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Henley, Samuel 1740-1815

Works: 74 works in 332 publications in 4 languages and 6,299 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Poetry  Controversial literature  Church history  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Sermons  Portraits  Bibliography 
Roles: Translator, Author
Classifications: PQ1957.B29, 843.5
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Most widely held works by Samuel Henley
Vathek by William Beckford( Book )
56 editions published between 1816 and 1999 in English and French and held by 1,526 libraries worldwide
Perverse and grotesque comedy alternates with scenes of 'oriental' magnificence and evocative beauty in the story of the ruthless Caliph Vathek's journey to superb damnation among the subterranean treasures of Eblis
The history of Caliph Vathek by William Beckford( file )
12 editions published between 1816 and 1999 in English and held by 1,514 libraries worldwide
Vathek an Arabian tale by William Beckford( Book )
110 editions published between 1786 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,087 libraries worldwide
Vathek is one of the earliest and most influential Gothic novels. Its hero is the Caliph Vathek who renounces Islam in a hedonistic quest for supernatural powers, which leads to his downfall. Beckford's genius was in marrying Orientalism with the Gothic, both sources of fascination and delight to reading audiences of the time
Three eighteenth century romances: The castle of Otranto; Vathek; The romance of the forest by Harrison R Steeves( Book )
3 editions published in 1931 in English and held by 613 libraries worldwide
The Bermudian a poem ; [Two lines in Latin from Horace] by Nathaniel Tucker( file )
15 editions published between 1774 and 2005 in English and held by 237 libraries worldwide
Shorter novels by Philip Henderson( Book )
3 editions published between 1930 and 1953 in English and held by 169 libraries worldwide
A sermon preached at Williamsburg, May V. 1771 for the benefit of a fund to support the poor widows and orphans of clergymen in Virginia by Samuel Henley( file )
11 editions published in 1771 in English and held by 118 libraries worldwide
A candid refutation of the heresy imputed by Ro. C. Nicholas Esquire to the Reverend S. Henley. [Eight lines in French from D'Alembert] by Samuel Henley( file )
10 editions published in 1774 in English and held by 116 libraries worldwide
Ad Anglos. Ode gratulatoria. A S. H-, eloquentiæ professore by Samuel Henley( file )
2 editions published in 1793 in Latin and English and held by 101 libraries worldwide
Vathek, an Arabian tale, 1786 by William Beckford( Book )
4 editions published between 1955 and 1971 in English and held by 74 libraries worldwide
A dissertation upon the controverted passages in St. Peter and St. Jude concerning the angels ... By Samuel Henley by Samuel Henley( file )
7 editions published between 1778 and 2005 in English and held by 72 libraries worldwide
Italy : with sketches of Spain and Portugal by William Beckford( Book )
2 editions published in 1834 in English and held by 41 libraries worldwide
The story of Al Raoui, a tale from the Arabic by William Beckford( Book )
5 editions published in 1799 in English and German and held by 24 libraries worldwide
Shorter novels: eighteenth century by Philip Henderson( Book )
1 edition published in 1930 in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
Three Gothic novels by Peter Fairclough( Book )
1 edition published in 1966 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Vathek translated from the original French. Third edition, revised and corrected by William Beckford( file )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names
Henley, S. 1740-1815
Henley, S. (Samuel), 1740-1815
English (276)
Latin (1)
German (1)
French (1)
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