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Keller, John Esten

Overview
Works: 134 works in 520 publications in 4 languages and 11,167 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Illustrated works  Outlines and syllabi  Fiction  Spurious and doubtful works  Classification  Trials, litigation, etc  Biography  Fables 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Restager, Other, Consultant, Recipient, Photographer, Contributor
Classifications: PA8395.P36, 946.020924
Publication Timeline
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Publications about John Esten Keller
Publications by John Esten Keller
Publications by John Esten Keller, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by John Esten Keller
Alfonso X, el Sabio by John Esten Keller( Book )
16 editions published in 1967 in 4 languages and held by 958 libraries worldwide
Gonzalo de Berceo by John Esten Keller( Book )
8 editions published in 1972 in 4 languages and held by 688 libraries worldwide
Spanish literature; a brief survey by Nicholson B Adams( Book )
24 editions published between 1960 and 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 554 libraries worldwide
España en su literatura by Nicholson B Adams( Book )
16 editions published between 1962 and 1991 in 3 languages and held by 475 libraries worldwide
Iconography in medieval Spanish literature by John Esten Keller( Book )
11 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 440 libraries worldwide
The masterpieces of medieval Spanish literature have come to be known and loved by Hispanists, and more recently by others throughout the world. But the brilliant illuminations with which the original manuscripts were illustrated have remained almost totally unknown on the shelves of the great European libraries. To redress this woeful neglect, two noted scholars here present a generous selection from this great visual treasury including many examples never before reproduced. John E. Keller and Richard P. Kinkade have chosen five representative works, dating from the mid-thirteenth century to t
Libro de los exenplos, por a, b, c by Clemente Sánchez de Vercial( Book )
27 editions published between 1957 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 418 libraries worldwide
The scholar's guide. A translation of the twelfth-century Disciplina Clericalis of Pedro Alfonso by Petrus Alfonsi( Book )
17 editions published between 1969 and 2000 in English and held by 398 libraries worldwide
È la prima raccolta di sentenze e racconti di origine orientale scritta in latino e destinata agli occidentali. Composta nel XII secolo da Pietro Alfonsi, medico ebreo convertito al cristianesimo, è stata tràdita in ben ottantacinque codici e tradotta, in età medievale, in francese, castigliano, italiano, islandese, ebraico, tedesco e inglese: per 150 anni la raccolta narrativa più diffusa in Europa. L'introduzione e il commento, a cura di Cristiano Leone, mettono in evidenza l'importanza della ricezione dell'opera nelle letterature romanze medievali e sono una compiuta sintesi degli studi di orientalisti, mediolatinisti e romanisti svolti fin qui
Pious brief narrative in medieval Castilian & Galician verse : from Berceo to Alfonso X by John Esten Keller( Book )
20 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 377 libraries worldwide
""Brief narratives, "" or medieval precursors to the modern short story, are compositions couched in the form of a tale of reasonable short length. They began with writings in Latin and, eventually, made their way into the vernacular languages of Europe. They include the fable, the apologue, the exemplum, the saint's life, the miracle, the biography, the adventure tale, the romance, the jest, and the anecdote, among others. In Spain, the oldest extant brief narratives in written form are in verse and date from the late twelfth and early thirteenth centuries. The earliest examples include La vi
Antonio de Villegas' El Abencerraje by Antonio de Villegas( Book )
11 editions published between 1964 and 1965 in 3 languages and held by 346 libraries worldwide
The book entitled "The Abencerraje and the beautiful Jarifa" relates a story that occurs on the border of Andalusia between the Moors and Christians in the 15th century. Rodrigo de Narvaez, warden of Antequera, therein shows Christian generosity to a Moorish Knight, Abindarraez, of the family of the Abencerrajes, and frees him so he can go to his wedding with Jarifa ... The Abencerraje can be considered as one of the sources for the figure of the noble Moor as projected in European literature
Don Quixote de la Mancha (part II) : being the spurious continuation of Miguel de Cervantes' part I by Alonso Fernández de Avellaneda( Book )
10 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 305 libraries worldwide
Don Quixote is a middle-aged man living in 16th century La Mancha in Spain who is obsessed with romance novels involving chivalry. He arms himself to defend the weak and vanquish the wicked. The two-part novel is the story of his many and often very humorous adventures. The novel is rated as one of the premier works of Western literature and is the source of the popular terms "tilting at windmills" and "quixotic" for one's pursuit of something purely fanciful
El libro de Calila e Digna by Baydabā( Book )
17 editions published between 1957 and 1968 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 305 libraries worldwide
Daily life depicted in the Cantigas de Santa Maria by John Esten Keller( Book )
9 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 278 libraries worldwide
The hundreds of illuminated miniatures found in the Cantigas de Santa Maria, centered around the miracles of the Virgin Mary and sponsored by King Alfonso X (1252-84), reveal many vistas of daily life in thirteenth-century Spain. No other source provides such an encyclopedic view of all classes of medieval European society, from kings and popes to the lowest peasants. Men and women are seen farming, hunting, engaging in war, going on pilgrimage, watching bullfights, gambling, making love, tending silkworms, eating, cooking, and writing poetry. Placing the cantigas in the context of medieval life, the authors have grouped the illuminations by theme and introduce each section with commentary on the illustrations that follow
Motif-index of Mediaeval Spanish exempla by John Esten Keller( Book )
15 editions published between 1949 and 1982 in English and held by 273 libraries worldwide
Breve panorama de la literatura española by Nicholson B Adams( Book )
10 editions published between 1964 and 2005 in Spanish and held by 260 libraries worldwide
Mediaeval studies in honor of Urban Tigner Holmes, Jr by John Mahoney( Book )
13 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 246 libraries worldwide
El libro de los gatos by Odo( Book )
14 editions published in 1958 in Spanish and held by 244 libraries worldwide
El libro de los engaños by Sindbād( Book )
20 editions published between 1959 and 2012 in Spanish and English and held by 243 libraries worldwide
The book of the wiles of women by John Esten Keller( Book )
12 editions published between 1956 and 1986 in English and held by 238 libraries worldwide
Essays in homage to John Esten Keller ( Book )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 58 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Esten Keller, John 1917-2010
Keller, J. E. 1917-2010
Keller, John
Keller, John E.
Keller, John E. 1917-2010
Keller, John E. (John Esten)
Keller, John Esten
Languages
English (174)
Spanish (101)
Italian (2)
French (1)
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