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Davies, W. H. (William Henry) 1871-1940

Overview
Works: 440 works in 1,293 publications in 2 languages and 14,787 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Musical settings  Records and correspondence  Poetry 
Roles: Editor, Performer, Lyricist, Contributor
Classifications: PR6007.A8, 821.912
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Publications about W. H Davies
Publications by W. H Davies
Publications by W. H Davies, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about W. H Davies
 
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Most widely held works by W. H Davies
Complete poems by W. H Davies( Book )
34 editions published between 1916 and 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,000 libraries worldwide
The collected poems of William H. Davies, with a portrait by W. H Davies( Book )
85 editions published between 1916 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 862 libraries worldwide
The collected poems of W.H. Davies, 1928 by W. H Davies( Book )
10 editions published between 1928 and 1929 in English and held by 349 libraries worldwide
Selected poems by W. H Davies( Book )
12 editions published between 1923 and 1992 in English and held by 341 libraries worldwide
The autobiography of a super-tramp by W. H Davies( Book )
92 editions published between 1908 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 332 libraries worldwide
A vagrant de Tocqueville gives an eloquent, dry-eyed report of his tramping adventures in the violent underworld of late 19th century America and Britain An untutored Welsh tramp who became a popular poet acclaimed by the conservative Georgians and the vanguard Ezra Pound alike, W. H. Davies surprised his contemporaries with the unlikeliest portrait of the artist as a young man ever written. After a delinquent childhood Davies renounced home and apprenticeship and at twenty-two sailed to America'the first of more than a dozen Atlantic crossings, often made by cattle boat. From 1893 to 1899 he was schooled by the hard men of the road, disdaining regular work and subsisting by begging. Crossing Canada to join the "Klondyke" gold rush, Davies fell while hopping a train. His foot was crushed and his leg amputated. "All the wildness had been taken out of me," Davies wrote, "and my adventures after this were not of my own seeking." Praised by Osbert Sitwell for his "primitive splendour and directness," Davies evokes the beauty and frontier violence of turn-of-the-century America in prose that George Bernard Shaw commended to "literary experts for its style alone." The insurgent wanderlust that found an American voice in Jack London and Jack Kerouac is expressed here in a raucous true adventure story by the man Shaw called "the incorrigible Supertramp who wrote this amazing book." From the Trade Paperback edition
The essential W.H. Davies by W. H Davies( Book )
12 editions published in 1951 in English and Undetermined and held by 259 libraries worldwide
A poet's pilgrimage by W. H Davies( Book )
14 editions published between 1918 and 2006 in English and held by 256 libraries worldwide
The hour of magic and other poems by W. H Davies( Book )
11 editions published between 1922 and 2007 in English and held by 242 libraries worldwide
The adventures of Johnny Walker, tramp by W. H Davies( Book )
17 editions published between 1926 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 234 libraries worldwide
Farewell to poesy and other pieces by W. H Davies( Book )
19 editions published between 1910 and 1938 in English and held by 221 libraries worldwide
New poems by W. H Davies( Book )
18 editions published between 1907 and 1922 in English and held by 215 libraries worldwide
Secrets by W. H Davies( Book )
8 editions published in 1924 in English and held by 207 libraries worldwide
Moss and feather by W. H Davies( Book )
12 editions published between 1928 and 1938 in English and held by 206 libraries worldwide
Nature poems and others by W. H Davies( Book )
17 editions published between 1908 and 1937 in English and held by 205 libraries worldwide
True travellers, a tramps opera in three acts by W. H Davies( Book )
7 editions published between 1923 and 1924 in English and held by 196 libraries worldwide
Forty-nine poems by W. H Davies( Book )
4 editions published between 1928 and 1929 in English and held by 183 libraries worldwide
Foliage; various poems by W. H Davies( Book )
13 editions published between 1913 and 1966 in English and held by 182 libraries worldwide
Songs of the countryside by Michael Head( score )
1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 163 libraries worldwide
A poet's alphabet by W. H Davies( Book )
7 editions published between 1925 and 1926 in English and held by 159 libraries worldwide
Forty new poems by W. H Davies( Book )
8 editions published in 1918 in English and held by 155 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Davies, W. H.
Davies, W. H. 1871-1940
Davies, W. H. (William Henry), 1871-1940
Davies, William H. 1871-1940
Davies, William H. (William Henry), 1871-1940
Davies, William Henry 1871-1940
デイビス, ウィリアム・H
Languages
English (545)
Chinese (4)
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