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Brock, C. E. (Charles Edmund) 1870-1938

Works: 391 works in 1,013 publications in 2 languages and 9,640 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Satire  Juvenile works  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Records and correspondence  Love stories  Young adult works  Voyages, Imaginary 
Roles: Illustrator, Artist
Classifications: PR4034, 823.7
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The railway children by E Nesbit( Book )
45 editions published between 1906 and 2012 in English and held by 1,222 libraries worldwide
Roberta, Peter and Phyllis had a very happy life at Edgecomb Villa, but they did not know how happy until they had to live a very different life indeed. When father goes away with two strangers one evening, the lives of Roberta, Peter and Phyllis are shattered. They and mother leave their comfortable London home and go to live in a small house in the country. They seek solace in the nearby railway station, make friends with Perks the porter and with the station master himself. They have many adventures and when they save a train from disaster, they are helped by the old gentleman to solve the mystery of father's disappearance, and the family is reunited
The posthumous papers of the Pickwick club by Charles Dickens( Book )
5 editions published between 1930 and 1944 in English and held by 832 libraries worldwide
Recounts the travels and comic experiences of Samuel Pickwick, his friend's, and the members of his club
Gulliver's travels by Jonathan Swift( Book )
32 editions published between 1894 and 2008 in English and held by 443 libraries worldwide
Shipwrecked castaway Lemuel Gulliver's encounters with the petty, diminutive Lilliputians, the crude giants of Brobdingnag, the abstracted scientists of Laputa, the philosophical Houyhnhnms, and the brutish Yahoos give him new, bitter insights into human behavior
The essays of Elia by Charles Lamb( Book )
33 editions published between 1900 and 1934 in English and held by 419 libraries worldwide
The English author Chalres Lamb's personal essays, that appeared in the London Magazine in the 1820s under the pseudonym "Elia," were the most popular of their time, establishing Lamb as one of the foremost essayists of his age
Little Lord Fauntleroy by Frances Hodgson Burnett( Book )
12 editions published between 1925 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 364 libraries worldwide
An American boy goes to live with his grandfather in England where he becomes heir to a title, estate, and fortune
Pride and prejudice by Jane Austen( Book )
43 editions published between 1895 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 259 libraries worldwide
In early nineteenth-century England, a spirited young woman copes with the suit of a snobbish gentleman as well as the romantic entanglements of her four sisters
Emma by Jane Austen( Book )
15 editions published between 1816 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 221 libraries worldwide
This special edition of Emma includes the famous illustrations by Charles Edmond Brock, created in 1898. Brock and his brothers were all successful illustrators of the day and often posed for each other using costumes, props and furniture in their Cambridge studio. Brock's younger brother, Henry, also illustrated Austen's books and joined him in illustrating other Austen releases for this set of 1898 editions. In conceiving Emma Woodhouse, Jane Austen set out to create a heroine whom no-one but myself will much like. A naive and spoiled young lady, she is at the pinnacle of local society and lives with her doddering father. Her neighbor Mr. Knightley is the hero of the tale. Ten years her senior, he sees Emma's faults, and delights in pointing them out to her. Emma, as an heiress, has no need to marry, but she feels strongly that her less fortunate friends must certainly do so, and she is tireless in promoting the best interests of those she holds dear. Her first project is her new friend Harriet Smith, a young lady of unknown parentage, but sweet disposition. After thoroughly disrupting a match between Harriet and a handsome young local farmer, Emma pushes Harriet to aim for the vicar, who himself has his eye on Emma. By the time that misunderstanding is untangled, Emma has Mr. Knightley thoroughly disapproving of her. Against the backdrop of Highbury society, Emma is a charming tale of a young woman coming of age, learning to mind her own business, and discovering her own heart resides with the strong, steadfast gentleman next door
The Humour of America by Angus Evan Abbott( Book )
17 editions published between 1893 and 1909 in English and held by 198 libraries worldwide
The heroes of Asgard; tales from Scandinavian mythology by Annie Keary( Book )
13 editions published between 1898 and 1979 in English and held by 189 libraries worldwide
A collection of twenty-nine Scandinavian myths about Odin and the other immortals of Asgard
The yeomen of the guard; or, The merryman and his maid by Arthur Sullivan( Book )
6 editions published between 1929 and 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 175 libraries worldwide
Penelope's English experiences by Kate Douglas Smith Wiggin( Book )
