponist, Philologe, Maler und Gelehrter
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Samuel Butler író
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Samuel Butler scrittore inglese
SB, 1835-1902
Σάμουελ Μπάτλερ Άγγλος συγγραφέας
Батлер, Сэмюел английский писател
Самюел Бътлър
Семюель Батлер
באטלר, סמיואל
סמואל באטלר
ساموئل باتلر نویسنده بریتانیایی
سیموئیل بٹلر
صموئيل بتلر
새뮤얼 버틀러
バトラー, サミュエル
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