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Butler, Samuel 1835-1902

Works: 763 works in 3,950 publications in 11 languages and 76,416 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Fiction  Domestic fiction  Satire  Notebooks, sketchbooks, etc  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Records and correspondence  Biography  Epic poetry, Greek  History 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Composer
Classifications: PA4025.A5, 823.8
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The way of all flesh by Samuel Butler( Book )
550 editions published between 1867 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 8,542 libraries worldwide
Butler's thinly veiled account of his own upbringing in a God-fearing Christian family depicts the self-righteous hypocrisy underlying nineteenth-century domestic life
Erewhon and Erewhon revisited by Samuel Butler( Book )
642 editions published between 1872 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 6,979 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 Homer( Book )
18 editions published between 1936 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,320 libraries worldwide
"This translation is intended to supplement a work entitled "The Authoress of the Odyssey" published in 1897."
Notebooks by Samuel Butler( Book )
122 editions published between 1907 and 2010 in English and French and held by 1,112 libraries worldwide
British author Samuel Butler is today best remembered for his utopian novel Erewhon. However, Butler had a voracious intellect and wide-ranging interests that were not always reflected in his fiction. This volume reproduces some of the eclectic entries Butler made in his personal journals over a series of years
The way of all flesh : with illus. of the author, his environment and the setting of the book by Samuel Butler( Book )
5 editions published in 1957 in English and held by 859 libraries worldwide
Satire leveled chiefly at certain methods of bring up children and false ideas of respectability
The fair haven by Samuel Butler( Book )
102 editions published between 1873 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 752 libraries worldwide
Life and habit by Samuel Butler( Book )
99 editions published between 1848 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 594 libraries worldwide
Published in 1878, this is the first book in which Butler attacks Darwinism, and sets out an alternative, neo-Lamarckian theory which explores the role of memory in shaping organisms. Butler initially wrote the book as a tribute and complement to Darwin's theory. Darwin chose to ignore the attack, but Butler continued to challenge the scientific establishment with three additional books
The humour of Homer, and other essays by Samuel Butler( Book )
28 editions published between 1892 and 2011 in English and held by 513 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
Alps and sanctuaries of Piedmont and the Canton Ticino (Op. 6) by Samuel Butler( Book )
102 editions published between 1881 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 505 libraries worldwide
Published in 1881, this delightful and insightful travelogue takes readers off the beaten track and into the high, remote places of the Sacri Monti of Piedmont and Lombardy, where forgotten masterpieces of sacred art and architecture await discovery
The Odyssey by Homer( Book )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 470 libraries worldwide
Ten years have passed since the end of the Trojan War, and yet Odysseus, hero of the war and king of Ithaca, has yet to return home. To the kind Phaeacians, upon whose island Odysseus has been shipwrecked, he recounts his wanderings, the torments and trials of the decade past
Unconscious memory by Samuel Butler( Book )
69 editions published between 1880 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 439 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)
Luck, or cunning : as the main means of organic modification? : an attempt to throw additional light upon Darwin's theory of natural selection by Samuel Butler( Book )
70 editions published between 1886 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 438 libraries worldwide
This is Butler's fourth book on his one-sided feud with Darwin wherein he again rejects Darwinism in favor of a neo-Lamarckian evolutionary view. While Butler was growing increasingly self-righteous and resentful over his belief that Darwin was deliberately hiding the truth about evolution, it was to be Butler's last book on the subject
Essays on life, art, and science by Samuel Butler( Book )
39 editions published between 1904 and 2015 in English and held by 430 libraries worldwide
Ex voto by Samuel Butler( Book )
43 editions published between 1888 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 351 libraries worldwide
This 1888 volume showcased Butler's encyclopedic knowledge of the art of Northern Italy and helped acquaint a wide English readership with the art of Tabachetti and Gaudenzio Ferrari at Varallo
God the known and God the unknown by Samuel Butler( Book )
28 editions published between 1909 and 2011 in English and held by 291 libraries worldwide
Published in 1917, this volume is based on a series of articles published by Butler in the 1870s and revised by him prior to his death. Here Butler sets forth his conception of the divine, as a evolutionary force that encompasses all living things and tends toward ever-greater unity and self-awareness
The family letters of Samuel Butler, 1841-1886 by Samuel Butler( Book )
11 editions published in 1962 in English and Undetermined and held by 189 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."
Evolution, old and new, or, The theories of Buffon, Dr. Erasmus Darwin and Lamarck, as compared with that of Charles Darwin by Samuel Butler( Book )
17 editions published between 1911 and 1914 in English and held by 185 libraries worldwide
The correspondence of Samuel Butler with his sister May by Samuel Butler( Book )
10 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Darwin and Butler; two versions of evolution by Basil Willey( Book )
1 edition published in 1960 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Samuel Butler, the incarnate bachelor by Philip Henderson( Book )
1 edition published in 1954 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
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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
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SB, 1835-1902
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Батлер, Сэмюел английский писател
Самюел Бътлър
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באטלר, סמיואל
סמואל באטלר
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صموئيل بتلر
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バトラー, サミュエル
English (1,970)
French (45)
German (27)
Italian (20)
Esperanto (4)
Spanish (4)
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Japanese (2)
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