11 editions published between 1900 and 1913 in English and Undetermined and held by 172 libraries worldwide
A series of letters from an American artist Penelope Hamilton as she describes her time in London with two other women from America as well as her stay in a small house in the country. Penelope falls in love and finds her aspirations of being an artist do not satisfy her as much as being a woman
Oswald Bastable and others by E Nesbit( Book )
4 editions published between 1905 and 2007 in English and held by 169 libraries worldwide
The works of Charles and Mary Lamb by Charles Lamb( Book )
3 editions published in 1903 in English and held by 165 libraries worldwide
Contains the prose adaptions of 20 of Shakespeare's plays, some done by Mary, some by Charles
The Vicar of Wakefield by Oliver Goldsmith( Book )
20 editions published between 1899 and 1930 in English and held by 154 libraries worldwide
Details the romantic intrigues in the family of a country vicar in eighteenth century England
Mansfield park by Jane Austen( Book )
11 editions published between 1898 and 2012 in English and held by 153 libraries worldwide
This extended and annotated version is fully illustrated with all the original drawings. It also includes a detailed introductory annotation on how the book and the plot were created. How well I recall the greatest literary pleasure of my life, its time and place ! A dreary winter's day without, within a generous heat and glow from the flaming grate, and I reclining at my ease on the library lounge, ''Mansfield Park" in hand. Then succeed four solid hours of literary bliss, and an absorption so great that when I mechanically close the book at the last page it is only by the severest effort that I come back to the real world of pleasant indoors and bleak outdoors. I was amazed that I, a hardened fiction reader, should be so transported by this gentle tale of Miss Austen's, and yet I enjoyed to the full the after-taste of her perfect realistic art. This first enthusiasm, however, soon abated, and I began to see flaws, to note *the prolixity and unevenness of the work, and to feel that it was almost school-girlish in tone and sentiment. While the verisimilitude is, indeed, fascinating, the realization is far from profound. And. the characters are too one-sided for full human beings - are only puppets, each pulled by a single string. Edmund Bertram is, perhaps, the most woodeny of these marionettes. Lady Bertram, the languid beauty, seems often overdrawn. Mrs. Norris is a perfect busybody, but a pettiness so absolutely consistent at length rouses our suspicions and irritates us. We feel that human nature, outside of the madhouse, does not fulfill the single types so completely. But in Fanny Price we find no flaw or artistic presentment. Here comes before our eyes a real, a free, a complex human being. ... I am acquainted with no more charming figure in fiction than Fanny; she is so completely, perfectly, deliciously feminine in instinct, feeling, manner and intelligence. - Hiram Stanley
The collected essays of Charles Lamb by Charles Lamb( Book )
3 editions published in 1929 in English and held by 152 libraries worldwide
Northanger Abbey; and, Persuasion by Jane Austen( Book )
10 editions published between 1907 and 1950 in English and held by 150 libraries worldwide
Decrepit castles, locked rooms, mysterious chests, cryptic notes, and tyrannical fathers all figure into Northanger Abbey, but with a decidedly satirical twist. PERSUASION: Long ago, she let the love of her life get away. In this case, she had allowed herself to be persuaded by a trusted family friend that the young man she loved wasn't an adequate match, social stationwise, and that Anne could do better. The novel opens some seven years after Anne sent her beau packing, and she's still alone
Penelope's Irish experiences by Kate Douglas Smith Wiggin( Book )
6 editions published between 1900 and 1909 in English and held by 138 libraries worldwide
The experiences in Ireland of Penelope, Francesca, and Salemina - the same fun-loving trio of unconventional travelers who made such amusing excursions through England and Scotland. It is all spontaneous fun, innocent mischief, and pure sentiment. The three friends visit picturesque localities and out of the way places, every turn of the road making its contribution to their joyous progress. The narrative is mostly of travel and sight-seeing, but there is also a sprightly romance in which Salemina falls victim to an Irish lover
The keeping of Christmas at Bracebridge hall by Washington Irving( Book )
4 editions published between 1906 and 1924 in English and held by 132 libraries worldwide
The Humour of Germany by Hans Müller-Casenov( Book )
8 editions published between 1892 and 1909 in English and held by 124 libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names
Brock, C. E.
Brock, C.E. 1870-1938
Brock, C. Edmond
Brock, C. Edmond 1870-1938
Brock, Charles E.
Brock, Charles E. 1870-1938
Brock, Charles E. (Charles Edmund), 1870-1938
Brock, Charles Edmond
Brock, Charles Edmund.
Brock, Charles Edmund 1870-1938
Brock, G. E.
Brok, Č.
Burokku, C. E. 1870-1938
Charles Edmond Brock
Charles Edmund Brock
ブロック, C. E
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