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Skeat, Walter W. (Walter William) 1835-1912

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Works: 972 works in 5,193 publications in 9 languages and 41,821 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Dictionaries  History  Glossaries, vocabularies, etc  Romances  Legends  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Manuscripts  Terminology 
Roles: Editor, Author, Translator, Author of introduction, Other, Creator, Annotator, Correspondent, Contributor, edi, Former owner, Compiler, Adapter
Classifications: PR1851, 821.1
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An etymological dictionary of the English language by Walter W Skeat( Book )
213 editions published between 1822 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 2,102 libraries worldwide
Practical and reliable, this reference traces English words back to their Indo-European roots. Each entry features a brief definition, identifies the language of origin, and employs a few illustrative quotations. An extensive appendix includes lists of prefixes, suffixes, Indo-European roots, homonyms and doublets, and the distribution of English-language sources
Troilus and Cressida ; and, the Canterbury tales by Geoffrey Chaucer( Book )
14 editions published between 1952 and 1990 in English and held by 1,737 libraries worldwide
Original and modern versions in parallel columns
A concise etymological dictionary of the English language, by the Rev. Walter W. Skeat by Walter W Skeat( Book )
214 editions published between 1882 and 2009 in English and held by 1,643 libraries worldwide
The vision of William concerning Piers the Plowman by William Langland( Book )
108 editions published between 1869 and 2000 in 4 languages and held by 1,106 libraries worldwide
The Canterbury tales by Geoffrey Chaucer( Book )
20 editions published between 1900 and 1990 in English and held by 1,105 libraries worldwide
Chaucer's work begins at the Tabard Inn in Southwark, England, where a group of pilgrims have assembled on their way to Canterbury. Harry Bailly, the innkeeper, suggests a contest: whoever tells the best tale will win a supper when they reach Canterbury
The Bruce; or, The book of the most excellent and noble prince, Robert de Broyss, king of Scots: by John Barbour( Book )
133 editions published between 1870 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 968 libraries worldwide
This volume presents another translation of Master John Barbour's famous work on Robert the Bruce from 1375
A treatise on the astrolabe by Geoffrey Chaucer( Book )
96 editions published between 1872 and 1997 in English and English, Middle [1100-1500] and held by 908 libraries worldwide
The vision of William concerning Piers Plowman, together with Vita de Dowel, Dobet, et Dobest, secundum Wit et Resoun by William Langland( Book )
159 editions published between 1867 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 883 libraries worldwide
The lay of Havelok the Dane by Walter W Skeat( Book )
79 editions published between 1868 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 805 libraries worldwide
De wettige erfgenaam van Denemarken wordt in zijn eigen land bedreigd en vlucht als kind naar Engeland, waar hij zonder het te weten, met de kroonprinses trouwt
The vision of Piers the Plowman by William Langland( Book )
39 editions published between 1873 and 1972 in 3 languages and held by 801 libraries worldwide
This is one of the masterpieces of medieval literature. This new complete edition of the orginal text of the B-version answers every need of both the student and the interested lay reader. Marginal glosses, footnote translations, and a commentary providing textual, lexical, historycal and literary annotation facilitate the understanding, appreciation and, above all, the enjoyment of this great poem. The textual variants are given at the foot of the appropriate page for easy reference and comparison, and an extremely helpful index of proper names is provided, together with an extensive bibliography. The introduction discusses the literary traditions of the poem, and its structure and themes, and analyzes the poetic art of William Langland
A glossary of Tudor and Stuart words, especially from the dramatists by Walter W Skeat( Book )
44 editions published between 1914 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 752 libraries worldwide
English dialects from the eighth century to the present day by Walter W Skeat( Book )
53 editions published between 1911 and 2011 in English and held by 744 libraries worldwide
Joseph of Arimathie: otherwise called The romance of the Seint Graal, or Holy Grail: an alliterative poem written about A.D. 1350, and now first printed from the unique copy in the Vernon ms. at Oxford by Joseph( Book )
69 editions published between 1871 and 2006 in English and English, Middle [1100-1500] and held by 694 libraries worldwide
The student's Chaucer, being a complete edition of his works by Geoffrey Chaucer( Book )
48 editions published between 1894 and 1985 in English and held by 685 libraries worldwide
The Chaucer canon, with a discussion of the works associated with the name of Geoffrey Chaucer by Walter W Skeat( Book )
30 editions published between 1900 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 600 libraries worldwide
Aelfric's Lives of saints : being a set of sermons on saints' days formerly observed by the English Church by Aelfric( Book )
60 editions published between 1881 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 587 libraries worldwide
Lancelot of the Laik; a Scottish metrical romance, about 1490-1500 A.D by Lancelot( Book )
59 editions published between 1865 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 578 libraries worldwide
This work is an edited version of a 15th-century Scottish text about Sir Lancelot
The romans of Partenay, or of Lusignen: otherwise known as the tale of Melusine: by Couldrette( Book )
61 editions published between 1866 and 2002 in English and English, Middle [1100-1500] and held by 578 libraries worldwide
Principles of English etymology by Walter W Skeat( Book )
52 editions published between 1887 and 2012 in English and held by 567 libraries worldwide
 
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Skeat, W.
Skeat, W.M. 1835-1912
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Skeat, W. W. (Walter William), 1835-1912
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Skeat, Walter 1835-1912
Skeat, Walter W.
Skeat Walter W. 1835-1912
Skeat, Walter W. (Walter William), 1835-1912
Skeat, Walter William.
Skeat, Walter William 1835-1912
Walter William Skeat britischer Philologe
Walter William Skeat British etymologist
Walter William Skeat Brits taalkundige (1835-1912)
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