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

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Works: 1,061 works in 5,731 publications in 9 languages and 46,263 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Dictionaries  Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Juvenile works  History  Glossaries, vocabularies, etc  Manuscripts  Romances  Narrative poetry 
Roles: Editor, Author, Translator, Author of introduction, Other, Creator, Annotator, Compiler, Contributor, Writer of accompanying material, Correspondent, Former owner, Adapter, edi
Classifications: PR1870.A1, 821.1
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Piers the Plowman; a critical edition of the A-version by William Langland( Book )
317 editions published between 1867 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 3,283 libraries worldwide
An authoritative edition which contains a historical introduction, explanatory notes, textual notes and a glossary. A full-bodied presentation of the A-version of the poem
An etymological dictionary of the English language by Walter W Skeat( Book )
217 editions published between 1822 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,086 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 1989 in English and held by 1,731 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 )
227 editions published between 1882 and 2010 in English and held by 1,652 libraries worldwide
The Canterbury tales by Geoffrey Chaucer( Book )
55 editions published between 1879 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,349 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 lay of Havelok the Dane by Walter W Skeat( Book )
143 editions published between 1868 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,238 libraries worldwide
Middelengelsk fortællende digt fra ca. 1280 om en dansk kongesøn, der flygtede til England, men senere vendte tilbage til Danmark
The complete works of Geoffrey Chaucer by Geoffrey Chaucer( Book )
143 editions published between 1894 and 2015 in English and English, Middle [1100-1500] and held by 1,103 libraries worldwide
The Canterbury Tales - A Treatise on the Astrolabe - The Legend of Good Women - The Hous of Fame - Troilus and Criseyde - Boethius de Consolatione Philosophie__
A treatise on the astrolabe by Geoffrey Chaucer( Book )
105 editions published between 1872 and 1997 in English and English, Middle [1100-1500] and held by 910 libraries worldwide
Composed of two mss. The first, from the first half of the 15th century, contains: the latter part of Chaucer's Treatise on the astrolabe (lacking much of the first part); Mandeville's Travels; an abbreviation of Palladius De plantatione arborum by Godefridus. The second, from the middle of the 15th century, is Henry Daniell's Liber uricrisiarum
English dialects from the eighth century to the present day by Walter W Skeat( Book )
59 editions published between 1911 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 764 libraries worldwide
A glossary of Tudor and Stuart words, especially from the dramatists by Walter W Skeat( Book )
47 editions published between 1914 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 757 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 )
120 editions published between 1867 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 744 libraries worldwide
Lancelot of the Laik; a Scottish metrical romance, about 1490-1500 A.D by Lancelot( Book )
75 editions published between 1865 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 741 libraries worldwide
This work is an edited version of a 15th-century Scottish text about Sir Lancelot
Aelfric's Lives of saints : being a set of sermons on saints' days formerly observed by the English Church by Aelfric( Book )
91 editions published between 1881 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 735 libraries worldwide
Principles of English etymology by Walter W Skeat( Book )
71 editions published between 1887 and 2012 in English and held by 689 libraries worldwide
The student's Chaucer, being a complete edition of his works by Geoffrey Chaucer( Book )
50 editions published between 1894 and 1985 in English and English, Middle [1100-1500] and held by 679 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 )
58 editions published between 1871 and 2006 in English and English, Middle [1100-1500] and held by 658 libraries worldwide
The prologue : the Knights tale, the Nonne preestes tale, from the Canterbury tales by Geoffrey Chaucer( Book )
77 editions published between 1845 and 1957 in 3 languages and held by 638 libraries worldwide
The romans of Partenay, or of Lusignen: otherwise known as the tale of Melusine: by Couldrette( Book )
72 editions published between 1866 and 2002 in English and English, Middle [1100-1500] and held by 625 libraries worldwide
The Chaucer canon, with a discussion of the works associated with the name of Geoffrey Chaucer by Walter W Skeat( Book )
33 editions published between 1800 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 600 libraries worldwide
 
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Skeat, W.
Skeat, W.M. 1835-1912
Skeat, W.W.
Skeat W.W. 1835-1912
Skeat, W. W. (Walter William), 1835-1912
Skeat, Walter.
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)
Walter William Skeat filologo britannico
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