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Godwin, William 1756-1836

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Works: 908 works in 3,761 publications in 8 languages and 61,042 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  History  Records and correspondence  Psychological fiction  Domestic fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Didactic fiction  Historical fiction  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author, Editor, Bibliographic antecedent, Recipient, Other, Translator
Classifications: PR4722, 823.6
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Caleb Williams by William Godwin( Book )
299 editions published between 1794 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 3,600 libraries worldwide
Caleb, a humble and self-taught man who has risen to a respectable post as secretary to a local squire, is intrigued by his employer's peculiar behaviour, and out of concern for him, begins a quiet investigation into his past--a decision that leads him to a revelation of murder, and disastrous consequences for his own life
Enquiry concerning political justice, with selections from Godwin's other writings by William Godwin( Book )
269 editions published between 1793 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 3,277 libraries worldwide
Presents the essay "Enquiry Concerning Political Justice," written by English philosopher William Godwin (1756-1836) and published online as part of the McMaster University Archive for the History of Economic Thought. Examines principles of society, government, and property
St. Leon; a tale of the sixteenth century by William Godwin( Book )
130 editions published between 1799 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,251 libraries worldwide
St Leon (1799), Godwin's second novel, is a work of challenging ambition. Like his first, Caleb Williams (1794), it is a confessional tale of obsession and spiralling pursuit. In St Leon the emphasis is on the individual's powerlessness in the face of momentous historical change. Set during the Protestant Reformation, St Leon tells the harrowing tale of an exiled French aristocrat who is given the secrets of the philosopher's stone and the elixir of life. His attempts to use these gifts to benefit humanity lead only to disaster. Plunged into self-destructive isolation, he wanders through the centres of European religious controversy, arousing fascination, suspicion, and social unrest wherever he goes. The text of this first paperback edition is based on the 'Bentley's Standard Novels' edition of 1831
The enquirer; reflections on education, manners, and literature in a series of essays by William Godwin( Book )
91 editions published between 1797 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 923 libraries worldwide
Memoirs of the author of A vindication of the rights of woman by William Godwin( Book )
81 editions published between 1798 and 2011 in English and French and held by 836 libraries worldwide
"William Godwin's memoir of his wife, Mary Wollstonecraft, marks a transition in Godwin's philosophical development from extreme rationalism to the recognition of the moral importance of feeling and sympathy that was to energize his later writings. Memoirs also belongs to a tradition of biographical writing that sought to transform the consciousness of readers by using individual history as an agent of historical change. Written during the weeks following Wollstonecraft's early death, Memoirs provides an interpretation of the relations between Wollstonecraft's writings and her personal history, a candid account of her various relationships, and a vindication of her egalitarian intimacy with Godwin. This modern, scholarly edition, geared for student use, includes a wide range of primary sources, together with excerpts from Godwin's other writings and from his biographical models."--Jacket
Of population; an enquiry concerning the power of increase in the numbers of mankind, being an answer to Mr. Malthus's essay on that subject by William Godwin( Book )
45 editions published between 1820 and 2016 in English and held by 799 libraries worldwide
Fleetwood, or, The new man of feeling by William Godwin( Book )
50 editions published between 1805 and 2011 in English and held by 755 libraries worldwide
Memoirs of Mary Wollstonecraft by William Godwin( Book )
34 editions published between 1927 and 2008 in English and held by 662 libraries worldwide
Biografie over de Engels schrijfster en feministe Mary Wollstonecraft (1759-1797), geschreven door haar echtgenoot de radicale filosoof William Godwin (1756-1836). Wollstonecraft schreef het feministische werk 'A vindication of the rights of woman' (1792) en zij was de moeder van Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin, beter bekend als Mary Shelly
Fables, ancient and modern by William Godwin( Book )
77 editions published between 1803 and 1978 in English and French and held by 632 libraries worldwide
A collection of fables retold from Aesop and other sources
A most extraordinary pair : Mary Wollstonecraft and William Godwin by Jean Detre( Book )
4 editions published between 1975 and 1983 in English and held by 524 libraries worldwide
Mandeville. : A tale of the seventeenth century in England. by William Godwin( Book )
50 editions published between 1817 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 505 libraries worldwide
Italian letters; or, The history of the Count de St. Julian by William Godwin( Book )
19 editions published between 1784 and 1978 in English and Irish and held by 389 libraries worldwide
Thoughts on man, his nature, productions, and discoveries, interspersed with some particulars respecting the author by William Godwin( Book )
36 editions published between 1831 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 384 libraries worldwide
Lives of the necromancers: or, An account of the most eminent persons in successive ages, who have claimed for themselves, or to whom has been imputed by others, the exercise of magical power by William Godwin( Book )
49 editions published between 1834 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 370 libraries worldwide
The political philosopher and writer William Godwin (1756-1836), who was also the husband of writer Mary Wollstonecraft and father of Mary Shelley, was known for his philosophical works and novels. In this work, originally published in 1834, Godwin turns to the issue of the supernatural, and to some of the famous - and sometimes unexpected - people associated with it. He begins by defining some magic practices, such as divination, astrology, and necromancy, giving examples of the latter from the Bible. The remainder of the work consists of brief sketches of people and places involved in the occult world, beginning in the Ancient Middle East and Greece, surveying the Christian era in Europe, and ending with the New England witch trials. In a remarkable work of synthesis, he discusses apparently supernatural episodes in the lives of many historical figures, from Socrates and Virgil to Joan of Arc and James I
Posthumous works of the author of A vindication of the rights of woman by Mary Wollstonecraft( Book )
10 editions published between 1798 and 2012 in English and held by 347 libraries worldwide
Mary Shelley (née Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin, often known as Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley) was a British novelist, short story writer, dramatist, essayist, biographer, travel writer, and editor of the works of her husband, Romantic poet and philosopher Percy Bysshe Shelley. She was the daughter of the political philosopher William Godwin and the writer, philosopher, and feminist Mary Wollstonecraft. Mary Shelley was taken seriously as a writer in her own lifetime, though reviewers often missed the political edge to her
History of the commonwealth of England. From its commencement, to the restoration of Charles the Second by William Godwin( Book )
35 editions published between 1824 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 302 libraries worldwide
This is the third in a four-volume series on the brief period of history after the execution of King Charles I when England became a Commonwealth led by Oliver Cromwell. This third volume discusses the first year of the Commonwealth, the difficulties with various factions and other countries like Scotland and Ireland and the installation of Cromwell as Lord Protector
The history of the life of William Pitt, earl of Chatham by William Godwin( Book )
42 editions published between 1783 and 2005 in English and held by 192 libraries worldwide
Damon and Delia by William Godwin( Book )
21 editions published between 1784 and 2011 in English and held by 179 libraries worldwide
Cursory strictures on The charge delivered by Lord Chief Justice Eyre to the grand jury, October 2, 1794 : first published in the Morning chronicle, October 21 by William Godwin( Book )
24 editions published between 1794 and 2005 in English and held by 51 libraries worldwide
Eyre had called for the indictment for high treason of J. Horne Took and other members of the Corresponding Society
 
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Alternative Names
Author of Caleb Williams 1756-1836
Baldwin, Edward.
Baldwin Edward 1756-1836
Balwin, Edward, 1756-1836
Caleb Williams, Author of 1756-1836
Godvin, Uil'i?am 1756-1836
Godvin, Uilʹi︠a︡m 1756-1836
Godvin, Uil'jam 1756-1836
Godvin, V.
Godvin, Vil'âm.
Godvin, Vil'i?am 1756-1836
Godvin, Vilʹi︠a︡m 1756-1836
Godvin, Viljem 1756-1836
Godvïn Wïlʹyam
Godwin.
Godwin, W
Godwin, W. 1756-1836
Godwin, W. (William), 1756-1836
Godwin, Wiliam.
Godwin, William
Godwin, Williams 1756-1836
Godwin, Wm 1756-1836
Godwin, Wm (William), 1756-1836
Goodwin, William 1756-1836
Gulielmus Godwin
Lover of order
Lover of Order 1756-1836
Marcliffe, Theophilius 1756-1836
Marcliffe, Theophilus 1756-1836
William Godwin angielski publicysta polityczny i myśliciel
William Godwin angla politika filozofo, ĵurnalisto kaj romanverkisto
William Godwin Brits schrijver
William Godwin Brits schrijver en politiek filosoof
William Godwin englischer Schriftsteller und Sozialphilosoph
William Godwin filosofo, scrittore e politico britannico
William Godwin philosophe, théoricien politique et romancier britannique
Ουίλλιαμ Γκόντουιν Άγγλος δημοσιογράφος, πολιτικός φιλόσοφος και συγγραφέας
Вилијам Годвин
Годвин В. 1756-1836
Годвин, В. (Вильям), 1756-1836
Годвин, Вильям 1756-1836
Годвин Уильям
Годвин, Уильям 1756-1836
Годуин, Уильям 1756-1836
Уилям Годуин
Уільям Годвін
גודווין, ויליאם 1756-1836
גודוין, וילים 1756-1836
ויליאם גודווין
ويليام غودوين
ویلیام گادوین
گودۆىين ۋىيليام
വില്യം ഗോഡ്വിൻ
უილიამ გოდვინი
고드윈, 윌리엄 1756-1836
윌리엄 고드윈
ウィリアム・ゴドウィン
ゴッドウイン
ゴドウィン, W
ゴドウィン, ウィリアム
ゴドヰン
威廉·戈德温
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French (25)
Chinese (7)
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Spanish (4)
Japanese (3)
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